Snow storm in US Northeast closes schools, snarls commutes Mar 09, 2018 0 583 12345 ReutersNEW YORKThe second winter storm in a week continued to dump wet, heavy snow on New England on Thursday, forcing schools to close, leaving more than 1 million customers without power and snarling the morning commute across the US Northeast.More snow and fierce wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour (88 km/h) were expected from eastern New York through northern Maine on Thursday after the storm slammed the region on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. Up to 18 inches were possible in northern New England.Boston public schools along with dozens of schools throughout New England canceled classes on Thursday as local officials and forecasters warned of whiteout conditions and slick roads. Treacherous driving conditions and large snow banks meant many schools in New Jersey were closed for a second day. Outside New York City in the commuter city of Montclair alone, there were more than 100 streets closed due to down trees or power lines, city officials said. New Jersey State Police said on Thursday there were more than 530 crashes on the state's roads during the previous day's storm. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES US president vows to be flexible towards 'real friends' on tariffs Mar 09, 2018 0 502 Brazilian shelters overwhelmed by influx of Venezuelans Mar 09, 2018 0 514 Eleven nations sign revamped TPP deal without US Mar 09, 2018 0 372 19 Venezuelan soldiers arrested on treason charges: Report Caracas: At least 19 Venezuelan army officers have been arrested on charges of rebellion and treason, the digital newspaper Tal Cual reported Thursday. The detained officers were commanders or second-in command. The .. Ex-Trump aide probed by US House committee over Russia WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, arrived at the US Capitol on Thursday to be interviewed by the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee as it .. US tariffs, quotas unacceptable, says Canada trade minister SANTIAGO: Canada's trade minister reiterated on Thursday the country's stance that it will accept no duties or quotas from the United States, speaking just hours before U.S. President Donald Trump was slated .. US judge questions whether Trump can block Twitter users Reuters NEW YORK A federal judge on Thursday expressed skepticism about whether US President Donald Trump can constitutionally block Twitter users whose views he does not like from following and retweeting from his own .. US agencies need to join efforts against Russian cyber threat: Nato commander AFP Washington US government agencies are not adequately coordinating efforts to counter the cyber threat from Russia, even as Moscow conducts a"campaign of destabilization,"the commander of NATO forces in Europe .. FARC withdrawing from Colombian presidential race AFP Bogota Colombia's FARC said Thursday it is pulling out of the country's presidential race after its candidate, 59-year-old ex-guerrilla leader Rodrigo"Timochenko"Londono, suffered a heart attack. ..