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Winter low of -44.5 deg C hits Heilongjiang, China

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Temperatures hit a low this winter of -44.5 deg C in Mohe, China's northernmost county in Heilongjiang …

Severe storms possible today across central NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Less than a week after we had significant snow in central North Carolina, we now have a chance for thunderstorms and severe …

Aussies stranded as snow storm hits Tokyo

Scores of Australians were left stranded in Japan overnight, as a rare winter storm delivered Tokyo its heaviest snowfall in years, forcing the …

Lebanon rubbish: Storm dumps piles of waste along coast

<b>A huge clean-up operation is under way in Lebanon after a powerful storm dumped piles of rubbish along beaches north of the capital, Beirut.</b><p>Pictures of the washed-up waste - much of it plastic - strewn along the coast have caused a public outcry.<p>Problems with rubbish are nothing new in Lebanon.<p>In …

Coastlines

Cars buried, travellers trapped in B.C. snowstorm

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Weather

Britain braces for wild Wednesday as UK hit by torrential rain and 60mph winds

​Batten down the hatches ​for wild Wednesday ​when a quickfire blast of ​potent ​​60mph winds and heavy downpours tears across Britain​.<p>Up to 6mm of …

8.2 magnitude earthquake strikes near Alaskan coast; tsunami warning issued

A tsunami warning has been issued after strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the southern coast in Alaska, US on Tuesday.<p>The 8.2 …

Freezing rain closes schools, hampers commute

Commuters and drivers should give themselves extra time on icy roads this morning<p>Many schools in Montreal are closed this morning as another messy …

Tsunami warnings, watches issued after Gulf of Alaska earthquake

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska triggered a series of tsunami alerts early Tuesday from southern Alaska down the western coast of North America, prompting warnings in some low-lying communities for people to seek higher ground.<p>But initial fears that such a massive tremor could …

Natural Disasters

Trump reportedly uses an Indian accent to mimic Modi at meetings

As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos this week, all eyes are on Narendra Modi, reportedly the first Indian prime minister in 20 years to attend the high-profile gathering of business leaders, economists, and journalists. While French president Emmanuel Macron, German chancellor Angela …

Donald Trump

Japan says trans-Pacific trade pact, without U.S., to be signed in March

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eleven countries aiming to forge a new Asia-Pacific trade pact after the United States pulled out of an earlier version will hold a signing ceremony in Chile in March, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday, in a big win for Tokyo.<p>Trade officials from the 11 countries had been …

How chilly water might change emergency medicine forever

Surgeon pioneers procedure that sends body temperature plummeting.<p>For more than 50 years, doctors have sought to exploit the protective effects of cold on the human body, and therapeutic hypothermia to chill a patient's body temperature by a few degrees is now used for conditions ranging from heart …

Medicine

Researchers are worried that a brain illness known as 'zombie deer' disease may start infecting humans

When a deer becomes infected with chronic wasting disease, it can take up to two years before signs of the illness become visible.<p>At some point, the animal will lose weight, stop interacting with other deer, and lose its fear of humans, and it may start drinking and salivating more. It winds up …

Disease

This Dog Hitchhiked 932 Miles Because His Family Went on Vacation Without Him

Rusty, an Australian terrier with incredible ingenuity and strength of spirit, made his way across 932 miles of Australia when his family went on …

Tsunami Warning Canceled After Alaska Quake

Anchorage, Alaska (AP) -- A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the …

Natural Disasters

10 U.S. cities with the best growth, employment, and business opportunities

The global economic outlook is strong, according to recent information from Goldman Sachs GS, +1.26% . The firm predicts that global growth will …

San Francisco

Mount Mayon volcano alert raised after ash and lava spill out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities in the Philippines are warning people to stay clear of the volatile Mount Mayon volcano after multiple eruptions overnight spread lava and ash for kilometers.<p>A thick column of ash streamed five kilometers into the air above the volcano, in Albay province in southeastern Luzon, …

Geology

Anti-Trump protesters in Haiti temporarily close US Embassy Video

More than 1,000 people marched toward the embassy in Haiti's capital, where they were met by barricades and police in helmets and shields.

In-N-Out employees can work their way up to $160,000 a year with no degree or previous experience

There's a secret sauce to In-N-Out Burger's success. It pays employees really well.<p>The West Coast burger sensation pays store managers an average yearly salary of more than $160,000, which is about triple the industry average, according to the latest California Sun newsletter. There is no college …

Employment

Marriott Vacation Club Opens in Bali

<b>WHY IT RATES:</b> <i>Marriott Vacation Club members will now have the chance to add Bali to their next itinerary.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior …

This New Airline Has $99 Flights to Europe in the Summer

Budget airline Primera Air is coming to the US and it's bringing $99 fares with it. Shutterstock1<p>Primera Air is set to begin flights between the US …

CityPass lets tourists zip through lines in major U.S. cities, including Chicago

You're moving forward, inch by inch, ever closer to your destination. Or are you? Someone in front of you fumbles for lost tickets. Another person's credit card malfunctions. Your precious vacation time is wasted - I call this the Travel Time-Suck - in a line.<p>In September, my husband and I had an …

Glass bridges draw tourists, concern

HEFEI - Tourist sites in mountainous areas are installing glass bridges to attract visitors looking for excitement.<p>Last month, a glass bridge called …

U.S. aviation agency clears Boeing's new Dreamliner

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Boeing's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo<p>(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has …

Woman missing after falling from Carnival cruise ship

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman has fallen overboard from a cruise ship into the Gulf of Mexico while sailing from New Orleans.<p>Carnival Cruise Line …

Ajijic: Mexico’s expat paradise on the lake

The city of San Miguel Allende sucks all the air out of the room when the conversation turns to expatriate life in Mexico. While San Miguel Allende has been garnering lots of awards for its quality of life and general wonderfulness, the tiny town of Ajijic (pronounced Aah-hee-HEEK) is developing …

Mexico

Best apps for Fitbit Ionic

The Fitbit Ionic's app selection is growing all the time, and these are a few of my favorites.<p>When the Fitbit Ionic first launched last September, …

Vivo is launching the first phone with an under-the-display fingerprint scanner

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

iPhone X Accounted for 1 in 5 Smartphones Sold by Apple in United States Last Quarter According to Survey

Every one in five smartphones sold by Apple in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2017 was an iPhone X, according to data shared with MacRumors by research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.<p>Below is the exact model-by-model breakdown of Apple's total iPhone sales between October …