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Masked men to combat monkey menace in India

India has hired a group of monkey impersonators to scare the real marauding animals away from parliament and other key buildings in the nation's capital.  

Why phone app likely made Laguna 'alien creature'

An "alien" in photographs? There's an app for that.

Real or fake? Alien allegedly photographed in Laguna

Pinagkaguluhan sa Victoria, Laguna ang umano'y nakunang litrato ng isang alien kamakailan. Pero hindi naalarma ang mga residente dahil posibleng gawa ito ng teknoholiya.

How old law can jail Filipina widows

Senators on Wednesday moved to repeal an outdated law that penalizes widows in the Philippines who remarry early after the death of their husband.

Why Chinese officials built rectangular running track

Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors, state media reported Tuesday.

Alabama man claims penis was amputated by mistake

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Man arrested in China for testicle chopping

BEIJING - A man used a blunt razor to chop off the testicles of three patients at a Chinese nursing home, state media said Thursday.

Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

MUMBAI - Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said Thursday.

US man claims Africa land, makes daughter a 'princess'

Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton said she wanted to be a princess, her father Jeremiah quickly found her a kingdom.

Beetles devour George Harrison tribute tree

LOS ANGELES - A tree planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of the late George Harrison of the Beatles has been killed by beetles, a city councilor said Tuesday.