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Nations, charities offer Nepal help after quake

Apr 26, 2015

Nations, charities offer Nepal help after quake

As world leaders and global charities tried to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated Nepal, they offered condolences for the more than 1,400 people killed in four countries and readied emergency aid for the survivors. Mountaineering groups struggled to check on climbers, ...

Nepal struggles after devastating quake

Apr 26, 2015

Nepal struggles after devastating quake

Nepal has urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,400 people — a toll that was predicted to rise as rescuers used their hands to dig for survivors among the rubble on ...

Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

Apr 26, 2015

Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company’s director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal ...

Romanian robbers dressed to kill, trained to steal: investigators

Apr 25, 2015

Romanian robbers dressed to kill, trained to steal: investigators

Prosecutors detained 14 people Friday who are suspected of belonging to a network of well-dressed robbers who were trained to steal luxury items in Romania and the European Union. The alleged leader was among those detained and prosecutors have asked for their arrest. “They ...

Apr 25, 2015

Eight women finish first week of grueling U.S. Army Ranger test

Eight women have successfully made it through the initial round of the U.S. Army’s grueling Ranger School course, as commanders weigh allowing female troops to join the ranks of the elite corps, officials said Friday. The results of the first week of the Ranger ...

Apr 25, 2015

After U.S. drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy

The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration’s reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation’s oft-criticized ...