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China Floods Kill 150, Scores Missing

Torrential rains have caused devastating floods in much of China, leaving more than 150 people dead and scores missing. The northern province of Hebei has suffered the worst of the deluge and highest number of casualties, according to state media, with 114 dead and 111 missing. More than 300,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes. The rainstorms have flooded streams, triggered landslides and caused at least 50,000 homes to collapse. Public anger has erupted as people...

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