Monthly Archives: June 2022

Maritime and land tragedies claim the lives of 50 migrants in Libya

CAIRO — A flimsy dinghy has collapsed and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, leaving at least 30 people, including women and children, missing and presumed dead, an international charity said on Wednesday. Meanwhile, officials said they had found the bodies of 20 migrants they said died of thirst in the desert near the border with ...

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Sedgemoor RNLI lifeguards are live at Burnham-on-Sea and Brean beaches

RNLI lifeguards will return to Burnham-on-Sea beach and will additionally provide a lifeguard service to Brean beach from this Saturday (July 2) until Sunday September 4. The charity urges visitors to the Sedgemoor coast to visit one of these supervised beaches. Matt Whitley, RNLI Senior Lifeguard Supervisor for North Devon and Somerset, says: “We are delighted to support Sedgemoor District ...

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Search and rescue officials urge to take care of these tubes on the Cowichan River

With the Canada Day long weekend fast approaching, rescue teams are warning those considering tubing in the Cowichan River. The Cowichan River is now flowing faster and two and a half times higher than it was a year ago at this time, following five years of drought. Joe Saysell, who lives near the Cowichan River, says he can’t believe how ...

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Government supported PII program for EWS-1 assessors to be provided by MGAM and SCOR

A NEW government-backed Professional Liability Insurance (PII) scheme for EWS-1 Assessors will be implemented by MGAM (itself an Acrisure partner) and SCOR in partnership with the Department of Leveling, Housing and communities. The Exterior Wall Fire Review Process Forms, commonly referred to as EWS-1 forms, have been developed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UK Finance and the ...

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Busy times for rescue teams and firefighters / Article

From June 22 to the early morning of June 27 at 6:30 a.m., the VUGD received 362 calls – 131 for firefighting, including four wildfires, 142 for rescue operations, while 89 calls turned out to be errors or hoaxes. “The VUGD spent the holidays actively. A number of fires in residential houses were extinguished due to careless handling of the ...

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River hazards abound this tubing season – Lake Cowichan Gazette

Following two calls for river rescues last week, two of the region’s search and rescue teams chose to warn the public of the dangers they discovered on the Cowichan River ahead of the popular tubing season. in the river. The Cowichan and Ladysmith Combined Swiftwater Rescue Team was recently called in to rescue a group that included a two-year-old child. ...

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Couriers: Need to look closely at the spread of new forest plantations

VICKY Allan asks interesting questions about BrewDog’s tree-planting ambitions in the Cairngorms (“Brewdog: A punk way to save the world. Or green lairds?”, The Herald, June 21). But does BrewDog deserve the Scottish Government’s huge forestry grant, reportedly in excess of £1million, to help with this endeavour? Maybe BrewDog is just boarding a public money gravy train, along with hordes ...

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Crews rescue 2 groups of hikers from separate sites in Salt Lake County

Search and rescue teams assist stranded hikers on Mount Olympus on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Photo: Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue MOUNT OLYMPUS, Utah, June 26, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — It was a busy Saturday night for search and rescue teams after two groups of hikers became stranded in different locations in Salt Lake County. The Salt ...

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Margate RNLI investigating report of drifting kayak

Margate Inshore Lifeboat RNLI investigated a report of a kayak drifting east of Margate. The UK Coastguard received a call from a yacht anchored off Margate at around 6pm today (Sunday June 26) reporting a sighting of a kayak with two occupants on board in difficulty east of Margate . Margate RNLI Class D Inshore Rescue Craft was tasked to ...

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Man rescued after falling from Newton Abbot roof

A man has been rescued after falling six meters from a roof in Newton Abbot town centre. Fire, ambulance and police were all involved in the incident which happened on Market Street in the early hours of the morning. Lifelines, ladders and a stretcher were all used to save the man. He was then taken to hospital for further treatment. ...

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Mystic’s two beluga deaths caused by undiagnosed health issues

MYSTIC – Mystic Aquarium said Friday that the deaths of two beluga whales were “inevitable”. However, an animal rights group that filed a lawsuit against the aquarium last month cited federal reports that show a beluga whale’s pool had poor water quality two months before it died. The two belugas, Havok and Havana, died months after being transferred from a ...

