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It's the Year of the (Giant Inflatable Trump) Rooster at one Chinese factory BEIJING (Reuters) - A factory in eastern China is racing to keep up with demand for its new clutch - giant inflatable rooster balloons that bear what some say is an uncanny resemblance to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Reuters | Jan 12, 2017 2:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rooster inspires new year resolutions in Singapore bird park SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A rooster at Singapore's Jurong Bird Park inspired visiting Chinese tourists to make a few resolutions on Wednesday, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
Reuters | Jan 11, 2017 10:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Naked man with knife in 'intimate shave' on train: Report German media say a train conductor called police after spotting a naked man with a knife in one of the train's restrooms, where officers found something hairy going on. | Jan 11, 2017 03:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wanted U.K. man taunts police as 'Where's Waldo?' character A British man wanted for a driving offence couldn't help taunting cops as he eluded them, posting pics of himself dressed up as the Where's Waldo? character and declaring himself the hide-and-seek champion for 2016-17. | Jan 11, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Woman accused of trying to break out jailbird beau in pink suitcase Some people just can't let go of their relationship baggage. | Jan 11, 2017 12:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oh deer... Deer caught in headlights at dealership A deer came barrelling through the showroom of an Atlanta area car dealership after jumping through an open window. | Jan 10, 2017 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A moo-ving rescue: Stranded cow winched across frozen pond A cow stranded on ice in western Oregon experienced what might be called a moo-ving rescue. | Jan 10, 2017 03:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moo-ve over: Michigan city takes another's ice cream record Moo-ve over: One Michigan city has officially claimed another's ice cream world record. | Jan 9, 2017 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Torontonians ride subway without pants - despite the cold An extreme cold weather advisory didn't stop members of the No Pants Society from taking a ride on the TTC on Sunday. | Jan 9, 2017 12:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
500 Russians go for marathon bike ride in -27 C weather For hundreds of Muscovites, the fact that the temperature had plunged to minus-27 Celsius (minus-17 F) was no reason to avoid going for a group bicycle ride. | Jan 8, 2017 9:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend