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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 cult...

Mount Shasta: Spirits and Danger on a Sacred California Mountain

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Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning t...
21:00 2019-07-15

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.        ...
02:13 2019-05-24

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....
10:00 2019-06-06

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
18:01 2019-06-21

DNA tests confirm mountain lion attacked California boy SAN DIEGO (AP) — California wildlife authorities say DNA tests confirm that a mountain lion killed in a San Diego County nature preserve this week is the animal that injured a 4-year-old boy hours earlier. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says Friday a mountain lion genetic profile obtained...
21:00 2019-05-31

Mountain lion spotted prowling California neighborhood prompts warning Officials in San Mateo, Calif., are reminding residents to be alert after home surveillance video captured a mountain lion prowling the neighborhood on Sunday....
18:13 2019-07-10

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
12:26 2019-06-02

Don’t Cross the Kobolds: Mischievous Spirits of European Folklore In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spirits that dwell among the living, and can sometime...
22:39 2019-06-02

PM Modi's New Budget Key to Reviving India's Animal Spirits As gross domestic product growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, the Reserve Bank of India this month did its part to support the economy by lowering interest......
19:39 2019-06-27

In Land Of Stout And Spirits, This Pub Serves Only Non-Alcoholic Drinks The Virgin Mary, which opened this month in Dublin, Ireland, bucks the trend in a city where nightlife is fuelled by stout and spirits, offering a menu of entirely non-alcoholic beverages....
10:00 2019-05-23

House chaplain prays to cast out ‘spirits of darkness’ from Congress At least he didn’t do an exorcism. After chaotic debates on Capitol Hill this week, the Chaplain of the House of Representatives on Thursday prayed to “cast out all spirits of darkness” from the chamber. “This has been a difficult and contentious week in which darker spirits ...
04:26 2019-07-19

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
18:26 2019-06-04

Scotland survive Khadija Shaw’s class to leave for World Cup in fine spirits • Women’s International Friendly: Scotland 3-2 Jamaica• Cuthbert 30, Weir 35, Howard 68; Shaw 15 49Scotland’s women will head to the World Cup having broken records as well as barriers. That 18,555 turned up at Hampden Park for this pre-tournament farewell against Jamaica smashed the previous best h...
01:26 2019-05-29

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legitimacy has been established. What now? For every horror fan who celebrated the validation that came w...
19:39 2019-06-07

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when fans of Sex And The City talk about their favorite ...
15:39 2019-05-21

‘Inclusive by All Means’: Meet Donae Burston, the Black Spirits Guru Who Launched His Own Luxury Rosé “Sipping rosé” has new meaning now that Donae Burston owns the brand La Fête du Rosé. Loosely translated as “Rosé Party,” Burston’s spirit creation, not to be confused with the traveling event of the same name, is an inclusive affair that acknowledges what we all know: Black people drink rosé. Like...
21:13 2019-07-03

10 Sacred (and Sometimes Scary) Ritual Masks Masks are one of the few things on the earth that connect all of humanity throughout time. We have created ritual masks since our very beginnings in order to disguise, protect, or entertain.  ...
02:13 2019-05-22

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
15:52 2019-05-29

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sacred surrounding Chaco Canyon National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. Officials say that will allow time to finish an updated management p...
19:52 2019-05-29

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
16:39 2019-06-14

Sacred Games Season 2 to Release on August 15, Trailer Out Sacred Games season 2, the second part of the much-awaited show, will be back on Netflix on August 15. Netflix has also shared the Sacred Games 2 trailer....
11:26 2019-07-09

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
05:13 2019-07-12

'Sacred day': Chinese remember Tiananmen killings by fasting Thirty years after crackdown, fasting is gaining traction to mark 4 June amid increasing censorshipFor the past 29 years, Chen Wei has marked the anniversary of the bloody 4 June Tiananmen Square crackdown by fasting for 24 hours, consuming only water and thinking of the students who perished.Chen, ...
12:13 2019-06-03

Climbers Flock to Uluru Before a Ban, Straining a Sacred Site A rush of visitors to the central Australia monolith ahead of an Oct. 26 deadline has brought an increase in trash, trespassing and illegal camping, officials say....
16:13 2019-07-11

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, one Roman religious college that was off limits to ...
01:52 2019-06-14

Ford Secretly Created the New Pickup Truck Emoji Because Nothing Is Sacred July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a technology agency to pitch the Unicode Consortium of...
20:26 2019-07-17

34 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Interior Backtracks on Plans to Drill in Sacred New Mexico Canyon, For Now In a rare but potentially brief turn, Department of the Interior secretary David Bernhardt—a man infamously known for his conflict of interests with the oil and gas industry—did something...good?...
21:13 2019-05-30

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
00:39 2019-05-29

33 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
05:00 2019-07-18

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
12:52 2019-07-11

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Baha’ism, Hinduism to TaoismShan...
09:39 2019-06-20

"Balidaan Dena Hoga," Says Delhi Metro With 'Sacred Games 2' Meme Pankaj Tripathi's "Balidaan dena hoga (there has to be a sacrifice)" dialogue from 'Sacred Games 2' has inspired a ton of memes on social media - including one from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation....
14:00 2019-07-10

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
00:39 2019-07-14

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends getting together for a lot of food and drinking and sing...
07:39 2019-06-13

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
01:00 2019-07-18

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
02:13 2019-07-06

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though just the first step—is the most promising legislative...
20:26 2019-06-27

The Latest: Ortiz’s father: Son is out of danger SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that injured former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (all times local): 1:15 a.m. The father of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says his son is out of danger after being wounded in a shooting at a bar in the Dominican Repu...
07:26 2019-06-10

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can s...
18:26 2019-05-21

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If you post something that goes against our terms aga...
11:26 2019-07-19

Missing teen believed to be in danger TUCSON – 16-year-old Joshua Anderson was last heard from on May 28, 2019. He reached out to a friend expressing he was in danger, in the desert and without water. Heidi Anderson, Joshua’s adoptive mother described him as sweet, intelligent and talented in sports. She described the situation as “a ni...
07:52 2019-07-17

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters responded to 46 wildfires across the state. Those...
02:13 2019-07-11

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
19:52 2019-05-23

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
19:13 2019-06-05

Are Cellphones A Flight Danger? They Are On These Boeing Jets U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
17:26 2019-07-18

James Ruppert: the future of the banger is in danger The complexity of today’s cars isn’t banger friendly You might not be sad that cars like the Ford Granada are disappearing, but today's cars don't stand up to wear and tear nearly as well I must say I’m a bit concerned about the future of the banger. In 10 or 20 years’ time, I may be too incohere...
07:39 2019-06-11

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River floodwater that is pouring through a breached lev...
20:00 2019-06-01

Genius Kyrgios a danger to Nadal, says Wilander "Nick Kyrgios is a genius on a tennis court and is a serious threat to Rafael Nadal\u0027s Wimbledon hopes when they ace off in a second round blockbuster on Thursday, according to former world number one Mats Wilander."...
11:00 2019-07-04

The Danger in Prosecuting Julian Assange for Espionage To understand why so many media and legal observers are voicing concern about the Julian Assange indictment, it helps to perform the following mental exercise. If you were to click on this link to the WikiLeaks website, copy and paste the information there, some of which remains classified, and post...
03:13 2019-05-25

What's Up, Danger? Oh, Just an Into the Spider-Verse Tribute Art Show The best movie of 2018, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is now on Netflix and—whether by coincidence or not—an art show celebrating its brilliance is about to open too.Read more......
04:39 2019-06-30

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

Texas mom who disappeared after concert date ‘could be in danger’: cops Police fear that a Texas mom who disappeared a week ago after going on a date “could be in danger,” according to reports. Erika Gaytan, 29, went to a show at the El Paso County Coliseum last Saturday – and never returned home to her 7-year-old son. Her date claims that they parted ...
19:39 2019-07-21

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
00:39 2019-06-09

Paul Singer’s $4.4B deal to sell Travelport may be in danger Another buyout orchestrated by billionaire Paul Singer may be under threat — and this time, the Russian government is causing static. Moscow regulators on Friday said they would require as much as nine months to review a $4.4 billion buyout of Travelport, a UK-based payments company, according to tw...
05:00 2019-05-25

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
15:39 2019-07-19

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a scenario that officials at Tufts Medical Center, lo...
22:26 2019-06-18

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in neighboring Thailand in 2014, afraid of arrest after a military coup overthrew their nation’s elected...
20:39 2019-05-29

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
06:00 2019-05-28

R Kelly refused bail as he is 'still a danger to young girls' A judge in the US has ordered R Kelly to remain behind bars without bail after a prosecutor claimed the singer would still pose a danger to young girls if he was set free....
10:13 2019-07-17

Adam Ottavino sees danger with his hot Yankees start Dellin Betances is shut down and he won’t be back for quite some time now that a lat injury has surfaced. The right-hander’s extended absence has only highlighted the importance of Adam Ottavino, who the Yankees signed during the offseason to improve an already strong bullpen. Ottavino has delivered...
14:39 2019-06-13

Forget rampant killer robots: AI’s real danger is far more insidious AI isn’t going to crush us underfoot, but it does harbour a threat that makes Terminator look innocent: entrenching human biases and turning them against us...
16:39 2019-05-30

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
21:13 2019-06-30

The Brodie Van Wagenen mistake that put Mickey Callaway in danger: ex-Mets GM Steve Phillips cringed when he heard it. That would be one of Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s boasts before the season started that his newly constructed team was the favorite to win the National League East. “It was like, ‘nooooo, don’t say that’ because I just know how this goes,” Philli...
13:52 2019-05-24

A Boris Johnson Brexit could spell danger for sterling, analysts say Any Brexit outcome under Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, will only compound the recent poor run for the pound, currency analysts have projected....
09:13 2019-06-19

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
19:52 2019-07-16

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink driving in 2012. Just two days after his arrival at...
09:13 2019-07-02

The Unseen Worlds Beneath Us: Places of Beauty, Danger and Wisdom Robert Macfarlane’s “Underland” explores ancient forests, urban catacombs and buried rivers to probe the secrets of man’s often malign influence on the earth....
13:13 2019-06-07

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in public places. In a country like Britain, which already...
16:52 2019-06-10

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
05:26 2019-05-31

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer puts Tom Cruise back in the danger zone Do you feel the need … the need for a “Top Gun” sequel trailer? Paramount Pictures premiered the first trailer Thursday for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the long-awaited follow-up to the beloved, quintessentially Tom Cruise flick — and fans are stoked. Cruise, who showed ...
00:39 2019-07-19

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
13:13 2019-06-15

On Lena Waithe and the Danger of Pinning Your Creative Authenticity to Your Activism When it was announced that rising actor Jason Mitchell—known for his performances in Straight Outta Compton, Mudbound and The Chi—had not only been released from his contract as a series regular on The Chi but was removed from an upcoming Netflix film (and dropped by his agent and manager), the init...
12:26 2019-06-08

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arctic terns, puffins, guillemots and shags, all suff...
23:13 2019-06-27

Dawood's Activities From 'Safe Haven' Pose Real Danger: India to UN In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Dawood Ibrahim's illegitimate activities from a "safe haven" that refuses to acknowledge even his......
07:52 2019-07-10

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:00 2019-07-11

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has received international attention. The first of its ki...
14:52 2019-05-30

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
16:52 2019-06-18

A star of Nickelodeon's 'Henry Danger' opens up about his transgender experience: 'I transitioned' Michael D. Cohen, star of Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action show "Henry Danger," revealed in an interview with Time that he transitioned from female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen doesn't identify as transgender, saying that he has always felt that his "core being" was male, and so he p...
10:00 2019-05-24

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
20:26 2019-06-04

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbor's garage....
20:00 2019-06-04

6 Dead, Over 8 Lakh Affected In Assam Flood; Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 21 of the 33 districts in the north-east state and affected over eight lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in......
06:26 2019-07-13

17 Assam Districts Flooded; No Ferry Services As Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 17 districts in the north-east state and affected over four lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in the world......
09:13 2019-07-12

He knew the danger, say family of man who drowned in Hampstead Heath swimming pond An architect who drowned in one of Hampstead Heath's swimming ponds "knew the dangers" of swimming there and would not have wanted more safety measures put in place, his family said today....
14:13 2019-06-07

Alert In North Sikkim As Teesta Flows Over Danger Mark After Cloudburst A flood alert has been sounded in several areas in north Sikkim and parts of neighbouring Bengal after a massive cloudburst inundated the upper reaches of Teesta river. The Teesta river is flowing......
18:39 2019-06-17

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred ...
23:26 2019-07-19

Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel Is Terrible I was at the grocery store this week with my girlfriend. We were buying some food and drinks for the upcoming week. I also was feeling sick and was in a fuzzy state of mind. When we got to the self-checkout I noticed something in the fridges near the checkout area. Inside was all the flavors of Moun...
02:00 2019-07-15

This iconic mountain retreat is turning 150 This year, Mohonk Mountain House rings in its 150th year in operation. The iconic sprawling resort in New Paltz, near Poughkeepsie, has a year-long roster of celebratory activities and special events. Its founders, the Smiley family, will join history tours, bonfire talks and hikes over the weekends...
03:01 2019-05-22

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
12:26 2019-07-16

UN cultural agency removes birthplace of Jesus from its list of heritage sites in danger The United Nations’ cultural agency announced on Tuesday that it was removing the place that is officially recognized as the Birthplace of Jesus, from its List of World Heritage in Danger – crediting extensive restorative work on Bethlehem’s Nativity Church, in Palestine....
21:52 2019-07-02

Christian Yelich's home-run swing is a danger to river traffic in Pittsburgh Brewers All-Star Christian Yelich is ready for next week's Home Run Derby. There is evidence floating in the Allegheny River to prove it.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

NYC judge cites danger, flight risk in refusing bail for Jeffrey Epstein A federal New York judge refused bail Thursday for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, on charges he sexually exploited and trafficked teenage girls -- saying he's too dangerous to be on the streets and a serious flight risk....
20:39 2019-07-18

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
02:13 2019-05-30

The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New York City's public parks | Ben Kallos City councilman Ben Kallos wants to end the city’s practice of using the weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancerParks are New Yorkers’ oasis. They’re where we escape the crowds, the din of traffic, and our often tiny apartments; where we play with our children, walk our pets, and relax i...
09:13 2019-06-06

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now calling for authorities to evaluate security for Om...
22:26 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar’s life ‘in imminent danger’ after ‘Send her back’ chant: Dems House Democrats on Thursday called for increased security in response to the “Send her back” chants that got hurled at Rep. Ilhan Omar during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina. “It’s crystal clear to me that [Omar’s] life is in imminent danger,” said Democ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Child injured in likely mountain lion attack California wildlife officials say a mountain lion is likely the animal that attacked and injured a 4-year-old boy Monday in a wilderness park near San Diego. Officials say the mountain lion was later killed to ensure public safety. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

At least 30 dead as bus plunges off Indian mountain road At least 30 people were killed and 37 injured when a bus plunged off a road in India's hilly northern state of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, a government official said....
19:00 2019-06-20

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in the Levant, the administration of US President Donald Trump starts to roll out his version of a widely anticipated peace plan for the Israelis and the ...
10:26 2019-05-26

Lowry set a 'mountain too high', glum Fleetwood concedes There was no disguising Tommy Fleetwood's disappointment after finishing runner-up in the British Open on Sunday, with the Englishman left conceding glumly that the mountainous task set by Irish winner Shane Lowry had been just too steep for him....
03:39 2019-07-22

Mountain Lion spotted lounging in wash in Oro Valley TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is advising residents to be cautious when traveling around the area after they received a tip that a mountain lion was spotted in a northwest side wash on Friday. According to OVPD, the department received a few photos of the cougar hanging out near El Con...
04:00 2019-07-09

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
09:52 2019-06-08

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
13:52 2019-06-18

35 dead after minibus plunges off Himalayan mountain road SRINAGAR, India — An overcrowded minibus crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing at least 35 people and injuring another 17, officials said. The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down into a 150-meter (500-foot) deep ...
11:13 2019-07-01

Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week's Italian Open final....
09:52 2019-05-22

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) wants to make sure that d...
19:13 2019-07-04

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
22:00 2019-07-18

Five bodies found in hunt for missing mountain climbers An Indian official has said air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing climbers - including four Britons - in the Himalayas....
14:26 2019-06-03

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September Construction on expanding the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project's chief executive said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-19

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez back on top of baseball’s mountain CLEVELAND — The only All-Star with a better redemption story than Sonny Gray might be the catcher to whom the right-hander disliked pitching. And no one, be he pitcher, fan or opposing manager, is shunning Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez any more. While Gray, the Yankee-turned-Red (who preferred to wor...
21:52 2019-07-10

74-year-old injured hiker rescued from Phoenix mountain LIVE: Phoenix firefighters hold a press conference after 74-year-old injured hiker spun out of control during a rescue. http://bit.ly/2KsEPp2 Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old woman had to be rescued by helicopter after gettin...
18:52 2019-06-05

American mountain climbers missing in the Himalayas identified The two Americans among the team of eight mountain climbers lost in the Himalayas were identified on Sunday — as local officials revealed there was little chance of finding the group alive. A search-and-rescue effort that began Saturday has so far been unsuccessful in locating the team, which includ...
12:39 2019-06-03

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein bail in child sex trafficking case, citing 'danger' to public Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had asked a judge to release him on a bond of as high as $100 million or more....
18:00 2019-07-18

R. Kelly held in jail without bond, after prosecutor argues he poses 'danger' to young girls if set free E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP A federal judge ordered R. Kelly to be held in jail without bond on Tuesday after warnings that the singer would pose an extreme danger to young girls if set free. US District Judge Harry Leinenweber said under federal law Kelly would have to prove that he ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed ene...
01:13 2019-06-19

Our Favorite Photos From YetiCon, Canada's Mountain Cosplay Party YetiCon, a show held every year in Canada’s Blue Mountains, is a cosplay con with a big focus on adventure stuff, ranging from toboggan rides to...drinking by the pool....
03:52 2019-07-19

Rajnath Singh Visits Kargil, Will Inaugurate 2 Mountain Bridges In J&K Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the Kargil war memorial in Jammu and Kashmir and paid tributes to Indian soldiers killed during the Kargil war....
07:26 2019-07-20

Six Flags Magic Mountain evacuated due to nearby brush fire A fast-moving brush fire erupted in southern California near Six Flags Magic Mountain Sunday, causing the amusement park to be evacuated, authorities said....
09:39 2019-06-10

Trans Mountain approval comes too late for some: ‘Many families didn’t survive this’ "There will be a lag time between when the construction starts and job hiring happens, and that's really worrisome because how do you sustain people through this time of transition?"...
15:39 2019-06-19

The USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks to Deliver Your Mountain of Packages The famous United States Postal Service motto says, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Well, that’s never been truer now that the USPS is testing self-driving trucks to deliver mail.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

| Teuns wins first TDF mountain stage as Ciccone takes yellow Dylan Teuns claimed victory on the sixth stage of the Tour de France on the La Planches des Belles Filles summit finish, as Italy's Giulio Ciccone took the overall lead....
21:00 2019-07-11

Cycling: Thomas fails to hit top form in Tour's first mountain test Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt "quite weak" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the first big mountain test of the Tour de France on Saturday....
19:26 2019-07-20

Canada Reapproves Contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TORONTO) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted t...
08:39 2019-06-19

Mountain lion spotted lounging on porch at Oro Valley home TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department are warning the public after a mountain lion was spotted at an Oro Valley home Monday afternoon. Arizona Game and Fish Department According to the AZGFD, the lion was spotted beating the heat on the porch. The lion then saw a deer and rammed into a fen...
02:52 2019-06-11

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared over Smith Mountain around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. “I ...
01:00 2019-06-20

NEB seeks opinions on Trans Mountain pipeline process resumption The National Energy Board has issued a certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after it was approved by Ottawa on Tuesday but is seeking input from affected parties and the public on its resumption of regulatory processes....
01:13 2019-06-22

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
13:52 2019-06-05

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....
00:52 2019-06-30

Watch Stephen Colbert make it through "This Year" with The Mountain Goats Any morbid Mountain Goats fan (and there are a lot of us) will tell you there’s no greater pleasure than to belt out the band’s apocalyptic “No Children”—“I hope you die! I hope we both die!”—at one of their live shows. They’ll also tell you, however, that a nice palate cleanser is “This Year,” a de...
18:01 2019-07-17

Wiggins reacts to Lopez fan fight: 'You can't take fans off the mountain ... but I sympathise' "Bradley Wiggins believes that both the fan and Miguel Angel Lopez will feel terrible after an incident that saw the rider crash and then attack the spectator during Stage 20 of the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia."...
20:00 2019-06-01

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at the end of a fight with his brother, the Hound, in King’s Landing. Since then, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, the 6-foot-9, 441-pound actor who played t...
16:39 2019-06-16

Mountain Dew mistakes Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as part of Wisconsin Mountain Dew is getting a bit of a geography lesson from the Midwest after releasing an ad that featured Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as being part of Wisconsin....
22:13 2019-07-12

Indian authorities recover bodies of seven climbers from mountain, one still missing Police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near India's second-highest mountain late last month and are still looking for an eighth, officials said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-06-24

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
21:26 2019-06-18

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people were injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency workers deployed four helicopters to the scene near Lucerne....
15:26 2019-06-05

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
20:39 2019-06-17

Mountain lion sickened from eating bratwurst returned to the wild months later No more bratwurst for this wildcat. A Colorado mountain lion was released back into the wild after spending several months recovering at a rehabilitation center because a family in Walsenburg fed it bratwurst. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials wrote on their Twitter that the feline had been resc...
23:00 2019-06-05

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
20:39 2019-06-17

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain after a rescue helicopter was unable to reach them....
23:13 2019-06-05

Weed ban means no Rocky Mountain high for Canada's Calgary Stampede Canada's Calgary Stampede, known as the country's biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis on its grounds in the first year that legislators made the drug legal across the country....
19:39 2019-07-05

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
03:52 2019-06-06

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 Independence Day is a fun and safe night for Tucsonans...
11:13 2019-07-05

"Technical Problems" Halt Recovery Mission Of Dead Climbers From Mountain A helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
09:52 2019-06-05

Canada aboriginal pipe dream might end Trudeau's Trans Mountain nightmare An indigenous-led group plans to offer to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from the Canadian government this week or next, a deal that could help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mitigate election-year criticism from environmentalists....
22:00 2019-07-02

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The series of images above shows the island in April an...
21:26 2019-07-05

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years....
18:52 2019-07-17

Final footage of climbers who died on Himalayan mountain in India revealed The haunting final footage of a doomed group of international climbers who perished on India's second-highest mountain was released by authorities on Monday....
00:39 2019-07-10

I used Mountain Hardwear's new and more environmentally friendly camping tent on my last trip — here's why it's worth $480 Moosejaw Mountain Hardwear has launched a line of tents made without harmful flame-retardant chemicals and dyes in an effort to reduce its environmental impact. I slept in the new Aspect 3 Tent on a recent camping trip and found it to be really lightweight and easy to set up. The dual doors and v...
02:39 2019-07-10

Final moments of climbers who died on Himalayan mountain in India seen in video The haunting final moments of a doomed group of international climbers who perished on India's second-highest mountain was released by authorities on Monday....
22:39 2019-07-09

Why mountain goats are being airlifted from Olympic National Park to Cascade Mountains Mountain goats are being airlifted out of Olympic National Park to the Cascade Mountains where there are more salt licks and fewer humans.       ...
16:00 2019-07-10

Mountain lion caught lounging on residential patio on north side TUCSON – A mountain lion was spotted lounging on a patio of a north side residence Sunday. According to Arizona Game and Fish Department, the cougar was spotted hanging out in a residential area West of Sabino Canyon that day. Authorities say the lion left the area without action by AZFD perso...
00:26 2019-05-23

Prime minister to make Trans Mountain pipeline announcement in Edmonton Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi will meet with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal on Friday morning....
17:39 2019-07-12

Cycling: I felt weak, Thomas admits after Tour's first mountain test Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt "quite weak" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the first big mountain test of the Tour de France on Saturday....
01:39 2019-07-21

Fresh mountain smog? 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality – study Report finds popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution at levels that threaten visitors and wildlifeSign up for the This Land is your Land newsletter to get monthly updates on the threat to America’s public lands.Millions of tourists will head out into America’s national parks th...
05:39 2019-05-22

USAF's Mountain Home AFB stays busy with F-35A fighter plane rotations Idaho's Mountain Home Air Force Base is now the location of the largest off-station operation of F-35 II fighter planes, the U.S. Air Force noted on Friday....
02:13 2019-07-13

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 as the Death Zone, according to the Guardian. Tour ...
07:00 2019-05-25

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....
17:52 2019-05-22

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 ultra......
18:39 2019-05-22

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
00:52 2019-07-05

Meet the People Risking Their Lives to Study the Death of Earth's Mountain Glaciers When geoscientist and mountaineer John All started studying the impacts of climate change on world’s highest mountain glaciers over a decade ago, he said it was like monitoring a sick patient. Now, it’s more like doing an autopsy.Read more......
16:13 2019-07-02

America's top log flume rides: Five of our favorites, from Splash Mountain to Ripsaw Falls While most log flume rides skip storytelling in favor of splashes, rides like Disney's Splash Mountain amuse riders the whole way through.       ...
05:39 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, removing a potential hurdle to the long-delayed project....
23:39 2019-05-24

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:13 2019-06-19

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday....
13:39 2019-07-17

Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location How to raise the disco ball at mountain top villain lair Accessible by helping to raise the disco ball at an abandoned mountain top villain lair is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
16:00 2019-06-29

Tucson family loves living at base of “A” Mountain, has perfect view of fireworks TUCSON — When Christopher Mogan and his wife, Megan, bought a home at the base of “A” Mountain a decade ago, 4th of July Fireworks were not top of mind. But, ever since, it’s become a family tradition. “We are very blessed,” Mogan said. “This is the highligh...
11:13 2019-07-05

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying downhill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big crash sent cyclists flying down the hill....
02:13 2019-07-03

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
14:00 2019-05-24

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
01:01 2019-05-25

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.        ...
23:26 2019-05-28

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 seasons in years. Here's why so many people ar...
03:39 2019-06-08

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."...
04:39 2019-05-25

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....
08:13 2019-06-02

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 disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war bet...
08:39 2019-06-02

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 the dilemma....
01:39 2019-06-13

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45 Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a "medical emergency."        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
18:52 2019-06-14

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
01:39 2019-06-04

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
19:13 2019-06-19

Fortnite Fortbyte 50 Accessible at night time inside mountain top castle ruins Location Fortbyte 50 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible at night time inside mountain top castle ruins". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
18:26 2019-05-27

Fast-moving brush fire shuts down Six Flags Magic Mountain with guests inside Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that closed Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. Guests were told to stay inside.        ...
02:13 2019-06-10

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
05:52 2019-06-10

Blindfolded mountain goats flown in slings across US national park back to natural habitat Blindfolded mountain goats are being flown across a US national park in slings dangling from helicopters in a bid to return them to their natural habitat....
09:52 2019-07-10

Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers. The post Indian official says air force pilots have spotted five bodies while searching for eight missing mountain climbers appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:26 2019-06-03

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)        ...
08:52 2019-07-10

Oil prices climb as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "significant" sanctions would be announced on Tehran....
09:26 2019-06-24

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."...
16:39 2019-05-25

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....
02:52 2019-06-01

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....
04:39 2019-05-28

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....
17:52 2019-06-13

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....
03:00 2019-05-29

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....
18:13 2019-07-15

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....
23:52 2019-05-23

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)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

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....
16:13 2019-05-21

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 deaths:...
11:01 2019-05-31

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
02:26 2019-07-10

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, but it might not even exist.  ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing season, Nepali officials said on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

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....
18:13 2019-05-22

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....
12:26 2019-07-12

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 New York, as well as Ruslan Khasbulatov, of Jerse...
02:52 2019-06-08

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....
16:39 2019-05-24

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey....
02:00 2019-07-20

| 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....
12:39 2019-07-10

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....
01:52 2019-05-28

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 man was immediately given medical aid and airlifted ...
01:52 2019-06-12

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling’s Clay Community Center Wednesday as people ce...
00:39 2019-05-23

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....
05:26 2019-06-14

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....
04:26 2019-06-19

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 after being treated for injuries including frostbite a...
23:01 2019-06-07

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 attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during ...
12:01 2019-05-28

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......
22:39 2019-06-06

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....
16:39 2019-05-28

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
21:13 2019-06-13

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems on roads across the UK....
04:00 2019-06-13

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, in spite of devast...
09:52 2019-06-14

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.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

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. ...
11:00 2019-06-15

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 mountain has so much garbage climbers use it as signpost...
05:39 2019-06-24

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....
21:39 2019-05-23

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....
16:39 2019-05-27

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....
01:52 2019-06-18

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....
08:26 2019-05-26

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....
15:00 2019-06-05

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, according to the company Pioneer Adventure Pvt. Ltd., ...
20:52 2019-05-24

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. ...
06:26 2019-06-15

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Dying 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......
08:00 2019-05-25

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....
10:39 2019-05-25

"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....
00:26 2019-05-23

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....
18:39 2019-05-27

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....
23:13 2019-05-27

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....
15:13 2019-05-21

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.......
22:39 2019-06-06

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....
14:39 2019-05-21

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."...
17:13 2019-07-19

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 of seismic activity over the past week, with incredible imag...
21:26 2019-05-31

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......
08:52 2019-05-28

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 of people who died climbing Everest still litter ...
21:13 2019-05-28

Italy's Mount Etna fractures, spews lava Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, has seen an increase in seismic activity.        ...
15:39 2019-05-31

‘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 summit.The death toll on the mountain grew to 11 i...
14:13 2019-05-28

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....
14:39 2019-05-28

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 reading......
14:13 2019-05-28

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,......
20:39 2019-05-29

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 released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute (ICI). The declines came amid the Trump admi...
22:00 2019-06-12

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......
02:39 2019-06-13

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 or training at the California track since 26 Dece...
18:52 2019-05-27

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....
16:39 2019-05-29

Idlib casualties mount as assault leaves aid efforts in the balance Increased airstrikes and shelling by Syrian regime claim lives of an estimated 40 civilians in 48 hours The recent escalation in the Syrian regime bombardment of Idlib has killed at least 10 more civilians.The deaths were reported on Wednesday, 24 hours after a senior UN official had warned the secu...
18:00 2019-05-29

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,” said Assemblyman Dan O’Donnell, a Democrat who repr...
01:01 2019-06-02

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 season....
21:13 2019-05-27

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....
14:52 2019-05-21

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......
06:39 2019-05-29

Everest climber reveals shocking picture showing people queuing past dead body at mountain's summit An Everest climber has revealed a shocking photo which he says shows people queueing past a dead body at the peak of the mountain, as the death toll of hikers rises....
13:00 2019-05-28

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....
18:26 2019-05-29

Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
09:13 2019-06-05

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
19:26 2019-06-18

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....
20:26 2019-06-30

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, on fears that the escalating U.S.-China trade war would stymie global economic growth....
22:52 2019-05-23

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....
02:39 2019-07-06

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, Utah, died Wednesday on the world’s tallest mountain ...
21:13 2019-05-23

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....
02:52 2019-06-04

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 Bridge. Related: Chelsea’s Frank Lampard era begins w...
18:26 2019-07-15

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....
13:13 2019-06-21

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's Highest Volcano, Spews Ash And 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......
04:52 2019-06-02

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......
10:52 2019-06-14

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....
19:00 2019-06-01

As Encephalitis Deaths Mount, Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan Reaches Bihar Uttar Pradesh-based pediatrician Kafeel Khan, who was suspended last year following the deaths of a large number of Japanese encephalitis-afflicted children at a hospital in Gorakhpur, has reached......
14:13 2019-06-20

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....
01:26 2019-05-28

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....
20:52 2019-06-27

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....
03:00 2019-07-18

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,......
19:13 2019-06-13

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....
05:26 2019-06-24

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....
07:13 2019-06-15

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."...
00:52 2019-07-05

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....
23:26 2019-06-02

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 phase of eruptions on Thursday as two new cracks in ...
20:00 2019-06-01

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....
11:39 2019-06-13

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....
07:13 2019-06-14

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....
03:13 2019-06-12

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 were warned of cold lava floods during rains. There ...
16:39 2019-06-11

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.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

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 home court to carry them as they try to inch closer...
20:13 2019-06-05

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.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

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 the short period this season when the weather was cl...
18:39 2019-05-28

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 General Accounting Office (GAO) identified $1.8 bil...
00:26 2019-06-20

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....
16:39 2019-05-30

Calls mount for Cuomo to block imminent release of convicted child killer New York state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to block the release of a man convicted in the 1980 murder of a 16-year-old girl in a crime so depraved it stunned law enforcement and shook a close-knit community to its core. ...
21:39 2019-05-31

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 have led to overcrowding which has caused a surge...
19:52 2019-05-29

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....
19:39 2019-05-27

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......
21:00 2019-07-03

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....
02:26 2019-05-30

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-dangerous” route on the mountain....
18:39 2019-05-31

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 Richard Thomas war chest to the tune of $13,000 d...
20:39 2019-07-08

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 the harshest weather anywhere on Earth. And with a ...
00:13 2019-06-14

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 the world. This year, an estimated 891 climbers reac...
01:52 2019-06-12

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....
00:52 2019-06-22

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.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

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 weeks in the Everest region said Tuesday. Prof. John A...
17:13 2019-06-04

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.        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-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....
03:26 2019-06-20

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 complaints of police violence. The protest that began ...
22:13 2019-07-14

Climbing 'The Mountain': Dierks Bentley explains his tour, new music and focus in 2019 Dierks Bentley talks about why he had so many guests on his last album – and what you can expect.        ...
18:13 2019-05-24

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
07:00 2019-06-10

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.        ...
17:52 2019-05-31

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....
04:39 2019-07-05

A Trek to Remember: Mandy Moore Reflects on "Magical" Climb to Mount Everest Base Camp Mandy Moore just took her passion for outdoor adventure to new heights. The This Is Us star reached the base camp of Mount Everest earlier this week. On Wednesday, the......
18:52 2019-05-29

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....
16:26 2019-05-28

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.        ...
04:39 2019-05-29

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....
16:13 2019-07-03

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....
00:13 2019-05-29

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, who is the organization's co-founder. The "This ...
22:26 2019-05-25

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.        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

'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        ...
00:26 2019-07-22

'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.        ...
23:26 2019-05-28

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.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

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 boring corner into something you’ll actually want ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Lisa Kudrow felt like a 'mountain of a woman' next to 'Friends' co-star Jennifer Aniston Lisa Kudrow revealed that she continually compared her appearance and weight to co-stars Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox.        ...
02:13 2019-05-22

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.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

'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....
10:52 2019-06-01

What's the matter with California? California wants to look after its people, so it keeps expanding its social safety net. It also wants to welcome all comers and so embraces illegal immigrants and protects them in sanctuary cities....
06:52 2019-06-11

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a strong quake has registered in the same area. The incident caused some building damage, minor injuries and multiple fires....
11:00 2019-07-06

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
09:00 2019-06-02

California to boost gasoline tax again California will charge the highest taxes on gasoline in the United States come Monday but some complain that even more money is needed to maintain the Golden State's roads and freeways....
02:13 2019-06-30

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
10:52 2019-07-05

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., northeast of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service...
20:39 2019-07-04

Southern California could be hit by 30,000 more earthquakes Southern California, reeling from two of the biggest earthquakes in two decades, could be hit by a staggering 30,000 aftershock quakes by the end of the year, experts warn. The 6.4-magnitude quake on Thursday followed by the even bigger 7.1-magnitude one the next day, both in the Mojave Desert, have...
19:52 2019-07-07

California: orange chicken recipe This is a really undemanding dish that can be thrown together quickly for a weeknight supper and goes with pretty much anything: rice, mash and any veg....
17:39 2019-06-17

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
12:00 2019-07-06

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
00:52 2019-07-05

‘Swarmageddon’ of over 1,000 earthquakes rocks California A “swarmageddon” of more than 1,000 small earthquakes rattled parts of California over the past three weeks, according to a new report. For some, the bout of seismic activity affecting San Bernardino and Riverside counties was simply business as usual, because they didn’t feel a shake. But for other...
22:13 2019-06-19

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M......
05:52 2019-06-18

| California couple sue over 'living hell' IVF mix-up A California couple have filed a lawsuit over what has been described as one of the worst IVF mix-ups, that led to another woman giving birth to their baby boy....
16:00 2019-07-11

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake A 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck Southern California, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake near the city of Ridgecrest — the largest to hit the region in two decades — made buildings in LA rock for several seconds, according to CNN. ...
00:52 2019-07-05

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
10:13 2019-07-06

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
01:00 2019-07-05

California couple opens up about ‘heartbreaking’ IVF mix-up The heartbreaking mix-up over a bungled IVF treatment that left a Queens woman giving birth to strangers’ babies was worse than previously known — as a California couple came forward Wednesday to say they were the biological parents of one of the tots and that they were given yet another stran...
23:01 2019-07-10

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space The CEO of satellite company Planet tweeted images on Sunday that clearly show the fissure in Ridgecrest, California after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the desert town -- the most powerful to rock the area in two decades....
22:00 2019-07-09

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude of between 6.9 and 7.1, officials said. It struck near the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest at abou...
07:52 2019-07-06

California Today: Would You Pay $195 to Take a Helicopter to Work? Friday: Commuters rise above traffic, Jessica Biel steps into the vaccination debate, Gavin Newsom’s first budget moves forward, and Silicon Valley takes on … death....
16:01 2019-06-14

Aftershocks continue in California desert TRONA, Calif. (AP) — Aftershocks of last week’s big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the probability of large quakes continues to decline. The U.S. Geological Survey says the chance of a quake larger than Friday’s 7.1 temblor is less tha...
00:13 2019-07-11

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
20:26 2019-05-31

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational possession of less than an ounce (28 grams) of cannabi...
08:26 2019-06-13

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
09:39 2019-07-11

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. Police in San Francisco said Friday that 44-year-old Douglas Lomas and 35-year-old Stephanie Ching were arrested after ar...
22:26 2019-05-25

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
19:52 2019-06-13

Forget burgers, roadkill could be on the menu soon in California A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so sure.        ...
00:26 2019-05-26

65-Year-Old California Man Killed By Shark In Hawaii MAUI, Hawaii (AP) – A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness. Shark warning signs were posted Sunday in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died a day earlier. Witness Allis...
23:00 2019-05-26

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent more than 7% plus inflation over the course o...
06:52 2019-05-30

Daughter of missing California hiker says searchers are doing 'everything we can out here' Farrah Powell, daughter of missing California hiker Sheryl Powell, spoke out about her mother's disappearance on Monday, saying she and her brother have been searching six miles a day on foot, with little result. ...
05:13 2019-07-16

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
06:13 2019-07-05

Woman, her dog killed after confrontation with California police ONTARIO, Calif. — Police in Ontario have shot and killed a woman and her dog during a confrontation. KCBS-TV says police were sent to a home Thursday by reports of a woman with a gun. Police say they saw the woman in a backyard along with a man. Police say there was a confrontation and......
10:26 2019-05-31

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest af...
16:26 2019-07-05

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
11:01 2019-07-13

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
00:52 2019-07-05

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
04:39 2019-07-05

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from previously released state figures that showed the pop...
09:39 2019-07-12

California could be hit by even bigger quake in coming days Reeling from its worst earthquake in two decades, California could be rocked by an even bigger one in the coming days, experts warn. Southern California has already been rattled by aftershocks, some as big as 4.7-magnitude, following the 6.4-magnitude temblor that hit in the Mojave Desert near the c...
02:39 2019-07-06

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too: Taking a picture of the body and saying som...
04:00 2019-05-27

‘We should expect more quakes’: a top seismologist on California’s tremor A magnitude 5.4 aftershock followed Thursday’s 6.4 magnitude quake, the southern California region’s largest in two decades A 5.4-magnitude aftershock hit southern California on Friday morning, one day after the region experienced its largest earthquake in two decades.Thursday’s 6.4-magnitude quake ...
03:26 2019-07-06

A mother bear and her cub are on the loose in a California neighborhood Fox 5 San Diego A mother bear and her cub were spotted in a northern Los Angeles County Friday afternoon. Helicopter footage shows the bear and her cub wandering around a neighborhood and even taking a dip in a pool. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. A mother bear and her cub caused a bit...
12:39 2019-07-06

SpaceX's Starship facility in California hit by blaze SpaceX's prototyping facility in Cocoa, California, was hit by a fire on Monday which damaged equipment and infrastructure, according to local reports....
15:00 2019-07-09

California braced for more aftershocks after 7.1 magnitude earthquake Powerful tremor strikes 125 miles north of Los Angeles Communities already assessing damage from 4 July quakeEmergency officials in southern California’s high desert are braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparke...
15:13 2019-07-06

'There's going to be aftershocks': Southern California hit by second, stronger earthquake A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
18:13 2019-07-06

California’s Recent Earthquakes Are Reigniting Fears of the ‘Big One’ RIDGECREST, Calif. — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. California is spending more than $16 mi...
14:26 2019-07-08

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
11:52 2019-06-04

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
05:39 2019-07-08

State Bar wants to stop Avenatti from working in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti says he’ll fight a bid by the State Bar of California to keep him from practicing law in the state. The bar on Monday asked the State Bar Court to place Avenatti on involuntary inactive enrollment. It mentions accusations that ...
05:52 2019-06-04

California wants to stop your smart gadgets from eavesdropping on you As privacy concerns grow regarding the information tech giants collect on users, California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would limit how recordings are collected by manufacturers of smart speakers and digital assistants.Republican Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduced the Anti-Eavesdropp...
21:52 2019-05-29

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
04:52 2019-07-06

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
18:26 2019-06-19

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south of Los Angeles. Police Officer Craig Durling says...
01:52 2019-06-04

Airman killed in WWII to be buried in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A New York airman who died in World War II will be buried in Southern California 75 years after his bomber crashed in the Pacific. The Press-Enterprise reports that a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Rogers will be held June 5 at the Riverside National Cemetery. Ro...
21:00 2019-05-27

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. The Union-Tribune reports the Republican congressman made the comments during a town hall Saturday in ...
21:00 2019-05-27

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
03:39 2019-06-15

California Today: Homeless Populations Are Surging. Here’s Why. Wednesday: It all comes back to housing. Also: Representative Adam Schiff warns about deep fake videos; and California eaters opine on the new Michelin guide....
15:13 2019-06-05

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:39 2019-06-05

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
02:00 2019-07-04

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
05:13 2019-07-17

Nobody hurt in California gas blast that rattled buildings SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say nobody was hurt when an explosion at a chemical plant shook buildings for miles in the San Francisco Bay Area. The blast Saturday at Air Products in Santa Clara sent flames shooting high into the air. It took crews more than an hour to douse the fire. Evan ...
02:13 2019-06-03

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
13:13 2019-07-17

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
20:26 2019-06-27

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
17:13 2019-05-21

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
10:13 2019-06-28

California snowpack 202% of average for this time of year SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California water officials say the amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought. The Department of Water Resources says as of May 30 the Sierra snowpack measured 202% of average after a barrage...
19:52 2019-06-02

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs, mostly Shih Tzus and Maltese poodles, were rescu...
07:13 2019-06-01

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
21:26 2019-06-28

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:00 2019-07-17

California Facebook mail facility quarantined A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin. Authorities put the site under quarantine as they conducted additional testing. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

California 'Daffodil Hill' closing because of overtourism McLaughlin's Daffodil Hill, a field of beautiful yellow and white flowers outside of California's state capital of Sacramento, has announced that it will be closing indefinitely due to fallout from its unexpected popularity on social media....
18:01 2019-07-19

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak at the California Democratic Party’s annual g...
09:13 2019-06-01

1,060 Earthquakes Have Hit Southern California in a Month and Hardly Anyone Noticed. Here’s Why More than 1,000 tiny earthquakes have rumbled through an area of Southern California for nearly a month––but few people actually noticed. “Swarmageddon,” as it’s been dubbed, started May 25 and lasted through at least June 19, according to the Southern California Seismi...
19:26 2019-06-27

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
17:39 2019-05-22

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers. Democrats in the state Legislature on Sunday agreed to make adults between the ages of 19 and 25 eligible for the state’s Medicaid program. ...
07:26 2019-06-10

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz. These days, Needles is gaining notori...
21:13 2019-07-03

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructure Week, this announcement was an important develo...
06:13 2019-05-22

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of five Northern California counties that power will be proactively shut down to guard against weather-r...
03:52 2019-06-09

Tesla to make Model Y SUV at its California factory Tesla Inc will make the Model Y electric sport utility vehicle at its factory in Fremont, California to hit production volumes quickly, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview posted on Sunday....
22:26 2019-06-02

California gas tax rises another 6 cents a gallon Monday SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s nation-leading gas prices are set to climb even higher Monday, when the state gas tax increases 5.6 cents a gallon. It’s the latest increase from a 2017 law designed to raise about $5 billion a year for road and mass transit programs. It’s amo...
18:52 2019-06-29

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
09:52 2019-06-10

California man arrested in freeway shooting that left 1 dead TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in a freeway shooting north of Green Valley that left one woman dead and a man and his baby daughter injured. Tucson police say 21-year-old Mateo Zavala of Santa Ana, California was taken into custody Saturday night. He’s been booked into the Pi...
10:52 2019-07-01

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
07:26 2019-06-19

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
19:26 2019-07-01

World's tiniest surviving baby born in California Saybie, girl weighing 8.6oz, discharged from San Diego hospital as healthy infantA San Diego hospital on Wednesday revealed the birth of a girl believed to be the world’s tiniest surviving baby, who weighed just 245 grams (about 8.6 ounces) before she was discharged as a healthy infant.The baby name...
01:39 2019-05-30

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
06:52 2019-07-06

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:13 2019-06-28

Judge Real, who desegregated California schools, dies at 95 LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who desegregated schools in Southern California, has died. He was 95. The court’s Central District of California said in a statement posted Friday that Real died on Wednesday. His courtroom was in Los Angeles. Real was the longest-serving act...
02:00 2019-07-01

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate shouldn’t be released. She’s spent nearly half a century in prison and received reports o...
01:52 2019-06-04

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
05:52 2019-06-19