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A police car is submerged in New Orleans East August 31, 2005 after Hurricane Katrina hit the area. Authorities struggled on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from hurricane-battered New Orleans as food and water grew scarce and looters raided stores, [while U.S. President George W. Bush said it would take years to recover from the devastation.]

Venice still waiting for Moses to hold back the seas

By Riccardo Bastianello and Crispian Balmer

VENICE/ROME (Reuters) – If everything had gone according to plan, Tuesday’s high tide should (More…)

Rising U.S. losses from powerful hurricanes flag need for better protection

Rising U.S. losses from powerful hurricanes flag need for better protection By Anna Scholz-Carlson

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Only (More…)

Gaza death toll reaches 23 in second day of escalation

Gaza death toll reaches 23 in second day of escalation By Maayan Lubell and Nidal al-Mughrabi

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli (More…)

Trump prioritized Biden investigation over Ukraine aid, witness tells impeachment probe

Trump prioritized Biden investigation over Ukraine aid, witness tells impeachment probe By Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick

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Facebook removes 3.2 billion fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts

Facebook removes 3.2 billion fake accounts, millions of child abuse posts (Reuters) – Facebook Inc <FB.O> removed 3.2 billion fake (More…)

North Korea warns of retaliation against U.S-South Korea military drills

North Korea warns of retaliation against U.S-South Korea military drills SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate (More…)

Chicago’s cold blast spells concern for the city’s homeless

Chicago’s cold blast spells concern for the city’s homeless By Brendan O’Brien

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Homeless advocates in Chicago were (More…)

S&P 500, Nasdaq hold near record levels after Trump remarks

S&P 500, Nasdaq hold near record levels after Trump remarks By Lewis Krauskopf

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq (More…)

Pompeo ‘deplored’ the death toll at protests in phone call with Iraqi PM: State Dept

Pompeo ‘deplored’ the death toll at protests in phone call with Iraqi PM: State Dept WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary (More…)

Trump says U.S. has eye on Baghdadi’s third in command

Trump says U.S. has eye on Baghdadi’s third in command WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the (More…)