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July 14, 2018 11:58 PM Italy says France, Malta will take some migrants rescued from fishing boat

Early Saturday, the migrants were taken off the boat and transferred onto a rescue vessel from the EU border patrol agency Frontex and a ship from the Italian border police. The Maltese government said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had agreed to participate in the migrant relocation initiative, similar to one involving the Lifeline ship of a German aid group 5

July 10, 2018 6:58 PM Do some nations plain dislike children?

My joy at the rescue of 12 young boys and their football coach in northern Thailand was mountain-high, valley-deep, and river ... that’s enough Tina Turner triumphalism, we get it, you and the planet were thrilled. It was an unadulterated good thing. Meanwhile, the snatching of small children from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S. border is a continuing 6

June 16, 2018 12:02 PM Spain saves 933 migrants, prepares to receive Aquarius boat

Prepares to receive another 630 migrants after Italy and Malta refuse to let aid boat land Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 933 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The service said Saturday that it pulled the migrants from a total 13

June 15, 2018 2:42 PM Riders plunge 10 metres, 6 injured after roller coaster derails at Daytona Beach Boardwalk

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — Two roller coaster riders fell 10 metres when their car derailed and was left dangling from the track, and firefighters used ladders to pull eight others to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. “The front car which was holding four passengers completely came off the tracks,” said Daytona Beach Fire spokesperson Sasha Staton 13

June 15, 2018 8:16 AM Italy PM meets French leader amid tensions over migration

Macron called Italy's decision to close border to a migrant rescue ship 'irresponsible' French President Emmanuel Macron and new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte meet Friday amid tensions between the two countries over migration. Conte, who heads a populist government, will have a working lunch with the pro-European Macron at the Elysee palace. They will then hold a joint 30

June 8, 2018 7:18 PM Orca pod makes rare appearance in Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Jackie Cowan lives aboard a boat in the harbour and says she was listening to marine radio chatter about a pod of killer whales in Juan de Fuca Strait and then suddenly heard the Transport Canada patrol vessel ordering the harbour cleared. Cowan, who is a member of Victoria’s Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 35 and a captain for a local 12

June 3, 2018 9:45 AM At least 3 confirmed dead after Kenya building collapse

At least three people have been confirmed dead and several are feared trapped after a five-storey building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, local media said on Sunday. Eyewitness accounts say local people rushed to the scene to help before rescue workers arrived, digging through the rubble of the building with their bare hands; they rescued 24

May 31, 2018 5:25 PM ‘Real hero’: Black Panther stuntman comes to the rescue for family that was robbed

LOS ANGELES— A stunt actor in the film “Black Panther” is being praised by authorities after donating $700 to a family who had been robbed of their rent money. Tony Todd, hailed as a “real hero” by authorities, donated the money after the robbery Monday at a local Lancaster, Calif., business. The robbery took place during a dispute between patrons, according 15

May 31, 2018 4:22 PM Stray, disabled kitten in N.B. given second chance thanks to Lego wheelchair

SUSSEX, N.B. — A stray kitten that was found in a New Brunswick farmer’s barn with two broken legs is being given a second chance, thanks to a lot of care and some Lego ingenuity. ‘Champ’ was rescued by Cat Rescue Maritimes after being discovered in the barn in Sussex just over a week ago. Terry Peck of the group’s Sussex chapter told Global News she was sure the disabled 7

May 16, 2018 12:02 PM Chlorine likely used in Syrian town of Saraqeb, watchdog says

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—The international chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday that chlorine was likely used as a weapon in the Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria’s civil war. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) released details of a report into the chlorine 19