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Leaders, charities offer condolences, help after Nepal quake

LONDON (AP) -- World leaders and global charities offered condolences and emergency aid to Nepal following the earthquake Saturday while grappling to understand the scope of the disaster....

`Saigon has fallen' _ a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end

(EDITOR'S NOTE - More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then the Americans, ended with the last days of April 1975. Peter Arnett, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of combat for The Associated Press and later gained fame as a CNN correspondent, has written a new memoir, "Saigon Has Fallen," about his dozen-plus years reporting on Vietnam. Arnett has recounted this period before but approaches it with a fresh perspective for the 40th anniversary of th...

Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know

A powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest....

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....

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....

10 dead, more missing in quake-triggered Everest avalanche

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal swept across Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said....

TV: 2 dead, 100 injured in Bangladesh from Nepal quake

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal....

Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago....

Key facts about Nepal, site of magnitude-7.8 quake

Key facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.8 hit Saturday:...

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....