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

Reuters US News - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 05:56
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.
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Tank fire sends black plume across Houston, spreads to second tank

Reuters US News - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 01:43
A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel sent a plume of black smoke across the city's eastern half, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas, to stay indoors early on Monday, but no evacuations or injuries were reported.
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Tank fire sends black smoke plume across Houston

Reuters US News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:36
A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel sent a plume of black smoke across the eastern half of the city on Sunday forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas, to remain indoors.
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More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states

Reuters US News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 17:28
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.
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Two people hurt in Los Angeles gasoline tanker blast

Reuters US News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 13:55
A leaky gasoline tanker exploded in south Los Angeles on Sunday, injuring two people and sending at least one manhole cover flying into the air and flames shooting out of a storm drain to threaten nearby buildings.
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Record floods engulf U.S. Central states, rivers to rise in days ahead

Reuters US News - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 12:33
Rains that melted a historic snowpack swamped U.S. Central Plains states with record floods on Sunday, breeching river levees and causing two deaths.
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Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

Reuters US News - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 21:26
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.
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Trump urges General Motors to reopen Ohio plant in tweet

Reuters US News - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 17:48
U.S. President Donald Trump urged General Motors Co to reopen Ohio plant in a tweet on Saturday, ten days after the plant made its last Chevrolet Cruze.
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Police have man in custody for murder of New York Mafia boss

Reuters US News - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 17:12
Police have a 24-year-old suspect in custody in the slaying of reputed Mafia boss Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali in New York City, authorities said on Saturday.
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Police question suspect in murder of New York Mafia boss: media

Reuters US News - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 12:15
Police have a suspect in custody in the slaying of reputed Mafia boss Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, New York media reported on Saturday.
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U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

Reuters US News - Sat, 03/16/2019 - 10:54
U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from China, a spokesman for the agency said on Friday, over suspicions that it might contain African swine flu disease which has hit Chinese pork output.
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Probe widens into deaths of 22 racehorses at Santa Anita Park near LA

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 22:02
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has joined the inquiry into circumstances surrounding the recent deaths of 22 horses at Santa Anita Park, one of America's premiere thoroughbred racetracks, the agency said on Friday.
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U.S. farm belt slammed by floods, heavy snow from bomb cyclone

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:25
A harsh late winter storm broadsided a vast swathe of the U.S. agriculture industry this week as heavy snow closed roads and buried cattle in the Plains while excessive rain flooded Midwest farm fields and swamped grain elevators.
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'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 19:12
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.
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Hung jury declared in Florida officer's attempted manslaughter trial

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:37
A hung jury was declared on Friday in the attempted manslaughter trial of a Florida policeman charged in the shooting of an unarmed black caretaker for a mentally ill man who was holding a toy truck mistaken for a gun.
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U.S. Soccer Federation defends support for women's team after lawsuit

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:23
The U.S. Soccer Federation defended on Friday its treatment of the World Cup-winning national women's team and said it was surprised at a recent lawsuit (USWNT) alleging gender discrimination.
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Pimco says some staff used 'legitimate' services of college scandal mastermind

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 18:13
The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud, the company said on Friday.
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Ex-U.S. intelligence officer pleads guilty to attempted espionage for China

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:28
A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for China, the Justice Department said on Friday.
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Hung jury declared in Florida officer's attempted manslaughter trial: local media

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:18
A hung jury was declared on Friday in the attempted manslaughter trial of a Florida policeman charged in the shooting and wounding of the caretaker for a mentally ill man who was holding a toy truck the officer mistook for a gun, local media reported.
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Pimco says college scandal mastermind spoke at two events it hosted

Reuters US News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 17:08
The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud, the company said on Friday.
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