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Storm's rain leaves 3 dead in Caribbean

Posted: August 25, 2014 at 3:38 a.m.

Water rushes through an open bay at the Carraizo Dam to release water left by a passing storm in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday as it headed toward the Bahamas and dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. Hurricane Center. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Slow-moving Tropical Storm Cristobal lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf after swollen rivers swept at least three people away on the Caribbean island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

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