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After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

Honolulu (AFP) – Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all yet ended, Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe is paying his respects at…

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Bunk on a battleship during pope's Philadelphia visit

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Visitors looking for a place to stay during Pope Francis' trip to Philadelphia have an unusual option. The Battleship New Jersey is offering 400 bunks for…

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Vietnam War veteran gets dying wish to visit Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU (AP) — When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during…

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Survivors commemorate 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

By Treena Shapiro HONOLULU (Reuters) – For the fifth year in a row, Lou Conter made the trip to Honolulu from his Alta Sierra, California, home to remember his USS…

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Hawaii scientists return to ocean for weapon study

HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii scientists plan to embark on a final expedition to deep waters off Oahu to study how chemical weapons dumped in the ocean decades ago…

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On the torture report, a confrontation looms

View photo .  President Barack Obama addresses intelligence personnel at C.I.A  headquarters in Langley, VA, USA on May 20, … Sometime this summer, probably when as many Americans as possible are…

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AP PHOTOS: China gives rare glimpse at naval ships

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — China gave Western journalists a rare look aboard two People's Liberation Army vessels Saturday during the Rim of the Pacific naval exercises in Hawaii, showcasing…

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Graduation heals World War II internment wounds

NEWPORT BEACH, California (AP) — A California man who missed his 1942 high school graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans finally walked in a cap…

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Survivors recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — For the first time since the war, Alvis Taylor returned to Pearl Harbor & recalled the surprise Japanese air attack that plunged America into World…

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Elderly survivors commemorate Pearl Harbor attack

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU (Reuters) – American survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, many in their 90s, gathered on Saturday for the 72nd anniversary of the attack…

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