A huge snowstorm is hammering the east coast of the US, knocking out power to more than half a million people, shutting down roads and forcing people to stay home. As much as a meter of snow could fall before it ends.
The UN's aviation body and industry officials have agreed on the need for better communication when plotting flight paths over sensitive regions. The Montreal emergency summit was prompted by the MH17 crash in Ukraine.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the aftermath of the crash of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine "the moment of truth for Russia." He said he hoped the crash would make European countries more open to sanctions.
A new storm has plowed into the eastern US. The current bout of snow, wind and ice has triggered widespread road accidents and flight cancellations and left hundreds of thousands of people without power.
The German government has ordered the top CIA man in Germany to leave the country. The move comes in response to the discovery of a possible second agent spying on Germany for the US.
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