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January 2, 2019 9:21 AM Water advocate, injured, aims for 100 marathons in 100 days

JOHANNESBURG – Mina Guli, an Australian activist seeking to highlight global water shortages and encourage people to conserve, is struggling to complete 100 marathons in 100 days across the world. Now in South Africa, 48-year-old Guli is more than half-way through the punishing project, but she's injured and a spokeswoman said Wednesday that the advocate 79

December 26, 2018 1:14 PM Sherpa widows to climb Everest to inspire single women

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The widows of two sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the world’s highest mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands and hopefully inspire other single women, the pair said on Wednesday. Furdiki Sherpa’s husband died while fixing ropes for his foreign clients on the 8,850-meter (29,035-ft) mountain 105

December 8, 2018 3:21 AM Mountain lion dies after surviving California wildfire

This May 22, 2018, photo provided by the U.S. National Park Service shows the mountain lion known as P-64, also known as the "Culvert Cat," during one of his many crossings of U.S. Highway 101 freeway in Agoura Hills, Calif. Authorities using data from his tracking collar found the remains of P-64 on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in an unburned area of the Simi Hills 75

December 7, 2018 11:24 PM Mountain lion that crossed freeways died after California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California mountain lion that crossed freeways dozens of times, evading potentially deadly traffic, has died after burning its paws during a wildfire, officials said on Friday. The 4-year-old mountain lion, which biologists had tracked with a GPS collar and had named P-64, was roaming in the Simi Hills, northwest of Los Angeles 64

November 30, 2018 8:40 AM Travis Scott Looking to Cash in on 'Astroworld' Smoking Accessories

Calling all space cadets ... Travis Scott wants you to blast off with tokes from an "Astroworld" bong, which raises one obvious question: what took him so long to come up with this idea?? The rapper recently filed paperwork to blaze a trail into the marijuana accessories market. Trav wants to slap "Astroworld" all over pipes, bongs and hookahs. And, lest you think 92

November 14, 2018 9:42 PM Conservation land in British Columbia gets $11m investment

Canada is investing C$14.6m ($11m; £8.5m) to set aside 7,900 hectares for wildlife conservation in the Rocky Mountains. The funding will help expand a tract of land in southeastern British Columbia (BC) already set aside for protection. The initiative is led by a conservation group, BC and the federal government, and will help protect some 40 species 71

November 9, 2018 11:38 PM 'Westworld' set destroyed as Woolsey Fire engulfs filming location

The Agoura Hills set used to film the HBO series "Westworld" was destroyed Friday in the Woolsey Wildfire. (AP) The historic Western town area, which was also used in "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," has burned down at Paramount Ranch, as a result of the Woolsey fire. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area shared the news on Twitter on Friday 126

November 9, 2018 5:03 PM California wildfire advances on Malibu, one of three large blazes

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Three wind-whipped wildfires burned in California on Friday morning, including one that spurred the evacuation of 75,000 homes near a city that was still reeling from a mass shooting. Voluntary evacuations of 75,000 homes were called for because of the Woolsey Fire that affected parts of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County northwest 74

November 1, 2018 4:41 PM Prince Harry Snapped an Amazing Photo of Meghan Markle Cradling Her Baby Bump on Royal Tour

The 34-year-old royal and wife Meghan Markle shared a message thanking New Zealand for hosting them on the final leg of their royal tour via Kensington Palace’s social media page on Thursday, accompanied by a photo of Meghan taken by the prince himself! Harry snapped the photo during the last stop on the tour, a visit to the Redwoods Treewalk Rotorua 155

October 31, 2018 4:04 PM Turkish military says it killed 23 PKK militants in air strikes in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s military carried out air strikes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing 23 militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), it said on Twitter. The air strikes targeted several regions in the neighboring northern Iraq, including the Qandil mountains, a PKK stronghold, the military said. Turkey has in recent months 75