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| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

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Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
00:16, 05/15/2019

Nepal Mountaineer, 49, Conquers Mount Everest For Record 23rd Time Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has become the first person to reach the Mouth Everest's summit for the most number of times with his 23rd time conquest on Tuesday of the highest peak on Earth....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Nepalese Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world’s highest peak....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest Nepalese officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest...
21:00, 05/24/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
05:32, 05/25/2019

A Colorado Climber Has Become the Latest to Die After Reaching the Top of Mount Everest (DENVER) — A Colorado climber died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, his brother said Monday. Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorn...
02:16, 05/28/2019

US Climber Dies On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 11 A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Colorado climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest A Colorado climber has died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on the seven continents....
15:48, 05/27/2019

Telangana's 20-Year-Old Amogh Tukaram Scales Mount Everest After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district has now reached the peak of Mount Everest....
21:32, 05/25/2019

American climber dies on descent from summit of Mount Everest An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine on the Nepali side during the current climbing sea...
09:48, 05/27/2019

It Takes 2 Months To Climb Mount Everest. A US Climber Did It In 2 Weeks. Nearly as difficult as summiting Mount Everest for Roxanne Vogel was coordinating in a mere number of hours her trip home, a task like something out of a "Mission Impossible" movie mixed with......
18:16, 05/28/2019

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Mount Everest climbing season gets underway in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of Nepalese guides has become the first expedition to scale Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season, setting the ropes for the hundreds of climbers who will follow. Nepal’s Department of Tourism say...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Expert climber says overcrowding, inexperience caused increase in Mount Everest deaths This year has been especially deadly for hikers on Mount Everest - with 11 people dying on the dangerous summit thus far this hiking season. Noted mountaineer and speaker Alan Arnette, who has climbed Everest four times, said that a number of factors...
11:16, 05/29/2019

| Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb For the hardy few, climbing Everest is a bucket-list feat of endurance and danger, but Kami Rita Sherpa's 23rd record summit was just another day at work....
01:16, 05/15/2019

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
11:16, 05/29/2019

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
08:16, 05/30/2019

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During th...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Nepali scales Everest record 24 times – with one more to go Kami Rita Sherpa reaches summit for 24th time and aims to do it again before retiringA Nepali Sherpa has reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24 times with his second ascent in only a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before h...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Mount Everest: Sherpa breaks own record after 24th climb Kami Rita has extended his own record by successfully ascending the world's tallest mountain for the 24th time. The Nepalese Sherpa guide says he wants to climb the Everest one more time before retiring....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Juniper Fund through Eddie Bauer guide Melissa Reid,...
14:32, 05/25/2019

'Inexperienced climbers' held up hundreds trying to reach Mount Everest summit during fourth deadliest season on record Seasoned Mount Everest climbers have blamed inexperience rather than a record number of permits for a particularly deadly season on the world's highest peak....
01:32, 06/01/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Free climber scales Shard skyscraper in London – video Onlookers filmed a free climber scaling London's 310-metre Shard skyscraper, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man, who made most of the ascent without ropes or suction cups, was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Free climber scales 310-metre Shard skyscraper in London Man is said to have ascended without ropes and was spoken to by police afterwardsA free climber has scaled the Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe.The man was spoken to by police after the stunt but not arrested. He was seen on the side of ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest peak. Nepal Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said guide Kami Rita reached the top...
01:00, 05/21/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said....
01:16, 05/04/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Peruvian Climber, On Mission To Scale 14 Mountains, Dies On Nepal Peak Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead Wednesday on Mount Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
20:32, 05/08/2019

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
22:16, 05/22/2019

IAS Officer Scales Everest With A Message To Clean River Ganga Ravindra Kumar, an IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has a message for the nation from atop Mount Everest, which he scaled with gangajal (water from River Ganga) in the recently concluded climbing......
23:48, 06/04/2019

Utah climber dies after scaling Everest in 7 summit bid An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents by reaching the summit of Mount Everest died of probable altitude sickness on the way down, mountaineering officials said Friday....
05:48, 05/24/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British...
19:16, 05/27/2019

British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding Several climbers have died after enduring long waits to reach summitA British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.The death of Robin Fisher, who...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Climber who warned of Everest overcrowding perishes during descent Climbing Mt. Everest used to be something that very few people even considered, much less attempted. Today, things are a bit different, and at any given time there are hundreds of climbers in various stages of their journey, with huge numbers of adve...
18:00, 05/27/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
20:48, 05/28/2019

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
07:00, 05/25/2019

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the mountain could “prove fatal” in the days before he lost his life while descending. Robin ...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Death, carnage and chaos: a climber on his recent ascent of Everest – podcast On 23 May, an image taken by the climber Nirmal Pujra went viral. It showed a long queue of climbers waiting to reach the summit of Everest. Elia Saikaly, a film-maker, was on that climb. He describes the ascent, while the Guardian’s Michael Safi dis...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
07:32, 06/07/2019

Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
22:32, 05/15/2019

2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says two Indian climbers on Mount Kanchenjunga (KAN’-chen-joonga) have died while attempts were being made to rescue them. Pasang Sherpa of Peak Promotion in Kathmandu says one of them had scaled ...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Mount Rainier climber killed in rock fall, 5 others rescued along peak's ‘most-dangerous’ route One climber was killed and five others had to be rescued by helicopter from Mount Rainier this week after the group was hit by a rockfall along a treacherous path the National Park Service warned has the “reputation of being the hardest and most-dang...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
21:48, 06/08/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal is commemorating the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the pea...
04:48, 05/29/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
06:48, 06/05/2019

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known a...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing s...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Here's how much it could cost to climb Mount Everest The business of climbing Mount Everest generates more than $300 million a year, but experts say it could be in jeopardy. Garrett Madison, Madison Mountaineering and mountain guide/climber, and CNBC's Robert Frank join "The Exchange" to discuss t...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Triumph and tragedy on Mount Everest Eleven people have died while attempting to summit Mount Everest and world records have been set this climbing season on the world's tallest peak.        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers s...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness called cerebral edema is higher....
13:16, 05/31/2019

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Mount Everest traffic jam: 'Wished there was policing' Mariam Ktiri reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, only to get stuck in a traffic jam in the mountain's "death zone" on her descent. The German-Moroccan mountaineer talked to DW about the experience....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Deaths rise on crowded Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. (May 28)  ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

77 Indian Hikers On Their Way To Mount Everest Peak As spring's climbing season kicks in, 41 teams of Nepali and foreign climbers, including 77 Indian hikers, have embarked on a three-month expedition on Tuesday to reach the world's highest peak -......
17:00, 05/14/2019

