Ever since the novel coronavirus reached Cuba, a tall cardboard box with arms and legs can be seen tottering around a Havana suburb, popping into the bakery or butchers, or browsing the newspaper stand.
Protesters yank down angel sculpture in Athens, saying it looks like Satan
ATHENS (Reuters) – Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan.
Two Times Nice – Barbra Streisand Cloned Her Dog
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “If we had the chance to do it all again, tell me would we, could we?” Barbra Streisand had a hit singing this question in “The Way We Were,” but when it comes to getting a new pet she does not have to wonder.
An Old Scholar
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French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout
PARIS (Reuters) – A Frenchman who drank excessive amounts of alcohol and then drove 17 times round a roundabout said he had not heard the sirens when police finally brought him to a halt.
Pardon the Current American Mess (Our Interruption In Decency)
Please allow me to apologize for the current – and temporary – interruption in American decency. We're working on restoring service at the earliest possible juncture. The initial steps toward a satisfactory resolution of our madness will begin in November…
From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017
NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his use of the word “covfefe,” in what turned out to be one of the oddest news stories of the year.
Suitcase of sapphires and other gems worth 1 million pounds stolen from London train
LONDON (Reuters) – British police were hunting for an unidentified man on Tuesday after a suitcase containing 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) worth of gems was stolen from a luggage rack on a train at London’s Euston station.
‘No cash, Carney?’ Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.
Eurek-baa: Scientists find sheep can recognize human faces
LONDON (Reuters) – Sheep have been trained to recognize the faces of celebrities by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases.