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Trump and Macron Planted a Tree -- But Where Did It Go?

The photograph was seen around the world: US President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron, gilded spades in hand, shovelling dirt over a young sapling.

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Kiwi Double Lotto Winner Unaware of Life-Changing Jackpot

A New Zealand man wandered around for two weeks oblivious to the fact that he had purchased not one but two winning lottery tickets, Lotto NZ said Thursday.

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Trump Wipes Dandruff Off Visiting French President Macron

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday made a show of flicking dandruff from the suit collar of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, saying it was a sign of the two leaders' "very special relationship."

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At 96, Mexican Woman Fulfills Dream: Going to High School

Guadalupe Palacios stands out in her high school class in Mexico, and it is not just because of her gray hair, her deeply creased skin or her 96 years.

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Chicago Restaurant Staff Get $2,000 Tip

For most Americans, the answer is likely -- at most -- 20 percent. But how about 260 percent? 

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Soaked Streets and Water Fights for Myanmar New Year Festival

The thuds of party music and splash-happy water fights marked the start of celebrations leading up to the Buddhist New Year in Myanmar on Friday, a time of high spirits and revelry.

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Baby Believed Snatched by Monkey in India is Found Dead

Indian police say a 16-day-old baby boy believed to have been snatched by a monkey has been found drowned in a well.

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French Vegan Faces Terror Charge over Slain Butcher Comment

A French vegan activist was set to appear in court on Thursday for allegedly condoning terrorism after writing on social media that a butcher killed in an Islamist attack deserved his fate, a legal source told AFP.

The unusual case, being prosecuted under France's tough anti-terror security laws, was to be heard in the town of Saint-Gaudens in southwest France.

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Sex Doll 'Brothel' in Paris Faces Calls for Closure

Barely clothed or naked and perched suggestively on a bed or chair, the plastic dolls on offer in the most controversial "brothel" in Paris have led to accusations that they could encourage rape.

Since February, four silicone figures have been on offer at hourly rates of 89 euros (110 dollars) in a discreet apartment in the south of the city, far from the historic red-light district around the Pigalle area in the north. 

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Paris Metro Fines Pregnant Woman for Walking Wrong Way

A pregnant passenger on the Paris metro has been hit with a 60-euro fine for walking the wrong way, sparking outrage on social media. 

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