Kyrie Irving fires back at critics after latest round of bad press
What Irving seems to be missing is that the majority of people aren’t saying anything about him being too harsh of a leader. The actual criticism against Irving is that he is not a leader, period. We saw countless examples of that when he was with the Boston Celtics last season, and he is already causing issues in Brooklyn. The Nets knew the type of personality they were getting when they signed Irving, and he continues to prove why it can create unnecessary headaches.
Mount Everest , at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft), is the world's highest mountain and a particularly desirable peak for mountaineers, but climbing it can be hazardous.
1960s Chinese Everest climber Xu Jing told Eric Simonson and Jochen Hemmleb in 2001 that he recalled spotting a corpse somewhere in the Yellow Band. A small British expedition led by Bonington made the first attempt to climb the full length of the northeast ridge (the Chinese route gained the
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Five climbers are attempting to scale Mount Everest, battling extreme cold, high winds and piled-up snow and ice as they try to become the first to reach the top of the world's highest mountain in the winter in 27 years, an official said Wednesday.
The climbers — three from Spain and two from Germany — are already acclimatizing around Everest's base camp area as they wait for weather conditions to improve, said Meera Acharya of Nepal's Department of Mountaineering.
They're expected to be accompanied on their ascent by Nepalese Sherpa guides, but it was not yet decided how many would go up the slope with them.
While there are no rules prohibiting climbers from attempting to scale Everest during the winter, only a handful have reached the mountain's 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) -high peak during that season. The feat was first accomplished in 1980, and has not been done since 1993.
Everest is mainly scaled during the spring climbing season in April and May, when weather conditions are favorable.
Mississippi inmate who escaped troubled prison is captured in Tennessee .
Over the last 10 days, five inmates were killed in different Mississippi state prisons. At one troubled site called Parchman Farm, two violent inmates escaped last week, but have since been caught. Mark Strassman reports on the situation in Parchman Farm and the claims that gangs, not the guards, run the facility.