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US: Winter storm batters nation with ‘life threatening’ cold

By DW
24 December 2022   |   11:48 am
Officials warned of "life-threatening" conditions as temperatures dropped as low as -50 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas. More than 4,000 flights planned for the Christmas weekend were canceled.

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