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Reduction of Nuclear Arsenal Has Slowed Under Obama, Report Finds As President Obama prepares to visit Hiroshima, Japan, a new census from the Pentagon details the administration's efforts to dismantle warheads.
New York Times | May 27, 2016 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Sadako and the paper cranes of Hiroshima A victim of nuclear bombing, Sadako Sasaki is remembered through the symbolic folding of paper cranes, sent from around the world to her hometown of Hiroshima.
BBC News | May 26, 2016 11:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'If you're not honest, you can't borrow' The monk lending money to the marginalised
BBC News | May 26, 2016 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama's every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls
Yahoo! News | May 26, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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G7 summit starts in Ise Shima, Japan President Barack Obama touched on the rancorous U.S. presidential race at a press conference Thursday from the G-7 summit in Japan, saying that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's statements had his fellow world leaders concerned. | May 26, 2016 2:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nat Geo's top travel pics 2016 Podcast favorites: Bernie gets the Axe | Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes GOP Leader | May 26, 2016 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How to walk on a melting road Pedestrians in Valsad, India, had a tough time crossing the street as temperatures soared high enough to melt the road surface. | May 26, 2016 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Teen delivers 15-pound baby in India A woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, which doctors believe is the country's heaviest newborn. | May 26, 2016 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teachers confused by clapping practice Malaysian schools director's 'joke' over lacklustre applause taken at face value.
BBC News | May 26, 2016 1:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oil hits $50 for first time this year, helping stocks higher LONDON (AP) Stock markets around the world edged higher Thursday as traders interpreted the rise in oil prices to $50 a barrel for the first time this year as a positive sign for the global economy.
Yahoo! News | May 26, 2016 12:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend