Blanket driving bans were lifted and limited New York public transport was to reopen Tuesday after a night of snowfall that dumped up to two feet (60 centimeters) in some areas. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo said a travel ban would be lifted at 8:00 am (1300 GMT) and that limited service on the New York city rail and subway lines would begin at 9:00 am. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie also announced that the travel ban in the state was lifting, but officials still warned against all but essential travel. By noon, subway and rail services would run at a limited Sunday service, around 50 percent of normal weekday operations, and back to normal on Wednesday, chairman Thomas Prendergast said.
ALBACETE, Spain (AP) — The death toll from the crash of a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base during an elite NATO pilot training program rose to 11 Tuesday after a French airman who suffered serious burns died, Spain's Defense Ministry said.
Oswiecim (Poland) (AFP) - 13:43 GMT - Rising anti-semitism - The commemorations at Auschwitz take place against a backdrop of rising anti-semitism in Europe, underscored by the killing of four hostages earlier this month at a kosher supermarket in Paris.
US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton is accused of murdering Filipina Jennifer Laude, 26, in the port city of Olongapo in October. "There is no reason to alter, modify or reverse the resolution" of the charges, said Jose Vicente Salazar, justice ministry undersecretary.