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London underground station to be sold

LONDON: The property’s location can’t be bettered, but the view from some of the rooms leaves a bit to be desired.

Disney reaches for the skies with ‘Planes’

LOS ANGELES: As a lifelong aviation enthusiast and qualified pilot, filmmaker Klay Hall was the logical choice when Disney was seeking a director for its latest animated offering, “Planes.”

Boys killed by python died from asphyxiation

TORONTO: The mother of two small boys strangled by a 100-pound (45-kilogram) python in their sleep earlier this week in Canada had posted photos on Facebook last year of the boys playing in and cleani

Dicing with death for a mustache in Pakistan

Pakistani businessman Malik Amir Mohammad Khan Afridi has been kidnapped, threatened with death, forcibly displaced and lives apart from his family: All because of his enormous mustache.

Poll: Many US citizens have no friends of another race

About 40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by friends of their own race, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll.

25 years after unrest, Myanmar begins to cope

Twenty-five years later, you can still see the fear in the eyes of the doctors — two young men carrying a schoolgirl, her blouse drenched in blood, through streets where soldiers were brutally crushin

Apps not effective tool for teaching babies

Smartphones don’t make smart babies, an advocacy group declared in a complaint to the government about mobile apps that claim to help babies learn.

American anti-smoking battle moves outdoors

The US battle against smoking has moved outdoors.

Locked coffin skydive pulls off

SERENA, Illinois: A daredevil freed himself from shackles and a locked casket while plummeting to Earth at 130 miles per hour on Tuesday, eventually parachuting gently into a northern Illinois field.<

Aussie zoo hoping for first panda birth Down Under

SYDNEY: An Australian zoo said Wednesday it was hoping for the first successful panda birth in the southern hemisphere as it prepares one of its giant animals for artificial insemination.

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