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After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs

PARIS French artist Abraham Poincheval, who famously spent a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture, has succeeded in hatching chicken eggs after incubating them for some three weeks.

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Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

WASHINGTON U.S. experts who have been forecasting an imminent North Korean nuclear test said on Tuesday they were surprised when they viewed their latest satellite images of the country's nuclear test site and saw volleyball games under way.

World, North Korea, Apr 18 2017

Condom-clogged pipe provides police clue in cracking Texas brothel

AUSTIN, Texas Hundreds of condoms that clogged a city sewer pipe led police to raid a massage parlor in Texas and arrest two people for prostitution and other crimes, police documents released on Tuesday showed.

Apr 11 2017

Durham farmer runs off with coal carrying crown

LONDON A Durham farmer has beaten dozens of rivals to the title of World Coal Carrying Champion after charging through a northern England town with a 50kg (110 pounds) sack on his back.

Apr 18 2017

Bank of Canada gets nerdy to celebrate anniversary

OTTAWA The Bank of Canada may not be known for its humor but it marked the nation's 150th anniversary with a bit of whimsy, embedding a computer code in its website that lets users unlock a digital celebration.

Apr 10 2017

Runners brave cold and snow for North Pole marathon

Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race - the North Pole Marathon. | Video

Sports, Apr 11 2017

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