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Josh Earnest

Live video: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest holds daily briefing - @NBCNews

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Aurora, Colo., theater shooting, July 20, 2012

Live video: Opening statements in trial of accused Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooter James Holmes - @NBCNews

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Major League Baseball

Kansas City Royals' Edinson Volquez to drop appeal of 5-game suspension - @KCTV5

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gold

Gold futures rally 2.4% to a 2-week high - @MarketWatch

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US and allies conducted 31 airstrikes targeting Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq over most recent 24-hour reporting period - @Reuters

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Earthquake in South Asia, April 25, 2015

Canadian government to match donations to new Nepal earthquake relief fund - @CityNews

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Aurora, Colo., theater shooting, July 20, 2012

Photo: A crowded media staging area outside the Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver, where James Holmes is on trial for the 2012 movie theater shooting in which 12 were killed, 70 others wounded @CBS4Mark

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Alex Box Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA, US

Photo: Crews at LSU's Alex Box Stadium tending to a downed foul pole after today's storm - @lsureveille

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Aurora, Colo., theater shooting, July 20, 2012

Photo: Participants assemble in court for the start of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting trial; defendant James Holmes, wearing glasses, is seen at far left - @DenverChannel

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Facebook

Facebook says it is launching video calling in its Messenger app - @CNBCnow

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Shooting in Carmichael, Calif., April 27

Nearby residents being evacuated, stretch of Madison Avenue in Carmichael, Calif., closed to traffic as police hunt shooting suspect - @sacbee_news

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Gulf of Mexico

Severe weather threat has diminished over land as the strongest storms will remain over the Gulf waters this afternoon. - @NWSMobile

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Earthquake in South Asia, April 25, 2015

How to help: With as many as 2 million children impacted by the Nepal quake, Save the Children has staff on the ground distributing emergency supplies - with more on the way. To donate to Save the Children, click below:

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India

Editor's note: We've been alerted that an earthquake has been felt in Rudrapur, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Looking for more detail. - Tom

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Jefferson Parish, LA, US

Video: Train cars fall from a bridge in Jefferson Parish, La., as high winds sweep the area - @WGNOtv

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Photo: Vice President Joe Biden presides over swearing-in ceremony of Loretta Lynch as US attorney - @VP

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Earthquake in South Asia, April 25, 2015

Video: Drone footage shows earthquake damage in Nepal's Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site - Storyful via Facebook/Kishor Rana

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politics

White House moving to create hostage 'Family Engagement Team' for relatives of American foreign hostages - @ABC

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Shooting in Carmichael, Calif., April 27

Charles Peck Elementary school on lockdown as police respond to active shooter situation in the Sacarmento suburb of Carmichael, Calif. - @FOX40

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Shooting in Carmichael, Calif., April 27

Woman shot, active shooter situation in Sacramento's main business district, sheriff's office says - @kcranews

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United States

Editor's note: US stocks reversed field in afternoon trading with the major indexes now trading lower. Shortly before 1:30pm ET, the Dow was off 31 and the Nasdaq, 27. - Tom

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Baltimore man dies after arrest, April 2015

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., promises justice for Freddie Gray during comments at funeral - @thehill

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