NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 05:52 2019-08-15

Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer

Scientists seeking to increase the dwindling population of Chile's national animal, the shy Huemul deer, have released their first captive-bred pair into the wild in a pivotal step in the drive to sav...

Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer

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AZ animal rescue is trying to rebuild after devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it just like overwhelmed me,” said Anaya. While A...
18:52 2019-06-05

Animal rescue group needs discarded bras for injured turtles INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina animal rescue group is appealing to women not to throw out their old bras, but instead to send them to their agency to help turtles with broken shells. News outlets report Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is asking women through social media to remove the eye clos...
22:39 2019-06-28

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
20:13 2019-06-29

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
23:00 2019-06-14

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
01:13 2019-06-14

National Hamburger Day: How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This national burger day, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school’s sports teams employed outside of the athletics department. This would include the head team physician, athletic trainers, nutritionists and mental health practitioners. The directive, announced ...
21:26 2019-05-23

Animal rescues across the globe featured on Animal Planet show Animal Planet's "Dodo Heroes," season two, which premiered June 1, features animal rescues across the globe.        ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Mississippi food plants ‘willfully’ employed illegal workers: feds Federal authorities apparently had a good reason for conducting one of the biggest immigration raids in a decade this past week. Six of the seven Mississippi food plants that got hit by ICE agents on Wednesday were “willfully and unlawfully employing illegal aliens” — with many wor...
05:13 2019-08-10

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
07:39 2019-07-08

Bearded vultures soar again in Alps after breeding scheme Record 35 chicks expected to leave nests this year in successful wildlife comebackThis summer, as the snows finally melt across the Alps, a record 35 bearded vulture chicks are expected to leave their nests and take to the skies to patrol their mountain home, in one of the most successful wildlife c...
10:39 2019-08-02

Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Earlier today, rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport. Tucson police and Tucson fire responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 this morning. It appears an SUV went under a fed-ex truck. Crews had to extract the driver of the SUV from the wre...
09:52 2019-06-11

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
05:52 2019-06-11

Rescue crews rescue 70-year-old hiker at Madera Canyon TUCSON – A 70-year-old was rescued after she was injured during a hike in Madera Canyon Tuesday. According to Green Valley Fire District, the woman was found one-eighth mile up the Super Trail in Madera Canyon. She was treated for her injuries and transported to the hospital. GVFD, PCSO, and ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
14:52 2019-05-21

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
23:00 2019-06-11

8Chan, Breeding Ground for White Supremacist Shooters Goes Dark; Founder Says Pull the Plug Permanently In a move that is deeply decent and sensical, a technology company has announced that it will no longer be complicit in white supremacist hatred by pulling the plug on services for 8chan, a website that has become the stomping grounds for mass murderers....
02:00 2019-08-06

This deer apparently thinks it’s a cow Now that’s a case of mistaken identity. A wildlife photographer has captured remarkable pictures of a deer sitting in the British countryside alongside a herd of cows, convinced it is one of them. Fifty-four-year-old Andrew Fusek Peters captured the images after the deer was “adoptedR...
19:00 2019-08-06

Kentucky Extends Crossbow Season For Deer FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in September and close the third Monday in January. This year it’s Sept. 21 to Jan. 20. A sta...
13:52 2019-06-05

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the attraction to be shut down.Officials at Marineland,...
23:52 2019-05-26

Lovable baby deer gets bright pink cast after being hit by car A charming baby deer who was found limping through downtown Asheville, N.C., with a broken leg has been given a new lease on life after caregivers gave it a bright pink cast....
04:52 2019-08-13

Adorable baby deer gets bright pink cast after being hit by car It’s a real-life Bambi. A charming baby deer who was found alone limping through downtown Asheville, N.C., with a broken leg has been given a new lease on life after caregivers gave it a bright pink cast. Little Alex was rescued and taken to the Edith Allen Wildlife Sanctuary after she was sep...
00:00 2019-08-13

‘Heartbreaking’ photo shows deer covered in tumors “This to me is just heartbreaking,” said Julie Carrow, who captured the images and shared them on social media, noting that she had contacted wildlife officials....
16:52 2019-08-09

Staten Island’s $4.1M deer vasectomy scheme is working After three years of snipping, $4.1 million worth of deer vasectomies have trimmed Staten Island’s randy herd down – by a grand total of 316 animals. The city Parks Department trumpeted a “downward trend in overall population” Friday, after White Buffalo – the contractor that has sterilized 1,577 bu...
01:01 2019-06-02

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Three deer break into elderly woman’s Indiana apartment An elderly Indiana woman hosted some unwanted guests in her home Tuesday night — three deer. The wild animals busted through a bedroom window of her Decatur, Indiana, retirement home, knocking her over and leaving her trapped on a living room couch. The senior citizen managed to call the cops,...
02:13 2019-06-06

Watch: Deer tick removed from Kentucky man's eyeball A Kentucky man who experienced irritation in his eye went to an optometrist and was shocked to learn the cause -- a deer tick latched onto his eyeball....
19:39 2019-07-18

Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far East last year caused an international outcry....
20:26 2019-06-27

Russia to free captive whales from 'jail' Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
19:26 2019-06-21

Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive' President Donald Trump's visit to Tokyo this weekend kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas....
04:26 2019-05-27

Watch: Deer runs through thrift shop, exits through window A security camera at a thrift shop in Alberta captured the moment a confused deer ran through the store, took out a display and exited through a window....
22:00 2019-07-01

Navy SEAL sentenced for posing with dead captive A military jury sentenced a decorated Navy SEAL to four months of confinement for posing with the body of an Islamic State captive in Iraq, but a judge credited him with enough days to ensure he won't be locked up. (July 3)        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite......
00:52 2019-07-05

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
12:52 2019-05-22

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the animals died after swallowing plastic bags.Large amo...
06:13 2019-07-10

Hilarious pics show deer sitting alongside cows, convinced it's one of them A wildlife photographer has captured remarkable pictures of a deer sitting in the British countryside alongside a herd of cows, convinced it is one of them....
05:26 2019-08-06

30 dead deer found at Utah landfill starved, died of disease SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes. The Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday said officials found plastic bags and latex gloves in some of the deers’ remain...
21:00 2019-05-31

Deer slaughter may not stem rise in Lyme disease, experts warn Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
05:26 2019-08-04

Navy Seal found not guilty of murdering Isis captive Military jury finds Edward Gallagher, backed by Trump, not guilty on all but one count in 2017 caseA military jury in California has found a Navy Seal not guilty of murdering a wounded Islamic State captive under his care in Iraq in 2017.The jury in San Diego on Tuesday also found special operations...
04:39 2019-07-03

He kidnapped his stepdaughter, held her captive for 18 years, and fathered 9 kids A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter, holding her captive, and fathering her nine children.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of the dead captive....
05:52 2019-07-03

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite anger from environmental groups....
20:52 2019-07-04

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal court Thursday. Jurors in the trial of Nxivm leader...
08:39 2019-05-31

First Batch Of Captive Whales, Orcas In Russia Released After Outcry A number of whales and orcas captured to perform in aquariums and held in cramped pens have been released into the wild, but experts warned the mammals may not survive after being held in captivity......
00:13 2019-06-28

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry - state TV Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in Russia's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-06-20

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
16:26 2019-07-10

Deer shoulder blame for Lyme disease rise as calls mount for cull Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
17:13 2019-08-03

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
10:26 2019-06-21

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
17:52 2019-06-15

This Detroit Lions offensive lineman loves to eat deer heart: Meet Andrew Donnal Detroit Lions offensive lineman Andrew Donnal makes the most of what he's got. And the longtime hunter likes to eat the heart of deer.       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
18:39 2019-07-11

