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Snow emergency in New York City

A car ban has been announced in New York City as a blizzard that could dump up to 90cm (3ft) of snow heads towards the US north-east.


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A flying device known as a "quad copter" triggered a security alert when it landed in the grounds of the White House, a US official says.

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