Death toll from Nepal earthquake reaches at least 876
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A top Nepalese police official says at least 876 people are confirmed dead in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.
8 dead, more missing in quake-triggered avalanche on Everest
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal smashed into a base camp at the foothills of Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least eight climbers and guides, injuring many and leaving an unknown number missing near the mountain's most dangerous spot, officials aid.
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 years.
Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle
GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.
Rebels enter northwest Syrian town as government withdraws
BEIRUT (AP) — Hard-line Syrian rebel groups entered a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes that have seen them take nearly all of a crucial province.
Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising
ROME (AP) — Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.
How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.
Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody
BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.
Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'
NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New ork suburbs.
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday following computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
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