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Typhoon Soudelor to Make Direct Hit on Taiwan

Taiwan authorities closed offices and schools, and thousands of islanders fled to higher ground Friday ahead of the arrival of a massive storm. Typhoon Soudelor is expected to make a direct hit on Taiwan late Friday or early Saturday, and is already bringing heavy winds and torrential rain to the island. Officials say at least one person, an eight-year-old girl, has been killed after being swept out to sea. At least one other person is reported to be missing. As of midday Friday,...

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