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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Rudy Giuliani Slams Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit in Court Hearing

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that jailed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for his depiction in a "Call of Duty" game is an "abomination" that threatened to stifle creative...
  • Meteorologists don't expect prolonged 'polar vortex' again this winter

    Meteorologists don't expect prolonged 'polar vortex' again this winter
    While the chill of the "polar vortex" and some snowy weather are forecast to return this winter, meteorologists don't expect them to have the same persistence as they did last winter, according to two seasonal forecasts issued Thursday. The National...
  • Freak Nepal blizzards kill at least 20, including hikers, guides

    Freak Nepal blizzards kill at least 20, including hikers, guides
    KATHMANDU - At least 20 people, including eight foreign hikers and a group of yak herders, were killed in Nepal by unseasonal blizzards and avalanches triggered by the tail of cyclone Hudhud, officials said on Wednesday. Rescue officials said the...
  • Ask Tom: Not much snow in 'Children's Blizzard'

    Dear Tom, I recently finished a book about the Children's Blizzard of 1888, but the book never actually said how much snow fell. Could you shed any light? Dennis Glade Dear Dennis, The Jan. 12, 1888, blizzard that paralyzed the northern Plains and...
  • Judge: Daily Press would freeze settlement talks

    We thought we were more like a cool and comfortable breeze, but a federal judge said a Daily Press reporter would bring on the "the winter cold of a polar vortex" if we listened in on a conference call between lawyers in the David Boyce case. Boyce, 44,...
  • Rudy Giuliani Joins Activision Team Fighting Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit

    "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard has brought in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to help fight former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit over his depiction in its "Black Ops II" game. Giuliani's role in the...
  • Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday

    Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday
    A 34-year-old Monkton man was killed in a crash in Glyndon Saturday night, police said. Police identified the man as David Wesley Blizzard, Jr. of the 500 block of Monkton Road. Blizzard was driving eastbound in the 4200 block of Worthington Ave., when...
  • Ask Tom: Was Chicago affected by 1888 blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What effect did the Jan. 12-13, 1888 blizzard have on Chicago? — Katy Smith, Woodstock   Dear Katy, That surprise blizzard, which paralyzed the Dakotas in January 1888 and was responsible for more than 500 fatalities, has been...
  • Watch Joseph Kosinski's Live Action Trailer for 'Destiny'

    "Tron: Legacy" and "Oblivion" director Joseph Kosinski is returning to the sci-fi genre with a live action trailer for Activision Blizzard's video game "Destiny." The two minute trailer, "Become Legend," features a Fireteam of Guardians from the game...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...
  • Robin Williams to be Memorialized in 'World of Warcraft'

    Blizzard Entertainment has agreed to memorialize Robin Williams in "World of Warcraft" after fans of the late comedian petitioned the company to create a non-playable character in the fantasy game. The company announced its plan to honor Williams' memory...