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This is the jaw-dropping moment that a sleepy fisherman has a stretch and a yawn — oblivious to the giant whale shark swimming next to his canoe.
Photographer Dimitar Karanikolov captured the terrifying moment with a drone in the Philippines while he stood 300 meters away.
The 42-year-old took around 200 shots from different angles over the course of 15 minutes in order to capture this particular snap.
The number of Americans seeking Social Security disability benefits is plunging, a startling reversal of a decades-old trend that threatened the program’s solvency. It is the latest evidence of a stronger economy pulling people back into the job market or preventing workers from being sidelined in the first place.
The drop is so significant that the agency has revised its estimates of how long the program will continue to be financially secure. This month, the government announced that the program would not run out of money until 2032, four years later than its previous estimate last year. Two years ago, the government had warned that the funds might be depleted by 2023
Officers entered the home and noticed a strong smell of feces. One officer walked to the basement where the daughter’s bedroom was located. The officer noticed a large wooden cage with a combination lock on the outside. The officer found a small children’s toilet filled with feces and urine once entering the cage.
Shannon Felix told authorities they set up her bedroom this way so her daughter “doesn’t get out and we can get some sleep.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Vatican has asked retired Washington, D.C., Archbishop Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, to cease public ministry after finding he was credibly accused of sexually abusing a teenager almost 50 years ago, the archdiocese and McCarrick said on Wednesday.
McCarrick is among the highest-ranking of the more than 6,700 U.S. Roman Catholic clerics to be accused of sexually abusing children since the church’s sex abuse scandal broke in 2002, according to BishopAccountability.org, a private group that tracks the allegations.
Authorities were investigating the deaths of three swimmers who were found unresponsive early Tuesday in a swimming pool at a North Carolina apartment complex near Duke University.
Police discovered the two males and one female fully submerged at the Chapel Tower apartment complex in Durham shortly after 3 a.m., the News & Observer reported. Though their ages and identities have yet to be released, a resident told the paper that all three appeared to be teenagers.
A black woman proclaimed “I hate white people” before attacking two fellow passengers on a bus on Monday in Maryland, police said.
Kimberly Jordan, 24, of Silver Spring, Md., was charged with “racial harassment, obstructing and second-degree assault due to her alleged offensive and physically painful antics,” WJLA reported.
Jordan was on the Ride On bus, Montgomery County’s public transportation system, when she allegedly stared at two passengers and said, “I hate white people.” She then reportedly struck a white female passenger in her face before smacking a white male passenger in his face, police said.
Twitter and other online platforms are shutting down efforts to reveal the names of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees following the backlash against the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Developer Sam Lavigne, who claims to be an adjunct professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, created a database on GitHub that revealed the names of more than 1,500 ICE agents — with the data scraped from the LinkedIn business networking site.
In a now-deleted Medium post, Lavigne justified the database, saying, “As ICE continues to ramp up its inhumane surveillance and detention efforts, I believe it’s important to document what’s happening, and by whom, in any way we can.”
Occupy Wall Street received backlash after it promoted killing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in a graphic and gory cartoon providing step-by-step instructions.
In the since-deleted cartoon tweeted Monday, an undocumented immigrant is seen with a child and a cage. The image, sent out from Occupy Wall Street New York City Twitter account, was in reference to the practice of separating children from parents caught illegally crossing the border.
“If an ICE agent tries to take your child at the border, don’t panic,” the first blurb reads.
Antifa, a violent, so-called anti-fascist group, tweeted out a list of over 1,500 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents’ identities.
The Twitter account “nebraska antifa” sent out a tweet to its followers on Tuesday that linked to the personal information of ICE officers compiled from information found on LinkedIn.
“Some enterprising hero archived the ICE employees listed on linkedin,” the tweet reads.