Female Cops In Afghanistan Test Gender Roles • Scorned Ex Posts Pictures Of Crime On MySpace


• Although Afghanistan has seen an increase in the number of female police officers recently, many of the woman who serve are barred from certain duties, and not allowed to carry guns. •

• A sixth-grader in Lawrence, Kansas, has successfully overturned his school’s ban on hedgehogs. • A young woman in Papua New Guinea has been burned to death for her suspected involvement with sorcery. • Aruban prosecutors have announced that they are nearing the end of the Natalee Holloway case, and ask for anyone with information to come forward. • Brazilian-made diet pills may cause chest pains and other serious health risks, new study says. • A former luxury jet pilot has been accused of sexually harassing several blonde stewardesses. • In a recent interview, Janeane Garofalo talks about the odd comments she receives on the street: “People say a lot actually, ‘No offense, but you look like Janeane Garofalo.’ Or ‘I don’t mean to offend you, but you look like Janeane Garofalo.’ I never really know how to respond to that: ‘None taken?'” • A breast-milk bank has been set up in the UK to provide mothers who are too ill to breastfeed with fresh milk (and its beneficial antibodies) for their babies. They are currently accepting donations. • A woman who admits to hitting a child molester with a baseball bat is now facing up to eight months in prison. • A 21-year-old woman was the most recent victim of her own stupidity: after trashing her ex-boyfriend’s apartment, and telling the ex that he would never be able to prove it was her, she posted pictures of the damage on MySpace.

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