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'Christmas miracle': 3 suspected thieves rescued after days in West Virginia mine

'Christmas miracle': 3 suspected thieves rescued after days in West Virginia mineThree people who disappeared in a closed West Virginia mine five days ago have been rescued and taken to a hospital in what a family member called a "Christmas miracle."



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A firefighter rescued a cat from the Paradise fire and she won't leave him alone

A firefighter rescued a cat from the Paradise fire and she won't leave him aloneGet ready to sob, because this newfound friendship will pull every single heartstring you have.  While raking through debris from the devastating Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, CA, firefighter Ryan Coleman came across a fluffy gray cat. Deciding that Coleman was
her human, the friendly cat scaled his body and settled down on his shoulders.  SEE ALSO: Some good news: Doughnut the 28-pound cat has a new home Already comfortable with her new companion, the cat rode around on his shoulders and affectionately rubbed her face on his stubble.  In a video posted to Facebook last week, the absolute floof wrapped herself around Coleman's neck while he surveyed the remnants of Paradise.  The Camp Fire has been burning through Butte County in Northern California for nearly two weeks. It has claimed 77 victims since erupting on Nov 8, and destroyed more than 10,500 homes over 150,000 acres since.  The state's forestry and fire protection agency estimates that the fire won't be fully contained until Nov 30.  WATCH: Oprah's Favorite Things list will get you through the holiday shopping mania



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Cat Rescued From Trash 'Minutes' Before Pile Tossed Into Garbage Compactor

Cat Rescued From Trash 'Minutes' Before Pile Tossed Into Garbage CompactorA cat just minutes away from possibly getting thrown into the jaws of a trash



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Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at seaAn Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2,500 kilometres (1,500 miles) away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam, his family said Monday. Aldi Novel Adilang’s harrowing tale began in mid-July when the 18-year-old was working solo on a fishing hut anchored about 125 kilometres (77 miles) off Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. The floating fishing trap, known as a rompong, had no engine or paddles and was anchored to the seabed with a long rope, but heavy winds knocked it off its moorings and sent Adilang out to sea, local media said.



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Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at sea

Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at seaJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian teenager who survived 49 days adrift at sea after the wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing.



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Stranded Dog Rescued From Hurricane Florence's Rising Floodwaters

Stranded Dog Rescued From Hurricane Florence's Rising FloodwatersPETA said the pup was left behind at a North Carolina home.



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Hundreds rescued as river reaches record heights in North Carolina

Hundreds rescued as river reaches record heights in North CarolinaNorth Carolina rivers may crest higher than they did during Hurricane Matthew in 2016.



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Hurricane Florence: Desperate Woman, Who Is 8 Months Pregnant, Rescued From Rising Floodwaters

Hurricane Florence: Desperate Woman, Who Is 8 Months Pregnant, Rescued From Rising FloodwatersThe family was clinging to a tree in North Carolina amid flooding from the dangerous storm.



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Hundreds rescued from flooding in historic NC city

Hundreds rescued from flooding in historic NC cityMore than 360 people had been rescued in New Bern, North Carolina, but another 140 were still waiting for help.



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Residents rescued along with dog from Hurricane Florence flood waters

Residents rescued along with dog from Hurricane Florence flood watersThe Category 1 storm forced evacuations and rescues in River Bend, North Carolina.



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