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Almanac predicts bitterly cold winter for parts of U.S.
Get out the coats, boots, and shovels; people in some parts of the country are in for it this winter, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. The longtime periodical, published since 1818 and famous for its long-range weather predictions, is out with its annual winter forecast, which says Old Man Winter is really going to hammer folks in the Midwest and upper Great Lakes region with very cold and very snowy conditions
Wedding fire kills dozens in Kuwait, state-run media says
A deadly fire in Kuwait that roared through a wedding tent packed with women killed dozens of people and injured at least 76 others, state-run media reported. Ana formed overnight and was expected to gain strength as it moved west toward the Leeward Islands, where forecasters expect it to hit on Monday. The Dutch Antilles issued a storm watch for St.
9 die in fire at Belgium home for elderly
Airline exec: Pilot on fatal flight shouldn’t have been flying
An airline executive whose plane crashed earlier this year said although the pilot was "a fine man by all accounts," had the airline "known what we know now … he would not have been in that seat." Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed near Buffalo, New York, on February 12, killing all 49 on the plane and one person on the ground.
U.S. airline irks India by frisking ex-president
Indian authorities Tuesday filed a police complaint against Continental Airlines for frisking a former president of the country as he was to travel to New York in April. Civil aviation officials in New Delhi accused Continental of gross violation of Indian security rules that prohibit pre-embarkation body checks on certain dignitaries like a former president. The police complaint followed a probe that had established that APJ Abdul Kalam was subject to frisking before he boarded a flight from New Delhi to New York on April 21, the Indian civil aviation ministry said in a statement.