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Supertyphoon Hagibis gives new wind to Philippine disco band

MANILA (Reuters) - For a four-decade-old Philippine disco band, the namesake supertyphoon bearing down on Japan has brought a sudden rush of interest in its macho act. Learn More


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Squirrels' stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos

(Reuters) - Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, after they discovered a hoodful of walnuts and grass in their car. More »


Australia bars entry to Vietnamese woman for failing to declare raw pork

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg (22 lb) of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law, authorities said on Tuesday. More »


Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing

MANILA (Reuters) - Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and World Animal day. More »


A 70-year-old biking grandmother conquers Bolivia's 'Death Road'

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia┬┤s "Death Road" might seem an odd place for a septuagenarian grandmother on two wheels. More »


Italian astronaut to watch World Cup match from space

TOKYO (Reuters) - Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash. More »


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