Typhoon Bopha

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Remote Philippine Villages Nearly Out of Food

Isolated locales struggling in wake of Typhoon Bopha

(Newser) - A week after the devastating Philippines typhoon that killed 714, many survivors are facing a new threat: a shortage of food. Entire communities could be impacted, one relief worker warns. "Their food is fast dwindling, their roads are blocked by fallen trees and boulders, and it will not be... More »

Romney to Pacquiao: Hello, Manny, I Ran for Prez, I Lost

So did Pacquiao in knockout stunner

(Newser) - Mitt Romney continued his post-election re-entry last night by taking in the fourth fight between boxer Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, and the AP notes that the candidate dropped by Pacquiao's dressing room beforehand with this strange greeting: "Hello Manny. I ran for president.... More »

Philippines Typhoon Toll Tops 270

Flash flood kills scores of villagers, soldiers

(Newser) - The death toll from a powerful typhoon in the southern Philippines has climbed to more than 270 people and officials fear many more bodies could be found as rescuers reach hard-hit areas that have been isolated by landslides, floods, and downed communications. At least 151 people have died in the... More »

Typhoon Pummels Philippines

Some 40 dead in one of year's most severe storms

(Newser) - The Philippines was battered today by one of the strongest typhoons to hit the country this year, killing a reported 40 people and forcing more than 50,000 to flee from inundated villages in the country's south. Typhoon Bopha slammed into the Davao region at dawn, packing winds of... More »

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