Heroic slackliner in death-defying chairlift rescue on Rocky Mountains to save unconscious friend Play

Heroic slackliner in death-defying chairlift rescue on Rocky Mountains to save unconscious friend

A professional slackliner saved his friends life in a skiing incident. The friend’s backpack had been caught in the ski lift. It dragged him down the hill and wrapped around his neck. Realising his friend was being hung, Mickey Wilson climbed along the lift cable. He managed to reach the lift chair and cut his friend free. Ski patrol performed CPR. The man is expected to make a full recovery. Jan 7, 2017
Christians around the world celebrate Eastern Orthodox Christmas Play

Christians around the world celebrate Eastern Orthodox Christmas

Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas on 7 January. Russian Orthodox, Georgian Orthodox, Serbian and Jerusalem churches celebrate Christmas 13 days after Roman Catholic Christmas.This shift was caused in the early 20th century, when the Russian Orthodox Church decided to stay on the Julian calendar instead of moving to the Gregorian calendar, like most other Christians.Russian Orthodox Christians mark the beginning of Christmas festivities with a special midnight mass. President Vladimir Putin attended a service in a monastery in Novgorod. Jan 7, 2017
Fort Lauderdale shooting: Suspect in custody for killing 5, wounding 8 Play

Fort Lauderdale shooting: Suspect in custody for killing 5, wounding 8

Police officials in Florida, US, are questioning the suspect, thought to be a mentally disturbed man, after he fired shots at a baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale international airport. The attacker, Esteban Santiago, will make his first appearance in court on 9 January and is expected to face federal charges for the crime committed. Jan 7, 2017