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Thousands take part in marches through Glasgow and Edinburgh for Pride

Thousands of people took part in marches in Glasgow and Edinburgh as part of Pride. Crowds gathered outside the Scottish Parliament in Scotland’s capital, while around 12,000 people reportedly marched through Glasgow on Saturday. This is the first time the official Glasgow Pride event has taken place since before the pandemic. The march in Glasgow proceeded from outside Glasgow Green, ...

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BREAKING: Three rushed to hospital after accident shut down Manchester’s main road with huge queues – live updates

Three people have been rushed to hospital following an accident involving a car and a van on a busy north Manchester road. Officers are currently at the scene on the A664 Rochdale Road, near Boggart Hole Clough in Blackley. Firefighters and paramedics were also present, while eyewitnesses reported seeing an air ambulance land nearby. Emergency services were called to the ...

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The Mountain Rescue Team honored by the Queen

Platinum Jubilee Medals were awarded to members of the Brecon Mountain Rescue Team this week, to mark the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne. The medals were presented, on behalf of the Queen, by Wye Valley-based TV presenter Kate Humble, who is the official ambassador for the Brecon Mountain Rescue Team. They were awarded to more than ...

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A guide to the best of the Scottish Highlands

Bordered by seas and full of natural wonders, this region is worth a visit. Share this article Owith the reduction of restrictions on international travel, and the United States lifting its COVID testing requirements, this summer is the time to dust off the passport. But while some travelers may still be wary of cramming into the Louvre or partying in ...

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Launch of the Fowey RNLI lifeboat to provide care for the injured

At 5.34pm on June 22, Fowey RNLI Lifeboat Station received a call from HM Coastguard requesting urgent assistance for a 70-year-old man suffering from what was suspected to be a heart attack on Vault Beach . It was a very warm evening with calm seas when Fowey’s all-weather lifeboat was launched. When they arrived at the beach, the volunteer crew ...

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Sector training focuses on river rescues | Local News

Elise Lowe, a hospitalist at Cody Regional Health, pushed a rescue dummy halfway into the water of the Shoshone River after saying, “Let me go put the other victim in the water.” Lowe also placed three other victims, played by live volunteers, along the bank of the Shoshone River. These casualties were part of a multi-agency training exercise conducted on ...

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Terrifying footage shows passengers scrambling to escape the plane on FIRE after it crash-landed at Miami airport

This is the horrific moment passengers escaped from a plane as it caught fire after crash-landing at a Florida airport. The Red Air plane caught fire at Miami airport around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, slightly injuring three people. seven People are seen sliding down the plane’s evacuation slide on TuesdayCredit: @WPLGLocal10 / Twitter seven Passengers quickly evacuated the plane as it ...

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Lawrence, Ohiowa, among the fire departments, received lifesaving equipment

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – Farmers and grain handlers know all too well how quickly entering a grain silo can become deadly. So to help, dozens of fire departments across the country are getting lifesaving equipment. Nationally, 58 fire departments will receive grain rescue tubes and hands-on training. Two of the selected departments are from our area: Lawrence Volunteer Fire and ...

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The boat quickly gets stuck and blocks the River Hull

A boat jammed quickly and blocked the River Hull. The unmanned boat drifted into the River Hull earlier on Tuesday and was stuck crosswise for some time, blocking the river. Its position is similar to that of the huge freighter Ever Given, which blocked the Suez Canal for six days in 2021. The incident was left to the Marine Rescue ...

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Hamilton supermarket closed and nearby residents evacuated following gas leak

Shoppers were shocked to find a Hamilton supermarket and gas station closed with emergency services present over the weekend. Morrisons store and petrol station staff were evacuated on Saturday night after reports of a cylinder gas leak on the premises. It is understood that residents of nearby homes and apartments were also directed to a safe area for almost two ...

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Californians brace for higher health care premiums if federal subsidies expire |

SACRAMENTO — Over the past two years, Syd Winlock has had a heavy burden lifted from his surgically repaired shoulder. Federal grants passed under a temporary pandemic relief program have dramatically reduced the amount he pays in health care premiums, allowing a Sacramento-area small-business owner to purchase a insurance plan over the past two years that offered better coverage for ...

