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Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday. The three deaths and several injuries were recorded in and around Golden City, Missouri, some 30 Read More

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline

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(Reuters) – Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP’s crude oil pipeline on Thursday. Severe weather in the central United States has left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Read More

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma. The reported casualties from the tornadoes, which struck Missouri in the middle Read More

Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital

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(Reuters) – Tornadoes killed at least three people in southwest Missouri and slammed into the state capital just before midnight on Wednesday, with rescue workers in Jefferson City searching into the morning for the injured, officials said. Damage is seen on a street after a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S. May 23, 2019, in Read More

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms

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(Reuters) – Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding. Rescue services help a man whose vehicle had been swept off the roadway by fast-moving water in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, U.S., May 21, Read More

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming

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(Reuters) – A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand. Rescue services help a man whose vehicle had been swept off the Read More

U.S. south ‘still under the gun’ after deadly storms

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(Reuters) – A storm system that blasted the U.S. South was weakening on Tuesday but another was on its way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killed at least two people and tore up a NASCAR grandstand. A storm cloud formation is seen in Collinsville, Oklahoma, U.S., May 20, 2019 in this Read More

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods

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(Reuters) – Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday. Rescue crews using boats pulled at least 50 people from rising water as heavy downpours inundated roads and Read More

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains

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A tornado spins during stormy weather in Mangum, Oklahoma, U.S., May 20, 2019, in this still image taken from video from social media. Clint Lively via REUTERS (Reuters) – U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm Read More

Trump enters row over state-led abortion crackdown

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US President Donald Trump has waded into the row over strict new abortion laws introduced by some US states arguing he is “strongly pro-life”. Mr Trump said he was against terminations except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious Health risk” to the mother. His intervention comes in a the face of mounting controversy Read More