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Nepal's Sherpas Consider Strike

The famed Sherpa guides of Nepal are considering a strike, following a massive avalanche on Mount Everest last week that killed 13 guides. The Sherpas are seeking better pay and welfare provisions. Three Sherpas were hospitalized after the avalanche Friday and three more are presumed dead. When the avalanche struck, the guides were fixing ropes and cracking snow and ice to carve out a route for foreign climbers waiting in camps below. The accident has brought attention to the guides'...

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