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at 10:04 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
Thousands honour fallen soldiers 100 years after dawn landings of WWI Gallipoli campaign
GALLIPOLI, Turkey - For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.
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at 09:54 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
Nepal police say death toll from earthquake has reached at least 876
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A top Nepalese police official says at least 876 people are confirmed dead in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.
at 09:41 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
3 car bombs driven by foreigners kill at least 4 at Iraq-Jordan border crossing
BAGHDAD - Three suicide car bombs driven by foreigners targeted the remote desert border crossing between Iraq and Jordan Saturday killing at least four Iraqi soldiers, said Iraqi officials.
at 09:26 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
Surfer critically injured by shark off southern Australia; witness reports large great white
ADELAIDE, Australia - A surfer was in critical condition after a shark attacked him Saturday in southern Australia, police said.
at 09:23 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
Frenchman's execution in Indonesia on drug conviction may be suspended on legal complaint
PARIS - France is stepping up efforts to save the life a Frenchman facing a firing squad in Indonesia on drug charges, amid signs that his execution may be suspended.
at 06:46 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
At least 20 people killed, dozens injured in India after powerful Nepal earthquake
NEW DELHI - Officials say at least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighbouring Nepal.
at 00:42 on April 25, 2015, EDT.
Baltimore police say man should have received medical care before being put in van
BALTIMORE - Baltimore police, in the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, said that a black man who later died should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.
at 20:50 on April 24, 2015, EDT.
'Preppers' gather for first expo in Sandy; Show features zombie apocalypse costume contest
SALT LAKE CITY - Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armoured vehicles.
at 20:40 on April 24, 2015, EDT.
Jurors convict last 3 defendants of manslaughter in hazing death of US university drum major
ORLANDO, Fla. - The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed marching band.
at 18:19 on April 24, 2015, EDT.
Start of NASA's dwarf planet mission delayed after communication mix-up
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - NASA says observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch.
at 18:58 on April 24, 2015, EDT.
North America's largest powwow attracts thousands to New Mexico for celebration of culture
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America's largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event:
at 18:40 on April 24, 2015, EDT.
Jurors convict last 3 defendants of manslaughter in hazing death of Florida A&M drum major
ORLANDO, Fla. - Jurors have convicted the last three defendants of manslaughter and hazing in the death of a Florida A&M drum major, ending a three-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed band
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