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Pearl Harbor brings US and Japan closer

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the first to go to the hallowed memorial above the sunken USS ArizonaPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — In a historic pilgrimage, the leaders of Japan and the United States took to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor on Tuesday to prove that even the bitterest enemies can become allies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, Fisher died days after suffering cardiac arrest.Carrie Fisher, the actor best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars films and her unflinching self-honesty that contrasted with the artifice of Hollywood celebrity, has died in Los Angeles. She was 60 years old. Her death came...

Donald J. Trump Elected the 45th President of the United States

Donald John Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American democracy.The surprise outcome, defying late polls that showed Hillary Clinton with a modest but persistent edge, threatened convulsions...

Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

The singer and songwriter Bob Dylan, one of the world’s most influential musicians, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” in the words of the Swedish Academy.He is the first American to win the prize since the novelist Toni Morrison, in 1993. The announcement, in...

Abel Kirui Wins 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO: Kenya’s Abel Kirui has won the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, beating out last year’s champion Dickson Chumba in an extremely tight race.Kirui finished the race in a little over 2 hours, barely beating out elite contender and fellow Kenyan Chumba in a matter of seconds for the first-place title.Kirui took home...

Republicans Moving Away From Trump?

WASHINGTON: More senior Republicans have withdrawn support for US presidential candidate Donald Trump after his obscene remarks about women became public.At least a dozen Republicans have said they will not be voting for him, since the comments emerged on Friday.Mr Trump says he will never drop out of the race to be president and will never let his supporters...

US Accuses Russia For Hacking DNC

WASHINGTON — After weeks of accusations on background, the Obama administration on Friday formally pointed the finger at Russia over a series of recent hacks."The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident that the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations," said a statement from the Department of Homeland...