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American climber dies on Everest

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/28/19, 11:43 am

An American climber died on Monday while descending Mount Everest, bringing this year’s climbing season death toll to 11, the highest death rate on the mountain since 2015. Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old attorney from Colorado, died at a camp below the summit, his brother confirmed. “He saw his last sunrise from the highest peak on Earth,” Mark Kulish said in a statement. “At that instant, he became a member of the ‘7 Summit Club,’ having scaled the highest peak on each continent.”

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Showdown in Venezuela

International | Guiadó begins his ‘final phase’ to oust Maduro
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/01/19, 11:58 am

VENEZUELA: Months of unrest entered a new and perhaps a showdown phase, as opposition leader Juan Guiadó surrounded himself with military supporters and called for street protests Wednesday to oust rival President Nicolás Maduro. Violent protests broke out across the country ahead of planned rallies.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jossy Ola

Boko Haram resurging in Nigeria

International | The Islamic terror group has help from an ISIS offshoot
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/04/18, 02:01 pm

The Nigerian military said at least 39 soldiers died in multiple attacks in the North East last month as Boko Haram insurgents and extremists with the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) continued to stage daring attacks with new tactics.

The admission signals the government’s shift from claiming it defeated the extremist group to calls to “rise to the challenge” to keep fighting it.

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