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Ansan, South Korea – Korean School Tribute Leaves Empty Spaces For Unfound Ferry Victims

April 25, 2014 at 12:30 AM
Ansan, South Korea - A floral tribute to the children who drowned in a sinking South Korean ferry features photographs of the victims in their school uniforms and lines of empty spaces waiting to be filled with photos as the confirmed death toll rises. The pictures, flowers and spaces are banked up the entire wall of a gymnasium near their school on the outskirts of Seoul. "There are too...

Tokyo – Japan PM Abe Says Achieved ‘Historic’ Success With Obama

April 25, 2014 at 12:15 AM
Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U.S. President Barack Obama achieved a "historic" success in an agreement on security issues and made progress in bilateral trade talks. "It was a historic statement for Japan and the United States," Abe told reporters shortly after Obama finished the first state visit to Japan by a U.S. president in 18 years. The two countries issued a...

Washingotn – Retired Justice Says Marijuana Should Be Legalized

April 25, 2014 at 12:01 AM
Washington - Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he thinks the federal government should legalize marijuana. The 94-year-old retired justice tells NPR that public opinion has changed on the issue. Stevens also says that there isn't much distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages. He says that the prohibition against alcohol in the early 20th century is generally...
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