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5/16/2015 12:00 AM
Medical team treats 1,500 in Nepal
A team of area medical professionals returned Thursday from a week-long medical relief trip to Nepal, just two days after experiencing a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the country — its second major quake in less than a month.

5/16/2015 6:39 AM
Pope hosts Palestinian leader at Vatican
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as an “angel of peace” during a meeting at the Vatican.

5/16/2015 6:25 AM
Ousted Egypt president sentenced to death
CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death over his part in a mass prison break that took place during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

5/16/2015 6:34 AM
Residents clean up after typhoon pelts Guam
HAGATNA, Guam — Guam is cleaning up after a powerful Pacific typhoon hammered the U.S. territory with high winds, rain and large waves.

5/15/2015 2:40 PM
U.N. calls for urgent aid for Nepal
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. General Assembly called Friday for urgent assistance to help Nepal earthquake survivors and to rebuild the impoverished Himalayan nation so it can better survive future disasters.

5/15/2015 1:59 PM
Russia moves to shut 'undesirable' organizations
MOSCOW — The Russian parliament gave preliminary approval today to legislation that would allow prosecutors to declare foreign and international organizations “undesirable” in Russia and shut them down.

5/15/2015 10:23 AM
ISIS seizes government compound in Iraq
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants today captured the main government compound in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s western Anbar province, raising their black flag over the facility and torching the police headquarters.

5/15/2015 7:04 AM
Nepal rescuers find U.S. Marine chopper
KATHMANDU, Nepal —Nepalese rescuers today found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared this week during a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, and officials said it was unlikely there were any survivors from the crash.

5/15/2015 11:18 AM
Hackers attack German Parliament's data system
BERLIN — Authorities say hackers have tried to break into the internal data system of the German Parliament.

5/15/2015 11:17 AM
Pakistani airstrikes kill 15 militants
ISLAMABAD  — Pakistani warplanes have pounded militant strongholds in a troubled tribal region along the Afghan border, killing at least 15 suspected militants, the army said today.




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