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Thames safety warning after film-maker has to be rescued from river

Police and rescue workers have warned against jumping from Tower Bridge into the River Thames after a man understood to be making a film had to be rescued from the water by two bystanders.



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Photograph: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian

Toby Green and George Pearse, both 23, jumped into the river to rescue a man, understood to be Josh Burton, a film-maker from south-east London, who police say jumped from the bridge as part of a stunt on Sunday.

The men were playing chess by the Thames – a weekly ritual of theirs – when they heard the splash.

“We looked around and there was a body flailing around in the water, just below Tower Bridge. It was clear that someone had just jumped or fallen off the bridge. The person’s head was sort of underwater a bit and he looked like he couldn’t swim, being hit

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Lost and Found! Missing Dog Located by Drone, Rescued After 10 Days in Woods: ‘So Grateful’

This dog is reunited with his owners after being lost for 10 days — all thanks to a handy drone.

Gary and Debbie Morgan asked  put up flyers and notes online earlier this month asking for help locating their missing dog Meadow, a 16-month-old golden retriever. The pup had last been seen in a wooded area in Andes, New York, and was missing for about a week when a stranger named Brian James came across the Morgans’ plea for their lost pet.



a person and a dog sitting on a couch: Debbie and Gary Morgan with Meadow


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Debbie and Gary Morgan with Meadow

The flyer offered a $500 reward and described Meadow as having a “small, stocky build [and a] pink collar.”

James told ABC News that he thought he could help by bringing a new perspective to the search efforts, since he’s a hiking guide and trained drone pilot.

“I’m realizing that [it] might be easy to see her from

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Hiker Is Rescued in Zion National Park After Nearly Two Weeks Missing

A 38-year-old woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks in Zion National Park in Utah was found safe on Sunday by search and rescue teams after a park visitor reported that they had seen her, the authorities said.

The woman, Holly Suzanne Courtier, disappeared on Oct. 6, after getting off a shuttle bus at the Grotto bus stop in the park. She was reunited with her family, which said in a statement Sunday that they were “overjoyed” that she was found safely.

The search for Ms. Courtier drew officials from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, park rangers, emergency service teams and search dogs. Volunteers also joined the effort, the National Park Service said. The teams used drones and canine units, the park service said in a series of statements about their efforts to locate her.

“We would like to thank the rangers and search teams who relentlessly looked

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