Some 12,000 American WWII prisoners were shipped to Japan and forced to work at more than 50 sites to support imperial Japan's war effort, and about 10 percent died, according to Kinue Tokudome, director of the U.S.-Japan Dialogue on POWs, who has spearheaded the lobbying effort for companies to apologize.
While many celebrities enjoy publicity and attention, many also try to find ways to keep their private lives out of the spotlight. These couples chose to not publicly discuss their wedding plans and managed to successfully keep their nuptials under wraps, surprising Hollywood and their fans.
American athlete Serena Williams has shown she's a force to be reckoned with in the world of tennis. Her current standing of singles Grand Slam trophies sits at 21. Her most recent titles have happened within the past 5 years.
The White House is not only for the President. As excited as people are to learn about presidential candidates, they are usually just as excited to learn about their wives and husbands who may be filling the position of First Lady, or perhaps in this election, First Man. Here are some of the spouses of hopeful 2016 presidential candidates.
On July 14, after 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, diplomats declared that world powers and Iran had struck a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have met nearly every day for the past several weeks in Vienna, Austria to iron out the final details of a nuclear agreement that limits Iran's nuclear ability in return for the lifting of international financial sanctions.
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