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How you can help with relief efforts in Nepal

The Canadian Red Cross has set up a special fund, while charities like CARE and UNICEF are also accepting donations.

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    A Toronto man who was in central Newfoundland for business last week got into trouble when the smartphone application he was using led him down a backcountry road. Mark Shardar decided to do a bit of sightseeing in his rental car, and take some pictures of local scenery, before catching his flight back to Toronto on Wednesday. When he was ready to leave to catch his flight, he used the Google Maps app on his phone to navigate the roads back to Gander International Airport.

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    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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