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Midday Roundup: Obama to visit Hiroshima but make no apologies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/10/16, 11:55 am

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Crews in Japan search for earthquake survivors

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/16/16, 08:40 am

Rescue crews in Japan are scrambling to find about 100 people thought trapped in rubble from two earthquakes that rattled the southwestern island of Kyushu about 24 hours apart.

The first quake, a magnitude 6.5, struck Thursday night and left 10 people dead. The second, much bigger, magnitude 7.3 quake rattled the region early Saturday. So far, 22 people have died following the second quake, but that number could rise. About 1,500 people suffered injuries during both temblors. 

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Globe Trot: Kerry makes historic visit to Hiroshima

by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/11/16, 10:17 am

JAPAN: John Kerry became the first U.S. secretary of state to visit a memorial to victims of the U.S. atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima today. He called on the world to abandon nuclear weapons but stopped short of apologizing for the bombing, which helped bring an end to World War II.

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