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Bosnian boy performs flipping, brick-smashing feat

(Reuters) – A Bosnian teenager has performed an impressive, if painful to watch, stunt, breaking 111 concrete blocks with his head in a mere 35 seconds.

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Gold coin worth $4 million stolen from Berlin museum

BERLIN (Reuters) – A Canadian gold coin named “Big Maple Leaf” which bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II was stolen in the early hours of Monday morning from Berlin’s Bode Museum.

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Sex in Thai city frustrates junta

PATTAYA, Thailand (Reuters) – With mascots dressed as smiling fish and a police rock band, Thai authorities launched a “Happy Zone” at the weekend to improve the image of a city notorious for sex…

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Britain’s Prince George, 3, to start school in September

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince George, Britain’s third in line to the throne, is to start school in southwest London in September, Kensington Palace announced on Friday.

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Australian water advocate kicks off 1,000-mile run in Las Vegas

(Reuters) – Last time she ran 40 marathons in a row, Mina Guli wore out eight pairs of shoes. Now she is trying it a second time.

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‘I need to be safe’ – Crossing into Canada from the U.S.

HEMMINGFORD, Quebec (Reuters) – A Sudanese man hopped out of his taxi with a duffle bag slung around his shoulder just before daybreak, as he headed for the U.S. – Canadian border.

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Cairo rage room lets Egyptians take a swing at their frustrations

CAIRO (Reuters) – Residents of the Egyptian capital have a new outlet to release frustrations built up living in a crowded megacity.

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Restoration work completed on site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A team of scientists and restorers has completed work on the site of the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem’s Old City, and it will be re-opened to the public on Wednesday.

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Chechnya’s first daughter shows off fashion collection

MOSCOW (Reuters) – In a former czar’s palace in Moscow, models display a fashion collection designed by the 18-year-old daughter of Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia’s mainly Muslim region of Chechnya.

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Vast Beatles collection goes on auction in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – A vast collection of rare Beatles vinyl records, photos and other paraphernalia will go on auction in Paris on Saturday.

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