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A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years. The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900: ___ May 22, 1960: A magnitude-9.5 earthquake in southern Chile and...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the face of Mt. Everest after the massive earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, a senior mountaineering guide, injuring at least 30 people. The avalanche apparently struck between the Khumbu Icefall, a rugged area of collapsed ice and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball's most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it. With runs at a premium in the major leagues, a handful of teams are trying to help...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A senior mountaineering guide says an avalanche swept the face of Mt. Everest after the massive earthquake, while government officials say at least 30 people have been injured on the mountain. Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association says that...
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal. Somoy TV station reported that one man was killed in the capital Dhaka and another in the northwestern district of Pabna on...
Key facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.9 hit Saturday: ___ GEOGRAPHY: Straddles the Himalayas between northern India and China and is home to Mt. Everest, the world's tallest mountain. It rises steeply from the Ganges River Basin in India and contains high...
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores Friday, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. It affected registers at 7,000...
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores Friday, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. It affected registers at 7,000...
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. Nepal's Information Minister Minendra Rijal told India's NDTV station that...