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  • May 8- A tropical storm warning has been issued for a portion of North and South Carolina, after indications of Ana transforming into a tropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. A warning is now in effect for areas from South Santee River, South Carolina to Surf City, North Carolina, the Miami- based weather forecaster said. "Some strengthening of Ana is...

  • LONDON, May 8- Underground disposal of waste water produced from oil and natural gas wells has been blamed for triggering thousands of small earthquakes in Oklahoma and a number of other U.S. states since 2009.. Heightened seismic activity corresponds closely with the timeframe and location of increased drilling and hydraulic fracturing across the...

  • *Areva reprocessing sales shrink further post Fukushima. BEAUMONT- HAGUE, France, May 6- Areva's nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in La Hague needs to cut costs as its international customers disappear following the Fukushima disaster, and its sole remaining big customer, fellow state-owned French utility EDF, pressures it to cut prices. Areva said in January it...

  • Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed crash: Report Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    In this handout image supplied by the Ministere de l'Interieur (French Interior Ministry), search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on March 25, 2015 near Seyne, France.

    The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately downing his plane appears to have rehearsed the tragedy, NBC News reports.

  • *Areva reprocessing sales shrink further post Fukushima. BEAUMONT- HAGUE, France, May 6- Areva's nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in La Hague needs to cut costs as its international customers disappear following the Fukushima disaster, and its sole remaining big customer, fellow state-owned French utility EDF, pressures it to cut prices. Areva said in January it...

  • KATHMANDU, May 4- Nepal has asked foreign countries to wrap up search and rescue operations nine days after a devastating earthquake killed more than 7,200 people, now there is no hope of finding people alive in the rubble. Dozens of countries sent teams to look for survivors after the Himalayan nation was hit by a 7.8- magnitude quake on April 25, its worst since...

  • Dave Goldberg dies at 47   Monday, 4 May 2015 | 6:19 AM ET
    Dave Goldberg dies at 47

    Survey Monkey CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly this weekend. He was a well-known entrepreneur and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

  • Nepal quake: Relief goods held up at customs - UN Saturday, 2 May 2015 | 6:52 AM ET
    Nepal is still struggling to recover from the previous earthquake, which hit the country late last month

    Relief material for survivors being held up at the country's only international airport, the United Nations said on Saturday.

  • Jon Najarian: Why biotech stocks look sickly   Friday, 1 May 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Jon Najarian: Why biotech stocks look sickly

    Trader Jon Najarian explains how leveraged ETFs may have contributed to the recent poor performance of the biotech sector.

  • A volunteer walks on top of the debris of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square on April 27, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday.

  • Amazing video of massive Nepal earthquake   Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Amazing video of massive Nepal earthquake

    Newly released police video show the moments leading up to the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal last weekend.

  • *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...