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A ferocious winter ice storm forced the cancellation of several hundred flights at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Saturday as more than two inches snow blanketed the key transport hub, officials said. As of 9:30 am local time (1530), more than 350 flights from the airport, roughly 35 percent of the daily total, had been cancelled, a statement from the airport said. The statement said "over two inches of snow and an icy glaze" had covered the airport since Friday, forcing staff to deploy treatment trucks and snow plows to keep the airfield operational. Dallas/Fort Worth is ranked the third busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic, with 62 million customers traveling through the transport hub each year.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance minister said Saturday.