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Malaysian newspaper publishes 'how to spot a gay' checklist

Sinar Harian says LGBT people identifiable by beards, branded clothes and going to gym<p>A leading Malaysian newspaper has published a list of pointers for identifying potential gay and lesbian people, drawing anger from activists who said lives were being put at risk.<p>The article in Sinar Harian …

LGBTQI

New meme tells you what kids these days are REALLY texting about

Kids these days, what are they like? With their YouTubing and their bit-pennies. Luckily the internet is here to explain.<p>Internet users have been …

Text Messaging

White House’s Kelly slams teacher who disparaged troops: ‘I think the guy ought to go to hell’

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly offered a blunt reaction Wednesday to a Southern California teacher’s disparaging comments about American troops.<p>Speaking on Fox News Radio, Kelly, a retired four-star general, listened to Gregory Salcido’s viral classroom rant — in which the high school …

Camp Pendleton

Florida police: 7-year-old arrested for punching teacher

MIAMI – Miami police have arrested a 7-year-old boy accused of hitting his teacher.<p>The <i>Miami Herald</i> cites a police report stating Mercy Álvarez’s son was handcuffed last Thursday for hitting the teacher. The first-grader was then hospitalized under the Florida Mental Health Act for a psychiatric …

Crime

Paris zoo evacuated after 50 baboons escape

Fifty baboons escaped from their enclosure at Vincennes zoo on the southeastern outskirts of Paris on Friday, according to French reports.<p>The zoo has been evacuated, police have arrived and three marksmen armed with hypodermic guns are at the scene.<p>The latest reports suggest that all but four have …

Air Pollution

Killer of Alabama policeman seeks execution reprieve due to memory loss

(Reuters) - Attorneys for an Alabama man convicted of murdering a police officer in 1985 are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution on Thursday because they said several strokes had left him unable to remember committing the crime.<p>Vernon Madison, 67, has spent more than three decades …

U.S. Supreme Court

First monkeys cloned in historic breakthrough - could humans be next?

The first monkeys cloned in the same way as Dolly the Sheep have been born, raising fears that it may soon be possible to clone humans.<p>Chinese scientists today announced the births of Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, a pair of healthy macaques who are completely genetically identical.<p>The babies are …

Genetics

$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist

Wanted: $6 million in missing gaming chips. Last seen: The lavish Wynn casino in Macau.<p>Police are hunting for millions of dollars in casino chips after they were stolen -- allegedly by one of Wynn's own croupiers -- raising security concerns in the world's biggest gambling hub.<p>The heist happened …

CNN

White teacher who told black student he would be 'lynched' will not be suspended or fired

MASON, Ohio — A white teacher who told a black student his classmates would form a mob and lynch him if he didn’t focus will not be suspended or fired, according to according to the child’s mother and Mason City Schools officials.<p>The incident happened in front of the child's class in December, …

Brazil

Man starts California flat fire 'by burning spider'

<b>A man may have accidentally set an apartment on fire while trying to burn a huge spider, US media report.</b><p>The fire occurred on Sunday in a block of flats in the city of Redding in northern California.<p>A witness living in the flat where the fire occurred told a local newspaper that the burning spider …

Wolves

Morons are obsessed with ‘raw water’ that will probably make them sick

In case you haven’t noticed, Silicon Valley is obsessed with health, or at least the <i>appearance</i> of health. You can see evidence of it just about …