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International Relief Efforts Picking up in Typhoon-Hit Philippines

The Pentagon is sending an aircraft carrier as part of the U.S. drive to accelerate aid efforts in the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines, where 10,000 people are feared dead and many more displaced.   Some of the affected areas had still not been reached on Tuesday, four days after Typhoon Haiyan plowed through the remote island region with historically powerful winds and tsunami-like waves.   Aid has so far been slow to reach the 660,000 people estimated by the U.N. to have...

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