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Obama becomes 1st US president to visit Hiroshima bomb site

Obama's Nuclear Vision

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) – Barack Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world’s first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Obama touched down in Hiroshima after completing talks …

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Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama’s visit

ALTERNATE CROP OF XKAJ101

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) – Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end …

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Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

Nadezhda Savchenko

MOSCOW (AP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko who came home on Wednesday after two years in Russian custody says she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians desire. Savchenko was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin and flown home in a prisoner swap after she was sentenced to 22 years …

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West Bank outpost’s impending evacuation a test for Israel

Mideast Israel Outpost Battle

AMONA OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) – The fate of 50 white caravans perched atop a West Bank hill in the Amona settler outpost is emerging as a key test for Benjamin Netanyahu’s newly-expanded hard-line government. Under a Supreme Court order, the government must tear down the outpost by the end …

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Jury sides with Google in battle over Android software

Android Trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google’s Android software just dodged a $9 billion bullet. A federal jury found Thursday that Google didn’t need permission to use a rival’s programming tools as it built Android – now the world’s leading smartphone operating software and a key part of Google’s multi-billion dollar Internet …

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