A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the sharkMore >>
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.More >>
HONOLULU (AP) - A Honolulu City Council committee has given initial approval to a bill making it illegal to lie on city sidewalks.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Bill 59 would ban lying on a sidewalk on a tarp, towel, sheet, blanket, sleeping bag, bedding, chair, bench, tent floor or other material.
The measure introduced by Councilman Stanley Chang exempts the homeless, people with a medical condition or people engaged in "expressive activity." However, homeless people would have to show proof they tried to obtain shelter.
Homeless advocate Michael Daly opposes the bill.
Daly says the idea behind it seems to be harassment so that the homeless will go to shelters.
He says many homeless shelters are inadequate, demoralizing and inhumane.
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