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Everest guide recalls horror of being ‘trapped’ by avalanche

A young Nepalese guide who survived the deadliest mountaineering accident ever on Mount Everest today recalled being "trapped" after the avalanche came crashing down the icy slopes, killing at least 12 of his companions. The force of the avalanche fractured 22-year-old Dawa Tashi Sherpa's ribs and broke his shoulder blades,... Read More

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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