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Devastating Nepal earthquake kills hundreds, triggers deadly Everest avalanche

KATHMANDU - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling an historic 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. | Video

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Three Islamic State car bombs hit Iraq-Jordan border crossing, four dead

BAGHDAD/AMMAN - Three suicide car bombs exploded at a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing four soldiers, a witness and an Iraqi border police source said, in an attack claimed shortly afterwards by Islamic State.

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Indiana university cleared after report of armed person

- An Indiana university gave the all clear early on Saturday after being locked down for several hours over a reported armed person, possibly with explosives, near the school's administration building, officials said.

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Gaps remain in probe of Baltimore man's death in police custody

BALTIMORE - An investigation into the death of a black man in Baltimore police custody is still trying to figure out what happened, the police commissioner said on Friday as the city braced for a major protest over the incident. | Video

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Washington governor signs medical marijuana overhaul

- Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday signed a bill that will overhaul the state's medical marijuana market, reconciling the long unregulated system with the voter-approved recreational pot industry.

U.S., Health 1:44am EDT

Isolated in debt talks, Greek finance rebel gets the cold shoulder

RIGA - As the buses carrying European finance ministers left for a gala dinner in the Latvian capital on Friday night, one of the party hung back at the hotel and then wandered off alone into the dusk.

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Moscow to investigate amid struggle over Chechen authority

MOSCOW - Russia announced on Saturday it would investigate the shooting dead of a Chechen that has highlighted tensions between central police authorities and a hardline Chechen regional leader brought in by President Vladimir Putin to quell separatism.