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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims

The United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulins while the World Health Organisation will support medical teams in affected areas. The rains caused part of Kiribathgala Hill to come crashing down, burying the 15 homes and their 26 inhabitants under huge rocks, mud and fallen coconut trees, village officer Udari Erabedda said.


Woods says alcohol not factor in DUI, blames medication

Woods says alcohol not factor in DUI, blames medication

According to the report, Woods was booked at 7:18 a.m. EST and released several hours later. An arrest report was not immediately available but a Jupiter police spokeswoman told CNN that Woods had been arrested at about 3 a.m. Woods described his long-term prognosis as "positive". August 2013 - Woods wins the Bridgestone Invitational for the eighth time, his 79th career victory, leaving him three short of the record held by Sam Snead.



Match Reports: Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Yaya Toure put the hosts ahead 3-0 in the 57th minute and Hal Robson-Kanu scored a consolation goal for West Brom with three minutes left in regulation. "Our home season was not good but we finished the last three games with good performances", Guardiola told a news conference. Unfortunate to not have the clean sheet - was a bit frustrating for me as it came from absolutely nothing.


U.S. decries Washington brawl during Turkish president's visit

U.S. decries Washington brawl during Turkish president's visit

Another wrenches a woman's neck and throws her to the ground. "The actions seen outside the Turkish Embassy yesterday in Washington , D.C. stand in contrast to the First Amendment rights and principles we work tirelessly to protect each and every day", the police statement said .



G7 deadlocks on climate after US declines to confirm Paris deal

Over the past three days, European leaders and even Pope Francis have lobbied Trump to support the agreement, but while leaders from the six other nations in the G7 signed a statement reaffirming their commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions on Saturday, Trump abstained.



Tremendous Rockslide Covers Stretch Of California's Iconic Highway 1

The huge mass of rock and debris is estimated to be between 35 and 45 feet deep, and measures 1500 feet across, or more than a quarter mile. A tremendous rockslide has covered a large portion of California's iconic Highway 1 up to 40 feet of rocks and dirt on Saturday as a result of the wettest winter California has ever encountered, state transportation officials said Monday.