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Earthquake Hits Typhoon-Damaged Philippines

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We're following breaking news out of the Philippines, where a 4.2-magnitude earthquake hit overnight.

That area is still reeling from a deadly typhoon that slammed the island country four days ago.

The confirmed death toll there has risen to more than 1,700 people, and officials say it could get much higher.

Twenty countries, including the United States, are sending aid to the country.

Typhoon survivors are now swarming airports, looking for a flight out.

Meanwhile, people here in the U.S. are reaching out to the Red Cross, hoping to hear from their families.

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