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Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms 8:04am EDT

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms.  Full Article

 
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G7 vows growth efforts as Japan's Abe warns of global crisis 4:31am EDT 

ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China.  Full Article  

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China faces headaches from warming Vietnam-U.S. ties 1:57am EDT 

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - At a stroke, the U.S. and Vietnam have complicated the strategic outlook for China over the disputed South China Sea.  Full Article