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The rescuers and crews of the RNLI rescue canoes in the south of Wales save two swimmers in difficulty

Lifeguards from Whitmore Bay RNLI joined forces with volunteer Barry Dock RNLI lifeboat crews and the Coast Guard to save the lives of two swimmers who ran into difficulty at sea early Friday evening. Le sauveteur de la RNLI, Jai Gerrish, a repéré les deux jeunes hommes alors que l’un agitait le bras pour appeler à l’aide. I swam to ...

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Migrant rescues along the US-Mexico border climb amid sweltering heat and high water levels

(CNN) — In the turbulent waters of the canal, first responders train for the worst: migrants swept away trying to cross the US-Mexico border. The canal, which stretches for miles along the international border, is intended to bring water to farmers during the summer months. But as migrants attempt to cross into the United States, the canal also poses a ...

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Scottish census leaders have ditched ‘safety net’ paper forms despite tactics boosting uptake in the south

BOSSES of Scotland’s botched ‘digital first’ census has ended the idea of ​​a ‘safety net’ of paper forms despite tactics promoting adoption in England and Wales, The Scottish can reveal Sun. National records of Scotland faced further anger tonight after it emerged they dropped moves to send traditional polls by default to areas where many people aren’t online. 2 Census ...

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Colombian presidential election live: the polls open in a decisive second round

Voters cast their ballots in Colombia’s presidential election in Bogotá on Sunday.Credit…Federico Rios for The New York Times One of the candidates is Gustavo Petro, a former rebel and longtime senator who is trying to become Colombia’s first-ever leftist president, calling for a transformation of the economic system. The other is Rodolfo Hernández, a construction mogul turned social media star ...

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3rd generation manages the family grocery store in Cassville | Tri-State News

CASSVILLE, Wis. “Working at Okey’s Market in Cassville has been a part of Elijah Okey’s life for as long as he can remember. “One of my first jobs (as a kid) was filling soft drink machines at age 5,” he said. “It was always cool to come and work with my parents. I had to take a DARE essay when ...

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Group visiting Penticton from Vancouver helps rescue young man in Skaha Lake after hearing cries for help – Penticton News

Photo: Daniela Albuquerque Vancouver residents Daniel Ferrer, Bruno James and Dr Henry Reis rushed to inflate and set up a personal boat and launched into Skaha Lake on Friday night after screaming for help UPDATE: 4:11 p.m. “The only thing I was thinking about right now was ‘What about his mother?'” A group of Vancouver residents visiting Penticton and staying ...

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Celtic move Alexandro Bernabei ‘hours away’ as early Lanus exit set for left-back

Alexandro Beirnabei could leave Lanus ‘in the next few hours’ ahead of his potential move to Celtic. The Argentinian left-back has been kicked out of his club’s last two games for apparently doing deals in Europe. And it is understood a move to the Celts could be close after Lanus slapped a £3.75m asking price at the Bernabei. The fee ...

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Siuslaw News | honor the flag

June 18, 2022 — Service groups in Florence and members of local veterans groups held somber Flag Day events on Tuesday, June 14. Florence Elks Lodge #1858 was the site of a ceremony displaying the various flags that have represented the United States of America since before its independence. Flag Day was officially established by proclamation in 1916 by President ...

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Whistler has a new fire chief

Thomas Doherty is expected to take the reins when current fire chief John McKearney retires next month. A new face will soon be in charge at the Whistler Fire Rescue Service (WFRS). Thomas Doherty has been named the Whistler Fire Chief, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) announced in a statement Friday. Doherty will take office on July 18, succeeding ...

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Dive team recovers body of missing man from Kenosha County lake

Dive and rescue teams have found the body of a 22-year-old man missing from Silver Lake in the Village of Salem Lakes. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were called to the lake Thursday afternoon for a missing swimmer. Initial reports indicate that a 5-year-old girl and a 22-year-old man were swimming after jumping into the water from a ...

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Shocking photos show terrified customers running for cover as gunmen open fire on Denny’s in broad daylight

SHOCKING photos show the moment terrified customers took cover after gunmen stormed a Denny’s restaurant in broad daylight. Four people were killed in the incident, which happened at a Denny’s restaurant in the town of Cuidad Juarez in Chihuahua, Mexico, located just 10 miles from El Paso, Texas. 6 Shocking footage from Denny’s restaurant captured the shootingCredit: Denny’s 6 Devastated ...

