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Manhattan building partially collapses amid winds from Sandy
No one reported hurt as part of facade of four storey building in West Village collapses

Adam Gabbatt in New York

30, Oct, 2012 @12:18 AM

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Caribbean nations count cost of hurricane Sandy
At least 69 people have died in six countries, with Haiti the hardest hit

Jonathan Watts, Latin America correspondent

29, Oct, 2012 @10:47 PM

Hurricane Sandy: the view from Battery Park in New York - video

Guardian reporter Adam Gabbatt heads to Battery Park in lower Manhattan to assess weather conditions before Hurricane Sandy makes landfall on the US east coast

Adam Gabbatt

29, Oct, 2012 @10:04 PM

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Hurricane Sandy delays Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaigns
Storms moving towards east coast force president and rival to cancel immediate events at crucial time before US election

Ewen MacAskill in Washington

29, Oct, 2012 @9:02 PM

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Hurricane Sandy: more than 50 million people prepare for 'Frankenstorm'
New York and Washington in lockdown as 115mph winds knock out power to 100,000 homes with Sandy closing in on the cities

Suzanne Goldenberg in Washington, Adam Gabbatt and Karen McVeigh in New York

29, Oct, 2012 @8:09 PM

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Hurricane Sandy picks up speed ahead of mid-Atlantic landfall

The strengthening hurricane barrelling towards the US east coast now set to make landfall much earlier than expected

Harry J Enten

29, Oct, 2012 @7:18 PM

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A buffet of improbable outcomes

Since a shark fell from the Californian sky on to a golf course, anything - even a Romney victory - seems just about possible

Oliver Burkeman

29, Oct, 2012 @6:40 PM

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Working class voters: why America's poor are willing to vote Republican

Liberals question why poor voters who use public assistance still vote for Republicans who want to cut those very services. The real story, Gary Younge finds, is much more complicated

Gary Younge in Sarasota, Florida

29, Oct, 2012 @5:42 PM

Hurricane Sandy playlist: 10 songs to get you through the 'Frankenstorm'

When you're ready to take a break from the news (and the people you're holed up with) try one of these songs instead

Ruth Spencer and Amanda Holpuch

29, Oct, 2012 @5:05 PM

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Hurricane Sandy: state-by-state conditions as 'Frankenstorm' nears

Sandy has not yet made landfall on the US east coast, but it has already affected a number of states along the Atlantic

Matt Williams

29, Oct, 2012 @5:00 PM

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Clinton steps in for Obama in Florida as he spearheads drive for youth vote

Former president fires up college audience by criticising Romney on climate change, student loans and economic arithmetic

Chris McGreal in Orlando

29, Oct, 2012 @4:42 PM

New York City braces for hurricane Sandy - video

New York City comes to a standstill as millions prepare for the arrival of hurricane Sandy, with public transport shut and some advised to leave their homes

29, Oct, 2012 @4:30 PM

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