India steps up relief and rescue efforts in neighboring Nepal

India steps up relief and rescue efforts in neighboring Nepal

Day after Nepal hit by its worst earthquake in 80 years, death toll rises sharply to 1,805, according to country's home ministry.



#Nepal quake latest: Rescuers dig with hands... 1,800 dead

#Nepal quake latest: Rescuers dig with hands... 1,800 dead

Latest: The death toll from an avalanche on Mount Everest has risen to 14 and could rise further, a Nepalese official More...

PHOTOS: At least 10 dead in Mount Everest avalanche; search for survivors

PHOTOS: At least 10 dead in Mount Everest avalanche; search for survivors

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Dozens arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore

Dozens arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimore

Thousands of protesters took the streets of Baltimore Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray demonstration yet as hours of peaceful marching turned violent.

Duncan Keith scores in 3rd period Blackhawks eliminate Predators with 4-3 win in Game 6

Duncan Keith scores in 3rd period Blackhawks eliminate Predators with 4-3 win in Game 6

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US sending disaster response team, $1M aid to Nepal after deadly earthquake

US sending disaster response team, $1M aid to Nepal after deadly earthquake

The United States is sending a disaster response team and $1 million in aid to Nepal following a devastating earthquake that shook three countries.

Bruce Jenner reveals that he is a Republican

Bruce Jenner reveals that he is a Republican

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Inside the office of London design company MOO, which prints some of the coolest business cards arou...

Inside the office of London design company MOO, which prints some of the coolest business cards arou...

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Nepal earthquake: Live Report

Nepal earthquake: Live Report

Hong Kong (AFP) - 01:03 GMT - WELCOME TO AFP'S live report on the ongoing situation in Nepal following a massive earthquake which killed more than 1,200 people as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base ca

West Australians missing in Nepal

West Australians missing in Nepal

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More family time for condemned Aussies

More family time for condemned Aussies

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Perth doctor joins ISIS medical team in 'jihad'

Perth doctor joins ISIS medical team in 'jihad'

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Kris Jenner tweets support for Bruce Jenner, calls him her 'hero'

Kris Jenner tweets support for Bruce Jenner, calls him her 'hero'

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Humor Is Main Course at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Humor Is Main Course at White House Correspondents' Dinner

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14 Touching Celebrity Reactions To Bruce Jenner's Interview

14 Touching Celebrity Reactions To Bruce Jenner's Interview

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WMNGAdams published My favourite things with Claire Doyle of Doggy Devon

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Two Burnley fans wore the best fancy dress outfits today

Two Burnley fans wore the best fancy dress outfits today

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Former British soldier appears in court charged with man's death 41 years ago

Former British soldier appears in court charged with man's death 41 years ago

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VIDEO: Cameron's football 'brain fade'

VIDEO: Cameron's football 'brain fade'

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Police use CS spray on protesters

Police use CS spray on protesters

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AUDIO: Shot Pakistani activist 'knew of risks'

AUDIO: Shot Pakistani activist 'knew of risks'

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PM's 'brain fade' over football team

PM's 'brain fade' over football team

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Murder victim found dismembered

Murder victim found dismembered

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EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

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VIDEO: 'Official notice' given for execution

VIDEO: 'Official notice' given for execution

Three of the so-called 'Bali Nine' have been given official notification of their execution in Indonesia, according to reports.

Quake mission begins for UK experts

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Labour plan to cap rental increases

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Prime Minister David Cameron embarrasses himself by mixing up his favourite football team

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John Carver claims Newcastle United showed 'character' but admits they weren't good enough

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Friends taking over the universe

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Byrne helped boyfriend get cast

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Crazy hailstorm batters Sydney

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We've seen Edward Snowden's laptop and you should too

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Watford promoted to Premier League

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Watford seal promotion, Boro slip

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Those who answer the call are never alone

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Pictures: Wanderland becomes ice rink

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SBS reporter offends with Anzac tweets

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Fears for Aussies missing in Nepal

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Baltimore anger over 'racist police'

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Nepalese-Canadians vow to mobilize relief efforts after deadly earthquake in Nepal

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake has already claimed more than a thousand lives, with the death toll expected to rise even higher as search crews frantically dig through the rubble looking for survivors.

Skeletal human remains found in Vaughan

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British PM forgets which football team he supports, blames 'brain fade'

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Trio retrieves 'distraught' person from ice near Behchoko

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Raptors on brink of elimination after Game 3 loss

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Woman, 35, dies in crash near Fielding, Sask

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Forgotten BBQ blamed for fire that forced 10 from homes in southwest

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