Coronavirus sweeps across New York, California fears it could be next

NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – New York state suffered another quick and brutal rise in the number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, staggering hospitals at the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic, as California said it could be facing the next major wave of the disease. In New York City, the densely packed home […]

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At least 17 killed as extreme cold sweeps across Afghanistan

A severe cold snap killed at least 17 people in Afghanistan, government officials said, as heavy snowfall and rain continued to lash parts of the country, Trend reports citing Reuters. Afghanistan is no stranger to extreme winter weather, during which various warring groups in the country have historically ceased hostilities, but this year has been […]

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Severe storm sweeps south-east US, killing at least nine | US news

The National Weather Service (NWS) reported three storm-related deaths in Alabama on Saturday, while officials in Texas said two first responders were killed at the scene of separate traffic accidents on icy roads. The news brought to nine the number of people confirmed killed following severe storms across the US Gulf coast and south-eastern states. […]

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