Tropical Cyclone Idai Devastates Mozambique, Zimbabwe with Death Toll Rising

Article 0 Comments A tropical cyclone killed at least 166 people in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, destroying roads and bridges and curbing electricity exports to neighboring South Africa. The death toll has risen sharply since Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall almost directly over the Mozambican port city of Beira on Friday, […]

More Tornadoes Hit Southeast, Cause Damage in Kentucky, Alabama

Article 0 Comments The National Weather Service has confirmed at least six tornados hit Alabama on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Birmingham on Saturday posted ongoing damage survey reports. The number of confirmed tornados could increase as survey crews finish reviewing suspected tornado damage. The strongest confirmed tornado was […]

Cyclone Idai Causes at Least 60 Deaths, Widespread Destruction in Mozambique

Article 0 Comments Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has already caused at least 60 deaths in southern Africa, lashed Mozambique’s coast Friday, knocking out electricity and phone networks in its fourth-biggest city. Idai made landfall just after midnight after strengthening to the equivalent of a Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson […]

Texas Storms Injure 1, Damage Buildings, Flip Small Airplanes

Article 0 Comments Severe thunderstorms in North Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at a suburban airport. The Storm Prediction Center says gusts of more than 75 mph (120 kph) were reported Wednesday morning at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Several small private […]

Tropical Cyclone Idai Expected to Hit Mozambique as Strongest Storm in Decade

Article 0 Comments The strongest tropical cyclone in at least a decade is expected to make landfall in Mozambique at the end of the week, bringing devastating winds and floods to the central coastline. The storm, named Idai, has already strengthened to the equivalent of a Category 3 storm, the […]

Development of Fully Autonomous Vehicles as Complex as Manned Mission to Mars: VW

Article 0 Comments Fully autonomous vehicles will take at least another five years to perfect, with the cost and complexity of rolling out the technology globally serving to undermine the business case, Volkswagen’s head of commercial vehicles said. Autonomous cars require high-tech infrastructure, hugely expensive lidar and radar systems, as […]

Officials: At Least 19 Students Injured in Indiana School Bus Crash

Article 0 Comments Authorities say at least 19 students are hurt after a school bus collided with a garbage truck in Indiana. State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the crash occurred Wednesday morning near the city of Aurora, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Cincinnati. South Dearborn Community School […]

Iowa Diocese: 28 Priests Accused of Abusing Minors Identified

Article 0 Comments At least 28 priests are credibly accused of having sexually abused more than 100 boys and girls while working for a Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa, church officials announced. The Diocese of Sioux City identified those 28 priests as it published a long-awaited list of those who […]

Nashville Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Multiple Lawsuits Against Restaurant

Article 0 Comments A Nashville restaurant is facing multiple lawsuits after at least 20 customers reported becoming infected with salmonella. According to WKRN-TV, the four lawsuits are each seeking up to $1.5 million in damages from Milk and Honey following the August foodborne outbreak. The suits allege improper management and […]

Ship in Black Sea Fire Was Denied Port Entry over U.S. Sanctions Risk: Reuters

Article 0 Comments Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew dead, caught fire while transferring fuel mid-sea after one vessel was barred from using its usual port in southern Russia due to U.S. sanctions risk, two sources told Reuters. The vessels, which caught fire […]