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Clinic helps pets and their human companions in Red Lake

While driving through her neighborhood on the Red Lake Reservation, Betty Hanson saw something unexpected in an open field by the side of the road. But when she learned it was a veterinary clinic, Hanson hurried home, loaded up her pets, and headed back. On a sweltering afternoon in the reserve’s Back of Town neighborhood, sheltered from the sun by ...

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Llandudno Lifeboat volunteer awarded special RNLI medal

Lifeboat press release Llandudno Lifeboat Shop volunteers Gill Baggs, Hazel Jowett and Carol Lowndes, along with Deputy Station Launch Authority Alun Pari Huws, called Edith Bellamy on Sunday afternoon June 12 for a special presentation. RNLI/LlandudnoEdith Bellamy receives a special 50th anniversary medal from Llandudno’s Deputy Launching Authority Alun Pari Huws Edith, who was a ...

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Boating safety advice after teenage rescue on Stones River in Murfreesboro

Two 18-year-olds were rescued this month by the Murfreesboro Fire Department Swiftwater Rescue Team after their kayaks overturned due to rapidly moving water in the Stones River. Wesley Slager, a Special Ops Captain on Scale 4, was on the boat that rescued the two teens. “They were caught up in fast currents and stranded in the middle of the river, ...

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SNP minister under fire for announcing planned independence referendum date on radio

THE SCOTTISH government has been accused of setting a timetable for a ‘wild’ referendum next year after the SNP’s Constitution Secretary said his administration planned to hold a second independence vote next October . The pledge comes after Nicola Sturgeon launched her administration’s renewed case for independence – as she suggested a new strategy to legally stage a rerun of ...

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Courtenay River rescue ends with no injuries

First responders in the Comox Valley region of British Columbia said a rescue carried out on Tuesday morning was one of the most complicated they had ever had to undertake and certainly involved the largest number of rescued subjects. The drama began shortly after 10:30 a.m. when two women from Parksville, British Columbia, were kayaking along the Courtenay River. One ...

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Cow rescued by Oxford firefighters after getting stuck in river

Firefighters rescued a cow stuck in the river after shouting “help”. At 3.15pm on Tuesday June 14, firefighters from Rewley Road and Slade Fire Station rushed to help a cow stuck in the river near the Tandem pub in Kennington, Oxford. Using ropes, fire crews managed to secure the calf and rescue it from the water. READ ALSO: Cyclist Involved ...

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Salt Lake search team rescues hiker after he falls 100ft into Utah waterfall, calls 911

Don SweeneyThe Charlotte Observer SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — When Owen Smith saw lifeguards approaching after plunging 100 feet into a waterfall in Little Cottonwood Canyon, the 21-year-old from Utah had a thought. “I was like oh my god I’m actually go get help“, Smith, who suffered a fractured femur and pelvis, as well as three broken ribs and a ...

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Early morning fire forces closure of popular Lanarkshire restaurant

An early morning fire at a restaurant in Lanarkshire has forced the premises to close this week. The fire started in the kitchen and bar area of ​​GC Bar and Bistro in downtown Hamilton. Fire crews rushed to the scene shortly after 5am on Sunday June 12 and put out the inferno before it could spread any further. The Lanarkshire ...

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Cambodian court jails US lawyer and dozens more for treason

A Cambodian court on Tuesday handed prison sentences to some 60 opposition figures, including prominent lawyer Theary Seng, for conspiracy to commit treason, in a mass trial condemned by the United States and advocacy groups as politically motivated. Theary Seng, a Cambodian-American lawyer and human rights activist, was among more than 100 people affiliated with the disbanded Cambodia National Rescue ...

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Yellowstone National Park closes entrances due to landslides and flooding caused by ‘unprecedented’ rains

All entrances to Yellowstone National Park were closed following “unprecedented” rainfall causing “extensive flooding, landslides and mudslides on roads,” the National Park Service said Monday. Some roads have been washed out and others are covered in mud or rocks, according to the park service. Power was also cut in several parts of the park, officials said. The flooding Yellowstone River ...

