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Food Vendors Creates Amazing Cotton Candy Art21m27s

Food Vendors Creates Amazing Cotton Candy Art

Everyone loves a sweet treat every now and then. These street vendors in Taipei create adorable works of art with cotton candy. Travel Thirsty captured this video as the vendors whipped up some unique creations. Whether you fancy a flower, a pig, a duck, a bear, or even a minion made out of cotton candy, these guys have you covered. Credit: Travel Thirsty via Storyful

Livestream Captures Lava Flow Activity in Puna, Hawaii48m02s

Livestream Captures Lava Flow Activity in Puna, Hawaii

Livestream video captured active lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea in lower Puna, Hawaii, on May 25. Several volcanic fissures reactivated after an explosive eruption at the summit of Kilauea on May 17, causing a continuous lava flow. The USGS said the fissures continued to produce robust eruptive activity in the Lower East Rift Zone of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens area. The volcanic gas emissions in these regions remain very high. Credit: Honolulu Civil Beat via Storyful

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say27m12s

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

At least two people were killed and dozens were injured when a school bus carrying middle school students from Paramus was involved in an collision with a dump truck on I-80 in Mount Olive, New Jersey, on May 17, according to multiple reports. Several local media outlets reported that a student and an adult had died. Images showed the bus had been ripped from its chassis and ended on its side, with debris strewn across Interstate 80 west. The National Transportation Safety Board was investigating the incident, NorthJersey.com reported, as were the New Jersey State Police. The bus was reported to be carrying fifth-grade students from East Brook Middle School in Paramus for a field trip to Waterloo Village. A few hours after the crash, Governor Phil Murphy tweeted that he had arrived at East Brook Middle School, describing it as “the local command center for the school bus crash earlier today on Route 80.” Credit: Amy Paterson, New Jersey Herald via Storyful

Men Storm Nigerian Senate, Steal Mace29m02s

Men Storm Nigerian Senate, Steal Mace

A group of men stormed a Nigerian Senate session on April 18 in Abuja, and escaped with the ceremonial mace. Video from the Nigeria’s upper house captured the moment (20.00 minute) the men burst into the chamber, fought with security guards and snatched the ceremonial mace, a symbol of the authority of the Nigerian Senate. Credit: Nigerian Senate via Storyful

Demonstrators Call for Shinzo Abe's Resignation in Face of Scandals22m24s

Demonstrators Call for Shinzo Abe's Resignation in Face of Scandals

Thousands of protesters gathered outside the Japanese Diet Building in Tokyo on April 14, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the wake of numerous scandals which have involved his government. According to Japanese broadcaster NHK, one controversy involved a discounted land sale to a school operator of which Abe’s wife was planned to become principal, while a second concerns the approval process a friend of Abe went through to open a veterinary school. Credit: The River via Storyful

Wind Turbine Catches Fire, Billows Black Smoke South of Weatherford29m19s

Wind Turbine Catches Fire, Billows Black Smoke South of Weatherford

A wind turbine caught fire south of Weatherford, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, March 28, causing thick, black smoke to fill the sky. According to initial reports, debris fell into the field below the turbine. The Weatherford Fire Department responded after a small grass fire started, and the department was able to contain the blaze. The cause of the fire and owner of the turbine were unknown. Credit: Kamber Fay via Storyful

Protesters Disturb US-Coordinated Business Meeting at Palestinian Chamber of Commerce22m57s

Protesters Disturb US-Coordinated Business Meeting at Palestinian Chamber of Commerce

Palestinian protesters disturbed a meeting between the Palestinian chamber of commerce and a US delegation in Bethlehem on January 30, according to Israeli media. A digital marketing workshop organized with the help of the US Consulate in Jerusalem was under way when about five anti-Trump protesters barged in, Samir Hazboun, the Palestinian chamber’s director, told Reuters. This video was shared live by Palestinian News Network (PNN) and is described as showing protesters disturbing the meeting in the Bethlehem. Protesters can be heard chanting “America is out”. The video also shows protesters throwing tomatoes at cars while leaving the meeting. Credit: Palestine News Netwrok (PNN) via Storyful

News Site Rappler Vows to Fight 'Political' Move by Regulator to Revoke License25m52s

