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September 16, 2018 2:28 PM Aircraft hunt for plane reported overdue on flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Aircraft are searching the British Columbia Interior for a small plane with two people on board that’s gone missing. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says in a statement that its Pacific division was notified Friday afternoon that a small, private plane was overdue on a flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack, B.C. It says a Hercules 9

September 15, 2018 11:06 PM Survivor the Kitty still has nine lives despite Florence’s best efforts

It looked like they were close, the man and his young cat, and Simmons smiled at the thought. “His momma was in there,” Simmons said, referencing his home. “But she’s a wild cat.” All day, Simmons said, he’d watched the small boats arrive in his neighborhood and watched them haul away his neighbors. His house hadn’t been flooded, he said. The water rose and stopped 8

August 26, 2018 11:25 PM Manitoba hiker’s body found in Alps, three weeks after he went missing

BRANDON, MAN.—Family of a Manitoba man who disappeared more than three weeks ago while hiking alone in the Bavarian Alps are confirming that his body has been found. Jeffrey Freiheit, a teacher and avid hiker from Brandon, was last seen on Aug. 2 in the southern German town of Bad Tolz. German police say remains were found on Saturday in a wooded area near a mountain 25

August 20, 2018 3:15 PM Woman ‘sang to stay awake’ after falling off cruise ship and spending 10 hours in Adriatic Sea

PULA, CROATIA—A British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night sang to stay alive, her rescuers said Monday. The captain of the Croatian rescue ship that found Kay Longstaff, 46, floating some 83 kilometres or 45 nautical miles off Croatia’s coast said “luckily for her we saw her immediately because she raised 14

August 17, 2018 2:05 AM RCMP say searchers have found a body, plane wreckage northwest of Edmonton

MAYERTHORPE, Alta. — RCMP say search and rescue technicians have found a body and the wreckage of plane in a wooded area northwest of Edmonton. Transport Canada and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating what has been found at the crash site in Lac Ste. Anne County. The Royal Canadian Air Force has been searching for a Cessna 172 that hasn’t 20

August 16, 2018 12:04 PM Toronto Fire rescue woman on top of crane near Lake Shore and Bathurst

A woman has been arrested after she was spotted on top of a construction crane early Thursday morning, Toronto police say. Police and fire fighters received the call shortly after 6:30 a.m. near Lake Shore Blvd. W. and Dan Leckie Way. The woman was inside the crane’s cab, and pictures from the scene indicated that she wasn’t wearing a shirt when she was up there 12

August 5, 2018 10:41 PM Search for an entangled right whale in Bay of Fundy could be called off after Monday

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—There is still no sign of an entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted last week in the Bay of Fundy, as the Campobello Whale Rescue Team remains on standby hoping for good news. Jerry Conway with the rescue team said the search is an expensive operation and it might be called off if nothing is found Monday, which marks a week since 26

August 4, 2018 12:19 PM Thai boys rescued from cave leave Buddhist temple as novice monks

According Dr. Paul Auerbach of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University’s medical school, it’s possible that they might suffer withdrawal or perhaps post-traumatic stress disorder, which is characterized by symptoms that include insomnia, nightmares, hypervigilance, low mood, difficulty concentrating on schoolwork, flashbacks and avoidance 15

August 2, 2018 7:10 PM Pack of Gilligan’s Island puppies rescued from Manitoba island

Seven puppies named after the characters on the Gilligan’s Island TV show are recovering in a foster home after they were rescued from a tiny island in northern Manitoba. Debra Vandekerkhove with Norway House Animal Rescue said a man who lives near the shore in the remote community of Cross Lake was outside with a friend Sunday night when they heard 13

August 1, 2018 1:06 PM Japan vows to rescue journalist believed to be held hostage in Syria

Several videos showing a man believed to be Yasuda have been also released in the past year. Yasuda started reporting on the Middle East in early 2000s. He was taken hostage in Iraq in 2004 with three other Japanese, but was freed after Islamic clerics negotiated his release. His most recent trip to Syria was in 2015 to report on his journalist friend 21