MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden ... Full Story
Filipino fishermen find possibly world's biggest pearl
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, which he had hidden under a bed for more than 10 years as a lucky charm, a tourism official said Thursday.
Purdue entomologist returns moth library book 60 years late
LINTON, Ind. (AP) — A Purdue University entomology professor has returned a copy of "The Moths of the Limberlost" that he checked out 60 years ago at age 8.
Officers penalized for taking recruits to play 'Pokemon Go'
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Two officers in a suburban Denver police department that's under federal investigation are no longer allowed to train recruits after taking them to play "Pokemon Go" instead of teaching them.
Childless Bosnian couple stage and attend their own funeral
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A childless Bosnian couple have staged and attended their own funeral saying they wanted it to be an opportunity to celebrate life with friends and family.
Russian cat adopts abandoned baby squirrel monkey from zoo
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian cat has adopted a baby squirrel monkey after he was abandoned by his mother at a zoo, comforting the little primate by letting him cling to her back for warmth.
Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global following
BOYLSTON, Mass. (AP) — The towering, whimsical shapes Patrick Dougherty creates by twisting and weaving sticks together have gained him an international following. Now, the artist who lives in a log cabin near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is back in New England to build two more of his almost carton-like stick sculptures.
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