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In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo, firefighters try to douse flames in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scores of people. (AP Photo)
February 21, 2019 - 10:40 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 67 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday. The fire in Dhaka's Chawkbazar area was mostly under control after more than 10 hours of frantic...
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A snow sculpture is dressed as the fish mongers working behind as people walk into the Pike Place Market in near-freezing weather Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Seattle. Winter weather closed schools and disrupted travel across much of the West, with ice and snow stretching from Seattle to Arizona. The Pacific Northwest shivered Tuesday under colder-than-normal conditions as snow and treacherous conditions led to another day of school closures. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
February 05, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Snow, ice and shivering cold blasted normally mild cities from Seattle to Las Vegas to San Francisco on Tuesday as the winter weather sweeping across the U.S. West shuttered schools, made travel treacherous and closed all roads in Yosemite National Park. Winter storms have...
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Law enforcement and other emergency personnel salute at the scene of a fatal accident where a volunteer member of the Ventura County search and rescue team was killed along Interstate Highway 5 south of Pyramid Lake, Calif. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The second in a string of powerful storms is battering California, bringing down trees, flooding roadways and prompting evacuations in wildfire burn areas where intense downpours could loosen bare hillsides and cause mudslides. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 02, 2019 - 11:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders. Flash flood warnings were issued for huge...
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Cars and trucks queue on the A22 highway, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Vehicles stuck on snow Italian Alpine highway have caused traffic to back up for 12 kilometers. Highway officials blamed the massive, hours-long jam, which began early Saturday, largely on trucks and cars which set out on the A22 highway without mandatory chains. Another stretch of the highway, which leads to the Brenner Pass, was also blocked by an avalanche. No injuries were reported. Drivers complained that despite the jam, onramps remained open, trapping more vehicles. (ANSA/G.News via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's main Alpine highway into Austria, Germany and other areas in northern Europe has been hit by heavy snow, creating a 12-kilometer (7.5-mile) traffic jam. Italian highway officials blamed the hours-long jam, which began early Saturday, on stuck trucks and cars that set out on the...
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People head out to sledge in the Blue Bell Hill area near Maidstone, England, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 5:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Wintry weather brought traffic to a halt in some parts of Britain, as sleet, snow and ice trapped motorists in their cars for hours. Drivers were stranded early Saturday in southern England, leading to perilous conditions. Police in Kent say the night proved incredibly busy and that...
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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, is the scene of a multiple vehicle accident involving two trucks and a bicyclist in Honolulu. Police say a suspected drunk driver in a pickup truck slammed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing two pedestrians and a bicyclist and injuring five people including himself. Alcohol and speed may have played a role in the crash shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Kakaako neighborhood, according to authorities. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 8:28 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Honolulu crash that left three people dead (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says a suspected drunken driver who drove a pickup truck into a crowded intersection remains hospitalized after the crash killed three pedestrians. Ballard...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2014 file photo, taken with a fisheye lens looking south toward downtown Atlanta, the ice-covered interstate system shows the remnants of a winter snow storm, in Atlanta. The National Weather Service projects that up to an inch (2.5 centimeters) of snow is possible Tuesday in Atlanta, with up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) in far northern suburbs. Forecasters warn of the possibility of ice-glazed roads and highways. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
January 29, 2019 - 4:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta got a mere spritzing of rain Tuesday, hours after a winter weather forecast prompted authorities to close government offices, shutter schools and cancel flights in anticipation of icy streets. But the southern city was experiencing abnormally frosty conditions as fans arrived...
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Police officers remove taxi drivers who were blocking the Castellana avenue, during a strike in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Police are clearing taxis blocking a main avenue in the Spanish capital as part of a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that they say threaten their livelihood. The striking taxi drivers want the regional government in Madrid to impose tighter regulations for rides hailed through apps like Uber and Cabify. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
January 28, 2019 - 5:27 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police on Monday cleared away taxis that blocked a main avenue in the capital of Madrid, the latest action in a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that cab drivers say threaten their livelihood. The local and national police...
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Ainsley Triemstra, 5, builds a snow fort in the front yard of her home in St. Joseph, Mich., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow in Southwest Michigan. (Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 11:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights. The National Weather Service...
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Father and son John, left, and Johnny Nagel were dressed for the cold temperatures on Friday while shoveling snow outside their north Bismarck, N.D., home Friday, Jan. 18, 2019,. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 5:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm started sweeping across the Midwest on Friday, leading to slick roads and runways, as it inched its way toward New England, where it was forecast to dump up to 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings from the Dakotas,...
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