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By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

TOKYO — Japan’s coast guard is investigating why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported.

A coast guard official said Monday they are trying to find out what the crew of the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal was doing before reporting the collision off Japan’s coast to authorities 50 minutes later.

US World War II veterans who firebombed Japan meet survivor, say ground damage awful

TOKYO Five American veterans who took part in the firebombing of Japan during World War II saw photos of levelled homes and stacks of charred bodies Wednesday at a museum dedicated to the victims, and said the outcome on the ground of their missions was awful.