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Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

KATHMANDU - Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people and devastated Kathmandu valley. | Video

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Mourners to remember Baltimore man who died in police custody

BALTIMORE - Mourners will gather at a North Baltimore funeral home on Sunday to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that brought thousands to the city's downtown on Saturday to protest police violence. | Video

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Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International

CATANIA, Italy - European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty International said on Saturday as hundreds more people arrived in Italy from North Africa. | Video

Pleas for mercy rain on Indonesia's president as executions near

CILACAP, Indonesia - Relatives of several convicts on death row in Indonesia made emotional last-ditch appeals for mercy on Sunday, adding their voices to foreign governments and the head of the United Nations who called for the group of nine to be spared the firing squad.

Oklahoma lethal injection drug faces U.S. Supreme Court test

- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this week on whether a drug used in Oklahoma's lethal injection mix should be banned in a case that comes as a shortage of execution chemicals has sent some states scrambling for alternatives.

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Syrian jets pound insurgent-held town: monitor

BEIRUT - Syrian jets killed at least 34 people in air strikes on the town of Jisr al-Shughour in northwestern Syria on Sunday, a group monitoring the war said, one day after it was seized by Islamist fighters closing in on government-held territory by the coast.

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No military solution to boat migrant crisis: U.N. chief to paper

ROME - There is no military solution to migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said on Sunday, as European leaders search for ways to manage the flow of people leaving North Africa in rickety boats.