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Dog Latches Onto Rope With its Teeth to Get Free of Frozen Lake

A man in Marshfield, Missouri, came to rescue of a dog trapped in a lake on January 19. Jeff Mann tread carefully over a frozen pond and was able to land a rope next to the dog, who then held onto it with its teeth and was successfully freed by Mann. Mann’s wife Selina first noticed the dog struggling in ...

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Snow Blankets Kentucky, More Expected Through Weekend

Light snow fell across Kentucky on Friday, February 2, and more snow was forecasted to follow. About one inch of snow was expected through the remainder of the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The storm was expected to start Saturday night, and the snow would mix with rain. This video shows the snow that had fallen on Friday ...

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Fishermen Jump From Sinking Boat, Swim to Waiting US Coast Guard Vessel

US Coast Guard members rescued five fishermen from a sinking boat off the coast of Washington near Cape Alva on Wednesday, January 31. Video of the rescue shows the fishermen aboard the 87-foot Sunnfjord jumping into the water, catching a safety line and being hauled aboard the waiting coast guard ship. Guardsmen had originally wanted to dewater the sinking boat ...

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Blast Blows in Residential Window as Strikes Hit Douma

Strikes killed a number of civilians and injured children, in eastern Ghouta, Syria, on February 2, according to opposition groups. This footage, taken by a photographer based in Douma, shows his window being blown in by an explosion. The photographer said that this video, taken at his house, showed the result of a ground-to-ground strike. The reports of shelling and ...

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Carrie Underwood is Picture of Politeness During Traffic Stop

Country singer Carrie Underwood was as polite as possible when she was stopped for speeding by police in Brentwood, Tennessee, on January 29. Dashcam footage released by the Brentwood Police Deparment shows the officer approach the car and ask, “What’s the big hurray ma’am?” Underwood replied, “I wasn’t even paying attention. I know that’s not an excuse.” She later tweeted ...

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Super Moon Journeys Over New Orleans Sky in Timelapse Video

On January 31 the world’s eyes turned skyward to witness a blue moon, lunar eclipse and supermoon all in one go. Those lucky enough to have a clear night to gaze at the moon observed a phenomenon that had not been seen in 150 years. This video timelapse shows the supermoon making its way across the New Orleans sky. Credit: ...

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Baby Bonobo Plays ‘Airplane’ With It’s Mother at Cincinnati Zoo

Staff at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Ohio shared a video of a bonobo frolicking with its mother as they drilled home the message that play is as important for an animal as it is for a human. A clip shared to the zoo’s Facebook page on January 30 shows a baby bonobo, also known as a pygmy chimp, ...

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Lord Bates Offers His Resignation For Being Late

Lord Bates, the international development minister, offered his resignation “with immediate effect” after being late for a debate on Wednesday, January 31. Bates apologised for his late arrival and declared his will to resign. “I’m thoroughly ashamed for not being in my place and so I therefore shall be offering my resignation to the prime minister with immediate effect,” Bates ...

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Vegan Activists Protest Inside Melbourne Steakhouse. Credit – Melbourne Cow Save via Storyful

Vegan Activists Protest Inside Melbourne Steakhouse. Credit – Melbourne Cow Save via Storyful2:11 A vegan activist group in Victoria, Australia, shared video on January 27 of a protest they held inside a Melbourne steakhouse. In the video, a number of the activists stood inside of the restaurant, Rare Steakhouse, with banners and signs while a woman used a megaphone to ...

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Kurdish Women Infiltrate Tory HQ in London to Highlight Plight of Besieged City of Afrin. Credit – Kurdistan Solidarity via Storyful

Kurdish Women Infiltrate Tory HQ in London to Highlight Plight of Besieged City of Afrin. Credit – Kurdistan Solidarity via Storyful0:41 A protest rallying for peace for Kurdish people broke out at the Conservative Party HQ in Westminster in London on January 29. A group of women protested inside the Tory party’s HQ with signs that read “Long Live The ...

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