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Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

Wind turbine breaks apart at Australian Antarctic base

The blades of a wind turbine at an Australian Antarctic base broke off and narrowly missed a storage building as they crashed to the ground, officials said on Wednesday, forcing the icy outpost to switch to backup power.

Four climbers found dead, as Everest toll reaches 10

Four climbers found dead, as Everest toll reaches 10

The bodies of four climbers were found inside a tent on Everest, an expedition organiser said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.