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Jeanne kills 90 in Haiti, spins out to sea

Tropical Storm Jeanne brought raging floodwaters to Haiti, killing at least 90 people in the battered nation and leaving dozens of Haitian families huddled on rooftops as the storm pushed out into the open seas on Sunday, officials said.

Floods tore through the northwestern coastal town of Gonaives and surrounding areas Saturday night, covering crops but not fully engulfing homes. Prime Minister Gerard Latortue and his interior minister toured the area in a U.N. truck, but were not able to reach many areas because of flooded roads.

Jeanne didn't appear likely to hit the storm-battered southeastern United States. It was expected to head back out into the Atlantic.

At 11 p.m. EDT, Jeanne was 180 miles east-northeast of the Bahamian island of San Salvador, moving northward near 8 mph. The Bahamian government discontinued all storm warnings.

HURRICANE KARL: Hurricane Karl gained strength Sunday but remained on a course that will keep it in the open tropical Atlantic, a threat only to shipping, forecasters said.

At 11 p.m., Karl had top sustained winds near 135 mph and was centered near latitude 17.2 N, longitude 45.1 W, or about 1,080 miles east of the Lesser Antilles in the southeastern Caribbean. It was moving west-northwest near 12 mph.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 13: A new tropical depression formed Sunday over the eastern Atlantic Ocean. At 11 p.m. tropical depression 13 was near latitude 13.2 N, longitude 34.1 W, or about 700 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.

Maximum sustained winds were near 35 mph, and it was moving toward the west near 12 mph. The projected path from the National Hurricane Center kept the storm out at sea.

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