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Typhoon Damage Assessment Begins in Philippines

Authorities in the central Philippines are starting to assess the damage from Typhoon Hagupit, which struck the east coast Saturday with winds as high as 210 kilometers per hour (130 mph). Residents of remote Samar Island spent a terrifying night listening to the wind and rain pound against windows and buildings. Power was out throughout the region, and the roads were covered with trees and tin roofs. Hagupit, which forecasters said was the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this...

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