Russian Baby Rescued After Nearly 36 Hours in Frozen Rubble

His father called it “a New Year’s miracle.” Laboring through sub-freezing temperatures, Russian rescue workers were digging into a sprawling heap of jagged rubble from a collapsed apartment building when one heard the faintest sound. It was the sound of life. On Tuesday, to everyone’s delight and surprise, they pulled a baby boy out of the rubble alive, nearly 36 hours after the disaster that blew apart his home.

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Only in California

A dehydrated, disoriented hiker who was rescued by L.A. sheriff’s officers claims in a federal complaint that, as he was “sharing his story about his spirituality and the spiritual meaning behind the subject hike,” one officer was “not too keen on (plaintiff’s) verbose and talkative demeanor,” and punched him in the face, breaking his jaw.

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