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A person died on Wednesday after they “ended up” inside a running plane engine at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, officials said, although the circumstances of the person’s death remained unclear. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands, said in a statement that the episode involved its Flight KL1341, which had been scheduled to take off for Billund, Denmark. “We are currently taking care of the passengers and employees who witnessed the incident at Schiphol,” the airline said. It was unclear whether the person who died, whose name had not been made public, entered the plane’s engine or whether they were pulled into it. KLM did not say whether the person who died was an airline employee or airport worker.
Persons: Organizations: Schiphol, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, KLM Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Billund, Denmark, Schiphol
On an overcast April day in South Africa’s administrative capital, Pretoria, President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a lackluster speech commemorating the end of white-minority rule in South Africa. On several occasions, the former South African president Jacob Zuma proclaimed that the A.N.C. would rule “until Jesus comes back.” Now Mr. Zuma is hoping to unseat the party that enabled his notorious graft. The party’s emergence is one of the many morbid symptoms in South Africa today. Thirty years on from apartheid’s end, South Africa is in the midst of another complex transformation.
Persons: Cyril Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela, Ramaphosa’s, Jacob Zuma, , Jesus, Zuma, uMkhonto, , , Ramaphosa Organizations: African National Congress, South, Mr Locations: South Africa’s, Pretoria, South Africa, South
Bungy jumping at Soweto Towers, a decommissioned power station in Johannesburg, South Africa. Explore the beachAfrican beach towns combine beauty and culture, in places like Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Zanzibar, Ghana, Namibia and Egypt. In addition to being a popular stop for world cruises, East and South Africa have their own ocean cruise routes which follow the coastlines and visit offshore islands. But South Africa is the continent's crown jewel. The wine country of Franschhoek, outside of Cape Town, South Africa.
Persons: Toubkal, there's, Thomas Janisch, Zina Bencheikh, Madagascar's Tsingy, Carlo Morucchio, Kenya's Masai Mara, King Charles III, Queen Camilla, Mombasa's, Samir Hussein, Luciemarie Swanepoel, Jeremy Villasis, Peter Unger, Kate Powell, Intrepid's Bencheikh, Kevin Bubolz, Wrenelle Stander, Michele Westmorland Organizations: bungie, Getty, Intrepid Travel, UNESCO, Heritage, Wireimage, Diamonds, Sainte, Cruises, Stone, Queen, Cruise Line, MSC, Continental, Penguin Locations: Africa, Morocco's, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Nyangani, Zimbabwe, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, Europe, East, Namibia, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Jinja, Uganda, Morocco, Seychelles, Kenya, Mozambique, Mauritius, Zanzibar, Ghana, Egypt, Mombasa, Mombasa's Fort Jesus, Fort Jesus, Kaya, Zanzibar's Stone, Madagascar, Swanepoel, Durban, Cape, Kivu, Silversea, Continental Europe, Middle East, Port, Ethiopia, Wesgro, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Cape Town , South Africa
CNN —A lost Caravaggio painting that was almost mistakenly sold at auction for a bargain price has gone on display at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, after being rescued and restored. The oil on canvas work depicts Jesus wearing a crown of thorns with blood running down his face and onto his chest. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, better known simply as Caravaggio, is known for his visceral depictions of violence. “Ecce Homo” will be displayed at the Prado Museum until October 13. Both the previous owner and the buyer were keen for the painting to go on public display at the Prado, said Coll.
Persons: Jesus, Pontius Pilate, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Susana Vera, Caravaggio, , King Philip IV’s, Evaristo Pérez de Castro, José de, Jorge Coll, Coll Organizations: CNN, Prado Museum, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de, Prado, Spain’s Ministry of Culture, Colnaghi Locations: Madrid, Spain, Italian, Judea, Rome, Naples, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, José de Ribera
And I think if somebody doesn't fix the problem, we could be gone," Malcolm Collins previously told BI in 2022. Malcolm Collins resumed his conversation with the stunned reporter after telling his child: "I love you but you gotta be nice in restaurants. Related storiesSoon afterward, the episode went viral on X — the platform owned by Elon Musk, whom Malcolm Collins was incidentally gushing over moments before striking his toddler. This is all to say that yes, 100%, Torsten was pushing boundaries and not acting unintentionally," Simone Collins wrote. AdvertisementOver the phone, Malcolm Collins told Business Insider that he "bopped" his son on the nose to jar him, not to hurt him.
Persons: Malcolm, Simone Collins, Malcolm Collins, Jenny Kleeman, Elon Musk, Christ, Torsten Savage, Torsten Organizations: Service, Business, Guardian, Elon, CNN Locations: Pennsylvania
Melisa Swearingen woke up early on Sunday morning as a tornado bore down on her home in the northwestern corner of Arkansas. As she raced down the stairs with her toddler, she looked out the window and saw a 40-foot tree falling toward the house. “The whole house was shaking like a roller coaster,” Ms. Swearingen said in an interview outside her home. “I thought the house would be torn open and we’d get suctioned up,” Ms. Swearingen, 35, said. Nearby, Byron Copeland, 38, had sent his wife, their three children and the family dogs to the basement, while he monitored the storm.
Persons: Melisa Swearingen, Ms, Swearingen, ” Ms, Byron Copeland, ” Mr, Copeland, Locations: Arkansas
Pope Francis opens the "Holy Doors" at St. Peter's Basilica to mark the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Now the hope is to have the line’s showcase Piazza Venezia stop, featuring an eight-story underground museum, ready in 10 years, according to engineer Andrea Sciotti, who is in charge of the metro museum complex. Each will be placed exactly where it was found inside the metro museum, which is being dug some 85 meters (280 feet) deep, encompassing eight stories below the modern city of Rome. The Venezia station museum stop is not the only treasure on the new line. In 2025, the new Colosseo-Fori station, complete with a four-level underground museum to showcase artifacts including 25 archaic wells unearthed when it was built, will also open after activation tests, meant to begin in October, are completed.
Persons: Rome, it’s, wasn’t, Pope Francis, Mercy, VINCENZO PINTO, Emperor Hadrian’s, Andrea Sciotti, Jesus Christ, , ” Sciotti, Emperor Hadrian's, Stefano Montesi, Sciotti, It’s, Organizations: Rome CNN —, San, Vatican, AFP, Piazza Venezia, CNN, Corbis, Roman, Palazzo Venezia, Colosseum Locations: Rome CNN — Rome, San Giovanni Cathedral, Peter’s, St, AFP, Rome, San Giovanni, Italy, London ., Venezia
How FaceTime Calls With Mom Became a TV Hit
  + stars: | 2024-05-24 | by ( Jesus Jiménez | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: 1 min
At 87, Pat Seftel has a thought to share about almost everything. On Tinder: “If you want to meet somebody for a real relationship, that’s not the way to do it.”On artificial intelligence: “It could get out of control.”On climate change: “This is destroying our planet.”For more than 10 years, Ms. Seftel has shared those opinions, and others, on “CBS Sunday Morning,” appearing in semiregular segments that have become popular with viewers, who look forward to her life advice and seasoned perspective on the modern world. In the segments, Ms. Seftel usually appears from her home in Sarasota, Fla., in conversation via FaceTime with her son, Josh Seftel, a documentary film director who lives in Brooklyn. The two catch up briefly, and then he poses a question, such as how she felt about quarantine, which he asked during the height of the pandemic.
Persons: Pat Seftel, that’s, Seftel, Josh Seftel Organizations: CBS Locations: Sarasota , Fla, Brooklyn
Mauricio Pochettino has left his position as Chelsea head coach by mutual consent after less than 11 months in charge. AdvertisementIn a Chelsea statement, Winstanley and Stewart said of the decision: “On behalf of everyone at Chelsea, we would like to express our gratitude to Mauricio for his service this season. Pochettino’s coaching staff members Jesus Perez, Miguel d’Agostino, Toni Jimenez and Sebastiano Pochettino have also left the club. Chelsea spent over £400million ($507m) ahead of Pochettino’s debut season in charge in a summer of squad overhaul. Chelsea finished the 2023-24 Premier League season with 63 points; with their 19-point increase from last season more than any other club in the division.