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
01:48, 05/28/2019

3 Indian Climbers Die On Crowded Slopes Of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers, two women among them, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of mountaineers killed or missing......
04:16, 05/24/2019

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not......
12:16, 06/06/2019

3 more die on Mount Everest as tour organizers pin blame on traffic jam Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday increasing the death toll for the week to seven, while officials believe the traffic jam going up the mountain is cause for concern....
08:00, 05/24/2019

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water. The world’s highest mounta...
00:00, 06/24/2019

John Oliver on climbing Mount Everest: 'like the line at Trader Joe’s' Last Week Tonight’s host explained the danger in the commercialization of climbing the world’s tallest mountainLast Week Tonight’s John Oliver discussed the danger involved in climbing Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. First summited in 19...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
12:16, 06/06/2019

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
14:16, 05/27/2019

Utah Man Is Among the Latest to Die Amid Traffic Jam of Hikers at Mount Everest A Utah man who had set off with a goal to climb the highest peak on all seven continents died Wednesday after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Donald Lynn Cash, 54, fainted from high altitude sickness while taking photographs at the summit, acco...
09:32, 05/24/2019

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers and officials said on Saturday....
01:00, 05/25/2019

US briefing: Japan mass stabbing, EU elections and Mount Everest Tuesday’s top story: Two dead in knife attack on children near Tokyo. Plus, why conservatism is not as powerful as it seemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue re...
05:00, 05/28/2019

‘Walking over bodies’: Mountaineers describe the carnage at the top of Mount Everest Death toll grows atop world’s highest summit, as climbers face challenging conditionsAn experienced mountaineer had described the “death, carnage and chaos” at the top of Mount Everest as climbers pushed past dead bodies to reach the world’s highest ...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Dead bodies litter Mount Everest because it's so dangerous and expensive to get them down Reuters/Phurba Tenjing Sherpa 11 people have died summiting Mount Everest this spring. The deaths this year bring the total Everest death toll to more than 300 people since explorers first started climbing the mountain in the early 1900s. The bodies...
12:16, 05/28/2019

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Mount Everest 'Traffic Jam' Survivor Calls For Tougher Rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly......
20:48, 05/27/2019

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesday....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
18:48, 05/24/2019

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
10:00, 06/13/2019

8,000 kilograms of human poop estimated left on Mount Everest this year The record number of climbers crowding the world’s highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste, such as excrement, that threatens drinking water....
21:00, 06/23/2019

Mount Everest, World's Highest Peak, Braces For One Of The Busiest Years The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety....
02:16, 05/11/2019

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
18:00, 05/27/2019

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Utah father dies on Mount Everest after joining ‘Seven Summits Club’ A “Seven Summits Club” mountain climber, who just completed his goal of scaling the tallest mountain on each continent, died while descending the summit of Mount Everest, base camp officials and his relatives said. Donald Lynn Cash, 55, of Sandy, Uta...
15:16, 05/23/2019

World's Highest Operating Weather Stations Installed On Mount Everest The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world's highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Mandy Moore celebrates reaching Mount Everest base camp Mandy Moore posted about her and her friends hiking to Mount Everest's base camp around the time an American lawyer became the 11th person to die during the climbing season....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent week...
10:32, 06/04/2019

Greed, Weather and Inexperience: See How Mount Everest’s Deadly Season Compares to Past Years For most of the year, Mount Everest is left alone to pierce the sky and slice the hurricane-speed winds that whip its summit. But for a few weeks every spring, the winds die down and mountaineers from all corners take a shot at reaching the top of th...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Mount Everest has become an ‘open toilet,’ staggering amount of human waste found on its slopes Mount Everest has a plumbing problem. The current "biggest" threat to climbers on the world's tallest peak, the former head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association says, is the staggering amount of human excrement being left on its slopes -- with som...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Stunning video shows the packed peaks of Mount Everest amid deadly season At least 11 people have died on Mount Everest this season, and new video shared on social media showed the packed conditions climbers are facing.        ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

'Every minute counts': Another climber dies on Everest as world's tallest peak overcrowds Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, is at least the eighth climber to die on Mount Everest this year. Many experienced climbers are blaming overcrowding.        ...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Mount Everest's historic climbing season ending after deaths, traffic jams of climbers Mount Everest blogger Alan Arnette wrote Thursday that one of the last known teams turned around during their summit attempt because of bad weather.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Mount Everest climbers trek past FROZEN CORPSE on peak that has claimed 11 lives in 9 days MOUNT Everest climbers have been pictured walking around a frozen corpse as they battle to conquer the peak that has claimed 11 lives in just nine days....
14:00, 05/28/2019

World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies A clean-up team in Nepal recently brought down more than three tons of garbage from Mount Everest in an effort to rid the peak of pollution.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Mandy Moore completes trek to Mount Everest base camp amid deadly climbing season Mandy Moore reflected on the mountaineers who hiked Mount Everest before her and paid tribute those who have died on the immense mountain.        ...
18:32, 05/28/2019

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
03:48, 06/06/2019

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
12:00, 05/28/2019

'Passed away doing what he loved': Second American dies on Mount Everest in crowded year Christopher Kulish, 62, a Boulder, Colorado, attorney, became at least the eleventh death atop Mount Everest this climbing season amid overcrowding.        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? 381 permits, $11,000 in fees and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
06:32, 05/29/2019

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? Overcrowding, inexperience and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Mandy Moore plans to trek Mount Everest after discovering her 'inner mountain girl' Mandy Moore has filled her time away from "This Is Us" with hiking excursions in preparation for her biggest adventure yet: Mt. Everest’s base camp.        ...
19:48, 05/13/2019

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer wins again for the 23rd time, pushing winnings to $1.7M Is James Holzhauer still the "Jeopardy!" champ? Yup, after winning his 23rd consecutive game, putting his total winnings at nearly $1.8 million.        ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Charity Everest rugby match breaks record for highest ever A group of rugby players, including former internationals, has taken part in a record-breaking charity match held 20,771ft (6,331m) up Mount Everest....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
19:32, 05/03/2019

California woman who broke Everest climbing record saw four bodies during expedition, says rules must change to stop deaths A California climber who managed to climb Mount Everest in just two weeks is calling on Nepal to change the rules amid a series of deaths on the mountain, admitting she saw herself four bodies during her journey....
05:48, 05/31/2019

