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Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves

CHENGDU, China Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.

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I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris

A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

Sports, Nov 16 2017

'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet

LIVERPOOL, England Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.

Nov 16 2017

India gives 'king of sweets' a geographical tag to end bitter rivalry

KOLKATA, India India has awarded a "geographical indications" tag to rosogolla, the king of Indian sweets, after a years-long battle between two neighboring states over the ownership rights.

Nov 14 2017

Suitcase of sapphires and other gems worth 1 million pounds stolen from London train

LONDON British police were hunting for an unidentified man on Tuesday after a suitcase containing 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) worth of gems was stolen from a luggage rack on a train at London's Euston station.

World, Nov 14 2017

Australia 'brings a smile' with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

SYDNEY In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused.

Arts Nov 14 2017