Persons: Mauricio Pochettino, Paul Winstanley, Laurence Stewart, Winstanley, Stewart, Mauricio, ” Pochettino, Jesus Perez, Miguel d’Agostino, Toni Jimenez, Sebastiano Pochettino, Pochettino, Thomas Tuchel, Graham Potter, Frank Lampard, Tuchel, Germain, Darren Walsh, Liam Twomey, Todd Boehly, Behdad Eghbali, Jose Feliciano, Stewart –, Feliciano –, Ryan Pierse Organizations: Chelsea, Stamford, Sporting, Premier League and Europe, Bournemouth, Premier League, Stamford Bridge, Liverpool, Manchester City, Espanyol, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Champions League, Spurs, Tottenham, Paris Saint, Ligue, de France, Trophee des Champions, PSG, Chelsea FC, Getty Locations: Argentine, Chelsea, Pochettino’s, London, Paris, Pochettino
Liz McGuire was at a Blue Jays game in Toronto on Friday night, sitting on the third base line and talking with a friend, when a foul ball suddenly hurtled toward her at 110 miles per hour, striking her in the head and leaving a large lump above her right eye. McGuire, 40, didn’t get to keep the ball that hit her, but now, 110 personalized Topps baseball cards bearing a picture of her swollen forehead have been mailed to her. Bo Bichette, the Blue Jays shortstop, was up to bat during the late innings of Toronto’s game on Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays when he fouled off a pitch. The ball was fired over the protective netting in the lower bowl of Rogers Centre and behind the third base line, where McGuire was sitting with her friend. McGuire said she briefly turned her head away from the field to talk to her friend and didn’t see the ball barreling toward her.
Persons: Liz McGuire, McGuire, didn’t, Bo Bichette Organizations: Blue Jays, Topps, Tampa Bay Rays, Rogers Centre Locations: Toronto
Germany, a full-time bus driver and full-time pastor, knows how important this church is to its community. And now, it seems there’s another critical expense, though one this small church hardly could afford: security. Now, Germany wants to hire security experts to assess his church’s vulnerability and see how they can secure it. Pastor Glenn Germany in an undated image in his church in Pennsylvania. And it’s really dangerous.”In Tennessee, Lori Morrison has long been talking about the importance of church security, on both her website and her podcast.
Persons: Glenn Germany, It’s, , Chuck Schumer, Pastor Glenn Germany, Kevin Nelson’s, televangelist Joel Osteen, Nelson, I’m, ” Nelson, Schumer, Donell, what’s, , Charlie Cytron, Walker, Beth Israel, Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Christ, McKenzie, it’s, Schumer’s, ” Schumer, Pastor Kevin Nelson, Rico Reed, ” Reed, Lori Morrison, Morrison, there’s Organizations: CNN, Police, Kevin Nelson’s Calvary Baptist Church, Lakewood Church, Calvary Baptist, Baptist, Calvary, Training, Beth, National Council of, Jewish, FEMA, New, Calvary Baptist Church . Calvary Baptist Church, SecureTek Service, Inc Locations: Pennsylvania, Germany, North Braddock, Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Lakewood, Houston, ” Germany, San Antonio, Nelson’s, Sutherland Springs, Maryland, Baltimore, , Texas, USA, New York, Calvary Baptist Church . Calvary Baptist Church Florida, In Tennessee,
Costa Rica announced last week that it would close its two remaining state zoos, more than a decade after it passed a law to ban keeping wild animals in government-sponsored captivity but was met with legal blowback. Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment and Energy said in a statement on Saturday that it would not renew its contract with Fundazoo, a foundation that had run the zoos. The move will close the country’s last two state zoos: the Simón Bolívar Zoo and the Santa Ana Conservation Center. Some of the animals have been in captivity for more than 30 years, the ministry said. Franz Tattenbach, the minister of environment and energy, said on Saturday that Costa Rica would move toward running sanctuaries for animals that cannot return to to the wild.
