• In this Tuesday, June 30, 2015 photo, a young protester affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood waves a flare while leading chants on the second anniversary of the ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi as they protest in the Matariya neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt. Young Islamists are growing increasingly open in their calls for violence and a move toward extremism, frustrated by the police crackdown since the military ousted Morsi in 2013. Some want to avenge friends and family killed or abused by police. (AP Photo/Belal Darder)

    Egypt’s disaffected youth increasingly calling for violence

    CAIRO (AP) — The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt’s deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.

  • FILE- In this Sept. 5, 1945, file photo, the skeleton of a Catholic Church, foreground, and an unidentified building, center, are all that remaining the blast center area after the atomic bomb of Hiroshima, Japan. On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs, one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the first and only time nuclear weapons have been used. Their destructive power was unprecedented, incinerating buildings and people, and leaving lifelong scars on survivors, not just physical but also psychological, and on the cities themselves. Days later, World War II was over. (AP Photo, File)

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    EDITOR’S NOTE: On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs — one on Hiroshima, one on Nagasaki, the only times nuclear weapons have been used. Their unprecedented destructive power incinerated buildings and people and left lifelong physical and psychological scars on survivors and on the cities themselves. “Practically all living things, human and animal, were literally seared to death,” an AP story reported. A few days later, Japan announced its unconditional surrender. World War II was effectively over.

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