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102-Year-Old Great-Granny Becomes 'Oldest' Skydiver

A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world's oldest skydiver after plunging 14,000 feet (4,300 metres) through the South Australian sky.

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Egypt Probes Images of Naked Couple Atop Pyramid

Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation into images of a naked couple on top of the Great Pyramid that sparked uproar in the conservative Muslim country, an official said Tuesday.

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Supermarket Finds Cocaine in Bananas Shipped to Poland

Grocery clerks in Poland have discovered bricks of cocaine hidden among bananas shipped from Ecuador to a local supermarket chain, police said on Monday.

"We've confiscated over 160 kilograms (350 pounds) of what appears to be cocaine that was shipped from Ecuador," officer Dawid Marciniak, a spokesman for Poland's national police headquarters, told AFP.

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Duterte Defends Need to 'Power Nap' after Summit No-Shows

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday made light of his penchant for daytime dozes after his office said "power naps" had caused the gruff leader to miss a number of key meetings at a Singapore summit.

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Rare Diamond Fetches $50 Million in Price-Per-Carat Record

An exceptionally rare 19-carat pink diamond has fetched $50 million (44 million euros) in Geneva on Tuesday, setting a new price-per-carat record for a stone of its kind, auction house Christie's said.

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Trump Tweets Himself as Star of Own Iran Sanctions Movie

"Game of Thrones" fans are primed for the final season, but starring Donald Trump? Well not quite, though the president had a laugh at Iran's expense Friday by posing in a GoT-style picture.

"SANCTIONS ARE COMING," reads the mock movie poster Trump tweeted Friday, echoing the HBO swords-sex-dragons-and-zombie series' signature line: "winter is coming."

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A Chinese Farmer Couldn't Fly a Plane, So He Built One

When a Chinese garlic farmer's dream of flying an airplane didn't pan out, he decided to build one instead.

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No Brexit Camp Deploy 5,000 Dogs for 'Wooferendum' March

Anti-Brexit campaigners are planning to march on parliament on Sunday accompanied by up to 5,000 dogs to hound Prime Minister Theresa May into holding a second referendum on EU membership.

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Britain's May Shakes It Up with 'Dancing Queen' Boogie

Gyrating awkwardly to the sounds of ABBA's disco hit "Dancing Queen", British Prime Minister Theresa May made an unusual stage entrance for a keynote speech on Wednesday.

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Teetotal Trump Asks World to Imagine Him Drunk

Lifelong teetotaler Donald Trump is already loud, brash and provocative, so just imagine him after a few drinks, the U.S. president quipped Monday.

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