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Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

December 6, 2018   ·   0 Comments

BEIJING/JIAXING, China (Reuters) – Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times ...

Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City police sought on Saturday for an unlucky suitor who dropped an engagement ring down a Times Square grating ...

Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump’s U.N. laughter moment

A child wearing a “Make Christmas Great Again” cap speaks in this still image from an undated Air New Zealand advertisement obtained from social media. ...

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

A man rubs an ancient bark tree, as he looks for lottery lucky numbers at Wat Kunnatri Ruttharam temple in Bangkok, Thailand November 1, 2018. ...

Who brings olive oil to Portugal? Police foil cocaine smuggler’s ploy

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of olive oil are lined in a factory in Dos Hermanas, near the Andalusian capital of Seville September 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marcelo del ...

Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

(Reuters) – Players set more than just their arrows flying at the Grand Slam of Darts this week, with opponents rowing over who had emitted ...

Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts

FILE PHOTO: Gary Anderson in action at the Betway Premier League Darts 2016 competition at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Britain, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Action ...

Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a computer’

FILE PHOTO: Japan’s new Olympic Minister Yoshitaka Sakurada arrives at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo ...

Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunder

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Women’s Champions League Quarter Final First Leg – Manchester City vs Linkoping – Academy Stadium, Manchester, Britain – March 21, ...

‘Frog ladders’ help critters escape death-trap drains

WARWICK, England (Reuters) – A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. ...

Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the Disgusting Food Museum

MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) – The dead mouse in the Chinese wine sure looks nasty, and the maggots in the cheese tend to put people off. ...

Eggs with benefits: Sydney’s same-sex penguins become parents

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Two male penguins entrusted with the care of a fostered egg have welcomed a tiny sub-Antarctic Gentoo chick into the world, Sydney’s ...

Indian diamond merchant makes gift of 600 cars to staff with Modi’s help

FILE PHOTO: New cars, which according to the local media will be distributed by India’s diamond trader Savji Dholakia to his employees as Diwali gifts ...

No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but ...

She came, she saw, she conquered, British woman claims conker crown

LONDON (Reuters) – Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the ...

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