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‘I need answers,’ insists Steve Clarke as he reveals investigation following shocking Ireland defeat and brushes aside criticism

STEVE CLARKE last night promised to launch an investigation in Scotland after Saturday’s horrific defeat in Dublin. The under-fire boss wants answers after the Nations League 3-0 humiliation against the Republic of Ireland. 1 Steve Clarke insists he can turn things around in Scotland The tartan army seethed in the Aviva stadium and booed the team. Scotland face Armenia in ...

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Grandma’s marathon: Duluth counselor runs for her own sanity and Ruff Start Rescue animals – Duluth News Tribune

When Angie Adams and her family started fostering a rescue border collie mix named Dax — whom they would eventually adopt — in 2018, her future as Adams’ running pal looked bleak. Dax had a broken leg at the time and the family thought it might need to be amputated. Four years later, Dax still has his leg and Adams ...

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Busy Derby road reopens 10 hours after building fire

A large fire broke out this morning and affected two buildings in the industrial estate on a busy road in Derby. Six fire crews were at the scene on London Road, with two aerial ladder platforms also present when the fire first broke out at around 4.30am on Sunday morning (June 12). The road was closed for around 10 hours ...

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The fire in the mountains of Swat Marghazar continues to rage for the second day: Rescue 1122 – Pakistan

Wildfires in the Marghazar Mountains of Swat, a tourist hotspot, continued to rage for the second day on Sunday as teams from Rescue 1122 and the Forestry Department stepped up efforts to put out the blaze. According to a spokesman for the rescue service, Shafiqa Gul, the fire started on Saturday in the jungle as well as in the mountain ...

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Ukrainian tanks fire from wheat fields as Zelensky warns of global food crisis

A UKRAINIAN tank fires from a wheat field – as President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the Russian invasion was triggering a global food crisis. The T-64BV fought back outside Soledar in the beleaguered eastern region of Donbass. 3 A Ukrainian tank fires from a wheat field – as President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that the Russian invasion was triggering a global ...

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Community groups can bid for a £150million share of increased funding for pubs, sports and historic buildings

Community groups across the UK can today (11 June 2022) bid to increase funding to take back control of pubs, music venues, sports facilities and historic buildings for the benefit of the public. Groups will be able to bid for a share of the government’s £150million Community Property Fund to save cultural buildings in their area that may otherwise be ...

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Live updates as 8 fire engines are called to the village pub of Stuart Broad in Nottinghamshire

Eight fire engines have been called to a blaze at a pub opened by England cricketer Stuart Broad on the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire border. The fire service has confirmed crews were called to a fire at the Tap & Run, Upper Broughton, co-owned by Broad and former Nottinghamshire star and seamer Harry Gurney. A spokeswoman for the Nottinghamshire Fire and ...

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One-on-one with the Vubachikwe Rescue Team

The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Head of Matabeleland South OfficeIT took a lot of stamina to balance down a 240 meter deep shaft using a lifting rope attached to a harness. The descent to meet death was not for the faint hearted as there were spatters of blood and human bones along the way. After receiving a distress call about an ...

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Light up the Quattro – the vote finds the UK’s favorite TV police cars

The burgundy Jaguar Mark 2 driven by Inspector Morse on TV show Morse has been voted the most iconic TV police car of all time, in a new poll commissioned by automotive entertainment show Top Gear. The classic British model was said to top the cops by more than half (53%) of those polled, closely followed by Gene Hunt’s Audi ...

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Niacaragua allows the entry of Russian troops, planes and ships

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has authorized the deployment of Russian troops, aircraft and ships to Nicaragua for training, law enforcement or emergency response purposes. In a decree issued this week and confirmed by Russia on Thursday, Ortega will authorize Russian troops to carry out law enforcement, “humanitarian aid, rescue and search missions in ...

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Station Road Reading: Firefighters rush to scene of ‘burning incense’

Four fire engines, two ambulances and several police cars rushed to the scene on Station Road in the early afternoon. At 12:52 p.m. emergency services arrived at Tamar House, 7-11 Station Road after reporting fires in the building. Members of the public and local shop owners stood aside as firefighters entered the building through the main entrance. Chief firefighter at ...

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Leopard rescued from a well in Sambalpur of Odisha using a wooden ladder

A team of officials from Odisha’s fire department and forest department managed to rescue a leopard that had fallen into a deep well in the state’s Sambalpur district. The quick action saved the animal unharmed and released it back into its natural habitat. Videos of the rescue operation shared by the Forestry Department on Twitter show officials attempting to hold ...

