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Tornadoes Flatten Joplin, Missouri

Tornadoes Flatten Joplin, MissouriTornadoes have ripped through parts of the US Midwest killing at least 30 people in a town in the state of Missouri. The twister flattened large parts of Joplin, which has a population of 50000 people, late on Sunday afternoon. “At this point we know we are up into the 30 range,” said Newton County Coroner Mark Bridges of the casualties. “We have heard up into the over-100 (range), but … I don’t think anyone has a good count right now.” He added that 11 bodies had been recovered from just one