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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche

South African climbers were safe following an avalanche on Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, which left at least 13 Nepalese mountain guides dead, the City Press reported.

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6 hrs ago | The St Paul Journal

Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Kenwood, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

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CBS Local

Bay Area Climber Survives Deadly Everest Avalanche

A Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.

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NEWS.com.au

Pot deaths raise concerns over laws

FOUR people are still missing after the deadliest avalanche to hit Mt Everest left 12 people dead, including five people employed by US network NBC.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Drugs, Marijuana

RTE.ie

Everest avalanche death toll rises to thirteen

Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide today after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest.

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The Indian Express

Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

Relatives of a Nepalese mountaineer, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, wait for his body to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu on Saturday.

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TV Newser

NBC News Crew on Mt. Everest As Avalanche Hits

NBC News had a crew in place at a Mt. Everest base camp this morning when an avalanche struck killing at least 13 Sherpas who guide climbers to the summit of the world's highest peak.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Nation

12 guides die in worst-ever Everest accident

At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mount Everest for commercial climbers were killed Friday by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak, officials and rescuers say.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Weather

WDRB-TV Louisville

Twelve climbers die in avalanche on Mt. Everest

Authorities say her business made a gross income of over $590,000 in 16 months. So why was she on food stamps? LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Fort Knox, KY, Nepal, World News, Asia

Daily Mail

Prosecutor: Body fits description of missing boy

Is THIS the America's newest top-secret spy plane? Clearest picture yet of mystery aircraft spotted flying over Kansas just weeks after being seen in Texas Pictured: The vast underground bunkers with months of supplies built by Romanian swindlers 'who joined alleged cult after committing $68million tax evasion' 'The most prolific serial killer ... (more)

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Live Science

Mt. Everest Avalanche: Is Climate Change to Blame?

The icy slopes of Mount Everest have seen hundreds of deaths in the years since 1922, when seven people perished during the British Mount Everest Expedition.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

The News Tribune

5 Sherpas for local climbing companies killed, another injured in Everest avalanche

In this Saturday May 17, 2003 file photo, a view of the Kumbhu icefall, the first hurdle in the ascent to Everest from base camp, is seen from Everest Base camp, where 12 Nepalese guides were killed, Nepal.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia

KNDU

Avalanche on Mt. Everest Kills at Least 12 Sherpa Guides

The Nepal Tourism Ministry says at least 12 Sherpa guides have died, three are injured, and four are missing after an avalanche on Mt.

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SFGate

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

In this May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions, climbers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas.

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Albany Times Union

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

In this May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions, climbers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas.

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NEWS.com.au

Rescued vice-principal found dead

IN a new tragedy, a school vice-principal rescued from the sunken South Korea ferry has committed suicide as arrest warrants are issued.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Suicide,

The Janesville Gazette

10 Things to Know: Tragedy on the world's highest peak

A climber pauses on the way to the summit of Mount Everest in 2013. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on the mountain early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.

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Sheffield Star

Guide with Sheffield firm's climbers killed in Everest avalanche

A sherpa helping a team of climbers tackle Mount Everest with a Sheffield expedition company has been killed after an avalanche.

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India Talkies

Nine killed in Mt Everest avalanche - Indiatalkies.com

Kathmandu, April 18: At least nine people, all of them Nepali nationals, were killed in an avalanche on Mt Everest Friday morning, an official said.

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Related Topix: Nepal, Asia, World News,

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