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Source: Global News

U.S. Midwest deluged with rainwater and snowmelt, boosting Missouri River to almost 26 feet

Sunday 16:19 GMT

Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person.

The National Weather Service said the Missouri River at St. Joseph reached nearly 26 feet on Saturday, about a foot below what’s considered major flooding at the northwest Missouri city.

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Source: Fox News

US police embrace AI, cloud computing to boost public safety efforts

Sunday 11:44 GMT

Police departments around the United States are turning to artificial intelligence, cloud computing and other technological revolutions to streamline everything from aging data entry systems to treatment of workplace stress.

Speaking at the South By Southwest tech conference, police and private sector officials noted that many of the country’s 48,000 police and fire departments are years behind on investments in modern technology.


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