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Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

KATHMANDU - Hundreds of Nepalis were fleeing the capital Kathmandu for the plains on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed more than 3,200 people and faced with shortages of food and water. | Video

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China stocks at 7-year peaks on stimulus hopes, focus on central bks

TOKYO - A rally in Chinese stocks led Asian equities to 7-year highs thanks to expectations of more stimulus from Beijing with stellar earnings from a few U.S. hi-tech giants further underpinning a broadly positive mood.

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Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters

DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty.

Gunshots fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour buses on Georgia highway

- Multiple gunshots were fired early Sunday into two buses carrying Grammy-winning rap music star Lil Wayne and his entourage on a Georgia highway following a performance in Atlanta, but no one was hurt, police said.

U.S., Entertainment 26 Apr 2015

Top U.S. court appears on cusp of declaring right to gay marriage

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's arguments on Tuesday over same-sex marriage will cap more than two decades of litigation and a transformation in public attitudes. | Video

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 26 Apr 2015

German Chancellor, Greek PM agree to stay in touch to reach debt deal

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone conversation on Sunday to maintain contact during talks between Athens and its lenders to reach a debt deal, a Greek government official said.

Greece, World 26 Apr 2015