Texas city loses drinking water amid Harvey flooding, chemicals ignite at plant - Washington Post

CROSBY, Tex. — The remnants of Hurricane Harvey carried its wrath up the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, but not before hammering the Gulf Coast with more punishing cloudbursts and growing threats that included reports of “pops” and “chemical reactions ...

Irish Cement hearing in Limerick: company says air samples 'fall below detection levels' - Limerick Leader

COUNSEL for Irish Cement say results from air sampling of dioxins and furans near the firm's factory in Mungret are “below the level of detection”. At the third day of the An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the firm's €10m plans to switch process at ...

Kylian Mbappe: Paris St-Germain sign Monaco forward on loan - BBC Sport

Paris St-Germain have signed Kylian Mbappe on a season-long loan from Monaco, with an option to make the deal permanent for a fee of £165.7m. Should PSG sign the France international on a permanent deal, his contract will run until June 2022. Any deal ...

At least 22 killed in building collapse in India as rain wreaks havoc across South Asia - Los Angeles Times

At least 22 people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when a 117-year-old apartment building collapsed in a densely populated area of India's financial capital following two days of torrential rains, hospital officials said. Rescue workers in ...

'Irish language not a threat to Union' - Arlene Foster calls for now cultural deals and laws - Independent.ie

Arlene Foster has called for a new cultural deal and laws supporting the Irish language and Ulster Scots as part of the immediate restoration of Northern Ireland powersharing. The largest party in nationalism, Sinn Fein, has insisted it will only ...

Gardai appeal for information after dog is shot in the neck in Dublin - Buzz.ie

Gardai have launched an appeal for information after a dog was shot in the neck in the Dublin 15 area. The DSPCA posted pictures earlier today along with an appeal. They also said that the dog, Victoria is lucky to be alive after getting shot. She is a ...

Alf Clausen has created so many classic 'Simpsons' songs. Here are 12 of his most memorable. - Washington Post

“Lisa, get away from that jazzman.” From those immortal words of Marge, “The Simpsons” has always reflected a deep appreciation of popular music, from show tunes to the blues. And for decades, composer Alf “Secret Weapon” Clausen was responsible for ...

Revealed - The surprise fact after a summer of transfer speculation over Virgil van Dijk - Independent.ie

Southampton did not receive a single formal offer for defender Virgil van Dijk during this summer's transfer window, Independent.ie has been told. Southampton made a decision not to sell Van Dijk in this transfer window and they have stood by that ...

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park - thejournal.ie

FOTA WILDLIFE PARK in Cork has announced that one of its Asian lionesses has given birth to her first litter of cubs. This is the first time such a litter has been born at the park. The gender of the three cubs, which were born on 13 August, has yet to ...