Navy SEAL bragged about killing captive teen ISIS fighter: prosecutor SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL stabbed to death a wounded and captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it, a military prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during opening statements in a politically charged court-martial. Lt. Brian John projected photos of the dead prisoner i...
09:26 2019-06-19

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: Johny Pitts on how an ice bath with pop duo Jedward prompted a journey around Europe exploring Afrop...
04:26 2019-06-03

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of killing wounded Iraqi captive In a tweet, the president said he was glad to have previously helped Edward Gallagher by intervening before trial to move him to less restrictive confinement....
19:39 2019-07-03

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
18:39 2019-07-19

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
00:39 2019-06-20

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
07:13 2019-06-20

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
00:00 2019-08-02

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to six years in jail.Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace ...
08:26 2019-08-02

Doomsday cult leader who held 400 captive, beat them to 'drive out evil spirits,' gets 6-year sentence The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held about 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjected them to violence aimed at driving out evil spirits was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, officials said....
21:26 2019-07-31

10 big-animal encounters across the U.S. There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
17:26 2019-06-19

What's the Horniest Animal? Anyone who’s ever watched a nature documentary knows that the animal kingdom is rife with—is, in some sense, composed entirely of—sex fiends and perverts. They’ve got all kinds of genitalia out there in nature, and these are put to frequent, energetic use. Still, some species are surely less sex-cra...
18:13 2019-05-27

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we domesticate? The cat/dog paradigm ha...
14:26 2019-06-17

Animal rescues across the globe Animal Planet's "Dodo Heroes," season two, which premiered June 1, features animal rescues across the globe.        ...
12:26 2019-06-12

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" amid reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides were accused of keeping the party leader "captive"....
13:13 2019-07-07

'Virgin birth': A captive anaconda became pregnant by herself and gave birth to two babies Anna, a female anaconda, gave birth to two babies without sexually reproducing with a male snake, Boston's New England Aquarium has announced.        ...
00:26 2019-05-26

The average animal will be 10 per cent smaller in the next century Destroying habitats, poaching wildlife and changing the climate will cause mammals and birds to experience “substantial ecological downsizing” over the next 100 years....
11:52 2019-05-23

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
17:52 2019-08-14

Is fungal or animal protein better for building muscle? A small new study suggests that fungus-derived protein present in some meat replacement products may be better for building muscles than animal protein....
17:13 2019-07-04

Meghan Markle May Just Persuade You to Adopt an Animal Meghan Markle may have just persuaded us to adopt a new furry friend. In between raising baby Archie, the Duchess of Sussex was able to write a foreward for Mayhew's annual report......
11:39 2019-06-18

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild....
12:26 2019-05-23

Animal Crossing delayed to March 20, but I can’t stay mad at it Animal Crossing: New Horizons is still coming, but it won't debut on the Nintendo Switch until March 2020. This is a delay, but it still looks great.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
10:26 2019-07-21

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Let You Decorate The Whole World It’s been so long since Tom Nook last bled us dry and left us to die beneath a mountain of themed furniture inside our mini-mansions, and everybody’s begging for more. Pocket Camp was a nice appetizer, but it’s no substitute for the real thing. Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Switch, coming March ...
22:39 2019-06-11

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog.       ...
04:26 2019-08-09

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal Elanco Animal Health agreed to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest maker of medicines for pets and livestock and expanding Elanco's reach online....
17:26 2019-08-20

Carl Hagenbeck: The inventor of the modern animal park No bars, no high fences: It's thanks to Carl Hagenbeck that most zoos today look that way. June 10 marks his 175th birthday. But he also had other controversial ideas for his parks: exhibiting humans as well....
11:13 2019-06-11

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senator’s husband stepped in to stop the loon. The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful was discuss...
12:39 2019-06-03

| Social animal Nadal longs for pre-online days Rafael Nadal admitted he prefers the tennis environment of a decade and a half ago, when players actually had more human contact and less online time....
06:00 2019-08-05

Strange But Serious Medieval Animal Trials Were No Kangaroo Court! One of the more unusual aspects of the Medieval world was that animals could be put on trial like human beings. Yes, there was such a thing as legal animal trials! While the veracity of many Medieval animal trials is difficult to ascertai ...
22:13 2019-05-31

DC's Young Animal returns with a new hero in this Collapser #1 exclusive DC Comics’ Young Animal imprint gave readers exceptional off-kilter superhero books for two years. Then, it was put on hiatus as DC redirected attention to the resuscitation of the Vertigo line for its 25th anniversary. Thankfully, the shelving of Young Animal didn’t last long, and the imprint curat...
19:39 2019-06-19

Animal Crossing Switch Delayed To March 2020 The next big Animal Crossing game is called New Horizons, and it won’t be out until March 20, 2020, Nintendo said today during its E3 Nintendo Direct....
19:13 2019-06-11

10 of America's most-thrilling summer animal migrations One of the most fascinating aspects of nature is the phenomenon of animal migration, and here's where you can witness them this summer.       ...
08:39 2019-06-13

Animal Crossing on the Switch is delayed until March 2020 Bad news for Animal Crossing fans. Nintendo announced during its E3 Direct event that the upcoming Switch-exclusive title, Animal Crossing New Horizons, will not arrive in September of this year, as previously believed. Rather, the company expects th......
20:26 2019-06-11

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves....
20:13 2019-06-11

Animal shelter: Our pets ‘protect you from the Area 51 aliens’ These pets are looking to get beamed up. An Oklahoma animal shelter has jumped on the viral “Storm Area 51” event in an attempt to find forever homes for its rescue dogs, cats and pigs. “Come storm our shelter,” OKC Animal Shelter wrote Friday in a Facebook post that’s ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Elanco to buy Bayer's animal health unit for $7.6 billion Elanco Animal Health said on Tuesday it would buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest animal health business and expanding Elanco's reach in the pet e-commerce space....
13:00 2019-08-20

Liam Plunkett Warns Australia: England Are A 'Different Animal' Now Liam Plunkett warns Australia that England are a "different sort of animal" from their predecessors as they prepare for their blockbuster World Cup semi-final....
18:13 2019-07-09

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Animal crackers: inside the world's most madcap menagerie With its Frankenstein fauna and cosmopolitan chickens, Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen’s eco-park puts the perverse into biodiversityA huge steel cage pokes up through the trees on the edge of Genk in eastern Belgium. It emerges from a long, dark brick building that has the fortified look of a high-...
07:52 2019-06-10

PM Modi's New Budget Key to Reviving India's Animal Spirits As gross domestic product growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, the Reserve Bank of India this month did its part to support the economy by lowering interest......
19:39 2019-06-27

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
14:39 2019-05-24

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
12:13 2019-06-09

“Midnight Muttness” at the Pima Animal Care Center PIMA COUNTY- The Pima Animal Care Center is holding a “Midnight Muttness” event on July 19th at the shelter. Courtesy of Pima Animal Care Center The “Midnight Muttness” event is where PACC will be offering waived adoption fees from noon until midnight on July 19th. The event ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing with service animals. “People with disabiliti...
17:52 2019-08-16

Nation Weeps As Animal Crossing's Mr. Resetti Loses His Job If ever you need proof that there’s no justice in this cruel society of ours, witness the plight of one Mr. Sonny Resetti, a mole who’s selflessly dedicated the past 18 years to the admirable service of reminding Animal Crossing players to save their games and screaming at them if they forget. As of...
06:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: 3 charged of animal cruelty at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on an animal rights group’s video of showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Three people have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Two arrested for animal cruelty after 53 pets removed from trailer TUCSON – Two people were arrested Wednesday morning after Pima County Sheriff’s Department discovered numerous animals in their care in unsanitary conditions. Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department According to PCSD, 43-year-old Andres Contreras and ...
21:39 2019-06-20

Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins? Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?...
18:39 2019-06-19

