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Would-be robber breaks leg, calls ambulance

A hapless armed robber in his 60s broke his leg while holding up a convenience store in Japan -- and then used the shop's payphone to call an ambulance, according to a report and police.

Man gets plastic surgery, goes on robbery spree

Police in South Korea say a man who was jailed for theft a decade ago had plastic surgery to obscure his identity and embark on a nine-month robbery spree beginning last April that netted cash and goods worth more than USD 479,000.

Babaeng 'nasapian', ibinahagi ang karanasan

Kahapon po ikinuwento nina Pia at Teresa ang kanilang karanasan na kapwa sinapian ng masasamang espiritu. Ngayon naman ay ang kuwento ni Gemma.

This village banned kissing in public

A village has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public.

LOOK: Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on road

When an 18-wheeler truck becomes stranded by the side of a road, two elephants inside come to the rescue.

Goose poop problem plagues National Mall

The U.S. Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the U.S. capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said on Tuesday.

Feces contains gold worth millions: study

WASHINGTON -- Human feces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say.

Lolo, nakakuha ng law degree sa edad na 79

Nakakabilib ang isang lolo sa Naga City dahil sa edad na 79, natupad niya ang pangarap na maka-graduate sa Bachelor of Laws.

Huge boa constrictor on the loose in Argentine capital

BUENOS ARIES - Argentine police, firefighters and veterinarians were dispatched Thursday to hunt down a massive boa constrictor that escaped from its owner's home in Buenos Aires at the weekend.

Giant prehistoric egg seized at airport

ROME - An Italian man was caught trying to send a giant prehistoric egg worth more than 90,000 euros ($97,000) to the United States, Italian customs officials said Thursday.