The Monday Catchup

Digging through the rubble in Nepal. via ndtv.com

Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed while you were sending-off, extending-off and neverending-off:

The lead story: A massive earthquake struck Nepal over the weekend. The quake, which struck on Saturday and measured a 7.9 on thr Richter Scale, was centered in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, but was felt in many small villages in the countryside as well. The quake also triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. So far over 2,700 people are reported dead and rescue workers have been working nonstop, though they must work in fear of the aftershocks that have continued after the main quake struck.

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The Monday Catchup

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Good morning! Here’s what you missed while you were relaying and enjoying the fine spring weather:

The lead story: In an unsurprising but long-awaited move, Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for president on Sunday. The former Senator, Secretary of State and First Lady joins Republicans Rand Paul and Ted Cruz on the trail for 2016.

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The Monday Catchup

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Good morning! Here’s what you missed over this Halloweekend:

The lead story: Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, One World Trade Center is opening today. The first of a new World Trade Center Complex in Lower Manhattan, the building is already 60% leased, with the publisher Conde Nast moving into five floors today.

Coming up after the jump: American Psycho in Hong Kong, Virgin Galactic crash, ISIS, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, and more…

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The Monday Catchup

The New York TImes

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: Turkey will provide aid to Kurdish troops in their fight for the town of Kobani, on the border between Syria and Turkey. The Kurdish troops have been withstanding attacks from ISIS for over a month.

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