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Super Typhoon Haiyan’s Effects Starting to Emerge

The Philippine Red Cross estimates that more than 1,000 people were killed in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 in hard-hit Samar province when the year’s strongest tropical cyclone made landfall Friday morning. The Philippine government is trying to verify reports of at least 100 dead in a coastal town but it gave no details.  Government and relief workers are now contending with blocked roads, power outages and spotty communications as they try to reach people in...

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