Friday 24 November 2017

Severe floods hit midwestern US state

State of Missouri residents in the US struggled through a fourth straight day of storms on Tuesday, fighting rising floodwaters that inundated homes, forced evacuations and closed highways and even part of the Mississippi River. A


Eight dead in door-to-door shooting spree in US

A man armed with a handgun went on a house-to-house shooting spree in a rural town in the US state of Missouri, killing seven relatives and neighbours before taking his own life, officials said on Friday. All of those killed by th


National Guard deploys as curfew lifted in US town

Missouri's governor lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of the US town of Ferguson on Monday as National Guard troops were called out after days of violent unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white p


Missouri tornado death toll hits 89

At least 89 people have died in Joplin, Missouri and the toll is expected to climb, after a monster tornado roared through the small Midwestern city on Sunday afternoon, local officials said on Monday. Rescue crews from throughout the regi

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