Low Mississippi River limits barges just as farmers want to move their crops downriver

  (The Independent) : A long stretch of hot, dry weather has left the Mississippi River so low that barge companies are reducing their loads as shipping costs soar ..

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Corrie affair 'confirmed' for Cassie and soap legend as fans predict 'carnage'

EXCLUSIVE: Coronation Street is heating up for Tryone Dobbs' mum Cassie Plummer and a happily-taken resident with a saucy affair said to be taking place on the ITV soap

Loss of 12 newborns sparks outrage and inquiry in Indian hospital

Twelve newborns lost their lives in a single day at the Shankarrao Chavan Government Hospital, situated in the Nanded district, approximately 600 km from Mumbai.

As Sam Bankman-Fried trial begins, here's what to expect

Jury selection is underway for the highly anticipated trial of former crypto executive Sam Bankman-Fried, who rose to the top of the cryptocurrency world before his company, FTX, collapsed. He's now accused of defrauding

Ryder Cup: Luke Donald gifts Europe heroes customised Air Jordans after Rome triumph

The former golf world No1 is a close friend and neighbour of basketball icon Michael Jordan

Brixton stabbing: Man, 22, knifed to death in daylight attack with manhunt underway for killer

A young man has been stabbed to death in broad daylight in south London .

Christy Carlson Romano got breast implants as a teen after mom suggested plastic surgery

"I had body image issues after Cadet Kelly big time," the former Disney Channel star told podcast listeners, admitting she felt "really ugly."

PGMOL release VAR audio from Liverpool's controversial defeat to Tottenham

The PGMOL have released the VAR audio from Liverpool's controversial defeat to Tottenham.

Week 5 Fantasy Football waiver wire: Jaleel McLaughlin, Cam Akers are must-adds

These two running backs could pay big dividends moving forward.

Lens vs Arsenal - Champions League LIVE: David Raya looks set to continue his place in goal as Mikel Arteta's side chase all three points at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis

Follow Mail Sport's live blog for the latest scores, team news and updates from the the Stade Bollaert-Delelis where Lens host Arsenal in Champions League action.

Eva Longoria frolics on Spanish beach in strapless pink bikini

The "Desperate Housewives" alum shared beach snaps on Instagram with “Once Upon a Time” actress Lana Parrilla, saying, “We’re holding onto summer."

EU commits 650 million euros in aid to Ethiopia, first since the war in Tigray region ended

The European Union has committed to providing Ethiopia with substantial aid amounting to 650 million euros, marking a significant move to resume support after a three-year suspension.

Forget hot girl summer, hairy girl winter has arrived

Put down your tweezers and razor and have a hairy girl summer.

Thefts, Horrifying Crimes, And Kidnappings: Here Are 6 High-Profile FBI Cases That Were Successfully Closed, And 6 Times The FBI Completely Dropped The Ball

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Donald Trump drops from the Forbes 400 rich list. Here's what changed.

Former President Donald Trump is no longer wealthy enough to be included in the Forbes 400, an annual list of the wealthiest Americans.

Sam Bankman-Fried Paid Tom Brady A Crazy Amount Of Endorsement Money, Author Says

The FTX founder, who's on trial for fraud, gave Brady and Steph Curry an hourly rate that boggles the mind, said "Going Infinite" author Michael Lewis.

ITV Coronation Street fans say 'what witchcraft is this' after Jane Danson age admission

Jane, who plays Leanne Battersby on ITV Coronation Street, posed with 911 star Lee Brennan alongside her ITV Emmerdale star husband Robert Beck.

Ogles lists possible McCarthy successors ahead of vote to oust speaker

Rep. Andy Ogles floated potential successors to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy ahead of a vote to determine whether the speaker will be booted.

Hull KR handed boost as key man signs new deal ahead of Super League semi-final

Jez Litten has signed a new long-term deal to hand Hull KR a boost ahead of their play-off semi-final against Wigan Warriors.

3 important things to know about CD rates today

CD accounts are currently offering high returns, but it won't last forever. Here's what to know about CD rates now.

'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria hits the beach in Spain after making splash with Victoria Beckham

Eva Longoria showed off her toned body in her tiny pink bikini while hitting the beach in Spain. The 48-year-old actress was in France just a few days ago, enjoying Paris Fashion Week.

Drunk, unruly Russian troops sent to die on front lines in punishment squads: report

Russian commanders were said to have been using "Storm-Z" troops as cannon fodder.

Is Leeds United vs QPR on TV? Date, time, channel and how to watch Championship fixture

Leeds United could climb into the play-off places with a victory over QPR

Fownes set to Witness some Explosive wins

TRAINER Caspar Fownes is the man to follow once again when racing gets underway with an excellent eight-race mid-week programme at Happy Valley in Hong Kong today. The former four-time champion trainer has found the winners’ circle

Democrats say they won't save McCarthy's speakership. Now, Republicans must decide

The House is expected to vote soon on a motion that could remove Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House, Democrats say they will not vote to help him.

Hawley introduces bill to help key border states fight back against illegal immigration

Sen. Josh Hawley is introducing a bill to give states the ability to build their own barriers at the southern border – as numbers hit new record highs.

Priscilla trailer: Elvis Presley's tempestuous marriage LAID BARE with pills, fights and affairs in steamy trailer for biopic directed by Sofia Coppola

Based on Priscilla's memoirs and directed by Sofia Coppola, the movie stars Euphoria heartthrob Jacob Elordi as The King and Mare Of Easttown actress Cailee Spaeny as his wife.

Atlanta agrees to $3.75M settlement in death of Nebraska man in police custody

The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $3.75 million as part of a settlement with the family of a Nebraska man, Ricardo Dorado Jr., who died while in police custody.

Ex-Rangers player Simpson charged over alleged racist abuse

He left Cardiff at the end of August after making 23 appearances for the Championship club.

King Charles thanks workers at Scots sawmill that deals with timber from Balmoral

During the visit to the mill, who have dealt with Balmoral for more than 34 years, Charles said he does not know whether he will 'be around' for a visit in 24 years’ time.

House Democratic leaders say they will vote to oust Speaker McCarthy

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries told colleagues that Democratic leadership would not be saving McCarthy.

Shum and Purton have lofty Ambitions at Happy Valley

SIX-TIME champion jockey Zac Purton hasn’t been making many headlines since racing resumed in Hong Kong last month. The record-breaking pilot may have reached double figures with 10 wins, alongside 20 places, from his 57 rides, but

Man United vs Galatasaray - Champions League LIVE: Antony in line to make his first start in a month as Red Devils face the Turkish giants at Old Trafford

Follow Mail Sport's live blog for the latest scores, team news and updates from the Old Trafford where Manchester United host Galatasaray in Champions League action.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams travels south of the border to stop immigration crisis

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is taking the border crisis into his own hands.

Malnutrition and hunger grip south Sudanese children fleeing Sudan's violence

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has reported that a significant proportion of children arriving in South Sudan from Sudan are suffering from malnutrition.