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Hurricane Matthew causes massive power outage

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What you need to know now

  • Matthew is no longer a hurricane; it’s now a post-tropical cyclone
  • The storm’s effects are still being felt in eastern North Carolina
  • Matthew has killed at least 17 people in the US
  • Death toll in Haiti is at least 300, according to a Haitian ambassador to the US, though others report much higher deaths. A count by Reuters, based on information from local civil protection officials, puts the Haiti death toll well over 800
  • For the latest updates, go here.

CNN’s Joshua Berlinger and Emanuella Grinberg contributed to this report.