Michael Jackson back in U.S.; next stop, Japan

[b]Michael Jackson back in U.S.; next stop, Japan[/b] January 26, 2007 BY ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press TOKYO—- Since Michael Jackson forsook his Neverland Ranch, the King of Pop has popped up in some very unexpected places. He’s taken up residence in the Gulf state of Bahrain, in France and even in a castle in Ireland. He showed up in Augusta, Ga., to give a eulogy at James Brown’s funeral, and materialized in London to accept an award for his contributions to the world of pop music. Lately he’s been spotted in Las Vegas on his famed shopping sprees. So where is he now? In a rare conference call, the singer