Mississippi weather: A train is derailed and roads are washed out after torrential rains in the region

CNN — Wading through thigh-deep water, dozens of nursing home residents clung to a rope stretched across a flooded parking lot on Wednesday as they were evacuated from a Mississippi nursing home. Residents, aided by firefighters, volunteers and state troopers, passed submerged cars as they departed by school bus from the Peach Tree Village assisted … Read more

Ukraine grain deal ‘lays foundation for permanent peace environment’, Turkey says

CNN — Some 27 ships loaded with grain left Ukrainian Black Sea ports since August 1 under a United Nations-brokered export deal with Turkey, which laid “the foundations for a permanent environment of peace”, Turkey’s defense minister said in a speech on Saturday. . “Since August 1, a total of 53 vessels have sailed for … Read more

Freya, the 1,300-pound walrus that sinks boats in Norway, has been euthanized

CNN — The Norwegian government euthanized his celebrity walrus Freya early Sunday morning after warning the public to stay away from her. “The decision to euthanize the walrus was made based on a comprehensive assessment of the continued threat to human safety,” said Frank Bakke-Jensen, director general of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, in a … Read more