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Massive blizzard paralyzes eastern US

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FROZEN. People walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn, New York, USA, January 23, 2016. Photo by John Taggart/EPA
16 die in Arkansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia, while more than 200,000 people are left without power and 2,200 National Guard personnel are drafted in

NEW YORK, USA (Jan. 24, 2016) — A massive blizzard that claimed at least 16 lives in the eastern United States finally appeared to be winding down Sunday, January 24, giving snowbound residents the chance to begin digging out.

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Fears of more deaths, devastation in flood-hit Missouri

REELING FROM FLOODS. A man removes debris from a business on December 30, 2015 in Fenton, Missouri. The St. Louis area and surrounding region are experiencing record flood crests of the Mississippi, Missouri and Meremac Rivers after days of record rainfall. Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images/AFP
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon urges residents to follow orders amid the historic flooding

CHICAGO, United States (Jan. 1, 2016) — Residents in the flood-ravaged US state of Missouri waited anxiously Thursday, December 31 (January 1 in Manila) to see how high the mighty Mississippi River would rise, as the death toll from the record-breaking deluge rose to 14.

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