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Eight dead as storm hits several states in US

Eight dead as storm hits several states in US

As many as eight persons were killed after a line of deadly storms caused flooding in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Bernie Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.

First Syrians leave for US under surge resettlement programme

The first Syrian family to be resettled in the US under a speeded-up "surge operation" for refugees left Jordan and arrived in Kansas City, Missouri, to start a new life.

US presidential poll: Hillary Clinton sweeps Super Tuesday 2.0 as Bernie Sanders concedes Missouri

US presidential poll: Hillary Clinton sweeps Super Tuesday 2.0 as Bernie Sanders concedes Missouri

Hillary Clinton has taken big strides toward securing the Democratic nomination by winning all five primaries in a multi-state vote for US presidential poll after her rival Senator Bernie Sanders conceded defeat in keenly-contested Missouri.

Hillary Clinton wins Illinois primary, 4th win of the night: US networks

Hillary Clinton wins Illinois primary, 4th win of the night: US networks

The only contest of the day yet to be determined was in Missouri, where Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders were running neck-and-neck.

Donald Trump calls for arrest of protestors at his rallies

Donald Trump calls for arrest of protestors at his rallies

A day after altercations and protests forced him to cancel a campaign rally in Chicago, US presidential candidate Donald Trump called for protesters who disrupt his rallies to be arrested.

US Midwest braces for more flooding as rain-swollen rivers rise

Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma braced for more flooding on Thursday as rain-swollen rivers, some at record heights, overflowed their banks, washing out hundreds of structures, leaving thousands of people displaced from their homes, and some 9.3 million people in areas under flood warnings.

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Record flooding hits US Midwest, threatens South

Swollen rivers in the US Midwest and other regions brought flood warnings for over 12 million Americans on Wednesday as scores of buildings were submerged after days of intense rain in which 24 people have died.

Widespread flooding hits Missouri, Illinois with rivers still rising

Rain-swollen rivers rose across Missouri and Illinois on Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people, closing parts of a major interstate highway and putting scores of buildings underwater after days of unusual winter flooding that has killed 23 people.

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

 Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.