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
07:26 2019-06-15

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
00:39 2019-06-11

Putting An End To Animal Cruelty: Here Are The Only 20 Times When It’s Ever Okay To Kill An Elephant Elephants are highly intelligent, beautiful animals whose presence on the Earth is sadly threatened by habitat loss and poaching. To ensure these majestic creatures never go extinct, humans must be good stewards to them and should absolutely never kill them, except in the case of the following 20 co...
00:26 2019-06-18

Man charged with animal cruelty after turtle killed in video A North Carolina man is charged with felony animal cruelty after police were alerted to a video showing him killing a turtle by kicking and jumping on it....
23:13 2019-06-04

Animal Crossing Superfan Has Maintained His GameCube Town For 17 Years We always joke about what it would be like if we were to grab our old 3DS or GameCube, boot up a now-ancient Animal Crossing town, and visiting our poor abandoned villagers and the chaos they’ve been left to in our absence. But for at least one player of the original 2002 Animal Crossing, his villag...
23:00 2019-06-07

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and they may be right, but the Japanese government just ...
22:13 2019-07-31

Rights group accuses dairy farmers of animal cruelty _ again An animal rights group is leveling a new round of allegations against Pennsylvania dairy farmers who were acquitted of animal cruelty charges nearly a decade ago. A PETA operative gained employment at Reitz Dairy Farm in Pennsylvania and surreptitiously shot video that activists once again say shows...
20:52 2019-06-28

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – although animal rights activists continue to oppose the industry....
17:39 2019-05-21

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a wide variety of issues germane to her career. Topics ranged from the good (Directors shouldn’t force...
01:26 2019-07-14

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fatty molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know...
15:00 2019-05-21

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:52 2019-06-05

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana agritourism destination Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
20:26 2019-06-05

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
06:52 2019-06-06

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tr...
07:00 2019-07-02

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
14:52 2019-07-23

Bayer to Sell Animal-Health Unit to Elanco for $7.6 Billion Germany’s Bayer is selling its animal-health business to an American rival for $7.6 billion, part of the drug and chemicals giant’s plan to divest assets amid mounting legal liabilities from its Roundup herbicide....
15:52 2019-08-20

Creature comforts: has the US's emotional support animal epidemic gone too far? – video Emotional support animals, or ESAs, have exploded across the US in recent years, with rising numbers of pet owners getting their animals certified online. Unlike in the UK, ESAs have legal status in the US on a tier below traditional service animals, but the backlash has begun – with critics complai...
18:39 2019-06-27

Thai junta chief gives thumbs-up to Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ The late British writer and social critic George Orwell appears to be back in the good graces of Thailand’s military rulers after a spell in the doghouse five years ago...
12:39 2019-05-30

‘Animal House’ star to sell home he’s owned for decades It’s not an “Animal House.” Actor Peter Riegert — known for his role as Donald “Boon” Schoenstein in that iconic 1978 fraternity film and as a pickle monger in “Crossing Delancey” — is about to list his Upper West Side penthouse for $1.99 million. The home, which he’s owned for decades, ...
02:13 2019-06-20

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
00:39 2019-05-26

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers NOCAIMA, Colombia (AP) — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical frogs for years, risking his life and his checkbo...
10:26 2019-05-24

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
10:13 2019-05-24

Spain’s top court hears appeals in ‘Animal Pack’ sex case Spain’s Supreme Court is hearing appeals in the case of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman — a conviction that triggered widespread outrage because judges acquitted them of gang rape...
11:39 2019-06-21

Alabama law to crack down on false service-animal claims: report Alabama residents who falsely claim their pet is a service animal will face criminal charges under a new law set to take effect next month, according to a report....
05:52 2019-08-15

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protests.A new group c...
21:52 2019-08-16

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
17:00 2019-05-23

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
01:00 2019-08-03

Ruby the chicken gets prosthetic leg from Oregon eco-animal sanctuary after amputation Wildwood Farm Sanctuary, an eco-animal sanctuary providing lifelong refuge and rehabilitation for neglected and abandoned animals in 98 acres of Oregon wine country, took to social media to announce Ruby got a prosthetic leg....
05:13 2019-05-24

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
22:39 2019-07-22

Rescued turtle manages to return to the group that saved the animal nearly 2 decades ago It could be described as fate, luck or good timing. A female turtle rescued by a conservation group as an egg was miraculously returned to the same New Jersey wetlands group almost 19 years later to the day that they released it back into the wild....
23:26 2019-07-21

Switch Zelda sequel, Animal Crossing headline Nintendo’s E3 event Zelda's dominance in this trailer may hint to her inclusion as a playable character, if not an outright two-player mode, but Nintendo did not offer any gameplay details in this reveal. LOS ANGELES—Nintendo announced a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of ...
19:26 2019-06-11

Russian fire teams save 300 cats from burning animal shelter ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian emergency workers have rescued hundreds of cats and several dogs from a fire that engulfed an animal shelter. The Emergencies Ministry said its team quickly responded to Friday’s fire on St. Petersburg’s Vasilyevsky Island, evacuating 300 cats and se...
20:39 2019-06-14

Animal Crossing on Nintendo Switch: release date, news and features Nintendo has finally given Animal Crossing fans what they want. During a Nintendo Direct in September 2018, the company announced (via a short teaser trailer) that Animal Crossing is coming to the Nintendo Switch sometime in 2019.Even though the teaser trailer didn't give us any details of new ...
17:00 2019-06-04

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future. The bone was found while digging in Makimuku, whi...
14:39 2019-05-21

Dead or alive: A Peruvian market where the illegal animal trade thrives If you know where to look at Peru's infamous rainforest market, you'll find all sorts of endangered animals for sale as bushmeat or as pets. But some are trying to stop the trade before it's too late....
17:13 2019-06-18

Animal conservation group files lawsuit against Trump’s border wall TUCSON – El Jefe, the first of three wild jaguars observed roaming in the United States, has ruled over the Santa Rita Mountains in the Old Pueblo since he was spotted in 2011. From habitat loss to being sought and hunted, many researchers believed that jaguars were completely extirpated in th...
10:52 2019-08-07

An appetite for dried seahorse in China could spell the marine animal's demise The international seahorse trade out of West Africa is booming. The animals are used in dried form in soups, teas and rice wine. But growing demand is putting these little fish at risk of extinction....
04:39 2019-06-28

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
06:13 2019-06-08

Saudi killers called Khashoggi ‘sacrificial animal’ before murder: UN report The Saudi operatives who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi referred to their prey as the “sacrificial animal,” according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur released Wednesday. The report, which also found “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salma...
22:13 2019-06-19

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
11:26 2019-06-07

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Animal Crossing: New Horizons adds crafting and farming, gets delayed til 2020 After months of silence, Nintendo has unveiled the first gameplay footage of its new Animal Crossing game on Switch – now called Animal Crossing: New Horizons – at its Nintendo Direct E3 2019 event. Our first gameplay footage of the game shows the villager farming and craftin...
21:39 2019-06-11

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
16:13 2019-07-04

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination. Animal Recovery Mission said Friday it released the 90-minute video shot at Fair Oaks Farms to cou...
00:52 2019-06-08

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
04:52 2019-08-20

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.       ...
03:52 2019-06-08

Prince William and Kate Middleton Meet Adorable Animal Friends in Cumbria Prince William and Kate Middleton made a few four-legged friends during their visit to Cumbria on Tuesday. While stopping by Keswick Market, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with a......
20:52 2019-06-11

Albino alligators at Florida animal park produce rare batch of 19 eggs Earlier this month, staff members at an animal park in Florida were delighted to learn that an albino alligator “couple” at their facility produced a rare batch of 19 eggs. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

E3 2019: Nintendo teases Animal Crossing and a Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel The Japanese video game giant leans heavily on its established hits for the Nintendo Switch’s 2019-20 lineupIn a Nintendo Direct broadcast today, the Japanese video game giant laid out the lineup for its Switch console for the rest of 2019 and early 2020. Introduced by newly installed Nintendo of Am...
04:52 2019-06-12

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic island draws millions of tourists annually. Donke...
00:52 2019-06-22

Nintendo is shutting down Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp in Belgium due to loot box regulation concerns The loot box debate has been a hot topic in games for several years now, with several government bodies opting to classify the in-game feature as gambling and regulating them as such. One of these countries has been Belgium, whose Gaming Commission deemed in 2018 that loot boxes are indeed a fo...
20:52 2019-05-21

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
10:13 2019-06-23

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
20:52 2019-06-15

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
20:39 2019-07-16

Nintendo Direct Countdown: Animal Crossing Switch, Bayonetta 3, Metroid Prime at E3 2019? Nintendo will be debuting its newest Direct today - and it promises to be something pretty special. Here's what you need to know about E3 2019's final presser....
10:26 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
23:39 2019-07-12

CEO of animal health firm PetIQ says Walmart, retail partnerships help 'pet-parents' save money "Our partnerships with retailers has allowed us to access a population of pets and bring our mission forward of being advocates for those pet-parents," PetIQ CEO Cord Christensen tells Jim Cramer....
17:39 2019-08-09

Animal shelter slims down 110-pound border collie dubbed ‘Bopper the Whopper!' This border collie arrived at a shelter at twice his normal weight. Dubbed Bopper the Whopper, the staff has slimmed him down and gotten him adopted.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

Prince Charles and Camilla don glittery masks as they host annual Animal Ball at Clarence House The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall tonight donned glittering face masks as they hosted the magnificent Animal Ball for a conservation charity....
00:13 2019-06-14

Oklahoma man faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discover garage full of malnourished birds (KFOR) A man could soon be facing animal cruelty charges after a large group of malnourished parrots was seized from his Oklahoma City home. Neighbors say about 15 parrots have been kept in their neighbor’s garage for years, until now. “My friends would be like, what’s that chirping nois...
09:39 2019-07-03

California fair organizers, citing animal welfare concerns, do away with 'pig scramble' in favor of watermelon event, report says Organizers of California's Sonoma County Fair say one of the event's decades-old traditions -- a contest in which children try to catch 40 to 60-pound piglets for prizes -- will be scrapped this year because of growing public concerns about the humane treatment of animals, the Press Democrat newspap...
14:13 2019-07-23

E3 Nintendo Direct Recap: Breath of the Wild sequel, Banjo-Kazooie, Animal Crossing, Link's Awakening, and more There was no huge surprises, and no new update for the Nintendo Switch either -- but we did get Banjo Kazooie for Smash! And new footage of some incredible looking games....
21:13 2019-06-11

E3 Nintendo Direct Recap: New Zelda sequel, Banjo-Kazooie, Animal Crossing, Link's Awakening, Luigi's Mansion and more There was no huge surprises, and no new update for the Nintendo Switch either -- but we did get Banjo Kazooie for Smash! And new footage of some incredible looking games....
19:39 2019-06-11

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Better Off? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home....
18:39 2019-07-09

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
22:39 2019-07-01

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
01:39 2019-07-22

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
05:26 2019-07-02

9-week-old kitten well after rescue from car’s subframe _____ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car. Auto repair shop owner Scott Bourne says the driver heard a noise coming from under his car when he left Lexington on Wednesday morning but didn’t know what it was. Later that day, t...
06:39 2019-07-15

Crews Working To Rescue Husky At The Gorge (LEX 18)– The Powell County Search And Rescue team is responding to the Red River Gorge for a Husky off a cliff on Napier Road. They are not sure if the Husky climbed down the cliff and could not get back up, or it fell. We have a crew there and we will update with more information. The post C...
23:52 2019-05-27

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the conflict in Libya hastening departures at an alarming r...
15:13 2019-06-09

New law allows firefighters to rescue pets trapped in hot cars Freaked out pets trapped in boiling hot cars may now be rescued by firefighters and other first responders, thanks to a new state law approved Wednesday. Police and peace officers are already able to save confined critters during extreme weather, especially when the animal is in “imminent dang...
00:13 2019-08-01

Atlantia among prospective investors in Alitalia rescue Italian infrastructure group Atlantia and three other potential investors have submitted expressions of interest to join a consortium for the rescue of ailing Italian airline Alitalia, a government minister said on Sunday....
21:39 2019-07-14

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke out just after 10:15 a.m. at a Tudor City Place apartment building in Murray Hill, fire officials said. The tearful owner thanked and hugged the fire...
19:39 2019-05-22

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
01:39 2019-06-15

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion....
14:39 2019-05-21

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
17:39 2019-07-15

Rescue Shih-Tzu is the star of one-dog play in Brooklyn Give him a big round of ap-paws. A rescue-pup-turned-thespian named Boscoe ­Barles starred in a one-dog show in Brooklyn Saturday — bow-wowing the sold-out audience with his fetching performance. “He’s the Emma Stone of dog actors … He’s a natural,” gushed the Shih Tzu’s owner, Charles Quittne...
12:26 2019-08-12

| Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers Police in the Nigerian city of Kano have said they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after a gunfight with his abductors....
12:00 2019-07-03

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
05:39 2019-06-12

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
17:00 2019-07-05

Queens police officers rescue kitten from car grill Officers from Far Rockaway’s 101st Precinct had their hands full early Saturday with a particularly feisty fella who squirmed his way into a place he didn’t belong....
07:13 2019-07-07

Rescue captain remains under house arrest after questioning The German captain who defied Italian authorities and rammed her migrant rescue ship into a border police motorboat while docking remained under house arrest after questioning Monday before a judge in Sicily who will decide if she can regain her liberty....
21:13 2019-07-01

Another migrant jumps off rescue ship in desperate move The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping into the sea as the stand-off with Italy, which won’t permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day...
11:52 2019-08-20

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
20:13 2019-07-07

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain. A video from South Metro Fire Rescue shows how a firefighter was able to scoop out four of the birds in the water at the bottom of the d...
19:13 2019-06-21

Good Samaritans lift SUV, rescue pinned motorcyclist A group of people stopped and raised the SUV enough that a state trooper was able to pull the motorcyclist out from underneath.        ...
06:13 2019-08-01

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that had rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome hasn’t let the migrants off the Sea Watch 3 in the Italian island of Lampedusa since the June 12 re...
13:00 2019-06-21

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty conditio...
14:26 2019-05-31

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
17:39 2019-07-22

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
14:39 2019-07-07

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
02:26 2019-06-29

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:52 2019-08-17

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
12:00 2019-06-28

Crews respond to hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON –Crews are responding to a hiker rescue Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue crews were dispatched to Blackett’s Ridge in Sabino Canyon after a woman called out for help. Officials say the woman was disoriented on the trail. Details are limited at this time....
07:00 2019-06-19

Fixerman is out on the street to rescue you from tech-related issues Necessity is the mother of all inventions and has again proved true in the case of a Dubai-based start-up Fixerman. “Fixerman is a one-stop shop for tech-related issues. What we are trying to do is solve problems for customers who have issues with gadgets such as mobile phones, tablets a...
10:52 2019-07-07

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The spike in visitors can also mean a rise in rescues. On Wednesday night, the Wolfe County Search and Rescue team was called out multiple times to help lo...
03:13 2019-05-25

Rescue crews searching for missing swimmer in the Bronx Rescue crews were searching for a missing swimmer under the Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx on Thursday night, officials said. Police were called to the scene at around 7 p.m. and were told that a 46-year-old man jumped off of a boat he was on and never resurfaced, according to sources. The man was....
06:52 2019-08-02

The Latest: SKorea mobilizes efforts to help Hungary rescue BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 3 a.m. Thursday South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered officials to mobilize all available efforts to support rescue work in cooperation with the Hunga...
04:00 2019-05-30

Thomas Cook shares plunge 40% over rescue plan Shares in Thomas Cook plummeted by more than 40% after it confirmed talks with its largest shareholder over a deal which would effectively see the firm taken over....
13:26 2019-07-12

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the br...
20:39 2019-06-16

Toledo police rescue fawn from busy interstate Reports of a fawn running back and forth across an interstate highway in Ohio led police on a hot pursuit to rescue the young deer and prevent any potential traffic accidents. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
18:39 2019-06-03

"Thrashed, Burnt In Kuwait", Hyderabad Woman Says; Thanks PM For Rescue A woman from Hyderabad, who alleged that she was sent to Kuwait on false promises and tortured, has thanked the Indian Embassy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rescuing her....
15:52 2019-06-23

Mexican police rescue 25 kidnapping victims in Cancun The police department of Quintana Roo in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula rescued 25 individuals who had been kidnapped from a Cancun call center, police chief Alberto Capella said Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-03

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. The 74-year-old woman was lowered to the ground and taken to a Phoenix trauma center for evaluation. (June 4)        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. The unidentified man and puppy were sleeping in a ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Air Force pilot training in the most un-fun possible...
08:39 2019-06-05

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
22:26 2019-05-21

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefight...
10:13 2019-06-18

German migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-flagged ship had rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel off the coast of Libya. But the ship's operator signaled its intention to stay outside Italian territorial waters after Italy banned it from entering....
14:00 2019-08-01

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
02:52 2019-06-11

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy MILAN (AP) — Two more migrants have been evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who were saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked offshore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark. Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has twice defied direct ord...
12:00 2019-06-28

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furniture or even into a sidewalk grate. And that is w...
08:13 2019-06-01

China police raids rescue 1,100 trafficked women BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they have rescued more than 1,100 abducted foreign women in police raids coordinated with five Southeast Asian countries. The Ministry of Public Security said Friday that more than 1,300 suspects had been arrested for allegedly luring and kidnapping women after...
10:13 2019-06-21

Restart migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
04:26 2019-07-12

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
02:52 2019-06-15

Monsoon rescue bid offers landlords profit-share Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company....
13:26 2019-06-19

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter....
14:01 2019-06-05

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been rescued, while seven people, including two children...
12:00 2019-06-11

Syrian White Helmets: 15 rescue centers bombed by government Opposition-based Syrian first responders known as White Helmets say government forces and their allies have targeted 15 of the group’s rescue centers and killed 7 volunteers...
16:52 2019-08-01

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry says 17 civilians and 17 members of the security forces — seven soldiers, seven policemen and three in...
12:00 2019-06-11

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursday and...
18:26 2019-05-31

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole months after saving rat Just four months after saving an overweight rat trapped in a sewer grate, German firefighters have again answered the call of rodent duty, this time sedating, then liberating, a very tense squirrel whose head got stuck in a manhole. The furry critter wedged its tiny head in a manhole cover in the we...
04:52 2019-06-22

Watch: Air Force's Dramatic Rescue Of 2 Men From J&K's Flooded Tawi River The Indian Air Force led a daring rescue operation today to save the lives of two men who were left stranded on a barrage wall by the rising floodwaters of the Tawi River in Jammu and Kashmir...
16:13 2019-08-19

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try NEW DELHI (AP) — A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him. Anil Kumar says the boy was brought to the hospital in Chandigarh, the Punjab state capital, after he was removed...
12:00 2019-06-11

Watch: Chilling Crocodile Rescue From Flooded Street In Gujarat Battered by heavy rain, Gujarat's Vadodara saw a dramatic "rescue" on this week - not of humans or pets caught left stranded by rising water levels, but that of a crocodile....
20:52 2019-08-03

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
22:26 2019-06-11

Technical Issues Disrupt Rescue Ops Of Boy Stuck In Borewell Since 3 Days Rescuers were facing some technical issues on Sunday as they as are "quite close" to reaching where a two-year-old boy has been stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab's Sangrur district for past......
03:26 2019-06-10

German firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover Firefighters in the city of Dortmund were called upon to help a red squirrel in need of rescue. But with its head firmly stuck in the manhole cover, rescuers had to get creative in order to free the distressed animal....
20:26 2019-06-20

Navy Commandos Rescue Woman, Her Daughter From Drowning In Lake In J&K A woman and her daughter were rescued on Wednesday by Marcos (marine commandos) of the Indian Navy in Wullar Lake in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district after the boat they were rowing overturned......
06:13 2019-06-20

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of the cops, who did not give his name. Anastasia Kulc...
23:52 2019-06-16

Rescue launched for 3 Bolivian miners trapped in Chile mine SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say specialized teams have begun an effort to rescue three Bolivians trapped in a mine in northern Chile. The San José mine collapsed late Thursday, trapping the men at a depth of nearly 230 feet (70 meters). Local authorities confirmed Friday that the men ...
20:39 2019-06-14

World Cup Live: Rain Comes To Proteas' Rescue After Cottrell Strikes 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Live Score: South Africa lost two early wickets batting first in Southampton against West Indies before rain stopped the play....
13:52 2019-06-10

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldn’t be alive without the efforts of search and re...
23:26 2019-06-09

Italy's govt set to extend deadline for Alitalia rescue - sources Italy's government is set to again extend a deadline for the rescue of loss-making carrier Alitalia after failing to secure enough investors' backing, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
18:52 2019-06-10

Alan Kurdi migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-owned ship rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel on Wednesday night. But the migrants now face a nervy impasse after Italy banned any migrant boat from entering its waters....
10:26 2019-08-01

Danny Trejo Helps Rescue a Baby Trapped in Overturned Car Danny Trejo was in the right place at the right time when he witnessed a car accident in Los Angeles. The legendary actor proved himself a most excellent samaritan by helping to save a......
13:52 2019-08-08

LI cops rescue injured egret stranded on front lawn Feathers flew on Long Island Monday, when cops with a pool skimmer rescued an injured egret that was stranded on a front lawn. The egret — white with a long, pointy yellow beak — was spotted around 6:40 p.m. in the yard of a West Babylon home on West Ninth Street — roughly 3 miles....
13:39 2019-06-18

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
21:52 2019-06-23

Cyclone Vayu: AC-17 Aircraft To Fly Rescue Team To Gujarat From Vijaywada Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: Indian Coast Guard, Navy, Army, and Air Force units have been put on standby and surveillance aircraft and helicopters are carrying out aerial surveillance....
17:26 2019-06-11

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefi...
10:52 2019-06-18

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County said what the mission is doing is noble but it ne...
06:39 2019-07-19

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
07:39 2019-07-12

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
13:13 2019-07-03

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
23:13 2019-06-03

Bevin Recognizes Historic Gorge Rescue Using Blackhawk Chopper (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin recognized a historic rescue in which a UH-60 Blackhawk was used for the first time in Kentucky for such a mission. On the way home from training May 18, soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard received a call that a woman hiking in the Red River Gorge w...
01:52 2019-06-04

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up off the coast of Libya during three rescue missions....
17:39 2019-08-11

Cops rescue domestic parakeet from Fort Tryon Park NYPD officers came to the rescue of a feathered friend around 1 p.m. Sunday inside Fort Tryon Park in Fort George, after neighborhood residents spotted a tiny stray parakeet flying around, police said Tuesday. “A little guy like this would not survive outdoors. Lucky for him, Neighborhood Coor...
00:52 2019-07-17

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat anchored off the Italian island of Lampedusa for 18 days has reached breaking point, doctors have said.The vessel operated by the Spanish charity Proac...
22:52 2019-08-19