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6...
23:32, 05/01/2019

NBA finals: Klay Thompson a game-time decision as injuries mount for Warriors Kevin Durant and Kevon Looney will not play in Game 3Golden State and Toronto tied 1-1 in best-of seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors will take the floor once more without two-time reigning NBA finals MVP Kevin Durant, counting on their depth and h...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Who's on the Mount Rushmore as the all-time best for the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues? Bobby Orr vs. Brett Hull. Al MacInnis vs. Ray Bourque. Who lands on the all-time Mount Rushmores for the Boston Bruins and Blues? We break it down.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Human waste left by record number of Everest climbers 'threatens local drinking water' Human waste left by a record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season threatens to contaminate drinking water for local communities, campaigners have said....
05:00, 06/24/2019

John Oliver skewers the Mt. Everest of empty achievements, scaling Mt. Everest Sometimes you get the sense that John Oliver needs a break. Not from Last Week Tonight necessarily, or his reliably skillful vivisection of the farcical horrors of the Trump administration, but from facing down the world’s most intractable problems w...
06:32, 06/24/2019

From Sheep to Sweater in Record Time For 25 years, teams of knitters from all over the world have accepted a quixotic challenge: They shear a sheep, spin its wool into yarn and knit a sweater as fast as possible....
06:16, 06/28/2019

Rage 2 Drops Denuvo DRM In Record Time Denuvo is anti-piracy tech that was once seen as uncrackable but is now viewed as more of a nuisance than anything. While tests have proven inconclusive, some believe it has a notable impact on games’ performance. It’s also the de facto DRM software ...
17:16, 05/17/2019

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature reco...
13:32, 06/28/2019

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
12:48, 06/27/2019

VW ID R takes all-time Goodwood hillclimb record - with video Upgraded racer beats Nick Heideld's 1999 record, then goes even faster with sub 40-second time Volkswagen has smashed the outright hillclimb record at Goodwood Festival of Speed with the 671bhp ID R electric racer.  Driver Romain Dumas initially too...
03:32, 07/07/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Surpasses $2 Billion in Record Time Walt Disney Co.’s “Avengers: Endgame” became the second-highest-grossing movie of all time, reaching nearly $2.19 billion in global box-office revenue just 12 days after hitting theaters....
17:16, 05/05/2019

French all-time record temperature rises further to 45.8 degrees France saw a temperatures rise to record levels for the third time in a same day on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, French state weather agency Meteo France said....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Today in History for June 23rd Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die. (June 23)...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final."...
14:32, 05/31/2019

James Holzhauer closes in on Jeopardy's all-time earnings record A Las Vegas sports bettor has taken the 45-year-old American game show to its strategic conclusion, and earned $1.69m – how high can he go?In a month when eyeballs are glued to Game of Thrones’ final season, Veep’s last season and an all-you-can-eat ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

US breaks all-time record for dividends as investor payouts surge Global dividends reached a first-quarter record of $263.3 billion, rising 7.8% despite concerns about the world economy, according to new reach Monday....
02:16, 05/20/2019

Mickelson wins Pebble Beach Pro-Am a record-equalling fifth time "Phil Mickelson won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am by three strokes on Monday, equalling Mark O\u0027Meara\u0027s record of five victories in the storied northern California event."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Next-gen ‘Pictionary Air’ arrives at Target June 23rd Starting this Sunday, you can pick up Pictionary Air at your local Target for $20. The new game puts a high-tech spin on the classic. You'll still pull a card, choose from a list of items to draw and race against a timer, but you'll use a l...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
04:16, 06/12/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports All-Time Record Trading Volume in October CHICAGO, IL – November 3, 2014 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ExchangeSM ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Vix Futures Records All-Time Total Monthly Volume Record in October CHICAGO, IL - November 1, 2012 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that trading in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all-time volume high for any month in its history....
21:16, 05/01/2019

Alaska heat wave: Coldest state could see all-time record today Anchorage, Alaska's biggest city, is struggling with dry conditions, wildfires and what could become the hottest day on record.        ...
14:16, 07/04/2019

It was 113 degrees in France today, an all-time record high, French media says Several people have died around the continent in incidents that authorities are linking to the exceptional weather.        ...
11:16, 06/28/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports All-Time Record Trading Volume in August 2011: CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that August trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's alternative all-electronic market...
22:48, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports All-Time Record Quarterly Results For Second Quarter 2013 CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported second quarter 2013 net income allocated to common stockholders of $45.5 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $37.9 million, or $0.44 per diluted sh...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Strong Model 3 demand helped Tesla set a new all-time record for quarterly deliveries When it comes to analyzing the vibrancy of Tesla’s business, there is certainly no shortage of distractions. Whether it’s Elon Musk stirring up controversy online or Tesla vehicles being vandalized for seemingly no reason at all, it’...
17:32, 07/02/2019

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 British Grand Prix for record sixth time • British driver leads Mercedes one-two with Bottas second• Charles Leclerc finishes third, with Vettel out of the pointsLewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix, taking the victory after an initial dogged fight with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri B...
09:48, 07/14/2019

F1: Hamilton Wins British GP For Record Sixth Time In An Action Packed Race It has turned out to be spectacular Sunday for sports enthusiasts with the ICC Cricket World Cup final, Wimbledon Men's final and the British GP, all happening simultaneously. The Formula 1 British......
09:16, 07/14/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Los Angeles Marathon runner, 70, who set record time disqualified after officials determined he cheated A 70-year-old Los Angeles Marathon runner who set a record run for his age group during the event in March was disqualified Sunday after officials determined he violated several rules....
12:16, 07/03/2019

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
12:32, 07/06/2019

'Tetris Effect' brings its VR head trip to PCs on July 23rd You won't have to snag a PS4 if you want to experience the synesthesia of Tetris Effect. Enhance has confirmed that its music-driven, effects-laden take on the classic puzzler is coming to PCs on July 23rd. It should take advantage of the extr...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
18:16, 06/18/2019

Marvel sets the record straight on Captain America’s time traveling in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ If there’s one thing Avengers: Endgame fans couldn’t really agree on about the ending, it was Captain America’s time travel escapade. To what version of the past did Steve Rogers go? Did he create an alternate timeline by staying in...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Yelich hits 23rd homer as Brewers power past Marlins 5-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The Brewers salvaged the final game of the three-game seri...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pyro crews prepare for the 23rd annual “A” Mountain Fireworks Celebration TUCSON –  The spectacle in the sky might be 25 minutes but a lot of work goes into the “A” Mountain Fireworks Celebration. It is all hands on deck from the Fireworks Production of Arizona and Tucson Fire Department to make sure Inde...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Samsung reportedly plans to launch the Galaxy Note 10 on August 23rd Samsung will host its next Unpacked event on August 7th to announce the Galaxy Note 10, but there won’t be much left to unveil by the time the event rolls around. The Note 10 has been the subject of countless leaks in recent weeks, including a ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

