Friday, April 28, 2017

Giant rabbit dies after United Airlines flight to United States

LONDON (Reuters) - A 3-foot-long giant rabbit died at a United Airlines pet holding facility in Chicago following a flight from London, in another embarrassment for the airline as it struggles with a global backlash this month over a passenger dragged from his seat.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Horny male seeks mate: Kenya's last northern white rhino joins Tinder

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Like many guys using the Tinder dating app, Sudan loves the outdoors and travels widely. The catch: he's the world's last male white northern rhino and desperately needs to mate.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs

PARIS (Reuters) - 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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Friday, April 21, 2017

Georgia grants couple's request to give daughter surname 'Allah'

(Reuters) - Georgia officials have granted a couple's request to issue a birth certificate giving their toddler daughter the surname "Allah" after earlier refusing to do so because neither parent has that name, civil liberties advocates said on Thursday.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cockfighting in Cuba: clandestine venues, state arenas

CIEGO DE AVILA (Reuters) - Cuban farmer Pascual Ferrel says his favorite fighting cock's prowess was "off the charts," so after it died of illness he had the black and red rooster preserved and displays it on his mantelpiece beside a television.

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You say Austria, I say Australia: Airbus trips up on tricky typo

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Austria and Australia are 16,000 km (9,940 miles) and two keystrokes apart, as European aircraft manufacturer Airbus discovered to its chagrin this week.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Loud sex sounds stall pro tennis match in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The score of a televised professional tennis match in Florida was love-15 when the apparent sounds of a woman in the throes of lovemaking interrupted it Tuesday night.

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