A home that appears to be on fire is causing residents in Riverside, California to call emergency services. In actuality, it's part of owner Travis Long's elaborate Pirates of the Caribbean Halloween display.
Students staged protests in Belarus on October 26 in response to calls by opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya for nationwide strike action if President Alexander Lukashenko had not resigned by October 25.This footage, shared by local news outlet Tut.by, shows hundreds of students gathered outside the TsUM department store in Minsk. Tut.by reported the students then marched to Victory Square in the center of the city.Local news outlet Onliner.by said there were reports of security vehicles parked outside a number of factories in Minsk in anticipation of strike action. Videos posted to social media showed workers walking out on the job.The protests followed a number of demands made by opposition leader Tikhanovskaya who called for nationwide action if they were not met.The demands included Lukashenko’s resignation, an end to police use of force and a release of all political prisoners, reports said. Credit: Tut.by via Storyful
Donald and Melania Trump greeted two trick-or-treaters with a remarkable resemblance to the President and First Lady at a White House Halloween event on Sunday evening.
A 158,976-node supercomputer in Kobe, Japan was used to create realistic simulations of how saliva droplets spread in various day-to-day situations.
Tropical Storm Quinta brought strong winds and heavy flooding to parts of the Philippines on Sunday, October 25.The storm lashed several areas in the archipelago including Metro Manila, Laguna, the Calabarzon region and the island province of Catanduanes.TS Quinta was tracking west on Sunday, information from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) stated.Footage uploaded to Facebook by Erwin Olarte shows wild winds clearing one of the area’s shopping districts.“‘QUINTA’ is forecast to continue moving generally westward until its landfall over the Catanduanes-Albay-Sorsogon area this afternoon or evening,” a PAGASA alert issued on Sunday read. Credit: Erwin Olarte via Storyful
Security forces in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, fired stun grenades at anti-government marches on October 25 according to reports.Footage filmed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty showed people running from flashes and loud bangs.Earlier in October, opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya called for an October 26 nationwide strike if Lukashenko had not resigned by October 25.Demonstrations erupted across the region in opposition to President Alexander Lukashenko after he claimed a landslide victory and announced his sixth election win on August 9. The win has been widely viewed as rigged. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful
These guys went to a famous old hotel to investigate paranormal activity there. They took a ghost tour and returned to their room to catch anything weird. However, they did an interesting examination using several gadgets and realized that there was an unseen presence in the room with them. Although they were excited about the investigation and their findings, they seemed spooked out.
Winter weather prompted snowfall and icy conditions in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, on Sunday, October 25, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).The NWS warned of icy bridges in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area and advised drivers to slow down. There were 173 crashes and 43 spinouts in Minnesota between 7 am and 4.30 pm on Sunday, local media reported, citing officials.This footage, posted by Quinn E Casey on Sunday, shows snowfall in White Bear Lake. Credit: Quinn E Casey via Storyful
Footage shot by photographer Carol Bauer, captured cold air moving across a lake in Graceville, Minnesota on October 23.Bauer told Storyful she filmed the video when it was 10 degrees Fahrenheit (-12 degrees Celsius) outside and thought the cold wind blowing across the lake under the moonlight looked “cool.” Credit: Carol Bauer via Storyful
A dog owner drove 1,200 miles to a Tennessee animal shelter to reunite with his missing pet on October 18, the Washington County Animal Shelter said.“Just over 6 months ago, Blue went missing,” the animal shelter wrote on Facebook. “His owner Pat searched and searched but couldn’t find him. And then he had to move to Texas for his work. He thought he’d never see Blue again.”The shelter said Pat’s friend spotted a video showing his beloved pet playing ball at their facility, prompting Pat to contact them immediately to make arrangements. Footage posted to Facebook shows the moment Pat was reunited with Blue after making the trip from Texas to Johnson City, Tennessee, where the shelter is located.“We don’t many happy endings like this one,” the shelter wrote. “There were some tears, tons of doggie kisses and lots of smiles. What a great story!” Credit: Washington County Animal Shelter via Storyful
A snowstorm moving across Nebraska brought winter weather to the region on Sunday, October 25, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).The NWS said 2.3 inches of snow accumulated in Norfolk, Nebraska, as of 7 am on Sunday. Bob Read posted this footage on Twitter and said it showed snow falling in Norfolk at around 1.40 am on Sunday.The Nebraska Department of Transportation warned drivers of icy roads and said snow plows will be working though the storm. Credit: Bob Read via Storyful
At least two people had died and thousands forced to evacuate as the East Troublesome fire continued to burn in northern Colorado on October 25, local media reported.The fire had burned through more than 192,500 acres and was 10 percent contained as of October 25. It remained unclear how many homes were destroyed by the blaze, but Grand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin told local media on Thursday there was “lots of structure loss.”Steve Warden said this footage shows flames surrounding his home in Grand Lake on Wednesday night. Warden said nobody was home when the fire approached but the blaze “destroyed” his property.A cold front moving through Colorado on Sunday was expected to provide relief for firefighters. The Denver Post reported that more than a foot of snow was forecast to fall in areas where the Cameron Peak fire and East Troublesome fire were burning. Credit: Steve Warden via Storyful
