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Graupel Fell From the Sky in Riga One Morning

I walked out the door of the hotel that cold morning, hoping to catch a sunrise like I did in Minsk and a sunset such as the one in Helsinki — only to find snow on the ground; and snow was still falling…

…but a closer look revealed to me something which I do not recall ever seeing before: the precipitation was more like…

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“Hitler…Didn’t Even Sink to Using Chemical Weapons”? Yeah. Right.

“We didn’t use chemical weapons in World War II. You know, you had a, you know, someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons,” Sean Spicer — who is the press secretary for the White House — said. “So you have to if you’re Russia, ask yourself: Is this a country that you, and a regime, that you want to align yourself with? You have previously signed onto international agreements, rightfully acknowledging that the use of chemical weapons should be out of bounds by every country.”

Multiple sources in the media — such as this article…

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Interstate 85 in Atlanta to Be Repaired by June 15, 2017?

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced earlier this week that it plans to complete the rebuilding of Interstate 85 by Wednesday, June 15, 2017 in an aggressive effort to return motorists to one of the main arteries through the greater Atlanta metropolitan area approximately ten weeks after the collapse of the elevated highway on…

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Travel Alert April 2017: Snowstorm to Affect Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

Atlanta may have traffic problems to come for the foreseeable future due to the collapse of a portion of Interstate 85; but travelers and motorists in portions of the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada will have their own problems as nature throws what could literally be a cruel April Fool joke: a major snowstorm threatens to disrupt early Spring on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

If Vermont, New Hampshire, portions of northeastern New York state, northern Massachusetts, western Maine, southeastern Ontario and southern Québec are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least…

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Breaking News: Portion of Interstate 85 Collapses in Atlanta

A portion of Interstate 85 near Piedmont Road in Atlanta collapsed within the past 90 minutes or so due to a large fire which is still burning underneath an elevated section of the busy highway, leaving traffic snarled and gridlocked all over many areas of the city.

The highway will not be opening anytime soon in either direction even though the section of only the northbound direction has collapsed. Thankfully — and amazingly — no one was reported injured or killed as…

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Travel Alert: Cyclone Debbie to Impact Queensland Coast of Australia

If the Queensland coast of Australia is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as the landfall of Cyclone Debbie is about to occur.

Expected to have the strength of…

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Updated Travel Alert March 2017: Thousands of Flights Canceled to Northeastern United States

Thousands of flights to the northeastern United States have already been canceled by airlines for today, Monday, March 13, 2017 through Tuesday, March 14, 2017 due to a major winter storm which promises to be the biggest one of the year — ironically, only mere days before Spring arrives.

Here is the breakdown of the airlines which have reported flight cancellations at the time this article was written in this updated travel alert March 2017…

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