Flood death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium

Europe 07/18/21, 21:51

Flash floods and overflowing rivers destroyed houses and ripped up highways and electricity lines in western Germany and Belgium. Reuters confirmed at least 170 people have died as of July 17. The figure includes 143 deaths that local police counted in Germany, making it the country's worst natural disaster in more ...

More rain, severe thunderstorms on the way for South Central Texas

U.S. 10/14/18, 22:26

More rain is on the way in South Central Texas, potentially exacerbating flood conditions in an area where surging waters killed at least four people last week. The National Weather Service warned that thunderstorms would sweep across the region overnight Sunday with continuing rain at least through Tuesday, issuing a flash ...

The Virtuous Official who Prayed on His Knees to Stop a Flood

Culture 09/27/18, 08:05

In the eighth year of the Shunzhi era (1651 AD), under the Qing Dynasty, Luo Zhonglin was promoted to lead the Province of Changzhou, today’s Jiangsu Province. Luo gained widespread respect for his unyielding morality, and for the acknowledgement of his virtuous responsibility. Ending Bribery in the time of Taxation A number of ...

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