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Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan, startling locals

TAIPEI -- A hippo that panicked while being transported by truck in Taiwan jumped from the vehicle, breaking a leg and causing confused residents to report spotting a dinosaur on the loose.

Topless activist grabs Baby Jesus in St Peter's Square

An activist from the feminist group Femen bared her breasts in St Peter's Square on Christmas Day and rushed the Nativity scene, grabbing the Baby Jesus figurine.

WATCH: People scramble for USD2M spilled on road

Boxes filled with more than USD 2 million in cash spilled out of an armored van onto a major Hong Kong highway on Wednesday, sparking a frenzy as drivers and passers-by tried to get their hands on the notes.

China city bans Christmas in schools

A Chinese city has banned schools from holding Christmas events, state media reported on Thursday, highlighting official suspicions about the increasingly popular festival because of its foreign origins.

Chinese university bans Christmas

A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a 'kitsch' foreign celebration unbefitting of the country's own traditions.

Convicted robber has songs on iTunes, Spotify

Herbert Colangco, the convicted robber who made a career as a recording artist from the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP), gets to reach his audience via popular online platforms like iTunes and Spotify.

Man picks stranger with ex-girlfriend's name for world trip

A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.

New York state bans pet tattooing, piercing

NEW YORK - New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements.

Oblation runners: Igalang ang Saligang Batas

Tumakbong hubo't hubad ang 40 na miyembro ng Alpha Phi Omega fraternity sa taunang Oblation Run sa UP Diliman, kanina.

Waitress gets car for a tip

May pambihirang "act of generosity" sa Amerika. Isang waitress ang binigyan ng Christmas tip—hindi pera kundi kotse.