USA news live updates: Ida weakens as rescues begin and damage checked in Louisiana – Times of India

Tropical Storm Kate forms in Atlantic; no threat to land

A depression far offshore in the Atlantic has strengthened into a tropical storm but poses no threat to land. Tropical Storm Kate is located a little less than 800 miles northeast of the Leeward Islands, the US National Hurricane Center in Miami reported. It has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles (72 kph) and is moving north about 8 mph (13 kph).

US aims to start Bali bombing war crimes case at Guantanamo

Russia calls on US to release Afghan reserves

US moved 1,200 people from Kabul on Sunday: White House

US to set up office to address climate change issues

Rockets target US troops as core diplomats fly out of Kabul

Black man, left paralyzed in shooting by white police officer, hopes to walk soon

Jacob Blake Jr was shot seven times by a Kenosha police officer in August 2020, three months after George Floyd was killed by police in Minnesota. Blake, who was left paralysed from the waist down, says his expectations are tempered by fears of it happening again. Blake’s shooting set off days of violent protests in the city of about 100,000 people located midway between Chicago and Milwaukee.

Ida: Economists foresee only modest damage to US economy

EU set to recommend reinstating restrictions on US travelers

Whole city of New Orleans loses power due to Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida became a tropical storm as its top winds slowed over Mississippi on Monday, 16 hours after blowing ashore in Louisiana as one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to strike the US mainland. Read more

Final US departure from Kabul airport underway

White House: US has capacity to evacuate remaining Americans

US donates 55 military vehicles to Kosovo