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Credentials of Mamoru Shigemitsu, 9/1/1945

Series: Instruments of Japanese Surrender, 9/1945 - 9/1945
Record Group 218: Records of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1941 - 1977

This letter authorizes Mamoru Shigemitsu, then the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, to sign the Instrument of Surrender on behalf of Emperor Hirohito of Japan.

The Instrument of Surrender itself will be on exhibit in the National Archives Museum  from August 27 through October 28, 2015, marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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50 Dumb Laws From 50 American States - Uniform Stories
Did we actually need a law for that?
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Alabama

Bear wrestling matches are prohibited

Alaska - Fairbanks

Moose may not be viewed from an airplane.

Arizona

It is illegal to promote the use of or own more than 6 dildos.

Arkansas

It’s strictly prohibited to pronounce “Arkansas” incorrectly.

California

Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

Colorado

One may not mutilate a rock in a state park.

Connecticut (Waterbury)

It’s illegal for a barber to hum a tune while cutting your hair. 

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Where Do the Lies About LGBTIs in Africa Come From?
The most effective way to counter lies is to tell the truth again and again: African LGBTIs are not awash with money. Declaring yourself pro-gay does not incite a tidal wave of Western cash to come your way. LGBTIs are not a foreign contagion.
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Hundreds Gather at Oak Flat to Fight for Sacred Apache Land
As the morning sun rose high enough to burn off the chilly overnight temperatures, mesquite fires scattered throughout the Oak Flat Campground offered a warm welcome to a speciaMore than 300 people gathered at Oak Flat on Saturday February 6 to protest the awarding of Apache Sacred Site to Resolution Copper.

How can you just give away land as if it were some sort of ribbon to be won?