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Leopard on the Loose Sparks Alarm in Nepal's Capital

A wild leopard sparked alarm in Nepal's capital on Wednesday after it spent hours wandering through a residential neighborhood before being sedated and captured.

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Kangaroo Ruptures Australian Woman's Breast Implants

A kangaroo jumped onto a woman cycling in South Australia, rupturing her breast implants and using her as a "little airbag", she told local media Tuesday.

Sharon Heinrich, 45, was on the Riesling Trail in the Clare Valley with her friend when the "cute" kangaroo she nicknamed "Skip" jumped from an embankment and landed on her, she told local newspaper the Northern Argus.

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Thai Man on Mend after Toilet Encounter with Penis-Biting Python

A Thai man who fought off a three-meter (10-foot) python that bit his penis while he was squatting on the toilet is recovering, hospital staff said Saturday.

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Polish Grandpa Heads from New York to Portugal... in a Kayak

A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.

Aleksander Doba paddled off from the tip of Manhattan after doing interviews and posing for selfies with a crowd of some 100 onlookers.

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G7 Leaders Take Time Out to Let the Love in

A meeting of G7 leaders awkwardly transformed into an out-take from a romantic comedy as Barack Obama professed the group's "love" for Germany's Angela Merkel, who in turn found time to give Italy's premier a playful squeeze.

In between talks focused on the global economy and terrorism, the US president on Friday assured a German photographer that the less-than-expressive Merkel was tops in his book.

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Hongkongers Pooh-Pooh Waste Treatment Plant, Despite Free Spa

It is billed as a groundbreaking way to deal with Hong Kong's human waste, and even includes an onsite spa free to residents, but a new eco-friendly sludge treatment plant has not washed with some locals.

The sustainable T-Park development blends into coastal hills near the town of Tuen Mun in the north of Hong Kong, a sleek low-rise building with a roof shaped like a wave.

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Young Vietnamese Quiz Obama on Rap, Weed and Good Looks

Barack Obama fielded questions Wednesday on everything from rap and weed smoking to his good looks at a lively meeting with young Vietnamese, who see the U.S. leader as a far cry from their staid Communist rulers.

The U.S. President, on the final leg of a three-day trip to Vietnam before flying to Japan, held one of his trademark town hall gatherings with hundreds of youngsters in the country's buzzing commercial and creative capital Ho Chi Minh City.

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Canadian PM Trudeau Shows Romance is not Dead

Whoever said romance was dead has obviously not met Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Indian Pilots Grounded for Mistaking Road for Runway

An Indian airline has grounded two pilots for attempting to land their plane on a road which they mistook for a runway, the airline and reports said Monday.

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Indian Power Minister's Speech Hit by Power Cut

India's power minister was left red-faced Friday after the electricity went out during a press conference in New Delhi held to highlight the country's achievements in reducing power cuts.

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