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2006-01-21 03:31:27

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's harshest winter in decades finally caught up to Tokyo on Saturday to blanket the capital in its heaviest snowfall for five years, forcing flight cancellations and slowing trains.

2005-12-25 09:25:49

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snow killed six people in Japan at the weekend, disrupted holiday traffic, left thousands of households without electricity and was blamed for a fatal passenger train derailment.

2005-12-24 23:59:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snowfall throughout Japan killed five people, disrupted holiday traffic and left thousands of residents without electricity.

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  • An armed gangster.
The word 'shotta' is an alteration of 'shooter'.