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    The number of severe injuries suffered by migrants attempting climb over the border wall in southern San Diego rose by almost five times since 2019 after former President Donald Trump increased the height from as low as 6ft to 30ft. UC San Diego Health revealed it had treated 375 people for high-severity injuries between 2019 and 2021. In comparison, there were only 67 such cases from 2016 to 2019. UC San Diego Health also reported 16 deaths since 2019, compared to zero deaths previously.  The study investigated border wall-related medical facility admissions from January 2016 to December 2021.  'The height increase of the border wall along the San Ysidro and El Centro sectors was touted as making the barrier 'unclimbable' but that has not stopped people from attempting to do with consequential results,' wrote Dr. Amy Liepert, the UC San Diego Health medical director of acute care surgery. At least 375 migrants were hurt and 16 died after falling from 405-mile long border wall between 2019 and 2021 that former President Donald Trump ordered its height to be increased to 30 feet,...
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – A rock climber fell several hundred feet to his death while descending a wall in Eldorado Canyon State Park near Boulder. Boulder County sheriff’s officials say the 48-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was descending the backside of the Bastille Wall on Thursday afternoon when he fell about 300 to 400 feet. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, and the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group transported his body to a trailhead. Investigators have not said what caused the man to fall. The county coroner’s office will release his name and the cause and manner of death. (© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
    Goldman Sachs has posted quarterly profits that shattered expectations, capping off a strong earnings season for big banks that is sending the major indexes on Wall Street headed toward their best week since July. Goldman on Friday reported a 66 percent surge in third-quarter profit, to $5.28 billion in the quarter ended September 30, up from $3.23 billion a year ago, thanks to a boom in M&A. CEO David Solomon touted the company's 'strong operating performance' during the quarter, adding that its 'opportunity set continues to be attractive.'  Goldman's results follow a wave of strong earnings earlier in the week from JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and other financial heavyweights with bigger retail operations.  The sector's strong profits were a positive signal for economic growth, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 534 points on Thursday and another 280 points in mid-day trading Friday, reversing three straight days of losses. Goldman Sachs has posted quarterly profits that shattered expectations, capping off a strong earnings season for big banks. CEO David Solomon is seen above Goldman shares rose following the strong report. Goldman on...
    A FAMILY-of-four has converted an old school bus into a fully-equipped motor home in just two months, doing all the work themselves to keep costs low and adding extras like a unique indoor climbing wall. Elizabeth Stone, 29, and her partner, Spike Stone, 30, from Rhode Island, US, always wanted to travel the world with their children, five-year-old Pepper, five, and Violet, three. 4The couple took on the task of transforming the old school busCredit: Jam Press 4The DIY transformation was amazingCredit: Jam Press 4The children are very happy in their new homeCredit: Jam Press With the parents working remotely and their children learning through homeschooling during lockdown, they decided to take the opportunity to go on a family adventure. "We wanted to travel with our kids and because Covid shut down their schools and forced all work to be remote, we jumped on the opportunity," Elizabeth told Jam Press. "Spike had seen a school bus conversion when he was a kid (basically a wood stove and a hammock in a short bus) and had always wanted to do something...
    London (CNN Business)Global markets are rebounding from a sharp selloff on Monday, when the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite logged their worst performances since May.But to keep advancing, stocks will need to surmount a lengthening list of anxieties simmering under the surface that threaten to curtail the year's spectacular run."We've been in the camp that we're overdue for a correction, something in the 5-10% range that is a buyable pullback," said Cliff Hodge, chief investment officer at Cornerstone Wealth. This may not be the week. Bespoke Investment Group has highlighted the prevalence of "turnaround Tuesdays," observing that after Monday losses of 1.5% or more, the following trading session has "much more frequently led to gains of more than 1% than losses of more than 1%."Still, investors are keeping a watchlist of concerns. The CNN Business Fear & Greed Index was last showing a reading of "extreme fear."Read MoreEvergrande: Attention on Monday focused on Evergrande, the Chinese conglomerate battling a debt crisis. Should the company default on its massive liabilities, there are fears it could spark a "Lehman moment," in...
    Thirty-three-year-old Alex Honnold is one of the biggest names in rock climbing. Last summer, he became the first and only person so far to climb Yosemite's El Capitan without any ropes or safety gear. The famed 3,000-foot rock wall is higher than the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. His climb is the subject of a new documentary called "Free Solo." Honnold returned to the site of his record-breaking triumph to write a note to his teenage self about what lies ahead. Alex Honnold CBS News Dear Alex, Right now, you're an 18-year-old loner, lost in a sea of uncaring faces at UC Berkeley. You'll spend most of your freshman year, not at class, but at a local boulder, traversing the rock face back and forth with headphones in. You prefer it to the climbing gym because you don't have to talk to anyone. Surprisingly, this is the beginning of a path. You will leave school, move into a van, and devote yourself to climbing. Your lack of social skills will be one...
    Home Depot’s sales continue to surge, though same-store sales appeared to come back to earth after a year in which the home improvement chain outperformed expectations repeatedly. For the three months ended August 1, sales climbed to $41.12 billion from $38.05 billion. Chairman and CEO Craig Menea said in a prepared statement Tuesday that this was the first time the chain surpassed quarterly sales of more than $40 billion. It also surpassed the $40.71 billion analysts were expecting, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. However, sales at stores open at least a year, a key indicator of a retailer’s health, increased 4.5%, and 3.4% in the U.S. Wall Street had expected same-store sales of 5.4% according to FactSet. Shares fell nearly 4% before the opening bell. Home improvement stores have been incredibly busy amid the pandemic as people continue to work from home and seek updates and fixes to their houses. Many families also decided that bigger homes, or at least different homes, were a necessity. That has fueled sales at Home Depot. ...
    The Spanish climber Alberto Ginés is clear that his medal “will help people find a climbing wall close to home” after being proclaimed Olympic champion in Tokyo 2020, in addition to asking for “private facilities” to train in conditions in his native Cáceres. “I’m pretty tired, but really wanting to be here,” Ginés said a few hours after landing in Madrid. “My coach is also an architect, we are a team, I could not do anything without him. David Maciá is 50% to blame for what we have done,” said the brand new Olympic gold in his reception this Sunday at the Spanish Olympic Committee ( COE). “Thanks to social networks I have seen all the support I have had,” said Alberto, who was asked about the heat of Extremadura in particular. “I am very excited and very happy that sport climbing has been seen on a large scale on television. My medal will help people find a climbing wall close to home“, he indicated. Asked about the facilities where he trains, with many difficulties and with few resources, Ginés...
    Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo (CNN)Spain's Alberto Ginés made history at the Tokyo Olympics as the first ever climbing gold medalist. The men's combined final came to a dramatic conclusion at the Aomi Urban Sports Park on Thursday as the podium positions interchanged throughout the lead event.The 18-year-old Ginés, who started the competition with a victory in the speed event, finished on 28 points. The USA's Nathaniel Coleman won silver with 30, while Austria's Jakob Schubert, the only climber to top the lead wall, won a dramatic bronze with the final climb of the day to finish on 35 points. Climbers earned points over three events -- speed, bouldering and lead -- which were multiplied together to give a final score. Nathaniel Coleman, Alberto Ginés and Jakob Schubert post with their medals. Spain's youngest ever Olympic medalist, Ginés said having his "head in the right place," had been key to his success.Read More"During the past year, my head hasn't worked so well for me, since the beginning [of] the season, and I have been working with a specialist, and I...
    Alberto Gins (Cceres, 2002) I stepped on a climbing wall with three years hand in hand with his father. His fondness for rock and wall climbing was awakened. The family vacations weren’t on the beach. Fate was always linked with climbing. Then came the trips to Pau (France) of 800 kilometers by car to train and compete. It didn’t matter sleeping in the vehicle. Back then the Games were an almost impossible dream that came true with his entry into the Tokyo show. “I have earned being here and everything that comes to be to enjoy it,” he said upon arrival at the Olympic Village. And what has arrived is a gold. Gins has inscribed his name in the first Olympic climbing palm. Three years ago he did not imagine that he would take the ticket to Tokyo. Together with David Maci, his coach since he was 10 years old and current national coach, he had planned a roadmap with destination in Paris 2024. Everything went ahead. First came a bronze in the World Cup. A week, the silver...
    TOKYO (AP) — The average person would look up at the Olympic lead climbing wall and see a random array of multi-colored shapes. The bouldering wall? Forget it. They’d have no idea what those crescents, triangles and wedges are even supposed to be, much less consider climbing it. Elite climbers see pieces of a puzzle. Janja Garnbret is one of the world’s best at picking out the patterns in these puzzles. She has no rival when it comes to putting it all together. “When you look at the route, you just have a certain image in your head, what to do, where to go” Garnbret said. “You don’t have time to think about anything else. You have to be fully focused on what’s in front of you.” Garnbret has already accomplished more than most climbers do in a lifetime. The 22-year-old Slovenian had the typical backstory of an elite climber, scaling whatever she could get her hands and feet on, from staircases to trees as a child. Garnbret dominated the international youth circuit and kept climbing above the rest...
    (CNN)The Tokyo Olympics have marked the return of fan-favorite events like swimming and gymnastics. But viewers also are being treated to a number of sports -- such as karate, skateboarding and sport climbing -- new to the Games. And to better understand and enjoy these sports, casual viewers may need to learn some new sports terms. While each sport has its own loyal following outside the Games, casual Olympics fans may not be very familiar with the specific terminology associated with these events. Nicholas Watanabe, an associate professor in sports and entertainment management at the University of South Carolina, said that as someone who's half Japanese and practices a Japanese martial art, he'll be comfortable watching events like karate."But for the common lay person who hasn't had these experiences, they're just going to have no idea" what some of the terms mean, he said.Read MoreExperts with language-learning app Babbel compiled a list of terms associated with sports like karate and climbing, which both have events debuting at the Games this week, to help viewers keep up.Sport climbing termsSlovenian climber Janja...
    Alberto Gins stepped on a climbing wall with three years of the hand of his father. As he got older, his fondness for rock and wall climbing increased. Family vacations weren’t on the beach. His destiny was always linked to climbing. Then came the trips to Pau (France) of 800 kilometers by car to train and compete. It didn’t matter sleeping in the vehicle. Gone were the years of distance training before heading to the CAR of Sant Cugat. Now, he is about to fulfill his Olympic dream. At the age of 18, Gins experiences the debut of climbing in Tokyo first-hand. Gins began to emerge in 2016, just as rock climbing entered the Olympic program. A year ago he did not imagine that he would take the ticket to Tokyo. Along with David Maci, his coach since he was 10 years old and current national coach, had planned a roadmap bound for Paris 2024. Everything went ahead. First came a bronze in the World Cup (Kranj, Slovenia) in October 2019. A week, silver in the European. A month, already...
    TOKYO (AP) — Sport climbing’s Olympic debut will have an element of surprise. The key to the sport is strength, particularly in the fingers and arms, but there’s also a degree of problem-solving involved. So to keep the playing field (or wall) level, climbers won’t get a chance to see the wall in two of the three disciplines until right before their first attempt. “Probably the most difficult thing for non-climbers to understand is how we can look at this spray of holds that look random and kind of know what we’re supposed to do,” American climber Nathaniel Coleman said. “But it’s all pattern recognition and intuition, I guess.” Climbing at the Olympics will have three disciplines: lead, boulder and speed. Lead is pretty much what recreational climbers face at climbing gyms, only on a much higher wall (15 meters) and far more difficult. There’s a six-minute limit, whoever climbs highest wins. Bouldering is a set of four “problems” on 4.5-meter walls where turning upside down is sometimes the solution to reaching the top. Climbers have five minutes — four...
    Alberto Gins will be the only Spaniard in the climbing event to make his debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Despite the level of the rivals, the extremeo does not rule out anything. Medals are a dream, yes, but not unattainable. A total of 40 climbers, twenty women and twenty men, will compete for the first time as Olympic athletes in Tokyo 2020 from August 3 to 6, the young Extremadura being the only Spaniard. Seeking to give a chime, but don’t want to make promises ahead of schedule. “I have not even come to raise the issue of bets. If the time comes, I’ll think about it,” he pointed out at the press conference this Sunday about whether he had promised something in case of getting a medal or an important achievement. The Aomi Urban Sports Park will host the competition consisting of three tests: speed (climbing a 15-meter wall at a 95-degree angle), bouldering (climbing as many tracks as possible in 4 minutes on a 4.5-foot wall). meters high) and the difficulty (climbing a wall over 15 meters...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Climbing’s standing as a niche sport has always been a part of its appeal. A rock wall can be a place of solitude or of camaraderie with a small group of fellow climbers. There are no crowds, just the peacefulness of the outdoors and the task of trying to find the best route to the top. READ MORE: 2nd Daily St. Paul-To-Chicago Amtrak Train Expected In 2024; Lawmakers Set Aside $10M For Project The climbing world could be in for a change after the Tokyo Olympics. Climbing is an Olympic sport for the first time, and the spotlight will introduce a massive audience to what can be a lonely pursuit. “For the most part, people were psyched,” American Olympic climber Nathaniel Coleman said. “They knew the sport would get more attention, a lot more inflow of money and kind of be recognized as the high-quality sport that it is.” The inaugural Olympic climbing competition will include three disciplines: lead, bouldering and speed. Lead is similar to what climbers encounter when scaling rock faces outdoors. Climbers...
