Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official

Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Swarms of locusts pose a threat to Russia's soccer World Cup as they could attack stadium pitches and cause a "global...
'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms

'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms

TOKYO (Reuters) - A public elementary school in Tokyo's upscale shopping district of Ginza has raised parents' eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms...
How do you like your eggs, Norway? By the thousand..

How do you like your eggs, Norway? By the thousand..

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000...
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Lithuania's Pieno Zvaigzdes denies plans to produce cheese in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lithuanian dairy company Pieno Zvaigzdes said on Tuesday it had no plans to produce cheese in Russia after the local government...
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Cash and carry: Woman in China rides through X-ray scanner rather than part with...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A woman in southern China accompanied her purse through a train station's luggage x-ray machine rather than part with the bag...
Yes he can fetch, but Angus the dog can't run for Kansas governor

Yes he can fetch, but Angus the dog can't run for Kansas governor

(Reuters) - In the dog-eat-dog world of U.S. politics, a 3-year-old wire-haired Vizsla in Kansas was scratching his head, and behind his ears, after...
South Korea's 'penis park' draws an Olympic crowd

South Korea's 'penis park' draws an Olympic crowd

SINNAM, South Korea (Reuters) - Even the bright red lighthouse in the tiny South Korean port of Sinnam is shaped like a penis. ...
Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations

Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A skit on China's widely-watched Lunar New Year gala on state television featuring a Chinese actress made up to appear African...
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English pub scraps snail race as cold makes competitors sluggish

LONDON (Reuters) - An English pub has canceled a charity snail race scheduled to take place on Saturday after unseasonably icy weather made potential...

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Ivascyn generates big returns for Pimco Income Fund, not sound bites

Ivascyn generates big returns for Pimco Income Fund, not sound bites

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dan Ivascyn, the group chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), eschews making big, splashy investment or market...
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Puerto Rico asks Congress for help with delayed disaster relief loan

Puerto Rico asks Congress for help with delayed disaster relief loan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury has delayed a $4.7 billion post-hurricane loan to Puerto Rico and reduced the amount by more than...