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Rat breaches bank ATM in India, eats $18,000 worth of cash

June 23, 2018   ·   0 Comments

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for ...

Lone woman digs for family lost under Guatemalan volcanic rubble

SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (Reuters) – Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a ...

Bank of England holds special vote: to decide World Cup winner

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week – to decide which country is most likely ...

400 flown from James Bond mountain after Swiss cable car breaks down

ZURICH (Reuters) – Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” on ...

Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese member of parliament apologized on Thursday for jeering a lung cancer patient testifying about the dangers of secondhand smoke, saying ...

Blood, sweat and accessories: artist recycles bodily fluids for fashion

LONDON (Reuters) – Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories ...

Australian artist emerges alive from three-day burial under road

HOBART (Reuters) – An Australian performance artist who was buried in a steel container under a busy road for 72 hours as part of a ...

Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: study

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar ...

Australian supermarket giant says ‘yes’ to mass nude photograph

SYDNEY (Reuters) – More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after ...

Russia cries foul over Nigerian fans’ World Cup chicken requests

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Nigerian fans cheering on their national team in Saturday’s World Cup match against Croatia will be missing an important item in their ...

Fat dogs teach humans new tricks about obesity: Hungarian study

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Fat dogs have a lot in common with overweight humans, including an interest in top quality food and an unwillingness to settle ...

Belgian zoo welcomes baby giraffe Twiga

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Minutes after plunging two meters (6.5 ft) to the ground as his mother gave birth, baby giraffe Twiga was frolicking round his ...

Russia’s psychic cat Achilles picks home team for World Cup opener

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Want to know who will win the first match of the World Cup? The cat’s out of the bag: it’s ...

Minnesota online sensation raccoon captured atop skyscraper

(Reuters) – A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star ...

Bees get death-by-pesticide funeral in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – Bee keepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say ...

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