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Typhoon Wipha Kills At Least 17 in Japan

Japan's strongest typhoon in nearly a decade moved up the coast Wednesday, bringing heavy wind, strong rain and causing mudslides that killed at least 17 people. Typhoon Wipha did its worst damage to Izu Oshima island, south of Tokyo. Officials say at least 50 people there are missing after several houses were destroyed or swept away. The storm also disrupted the morning commute as it brushed past Tokyo, halting trains, canceling flights, and shutting down schools and offices. The ...

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