Flood waters cover the area of FM 1463 at IH-10 in Fort Bend County, Texas, U.S. April 19, 2016. Texas DOT-Houston/Handout via REUTERS

Houston flood warnings not yet lifted

Houston schools will reopen on Wednesday after heavy rains and flooding killed at least six people and forced the cancellation of classes for two...
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Half Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coral ‘dead or dying’

Australian scientists said on Wednesday that just seven percent of the Great Barrier Reef, which attracts around A$5 billion ($3.90 billion) in tourism every...
Evacuees gather in front of the town office building after an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Kyodo

Japan quake rattles markets as survivors line up for food; factories...

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese share market plunged 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a...
Kyushu Expressway, damaged by an earthquake is seen in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Kyodo

Strong quake in Japan kills at least nine, nuclear plants safe

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit southwestern Japan on Thursday, bringing down some buildings, killing at least nine people and injuring hundreds, local...
A vinyl record bearing the logo of label "His Master's Voice" are pictured at the Classic-Choice dealership of rare previously owned classical LP's in London January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Vinyl records could be heading back to their glory days

LONDON (Reuters) - Sales of vinyl records have reached their highest level for 20 years and could be on track to return to the...
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One dead in Oregon highway shootout

One person was killed and another wounded during a highway shootout after an attempt to arrest members of an armed group that occupied a...

Anti-immigration party growing in Germany: Survey

Immigration-critical Alternative for Germany (AfD) has become the third-strongest party in the country following the parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, according to...
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Teen faces four counts of murder in Canadian shooting

A 17-year-old is facing four counts of first-degree murder following a mass shooting in an indigenous community in northern Canada. The teen, whose identity cannot be...
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University in Pakistan attacked by gunmen

Gunmen have attacked a university in northwest Pakistan with reports of security forces battling it out with the assailants inside the school. The ongoing assault...
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Kabul rocked by suicide bomb attack

An explosion has hit near the Russian embassy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing at least four people and wounding 24 others, the country's interior...
Vladimir Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012

Come to Russia, Putin tells fearful Jews

Jews who feel unsafe in other European countries because of anti-Semitic sentiments can come to Russia, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. "They can come...
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Florida hit by severe tornadoes

Severe thunderstorms and at least three confirmed tornadoes have swept through Florida. Two people have been killed and four others injured. The dead and injured...