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Brazil's president: 'I remain alive'

Brazil's President Michel Temer really wants to clear something up: he's alive.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 18:48:40

Men fined after caught on video burning yuan at drunken party

Police in Anhui Province fined two men with money to burn for setting fire to yuan notes while showing off at a party.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 18:48:39

Police crack case of Shenzhen's elusive glass-breaking man

Police in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province caught a man who over months shattered more than 240 glass panels at bus stops around the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:40

Man chooses to live on streets

For many in China's cities, homelessness and living on the streets is not a choice. But to one trash collector, it's a means to freedom.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:40

Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official

Swarms of locusts pose a threat to Russia's soccer World Cup as they could attack stadium pitches and cause a "global scandal," an Agriculture Ministry official said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/1 19:23:39

Carved with character

Mis Uszatek, a beloved Polish cartoon character, is sculpted from a tree in Warsaw's Plac Basniowy, or “Fairytale Square,” on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/1 19:23:35

US city to clear 1,000s of marijuana convictions

Thousands of San Francisco residents convicted of marijuana offenses since 1975 will see those convictions dismissed or reduced under an effort announced on Wednesday by the city's district attorney.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/1 19:23:34

Serial 'mugger' detained for stealing Starbucks cups

A Hangzhou woman was detained after she was caught on camera stealing gift cups from numerous area Starbucks - which she later gifted to her son's teachers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:33

US city to clear 1,000s of marijuana convictions

Thousands of San Francisco residents convicted of marijuana offenses since 1975 will see those convictions dismissed or reduced under an effort announced on Wednesday by the city's district attorney.
Source: Reuters | 2018/2/1 19:18:40

Awake brain surgery an eye-opener

Doctors in East China performed successful brain surgery on a fully conscious man using a procedure that helps guide doctors treat tumor-related epilepsy
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 19:23:40

China's 'countdown' traffic cop turns heads with cute moves

A traffic cop in Central China is the talk of the town after he was caught on video entertaining drivers with his dance moves.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 19:23:40

Cabinet papers: Secret documents found in old government furniture

Hundreds of "top secret" and classified Australian government papers have been found in locked cabinets sold at a secondhand shop, national broadcaster ABC reported Wednesday as Canberra ordered an urgent probe.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 19:23:40

Red card for Vietjet after lingerie model football stunt

Vietnam's budget airline has apologized for sending scantily-clad models to join the country's under-23 football squad on a flight home, after social media cried foul over the "cheap" PR stunt
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 19:23:39

Italian postman never rings once, hoards mail instead

Italian police have arrested a postman from the northern town of Vicenza after finding more than half a ton of undelivered mail stashed away in his garage.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/31 19:18:40

Man removed from flight after kicking crew member

Police in China said a disruptive airline passenger who was forcibly removed from a domestic flight on Monday had kicked a crew member and tried to enter the cockpit.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:48:39

Bulgaria probes luxury car owners

If you are driving a Bentley or something similarly swanky in Bulgaria, remember to check your rearview mirror - the prosecution service may well be on your tail.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/30 18:48:00

Woman orders huge order of hot tea for blizzard-braving delivery drivers

A woman's random act of kindness toward food delivery drivers working as snow fell in Northwest China has warmed hearts on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:38:40

Walk like a penguin to avoid falling on ice, say Shanghai doctors

After a rare snowstorm in Shanghai on Thursday, a local hospital's video that teaches people to walk like penguins to avoid falling in icy conditions has gone viral, Pear Video reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:38:40