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Nepalese dig for quake survivors as toll exceeds 2,200, big aftershock hits

KATHMANDU - Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley, killing more than 2,200 people, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. | Video

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Syrian jets pound insurgent-held town: monitor

BEIRUT - Syrian jets carried out at least 20 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.

World, Syria 8:43am EDT

Ukraine's ceasefire under pressure as one more serviceman killed

KIEV - A fragile ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists came under renewed pressure on Sunday with the Ukrainian military reporting a serviceman had been killed and seven others wounded in rebel attacks.

World, Russia 8:12am EDT

Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails last year: NYT

WASHINGTON - Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting U.S. officials.

U.S., World, Tech, Russia 25 Apr 2015

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden: residents

ADEN - At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said.

World, Yemen 6:39am EDT

More central banks meet, but ability to pilot economies in doubt

LONDON - Most central banks have been easing policy since the start of the year and are set to do more, but it still isn't clear whether that new activism, which has pushed stock markets to record highs, will help the global economy much.

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