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World Newsin 21 hours

Eufemia Garcia, 48, who lost 50 members of her family during the eruption of the Fuego volcano, prays with members of the evangelical church while searching for her family in San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, Guatemala, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust.

Sports Newsin 4 days

FILE PHOTO: The Bank of England is seen in London, Britain, April 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

World Newsin 4 days

A cable car comes down from Schilthorn mountain (altitude 2970 m/ 9744 feet) at the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" on Thursday after a cable car broke down, stranding them briefly at about 10,000 feet above sea level.

Oddly Enoughin 4 days

When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.

Artsin 5 days

Urine crystals grow on a pair of ballet shoes, as part of a collection by Alice Potts that imagines a future where accessories are grown from our bodily excretions, in the Royal College of Art Fashion Show in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. Picture taken June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stuart McDill

Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.

World Newsin 4 days

A Japanese member of parliament apologized on Thursday for jeering a lung cancer patient testifying about the dangers of secondhand smoke, saying he had spoken out to prevent discrimination against smokers.

Artsin 9 days

FILE PHOTO: Nude models pose for a photograph by U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hull city centre, northern England, July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after a national supermarket chain changed its mind about allowing the shoot to go ahead on a suburban rooftop carpark.

Oddly Enoughin 8 days

An Australian performance artist who was buried in a steel container under a busy road for 72 hours as part of a so-called dark arts festival was released from his self-imposed prison on Sunday.

Health Newsin 10 days

Bucka, the 11 year-old overweight mongrel dog, is seen during a test trying to find the reasons for obesity at the Ethology Department of the ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary, June 13, 2018. Picture taken June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Tamas Kaszas

Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar to what might be expected in normal and overweight humans.

Sports Newsin 10 days

Soccer Football - World Cup - Nigeria Training - Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad, Russia - June 15, 2018   Nigeria players during training   REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Nigerian fans cheering on their national team in Saturday's World Cup match against Croatia will be missing an important item in their supporter's toolkit: chickens.

Sports Newsin 12 days

A participant dresses Achilles the cat, one of the State Hermitage Museum mice hunters, which attempts to predict the result of the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia during an event in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Want to know who will win the first match of the World Cup? The cat's out of the bag: it's Russia.

Oddly Enoughin 12 days

A raccoon scratches herself on the window sill of the Paige Donnelly Law Firm on the 23rd floor of the UBS Plaza building in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S., June 12, 2018, in this image obtained from social media. Picture taken June 12, 2018. Evan Frost/MPR News/via REUTERS

A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star on the web, where it won the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe.

Environmentin 12 days

A new baby giraffe is born at a Belgian zoo, a welcome addition for the threatened species. Elly Park reports.

Minutes after plunging two meters (6.5 ft) to the ground as his mother gave birth, baby giraffe Twiga was frolicking round his pen as the newest arrival at Belgium's Planckendael Zoo.

Artsin 12 days

A rare 18th-century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic fetched $19 million at a Sotheby's auction in Paris.

An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris on Tuesday.

Oddly Enoughin 14 days

Bulgaria agrees to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered international outcry.

Bulgaria agreed on Monday to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered an international outcry.

Oddly Enoughin 16 days

Pope Francis receives an astronaut suit from Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli during a private meeting with crew members of the ISS 53 space mission at the Vatican June 8, 2018.  Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Astronauts from the International Space Station gave Pope Francis his own blue jump suit on Friday but to distinguish him from ordinary planetary pilgrims like themselves they added a white cape.

Health Newsin 18 days

Beekeepers staged a mock funeral in central Paris on Thursday to highlight the dying bee population caused by use of pesticides across the country.

Bee keepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say are killing insects crucial for the eco-system.

Oddly Enoughin 21 days

Police in Denver are investigating the accidental shooting of a man at a bar after a break-dancing off-duty FBI agent's weapon discharged on the dance floor.

An off-duty FBI agent dancing wildly at a downtown Denver bar accidentally shot a man in the leg when the agent tried to pick up a gun that fell from its holster as he performed a handstand, Denver police said.

Oddly Enoughin 22 days

Veterinarians in St. Petersburg are warming up for the World Cup by training Achilles the cat to pick the big winner.

Like many soccer fans trying to predict the results of the World Cup, Achilles is busy studying the teams heading to Russia this month for the sport's biggest global showdown. But he has one advantage: cat sense.

World Newsin a month

Fernando Noailles, emotional therapist, caresses one of his horses in Guadalix de la Sierra, outside Madrid, Spain, May 31, 2016. Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety. REUTERS/Juan Medina

In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety.

World Newsin 21 hours

Eufemia Garcia, 48, who lost 50 members of her family during the eruption of the Fuego volcano, prays with members of the evangelical church while searching for her family in San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, Guatemala, June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Eleven days after the Fuego volcano rained down on the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes, a backhoe ripped the roof off one of the homes buried by ash, revealing a corpse in the still-hot dust.

