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Storm threatens another round of snow, frigid weather

Jan. 22, 2019 12:49 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow. The storm comes on the heels of the snow, frigid air and strong winds that hit the Northeast, where...

The Latest: Storm causes avalanche, crashes across Utah

Jan. 22, 2019 12:43 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A powerful winter storm has caused traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche in Utah. Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210....

Giant ice disk equipped with webcam after surviving storm

Jan. 22, 2019 12:21 PM EST

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame survived the weekend winter weather that pummeled New England and now has its own webcam. The webcam in Westbrook monitors the disk that's been spinning in the Presumpscot River for more than a week and continues...

Blowing snow in Colorado closes schools, highway stretches

Jan. 22, 2019 10:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Blowing snow and icy roads in suburban Denver and other parts of eastern Colorado have closed schools and shut down highways. Stretches of Interstate 70 were closed Tuesday, preventing travelers headed from near the Kansas border from reaching the Denver area. Winds in some places were...

France on alert for snowfall, Eiffel Tower closes

Jan. 22, 2019 9:30 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's national weather agency Meteo France said Tuesday that a large part of the country is on alert for dangerous levels of snow and ice and urged people to limit their movement. The area includes 24 departments in northern and central France, and in the Paris area. Meteo France has issued...

Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche

Jan. 21, 2019 9:17 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A second person died from injuries sustained in an avalanche last week at a northern New Mexico ski resort, relatives and a hospital official said Monday. The deceased skier was identified by family as 22-year-old Corey Borg-Massanari of Vail, Colorado, who had moved to Colorado from...

The Latest: New York City airport faces wind disruptions

Jan. 21, 2019 8:58 PM EST

The Latest on the winter storm hitting the East Coast (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Wind gusts exceeding 40 mph (64 kph) have caused flight disruptions at LaGuardia Airport in New York City. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey warned passengers Monday evening to check their flight status before heading...

Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead

Jan. 21, 2019 8:54 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. The National Weather Service had forecast that temperatures would be more than 20 degrees below normal across the Northeast, with wind gusts up to 30...

UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019

Jan. 21, 2019 6:23 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global economy will grow around 3 percent annually in 2019 and 2020, but waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N.'s report, the World Economic Situation...

The Latest: Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm

Jan. 21, 2019 4:15 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow and sleet this weekend has manifested into a bitter freeze. The National Weather Service says temperatures across the Great Lakes, Ohio...