Japan, Prince Philip, Emperor Naruhito discussed on MediConnect
Anniversary of the defeat of Japan during World War two with Queen Elizabeth, the second and her husband, Prince Philip, leading tributes to those who fought during the six year campaign. In a special message on victory over Japan Day, the Queen and Philip offered their grateful thanks to those involved in a campaign that has been widely overlooked in the decades since. War cost the lives of some 50,000 British and Commonwealth troops, nearly half of whom perished in brutal prison camps. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, spoke with veterans during a commemoration at the National Memorial Arboretum. In central England. Meanwhile, in Japan, a much more subdued observance marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War two, with Emperor Naruhito, expressing deep remorse over his country's wartime hostilities. This year's ceremony was significantly scaled down because of the pandemic, with participants reduced to fewer than 1/10 of previous crowds. Noro he do pledged to reflect on the wartime past and expressed hope that the tragedy would never be repeated. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not apologize or acknowledge Japanese wartime atrocities in Asia and elsewhere in a largely domestic focused speech, said the piece that Japan enjoys today is built on the sacrifices of those who died in the war. Obey stayed away from the shrine that honors convicted war criminals among the dead, but his ministers prayed there. The debate on sending back to school Children heats up as many schools are already closing. CBS News correspondent Michael George has more in some covert hot spot states the experiment to put kids in classrooms and then see what happens has already backfired. Takes you and elementary in Florida. 14 students are in quarantine two days after school started, we couldn't prepare for this situation like the superintendent said the other day, there's no playbook on this and Woodstock High school in Georgia, Nearly 300 students and teachers are in quarantine, forcing a Countywide stopped in person learning A quick check of Katy K Sports Baker Mayfield spent the offseason getting a complete makeover. The Cleveland quarterback arrived to training camp in better shape physically and mentally after a chaotic seek in second season with the Browns. 2017 Heisman Trophy winner and 2018 number one overall draft pick, acknowledged he wasn't himself a year ago and spent the offseason working on improving his body and mind. He trimmed down to improve his quickness. He's excited about the Browns chances this season after numerous offseason moves..