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The whale that killed its trainer should be stoned to death, according to a religious group. The American Family Association said that Tilikum should be stoned to death, as should the head trainer at SeaWorld. “Says the ancient code of … Continue reading

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The owner of an American apartment house had his maintenance man set fire to the building, killing seven people including a newborn, because he wanted to cash in on a US$250,000 insurance policy, prosecutors said. The Chicago landlord told police … Continue reading

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More than 1,000 Medicare employees have been investigated for spying on customers’ personal information over the past three years. Since Medicare ramped up its monitoring of unauthorised access in November 2006, 1,058 employees have been investigated. Just over half were … Continue reading

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President Barack Obama has signed a one-year extension of several provisions in the Patriot Act. Provisions in the measure would have expired this week without the American leader’s signature. The act, which was adopted in the weeks after the Sept. … Continue reading

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The gap between men’s and women’s full-time pay is worse than in 1985, according to unions. An ACTU report says that last year women in full-time jobs were paid an average of 82.5% of the average man in full-time work, … Continue reading

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The death toll from violence in Iraq was almost twice as high in February as in January, and was 40% higher than last February, according to government figures. Iraqi government figures show that 352 Iraqis died as a result of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment: “I took more hell for being fat than I took for being an absolute raging drug addict.” Kelly Osbourne.

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Quote of the Moment: “The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically. Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children. In … Continue reading

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A leading business magazine has recommended that marketers learn from cults. The article ‘In Building Communities, Marketers Can Learn From Cults’, on the website of ‘Forbes’ magazine, promises to give “tips for attracting ecstatic followers who will spread your brand … Continue reading

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An American section of the Catholic Church has ended a foster-care program rather than recognise gay couples. Catholic Charities, which runs social service programs in the District of Columbia, transferred its entire foster-care program to another charity in anticipation of … Continue reading

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