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Search for US tornado survivors The search for victims of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb goes into a second day, with dozens of people feared dead. Details Syria and Israel in exchange of fire Israeli and Syrian forces trade fire across the ceasefire line in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. Details Fresh bombings in Iraq 'kill 13' At least 13 people are killed in new bomb attacks in Iraq, a day after a wave of bombings across the country left at least 70 people dead. Details Apple 'among US's big tax avoiders' Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by senators, who say the company avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes. Details Muslims jailed over Burma clashes Seven Muslims are jailed for their involvement in religious clashes in the Burmese town of Meiktila that left more than 40 people dead. Details Rios Montt's conviction annulled Guatemala's top court throws out the genocide conviction of ex-leader Efrain Rios, whose trial will now be restarted from the middle of proceedings. Details North Koreans free Chinese crew A Chinese fishing crew seized by unidentified North Koreans two weeks ago is freed along with their boat, reports say. Details Saudi Arabia executes five Yemenis Saudi Arabia executes five Yemenis convicted of murder and robbery, leaving their bodies hanging in public, in the town of Jizan. Details Barroso urges full tax data exchange The head of the European Commission tells the European Parliament he will argue for EU-wide exchange of income data to battle tax evasion. Details Afghan policemen killed in blast At least seven Afghan policemen are killed by a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle in the western province of Herat, officials say. Details Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer. Details Azerbaijan starts Eurovision inquiry The president of Azerbaijan orders an investigation into why his country gave Russia "nul points" at Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest. Details No sign of record US lottery winner A small Florida city waits for the winner of the largest lottery jackpot in US history, more than $590m (£388m), to come forward. Details