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AP PHOTOS: India glitters ahead of Diwali

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians stocked up on firecrackers, handed out sweets and adorned their homes with glowing lanterns and sparklers ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of...

China: Shanghai police battle burglars… with butter

Home security has long been a question of doors and gates, surveillance and guards. Residents of Changning district in Shanghai, however, have found a different ally in the struggle against...

Cute Japanese dog begs kitten to play [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPe4NbWQzkMVideo can’t be loaded: 子猫にお願いポーズをする柴犬 Shiba Inu to scrounge to kitten (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPe4NbWQzkM) This cute video of a Japanese pet enthusiast’s dog begging a kitten to play  has been doing the...

Miss Philippines ‘sorry’ after Latina gaffe

Miss Philippines 2013 has Ariella Arida issued an apology on Twitter this week after making offensive remarks regarding Latinas’ English language skills during a television interview. Speaking on the Philippines’...