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Oil prices climb amid Libya fighting

NEW YORK – World oil prices advanced on Tuesday as fighting raged on in Libya, a significant exporter of crude before the current crisis. In New York, crude for April delivery closed at $104 dollars a barrel, up $1.67 at the end of Monday trade. In London Brent North Sea…

3 war vets, 1 good leg: Amputees climb Kilimanjaro

3 US war vets, 1 good leg: Afghan, Iraq, Vietnam vets summit Mt. Kilimanjaro on prosthetics The three veterans from three different wars had only one good leg among them. But that didn’t stop them from summiting Africa’s highest mountain. The three soldiers — veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam…

13-year-old American boy becomes youngest ever to conquer Mount Everest

A 13-year-old American boy on Saturday became the youngest person to conquer Mount Everest, his website said, setting a new but controversial world record. Jordan Romero was one of more than 50 mountaineers who reached the top of the world’s highest peak early Saturday, among them Apa Sherpa, who broke…

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