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- President Obama declared a state of emergency in three states, including Florida, where a major hurricane has not made landfall since 2005.
Residents in high-risk coastal areas were ordered to leave as the hurricane, with sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, neared.
Officials said the figure of nearly 300 dead was likely to rise as international aid groups and government agencies began reaching the worst-affected areas.
The committee recognized Juan Manuel Santos “for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.”
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After years of failing to generate economic growth by cutting government spending, economic policy makers in Europe are reassessing austerity in hopes of improving the lot of ordinary people suffering joblessness and diminished wealth.
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