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Equities First Holdings Partners with Nimsdai Purja MBE, Breaking the New World Records of Mount Everest

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 August 2022 - Equities First Holdings partnered with Nimsdai Purja MBE, professional mountaineer, in conquering the world's tallest mountain range in a record-break...

Kansas St. ends 5-game losing streak, 8-5 over West Virginia

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dominic Johnson hit Kansas State's first homer of the Big 12 Tournament and the seventh-seeded Wildcats beat sixth-seeded West Virginia 8-5 on Thursday to snap a five-game losi...

WVa Tudor's Biscuit World faces labor complaint from feds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A well-known West Virginia restaurant chain is facing a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board after an investigation found evidence the company unlawfully discipli...

1st Taiwanese climbs Kangchenjunga without oxygen tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A climber on Thursday (May 5) became the first Taiwanese to summit the third-highest mountain in the world without supplemental oxygen. On Thursday evening, Taiwan Time...

New York City man rescued twice in 2 days on Arizona hikes

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A New York City man who needed to be rescued twice on consecutive days while hiking in a northern Arizona mountain range is urging others to pay more attention to winter weathe...

Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Workers at a West Virginia franchise of a regional fast-food restaurant on Tuesday rejected efforts to form a union that would have been the first of its kind in the state. Im...

Biscuit World union effort rooted in West Virginia history

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — While making biscuits and meatloaf at a fast-food restaurant during the coronavirus pandemic, 64-year-old Cynthia Nicholson often thinks back to her husband’s coal mining days in...

Body of mountaineer airlifted off Taiwan mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of Taoyuan City Government employee Lee Ming-hao (李銘豪), who perished during a solo climb up Zhongyangjianshan in central Taiwan on Dec. 12, was successfully airli...

Hiker missing for two weeks in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 52-year-old hiker surnamed Lee (李) has been missing since Nov. 24, when after feeling unwell, he left his hiking group and turned back alone. The hiking group embarke...

Creighton associate AD Dowell to lead Omaha athletic program

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton associate athletic director Adrian Dowell will move across town to take the athletic director's job at Omaha. The university announced Monday that Dowell...

Hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker Sam Huff dies at 87

Sam Huff, the hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s and later became a popular player and announcer in Was...

Snow falls on Taiwan's Xueshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow fell today (Nov. 10) on Xueshan, marking the earliest snow seen in Taiwan in recent years. Cold temperatures brought by a northeast monsoon combined with abundant ...

Czech expat finds remains of missing hiker in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A hiker surnamed Yang (楊) who had been missing for one month was found dead in a central Taiwan mountain stream on Monday (Nov. 8) by Czech expat Petr Novotny, a skilled o...

Remains found thought to be German hiker missing since 1983

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Skeletal remains found in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park are believed to be those of a 27-year-old man from West Germany who disappeared during a mu...

Brice, Appalachian State upset No. 14 Coastal Carolina 30-27

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Brice is determined to make the most of what is left of his roller-coaster college career. He took a big step forward Wednesday night. Brice threw for 347 ya...