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Workers save dog spotted more than 100 miles off Thailand coast

April 17, 2019   ·   0 Comments

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

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya ...

Don’t like surprises? AI predicts who survives ‘Game of Thrones’

MUNICH (Reuters) – If you are a “Game of Thrones” fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now. Students at the Technical University ...

Don’t like surprises? AI predicts who survives ‘Games of Thrones’

FILE PHOTO: The Iron Throne is seen on the set of the television series Game of Thrones in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast, Northern Ireland, ...

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

LONDON (Reuters) – After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment – not least the small patch ...

Swiss government says coffee ‘not essential’, stockpiling to end

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation’s emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not ...

Texas civil court judge accidentally resigns

(Reuters) – An April Fools’ Day resignation prank? One Texas civil court judge wishes it were so. A newly elected judge in Houston accidentally resigned ...

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

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make ...

Jiving eighty-year-old DJ parties in Poland

DJ Wika Szmyt, 80, plays music at a club in Warsaw, Poland March 25, 2019. Picture taken March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WARSAW (Reuters) – ...

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

DUBAI (Reuters) – A $ 436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world’s costliest divorce battles has ...

Artists use Ukraine president’s candy wrappers for critical portrait

KIEV (Reuters) – As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet ...

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – “Anyone but Poroshenko!” cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a ...

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

Superyacht Luna owned by Russian billionaire Farkad Akhmedov is docked at Port Rashid in Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike DUBAI (Reuters) ...

Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not ...

To kiss pope’s hand – or not – enters the Catholic culture wars

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – – To kiss the ring on the pope’s hand or not to – that is the question. On Monday, when Pope ...

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