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a woman w...
00:39 2019-05-23

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
21:52 2019-07-02

WATCH: Rescue Of Injured 74-Year-Old Hiker Spins Out Of Control PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter. Phoenix Fire Department officials say the woman was treated for dizziness and nausea but suffered no othe...
13:52 2019-06-05

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
13:52 2019-06-05

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
22:52 2019-07-01

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
21:52 2019-05-31

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
17:00 2019-07-05

Thomas Cook close to unveiling Fosun rescue deal Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med....
00:52 2019-07-12

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
12:52 2019-07-18

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
13:13 2019-07-08

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 station house on 42nd Street near 10th Avenue in Midtow...
02:26 2019-07-08

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
12:13 2019-07-07

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
00:52 2019-07-11

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
06:13 2019-07-11

Crews working to rescue two overheated hikers in Redington Pass TUCSON – A rescue is being conducted at Tanque Verde Falls after two hikers were overcome by the heat Monday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, crews hiked three-quarters of a mile to locate the hiker in Redington pass. After being escorted out of the canyon, the hiker report...
09:26 2019-08-13

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
16:13 2019-08-16

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini’s bid to close Italian ports to them.Mediterranea’s Ital...
22:00 2019-07-06

Migrant rescue boat docks at Italy's Lampedusa port A migrant rescue boat docked at the port of Lampedusa on Saturday in defiance of a ban on entering Italian waters, the second NGO vessel to clash with Italian authorities in a week....
20:39 2019-07-06

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from a rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lampedusa, where Italian officials have said it won't be allowed to dock....
11:00 2019-07-06

The Latest: Italy’s Conte: Merkel asked about rescue captain ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says he has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the fate of the migrant rescue ship’s captain is in hands of his country’s justice system. Conte told journalists in Brus...
16:52 2019-07-01

12 Soldiers Stuck In Himachal Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Overnight Solan Building Collapse: Two people have died and 12 Indian Army soldiers and many other civilians, are trapped in rubble after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan....
19:13 2019-07-14

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lampedusa.After a two-week standoff with Italian autho...
16:13 2019-06-29

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
16:52 2019-05-21

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator emerged from a retention pond near his Palm Harbor c...
09:00 2019-07-16

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
18:39 2019-06-29

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
07:26 2019-07-15

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
08:00 2019-07-08

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
03:13 2019-06-30

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driver tried to go through a wash and became stuck. An...
17:26 2019-07-14

Nintendo News: Bad news for Switch fans ahead of Animal Crossing E3 2019 game updates? A press release from Nintendo has given gamers some cool stuff to look forward to... but there's one notable absence that some people are very unhappy about....
17:00 2019-06-09

How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This grilling season, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Unlikely Animal Friendship! This 55-Year-Old Man Is Dating A 23-Year-Old Woman Prepare for the most heartwarming thing you’re going to read all day, because an unlikely duo have come together in one of the cutest and most unexpected animal friendships in the natural world: This 55-year-old man is dating a 23-year-old woman.Wow! They couldn’t be more different, but that didn’t ...
18:13 2019-07-19

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
01:13 2019-07-07

Orphaned bear Aida finds home in Sarajevo Zoo after rescue from the wild Orphaned baby bear Aida, who was rescued by villagers after she fled the Bosnian woods in search of food and shelter, has found a new home in the Sarajevo Zoo where she has become a star attraction....
19:52 2019-07-16

Captain of rescue ship carrying 42 migrants arrested in Italy – video The captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants has been arrested after more than two weeks in a standoff with Italian authorities. Carola Rackete reached Sicily on Saturday in defiance of a ban by the country’s far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini. She was greeted by lengthy appla...
20:52 2019-06-29

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has come closer to the Italian island of Lampedusa, but has been refused permission to bring its passengers to shore. The European Commission has called for a "swift resolution."...
04:39 2019-06-28

2 Hyderabad Women Recall How Sushma Swaraj Helped Their Rescue From Gulf Sushma Swaraj was cremated with state honours this afternoon in the presence of top leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP patriarch LK Advani among others....
17:13 2019-08-07

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa....
01:52 2019-06-28

D-M airmen rescue severely injured fishermen isolated in remote waters TUCSON – Two Mexican fishermen were rescued by airmen stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base last Wednesday after they were critically injured while traveling in international waters 1,300 miles southwest of San Diego. According to officials, a crane of the Mazatun fishing vessel collapsed ...
06:13 2019-07-17

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, a second rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa....
19:52 2019-07-06

At Least 15 Migrants Jump Off Rescue Ship in ‘Desperate’ Attempt to Reach Italy (MILAN) — At least 15 more migrants jumped into the sea Tuesday from the Open Arms rescue ship in desperate bids to reach the shores of Italy after 19 days of being on the boat in deteriorating conditions as Italy refuses to open its ports. Open Arms described the situation on board as “...
16:13 2019-08-20

Sicilian fishermen risk prison to rescue migrants: ‘No human would turn away’ A father and son describe what it’s like to hear desperate cries on the sea at night as Italy hardens its stance against incomersCaptain Carlo Giarratano didn’t think twice when, late last month, during a night-time fishing expedition off the coast of Libya, he heard desperate cries of help from 50 ...
19:52 2019-08-03

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:39 2019-08-06

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
15:39 2019-07-09

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes....
13:00 2019-08-16

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
19:52 2019-07-19

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy sea rescue MILAN — A swimmer struggling in the sea off Sardinia soon discovered it was his lucky day. Italian news agency ANSA says the male tourist got in trouble Sunday afternoon after his inflatable swan was carried away by the wind. According to a witness, the swimmer’s friends alerted a lifeguard — but so...
22:52 2019-07-09

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
16:00 2019-07-18

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
07:13 2019-06-29

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island - and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way....
17:39 2019-06-29

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week that her miniature palomino filly had vanished overn...
16:39 2019-06-14

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
15:13 2019-06-21

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
16:39 2019-06-29

Italy's industry minister extends deadline for Alitalia rescue to July 15 Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio has postponed for the fourth time a deadline for Ferrovie dello Stato to present a binding rescue bid for troubled airline Alitalia....
20:52 2019-06-14

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship crew member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa. A crew member saw the woman fall into the......
00:52 2019-06-22

Rescue dog in city care dies en route to new home during heat wave A dog from the city pound died of possible heat exhaustion while being driven to his forever home during the hottest weekend the Big Apple has seen in nearly a decade, The Post has learned. Don — a 2-year-old pit bull who’d been rescued from Brooklyn’s Animal Care Center — wa...
20:00 2019-07-22

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-06

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
01:00 2019-07-03

Video shows woman spinning wildly in windy helicopter rescue Firefighters in Arizona airlifted a woman in her 70s from a hiking trail after she injured herself on Tuesday morning — a difficult rescue made worse by turbulence that caused her stretcher to spin beneath the chopper, a report said. The woman was trapped on the hiking trail in Piestewa Peak near Ph...
06:39 2019-06-05

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
15:39 2019-07-01

Heart-pounding video of a dying drone rescue proves everything is better with Enya It’s a simple fact: No one is immune to the Orinoco flow, not even the fading batteries of a disastrously dying drone. Hence the delight with which Twitter greeted the below video this morning, showing drone operator Dave Svorking swimming into a pretty gross-looking lake to save his battery-starved...
09:52 2019-08-11

Mini rescue plan provokes lawsuit amid store closures BMW's effort to shore up dealer profitability for its Mini brand is not going over well with some U.S. retailers. Just ask David Peterson, past chairman of the dealer council, whose store has closed....
08:52 2019-06-24

A Rescue Ship Captain Being Held in Italy Is Attracting Donors and Defenders BERLIN (AP) — High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a police boat while bringing 40 people to port.Carola ...
05:26 2019-07-01

