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Nepal police personnel carry Rishi Khanal, an earthquake survivor who was rescued by the French rescue team, on a stretcher at a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 28, 2015. (ADNAN ABIDI/Reuters)

Man pulled alive from rubble 80 hours after quake

A Nepali-French search and rescue team pulled a 28-year-old man, Rishi Khanal, from a collapsed apartment block in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu on Tuesday after he had spent around 80 hours in a room with three dead bodies.

Activists display placards as they march towards Indonesian embassy, to hold a candlelight vigil for death row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso in Makati, Philippines April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Drug-trafficking convicts executed in Indonesia

Eight drug-trafficking convicts from several countries were executed by an Indonesian firing squad shortly after midnight on Wednesday, media said, but a Filipina who was on death row with them was unexpectedly spared at the last minute.

Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage in Washington April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. top court divided on gay marriage

The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were set on Tuesday to hear arguments on whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, taking up a contentious social issue in what promises to be the year's most anticipated ruling.

Author Louise Troh is shown in Dallas, Texas in this undated handout photo provided by Weinstein Books April 28, 2015. Thomas Eric Duncan, who became the face of a crisis when he was diagnosed with Ebola in the United States last year, was simply "Eric" to his fiancee Troh who said she endured threats and has battled nightmares since his death in October. Troh's book "My Spirit Took You In" released April 28, 2015, chronicles their life from a meeting two decades ago in Ivory Coast where she had fled a Liberia civil war, to his death in Dallas where he went to visit her and their son, Karsiah, 19. REUTERS/Vanessa Gavalya/Weinstein Books/Handout via Reuters

Fiancee chronicles life with man who died of Ebola

DALLAS - Thomas Eric Duncan became the face of a crisis when he was diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, but he was simply "Eric" to his fiancee, Louise Troh, who said she has endured threats and battled nightmares since his death in October.

Nicole Proulx, Senate chief corporate services officer, testified April 22-23, 2015 as a crown witness in the trial of suspended Senator Mike Duffy. Joel Watson/Ottawa Sun/PostMedia Network

Senators 'hit with a lot at the start': Defence

Sen. Mike Duffy’s very first travel claim -- for a 2008 trip to P.E.I. -- was reviewed by two Senate workers and he was assigned temporary staff until he hired his own, senior Senate manager Nicole Proulx testified Tuesday at the embattled politician’s criminal trial.

63-year-old former soldier, Nguyen Hong Phuc, sits on the bed with his son Nguyen Dinh Loc, 20, who is recovering from tumour surgery at Friendship village, a hospice for Agent Orange victims, outside Hanoi April 8, 2015. Nguyen Dinh Loc has serious mental and physical problems that his family and doctors link to his father's exposure to Agent Orange. His father joined the military after the U.S. army stopped using Agent Orange in 1971, but lived in areas heavily contaminated by it, including near Danang airport, where the chemical defoliant was stored. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Vietnam still battles Agent Orange legacy

DANANG, Vietnam - Tan Tri doesn't know a thing about Agent Orange. But doctors say he lives with its effects every day, when he crawls off his wooden bed and waits for someone to feed him. He is 25.

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Prof flunks entire class

A Texas university professor failed his entire class, calling the students immature and incompetent, but school officials aren't backing him up.

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