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People in Istanbul Honk, Wave Flags to Celebrate Election Results51s

People in Istanbul Honk, Wave Flags to Celebrate Election Results

People gathered outside on the streets of Istanbul, Turkey, to wave Turkish flags and drivers honked horns to celebrate the presidential election results on June 24. Recep Tayyip Erdogan cited “unofficial results” that suggest he won the election. In a speech , Erdogan praised voter turnout saying, "Turkey has given a lesson to the entire world on democracy with a turnout that is close to 90 percent.” The result would mark another victory for Erdogan in securing a second term as president and a political milestone for Turkey. A controversial new constitution, which was approved last year will take effect on June 24, will transform the role of the president from a ceremonial role as head of state into an executive leader with sweeping powers. Credit: @rana_yasir_83 via Storyful

Funnel Cloud Forms Near Steamboat Springs1m09s

Funnel Cloud Forms Near Steamboat Springs

A funnel cloud formed northwest of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on June 24, as a thunderstorm moved through the area, the National Weather Service said. This video was shot by local resident Noel Lundien. Credit: Noel Lundien via Storyful

Black Smoke Rises from Stoll Fire in California's Tehama County35s

Black Smoke Rises from Stoll Fire in California's Tehama County

Large clouds of black smoke rose from the Stoll Fire in Tehama County, California, on June 23, while evacuations orders were in place for surrounding areas. Cal Fire reported that some residential and commercial buildings were destroyed or damaged. The fire was at 500 acres and 40 percent contained as of June 24. Credit: Fred Null via Storyful

Man in Suit Paddleboards to Work Across New York's Hudson River38s

Man in Suit Paddleboards to Work Across New York's Hudson River

Eunice Rivers was riding to work on a New York Waterway Ferry when she observed a man dressed in a suit paddleboarding across the Hudson River on June 21. The man was identified by ABC 11 as Scott Holt, who reportedly said he decided to paddleboard to save some money. Holt made it to his morning meeting on time, ABC 11 reported. Credit: Eunice RIvers via Storyful

Man Spots Ten Hammerhead Sharks Below His Boat in Oahu, Hawaii1m16s

Man Spots Ten Hammerhead Sharks Below His Boat in Oahu, Hawaii

Wayne Kishida Jr. and his family were out fishing when they came across ten Hammerhead sharks near the Kaneohe Sandbar in Oahu, Hawaii on June 16. Kishida said that they did not catch any fish on the day, but he was able to capture a fun memory for him and his family to enjoy. Credit: Wayne H. Kishida Jr. via Storyful

Real-Life 'Socceroo' Disrupts Canberra Match45s

Real-Life 'Socceroo' Disrupts Canberra Match

A real-life “socceroo” was eager to show off its talents during a soccer match in Deakin, Australian Capital Territory, on Saturday, June 24. The marsupial has a go at kicking a soccer ball and hops across Deakin Stadium, as seen in this video filmed by Brendan McCormick at BarTV Sports. The Women’s National Premier Leagues game between Belconnen United and Canberra Football Club was disrupted for around 30 minutes, ABC reported. The match ended with Belconnen United beating Canberra FC 2-0. Credit: Brendan McCormick via Storyful

Rare Funnel Clouds Forms Near Steamboat Springs38s

Rare Funnel Clouds Forms Near Steamboat Springs

A funnel cloud formed northwest of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on June 24, as a thunderstorm moved through the area, the National Weather Service said. This video was captured by Brittany Dick on the outskirts of Streamboat Springs. Credit: Brittany Dick via Storyful

Impressive Aerial Footage Showcases Volcanic Activity in Hawaii1s

Impressive Aerial Footage Showcases Volcanic Activity in Hawaii

Motion content creator Jon Paul Careless and director of photography Thomas C Miller managed to shoot this impressive footage of Kilauea volcano erupting on the island of Hawaii. As the sun set the two men and a helicopter pilot flew over the active volcano of Kilauea and saw it’s impressive spills of lava flowing. " The real power of mother nature, destructive and yet abstractly beautiful," is how Jon described what he saw. Credit: Jon Paul Careless via Storyful

