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DISASTER IN THE PHILIPPINES: Still Waiting For More Aid

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  • DEADLY SUPER TYPHOON: 10,000+ Feared Dead

    DEADLY TYPHOON: 10,000 Feared Dead

    Monday, November 11 2013 5:08 PM EST2013-11-11 22:08:46 GMT
    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun.More >>
    TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - The relief effort in the Philippines has barely begun. As many as 10,000 people -- and perhaps more -- are dead as a result of the typhoon that struck on Friday.More >>

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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    Hundreds honor the fallen during Medical Lake Memorial Day ceremony

    Monday, May 29 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:19:17 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - Hundreds of people came to the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake on Monday for Memorial Day. One local couple has made it a tradition every year to remember those who sacrificed for our country and have made sure they are never taken for granted or forgotten. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - Hundreds of people came to the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake on Monday for Memorial Day. One local couple has made it a tradition every year to remember those who sacrificed for our country and have made sure they are never taken for granted or forgotten. 

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  • Crews searching for Spokane man who fell over cliff at Palouse Falls State Park

    Crews searching for Spokane man who fell over cliff at Palouse Falls State Park

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-05-30 02:49:51 GMT

    Dive Rescue and Search and Rescue crews are looking for a man who fell over a cliff at Palouse Falls State Park on Monday. Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies say the 25-year-old man from the Spokane area was trying to take a selfie with his girlfriend when he fell above the falls off of the back side of the cliffs.

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    Dive Rescue and Search and Rescue crews are looking for a man who fell over a cliff at Palouse Falls State Park on Monday. Franklin County Sheriff's Deputies say the 25-year-old man from the Spokane area was trying to take a selfie with his girlfriend when he fell above the falls off of the back side of the cliffs.

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  • Climber rescued after falling into crevasse on Mt Rainier

    Climber rescued after falling into crevasse on Mt Rainier

    Monday, May 29 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-05-30 01:55:43 GMT

    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK (AP) - A climber is in the hospital after being rescued from a crevasse on Mount Rainier.      Mount Rainier National Park officials say three people climbed the mountain on Saturday and were descending on skis and snowboards when a 24-year-old female fell about 100 feet (30 meters) into a crevasse on the Emmons Glacier on the mountain's east side at an elevation of about 12,300 feet (3,750 meters).

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    MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK (AP) - A climber is in the hospital after being rescued from a crevasse on Mount Rainier.      Mount Rainier National Park officials say three people climbed the mountain on Saturday and were descending on skis and snowboards when a 24-year-old female fell about 100 feet (30 meters) into a crevasse on the Emmons Glacier on the mountain's east side at an elevation of about 12,300 feet (3,750 meters).

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