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Eastern, central US to face more winter storms, polar plunge after calmer first half of this week

Eastern, central US to face more winter storms, polar plunge after calmer first half of this weekMore winter storms and Arctic air are in the offing for the eastern and central United States after a brief spell of calmer weather through the middle of this week.



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Tokyo stocks plunge in Christmas rout

Tokyo stocks plunge in Christmas routTokyo stocks plunged on Tuesday as the few Asian markets open on Christmas suffered a holiday rout on fears about the US economy and a government shutdown in Washington. Tokyo markets, which were closed on Monday for a national holiday, plummeted at the open on Tuesday, with the Nikkei closing down five percent — over 1,000 points. It was the worst finish since April 2017 and followed a brutal holiday-shortened session on Wall Street that saw US stocks sink for a fourth straight session.



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Temperatures to plunge in D.C. as George H.W. Bush lies in state at Capitol Rotunda

Temperatures to plunge in D.C. as George H.W. Bush lies in state at Capitol RotundaThe late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C., early this week, and the temperature is expected to plummet.



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Stock markets plunge on US-China trade war fears

Stock markets plunge on US-China trade war fearsGlobal stock markets tumbled Tuesday on rising fears of a trade war after US President Donald Trump threatened fresh tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing warned of countermeasures.



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Two riders plunge 34 feet after Daytona Beach roller coaster derails

Two riders plunge 34 feet after Daytona Beach roller coaster derailsMultiple people were injured after a roller coaster in Daytona Beach, Florida,



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Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derailORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A roller coaster that derailed in Florida had been put out of service by state inspectors twice in the past year and a half because of problems with the ride.



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Apple said to have chosen OLED for new iPhones; Japan Display shares plunge

Apple said to have chosen OLED for new iPhones; Japan Display shares plungeTOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – Apple Inc has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times – a report that sent shares in Japan Display tumbling 10 percent. Japan Display, one of the main suppliers of iPhone liquid crystal display (LCD) screens, has lagged its South Korean rivals in OLED production. By contrast, shares in LG Display Co Ltd surged.



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Bus plunge in North Korea kills 32 Chinese tourists

Bus plunge in North Korea kills 32 Chinese touristsThirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans were killed when a bus plunged from a bridge in North Korea, Chinese officials and state media said Monday. Two other Chinese nationals were injured in Sunday’s accident south of the capital Pyongyang, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing. Lu said China was investigating the cause of the accident and had deployed a team, including medical experts, to North Korea “to assist with the emergency rescue and treatment operations”.



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Kid Who Hugged Cop In Viral Protest Photo Feared Dead In Family Car Plunge

Kid Who Hugged Cop In Viral Protest Photo Feared Dead In Family Car PlungeA boy who hugged a cop in a photo that went viral amid national unrest over



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Alabama bus crash: driver killed as school trip ends in plunge down ravine

Alabama bus crash: driver killed as school trip ends in plunge down ravineA charter bus taking high school students home from a trip to Disney World plunged off a bridge and into a ravine in Alabama early on Tuesday, killing the driver and injuring several others. The passengers were members of the band from Channelview high school in the Houston area. The local sheriff, Hoss Mack, told reporters that one person was in critical condition and five more were seriously injured, while other passengers suffered minor injuries.



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