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In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

U.S. President Barack Obama lays a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western, Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. 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. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:30:01 -0400
19 people rescued from Kentucky cave

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Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N.

Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N.The United Nations released a report Thursday saying 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are vulnerable to climate change.

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:29:41 -0400
G7 told to act on antibiotics as dreaded superbug hits U.S.

Colonies of E. coli bacteria are seen in a microscopic image courtesy of the CDCBy Kylie MacLellan and Ben Hirschler ISE-SHIMA, Japan/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain told the G7 industrial powers on Friday to do more to fight killer superbugs as the United States reported the first case in the country of a patient with bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic. U.S. scientists said the infection in a 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman "heralds the emergence of truly pan-drug resistant bacteria" because it could not be controlled even by colistin, an antibiotic reserved for "nightmare" bugs. In Japan, British Prime Minister David Cameron said leading countries needed to tackle resistance by reducing the use of antibiotics and rewarding drug companies for developing new medicines.

Fri, 27 May 2016 11:39:27 -0400
Sanders tells Kimmel he has offers to host Trump debate

Sanders tells Kimmel he has offers to host Trump debateHOLLYWOOD, Calif. It was Bernie Sanders turn to take the chair on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday, one day after Donald Trump appeared on the show and said he would be willing to debate Sanders before the June 7 primary in six states, including California. Unlike Trumps visit, there were no protesters gathered outside the El Capitan Theater on Hollywood Boulevard tonight. Inside, Kimmel took full credit for raising the idea of a Trump-Sanders debate in the first place and he volunteered to moderate the event.

Thu, 26 May 2016 23:35:30 -0400
IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics

IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London OlympicsNearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games. The International ...

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:01:13 -0400
19th-century shipwreck unearthed in Boston

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
Can affirmative consent apps combat campus sexual assault?

Can affirmative consent apps combat campus sexual assault?The creators of YES to SEX, a smartphone app that promises to help all gender partners get and give a safe sexual consent in as little as 25 seconds, have released a new platform that allows colleges and universities to customize the application to meet the specific needs of their campuses. YES to SEX founder Wendy Mandell-Geller told Yahoo News that after launching the original version of the app in April, she soon realized its potential to make an impact on university and college campuses. In addition to providing users with an up-to-date guide to giving and receiving sexual consent under Title IX, the apps new college format can be customized to reflect each schools policies as well as its color scheme.

Thu, 26 May 2016 18:27:24 -0400
Vincent Fosters sister: Trumps comments are beyond contempt

Vincent Fosters sister: Trumps comments are beyond contemptSheila Foster Anthony, sister of former Clinton White House aide Vincent Foster, took to the Washington Post opinion page Thursday to admonish Donald Trump for his recent comments about her brothers death. Earlier this week, the same paper published aninterview with Trump in which the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was quoted drudgingup a decades-old conspiracy theory about Fosters 1993suicide.

Fri, 27 May 2016 09:56:33 -0400
Video shows before police kill unarmed man

Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500
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