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Major Quake in Nepal Kills at Least 1,130, Shakes Mount Everest

A major earthquake and dozens of powerful aftershocks struck Nepal on Saturday, destroying parts of the capital, Kathmandu, and killing at least 1,130 people. The United States and other nations were sending disaster response teams to the region to assist Kathmandu in dealing with the tragedy. The 7.8-magnitude jolt, the most powerful to hit the area in 81 years, shook Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth, and triggered avalanches that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. A...

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