Latest News Wires Twelve killed as Typhoon Rammasun swamps Philippines (+video)

Manila, however, was generally spared the wrath of the typhoon Wednesday. Winds gusted to over 100 miles per hour during the height of the storm.

By , Associated Press

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A typhoon left at least 12 people dead, knocked out power in many areas, damaged a parked plane but spared the Philippine capital on Wednesday when its fierce wind shifted, officials said.