Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins ‘battle of nutrition’ at Tokyo 2020 test event

TOKYO (Reuters) – Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a ‘battle of nutrition’ in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which... Read more »

GRAINS-Chicago soybeans edge up but post weekly loss on trade concerns

* Soybean, wheat and corn prices regain some ground * Main focus remains on U.S.-China trade conflict (Adds closing prices) By Barbara Smith CHICAGO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Chicago... Read more »

Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Erick in the eastern Pacific is likely to grow into a hurricane soon, possibly reaching Category 3 strength by Tuesday as it churns closer toward... Read more »

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the... Read more »

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane... Read more »

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery

HOUSTON (Reuters) – An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region’s oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from... Read more »

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of “extreme rain” and more flooding ahead of... Read more »

Heavy rains in India kill 27, cripple financial capital

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in India on Tuesday, as a second day of bad weather disrupted rail and air traffic in... Read more »

Storms strand passengers in Dallas, thousands without power

(Reuters) – About 1,000 flights were canceled or delayed in Dallas on Sunday night and more than 80,000 homes and businesses left without power early Monday, after a line... Read more »

Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods, throw party instead

DEER GROVE, Ill. (Reuters) – The Happy Spot was a little depressed. Puddles are seen in farm fields as heavy rains caused unprecedented delays in U.S. corn planting this... Read more »