Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry......»»

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Workers save dog spotted more than 100 miles off Thailand coast

REUTERS (April 17) - A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday......»»

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Don"t like surprises? AI predicts who survives "Game of Thrones"

If you are a "Game of Thrones" fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now......»»

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Don"t like surprises? AI predicts who survives "Games of Thrones"

If you are a "Games of Thrones" fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now......»»

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Swiss government says coffee "not essential", stockpiling to end

Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing......»»

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Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament

After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media......»»

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Texas civil court judge accidentally resigns

An April Fools' Day resignation prank? One Texas civil court judge wishes it were so......»»

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What"s in a name? Japan puzzles over "Reiwa", the term for new imperial era

Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation......»»

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What"s in a name? Japan debates meaning of new "Reiwa" imperial era

Japanese printers rushed to make calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation......»»

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Artists use Ukraine president"s candy wrappers for critical portrait

As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings......»»

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Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest

A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued......»»

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Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election

"Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko......»»

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Russian tycoon in divorce battle wins back $400 million yacht in Dubai

A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year......»»

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Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins

It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins......»»

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Jiving eighty-year-old DJ parties in Poland

Donning yellow trousers, shiny platform shoes, red lipstick and headphones, 80-year-old "DJ Wika" stands behind the decks, mixing party music in a huge Warsaw club......»»

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To kiss pope"s hand - or not - enters the Catholic culture wars

- To kiss the ring on the pope's hand or not to - that is the question......»»

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UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs

Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday......»»

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Uri Geller urges mass-telepathy against Brexit

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy......»»

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Unclothed man displays more than art in Moscow gallery stroll: RIA

A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported......»»

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Hip hop best bet for a cheese that will please: Swiss study

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday......»»

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