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100 injured in highway wrecks in Canadian blizzard

A pickup truck is sandwiched between two vehicles as more than 300 people have been injured following a multi-vehicle crash in snowy conditions Thursday, March 21, 2013 on Highway 2 south of Edmonton, Alberta. A blizzard sweeping across the Canadian plains caused a chain of traffic wrecks involving a bus, semi-trailer trucks and cars south of Edmonton, Alberta, sending about 300 injured travelers to hospitals on Thursday, officials said. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Derek Fildebrandt)

A blizzard sweeping across the Canadian plains caused a chain of traffic crashes south of Edmonton, Alberta, injuring about 100 travellers, officials said Thursday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Blizzard kills two, grinds US northeast to halt

Snow is cleared in front of Boston Public Library on February 8, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Massachusetts as well as other states from New York to Maine are hunkered down for a major blizzard with possible record amounts of snowfall in some areas.   Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

A ferocious snowstorm pummeled the northeastern United States for a second straight day Saturday, killing at least two people, bringing transportation to a halt and cutting off power to at least half a million customers.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Blizzard brings US northeast to a halt

A woman crosses Congress Street during a snow storm, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Portland, Maine. Snow began falling across the Northeast on Friday, ushering in what was predicted to be a huge, possibly historic blizzard and sending residents scurrying to stock up on food and gas up their cars. The storm could dump 1 to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond. AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty

Planes, cars and trains came to a standstill across the densely populated US Northeast on Friday in the face of a blizzard raging from New York to Boston.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Blizzard leaves 100,000 without power in Canada

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More than 100,000 homes and businesses were without power Saturday in Quebec after a powerful winter storm battered the French-speaking Canadian province, the local utility company said.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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