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  1. Britain's real-life 'Iron Man' has high hopes for jet suitFri, 26 May 2017 13:33:20 -0400
    SOMERSET, England (Reuters) - The British inventor of an "Iron Man"-style jet suit has lofty hopes that his project, which started out as fun experiment, could become a practical tool for industries ranging from entertainment to the military. More...
  2. London's Chelsea Flower Show in full bloomFri, 26 May 2017 09:34:17 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most prestigious flower show is taking place this week with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of floral delights from Alium to Zantedeschia. More...
  3. Baseball for the blind takes flight in CubaFri, 26 May 2017 07:10:33 -0400
    HAVANA (Reuters) - Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a miracle to be able to play once more, in Cuba's growing league for the blind. More...
  4. Fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, Italy's 'Queen of Cashmere' diesFri, 26 May 2017 11:33:26 -0400
    ROME (Reuters) - Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother's business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73, her family and company said. More...
  5. Aboriginal Australians meet at sacred Uluru to discuss first chance of recognitionWed, 24 May 2017 03:31:01 -0400
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aboriginal Australian leaders are meeting at the sacred landmark of Uluru to decide how the country's first inhabitants, who date back about 50,000 years before British colonizers arrived, should be recognized in the constitution for the first time. More...
  6. Vietnam's spirit mediums revive once forbidden ritualThu, 25 May 2017 19:27:30 -0400
    HANOI (Reuters) - Dressed in the bright silk garments of a woman and dancing with candles between his fingers, Nguyen Duy Nam leads a temple of worshippers in a ceremony honoring mystical goddesses of forest, water and heaven. More...
  7. Biggest exhibit of human-like fossils goes on display in South AfricaFri, 26 May 2017 12:31:16 -0400
    THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND, South Africa (Reuters) - An exhibit of the largest collection of fossils of close human relatives ever to go on public display opened on Thursday in South Africa, not far from the caves where they were unearthed. More...
  8. Belgian hermit on Austrian mountain awaits visitors with schnappsThu, 25 May 2017 11:33:07 -0400
    VIENNA (Reuters) - A 58-year-old former surveying technician from Belgium has taken up his new post as the official hermit of Saalfelden, living in a hut-sized chapel built into a cliff in the mountains of western Austria. More...
  9. New Cairo museum hopes Tutankhamun's chariot will be a draw for touristsWed, 24 May 2017 08:21:55 -0400
    CAIRO (Reuters) - A chariot and funeral bed belonging to ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun were safely moved on Tuesday across Cairo to a new museum that Egypt hopes will lure back wary tourists. More...
  10. Japanese interactive art exhibition dazzles BeijingWed, 24 May 2017 01:21:09 -0400
    BEIJING (Reuters) - A new digital interactive exhibition in Beijing allows visitors to create their own art and see it immediately reflected in the work being displayed around them. More...
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