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    Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Kill 10

    Water, water everywhere. Last year’s drought in the region is no more: Several people have been swept away by days of torrential rains. At least 170 flights into Texas airports were cancelled, and workers battled blocked roads to try to restore power to 100,000 homes. Barack Obama promised federal help for Texas as the tragic stories poured in: A homecoming queen, a 14-year-old boy and a veteran firefighter were among the confirmed dead, and at least a dozen are still missing, meaning the death toll is likely to rise. 

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