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Body found in search for British hiker

“To know that he’s not been able to respond for the last few days is actually really good relief”. Mr Myers’ wife, Kim, is too upset to speak about it, he said. ‘Poor visibility’ Mr Myers, who had recently moved to New Zealand from the UK, had been hiking the Tararua Northern Crossing, a popular trek that can take up to five days. He sent a text to his wife on 30 May – police now believe he died later that day. Police search and rescue incident controller Sergeant Tony…

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Trump reveled in visit with Queen, history and his family

Limerick, Ireland (CNN)It was the presidential version of what-I-did-on-my-summer-vacation: Buckingham Palace to see bearskin-hatted guards; Normandy for the hallowed rows of fallen American heroes; and the west of Ireland for a round of golf on the Atlantic-facing links. Still, in the palaces and cabinet rooms the President leaves behind, there is relief among foreign officials that Trump’s European adventure ended without the kind of embarrassing episode that have colored some of his past jaunts abroad. Not to say it was all smooth cruising. Trump lashed out at left-leaning politicians in…

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Apple monitor stand that costs more than an iPhone sparks online uproar

(CNN)Apple product launches always get buzz, but one new gadget announcement has left some people bemused: a monitor stand that costs more than many computers. The stand is optional: Mac Pro users could technically lean a monitor against the computer itself instead, or purchase a VESA Mount Adapter ($199). It’s unclear as of now if the new system will be compatible with third-party monitor stands. CNN has contacted Apple for comment on this. But the stand caused a stir on social media, with some technology fans mocking the price of…

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Climber Dies On Everest As Death Toll In Himalayas Reaches 18

Hiking officials attributed most of the deaths to weakness, exhaustion and delays on the crowded route to the 8,850-meter (29,035 feet) summit. He is the eighth fatality on Everest in the current climbing season that ends this month. Fellow guides changed Fisher’s oxygen bottle and offered him water, but could not save him, Sharma said. “If they were with a strong and experienced team they would have likely been fine, but with minimal support, once something goes wrong it’s tough to get back on course,” Madison told Reuters. REAL LIFE.…

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A Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after a hike has been found

(CNN)A Maui woman who went missing more than two weeks ago after a hike has been found alive. Her disappearance initiated a multiagency search effort. Video posted to the Facebook page shows searchers and dogs at the site where her car was found. “Amanda’s really well loved in the yoga community and there are people coming from all over the island coming in and hiking and trying to find her,” her friend, Sarah Haynes, told CNN affiliate KHON. She called her father Friday and told him she’s OK, a post…

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