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UPDATE: Nepal quake death toll exceeds 1,400

Nepal Earthquake-2

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing more than...

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

LONDON  — There is still time to save lives — that’s why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to...


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Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala.  — Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a...


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UPDATE: Nepal quake death toll exceeds 1,400

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated...


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The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80...


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Sea lion pup escapes abduction on LA beach

LOS ANGELES — Whoever snatched a seal or sea lion pup from a Los Angeles beach early Sunday should not be fooled by the animal’s cuteness — they...




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560 dead amid fears of humanitarian collapse in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warned Tuesday of an unfolding humanitarian...


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California's next big drought crisis - groundwater - lurks below

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Russian trawler sinks quickly in icy water, at least 56 dead

MOSCOW — Russia vowed Thursday to continue searching a vast area of the frigid Sea of Okhotsk for 13 people missing after a fishing trawler sank, killing at...


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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq declared a “magnificent victory” Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants...


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