Sports Newsin 4 days

FILE PHOTO: The Bank of England is seen in London, Britain, April 9, 2018.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

World Newsin 4 days

A cable car comes down from Schilthorn mountain (altitude 2970 m/ 9744 feet) at the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" on Thursday after a cable car broke down, stranding them briefly at about 10,000 feet above sea level.

Oddly Enoughin 4 days

When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.

Artsin 5 days

Urine crystals grow on a pair of ballet shoes, as part of a collection by Alice Potts that imagines a future where accessories are grown from our bodily excretions, in the Royal College of Art Fashion Show in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. Picture taken June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stuart McDill

Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.

World Newsin 4 days

A Japanese member of parliament apologized on Thursday for jeering a lung cancer patient testifying about the dangers of secondhand smoke, saying he had spoken out to prevent discrimination against smokers.

Artsin 9 days

FILE PHOTO: Nude models pose for a photograph by U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hull city centre, northern England, July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after a national supermarket chain changed its mind about allowing the shoot to go ahead on a suburban rooftop carpark.

Oddly Enoughin 8 days

An Australian performance artist who was buried in a steel container under a busy road for 72 hours as part of a so-called dark arts festival was released from his self-imposed prison on Sunday.

Health Newsin 10 days

Bucka, the 11 year-old overweight mongrel dog, is seen during a test trying to find the reasons for obesity at the Ethology Department of the ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary, June 13, 2018. Picture taken June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Tamas Kaszas

Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar to what might be expected in normal and overweight humans.

Sports Newsin 10 days

Soccer Football - World Cup - Nigeria Training - Kaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad, Russia - June 15, 2018   Nigeria players during training   REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Nigerian fans cheering on their national team in Saturday's World Cup match against Croatia will be missing an important item in their supporter's toolkit: chickens.

Sports Newsin 12 days

A participant dresses Achilles the cat, one of the State Hermitage Museum mice hunters, which attempts to predict the result of the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Russia and Saudi Arabia during an event in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Want to know who will win the first match of the World Cup? The cat's out of the bag: it's Russia.

Oddly Enoughin 12 days

A raccoon scratches herself on the window sill of the Paige Donnelly Law Firm on the 23rd floor of the UBS Plaza building in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S., June 12, 2018, in this image obtained from social media. Picture taken June 12, 2018. Evan Frost/MPR News/via REUTERS

A raccoon that climbed to the top of a 25-story St. Paul, Minnesota, skyscraper early on Wednesday was captured after becoming a star on the web, where it won the hearts of followers across the United States and around the globe.

Environmentin 12 days

A new baby giraffe is born at a Belgian zoo, a welcome addition for the threatened species. Elly Park reports.

Minutes after plunging two meters (6.5 ft) to the ground as his mother gave birth, baby giraffe Twiga was frolicking round his pen as the newest arrival at Belgium's Planckendael Zoo.

Artsin 12 days

A rare 18th-century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic fetched $19 million at a Sotheby's auction in Paris.

An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris on Tuesday.

Oddly Enoughin 14 days

Bulgaria agrees to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered international outcry.

Bulgaria agreed on Monday to spare the life of Penka the cow after plans to kill her for crossing European Union borders without paperwork triggered an international outcry.

Oddly Enoughin 16 days

Pope Francis receives an astronaut suit from Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli during a private meeting with crew members of the ISS 53 space mission at the Vatican June 8, 2018.  Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

Astronauts from the International Space Station gave Pope Francis his own blue jump suit on Friday but to distinguish him from ordinary planetary pilgrims like themselves they added a white cape.

Health Newsin 18 days

Beekeepers staged a mock funeral in central Paris on Thursday to highlight the dying bee population caused by use of pesticides across the country.

Bee keepers and environmental activists staged a mock funeral in Paris on Thursday for bees, to protest against the pesticides they say are killing insects crucial for the eco-system.

Oddly Enoughin 21 days

Police in Denver are investigating the accidental shooting of a man at a bar after a break-dancing off-duty FBI agent's weapon discharged on the dance floor.

An off-duty FBI agent dancing wildly at a downtown Denver bar accidentally shot a man in the leg when the agent tried to pick up a gun that fell from its holster as he performed a handstand, Denver police said.

Oddly Enoughin 22 days

Veterinarians in St. Petersburg are warming up for the World Cup by training Achilles the cat to pick the big winner.

Like many soccer fans trying to predict the results of the World Cup, Achilles is busy studying the teams heading to Russia this month for the sport's biggest global showdown. But he has one advantage: cat sense.

World Newsin a month

Fernando Noailles, emotional therapist, caresses one of his horses in Guadalix de la Sierra, outside Madrid, Spain, May 31, 2016. Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety. REUTERS/Juan Medina

In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety.

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