Death toll in Jordan flood up to 13 after girl's body found

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian search teams have found the body of a five-year-old girl, bringing the death toll from last week's flash floods in the kingdom to 13. The state news ag...

Death toll in Jordan flash floods rises to 11

PETRA, Jordan (AP) — Official media say the death toll from flash floods unleashed by heavy rains in Jordan has risen to 11, and that searches for missing people continue. Saturday's...

Floods kill 4 in Jordan, drive visitors from ancient Petra

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state news agency says four people have been killed and hundreds of tourists visiting the kingdom's ancient city of Petra have been moved to higher ground after heavy rai...

Rain-swollen river floods house in Sicily, 9 reported killed

ROME (AP) — Italian state radio says a rain-swollen river in the countryside near Palermo, Sicily, has flooded a home, killing nine people. Heavy rains lashed Sicily, a southern Ital...

Typhoon Yutu pouncing on Philippines, set to make U-turn toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu made landfall in the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to the region before reaching the South China ...

70 percent of Venice covered in water by flooding

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials say 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level. Venice frequently fl...

Mattis: Military already moving equipment to southern border

PRAGUE (AP) — The U.S. military has already begun delivering jersey barriers to the southern border in conjunction with plans to deploy active duty troops there, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

Typhoon Yutu poised to pound Philippines, looking to bend north toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Typhoon Yutu is racing towards the northern Philippine island of Luzon today, with signal 2 and signal 3 alerts issued across the northern Philippines, while the typhoon i...

Emotional Nadal recounts devastation caused by deadly floods

PARIS (AP) — His eyes saddened and his voice marked with pain, Rafael Nadal spoke about the devastation caused by the deadly flooding on the Spanish island of Mallorca. A torrential ...

Flash floods kill 6 in southern Russia; 1 missing

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say at least six people have died in flash floods in the country's south. The Investigative Committee said in a statement on Friday that six peopl...

Death toll in Jordan flood rises to 19 as boy's body found

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods have found the body of a 12-year-old boy, raising the death toll to 19. The body ...

Trump sends troops to border as response to '0caravan'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to dispatch 800 or more active duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigra...

The Latest: Floods kill 6 Syrians trying to enter Turkey

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says six mig...

10 killed as Jordan flooding sweeps away students on trip

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's health minister says 10 people were killed and 11 injured when torrential rains swept away a group of students and teachers touring near the Dead Sea. G...

Thousands struggle to recover after heavy floods in Trinidad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — A week of heavy rain has caused widespread flooding on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, damaging thousands of homes. The Caribbean Disaster Emergency ...