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Philippines Ferry Sinks, 21 Missing

Philippine maritime authorities are searching for survivors from a ferry with at least 84 people on board that sank late Saturday in waters off the central island of Leyte. The Philippine Coast Guard reported 63 passengers had been rescued by early Sunday. A spokesman said the Maharlika II sent a distress call after its rudder broke, leaving the vessel stalled as it was battered by heavy waves and high winds. The accident took place as tropical storm Kalmaegi was passing to the north...

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