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2005-06-28 08:49:42

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - In a gesture of reconciliation, JapaneseEmperor Akihito made a surprise visit on Tuesday to a Koreanwar dead memorial during a pilgrimage to the island of Saipanwhere a decisive World War II battle was fought.

2005-06-28 06:46:05

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - In a gesture of reconciliation, JapaneseEmperor Akihito made a surprise visit on Tuesday to a Koreanwar dead memorial during a pilgrimage to the island of Saipanwhere a decisive World War II battle was fought.

2005-06-28 02:23:33

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito, on apilgrimage to the U.S. territory of Saipan where a decisiveWorld War II battle was fought, abruptly changed his officialschedule on Tuesday to visit a memorial to Koreans who died inthe war.

2005-06-27 09:57:11

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito began apilgrimage to the site of one of World War II's most decisivebattles on Monday to pay tribute to those who died in aconflict that still haunts Tokyo's ties with Asian neighbors,60 years after its end. The journey to the U.S.

2005-06-27 03:41:43

By Linda Sieg SAIPAN (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito headed for thesite of one of World War II's most decisive battles on Mondayto pay tribute to those who died in a conflict that stillhaunts Tokyo's ties with Asian neighbors, 60 years after itsend. The journey to the U.S.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.