3 climbers presumed dead after Banff avalanche

Three prominent mountain climbers are presumed to have died in an avalanche that hit Alberta’s Banff National Park this week.

American alpinist Jess Roskelley and Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer were missing after they tried to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway and “local search and rescue has assumed the worst,” outdoor apparel company The North Face said in a statement. The three were reported overdue on Wednesday, one day after the avalanche struck.

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ONE DEAD IN INCIDENT OFF OF ROUTE 119 IN CENTER TOWNSHIP | WDAD AM 1450 and FM 100.3 | Classic Hits | Indiana, PA

Few details are available at this time, but we have learned from Coral-Graceton Fire officials that one person died in an incident that brought water rescue crews from three different fire departments out at 6:09 this morning, where they recovered a vehicle that had gone into a retention pond at the Rosebud mine site off of Route 119

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Teen girl learning to drive kills 2 men in Pennsylvania parking lot, police say

A teenage girl learning to drive in the parking lot of a shopping center in Philadelphia struck and killed two men on Monday, officials said.

The teenager was driving with her mother and two others the SUV when she struck the two men outside a Dollar Tree store.

“She was navigating into a parking spot and made a mistake,” Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overswise told WPVI. “The vehicle lunged forward striking two men who were seated at the wall of the Dollar [Tree] store.”

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48 people dead after migrant boat sinks – CNN

 

(CNN)At least 48 people died after a boat carrying around 180 migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia late Saturday, according to official Tunisian news agency TAP.

Dozens of others were rescued by the Tunisian coast guard, which also recovered the 48 bodies, the country’s interior ministry said in a statement.
The boat was 16 nautical miles off the Sfax coast — 170 miles south of the capital Tunis — when it sent a distress signal at 10:45 p.m. local time (5.45 p.m. ET) on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

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Plane carrying 4 crashes off New York, 2 bodies recovered

The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper PA31 aircraft went down shortly after 3 p.m.

The Coast Guard and local police are searching for the remaining crash victims. Commercial fishing boat crews also are assisting in the search.v

The National Weather Service says thunderstorms were moving through the area when the plane went down.

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