A statue of Frederick the Great is seen on the North Sea beach near the town of Emden, December 6, 2013. Hurricane-force Storm Xaver blasted towards mainland Europe on Thursday after cutting transport... more 
A statue of Frederick the Great is seen on the North Sea beach near the town of Emden, December 6, 2013. Hurricane-force Storm Xaver blasted towards mainland Europe on Thursday after cutting transport and power in northern Britain and killing three people in what meteorologists warned could be the worst storm to hit the continent in years. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Fri, Dec 6, 2013 5:48 AM EST