Soccer-English international Daly collapses in Houston heat
May 27 (Reuters) - The National Women’s Soccer League in the United States will review start times for its games after English international Rachel Daly collapsed at the end of a match in Houston on Saturday.
Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rose to 122, officials said on Saturday, as the country appealed for international assistance.
Keeping track of disaster impact helps stave off future risk - experts
CANCUN, Mexico, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C ompiling facts and figures to show the human and economic loss from natural disasters is essential, but not all nations are providing a full picture, experts said on Friday at a major United Nations conference on disasters.
Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91; over 100 missing
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.
INTERVIEW-Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves - president
CANCUN, Mexico, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Haiti’s expanded national police force of 15,000 will be able to maintain security after the United Nations withdraws more than 2,300 peacekeeping troops following 13 years in the Caribbean nation, its president said.
FEATURE-As Senegal's coast crumbles, residents ponder move to safer ground
SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C heikh Badiane, a weathered fisherman, looks out to sea from the edge of his neighborhood in the north Senegalese city of Saint-Louis.
INTERVIEW – U.S. must not abandon Paris climate deal, U.N. official says
CANCUN, Mexico, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States must not backtrack on the Paris climate change agreement, as its participation sends a vital signal to other nations that the pact is critically needed, a top United Nations official said on Thursday.
UPDATE 1-Sailing-Near gale delays first America's Cup races to Saturday
LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The opening races of the America's Cup in Bermuda have been pushed back 24 hours until Saturday due to forecasts of winds above the limits allowed for some of the world's top crews to compete in their high-tech catamarans.
U.S. weather forecasters predict above-normal hurricane season
(Reuters) - U.S. weather forecasters on Thursday predicted more tropical storms in 2017 than normal for the Atlantic hurricane season, which last year brought one of the deadliest recorded storm systems that killed several hundred people.
UPDATE 2-U.S. weather forecasters predict above-normal hurricane season
May 25 (Reuters) - U.S. weather forecasters on Thursday predicted more tropical storms in 2017 than normal for the Atlantic hurricane season, which last year brought one of the deadliest recorded storm systems that killed several hundred people.
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