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Haiti: Death toll crosses 700 after earthquake


The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Haiti early Saturday has crossed 700 as rescuers continue to look through the rubble for survivors. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed many buildings and injured more than 2,800 people. It is the latest crisis to hit the country already reeling from political instability after the president was assassinated in July. Author and journalist Jonathan Katz joins.

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