Hail Covers Colorado Springs Roads38s

Hail Covers Colorado Springs Roads

A heavy hailstorm pelted Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 24, with some of the the largest hail reported to be up to half-dollar size, according to local radio station KRDO. The National Weather Service had issued severe thunderstorm warnings for El Paso County, where Colorado Springs is located, and other parts of the state throughout the day. This video shows hail hitting a parking lot in what is said to be Colorado Springs. In the footage, the filmer shows a bruise on her knuckle, which she claims is a result of the large hail. Credit: serendip1ty via Storyful

Selfless Mom Sells Car to Support Musician Son - 12 Years Later, He Surprises Her6m11s

Selfless Mom Sells Car to Support Musician Son - 12 Years Later, He Surprises Her

When Ross was 17 his mother sold her car so that he could pursue his dreams of becoming a full time musician. Twelve years later, Ross decided it was time to pay his mother back for her selfless act and surprised his mom with the exact same model of the car she sold for him all those years ago. Ross documented his journey on his Instagram story and managed to capture his mother’s priceless reaction on camera when he finally surprised his mom with her brand new car. Credit: Ross Rothero-Bourge via Storyful

Wildlife Hospital Works to Free Snake Stuck in Glue Trap25s

Wildlife Hospital Works to Free Snake Stuck in Glue Trap

A video shared by Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary to Facebook on June 21 shows the realities of glue traps for bigger creatures such as snakes. The video showed workers with the wildlife hospital attempting to detach a small snake from the trap, and the caption to the video encouraged people to do away with the devices when animals like snakes are technically bug traps themselves. “They help keep down bugs like roaches and other animals like mice and rats. They are free pest control! Why spend money on traps when they will catch pests for free?” wrote the hospital. Credit: Florida Wildlife Hospital & Sanctuary via Storyful

Waterspout Sighted off Florida Keys1m00s

Waterspout Sighted off Florida Keys

A waterspout was sighted swirling off shore of the Florida Keys on the afternoon of June 23. This footage, described as taken on the shores of Pelican Cove Resort in Islamorada, one of the island villages of the Keys, shows the waterspout from a distance. Credit: coconutcreek via Storyful

Female Drivers Welcome 'New Saudi' and End of Ban7s

Female Drivers Welcome 'New Saudi' and End of Ban

As clocks struck midnight on June 24, women in Saudi Arabia were finally free to get behind the wheels of their cars and legally drive for the first time. Saudi King Salman previously issued a royal decree on September 26, 2017, lifting the driving ban on women. Several months were spent preparing the country’s roadways and infrastructure to accommodate a larger number of drivers on the road. This video is one of several that emerged on social media in the early hours of June 24 as women took to the roads to celebrate. The uploader wrote: “Here comes new Saudi.” Credit: shahadlmohsen via Storyful

Los Angeles Gay Men’s Chorus Concert Cancelled After Bomb Threat40s

Los Angeles Gay Men’s Chorus Concert Cancelled After Bomb Threat

A bomb threat prompted an evacuation and cancelation of an afternoon performance of The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles at the Alex Theatre on Saturday, June 23. The group said on Facebook there has never been a bomb threat in its 40-year history. “We will not be deterred,” the post said. The group promised to seat everyone at its future performances through the weekend. There were 600 people evacuated from the building, a news report said. Credit: Gregory Butler via Storyful

East Los Angeles Road Closed for Mexico Fans Celebrating World Cup Victory1m59s

East Los Angeles Road Closed for Mexico Fans Celebrating World Cup Victory

Police shut down Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles to allow Mexico football fans to celebrate the team’s FIFA World Cup victory over South Korea on Saturday, June 23. The win moves Mexico closer to advancing to the Round of 16. Watch parties were held around the Los Angeles area on Saturday. Mexico will play Sweden next on Wednesday. Credit: teremoreno_19 via Storyful