Persons: Costa Rica, Franz Tattenbach Organizations: Rica’s Ministry of Environment, Energy, Fundazoo, Santa Ana Conservation Center Locations: Costa, Rica’s, Costa Rica
The investment arm of the Mormon church revealed some of its holdings in a 13F filing Wednesday. These are the top 10 holdings of the church's stock portfolio as of March 31. AdvertisementThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has an investment portfolio of over $100 billion that includes $55 billion invested in publicly traded stocks. AdvertisementThe church, widely known as the Mormon church, reports its stock holdings on a quarterly basis, and a recent 13F filing revealed its top holdings as of March 31. These are the church's top 10 stock holdings at the end of the fourth quarter, as well as the changes in each position.
Persons: , of Jesus Christ, Eli Lilly Vincent Kessler, Seth Wenig, Ethan Miller, Apple Justin Sullivan, Microsoft Satya Nadella, Sean Gallup Organizations: Service, of Jesus, Securities and Exchange Commission, Advisors, Reuters, JPMorgan AP, UnitedHealth, Mastercard Reuters, Nvidia, Microsoft, Getty
It was his only day off from working 12-hour shifts at a Chinese restaurant in New York City. Evelio Contreras/CNNAfter arriving in New York, Ye spent a week in a Manhattan shelter. For Chinese asylum seekers like Ye, there is a well-trodden route to residency in the US. … It’s impossible for them to be spies.”But the rhetoric around the rise of undocumented Chinese migrants highlights growing tensions between the US and Chinese governments. He received permanent US residence a year later and has gone on to help Chinese migrants in Flushing.
Persons: Ye Chengxiang, , , Ye, Evelio Contreras, Amy Hsin, Jiang Zhen, Yong Xiong, Xi Jinping, Biden, Mark Green of, Wan Yanhai, , Jiang, “ It’s, I’m, Melanie Stetson Freeman, ’ Wan, Flushing . Li Jiada, Li Jiada, Jesus, Li Organizations: NY CNN, Central America, CNN, Queens College, Customs and, Embassy, Central, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, Republicans, Republican, House Homeland Security Committee, Communist Party, Christian Science, Customs Enforcement, of, Yorker Locations: Flushing, NY, New York City, China, Communist, Ye, States, Colombia, Darien, South, Central, New York, Manhattan, Flushing’s, Sunset, Mexico, Central America, Queens, Hunan province, Guangdong, Chinatown, , Flushing , New York, San Francisco, Mark Green of Tennessee, Beijing, Flushing ., Flushing , Queens
Last summer, thousands of tie-dyed Burners and Patagonia-clad tech founders converged on the MAPS Psychedelic Science conference in Denver. The experience "broke the spell of this trauma, and she was able to rebuild her life," Doblin told The Guardian . The video team's job was to store recordings of every MDMA therapy session performed in the clinical trials. Grof believes in something called an "inner healing intelligence," an innate capacity for self-healing that psychedelic therapy helps unleash. Another time, a patient who had come to an MDMA therapy session later acknowledged they had been under the influence of LSD during treatment.
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Jean Smart Is Having a Third Act for the Ages
  + stars: | 2024-05-12 | by ( J Wortham | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: +2 min
The slight is hurled early on in “Hacks,” the popular HBO series starring Jean Smart as Deborah Vance, a seasoned comedian who teams up with a younger one named Ava (Hannah Einbinder) to freshen up her act. Deborah, meanwhile, sees Ava as a bit of a hack herself — an entitled and spoiled young internet persona who was canceled for posting a joke about a closeted senator. Deborah is a workaholic on the verge of bitter, someone who grew tired of being cut and so became a knife. Just how far is Deborah Vance willing to go? In one of the show’s funniest moments, Deborah bluntly asks Ava, “You a lesbian?” Ava leans back in her chair while considering the question.
Persons: Jean Smart, Deborah Vance, Ava, Hannah Einbinder, Deborah —, Deborah, , Z, , ” Ava, Deborah doesn’t, Rachel Maddow’s Organizations: HBO Locations: Las Vegas
“It was Michael Cohen,” Davidson responded. Cohen is the only witness who will testify about Trump’s alleged involvement in both the decision to pay Daniels and the plan to reimburse Cohen for advancing the money. Prosecutors allege that during the February meeting, Trump and Cohen agreed how Cohen would be paid back. Arguably the most negative assessment of Cohen came from Davidson, who negotiated the hush money deal with Cohen on Daniels’ behalf in 2016. “There were times where Mr. Cohen did things that you felt were not helpful to what you were trying to accomplish, right?” Bove asked Trump’s 2016 campaign press secretary.