James Holzhauer wins 23rd ‘Jeopardy!’ game, props from Ken Jennings James Holzhauer extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 consecutive games Monday, banking $89,229 for a grand total of $1,780,237. The University of Illinois grad (“I attended class as little as necessary”) pulled off hi...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.        ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Watch Games Done Quick's summer charity event starting June 23rd If you're hoping to immerse yourself in video games now that summer has officially reached the northern hemisphere, you're in luck. Games Done Quick is kicking off its annual summer charity livestream (below) on June 23rd at 12:30PM ET, and...
13:48, 06/22/2019

Brewers' Christian Yelich blasts 23rd homer in 56th game of the season Milwaukee Brewers' right fielder Christian Yelich continued his big start to the 2019 season, slamming his 23rd homer of the season Thursday afternoon....
16:32, 06/06/2019

Trading Volume Tops One Million Contracts for the First Time at CBOE Futures Exchange, March is Third Consecutive Record Month CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2011 was the most active trading month in CFE history as volume surpassed the one-million-contracts milestone for the first time ever. The 1,066,3...
22:48, 05/01/2019

TIME 25 Most Influential People on the Internet: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and World Record Egg included in list President Donald Trump, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the World Record Egg have been named as some of TIME Magazine's Most Influential People on the Internet....
02:00, 07/17/2019

CBOE SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ALL-TIME SINGLE DAY VOLUME RECORD ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18; This Week Is Poised To Stand As The Busiest In 35 Years CHICAGO, September 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day.The 9,998,529 contracts reported traded on Thursday, September 18 was the busiest s...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE OCTOBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS:DOWN 6% YTD, 21% FROM ALL-TIME-RECORD OCTOBER IN 2008 Chicago, November 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during October 2009 averaged 4.6 million contracts per day, a decline of 21 percent from October 2008 when average daily volume (ADV) was 5.8 mil...
00:32, 05/02/2019

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Posts Weekly Record Trading Volume in VIX Futures for Third Time This Month CHICAGO, November 22, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced that the week of November 15 was the busiest week on record for the trading of futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). The three most active weeks in CFE history for the ...
23:32, 05/01/2019

British retailer Tesco's scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
03:16, 05/31/2019

GM Scales Back Maven Car-Sharing Business General Motors Co.’s Maven car-sharing service will wind down service in eight of the 17 North American cities it currently operates in within the next few months, a GM spokeswoman said....
15:00, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: London daredevil scales The Shard A daredevil free climber in London has scaled The Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man was spoken to by police after the stunt, but was not arrested. (Credit: @DaveKWilliams)...
13:16, 07/08/2019

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has packed on more than 10lbs since he last fought against Tyson Fury The post Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week....
13:16, 06/13/2019

GM dramatically scales back its Maven car-sharing service GM's car-sharing program, Maven, is leaving eight out of the 17 cities it serves across North America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Maven never quite made it big and only ever became available in a handful of locations -- in fact, while...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Philadelphia man scales down 19-storey building to escape fire Man who scaled down the building did not appear to be injuredFire spread heavy smoke to all floors of the high-riseA man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and thre...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Purplebricks boss moves out as company scales back Purplebricks has announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive Michael Bruce while confirming its overseas expansion is being scaled back....
00:48, 05/07/2019

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
05:48, 06/09/2019

22-Year-Old Scales Buckingham Palace Gates, Arrested A man has been arrested after scaling the gates of Buckingham Palace, where Queen Elizabeth II is currently in residence, officials said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/11/2019

Burglar scales wall to steal from church, makes off with $50 A burglar scaled the wall of a Manhattan church Monday morning and slipped inside through a skylight — but only made off with around $50 and a candle stand, according to law enforcement sources and the house of worship. Adam Baum, 48, who lives in a ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales A fiery weigh in for Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs in Las Vegas The post WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
06:48, 05/04/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Huawei reportedly scales back phone production following US ban Huawei may be expecting to live with a US ban for a long time. South China Morning Post sources claim Foxconn has stopped Huawei phone production on "several" lines in response to reduced orders. It wasn't certain if this was a short- or long-...
20:48, 06/01/2019

| India abandons search for 8th climber on Himalayas Authorities have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
07:32, 06/29/2019

"Can I Have Hot Water?" Climber Said After Being Rescued, Died Days Later A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports said Friday....
08:00, 05/03/2019

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country's famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in ba...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Man scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to e...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found Wednesday in barrels when customs officers ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Climber Spotted On Monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a person was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said....
12:32, 05/20/2019

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche ISLAMABAD (AP) — A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan. Pakistan’s Alpine...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. A rescuer, seen in orange clothing, also scaled the building to assist the climber, who is wearing black clothing. (May 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Eiffel Tower Climber Grabbed After Sparking Evacuation A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Friday, in Southeast Asia's latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Deutsche Bank Scales Back Ambitions, Announcing Job Cuts and Reorganization The bank that once symbolized German economic prowess is effectively abandoning hope of playing in the same league as Wall Street banks, and struggling to remain relevant....
12:48, 07/07/2019

Israel scales back Gaza fishing zone after rocket fire The Israeli military says it's scaling back the permitted fishing zone off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza following a rocket attack from the strip the previous day....
02:00, 04/30/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
05:16, 05/03/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Sold Out in India, Company Scales Up Production Oppo has scaled up the production capacity of its recently-launched smartphone Reno 10x Zoom, which has been sold out, to better meet the growing demand, the company said on Wednesday....
08:32, 06/27/2019

British Teen Scales London’s Tallest Building With No Climbing Gear In his Instagram biography, atop a dizzying feed full of photos of him straddling construction cranes and scaling climbing walls, 19-year-old George King labels himself a “stuntman/urban climber.” And that’s a descriptor that certai...
11:16, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said....
03:16, 06/28/2019

Man scales London's Shard skyscraper in apparent free solo climb A man has climbed The Shard in London, seemingly achieving the ascent without aids of any kind. The well-known landmark is the highest tower in the European Union....
10:48, 07/08/2019

World watches warily as Iran scales back nuclear deal World powers have been weighing up Iran's decision to abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. France said it would assess the situation, China urged restraint, and Russia condemned "unreasonable pressure" against Tehran....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Search For Eighth Climber On Nanda Devi Mountain Abandoned Authorities said Saturday they have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
18:48, 06/29/2019

'Truly profound': Shard climber describes reaching top of UK's tallest tower George King, 19, describes slipping near the top and wearing disguises to stake out the London skyscraperTeenage free climber George King became a viral sensation after scaling the UK’s tallest skyscraper at dawn on Monday – but he nearly did not ma...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Famed Indian climber nearly died on peak where team was lost NEW DELHI (AP) — Modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to expeditions of decades ago. Manmohan Singh Kohli, who led the first Indian team to the peak of Mount Everest, says tight schedules and climbers’ lack of experience has added ris...
04:32, 06/06/2019

