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Ohio Sub Apologizes for Sex With Teenage Students

A 24-year-old former substitute teacher in Ohio wept in court on Thursday as she apologized for having sex with two 11th-grade students in parking …

Crime

Chicago woman gets 3 years in Facebook Live beating of mentally disabled teen

CHICAGO – A Chicago woman involved in a beating of a mentally disabled teen that was shown on Facebook Live has been sentenced to three years in …

Crime

She treated a boy with rabid dog saliva. B.C. naturopaths say she made them look bad

B.C. naturopaths have filed a professional complaint against a Victoria-based practitioner after she prescribed a remedy made from rabid dog saliva …

Naturopathic Medicine

Fresno State: Yes, the tenured professor who cheered Barbara Bush’s death could be fired

So this idiot’s Twitter-puke is officially a news story now, huh? I heard about it last night and shrugged it off on grounds that of course some …

Michelle Obama

911 operator jailed for hanging up on callers, once saying: ‘Ain’t nobody got time for this’

A former Harris County, Texas, 911 operator has been sentenced to jail after being found guilty of hanging up on “thousands” of citizens calling in emergencies.<p>Crenshanda Williams will serve 10 days in jail and face 18 months of probation for the crimes.<p>Williams was busted after it was found that …

Crime

Situation Involving Fresno State Professor Gets Significantly Worse

The situation involving a professor at Fresno State University who rejoiced over the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush got a whole lot worse …

Mental Health

Former ‘Jerry Springer’ TV producer charged with murdering disabled sister

Baltimore police arrested and charged former TV producer Jill Blackstone at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland for the murder of her deaf and partially blind sister in 2015, according to authorities.<p>Blackstone is best known for her work on shows including “The Jerry Springer Show” and “Divorce …

Crime

Naturopath Facing Controversy After Treating A Child With Rabid Dog Saliva

The boy, 4, tended to growl at others, the naturopath said.<p>File this one under "Yes, this is real."<p>A Victoria, B.C. naturopath is facing a storm of …

Naturopathic Medicine

CBS’s King to Ryan: I Feel Sad as You ‘Exclude’ Women and Minorities

<i>CBS This Morning</i>’s Gayle King on Thursday complained to Paul Ryan that he made her and other minorities feel “excluded” during his time as Speaker …

Donald Trump

‘Dismantle Whiteness’ Poster Causing Backlash On USC Campus

A recently installed mural on the University Of Southern California’s campus is causing controversy after it called to “dismantle whiteness.”<p>The …

Southern California

Woodstock woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

A Woodstock woman isn’t allowed to own, care for or live with new animals for five years after pleading guilty in an animal abuse case earlier this …

Crime

Star Wars inspired 9/11 attacks, Margaret Atwood says

The author of The Handmaid's Tale says the only difference is the terrorists didn't get away.<p>Star Wars is guilty of many terrible things: Jar Jar Binks, Midi-chlorians, Ewoks.<p>But now, according to writer Margaret Atwood, the franchise is also guilty of inspiring the 9/11 attacks.<p>The terrorists "got …

Star Wars

Teen reports hate crime, says man pulled off her headscarf, called her ‘terrorist.’ Well, she lied.

A 13-year-old Virginia girl is in hot water with authorities now that they’ve concluded she falsely reported a hate crime against her last week in Woodbridge, the Prince William Times reported.<p>Prince William County police were called just before 4 p.m. Friday to investigate a reported assault …

Crime

Tanya Granic Allen under fire for online comments against gay marriage, Muslim dress

Former Ontario Tory leadership hopeful Tanya Granic Allen, who is now seeking a party nomination ahead of a spring provincial election, is defending …

LGBTQI

Calgary judge won’t be disciplined for inappropriate comments to university students

CALGARY — The Canadian Judicial Council says no action will be taken against a Calgary judge who made what she called inappropriate comments to …

Canada

Feminists for Sex Trafficking

The Women’s March was founded in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, with the aim of “dismantling systems of oppression” and “building inclusive …

Donald Trump

Teacher Uses Walkout To Have Sex With Student

A married 36-year-old Oklahoma teacher has reportedly confessed to taking a 15-year-old boy with her to a teacher’s protest at the state Capitol and …

Crime

‘Pay Gap’ Myth Ignores Women’s Intentional Job Choices

Tuesday is supposedly “Equal Pay Day,” but what does that mean?<p>Well, according to outdated, flawed, and incomplete statistics that say women make …

Gender

Donald Trump's Meeting With Pope Francis Was Full Of Awkward Moments

President Donald Trump’s meeting with Pope Francis on Wednesday was mostly cordial, but there were still plenty of uncomfortable moments.<p>The meeting was already fraught with prior tensions, given that Trump lashed out after the pope criticized him during his campaign.<p>The Wall Street Journal’s Carol …

Donald Trump

Helen Mirren Zings Donald Trump In Most Badass Commencement Speech Of 2017

Helen Mirren peppered her address to graduating students at Tulane University in New Orleans on Saturday with the occasional risqué joke and dig at President Donald Trump.<p>The Academy Award winner also explained her road to becoming a “declared feminist” and shared her own “top five rules for a …

Donald Trump

Aishwarya Rai Has Won The Cannes Red Carpet. Case Closed.

There are a few truths in life that are better just to accept. One is that Aishwarya Rai has won this year's Cannes red carpet during the first …

Donald Trump's Photo With A Weird Glowing Orb, Explained

A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Riyadh made the rounds online on Sunday. The photo appeared to show him holding some sort of …

‘Greatest Show on Earth’ ending Sunday after 146-year run

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its “Greatest Show on Earth” is taking its final bow on …

Nassau County

Swiss vote to ditch nuclear power for renewable energy

BERLIN - Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favour of renewable energy.<p>A projection from Sunday's …

Renewable Energy

Trump heads for Israel, and a wary welcome by the once adoring right wing

As a candidate and president-elect, Donald Trump was widely popular in Israel, especially on the right. For the first time, it seemed, an American …

Israel

Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest

CANNES, France -- It's not every day you hear the name "Happy Gilmore" referenced at the Cannes Film Festival.<p>But that was the case Sunday when Noah …

Trump tells Middle East to "drive out" Islamist extremists

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason<p>RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called on Arab leaders to do their fair share to "drive out" terrorism …

Donald Trump

Florida middle school drama teacher caught performing sex act on student: Police

Florida cops allege a middle school drama teacher was caught in the act.<p>Pamela Stigger, 33, is accused of performing oral sex on a 15-year-old former …