Persons: Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, David Pecker, Hope Hicks, , Daniels, Keith Davidson, Daniels ’, Gina Rodriguez –, “ Gina, Keith, ’ ” Davidson, , Joshua Steinglass, ” Davidson, Trump, Trump’s, Pecker, ” Steinglass, Todd Blanche, Elie Honig, Cohen’s, antagonizing Trump, Juan Merchan, Merchan, Cohen ’, Emil Bove, ” Pecker, Bove, Gary Farro, ” Farro, Davidson, ” Cohen, Christ, I’m, I’ve, ’ ”, Jeff McConney, ” McConney, Matthew Colangelo, Hicks, , ” Bove, ” Hicks Organizations: CNN, Trump, National Enquirer, American Media Inc, Prosecutors, Office, Daniels, Trump Organization Locations: Manhattan, Trump’s New York, Moscow, thedirty.com, Washington
For decades, Munch’s Make Believe Band at Chuck E. Cheese has performed for countless birthdays, end-of-season Little League parties and other celebrations. There’s been Chuck E. Cheese and Helen Henny on vocals, Mr. The band of robot puppets has been a mainstay at the colorful pizzeria-arcade chain where children run amok and play games for prizes in between bites of pizza slices. By the end of 2024, the animatronic performances — endearing and nostalgia-inducing, if perhaps slightly creepy to their audiences — will be phased out at all but two of the chain’s more than 400 locations in the United States: one in Los Angeles and another in Nanuet, N.Y. The departure of the band comes as Chuck E. Cheese undergoes what its chief executive, David McKillips, recently described as its largest and “most aggressive transformation.”
Persons: Chuck E, There’s, Helen Henny, Munch, Jasper T, Jowls, Pasqually, David McKillips Organizations: Little League Locations: United States, Los Angeles, Nanuet, N.Y
"Cooking Up Murder" tells the story of Spanish chef César Román, who murdered his girlfriend, Heidi Paz. The chef killed Paz in 2018, and he then moved to Madrid using a fake name. AdvertisementNetflix's "Cooking Up Murder" tells the story of Spanish chef César Román, who killed his girlfriend, Heidi Paz, in 2018. NetflixIn the series, Román alleges that Paz was killed by a gang in connection to a cocaine deal gone wrong. Advertisement"I cannot turn back time, something I would like more than anything in the world," Román wrote.
Persons: César Román, Heidi Paz, Paz, , Dr, Ruth Tully, dismembering, Román, he's, God, Jesus Christ, Heidi's, Alexis Socias, El Pais Organizations: Service, Netflix, Madrid Metropolitan, Román, Soto, Soto del Real Penitentiary, Spanish, El Pais Locations: Madrid, Spanish, Zaragoza, Spain, Soto del
For Mormon Missionaries, Some ‘Big, Big Changes’
  + stars: | 2024-05-10 | by ( Lauren Jackson | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: 1 min
Andres Gonzalez, 19, stands on the balcony of his Los Angeles apartment, his hands in his suit pockets. It is his first week as a missionary, but today, instead of approaching people on the street, he is shooting a video that he will later post to social media. After about a dozen takes, he is successful. If you would like to learn more about Jesus Christ,” he says to the camera in Spanish, “contact me.”Mr. Gonzalez is the image of the modern missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has changed many of its practices — from how missionaries preach to how they dress. The faith, long known for sending tens of thousands of neatly and formally dressed young people across the globe each year to preach door to door, is encouraging new missionaries to spread the gospel on social media and, for some, with acts of community service closer to home.
