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Storms leave five dead in Kentucky, Arkansas and Michigan

Severe thunderstorms in system stretching from Texas to Canada trigger flooding and at least one tornado

At least five were confirmed to have died after severe thunderstorms swept through the central US on Saturday, spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the upper Midwest to Appalachia.

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Former Ataris bassist indicted in $27m telemarketing fraud case

Michael Sean Davenport’s indictment alleges his business advertised houses and apartments it did not own

The former bassist of the rock band the Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges.

Michael Sean Davenport was arrested last month at a Little Rock, Arkansas, airport on a warrant issued by a southern Illinois federal court accusing him of running a telemarketing business in Santa Barbara, California, for eight years.

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