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Possible Tornado Damages Cars and Property in Spartanburg2m23s

Possible Tornado Damages Cars and Property in Spartanburg

A storm wreaked havoc in the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina on Monday, October 23, causing damage to cars and buildings. Meteorologists will likely to categorize the storm as a tornado by Tuesday after further data study, according to the Spartanburg Herald Journal. The storm left thousands without power, the newspaper reported. Credit: Facebook/ Jason Wilson via Storyful

Possible Tornado Damages Spartanburg Community College Property47s

Possible Tornado Damages Spartanburg Community College Property

A storm ravaged Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Monday, October 23, tearing down trees and power lines. Property was damaged at Spartanburg Community College during the storm. The area was hit by a possible tornado, but the National Weather Service can not confirm a tornado until Tuesday, the Spartanburg Herald Journal reported. The storm has caused a spate of road traffic collisions in the area, The State reported. Credit: Twitter/Kristina McDonald via Storyful

Severe Storms, Possible Tornado Causes Flooding in Spartanburg1m10s

Severe Storms, Possible Tornado Causes Flooding in Spartanburg

Severe storms blew through Spartanburg, South Carolina, on October 23, causing flooding and property damage. Meteorologists told GoUpstate.com they were “reasonably confident” a tornado touched down, but could not be confirmed until Tuesday. The storm caused at least 20 vehicle collisions, property damage and trees in the roadway along Interstate 85 Business in Spartanburg. This video was taken along the interstate. Damage was also reported at Spartanburg Community College, as seen in the video. Credit: Facebook/Amy Hagy via Storyful

Bald Eagle Feasts on Cat on Sidewalk in South Virginia40s

Bald Eagle Feasts on Cat on Sidewalk in South Virginia

A bald eagle was spotted eating a black cat on a busy Norfolk, Virginia, sidewalk on October 17. Joshua Phelps was driving on Monticello Street on his way back from a job when he noticed a crowd of people on the sidewalk. Phelps slowed his vehicle and saw a bald eagle feasting on a black cat in broad daylight. Credit: Joshua Phelps via Storyful

Possible Tornado Damages Buildings Near Spartanburg2m08s

Possible Tornado Damages Buildings Near Spartanburg

Damage was reported after a possible tornado accompanied by high winds blew through Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Monday, October 23. Meteorologists told GoUpstate.com they were “reasonably confident” a tornado had touched down, but the National Weather Service could not confirm until Tuesday. The storm caused at least 20 vehicle collisions, property damage and trees in the roadway along Interstate 85 Business in Spartanburg. This video was taken along the interstate. Damage was also reported at Spartanburg Community College, as seen in the video. Credit: Facebook/Shelia Antley Counts via Storyful

Crowd Starts Fire at Girls' School After Allegations of Sexual Assault22s

Crowd Starts Fire at Girls' School After Allegations of Sexual Assault

Protesters set fires near a girls school in Urmia, located in the northwest of Iran, after reports that a school official sexually assaulted a student on October 23, an allegation a top local official said was not true. In this video, protesters can be seen standing on a wall outside a school building as flames leap into the air. Unconfirmed reports that a school official had raped or sexually assaulted a 12-year-old Kurdish student circulated on social media outlets such as Twitter and Telegram several hours before the fires were set. A video posted by a Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw showed large crowds gathered at the same location, with some protesters throwing objects at the building. The video was taken hours before reports of fires at the school. The deputy minister of political affairs of West Azerbaijan, the province in which Urmia is located, told local news outlets reports that a school employee sexually assaulted a student were not true. Credit: Telegram/Urmiya Club via Storyful

This Kid Struggling on the Ice Speaks for Us All1m04s

This Kid Struggling on the Ice Speaks for Us All

Dublin man John Enright’s exploits on the ice speak for everyone who’s tried and failed to be graceful on skates. On April 10 John uploaded a video of himself at age twelve in Brussels trying to master the ice and stay upright, but as his video proves, that didn’t go so well. Not only did he fail to skate, he failed to stand up without the aid of the rink’s barrier. But like a true champion, John pulled himself up again to have another go at it. Credit: John Enright via Storyful

