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China tourists take a leap in world's highest bungy jump

WULINGYUAN, China (Reuters) - Straddled between two cliffs in China's Hunan province, a 430-meter glass-bottomed suspension bridge offers the world's highest bungy jump from a footbridge. Learn More


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Feline okay? The app that tells you if your cat's happy

(Reuters) - Cat owners who love to take pictures of their furry friends now have a new excuse to pull out their smartphones and take a snapshot: it may actually help the cat. More »


UK PM Johnson worried about his dog's 'romantic urges' in Downing Street

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that his dog Dilyn had "romantic urges" and was "endlessly at people's legs" in Downing Street. More »


A Bloodhound Mary please bartender, and one for my dog

LONDON (Reuters) - A bar in London is serving up drinks to a new breed of booze hounds, offering "puptails" such as a Bloodhound Mary or Barkarita to dogs brought along by their owners for a drink. More »


Olympics-Softball-Olympic softballers hunt roaming bear, no luck finding it so far

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - U.S. softball pitcher Monica Abbott had one regret on a day she threw a dazzling shutout to beat Canada: She had no idea she was supposed to be on the lookout for a bear. More »


Samoan seasonal workers sing during Australian hotel quarantine

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's strict hotel quarantine requirements leaves most people frustrated and angry, but a group of quarantined seasonal workers from Samoa sang from their hotel room balconies in Hobart to say thank you instead. More »


Australia man ties bedsheets together to escape 4th floor hotel quarantine - police

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A man in the Australian city of Perth escaped mandatory quarantine in a hotel by scaling down a rope made of tied together bedsheets from a fourth-floor window, police said on Tuesday. More »


Street dogs find homes, vocations after being rescued by Mexican army

ZUMPANGO DE OCAMPO, Mexico (Reuters) - An unoccupied kindergarten building has been transformed into a shelter for street dogs near an international airport under construction in Zumpango de Ocampo, on the outskirts of Mexico City. More »


'They're baaaaack': Two dozen goats eat their way through New York park

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two dozen goats from a farm in a bucolic part of New York state are on a city outing - let loose in Manhattan's Riverside Park on Wednesday to munch on invasive weeds. More »


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