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With more than 5 feet already on the ground in some areas of western New York state, another 3 feet is forecast. Worse yet, warming temperatures over the weekend could turn much of it to floodwater.
Nichols died suddenly Wednesday, ABC News said in a statement. The director of The Graduate and Death of a Salesman was one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
Tallahassee’s police chief says the gunman, who opened fire at the campus library shortly after midnight, appears to have acted alone.
The veteran-penned short story collection and the nonfiction look at modern China and its citizens joined youth literature winner Brown Girl Dreaming and poetry winner Faithful and Virtuous Night.
“We have tools in place to crack down on these scofflaws, but what’s missing is a stronger commitment,” says John Kline, a key House Republican.
Singer Jimmy Ruffin, who was born in Mississippi but lent his soulful voice to hits for Detroit’s Motown Records, died Monday at age 78, according to reports.
The top bathroom in America is currently at Philadelphia’s Longwood Gardens, where 17 commodious chambers are built into what the facility says is the largest “green wall” on the continent.
A TV comedy Bill Cosby was developing for NBC has been canceled, after new allegations against the comedian. Netflix made a similar move; TV Land will reportedly stop airing Cosby Show reruns.
The president will then address the issue in a speech at a Las Vegas high school on Friday.
The Home Office said Julien Blanc’s presence wasn’t conducive to the public good. Blanc, a dating coach, makes racist and derogatory references to women and appears to condone violence toward them.