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  • Hobbit's five armies clash in Czech forest

    DOKSY, The Czech Republic (Reuters) - Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as hundreds of fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit reenacted a major battle.

  • Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he wished people would "sit up at attention" for him like North Koreans do for their leader Kim Jong Un, a joke that sparked instant outrage on social media and cable news.

  • Soccer-Iceland's "zombie film" keeper outwits Messi spot kick

    MOSCOW, June 16 (Reuters) - Hannes Halldorsson used to make zombie films for a living but it was watching videos that let Iceland's goalkeeper outwit Lionel Messi and save a penalty on Saturday that gave his side a shock World Cup point.

  • Iceland fans warm up with Viking clap

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iceland fans made the most of their reputation as fiery Vikings on Saturday, practicing their thunderous "Viking clap" ahead of their World Cup match in Moscow.

  • Soccer-Iceland fans warm up with Viking clap

    MOSCOW, June 16 (Reuters) - Iceland fans made the most of their reputation as fiery Vikings on Saturday, practicing their thunderous "Viking clap" ahead of their World Cup match in Moscow.

  • Chechen fans bring smile to Salah's face with 100kg cake

    GROZNY, Russia (Reuters) - Egypt forward Mohamed Salah might have had a forgettable 26th birthday as his team lost to Uruguay in their World Cup opener on Friday, but a group of fans from Chechnya brought a smile to his face with a 100kg cake decorated with a golden boot.

  • Soccer-Balls deflate in France v Australia opener

    KAZAN, Russia, June 16 (Reuters) - Australia defender Trent Sainsbury made a big impact early in the World Cup opener against France on Saturday, bursting the ball in a tackle on the half-hour mark at Kazan Arena.

  • Soccer-Chechen fans bring smile to Salah's face with 100kg cake

    GROZNY, Russia, June 16 (Reuters) - Egypt forward Mohamed Salah might have had a forgettable 26th birthday as his team lost to Uruguay in their World Cup opener on Friday, but a group of fans from Chechnya brought a smile to his face with a 100kg cake decorated with a golden boot.

  • Australian supermarket giant says 'yes' to mass nude photograph

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - 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.

  • Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to food: study

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - 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.

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