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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield James River At Huron ...Read More.
Effective: January 20, 2020 at 8:05amExpires: January 27, 2020 at 3:05pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Tsunami death toll in Indonesia crosses 400; officials warn that second giant sea wave is possible

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Scores of people were killed and many more were injured or unaccounted for when a tsunami hit the island nation of Indonesia without warning Sunday following a volcanic eruption and underwater landslides miles offshore. By early Monday morning, officials were warning residents and tourists to stay as far away from …

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Winter Storm Watch issued December 25 at 2:17AM MST until December 28 at 5:00AM MST by NWS

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT… * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Snow may briefly be mixed with rain or freezing rain on Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 9 to 13 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault on teen in Massachusetts

Kevork Djansezian/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA(NEW YORK) — Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge of indecent assault and battery on an 18-year-old busboy in Massachusetts stemming from an incident in July 2016 at a Nantucket bar, according to a criminal complaint filed in Nantucket District Court. Spacey, 59, is scheduled to …

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MS-13 gang might be linked to killing of New York man as police arrest 5 suspects, one just 14 years old: Officials

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) — A 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy were among five suspects arrested in the killing of a man whose partially nude body was discovered in a New York City park, and investigators are probing whether the slaying is linked to the notorious MS-13 gang, officials said. The body of Ian Cruz, 23, …

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Enjoy your holidays with food safety first

The number one thing needed when preparing meat around the holidays is a thermometer, according to Marianne Gravely with the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline. For more information call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-675-6854. FoodSafety.gov Ask Karen Continue reading Enjoy your holidays with food safety first at Brownfield Ag News.      

Otto Warmbier’s family wins $500M judgment in case against North Korea

Jorge Villalba/iStock(WASHINGTON) — An American court has ruled that the family of Otto Warmbier are owed in excess of $500 million by the North Korean government. The ruling, which was issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, comes more than a year and a half after Otto Warmbier died shortly …

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Pyongyang supermarket offers Seoul’s younger generation a taste of mysterious North Korea

ABC News(SEOUL) — Tin cases covered in pink stickers filled with “Punggye-ri popcorn.” A “unification nuclear bomb” facial mask that moisturizes your skin and promises to leave it as smooth as bedrock water from Mount Paektu. And Pyongyang coffee, in its pink logo, draws the attention of passersby. The Pyongyang supermarket opened over the weekend, …

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Hog futures down on premium to cash

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were steady to modestly higher, squaring up positions ahead of Tuesday’s day off for Christmas. With no direct cash reports and no USDA reports, business was choppy and light, without much actual influence from the broader market, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 had their worst …

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Corn, soybeans see quiet close ahead of Christmas

Soybean futures were narrowly mixed, with limited spillover pressure in the nearby contracts from the broader market. Beans will continue to wait for signs of new export demand from China, with sales since the trade ceasefire falling short of the 5 million to 10 million tons the market had been expecting. China will repeal tariffs …

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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: December 24, 2018

Mar. corn closed at $3.77 and 3/4, down 3/4 cent Jan. soybeans closed at $8.84, down 3/4 cent Jan. soybean meal closed at $307.50, up $1.90 Jan. soybean oil closed at 27.74, down 15 points Mar. wheat closed at $5.16 and 1/2, up 1 and 1/2 cents Dec. live cattle closed at $120.87, unchanged Feb. lean hogs closed at $60.30, down 82 cents Jan. crude oil closed at $42.53, down …

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Ag bankers feel the stress, too

An ag lender says the financial downturn for agriculture is putting additional stress on bankers as well as farmers.  Bradley Guse with BMO Harris Bank in Marshfield, Wisconsin says, “I went out to the National Ag Banker’s Conference, and you talk to bankers around the room and it was, well, you could see the stress on their …

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Compeer CEO calls trade uncertainty “a cloud over agriculture”

The CEO of one of the largest farm credit organizations in the Midwest calls trade uncertainty “a big cloud” hanging over agriculture. “And we’re not sure if it’s silver or dark yet because we have little glimpses of optimism that progress is being made on trade, but we’re not there yet.” That’s Rod Hebrink with …

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High school wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks displayed ‘character,’ his parents say

Eric Fehrenbacher/iStock(BUENA, N.J.) — The parents of the high school wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match say they’re overwhelmed by the support their son has received. Charles and Rosa Johnson released a statement through their lawyer, saying their son Andrew has been dealing with the aftermath of the controversial …

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Husband and wife who lost home in Hurricane Michael say ‘family’ is the only Christmas gift they need

iStock/Sergey Gordienko(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Rex Clark and his wife, Carol, hunkered down in their Florida home during Hurricane Michael, only to have it be destroyed around them. The couple was left with nothing but the difficult decision to move out and move on. Still, this Christmas, the only gift they asked for was to …

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Mitchell Police investigating an assault involving two teenage boys

An altercation between two teenage males last Friday sent one to the hospital and the other into custody. Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg says a 17 year old boy and 15 year old boy were involved in an altercation in their team’s locker room at the Mitchell Activities Center. “The incident resulted in the 15 …

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Indonesia’s tsunami early warning system hasn’t worked since 2012, official says

ABC News(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Tsunamis have devastated the shorelines of Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries before, but the subsequent deaths and injuries still didn’t result in comprehensive warning systems. When a tsunami hit Indonesia early Sunday — killing more than 350 people and leaving hundreds of others injured or missing — the country’s residents …

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Some USDA services to continue during shutdown

Some USDA services will continue during the shutdown of the federal government. For the first week, 61% of staff will be excepted or exempted from shutdown activities, with that number falling as funding decreases. Meat, poultry, and processed egg inspections will continue, along with the inspection of grains and other commodities, and import and export …

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Police confirm eyewitness reports of drones near Gatwick Airport after suggestions they may not have existed

iStock/Leonid Eremeychuk(LONDON) — Sussex police have confirmed they are investigating 67 reports of drone sightings from Gatwick and that they are investigating a device found near Gatwick Airport, after initially casting doubt on whether the drone existed at all over the weekend. “We are actively investigating sightings of drone activity at Gatwick Airport following 67 …

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‘I don’t know about you, but I’ve already seen a Christmas miracle’: Cruise ship crew rescues fishermen lost in the Caribbean

iStock/AmArtPhotography(SAN JOSE, Costa Rica) — A pair of Costa Rican fishermen lost at sea for 20 days, one so weak he could no longer walk, were rescued by the crew of a Royal Caribbean International cruise ship that came upon the stranded men after altering its course to Cuba due to a storm, officials said. …

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Texas woman pulled over with hundreds of allegedly stolen packages, envelopes crammed into her Jeep: Police

iStock/ChiccoDodiFC(NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas) — A Texas woman was pulled over with hundreds of allegedly stolen packages and envelopes crammed into her Jeep, according to local police. Officers in New Braunfels were called to the Caprock subdivision in the middle of the night Sunday following “reports of a suspicious person possibly tampering with the community mailboxes,” …

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