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Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty of nuke crisis liability

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.

The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only criminal trial in the nuclear disaster that has kept tens of thousands of residents away from their homes because of lingering radiation contamination.

Rash of e-scooters accidents

Berlin police say in the three months since popular electric scooters have been allowed in the German capital, they've seen 74 accidents, 65 cases of drunken driving and 233 traffic violations.

Police said today spot checks of scooter drivers in the evening hours show they are “frequently intoxicated”—and are treated the same as drunken drivers of automobiles.