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Chinese Citizens Gather In Beijing Square To Watch U.S. National Debt Clock Strike $18 Trillion

BEIJING—Celebrating the milestone with hugs, jubilant cheers, and singing, over 600,000 Chinese citizens assembled in Tiananmen Square today to watch …

7-Year-Old Chinese Boy Drove Drunk Father Home On a Tricycle

This is currently one of the most popular topics on Sina Weibo under the hashtag #Kid Drove His Drunk Dad Home#, with over 7 million views.<p><b>From Sina</b> …

Pretty Cute Watching Boston Residents Play Daily Game Of ‘Big City’

<i>‘It’s Fun Watching Them Hustle And Bustle Around Like They Live In A Major Metropolis,’ Nation Says</i><p>BOSTON—Boston residents once again hustled and …

IOC head: Boston bid 'a strong one'

LONDON -- Boston Strong. Even IOC president Thomas Bach seems to have adopted the slogan.<p>Bach welcomed Boston's selection as the U.S. candidate for …

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

Mike Brodie's Photographs of Freight Train Hitchhikers are Mesmerising

This offbeat journey of five years began in 2004. Little did photographer Mike Brodie know that the journey would see him travel over 50,000 miles …

A Porn Site Shows You Strangers' Searches In Real Time (Not Even Remotely Safe For Work)

The website PornMD, which is a search engine for the major free porn sites, has unveiled a new feature that shows you the text of other people's porn …

China training for ‘short, sharp war’, says senior US naval officer

China has been training for a “short, sharp war” against Japan in the East China Sea, a senior US military officer has claimed, in comments that …

Cossacks Attack Members of Pussy Riot with Whips, Filmmaker Says

SOCHI, Russia — Russian Cossacks used whips and pepper spray Wednesday to attack members of Pussy Riot, the protest punk band opposed to President Vladimir Putin, a filmmaker traveling with the band said.<p>The filmmaker, Simon Ostrovsky, said on Twitter that members of the band were putting on their …

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China issues heat alert as 'hottest July' hits Shanghai

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/998000/998987_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524769049_5ee23bd38fb209293f9c719e6527ce65<p><b>Temperatures in parts of China have hit record highs, prompting an emergency level-two nationwide heat alert for the first time.</b><p>In Shanghai, at least 10 …

The D.C. Vandalism Suspect Was Found With a Soda Can of Green Paint

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The woman believed to be responsible for vandalizing the a series of significant sites in D.C. made …

China tries a 'good Samaritan' law

The Chinese city of Shenzhen joins other governments around the world in passing a law that tries to remove the fear of legal liability in helping …

Does China’s newest clean air pledge mean anything? There’s a first time for everything

Zhou Shengxian, China’s much-maligned Minister of Environment Protection, promised during a meeting with his European Union counterpart this weekend to usher in a new era of clean air. Specific details are scarce. Here’s the joint statement from Brussels:<p>Minister Zhou outlined how the concept of …

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Anne-Marie Slaughter: 'I think we need a men's movement'

Anne-Marie Slaughter strides backstage after her latest TED talk, fast-talking and hungry – she hasn't had time for breakfast yet, and it's well past …

Completion of world's tallest building delayed until 2014 as costs soar

China will be forced to wait at least another nine months in order to claim it is home to the world's tallest building after delays hit construction of the 2,750-foot (838-meter), 220-story high Sky City tower in Changsha. Developer BSB was originally scheduled to break ground in June and hoped to …

125 million mutilated women and girls

The true extent of female genital mutilation or cutting is huge and revealed on Monday in a report from Unicef (pdf). It says a total of 125 million …

After seven years of tinkering, farmer perfects ‘panda cow’

John Bartheld holds "Peanut," a miniature Panda cow, Thursday, July 18, 2013, on his farm in Roy, Wash. Bartheld has been breeding miniature cows on his farm for seven years, hoping to recreate black and white markings in the pattern of a panda to make a “panda cow.” He succeeded on June 28, 2013 …

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Iowa City Is About To Take An Unprecedented Stand Against Government Surveillance Technology

The ordinance unanimously passed the city council's first reading on Tuesday evening, and the city attorney Eleanor Dilkes told Farivar she expects it to pass the second and third readings at the council meeting on June 18, 2013.<p>The legislation amounts to an unprecedented stand against …

Syrians accuse Greece of 'pushing back' migrant boats

<b>Some of the Syrians fleeing the conflict in their country have crossed Turkey aiming for Greece, in order to claim asylum in the European Union. But to get there they have to take to boats - and there have been persistent reports of Greek officials pushing them back into Turkish waters, sometimes</b> …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

Thousands Run Last Mile of Boston