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Officer out of surgery after shooting...Hoping for prayer and healing in Baltimore...51 bodies on Nepal trail

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 3, 2015 at 4:10 a.m.



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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is dealing with the fifth shooting of a police officer in as many months. Officials say an officer was shot in the head yesterday while attempting to stop a man he suspected of carrying a handgun. Officials say Officer Brian Moore is out of surgery and the suspect is in custody.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and other officials plan to attend services today described as a day of prayer and healing in Baltimore, the scene of days of unrest over the death of a black man who died after being arrested. Charges have been filed against the officers and a crowd of demonstrators held a victory rally yesterday. Amid calls for an end to the city curfew, some violators were arrested.

KATHMANDU (AP) — An area with a dozen inns near a trekking trail that was buried by a landslide after the Nepal earthquake has yielded 51 bodies. Rescuers say six foreigners are among the victims dug up over the weekend. There are also Nepalese guides, hotel owners, workers and porters. Nepal's only international airport has now closed to the big jets being used to ferry in aid due to stress on the runaway.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say thousands of people are on the move in northern Afghanistan, seeking shelter from fierce fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents. An official in the Refugee and Repatriation Ministry says around 2,000 families have been displaced since the Taliban launched a surprise attack near the city of Kunduz nine days ago.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In Las Vegas, it's Floyd Mayweather Jr. by unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather remains undefeated and now claims the undisputed welterweight title, claiming a $180 million payday in the process.

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