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Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Floodwaters that devastated swaths of Nebraska and Iowa rolled downstream along America’s longest river on Thursday, swamping more Midwestern farmland as waterfront communities in Missouri and Kansas hurried to shore up strained levees. Flooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage Read More

Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid rising floodwaters in Midwestern U.S.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – Missouri’s governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the U.S Midwest. Flooding triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $1.5 Read More

Floods threaten more states in rain-soaked U.S. Midwest

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion Read More

Floods threaten more states in deluged U.S. Midwest

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion Read More

More floodwaters rising in storm-ravaged U.S. Midwest

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – As icy, lethal floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow recede in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwest states downstream were set on Thursday for a relentless surge of the Missouri River. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion in damage Read More

Stock futures tread water after Fed turns more accommodative

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were subdued on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve abandoned projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid At Read More

Missouri River towns face deluge as floods move downstream

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – A string of small Missouri towns prepared for the next deluge along the raging Missouri River on Wednesday after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion in damage in Nebraska, killing at least four people and leaving another man missing. High water unleashed by last week’s late-winter storm and melting snow has already Read More

Missouri towns prepare for deluge as floods move downstream

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – A string of small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next deluge along the snow-melt-swollen Missouri River after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5 billion in damage in Nebraska, killing at least four people and leaving another man missing. High water unleashed by last week’s late-winter storm and swiftly melting snow this Read More

Missouri towns brace for more flooding as Nebraska cleans up

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – Small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next wave of flooding along the snow melt-swollen Missouri River after high waters wreaked an estimated $1 billion in damage in Nebraska, and officials warned the deadly disaster was far from over. Floodwaters spawned by last week’s late-winter storm and warmer weather that Read More

Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

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VALLEY, Neb. (Reuters) – Nebraskans struggled on Wednesday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1 billion in damage, while emergency officials farther south kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as the disaster threatened to spread. Floodwaters resulting from a late-winter storm last week and warming Read More