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13 August 2018 8:24 PM WATCH: Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn. A sheriff's deputy and a reserve deputy from the Chisago County Sheriff's Office spotted a group of five women on a large, inflatable rainbow unicorn floating on Fish Lake on Saturday. KMSP-TV reports the deputies pulled their squad car over and asked the women for a photo 20

12 August 2018 2:52 PM Havoc as buildings, home in Hout bay set alight following death of at least one fisherman

Residents of Hout Bay who are upset about circumstances surrounding the apparent death of at least one suspected poacher have set alight several buildings in and around the harbour on Sunday afternoon. A source who lives in the Hangberg community, and who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they were upset as officials had allegedly shot at a boat of poachers 28

12 August 2018 8:00 AM All 9 aboard rescue chopper crashed in Japan confirmed dead

All nine people aboard a Japanese search and rescue helicopter that crashed into the central mountains were confirmed dead on Saturday, authorities said. The Bell 412EP helicopter carrying seven local rescue workers from the Gunma prefecture and two from a flight service company lost contact about an hour after takeoff on Friday and crashed 27

11 August 2018 7:38 PM Beached dolphin rescued in PE

A beached dolphin was rescued and returned to the water in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, the National Sea Rescue Institute said. "At 07:20…NSRI Station 6 Port Elizabeth were alerted to a dolphin stranded on Cape Recife beach," said NSRI spokesperson Andrew Ingram in a statement. "Sea Rescue Volunteers, Bay World staff and members of the Nelson Mandela 23

08 August 2018 2:09 PM Student poses with 4m-long alligator to celebrate graduation

This student went to extreme lengths to get the perfect graduation picture! Makenzie Noland (21), a student at Texas A&M University in College Town, Texas, decided to celebrate her upcoming graduation in a very unusual way. Wearing a pretty dress and graduation cap the 21-year old, who’s been studying wildlife and fisheries science at the university 21

06 August 2018 7:37 AM Indonesia disaster agency spokesperson says Lombok earthquake caused 'massive' damage

An Indonesian disaster agency spokesperson says the Lombok earthquake caused "massive" damage in north of island. Authorities say foreign and Indonesian tourists are being evacuated from popular vacation islands off the northwest of Lombok following Sunday's powerful earthquake that killed at least 82 people. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesperson 24

03 August 2018 10:33 AM 'Lucky to be alive': Climber found just in time on deadly NZ mountain

A climber trapped for seven days in freezing conditions on a New Zealand mountain has been found in the nick of time, with rescuers saying he was unlikely to have survived another night alone. Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on the South Island's notorious Mount Aspiring, where more than 30 climbers 28

31 July 2018 2:30 PM UN agency investigating transfer of 108 migrants to Libya

The UN refugee agency says it is looking into possible violations of international law involving the transport to Libya of 108 migrants rescued at sea by an Italian-flagged mercantile ship. Responding to the suspicions, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Facebook on Tuesday that the Italian coast guard was not involved in the rescue, which was coordinated 25

30 July 2018 5:42 PM Spain rescues nearly 1 000 migrants from the sea in 2 days

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly 1 000 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa over the last two days. The service says it pulled 206 people from 10 different boats on Saturday morning, after rescuing 774 migrants travelling in 52 boats on Friday. As a crackdown by Libyan authorities 24

28 July 2018 7:27 PM Polar bear killed after attacking man on island off northern Norway

Berlin — A polar bear has attacked and injured a man leading tourists off a cruise ship on an archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole, Norwegian authorities say. The Joint Rescue Coordination for Northern Norway tweeted on Saturday the incident occurred when the tourists landed on the most northern island of Svalbard. It said the man was taken 36