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Loyal dog reluctant to let bride leave

A bridegroom in Central China, who had come to collect his bride from her home on their wedding day, faced a double challenge when the family dog attempted to prevent the bride from leaving.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:38:40

Man detained for faking custody agreement

A court in South China's Guangdong Province detained a man 10 days after he tried to win custody of his son by having a friend pose in court as the boy's mother.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:28:22

Short walks can lower risk of death

A brisk stroll once or twice a week is enough to reduce the risk of dying from heart attack, stroke or cancer, according to a statistical study released Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/20 17:18:41

Detectives hide behind fake wall to nab pro-Trump graffiti artist

President Donald Trump has struggled to convince lawmakers the US needs a wall along its southern border. But in New York, police heeded his advice to catch a pro-Trump graffiti artist by building a wall.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/20 17:18:40

Southwest China county police regret using childhood photos in 'wanted' poster

Police in a Southwest China county apologized on Wednesday after they used the childhood photos of criminal suspects in their wanted posters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 14:18:28

Blogger 'English useless' post starts war of words

A Chinese blogger's post "English for most Chinese is a rubbish skill" on Monday sparked a row on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 18:08:41

Man spends thousands to build kiln-like oven and roast entire cow

A man in Northwest China spent 30,000 yuan ($4,470) and three days building a rock kiln to roast the entire carcass of a cow, which he then invited dozens of villagers to share with him.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 18:03:41

Entrepreneurs brave Baltic ice to pitch for cash

How far would you go to win 10,000 euros ($11,300)?
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 18:03:40

Ex-Peru president Toledo briefly jailed for public intoxication

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, who is facing extradition from the United States over corruption charges, was briefly jailed for public intoxication after getting drunk in a restaurant in the state of California, local police said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/19 17:58:41

Robot driving coaches 'nicer' than real ones

Students at a driving school in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu Province say newly installed robotic coaches have eliminated some of the stress they experienced when practicing with a human coach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 18:13:23

Woman almost kills herself trying to stay healthy with fruit concoction

A woman in Central China who thought she could more fully absorb the nutrients in fresh fruit almost died after injected juice directly into a vein.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 18:13:15

After being tossed overboard, German yachtsman inflates jeans to survive 3 hours in sea

Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coast guards.
Source: Reuters | 2019/3/18 17:58:40

Jason Wu tops most handsome list

Chinese actor Jason Wu has been crowned the most handsome man in Asia while Chinese actor Hu Ge, Chinese singer Kris Wu and Jackson Wang ranked in the top ten, according to American film critic TC Candler, sparking wows and a row on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 17:58:40

US taxpayers must return millions after mistaken refunds

Taxpayers in the US state of Louisiana got an unexpected windfall when a computer error issued their tax refunds a second time, local media reported on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/18 17:58:39

Makeup course appalls students, especially males

Some male students of a Central China's university were recently challenged by its curriculum: a compulsory makeup course.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/17 17:58:39

Money note with SOS message rescues men from pyramid scheme

Five men tricked into a pyramid scheme were rescued by the local police who received a bank note with "SOS" written on it in East China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/17 17:43:39

'Cat-pigeon war' annoys residents

Residents at a compound in Northeast China experienced an unpleasant trail of pigeon droppings on their windows. They tried to disperse the pigeons with cats, but it only made the problem worse.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/17 17:33:40

Cheese changes taste according to tunes, says study

It may be grating for some, but hip-hop is music to the ears of Switzerland's most famous cheese.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/17 17:28:40