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Nine people 'found dead after Missouri shooting spree'

Nine people have reportedly been found dead after an apparent shooting spree in the US state of Missouri.

The dead included the suspected gunman, according to a highway patrol officer quoted by the Houston Herald.

The map shows the location of Tyrone, within the state of Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

The body of the apparent shooter was found in a parked vehicle in south-central Shannon County.

A local sheriff said at least four of six possible crime scenes were located in the rural community of Tyrone.

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'At least 30 injured' in California train crash

At least 30 people have been injured after a Southern California Metrolink train struck a vehicle in Ventura County, California, earlier today.

Three carriages of the commuter train derailed after the fiery collision with a truck on the tracks north west of Los Angeles.

There has so far been no official reports of fatalities.

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'Siberian Express' freezes American landmarks

An Arctic blast, dubbed the "Siberian Express", has sent temperatures plummeting in vast swathes of north and east America.

Icy conditions have left snow up to eight foot deep in places and created spectacular sights, even freezing one of the Natural Wonders of the world.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:

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