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8 Killed, 12 Missing in Texas, Okla. Floods; More Rain Forecast

At least eight people were confirmed dead and 12 people, including at least three children, were missing as tornadoes and dangerous thunderstorms continued to barrel across the south-central U.S. after menacing Texas and Oklahoma on Monday with historic flooding, NBC New reported. At least eight tornadoes were reported in Texas on Monday, including one that touched down on the LBJ Ranch in Johnson City. In Hays County, the Blanco River rose 34 feet in three hours Sunday, surging into surrounding neighborhoods, forcing some 1,000 people to evacuate, and turning roads into torrents. Power was out to nearly 70,000 customers in the Houston area. Flash flood warnings were in effect early Tuesday for parts of eastern Texas and much of Western Arkansas, and tornado watches were issued for parts of Louisiana, Missouri and Arkansas through the morning. About 32 million Americans were at risk from the storms Tuesday, NBC News reported. Read »
Monday, May 25, 2015 at 8:46 PM

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Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Today's victory is the culmination of decades of struggle which has forced this government and conservative elements in the establishment to hold this referendum.  

— Ireland's president Michael D. Higgins happy that Irish citizens were given the opportunity to vote on the country's same-sex referendum.
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