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HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.
By Elisabeth O'Leary EDINBURGH (Reuters) - More work to nail the economic arguments is needed if Scotland wants to split from the United Kingdom, regardless of the outcome of next month's in-out European Union referendum, the head of the pro-independence Scottish Greens said. Patrick Harvie's party is the devolved Scottish government's most likely ally in the event of a drive for a new independence referendum, and backed secession in 2014 when Scotland rejected it by 55 to 45 percent. The Greens' six seats at Holyrood would complete the 65 seats for a majority that the SNP, with 63, would need to pass legislation.