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Baby's birth breaks rule on remote Brazilian island

A remote Brazilian island welcomed its first baby in 12 years after a local woman broke the rule against giving birth there.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/21 19:58:40

Man assaulted girl, woman at South China mall

A man was taken into custody after he grabbed a 12-year-old girl in the middle of a crowded South China shopping mall where he also assaulted another woman.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 19:58:39

Nightmare news: Escaped meter-long snake emerges from man's toilet

A Chengdu man pulled a meter-long snake from his toilet after it escaped from a neighbor's bathroom two floors up by slithering down the pipes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:53:40

Dozens of dogs clubbed, stabbed to death in village campaign

Villagers in Central China's Hunan Province have seen dozens of stray and pet dogs killed in a government-ordered slaughter initiated after a mad dog attack last week, drawing widespread criticism online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:53:39

Australia to ban wild horses cull at national park

Australia said Sunday the culling of wild horses in a unique national park would be banned despite concerns that the animals were threatening native species.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/20 18:48:40

Suspects release 160k fish in river

Three suspects have released 160,000 young fish into the Yangtze River after they were caught electrofishing, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/20 18:48:40

Lebanon hosts first all-female classic car rally

Lebanon is hosting its first ever women-only classic car rally, with female drivers flying in from across the world.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/20 18:48:40

Woman found guilty of bomb-making in Wenzhou

An East China woman who police said was found storing bomb-making materials in her home as part of a bank robbery plot was sentenced on Wednesday, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:28:40

Xi'an clears the air about '5-gram dust rule'

A viral video showing officials checking street cleanliness in Northwest China's Xi'an swept up a teacup-sized storm on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:28:40

US couple waterboarded kids, authorities say

Ten children found living in squalid conditions in a California home were waterboarded, shot at with crossbows and had scalding water poured over them by their mother and her partner, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/17 18:23:41

Now playing: Sichuan court shames debtors with movie theater cartoon

A court in Sichuan Province has launched a citywide shame campaign against debtors in the form of a short cartoon describing their crimes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:13:40

Doctors remove scissors from head of man assaulted by coworker

A Shanghai man is recovering after he was stabbed in the head with scissors during an argument with a coworker, media reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 17:53:44

Viral video of live turtles found in claw machine stirs outcry

Netizens were left shell shocked after a video showing live turtles in a claw machine game at an East China shopping mall went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 17:53:43

China high school uses facial recognition to ensure students pay attention in class

A school in East China's Zhejiang Province is using facial recognition cameras to monitor whether students are paying attention in class.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 17:53:42

Perfect going-away gift for a frenemy? Laxative-laced brownies

The office going away party is normally a harmless ritual, but one employee leaving a US firm got an unwelcome surprise from a less than friendly colleague.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/16 17:53:40

Australia's 'Man with the Golden Arm' gives blood for last time

James Harrison, known as the "Man with the Golden Arm," has donated his life-saving blood for the last time.
Source: Reuters | 2018/5/16 17:48:41

Massive food fight breaks out at crawfish plant

A crawfish processing plant in Central China has apologized after video of a massive food fight between employees was leaked online, media reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:53:44

Couple discovers dead mouse leaking fluids from restaurant ceiling

A couple is seeking compensation from a Hunan Province restaurant after they discovered a dead mouse stuck in the ceiling leaking bodily fluids.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:53:43