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Mid-town Manhattan is pictured from the top of the United Nations building in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Mid-town Manhattan is pictured from the top of the United Nations building in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Mid-town Manhattan is pictured from the top of the United Nations building in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A man stands in falling snow on West 42nd street in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man stands in falling snow on West 42nd street in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man stands in falling snow on West 42nd street in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A man makes his way through the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man makes his way through the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man makes his way through the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A couple stands in the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Segar

A couple stands in the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A couple stands in the falling snow in Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A man rides a bicycle through falling snow through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man rides a bicycle through falling snow through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man rides a bicycle through falling snow through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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People walk through heavy falling snow in Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

People walk through heavy falling snow in Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

People walk through heavy falling snow in Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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People walk through falling snow through Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

People walk through falling snow through Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

People walk through falling snow through Times Square in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A woman covers her face from heavy falling snow as she makes her way through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman covers her face from heavy falling snow as she makes her way through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman covers her face from heavy falling snow as she makes her way through Times Square in New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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People walk across the Brooklyn Bridge towards the Brooklyn borough of New York City as a winter storm begins in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People walk across the Brooklyn Bridge towards the Brooklyn borough of New York City as a winter storm begins in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People walk across the Brooklyn Bridge towards the Brooklyn borough of New York City as a winter storm begins in New York, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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A child plays in Central Park as it snows in Manhattan, New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A child plays in Central Park as it snows in Manhattan, New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A child plays in Central Park as it snows in Manhattan, New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A woman walks though Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman walks though Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman walks though Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A child plays in Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015.     REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A child plays in Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A child plays in Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A package of mini bagels sits on a sparse shelf of bread items at a grocery store in Port Washington, New York January 26, 2015. 
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A package of mini bagels sits on a sparse shelf of bread items at a grocery store in Port Washington, New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A package of mini bagels sits on a sparse shelf of bread items at a grocery store in Port Washington, New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Crews load road salt into trucks in Chelsea, Massachusetts January 26, 2015.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Crews load road salt into trucks in Chelsea, Massachusetts January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Crews load road salt into trucks in Chelsea, Massachusetts January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Snow removal equipment sits on the tarmac at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Snow removal equipment sits on the tarmac at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Snow removal equipment sits on the tarmac at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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