News Site Rappler Vows to Fight 'Political' Move by Regulator to Revoke License

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission has revoked the operating license of the news site Rappler, saying it was in violation of foreign ownership regulations pertaining to local media. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, in a statement to media on January 15, said, “We are not closing down.” She said the move was an “attack” that showed a “very political nature.” Rappler has 15 days to appeal the decision, according to SEC Secretary Armando Pan, who was cited by Reuters. In a statement, Rappler said, “We intend to not only contest this through all legal processes available to us, but also to fight for our freedom to do journalism and for your right to be heard through an independent platform like Rappler.” Credit: YouTube/Rappler via Storyful

Video Shows Walk Through Atlanta Airport During Power Outage20m32s

Video Shows Walk Through Atlanta Airport During Power Outage

A power outage occurred at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta on Sunday, December 17, stranding passengers, after a fire damaged an underground electrical facility. More than 1,100 flights to and from Atlanta were canceled, with many diverted to nearby airports. Passengers used flashlights on their phones to navigate in the dark, and one person told CNN that the situation “felt totally apocalyptic”. Power was restored to one concourse at around 7:45 pm, more than six hours after the outage occurred in the afternoon. Georgia Power said they were working with the airport and expected to have power reinstated by midnight. A local news outlet reported that Delta Airlines, which uses Atlanta as its busiest hub, had also canceled 300 flights on Monday due to the outage. Credit: YouTube/Michelle Holton via Storyful

Thieves Abscond With Over 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery25m22s

Thieves Abscond With Over 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Thieves broke into the Fog Shots distillery warehouse in Los Angeles, California, on November 22 and made off with over 1,800 gallons worth of pre-packaged vodka shots, according to news reports. CCTV footage from a month earlier shows the thieves climbing over fences and moving security cameras, presumably in preparation to return and steal goods. In an interview with KTLA, company representative Art Gukasyan said that selling the product is futile because each bottle has a bar code, though the company worried that the thieves might try to sell to underage kids. Credit: Fog Shots via Storyful

Protest Calling for Refugee Resettlement Forces Newcastle Border Force Office to Close1h04m00s

Protest Calling for Refugee Resettlement Forces Newcastle Border Force Office to Close

Police were called to a Borderforce Office in Newcastle, NSW, on Tuesday, October 31, when a group of students staged a protest against the treatment of refugees at Manus Island Refugee Processing Centre, which was due to close later that day. The Students Against Detention UoN group said they were holding the “peaceful occupation” to “stand in the way of inter-generational trauma” and the “abuse committed in our names” in the use of off-shore processing for asylum seekers and refugees. “We will not stop until there is justice for refugees,” the group said during the protest. “We stand with the men on Manus.” According to one of the protesters, the office was shut down due to their action and the police arrived to let “us know that they’re going to speak to the guys inside the office and that we are on private property and at some point they might give us move-on orders.” The Australian government had decided to withdraw financial support and housing for those refugees living the Manus Island Refugee Processing Centre, a move the United Nations said would leave them homeless and destitute, The Guardian reported. Credit: Facebook/Students Against Detention UoN via Storyful

Counter-Protesters Outnumber White Nationalists in Shelbyville1h26m52s

Counter-Protesters Outnumber White Nationalists in Shelbyville

Hundreds of white nationalists marched through Shelbyville, Tennessee, on Saturday, October 28, while hundreds more counter-protesters rallied across the street. There was a heavy police presence for the White Lives Matter rally, the first of two planned to take place in Tennessee on Saturday and organized by the League of the South. The second rally that was planned for Murfreesboro was later canceled. In addition to the police patrolling the two protests, there were officers with long guns spotted on nearby buildings, a news report said. Those attending either rally in Shelbyville were required to cross through multiple checkpoints before being penned into an area patrolled by police. White nationalists were seen carrying police-style riot shields. At least 160 white nationalists and 300 counter-protesters attended the two rallies, a news report said. This video, which was originally streamed live on Facebook, shows views of the protest from the counter-protesters area across from white nationalists. Credit: Facebook/Andrew McFadyen Ketchum via Storyful

Vigil Held in Malta For Murdered Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia24m45s

Vigil Held in Malta For Murdered Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Vigils were held for a Maltese journalist who was killed by a bomb in her car on Monday, October 16, after leading an investigation into the Panama Papers. Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, who penned the blog Running Commentary, died in her Peugeot 108. This video shows mourners in Malta staging a candlelit procession from Sliema to St Julians, beginning on Tower Road corner. Caruana Galizia, hailed as a “one-woman Wikileaks” by the Politico website, was said to have written blogs that were more widely read than the combined circulation of her country’s newspapers. Credit: Facebook/John B Dougall via Storyful