After 6 hours, climber who scaled Eiffel Tower in Paris taken into custody The man who scaled the Eiffel Tower on Monday, triggering an operation to evacuate the 2,500 visitors on the monument, has been taken into custody, according to multiple reports....
16:16, 05/20/2019

Injured Italian Climber Rescued After 48 hours On Pakistan Peak Pakistani military helicopters have rescued an Italian climber 48 hours after he suffered serious injuries in a fall in the northern Karakoram mountains, officials said on Monday....
06:00, 07/22/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Prominent British Climber Part Of Team Missing On Way To Uttarakhand Peak A well-known British mountaineer is among the people who went missing on their way to the 7,434 metre-high Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, prompting a massive search operation....
11:00, 06/01/2019

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN 2009 UNCHANGED FROM RECORD 2008; VIX FUTURES VOLUME REACHES NEW ALL-TIME HIGH, Numerous Milestones Set During 2009 CHICAGO, January 4, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2009 average daily volume was 4,585 contracts, essentially unchanged from 4,589 contracts per day during 2008.During 2009, a total of 1,155,318 contracts were traded...
00:32, 05/02/2019

'Escape genius' bear scales three electric fences, 13-foot high barrier in daring breakout Forest rangers in Italy are on the hunt for a “genius” brown bear that reportedly escaped captivity by scaling three electric fences and a 13 foot high barrier. ...
08:48, 07/17/2019

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
08:48, 07/14/2019

Jana Kramer, Michael Caussin call Olivia Culpo a 'social climber' after Danny Amendola comments “Olivia Culpo has clearly been a climber. Look at her dating history," Caussin said. "She’s dated Tim Tebow. She’s dated Ryan Lochte. She dated Nick Jonas. She dated Danny. Now she’s talking to Zedd.”...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Nepal explosions kill 3, at least 8 injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have died and several others have been wounded....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have perished and several others have been wounded....
11:32, 05/26/2019

2 Climbers From Kolkata Die On Kanchenjunga In Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
09:32, 05/22/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
10:32, 07/14/2019

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my frien...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Indian Mountaineer Dies In Nepal, Third In As Many Days An Indian climber has died in Nepal while descending the summit of Mount Makalu during an expedition to the world's fifth highest mountain, an official said Friday, days after two mountaineers from......
04:48, 05/17/2019

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
10:32, 06/05/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ce...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later,...
16:16, 07/02/2019

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
05:32, 07/14/2019

KP Oli Invites PM Modi To Nepal After Attending Oath Ceremony Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli has extended an invitation to Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a visit to his country and strengthen bilateral relations through regular exchange of......
05:32, 06/01/2019

8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
05:32, 07/09/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
23:48, 07/14/2019

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
06:00, 05/29/2019

44 Pilgrims On Way Back From Kailash Mansarovar Stranded in Nepal Forty-four people from Telangana are stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa. The travel agency with whom they were registered abandoned them while returning from their......
21:00, 06/24/2019

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
13:48, 07/01/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
02:32, 06/15/2019

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say three people were killed and at least five others wounded in two different explosions in Nepal’s capital. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali says authorities are investigating the two explosions, which occurred...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has reached all-time record levels. The 481,650 contracts that changed hands during May is a new high, surp...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Nepal doubts India’s ‘Yeti’ claim, says prints likely from a bear In abominable news for yeti fans, Nepal’s military disputed Indian claims to have spotted footprints belonging to the elusive snowman — saying they were more likely a bear’s. On Monday, the Indian army posted images on Twitter of “yeti prints” from c...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
00:00, 07/16/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.P...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
13:16, 05/26/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
04:16, 07/22/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
04:48, 07/15/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
23:48, 07/13/2019

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
02:48, 07/13/2019

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
10:32, 07/14/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Air India Flight Overshoots Main Runway At Nepal's Airport An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal today morning. The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the......
11:00, 06/02/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
14:48, 06/02/2019

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing to six this week and raising questions about safety and training standards....
07:16, 05/17/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured Nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal, government official said Tuesday....
00:16, 05/21/2019

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this year...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
05:32, 07/16/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
08:16, 07/14/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
12:32, 07/09/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
03:48, 07/14/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Nepal Army Refutes Claims Of Yeti Footprints, Says Could Be Wild Bear Nepal Army has today refuted the Indian Army's claims that their soldiers had spotted footprints of the mythical beast Yeti in the Himalayas, saying they were more likely just a bear....
09:32, 05/03/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
00:16, 07/17/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
07:16, 07/19/2019

Nepal denies Tibetans' request to hold Dalai Lama birthday celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a government official said on Sunday....
02:16, 07/07/2019

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
10:48, 07/01/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
13:16, 07/08/2019

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Everest deaths: 'Corners being cut' An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's highest peak and has summited it eight times -- once without supplementary oxygen, which almost cost him...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Mt. Everest Is Bringing Up The Bodies Mt. Everest is increasingly starting to resemble the setting of a real-life horror movie. This year’s climbing season is already one of the deadliest on record, with 11 lives claimed, largely due to overcrowding. In addition to new climbers dying at ...
12:16, 05/30/2019

Why I won’t be joining the queue at the top of Everest A startling picture of overcrowding near the summit shows the peril of turning the mountain into a form of adventure tourismMountaineering is a physical pursuit demanding an affinity for suffering. Where it is cerebral is in its requirement of good j...
03:32, 05/26/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
14:32, 07/08/2019

Sherpa summits Everest twice in a week A Nepali mountaineer has broken his own record by climbing Mount Everest an unprecedented 24 times -- completing the last two ascents in the same week....
01:00, 05/22/2019

As Everest Melts, Bodies Are Emerging From the Ice Climbers and the Nepalese government believe the recently exposed bodies are the result of global warming, which is rapidly melting the mountain’s glaciers....
04:16, 05/30/2019

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain this year.Kev...
13:48, 05/24/2019

What it's really like to scale Everest's deadly peak "Happy anniversary, my love. I can't wait to see you again," 34-year-old Ian Stewart told his wife, Katie, as they said their goodbyes at Mount Everest base camp. "I promise I will come back home, that I won't prioritize the summit over my safety."...
06:00, 06/01/2019

| Everest sees first summits of 2019 Eight Nepali climbers reached the top of Mount Everest, opening the route for a potentially record number of climbers to summit the world's highest mountain in the coming weeks....
04:48, 05/14/2019

