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Condom advert pulled in Kenya

Condom advert pulled in Kenya. A TV advertisement supporting condom use in Kenya has been withdrawn after an outcry by religious leaders, health official Peter Cherutich has said. Christian and Muslim clerics said the advert encouraged unfaithfulness, somewhat than safe sex to restrain HIV/Aids. In the government-sponsored advert, a woman in an extra-marital affair is advised to use condoms. Dr …

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Ex- student found dead in dorm planned larger attack

Ex- student found dead in dorm planned larger attack. A previous University of Central Florida student found dead in his dorm room of an apparent suicide, next to weapons and a backpack of bombs, planned a larger attack, officials said Monday. School spokesman Grant Heston identified the student as 30-year-old James Oliver Seevakumaran. He was at the university from fall 2010 …

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India Six Held in Rape of Swiss Woman

India Six Held in Rape of Swiss Woman. Police in India’s Madhya Pradesh affirmed that they have arrested six people in association with the gang rape of a Swiss tourist. The accused will be presented before a magistrate on Monday, a senior police official told Reuters news agency. The woman was attacked as she camped with her husband in woodland near …

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School Footballers Guilty of Rape

School Footballers Guilty of Rape. Two high school football players in the US state of Ohio have been bring into being guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl. Trent Mays, 16, and Ma’lik Richmond, 17, attacked the girl after a drunken party in the town of Steubenville. Both wept as the judgment was read out. The case came to light via text …

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Teacher accused of having sex with students

Teacher accused of having sex with students. A Georgia high school teacher was arrested Tuesday after being accused of having sex with seven students, one of whom was 15. The Charlton County district attorney charged DaNita Wilson, 32, with seven counts of sexual assault, and more charges may still be pending, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. “After we began …

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George Traykov lottery winner

George Traykov lottery winner. A man who won the lottery for the second time in less than two years has said he is “not that bothered” about his newest win. George Traykov, from Ilford, won £1m in EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle in September 2011. The 45-year-old picked up £160,873.80 in a EuroMillions draw on 16 November, which he asserted after two …

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Shark dies in US Kmart Advert

Shark dies in US Kmart Advert. Animal activists in the US have responded angrily after a shark being used in an advert for the Kmart chain died of evident stress. The white-tipped shark died in an outdoor pool in Los Angeles. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) said whistleblowers had clued-up it of the death. The American Humane …

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Boy pulled dies in Disney Resort Pool

Boy pulled dies in Disney Resort Pool. Two days after he was pulled from the base of a swimming pool at a Disney resort in Florida, a 13-year-old boy from Missouri has died. Anthony Johnson had been playing in a pool at Disney’s Pop Century Resort on Sunday. No lifeguards were on duty at the time; signs were posted warning that …

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Richard Beasley found guilty

Richard Beasley found guilty. The “mastermind” of a plot to entice men to their deaths with fake jobs ads on the Craigslist website has been found guilty of aggravated murder. Richard Beasley, 53, could now face the death penalty after being found guilty of murdering three men in Ohio. His teenage assistant, Brogan Rafferty, was sentenced to life in prison without …

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Prince Charles in Jordan Refugee Camp

Prince Charles in Jordan Refugee Camp. The Prince of Wales says the troubles of Syrian refugees is “heartbreaking”, as on a tour of a camp in Jordan. The prince said a lot of of the children had been “traumatised by the horrors of what they’ve witnessed”. He also admired the “extraordinary generosity” of the Jordanian people and called for better aid. …

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