Race Against Time and Tide To Rescue Trove of Treasures At Siberian Atlantis Unique necropoli in the remote republic of Tuva, with more than a hundred undisturbed burials from the Bronze Age to the time of Genghis Khan, immerge eerily from under the water only once a year. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Migrants are getting ‘desperate’ aboard rescue ship denied entry by Italy MILAN — The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping into the sea as the standoff with Italy, which won’t permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day. Open Arms described the situation on board Tuesday as “desperate,” saying t...
15:00 2019-08-20

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
15:26 2019-05-22

Open Arms suggests Italy take rescue ship migrants to Spain The commanders of a rescue ship with 98 migrants aboard declined to leave Italian waters on Monday, saying that its resources were exhausted and suggesting that Italy's Coast Guard should take the migrants to Spain....
13:00 2019-08-20

Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation....
04:00 2019-08-20

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
18:01 2019-07-31

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat A judge in Sicily says the sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port must be freed from house arrest...
01:39 2019-07-03

Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell This probably isn’t the worst helicopter rescue of all time, but it’s enough to make a person consider whether it wouldn’t be preferable to die of exposure on a desert mountain, slowly baking to death under a relentless sun....
02:26 2019-06-05

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
12:39 2019-06-08

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay....
18:52 2019-06-30

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedience”, saying it was necessary to avert a tragedy.“It...
19:13 2019-06-30

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
19:52 2019-08-12

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
04:39 2019-06-13

Thomas Cook shares slump 40% on rescue talks with China's Fosun Thomas Cook is in talks with largest shareholder Fosun Tourism and lenders for a £750 million ($940.9 million) bailout, a proposal giving the Chinese firm control of the British company's core packaged-tour business....
11:26 2019-07-12

| WATCH | Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island Several migrants have jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat that has been blocked for days from docking at an Italian island in a thwarted bid to reach land on their own....
10:52 2019-08-19

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
16:39 2019-08-17

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
06:26 2019-06-04

Rescue ship ‘bumped’ Italy police boat, in judge’s resizing A judge says a migrant rescue ship “bumped against” a police boat at an Italian island port and the incident that led to the ship captain’s arrest needs to be legally “resized”...
20:52 2019-07-03

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government....
13:39 2019-05-22

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
16:13 2019-07-11

Viral: Raccoon Stuck In Sewer Grate Sparks 2 Hour Rescue Operation Firefighters were dispatched when a passing cyclist saw a raccoon clinging desperately to the grill of a sewer, head and tiny paws visible through the metal struts....
18:13 2019-08-05

Monchengladbach 2 Chelsea 2: Blues rescue draw in final pre-season match before Man Utd clash Ross Barkley and Tammy Abraham both scored from the spot as Chelsea came from two goals down to rescue a draw with Borussia Monchengladbach in their final pre-season friendly....
19:13 2019-08-03

Firefighter says goodbye to rescue dog in viral post. Dog owners relate: Pets are family A St. Louis man shared photos and grieved his dog, Bella, who he rescued while a firefighter. Pet owners relate, knowing dogs are family.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according to wildlife officials and video shared on social media....
05:13 2019-07-18

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
14:52 2019-05-21

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
20:00 2019-06-17

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
00:39 2019-07-18

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
04:00 2019-07-07

9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue, recovery workers affected by toxin exposure The 9/11 Memorial on the Lower East Side of Manhattan unveiled a shrine on Thursday to honor the tens of thousands of first responders who are suffering from chronic illnesses or have died from exposure to toxins at Ground Zero....
03:00 2019-05-31

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
23:52 2019-06-30

Firefighters in Arizona Make Dramatic Rescue of 1,000-Year-Old ‘Medusa Mother Tree’ Firefighters in the American state of Arizona had a very different rescue mission on their hands - in order to save not people but a historic tree in a national park.  ...
20:01 2019-06-27

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
09:39 2019-06-06

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of Twitter.Luis Pastor, a Spanish graphic designer who...
20:13 2019-06-05

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
18:39 2019-06-27

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location after threats The German captain of a rescue charity ship who angered Italy's interior minister by bringing African migrants to an Italian island has received threats and been moved to a secret location, the charity she works for said....
11:39 2019-07-03

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
09:26 2019-06-05

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
02:26 2019-07-07

Green Valley basset hound springs into action to rescue injured owner #metaslider_237738_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District ...
09:52 2019-06-08

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
21:52 2019-06-29

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat disembarks at Lampedusa Migrants on a rescue boat that breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, disembarked on Sunday after the vessel was impounded, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
06:39 2019-07-07

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
10:13 2019-06-12

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swift water rescues. There are all kinds of hazards th...
09:39 2019-07-07

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
16:00 2019-06-29

Indian Air Force Making Efforts To Airlift Rescue Team From Crash Site The Indian Air Force (IAF) is making all efforts to airlift the stranded 12-member rescue team from the site where the AN-32 aircraft crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, an IAF official said Saturday....
20:26 2019-06-29

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

A note left in a Domino's Pizza box led to rescue of a kidnapped woman, police say A woman who was allegedly bound, gagged and beaten was rescued after leaving a note asking for help at a Domino's Pizza in Anthony, Texas.        ...
23:13 2019-07-24

Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom K Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom Kate Beckinsale Wants You to Know Her Daughter Is Not on Cocaine | Splinter Trump Tangled With Bette Midler and Lost | The Root Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Citi...
16:52 2019-06-05

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
20:01 2019-06-27

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
17:39 2019-07-01

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
20:52 2019-07-12

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
08:26 2019-06-05

Iowa police pull couple from raging river in dramatic water rescue video: ‘Don’t let go’ Police officers in Iowa fought against the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River this week to rescue a couple after their inflatable raft drifted over a dam and capsized....
21:52 2019-07-31

Game wardens are searching for “Petrie” the alligator after he was stolen from Hochatown Rescue Center & Petting Zoo (KFOR) Oklahoma game wardens are hunting for answers in a bizarre theft after an alligator was abducted from a wildlife rescue center. Tammy Virgin, the owner and operator of the Hochatown Rescue Center and Petting Zoo, says ‘Petrie’ the alligator used to live inside of a pool outside of...
07:52 2019-07-11

Opinion: Phillies go old school by bringing back 75-year-old Charlie Manuel to rescue season The Phillies, who have slipped in the standings, have turned to former manager and 75-year-old Charlie Manuel in hopes of reviving the offense.       ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Italy's Salvini brands release of migrant rescue ship captain as politically biased Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday denounced a judge who freed the German captain of a charity rescue ship accused of forcing an Italian naval blockade and suggested the ruling was politically motivated....
18:26 2019-07-03

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party....
21:00 2019-07-24

Ex-FDNY member ‘tragically unable’ to rescue victims of fiery Long Island crash Three young women were killed in a fiery late-night crash on Long Island despite a retired FDNY member’s desperate attempts to save them, police officials said Tuesday. The trio, who ranged in age from 23 to 25, was traveling in a 2010 black Jeep Liberty on Mount Sinai-Coram Road near Hamlet D...
04:13 2019-07-10

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s south-eastern region....
16:13 2019-05-21

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles on Saturday before E3.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
01:39 2019-07-03

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
17:52 2019-05-30

After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
17:13 2019-06-08

'Storm our shelter': Oklahoma animal shelter uses Area 51 craze to its advantage The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter is encouraging people who are planning to storm Area 51 to adopt a pet first.        ...
03:39 2019-07-22

'It: Chapter 2' cast dish on Pennywise at Comic-Con: 'It was like an animal on set' As Pennywise, Bill Skarsgard freaked out his 'It: Chapter 2' co-stars like Bill Hader and Jessica Chastain, but all had love for him at Comic-Con.        ...
11:13 2019-07-20

