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“BLACK FRIDAY Power cut plunges Britain into chaos…”

“THOUSANDS of desperate passengers were stranded on trains for more than six hours in the dark last night as a UK-wide power cut wreaked havoc on trains, Tubes and roads. A million people across the UK were plunged into darkness … Continue reading

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New York: “Con Ed warns more blackouts could be coming”

“Con Edison warned Monday that New Yorkers may have to endure another blackout this weekend, when the temperature is expected to reach a sweltering 97 degrees — and feel like 106. “We expect that there could be service outages — those … Continue reading

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“[MASSIVE] Blackout in South America raises questions about power grid”

“The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power grid in South America and brought criticism down on Argentina’s … Continue reading

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Socialism Is Wonderful: “Large parts of Venezuela hit by new blackout”

“A new blackout across large parts of crisis-hit Venezuela, including the capital Caracas, forced many to spend another night in the dark on Tuesday. The electricity shortage — the biggest in a week — hit a large section of the … Continue reading

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“Venezuela’s water turns BLACK… ‘running with oil’ during deadly six-day blackout”

“Venezuela has the largest reserves of crude oil in the world, but President Nicolas Maduro has been accused of mismanaging the supply, leaving citizens impoverished. Stories about the black water started appearing just one day after the country’s chief prosecutor … Continue reading

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Tech Giants Have Giant Technical Problems

“Google and Facebook suffered outages Wednesday, with the Chocolate Factory leading the way and seemingly fixing its issues just as Zuck’s network became decidedly antisocial. On Wednesday morning, around 0800 Pacific Time (1500 UTC), Google said it was “investigating reports … Continue reading

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“US investigating CenturyLink internet outage, 911 failures [All over the country]”

“U.S. officials and at least one state said Friday that they have started investigations into a nationwide CenturyLink internet outage that has disrupted 911 service. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai called the outage that began Thursday “completely unacceptable” because … Continue reading

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