    (CNN)Janja Garnbret can't remember a time when she wasn't climbing. As a child growing up in Slovenia, she'd regularly be found racing up trees or scaling the door frames in her house, but it was on the climbing wall where she felt most at home and where her talent eventually shone through. Yet despite being one of the favorites to win gold at this year's Tokyo Olympics, Garnbret's career didn't get off to the start you might expect. She came last in her category in her first competition as a child but says she loved the sport too much to care at that stage. "People always ask me if I was ever comparing myself to other kids, I was actually not," Garnbret, who recently scaled Europe's tallest chimney, tells CNN Sport. Read More"I was just enjoying myself on the wall and I was just climbing, trying to push my limits. I never thought to myself that I am better than everyone else. I just enjoyed climbing." After a couple of years of practice and hard work, Garnbret quickly emerged as...
    It was so dark at 1 a.m. that Jhonatan Cortéz could hardly see the wall separating Tijuana from San Diego in front of him. As he pulled himself up, hand over hand, he was both determined and terrified. He couldn’t go back to El Salvador, where he would lose the opportunity to use the culinary degree he’d just earned and instead be forced to join a gang. He had to get to the U.S. to safety, and climbing this wall was his only option. He was about halfway up the second barrier when Border Patrol spotted his group. He used all his might to scramble up and over, and then slipped and fell hard, some 30 feet onto U.S. soil. He sprinted about 45 feet before collapsing in pain, the adrenaline was pulsing so hard he hadn’t realized his ankle was totally mangled. With the border still closed for most migrants, a growing number who have no safe way to present their asylum claims have taken desperate and sometimes fatal measures, like climbing the border wall. To countless migrants escaping...
    London (CNN Business)Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has a clear message for investors: Don't stress. We've got this.What's happening: At a press conference Wednesday, Powell reiterated that the central bank does not plan to roll back its massive stimulus efforts until the economic recovery from the pandemic is complete. Wall Street cheered his remarks, sending stocks to fresh records.But by Thursday morning, the mood had changed. Investors dumped US government bonds, sending the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury up to 1.738%, the highest level in more than a year. Nasdaq Composite futures fell sharply, indicating tech shares could be primed for another drop. The shift displays the mental tug-of-war playing out across markets. While many investors are gearing up for an economic boom later this year, anxiety is growing about adverse side effects — namely inflation, which could force the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates or taper bond purchases sooner than expected."Strong economic growth — the kind we have been expecting since last summer, closes the output gap and leads to inflationary pressure," Bank of America's equity strategists...
    WHEN Helen Skelton isn't busy presenting Countryfile she's at home relaxing in gorgeous 1850s Yorkshire cottage. The presenter, 36, shares her family abode with husband and professional rugby player Richie Myler, 30, and their two sons Ernie and Louis. 19TV star Helen Skelton lives in a gorgeous 1850s cottage in Yorkshire which she recently renovated Over the past year the former Blue Peter presenter has been busy renovating the property. Taking to Instagram, the star has kept her 230 thousand followers up to date with the exciting progression of turning her cute cottage into her forever home. She has shared 'kitchen porn' snaps revealing her teal units, a butlers sink and the kitchen's marble worktops. The cosy home features exposed brick and while walls. But the star's sons can burn off some energy on their indoor swings and they even have a kids' climbing wall. 19The Blue Peter presenter shared 'kitchen porn' snaps revealing her teal units, butlers sink and marble worktops 19There is plenty of room for a kitchen island and stools 19Helen relaxes in her newly renovated living...
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