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Today in history - August 6, 2012

World

Highlights of this day in history: The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies.

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, right, bows at the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Hiroshima has marked the 67th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack with a call for the elimination of nuclear arsenals.

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