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Review: Hot Docs provides new perspectives on familiar subjects Special

Werner Herzog returns to Hot Docs with a 10-part reflection on the internet, which will screen next to the latest explorations of scientology and abortion law in the U.S.

Crib recall: Reports say they can break, trap or injure infants

Bexco has issued a recall of nearly 12,000 DaVinci cribs after 10 reports said that a metal bracket which connects the mattress support to the crib broke. If the bracket breaks it may create an uneven sleeping surface or a gap.

Missing student found trapped between dorm wall, parking garage

New York - A New York University student who was reported missing over the weekend was found alive Sunday night wedged between a 17-story dorm building and a multilevel parking garage.

83 miners trapped after landslide in Tibet

Lhasa - There were no survivors found after a landslide that took place in Tibet on Friday. Rescue workers have been going on all night, announced the Chinese authorities.

Social network saves cat trapped in car in Belarus (video)

Mogilev - A cat managed to sneak into someone's car in Mogilev, Belarus and apparently spent four days locked in there, until rescued by the powers of a Russian social network.

Sasago tunnel collapses in Japan — 2 cars crushed, people trapped

Around seven people are believed to have been trapped under rubble, following the collapse of a section of ceiling in the Sasago tunnel on the Chuo expressway in Koshu City, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan on Sunday. (Updated).

Man trapped by own car in home

Merced - Brothers squabbling and bickering is one thing, but using a car as a weapon against your brother is not a family relationship enhancement activity.

Kitty cat stuck in Dashboard

Ever had a kitten stuck in your dashboard. If you ever encounter such a thing, you may need a mechanic to assist in the rescue.

20 people trapped overnight in cable car rescued by helicopters

What started out as a pleasant sightseeing adventure turned into a nightmare for 20 people including four children. After spending 17 hours in the cable car they were finally rescued early Saturday morning by helicopters.

Austrian swimmer trapped under sand on Florida beach

Pompano Beach - An Austrian Olympic swimmer, who was in Florida for training, was trapped in sand after a hole he had helped dig collapsed around him.

Locksmith frees toddler trapped in bank vault for four hours

Conyers - A 14-month-old girl was rescued Friday after being accidentally locked inside the bank vault at a Wells Fargo branch in Conyers, Georgia. The child, whose grandmother is employed at the bank was visiting with her mother when she wandered into the vault.

27 New Zealand miners missing after explosion

Greymouth - Twenty-seven miners are missing following a severe gas explosion at a remote mine on New Zealand's South Island. The mayor of the nearest town, Greymouth, said the situation is "pretty serious but rescuers are on hand".

Firefighters help rescue snake trapped in bangles

Amersham - Firefighters took part in a royal rescue recently, but it was a royal python – who was trapped in the bangles on his owner’s wrist – who was the subject of the rescue.

Chinese man gets stuck in toilet after trying to retrieve phone

The unnamed man in China's southeastern Jiangsu province found himself unable to get free of the toilet after attempting to retrieve his mobile phone he had dropped inside.

19 Miners Trapped In Slovak Coal Mine Explosion

A coal mine explosion that may have been caused by gas has trapped 19 miners and injured 9 others at the Handlova mine in Slovakia.

Mineworkers Trapped in Rock Fall in South Africa

Eight mineworkers are trapped underground and two are reported dead at a platinum mine near Rustenburg in South Africa after a “fall of ground” incident. All operations have been suspended as rescue teams are deployed.

Three Jersey City workers trapped 32 stories above the ground

Rescues efforts were underway for three engineers that are trapped 32 stories above the ground in Jersey City, New Jersey Friday afternoon.

200 fishermen trapped on ice slab in Lake Erie

A popular fishing area in Lake Erie became dangerous after a huge slab of ice broke away. About 200 people are trapped and no casualties have been reported.

Trapped Miners Are Still Waiting To Be Rescued

For two days six miners have been trapped 457 metres below the surface. The mine collapse thought to be the result of a 4.0 earthquake. The cave in that resulted is now causing more questions and officials are doubting that the earthquake is a factor.

Six Miners Trapped in GenWal Mine

A small earthquake today collapsed a mine near Salt Lake City, Utah. Six miners are thought to be trapped inside. The earthquake measured 4.0 on the Richter scale, not extremely strong but strong enough to damage the mine.

Thief trapped by 95-year-old woman

A 95 year old German lady solves the mystery of thefts by helping catch the thief with a bait, some money in her room.

Trapped in Your Own Body

People Who Suffer From 'Locked-in Syndrome' Are Alive, but They Can't Communicate.

Trapped: A Heartbreaking Story Of Survival

An amazing story of survival. To be trapped in a car for two days, upside down, partially submerged in freezing water....only to have your loved one die next to you.

Sick Canadian Trapped In Expensive Mexican Care Facility Finally Coming Home

Another family undergoing horror in Mexico while vacationing but this time it is not because of violence.

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An image showing two rescue workers being lowered down into a Yuzhou mine in China where an explosio...
An image showing two rescue workers being lowered down into a Yuzhou mine in China where an explosion has left 16 miners trapped
A social network in Russia saved the life of a cat  trapped in a car.  Sign reads: “Dear car owner...
A social network in Russia saved the life of a cat, trapped in a car. Sign reads: “Dear car owner! Animal inside! Urgently open your car!”
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Cat rescued from a car in Belarus  thanks to Russian social network.
Cat rescued from a car in Belarus, thanks to Russian social network.
Rescue workers carry a body of a university student trapped by debris from the collapsed resort in G...
Rescue workers carry a body of a university student trapped by debris from the collapsed resort in Gyeongju, south of Seoul in this February 17, 2014
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