Terrifying footage from Pulau Pinang, Malaysia shows the moment when an unlucky resident got his feet stuck in an elevator door as it ascended to the first floor. The man was trapped, in excruciating pain as he waited for firefighters to set him free. The incident occurred on June 17.
Emergency workers evacuated buildings in Kyiv early on the morning of June 26, after reports of multiple missile strikes in the city.This footage by the State Emergency Service (SES) of Ukraine shows workers putting out flames and trawling through a damaged building for survivors.According to the SES, shelling struck a nine-story residential building at around 6:30 am local time.Kyiv’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, said two people were taken to hospital. There was no immediate information on other possible casualties. Credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine via Storyful
Protesters marched through the streets of New York City during the annual ‘Dyke March’ on Saturday, June 25.Footage by Storyful journalist Rob McDonagh shows a large crowd gathering at the New York Public Library before marching through the city chanting, “Fight, fight, fight, abortion is a right.”Pride Marches and Pro-Abortion Rights marches were set to take place over the weekend, after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark Roe v Wade decision on Friday, June 24 . Credit: Rob McDonagh via Storyful
Police clashed with abortion rights protesters in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, June 24, after the US Supreme Court overturned its landmark Roe v Wade decision.Footage by Hess Wesley shows heated scenes as a firework explodes near a group of officers. One officer can be seen pushing over a woman who identifies herself as a journalist.Later, protesters shout at police to help a man they have detained on the ground after he begins shaking. People can be heard shouting, “He’s having a f***ing seizure!”Protests continued in Los Angeles and other major US cities on Saturday. Credit: Hess Wesley via Storyful
Pro-abortion rights protesters marched through the streets of Washington on June 25, for the second consecutive day of demonstrations after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark Roe v Wade decision.Footage by Brendan Gutenschwager shows demonstrators chanting outside the Supreme Court building in Washington chanting “this decision must not stand, legal abortion on demand.”Protests were expected to take place nationwide for a second day on Saturday, in response to the court ruling. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
Stratford station was packed with commuters on Saturday evening (June 25) as they left a Red Hot Chilli Peppers concert due to ongoing railway strikes in London. London Underground staff have been on strike for a week and have voted to continue in a dispute over pensions and job cuts.
Demonstrators gathered for a second day of protests in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday, June 25, after the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision was overturned the previous day.Video from photographer Ben Von Klemperer shows people carrying signs and chanting outside the court.Nationwide protests were scheduled to take place on Saturday, according to activist group Rise Up 4 Abortion. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful
Crowds marched through the streets of Paris on Saturday, June 25, as the French capital hosted its annual gay pride parade.This footage, captured by Romain Miot, shows people holding colorful signs and marching along on Boulevard Beaumarchais in central Paris. Credit: Romain Miot via Storyful
Cincinnati Pride returned as an in-person event on Saturday, June 25, following a hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.Event organizers told local media that 100,000 to 120,000 people typically attend the parade, but they were expecting larger crowds than usual this year.This footage, captured by Scott Ford, shows crowds in Vine Street on Saturday morning. Credit: Scott Ford via Storyful
Officials in Sarasota, Florida, said a driver was cited after they mounted a sidewalk to avoid rush-hour traffic on the morning of Wednesday, June 22.Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said a person emailed them dashcam footage showing a Sedan mount a sidewalk on Tuesday morning, and told officers that this was a regular occurrence on Fruitville Road.The sheriff’s office said deputies were sent to observe the scene on Wednesday morning, and at around 7am, they saw the same dark Sedan pull onto the sidewalk. The driver, after noticing the police presence, returned to the road, and was issued a citation.This video, published by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, first shows the dashcam footage provided by the person who reported the violation, and then the police video showing the intercept the following day. Credit: Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
Crowds marched through the streets of Sarajevo on Saturday, June 25, as the Bosnian capital hosted its annual gay pride parade.This footage, captured by Twitter user @sanjinbuzo, shows people holding colorful signs in central Sarajevo. Bosnia’s first Gay Pride parade took place in the capital in 2019. Credit: @sanjinbuzo via Storyful
A peckish wallaby was filmed eating “fresh flowers from the grave” in Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, footage shows.Veronica Masciantonio uploaded the amusing video to her TikTok account. Residents of Lake Macquarie have become accustomed to sharing their locality with wallabies and kangaroos, with Masciantonio documenting the lives of her marsupial neighbors on social media.Additional footage of some far more energetic encounters with the animals can be found on her TikTok account. Credit: @veronicadownunder via Storyful
Crowds marched through the streets of Oslo, Norway, on Saturday, June 25, one day after a gunman killed two people and left at least 19 seriously injured during the city’s annual Pride festival.Police said that the shootings happened at three locations on Friday, including outside and inside the London Pub, a bar popular with the city’s LGBTQ+ community, according to Aftenposten.Police said they considered the attack an act of extreme Islamist terrorism. A 42-year-old man was arrested and charged murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts.The country’s terror threat level was raised to level five, the highest number, in response to the incident. The Oslo Pride organization announced it had canceled all pre-planned events for Saturday after they said they received “clear advice and recommendations” from Norwegian Police. Credit: Filter Nyheter via Storyful
At least 18 people died and dozens injured as migrants rushed to cross the Spain-Morocco border in Melilla on Friday, June 24, according to local news reports.Almost 2,000 migrants attempted to cross the border on Friday, local news reported, citing local officials. 500 successfully entered the Spanish autonomous city located in north Africa, official said.49 Spanish Civil Guard agents were injured in the incident, El Faro de Ceuta reported.Ana Martinez Quesada says this video shows the scene near a temporary housing facility for migrants in Melilla. Credit: Ana Martinez Quesada via Storyful
St Albans Cathedral on Saturday brought history to life, with a performance using giant puppets to commemorate the execution of St Alban, Britain's first martyr. The footage filmed on June 25 in Hertfordshire shows a crowd gathered outside the church, watching the puppet play showing how the saint was beheaded by the Romans. It's thought that in about 270 AD, the Romans executed Alban instead of a Christian priest, with whom he had exchanged robes. That way, Alban saved the priest and set him free to carry on spreading Christianity.
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A kindhearted motorist was able to rescue a helpless kitten after spotting the animal rolling around like a hamster in a wheel, trapped between the two tires of a moving truck. The strange incident occurred in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday (June 21).
Pro-abortion rights protesters were seen banging on the glass of the Arizona State Senate building in Phoenix on June 24, before tear gas was used to disperse the demonstrators, CNN reported citing local officials.Arizona State Senator, Michelle Ugenti-Rita, posted video from inside the State Senate, adjacent to the State Capitol building. Security can be heard asking senators to stay behind doors as members of the crowd bang on the glass entrances.Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesperson, Bart Graves, told CNN that “troopers deployed tear gas after a crowd of protesters repeatedly pounded on the glass doors of the State Senate Building.”Protests took place nationwide on Friday, after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion. Credit: Michelle Ugenti-Rita via Storyful
Tear gas was used to disperse protesters outside the Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix on June 24, CNN reported, after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion.Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesperson, Bart Graves, told CNN that “troopers deployed tear gas after a crowd of protesters repeatedly pounded on the glass doors of the State Senate Building.”Video posted by Austin Irvan shows crowds demonstrating outside the Capitol building before tear a gas canister can be seen firing above the crowd. The protestors are seen dispersing as the gas spreads throughout the square.Protests took place nationwide on Friday, in response to the 5-4 court ruling. Credit: Austin Irvan via Storyful
Pro-abortion rights protesters marched through the streets of Washington on June 24, after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion.This footage, filmed by Brendan Gutenschwager, shows demonstrators dressed in black and holding umbrellas as they march past the Capitol Building carrying a banner that reads “they cannot control our bodies.”In one clip protesters are seen gathering around a burning American flag laying on the ground next to a sign that reads “f*** you MPD,” referring to the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia.In another, protesters push past police officers near to the Supreme Court.Protests took place nationwide on Friday, in response to the 5-4 court ruling. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and the state’s attorney general, John O’Connor, held a press conference on Friday, June 24, to celebrate their swift ban on abortion in Oklahoma following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade.In April, Gov Stitt signed a so-called “trigger law” which, once Roe v Wade was overturned, was certified by O’Connor, thereby introducing an immediate ban on abortions in Oklahoma, except in cases where the parent’s life is in danger.“When I ran for governor, I promised Oklahomans that I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that hit my desk, and I am thrilled to have kept that promise," Stitt told media at the Oklahoma State Capitol.The governor lauded O’Connor, whom he said had been “fighting this fight” against abortion rights “for his entire career.”O’Connor said abortion was now illegal in Oklahoma “from the point of conception,” and urged other states to follow their lead.“The womb is now, in Oklahoma, the safest place for a child to be,” O’Connor said. Credit: Gov. Kevin Stitt via Storyful
Thousands of people turned out to demonstrate in New York City on Friday, June 24, after a Supreme Court ruling overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion.Crowds who gathered at Union Square merged with thousands more about half a mile south at Washington Square Park, the New York Times reported.Footage taken in Washington Square Park by New York native Siobhan O’Grady shows crowds chanting “F*** you, Clarence”, in reference to the conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as well as “my body, my choice,” and “abort the court.” A group holding a banner that reads “Stop the war on women” urge people to join them in a protest march toward Foley Square.Also in attendance was New York Attorney General Letitia James, who tweeted photos from the rally and wrote: “I’m with thousands of New Yorkers to say get your #BansOffOurBodies. It’s our body. It’s our choice. New York will not go backward.”Earlier, James issued a statement calling the Supreme Court’s decision “one of the darkest moments in the history of this nation,” and said New York would “always be a safe haven for anyone seeking an abortion.” Credit: Siobhan O’Grady via Storyful
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, England, on Friday, June 24, in a video that was played before The Libertines’ set.In the video, Zelensky calls Glastonbury “the greatest concentration of freedom these days” and encourages the crowd to “spread the truth about Russia’s war.”According to social media posts, The Libertines, who performed after Zelensky’s address, chanted the Ukraine President’s name during their performance. Credit: Office of the President of Ukraine via Storyful
Police in Newport News, Virginia, posted security footage of a suspect in a double homicide and robbery that happened at a 7-Eleven on Wednesday night, June 15.The police department posted footage of the masked suspect, adding that the 7-Eleven corporation was offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.Two men were found dead inside the store with gunshot wounds on Wednesday night. Local media identified the victims as 52-year-old Preyas Patel, of Yorktown, and 35-year-old Logan Edward Thomas, of Newport News. Credit: Newport News Police Department via Storyful
After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on Friday, June 24, a pro-abortion-rights protester climbed to the top of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge in Washington.Demonstrators for and against abortion rights were gathered in DC on Friday as the news broke that Roe v Wade had been overturned.Footage posted to Twitter shows a demonstrator atop the Douglass Bridge waving a flag after the decision was announced. Credit: Jeanne McVey via Storyful