• Death Toll At 39 in Nepal Climbing Disaster

    October 20, 2014; 1:02 PM ET

    Search and rescue concludes in northern Nepal, as the death toll from this week’s deadly snowstorms and avalanches in the Himalayas remains at 39, the BBC reported.

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