Rescue personnel and a helicopter successfully completed the highly technical recovery of a 29-year-old Denver woman's body from Kit Carson Peak in Colorado on this weekend. Anna DeBattiste of the Colorado Search And Rescue Association confirmed to CBS Denver that rescue team members safely returned from the operation some time after midnight on Saturday after recovering the body of Madeline Baharlou-Quivey. Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey's Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter https://t.co/cp4tHpeXlr pic.twitter.com/efkuciFFH7 Using ropes and climbing harnesses, Alamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue personnel made the climb from the Spanish Creek side of the peak, appro...
Once-endangered alligators are thriving in the wild, so Louisiana authorities are proposing a deep cut in the percentage that farmers must return to marshes where their eggs were laid. “Over the past 50 years, alligator nest surveys have increased from an estimate of less than 10,000 in the 1970s and 1980s to well over 60,000 nests in recent years," the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission said in a notice published Wednesday. "This increase in nesting has produced a population that can now be sustained with a much lower farm return rate.”
Microsoft president Brad Smith reportedly told Bill Gates to stop emailing female employees. The Wall Street Journal reported Smith confronted Gates "more than a decade ago." Two top executives at Microsoft told the company's billionaire founder Bill Gates to stop emailing female employees "more than a decade ago," according to The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources.
Adrien Brody told GQ he was almost in “The Lord of the Rings” franchise, but that he rejected the part because he “didn't grasp it.” The actor said he regretted it when he went to see the first film with an ex-girlfriend. While he missed out on “The Lord of the Rings,” Brody did end up in Jackson's 2005 “King Kong” film ― a role he believes he wouldn't have gotten if he had been a hobbit.
A South Carolina woman has been charged with manslaughter in the August death of her daughter, police said. Ayla Franklin, 22, was found face down and unresponsive in the front yard of a home on Irby Street in Woodruff on Aug. 7 and was pronounced dead, according to a news release from the Woodruff Police Department. Police said they investigated the case along with the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office and the Spartanburg County Solicitor's Office and later “upgraded” it from a death investigation to homicide.
On this episode of Yahoo Finance Presents, Former Microsoft Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach sat down with Yahoo Finance's Daniel Howley to discuss the 20th anniversary of the original Xbox console launch, as well as to discuss Bach's new fiction book “The Wilkes Insurrection. Bach also discusses the challenges of the Xbox development process, the successor Xbox 360 console, and what it was like working with Bill Gates and Steve Balmer.
Centner Academy in Florida told parents any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. An infectious-disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized that belief as "science fiction." A private school in Miami is requiring students who get vaccinated to quarantine at home for 30 days after each dose.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed in Parliament on Monday, October 18, that Queen Elizabeth II would accord “city status” on the town of Southend following the killing of Member of Parliament Sir David Amess on Friday. Amess was first elected MP for Southend West in 1997, after representing Basildon in the House of Commons for 14 years from 1983. He engaged in a long-running campaign to see the Essex town of Southend become a city, and had raised the issue in Parliament on several occasions in recent years.
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