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Giant panda Bao Bao to leave United States for China

Giant panda Bao Bao to leave United States for China

Published 24/10/2016

Bao Bao, a 44-pound female panda bear cub, is seen in the panda exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington August 23, 2014. REUTERS/David Galen/Smithsonian's National Zoo/Handout

Bao Bao the female giant panda will leave the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. early next year and move to China under a breeding agreement, officials at the zoo said on Thursday.

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California woman carrying human skull on stick prompts investigation

California woman carrying human skull on stick prompts investigation

Published 24/10/2016

A woman in Sacramento, California who this week carried a human skull on a stick through the streets has prompted an investigation into the identity of the deceased and the cause of death, police said on Friday.

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Ricciardo gives Butler the boot

Ricciardo gives Butler the boot

Published 24/10/2016

Formula One F1 - U.S. Grand Prix - Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S., 23/10/16. Third placed finisher Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates as actor Gerard Butler drinks Red Bull from Ricciardo's racing shoe during the ceremony after the race. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo laughingly handed Scottish film star Gerard Butler a sweaty boot filled with Red Bull on the U.S. Grand Prix podium on Sunday and demanded he drink.

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Fruit juice stunt turns sour for Ghana`s ruling party

Fruit juice stunt turns sour for Ghana`s ruling party

Published 17/10/2016

New Patriotic Party (NPP) leader Nana Akufo-Addo speaks during a meeting to contest the presidential election results, at Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

An attempt by Ghana's ruling party to make fun of the main opposition candidate in the presidential election by posting a photograph of him sipping from a small carton of Kalyppo fruit juice has backfired, with his supporters adopting the brand to rally support.

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World Court rejects Marshall Islands suit seeking nuclear disarmament

World Court rejects Marshall Islands suit seeking nuclear disarmament

Published 11/10/2016

The International Court of Justice on Wednesday rejected suits filed by the tiny Marshall Islands against the world's nuclear powers that sought to force them to do more to disarm.

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Billboard porn video suspect arrested by Indonesia police

Billboard porn video suspect arrested by Indonesia police

Published 11/10/2016

Indonesian police have arrested a man they suspect hacked into an advertising company's computer system to show a pornographic video on an electronic billboard at a busy intersection of south Jakarta last week.

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Indian man bitten by python whilst posing for selfie

Indian man bitten by python whilst posing for selfie

Published 03/10/2016

Forest department officials on Saturday (September 24) promised strict action after a python attacked a man when a group was trying to click a photo with it.

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The dancing traffic warden of South Africa

The dancing traffic warden of South Africa

Published 27/09/2016

A video uploaded to social media in early September shows an enthusiastic traffic warden brightening up the evening commute for drivers in Pretoria (South Af

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City issues subpoena over sinking San Francisco luxury high-rise

City issues subpoena over sinking San Francisco luxury high-rise

Published 27/09/2016

Pedestrians inspect cracks near the sinking Millennium Tower in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

San Francisco's city attorney on Tuesday issued a subpoena to the developers of a luxury condominium high-rise that is tilting and has sunk more than a foot (30 cm), to determine if structural issues were appropriately conveyed to purchasers.

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Indiana man accused of mailing dead skunks, raccoon to rival for job

Indiana man accused of mailing dead skunks, raccoon to rival for job

Published 19/09/2016

Travis Tarrants of Indiana is pictured in this undated handout photo. Jackson County Sheriff's Department/Handout via Reuters

An Indiana man who police say mailed dead skunks and a raccoon to a man chosen over him as school basketball coach has been arrested on stalking, animal cruelty and other charges, police said on Wednesday.

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