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Tropical Storm Claudette forms along US Gulf Coast, brining heavy rains, floods

A tropical storm formed along the US Gulf Coast on Saturday, bringing heavy rains and flooding to coastal states including Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in a 4am advisory that the storm was located 75km southwest of New Orleans with maximum sustained winds of 75kmph. Flooding had already begun […]

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Small plane crashes into Mississippi home, 4 killed

A twin-engine plane crashed into a house late Tuesday in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, killing four people, including a toddler. A Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 carrying three people hit the home at 11:22pm local time, Federal Aviation Administration representative Maria Njoku said Wednesday. Police said the crash killed four people. That included a person who was inside the house […]

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Artemis Moon Program: NASA’s super heavy powerful rocket passes key test

Nasa carried out a successful test on part of the most powerful rocket in existence – the Space Launch System (SLS). Its engines were kept running for more than eight minutes to simulate the time that it takes the rocket to get from the ground into space. It’s the second such test for the biggest […]

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At least 60 tornadoes rip through southern US states

At least 30 people have died after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. As many as 60 tornadoes ripped through Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi on Sunday, while severe storms also hit parts of Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas. Hundreds of thousands of households were without power on Monday morning. The Mississippi […]

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Man gets 12-year sentence for keeping phone after being arrested

A thirty-nine-year-old man was booked on misdemeanour charges in to the Newton County prison in Mississippi. Willie Nash was found to have brought the phone in when he asked an employee for “some juice”. The jailer took the request to mean Nash wanted a drink, until he handed over his handset to be charged. The […]