Flight Ban to Erbil Kicks In Following Kurdish Independence Vote31m14s

Flight Ban to Erbil Kicks In Following Kurdish Independence Vote

A ban on all international flights to and from the Iraqi-Kurdish capital Erbil came into force on Friday evening, September 29, as Baghdad piled on pressure for local authorities to annul the outcome of last weekend’s independence vote. In a statement on Friday, the Iraq Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi’s office insisted the blockade was not to designed to prevent supplies to the region. Rather, it was part of "procedures to return control of entry and exit of goods and individuals to the territory to the federal government and federal regulatory agencies, as is implemented at all Iraqi ports to ensure the prevention of smuggling and corruption. " Kurdish news outlet Rudaw reported the blockade would not include military aircrafts. Airlines began announcing they were suspending flights to Erbil and Sulaimaniya shortly after the results overwhelmingly in favour of the independence were announced. Among the first to announce the suspension of flights was Lebanese Middle East Airlines. Credit: Facebook/Rudaw via Storyful

Adani Protesters Block Road to Bowen Coal Terminal33m04s

Adani Protesters Block Road to Bowen Coal Terminal

Protesters opposed to coal mining blocked access to a terminal at Bowen, Queensland, on Tuesday, September 19, in an ongoing clash over a proposal by the Adani Group to construct a new mine in the state. Police attended the scene, where a line of protesters created a blockade at about 9:20 am, the Sunshine Coast Daily reported. Just before 10 am, the group tweeted a photo saying the protesters were sitting down on the road after police informed them they were trespassing. The group of about 40 demonstrators was made up of Indigenous elders, business owners, and former coal workers SBS reported. Credit: Facebook/Frontline Action on Coal via Storyful

Miami Coast Inundated with Hurricane Irma Floodwaters35m45s

Miami Coast Inundated with Hurricane Irma Floodwaters

Hurricane Irma inundated the coast of Edgewater, Miami, on September 10, as seen in this footage. Miami avoided a direct hit from the Category 2 hurricane but powerful winds, torrential rain and storm surge toppled a construction crane, downed trees and flooded roads in the city. An estimated 10 million people lost power in Florida. Eric Silagy, the president of the state’s largest electric utility, Florida Power and Light, estimated that more than half the state is without power, The Atlantic reported. Credit: Facebook/Louis Dee Velazquez via Storyful

Hurricane Irma's Winds Topple St Thomas Outhouse38m58s

Hurricane Irma's Winds Topple St Thomas Outhouse

The eye of Hurricane Irma passed over the northwestern US Virgin Islands on Wednesday afternoon, bringing extreme wind and rain. Video from St Thomas shows the wind toppling an outhouse on the north side of the island. Local media reported wind gusts reached 89 mph on the island. Credit: Facebook/Dawn Petersen via Storyful

Protesters Scuffle With Police Hours Before Installation of Rocket Launchers at US Base in S. Korea36m09s

Protesters Scuffle With Police Hours Before Installation of Rocket Launchers at US Base in S. Korea

Scuffles broke out as hundreds of protesters faced off with police in South Korea’s Seongju county overnight into Thursday, September 7, over the installation of new rocket launchers at a nearby US missile defense base. The latest protests come hours ahead of the planned installation of four Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems locally, about 300 kilometres south of Seoul, and amid escalating tensions with North Korea. The controversial deployment of the launchers was agreed over a year ago but postponed due to environmental concerns by community groups. Footage streamed live by a local activist shows protesters confronting riot police. Credit: Facebook/Choi Jin-mi via Storyful

Man Claims Fort Lauderdale Police Threatened to Tow His Mom's Car Trapped in Parking Lot22m32s

Man Claims Fort Lauderdale Police Threatened to Tow His Mom's Car Trapped in Parking Lot

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, local Jared Wittus got into a disagreement with a police officer when he tried to remove his mother’s car from an alleged private parking space on September 8. According to Wittus, his mother was told by a police officer that they would have to tow her car because the parking lot where she left the vehicle had been barricaded. Wittus was called in by his mother to handle the situation, and when he arrived the police man is heard telling him that the car would not be towed, but it could not be removed from the parking lot due to the barricade. The officer told the pair that they could make whatever “adult decision” they wanted after police left the area. After numerous conversations with multiple police officers, Wittus is seen getting in the car and driving through the sidewalk that separated the parking lot from the road. The videos, however, do not show whether Wittus was able to drive away without any penalties. Credit: Facebook/Jared Wittus via Storyful

