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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 ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York’s Times Square unveils enormous advertising billboard

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... of mountains, skyscrapers and bursts of colour accompanying a musical soundtrack. The panel, located on the side of a hotel, is eight storeys tall and intended for advertisements similar to those ...

  3. News - China - UNITED STATES

    United States offers rare praise to China over growing role in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:16pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... that improving coordination on “terror-finance” issues at the United Nations would be an area of US-China discussion in the future. China, connected to Afghanistan by a narrow, almost impassable mountain ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    America’s doomsday preppers see Ebola threat as opportunity to survive

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by Reuters

    ... to the National Geographic Channel TV show Doomsday Preppers, and includes strains as disparate as off-grid homesteaders in the Great Plains, wilderness experts in the Mountain West and suburbanites ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... else.' " East Porterville sits along the Tule River, which starts high in the mountains and runs through the town. Typically, river water permeates the sandy soil under the community, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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