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Winter not yet done, more snow for parts of US

An early morning commuter walks through snow covered Franklin Park in Washington, Monday, March 17, 2014.  AP

Winter-weary motorists faced another treacherous commute Monday in parts of the U.S. East Coast as snow and frigid weather blew in just days before the start of spring.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Historic freeze could break US Midwest records

Mike Ashley of Muskegon walks his 6-year-old collie lab mix, Riley, in Muskegon, Mich., on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Winds were recorded to be blowing 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph and temperatures in the low 30s. A deep freeze is expected to arrive over the Midwest Sunday with potential record-low temperatures, heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia. AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Madelyn P. Hastings

The deep freeze expected soon in the U.S. Midwest, northeastern New England states and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Vietnam snowfall damages farms

Photo by Luc Van Toan/Viet Nam News-Asia News Network

Snowfall in Sa Pa town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, which began Sunday, has caused serious damage to farms.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snow forces 3,400 to spend night at Tokyo airport

Passengers sit and sleep on the floor as they wait for flights, many of which were delayed or canceled due to heavy snowfall, at Narita International Airport, outside of Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013. This winter's first snow in the Tokyo area severely disrupted travel. AP Nick Ut

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport operator says 3,400 travelers spent the night in the terminal after snow caused airlines to cancel 71 flights.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall

A pedestrian (L) looks at the falling snow while crossing the road in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo on January 14, 2013. A storm system grasped central Japan on January 14, causing heavy snow fall around the Japanese capital.  TOPSHOTS    AFP  / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA

Heavy snow that blanketed eastern Japan over the holiday weekend left one man dead and injured 900 others, as Tokyo commuters Tuesday took to the slippery streets.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Travel chaos as deadly storm hits northeast US

Traffic moves in the US 41 By-Pass in Henderson, Kentucky, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Heavy snow and strong winds battered the northeastern United States Thursday, intensifying post-Christmas travel woes, after violent weather left at least nine people dead and many without power.  AP PHOTO/THE GLEANER, MIKE LAWRENCE

Heavy snow and strong winds battered the northeastern United States Thursday, intensifying post-Christmas travel woes, after violent weather left at least nine people dead and many without power.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7 dead as US storm snarls post-Christmas travel

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A car tries to navigate down a street littered with downed tree limbs and other debris after a tornado touched down Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 in the Midtown area of Mobile, Alabama. A massive winter storm system that whipped up tornadoes, ice and snow from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes on Christmas Day headed for the northeastern US Wednesday.  AP PHOTO/G.M. ANDREWS

A massive winter storm system that whipped up tornadoes, ice and snow from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes on Christmas Day, killing at least seven people, headed for the northeastern US Wednesday.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Russian drivers stuck for days in traffic jam

A bulldozer removes snow in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, early on Nov. 29, 2012. Russian officials struggled on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, to contain a monster highway traffic jam sparked by heavy snowfall that left many drivers stuck for days.  AP PHOTO/ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO

Russian officials struggled on Sunday to contain a monster highway traffic jam sparked by heavy snowfall that left many drivers stuck for days.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan braces for more snow as death toll hits 83

Northern Japan was bracing for more heavy snow Friday as severe winter weather continues to cause misery across a large part of the country, claiming at least 83 lives so far.

Posted: February 10th, 2012 in World | Read More »

Ferry runs aground in Italy snow storm, 260 rescued

More than 260 people were rescued early Saturday from a ferry which ran aground off Italy in a snow storm, while emergency services freed people trapped in cars and trains in freezing temperatures.

Posted: February 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
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