August 29, 2015

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10 things to know, Friday, Aug. 14

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. What one Clinton email contained Officials tell AP that one of two emails on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private server an auditor deemed “top secret” included a discussion of a news article detailing a U.S. drone operation. 2. Read More…

Japanese prime minister offers sympathy for World War II, but stops short of apology

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan had inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering” on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of apologizing in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the country’s surrender. Instead he said that Japan’s repeated past “heartfelt apologies” would remain unshakeable in the future. “On Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, Aug. 12

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Cop who shot college football player fired from force Whether or not officer Brad Miller will face criminal charges for killing 19-year-old Christian Taylor will be up to a grand jury. 2. Clinton giving up server amid Read More…

Paragon and pariah: 70 years after World War II, Germany praised, Japan scorned

SEOUL, South Korea — Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later. In many ways, the stunning economic and political resurrections of both countries since the Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, Aug. 6

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Mixed messages on debris from Flight 370 Confusion and anxiety for victims’ families after Malaysia says a piece of a wing is from the missing jetliner , yet authorities in France, the U.S. and Australia stop short Read More…

Japan marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA, Japan — Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing calls for U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to step up efforts toward making a nuclear-weapons-free world. Tens of thousands of people stood for a minute of silence at 8:15 a.m. at Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, Aug. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOP debate stage drama Seven of the 17 Republican presidential candidates will be left out in the cold when Fox News announces which of them can participate in the first formal debate of the 2016 primary season. Read More…

Mission at the dome: Saving blasted bits of Hiroshima’s history

EDITOR’S NOTE — On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped atomic bombs, one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the first and only time nuclear weapons have been used in war. Japan surrendered on Aug. 15, ending World War II. This is the story of a still-scarred building that stands in Hiroshima, 70 years Read More…

Germany shelves Nazi war crimes investigation of 96-year-old Minnesota man

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. Munich prosecutor Peter Preuss told the AP that Michael Karkoc’s attorney had refused to allow Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, June 17

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Six California balcony collapse victims had lives ahead of them A group of Irish and Irish-American young men and women were enjoying their last blast summer in the U.S. before cracking down with college and careers. 2. Read More…