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Missing California hiker found safe after public helps rescuers trace location of photo he sent friend

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Rene Compean was reported missing Monday evening after he texted a friend that he was lost and his cell phone was dying, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. The friend gave deputies a pho...

Rescuers hunt for survivors after cyclone wreaks havoc in Indonesia

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Rescuers searched for dozens of people missing in remote islands of southeast Indonesia on Tuesday while expecting more casualties in the aftermath of a tropical cyclone that has killed at least 128. Helicopters were...

Rescuers are searching for a skier buried by an avalanche in Utah

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Rescue teams in Utah began searching Sunday for a skier who was buried by an avalanche Saturday. The skier was one of two who triggered the avalanche in the backcountry in an area known as Square Top outside of reso...

A missing teen snowmobiler built a snow cave to survive until rescuers arrived

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After going missing while on a snowmobile, a Canadian teenager managed to survive by building a snow cave to stay in until he was found. A 17-year-old in British Columbia, who has not been named, built himself a sno...

Workers trapped in gold mine for more than a week send note to rescuers

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Twelve miners trapped underground for more than a week in a Chinese gold mine have managed to get a note to rescuers, state media reported Monday. The Xinhua news agency reports that the note confirmed 12 of the min...

A couple’s wedding rings found by rescuers weeks after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean

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The young couple from Algeria must have thought their wedding rings were lost forever when their tiny boat capsized. They were among the lucky ones on that trip from Libya to Italy -- of the 20 people aboard, five h...

Rescuers fight to reach 5-year-old boy trapped in 200-foot well in India

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New Delhi Officials in India's central Madhya Pradesh state are working to rescue a five-year-old boy who fell into a 200-foot well. The incident occurred in Barahbujurg village in Niwadi district Wednesday morning l...

Death toll from Aegean Sea quake rises to 57, as rescuers hunt for survivors

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Istanbul The powerful earthquake that hit the Aegean Sea on Friday has killed 55 people in Turkey, the country's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Sunday. Two people also died on the Greek island of Samos, Greek au...

A puppy was pulled from the rubble in an area devastated by wildfires. Rescuers named him Trooper

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Authorities in California made an unexpected discovery while searching a property that had been burned by wildfires: a small black puppy. And he was still alive. "These last several days have been hard on our enti...