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced....
13:16, 05/26/2019

| Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest A dedicated clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump....
05:48, 05/01/2019

| First Everest death of 2019, Irishman missing Mount Everest claimed its first fatality of the main spring climbing season, an Indian man, while an Irish mountaineer was also missing, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
23:16, 05/17/2019

On Everest, a Trail of Old and Faulty Oxygen Equipment Illicitly recycled gear has fueled profits for some expedition companies for years. But after some harrowing failures, Nepal is taking action as Everest climbing season begins....
11:16, 04/28/2019

| SA woman makes landmark Everest summit A South African women reached the top of Mount Everest in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
05:16, 05/16/2019

After Everest "Traffic Jam", These Climbers Are Trying To Find New Route There were no lines, no trash and no bodies to solemnly mark the route. It was quiet save for the sharp crunch of snow as two figures climbed along an untouched slope of Mount Everest. The scene stood......
10:16, 07/05/2019

Trash and human bodies recovered from Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
15:00, 05/02/2019

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak....
09:32, 05/29/2019

US scientist says Everest increasingly polluted and warmer A U.S. scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers....
08:48, 06/04/2019

The best lenses for Nikon Z mount While Canon went big in both price and performance with its low-light specialist $2,300 RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens, Nikon elected to release the cheaper, slower $600 Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S. Don't be fooled by the price, though. While it's a sto...
12:00, 05/17/2019

The best lenses for Sony FE mount More often than not, there's no wow factor to standard zoom lenses. But that's not necessarily the case with the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8GM lens, which is designed to be ideal for portrait and travel photography. The best feature of this G Mas...
10:00, 05/08/2019

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ...
10:32, 05/22/2019

How to Mount a TV Without Making a Mess Don’t underestimate the time and energy it takes to mount your TV on the wall yourself. Here’s how to do it and keep your wall — and your peace of mind — in one piece....
12:16, 04/28/2019

The best bike phone mount By Amy Roberts This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to bike phone mounts. Us...
17:32, 05/19/2019

The best lenses for Fujifilm X mount If you have an interest in portrait photography, and if you can afford it, the Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R is a no-brainer. Images are sharp edge-to-edge, even when wide open, and out-of-focus areas are buttery smooth. It's not quite as fast to focu...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Shard climber George King, 19, tells of 'overwhelming sense of achievement' after scaling London's iconic 95-storey building A daredevil teen has spoken of his "overwhelming sense of achievement" after scaling the 1,017ft Shard this morning, one of the tallest buildings in Europe....
10:00, 07/08/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline above the mountain's highest camp at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), waiting for their turn to summit....
23:32, 07/06/2019

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
04:48, 05/27/2019

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
08:16, 06/12/2019

American becomes 11th to die on Everest amid reports of overcrowding An American climber has died shortly after reaching the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks of the world's seven continents....
19:32, 05/27/2019

Colorado Attorney Becomes The 11th Person To Die On Mt. Everest In 10 Days Boulder attorney, Christopher Kulish, added to one of the deadliest climbing seasons in Mt. Everest history, becoming the 11th person to die on the mountain in 10 days. A news release from his brother said Kulish died early Monday morning on his way ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbers...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Human waste and abandoned tents pile up on Everest Mount Everest's popularity this season has left the Nepalese government with a huge amount of rubbish to clean up, including human waste, campaigners say....
04:16, 06/24/2019

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
13:16, 06/05/2019

Everest overcrowding causes alarms as 11 die this season. Should there be a climbing limit? "Everybody wants to stand on top of the world," but tourists unprepared for the extremes of Everest endanger the entire industry, one mountaineer said....
09:00, 05/28/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
23:16, 06/01/2019

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over Taiwan and the South China Sea....
00:48, 06/02/2019

Saray Khumalo Becomes The First Black African Woman To Conquer Everest A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
05:00, 05/16/2019

| Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers die on the world's highest mountain....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high...
23:32, 05/23/2019

'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not have imagined there would be so many fresh ones....
14:32, 06/06/2019

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mt. Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As 'Traffic Jam' On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk Three more climbers have died on Everest, expedition organisers and officials said today, taking the toll from a deadly week on the overcrowded world's highest peak to seven....
01:16, 05/24/2019

The New Ford Ranger and Everest Look Absolutely Badass as Military Vehicles The 2019 Ford Ranger is alright looking, and its not-for-American-consumption sister the Everest SUV is pretty cool. But they both look like absolute monsters when they’re kitted out for an actual theatre of war. Go figure....
18:32, 06/26/2019

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s m...
03:48, 07/22/2019

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar rush. (June 10)        ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again Tuesday, spewing ash thousands of feet into the air and putting the North Sumatra region on high alert....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Mangled van removed from Mount Lemmon, 19 years later MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. – After 19 years sitting in a canyon off Catalina Highway, the mangled wreckage of a rusted van has finally been removed. Manuel Montijo drove the van off a cliff in 2000. His wife, Jenny said the remnants of the vehicle are...
18:00, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island erupts, sending a massive column of ash and smoke into the air and coating local villages in debris. The volcano has been rumbling since 2010 and saw a deadly eruption in 2016....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Roy Moore Expected to Mount New Senate Run in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court may want a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to the idea....
12:16, 06/20/2019

He joined the ‘Seven Summits Club’ when he reached Everest’s peak. He died climbing down. Christopher Kulish had acheived his goal of reaching the highest peaks on every continent before he became the second American in a week to die on the descent....
14:48, 05/28/2019

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver Has Tips for Those Who Want to Climb Mt. Everest Safely Mount Everest is no longer just a mountain, John Oliver said on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. These days it has become everyone’s go-to metaphor for a significant challenge and one that everyone wants to cross off their bucket list, w...
05:32, 06/24/2019

Mandy Moore Gets Candid About Her Shower-Free, Gassy Trek on Mt. Everest Mandy Moore has completed a hike to remember. This week the This Is Us star accomplished a major feat: she climbed to the Mt. Everest base camp. Standing at over 17,600 feet above......
19:32, 05/30/2019

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier released from hospital SEATTLE (AP) — The climbers who were stranded for days near the top of Mount Rainier in Washington state have been released from a Seattle hospital. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg says all four men were released Thursday night afte...
13:00, 06/07/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its ebullient chief executive believes it shouldn’t be lumped in the same category as massively money-losing companies like Uber and Lyft....
17:32, 05/15/2019

Soccer-Man Utd need miracle to mount challenge next season-Solskjaer Manchester United would need a "miraculous season" to be in the running for the Premier League title next year because of how much their rivals have improved, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into tax evasio...
14:16, 05/15/2019

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The ma...
18:32, 06/11/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
20:16, 06/13/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
02:16, 07/10/2019

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — A helicopter has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak for several days. The National Park Service said in a statement they were...
12:16, 06/06/2019

European shares recover, but trade worries mount European stocks rose half a percent to the day's highs on Thursday, erasing earlier losses, while the euro gained in volatile trade as the threat of auto tariffs were pushed back....
08:00, 05/16/2019

The Mystery of Mount Heredom, Masonic Seat of Scotland Every country in the world has a handful of mountains which demand central roles in tales of lost treasures and mysteries of a supernatural nature, but only Scotland can claim to have a mountain so magical that not only was it mentioned in the Bible,...
12:00, 06/28/2019

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
04:16, 07/12/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as “unacceptable,” even as he insisted that his country is committed to an inter...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
03:32, 06/19/2019

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
20:48, 06/04/2019

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Time for NCAA to give football, basketball players one-time pass to transfer The entire transfer issue that has roiled college sports over the last year is stuck in a morass of waiver request red tape and unnecessary paperwork.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach Everest summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach to top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Climbers Who Lied About Climbing Mt. Everest Say They Made It From Summit To Base Camp In Two Hours According to Indian climbers Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala, and Ankush Kasana, the trio summited Mt. Everest on May 26 along with four Sherpa guides. According to the physical evidence and the testimony of other climbers, they never made it past Camp II...
13:32, 06/13/2019

With Thumb On Oxygen Cylinder Leak, Woman Braves Hurdles To Scale Everest Bhawna Dehariya from Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh became the first woman from the state to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, but not before a leaking oxygen cylinder regulator gave......
15:48, 05/26/2019

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Mount Blanc glacier reveals traces of Roman-era pollution Scientists have measured the remnants of Roman-era pollution trapped in the icy layers of the glacier at the top of Dôme du Goûter, a mountain in the Mount Blanc massif....
11:16, 05/13/2019

Taliban Mount Deadly Attack on U.S.-Based Aid Group in Kabul The assault on Counterpart International, which the Taliban said promoted Western values, is likely to amplify concerns about the insurgents’ commitment to human-right gains as part of any deal to end the nearly 18-year Afghan war....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Global stocks slide as worries about Huawei fallout mount Global equity markets fell on Monday as a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies led chipmaker stocks in Europe and on Wall Street to slide on fears of a widening trade war, while the dollar was steady before this week's Federal Reserve meeti...
10:32, 05/20/2019

As Venezuela tensions mount, U.S. to deploy hospital ship to region As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military hospital ship to the region, U.S. officials say, in the latest sign of the Pentagon's limited, and targeted, involvement in the crisis...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Mount Shasta: Spirits and Danger on a Sacred California Mountain Mount Shasta, located near the Oregon border in northern California, holds the distinction of being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains. It is recognized as an eligible Native American cultural and cosmological property on the National Reg...
13:48, 07/11/2019

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing...
08:00, 05/27/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Oil Notches Biggest Plunge of 2019 as Demand Concerns Mount Oil futures dropped sharply amid building U.S. inventories and concerns around global trade. West Texas Intermediate and Brent futures posted their sharpest daily drops so far in 2019....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Fireworks return to Mount Rushmore National Memorial in 2020 KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) — Fireworks will return to Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota for the Fourth of July celebration in 2020. Mount Rushmore’s fireworks were discontinued after 2009 due to concerns related to the pine beetle infes...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Mount Etna erupts, creating stunning fiery display Europe’s tallest and most active volcano erupted overnight, spewing giant plumes of ash into the sky above the Italian island of Sicily on Friday. Mount Etna, a 700,000-year-old volcano, erupted at 3 a.m. local time after an increase in seismic...
17:16, 05/31/2019

US sending more troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
17:16, 06/17/2019

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
10:16, 05/29/2019

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
11:32, 06/12/2019

As Warriors’ injuries mount, Stephen Curry is picking up more of the slack In response to a rash of injuries to his Golden State teammates, Curry has shouldered an increasingly heavy workload against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals....
18:16, 06/04/2019

Iran's Zarif calls for 'prudence and foresight' as tensions mount Iran's top diplomat said on Sunday that only "prudence and foresight" could alleviate tensions between his country and Britain after Tehran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
06:32, 07/21/2019

New Yorkers petition to change Mount Sinai Ambulance siren New Yorkers are wailing over the sound of these sirens. A petition asking Mount Sinai Health System to change the tone and lower the volume of its ambulance alarms had 677 signatures last week. “People stop me on the street to complain about them,” s...
12:16, 06/01/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Canada's main stock index edged lower at open on Friday, mirroring losses in global equities as tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on the sidelines....
07:16, 06/21/2019

Italy's Mount Etna fractures, spews lava Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, has seen an increase in seismic activity.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that the dispute could be long drawn and weigh on global growth....
08:16, 05/29/2019

Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season "Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular - Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount."...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Italy’s Mount Etna spews lava in new phase of eruptions Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, is spewing ash and lava once again, but officials say the activity is taking place at its summit and does not pose a risk to people...
11:48, 06/01/2019

At Purdue Pharma, Business Slumps as Opioid Lawsuits Mount OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
08:48, 06/30/2019

Jockey Mike Smith picks up new mount for Kentucky Derby Jockey Mike Smith has picked up a new horse to ride in the Kentucky Derby; field reduced to 19 with the expected scratch of Haikal        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Mason Mount commits future to Chelsea by signing five-year deal • 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Derby• Midfielder joined Chelsea academy at the age of sixMason Mount has become the latest Chelsea youngster to commit his long-term future to the club after signing a new five-year contract at Stamford Bri...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Raptors fans pay tribute to Kawhi Leonard from atop Mount Kilimanjaro Raptors fans rejoiced around the world when the team won its first championship title. To pay homage to free agent Kawhi Leonard, two Canadians delivered one grand gesture from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro....
17:32, 07/05/2019

Global slowdown fears mount after run of poor data - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsFactory slowdown fuels recession worriesEuropean markets open lowerUK retail sales fall at record paceAustralia cuts interest rates 9.26am BST The Woodford debacle could cause significant dama...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Italy's Mount Etna volcano spews lava in new active phase Mount Etna, the largest of Italy's three active volcanoes, is spewing ash and lava once again, but officials say the activity is taking place at its summit and does not pose a risk to people and towns....
09:48, 06/01/2019

Israel censures Chilean president for visiting Temple Mount with Palestinians Israel's foreign ministry censured Chilean President Sebastian Pinera for his visit to Jerusalem's Old City and the Temple Mount, saying it violates sovereignty and diplomatic procedures....
07:16, 06/26/2019

Italy’s Mount Etna volcano spews lava in new active phase CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Mount Etna, the largest of Italy’s three active volcanoes, is spewing ash and lava once again, but officials say the activity is taking place at its summit and does not pose a risk to people and towns. Etna began a new ph...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Oil falls as trade worries mount, Saudi comments limit losses Oil fell on Monday as U.S. trade disputes with Mexico and China deepened concerns about weakening global crude demand, while a slump in equities also weighed on crude futures....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Privacy concerns mount over Russia-based viral photo-editing app Country singer Carrie Underwood has done it, as has rapper Drake, and NBA star Steph Curry. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the Jonas Brothers, and comedian Kevin Hart, too....
01:00, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong investors face uncertainty as Chinese questions mount Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong saw a controversial extradition bill shelved, but fears over potential Chinese interference in the self-governing territory continue to raise doubts among business leaders there....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Global shares steady after trade blow, Turkey's troubles mount World markets steadied on Tuesday after being rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China, though Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its politics erupted again....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Jerusalem Day marches prompt clashes as Jews enter Temple Mount Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through Jerusalem's Old City in celebration of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, prompting clashes and other tensions as they walked through Palestinian areas....
00:32, 06/03/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States and China could deepen if talks between the two fail to reach a deal....
21:16, 05/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Thursday, as anxious investors awaited the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that negotiations were turning sour as Washington readies tariffs on Chinese goods....
07:32, 05/09/2019

WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
18:32, 06/14/2019

Disqualified Kentucky Derby Jockey Hit With Suspension For "Failure To Control His Mount" While disgraced horse Maximum Security seeks justice in the courts following his disqualification in the Kentucky Derby for unruly racing, his jockey, a man named Luis Saez, has been suspended by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for “failure to ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Russian rescuers reach lost Irish climbers at Mount Elbrus One Irish mountaineer lost his life while descending Mount Elbrus in southern Russia, local authorities said. A rescue team managed to find the tourist and nine other climbers after they went off route due to fog....
12:48, 06/30/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Paper Round: Tuanzebe to get Man Utd chance, Mount contract a top priority for Lampard "Axel Tuanzebe is set to get a chance to win a place in the Manchester United first team whilst Mason Mount’s contract is a top priority for Frank Lampard. It’s Friday’s Paper Round."...
15:48, 07/04/2019

Iowa runner, 26, dies near finish line of 12 mile race, two weeks after coming back from Mt. Everest An Iowa man died during a 20K race just two weeks after traveling to Nepal to Mt. Everest, but medical examiners say the cause of his death wasn’t the medications he had taken to prepare for the journey....
10:32, 06/15/2019

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, States Have a Solution: Stop Paying Local governments across the U.S. are testing how far they can reduce health benefits for their retirees as a way of coping with mounting liabilities and balancing budgets....
09:16, 05/01/2019

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's Highest Volcano, Erupts, Spews Ash, Fire Mount Etna in southern Italy has burst into life, spitting molten lava high into the sky, though cloud cover Saturday ruined the view for those brave enough to venture up the flanks of Europe's......
18:16, 06/01/2019

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
23:32, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls, Gujarat Congress Shifts MLAs To Mount Abu Ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat on Friday, the state Congress has decided to shift its legislators to Mount Abu, a popular hill station in adjoining Rajasthan, said party......
11:00, 07/03/2019

Chirlane McCray defends ThriveNYC mental health program as questions mount First lady Chirlane McCray defended her embattled mental health program, ThriveNYC, on Thursday morning. “Thrive is spread over many agencies, so it can be a little difficult to understand who is doing what,” McCray told PIX 11 TV. The Po...
14:48, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-European shares hobbled as worries about Huawei fallout mount European stocks slipped on Monday as concerns about an escalating fallout from a U.S. crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies offset a slightly more positive tone on trade....
04:16, 05/20/2019

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews huge column of ash during latest eruption – video Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sent a huge plume of thick ash 7km high into the sky during an eruption on 9 June. Residents living near the volcano were urged to use masks when ash rains down and those living along the rivers upstream we...
07:48, 06/11/2019

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
06:32, 06/13/2019

Nebraska woman arrested after scaling Mount Rushmore with bare feet and no rope A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.        ...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an audit found on Wednesday, raising questions about meeting a goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024.The G...
17:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes coal ship as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States announced it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
10:16, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires more missiles, U.S. announces ship seizure as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
17:00, 05/09/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into comp...
12:48, 07/14/2019

Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Shares slide and pound dives as trade war and Brexit fears mount - business live Financial markets are gripped by a nervy selloff as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: The rout continues!Pound hit by no-deal Brexit worriesBeijing: Trade talks can’t continue unless US mends ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Drug costs should be a 'prominent issue' in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO The rest of the world should pay their fair share when it comes to the cost of drugs, which should lower prices for Americans, says Mount Sinai Health CEO Kenneth Davis....
17:16, 06/21/2019

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas pleads guilty to stealing campaign money Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas on Monday copped to stealing money from his own campaign and lying about it to state officials — as he was ordered to resign and stay away from politics for a year, authorities announced. Thomas raided his Friends of...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith gets Kentucky Derby mount on Cutting Humor Mike Smith became available Wednesday when Omaha Beach was scratched; he will replace Corey Lanerie on Cutting Humor.        ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
22:16, 07/04/2019

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
12:48, 06/19/2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals produce many Alexa skills, and Amazon shares skill...
05:18, 07/06/2019

Chelsea open Mason Mount contract talks with young stars convinced to sign by Frank Lampard appointment Chelsea have opened talks with starlet Mason Mount over a new contract and are confident the midfielder will commit his long-term future to Stamford Bridge....
06:00, 07/03/2019

Italy's Mount Etna erupts, clouding up Sicily's skies Mount Etna is once more in eruption, due to the opening of two eruptive fractures according to the volcanologists of the Ingv Etna Observatory.        ...
03:16, 05/31/2019

'Oh, Tommy': Fleetwood fails to mount challenge to Lowry A final charge never materialized for Tommy Fleetwood at the British Open because of a cold putter and an inspired opponent in champion Shane Lowry        ...
17:48, 07/21/2019

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your ...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
19:32, 05/24/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
00:32, 05/02/2019

MLB batters set record for month with 1,135 HR in May Major league batters set a record in May for most home runs in any month with 1,135, topping the 1,119 in August 2017        ...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Record breaking May day in Tucson TUCSON – On Saturday night, Tucson reached the wettest May day on record at the Tucson International Airport, at 1.08 inches. The old May record was in 2009 with 0.3 inches of rain. Tucson crushed that record and saw 469 percent monthly May ave...
22:32, 05/11/2019

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. This meant ensuring that new meetings, deadlines, and tasks were added to the calendar as they were sch...
14:48, 06/28/2019