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Lifestyle News

‘I need to be safe’ – Crossing into Canada from the US

HEMMINGFORD, Quebec, Mar 23: A Sudanese man hopped out of a taxi just before daybreak, a duffle bag slung over his shoulder as he headed for the U.S.: Canadian border. Within seconds, the man, who was braving negative 6 degrees Celsius (21 degrees Fahrenheit) weather, was confronted by a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer who shined her flashlight ...Full Article

Egypt camel racers hope desert sport will spread to fresh pastures

ISMAILIA, Egypt, Mar 23: On a desert track in eastern Egypt camels race across the sand, urged on by their young jockeys and a convoy of cars speeding alongside ...Full Article

Japan’s ‘oldest porn queen’ retires at 80

TOKYO, Mar 22: After a decade of peeling off for X-rated movies, a Japanese porn actress famous for being the country’s oldest has called it quits — at the ...Full Article

First US bumble bee added to endangered species list

REUTERS, Mar 22: The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to ...Full Article

Swiss cannabis entrepreneurs develop craving for low-potency pot

KOELLIKON, Switzerland, Mar 22: Entrepreneurs have high hopes for cannabis in Switzerland, where business has suddenly taken off in recent months, six years after the country legalized low-potency “marijuana-light”. ...Full Article

Labrador retriever still leads the pack of most popular US dogs

NEW YORK, Mar 22: The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States, while the ...Full Article

Destroyed by Islamic State, ancient winged bull to rise again in London

LONDON, Mar 22: An ancient Assyrian winged bull sculpture destroyed by Islamic State fighters in 2015 is to be remade from empty Iraqi date syrup cans and displayed in ...Full Article

Bill Gates World’s Richest Person, again – Forbes

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 21:  Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is at the top of Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s billionaires that was released Monday, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency (AA) ...Full Article

Trump’s son Eric and his wife expect first child in September

NEW YORK, Mar 21: Eric Trump, the 33-year-old middle son of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday that his wife Lara was expecting to give birth to their ...Full Article

US$60m ‘Pink Star’ diamond goes back on sale next month

LONDON, mar 21: A 59.60-carat diamond known as “The Pink Star” is returning to auction next month and could fetch a record US$60 million, three years since it was ...Full Article
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