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at 13:54 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

Choppers ferry injured from villages at Nepal quake epicenter; 250 feared missing in mudslide

GORKHA, Nepal - Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide.


at 13:42 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

UN: 8 million affected, army starts bringing in aid to Gorkha district, the quake's epicenter

11:20 p.m. (1735 GMT)


at 11:45 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

6 people shot, 2 fatally, following dispute outside New York church during funeral

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A gunfight broke out on a Brooklyn street during a funeral service where at least one shooter returned fire from inside the church vestibule, leaving two dead and four others injured, according to police.


at 13:00 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

Madeleine McCann's parents win $549,000 in Portuguese libel case against former detective

LISBON, Portugal - The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann have won 500,000 euros ($549,000) in a libel action against a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging they were involved in their daughter's disappearance, according to a Lisbon court ruling published Tuesday.


at 12:58 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

Japan PM says he's 'deeply pained' by WWII suffering of women but does not apologize

WASHINGTON - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sidestepped a question on whether he would apologize for the sexual enslavement of women by Japan's army during World War II.


at 12:47 on April 28, 2015, EDT.

Ambulances carrying coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as drug traffickers' executions near

CILICAP, Indonesia - Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones as Indonesia announced it will execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man on drug charges, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.


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