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Full Text of Obama's Speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
World  (tags: usa, war, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Obama, Japan )

Naoko
- 12 minutes ago - mainichi.jp
U.S. President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima on May 27 as the first sitting American president after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city 71 years ago.
Bomb Survivors Hail Obama's Hiroshima Visit; No Apology OK
World  (tags: usa, war, hiroshima, Obama, hibakusha )

Naoko
- 23 minutes ago - asahi.com
Ninety percent of atomic bomb survivors appreciate President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima and about two-thirds of them do not seek his apology for the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey.
Obama Visits Hiroshima to Ponder 'Terrible Force Unleashed'
World  (tags: death, war, usa, Obama, Hiroshima, visit, atomic bomb )

Naoko
- 30 minutes ago - japantoday.com
"Why did we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder the terrible force unleashed in a not-so-distant past," Obama said. "We come to mourn the dead."
Letter to Obama By Late Author of 'Barefoot Gen' Discovered
Offbeat  (tags: death, war, Hiroshima atomic bombing, Barefoot Gen, letter, Obama )

Naoko
- 4 hours ago - mainichi.jp
Nakazawa, who died in 2012 at age 73, wrote "Barefoot Gen" based on his real life experiences living through the aftermath of the A-bomb.
India's Transgender Sari Models Winning Hearts- BBC News
World  (tags: India, Kerala, saris, models, fashion, LGBT, Transsexuals, acceptance, designer, hand-woven material )

BMutiny
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
In an unusual move, a designer in the southern Indian state of Kerala has launched her new collection of saris, featuring two transgender models, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi. Sharmila Nair's collection is called Mazhavil - or, the rainbow -
Hiroshima A-Bomb Museum Chief Hopes Obama Will Visit Displays 'as a Father'
World  (tags: usa, war, death, humanrights, Obama, hiroshima, Peace Memorial Museum, G-7 Leaders )

Naoko
- 23 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Should U.S. President Barack Obama opt to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum later this week, Kenji Shiga, its director, is adamant that he wouldn't ask too much.
New York Vets Lobby To Ban The Declawing Of Cats Right Meow
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Animal activists met in Albany, New York, last Tuesday to lobby a bill that would make declawing of cats illegal in New York State. If passed, New York will become the first state to ban the practice.
Some Japanese Teens in Poverty Have No Choice But Prostitution
World  (tags: children, humanrights, poverty, prostitution, Japan, abuse, social welfare )

Naoko
- 2 days ago - asahi.com
A 15-year-old girl was so desperate for indoor shoes to wear at school that she prostituted herself two years ago for the grand sum of 5,000 yen ($46).
UPDATE: The Oregon Primary Strikes Back! / the Writing of John Laurits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Oregon Primaries, Bernie Sanders, media complicity in LIES, establishment desperation, Hillary Campaign LOSING, Movement WINNING! do the MATH, accurate RE-COUNT )

BMutiny
- 2 days ago - johnlaurits.com
they are getting desperate! So desperate that they are now lying right to our faces and trying to sweep election results under the rug. No matter what they say -- keep up the fight! BERNIE WON OREGON VOTE BY MORE THAN THEY TOLD YOU, still counting!!!
5,000 People Get Free Lunch Made From Ugly Fruits And Vegetables
Health & Wellness  (tags: food )

Angie
- 6 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Farmers leave up to 40 percent of harvests rotting in fields because their produce does not conform to the perfect size or shape big supermarkets demand. This even happens in countries like Kenya where millions of people are hungry.
 
 
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