Updated at 9:20 a.m. ETA powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck Nepal near the capital Kathmandu today, killing at least 688 people there as well as dozens in three neighboring countries as it leveled houses and temples and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest at the peak of the climbing season there.Authorities feared the death toll was likely to go up — perhaps dramatically — as more information comes in from remote and isolated parts of the region. The Associated Press says that the...
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