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Lydia Ko donating earnings to Napal relief effort

Lydia Ko of New Zealand laughs standing by her trophy after winning the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic golf tournament Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Daly City, Calif. Ko won the tournament for the second straight year, beating Morgan Pressel on the second hole of a playoff. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lydia Ko is donating her earnings this week in the LPGA Tour’s North Texas Shootout to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal.

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China suspends climbing on north side of Everest

In this Sunday April 26, 2015, photo provided by 6summitschallenge.com, a helicopter prepares to rescue people at Everest Base Camp, Nepal. On Saturday, a large avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a section of the Mount Everest mountaineering base camp, killing a number of people and left others unaccounted for. (Elia Saikaly/Courtesy of 6summitschallenge.com via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of climbers and Sherpas who were attempting to climb Mount Everest from the north side when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the region are packing their gear and heading out after expedition leaders said Chinese authorities closed all climbing in Tibet for the spring.

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Following Nepal quake, climbers say Everest season is over

Mountain guides and climbers stand beside camping and climbing gear gathered together after an avalanche hit the area, at Everest Base Camp, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Saturday's quake unleashed an avalanche that buried part of the base camp packed with foreign climbers preparing for summit attempts. (AP Photo/Nima Namgyal Sherpa)

SEATTLE (AP) — All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp area, according to guiding companies and individual climbers.

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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Bach promises help for Nepal after devastating earthquake

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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