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Man who drew 25m penis on memorial of raped & murdered woman slammed online after showing no remorse

An Australian man has been slammed online after failing to show remorse for painting a 25m penis at a raped and murdered woman’s memorial, just hours before thousands gathered for a vigil. Andrew Nolch, 29, faced a Melbourne court on charges of criminal damage, offensive behavior and making offensive graffiti for painting the lewd symbol on the field at Princes ...

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Polish newspaper releases map showing Crimea as part of Russia

A Polish sports newspaper has published a map in which Crimea comprises part of Russia, despite Warsaw being a longstanding critic of the region’s reunification with the country. In an article released on Friday, Przeglad Sportowy, the oldest Polish sports daily, published a map which showed clubs participating in the upcoming Champions League football tournament, along with the countries they ...

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FBI agent who shot a man while showing dance moves at Denver nightclub allowed to carry weapon again

An FBI agent charged with second-degree assault, after accidentally shooting and wounding a person while performing his dance moves, may still carry a gun on and off duty, a court in Denver has ruled. Chase Bishop, 29, shot to nationwide fame on June 2 during a dance battle at the Mile High Spirits club in Denver, Colorado where his federally ...

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Latvia probes ‘racist’ election ad showing black man with EU passport and lily-white woman

A political party in Latvia has come under fire after its official Facebook page posted a Nazi-related ad, which apparently aims to show the EU as a tribal black man and Latvia as a blond white woman nursing a black baby. The scandal started on Sunday, when the Latvian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (LSDSP) posted the controversial picture ahead of ...

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Communist candidate set to lose his moustache over poor election showing

Pavel Grudinin will have to endure insult to injury for the lowest result ever for a communist candidate in a Russian presidential race, as he had earlier bet his moustache that he would receive at least 15 percent of the vote. In early February, Grudinin made a bet with popular Russian web journalist Yuri Dud. The two agreed that if ...

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Python that killed owner was showing ‘affection,’ inquest hears

An 8ft African python that killed its owner may have constricted the man as a “show of affection” rather than aggression, an inquest heard. Animal lover Daniel Brandon, 31, died from asphyxiation at his home near Basingstoke, Hampshire, on August 25. One of his 10 snakes, Tiny, who Brandon had owned for 16 years, was spotted out of her pen, ...

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Utah art teacher fired for showing kids classical nude paintings

Educational cards depicting Impressionist and Rococo nudes were accidentally shown to 6th graders, and now a Utah art teacher is fighting for his job back. A pornography complaint lodged against him was rejected by prosecutors. Mateo Rueda plans to appeal his firing, claiming defamation of character over how Lincoln Elementary School handled it. The school, however, reportedly didn’t fire Rueda ...

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Burn down British cinemas showing Bollywood movie ‘Padmavati’ – Hindu nationalist

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 13:32 All UK cinemas screening the controversial Bollywood film ‘Padmavati’ should be “burnt down,” the leader of a nationalist Hindu group has claimed. It comes after the movie was cleared without cuts by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). The £17 million (US$ 22.5 million) production, rated 12A by the BBFC, has been marred ...

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Trump’s all fingers & thumbs: US leader confused by ASEAN group handshake aimed at showing unity

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 10:37 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 10:40 Donald Trump’s latest handshake with ASEAN leaders has been added to the list of his oddities. This time, the US president got confused and failed to grasp whose hands he was supposed to be holding, thus breaking the symbolic line intended to show unity. Trump was in Manila ...

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A critical metric for Alphabet’s success is suddenly showing signs of life

Alphabet delivered a knockout quarter today, handily beating the estimates from Wall Street — but, perhaps more importantly, showing actual growth in a critical metric that has seen a consistent decline for quite some time. Google’s cost-per-click — a metric that helps define how valuable its ads are — grew 1% quarter-over-quarter this year. While still down 18% year-over-year, that tiny ...

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