Building a More Resilient Future After the Haiti Earthquake — Global Challenges

A line of women carry stones in their hands and on their heads as they descend to a gully on the side of a hill in southern Haiti. They bring the rocks so that their community can build barriers that slow the flow of water across this verdant valley and protect the land, so important … Read more

In U-turn, Sri Lanka allows Chinese ship to dock from August 16-22

COLOMBO/NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka allows docking of Chinese research vessel at hambantota port from 16-22 Aug. Colombo: The Sri Lankan government said on Saturday it has allowed a high-tech Chinese research vessel to dock at the southern port of Hambantota from August 16 to 22 for “replenishment purposes,” days later. Colombo asked Beijing to postpone … Read more

One dead, 17 injured after vehicle hits crowd in Pennsylvania state, reports say:

https://sputniknews.com/20220814/one-dead-17-injured-after-vehicle-strikes-crowd-in-us-state-of-pennsylvania-reports-say-1099570813.html One dead, 17 injured after vehicle hits crowd in Pennsylvania state, reports say: One dead, 17 injured after vehicle hits crowd in Pennsylvania state, reports say: MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A male driver struck a crowd that gathered at a bar to commemorate the victims of a fire in the town of Berwick, Pennsylvania, which … Read more

‘They know what freedom is’: Trump supporters rally in Florida

Hundreds of people have gathered to support former US President Donald Trump after an FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago estate. An unsealed search warrant has revealed that the FBI is investigating Mr. Trump for three possible crimes, including espionage — however, the former president has yet to be formally charged for one of them.

Dan Evans’ Canadian Open run ends in semifinal defeat to Pablo Carreno Busta

23rd-ranked Carreno Busta relied on his first serve to dominate his opponent, taking 43 winners and breaking five of his eight chances. The win pushes the Spaniard through to his first ATP Masters final, which will be against eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz after the Pole previously dropped his first set before fighting back to defeat Casper … Read more

With Office Weather Alert: FIVE Regions Alert for Lightning, ‘Draining Rain’ in DAYS | Weather | News

Thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain will develop quite widely across southern England on Wednesday, the Met said, warning that some communities could be cut off by “flooded roads”, while fast-flowing or deep floodwaters could pose a “life threat”. The warning affects the East Midlands, East of England, London and South East England, South West … Read more

Keir Starmer calls for energy price freeze this fall

Keir Starmer will make a major intervention in the energy crisis on Monday by calling for a price ceiling freeze. The Labor leader, who is accused of being too quiet about the cost of living crisis, will call for the ceiling to be frozen at its current level of £1,971. His plan would block an … Read more