NEW YORK - A life-threatening blizzard barrelled into the U.S. Northeast, affecting up to 20 percent of Americans as it kept workers and students housebound, halted thousands of flights and prompted New York to ban cars from roads and shut down subway trains.
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PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia/JAKARTA - Indonesia's military on Tuesday withdrew from search and recovery efforts a month after an AirAsia passenger jet crashed into the sea killing all 162 people on board, navy officials said.
BRUSSELS - Belgian police have detained three men in the western Belgian town of Kortrijk with links to "radicalised groups" and found weapons while searching their homes, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
SEOUL - South Korea and China warned Japan on Tuesday not to backtrack on its apology issued 20 years ago over its wartime past when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
TRIPOLI - Libyan security forces are surrounding a Tripoli luxury hotel where gunmen are holed up after launching a car bomb attack, a security spokesman said on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD - Bullets hit a passenger jet operated by budget carrier Dubai Aviation Corp, known as flydubai, as it was landing at Baghdad airport, the company and officials said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Jan 27 - Renewed concern over Greece and weak figures from leading companies such as Siemens and Philips halted a winning run on European stock markets on Tuesday.