Posts Tagged ‘climb’

Greenpeace activists climb onto roof of Poland’s Environment Ministry in protest

Greenpeace activists have climbed onto the roof of Poland’s Environment Ministry to demand better preservation of the country’s forests. A large banner was hung from the building in Warsaw in the early hours of Monday morning with the inscription “Stop the devastation! Time for protection”. An accompanying caricature puppet also showed Environment Minister Michal Wos […]

‘We made a huge mistake’ Uluru climb will stay open for future generations | Satire

After reassessment of the decision to ban climbing on Uluru, Elders have now decided to keep the climb open indefinitely. Amazingly the reason to keep the climb open was one of the main reasons the climb was initially closed. After assessing the reaction of the Australian public, Elders have new fears that are starting to […]

Former FBI Agent: Bureau’s top brass climb ladder by Ideology, Not Merit

     “Go in and think like a liberal” was the advice two FBI agents gave Jonathan Gilliam prior to his taking an FBI entrance exam. Gilliam shared his anecdote during a Wednesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. Gilliam, a retired Navy SEAL and former FBI special agent, […]

Renters Struggle As California Home Prices Climb Faster Than Official Inflation Rate

By Jeff Paul The US government likes to pretend that the rising cost of living is under control. People in Southern California know better. According to a new report in the Los Angeles Times, median house prices in Southern California have nearly doubled in the last five years. LA Times reports: In many […]

Man, 85, dies trying to regain title of oldest person to climb Mount Everest

Min Bahadur Sherchan died of an apparent heart attack at Everest base camp Saturday evening. He is the second person in a week to lose their life while preparing to ascend the near 9,000-meter (30,000ft) peak. World famous mountaineer Ueli Steck, known as the Swiss Machine was killed Sunday after falling to his death near […]

Ankara parliament building ‘bombed from air’ – state agency

FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES Those who have been injured are reportedly in serious condition. According to Anadolu, the bomb or shell came from pro-coup forces. It is believed to have landed near the entrance. The explosion has been confirmed by deputies in the parliament, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Periscope footage has emerged on social media, allegedly […]

New Jersey Passes Anti-BDS Measure

New Jersey has become the 11th US state to pass an anti-BDS measure The state legislature passed a law on Monday which will deter corporate entities from participating in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.  Mondoweiss reports: By a 69-3 vote, the State Assembly passed a bill to prohibit pension fund investment […]

Syrian Forces Hours Away From Capturing Ancient Palmyra From ISIS

The Syrian army is 850 meters away from retaking the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria which has been systematically destroyed by the Islamic State/IS/ISIS. The city has become encircled by Syrian troops aided by Russian helicopters targeting armored ISIS vehicles. China Xinhua reports: The Syrian force also used motorcycles in their attack on the […]

6.4-magnitude quake hits off southern Pacific coast of Mexico – USGS

The quake was centered 32 km (20 miles) off Pijijiapan in Chiapas state near the Mexican cities of Tres Picos, Tonala, and Arriaga, the USGS said. Guatemala’s capital, Guatemala City, is 342 km (213 miles) away. FUERTE SISMO EN ESTE MOMENTO — Rony VÉLIZ (@ronyveliz692) December 17, 2015 The epicenter was recorded at a depth […]

How Far Can Gold and Silver Climb?

Jeff ClarkCasey Research Sept 20, 2011 With gold a stone’s throw away from $2,000 and already up 27% on the year, the objective investor might begin wondering how much higher both it and silver can climb. After all, gold is nearing its inflation-adjusted 1980 high – and that peak was a spike that lasted only […]

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