Tropical Storm Imelda: more than 1,000 rescued as floodwaters swamp Texas – The Guardian

Extreme weather Governor Greg Abbott has declared 13 counties disaster areas after ‘life-threatening amounts of rainfall’ douses state Play Video 0:47 Storm Imelda lashes Texas with ‘life-threatening’ amounts of rainfall – video Crews have rescued more than 1,000 people in the Houston area because of rising waters caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda. Texas’s […]

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Mosquito fumigation may have caused mystery 'Havana syndrome', study says – The Guardian

Cuba Trump administration had charged that cognitive ailments of Canadian and US diplomats were caused by use of a secret weapon A US flag flies at the American embassy in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP Fumigation against mosquitoes and not “sonic attacks” may have caused the mysterious illness which afflicted some 40 US and Canadian […]

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Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy – BBC News

Donald Trump has rubbished a report alleging he made a promise to a foreign leader, something that sparked a whistleblower’s formal complaint. The Washington Post said the intelligence official found the comment “so troubling” they went to the department’s inspector general. In a tweet, Mr Trump dismissed the claims as “fake news”. Democrats are trying […]

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