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Typhoon leaves 27 dead in Philippines

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MANILA - The death toll from the first typhoon of the Philippines' rainy season climbed to at least 27 on Thursday, authorities said, as millions in the capital and elsewhere endured a second day without power. 

Residents brave strong winds and rain as they evacuate from homes in a slum area as Typhoon Rammasun barrels across Manila on July 16, 2014

As Typhoon Rammasun moved further towards southern China, streets across Manila remained littered with fallen trees, branches and electrical posts while repairmen struggled to restore power services.

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