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Tokyo sees rolling blackouts as 11 of 54 nuclear reactors shut down

TOKYO — Beleaguered Tokyo Electric Power on Monday said it had begun a power outage in an area covering some parts of Tokyo and eight prefectures, affecting around 333,000 households. Authorities have announced plans for scheduled rolling power cuts in areas served by TEPCO to make up for the loss…

US Army employee threatens vuvuzela blower with an ax

BERLIN – German police say an American got so fed up with the constant mosquito-like droning from his neighbors’ vuvuzela plastic horns that he threatened to kill them with an ax. Police in the Bavarian city of Weiden said Friday the 45-year-old man confronted his neighbors during Thursday’s Netherlands-Cameroon World…

World Cup organiser mulls vuvuzela ban

JOHANNESBURG — World Cup organising committee head Danny Jordaan on Sunday did not rule out banning vuvuzelas, the noisy plastic trumpets which have proved a hit with fans in South Africa but threaten to deafen players and viewers alike. Criticism of the vuvuzelas has been almost as loud as the…

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