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Hide and seek in New Orleans storm effort

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - National Guard troops prepared to hunt on Thursday for thousands of people believed still in ruined New Orleans, as the White House sent a new wave of top officials into areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

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New Orleans takes evacuation effort door to door

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Police and National Guard troops planned a door-to-door search on Thursday for thousands of people unable or unwilling to leave ruined New Orleans.

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Canadians beat U.S. Army to New Orleans suburb

BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - A Canadian search-and-rescue team reached a flooded New Orleans suburb to help save trapped residents five days before the U.S. military, a Louisiana state senator said on Wednesday.

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Hide and seek in New Orleans storm effort

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - National Guard troops prepared to hunt on Thursday for thousands of people still clinging to life in ruined New Orleans, as the White House sent more money and top officials to Hurricane Katrina's destruction zone.

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New Orleans residents to go, political storm grows

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans police will force Hurricane Katrina's survivors to leave the city drowning in toxic waters on Wednesday, as the political storm grows over relief efforts for a disaster with a death toll feared to be in the thousands and a price tag that could hit $150 billion.

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New Orleans police try to evacuate fetid city

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans police will try to force Hurricane Katrina's survivors to leave the fetid city on Wednesday as the political storm grows over the botched response to the crisis and cost estimates rise to as high as $150 billion.

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New Orleans police try to evacuate fetid city

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans police will try to force Hurricane Katrina's survivors to leave the fetid city on Wednesday as the political storm grows over the botched response to the crisis and cost estimates rise to as high as $150 billion.

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Indonesia airline says several survivors from crash

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Several passengers survived the crash of an Indonesian Boeing 737-200 in the city of Medan on Monday, a spokesman for the airline said.

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Indonesian plane crashes in city, 130 dead

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A domestic airliner crashed in a busy residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after take-off on Monday, killing about 100 people aboard and 30 bystanders in an inferno on the ground.

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Indonesia plane crashes in city, more than 130 dead

A spokesman for local carrier Mandala Airlines said several passengers had survived the crash in Medan, contradicting the city's top rescue official who said all 117 onboard died. The official Antara news agency put the number of survivors at six.