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Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial

President Barack Obama has arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting U.S. president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing.

"71 years ago on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed," Obama said a...

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World leaders: Brexit is a 'serious risk to growth'

World leaders are warning about the damage a British exit from the European Union could do to the global economy.

The possibility of Britain choosing to leave the world's biggest single market is a "serious risk to growth," leaders of G7 nations said ...

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Trump to finally account for veterans' fundraiser

Donald Trump told CNN on Thursday that full accounting of a veterans' fundraiser in January will be released on Monday, Memorial Day.

Trump said repeatedly that the fundraiser, held in lieu of Trump participating in a Fox News Republican presidential ...

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More tornadoes could touch down Thursday

It's been a dark and stormy week for a swath of the Plains.

A streak of heavy thunderstorms, hail, flooding and tornadoes have been reported across the central states since Monday and continued into Friday.

The threat of floods was rising over parts o...

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Trump vows energy independence, slams Clinton

Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to make the United States fully energy independent as president by reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil and rolling back environmental regulations restricting oil and natural gas exploration.

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Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?

President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, the first city ever to be devastated by a nuclear weapon. Here's why the President's visit to the Peace Memorial Park is such a historic event.

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Obama at Hiroshima: What to watch for

Seven decades after the U.S. launched an atomic attack in Hiroshima, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit the city Friday, traveling there to offer a reconciliatory balm for the still-painful knowledge of the devast...

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Facebook, Microsoft to build cable under ocean

Facebook and Microsoft are working together on an unusual project. The two tech behemoths want to bury a 6,600 km cable deep under the Atlantic Ocean, stretching all the way from Virginia to Spain.

The companies deal with a tremendous amount of data e...

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Rapper Troy Ave suspected of shooting at T.I. concert in New York

Rapper Troy Ave has been arrested after a deadly music hall shooting in New York on Wednesday night -- not long after he performed on stage, the New York Police Department said. Rapper T.I. had been scheduled to appear later in the show.

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Scripps National Spelling Bee crowns 2 champions

Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga will share the National Spelling Bee championship.

Hathwar, 13, correctly spelled "Feldenkrais" and Janga, 11, spelled "gesellschaft".

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GOP leaves for holiday without passing Zika funds

Democrats on Thursday blasted Republicans for departing Washington for the Memorial Day recess -- the traditional start of summer -- without approving funds to respond to the mosquito-borne Zika virus and other pressing needs.

"Public health officials...

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CNN

Sanders fuels prospect of debate with Trump

Bernie Sanders is helping stoke talk of a debate between him and Donald Trump, telling ABC's Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night that the network had contacted the Vermont senator about a matchup between himself and the presumptive GOP nominee.

Kimmel open...

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A police officer in Michigan protected and served to the best of his ability when he…

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Rapper Troy Ave suspected of shooting at T.I. concert in New York

Rapper Troy Ave has been arrested after a deadly music hall shooting in New York on…

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Trump's energy plan: Regulate less, drill more

Donald Trump has a simple formula to get America's energy industry back on its feet…

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