'It Chapter Two' cast dish on Pennywise at Comic-Con: 'It was like an animal on set' As Pennywise, Bill Skarsgard freaked out his 'It Chapter Two' co-stars like Bill Hader and Jessica Chastain, but all had love for him at Comic-Con.        ...
01:26 2019-07-20

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

'True heroism': Meet the man who dove into a river to rescue a motorist Andrew Lunn dove into the Wicomico River and pulled the motorist out through the car window Tuesday afternoon.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
07:00 2019-05-31

Aaron Carter denies flipping rescue dogs for profit: 'Don’t try to slander my name' The controversy started when Aaron Carter said he was going to be selling his freshly adopted English bulldog for $3,500 on Instagram Live.        ...
06:52 2019-08-06

Appalachian Bear Rescue returns black bear to wild TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Hartley, the 11-pound, emaciated and furless black bear yearling brought to Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend on Feb. 14, has made a remarkable recovery and is now a wild bear once again. ABR and Kentucky state wildlife officials helped take the now 73.6-pound, 16-month-old ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Danny Trejo saves the day: 'Machete' actor helps rescue baby trapped in overturned car 'Machete' actor Danny Trejo said he rushed to help people trapped in a car after he witnessed a crash.        ...
05:52 2019-08-08

Italian rescue ship docks in Italian port against ban An Italian rescue ship with 46 migrants on board has docked in the Italian port of Lampedusa against an explicit ban after declaring a state of emergency on board...
20:13 2019-07-06

8 National Selfie Day Must-Haves We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. To......
13:13 2019-06-21

National Donut Day Deals LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Friday is National Donut Day and several businesses are offering deals to celebrate. We’ve done the grunt work and found where the best ones are. Dunkin’: Free donut with any beverage purchase. Get ready to make a toast to donuts, America! Who will you #...
12:26 2019-06-07

National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way tie The Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night declared eight contestants co-champions, the most extraordinary ending in the 94-year history of the competition. (May 31)        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

There's a new national park. Find out where. Indiana Dunes National Park, a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the US National Park Service....
21:26 2019-06-05

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over Sorry, definitely not this this one. But take victories where you can find them: Alec Baldwin, who launched a whole second act in his career playing Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, is SO over that....
22:52 2019-06-07

Ivanka Trump Is a National Embarrassment French President Emmanuel Macron’s office just trolled Ivanka Trump in a big way, and the unspoken message was: “Please get this person out of here.”...
22:26 2019-06-30

The Latest: National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way tie OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the National Spelling Bee (all times local): 12:07 p.m. Eight spellers were better than the dictionary. They were better than anything the Scripps National Spelling Bee could throw at them. And they all ended up with a hand on the trophy. In the most extraordinary...
08:52 2019-05-31

Tips on National Pet Fire Safety Day TUCSON- Today is recognized as National Pet Fire Safety Day. On this day it is important to be reminded how to keep your furry friends safe in case of a fire. Fire officials shared some tips on how to be prepared in case of a fire: Keep leashes and collars by your home’s entrance. Placing sti...
08:52 2019-07-16

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that started this awareness day, Wear Orange, says firea...
15:39 2019-06-07

Man 'assaults boy for not taking hat off during US national anthem' A man has been charged with the assault of a minor in Montana after witnesses say he threw a 13-year-old to the floor for "disrespecting the national anthem"....
15:13 2019-08-07

Where to Get Free Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day 2019 Wednesday, July 17 is National Hot Dog Day, and you can get cheap or free hot dogs at several chains. Celebrate Hot Grill Summer with the best hot dog deals we found....
22:00 2019-07-16

Looking To Invest In National Pension System? Here's All You Need To Know In NPS account, subscriber can know the value of the investment on day to day basis, according to National Securities Depository(NSDL) website - npscra.nsdl.co.in....
21:52 2019-08-03

Toast National Rum Day With This Saucy Merch We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52 2019-08-16

Cleanup on National Mall after July 4th events Cleanup began on the National Mall the day after Washington's Fourth of July celebrations that featured President Donald Trump front and center in a program dubbed "Salute to America." (July 5)        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic State....
20:39 2019-06-10

Hasan Ali To Tie Knot With An Indian National On August 20 Hasan Ali admitted that he is marrying Shamia Arzoo in Dubai. Shamia is a flight engineer with Emirates Airlines while her family is settled in Delhi....
00:39 2019-08-03

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) to each......
23:39 2019-06-22

Won't Allow BJP, RSS To Repeal J&K's Special Status: National Conference The National Conference has said that it will not allow the BJP and the RSS to abrogate or repeal the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as any assault on the state's identity is akin to playing with......
18:52 2019-06-11

National Grid boss says UK 'is not Argentina' after power cut The chief executive of National Grid has defended its handling of a major power cut that brought widespread disruption last week - and denied claims that he was on holiday at the time....
07:13 2019-08-13

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
00:52 2019-06-12

Media IT networks a national security risk: AFP Journalists' organisations don't have the infrastructure to prevent top secret information leaked to them from being scooped up by foreign state actors. That's quite worrying, says the Australian Federal Police....
08:13 2019-08-14

Mexico says National Guard deployment is complete MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says that the country has completed its deployment of some 6,000 National Guard members to help control the flow of Central American migrants headed toward the U.S. Marcelo Ebrard said Friday that Mexico’s immigration agency had also filled 65...
19:13 2019-06-21

Trump can't buy Greenland, but it is crucial to US national security Greenland might not be for sale, but the ice-covered island is strategically crucial to American national security and will likely play an important role as the United States, Russia, and China compete in the Arctic....
01:26 2019-08-17

Oro Valley 6th grader competes at national spelling bee TUCSON – Speller 57 Tanish Doshi spelled the word ‘afflatus’ correctly Tuesday morning. #speller57 6th grader Tanish Doshi from Arizona spelled the word 'afflatus' correctly #spellingbee — Scripps National Spelling Bee (@ScrippsBee) May 28, 2019 The sixth grader from Tucson is one of...
07:13 2019-05-29

Scripps National Spelling Bee kicks off second round The second round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off on Tuesday, as hundreds of young people took the stage to participate in the prestigious competition....
07:13 2019-05-29

13-Year-Old Attacked Because For "Disrespecting National Anthem" In US A Montana man allegedly slammed a boy's head to the ground at a county fair because the 13-year-old kept his hat on during the national anthem, a witness told local news outlets....
09:00 2019-08-07

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
08:39 2019-08-07

Huawei’s Harmony has potential to become ‘national OS’ of China Huawei’s in-house developed multi-device operating system – HarmonyOS – has the potential to become the ‘national OS’ of China, an industry expert said. “Huawei has a big opportunity to scale the OS in China across multiple device categories and to buil...
15:00 2019-08-14

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week National Lightning Safety Awareness week was started in 2001 to call attention to this underrated killer. Since then, U.S. lightning fatalities have dropped from about 50 per year to about 30. This reduction in fatalities is largely due to greater awareness of the lightning danger, and people seekin...
08:52 2019-06-24

How the Home Run Derby became America's national pastime *A century ago -- way back in 2019 -- MLB awarded $1 million to the winner of its annual slugging contest. The following could be the true story of how that prize helped turn the sports world upside down....
18:26 2019-07-05

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day Next weekend on July 6th, we all celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Or at least we should. So instead of waiting until next weekend to do this contest, let’s get a jump on the festivities now!...
19:52 2019-06-30

The REDI Act: A bipartisan solution to a national problem When I graduated medical school, the joy of accomplishment quickly gave way to an uncertainty about the future. Currently, the average U.S. medical school graduate has $180,000 of debt as he or she enters residency. The figure is even worse for dental students, who graduate with over $200,000 in deb...
20:39 2019-06-06