Ferry Disaster Has Traumatized, Shamed South Korea
The entire country of South Korea, which watched a ferry filled with high school students sink on live TV and has followed the futile search for survivors with 24/7 TV coverage, appears to be have been traumatized by the tragedy.
That trauma has been compounded by a collective shame over charges of criminal negligence by much of the ship's crew, inappropriate reactions by government officials and cruel hoaxes following the sinking.
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Missouri Executes Inmate for 1993 Farm Slaying
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Justin Bieber Apologizes Following Shrine Controversy
Justin Bieber has apparently learned his lesson.
During a trip to Tokoyo this week, the Biebs stopped at the Yasukuni Shrine, then tweeted an homage to the shrine.
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Only problem was that the Yasukuni Shrine was founded in the late 1800's and honors more than 2 million Japanese who died in combat from the Boshin War in 1868 all the way up till the end of World War II. But it also honors convicted war criminals that are categorized Class A - crimes against peace - stemming from mass murders across Asia during WWII.
After Chinese fans urged Bieber to take his positive tweet down, he did so and posted an apology Wednesday morning.
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"While in Japan I asked my driver to pull over for which I saw a beautiful shrine," he wrote. "I was mislead to think the Shrines were only a place of prayer. To anyone I have offended I am extremely sorry. I love you China and I love you Japan."
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Oscar winner and all-around Hollywood darling Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is People magazine's Most Beautiful Woman.
The honor couldn't have gone to a more deserving woman, who absolutely took Hollywood by storm this year with he performance in "12 Years a Slave."
She told the magazine she "never dreamed" she'd be its "Most Beautiful."
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment," she said. "I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."
She added that her mother Dorothy "always said I was beautiful and I finally believed her at some point."
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