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US offers 'full assistance' to Haiti

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the US is offering full assistance to Haiti in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake.

The quake struck about 15km (10 miles) south-west of the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Buildings, including a hospital, are reported to have collapsed.

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