Firefighters save man from jumping off building in dramatic video

Firefighters save man from jumping off building in dramatic video

A man who attempted to jump from the top of a 30-storey building was rescued by firefighters in eastern Chinas Suzhou city. A man was threatening to jump off a building ledge as emergency workers made their approach to the 30-storey structure in eastern Chinas Suzhou city. One firefighter is seen silently creeping up behind the man and grabbing him from the rooftop edge while the others distract him. After being observed dangling off the side of the building, the man is dragged to safety by the group. Dec 15, 2016
Formerly conjoined twins reunited for the first time

Formerly conjoined twins reunited for the first time

Formerly conjoined twins Eva and Erika Sandoval have been reunited with each other for the first time since having surgery. The girls had a 17-hour separation surgery last week, involving 50 staff at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, California. The twins were resting in separate beds but couldn’t see each other very well, so their parents and staff carefully carried Erika over to her sister to say hello. Dec 15, 2016
Orphan children trapped in Aleppo plead to leave

Orphan children trapped in Aleppo plead to leave

In a video posted by pro-opposition Syrian TV channel, Halab Today TV, a group of children from inside Aleppo plead for their lives and describe the terrifying barrage of airstrikes they are enduring. A 10-year-old girl called Yasmeen Farmouz speaks on behalf of the group of youngsters, and asked people all over the world to help them evacuate from their city, which is currently under heavy bombardment from the Syrian government forces, supported by Russia war planes and Iranian militia groups. The video was released after reports that the evacuation efforts for civilians has been delayed again. The United Nations said the bombardment of the city could amount to war crimes. Dec 15, 2016
White House: Aleppo a deeply tragic situation

White House: Aleppo a deeply tragic situation

The White House condemned the bombardment of Syrias second biggest city, Aleppo, saying the upsurge was a deeply tragic situation. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters the US was working through a variety of diplomatic channels to bring the bloodshed to an end. Dec 15, 2016