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Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises to 1,900

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 at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. | Video

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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

Islamist fighters seize Syria's Jisr al-Shughour, army says redeploys

BEIRUT - Islamist insurgents including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, Nusra Front, captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour on Saturday, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict. | Video

25 Apr 2015

Greece, lenders must reach deal by early May, Deputy PM tells paper

ATHENS - Greece and its lenders must reach a reform deal by early May to address Greece's need for cash, Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis said in an interview with a Greek newspaper published on Saturday.

Greece, World 25 Apr 2015

Israeli forces kill two knife-wielding Palestinians - police

JERUSALEM - Israeli security forces killed two knife-wielding Palestinian attackers in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem on Saturday, police said.

World, Israel 25 Apr 2015

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists trade accusations as Minsk deal frays

KIEV/MOSCOW - The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine traded accusations on Saturday, reviving concerns that a peace deal signed in Minsk in February may collapse, although monitors said the violations were still relatively limited.

World, Russia 25 Apr 2015
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Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil; some flights canceled

SANTIAGO - Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil on Saturday and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.