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Aid workers face trial in Greece for spying after refugee rescues

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(Athens)Dozens of aid workers involved in refugee rescues, including a Syrian refugee, go on trial in Greece this week on charges of spying and disclosing state secrets, in a case rights groups have decried as "farc...

US Air Force team rescues man having heart attack on board cargo ship in Indian Ocean

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A US Air Force team based in Africa rescued a British citizen who had suffered a heart attack on board an American cargo ship in the Indian Ocean this weekend, according to the US military. The Warfighting Recovery ...

North Carolina congressman’s office rescues 80 at-risk people from Afghanistan: ‘Still a lot of work to do’

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Murphy, with assistance from office staff, including Afghanistan veteran and Georgetown student Kevin Ryan, helped rescue 13 Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders and their families last week and 67 more this week. "W...

Man rescues engagement ring, proposes after home burns down

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On the evening of Sept. 4, Sean Matthews got down on one knee and asked Kellie Stanley to marry him. The proposal happened right outside their home in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Friends and family had gathered in the couple...

Florida Coast Guard rescues Cuban refugee, as 3 other migrants aboard makeshift raft believed to have died

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Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue saved one man "after a good Samaritan came across him in Biscayne Bay Saturday," U.S. Coast Guard Southeast said in a statement Sunday, r...

TSA dog handler rescues groundhog from Washington Dulles International Airport runway

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TSA Explosives Detection Canine Handler Shelby Tibbs had spotted the creature running around the airport runway while finishing a round of training with Dux, a German Short-Haired Pointer.  Shelby Tibbs and...

Ex-UFC fighter Brendan Schaub rescues young children after deadly wrong-way crash, driver charger with murder

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Schaub, 38, recalled the harrowing story on his podcast "The Fighter and the Kid," explaining that he was going out to dinner with his wife on Aug. 12 when he saw the crash site.  ESPN’SMARK JONES NOW MOCKS ‘MAGA’ FI...

California wilderness migrant rescues up 185%, patrol agent says: report

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Hundreds of migrants have attempted to cross into the United States from Mexico in the Imperial Valley — about 100 miles outside San Diego — so far this year, according to border news website Border Report. DHS ENDS ...

Coast Guard rescues bear-attack survivor thanks to ‘SOS’ on roof of shack

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The survivor, who wasn’t publicly identified, caught the attention of a Coast Guard helicopter flying from Kotzebue to Nome on Friday, the agency said in a statement. COAST GUARD TRIES TO DISSUADE CUBANS CONSIDERING ...

Colorado flooding kills 1, mudslides block roadways as flash floods force rescues in Southeast

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Three others were declared missing in the area – which had been burned by the 2020 Cameron Peak Fire – and drones were deployed to aid in the search, according to the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. WHY DID THE AIR ...

Off-duty police officer rescues neighboring 2-year-old from drowning after hearing screams five doors down

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Police officer Brian Wilson with the Columbus, Ohio, police department is one such hero, having recently rescued a 2-year-old girl who almost drowned.  The girl’s mom, Mary Giedeman, told FOX News that she, her boyfr...

Police officer rescues deer caught in soccer net

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A Massachusetts police department recently responded to an unusual call. Apparently, a deer had become stuck in a soccer net at a local school and needed to be rescued. The Foxborough Police Department posted about ...

Vacationer rescues dog from drowning while visiting lake with girlfriend and her mom

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A young man jumped into action and rescued a dog that had gotten stuck in some thick reeds in a lake. According to the dog’s owner, the beloved pet would’ve likely drowned if he hadn’t been rescued so quickly. ...

Man rescues great white shark after it gets caught in fishing line at California beach

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A great white shark became entangled in a fishing line near the coastline at a California beach. Fortunately, one brave beachgoer jumped into action and was able to free the animal before anyone got hurt. K...

Emergency crew rescues sex doll after mistaking it for drowning woman

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A team of emergency rescue divers was flummoxed after responding to the scene of a nude "drowning woman" — only to discover that it was actually a floating life-size sex doll. The uproarious gaffe was chronicled on T...

Trail limits set in this state park over heat-related rescues

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In a Facebook post announcing the restrictions, park officials advised hikers to take safety measures to prevent similar occurrences.  SOUTHWESTERN TEMPERATURES COULD PUSH TO 115+ DEGREES WHILE NORTHEAST COOLS DOWN ...

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