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Fears of disease in Nepal...Small earthquake in Michigan... Rally in Baltimore

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 2, 2015 at 4:11 p.m.



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PAUWATHOK, Nepal (AP) — U.N. humanitarian officials in Nepal say they are increasingly worried about the spread of disease. They say more helicopters are needed to reach isolated mountain villages, which were hard to access even before the massive earthquake quake struck a week ago. The government's latest number is 6,841 dead.

DETROIT (AP) — Geological experts say a small earthquake centered in southwestern Michigan has been felt around the state and other parts of the Upper Midwest. A U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist says the 4.2-magnitude temblor was recorded shortly after noon today. Its epicenter was about 9 miles southeast of Kalamazoo near Galesburg. There are no reports of damage or injuries.

BALTIMORE (AP) — At rally at Baltimore City Hall to protest the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured while in police custody, is over. Among the demonstrators, there were chants of "no justice, no peace, no racist police." Today's gathering was billed as a "victory rally" after a prosecutor charged six officers with felonies in connection with the death of the man they arrested.

LONDON (AP) — Britain's newest princess in getting used to her surroundings. But It may be a day or two before the world knows what to call her. Prince William and his wife Kate posed briefly with the baby and waved to admirers outside the London hospital before they headed home to nearby Kensington Palace. The 8-pound, 3-ounce newborn is now fourth in line to the throne.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's a beautiful day for the Kentucky Derby in Louisville. More than a dozen races have been held leading up the 141st Run for the Roses at 6:24 p.m. Eastern. A record crowd of 170,513 is at Churchill Downs for the Derby, , a day after a record 123,763 turned out for the Kentucky Oaks.

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