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US East Coast storm gone, but cold will last till weekend

BOSTON -- Frigid temperatures, some that felt as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region dug out from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding a

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Bluefin tuna sold for $320,000 in Japan's Tsukiji market

TOKYO -- An 405 kilogram (892 pound) bluefin tuna has sold for $320,000 (36.5 million yen) in what may really be Tsukiji market's last auction at its current site in downtown Tokyo, local media reports said Friday.

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Real weather term 'bomb cyclone' blows up on social media

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone."

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Half-ton butter sculpture unveiled at Pennsylvania Farm Show

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A half-ton (0.45 metric tons) of butter has been transformed into a sculpture celebrating Pennsylvania's dairy industry and heralding the start of the state's 102nd Farm Show.

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It's so cold in Florida, iguanas are falling from trees

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- It's so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees.

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Both Koreas agree to hold talks on Tuesday

SEOUL, South Korea -- The rival Koreas agreed Friday to revive their first formal dialogue in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the upcoming Winter Olympics in the South, a sign of easing animosities that followed a period

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Fierce snowstorm disrupts travel, knocks out power in US Northeast

NEW YORK -- An intense "bomb cyclone" pummeled the US East Coast on Thursday with high winds and heavy snowfalls, leaving thousands of flights cancelled, schools and offices closed, and millions of Americans bracing for power shortages.

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