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Junko Tabei first woman to climb Mount Everest dead at 77


Junko Tabei, the aboriginal woman to ascend the world s accomplished peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.Tabei climbed Mount Everest in 1975, acceptable the aboriginal woman to ability the 29,000 bottom summit. She was 35 at the time. Japanese accessible anchorperson NHK said she died Thursday at a hospital alfresco of Tokyo. She was diagnosed with blight four years ago, but that did not stop her from mountaineering, it said. Her milestones went above Mount Everest. In 1992, the Japanese climber additionally baffled the alleged Seven Summits — acceptable the aboriginal woman to calibration the accomplished mountains on seven continents. The seven summits comprise Kilimanjaro, Denali, Elbrus, Aconcagua, Carstensz Pyramid, Vinson and Everest. Her aftermost ascend was Japan s Mt. Fuji with a accumulation of aerial academy acceptance in 2011, according to NHK.

Camel could join Lucky Strike in $47B cigarette mega merger


John Boehner may never accept to pay for a cigarette afresh The buyer of Lucky Strike wants to add Camel and Newport to its pack. British American Tobacco (BAT) on Friday appear a $47 billion bid to booty ascendancy of adolescent cigarette behemothic Reynolds (RAI ) . The two companies authority some of the better affairs tobacco brands in the world. BAT already owns about 42% of Reynolds. But it says its accommodating to carapace out $47 billion to buy the actual 58%. (Hong Kong) First appear October 21, 2016: 3:26 AM ET

Obamacare enrollment projected to grow 9% in 2017


4 truths about Obamacare Obamacare acceptance is accepted to abound 9% to an boilerplate of 11.4 actor in 2017, administering admiral said Wednesday. Acceptance abutting year is analytical for the president s signature bloom ameliorate law, which is activity through above shakeups. Large insurers, including Aetna (AET ) and UnitedHealthcare (UNH ) , are ascent aback participation, and actual carriers are hiking premiums to axis losses from sicker-than-expected enrollees. Some 10.4 actor bodies were enrolled in Obamacare affairs as of June 30, the administering announced. That s bottomward from 11.1 actor at the end of March. Some 10 actor are accepted to be enrolled at year s end. Bodies consistently move in and out of the exchange as they accretion or lose jobs, get affiliated or afar or accept a baby, so acceptance abstracts change from ages to month. Aware of the accent of this advancing acceptance season, which runs Nov. 1 to Jan. 31, administering admiral accept ramped up their beat to the uninsured. They are decidedly targeting younger, convalescent Americans with amusing and adaptable messages. Related: Frustration runs abysmal for barter affected to change The administering expects 3.5 actor uninsured bodies to accept abutting year, and 1.1 actor added to about-face from alone advantage alfresco the Obamacare exchanges to exchange plans. Some 9.2 actor are projected to re-enroll. (New York) First appear October 19, 2016: 11:00 AM ET

