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Awesome scale of Typhoon Haiyan seen from space

Karen L. Nyberg / NASA via AP

American Astronaut Karen L. Nyberg shot this terrifying view of Typhoon Haiyan from aboard the International Space Station on Saturday. The death toll from one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall could top 1,200, the Red Cross said Saturday after fierce winds and flooding from Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines. Read full story

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