Egypt, China, South Korea, Latvia, United Kingdom

Friday, May 11, 2012 - 7:52pm

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – Egypt, the country watched history unfold on Thursday when two leading presidential candidates debated on live television. The sparks didn't fly but they did face off on a wide range of topics for hours. It's been rough going in Egypt since Hosni Mubarak was overthrown but for many this was a moment to savor.

China – A 4-year-old let herself out of a moving car and tumbled out into the road. Her dad jumped out of his car and grabs his daughter. He was in such a panic, he didn't even put his car in park and it hit a tree. There is no word on the little girls condition.

South Korea – The largest Buddhist sector has been rocked by scandal after 6-senior monks were caught video gambling illegally. The videos are from a hidden camera and it shows the monks playing poker in a hotel room. Gambling is not allowed in this country except in one casino.

United Kingdom – Three British college students spent 450-days in a taxi cab. They came up with the idea while they were drunk in the back of a taxi. The trip took them through 51-countries and it is now a world record.

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