Hundreds of Nepalis were fleeing the capital Kathmandu for
the plains today, terror-stricken by two days of powerful
aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed more
than 3,200 people and faced with shortages of food and water.
International agencies and governments are rushing to send
search and rescue teams, doctors and medicines to Nepal where
an earthquake has killed more than 2,400 people and left tens
of thousands without food, water or shelter.
Britain's Labour Party has ruled out a post-election deal
with Scottish nationalists after Prime Minister David
Cameron's Conservatives said such a tie-up could spark the
biggest constitutional crisis since the 1936 abdication of
When Khile Sherpa opened his eyes, the snow around him was
bright red, drenched with blood streaming from gashes in his
body from the avalanche that catapulted him across Mount
Everest's base camp at lunchtime on Saturday.
Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home to remember a
25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police
custody, an unexplained death that has brought thousands to
the city's downtown to protest police violence.
Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the
aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed more than
1,300 people, a toll officials said would rise as the
desperate search for survivors continued into the early hours
olice captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a
residential area of lower Manhattan, the latest in a series
of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing
number of the predators are making their home.