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The pair were down to their last few litres of water.
Residents of a flooded assisted living home in southeast Texas before their rescue on Sunday.
At least 225 people have been killed following the 7.1 magnitude quake.
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An alarming photograph shows several women sitting in the murky water, one of them apparently knitting.
The angler was washed into the water.
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The poor thing must have been exhausted.
In a real-life Superman moment, a New York City man lifted another man off the subway train tracks barely a minute before the train was due to arrive. The cell phone video capturing Saturday's daring...
It's an incredible story of survival
A man has endured hours trapped in a dam with his head barely above the water, after his excavator rolled on the New South Wales North Coast. The man spent two hours with just part of his face above t...
It's an amazing survival story.
Grace the spaniel is fine, after cops had to climb down to save her.
Seven people have already drowned during the holiday period, including one child.
The White Helmets may have lost out on the Nobel Peace Prize, but the Syrian rescue workers have won admirers around the world for their work. A petition calling for them to win the prestigious award...
A delicate rescue operation is underway to winch the stranded climbers off the rock.
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The lives of New York medics called to the World Trade Centre have been changed forever.
Two people were stranded on a Pacific desert island for a week.
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"You could see the fear on their faces as they were coming down."
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NAIROBI, May 3 (Reuters) - Rescue workers pulled a six-month-old baby girl out of the rubble of a building in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday and reunited her with her father, more than three days after it...
Three men stranded on a Pacific Island have been rescued after hatching resourceful plan that seems like it’s straight off of “Gilligan’s Island.” The trio became stranded on Monday after a wave swamp...
A mother trapped in a burning apartment has been forced to drop her two children -- including a two-day-old baby -- out a window and into the arms of her neighbour. The second-floor apartment in Lakem...
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The helicopter pilot who was miraculously rescued from a crevasse in a remote part of Antarctica has died of his injuries. David Wood, 62, lived in Canada but was working as a contractor with the Aust...
Two people are critical and one is in a serious condition after seven swimmers were rescued from the ocean in Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island on Sunday evening. Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen...
A yachtsman has been washed off his vessel after a huge wave struck the yacht near Broughton Island on the NSW mid-north coast on Wednesday afternoon. A rescue helicopter has been dispatched to search...
Bankstown Fire and Rescue
SYDNEY -- A large search continues off Sydney's South Curl Curl beach for a man who went missing while swimming on Saturday night. The missing 31-year-old, reportedly a British tourist, went for a swi...
Mate, you’ve got to take your clothes off before you put them in the washing machine. That’s the advice we’re hoping the Bankstown Fire and Rescue crew gave a man who had been trapped in a front loade...