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West Lothian Police appeal after row of trees ‘suspiciously’ set alight near houses

West Lothian Police are appealing to the public after a set of trees were set on fire suspiciously on Tuesday. Whitburn officers are hoping the public can provide information after being made aware of the fire at a property in Gleneagles Court around 8pm on Tuesday. They say a number of conifers were set on fire and could have easily ...

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Rescue carried out on Buggs Island after the boat capsized on Sunday

BUGGS ISLAND – While many people are beginning to enjoy the warm weather and water activities, it is also a time to be safe and aware of water safety and accident preparedness involving water-related activities. Several area EMS groups participated in a Sunday night rescue at Buggs Island Lake. The incident took place at 10:10 p.m., as the departments ...

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Council honors a firefighter for his rescue | New

HOMER CITY – That’s what firefighters do. He hastily dresses up for a midnight alarm, rushes to the fire station, drives a fully equipped truck, and battles against a fire, flood, or whatever disaster has happened. This is also what firefighters do. Give up answering the pager, rush across the street to the burning house, and help a stranded couple ...

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Dom Phillips, indigenous expert and British writer, still missing in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A British journalist and an indigenous affairs official were still missing in a remote part of Brazil’s Amazon on Tuesday as authorities said they were expanding search efforts in the area, which has known violent conflicts between fishermen, poachers and government agents. Dom Phillips, who has been a regular contributor to the British newspaper The ...

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Ministers under fire for maintaining secrecy over ScotRail contracts with suppressed Dutch company Abellio

SCOTRAIL and Scottish ministers have been accused of hiding how much taxpayers’ money is being spent to keep Scottish trains running after nationalisation. Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth and ScotRail declined to discuss the amount of taxpayers’ money that was given to rejected ScotRail operator Abellio after nationalisation, or the salaries of key players at the rail operator. Nationalized ScotRail has ...

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Online Virtual Future Vet Kids Camp Set to Go Viral During Winter School Holidays

Australia’s favorite vet-inspired school holiday programme, Future Vet Kids Camp, is set to go viral with its online virtual vet camp during the winter school holidays, giving children across Australia and the the world a chance to participate. Having started in Sydney around 12 years ago, the five-day program is designed and managed by veterinarians and led by twin sister ...

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Photos: Firefighters rescue a startled horse from Hereford Creek

PHOTOS show how firefighters rescued a horse stuck in a stream in Hereford. The Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service were called to help the 16-handed thoroughbred horse who had been startled and fallen into the Lower Bullingham stream. A telehandler lifted Rio from the creek. Photo: Bromyard Fire Station Crews from Hereford and Bromyard Fire Stations attended the ...

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Paupore Wins Teal Lake Melt-Down Award | News, Sports, Jobs

NEGAUNEE — Recently, Mike Smock and Dave Hallgren of the Negaunee Lions presented 2022 Teal Lake Melt-Down winner Vickie Paupore with a check for $2,431. The headframe structure crossed the ice on Saturday, April 30 at 6:19 p.m. Paupore won with an estimate of 6:20 p.m. on April 30. Range Telecommunications provided CCTV to monitor the ...

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Six people taken to hospital after accident between Kelty and Kinross

Six people taken to hospital after accident between Kelty and Kinross Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. Linked to ...

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San Bernardino invests $750,000 in violence prevention efforts – San Bernardino Sun

San Bernardino is bolstering violence prevention efforts with $750,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds. This week, city leaders increased service agreements with HOPE Culture and Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy by $250,000 each, and approved a new $250,000 pact with Operation New Hope to help reduce crime and the recidivist. The measures come eight months after the city council committed ...

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Emergency services honored in Fermanagh

Crowds of people watched in awe as the district emergency services demonstrate the tremendous work they do during Emergency Services Day, which was recently hosted in Broadmeadow, Enniskillen by Fermanagh and Omagh Community Safety Partnership , in partnership with leading emergency service providers. The main objective of this special event was to engage with the local community by highlighting and ...