A winter storm warning went into effect for Denver, Boulder, and other nearby areas early Sunday, October 25, as a cold front moved through Colorado.The cold front was good news for those battling the state’s wildfires. The Denver Post reported that more than a foot of snow was forecast to fall in areas where the Cameron Peak fire and East Troublesome fire were burning.The heaviest snow was falling from Fort Collins to the Wyoming border, the National Weather Service (NWS) said on Sunday morning, creating icy and snow-packed roads. The snowfall was expected to continue through Sunday night and taper off on Monday morning.This footage was posted to Twitter by Anne Sage, who indicated it was filmed in Centennial on Sunday. Credit: Anne Sage via Storyful
Supporters of Joe Biden rallied in Pasco County, Florida, on Friday, October 23, as the Biden and Trump campaigns made a final push for the state’s 29 electoral votes as election day neared.High profile surrogates stumped for the candidates at competing events over the weekend, including former President Barack Obama at a drive-in rally in Miami and Vice President Mike Pence in Lakeland. President Trump cast his ballot at a polling station in West Palm Beach on Saturday, as polls indicated a tight race in the Sunshine State.This footage was filmed in New Port Richey, Florida, on Friday. Credit: Smitty’s Sports and Politics via Storyful
A winter storm warning went into effect for Denver, Boulder, and other nearby areas early Sunday, October 25, as a cold front moved through Colorado.The cold front was good news for those battling the state’s wildfires. The Denver Post reported that more than a foot of snow was forecast to fall in areas where the Cameron Peak fire and East Troublesome fire were burning.The heaviest snow was falling from Fort Collins to the Wyoming border, the National Weather Service (NWS) said on Sunday morning, creating icy and snow-packed roads. The snowfall was expected to continue through Sunday night and taper off on Monday morning.This footage was posted to Twitter by Mike Coletta, who said he captured it in Fort Collins on Sunday morning. Credit: Mike Coletta via Storyful
An entomology enthusiast from Queensland, Australia, managed to capture footage of a huntsman spider’s moulting process, which shows the arthropod shedding its own body.The footage, which garnered thousands of views, was filmed by Lisa Van Kula Donovan. She subsequently posted the footage online in timelapse form on September 20.In a description alongside the video, Donovan said, “It was amazing and stressful all at the same time.”She added, “I named her Sophia after my goddaughter who was as excited as me to see this.” Credit: Wannabe Entomologist via Storyful
Protesters gathered on several key bridges in central Baghdad on Sunday, October 25, as demonstrations to mark the anniversary of the deadly 2019 protests took place across the country.Reuters reported the use of water cannon and tear gas against protesters on the Al-Jumhuriya Bridge to stop demonstrators from crossing. The bridge is a key route to a number of government buildings.This footage shows fires lighting on the Al-Jumhuriya Bridge. The bridge was the site of intense clashes between security forces and protesters throughout the 2019 protests.The largest protests since the fall of Saddam Hussein took place in Iraq in 2019, with protesters demanding improved services, better employment opportunities and an end to corruption.Amnesty said in January that at least 600 people were killed in the protests, and it accused Iraqi security forces of undertaking a “lethal campaign of repression.” Credit: @news.tas via Storyful
Protesters marched in Minsk, Belarus, on October 25 to demand the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko.Opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya had given Lukashenko two weeks to resign from his post, threatening mass strikes if he failed to comply.“On October 25 Belarusians will take to the streets demanding to stop the violence, release political prisoners and hold new elections. And this is impossible without Lukashenko’s departure,” Tsikhanouskaya said in a statement on Telegram. “If the demands are not met, the Belarusians will go on a nationwide strike on October 26.”This clip, from RFE/RL, shows protesters marching down to Bahdanovich Street in Minsk. RFE/RL estimated that approximately 100,000 protesters were due to attend the demonstrations. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful
There were reports of injuries to protesters as hundreds gathered in Baghdad on Sunday, October 25, to mark the one-year anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests.Protesters gathered in Tahrir Square and surrounding areas to mark the anniversary, with clashes reported in the Allawi area of the city, on the opposite side of the river to Tahrir Square. Footage here shows protesters at the Ministry of Higher Education, a short distance east of Tahrir Square, and shows one protester being carried away after being injured on Al-Senak Bridge.The largest protests since the fall of Saddam Hussein took place in Iraq in 2019, with protesters demanding improved services, better employment opportunities and an end to corruption.Amnesty said in January that at least 600 people were killed in the protests, and it accused Iraqi security forces of undertaking a “lethal campaign of repression.” Credit: @news.tas via Storyful
Travis Pastrana, the X Games competitor and native of Annapolis, Maryland, returned to his home city on October 22 for a daring stunt – jumping a car over Ego Alley at City Dock.Pastrana made the jump as a boat passed underneath him. Pastrana took two initial attempts to get his timing right, and completed the jump on his third. Credit: Ward Carroll via Storyful
This father-daughter duo was excited to try parasailing for the first time. They started the activity enthusiastically, however, due to a mishap, they crashed into the water. They were dragged through the waves for a while, but luckily, did not sustain any injuries.
Hundreds of supporters of US President Donald Trump participated in a rally in Beverly Hills on Saturday, October 24. Police said they had arrested one individual after reports that a gun was pointed at participants in the rally.The suspect was travelling with Cardi B and her husband, Offset. He was named by police as Marcelo Almanzar, and was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in public.This video shows the rally on Rodeo Drive. Credit: @3sidedstory via Storyful