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As Trump and Kim prepare for summit, bars in Vietnam serve 'Peace Negroniations' - 22 Feb 2019 at 12:02am - Kim Jong Ale? Rock It, Man? Or how about a glass of Peace Negroniations?

Big thaw hits Harbin ice sculptures in China - 19 Feb 2019 at 2:44am - Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing the earliest closure of the main venue at China's biggest winter festival.

We've got this mountain of trash - why don't we ski down it? - 15 Feb 2019 at 11:56am - What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain.

'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love - 13 Feb 2019 at 2:22pm - A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle.

Toronto police probe hurling of chair from high-rise balcony - 11 Feb 2019 at 3:03pm - Toronto police said on Monday they are investigating an incident of a woman hurling a chair from the balcony of a high-rise condominium that was captured on a video that went viral.

Indonesia police apologise for using snake in Papua interrogation - 11 Feb 2019 at 5:20am - Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the easternmost area of Papua.

Greek minister caught taking a puff tells EU official to butt out - 6 Feb 2019 at 10:40am - Greece's deputy health minister has told the European Union's top health official to butt out after getting a reprimand for smoking in public.

Memories made of this: USB stick found in frozen seal poo - 5 Feb 2019 at 12:24pm - Scientists in New Zealand say they have found a USB memory stick containing holiday photos inside a frozen slab of seal poo.

NFL: Fans in St. Louis can flush away anger at Kroenke - 2 Feb 2019 at 6:16am - Three years after leaving St. Louis for the glamor of Tinseltown, the Rams are going to the Super Bowl, adding an extra sucker punch for many fans in the team's old hometown.

Pungent 'J-Queen' durians sell for $1,000 in Indonesia - 31 Jan 2019 at 6:01am - An Indonesian variety of the durian - a pungent, spiky fruit considered a delicacy across many parts of Asia -- has been sold in a store on the island of Java for a hefty $1,000 per fruit.

Roman remains unearthed near famous Lisbon restaurant - 25 Jan 2019 at 10:32am - Portuguese archaeologists digging near one of Lisbon's most iconic restaurants, the Solar dos Presuntos (Manor of Hams), have discovered a large Roman cemetery holding 2,000-year-old skeletons and various ancient artifacts.

Spate of rabbit killings spooks village in rural France - 25 Jan 2019 at 9:26am - Dozens of domestic rabbits have been killed and left outside their hutches in rural Brittany in western France since last summer, but police have found no clues to help them find those responsible.

Robots serve up food and fun in Budapest cafe - 25 Jan 2019 at 7:51am - The robots at the Enjoy Budapest Cafe can do it all - they can serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with the kids or just hang out for a chat with customers.

Papal Swiss Guard keep cool heads with 3-D helmets - 22 Jan 2019 at 9:42am - The Vatican's Swiss Guard, the colorfully dressed mini-army that helps protect the pope, will have cooler heads now they have swapped their ancient metal helmets for ones made by 3-D printers.

Brexit survival kit helps Britons face the worst with freeze-dried fajita - 22 Jan 2019 at 8:29am - With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the European Union, a company is selling worried Britons a survival kit to help them prepare for the worst. 

Pets, owners flock to Madrid church for blessing of animals - 17 Jan 2019 at 12:07pm - Dogs, cats and birds were blessed at a church in Madrid on Thursday on the feast day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with many of the owners making an annual pilgrimage for their pets.

Face value: One-time Afghan wedding singer a ringer for Canada's Trudeau - 17 Jan 2019 at 9:09am - Afghan singer Abdul Salam Maftoon's striking resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in the war-torn country since his debut on a talent show.

All the rage: Beijingers vent their stress in 'anger room' - 14 Jan 2019 at 11:51am - It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.

College fanatics living it up on San Jose billboard - 4 Jan 2019 at 8:10pm - Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights when they agreed to live on a San Jose billboard ahead of Monday's national championship game.

'Why don't you die?': Australian's fight with a spider sparks police call - 2 Jan 2019 at 6:57pm - An Australian man triggered an emergency police response after a noisy exchange with a spider startled a passerby into reporting what sounded like a violent disturbance to the authorities, media reported.