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  • *International aid effort to Nepal intensifies. *Street vendors return in capital Kathmandu. JHARIBAR/SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nepal, April 28- People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,300 people.

  • Up to 250 missing after avalanche hits Nepal route Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    This photo provided by Azim Afif shows the scene after an avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Everest Base Camp, Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Afif and his team of four others from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) all survived the avalanche.

    Up to 250 people are missing in Nepal after an avalanche hit a village in Rasuwa district, a popular trekking area to the north of the capital Kathmandu.

  • FACTBOX-Ways to help Nepal's earthquake victims Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    April 27- The following are some of the organizations providing relief in Nepal to thousands of victims from Saturday's 7.9- magnitude earthquake:. About 525 staff members are distributing food, shelter and clean water in Nepal, said Wendy Christian, head of media at Save the Children. Save the Children set a goal to raise $50 million for earthquake relief in...

  • Beyond the Handshake - Coopersburg Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    Beyond the Handshake - Coopersburg

    The Pino family provide insights on working with Marcus Lemonis as a business partner and how their Coopersburg Sports business is doing today.

  • *Nepal's health system creaking under pressure. KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 27- Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains. A senior interior ministry official said it...

  • *Nepal's health system creaking under pressure. KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 27- Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains. A senior interior ministry official said it...

  • KATHMANDU, April 27- Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to airlift climbers stranded for two days at high altitude on Mount Everest after a powerful earthquake triggered an avalanche that killed at least 17 people. Romanian climber Alex Gavan said on Twitter that three helicopters had reached camps 1 and 2, which are at altitudes...

  • *Badly injured airlifted back to Kathmandu. Khile was among the first 15 survivors flown from Everest to Kathmandu on Sunday after a powerful earthquake hit Nepal a day earlier killing more than 2,460 people, at least 17 of them in the avalanche it triggered on the world's tallest peak. Like hundreds of other earthquake victims, the 20- year-old was waiting for...

  • Quake overwhelms Nepal's weak healthcare system Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 12:30 PM ET

    KATHMANDU, April 26- A massive earthquake in Nepal has exposed the woeful state of its medical facilities as hospitals struggle to treat vast numbers of injured with limited supplies and staff. The situation is worsening a humanitarian crisis triggered by Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years. So far many of the seriously injured in Kathmandu were being...

  • Comcast drops Time Warner Cable deal: Report Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:15 PM ET
    Comcast drops Time Warner Cable deal: Report

    Comcast shares are moving higher after a report saying Comcast will drop its bid for Time Warner Cable, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Confusion causes flight to nosedive 10,000 feet Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    Emergency vehicles surround a SkyWest Airlines plane, operating as United Express, that made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, April 22, 2015, in Cheektowaga, N.Y.

    An unconscious passenger alarmed a SkyWest Airlines pilot into making a swift descent and emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday.

  • White Collar Convicts: Life on the Inside - Sneak peek Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:45 PM ET
    White Collar Convicts: Life on the Inside - Sneak peek

    Go where cameras are were not allowed -- until now. White Collar Convicts premieres Wednesday, April 29 at 10p ET/PT.

  • The decision by the Kagoshima District Court clears another hurdle for the plant to begin starting up as early as June as the government pushes to restart Japan's idled nuclear industry four years after the Fukushima disaster. It also suggests another court ruling last week to prevent the operation of two reactors west of Tokyo may have been an aberration for...

  • Payout from BP oil spill settlement tops $5 bln Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:11 PM ET

    April 15- The administrator overseeing a BP Plc fund to compensate people and businesses claiming they were harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said on Wednesday more than $5 billion has been paid out. A total of $5.037 billion has been paid to 62,162 claimants, the administrator, Patrick Juneau, said in a statement on his website for spill claims.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- The New York branch of the U.S. Some market technicians have transferred from New York and others were hired at the office housed in the Chicago Fed, according to several people familiar with the build-out that began about two years ago, after Hurricane Sandy struck Manhattan. Officials believe the Chicago staffers can now handle all of the...

  • FUKUI, Japan, April 14- A Japanese court will rule on Tuesday whether to block the restart of nuclear reactors in western Japan on safety grounds, in a case that could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to return to atomic energy after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A three-judge panel is to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's...

  • TOKYO, April 14- A Japanese court will rule later on Tuesday on an injunction request against reactors owned by Kansai Electric Power, in a case that could derail Japan's slow return to nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A panel of judges is due to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's Takahama reactors west of Tokyo at 0500 GMT.

  • How Apos Therapy works Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    How Apos Therapy works

    Apos Therapy is a boot with adjustable pods that creates an imbalance when a patient walks in them, which after time helps those suffering with arthritis and other joint problems align their gait.

  • Four-alarm fire burns at GE Appliance Park Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 8:24 AM ET
    Four-alarm fire burns at GE Appliance Park

    A fire broke out at the GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, this morning.

  • 2nd black box supports Germanwings crash theory Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    A French rescue worker inspects the remains of the Germanwings Airbus A320 near Seyne-les-Alpes, France.

    French investigators said a second black box recovered from the Germanwings crash site indicated that the copilot deliberately crashed the plane.