A cold front brought lower than usual temperatures and widespread rain to parts of Texas on August 18, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.Showers and storms were expected across north and central parts of the state on Thursday, with this footage showing rainfall in Bonham.In Austin, rainfall broke a 51-day dry streak, according to local reports. Credit: @karimonstertx via Storyful
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday that it remained unsafe for Rohingya refugees to return to their homes in Myanmar, nearly five years after a crackdown there sparked an exodus to neighbouring Bangladesh.
China’s response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was anything but subtle — dispatching warships and military aircraft to all sides of the self-governing island democracy, and firing ballistic missiles into the waters nearby
A total of 17 people were killed and 42 were injured in two separate Russian attacks on the major northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, the regional governor said on Thursday. Governor Oleh Synehubov said more bodies had been discovered as rescuers picked their way through destroyed houses. "As of now, 17 people have died in Kharkiv ... and 42 people have been injured," he wrote on Telegram, describing the attacks as "an act of terrorism".
Linda Evangelista - one of the most famous faces of the 1990s fashion industry - has described having her face held back with tape and elastic for a photoshoot with British Vogue. The Canadian supermodel claimed that she had been left "permanently deformed" and "brutally disfigured" from a cosmetic fat freezing procedure in September last year. The 57-year-old said the CoolSculpting treatment resulted in paradoxical adipose hyperplasia, where the fatty tissue on her body increased in size rather than shrank.
Britain has expressed “concern” over a series of Israeli raids on Palestinian human rights groups which Israel claims support terrorism, as soldiers sealed entrance doors to offices and broke down the door of an Anglican church.