TRENDING: 3 Babies are dropped from a burning building to safety and other news

TRENDING: 3 Babies are dropped from a burning building to safety and other news

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Three babies and three women were saved by American servicemen outside an Osan Airbase in South Korea.

According to a facebook post by a man named Bill Frost, his friend Master Sergeant Daniel Raimondo rallied passersby to help.

He proudly wrote: “One of my stellar Airmen / teammates, MSgt Daniel Raimondo, helped save 3 women and 3 babies from this burning building outside Osan Airbase, Korea, by rallying folks on the street to help him hold a blanket while convincing mothers to toss their babies and then themselves from four stories to escape the flames. You’re awesome Danny!”

The heroic man managed to talk the mothers into dropping their babies four stories into a big blanket to safety before jumping into the blanket as well.

The astounding scene was captured on video and has since gone viral, garnering nearly 160,000 views and 2,000 shares as of this writing.

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Princess Charlotte Turns One!

In celebration of Princess Charlotte’s first birthday, Kensington Palace released new photos of the youngest royal.

The adorable only daughter of Prince William and Duchess Kate looks adorable in the photos which include one of her pushing around a toy lawn mower with a huge smile on her face.

The other three photos in the newly released series show her sitting in lovely pink and blue pastels. They were taken inside their Norfolk home.

Princess Charlotte (1)

photo: TODAY

Princess Charlotte

photo: TODAY

And who, might you ask, is the photographer behind these cute snaps? None other than her mom, Duchess Kate, of course!

“Duke and Duchess are happy to be able to share these family moments, ahead of their daughter’s first birthday,” Kensington Palace said in a statement, as reported by TODAY.

Princess Charlotte (2)

photo: TODAY

Princess Charlotte was born on May 2, 2015 and has only been seen in public twice: after she was born and during her Christening in June 2015.

It was back in November 2015 when the royal family first shared photos of the little royal playing with a stuffed toy dog named Fuddlewuddle to the world.

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Colombia becomes latest country to legalize same-sex marriage

After Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay formally recognized same-sex marriage, Colombia has now followed suit.

The Catholic country has become the fourth in South America to legalize same-sex marriage. The decision comes after a ruling by the country’s constitutional court.

Although same sex unions have always been recognized in the country, with same-sex couples being allowed to adopt, same-sex marriage was a legal gray area—until now.

photo: Human Rights Watch

photo: Human Rights Watch

They arrived at the decision after of the court’s judges approved the ruling that “all people are free to choose independently to start a family in keeping with their sexual orientation… receiving equal treatment under the constitution and the law.”

Around 70 unions have been registered as civil partnerships has instantly been considered as full marriages under this new ruling, reports ABC news.

Adriana Gonzalez, a woman who’s been fighting for the right to marry her partner told ABC: “We are very happy because Colombia has taken a step toward diversity.”

And though it’s been a tough road, Adriana and many other Colombian citizens like her, can at last have the “honeymoon” they have longed for.

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Bianchi Mendoza

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