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At least 1,100 flights cancelled after thunderstorms pound airports on US East Coast

Massive flight cancellations have spilled over into a second day after thunderstorms pounded major airports on the East Coast on Thursday. As of 2:00pm ET on Friday, flight tracking site FlightAware showed more than 1,100 flights in the United States had been canceled. Once again, New York’s LaGuardia, Newark Liberty International and Reagan National Airport […]

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Vessels off the East Coast of the United States must slow down to save vanishing species of whales from extinction

Vessels off the East Coast of the United States must slow down more often to help save a vanishing species of whale from extinction, the federal government has said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made the announcement on Friday via new proposed rules designed to prevent ships colliding with North Atlantic right whales. […]

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United States: Tens of thousands of people without power along East Coast amid deep freeze

Tens of thousands of people woke up without power on Sunday as the East Coast was plunged into a deep freeze after a powerful nor’easter dumped mounds of snow and flooded coastlines. Massachusetts bore the brunt of the storm, with the town of Sharon getting more than 30 inches of snow on Saturday night, the […]

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Winter storm packing heavy snow and strong winds pummel US East Coast, 70 million affected

A powerful winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds has pummeled the United States East Coast, forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights as severe weather alerts were sounded across the region of nearly 70 million people. With blizzard warnings in effect, cities including New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm […]