UK man latest to die in rising Everest toll

Mr Fisher made it to Everest’s summit on Saturday morning but collapsed and died only 150m down from the peak, his expedition company confirmed. “Our guides tried to help but he died soon after,” Murari Sharma of Everest Parivar Expedition said. Related Topics Nepal Mount Everest Tibet Mountaineering Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

House ‘rescue’ children leave hospital

Four more children, aged seven months, three, 10 and 11, received treatment at hospital. Police said they were now fit enough to be discharged. Skip Twitter post by @syptweet UPDATE: Four children rescued from a house in Shiregreen yesterday have now been released from hospital — SouthYorkshirePolice (@syptweet) May 25, 2019 The children cannot be identified for legal reasons. Floral tributes and balloons have been left at the scene. Image copyright PA Image caption Forensic officers were around the home in Shiregreen, Sheffield on Friday Neighbours reported seeing more than a dozen police cars in the street on Friday morning, and Yorkshire Air Ambulance confirmed it had landed in the playground of a nearby school. Gill Furniss, Labour MP for …

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: ‘I didn’t have any male role models’

The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the track When Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He had the trim frame, the sandy locks, the sapphire eyes. He was the total package, a Paul Newman type who would go on to win titles and Le Mans and race in the Indy 500. But unlike Newman, who took up racing late in life as preparation for the lead in the 1969 classicinto a first-rate wheelman, Haywood was a natural. He showed as much while dusting the field in premier endurance races at Le Mans …

Worse than Ronaldos: fans mock George Best statue in Belfast

Artwork joins list of footballers bronzes that received less than glowing reviews From Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar. Now the late, great George Best has been added to the list, after fans heaped criticism on a life-size bronze statue of the Manchester United legend that was unveiled in his native Belfast this week. The footballer on the pitch for Manchester United in 1968. Photograph: PA Critics claimed the statue, erected near Windsor Park where Best produced magic on the field for Northern Ireland in the 1960s and early 70s, looked nothing like the midfielder. One claimed it looked more like Lionel Ritchie than the man …

Late-Night TV Hosts Ridicule ‘America’s Step-Daddy’ Trump Over Rose Garden Rant

Donald Trump’s wild Wednesday gave late-night comedians plenty to joke about. Stephen Colbert, James Corden each offered their own takes on Trump’s decision to saw him ranting about possible impeachment and the Russian investigation and featured a poster bearing the statements “No Collusion” and “No Obstruction.” “First of all, he’s never kept his word on any promise he’s ever made to them, and second, he’s fighting Congress on literally every front related to their investigations,” Meyers said. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused the president of being “ “And if anyone says otherwise, he’s willing to pay them hush money,” “The Late Late Show” host James Corden cracked.  Donald Trump Jr.’s upcoming book: RELATED… Chris Cuomo Nails The 'Real Risk’ Democrats Would Take By Impeaching …

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Proud Boys Chats Show Members Plotting Violence At Rallies

Proud Boys want the public to believe that they’re a “drinking club” who only resort to violence to defend themselves from anti-fascist protesters during political rallies. According to private chat logs obtained exclusively by HuffPost, the punch-happy, pro-Trump street gang was particularly excited for its “Resist Marxism” rally, scheduled for April 6 in Providence, Rhode Island. With the right plan of attack, members said, this one could put them back on the map. The group had been floundering ever since arranged for his followers’ surrender. previous iterations, they might regain some of the street cred and followers they’d lost. A source with direct knowledge of the exchanges confirmed to HuffPost that the logs were authentic. Swinney also responded to several …

Kristen Wiig Is Latest Star To Pull Film Project From Georgia Over Abortion Law

Kristen Wiig joined a chorus of a bill effectively banning abortion. several The bill, which Republican Gov. Brian Kemp abortions after doctors detect a “fetal heartbeat,” though In response, some of Hollywood’s elite have protested filming in the state, which has been a popular location for movie and television shoots since 2008, when Georgia passed a law giving a 30% tax credit to productions there, On Tuesday, an Amazon-produced TV show called “The Power” announced it would be leaving the state due to the passage of the bill. Last week, star Jason Bateman said he “If the ‘heartbeat bill’ makes it through the court system, I will not work in Georgia, or any other state, that is so disgracefully at odds …

Thief breaks into Cincinnati steakhouse, only helps himself to a few alcoholic drinks

Police say he drank several bottles of alcohol during the break-in. (Cincinnati Police Department) WATCH RESTAURANT PATRON FILMED WALKING OUT WITH ENTIRE COOKED STEAK As seen in the restaurant’s surveillance video, the unidentified man wandered through what appears to be the restaurant’s kitchen area with a bottle of beer in his hand. He’s later seen grabbing what looks to be a bottle of wine from a shelf and taking a swig. Police say he drank several bottles of alcohol during the break-in, Fox 19 reports.

Exiled doughnut-loving bear travels thousands of miles to return home

FILE – This April 13, 2018 file photo, shows Mink the bear after she had been tranquilized in Hanover, N.H. After being fitted with a tracking collar, the bear was relocated to far northern New Hampshire. (Jennifer Hauck/The Valley News via AP, File) Last week, Mink made it back to Hanover after traveling a looping route through New Hampshire. The bear’s reappearance has garnered plenty of attention. NPR reports that Mink, who is comfortable around humans, had endeared herself to some of Hanover’s residents before her relocation. One elderly man, for example, fed her maple-glazed doughnuts. Other residents, however, were less enamored of the animal, prompting officials to remove her from the area. BLACK BEAR SIGHTINGS IN VIRGINIA ON THE …

Apple to warn iPhone users about update impact

“To ensure compliance with consumer law, Apple has formally agreed to improve the information it provides to people about the battery health of their phones and the impact performance management software may have on their phones,” the CMA says on its website. Apple believes that changes to the way it allows users to monitor their battery’s performance among other improvements it has made mean that it is already in accordance with the CMA’s wishes. A spokesman declined to provide further comment.

After 14 tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas, millions in Central Plains are under flash flood threats

(CNN)Severe thunderstorms will drench and flood parts of Oklahoma Tuesday, on the heels of a series of tornadoes that touched down in the state Monday. They will be followed by severe thunderstorms on Tuesday from the mid-Mississippi River Valley into Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, the weather service said. As storms drench the area, flash flooding threatens the region from Oklahoma to Kansas, putting more than 50 million people at risk of fierce winds, large hail and flash flooding. Early Tuesday, the weather service issued a flash flood emergency for the Tulsa area, including Tulsa, Rogers, Mayes, Wagoner, Osage, Pawnee and Washington counties. The National Weather Service Tulsa urged people in those areas to move to higher ground. “We’re seeing reports …

McConnell unveils bill to combat youth tobacco use by raising purchase age to 21

(CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally introduced legislation Monday to raise the age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21, a move designed to combat the health effects of tobacco addiction across the country and help his home state of Kentucky move off production of the crop that has sagged in popularity for decades. Both senators pointed to figures from the Centers for Disease Control that show an alarming spike in teen vaping since the recent advent of e-cigarettes. “Kentucky farmers don’t want their children to get hooked on tobacco products while they are in middle school or high school any more than any parent anywhere wants that to happen,” McConnell said. “Kentucky is proud of what we make but …

Rapper Lord Jamar Nails Why Removal Of ‘Old Town Road’ From Country Music Chart Was Racist

DJ Vlad, host of a popular YouTube show, made that claim in an interview with Lord Jamar. The artist deftly rebuffed DJ Vlad and broke down the double standards involved.  “We as black people are quick to let white people into our shit and do our shit and we’re accepting,” he said. Lil Nas X “wanna do a country-esque thing and get on the Billboard charts and they said, ‘No you don’t, black man.’” The rapper added, “He’s not white enough. It’s not that [the song] wasn’t country enough. He wasn’t white enough, even though black people created country music.”  While contributions by black artists to country music have long been mostly ignored in the mainstream narratives on the genre, …

GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment

Washington (CNN)Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed “impeachable conduct” and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. While many Democrats have called for impeachment proceedings against Trump, many members of the GOP have agreed with Trump’s assertions about the Mueller report and defended his conduct. For his part, Barr said the report established no conspiracy between Trump and Russia and that he and then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein did not believe its findings sufficient to charge Trump with obstruction of justice. Amash’s comments on Saturday with regard to impeachment went further than even many members of House Democratic leadership. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said last Thursday that “every day …

50 million under threat of severe weather as hail, rain and tornadoes move East

(CNN)More than 50 million people are under threat of hail, heavy rain, strong winds and isolated tornadoes Sunday as a series of storms moves east, according to the Storm Prediction Center. Showers began in Milwaukee Saturday night, the NWS said, but the biggest downpour is expected on Sunday. And if those storms are anything like Saturday’s, they could bring destruction. Tornadoes At least 34 tornadoes were reported since Friday morning, including in Kansas, Nebraska and Texas. Saturday brought another 10 tornadoes along with 148 wind reports and 33 hail reports. Tornado watch vs warning explained In Comanche County, Oklahoma, a tornado destroyed two homes Saturday morning, said Ashleigh Hensch, an emergency management spokesperson there. Another in Abilene, Texas caused “widespread …

Why Democrats can’t figure out how to raise the minimum wage

(CNN)More than two months ago, House Democrats started the process of passing a bill that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. It’s a far cry from Nancy Pelosi’s 2017 pledge that if Democrats took control of the House “in the first 100 hours we will pass a $15 minimum wage.” Months later, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters Democrats will move to the bill. But they need more time. “We’ll get the votes for the minimum wage bill, but there are discussions about how we can, what actions, if any, should we take to make sure that it is fair,” he said Thursday on Capitol Hill. In addition to there being red states and …