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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 - 1:30 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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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a worker looks at a charred semitrailer after a wreck with multiple fatalities on Interstate 75, south of Alachua, near Gainesville, Fla. The 35-day partial government shutdown stopped the National Transportation Safety Board from dispatching investigators to 22 accidents that killed 30 people, jeopardizing some perishable evidence, the agency said Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (Lauren Bacho/The Gainesville Sun via AP, File)
January 28, 2019 - 7:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The 35-day partial government shutdown stopped the National Transportation Safety Board from dispatching investigators to 22 accidents that killed 32 people, jeopardizing some perishable evidence, the agency said Monday. The NTSB will start investigations, but with some crashes now...
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Chicago's El trains move along snow-covered tracks Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Chicago. The plunging temperatures expected later this week that have forecasters especially concerned. Wind chills could dip to negative 55 degrees in northern Illinois, which the National Weather Service calls "possibly life threatening." (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
January 28, 2019 - 3:55 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Heavy snow and powerful wind created blizzard-like conditions Monday across parts of the Midwest, prompting officials to cancel about 1,000 flights at Chicago's airports and close hundreds of schools. But forecasters warned the most dangerous weather is yet to come: frigidly low...
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Firefighters stand next a destroyed car in Bocholt, Germany, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Police say three Polish men were killed when their car collided with a truck transporting pigs in western Germany. (Arnulf Stoffel/dpa via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 6:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police say three Polish men were killed when their car collided with a truck transporting pigs in western Germany. The crash happened early Monday in Bocholt, near the Dutch border. Police said the truck veered into oncoming traffic, for reasons that remain unclear, and collided head-...
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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 - 2:27 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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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip waits for the bridal procession following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England. Prince Philip, the 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has apologized to a mother-of-two who was injured when the car she was riding in collided with a Land Rover he was driving on Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
January 27, 2019 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Philip has apologized to a woman who was injured when the car she was riding in collided with a Land Rover that he was driving. The 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II told the woman he was "deeply sorry" that she was injured in the Jan. 17 collision. In the...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:11 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Members of the Stanford University track team are safe after their charter bus caught fire in Seattle on Friday. The team was traveling to an invitational track meet at the University of Washington when some students noticed flames at the back of the bus as they traveled northbound...
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A rescuer stands next to the debris of an helicopter after a midair collision between a small tourist airplane and a helicopter carrying skiers to a glacier in the northwestern region of Val d'Aosta, Friday, Jan 25, 2019. Italian alpine rescue officials say five people have been killed in the crash that took place over the Rutor Glacier. (Soccorso Alpino e Speleologico via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 7:02 am
ROME (AP) — A prosecutor is investigating a flight instructor who survived a midair collision between a small tourist plane and a helicopter in the Italian Alps. Authorities said the bodies of the last two people from the crash in Italy's Val d'Aosta region were found Saturday, raising the death...
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President Donald Trump announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed a bill that temporarily opens the federal government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days. The White House says Trump signed the measure...
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The air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport is seen, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 25, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Politicians couldn't overcome their differences and end the government shutdown over five weeks. Six air traffic controllers might have given them the final nudge they needed. Six of the 13 controllers who normally staff a critical air traffic center in Virginia didn't come to work Friday. That...
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