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DISASTER IN THE PHILIPPINES: Still Waiting For More Aid

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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - It's apparently just as tough getting into the hardest hit areas in the Philippines in the wake of the killer typhoon as it is to get out.
    
There are medical supplies, pallets of water and food waiting to be delivered, but of the millions of victims, few have gotten any help yet. And of thousands who mobbed the airport in Tacloban, only a few hundred were able to board outbound planes.
    
Most residents of the hardest hit city of Tacloban  spent the night under pouring rain - either in the ruins of their homes or in the open along roadsides and damaged trees.
 

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    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - The body of a 17-year-old boy from Lynnwood, Wash was recovered Saturday evening from the waters of Banks Lake, the Grant County Sheriff's Office said Sunday. The teen went missing Friday evening near Steamboat Rock State Park. Friends reported David V. Fesko missing around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:08:39 GMT
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    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Police say a North Texas woman falsely reported that her car had been stolen with her 10-month-old baby inside so that officers would more quickly hunt down her missing vehicle.    Grand Prairie police say an Amber Alert was issued after Margarita Levrie contacted authorities about the theft.

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