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02-28 Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead France
2. 02-28 Chileans awake to more aftershocks Constitucion, Chile
D. 02-28 Al Qaeda kidnapped Italian man, wife North Africa
E. 02-28 Canada win thrilling final gold of Olympics Vancouver
5. 02-28 President Bachelet steps up quake rescue Chile
G. 02-28 Northug wins 50K cross-country race WHISTLER, Vancouver
H. 02-28 Vancouver bids Olympics farewell Vancouver
8. 02-28 France declares storms 'national disaster' Paris
J. 02-28 Canadians celebrate men's hockey win Vancouver


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Feb.28   France   Storm batters Europe, at least 51 dead
  A winter storm named 'Xynthia' battered the western coast of Europe, its high winds downing trees and power lines
 Forty of the victims died in western France, where many drowned or were hit by parts of buildings or falling trees

  Chile   Chileans awake to more aftershocks Map of Constitucion Chile
  The death toll from Saturday's 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile has risen to 708. In the city of Constitucion, more than 60 bodies were found
 541 had died in Maule region, 64 in Biobio and 103 and other regions

  North Africa Al Qaeda kidnapped Italian man, wife  Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has released an audio message and has set a 25-day deadline for the Italian government to meet its demands

Day News

  Vancouver   Canada win thrilling final gold of Olympics
Map of Vancouver
  Crosby's extra-time goal secured Canada the gold medal after a dramatic 3-2 win over the United States in the men's ice hockey

  Chile   President Bachelet steps up quake rescue   Michelle Bachelet has announced emergency measures to deal with the destruction caused by massive earthquake

  Vancouver Northug wins 50K cross-country race  Petter Northug won his fourth medal of the Olympics, using his trademark sprint to overtake Germany's Teichmann on the final straightaway Sunday

Evening News

  Vancouver   Vancouver bids Olympics farewell Map of Vancouver  The Winter Olympics drew to a spectacular close after 17 days of intense competition. Canada topped the medal table

  Paris   France declares storms 'national disaster'  France has declared a national disaster after violent storms battered parts of the country leaving death and destruction in their wake

  Vancouver Canadians celebrate men's hockey win  Thousands of Canadians turned the streets of Vancouver into rivers of red in jubilant celebration of the country's Olympic gold-medal win

  USA AIG said to be near $35 billion Asia deal  American International Group Inc. is close to a $35.5 billion deal to sell its Asian life insurance operations to Britain's Prudential PLC

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