Indonesian Navy ship tows boat with Rohingya refugees to port

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia – An Indonesian Navy ship was towing a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to the port on Thursday after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh, a navy official said. The refugee’s wooden boat reportedly leaked and had a damaged engine. Efforts to rescue its passengers, who are largely women and children, began after the ...

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Christmas Day Rescue Successfully Ends in Uinta Mountains

Summit County Search and Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office responded on Christmas Eve to a report of a snowmobiler missing in the Thousand Peaks area above Weber Canyon. Search and rescue located the man on Christmas morning in the Moffat Basin. Summit County Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said the snowmobiler was separated from his party and spent the night in ...

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SeaWorld and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute continue five decades of advancing marine conservation with critical new research, continued reintroductions of a depleted species, and a response to more than 50 animals in distress

ORLANDO, Florida, December 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS) and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI), a non-profit scientific research organization committed to the conservation of marine life, is proud to share that in 2021, the partnership continued its five decades of promoting marine conservation with, among others, the publishing cutting-edge scientific research, continuing reintroductions ...

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Chandigarh University comes to the aid of Indian farmers; develops an AI-based mobile application to detect crop diseases – ThePrint

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Dec. 28 (ANI / PRNewswire): Among the many problems facing Indian farmers, the disease problem in crops has caused major losses to the farming community. According to one estimate, Indian farmers suffer an annual loss of Rs. 90,000 crore due to pests and diseases, which destroy the growing crops in the field. Chandigarh University has come forward ...

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An avalanche closes Highway 89; I-80, Highway 50 remains closed; Search for missing Northstar skier – CBS San Francisco

TRUCKEE (CBS SF) – An intense winter storm front, causing strong winds and white blizzard conditions, continued to pound the Lake Tahoe area early Monday, triggering an avalanche that closed Highway 89 near Tahoe City and hampering the search for a missing Northstar skier. Palisades Tahoe Mountain Operations reported the avalanche – on Hwy 89 between Tahoe City and River ...

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75 for 75: Brodie to the rescue

“75 for 75” is a series of articles from the 49ers Museum highlighting legendary moments in 49ers history as part of the team’s 75th anniversary celebrations in 2021. The 49ers were chasing the third straight NFC West franchise crown in 1972 when an early-season injury to quarterback John Brodie put the brakes on their plans. Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Steve Spurrier, ...

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Man seriously injured in Fife crash as woman and child also rushed to hospital

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Don, Rescue make the week before Christmas lively for COSAR – Keremeos Review

It was Christmas Eve and search and rescue activities in the central Okanagan were hectic. Just before 11 p.m. on Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve, COSAR was called to assist the Kelowna RCMP in locating an elderly woman with a mental health issue in the North Glenmore area. “The female had left her resident and was scantily clad for the ...

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Pledge to bail out residents affected by Christmas Day flooding

The government has pledged to bail out residents, homeowners and businesses in the southeastern part of the country affected by flash floods on Christmas Day. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s pledge comes as a town in Co Wexford suffered the worst flooding in 62 years as torrential rains hit the area. A multi-agency response kicked into action in Bridgetown, County Wexford, ...

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Christmas tragedy: 14 dead, 25 injured in road accidents in Ogun and Anambra

DAUD OLATUNJI AND IKENNA OBIANERI Posted December 26, 2021 As many as 14 travelers were killed while 25 were injured to varying degrees in three crashes in Ogun and Anambra states. Six other people were killed in an accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. While seven people died in the accident at the Ososa Bridge in the Odogboolu ...

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