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Colombia Plane Crash: Moments After Rescue, Survivor Cried Out for His Crew


RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images(MEDELLIN, Colombia) -- As Colombian plane crash survivor Erwin Tumiri heads home to Bolivia, dramatic new video from local police shows the moments after he was pulled from the wreckage.Clad in a yellow police jacket, Tumiri – one of just six people who survived the plane crash that killed 71 in Medellin on Monday – sobbed in Spanish for "my crew."“Calm down, don’t worry, we are here to help you, and your friends also,” a first respond

Prince William Reveals Duchess Kate's Secret Hobby: Coloring


Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Adult coloring books are a hot craze that has grownups hiding crayons from their kids, and now we're learning the duchess of Cambridge is yet another convert to the trend.Prince William revealed the secret pastime of his wife, Kate, to illustrator and author Johanna Basford at an investiture at Buckingham Palace this week. William said Kate likes to color in Secret Garden, Basford's first coloring book that has sold more than one million copies.“I

Lamp Pole Saves Pedestrian's Life in Poland


iStock/Thinkstock(KALISZ, Poland) -- A pedestrian in the central Polish city of Kalisz can credit a lamp pole with saving her life.Surveillance cameras captured the tense moment when a woman narrowly escaped catastrophe. She was walking along a sidewalk next to a building situated at a busy intersection in Kalisz, Poland.At the same time, a white car was attempting to make a left turn adjacent to the building. Suddenly, a black sedan enters the frame and hits the white car, causing the sedan to

Melania Trump Hires Law Firm to Protect Her Image in Slovenia


Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Melania Trump has hired the well-respected law firm Pirc Musar & Partnerji in her native Slovenia to warn people against profiting off her name and image.Honey jars "from Melania's home garden," pancakes with golden dust and a special breakfast with strawberries -- these are just a few of the many products that Slovenian entrepreneurs have been offering for sale since her husband, Donald Trump, became president-elect of the United States.&ldquo

U.S.-led Coalition Confirms 54 Additional Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria Airs


Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS says 54 more civilians were inadvertently killed in airstrikes in Iraq and Syria that took place between March 31 and October 22. Since they began in August of 2014, the coalition has reported 173 civilians killed by coalition airstrikes and another 37 injured."We regret the unintentional loss of civilian lives resulting from Coalition efforts to defeat ISIL in Iraq and Syria and express our deepest sympathies to the fa

Colombia Plane Crash Was Co-Pilot's First Flight With the Airline


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The co-pilot of the plane that crashed Monday night in Colombia and killed 71 people was completing her first flight with LaMia, the Bolivian airline chartered to operate flight 2933, her father said in an emotional interview.Sisy Arias was trying to build up her flying hours, according to her father, Jorge Arias, a Bolivian journalist.Jorge Arias said he doesn't blame anyone for the crash but he is upset at the pilot for miscalculating how much gas much has

US Returns Seized Artifacts to Egyptian Government, Including Mummies


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The United States government returned a collection of stolen artifacts to Egypt on Thursday, including an ancient wooden sarcophagus, a mummy shroud and mummified hand.The items were seized by federal agents after dual investigations: "Operation Mummy’s Curse" in New York and "Operation Mummy’s Hand" in Los Angeles. They were returned to Egypt at a ceremony with U.S. and Egyptian officials at the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C."While we recog

Colombia Plane Crash Survivor Said He Curled Up in Fetal Position Before Impact


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  One of the five survivors pulled from the wreckage of the Colombian plane crash that killed 71 people Monday reportedly told South American media he curled up in the fetal position with a bag between his knees before the jet slammed into a mountainside."I put the bags in between my legs to form the fetal position that is recommended in accidents," flight technician Erwin Tumiri told Fox Sports Argentina in Spanish. "During the situation, many stood up from th

Buzz Aldrin Medically Evacuated from South Pole After 'Condition Deteriorated'


NASA/Bill Ingalls(NEW YORK) -- Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, has been medically evacuated from the South Pole.Aldrin, 86, was visiting the South Pole as part of a tourist group run when “his condition deteriorated” and it was decided that he should be evacuated as a “precaution,” according to White Desert, a private tourist firm.Aldrin’s “condition was described as stable” when he was handed over to the U.S. Antarctic Program medical team and

New Zealand Launches Nationwide Secret Santa Game


iStock/Thinkstock(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) -- Nearly 2,000 New Zealand residents signed up for a countrywide “Secret Santa” game this holiday season, continuing an annual tradition in which complete strangers mail presents to each other after learning their interests on social media.The massive gift exchange, sponsored by the nation’s postal service, and this year drawing 1,979 participants, assigns Kiwis a recipient with a Twitter profile, where past postings can provide clues a

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