ROCKPORT, TX - AUGUST 26: Jacque McKay walks through the apartment complex where she lives and road out the storm after Hurricane Harvey destroyed many of the apartments on August 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. Ms. McKay said she was able to rescue her dog but lost pretty much everything else. Harvey made landfall shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, just north of Port Aransas as a Category 4 storm and is being reported as the strongest hurricane to hit the United States since Wilma in 2005. Forecasts call for as much as 30 inches of rain to fall in the next few days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Airbnb is enabling residents in Texas to offer free housing to those evacuating Hurricane Harvey.
The home-sharing site changed its rules to allow hosts to list residences across San Antonio, Austin and Dallas for free. 
Thousands of people have already been evacuated but rescuers battling torrential downpours continue to pull hundreds of people from rising floodwaters along the ravaged Texas coastline.
Along the coast, anywhere up to 300,000 people have no power, and few fuel stations are operating.
It was later downgraded to a Category 1 with sustained winds of 90 mph (145 kmh), the US National Hurricane Centre said.
Italian emergency workers rescue a baby (C) after an earthquake hit the popular Italian tourist island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, causing several buildings to collapse overnight. A magnitude-4.0 earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia, causing destruction that left two people dead at peak tourist season, authorities said, as rescue workers …
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