Wildfires Seen by Night in Northern Italy3m18s

Wildfires Seen by Night in Northern Italy

Nighttime footage captures wildfires in Bussoleno, Turin, in the northern Italian region of Piedmont on October 22. A wildfire broke out in the mountains of Bussoleno early Sunday morning. The flames reached 1,900 meters by Monday evening, burning hundreds of acres of vegetation, according to local reports. Fifty people in the nearby villages of Rubiana and Caprie were evacuated as smoke from the fire continued to blow past homes despite the efforts of the firemen. A large fire broke out in the same area in 2003, news reports said. Credit: Local Team via Storyful

Debris Flows Down River as Typhoon Lan Moves Over Tokyo2m01s

Debris Flows Down River as Typhoon Lan Moves Over Tokyo

Debris flowed down the Tama River in the Kawaski area of the Tokyo, Japan, as Typhoon Lan moved over the area on October 23. At least six people were killed by the typhoon, according to the Japan Times. This footage shows debris flowing down the Tama River near the Futako Bridge. The uploader described the debris as a homeless person’s shelter. Credit: Twitter/nekomaru0329 via Storyful

Man Shows Easy Way to Get Over the American-Mexican Border40s

Man Shows Easy Way to Get Over the American-Mexican Border

In this video, one man shows how easy it is to climb over the border between the US and Mexico. This footage was recorded at the American-Mexican border in Sasabe, Arizona. In the video a man easily climbs over the border wall. He then realizes he left his backpack on the other side. But as the camera pans, the end of the border wall is revealed and he is able to run around to other side with ease. Credit: SWSorcerer via Storyful

Kurds at UN Compound in Erbil Protest Iraqi Show of Force in Kirkuk8m50s

Kurds at UN Compound in Erbil Protest Iraqi Show of Force in Kirkuk

Kurdish protesters demonstrated on October 23 outside the UN Compound in Erbil, Iraq, the capital of the regional Kurdish government, on last week’s show of force in Kirkuk by Iraq’s military. In these videos, protesters holding and wearing Kurdish flags chanted in front of the UN compound. In this video, several protesters climb a structure and wave the Kurdish flag. Iraqi government forces took control of Kirkuk and other areas in the north of Iraq from Kurdish militias after a referendum on Kurdish independence was held on September 25 that overwhelmingly favored creation of an independent Kurdistan. Credit: Facebook/Mostafa Sexo via Storyful

Glassmakers Teach Veterans the art of "Glassblowing"1m00s

Glassmakers Teach Veterans the art of "Glassblowing"

These glassmakers in the US teach veterans and soldiers how to create these incredible glass ornaments. Levi Belber, Megan Stelljes and Trenton Quiocho were the three teachers who combined their skills to teach the art of “glassblowing”. Credit: gmanonfire via Storyful

Strong Winds Collapse Hair Salon Roof in Gulf Breeze, Florida17s

Strong Winds Collapse Hair Salon Roof in Gulf Breeze, Florida

Strong winds in Gulf Breeze, Florida, caused structural damage to a hair salon and other homes and businesses on October 22, local media reported. Video shows a collapsed roof at the the Michelle and Company Hair Salon on Gulf Beach Parkway. The Pensacola News Journal said no injuries were reported from the damage. Credit: Facebook/Kolton Hanke via Storyful

Confused Cat Does Not Understand Bubbles33s

Confused Cat Does Not Understand Bubbles

This curious cat was easily intrigued by a sink full of bubbles and decided to investigate the situation. Unfortunately Beans, the curious but confused kitty, couldn’t quite fathom the fluffy bubbles. Credit: dovahgalaxy via Storyful

Roads Flooded in Central Japan Neighbourhood as Typhoon Lan Makes Landfall27s

Roads Flooded in Central Japan Neighbourhood as Typhoon Lan Makes Landfall

Typhoon Lan has killed at least five people in Japan after heavy rain and strong winds hit the country, according to the Japan Times. This video shows a flooded street near Ogaki station in Gifu prefecture, central Japan, on Sunday, October 22. Heavy rain reached parts of central Japan on Sunday and Monday as Typhoon Lan made landfall. Flights and trains were cancelled after whole communities in the country were flooded, according to Kyodo News. Credit: YouTube/ 情報ステーション via Storyful