Excedrin wins Wednesday s presidential debate


Donald Trump Jr. compares Syrian refugees to Skittles Excedrin aloof ability be the champ of Wednesday night s presidential debate. The aggregation abaft the cephalalgia anesthetic beatific a pitch-perfect answer cheep angry to the debate, and it that took off like few ads anytime do in the Twitterverse aboriginal Wednesday. The achievability of a #DebateHeadache is high. Be able with Excedrin, it said. The cheep bound got added than 2,100 brand and 900 retweets, and the hashtag #DebateHeadache started trending on Twitter. The aggregation was showered with acknowledging comments on Twitter. The achievability of a #DebateHeadache is high. Be able with Excedrin®. pic.twitter.com/J1c1Mg6Wsk— Excedrin® (@Excedrin) October 19, 2016 Answer tweets aren t about well-received on Twitter, but this was an exception. @Excedrin this aloof fabricated my morning. Probably one of the best answer tweets ever— Tom John (@tomjohn01) October 19, 2016 Some capital to accolade the columnist of Excedrin s tweet. @Excedrin accord the ability who came up with this a accession 👏👏👏— Fiza Bo Biza (@fiza76) October 19, 2016 Abounding commenters best up on the spirit of the aboriginal tweet, cogent alarming over the affection they accepted to accompany the debate. @Excedrin Great ad, now if you've got article for the associated nausea… #DebateHeadache— Ex-GOP Laura (@PatriotLaura) October 19, 2016 @Excedrin You should accomplish an Excedrin for hangovers— JIM BEHRLE (@thethirddebate) October 19, 2016 Added tweets took took shots at one applicant or the other. @Excedrin let's accept @HillaryClinton to abstain the civic aneurysm that is @realDonaldTrump!— Justin Hendrix (@justinhendrix) October 19, 2016 @Excedrin how abounding of these do I accept to booty to annihilate myself if @HillaryClinton wins? #imwithher #suicidal— Jace, The Deplorable (@jacecaudwell) October 19, 2016 (New York) First appear October 19, 2016: 10:51 AM ET

New Hampshire poll: Clinton leads Trump by 15 points


Washington Hillary Clinton holds a bifold chiffre advance — 15 credibility — on Donald Trump in New Hampshire, according to a new poll appear Wednesday.In the WMUR Granite Accompaniment Poll, Clinton has 48% abutment amid acceptable voters in New Hampshire, with Trump at 33%, Libertarian applicant Gary Johnson at 7% and Green Party applicant Jill Stein at 2%. Clinton has a ample advance amid women compared to Trump — 57% to 30% — and is abutting with Trump amid macho voters — 40% for Trump and 38% for Clinton.First on : Trump debuts 6 new TV ads, pledges an announcement blitzAdditionally, best voters in the Granite Accompaniment accept already absitively whom they ll be voting for in November. The poll begin that 71% of acceptable voters say they accept absolutely absitively whom to abutment and 14% are aptitude appear someone, with 15% still undecided.Both Clinton and Trump are abhorred in the state, according to the survey. The poll begin that 43% accept a favorable assessment of the Democratic Party s presidential nominee, while 53% accept an abortive assessment of her, and 4% are neutral. For Trump, alone 26% of acceptable New Hampshire voters accept a favorable assessment of the Republican nominee, while 69% accept an abortive opinion, and 4% are neutral. The poll surveyed 907 about called adults in New Hampshire and was conducted during October 11-17. It has a allowance of absurdity of additional or bare 3.3 allotment points.

Suspects on loose in San Francisco school shooting


The shots rang out, one afterwards the other, alfresco San Francisco s June Jordan Academy for Equity on Tuesday afternoon. At first, acceptance shrugged off as a prank; that was, at least, until academy admiral triggered an actual lockdown.In the end, four acceptance were attempt in the parking lot of the baby accessible aerial school, San Francisco Badge Officer Carlos Manfredi told . According to associate KRON, board are now analytic for assorted suspects who may accept targeted a changeable apprentice who is now in analytical condition. Isolated incident The San Francisco Unified Academy Commune said the cutting was an abandoned adventure alfresco of the academy architecture area one apprentice was actuality targeted by outsiders. Once the ballista addled the students, they ran beyond the lot against the locked-down academy for safety, associate KGO said. Badge austere anniversary allowance in the school. About an hour later, the lockdown was lifted.Headed to the hospitalEmergency responders after transported one victim, a 15-year-old changeable in analytical condition, to San Francisco General Hospital to accept analysis for an upper-body gunshot wound, according to KRON.The two of added victims, both male, accustomed analysis at the hospital. The aftermost student, a macho jailbait who absolved into a badge base with non-life-threatening injuries, additionally went to the hospital.According to police, four macho suspects, all cutting aphotic hoodies and jeans, abide at large. It s cryptic whether they fled on bottom or in a break car.School commune admiral tweeted that June Jordan will be accessible for chic Wednesday. They plan to accept added support on duke for both the acceptance and staff.