Steep water cuts loom as Colorado River narrows and Lake Mead levels drop

CNN — An extraordinary drought in the West is Colorado River drying up and drain the largest reservoirs in the country – Lake Mead and Lake Powell. And in the midst of the overexploitation of the river and the aridification the region, the federal government is preparing to impose mandatory water cuts and asks the … Read more

Salman Rushdie is awake and ‘articulated’ after knife attack in New York, official says

CNN — Prime author Salman Rushdie is awake and “articulate” in his conversations with investigators as he remains hospitalized with serious injuries following a stabbing attack in western New York on Friday, an agency official told CNN on Monday. law enforcement with direct knowledge of the investigation. Rushdie, 75, underwent emergency surgery after a the … Read more

Egyptian church fire kills and injures dozens

CNN — At least 18 children have died in a fire that killed dozens of worshipers gathered for Sunday morning mass at a church in Giza, Greater Cairo, according to hospital documents seen by CNN. The death toll stands at 41 and 14 injured, the Egyptian Coptic Church said in a statement, citing health officials. … Read more

Salman Rushdie: Famous author remains hospitalized after stabbing as venue comes under security scrutiny

CNN — The place where renowned author Salman Rushdie — whose controversial work sparked death threats — was stabbed on Friday had rejected previous recommendations to tighten security measures, two sources told CNN. Rushdi, 75 years old, was stabbed at least twice on stage at the Chautauqua Institution before he is scheduled to give a … Read more

The low water level of the Rhine poses a new threat to the German economy

Dortmund/London CNN Business — The German Rhine is getting too dry, disrupting supply chains and creating more problems for its struggling economy. Water in the river has dropped to “unusually low” levels in some areas, disrupting navigation on the country’s roads. most important inland waterwayGerman officials told CNN on Friday. The lack of rainfall in … Read more

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant faces ‘grave hour’, says UN watchdog

The United Nations CNN — The ‘alarming’ situation at a Russian-occupied nuclear power plant in the southeast Ukraine had reached a “grave hour”, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Thursday, as he called for an immediate inspection of the facility by international experts. The Director General of the International Atomic Energy … Read more

Georgia authorities release body camera footage after woman dies after falling from patrol car

CNN — Georgia authorities on Friday released body camera footage of an incident earlier this month where a mother suffering from what her family called a mental health crisis died from a life-threatening injury while in jail. Brianna Grier, 28, was going through a bout of mental health on July 15 when her mother called … Read more

US approves Boeing inspection and overhaul plan to resume 787 deliveries

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved Boeing’s inspection and modification plan to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliners, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters. FAA approved Boeing (BA)Boeing’s proposal that requires specific inspections to verify that the condition of the aircraft meets requirements and that all work has been completed, a decision … Read more

Live Updates: Deadly Floods in Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear speaks with CNN on Saturday. (CNN) Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said there could be “significantly more” deaths due to devastating flooding in the eastern part of the state. “It will get worse. And I think we’re going to update it, maybe even for weeks to come. … There are still so … Read more

US approves Boeing inspection and overhaul plan to resume 787 deliveries

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved Boeing’s inspection and modification plan to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliners, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters. FAA approved Boeing (BA)Boeing’s proposal that requires specific inspections to verify that the condition of the aircraft meets requirements and that all work has been completed, a decision … Read more