The Daily Populous

Wednesday May 29th, 2019 night edition

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NEW DELHI — Ed Dohring, a doctor from Arizona, had dreamed his whole life of reaching the top of Mount Everest.

But when he summited a few days ago, he was shocked by what he saw.

Climbers were pushing and shoving to take selfies.

The flat part of the summit, which he estimated at about the size of two Ping-Pong tables, was packed with 15 or 20 people.

He even had to step around the body of a woman who had just died.

“It was scary,” he said by telephone from Kathmandu, Nepal, where he was resting in a hotel room.

This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on Everest, with at least 11 deaths. »

Weatherman Jamie Simpson Tells Viewers to Stop Complaining About Tornado Warnings Interrupting 'The Bachelorette': 'This Is Pathetic'

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Fox 45 weatherman Jamie Simpson launched into an excoriation of his viewers during a live tornado bulletin when people started to complain on social media that the warning had interrupted show The Bachelorette.

In video shared widely on social media, Simpson said: "Just checking social media.

According to NWS Wilmington, there are currently over 70,000 power outages in the state of Ohio, affecting over five million people. »

Doctors in the U.S. experience symptoms of burnout at almost twice the rate of other workers, due to long hours, fear of being sued, and having to deal with growing bureaucracy. The economic impacts of burnout are also significant, costing the U.S. $4.6 billion every year, according to a new study.

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Iran hijab protester freed from jail: lawyer

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A woman jailed in Iran for one year for removing her hijab in public to protest against the country's Islamic dress code has been released early, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Movahedi, who is in her mid-20s, was arrested in October after removing her hijab from her head at Tehran's Enghelab Square.

Under the Islamic dress code, women can only show their face, hands and feet in public and are supposed to wear only modest colours. »