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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor has lifted the citywide curfew a day ahead of schedule. The order for residents to stay home after 10 p.m. had been imposed after violence and looting erupted Monday following the funeral of a man who died of injuries he suffered in police custody. The six officers who arrested Freddie Gray have been charged with felonies ranging from manslaughter to second-degree murder.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a man accused of shooting a police officer in the head will be arraigned this afternoon on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Demetrius Blackwell was arrested last night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll in the Nepal earthquake has climbed to 7,250. Officials say the number includes six foreigners and 45 Nepalese found over the weekend on a popular trekking route. Meanwhile, runway damage has forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport to large aircraft. The runway was built to handle only medium-size jetliners, not the large military and cargo planes that have been delivering aid.
ROME (AP) — Italy says its Coast Guard along with commercial vessels have come to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants today, saving hundreds. Ten bodies were recovered off Libya's coast. Yesterday, nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued. Smugglers have been taking advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian official says 275 girls and women are being registered, fed and given medical care in their first day out of Nigeria's war zone. They are among nearly 700 women and children freed from captivity in the past week by the Nigerian military. Officials say many critically malnourished babies and children have been put on intravenous drips in the camp's clinic and 21 are being treated for gunshot wounds and fractured limbs.
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