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Posted: July 16, 2014 at 4:01 a.m.

Deadly typhoon's shift spares Manila MANILA, Philippines -- Typhoon Rammasun strengthened overnight, leaving at least one person dead and knocking out power in many areas, but its fierce wind shifted slightly today to spare the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely populated northern provinces from being directly pummeled, officials said.

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