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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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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - State officials are warning about increased wildfire danger in all of Eastern Washington through the weekend.  The state Department of Natural Resources says increasing winds, higher temperatures and lower humidity are expected to heighten the risk of wildfires. The increased danger is expected to last until Tuesday. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redi...

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  • Post Falls man charged with downloading and disseminating child pornography

    Post Falls man charged with downloading and disseminating child pornography

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:31:01 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - A 35-year-old Post Falls man has been arrested and charged with Sexual Exploitation of a child after authorities say he downloaded and disseminated child pornography over the internet. 

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - A 35-year-old Post Falls man has been arrested and charged with Sexual Exploitation of a child after authorities say he downloaded and disseminated child pornography over the internet. Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced Edward Gardner was arrested on Thursday by investigators with the Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. 

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  • 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

    5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-06-23 21:27:01 GMT

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish media reports say five people - three of them children - were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died. The private Dogan news agency reported Friday that the three children were caught up in an electrical current in the pool at the park in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province. The park's manager and his son dived into the pool to try and save them.

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    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish media reports say five people - three of them children - were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died. The private Dogan news agency reported Friday that the three children were caught up in an electrical current in the pool at the park in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province. The park's manager and his son dived into the pool to try and save them.

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