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Latest news: Rescue

Beluga whale pulled from Seine dies during rescue

An ailing beluga whale that strayed into France's river Seine has died during an attempt to return it to the sea.

Cuba hotel blast death toll rises to 27

Crews have worked through a second night searching for victims of a hotel explosion that killed at least 27 people in Cuba's capital and left more than a dozen missing amid the rubble.

Canberra woman dead, 3 hospitalised after beach rescue near Batemans Bay

One woman has died and three people have been hospitalised after being pulled from the water at a NSW south coast beach.

Canberra man rescued from ocean near Batemans Bay

A 67-year-old Canberra man had to be rescued this morning after he was swept away while rock fishing just south of Batemans Bay.

Injured green turtle treated at Taronga hospital

A green turtle found tangled in fishing line, with "deep, nasty" cuts to its flippers and a hook lodged in its neck has been rescued by NSW's Taronga Wildlife Hospital.

Two 11-year-old boys rescued in flooded NSW river

A NSW police officer who rescued two boys from a flood-affected river will be recommended for a bravery award while wet weather continues to batter much of the state.

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