May 28, 2019

Colorado lawyer Chris Kulish is 11th person to die on Mount Everest this year

Zzvet/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A Colorado man has become the eleventh person to die climbing Mount Everest this year. Chris Kulish, 62, of Boulder, died Monday while descending from the highest summit in the world, his family confirmed in a statement. The circumstances surrounding his death were not clear. A record number of climbers have summited Mount Everest in April and May, the peak climbing months. Last week, there were reports of massive crowding, especially near Hillary Step, where climbers h..
May 28, 2019

Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, eliminating chance of saving the species in the country

Africanway/iStock (FILE photo)(SABAH, Malaysia) -- The last male Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia has died, eliminating the likelihood of saving the species in the country, according to animal conservationists. Less than 100 Sumatran rhinos are left in the world, according to the Borneo Rhino Alliance (BORA). They are scattered across the wild in Indonesia and unable to find each other for breeding. On Sunday, Tam was "nearing the end," according to BORA, adding that all caretakers could do was l..
May 28, 2019

Japanese man who swallowed 246 cocaine packets dies on Bogota-to-Tokyo flight

Office of the Attorney General of the State of Sonora(NEW YORK) -- A 42-year-old Japanese man died on a Bogota-to-Tokyo flight after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine and having a seizure. An autopsy revealed the cause of death -- brain swelling from cocaine overdose -- after the man's body was removed from an Aeromexico flight that made an emergency landing in northern Mexico, according to a statement issued by the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Sonora. "Staff noticed that ..
May 27, 2019

Lawyer from Colorado is 11th person to die on Mount Everest

iStock/miljko(NEW YORK) -- A Colorado man has become the eleventh person to die climbing Mount Everest this year. Chris Kulish, 62, of Boulder, died Monday while descending from the highest summit in the world, his family confirmed in a statement. The circumstances surrounding his death were not clear. A record number of climbers have summited Mount Everest in April and May, the peak climbing months. Last week, there were reports of massive crowding, especially near Hillary Step, where climber..