KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.
By Ian Graham BELFAST (Reuters) - A 73-year-old former British soldier was charged on Saturday in relation to the death of a Catholic man with learning difficulties in Northern Ireland 40 years ago. John Pat Cunningham, a 27-year-old who had a mental age of a between 6 and 10, was shot three times as he ran away from an army patrol in a field in June 1974. Former soldier Dennis Hutchins, who lives in the southern English town of Torpoint, was charged on Saturday with attempted murder, the first time anyone has been charged in relation to the incident. An account of the shooting by the Pat Finucane Centre, which is helping to represent Cunningham's family, said that two soldiers opened fire.