Daily Archives: September 29, 2022

Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found in Nepal | News

Hilaree Nelson

The famed extreme skier was blown off Manaslu, the world’s eighth-highest mountain, by a small avalanche on Monday. The body of top American mountaineer Hilaree Nelson has been found near a 26,700-foot (8,138-metre) mountain peak in Nepal where she went missing earlier this week. Nelson, aged 49, was blown off Manaslu, the world’s eighth-highest mountain, […]

Kamala Harris prepares for DMZ visit after N Korea missile launch | Politics News

Fighter jets and helicopters on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan as it nears the South Korean port of Busan

US Vice President Kamala Harris has arrived in Seoul on a trip designed to underline the United States’s commitment to South Korea as Pyongyang continued an unprecedented blitz of weapons testing with the launch of two ballistic missiles. Shortly after touching down from Japan on Thursday morning, Harris met South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at […]

Is a global recession coming? More experts are raising the alarm | Business and Economy

Jerome Powell

Kuala Lumpur – After beginning as a murmur early in the year, warnings of an incoming global recession are growing louder by the day. During the past week, high-profile figures from the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to American Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman have sounded the alarm about the likelihood of a […]

Join forces to prevent ‘food availability crisis’ urges FAO chief — Global Issues

Women carry food from a WFP distribution site in Marsabit County in northern Kenya.

FAO Director-General QU Dongyu told a meeting of agriculture ministers from the G20 industrialized nations in Bali, that with access to Ukrainian grain, cooking oils and other vital foodstuffs for the most vulnerable countries restricted by seven months of conflict, “we must must increase the resilience of global agrifood systems.” Grain Initiative, ‘an important step’ […]

‘Meaningful initiatives’ needed soon, to reverse current course — Global Issues

Tor Wennesland, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

Tor Wennesland updated ambassadors on a litany of violations, including “mounting pressure” on Palestinians to leave their homes, and plans for new construction outposts. “The absence of a meaningful peace process to end the Israeli occupation and resolve the conflict is fueling a dangerous deterioration across the OPT [Occupied Palestinian Territory], particularly in the West […]

Hurricanes and cyclones bring misery to millions, as Ian makes landfall in the US — Global Issues

Map showing sea surface temperatures (SSTs) as measured on September 26 by a combination of satellite and ocean instruments and processed by NASA scientists.

The two tropical cyclones came quick on the heels of Hurricane Fiona, which caused deadly flooding in the Caribbean and was the strongest storm on record to hit Canada. Typhoon Nanmadol, prompted the evacuation of nine million people in Japan. Fingerprints of climate change The World Meteorological Organization has reminded that climate change is expected […]

Microdosing Psychedelics | Project CBD

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We can barely agree on what it is, let alone what it does. Does a “microdose” of psilocybin or LSD have to be sub-perceptual? Should you microdose daily or intermittently? What about “stacking” small doses of psychedelics with other supplements? Does microdosing raise productivity and creativity, or reduce depression and anxiety? Is microdosing a fad? […]

Man Lived With Dead Roommate For Four Years, Stole His Checks

Darren Pirtle Mugshot

Darren Pirtle allegedly lived with the dead body of his roommate, Kevin Olson, for four years while writing himself checks from Olson’s accounts. Chico Police DepartmentDarren Pirtle has been charged with identity theft and forgery. Police in Northern California have charged a man with identity theft and forgery after they discovered that he’s been living […]