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Powerful storm to threaten damage, hazardous travel

Powerful storm to threaten damage, hazardous travelImpacts ranging from severe storms to blizzard conditions will unfold from Wednesday into Thursday as a potent storm moves across the central U.S.



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Biden bids to quell storm over campaign trail kiss

Biden bids to quell storm over campaign trail kissFormer vice president Joe Biden insisted Sunday he had never acted inappropriately towards women as a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail cast a shadow over his expected run for the White House. The 76-year-old Biden is the clear favorite to win the Democrat nomination to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election even though he has yet to declare his candidacy.



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Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into stormCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the country's often wild western coast despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation by helicopter.



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More flood waters rising in storm damaged U.S. Midwest

More flood waters rising in storm damaged U.S. MidwestAs icy, lethal flood waters fed by rains and melting snow recede in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwest states downstream were set on Thursday for a relentless surge of the Missouri River. Flooding from last week’s storm has already caused nearly $ 1.5 billion in damage in Nebraska, killed at least four people with another missing. “This isn’t over,” said David Roth, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center.



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Sprawling storm threatens several US states, thousands evacuated

Sprawling storm threatens several US states, thousands evacuatedA massive late-winter storm hit several central US states Thursday, forcing thousands to evacuate, snarling air traffic and leaving drivers stranded. There were widespread road closures and more than 1,000 flights canceled at the worst affected airports. The intense storm affected much of the nation’s midsection with “heavy snows, blizzard conditions and widespread wind gusts over hurricane force,” according to the National Weather Service.



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'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing Colorado

'Bomb cyclone' winter storm moves east after punishing ColoradoDENVER (Reuters) – A powerful late-winter blizzard dubbed a "bomb cyclone" by meteorologists moved east on Thursday, hurling hurricane-force winds, tornadoes after dumping heavy snow on Colorado and the plains states and killing a state trooper.



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Trump responds to impeachment storm in early morning Twitter tirade about TV shows and 'stone cold killers'

Trump responds to impeachment storm in early morning Twitter tirade about TV shows and 'stone cold killers'In an early morning tirade on Twitter, Donald Trump has said he “greatly appreciates” Nancy Pelosi’s suggestion Democrats should not be looking to impeach him because “he’s not worth it”. “I greatly appreciate Nancy Pelosi’s statement against impeachment, but everyone must remember the minor fact that I never did anything wrong, the Economy and Unemployment are the best ever, Military and Vets are great – and many other successes!” the president tweeted. Mr Trump’s outburst came after House speaker Ms Pelosi said she did not support the pursuit among some in her party of the president’s impeachment.



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'Epic' storm brings blizzards, floods, tornado to mid-US

'Epic' storm brings blizzards, floods, tornado to mid-USCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A window-rattling late winter storm brought blizzards, floods and a tornado across more than 25 states Wednesday, stretching from the northern Rocky Mountains to Texas and beyond.



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Blizzard, wind, floods: Wild storm with winds like a Category 1 hurricane to batter central USA

Blizzard, wind, floods: Wild storm with winds like a Category 1 hurricane to batter central USAA powerful storm will unleash a ferocious mix of snow, rain and wind across the central USA through Thursday.



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Bomb cyclone: Extreme snow storm hits central US with millions in 'bombogenesis' path

Bomb cyclone: Extreme snow storm hits central US with millions in 'bombogenesis' pathA strong winter storm has brought snow, flood threats, and high winds to parts of central US today. The blizzard is being referred to as a ‘bomb cyclone’ — or bombogenesis — due to a sharp drop in pressure over a short period of time. As the storm conditions descended upon the central US, residents tweeted of the cold conditions and the accumulating snow that closed schools down in some cities, while delaying start times in others.



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