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  1. What the dog smelled: The science and mystery of cadaver dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... a cadaver dog trainer. Mary Cablk and her Malinois Inca in the snow in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The pair worked an avalanche recovery last winter near Mount Whitney in California. The smell of decomposing pigs was least similar to that of humans, which ...


  2. Here are six things you probably don't know about VP pick Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    U.S. senatorial candidate and former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine addresses the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo Run the word "boring" and "Tim Kaine" in a Google search, and be prepared for an avalanche of results.


  3. Terry Ryan brought rare human touch to job as GMRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... both internal and external, they will have many qualities on their checklist. An ability to synthesize an avalanche of analytical data and integrate it with reams of more traditional scouting reports will no doubt be front and center in the process. ...


  4. Jamshedpur couple in their 50s scales Mt EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    ... one of the Sherpas who was guiding Chetna shared his oxygen cylinder and helped her overcome the problem." An avalanche in 2014 and an earthquake in 2015 had hindered their expedition. "In our first attempt, we had to call off the trek owing to ...


  5. Three climbers rescued after Peru avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The China Post

    Rescuers in Peru found three of nine mountain climbers who went missing after an avalanche in the Andes mountains, as the search continued Wednesday for the others. Authorities transferred the three rescued climbers -- two Spaniards and a Peruvian -- to a clinic where they were said to be in stable condition with only minor injuries.


  6. Peru searchers recover bodies of 2 climbers hit by avalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Searchers on Thursday recovered the bodies of two of four mountaineers who were on an expedition that was hit by an avalanche on Peru's tallest peak this week. The slide swept away the two Mexican and two Peruvian alpinists on Huascaran mountain Tuesday after they had reached an altitude of almost 6,000 meters .


  7. Change in law to start avalanche of investment in Brazil landRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    The imminent lifting of Brazil's limits on foreign land ownership is expected to unleash investments, principally by large funds in search of long-term returns, and reignite a slice of the stagnant real estate market. The government of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva shocked investors in 2010 when he put the breaks on foreigners' purchase of large pieces of agricultural land.


  8. Pro skier Matilda Rapaport dies filming video game promoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    The 30-year-old had been filming a promo in the Andes mountains for Ubisoft's upcoming game Steep when she was caught in an avalanche on July 14. "We are deeply saddened to learn the death of Matilda Rapaport, the remarkable Swedish freeskiing athlete," Ubisoft said in a statement to GameSpot . "Matilda's courage, passion, and desire to share the sport she loved with the world served as an inspiration for other athletes and for us all.


  9. Peru Rescuers Search for Climbers Missing after AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    The slide hit the two Mexican and two Peruvian alpinists on Huascaran mountain Tuesday after they had reached an altitude of almost 6,000 meters . Peruvian mountain police official Carlos Bazan said Thursday that four other members of the Mexican-led expedition were rescued by a group of Austrian climbers who were in the area at the time.


  10. Engaging 'Trek' reboot goes 'Beyond' with chases, fights, explosionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... warrior's mindframe and old scores to settle. Krall (Idris Elba, whose electrifying presence gets buried under an avalanche of makeup) wants to find an ancient artifact aboard the USS Enterprise. It will enable him to wreak widespread terrorism all ...


  11. Daredevil skiers tackle park's highest peaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WKBT

    ... slopes require them to carry 50-pound packs on their backs filled with food and tents in addition to climbing and avalanche safety equipment, skis, boots and camera gear. You "must be 100% in the moment" because of all the unknowns and the ...


  12. Freeskier Matilda Rapaport killed in avalanche while filmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | New York Daily News

    Rapaport, 30, was filming a promo for an upcoming video game when a snowstorm in the Farrellones ski resort caused the avalanche in the Andes mountains, the International Business Times reports . She was in a coma for a week due to a lack of oxygen after being buried by the snow.


  13. Wild KrattsRead the original story

    Thursday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... monkeys, a species of cold-adapted monkeys living in the snowy highlands. But when Martin becomes separated in an avalanche and his power suit malfunctions, it's a race against time for the Wild Kratts to find Martin, the Giant Snub-nosed Monkey ...


  14. Wasatch County man OK after surviving avalanche while snowmobilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wasatch Wave

    Wasatch County resident Willis Clyde is counting his Christmas miracles after being swept down a mountainside in an avalanche triggered by snowmobiling on loose snowpack on December 20. According to members of the Wasatch County Search and Rescue team, Willis was side hilling on a slope on Tower Mountain east of Heber City, when he triggered a ... (more)


  15. Pro Skier Filming For Ubisoft Game Killed In Avalanche, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cinema Blend News

    Tragedy struck this week for one extreme skier shooting footage for the game, Steep . Matilda Rapaport was out in the Andes Mountains of Chile when an avalanche occurred suddenly, killing Rapaport.


  16. All downhill from hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Post Register

    ... he said. They had a story about every view and bend in the route off Lookout Pass, including the site where an avalanche wiped out a huge S-curve trestle in 1903. The accident was made famous by a photo showing one of the coach cars dangling from ...


  17. Specially trained dogs played important role in North Pond recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Summit Daily News

    ... kind of different life that they live, and they absolutely love it." Be it in the wilderness, under snow from an avalanche or even underwater, these air-scent finders are capable of picking up the trail of someone who otherwise cannot be found. It ...


  18. Matilda Rapaport, Pro Skier, Dies in Film-Shoot AvalancheRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    Matilda Rapaport, the Swedish professional extreme skier, died after being caught in an avalanche in the Andes mountains near Chile's capital of Santiago, Reuters reported her sponsor Red Bull as saying on Monday. Rapaport, who was 30 years old, was skiing in a film shoot outside the resort town of Farellones on Thursday after a major snowstorm when the avalanche occurred.


  19. 'Steep' (ALL) Pro Skier Matilda Rapaport Dies While Filming PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WorthPlaying

    ... Swedish freeskiing athlete. During a Steep video shoot in Chile on Thursday, July 14th, Matilda was caught in an avalanche. Despite the medical care and treatment over the subsequent days, it was not possible to save her life. Matilda's courage, ...


  20. Body recovered from North Pond as suicide investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Vail Daily News

    ... to be where the paddleboarder had drowned. The use of these advanced mapping technologies - in addition to avalanche probes, sonar, rescue dogs and diving supplies - were necessary over the course of the search because of the notable obstacles at ...