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Texas bill would fine men $100 each time they masturbate

A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would fine a man $100 each time he masturbates. The bill also imposes a 24-hour waiting period if a guy wants a colonoscopy or a vasectomy, or if he’s in the market for some Viagra. Rep. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, knows her bill isn’t going to get very far. But she proposed …

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Jidenna reveals Secrets behind his Success

Nigerian born American singer, Jidenna, has revealed some of his secrets, the talented singer had to work 4 jobs after school to make money and stay focused on his music, today, his hard work has paid off. “I used to very shy but because I was in front of children every day, I had to put on a show. So …

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Second teenager arrest for ‘Facebook live assault’

A second teenager is in custody in Chicago for an alleged sexual assault that was streamed live on Facebook. The 15-year-old suspect’s mother drove him to the police station on Monday afternoon, a police spokesman said. A 14-year-old boy has already been arrested over the alleged assault, in which a girl was attacked by up to six men with 40 …

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US prosecutor in death penalty row

The Florida governor has removed a prosecutor from 21 murder cases after she said she would no longer be seeking the death penalty. Republican Governor Rick Scott said he was reassigning all Aramis Ayala’s murder cases because her stance sent an “unacceptable message”. Ms Ayala, a Democrat covering Orlando, cited “legal chaos” as the reason for refusing to pursue execution …

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Drunk pilot sentenced to eight months in prison

A pilot who was found drunk in the cockpit before a flight in Canada has been sentenced to eight months in jail, minus time already served. Miroslav Gronych, 37, a Slovak national, pleaded guilty on 21 March to being impaired while in control of an aircraft. He was arrested on New Year’s Eve after passing out in the cockpit of …

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DR Congo opposition piles pressure on Kabila with strike over election delays

Congolese police deployed heavily across the capital Kinshasa on Monday as opposition calls for a general strike after a breakdown in talks with President Joseph Kabila’s allies last week raised fears of renewed violence. Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo killed dozens in protests over election delays last year but the strike appeared to be peaceful on Monday morning …

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Oath is new name for AOL-Yahoo combined company

Verizon plans to combine AOL and Yahoo into a new company called Oath, after completing the acquisition of Yahoo. AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong confirmed the move on his personal Twitter account ahead of a planned publicity campaign. The tweet read: “Billion+ Consumers, 20+ Brands, Unstoppable Team. #TakeTheOath. Summer 2017.” However, the new name is already being ridiculed online, with …

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South Africa’s credit rating cut to junk

South Africa’s credit rating has been cut to junk status by the ratings agency S&P Global. The agency said that political upheaval, including the recent sacking of finance minister Pravin Gordhan, was endangering the economy. S&P also expressed concern over government debt, and in particular the expense of supporting the state energy firm Eskom. The news put more pressure on …

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Tunisia nightclub closed after Muslim call to prayer dance remix

A nightclub in Tunisia has been shut down after footage emerged of a DJ playing a dance remix of the Muslim call to prayer, officials say. Video shared on Sunday from the Orbit Festival in the north-eastern town of Nabeul sparked outrage on social media sites. The governor of Nabeul, Mnaouar Ouertani, said that the club would “remain closed” until …

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