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Heatwave eases in US

By Reuters
22 July 2019   |   1:51 pm
People cool off at a fountain at Flushing Meadow in the borough of Queens in New York City. The US is sweating through a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington among the hardest hit.

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