Persons: Andres Gonzalez, Jesus Christ, , Mr, Gonzalez, of Jesus Christ Organizations: of Jesus Locations: Los Angeles
How Deep Change Happens - The New York Times
  + stars: | 2024-05-09 | by ( David Brooks | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: +1 min
In 2020 Joe Biden ran on the theme of saving the soul of America. American society, at every economic level, is still plagued by enmity, distrust, isolation, willful misunderstanding, ungraciousness and just plain meanness. So how can we create a society in which it is easier to be decent to one another? More broadly, how is it possible to strengthen the spiritual and social foundation of society so that people will recognize one another’s full dignity amid the normal tussles of life? These are germane questions today, when so many — on the left and right — feel that society has pushed them against the wall.
Persons: Joe Biden, Howard Thurman’s, Jesus, ” Thurman, Martin Luther King Sr, Martin Luther King Jr, Thurman Organizations: Morehouse Locations: America
Washington CNN —President Joe Biden’s decision this week to make public his ultimatum that a major Israeli offensive in the city of Rafah would result in a shut-off of some US weapons did not come easily or lightly. Last week, Biden signed off on a pause of 3,500 bombs to Israel that administration officials feared would be dropped on Rafah. Aware or not of the president’s views, Israeli officials reacted with shock to the public announcement. Israeli officials also sought to downplay the significance of Biden’s announcement. It marked the clearest signal yet that six months into the war, Biden was starting to seriously consider conditioning US support for Israel.
Persons: Joe Biden’s, Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden’s, Netanyahu, Biden, Still, CNN’s Erin Burnett, he’d, ” Biden, Burnett, wasn’t, , Erin Burnett, , John Kirby, Kirby, Daniel Hagari, Israel, , Jesus, Israel’s, ” Kirby, straightforwardly, pare, Donald Trump, Utah Sen, Mitt Romney, Mike Johnson, who’d, Pennsylvania Sen, John Fetterman, they’re, CNN’s Manu Raju, Sen, Jon Tester, Ben Cardin, “ I’m, I’ve, we’ve, ” Sen, Bernie Sanders Organizations: Washington CNN, Israel Defense Forces, White, National Security, CNN, Kitchen, Capitol, Israel, Biden’s CNN, GOP, Politico, Pennsylvania, Foreign Relations Locations: Rafah, Gaza, Israel, Wisconsin, I’m, Rafah Israel, “ Israel, Utah, Montana, Vermont
Three skiers who had been skiing for hours through the backcountry near Lone Peak in Utah on Thursday were engulfed by an avalanche that ultimately killed two of them, the authorities said. One person survived and was rescued by helicopter, while search-and-rescue crews looked for the two others after the avalanche was reported near the peak, southeast of Salt Lake City, Sgt. The two skiers were found dead in the afternoon by search-and-rescue crews, Sheriff Rosie Rivera of Salt Lake County said at a news conference. The names of the skiers were not released, but Sheriff Rivera said they were both men, one a 23-year-old and the other 32. One of the skiers was from the Salt Lake City area and the other was from out of state.
Persons: Rosie Rivera, Sheriff Rivera Organizations: Unified Police Department, Greater Locations: Lone, Utah, Salt Lake City, Greater Salt Lake, Salt Lake County
Apple's ad for the new iPad Pro shows various artistic tools being crushed. AdvertisementApple's promotional video for the newly upgraded iPad Pro has struck a discordant tone. Related storiesWhen the press reopens, it's all replaced by the ultrathin iPad Pro. AdvertisementI'll admit, the thinness of that new iPad Pro really is impressive. It's a shame the iPad ad wants to crush it.
Persons: , Tim Cook, We're, Apple, 8PAjfWa2ZZ, michael, vxLquRFkwU — David Goldfarb, Zooey Deschanel, Siri Organizations: Apple, Service, Bravo, MacBook
At least one person was killed on Wednesday as strong storms moved through Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee on Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rain, strong winds and hail in some areas. The severe weather arrived a day after widespread storms pummeled the Midwest, with tornadoes that tore through Michigan. As storms continued to move through a swath of the Midwest and the Eastern United States on Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a string of tornado warnings in cities across Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee. More severe storms were expected through the evening, according to forecasters. About 18 million people were under either an enhanced or moderate risk of severe weather — the third and fourth levels of intensity, out of five — on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center.
Organizations: Midwest, Eastern, National Weather Service, Prediction Locations: Missouri , Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Claiborne County, Eastern United States, Missouri , Kentucky
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