Shark Hunts Seal Off San Diego Coast1m05s

Shark Hunts Seal Off San Diego Coast

Videographer and California resident Domenic Biagini captured drone footage of a shark hunting a harbor seal off La Jolla while on a San Diego Whale Watch vessel on June 22. San Diego Whale Watch identified the predator as a Marko shark and estimated it was around 10-feet long. The seal managed to slip away but sustained some injuries from the attack, according to the tour agency. Credit: Domenic Biagini via Storyful

LGBT Activists March in Belgrade Pride Parade Amid High Security Presence1m00s

LGBT Activists March in Belgrade Pride Parade Amid High Security Presence

Around 100 activists and their supporters, escorted by police, took to the streets of Belgrade to celebrate gay pride on June 23. According to reports, no major incidents were reported at the event. Gay pride celebrations in Serbia have resulted in violent clashes in the past and frequent harassment against LGBT people in the country is reported. Serbia elected a 41-year-old, openly lesbian woman as prime minister in 2017. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful

Mexico Fans Celebrate World Cup Victory in East Los Angeles Streets30s

Mexico Fans Celebrate World Cup Victory in East Los Angeles Streets

Police shut down Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles to allow Mexico football fans to celebrate the team’s FIFA World Cup victory over South Korea on Saturday, June 23. The win moves Mexico closer to advancing to the Round of 16. Watch parties were held around the Los Angeles area on Saturday. Mexico will play Sweden next on Wednesday. Credit: Juicemanji via Storyful

Planes Drop Retardant on Oregon's 23,000 Acre Boxcar Fire42s

Planes Drop Retardant on Oregon's 23,000 Acre Boxcar Fire

A wildfire in central Oregon burned through 23,000 acres in less than a day on Friday, June 22. The Boxcar Fire was burning away from Maupin most of the day, but later it started burning toward the town, threatening buildings, a news report said. A level 1 evacuation order was issued, indicating people should be ready to leave if necessary, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office said. Campers in the area were asked to leave, though the campgrounds had not been officially closed. Highway 197 from the junction with Highway 97 to Maupin was also closed due to the fire. The fire was 10 percent contained, and officials believed it was sparked by a lightning strike. The Boxcar Fire was one of several that started burning on Friday. The South Junction, Jack Knife and Graham fires had triggered evacuations and closed roads. Credit: Ian McLaughlin via Storyful

Woman Surprises Twin Sister After Work, Reaction Is Priceless1m01s

Woman Surprises Twin Sister After Work, Reaction Is Priceless

A woman who was really missing her twin sister decided to give her sibling a nice surprise by traveling to Texas and waiting outside her work. Bailie Whited shared the sweet video of her sister’s great reaction to seeing her on social media on June 21, writing, “SURPRISE!! I missed my twin sister so I flew to Texas to surprise her at work!” In the video, her sister, Shelbie Barron, stopped in her tracks when she spotted Whited waiting for her and immediately burst into tears. Credit: WhitedsWife via Storyful

Protesters for Antwon Rose March Through Rain in Pittsburgh's Juneteenth Parade45s

Protesters for Antwon Rose March Through Rain in Pittsburgh's Juneteenth Parade

Protesters joined the annual Juneteenth parade in Pittsburgh on Saturday, June 23, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 17-year-old by police in East Pittsburgh last week. It was the fourth day of protests since Antwon Rose’s death. Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the American south, which took place on June 19, 1865. Rose was shot on Tuesday, June 19, when he ran from a vehicle involved in a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh. The vehicle had been stopped on suspicion of being involved in a shooting, and police arrested the driver as Rose ran from the vehicle. Police have said Rose was unarmed at the time of the shooting, and Michael Rosfeld was identified as the officer involved. Credit: kno_me_saymoan via Storyful