‘Three Billboards’ campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:59:14 +0000

'Three Billboards' campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

A Chinese artist and a gay policeman have launched an unusually bold public protest campaign denouncing homosexual “conversion therapy.”

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Malaysian baby boy died from head injury consistent with violent shaking

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:21:40 +0000

The nine-month old boy who was allegedly abused by his babysitter and died at the intensive care unit of the Sibu Hospital on Sunday (Jan 13) succumbed to serious head injury, the post-mortem revealed.

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Surgeon slapped with $3,000 fine for accidentally removing patient’s kidney

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:07:55 +0000

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A surgeon from Florida, United States has to pay a fine of $3,000 dollars (around P156,000) after he mistakenly removed a patient’s kidney, thinking it was a cancerous mass. The fine was just one among other penalties Dr. Ramon Vazquez has to comply with, including giving a one-hour lecture on wrong-site surgery to a hospital’s […]

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Close shave: Gillette ad sparks online

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:17:47 +0000

A commercial for the Gillette razor brand that supported the #MeToo movement and called on men to change their behavior has triggered a heated controversy online. The spot, which features images of harassment and brutality, urges men to end a culture of “toxic masculinity” and turns the brand’s 30-year-old slogan into a question: “Is this […]

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Indonesia prepares for worst as Mt. Merapi eruptions increase

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:50:49 +0000

Indonesia prepares for worst as Mt. Merapi eruptions increase

Mount Merapi has shown heightened volcanic activity over the past few days, spewing incandescent lava from its crater.

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Man arrested after punching, shoving minors at US mall

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:53:15 +0000

Man arrested after punching, shoving minors at US mall

David Steven Bell, 51 years old, pushed and punched an 11-year-old girl in the face that brought her down to the ground, as seen in a video.

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ICC acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman of crimes against humanity

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:59:28 +0000

ICC acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman of crimes against humanity

The ICC in the Hague acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over a wave of post-electoral violence.

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Drug trafficker tells of bribe to ex-president of Mexico

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:30:15 +0000

Drug trafficker tells of bribe to ex-president of Mexico

A drug trafficker testified that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once boasted paying a $100M to a former president of Mexico.

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Trump’s burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:27:56 +0000

Trump's burger-fest brings roasting from late-night TV hosts

Junk food for athletes? President Donald Trump’s offer of greasy burgers and fries to the college football champion Clemson Tigers brought a roasting from late-night TV hosts.

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