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June heat wave in Tokyo worst since 1875, power supply cracks under pressure

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked in scorching temperatures for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, as heat in the capital broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to face the specter of budget cuts. increase. The heat wave comes less than two weeks before a national …

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Explainer: Can Abortion Pills Overcome US State Bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling eliminating the nationwide right to abortion, which it recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, demand for abortion pills , which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to rise. However, medication abortion won’t necessarily be …

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North Korea’s Kim Oversees Military Meeting Amid Potential Nuclear Test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a convocation of the expansion of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea in this photo released by the Korean Central News Agency on June 22, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, June 23 (Reuters) – North …

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