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Nepalis started fleeing their devastated capital on Monday after an earthquake killed more than 3,800 people and toppled entire streets, as the United Nations prepared a "massive" aid operation. "She was my everything.
US stocks opened higher Monday, extending last week's record-breaking rally at the start of a busy week on Wall Street that features Apple earnings and a Federal Reserve policy meeting. Apple was up 1.8 percent ahead of its first earnings report as a member of the blue-chip Dow. Apple has beaten profit estimates for the past eight quarters, noted John Plassard of Mirabaud Securities. Investors also awaited the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's policy arm, on Wednesday for signs of the timing of an interest rate increase, expected this year.