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister: 'Unprecedented' Hurricane Irma Damage37m02s

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister: 'Unprecedented' Hurricane Irma Damage

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne paid a visit to Barbuda Island on September 6, to survey the damage left by Hurricane Irma. At least one person died on the island as a result of the Category 5 storm, which brought 180 mph winds, said Browne. “The extent of the destruction in Barbuda is unprecedented,” Browne told state broadcaster ABS TV, “95 percent of properties suffered some level of damage.” Browne said Barbuda is “barely habitable” and with Hurricane Jose forming in the Atlantic Ocean, Browne said he may need to evacuate the entire Island to Antigua. This video features footage from a ABS staffer who accompanied the Browne on a aerial survey of Barbuda and a studio interview with the prime minister. Credit: Facebook/ABS Television/Radio via Storyful

Assad Participates Eid al-Adha Prayers in Qarah Town25m05s

Assad Participates Eid al-Adha Prayers in Qarah Town

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad participated in Eid al-Adha prayers in the town of Qarah on September 1, the government said, near an area surrendered by Islamic State fighters on Monday. Video released by the government shows Assad performing the prayers in Bilal mosque in Qarah, following the prayers This video, from the pro-government Al-Ikhbaria, shows Assad at the prayers. Credit: YouTube/Al-Ikhbaria via Storyful

Iraqi Troops Encounter Islamic State Schools in Advance Toward the Center of Tal Afar36m00s

Iraqi Troops Encounter Islamic State Schools in Advance Toward the Center of Tal Afar

Iraqi troops approached the center of Tal Afar, Iraq from both the east and the west in continued fighting against the Islamic State on Friday, August 25. Tal Afar is one of the last cities held by the Islamic State in Iraq. This footage from the local news source al-Mawsleya showed members of the Popular Mobilization Units in fighting near the al-Jazera neighborhood to the southeast of the city center. At 26:00, a sign above a building reads, “Islamic State, School, Saaed bin Maad al-Beneen” and it is one of two primary schools in the footage. A different video from the Popular Mobilization Unit showed their troops near a large silo to the west of the center of Tal Afar. Credit: YouTube/Al-Mawsleya via Storyful

One Person Taken to Hospital After Fire Torches Texas Apartment Complex34m50s

One Person Taken to Hospital After Fire Torches Texas Apartment Complex

One person was hospitalized after a fire broke out at an apartment complex in Alvin, Texas, on August 24. According to news reports, the fire destroyed the second story of the building. The cause is still unknown. A resident of an apartment complex next door caught video of the fire as it happened on Facebook Live. The video first shows smoke rising from the rooftop, then the flames reaching into the sky before firefighters manage to get the fire under control. Credit: Facebook/Leslie Barnes Donahue via Storyful

Baltimore Removes Four Confederate Statues Overnight22m17s

Baltimore Removes Four Confederate Statues Overnight

The city of Baltimore removed four confederate monuments around the city early on August 16, according to local reports. The Baltimore Sun reported that the statues removed included the Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson monument in Wyman Park, the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Mount Royal Avenue, the Confederate Women’s Monument on West University Parkway and the Roger B. Taney Monument on Mount Vernon Place. The removal came after Baltimore City Council approved a plan on Monday, August 14, to remove the four statues following violence the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, August 12. Credit: Periscope/James MacArthur via Storyful

Republican Stalwart Jerry Moran Speaks Against Healthcare Bill at Town Hall in Palco28m59s

Republican Stalwart Jerry Moran Speaks Against Healthcare Bill at Town Hall in Palco

US Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, spoke to a packed town hall in Palco, Kansas, on July 7 about his dissatisfaction with the proposed healthcare bill to replace the ACA. Moran said that Kansans are his first priority and he’s “very interested” in protecting people with pre-existing conditions. He said he would consider voting for a bill that included changes he feels are “satisfactory.” Moran joined Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee late Monday, July 17, in opposing the bill currently before the Senate, effectively killing it. Credit: YouTube/Chris Reeves via Storyful, Kansas Daily Kos