Massive genetically-modified pigs bred to combat bacon shortage in China

The country – the world's largest pork consumer – has been rocked by an outbreak of highly-contagious African swine fever. Despite huge efforts by the government to contain the disease the fever has spread and tens of thousand of pigs have been culled. China's first case of the fever was reported in August on a farm in Shenyang, in the northeastern […]

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Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin seized at US-Mexico bridge

Packages containing 320 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Pharr International Bridge on December 11. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment […]

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Massive musclebound kangaroo who could crush METAL buckets in his paws dies aged 12

The adorable red male hit the headlines in 2015 when photos of his muscly body and enormous biceps circulated online. Roger was so ripped he could crush metal buckets with his paws. While his imposing height of 2m and ripped muscles impressed fans, they also warmed to his troubled story. Roger was rescued by Chris Barnes, the owner of the […]

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Russia conducts massive exercise of its nuclear forces

Moscow: The Russian military says it has conducted a massive test of the nation's strategic nuclear forces involving multiple missile launches. Russia’s new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile blasts off during a test launch from an undisclosed location in Russia.Credit:RU-RTR Russian Television via AP The Russian Defence Ministry said on Thursday's manoeuvres featured launches of ballistic missiles by the navy's nuclear submarines […]

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Giant ‘angry’ spider is so big it scared away a CAT

Australia’s biggest spider? Terrified homeowner finds a monster huntsman named Geoffrey lurking on his window – and it made such a large ‘thump’ that it scared off his cat The giant huntsman landed on a Sydneysider’s window in the city’s inner west A Reddit user posted about the shocking moment which happened last night Even though the resident was startled […]

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Firefighters search for missing person after rescuing 14 from hotel

Firefighters search for missing person after rescuing three children and 11 adults from massive hotel blaze A person is missing following a huge fire at a seafront hotel in Aberystwyth Fire broke out at around 2am this morning with fire crews rushing to the scene The rescued 11 adults and three children – five people were taken to hospital Residents […]

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Striker shortage a "massive issue": Aloisi

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi reckons the shortage of Australian strikers getting A-League starting opportunities is a "massive issue" for the Socceroos as they begin life without Tim Cahill. Aloisi may well end up providing new coach Graham Arnold with one of his best options up front after recruiting former Socceroo Adam Taggart from Perth Glory for the upcoming season. […]

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