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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Utah’s fabled Mountain Man gets 10 years behind bars

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in St George, Utah Troy Knapp raided cabins for supplies, trekking on snowshoes with rifle slung over his shoulder Utah's fabled Mountain Mangets 10 years behind bars ... For most of the next decade, he'll live behind bars in a federal prison. Troy James Knapp, known by many as the Mountain Man, has agreed to a package of plea deals on burglary and weapons ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1529432/utahs-fabled-mountain-man-gets-10-years-behind-bars
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Climber Brad Parker falls to his death in Yosemite hours after engagement

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:19pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Climber falls to his deathhours after engagement The family of an avid climber is grieving after the man fell 100 metres to his death in Yosemite National Park just hours after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal atop a mountain. Brad Parker, 36, died when he fell from the face of Matthes Crest in Tuolumne Meadows, where he was climbing alone without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577798/climber-brad-parker-falls-his-death-yosemite-hours-after-engagement
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Passengers stranded as roller coaster ride near Los Angeles is halted by tree branch

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:56pm by NYT

    ... was derailed by a tree branch. Four people were injured on the Ninja ride at the Magic Mountain amusement park in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The ride was in a "precarious position" as the passengers were suspended about 12 metres above ground, said Michael Pittman, of Los Angeles County Fire Department. The 22 people on the ride were safely evacuated around 8.30pm, Magic Mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549864/passengers-stranded-roller-coaster-ride-near-los-angeles-halted-tree
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manhunt for ex-cop set to resume in California mountain range

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 08:04pm by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... that complains of his 2008 firing from the LAPD. The hunt for Dorner has centreed on the Big Bear Lake resort in the San Bernardino Mountains after his burning pickup truck was discovered in the area ... discover that he’s left the mountain or we find him.” The truck turned up in the San Bernardino mountain range on Thursday hours after police say Dorner exchanged gunfire before dawn with two Los ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1146959/manhunt-ex-cop-set-resume-california-mountain-range
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mountain manhunt launched for ex-cop accused of killing three

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 03:37pm by Associated Press in Los Angeles

    ... citizens and forced police to guard their own. But the focus of police efforts shifted on Thursday afternoon to the snowy mountains around Big Bear Lake, about 130km east of Los Angeles, where ... in the region with temperatures dipping into the teens overnight. Said LAPD assistant chief Michel Moore: “This complex and violent investigation has led to this mountain.” The pickup ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1146048/mountain-manhunt-launched-ex-cop-accused-killing-three
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US veterans of Iraq war shocked and bitter at its catastrophic turn

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:53pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... Whitehurst, who commands the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division, deployed in Paktia province. "Those are the things I worry about- the friends I met there and what's going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549180/us-veterans-iraq-war-shocked-and-bitter-its-catastrophic-turn
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Six climbers fall to their deaths scaling Mount Rainier in Washington state, US

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Seattle Tragedy hits same company that lost five Sherpas on Mount Everest this spring Six climbers fall to their deaths on US mountain Six climbers have been killed in a 1,010-metre fall on the steep north slope of Mount Rainier in the US state of Washington. It is the worst disaster on the mountain in more than three decades. Searchers found tents and clothes, mixed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523315/six-climbers-fall-their-deaths-scaling-mount-rainier-washington-state-us
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tech firm interns in Silicon Valley enjoy well-paid, perk-filled summers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mountain View Those lucky to have summer jobs at Google, Facebook or elsewhere in Silicon Valley are also well paid, but for many the work is the passion Tech firm interns get perks aplenty Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of twenty-something Google summer interns weigh their favourite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528821/tech-firm-interns-silicon-valley-enjoy-well-paid-perk-filled-summers
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    At least 17 killed as tornadoes rip through south-central US

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 02:17pm by Reuters

    ... "It's houses completely down to the foundations," McNew told NBC television. Rescuers had worked through the night using searchlights as they sifted through mountains of rubble searching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1499063/least-17-killed-tornadoes-rip-through-south-central-us
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tenants of New York flats warned of gas leak ahead of fatal explosion

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... a day later. Heavy equipment, including backhoes and a bulldozer, arrived to clear the mountain of debris where the two five-storey East Harlem buildings had stood. Thermal imaging cameras were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447938/tenants-new-york-flats-warned-gas-leak-ahead-fatal-explosion

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