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  1. UK teams rush to quake carnage zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Argus

    The body of a victim is recovered from the debris of a building that collapsed after the quake in Kathmandu Rescue operations and aid efforts will continue in Nepal today as the country assesses the scale of the death and destruction inflicted by a powerful earthquake. More than 1,800 people were killed after the 7.8 magnitude quake struck just before midday yesterday, sending tremors through the Kathmandu Valley and the nearby city of Pokhara.

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  2. Developing: Many Dead After Massive 7.8 Earthquake Strikes NepalRead the original story

    4 min ago | Cactus Thorns

    Rescuers are digging through the rubble of collapsed buildings in the capital trying to reach survivors, as thousands prepare to spend the night outside as darkness fell. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said .

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  3. Aid pours in after Nepal quake kills at least 1,800Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WHDH

    Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region. The death toll continued to climb as more reports came in from far-flung areas, with 1,805 in Nepal alone, said Home Ministry official Laxmi Dhakal.

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  4. Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills 1,865Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

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  5. 1,400 Confirmed Dead In Nepal EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In this photo provided by Azim Afif a man approaches the scene after an avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Everest Base Camp, Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Authorities in Nepal say nearly 1,400 people are confirmed dead following a powerful earthquake near the capital Kathmandu, where homes and ancient temples collapsed amid the intense temblor and strong aftershocks.

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  6. World offers help after Nepal earthquake but few know scope yetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hindustan Times

    As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there. With internet and cellphone communications spotty and many damaged roads closed, the outside world scrambled for a clear picture of what most was needed following the magnitude 7.8 quake near the capital, Kathmandu, on Saturday.

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    9 min ago | KTVN Reno

    A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and... LONDON - As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there. With Internet and cellphone communications spotty and many damaged roads closed, the outside world scrambled for a clear picture of what most was needed following the magnitude 7.8 quake near the capital, Kathmandu, on Saturday.

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  8. 17 killed in Tibet earthquakeRead the original story

    10 min ago | Newkerala.com

    At least 17 people have been confirmed dead and 53 injured in Tibet after a powerful earthquake struck neighbouring Nepal on Saturday, officials said on Sunday. A massive 7.9-magnitude quake, followed by a second 7.0-magnitude quake left over 1,500 people dead in Nepal, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  9. Aid starts coming to Nepal, rescuers move in after massive quake kills at least 1,865Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region. Nepal bore the brunt of the quake's impact with at least 1,805 dead and more than 5,000 injured.

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  10. China sends search and rescue team to NepalRead the original story

    10 min ago | Newkerala.com

    A 62-member China International Search and Rescue Team left for Nepal at around 6 a.m. on Sunday Beijing time for humanitarian rescue following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday. With six sniffer dogs and relevant rescue and medical equipment, the team is expected to arrive in Kathmandu midday Sunday on a chartered plane, according to the China Earthquake Administration.

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  11. The critical 72 hours after Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | KMIZ

    ... buildings, including treasured landmarks at the country's capital Kathmandu. Nepal is no stranger to natural disasters with landslides and avalanches punctuating its mountainous terrain. And there are many challenges in the rescue efforts. "The next ...

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  12. Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from KathmanduRead the original story

    10 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Indian Air Force planes have fetched around 546 of its citizens, including several infants, back from quake-hit Kathmandu since late Saturday with more sorties firmed up during Sunday, officials here said. The first Indian Air Force plan to arrive from the Nepalese capital was a C-130J Super Hercules with 55 passengers, including fur infants, on board at around 10.45 p.m., followed by a C-17 Globemaster III, a little after midnight with 101 passengers and an infant.

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  13. Canada to send disaster aid team, $5 million to earthquake-stricken NepalRead the original story

    10 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... press secretary, said in an email. The military team is designed to deploy on short notice to deal with natural disasters or humanitarian emergencies. A government source earlier Saturday said the assessment team was to head to Nepal to determine ...

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  14. Local Everest climber 'safe' amid devastationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Vail Daily News

    While the death toll of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal climbed above 1,865 across the Himalayan region, the Vail Valley breathed a collective sigh of relief that a local mountaineer and adventurer is not among them. Jon Kedrowski was at a Mount Everest base camp when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, kicking off a killer avalanche.

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  15. Google executive Dan Fredinburg among hundreds dead from Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    File-This July 31, 2013, file photo shows Sophia Bush, left, and Dan Fredinburg arriving at the Do Something Awards at the Avalon in Los Angeles. Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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  16. Winnipeg pastor helps parishioners in Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A crane removes debris from the site of a building that collapsed in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday. A magnitude 7.9 quake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings.

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  17. Toll climbs after powerful quake hits Nepal: Things to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | KMIR 6

    A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely... . An injured child receives treatment outside Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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  18. Avalanche sweeps Everest base camp, killing 17, injuring 61Read the original story

    12 min ago | KMIR 6

    An avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a section of the Mount Everest mountaineering base camp, killing at least 17, injuring 61 and leaving an unknown number of climbers and guides unaccounted for on other routes, an official said Sunday. Twenty-two of the most seriously injured were taken by helicopter to Pheriche village, the nearest medical facility.

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  19. Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on EverestRead the original story

    14 min ago | Vallejo News

    Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world's highest peak. An Indian army climbing team found 18 bodies on Saturday in the first hours after the quake, an army spokesman said.

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  20. Leaders, charities offer condolences, help after Nepal quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Concord Monitor

    World leaders and global charities offered condolences and emergency aid to Nepal following the earthquake yesterday while grappling to understand the scope of a disaster that left more than 1,100 dead. With internet and cellphone communications spotty, and many roads closed due to damage, the outside world did not yet have a clear picture of what is most needed following the devastating quake.

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