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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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Stressed Out by Brexit, MPs Try Meditation

In the shadow of London's Big Ben, members of parliament weary of the endless commotion over Brexit head into a chimney-stacked building to meditate and recharge.

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NZealand PM Makes UN History with First Baby

New Zealand's prime minister has been proclaimed a history maker for taking "first baby" -- daughter Neve -- into the United Nations General Assembly hall, shaking up what is still a boys' club of world leaders.

Photographs of Jacinda Ardern, 38, kissing and bouncing her three-month-old in the main hall at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit on the eve of the General Assembly have gone around the world and taken the internet by storm.

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Trump Brings Rare Laughter to August U.N. Summit

Donald Trump, whose political ascent has been full of firsts, on Tuesday achieved another rare feat -- bringing laughter to the solemn U.N. General Assembly.

Delivering his address to the annual gathering of U.N. heads of state, Trump began in the hyperbolic style of a domestic campaign as he boasted of his record.

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Trump Holds Up Whole World by Arriving Late for U.N. Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump ran a bit late for his once-a-year speech at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, forcing organizers to change the order of speakers.

Trump was scheduled to speak second at Tuesday's session, after Brazilian President Michel Temer. Instead, Temer's speech was followed by an awkward pause as U.N. officials prepared the podium to accommodate the No. 3 speaker, Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno Garces, who is in a wheelchair.

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Airline Removes Nuts after Sri Lanka President's Rage

Sri Lanka's national airline said Wednesday it has stopped serving cashews after the country's president flew into a rage over nuts served to him on a flight to Colombo.

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Putin, Xi Flip Pancakes at Russian Economic Forum

Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping on Tuesday took a break from the heavy lifting of international diplomacy to toss pancakes on the sidelines of an economic forum.

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