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Monsoon

Over 900 passengers rescued from train stranded in Indian floodwater

Local media reported that the passengers had been stranded on the Mahalaxmi Express train in Badlapur region since Friday night (July 26) as water-logging triggered by incessant rain covered the railway tracks and partially submerged the train. Officers from India's...

Bursting river in Bangladesh sweeps away houses amid monsoon rain

Resident Manwara Begum wept as she recalled being inundated by the sudden flash flood. "The embankment broke so quickly before we could realize what happened. We ran with our children and instantly our houses were destroyed by floodwater," she...

Monsoon rains and waterlogging cripple India’s financial capital Mumbai

Mumbai is looking to turn itself into a global financial hub but large parts of the city struggle to cope with annual monsoon rains, as severely clogged drains and waterways make the city increasingly vulnerable to chaos. More than 300...
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Wall Street mixed at open after selloff

Wall Street's main indexes opened mixed on Friday (June 17), after a brutal selloff triggered by the Federal Reserve and other major...

Texas abortion law leads to ‘50% decrease in the number of patients who are able to have abortions’

Nine months have passed since the state of Texas passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation last year.

Tesla to charge more for cars in US, as Musk files appeal over Twitter posts

 Tesla Inc again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and...

White House looking into Americans reported captured in Ukraine

The White House said on Thursday (June 16) that it's "working very hard to learn more" about two U.S. citizens who are...