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BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) -
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Army engineers raced to staunch rising floodwaters submerging historic New Orleans as helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina tore across the U.S. Gulf Coast.
BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops of inundated homes on Tuesday and officials said hundreds of people may have died in Hurricane Katrina's attack on the U.S. Gulf Coast, which sent a wall of water into Mississippi and flooded New Orleans.
BOGOTA/QUITO, Colombia (Reuters) - More than 100 Ecuadoreans trying to illegally emigrate to the United States drowned last week when the overcrowded fishing boat they were traveling aboard sank in the Pacific Ocean, authorities said on Wednesday.
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