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Giant Oklahoma tornado kills dozens At least 91 people, including 20 children, are dead as a gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening whole neighbourhoods. Details Apple 'among US's big tax avoiders' Apple is accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by a Senate committee, who says the company avoided paying billions of dollars in US taxes. Details Rios Montt's conviction overturned Guatemalan former military leader Efrain Rios Montt has his conviction for genocide overturned by the constitutional court. Details Bolivia law backs Morales third term Bolivia passes a law which could allow President Evo Morales to be elected for a third time, despite claims that it is unconstitutional. 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 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 EU parliament to debate tax evasion The European Parliament is to meet to debate ways to tackle tax evasion, as the EU aims to stem the huge flow of funds lost to member states. Details US and China leaders to hold summit The US and Chinese presidents, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, announce they will hold their first summit in California in June. Details Obama hails Burma leader on US visit President Obama praises the leadership of Burma's Thein Sein after historic White House talks, but urges his visitor to halt violence against Muslims. Details Moscow 'terrorist attack' prevented Russian counter-terrorism agents have raided a group planning an attack in Moscow killing two suspects, officials say. Details Religious bigotry rising, says US Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report. 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