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Japan's electricity grid creaked on Thursday under the strain of Tokyo's hottest June streak since 1875, as the sudden shutdown of a power plant left tens of millions of residents a step closer to blackouts that would bring air conditioners to a halt. Temperatures of around 40 C were predicted in some areas in greater Tokyo, home to 37 million people, on the sixth day of a heatwave that kicked in after the earliest end to the capital's rainy season in decades. With power producers already scrambling to bring nearly 50-year-old turbines out of mothballs, the unexpected closure of a 600 megawatt (MW) plant in northern Japan that sends supplies to Tokyo came with reserve power capacity hovering around 3% - the level below which blackouts can kick in.
About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021, a new poll shows. Fifty-eight percent say Trump bears a great deal or quite a bit of responsibility for what happened that day. The poll was conducted after five public hearings by the House committee,investigating Jan. 6, which has sought to paint Trump’s potential criminal culpability in the events that led to deadly insurrection.
South Korea's president warned a NATO summit of the threat to universal values at a time of new conflict and competition, a reference to Russia's aggression in Ukraine and China's engagement with Russia, a South Korean official said. President Yoon Suk-yeol became the first South Korean leader to attend a NATO summit, joining national NATO leaders as an observer at a meeting in Spain as Russian forces intensified attacks in Ukraine.
When Doug Milnes started buying cryptocurrencies in January of this year, he felt like it could become an entirely new asset class for investors. The marketing executive from Summit, New Jersey, says his holdings, including a number of different cryptocurrencies like ethereum, are down around 60% from where he bought. “Crypto has gone through a number of booms and busts over time, and it’s hard to know if this time is different,” Milnes says.
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr succeeds Rodrigo Duterte after a historic election win in May.
Children set out hoping to earn enough to support their siblings and parents. A man already working in the U.S. who returned to visit his wife and children decided to take a cousin on his return to the U.S. As families of the 67 people packed into a tractor-trailer and abandoned on Monday in Texas began to confirm their worst fears and talk of their relatives, a common narrative of pursuing a better life took shape from Honduras to Mexico.
TORONTO — Late-game dramatics. Post-season intensity. Even a dugout-clearing dust-up. The Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays heightened their rivalry Wednesday in a 10-inning matchup between American League East teams who seem primed for a standings battle over the second half of the season. Boston managed to avoid a three-game sweep by hanging on for a 6-5 victory at Rogers Centre. Matt Strahm (3-2) gave up two runs in the bottom of the 10th before getting George Springer on a flyout with run
When Hansika Daggolu’s junior year of high school starts in the fall, she’ll be watching to see if a later first bell under a new California law means fewer classmates are heads-down on their desks for afternoon naps. The overall mood, she suspects, will lift as well if her classmates at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont aren't quite so sleepy. Similar proposals are before lawmakers in New Jersey and Massachusetts.
As China loosens its months-long COVID-19 curbs, railway travel is expected to see an uptick in passengers just in time for the summer transport season, which starts on July 1. The national railway is also opening new stations such as the Xiangwan section of the Zhengzhou-Chongqing high-speed railway, the Puzheng section of the Jizheng high-speed railway, the Heruo Railway, and the Beijing Fengtai Station. Last year, passenger trips on the national railway network totalled 462 million during the summer season, which falls during a 62-day period ending Aug. 31.
"You're a soulless person," Sutton Stracke told Diana Jenkins on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills this week
BRIDGEPORT, Calif. (AP) — A Sierra Nevada wildfire destroyed a building and was a threat to more than 250 homes and other structures, California authorities said Wednesday. The Rices Fire grew to 904 acres (366 hectares) along the Yuba River in Nevada County, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a nighttime update. The fire was 10% contained. Five firefighters were injured battling the blaze, which erupted Tuesday afternoon and made wind-driven runs in steep terrain
Nato rapid response plan in disarray The CCTV that debunks Russia’s lies about shopping centre attack Vladimir Putin is a ‘lunatic’ with ‘small man syndrome’ Sir Richard Branson could help rebuild wrecked Ukrainian airport Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast
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Hipólito Tica had saved for decades to finally build himself a proper house in a working class neighborhood of Lima. The mechanic had known they were there since the day in 1996 when he tried to dig a latrine on the lot, which is a few yards (meters) from the El Sauce archaeological site on the eastern edge of the Peruvian capital. Taking a break from hefting bricks, Tica told The Associated Press that he had been working to loosen the earth with a metal rod when the ground suddenly began to collapse.
The comic/actor tore into one lawmaker over a basic U.S. civics fail.
Evolved By Nature, a biotech firm backed by French fashion company Chanel, said on Thursday it has raised $120 million in a financing round, adding new investors including one of Canada's biggest pension funds. The Massachusetts-based firm, founded in 2013, plans to use the late-stage funding to step up production of a silk protein alternative to petrochemicals in skincare and fabrics. Evolved By Nature bills its "activated silk" product as natural protein from silkworm cocoons, in liquid form.
A rainbow emerged from behind storm clouds sweeping over Spring Hill, Florida, on Tuesday, June 28.Timelapse footage by Noah Baja captured the phenomenon.The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Special Weather Statement for the region, warning of winds of up to 50 mph. Credit: Noah Baja via Storyful
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted dictator, was sworn in as Philippine president Thursday in one of the greatest political comebacks in recent history but which opponents say was pulled off by whitewashing his family’s image. His rise to power, 36 years after an army-backed “People Power” revolt booted his father to global infamy, upends politics in the Asian democracy, where a public holiday, monuments and the Philippine Constitution stand as reminde
A funnel cloud loomed over the small Canadian town of Watrous amid weather warnings across Saskatchewan on June 29.Footage shot by Twitter user @melissagalay shows the funnel rotating in the skies above Watrous.Environment and Climate Change Canada warned on Wednesday of severe thunderstorms hitting parts of southern Saskatchewan. The warning was rescinded at around 4:45 pm local time. Credit: @melissagalay via Storyful
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Union negotiators and casino management tried Thursday to reach new contracts that would avoid a costly and disruptive strike during one of Atlantic City's busiest weekends. Local 54 of the Unite Here union has set a 12:01 a.m. Friday deadline to reach a new agreement with the Borgata, Caesars, Harrah's and Tropicana. If not, it has authorized a strike against those properties. And a fifth casino, the Hard Rock, faces a similar deadline early Sunday. Even if the union