Monthly Archives: March 2011

Japan orders more beef testing (AP) – 718th Edition

AP – Japan’s health ministry says it has ordered more tests after a cow slaughtered for beef near the tsunami-stricken nuclear plant was found to have radioactive contamination slightly higher than the legal limit. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out … Continue reading

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(AP) – 717th Edition

AP – Japan orders more beef tests after slightly elevated cesium levels found in cow by nuke plant.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Driver killed in Pakistan attack on NATO oil tanker (AFP) – 716th Edition

AFP – Gunmen in Pakistan’s troubled southwest opened fire on a tanker carrying oil for NATO forces in Afghanistan on Thursday, killing its driver and setting the vehicle ablaze, officials said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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United, Continental cutting capacity to Japan (AP) – 715th Edition

AP – United and Continental airlines are reducing flights between the U.S. and Japan because of a drop in demand since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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US airlines cut Tokyo service (AFP) – 714th Edition

AFP – US carriers American and Delta said they were cutting flights to Japan in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake, suspending recently launched services to Tokyo’s Haneda airport. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Oprah moves to smooth Australia blunder (AFP) – 713th Edition

AFP – US talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey on Thursday moved to downplay comments in a new documentary-style show suggesting her high-profile tour of Australia in December was not a smooth ride. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Honda, Mazda to restart limited car production (AP) – 712th Edition

AP – Honda Motor Co. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Thursday they will resume limited production at several Japanese factories in April, but full production depends on the availability of parts.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Japan crisis drags, France wants global nuclear reform (Reuters) – 711th Edition

Reuters – France called for new global nuclear rules as Japan’s atomic crisis reached three weeks on Friday with widening radiation from its crippled power plant but scant hope of a quick resolution. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at … Continue reading

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Japan, France call for G20 nuclear regulators meeting (AFP) – 710th Edition

AFP – Japan and France pledged Thursday to push for improved international nuclear safety standards as Tokyo struggled to contain an atomic plant disaster caused by a massive earthquake and tsunami. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Ishikawa to chip in golf earnings for disaster relief (AFP) – 709th Edition

AFP – Japanese teen golfer Ryo Ishikawa has vowed to donate all of his tournament earnings in 2011 to help survivors of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated his country’s Pacific coast. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine … Continue reading

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