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Omicron's New Year's cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022

Jan. 01, 2022 17:51 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Sorrow for the dead and dying, fear of more infections to come and hopes for an end to the coronavirus pandemic were — again — the bittersweet cocktail with which the world said good riddance to 2021 and ushered in 2022. New Year's Eve, which used to be celebrated...

Philippine governor warns of looting without typhoon aid

Dec. 21, 2021 07:00 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The governor of a central Philippine province devastated last week by Typhoon Rai pleaded on radio Tuesday for the government to quickly send food and other aid, warning that without outside help, army troops and police would have to be deployed to prevent looting...

375 dead, 56 missing after typhoon slams Philippines

Dec. 20, 2021 07:51 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year climbed to 375, with more than 50 others still missing and several central provinces struggling with downed communications and power outages and pleading for food and water, officials said...

Typhoon deaths in Philippines top 140; mayors plead for food

Dec. 19, 2021 11:39 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll in the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year has reached at least 146, and the governor of an island province especially hard-hit by Typhoon Rai said there may be even greater devastation that has yet to be reported. Gov....

Typhoon leaves 31 dead, many homes roofless in Philippines

Dec. 18, 2021 07:22 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon left at least 31 people dead, knocked down power and communications in entire provinces and wrought widespread destruction mostly in the central Philippines, officials said Saturday. A governor said her island has been “leveled to the ground." ...

Typhoon leaves 19 dead, many homes roofless in Philippines

Dec. 18, 2021 05:09 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon left at least 19 people dead, knocked down power and communications in entire provinces and wrought widespread destruction mostly in the central Philippines, officials said Saturday. A governor said her island has been “leveled to the ground." ...

Typhoon leaves 12 dead, traps people on roofs in Philippines

Dec. 17, 2021 06:09 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon that battered the central Philippines left at least 12 people dead in massive floods that trapped residents on roofs and damaged buildings including a hotel and an airport, officials said. Typhoon Rai slightly weakened after slamming...

Rescuers battle strong typhoon lashing southern Philippines

Dec. 16, 2021 06:27 AM EST

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon slammed into the southeastern Philippines on Thursday, toppling trees, ripping tin roofs and knocking down power as it blew across island provinces where nearly 100,000 people have been evacuated. Coast guard personnel were rescuing...