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August 4, 2020



Fishing for scooters in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower

PARIS – The proliferation of electric scooters for rent in the French capital has spawned a new Parisian profession: scooter fisherman. Youva Hadjali, who works for the scooter startup Lime, was perched on the banks of the river Seine on Friday in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, pulling discarded mud-covered scooters from the water. […]

Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan – NHK

TOKYO – The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit by a powerful typhoon.  Landslides ripped through waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures, in eastern and northeastern Japan, […]