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Spring weather to bring more floods to waterlogged U.S. Plains states

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Central Plains states could face more flooding this week as rising temperatures accelerate snow melt across the region, weather forecasters said Monday. Highway 281 is seen damaged after a storm triggered historic flooding, in Niobrara, Nebraska, U.S. March 16, 2019. Office of Governor Pete Ricketts/Handout via REUTERS Floods in the aftermath Read More

More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states

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(Reuters) – There was no let up in sight for devastating floods across the U.S. Central Plains states that have already killed two people, torn apart homes and businesses and cut off small towns, forecasters said on Sunday. Water levels were expected to rise through the week, according to the National Weather Service, prompting evacuations Read More

At least 1 Israeli killed & 2 wounded in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

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A shooting carried out by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank has left at least one Israeli dead and two others wounded. The suspect is currently on the run from the IDF. The attack began when a Palestinian grabbed a gun from an Israeli near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and then Read More

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

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(Reuters) – Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two deaths, tearing apart homes and swallowing roadways. The National Weather Service predicted dangerous flooding would continue through the weekend in Nebraska and in Read More

'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

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(Reuters) – A powerful, late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, stranding herds of cattle and raising alarms at a Nebraska nuclear power plant. A general view of the blizzard in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. March 13, 2019 in Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash: Questions that remain unanswered

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The crash of the 737 MAX 8 jet in Ethiopia has rocked the world and apparently spelled hard times for Boeing. The incident itself – as well as its aftermath – has also raised some questions that need to be answered. In the wake of the tragedy, the US manufacturer struggles to contain the fallout Read More

'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across U.S. after winter siege of Midwest, Rockies

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(Reuters) – A powerful, late-winter “bomb cyclone” storm pushed east into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday after bombarding the Rocky Mountain and Plains states with blizzards, floods and tornados, prompting precautions at a Nebraska nuclear power plant. A general view of the blizzard in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. March 13, 2019 Read More

Engineers develop cheap, simple tests for car emissions

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DUEBENDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) – Engineers working to tackle carcinogenic pollution from cars have developed cheap and simple devices to test the effectiveness of particle filters, which could help take toxic vehicles off roads without resorting to blanket bans. Cars pass a sign alerting about fine particulates on a busy street in downtown Stuttgart, Germany, February Read More

'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the U.S., flood risks remain

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(Reuters) – The powerful late winter storm, dubbed a “bomb cyclone” by meteorologists, left blizzards, floods and tornados in its wake after hitting the U.S. Mountain and Plains states this week, before pushing east into the Midwest and the Great Lakes Region early Friday. A general view of the blizzard in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. March Read More

'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing Colorado

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DENVER (Reuters) – A powerful late-winter blizzard dubbed a “bomb cyclone” by meteorologists moved east on Thursday, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes after dumping heavy snow on Colorado and the plains states and killing a state trooper. Though the storm was expected to carry less snowfall as it moves into the Midwest and the Great Lakes Read More