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Bodies of 5 S. Koreans, 4 Nepalese retrieved from mountain

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Kathmandu, Oct 15 (AP) - The nine climbers who died during a storm on a Nepal mountain included the first South Korean to summit all 14 Himalayan peaks over 8,000 meters without using supplemental oxygen.
Seoul's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday that Kim Chang-ho was among the dead but has not yet disclosed the names of the four other South Koreans. Four Nepalese guides also were killed when a storm swept the climbers' base camp on Gurja Himal mountain Friday.
Rescuers had retrieved the...
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4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

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Mexico Beach, Oct 15 (AP) - Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the...
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25 hospitalized, 5 serious, after Los Angeles highway crash

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Los Angeles, Oct 15 (AP)- Twenty-five people were taken to hospitals with mostly minor injuries following a series of crashes involving at least two cars and a bus that crashed through a concrete divider on a Los Angeles highway, authorities said.
Five patients were in serious condition following...
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Climbers who died in Nepal storm included famed South Korean

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Kathmandu, Oct 15 (AP) - The nine climbers who died during the worst disaster on a Nepal mountain in recent years included the first South Korean to summit all 14 Himalayan peaks over 8,000 meters without using supplemental oxygen.
An official from the South Korea's Corean Alpine Club said the...
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Japan raises concerns over Pacific's debt to China

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Wellington, Oct 15 (AP) - Japan's foreign minister raised concerns Monday about the high levels of debt accrued by some Pacific Island nations and said his country wants to help resolve the problem.
Foreign Minister Taro Kono made the comments while visiting New Zealand, where he met with his...
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