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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: August 18, 2019 at 9:35amExpires: August 19, 2019 at 1:35pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

9-year-old girl bitten in apparent shark attack at Florida beach: Officials

ramihalim/iStock(NEW YORK) — A 9-year-old girl was bitten in an apparent shark attack at a Florida beach on Friday, officials said. Her injuries are not considered serious and she’s expected to recover, according to a shark incident report released by Volusia County. Just before 11 a.m, the girl was wading in about knee-deep water at …

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St. Louis leaders outraged after seventh child gunned down this year

aijohn784/iStock(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) — When classes resumed this week at public schools in St. Louis, Missouri, some desks were noticeably empty as grief counselors greeted students returning from one of the deadliest summers for children in the city’s history. Xavier Usanga, a 7-year-old student at Clay Elementary School, was killed by a stray bullet while …

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Thousands expected to attend funeral for El Paso shooting victim

dragana991/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) — Antonio Basco will say goodbye Friday to his wife, who was killed in the El Paso, Texas shooting, but he will not be alone. Nearly two weeks after Margie Reckard, Basco’s wife of 22 years, was killed in the massacre, thousands will join the grief-stricken widower at her funeral to say …

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New York City police searching for individual related to suspicious items in subway

NYPD(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department (NYPD) Bomb Squad has deemed suspicious packages found in Manhattan at the Fulton Street subway station and in Chelsea safe, and police are now seeking an individual in their investigation. The NYPD is seeking to talk to a “person of interest,” described as a white male between …

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Two groups sue over EPA dicamba approval, again

For a second time, two groups have filed a lawsuit against the EPA and its approval of XtendiMax, Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide. The National Family Farm Coalition and the Center for Food Safety sued the EPA’s approval of XtendiMax in 2017 but the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said the lawsuit was moot. The court said …

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More late-season warmth to cover the Heartland

During the next several days, separate areas of locally heavy rain will affect the Midwest and the lower Southeast, respectively. Scattered locations in both regions could experience as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain. A broader area stretching from the northern and central Plains into the Northeast will also receive occasional showers, but …

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Temps vary; scattered rains across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, summer crops are developing amid an absence of heat stress, with near- or below-normal temperatures continuing. In addition, several clusters of showers are benefiting corn and soybeans. Early Friday, the most significant rainfall is occurring in parts of Missouri, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. On the Plains, showers and thunderstorms are occurring early …

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Conner: the political environment is impacting the ag industry

The president and CEO of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives says the current political climate is negatively impacting the ag industry. Chuck Conner describes the current political environment as toxic. “Congress is really struggling just to do the basics, which I describe as keeping the doors of government open,” he says. “We’re currently on …

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Flood Warning issued August 16 at 9:04AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nebraska…South Dakota… Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield

Beware of asking your smart device to look up a phone number, Better Business Bureau warns

CoinUp/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Better Business Bureau issued a new warning on Friday cautioning consumers to not ask voice assistant-enabled smart devices to find and call phone numbers for companies because it could lead you to a scam. According to the nonprofit BBB, when some customers ask devices such as Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa or …

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New York City police deem suspicious items in Manhattan safe

NYPD(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department (NYPD) Bomb Squad has deemed suspicious packages found in Manhattan at the Fulton Street subway station and in Chelsea safe. The NYPD Friday morning advised people to avoid the lower Manhattan subway station due to an ongoing police investigation of suspicious packages, which they’ve now deemed as …

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Nepal proposes new Mount Everest permit rules, but efficacy is questioned

Koonyongyut/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Nepalese government proposed new requirements for climbers and guides to get permits to climb Mount Everest, following a deadly season on the world’s highest mountain. The proposed rules include requiring a climber to have reached the summit of at least one peak above 21,325 feet (6,500 meters), and requiring a guide …

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July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth in 140 years

rommma/iStock(NEW YORK) — Scorching temperatures this year broke records, including July becoming the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, scientists said Thursday. The average global temperature in July was 1.71 degrees above the 20th century average of 60.4 degrees, the hottest temperature that month since scientists began keeping track 140 years ago, according to meteorologists …

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US applies to seize Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar

FILE photo. wissanu01/iStock(LONDON) — The U.S. government has requested to take control of an Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar. The Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 has been held in Gibraltar since it was seized by British forces in the Mediterranean last month. It was accused of heading to Syria which is in direct contravention …

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Knife crime chicken shop campaign branded ‘unfathomably stupid,’ ‘offensive’

Jobrestful/iStock(LONDON) — A new campaign to raise awareness about the perils of carrying knives in chicken shops across the United Kingdom has been accused of peddling stereotypes and “bordering on racist” by lawmakers and campaigners. The government rolled out the #knifefree chicken boxes scheme Wednesday, which would replace the standard packaging in both independent and …

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El Paso police looking to identify ‘hero’ who saved lives, including a baby, at Walmart massacre

vmargineanu/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) — El Paso police are looking to identify a man they say heroically saved lives, including a baby, during this month’s Walmart massacre. The city’s police department posted a grainy surveillance image of the unknown man on its Facebook page Thursday. “We believe this HERO helped save several lives including an infant,” …

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El Paso police looking to identify ‘hero’ who saved lives, including a baby, at Walmart massacre

vmargineanu/iStock(EL PASO, Texas) — El Paso police are looking to identify a man they say heroically saved lives, including a baby, during this month’s Walmart massacre. The city’s police department posted a grainy surveillance image of the unknown man on its Facebook page Thursday. “We believe this HERO helped save several lives including an infant,” …

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Greenland responds to reports Trump talked about buying the territory

fpdress/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Greenland Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to reports that President Donald Trump had talked about the possibility of buying the territory. “Greenland is rich in valuable resources such as minerals, the purest water and ice, fish stocks, seafood, renewable energy and is a new frontier for adventure tourism,” the ministry’s account tweeted …

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New York City police investigating suspicious items in Manhattan

NYPD(NEW YORK) — The New York Police Department (NYPD) Bomb Squad has deemed suspicious packages found at the Fulton Street subway station safe. NYPD Friday morning advised people to avoid the lower Manhattan subway station due to an ongoing police investigation of suspicious packages, which they’ve now deemed as safe and has no explosives. “UPDATE: …

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Keeping black vultures away from vulnerable livestock

Black vultures have become a threat to livestock in the eastern corn belt and delta regions. But, because they are a protected species, producers must be mindful of their management practices. In this Managing for Profit, USDA wildlife biologist Scott Beckerman will explain the best methods for keeping vultures away from vulnerable livestock. Continue reading …

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