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Glenn Beck: Associated Press ‘raped’ Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby continues to fall from grace, and his comeback attempt is in a tailspin as eight women have now come forward to accuse him of sexual assault or rape. However, radio host Glenn Beck defended the comedian and actor, saying Cosby is the victim.

21.11.2014 21:09

Polish town bans 'hermaphrodite' Winnie the Pooh because of ‘dubious sexuality'
Polish authorities have banned Winnie the Pooh as a mascot of a children’s playground, saying he is "half-naked" and has "dubious sexuality" that is "inappropriate" for children.

21.11.2014 16:17

CIA wants to delete thousands of emails as Obama administration stalls release of torture report
The CIA wants to erase tens of thousands of internal emails sent by most covert and counterterror officers after they leave the agency, leading US senators and transparency advocates to fear the plan would mean the loss of vital government records.

21.11.2014 15:07

‘We’ll feed you to the crocodile!’ Italian mafia threaten local businesses with exotic animals
​The Italian mafia is getting exotic these days, threatening local business owners by using ferocious animals such as tigers, crocodiles and even drug-dealing parrots to extract protection money.

21.11.2014 10:51

‘Named after Austrian village’: F**king Hell beer ad sparks controversy
A beer, which its creators claim is named after the town of F**king in Austria has created fresh controversy after its promotional ad appeared on the website of the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party.

20.11.2014 19:02

Another banker? Citigroup director, advocate of ethical practices, dies in suspected suicide
A leading campaigner for ethical banking practices, Citigroup managing director Shawn D. Miller, was found dead in the bathtub of his New York City apartment, following what police suspect was a suicide in a year marked by suspicious banker deaths.

20.11.2014 21:30

Serbia won’t join anti-Russian sanctions club despite EU pressure - Nikolic
Serbia is not planning to impose sanctions on Russia, said its President Tomislav Nikolic after meeting EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn. The latter said the EU expects Serbia to bring its policy in line with the European one if it seeks to enter the union.

20.11.2014 20:37

Uber investor Ashton Kutcher supports ‘digging up dirt’ on journalists
​Ashton Kutcher came under attack this week after he used his Twitter account to defend rideshare start-up Uber — a company that he invests in — amidst recent reports that a senior executive there advocated spying on journalists.

20.11.2014 19:05

​NSA officials ignored own expert advice to end total eavesdropping on Americans
NSA experts advised the agency’s top executives to ax the mass collection of domestic landline phone conversation records as crossing a previously sacrosanct red line. The experts questioned its effectiveness and said it could lead to risks if exposed.

20.11.2014 10:20

Dutch government refuses to reveal ‘secret deal’ into MH17 crash probe
The Dutch government has refused to reveal details of a secret pact between members of the Joint Investigation Team examining the downed Flight MH17. If the participants, including Ukraine, don’t want information to be released, it will be kept secret.

20.11.2014 10:45

‘Racist’ Israeli mayor bans Arab workers from kindergartens
An Israeli mayor says he will stop Arabs from working at kindergartens due to the rising tensions between Israel and Palestine. He also said guards would be placed at 40 pre-schools which are located next to construction sites where Arabs are working.

20.11.2014 11:07

Canadian couple hit with $950K bill after premature birth in US face bankruptcy
Canadian parents hit with a bill of almost $1 million from a US hospital after their baby was born prematurely on vacation in Hawaii are now facing possible bankruptcy. Their story provoked a social media storm with many people offering to help.

20.11.2014 10:04