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  • AMAZING RESCUE: Ex-US Soldier Says 'God Opened a Way'

    06/21/2017 5:12:10 AM PDT · by FBRhawk · 6 replies
    CBN News ^ | 06-09-2017 | George Thomas
    Dave Eubank says he knew the odds were against him. "ISIS fire was intense as we approached the huddled group of three survivors," Eubank recalled. On June 1st, Eubank, an ex-US Army Special Forces soldier, who runs a Christian humanitarian organization called Free Burma Rangers, got a call from an Iraqi unit that was fighting ISIS on the frontlines west of Mosul, Iraq. "They said civilians coming, a lot (of them) shot," Eubank told CNN. He and members of the Free Burma Rangers are in Iraq helping civilians flee from ISIS-held areas. The team jumped into action after they got...
  • ex Special Forces rescue girl from ISIS snipers

    06/20/2017 8:31:30 PM PDT · by bunkerhill7 · 14 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 17, 2017 | Nabih Bulos:
    David Eubank rescues girl clinging to dead mother
  • Man dives into moving car to save epileptic driver

    06/19/2017 1:55:37 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 28 replies
    The Extract ^ | 6.5.17 | Editor
    An Illinois man risked his life to assist a driver suffering from a seizure. Before the motorist could injure himself or others, Randy Tompkins jumped into the man’s vehicle — and it was all caught on a police cruiser’s dash-mounted camera.
  • Heroic Police Officer Saves Little Boy From Drowning; Where’s the Media Coverage?

    05/05/2017 5:37:34 AM PDT · by davikkm · 14 replies
    IWB ^ | Gabrielle Seunagal
    A body camera belonging to a police officer showed him diving into a pond to rescue a four year old child with autism from drowning. This event transpired a little over 24 hours ago in Topeka, Kansas. The policeman is Aaron Bulmer, who happened to be patrolling around the Central Park Community Center. He then noticed the young boy venturing a little too closely to the pond. Officer Bulmer was walking towards the child when the four-year-old fell into the pond. Bulmer’s body camera then records him fearlessly leaping into the water to rescue the boy. In a world where...
  • ...Incredible moment heroes rescue a dying BABY and a toddler from a truck that flipped into a...

    05/01/2017 10:41:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 1, 2017 | Hannah Parry For Dailymail.com
    <p>This is the dramatic moment a father and his two young children were rescued from their overturned truck as rapidly rising floodwaters surrounded the vehicle.</p> <p>Phillip Ocheltree, 25, of Wills Point, Texas, was driving home with his two kids in the backseat after tornadoes ripped the state on Saturday, when he says his truck 'hydroplaned off the highway.'</p>
  • Aya Hijazi: Egyptian-American release came after 'no deal,' Trump says. "I just asked".

    04/21/2017 1:41:27 PM PDT · by johnk · 33 replies
    KMOV ^ | Updated: Apr 21, 2017 4:30 PM EDT | By JULIE PACE
    <p>Aya Hijazi, 30, and her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, an Egyptian, returned to the Washington area Thursday. She met Friday with Trump in the Oval Office.</p> <p>Trump had hosted Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the White House at the beginning of this month. The two leaders discussed the case at the time.</p>
  • Freed Egyptian American Prisoner Returns Home Following Trump Intervention

    04/20/2017 8:40:18 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 21 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | April 20, 2017
    An Egyptian American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt’s brutal crackdown on civil society returned home to the United States late Thursday after the Trump administration quietly negotiated her release. President Trump and his aides worked for several weeks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi to secure the freedom of Aya Hijazi, 30, a U.S. citizen, as well as her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, who is Egyptian, and four other humanitarian workers. Trump dispatched a U.S. government aircraft to Cairo to bring Hijazi and her family to Washington. Hijazi, who...
  • Prisoners' family: Trump 'personally' engaged Egypt to save aid workers

    04/20/2017 8:37:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 20, 2017 | Anna Giaritelli
    An American woman and her Egyptian husband who had been imprisoned by the Egyptian government for three years arrived at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland late Thursday and will visit President Trump at the White House on Friday. Aya Hijazi and Mohamed Hassanein were among the group of six aid workers who were locked up in 2014 over allegations of child abuse and trafficking charges. After years of failed negotiations by the Obama administration, a family member of the couple credited Trump with "personally" stepping in to free him and his wife, as well as the four others....
  • 4 Year Old Uses Mom's Thumb To Unlock Her Phone And Call For Help

    03/22/2017 10:55:01 AM PDT · by bogusname · 14 replies
    A 4 year old boy, Roman, in Croydon, south London used his mom's thumb to call for help. He can be heard saying: 'Hello I'm Roman.' The call handler asks for his address - which he provides - and then asks him to go to his mother. He says: 'She's not waking up.' The woman on the phone then says to shake 'mummy' to wake her up, but Roman replies 'it's not working.' Paramedics were able to give life-saving first aid to the woman and she was taken to hospital after regaining consciousness at the home. She has since been...
  • Syrian Democratic Forces expel ISIS from four villages east Raqqa, rescue dozens of civilians

    02/19/2017 3:57:50 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    ARA News ^ | February 20, 2017 | Ahmed Shiwesh
    Raqqa – The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday seized more ground in eastern Raqqa, pushing Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants out of four more villages. The Kurdish-led SDF troops captured the villages of Fatatish, Bir, Shamari and Shwehan in the eastern countryside of Raqqa Governorate in northeastern Syria, after clashes with ISIS militants. “At least 20 ISIS terrorists were killed in the clashes on Sunday, before the group was forced to withdraw from these villages,” SDF officer Habun Osman told ARA News.The progress comes as part of the SDF-led Third Phase of the Euphrates Wrath Operation for Raqqa.The SDF has also rescued dozens...
  • Police dog Freya finds lost child in woods near Lacombe

    02/15/2017 3:28:41 PM PST · by BBell · 20 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/15/17 | Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    While the German shepherd Rumor was being crowned the top dog at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York Tuesday night (Feb. 14), police dog Freya was winning accolades of her own on the North Shore. The Bavarian mountain hound, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office canine that specializes in finding lost children, located a missing 14-year-old autistic child in the woods near Lacombe. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residence after the child went missing. The deputies canvassed the area but could not find the child, the Sheriff's Office said. Freya and her handler, deputy Ron Olivier,...
  • Report: People Trapped On Knott’s Berry Farm Ride

    12/30/2016 5:57:09 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    cbsla ^ | December 30, 2016 5:19 PM
    he Orange County Fire Authority told CBS2 riders got trapped when the Sky Cabin stalled about 130 feet in the air just before 5 p.m. Emergency crews were responding to the park to conduct a technical rescue. “What we’re gonna do right now is formulate a plan on exactly how to bring them down,” Capt. Larry Kurtz told CBS2. The OCFA had four technical rescue trucks on scene. The ride is enclosed and the guests all appeared to be safe, Kurtz said.
  • Cops Say Uber Driver Saved Passenger, 16, from Sex Trafficking: ‘I Knew What Was Happening’

    12/30/2016 6:13:22 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 52 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Dec. 30, 2016 | skhelling
    It started out like any other Uber transaction. Keith Avila, a photographer who also drives for the ridesharing company, picked up two women and a girl at a home in Sacramento, California. As they got into the car, Avila noticed the girl looked young. *snip* “I was 100 percent sure I knew what was happening,” Avila tells PEOPLE. “It wasn’t 99.999 percent. It was 100 percent. And I knew I had to do something, but I didn’t know exactly how I was going to do it. I wondered if I should take pictures with my phone.”
  • Las Vegas Woman Who Walked 26 Miles in Snowy Grand Canyon to Save Family Tells Ordeal

    12/26/2016 7:44:34 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 47 replies
    nbc ^ | 12/26/2016
    After walking 26 miles in the snow along a desolate stretch of the Grand Canyon over 36 hours, a Las Vegas woman is now safe and recovering from exposure at a Utah hospital. Karen Klein was enjoying a holiday vacation with her husband and 10-year-old son when their car got stuck in the mud near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona late last week. Klein said she'd decided to be the one to go get help because her husband had recently been in an accident. Outdoorsy and athletic, she thought she could brave the elements herself. "I...
  • Woman gave birth inside a Walmart bathroom and dumped the infant in the trash, police say

