A new pod of 240 whales swam aground at a remote New Zealand beach on Saturday just hours after weary volunteers managed to refloat a different group of whales following an earlier mass stranding.
The request was made in the first phone call between the two leaders.
South Korean prosecutors said they will file a suit to try to force Park Geun-hye's aides to stop blocking searches of the Blue House.
An activist will be on trial for sharing a BBC Thai-language profile of the new king, which some said was offensive, on Facebook.
Within hours, hundreds of farmers, tourists and teenagers were racing to keep the surviving 100 or so whales alive.
The decision follows an attack that killed six of its employees the previous day in a northern province of the country.
Trump and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also spoke on phone about strengthening ties and counterterrorism cooperation.
Abe will be offering job-creating Japanese investment in the US to shore up economic ties.
The Philippines is certain of "very strong" links between Islamic State and home-grown militants, Manila's defence minister said.
In 2016, 10,901 people sought asylum in Japan, up 44 percent from a year earlier, when the country accepted 27.