Rainstorms Hit Southern Norway9s

Rainstorms Hit Southern Norway

Heavy rain brought severe flooding to southern Norway on Sunday, October 22, forcing the closure of a highway. The 50-mile E18 motorway, which connects the towns of Arendal and Kragero, was shut off. Authorities issued weather warnings in the Agder, Telemark and Vestfold regions, The Local reported. Over 3,000 flood-related damage reports have been made since early October, when heavy rains started affecting the region. Credit: Facebook/Marita Brekke-Rasmussen via Storyful

Swimmers Run From Water as Four Killer Whales Approach Shore59s

Swimmers Run From Water as Four Killer Whales Approach Shore

A group of friends swimming at Hahei Beach, New Zealand on October 21 got a major shock when a pod of killer whales wandered close to shore and sent the friends running out of the water. “[We] spotted three orcas swimming about 50 metres offshore,” Kelly Lindsay, who filmed the encounter, said. “[We] weren’t aware of the orca at this stage due to the waves; it wasn’t until one of the orca branched away from the pod towards the shore that onlookers started shouting out to the swimmers.” TVNZ reported four orcas were spotted near the shore Coromandel Beach, where Lindsay and friends were enjoying their long weekend. A lifeguard said the whales come around to feed on stingrays and this particular pod got about 10 metres away from the beach. It this footage, the group of friends panic and run out of the water as the killer whale’s black fin emerges out of the water a few metres away from them. Their delighted screams can be heard off-screen before the orca begins waving its flippers out of shallow waters. “[When] the fin emerged from the water… they turned and ran back to the shore in excitement and shock,” Lindsay said. “It was a once in a life time experience to see such a beautiful animal up close in the wild. We won’t be forgetting this any time soon.” Credit: Kelly Lindsay via Storyful

Possible Tornado Spotted Near Foley, Alabama3m28s

Possible Tornado Spotted Near Foley, Alabama

A possible tornado was spotted in southern Alabama on Sunday, October 22. A local news report warned of a “severe weather threat” on Sunday, with the National Weather Service issuing a tornado warning in Baldwin County that was in effect until 3 pm. Heavy rain and strong winds affected neighboring counties later in the night as the storm passed through the state. Credit: Cindy Baumann via Storyful

High Winds Strike Beach in Japan As Typhoon Lan Makes Landfall40s

High Winds Strike Beach in Japan As Typhoon Lan Makes Landfall

High winds and heavy rainfall hit parts of central Japan on Monday, October 23, as Typhoon Lan continued its course across the country. This video shared by resident Erik Oskamp on YouTube shows the wind and rain lashing Onjuku beach, a fishing town popular with holidaymakers that is situated about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Tokyo. At least two people have died after the typhoon hit the country over the weekend, according to Kyodo News. The Japan Meteorological Agency said wind speeds during the typhoon had reached about 134 kilometers per hour, according to the Japan Times. Credit: YouTube/Erik Oskamp via Storyful

Australian Family Escape Hold Up in Papua New Guinea53s

Australian Family Escape Hold Up in Papua New Guinea

An Australian family living in Papua New Guinea was travelling from a town outside Port Moresby on Sunday, October 22, when a group of people in another vehicle attempted to corner them in what they believe was a robbery attempt. Dashcam footage published by Roxie Steljic to Facebook shows a silver car verging too close to them on a remote road, and later footage in the same video shows the moment the other vehicle stopped in front of them. As one of the group began to run towards them, Steljic’s husband Vladimir quickly reversed away, dodging another car they believe was part of the same operation. “The group was armed with guns and bats and one of them was wearing a mask,” Roxie Steljic said, adding their caution helped them escape. “My kids were panicking,” she told Storyful. The family reported the incident to police, and shared the video to caution the community, Nine News reported. Credit: Facebook/Roxy Steljic via Storyful