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Here are the facts: Despite winter storms, global warming is real

Here are the facts: Despite winter storms, global warming is realAttacks of extreme cold, big snowstorms and even unwelcome invasions from the polar vortex will continue to occur even as the planet warms.



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Photos: At least 6 fatalities reported as intense storms slam California

Photos: At least 6 fatalities reported as intense storms slam CaliforniaAmid a relentless series of storms, a powerful storm has been wreaking havoc in California from Wednesday into Thursday, further raising concerns of flooding, mudslides and avalanches.



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California storms: At least five people killed after heavy rain and snow cause devastation

California storms: At least five people killed after heavy rain and snow cause devastationAt least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California with at least five feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains this week, besides triggering flooding and mudslides, officials said. Forecasters expect the bitter weather to push eastwards into the Rockies and US Midwest through the weekend, while the California Highway Patrol said rain-slicked highways led to two fatal accidents that killed four people. A family of three, including a one-year-old baby, died in El Dorado County on Tuesday, after their car spun across a rain-soaked freeway to hit another car, the San Francisco Chronicle said.



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More snow! Airlines expand change fees as new storms approach

More snow! Airlines expand change fees as new storms approachAirlines are waiving change fees as two more winter storms are set to move across the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast from Thursday into the weekend.



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40 mile-per-hour mudslides, floods: California storms could cause serious damage

40 mile-per-hour mudslides, floods: California storms could cause serious damageMudslides and flooding were closing roads in California as heavy rains and snow were forecast deep into the week.



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Series of storms to pummel California with rain, snow, wind; flooding, mudslides possible

Series of storms to pummel California with rain, snow, wind; flooding, mudslides possibleThe USA's wild weather will shift from the East to the West this week. California will take the brunt of the storminess with drenching rain, yards of snow and mudslides.



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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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Trump storms out of talks on shutdown, bemoans 'total waste of time'

Trump storms out of talks on shutdown, bemoans 'total waste of time'“I asked what is going to happen in 30 days if I quickly open things up, are you going to approve Border Security which includes a Wall or Steel Barrier?” Trump wrote. Union officials said some TSA officers had already quit because of the shutdown and many were considering quitting.



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Winter storms batter large swaths of US

Winter storms batter large swaths of USAt least three deaths were attributed to severe weather in the US as heavy snow and high winds snarled air and ground transportation during a busy holiday travel period. More than 500 flight cancelations and 5,700 delays were reported Friday as the winter storm blanketed areas from the north central plains and the Midwest with eight to 12 inches (20-30 centimeters) of snow. Another crash involving a snow plow and a car in North Dakota claimed one life.



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Flood concerns to mount in eastern US as soaking rain, storms continue into Friday night

Flood concerns to mount in eastern US as soaking rain, storms continue into Friday nightA slow-moving batch of rain and locally gusty thunderstorms will enhance the risk of flash flooding from the Southeast to the mid-Atlantic into Friday night.



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