Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

Politics5 days ago

A series of tweets written by U.S. President Donald Trump regarding a retaliatory attack on Iran are displayed on a computer screen in New York, U.S., June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."

Sports News14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Scotland Training - Allianz Riviera, Nice, France - June 8, 2019  Scotland's Joanne Love and Fiona Brown during training  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens.

Sports News13 days ago

Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Group F - United States v Thailand - Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims, France - June 11, 2019  General view of the scoreboard after the match  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Cambodia's royal oxen eat during a royal ploughing ceremony in Takeo province, Cambodia, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Cambodia's royal oxen predicted a plentiful harvest of rice, the country's biggest crop, at an ancient plowing ceremony on Wednesday.

World Newsa month ago

A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights.

Sports News14 days ago

Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Group F - United States v Thailand - Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims, France - June 11, 2019  Alex Morgan of the U.S. celebrates scoring their twelfth goal with Megan Rapinoe  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Norbertine Father Karel tastes a Grimbergen beer, symbolised by a phoenix, in the courtyard of the Belgian Abbey of Grimbergen before announcing that the monks will return to brewing after a break of two centuries, in Grimbergen, Belgium May 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years.

Healthcare & Pharmaa month ago

A nurse checks an incubator at the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland, 21 May 2019. Polish woman gave birth to four baby girls and two boys on Monday, the first sextuplets to be born in Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Adrianna Bochenek/via REUTERS

Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies.

Oddly Enougha month ago

An unidentified man (L) climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Tower of London Ravenmaster Chris Skaife holds a baby raven in London, Britain May 14, 2019. Picture taken May 14, 2019. Historic Royal Palaces/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Belgian artist Delphine Boel and her lawyers leave a courthouse, after a new hearing in her legal battle to prove former Belgian King Albert is her father, in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Pictured is a current circulation $50 note printed with the word "responsibility" spelt incorrectly in Sydney, Australia, May 9, 2019. AAP Image/Dylan Coker/via REUTERS

Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated.

World News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO:  Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrives to greet the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, February 28, 2019. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: A vehicle drives past Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania's Hie district December 10, 2009. REUTERS/Katrina Manson

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A family of Romanian witches use a video call to contact a client in India paying for a love spell, in Mogosoaia near Bucharest, Romania April 25, 2019. . REUTERS/Emily Wither

"Repeat after me! To be together with who I want," a family of Romanian witches chant via a video call to a client in India paying for a love spell. 

World News2 months ago

Footprints are seen in the snow near Makalu Base Camp in Nepal, in this picture taken on April 9, 2019 obtained from social media on April 30, 2019. Indian Army/via REUTERS

Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis presides over the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession on Good Friday, in front of Rome's Colosseum, in Rome, Italy Friday, April 19, 2019. Andrew Medichini/Pool via REUTERS

Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons.

World News2 months ago

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A dog named Boonrod was picked up by oil rig workers some 100 miles off Thailand's coast, before being greeted back on dry land. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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

Politics5 days ago

A series of tweets written by U.S. President Donald Trump regarding a retaliatory attack on Iran are displayed on a computer screen in New York, U.S., June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."

Sports News14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Scotland Training - Allianz Riviera, Nice, France - June 8, 2019  Scotland's Joanne Love and Fiona Brown during training  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens.

Sports News13 days ago

Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Group F - United States v Thailand - Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims, France - June 11, 2019  General view of the scoreboard after the match  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Cambodia's royal oxen eat during a royal ploughing ceremony in Takeo province, Cambodia, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Cambodia's royal oxen predicted a plentiful harvest of rice, the country's biggest crop, at an ancient plowing ceremony on Wednesday.

World Newsa month ago

A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights.

Sports News14 days ago

Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Group F - United States v Thailand - Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims, France - June 11, 2019  Alex Morgan of the U.S. celebrates scoring their twelfth goal with Megan Rapinoe  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Norbertine Father Karel tastes a Grimbergen beer, symbolised by a phoenix, in the courtyard of the Belgian Abbey of Grimbergen before announcing that the monks will return to brewing after a break of two centuries, in Grimbergen, Belgium May 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years.

Healthcare & Pharmaa month ago

A nurse checks an incubator at the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland, 21 May 2019. Polish woman gave birth to four baby girls and two boys on Monday, the first sextuplets to be born in Poland. Agencja Gazeta/Adrianna Bochenek/via REUTERS

Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctors who had expected five babies.

Oddly Enougha month ago

An unidentified man (L) climbs the Eiffel Tower, which had to be evacuated, in Paris, France, May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Tower of London Ravenmaster Chris Skaife holds a baby raven in London, Britain May 14, 2019. Picture taken May 14, 2019. Historic Royal Palaces/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Belgian artist Delphine Boel and her lawyers leave a courthouse, after a new hearing in her legal battle to prove former Belgian King Albert is her father, in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

Pictured is a current circulation $50 note printed with the word "responsibility" spelt incorrectly in Sydney, Australia, May 9, 2019. AAP Image/Dylan Coker/via REUTERS

Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated.

World News2 months ago

FILE PHOTO:  Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrives to greet the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, February 28, 2019. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: A vehicle drives past Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania's Hie district December 10, 2009. REUTERS/Katrina Manson

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A family of Romanian witches use a video call to contact a client in India paying for a love spell, in Mogosoaia near Bucharest, Romania April 25, 2019. . REUTERS/Emily Wither

"Repeat after me! To be together with who I want," a family of Romanian witches chant via a video call to a client in India paying for a love spell. 

World News2 months ago

Footprints are seen in the snow near Makalu Base Camp in Nepal, in this picture taken on April 9, 2019 obtained from social media on April 30, 2019. Indian Army/via REUTERS

Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis presides over the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession on Good Friday, in front of Rome's Colosseum, in Rome, Italy Friday, April 19, 2019. Andrew Medichini/Pool via REUTERS

Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons.

World News2 months ago

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Oddly Enough2 months ago

A dog named Boonrod was picked up by oil rig workers some 100 miles off Thailand's coast, before being greeted back on dry land. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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

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