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9 Americans missing in Nepal...Bay area gets jolt... Baltimore pastor hopes city

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 3, 2015 at 7:01 p.m.



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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials in Nepal say nine Americans are among the 109 foreigners still missing after the massive earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation just over a week ago. Nepal's Tourist Police report a total of 57 foreigners were killed in the April 25 quake. The country's death toll now stands at 7,276 people. Crews are still searching through the rubble.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area residents are a bit shaken after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled the area this afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake hit about one mile south of the city of Concord. Residents reported several seconds of shaking. Concord police dispatchers say they have received no immediate reports of property damage or injuries.

BALTIMORE (AP) — The pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Freddie Gray's neighborhood says "Our prayer is that Baltimore will be the model for the rest of the nation." Rev. Lisa Weah (WEE'-uh) spoke today at a rally near City Hall organized by faith leaders. She says the message of equal justice for all must not be lost. Six police officers have been charged in Gray's death.

ROME (AP) — Italy's financial capital is trying to recover after violence left much of downtown trashed on May Day. Vandals smashed bank and shop windows, torched parked cars and damaged traffic lights in Milan after breaking off from a peaceful Labor Day march on Friday that protested a high-speed rail line being built in northern Italy and other big construction projects.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson is confirming that he'll seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. The retired neurosurgeon turned conservative political star has never run for public office. Carson announced his candidacy during an interview tonight on WKRC-TV in Cincinnati. He's set to make a more formal announcement during a speech from his native Detroit on Monday.

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