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Kenyan chef cooks for 75 hours straight to break Guinness record
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Kenyan chef cooks for 75 hours straight to break Guinness record
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A Kenyan chef broke a Guinness World Record when she prepared meals for 75 consecutive hours, completing 400 individual recipes.
Massachusetts woman surprised by snake in her bathroom
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Massachusetts woman surprised by snake in her bathroom
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Police were summoned to a Massachusetts home where a woman found a live snake slithering around inside the washbasin in her bathroom.
Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea
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Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese press report.
Hand sculpture atop New Zealand art gallery dubbed 'disturbing'
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Hand sculpture atop New Zealand art gallery dubbed 'disturbing'
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Some residents of the New Zealand capital said they were disturbed by a sculpture of a hand with a face installed atop the city's art gallery.
Rio de Janeiro police kill bus hostage-taker
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Rio de Janeiro police kill bus hostage-taker
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Police in Rio de Janeiro fatally shot a man they said held dozens of hostages on a commuter bus Tuesday morning.
South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military presence
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South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military presence
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- South Korean protesters gathered outside the presidential Blue House on Tuesday to voice opposition to the upcoming military cost-sharing renegotiations between Seoul and Washington.
John Delaney shakes up presidential campaign staff
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John Delaney shakes up presidential campaign staff
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney announced a shakeup in his campaign staff Tuesday while he fights to qualify for the third round of primary debates in Houston in September.
Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun
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Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said.
EU rejects demand by British PM Johnson to revise exit deal
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EU rejects demand by British PM Johnson to revise exit deal
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The European Union rejected a demand Tuesday from British leader Boris Johnson to abandon plans for an "Irish backstop," which has so far been a major hurdle in negotiating Britain's departure from the 28-member bloc.
U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
U.S. reps from Texas serve as ambassadors of the border
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- On an August morning in West Texas, a caravan rolled across the U.S.-Mexico border. Packed into a train of vehicles -- two vans and seven SUVs -- were 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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