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    Storm Sandy sweeps fire and water over New York

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Five of the 16 people confirmed dead across the US and Canada killed by Storm Sandy lost their lives in New York.

    Streets in the city filled with water, worrying some that the closed subway system would be deluged. At least seven stations have been covered in water.

    US President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York and Long Island.