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Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes feared being bombed by ‘those gays’

Roger Ailes, the President of the Fox News Channel, had bomb-proof glass installed in his office because of fears he would be attacked by gay activists, according to a former colleague. Dan Cooper, a former managing editor at Fox News, told Rolling Stone that Ailes insisted on having bomb-proof glass…

Former Egypt dictator and sons to be tried over killings, corruption

CAIRO (AFP) – Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were on Tuesday referred to a criminal court on charges of ordering the killings of anti-regime protesters and graft, the public prosecutor’s office said. The prosecutor’s office said that Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal have been charged…

FBI seeks DNA samples from ‘Unabomber’ for 1982 Tylenol case

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago office of the FBI is asking for DNA samples from “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski in connection with an investigation into an unsolved 1982 crime in which seven people died after taking Tylenol capsules laced with potassium cyanide, FBI officials said on Thursday. “As part of our…

Donald Trump: I will not run for president in 2012

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump announced Monday that he will not seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2012. “After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the Presidency,” he said in a statement. “This decision does not come easily or without regret.” Trump claimed that…

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul: ‘Right to health care’ is slavery

Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul said during a Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing Wednesday that those who believe in a right to health care actually believe in slavery. “With regard to the idea of whether you have a right to health care, you have realize what that implies,”…

Wisc. GOP rushes to restrict voters ahead of recall elections

Claiming they only wish to prevent voter fraud, Wisconsin Republicans are rushing a bill that would impose additional identification requirements on citizens who attempt to cast a ballot — all ahead of key recall elections that could see the GOP thrown from power in the state. The new rules would…

Taliban attack government buildings in Afghanistan, 2 dead

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AFP) – The Taliban unleashed a coordinated wave of attacks on government targets in the key southern Afghan city of Kandahar Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding 29. President Hamid Karzai charged that the violence was “revenge” for this week’s killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin…

‘Nazi guard’ Demjanjuk’s lawyer calls for acquittal

MUNICH, Germany — Alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk’s lawyer called Tuesday for his client to be acquitted in final arguments at the end of a high-profile trial in Germany. Lawyer Ulrich Busch told the court in Munich, where the Ukrainian-born 91-year-old has been on trial since November 2009,…

NATO bombs flatten Gaddafi office as rebels advance

TRIPOLI (AFP) – NATO bombs destroyed Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s office in his immense Tripoli residence on Monday, while rebels pushed forward against the strongman’s troops in the besieged city of Misrata. Heavy explosions had shaken the centre of Tripoli shortly after midnight as warplanes overflew the Libyan capital. A…

First 3-D porn released in theatres beats ‘Avatar’ record in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AFP) – A Hong Kong movie billed as the world’s first 3D porn film has broken the city’s first-day box office record previously set by Hollywood blockbuster Avatar. “3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy” took in HK$2.8 million ($360,000) on its first day last week, outpacing director James…

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