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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota...iowa...minnesota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: September 22, 2019 at 8:41amExpires: September 23, 2019 at 12:39pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Amnesty International accuses Hong Kong police of beating, torturing protesters

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) — Amnesty International has documented “reckless and indiscriminate tactics” used by the Hong Kong police in responding to 15 weeks of anti-government protests. The London-based human rights group claims detained protesters have been tortured, too. “The Hong Kong police’s heavy-handed crowd-control response on the streets has been live-streamed for the world to see. …

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Lean hogs lower as China talks end early

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were lower waiting for the rest of the week’s direct business and waiting for the on-feed numbers.  Feeders are mixed, with nearby contracts higher on the day’s lower move in corn.  October live cattle closed $.45 lower at $99.35 and December live cattle closed $.67 lower at $105.15.  …

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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: September 20, 2019

Dec. corn closed at $3.70 and 3/4, down 2 centsNov. soybeans closed at $8.82 and 3/4, down 10 and 1/4 centsOct. soybean meal closed at $291.10, down $1.10Oct. soybean oil closed at 29.28, down 53 pointsDec. wheat closed at $4.84 and 1/4, down 3 and 3/4 centsOct. live cattle closed at $99.35, down 45 centsOct. …

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‘Botched’ Area 51 event draws only around 100 people

miroslav_1/iStock(RACHEL, Nev.) — The drama of the Area 51 event was meant to be out of this world, but the lack of humans brought it back to reality. After more than two million people responded on Facebook that they would attend the “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” event, just about 75 …

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Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

WLS-TV(CHICAGO) — A suspect is in custody after allegedly crashing a car into a mall in a Chicago suburb on Friday, officials said. No injuries were reported in the incident at the Woodfield Mall, according to officials with the Village of Schaumburg, Illinois, which is 30 miles outside of Chicago. The mall is being evacuated, …

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At least 4 dead, others critically hurt in Utah tour bus crash: Officials

Michael Warren/iStock(BRYCE CANYON, UT) — At least four people are dead after a tour bus rolled over on a Utah road, ejecting some passengers, authorities said. Thirty people, including the driver, were on board when the bus rolled over near Bryce Canyon National Park on SR-12, Garfield County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Denise Dastrup said. Twelve …

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Walmart to no longer sell e-cigarettes

Josie_Desmarais/iStock(NEW YORK) — Walmart announced Friday it will discontinue selling electronic cigarette products as a mysterious vaping-related illness has sickened hundreds nationwide and been linked to eight deaths. “Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart …

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Missouri governor sending state troopers to St. Louis to combat youth gun violence

Belyay/iStock(ST. LOUIS) — To help combat a wave of violence and the recent rise in shooting incidents involving children, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced he’s sending additional law enforcement officers to St. Louis. On Oct. 1, Parson will send 25 state employees, mostly state troopers, to the city. So far this year, at least 22 …

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A week in, GM strike leads to talk of layoffs by suppliers

JHVEPhoto/iStock(DETROIT) — As the United Auto Workers strike at General Motors enters its fifth day, its ripple effects are being felt among suppliers and beyond as negotiations continue to stalemate. Nearly 50,000 union workers walked off their jobs on Sunday night, starting a nationwide strike at General Motors. In a statement to ABC News, GM …

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British military rugby team apologizes after visiting controversial shrine for war criminals in Japan

Ismailciydem/iStock(TOKYO) — A British military rugby team on tour in Japan has apologized for visiting a controversial military shrine honoring Japanese soldiers, among them war criminals. The U.K. Armed Forces Rugby team is in Japan for the 3rd International Defence Force Rugby Cup, which overlaps with the Rugby World Cup. The team has been keeping …

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At least 4 dead in Utah tour bus crash: Officials

Michael Warren/iStock(BRYCE CANYON, UT) — At least four people are dead and multiple people are critically injured after a tour bus crashed in Utah, according to the state’s highway patrol. Air ambulances and rescue crews are racing to the scene near Bryce Canyon on SR-12. This story is developing. Please check back for more updates. …

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2 dead as flooding disaster brings Houston area to standstill

ABC News(HOUSTON) — Torrential rain and deadly flooding is bringing the Houston area to a standstill, shuttering schools, canceling flights and leaving hundreds of cars swamped and abandoned. The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped up to 43 inches of rain within three days in the areas between Winnie and Beaumont, east of Houston. Most …

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1,500 Amazon employees vow to walk out in support of Global Climate Strike

jetcityimage/iStock(SEATTLE) — More than 1,500 Amazon workers are expected to walk out of their jobs Friday in support of the Global Climate Strike, saying in a statement that CEO Jeff Bezos’ newly-unveiled climate pledge is “not nearly enough.” The youth activist-led Global Climate Strike had long been scheduled for Sept. 20, and Amazon employees have …

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Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, is denied parole

ABC News(FAIRHAVEN, Mass.) — Michelle Carter, who as a teenager sent texts urging her then-boyfriend to kill himself, has been denied parole. Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2017 after her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, died of carbon monoxide poisoning from locking himself in his truck in Massachusetts in 2014. Prosecutors argued Carter, …

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Beijing’s new ‘starfish’ airport set to open

ansonmiao/iStock(BEIJING) — Beijing’s new massive international airport nicknamed “The Starfish” is set to officially open its doors on Sept. 30. But the first commercial test flights were already scheduled for Friday. Officially called Beijing Daxing International Airport with the airport code PKX, the airport has been five years in the making. It’s opening just in …

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Twitter shuts down thousands of international accounts tied to political spam

RomanOkopny/iStock (SAN FRANSISCO) — Twitter on Friday said it shut down thousands of fake accounts from around the world, many of them tied to “political” spam. The accounts were operating in five jurisdictions identified by Twitter, including China/Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and more. The company said it identified an additional 4,301 accounts operating in China …

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Flood Warning issued September 20 at 9:31AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Nebraska…Minnesota… Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Vermillion Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel

Flood Warning issued September 20 at 9:31AM MDT until September 22 at 8:00AM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Nebraska…Minnesota… Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Vermillion Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel

Simmons: industry shouldn’t be concerned about plant-based protein

Sales continue to grow for plant-based protein, but Elanco CEO Jeff Simmons says the agriculture industry should not be concerned. “We will consume more meat and animal-based protein- meat, milk, and eggs- this year than anytime ever in the United States,” he says. “It’s up 20 pounds per person in the last five years.” He …

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Things to consider for fall fertilizer application

With a narrow window of opportunity for fertilizer applications this past spring and fall it is important for farmers to keep fertilizer application top of mind this upcoming fall to maintain nutrients in the soil. In this Managing for Profit, Curt Woolfolk, an agronomist with The Mosaic Company, provides fertilizer application recommendations for growers and …

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