Hurricane Ida Knocks out Louisiana Power; Search and Rescue Operations Start

Emergency response units and local authorities have launched search and rescue operations after Hurricane Ida caused widespread flooding and blackouts across Louisiana. “This morning, Troopers began assisting crews with the clearing of roadways in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The …

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Japan Expands State of Emergency to 8 More Prefectures as Delta Outbreak Worsens

The Japanese government has added eight more prefectures under its COVID-19 state of emergency as the country faces more COVID-19 Delta Strain cases. Starting Friday, Hokkaido, Miyagi, Gifu, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Okayama and Hiroshima will be under the state of …

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Multiple Fatalities Reported After ‘Serious Firearms Incident’ in Plymouth, England

Devon and Cornwall Police reported multiple fatalities and several other casualties at a “serious firearms incident” in Plymouth, England on Aug. 12. Police said they responded to the shooting incident at around 6:10 p.m. local time in Biddick Drive, in …

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Three People Dead, At Least 40 Wounded after Train Crash in Czech Republic

Three people were killed and about 50 others were injured after a Munich-to-Prague express train ran through a stop sign and collided with a commuter passenger train in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, local authorities said. According to a spokeswoman …

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