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UNDATED (AP) — Officials say there's been "very limited damage" from a tornado that struck near the North Texas town of Denton today. But in nearby Krum, emergency crews have been rescuing people, who were stranded in flooded streets and homes by flash floods following a day of torrential rains. There have been numerous road closures in North Texas as a result of the flooding.

UNDATED (AP) — Officials in South Dakota say about 20 buildings were damaged, including a church, by a tornado that touched down today in the small town of Delmont. Residents were asked to leave for safety reasons because utilities were cut off. The governor surveyed the damage today. He says nine people were injured but none of the injuries are life-threatening.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The city of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is mourning two police officers who were gunned down last night during a traffic stop. The flags are at half-staff at police headquarters and residents have been leaving flowers or balloons to honor the fallen officers in the area where the shootings happened. Four people have been arrested in connection with the deaths.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The people of Madison, Wisconsin, will learn this week whether charges will be filed against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed biracial man at an apartment in early March. The Dane County district attorney says he'll announce on Tuesday whether Madison Officer Matt Kenny will face charges in the death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sharpening his criticism of a vocal opponent of his trade agenda. He tells Yahoo Politics that Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is factually wrong and politically motivated in fighting his efforts to obtain "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals that Congress can accept or reject but not change. Warren thinks trade deals hurt the U.S.

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