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Survivors gathering at Pearl Harbor for attack remembrance

2 monthes ago   |   By WTAE

About 20 survivors are gathering at Pearl Harbor to remember thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago.
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The Navy made incredible photos to show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack

The Navy made incredible photos to show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

On December 7, 1941, the US naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, suffered a devastating attack from the air and sea.
The Japanese assault began around 8 a.m. , resulting in the deaths of 2,403 Americans, numerous injuries, and the sinking of four battleships and damage to many more.
Surprised US service members who normally would have slept in on that Sunday morning or enjoyed some recreation found themselves fighting for their lives.
In 2013, the US Navy remembered the "day of infamy" with a series of photo illustrations overlaying scenes from that horrifying date with...
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Here's what Pearl Harbor was like hours after the devastating Japanese attack on December 7, 1941

Here's what Pearl Harbor was like hours after the devastating Japanese attack on December 7, 1941

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

December 7, 1941, began like any other Sunday at Pearl Harbor, the US's most important Pacific base. Sailors and airmen slowly roused themselves from sleep as the might of the US fleet sat at anchor across the waterfront.
No one had an inkling of the devastating Japanese attack that would commence at 7:48 a.m. and leave 2,402 Americans dead.
"The Japanese bombs did tremendous damage to the immediate strength of America's Pacific airpower, as well as her Pacific sea power, which was based upon Pearl Harbor," a British Movietone narrator says over footage taken just hours after the...
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Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. Read more ...

What Does "National Emergency" Actually Mean?

What Does "National Emergency" Actually Mean?

President Trump asked Congress for funds to build an extension of the wall on the border with Mexico. Congress refused, so Trump declared a national emergency. But what does... Read more ...

Mueller has interviewed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders as part of...

Mueller has interviewed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders as part of the Russia probe

The special counsel Robert Mueller has interviewed the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, as part of the Russia probe, CNN first reported . Sanders' interview was one... Read more ...

Matt Kuchar backpedals in caddie-tipping controversy and will pay $50,000...

Matt Kuchar backpedals in caddie-tipping controversy and will pay $50,000 after widespread criticism

In November, Matt Kuchar won his first tournament in four years, taking home $1.3 million in prize money. He won the tournament with a substitute caddie, David Giral Ortiz, but... Read more ...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall

President Trump made a declaration of national emergency to justify construction of his border wall on Friday. Trump sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to... Read more ...

An angry landlord is leading calls for an Amazon boycott after the company...

An angry landlord is leading calls for an Amazon boycott after the company canceled its HQ2 plans for New York City

Amazon announced on Thursday that it had canceled its planned HQ2 project for New York City. While some local and state politicians who objected to the deal are celebrating the... Read more ...

2 brothers were taken into custody as suspects in connection to the reported...

2 brothers were taken into custody as suspects in connection to the reported racist, homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

Two brothers were arrested in connection to a reported hate attack on "Empire" star Jussie Smollett that occurred last month in Chicago. The Chicago Police Department confirmed... Read more ...