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’Need help’: Harvey victims use social media when 911 fails

Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings.

“Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!” one user posted on Twitter along with her address late Sunday.

Heart-stopping mountain lion encounter caught on video

FRESNO, Calif. — A nerve-rattling encounter with a mountain lion started with a fleeting glimpse of the big cat’s tail on a High Sierra trail in California’s wilderness.

Brian McKinney didn’t believe it was a puma that his hiking partner Sam Vonderheide had seen, so he got out his phone and hit record as they followed the lithe creature.