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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help.She had been inside her family's four-story villa in Kathmandu when the tremor st ...more

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A documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal.Thomas Ely Taplin, 61, was working on a film about the community of climbers at base camp and had bee ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping.China's rise underlies both the ec ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.David Bruck delivere ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The world's oldest commissioned warship afloat is closing to visitors as it heads to dry dock in Boston for repairs.The three-masted frigate USS Constitution is nicknamed Old Ironsides. It closed on Monday. It's slated to enter dry ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wants Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town.The pop icon arrived at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic pink convertible behind 18 mobile billboards bearing the titles of her number one hits.The g ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old who fired two gunshots inside a Washington state high school told detectives he never intended to hurt any other students.No one was injured Thursday at North Thurston High School in Lacey, about 60 miles ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean appellate court on Tuesday handed down a sentence of life in prison to the captain of a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people.The sentencing is harsher than a November verdict by a distr ...more

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10:21 p.m.Maryland's Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has called for an end to the violence. In a statement, he says, "The death of Freddie Gray was a tragedy. Perhaps it can lead us on a path toward progress. Violence, fires and looting will not ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.Speaking before an audience of family members, Justice Department lawye ...more