Flooding in Louisiana has now killed seven people.
Russian warplanes are using an airbase in Iran to bomb Syria.
Fifteen Guantanamo inmates have been to transferred to the UAE.
The State Department issued a rare rebuke to Saudi Arabia for bombing an MSF hospital in Yemen,
Airbnb is trying to appeal to business travelers.
Indian WhatsApp rival Hike is valued at $1.4 billion after a financing led by Tencent and FoxCon.
Snapchat will buy recommendation app Vurb.
Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas beat American Allyson Felix to a 400-meter gold medal by diving across the finish line.
Photo: A casket is seen floating in flood waters in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, U.S., August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman