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Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths

Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths

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Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not......
12:34, 2019-06-06

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly season on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

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...
18:34, 2019-05-28

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.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-31

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....
10:51, 2019-06-06

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....
10:17, 2019-06-13

After Everest "Traffic Jam", These Climbers Are Trying To Find New Route There were no lines, no trash and no bodies to solemnly mark the route. It was quiet save for the sharp crunch of snow as two figures climbed along an untouched slope of Mount Everest. The scene stood......
07:34, 2019-07-05

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline above the mountain's highest camp at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), waiting for their turn to summit....
09:51, 2019-07-07

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....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese government has ruled.The recommendation was issue...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high altitude this week as congestion built up on Moun...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Mount Everest climbers to face new rules after deadly season Climbers looking to ascend the world's tallest summit next year may face a new set of qualifications required by the Nepal government if they want to scale Mount Everest after a deadly season....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
05:34, 2019-05-25

2 Indians Among 3 Dead As 'Traffic Jam' On Everest Puts Climbers At Risk Three more climbers have died on Everest, expedition organisers and officials said Friday, taking the toll from a deadly week on the overcrowded peak of the world's tallest mountain to seven....
15:34, 2019-05-24

'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not have imagined there would be so many fresh ones....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Climbers Who Lied About Climbing Mt. Everest Say They Made It From Summit To Base Camp In Two Hours According to Indian climbers Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala, and Ankush Kasana, the trio summited Mt. Everest on May 26 along with four Sherpa guides. According to the physical evidence and the testimony of other climbers, they never made it past Camp III and totally lied about reaching the peak....
23:51, 2019-06-13

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....
16:34, 2019-05-30

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:51, 2019-05-25

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.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-10

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...
19:00, 2019-06-04

Mount Everest queue: Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach the top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
12:34, 2019-05-24

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....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Everest deaths: 'Corners being cut' An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's highest peak and has summited it eight times -- once without supplementary oxygen, which almost cost him his life....
21:51, 2019-06-27

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."...
03:17, 2019-05-25

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....
22:17, 2019-05-28

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:...
03:34, 2019-06-01

Video shows final moments of Himalayan climbers before their deaths Indian officials released video stored on a 'memory video device' containing the final moments of climbers who perished in the Indian Himalayas.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
06:34, 2019-08-17

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....
01:51, 2019-05-29

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....
14:17, 2019-05-28

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....
19:34, 2019-05-27

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......
11:34, 2019-06-05

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world’s highest peak that likely contributed...
23:00, 2019-05-28

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...
00:17, 2019-05-30

'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....
09:51, 2019-06-01

California woman who broke Everest climbing record saw four bodies during expedition, says rules must change to stop deaths A California climber who managed to climb Mount Everest in just two weeks is calling on Nepal to change the rules amid a series of deaths on the mountain, admitting she saw herself four bodies during her journey....
14:51, 2019-05-31

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 ...
22:34, 2019-05-25

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
05:51, 2019-08-03

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Control. Researchers tracked death trends among 45 to...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Yes, women like porn too – we're all just trained to believe they don't | Arwa Mahdawi We’re told men are biologically wired to be more sexual than women, but this is junk science used to excuse bad behaviorSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
00:00, 2019-07-21

Trained dogs are saving turtles across the Midwest FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — Some dogs find joy in bones and treats. For John Rucker’s seven Boykin spaniels, they are excited about praise after finding ornate box turtles. “I’m the only person in the world who travels all over the United States with seven dogs doing this for clients,” Rucker...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
13:34, 2019-07-05

Over 1,000 Inmates From Delhi Prisons To Be Trained As Yoga Teachers More than 1,000 inmates of prisons in Delhi are going to be trained as yoga teachers within a year under an initiative aimed at helping them start a new life after being released, officials said....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
10:00, 2019-06-15

"Trained For Tough Situations": Air Force Rescues Over 500 In Karnataka More than 500 people have been rescued in a week by the Air Force in flood-hit Karnataka, where 48 people have died and lakhs have been forced out of homes, Air Marshal SK Ghotia said today, adding......
11:51, 2019-08-13

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
22:34, 2019-06-27

These seals are trained to sing the ‘Star Wars’ theme While some officials use marine animals for espionage, these Scottish researchers are teaching gray seals a much more relevant skill — how to sing John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” theme. The scientists have been working with three gray seals since birth to study their voices, and ...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Iran Says it Plans to Execute 17 People Accused of Being CIA-Trained Spies Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this year, an official said on Monday. Seventeen people were arrested in all, a senior intelligence official t...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm to Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they’ve successfully trained a deep learning algorithm...
15:34, 2019-05-21

El Paso shooting Walmart employee helped up to 100 escape, says he was 'trained the customers come first' As a massacre unfolded at a Walmart in Texas over the weekend a longtime store associate went about just as he was trained, putting the customers first....
18:34, 2019-08-06

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Canadian police sending 'highly trained' dive team to search for fugitive murder suspects Authorities in Canada are deploying a specialized dive team to search a section of river in a remote and rugged part of northern Manitoba as they continue the hunt for two young men suspected in the killings of three people that's spawned a nationwide search. ...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Four climbers rescued from Mt. Rainier, Washington A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the peak in Wash. for several days.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

5 bodies spotted in search for climbers A helicopter search team in the Indian Himalayas has spotted a backpack in the snow on the unnamed peak where eight climbers are believed to have gone missing a week ago....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber were attempting to climb Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not been found during initial airborne searches, and hopes that they will be discovered are slim.Two Ind...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Seven climbers and guide missing in Indian Himalayas A search is underway for seven climbers -- four Britons, two Americans and an Australian -- and their Indian guide, who went missing a week ago during an expedition in the Indian Himalayas, local authorities say....
14:51, 2019-06-01

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
20:51, 2019-08-04

Two Americans among team of climbers missing in Himalayas Two Americans are among eight mountain climbers who went missing as they were attempting to scale one of the highest peaks in the Indian Himalayas. The team also includes four adventurers from the UK, and one each from Australia and India. Their names have not been made public. There are conflicting...
15:00, 2019-06-02

Five bodies found in Himalayan search for climbers The Indian Air Force said Monday five bodies were spotted in the Himalayas believed to be part of a group of eight climbers, including two Americans, who had started climbing an unscaled peak in the region on May 13....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Five bodies seen in Himalayas in search for missing climbers Eight climbers – four Britons, two from US, one from Australia and one from India – missing for a weekIndian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week.District magistrate Vijay Kumar Jogdande said the bodie...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four members of the expedition team who had stayed at ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Pakistan avalanche leaves 7 climbers stranded Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck four Italians and three locals in the country's mountainous north. As yet, there have been no reports on the well-being of the mountaineers....
06:51, 2019-06-18

A Deadly Himalayan Avalanche Hit 8 Climbers. One Was Filming. A search for a group missing on India’s second-highest peak since late May recovered seven bodies and a helmet camera appearing to show their final moments....
15:51, 2019-07-09

| India brings down dead Himalayas climbers Indian rescuers have brought down the bodies of four out of eight climbers killed in an avalanche almost six weeks ago on the country's second-highest mountain....
10:51, 2019-07-03

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
16:17, 2019-06-17

India reports problems in retrieving climbers' bodies An Indian state official says the air retrieval of the bodies of five foreign climbers spotted on a Himalayan mountain isn't immediately possible because helicopters are having difficulty operating due to strong turbulence....
22:51, 2019-06-08

Bodies Of 4 Climbers Brought Down From Nanda Devi Peak Indian rescuers brought down on Wednesday the bodies of four out of eight climbers killed in an avalanche almost six weeks ago on the country's second-highest mountain....
09:51, 2019-07-03

India reports problems in retrieving climbers’ bodies LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An Indian state official says the air retrieval of the bodies of five foreign climbers spotted on a Himalayan mountain isn’t immediately possible because helicopters are having difficulty operating due to strong turbulence. Magistrate Vijay Jogdande says the Indian Mounta...
16:00, 2019-06-08

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....
20:17, 2019-07-11

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...
00:51, 2019-06-08

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...
23:17, 2019-06-07

4 Climbers Rescued, 8 Still Missing On Avalanche-Hit Uttarakhand Peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, authorities said today, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing in its......
13:51, 2019-06-02

Climbers arrested after landing plane on Mont Blanc Conquering Western Europe's highest peak is an ambition shared by many climbers, but one Mont Blanc summit attempt cut some serious corners en route to the top....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Rescuers 'hopeful' of finding eight climbers missing in Himalayas Rescuers say they are still "hopeful" of finding alive eight climbers who have been missing on a notoriously difficult to climb mountain in the Indian Himalayas for a week....
16:00, 2019-06-02

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...
08:17, 2019-06-03

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....
12:34, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan’s north ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on a climbing expedition’s rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Pakistani mountaineering official says an army helicopter has rescued four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded after an avalanche in the country̵...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Indian ground team looking for climbers’ bodies in Himalayas India’s mountaineering foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five climbers believed to be from a missing team of international climbers...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Indian rescuers to search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest peak in India, and were probably hit by a large avalanche, two state government officials said....
22:34, 2019-06-01

India brings down bodies of seven climbers killed in avalanche Indian authorities on Wednesday airlifted the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near the country's second highest mountain in May to the biggest town in the area for identification and repatriation, officials said....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Indian ground team looking for climbers' bodies in Himalayas India's mountaineering foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five climbers believed to be from a missing team of international climbers....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Bodies Of 7 Climbers From Nanda Devi Brought Down In "Daredevil" Op Climbers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police have brought down all seven bodies of mountaineers recovered from the western ridge of the Nanda Devi East peak to a lower camp at a height of 15,600-feet......
18:51, 2019-07-02

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two died amid harsh winter weather. Their bodies were...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Indian officials identify bodies of 3 British climbers An Indian official says the bodies of three of the four British climbers who were part of an international expedition to a Himalayan peak have been identified and handed over to officials...
17:00, 2019-07-06

| SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done' The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest says that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
19:51, 2019-05-22

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Mt. Everest Is Bringing Up The Bodies Mt. Everest is increasingly starting to resemble the setting of a real-life horror movie. This year’s climbing season is already one of the deadliest on record, with 11 lives claimed, largely due to overcrowding. In addition to new climbers dying at an alarming rate, bodies of climbers who died in p...
21:17, 2019-05-30

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 ...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Why I won’t be joining the queue at the top of Everest A startling picture of overcrowding near the summit shows the peril of turning the mountain into a form of adventure tourismMountaineering is a physical pursuit demanding an affinity for suffering. Where it is cerebral is in its requirement of good judgment, most importantly in extreme situations wh...
10:00, 2019-05-26

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of the World Health Organization’s global recommenda...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Grueling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bodies from an exposed mountain face, braving harsh weather and treacherous terrain....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Nanda Devi: Search resumes for missing climbers in Himalayas Search efforts for a group of eight climbers who went missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain resumed today after bad weather impeded the search....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Bodies found amid search for 8 missing climbers in the Himalayas Amid a search for a missing group of climbers, Indian pilots on Monday found five bodies in the Himalayas near the border with Nepal and China.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-04

Climbers Who Died On Nanda Devi Took Untested Route, Had No Permission Eight climbers feared to have died on Nanda Devi took an untested route without permission and retrieving their bodies will be a high-risk operation, officials said today....
20:34, 2019-06-05

The Latest: India pilots spot 5 bodies in hunt for climbers The Latest on the search in India for eight missing mountain climbers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week....
14:51, 2019-06-03

India rescuers search for missing climbers on Himalayan peak LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An Indian official says rescuers are trying to find eight mostly foreign mountaineers who went missing while attempting to scale India’s second-highest mountain. The team, led by British climber Martin Moran, began its ascent May 13 to summit up a previously unclimbed pea...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Bodies of 7 missing climbers on Himalayan mountain recovered, officials say Indian paramilitary soldiers on Sunday reached the bodies of seven of eight members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country’s second-highest mountain, officials said....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Five bodies spotted in hunt for missing climbers in India's Himalayas Five bodies have been sighted during a rescue mission for eight climbers missing in a remote area of the Indian Himalayas, an official involved in the rescue mission told Reuters on Monday....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Mountaineers' Team On Way To Pindari Glacier To Retrieve Climbers' Bodies A 14-member team if mountaineers has left for Pindari Glacier to retrieve through land routes the bodies of five climbers who died last month on their way to the Nanda Devi East peak. The Indian......
19:00, 2019-06-11

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
04:51, 2019-06-15

Five bodies spotted in search for climbers missing in Indian Himalayas Five bodies were spotted high on a mountain in the Indian Himalayas on Monday during an aerial search for eight climbers feared swept away in an avalanche last week, a government official said....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Indian officials see little chance of finding missing climbers alive Two Indian air force helicopters and a rescue team scoured the Himalayan region around the Nanda Devi mountain for eight missing climbers without success on Sunday and survivors are unlikely to be found, two government officials said....
10:51, 2019-06-02

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....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Authorities are searching for 8 climbers who have been missing for a week in the Indian Himalayas De Agostini Picture Library via Getty Images Authorities are searching for eight climbers, including seven hikers and one guide, after they've been missing for a week in the Indian Himalayas. The group, which reportedly included four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber, didn...
21:51, 2019-06-01

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in prison and a €300,000 ($335,000) fine under new rules to limit overcrowding....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Pilots find 5 bodies while searching for missing Himalayas climbers NEW DELHI — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight climbers who have been missing for a week. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a civil administrator in the northern state of Uttarakhand, said the bodies, which he believes are those of some of th...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Mountaineers Trek To Find Missing Climbers On Nanda Devi Mountaineers on Monday began a dangerous trek toward an isolated Himalayan slope in order to find the bodies of eight climbers feared killed by an avalanche....
17:51, 2019-06-10

India hands over remains of British climbers who died in Himalayas The bodies of three climbers from the UK who died while trying to reach the top of an unscaled Himalayan peak have been handed over to the British high commission in India....
03:17, 2019-07-07

Sherpa summits Everest twice in a week A Nepali mountaineer has broken his own record by climbing Mount Everest an unprecedented 24 times -- completing the last two ascents in the same week....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
10:51, 2019-07-25

What it's really like to scale Everest's deadly peak "Happy anniversary, my love. I can't wait to see you again," 34-year-old Ian Stewart told his wife, Katie, as they said their goodbyes at Mount Everest base camp. "I promise I will come back home, that I won't prioritize the summit over my safety."...
04:34, 2019-06-01

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....
01:17, 2019-06-13

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
05:51, 2019-07-02

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced....
22:51, 2019-05-26

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.        ...
22:34, 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...
04:51, 2019-06-08

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain this year.Kevin Hynes, 56, from Ireland, died in his tent at 7,...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
00:51, 2019-07-16

As Everest Melts, Bodies Are Emerging From the Ice Climbers and the Nepalese government believe the recently exposed bodies are the result of global warming, which is rapidly melting the mountain’s glaciers....
13:51, 2019-05-30

| India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi Treacherous conditions forced India's military to abort an aerial attempt to recover the bodies of eight climbers feared killed high in the Himalayas, officials have said....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Eight missing climbers including four Brits 'presumed dead' as bodies spotted FIVE bodies have been spotted by pilots searching for missing mountain climbers in the Himalayas – with India saying that all eight are now presumed dead....
19:17, 2019-06-03

Search Ops Begin As Foreign Climbers Go Missing On Way To Nanda Devi Peak An eight-member team of mountaineers, including seven foreign nationals, has gone missing on its way to Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Bodies Spotted In Search For 8 Missing Climbers In Nanda Devi: Report A helicopter searching for eight climbers including seven foreigners missing on India's second-highest peak spotted bodies on Monday, a military source said....
13:34, 2019-06-03

Climbers Missing On Nanda Devi "Knowingly Risked Their Lives": Report Eight climbers believed to be dead on a treacherous mountain in Uttarakhand "knowingly risked" their lives by changing their plans without permission, an official said Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

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....
00:51, 2019-07-10

India launches mission to recover bodies of missing Himalayas climbers Rescuers believe climbers from Britain, US, Australia and India died in avalanche on Nanda Devi Indian authorities have begun a helicopter mission to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed to have been killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas.Eight climbers – four from Britain, two ...
06:17, 2019-06-05

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....
23:51, 2019-06-30

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....
20:34, 2019-06-05

| Indian team treks to find missing climbers on Himalayan slope Indian mountaineers began a dangerous trek toward an isolated Himalayan slope in a bid to find the bodies of eight climbers feared killed by an avalanche....
07:51, 2019-06-11

India mission to recover climbers' bodies hampered by technical problems An Indian 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....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Video Footage Shows Himalayan Climbers’ Last Moments Before Deadly Avalanche A group of eight climbers making their way up a Himalayan peak are seen roped together, trudging over a snow-covered path in their last moments before being hit by a deadly avalanche. Video footage released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police shows seven of the climbers as they tried to reach Nanda De...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Action Camera Video Shows Last Moments Of Nanda Devi Climbers Authorities on Monday showed heart-wrenching images of the final moments of an international team of climbers swept away in an avalanche as they attempted to scale an unconquered Himalayan peak....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Nanda Devi Climbers Still Missing, Paramilitary Team Preps For Search Ops Bad weather has hampered search operations for an eight-member team of mountaineers that went missing while trying to scale the Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district late last......
20:17, 2019-06-16

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....
02:17, 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....
10:34, 2019-05-28

| Tragedy as climber dies on Everest summit An American has died on Everest, his expedition organiser said, as a rush of climbers marked one of the busiest days on the world's highest mountain....
08:51, 2019-05-23

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....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Mount Everest traffic jam: 'Wished there was policing' Mariam Ktiri reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, only to get stuck in a traffic jam in the mountain's "death zone" on her descent. The German-Moroccan mountaineer talked to DW about the experience....
19:34, 2019-07-15

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
16:17, 2019-08-08

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."...
15:51, 2019-05-25

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
16:51, 2019-06-09

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
01:17, 2019-05-29

US scientist says Everest increasingly polluted and warmer A U.S. scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely make it dangerous for future climbers...
14:17, 2019-06-04

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak....
16:51, 2019-05-29

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to Maps, overlaying arrows on the world in front of y......
20:17, 2019-08-13

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....
05:00, 2019-05-29

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Indian Pilots Discover 5 Bodies in the Himalayas Amid Search for 8 Missing Climbers (NEW DELHI) — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s second-highest mountain. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a...
19:51, 2019-06-03

India is mounting a grueling effort to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche in the Himalayas Reuters Indian authorities are trying to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche and likely killed in the Himalayas. The task is complicated by harsh weather conditions and dangerous terrain, and recovering the bodies could take days or even weeks. Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
13:34, 2019-06-16

Bodies Of Climbers Retrieved From Nanda Devi Peak After Month-Long Search The bodies of seven climbers killed on India's second-highest mountain were retrieved Sunday, capping a nearly month-long search by mountaineering experts in treacherous Himalayan terrain....
00:51, 2019-06-24

Bodies Of Nanda Devi Climbers Sink Deeper In Snow With Fresh Avalanches Bodies of mountaineers, who went missing on way to the Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, will have to be dug out as they have sunk deeper under snow with fresh avalanches witnessed in the area....
04:51, 2019-06-16

8 Missing Climbers in Indian Himalayas Are Assumed Dead, Officials Say, Citing Photographs The officials said aerial photographs taken Monday showed at least five bodies on Nanda Devi, India’s second-tallest mountain. The climbers were last heard from on May 26....
18:34, 2019-06-03

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking to tackle a problem activists say the criminal jus...
05:00, 2019-06-20

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two years ago....
04:17, 2019-07-11

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
11:51, 2019-06-20

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:51, 2019-07-21

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
10:00, 2019-07-12

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbers...
04:17, 2019-06-05

‘Walking over bodies’: mountaineers describe carnage on Everest Death toll grows on world’s highest summit as climbers face challenging conditionsAn experienced mountaineer has described the “death, carnage and chaos” at the top of Mount Everest as climbers pushed past bodies to reach the world’s highest summit.The death toll on the mountain grew to 11 in the pa...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Four bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
17:51, 2019-06-05

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
06:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
16:17, 2019-06-14

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:17, 2019-06-30

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:00, 2019-06-30

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants is on the rise in t...
21:34, 2019-06-13

24,000 pounds of trash — and 4 corpses — removed from Mount Everest It’s the world’s highest mountain — of trash. Crews removed more than 24,000 pounds of garbage, including four dead bodies, left behind on Mount Everest by adventure-seekers challenging the world’s tallest peak. Food wrappers, human excrement, camping gear and empty oxygen containers comprised much ...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
16:51, 2019-06-07

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
08:34, 2019-07-16

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy-Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the red planet. During his presentation at the 2019 Humans...
13:51, 2019-06-03

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, according to the chair of the government’s conservatio...
18:34, 2019-07-31

American becomes 11th to die on Everest amid reports of overcrowding An American climber has died shortly after reaching the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks of the world's seven continents....
10:01, 2019-05-28

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 ...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Climber who warned of Everest overcrowding perishes during descent Climbing Mt. Everest used to be something that very few people even considered, much less attempted. Today, things are a bit different, and at any given time there are hundreds of climbers in various stages of their journey, with huge numbers of adventurers reaching the summit when the weather is ag...
05:34, 2019-05-28

British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding Several climbers have died after enduring long waits to reach summitA British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.The death of Robin Fisher, who reportedly collapsed while returning from the sum...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
19:00, 2019-05-23

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
19:34, 2019-05-23

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....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Utah climber dies after scaling Everest in 7 summit bid An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents by reaching the summit of Mount Everest died of probable altitude sickness on the way down, mountaineering officials said Friday....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Ghaziabad-Based Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest A Ghaziabad-based mountaineer, Sagar Kasana, has scaled Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. He unfurled the Indian flag at the summit at 10.15 a.m. on May 22, his father Ajab Singh Kasana said.......
19:00, 2019-05-26

Nepalese climber scales Everest record 24 times – with one more to go Kami Rita Sherpa reaches summit for 24th time and aims to do it again before retiringA Nepalese Sherpa has reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24 times with his second ascent in a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before he retires.Kami Rita Sherpa, 49, reached the 8,850-met...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
01:00, 2019-05-22

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest "traffic jam" who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, says climbers without basic skills should be barred to prevent a recurrence of this year's deadly season on the world's highest peak....
19:00, 2019-05-27

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....
15:00, 2019-05-24

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
09:34, 2019-08-12

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....
02:34, 2019-05-28

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem The city’s embattled Housing Authority admitted Thursday it will miss its federally imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s plaguing more than 70,000 of New York’s public housing apartments. The disclosure comes after federal monitor Bart Schwartz revealed that NYCHA only has 108 pest ex...
22:34, 2019-08-01

Colorado Attorney Becomes The 11th Person To Die On Mt. Everest In 10 Days Boulder attorney, Christopher Kulish, added to one of the deadliest climbing seasons in Mt. Everest history, becoming the 11th person to die on the mountain in 10 days. A news release from his brother said Kulish died early Monday morning on his way back down the mountain after reaching the summit e...
13:34, 2019-05-28

Everest overcrowding causes alarms as 11 die this season. Should there be a climbing limit? "Everybody wants to stand on top of the world," but tourists unprepared for the extremes of Everest endanger the entire industry, one mountaineer said....
15:34, 2019-05-28

Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north ISLAMABAD (AP) — Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north. The post Officials in Pakistan say an avalanche has struck 4 Italian climbers, 3 Pakistanis in the country’s mountainous north appeared first on LEX18.c...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Missing climbers in Himalayas, including 2 Americans, face 'bleak' chance of survival, official says A group of eight climbers -- including to Americans -- have gone missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain, sparking a massive search as one official disclosed Sunday they are unlikely to be found amid reports of a "sizeable avalanche."...
19:00, 2019-06-02

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....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful tackle from Joris Gnagon on Yasser Larouci."...
10:51, 2019-07-22

New York Giants' Pat Shurmur finds standout tackle and 'dog'ged defender After showing up to his Monday press conference with a fresh scrape on the left side of his face, the Giants' second-year coach revealed to reporters he'd been sacked by his dog, the New York Post reported....
20:17, 2019-08-13

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....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, Kami Rita was greeted by the waiting crowd at the ...
19:17, 2019-05-25

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
13:34, 2019-06-19

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
07:34, 2019-06-09

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.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-05

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
23:01, 2019-07-21

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers. The pledge anno...
03:34, 2019-06-19

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....
19:34, 2019-05-27

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......
19:34, 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....
01:17, 2019-05-28

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
07:01, 2019-06-18

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

The New Ford Ranger and Everest Look Absolutely Badass as Military Vehicles The 2019 Ford Ranger is alright looking, and its not-for-American-consumption sister the Everest SUV is pretty cool. But they both look like absolute monsters when they’re kitted out for an actual theatre of war. Go figure....
19:00, 2019-06-27

| Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers die on the world's highest mountain....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

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...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the makeup of the sport.In the buildup to the Canadi...
20:17, 2019-06-07

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government is due to publish a long-awaited report on Monday ...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-06-05

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.......
18:00, 2019-06-06

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......
05:34, 2019-05-28

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......
04:34, 2019-05-29

Nepal marks 1st Everest summit amid debate over permits KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world’s highest peak. G...
11:51, 2019-05-29

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
16:00, 2019-07-02

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
05:00, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roads will be closed for the event around London Brid...
08:34, 2019-06-20

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
14:34, 2019-06-14

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
00:17, 2019-05-30

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
01:51, 2019-08-18

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
14:34, 2019-06-06

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
15:51, 2019-06-29

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. ...
01:51, 2019-06-15

"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....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain, officials said Wednesday. Tourism Department official Danduraj Ghimire said the cleaners spent weeks collecting...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Watch: Panthers' Luke Kuechly clobbers kid with tackle at camp Star linebacker Luke Kuechly took out a boy with a big tackle during a drill at a youth football camp he hosted with Carolina Panthers teammate D.J. Moore....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
16:34, 2019-05-25

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footballers pledge 1% of their income to help tackle so...
03:00, 2019-05-30

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., ...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
20:00, 2019-06-27

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 ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

'No food should be taboo': how to tackle your child's weight – without giving them a complex A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Here’s how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecuritiesJusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told he...
13:34, 2019-08-12

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:17, 2019-05-23

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
04:34, 2019-05-29

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Steph Houghton Is Continuing To Lead The Lionesses And Tackle Period Poverty In The UK She helped to inspire a new generation of young female football talent as the captain of the Lionesses. Now, Steph Houghton wants to take on period poverty...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
21:17, 2019-07-04

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
11:34, 2019-06-13

Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis: Highlights As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is echoing the need for water conservation to contribute to a better future.......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
08:34, 2019-06-18

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De'Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik'Quan Deane        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations like......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out single-use plastics and installing more panels to po...
22:51, 2019-08-12

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a new study.The research, from thinktank Autono...
13:00, 2019-05-22

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
01:34, 2019-06-17

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.        ...
00:01, 2019-05-24

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......
11:17, 2019-06-14

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
20:51, 2019-07-12

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,......
23:17, 2019-06-13

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
05:17, 2019-06-13

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
00:51, 2019-06-28

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....
13:34, 2019-05-30

On Albania border patrol, EU's Frontex helps tackle migrant flow Patrolling dirt paths on sun-baked hills bordering Greece, a European police team is helping Albania intercept more of the migrants trying to reach European Union states to the north....
19:00, 2019-07-24

NFL suspends Titans tackle Taylor Lewan four games over failed PED test NFL has suspended Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan four games for violating PED policy, Lewan said in a video he posted to Twitter on Wednesday.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

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 ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
00:34, 2019-07-22

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Death, carnage and chaos: a climber on his recent ascent of Everest – podcast On 23 May, an image taken by the climber Nirmal Pujra went viral. It showed a long queue of climbers waiting to reach the summit of Everest. Elia Saikaly, a film-maker, was on that climb. He describes the ascent, while the Guardian’s Michael Safi discusses why the number of people seeking to scale E...
15:51, 2019-06-04

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
17:17, 2019-06-21

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
16:34, 2019-06-03

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Tackle Tabloid Rumors in the Most Hilarious Way Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are setting the record straight on this ridiculous split rumors. Since the speculation is so silly, the famous actors decided to address the salacious gossip......
06:34, 2019-06-20

Mandy Moore Gets Candid About Her Shower-Free, Gassy Trek on Mt. Everest Mandy Moore has completed a hike to remember. This week the This Is Us star accomplished a major feat: she climbed to the Mt. Everest base camp. Standing at over 17,600 feet above......
03:34, 2019-05-31

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks....
09:51, 2019-07-23

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
21:17, 2019-05-30

He joined the ‘Seven Summits Club’ when he reached Everest’s peak. He died climbing down. Christopher Kulish had acheived his goal of reaching the highest peaks on every continent before he became the second American in a week to die on the descent....
06:17, 2019-05-29

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem and posing a venomous danger to humans.“They’re a...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the quarter-finals roll around at Roland Garros…"...
00:17, 2019-05-30

Tents, toilets, transport: eco-friendly festivals tackle the unholy trinity Event organisers have already gone to war on plastic bottles and diesel generators, with the full support of music fansWhen Chris Johnson first started putting on outdoor parties with his mates, they were small, impromptu and shambolic – or “really good fun”, as he puts it. Seventeen years later and...
09:17, 2019-06-23

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....
00:17, 2019-05-28

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
09:34, 2019-06-18

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....
05:51, 2019-06-24

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....
18:51, 2019-05-27

Everest cleanup crews remove over 24,000 pounds of garbage, recover four bodies, officials say A cleaning campaign on Mount Everest that concluded Wednesday turned up the remains of four climbers and the removal of over 24,000 pounds of garbage, officials said....
15:34, 2019-06-07

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:34, 2019-05-23

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:17, 2019-06-21

California DMV gets makeover designed to tackle long lines, faulty computer systems California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed tech-focused Steve Gordon to run the state's broken Department of Motor Vehicles, putting a focus on READ IDs.        ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with Renault....
17:34, 2019-05-27

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....
00:17, 2019-05-30

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including lasting commitment from technology companies on......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
19:17, 2019-06-19

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

With Thumb On Oxygen Cylinder Leak, Woman Braves Hurdles To Scale Everest Bhawna Dehariya from Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh became the first woman from the state to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, but not before a leaking oxygen cylinder regulator gave......
23:51, 2019-05-26

Nepal Climber Bests Own Record Within Week, Scales Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to help tackle dementia care crisis Dame Barbara Windsor is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tackle the dementia crisis, as millions are expected to fall victim to the illness with the care system in "disarray"....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
15:34, 2019-05-27

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and shortsightedness of this government. But then alo...
20:34, 2019-06-06

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...
10:51, 2019-06-12

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
03:17, 2019-06-04

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
00:17, 2019-07-02

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 ...
03:00, 2019-06-14

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
21:34, 2019-06-27

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year term if elected president....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s line of noise-canceling headphones. A pricy addition. At $400 the 700s are $50 more than the QC35s. The step up in price doesn’t include huge tweaks to th...
21:34, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:34, 2019-06-21

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”....
19:00, 2019-06-30

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.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Iowa runner, 26, dies near finish line of 12 mile race, two weeks after coming back from Mt. Everest An Iowa man died during a 20K race just two weeks after traveling to Nepal to Mt. Everest, but medical examiners say the cause of his death wasn’t the medications he had taken to prepare for the journey....
18:00, 2019-06-15

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-06-27

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
02:34, 2019-05-29

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
21:51, 2019-06-21

Liverpool provide Yasser Larouci injury update after Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in Sevilla friendly Liverpool are 'optimistic' that Yasser Larouci was not seriously injured by the shocking challenge that forced him out of Sunday's friendly meeting with Sevilla....
13:51, 2019-07-24

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. The post Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Chances of finding missing climbers in Indian Himalayas are 'bleak', rescuers say Indian rescuers say the chances of finding eight mountaineers, who went missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain, are "bleak"....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Panel – If you could only watch one heavyweight rematch, which would it be? Wilder-Fury II or Joshua-Ruiz II, which heavyweight rematch would you choose? The post Panel – If you could only watch one heavyweight rematch, which would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Everything We Learned From Marvel's Hall H Panel Marvel’s back in Hall H after a short hiatus and it’s brought an incredible amount of news to celebrate its return. From the cast of The Eternals film, to details on Black Widow’s last (?) hurrah, to some idea of what actual movies will go with all those release dates Disney and Marvel already annou...
23:00, 2019-07-21

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? An expert panel answers our questions The post Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
08:17, 2019-07-23

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Liverpool 1 Sevilla 2: Yasser Larouci injured by Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in feisty Fenway Park loss Liverpool fell to their second pre-season defeat in a row with a 2-1 loss against Sevilla, though the match lost the right to be called a friendly after Joris Gnagnon's disgraceful red-card challenge led to Yasser Larouci being stretchered off in the second half....
05:17, 2019-07-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:17, 2019-05-28

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Humanitarian Crises Co...
22:34, 2019-05-24

We’re liveblogging The Good Place’s final TCA panel The final season of The Good Place premieres this fall, and Team Cockroach plus creator Michael Schur are on hand at the Television Critics Association summer press tour to discuss it. TV editor Erik Adams is also there; scroll past the recommended stories to follow along with his running commentary...
03:51, 2019-08-09

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
02:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be excluded from the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made solar products....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Trump mothballs climate skeptic panel The White House won’t proceed anytime soon with creating a panel to challenge climate change science, indefinitely postponing the controversial proposal until after the 2020 election....
05:34, 2019-07-11

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama administration halted development of a proposed long-term...
23:34, 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
20:51, 2019-07-10

RBI Panel To Review Liquidity Management Framework The assessment of liquidity position by different market participants had varied markedly and was not always in sync with the actual systemic liquidity position of the economy, the statement said....
16:00, 2019-06-06

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible. Goog...
05:17, 2019-06-11

At Snowpiercer's SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows TBS’s Snowpiercer debuted its first trailer at its San Diego Comic-Con panel, along with an extended scene giving us a look at what’s to come. The action was impressive, making the audience feel just as jostled and terrified as the folks on the train. But the real victims were the cows—and after the...
02:17, 2019-07-22

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Panel: Who is boxing’s all-time hardest puncher? This week's panel name debate the sport's biggest hitters and question whether Anthony Joshua should have an immediate rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr The post Panel: Who is boxing’s all-time hardest puncher? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:17, 2019-08-06

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns....
02:51, 2019-07-03

House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to release the transcripts came two weeks after Michael Co...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-07-03

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Democratic panel to open debate on reparations for slavery WASHINGTON (AP) — The case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. A hearing Wednesday of a House Judiciary subcommittee will examine legislation to s...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thursday, the panel said the shots should be ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measure swept through the Appropriations Committee by a...
18:17, 2019-06-19

House panel releases transcript of Hicks interview The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday released a transcript of its closed-door interview with Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump who refused to answer lawmakers' questions about her 14-month tenure at the White House....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Georgia panel delays clemency ruling for condemned man The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard....
03:17, 2019-06-20

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
18:00, 2019-06-19

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
22:34, 2019-06-19

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. (June 19)        ...
19:00, 2019-06-19

House Panel Sues Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
10:34, 2019-06-20

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
14:00, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Hicks arrives for interview with House panel WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has arrived for a closed-door interview with members of the House Judiciary Committee. The intervi...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Hope Hicks Agrees to Interview With House Panel The hearing will be the first time that an aide to President Trump has taken the witness stand in the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice....
04:17, 2019-06-13

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-inch digital dials...
14:34, 2019-06-11

Panel: What is your favourite Arturo ‘Thunder’ Gatti moment? Arturo 'Thunder' Gatti was arguably the most exciting boxer of his generation and is this week the subject of a BN panel question The post Panel: What is your favourite Arturo ‘Thunder’ Gatti moment? appeared first on Boxing News....
18:17, 2019-07-09

Dell redesigns XPS 13 2-in-1, adds OLED display panel to XPS 15 The updated Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 with its new 16:10 display. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Dell is revamping the look and feel of most of its high-end laptops and convertibles this year, and ...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Here’s What We Learned From the Game of Thrones Panel at Comic-Con 2019 Game of Thrones may be over, but that doesn’t mean that fans don’t still have some lingering questions about the show’s eighth and final season. And during the highly-anticipated Game of Thrones panel that took place at Comic-Con 2019 on Friday, the show’s stars addressed som...
07:51, 2019-07-21

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
01:34, 2019-06-12

OAS offers Canada a panel of experts to probe ‘genocide’ The head of the Organization of American States wants to create a panel of experts to investigate the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada, a problem that a Canadian report this week described as “genocide.”...
01:51, 2019-06-05

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
20:34, 2019-06-05

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,000 for a trip he took to New York. News outlets report the panel also voted 5-2 Friday to drop four other charges against Gillum, including his acceptan...
20:17, 2019-06-07

IBM patents watch that implausibly transforms into an 8-panel tablet While patents may not find their way into actual products, IBM engineers see a future in sliding screen smartwatches that become phones and tablets.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Home solar panel installations fall by 94% as subsidies cut Labour accuses UK government of ‘actively dismantling’ solar power industryThe Labour party has accused the government of “actively dismantling” the UK’s solar power industry after new installations by households collapsed by 94% last month.Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, used pr...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Soak Up the Sun (and the Savings) With This 100W Solar Panel Sale They say solar power is getting cheaper and cheaper, and Amazon’s hastening the trend with today’s sale. This 100W panel from Renogy is ideal for RVs, boats, golf carts, tool sheds, or any other smallish application, has great reviews, and is only $87 today after clipping the coupon, a new all-time ...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Ayodhya Mediation Panel Gets More Time, Top Court Wants Report On Aug 1 Mediation in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said today, giving a panel time till August 1 to submit its report on talks with various groups for a......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Trump associate Sater testifies before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, testified on Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee several weeks after failing to appear....
02:51, 2019-07-10

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday it would draw up a resolution this week authorizing subpoenas to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Hudson's Bay special panel says Chairman Baker's bid inadequate A special panel of Hudson's Bay Co reviewing a C$1.74 billion take-private bid for the retailer, proposed by Chairman Richard Baker and a group of shareholders, said the offer was inadequate based on an initial analysis....
17:00, 2019-08-02

Ukraine says panel has jurisdiction to hear Russia case Ukraine has accused Russia of "wholesale violations" of its mineral resources and fishing rights in the Black Sea and other waters bordered by the two countries as Kiev urges international arbitrators to hear a case about alleged Russian breaches of a United Nations maritime treaty....
14:17, 2019-06-11

A solar panel that unfolds in sunlight could power spacecraft Special polymers that expand when heated allow a solar panel to unfurl when it’s exposed to sunlight, which could be useful for solar-powered spacecraft...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday....
04:34, 2019-07-12

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
03:00, 2019-06-20

Pak Army Chief Now Member Of Development Panel Led By Imran Khan In a move that would further expand the powerful Pakistani military's influence, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been made a member of the newly-formed National Development Council headed by......
22:51, 2019-06-18

Lewandowski says he’ll happily appear before Judiciary panel next month and defend Trump The president’s former campaign manager, who received a subpoena Thursday, is mulling a Senate bid from New Hampshire. He said he’ll decide whether to run in October....
21:34, 2019-08-16

Panel: How would a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce play out? This week the panel are asked how a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce would play out and to name their favourite Pernell Whitaker moments The post Panel: How would a potential fight between Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce play out? appeared first on Boxing News....
19:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
20:00, 2019-05-21

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous meeting in Chinatown, where they blasted the city for failing to initially provide a Chinese translator — and ripped the chancellor as racist. The...
01:17, 2019-08-03

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn over documents by June 4 and testify on June 19. A...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Access panel drops off plane, falls into Vegas neighborhood LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company that provides training services for the U.S. military says an access panel from one of its aircraft dropped off and fell into a Las Vegas neighborhood near Nellis Air Force Base. The Federal Aviation Administration said it was investigating the incident Thursday involving ...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller report's counterintelligence findings, congressional sources said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-06-06

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
12:34, 2019-08-16

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
09:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Judicial panel dismisses ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh A judicial panel on Thursday said it can't review ethics complaints against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh because of his position on the high court....
04:01, 2019-08-02

Rajnath Singh Not In Key Cabinet Panel In Big Revamp, Amit Shah In All 8 Home Minister Amit Shah is in all eight key cabinet committees announced after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a second term last week. PM Modi is in six of them and Defence Minister Rajnath......
07:17, 2019-06-06

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided for shorter stays. Sarah Fabian, senior litigation counsel for the Department of Justice, told a thr...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president’s inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert MuellerR...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Trump sues House panel to block it from getting his state tax returns U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Trump sues to block House panel from getting his state tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of "presidential harassment."...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Felix Sater set to testify before House Intel panel on Friday Felix Sater, who served as the chief negotiator for the Trump Tower Moscow project, will testify on Capitol Hill later this week. The Russian-born businessman confirmed to POLITICO that he will appear behind closed doors before the House Intelligence Committee on Friday.Sater was initially scheduled...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
05:34, 2019-06-20

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
10:17, 2019-06-20

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July 2...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Nadler says House panel to go to court to enforce McGahn subpoena The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will go to court this week to enforce a subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn and will also ask for grand jury material related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-07-25

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tuesday that Officers Joseph Treacy and Sgt. Thomas D...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
13:34, 2019-06-22

Everything We Learned About the New Avengers Game at Marvel Games' Comic-Con Panel Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Games offered a closer look at what fans can expect from Square-Enix and Crystal Dynamic’s Marvel’s Avengers. Having given us a glimpse at E3 last month, we got to see a little more of just how this take on Earth’s Mightiest will deal with the seeming loss of one...
02:17, 2019-07-19

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with the committee, which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow....
04:17, 2019-06-22

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s political landscape decades ago — is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Panel: Governor’s staff botched sex assault claim response TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel investigating Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of a sexual assault claim made by one state worker against another found the administration mishandled its response. The Legislative Select Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to release its 123-page ...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
04:01, 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-LG Display to invest $2.6 bln in OLED panel plant in S.Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
04:00, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would require law enforcement to submit annual reports to Con...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook to create a privacy panel as part of $5 billion FTC settlement The FTC is to announce that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion.Read More...
15:17, 2019-07-24