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Danny Trejo rescues boy trapped in overturned car after crash

Danny Trejo rescues boy trapped in overturned car after crashActor Danny Trejo helped rescue a boy from an overturned vehicle following a car crash, pulling him from the wreck and tending to his safety while awaiting help.The Machete star was in the Sylmar neighbourhood of Los Angeles when two cars collided on Wednesday, according to CBS LA.Trejo and other witnesses can be seen in security footage rushing to the scene moments after the crash, which left an SUV overturned.The actor then got to work pulling a boy from the crashed vehicle. According to Trejo, the boy was “about five” and was “screaming” following the collision.“I just knew how scared he was,” the actor told the TV network.Trejo said he climbed inside the vehicle and struggled to unbuckle the child, until a young female bystander stepped in. The two worked together until Trejo managed to pull the boy out of the SUV.At this point, rescuers were still trying to help the child’s grandmother, who remained in the vehicle.Trejo said he held the child and wanted to distract him from the rest of the scene. “I started talking about, ‘Wait a minute, we’ve got to use our superpowers!’” he said. “And so he goes, ‘Superpowers!’”According to Trejo, the child’s mother arrived at the scene, thanked him, and told him she recognised him.“I just feel great that the Lord put me right there in that spot to do what I did,” Trejo added.



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Saudi Arabia's reforms to allow some women to travel without men's permission will do nothing to help many of the vulnerable people trapped in the kingdom

Saudi Arabia's reforms to allow some women to travel without men's permission will do nothing to help many of the vulnerable people trapped in the kingdomMany of the 1,000 women who flee Saudi Arabia each year are under 21, and must still escape abuse in dangerous and secretive circumstances.



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One person killed, dozens of children feared trapped in collapsed Lagos building

One person killed, dozens of children feared trapped in collapsed Lagos buildingAt least one person was killed and dozens of children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday. Adeshina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, said that the agency had recorded one death so far in the disaster, and had rescued nearly 50 people. Residents said around 100 children had attended the school, which was on the top levels of the building.



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Two hundred families trapped by Islamic State in Syria, U.N. says

Two hundred families trapped by Islamic State in Syria, U.N. saysSome 200 families are trapped in a shrinking area of Syria controlled by Islamic State, whose forces are stopping many from fleeing, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday, calling for the families’ safe passage. The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the brink of defeating IS in its last pocket in eastern Syria, the village of Baghouz, where it estimates a few hundred Islamic State fighters and about 2,000 civilians are under siege.



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Dying days of caliphate in Syria as IS fighters trapped

Dying days of caliphate in Syria as IS fighters trappedJihadist fighters defending the last dreg of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” Saturday were holed up in half a square kilometre of a village in eastern Syria. President Donald Trump had announced that the fall of the IS proto-state would be declared Saturday, but a Syrian commander said his US-backed forces slowed down their advance to protect civilians. The jihadists declared a “caliphate” in large parts of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014, but have since lost all but a tiny patch of territory in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border.



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California man rescues trapped mule after losing his house to wildfires

California man rescues trapped mule after losing his house to wildfiresJeff Hill of Paradise, California, was checking on someone's house after the Camp Fire nearly leveled the entire town, and what he found in the backyard startled him. Hill joins CBSN on the phone to describe how he jumped into action to save the stuck animal.



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California Wildfires Kill 5 People Trapped In Vehicles

California Wildfires Kill 5 People Trapped In VehiclesDevastating wildfires scorching large sections of California have killed five



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Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in Tree

Woman Survives 6 Days in Arizona Desert After Car Crash Leaves Vehicle Trapped in TreeThe 53-year-old unnamed woman was driving on U.S. Route 60 near Wickenburg when she lost control of her vehicle on Oct. 12.



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Unlimited Brexit backstop would leave UK trapped in unacceptable arrangements: DUP

Unlimited Brexit backstop would leave UK trapped in unacceptable arrangements: DUPA Brexit backstop which is not time-limited would leave Britain and Northern Ireland trapped in unacceptable arrangements until the EU decided otherwise, the deputy leader of Northern Ireland’s DUP said on Friday. The backstop plan is designed to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and European Union member the republic of Ireland. “On many occasions both the PM and the Brexit Secretary said the backstop would be time-limited.



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Yazidi 'ex-sex slave' trapped both in Iraq and in German exile

Yazidi 'ex-sex slave' trapped both in Iraq and in German exileA young Yazidi woman who fled to Germany but returned home to northern Iraq says she cannot escape her Islamic State group captor who held her as a sex slave for three months. Ashwaq Haji, 19, says she ran into the man in a German supermarket in February. Traumatised by the encounter, she returned to Iraq the following month.



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