    12/24/2016 5:19:20 PM PST · by KingofZion · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 24, 2016 | Kristina Guerra
    Police in rural Louisiana say a Walmart employee found a baby girl in a bathroom a few hours after the infant’s mother gave birth to her and dumped her in a trash can. The infant was only about 4 hours old when an employee at a Walmart Supercenter in the city of New Roads in Pointe Coupee Parish found her just after 7 p.m. on Friday, Lt. Shael Stringer of the New Roads Police Department told The Washington Post. The mother, Kyandrea Thomas, a woman in her 30s, was found shortly after. Stringer said a Walmart employee saw Thomas in...
  • Pack Of 7 Dogs Protect Nearly Naked 2-Year-Old Toddler In Rainy Victorville Park

    12/23/2016 6:24:11 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 62 replies
    Authorities say a toddler found nearly naked in a rainy California park was protected by a pack of dogs. A Victorville police sergeant called to Brentwood Park found the 2-year-old in the rain Wednesday morning. He was wearing only a dirty diaper and was surrounded by seven dogs. Police say they seemed protective of the boy. During their investigation, police said a dog tried to bite a sergeant and was shot. The dog is recovering.
  • Sherri Papini, abducted mom, found emaciated with hair cut off, husband says

    11/29/2016 2:20:32 PM PST · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    www.cbsnews.com ^ | November 29, 2016, 1:40 PM | By Crimesider Staff
    REDDING, Calif. -- The husband of a Northern California woman found bound along the side of a road three weeks after vanishing says the woman was “branded,” burned, had “chain marks” and her hair cut off and weighed only 87 pounds after her rescue. Keith Papini said in a statement released to Good Morning America that investigators told him to “brace himself” before he was re-united with his wife at a hospital Thanksgiving Day because of her battered condition. Investigators say Sherri Papini, 34, was abducted Nov. 2 after going for a jog near Redding. Her husband told Good Morning...
  • Armed Bystander Guns Down Criminal Suspect Attacking Cop

    11/15/2016 8:07:54 AM PST · by bobsunshine · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 15, 2016 | Blake Neff
    A passerby carrying a concealed weapon shot and killed a criminal suspect who was attacking a sheriff’s deputy in Estero, Fla. Deputy Dean Bardes was pursuing a fleeing suspect in a 100 mph car chase down Interstate 75 when the suspect abruptly stopped, exited his car, and attacked Bardes after he did the same, acording to local WINK News. The suspect, whom the deputy says was armed, got the better of Bardes, who began crying for help. “The officer opened his door, and the guy got out and ran out and grabbed the officer out of his car and started...
  • Kurtis Blow: ‘I Died And These Officers Saved My Life’

    11/04/2016 1:30:45 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    cbs2la ^ | November 4, 2016 9:56 AM
    Blow, whose name is Kurtis Walker, had collapsed at a bus stop near the Westfield Topanga mall at about 9 p.m. last Saturday night, according to police. ... A mall security guard had seen a younger man yelling at an older man at a bus stop Saturday night, so the initial 911 call described the incident as a robbery. When LAPD officers arrived, they determined there was no robbery happening, but an argument between the 57-year-old man and his son, who is his twenties. As Officers Chris Vege and Calvin Hill, Jr., walked up to the group, the older man...
  • Breaking: Homeless Woman Attacked By Hillary Supporters Found! Team Trump On The Way!

    10/29/2016 7:50:01 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 51 replies
    Red State Watcher ^ | 10/29/2016
    Her name is Denise Scott. She was attacked by Hillary supporters Friday while guarding Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of fame. Thousands helped scour the city for her after Donald Trump's attorney ask for help finding her. She seems to be doing OK and Trump's team is on their way to help her. "The police arrest him today. She is being helped. Enough said," said Michael Delauzon, who posted a photograph of her. "Mr Trump is already helping her. His attorney is coordinating everything. She will be very happy."