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BEIRUT  | Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe

BEIRUT  — The United Nations’ human rights chief warned Friday of a “catastrophe” in southern Syria where government forces are on the offensive against insurgents forcing more people to flee their homes and live in miserable conditions in open areas close to the border with Jordan. Syrian state TV said troops entered the main village … Continue reading BEIRUT  | Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe

North Korean officials wrap up Olympic inspection in South

SEOUL, South Korea/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Games. South Korea is preparing to host hundreds of North … Continue reading North Korean officials wrap up Olympic inspection in South

North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

SEOUL, South Korea/January 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — North Korea on Saturday proposed sending a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe during next month’s Winter Olympics. The new proposal came less than 24 hours after North Korea canceled … Continue reading North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

South awaits thaw from snowstorm, icy roads and numbing cold

DURHAM, N.C. /January 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. For the third straight night, stare troopers warned of ice making roads and highways treacherous after the snow that hit a … Continue reading South awaits thaw from snowstorm, icy roads and numbing cold

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

DURHAM, N.C. /January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina’s largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. From Charlotte to Raleigh, North Carolina’s five most populous cities … Continue reading Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

Another round of winter weather moves into the South

LOUISVILLE, Ky/January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A wintry blast coated parts of Kentucky and Tennessee with sleet and ice on Friday, forcing schools to close as the region raced for a second punch with snow. Deeper South, parts of Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama prepared for another round of winter weather. Winter conditions made for hazardous driving conditions … Continue reading Another round of winter weather moves into the South

Winter storm threatens to dump ice, snow across South

SAVANNAH, Ga/January 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Brutal winter weather that’s brought subzero temperatures to parts of the U.S. is threatening to dump snow and ice across areas of the South that rarely see flurries, much less accumulation. The National Weather Service said a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain was expected Wednesday mainly along the … Continue reading Winter storm threatens to dump ice, snow across South

Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

ATLANTA /December 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) , A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands. Forecasters were warning that the slush … Continue reading Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast