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06:22 GMT - "Fear and confusion" - Families, the sick and elderly have been packed into parks and other open spaces in Kathmandu after losing their houses, with others too terrified of aftershocks to return home. "This is a nightmare, why don't these aftershocks stop?" asks 70-year-old Sanu Ranjitkar, clutching her dog and with an oxygen mask strapped to her face, sitting under a tarpaulin. 06:19 GMT - Supplies - "We need more helicopters for our rescue operations in rural areas," home minister spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal tells AFP.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee.
By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - A rally in Chinese stocks led Asian equities to 7-year highs thanks to expectations of more stimulus from Beijing with stellar earnings from a few U.S. hi-tech giants further underpinning a broadly positive mood. Some markets were slightly more subdued as the focus shifted to central bank meetings this week in the United States and Japan. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6 percent, led by solid gains in Greater China, with Hong Kong shares hitting a seven-year high and Taiwanese shares a 15-year high. European shares are seen mixed, with spreadbetters expecting 0.2 percent gains in Germany's DAX and largely flat openings for Britain's FTSE and France's CAC40 Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.2 percent mainly on the yen's gains.