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Overweight fugitive decides not to run from police

It didn't take much for cops to catch up with an Anhui Province man on the run for fraud on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/10 18:48:40

Mother accuses school of wrongful death over daughter's suicide

A mother is threatening to take legal action against an Anhui Province high school involving her daughter's suicide.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/10 18:48:40

New AI system aims to boost China's pig farming

Agriculture in China is getting an AI upgrade with a new system aiming to boost output for pig farmers and other agribusinesses, experts revealed at The Computing Conference 2018 in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/10 18:48:40

Lab tests offer hope for Penka the Bulgarian cow

A ray of hope shone Saturday for Penka the Bulgarian cow who may be put down after straying out of the EU into neighboring Serbia, as her first lab tests proved favorable.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/10 18:48:39

Messi gets big tribute at base camp

With his arms crossed and a face bursting with pride, Argentina superstar Lionel Messi towers above all those on the main street of Bronnitsy, a town of 20,000 residents some 50 kilometres from Moscow.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/10 18:43:40

Couple caught caging rare animals

A couple was handed prison terms after police found 82 rare wild animals of all sizes, many of which are protected species, crammed in a Sichuan Province village house.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 18:28:40

Woods to stay on yacht during US Open: report

Tiger Woods is planning to stay on board his $20 million super-yacht during next week's US Open at Shinnecock Hills, it was reported on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 18:28:40

Tunisia use 'keeper ruse' to break Ramadan fast

Players for World Cup-bound Tunisia broke their Ramadan fast during two warm-up matches after the goalkeeper feigned injury, coach Nabil Maaloul told AFP Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/7 18:28:39

Former soldier scales building to save dangling boy

A heroic man was filmed scaling a building in Central China's Hunan Province to save a 2-year-old boy whose head became stuck between the bars of a window grate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 18:23:40

Woman defecates on bus, forced to bow to 'bus god'

A woman in Southwest China has filed a complaint with local tourism authorities after she was forced to bow in remorse to a "bus god" for defecating on a long-distance coach.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/7 18:23:40

Woman arrested on birthday also gets cake

A woman in East China got two surprises from police on her birthday last week - an arrest and a birthday cake.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/6 19:03:41

Man accidentally poisons himself using pesticide to kill head lice

A man in Central China was hospitalized after he used pesticide to treat his head lice.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/6 19:03:41

Tanks for the ride: US soldier steals armored vehicle

Talk about a spectacular joyride: an US soldier commandeered an armored personnel carrier and led police on a chase along a major highway for more than an hour.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/6 19:03:40

Frenchman bags second million euro lottery win

A Frenchman has won a million euros twice in the last eighteen months on the same lottery, media reported Wednesday, a feat mathematicians said carried odds of around 16 trillion to one.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/6 18:23:39

Doyouthinkhesaurus: Thai 'T-Rex' cop gives traffic safety lessons

A high-fiving Thai traffic cop who shrugs off the heat - and the bemused glances of passers-by - to wear a T-rex costume to work says his prehistoric uniform is teaching kids road safety and convincing parents to obey traffic laws.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/5 19:38:40

Student quotes Trump in speech; oops, it was Obama

A high school student giving a graduation speech in the US state of Kentucky offered a lesson in politics over the weekend with a well-timed bait-and-switch.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/5 19:38:40

Let 'er rip! Students shred exam notes in mass graduation celebration

This year's graduating class at a Henan Province high school marked their moment of respite before the gaokao with a mass shredding of test notes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 19:38:40

Wanted fugitive arrested after police chase at Giant Buddha park

A violent fugitive was taken into custody after leading arresting officers on a chase around a UNESCO heritage site in Sichuan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 19:38:39