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19 Kids and Counting: Jill and Jana Duggar’s Bizarre Meal

Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick of 19 Kids and Counting are pregnant. For a while, that interfered with what Jill could do around the house. “I couldn’t cook at all during my first trimester,” Jill said on a recent episode of the TLC show. “The smells were too much.” But she is doing much better now. She says that …

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Qatar Airport Receives First Flights

Hamad International Airport opened today in the Qatari capital of Doha, with a ceremonial Qatar Airways flight landing from Doha International Airport. National carrier Qatar Airways is scheduled to fully move into the airport on May 27. The new airport cost about $15 billion to build, and Qatar plans to spend roughly $100 billion on upgrading its infrastructure in time …

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Mount Everest Shut Down After Avalanche Kills 16

Mount Everest is one of the most dangerous locations on earth where many people die every year. Things came to a head earlier this month when a massive avalanche ripped through the Sherpas carrying supplies up the mountain leaving 16 people dead and three others wounded. In response, the infamous mountain has been shut down. After the shut down, sherpas …

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Mount Everest Climbing Season Ends Early for Sherpas

On the heels of the deadliest day ever recorded on Mount Everest, Nepalese Sherpas are cutting the climbing season short, after 16 guides were killed during an avalanche on April 18th. Thirteen bodies have been recovered, while another three remain entombed in ice. More building-sized blocks of ice fell this week while the area was devoid of climbers, forcing the …

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