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6 mins ago

Heavy rains hit Texas as death toll rises from floods | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas Storms dumped rain on parts of Texas of Wednesday, bringing more runoff to swollen waterways that spilled their banks this week in places such as Houston, where floods have left five people dead and caused chaos in the fourth most-populous U.S. city. At least 18 people have been killed in Texas and Oklahoma from storms that started over the Memorial Day weekend and led to record floods, destroying hundreds of homes, sweeping away bridges and stranding more than 2,000 motorists on roads #Economy #India #Latin America #lifestyle #Middle East #opinion #science #Sports

7 mins ago

GAIL sells some of its U.S. LNG to Shell | Reuters

NEW DELHI/LONDON GAIL (India) Ltd has sold some of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. portfolio to European energy major Royal Dutch Shell ahead of production from early 2018, its head B.C #Argentina #Health #lifestyle #markets #Mexico #opinion #Sports #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

21 mins ago

Number of starving worldwide drops below 800 mln – U.N | Reuters

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people worldwide who don't get enough to eat has fallen to 795 million, 10 million less than last year, U.N. #Argentina #Economy #India #Italy #lifestyle #markets #Middle East #Sports

22 mins ago

EU officials dismiss Greek statement on aid agreement being drafted | Reuters

ATHENS Greece's government on Wednesday said it is starting to draft an agreement with creditors that would pave the way for aid, but European officials quickly dismissed that as wishful thinking. Greece and its European and International Monetary Fund lenders have been locked in tortuous negotiations on a reforms agreement for four months without a breakthrough in sight. #Entertainment #France #Health #India #markets #Mexico #Middle East #science #Sports #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

22 mins ago

EU officials dismiss Greek statement on aid agreement being drafted | Reuters

ATHENS Greece's government on Wednesday said it is starting to draft an agreement with creditors that would pave the way for aid, but European officials quickly dismissed that as wishful thinking. #Africa #Argentina #Business #Entertainment #France #Health #Mexico #opinion #Sports #Technology

24 mins ago

Intense heatwave continues, death toll rises to 1412

The death toll due to intense heat wave sweeping across many parts of the country continued to mount and reached 1412 on Wednesday, with only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounting for 1360 deaths. #Andhra Pradesh #Heatwave #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Telangana

30 mins ago

Telangana Congress fumes over exclusion of Sonia Gandhi from textbooks

The Congress in Telangana has condemned the non-inclusion in school text books of the role of party president Sonia Gandhi in the formation of the new state. #Congress #Hyderabad #NewsTracker #Politics #Sonia Gandhi #Telangana #UPA

31 mins ago

FIFA’s corruption crisis: Reactions from around the world

Football's governing body FIFA was rocked early Wednesday morning by the arrests of six senior officials. Reactions came in from from ex-players and officials, as well from Jack Warner, one of those indicted by the DOJ but who resigned from FIFA in 2011. He has claimed he is innocent of all crimes. #2022 World Cup #Arrests #FIFA #football #Greg Dyke #Jack Warner #KickingAround #Michel Platini #Police #Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein #Qatar #Russia #Sepp Blatter #Sports #SportsTracker #Switzerland #UEFA #United States #World Cup #Zurich

34 mins ago

Republican Prez candidate Rand Paul blames own party hawks for rise of IS

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. #ISIS #islamic-state #NewsTracker #Rand Paul #United States #World

35 mins ago

Apple finds bug that causes iPhones to crash | Reuters

REUTERS - Apple Inc has found a bug which can cause iPhones to crash when a message containing a specific string of text is received. The bug, which includes symbols and Arabic characters, was first reported by Apple news blog MacRumors on Tuesday night, adding that it was noticed on social news hub Reddit earlier in the day. #function-check #function-shr #table #var-local #var-paragraph #var-symbol #var-web #WebTrends #webtrends-multi