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Ten days after cyclone, a destroyed African village waits

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JOHN SEGREDO, Mozambique (Reuters) – The houses are gone, the food has run out, yet still no aid has come to the village of John Segredo – ten days after a devastating cyclone hit Mozambique. “We’re hungry,” a crowd of more than fifty people shouted together, as Reuters journalists accessed the small, riverside village by Read More

Sea Container Counts Confirm Slowing U.S. and Global Economies

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Every week, I have been forecasting a slowing economy based on the significant decline in rail movements. This week I add sea containers and truck transport to the list. Transport overall is strongly suggesting the economy is slowing. The February year-over-year import/export container count growth was Read More

Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Floodwaters that devastated swaths of Nebraska and Iowa rolled downstream along America’s longest river on Thursday, swamping more Midwestern farmland as waterfront communities in Missouri and Kansas hurried to shore up strained levees. Flooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage Read More

'Everything is very bad': People left starving by Cyclone Idai

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By John Sparks, Africa correspondent A large crowd turned as one as we arrived at the Mango Mascarenha primary school. Then, they began to cheer. I think they thought we were bringing them aid and assistance. But the celebratory shouts soon turned to despair when they realised we were actually journalists. It was understandable. Who Read More

Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid rising floodwaters in Midwestern U.S.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the U.S Midwest. Flooding triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $1.5 Read More

Floods threaten more states in rain-soaked U.S. Midwest

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion Read More

Floods threaten more states in deluged U.S. Midwest

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion Read More

Gazprom launches full-scale development in Yamal Peninsula

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3/20/2019 Alexey Miller and Dmitry Artyukhov during conference call. Photo: Gazprom. MOSCOW — A ceremony was held In the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area to mark the launch of full-scale development of the Kharasaveyskoye field. Attending the event were Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Dmitry Artyukhov, governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, and heads Read More

Safety first: Volvo to add in-car sensors to prevent drunk driving

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GOTHENBURG (Reuters) – Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to reinforce its reputation for safety-first driving by installing cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted and intervening to prevent accidents. FILE PHOTO: The 2016 Volvo XC90, winner of the Truck of the Year award at Read More

Armed gang raids convoy carrying uranium fuel to Brazil nuclear plant

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A truck carrying nuclear fuel to one of Brazil’s power plants has come under attack by a group of armed men who engaged in a shootout with police officers guarding the convoy. The uranium shipment came under attack on Tuesday in the town of Frade, about 30 km (19 miles) from Angra dos Reis, where Read More