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Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan shows pictures of two missing climbers, Briton Tom Ballard, right, and Italian Daniele Nardi in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 4, 2019. Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 06, 2019 - 4:40 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the missing European climbers in Pakistan (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A Pakistani mountaineering official says a Spanish-Pakistani rescue team has called off the search for European climbers who went missing over a week ago on the world's ninth-highest mountain...
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Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan shows pictures of two missing climbers, Briton Tom Ballard, right, and Italian Daniele Nardi in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 4, 2019. Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 05, 2019 - 12:57 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Armed with drones, Spanish and Pakistani mountaineers searched Tuesday despite diminishing hopes for two European climbers who went missing over a week ago on the world's ninth-highest mountain in bad weather, officials said. The search for Italian Daniele Nardi and Briton Tom...
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Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Alpine Club of Pakistan shows pictures of two missing climbers, Briton Tom Ballard, right, and Italian Daniele Nardi in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 4, 2019. Pakistani military helicopters took off Monday with four Spanish rescuers to search for a missing pair of European climbers on Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth highest mountain. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
March 04, 2019 - 4:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — The intense search for two European climbers missing on the world's ninth-highest mountain produced no leads Monday, increasing fears that they may have perished. Pakistani army helicopters that had earlier been grounded by foul weather scoured the peaks of Nanga Parbat for signs of...
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February 28, 2019 - 4:41 am
MILAN (AP) — Pakistani authorities have resumed a search for pair of missing climbers from Italy and Britain, a day after the operation was disrupted due to tensions between Pakistan and India. Climbers Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, whose mother died on K2, last made contact Sunday from around an...
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Patricia Bailey, center, and Annette Saba, right, celebrate as they disembark an Amtrak passenger train in Eugene, Ore. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
February 26, 2019 - 5:02 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded together during the ordeal that ended Tuesday. "It was really nice to meet people pulling together,"...
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Rescue crews work work at the site of an avalanche site in the ski resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche Tuesday at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and were searching for others, police said. (Denis Mentha/Keystone via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 2:12 pm
GENEVA (AP) — An afternoon avalanche swept up skiers as it rumbled across a slope at a popular Swiss Alps ski resort Tuesday, sparking a hurried search that rescued four people and extended into the night for others who might still be buried, authorities said. Nearly 250 rescue workers, medical...
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This Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, photo released by Heavenly Mountain Resort shows snow covering chairs and ski equipment at Heavenly Mountain Resort near South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Skiers eager to hit the slopes had to sit out a Presidents' Day holiday weekend as heavy snow and rain fell for a fourth straight day Friday in California's mountains, where the snow was so deep in some areas plows couldn't go out and cities were running out of places to pile it. (Duncan Kincheloe/Heavenly Mountain Resort via AP)
February 15, 2019 - 8:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 13, 2019 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional border security negotiations and President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:45 p.m. U.S. active-duty troops from dozens of units around the country are flowing to the southern border, as part of the latest plan to send 3,750 new forces to beef up...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, trekkers pass through a glacier at the Mount Everest base camp, Nepal. One-third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening water sources for 1.9 billion people, even if current efforts to reduce climate change succeed, according to an assessment released Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, file)
February 05, 2019 - 4:39 pm
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — One-third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by the end of the century due to climate change, threatening water sources for 1.9 billion people, even if current efforts to reduce climate change succeed, an assessment warns. If global efforts to curb climate change fail, the...
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February 05, 2019 - 8:43 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Showers doused the Southland today and a winter storm warning was in effect in the San Gabriel Mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, where the snow could fall as low as 2,000 feet, threatening hazardous travel conditions, including on Interstate 5 through The Grapevine...
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