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Police release details of man’s drowning with officers nearby

TEMPE, Ariz. (Arizona’s Family/Gray News) – Arizona police have released body camera footage and a transcript related to a recent incident in which a man died after jumping into a lake with officers on the premises. The Arizona Family reports a 12-minute video showing officers talking to a man, later identified as Sean Bickings, and another woman near the City ...

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Emergency teams attend an accident at Glenrothes shopping center

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Central Vancouver Island search and rescue groups search for missing man in Port Alberni – Saanich News

Volunteers from two search and rescue groups search for a man who was reported missing in the Alberni Valley. James Vézina, 30, of Port Alberni has been missing since May 31, according to family and friends. Search crews were called at 9:30 a.m. on Friday June 3 to search for hiking trails around Port Alberni. “With the amount of time ...

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CapMetro received $780,000 from the US bailout

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s transportation agency has received nearly $800,000 in funding from the American Rescue Plan. CapMetro announced Friday that it will receive $780,100 to help with staff recruitment, retention and training, as well as career development services. The agency said the U.S. Rescue Plan Route Planning Restoration grant would allow CapMetro to implement training for frontline personnel. This ...

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Rats trained to be sent into earthquake debris carrying tiny backpacks with microphones

Rats are being trained to be dispatched through the earthquake debris carrying tiny backpacks fitted with microphones so that rescue teams can talk to survivors. The innovative project is being developed by research scientist Dr Donna Kean, 33, from Glasgow, Scotland. So far, seven rats have been trained, taking just two weeks to get them up to speed. At the ...

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Plans for Scotland’s new £12m Crannog center have been submitted to Perth and Kinross council

Plans for Scotland’s new £12million Crannog center have been submitted to Perth and Kinross council. The Scottish Crannog Center Trust hopes the attraction will be “Scotland’s most sustainable museum” and bring “many more jobs, opportunities and visitors to Highland Perthshire”. A devastating fire in June 2021 accelerated the need for the planned development across Loch Tay. The fire destroyed the ...

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Divers search Belews Lake for missing swimmer in Stokes County

A boy died after being underwater on Wednesday in Belews Lake. Rescue crews were called to the lake at 5.30pm for a reported drowning after the boy failed to surface, said Brandon Gentry, director of emergency management for Stokes County. Search parties have been set up on Pine Hall Road in the community of Pine Hall. found the boy’s body ...

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A busy May on and off the water for Harwich RNLI volunteers

With 12 calls and numerous events out of the water, including a visit from RNLI Chief Executive Mark Dowie, Harwich RNLI volunteers enjoyed one of their busiest Mays in many years. The calls saw volunteers respond to drifting ships in the heart of Ipswich. The incidents included reports of missing people, windsurfers and swimmers in distress, drifting and stranded ships, ...

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Pamplin Media Group – Rotary Club Clackamas Sunrise honors leaders with awards

The efforts of OSP Private Keena Washington of the Clackamas County Water Rescue Team are recognized. The Clackamas Sunrise Rotary Club recognized Oregon State Trooper Keena Washington, along with the Clackamas County Water Rescue Team, at its annual Law Enforcement Day awards ceremony on May 20. at Bob’s Red Mill. “We hold this annual event to show our appreciation to ...

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Gordonstoun School Fire Service wins Queen’s Award

The Gordonstoun Volunteer Fire Service received a prestigious Royal Award for its efforts. The crew received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest honor a group of local volunteers can receive in the UK and the equivalent of an MBE. The Morayshire-based independent school, attended by Prince Philip and Prince Charles, is the only school in the UK ...

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Grant-Best Friends Animal Society partnership seeking foster homes for dogs

COLFAX – Want to help find forever homes for stray and unwanted dogs in Grant Parish? The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Best Friends Animal Society, a non-profit organization established in 1993 that raises awareness across the country to promote rescues, no-kill shelters and sterilizations, to place dogs in foster homes while waiting for their permanent home. ...

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Troon RNLI coastal lifeboat launches to assist ambulance and coast guard

Lifeboat press release At 8.36pm on Wednesday 31st May 2022 Belfast Coastguard called for the crew to launch the Inshore Lifeboat to assist the Ayr Coastguard Rescue Team and Ambulance Service Scots in an incident at South Beach Troon. With the pagers activated, the volunteer crew made their way to the lifeboat station and soon ...

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