The owner of a jewelry store in Bedford, Virginia (home of the D-Day Memorial) closed his business for a day yesterday. He put up a sign saying that the closure was to “mourn the loss of America”. At least one customer was offended, and vowed to take his business elsewhere.
In other news, a boat carrying about 300 migrants from Libya sent a distress signal from the Strait of Sicily near Malta, saying that it was taking in water. Meanwhile, the 81 sub-Saharan refugees rescued yesterday in Libyan waters landed safely today on the island of Lampedusa. All were said to be in good health.
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