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A snow shoveler crosses a street during a winter snowstorm in CambridgeA winter storm spread freezing rain and snow and snarled traffic from the Middle Atlantic states into New England on Saturday, and forecasters said they expected a second system to lash the region early next week. Winter storm warnings remained in place for parts of New England, with up to 8 inches (20 cm) of snow expected in the area overnight as the storm system headed east, said National Weather Service (NWS) meteorologist Brian Hurley in College Park, Maryland.


Bomb threats against two U.S. airline flights on Saturday prompted North American air defense fighter planes to scramble to accompany them to their destination in Atlanta, an airport spokesman said. The planes landed safely at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, no bombs were found aboard either and the Atlanta airport has returned to normal operations, said airport spokesman Reese McCranie. Threats against Delta Air Lines flight 1156, coming from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Airlines flight 2492, from Milwaukee, had been deemed credible, McCranie said. Several media outlets reported that a Twitter user going by the name Zortic wrote of planting bombs on the two planes, stating in a message to a Delta Twitter account, "I have a bomb on one of your planes, but I forgot which one when I left the airport.
By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - The FBI on Saturday identified a man suspected in a kidnapping in Missouri after authorities say he crashed a car-jacked van more than 500 miles away in Kentucky and fled in another stolen vehicle. Robert "Robbie" Caldwell, 25, and an unidentified man are being sought in the Thursday morning kidnapping of a 67-year-old man outside his home in Kansas City as he was getting ready to leave for work, the FBI said in a statement. He returned to Kansas City on Friday. Caldwell is believed to be driving that car, the FBI said.

A duck swims pilings on Boston Harbor in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A winter storm warning covering Boston and Hartford, Conn., was in effect through 7 p.m. as the National Weather Service said to expect 4 to 8 inches of wet snow to fall by the time the storm moves out. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy slush.


Accuweather: Snow tonight, major storm possible Monday nightMeteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking more snow for Monday and Tuesday.


Accuweather: Snow tonight, major storm possible Monday nightMeteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking more snow for Monday and Tuesday.


U.S. President Barack Obama folds his hands in a traditional Indian greeting gesture, as Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, center, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi laugh during a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama is the first American leader to be invited to attend India's Republic Day festivities, which commence Monday and mark the anniversary of the enactment of the country's democratic constitution. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)NEW DELHI (AP) — Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.


UPDATED MAPS: Sunday night's snowAccuWeather has updated information on a clipper system expected to bring snow to the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys Sunday into Monday.


In this photo taken Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, Lia Reich, director of marketing with PrecisionHawk, holds up their agricultural and insurance drone, the PrecisionHawk Lancaster, after an event with the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Coalition, at the National Press Club in Washington. Farmers and ranchers are eagerly awaiting the ability to use drones commercially on their land _ technology that could have benefits for consumers, too. Unmanned aircraft could make farmers more efficient by helping them locate problem spots in vast fields or ranchlands. It could mean less impact on the environment, if farmers used fewer chemicals because drones showed them exactly where to spray. Five ways drones could impact the food supply. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.


Accuweather: Snow tonight, major storm possible Monday nightMeteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking more snow for Monday and Tuesday.


GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.

U.S. President Barack Obama folds his hands in a traditional Indian greeting gesture during a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama is the first American leader to be invited to attend India's Republic Day festivities, which commence Monday and mark the anniversary of the enactment of the country's democratic constitution. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was so honored to be invited to India's Republic Day celebration that he showed it.


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.

Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park look at fallen a tree that was blown down by heavy winds in the Encino section of Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A brief but powerful round of Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 60 mph toppled trees and power lines in Los Angeles. About 9,000 customers were without electricity in the San Fernando Valley Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.


File-This Aug. 6, 1993, file photo shows Joe Franklin speaking as a guest on the "John Gambling Radio Show". Franklin died Saturday Jan. 24, 2015 of cancer, which he had had for a few years, longtime producer and friend Steven Garrin said. He was 88. (AP Photo/Kevin Larkin)NEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88.


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. Security Council statement Saturday that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more than 90.

Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park look at fallen a tree that was blown down by heavy winds in the Encino section of Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A brief but powerful round of Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 60 mph toppled trees and power lines in Los Angeles. About 9,000 customers were without electricity in the San Fernando Valley Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 89 mph toppled trees and power poles in Southern California on Saturday, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity.


Man stabbed in the chest in CrescentvillePolice say a man was stabbed in the chest in Philadelphia's Crescentville section.


Today is Sunday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2015. There are 340 days left in the year.

Community bands together to give Wilmington woman proper burialA community in Delaware came together to give a Wilmington woman a proper burial.


Accuweather: Snow tonight, major storm possible Monday nightMeteorologist Melissa Magee is tracking more snow for Monday.


Family pleads for tips in search for missing teacher Christopher TullyAn award winning Bucks County teacher is still missing and his family is making a passionate plea to help find him.


VIDEO: Readying for round 2 of snowRoad crews along with area residents were readying themselves for the second round of snow headed our way this weekend.


Nor'easter didn't stop dedicated parents in BensalemAn overnight Nor'easter didn't stop some parents in Bensalem, Bucks County who are dedicated to their children's education.


In this photo provided by NOAA Fisheries, a necropsy team on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 measures a gray whale found dead beneath a dock on the Seattle waterfront earlier in the week. The necropsy was conducted by members of NOAA Fisheries' Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Biologists said the cetacean was struck by propeller of large vessel. Biologists are not sure why the whale entered Puget Sound, since most gray whales have already migrated south along the outer Washington Coast. (AP Photo/NOAA Fisheries, Paul B. Hillman)SEATTLE (AP) — A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to the initial results of a necropsy completed Saturday.


FILE - In this March 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Saudi King Abdullah at Rawdat Khuraim, Saudi Arabia. President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India to travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday, hours before the U.S. president was to depart for New Delhi. The schedule change means Obama will skip plans to visit the Taj Mahal, the white marble monument of love. Pradeep Bhatnagar, a top state official based in the city of Agra, where the Taj Mahal is located, said U.S. security officials informed him of the cancellation Saturday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday.


This images provided by Heritage Auctions shows a lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair, removed by Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes shortly after Lincoln was shot, which sold for $25,000 Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at a Historical Americana auction in Dallas, Texas. The Donald P. Dow collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia that includes a lock of the slain president's hair sold for more than $800,000. (AP Photo/ Heritage Auctions)DALLAS (AP) — A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia that includes a lock of the slain president's hair has been sold for more than $800,000 at auction Saturday in Dallas.


Man shot in the head in WilmingtonAuthorities say a man is in critical condition after he was shot in the head in Wilmington.


Man shot in the head in WilmingtonAuthorities say a man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times in Wilmington.


Two F-16 fighter jets were scrambled today to escort two airliners enroute to Hartsfeld-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta for a possible bomb threat, NORAD said.

UPDATED MAPS: Sunday night's snowAccuWeather is tracking a clipper system expected to bring more snow to the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys.


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