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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Python slithers up toilet, latches onto man’s penis | New York Post

BANGKOK — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 10-foot python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

via nypost.com

Probably thought it was a rat. Pythons have poor eyesight I think.

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California moves to criminalize undercover filming at Planned Parenthood - Washington Times

AB 1671, which has been backed by Planned Parenthood, would criminalize the publication of confidential interactions with state-licensed medical personnel, including abortionists and clinic staff, punishable by up to one year in prison and a $10,000 fine per violation.

via www.washingtontimes.com

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Asylum seekers 'sexually assaulted women at concert in Germany' | World | News | London Evening Standard

Three Pakistani men are already under arrest after 18 women filed complaints that they had been improperly touched, fondled and groped during the festival in the city of Darmstadt. Police have said the number of complainants could rise.

via www.standard.co.uk

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Physicist Stephen Hawking bewildered by Trump - POLITICO

For Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned expert in theoretical physics and cosmology, the success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is a mystery.

via www.politico.com

That's funny.

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Limbaugh hails Trump's media bashing - POLITICO

To hear Rush Limbaugh tell it Tuesday, Donald Trump's 40-minute tirade against the mainstream media as he accounted for the nearly $6 million raised for veterans was a gully washer after years of parched Republican distaste with the Fourth Estate.

"Well, that's what you've all wanted. That's what everybody's been asking for I don't know how long," Limbaugh began in a segment of his show, according to the transcript. "That was a press conference. That was a press conference. That was the kind of press conference Republicans voters have been dying to see for who knows how many years."

via www.politico.com

Well, it kinda was.

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Justice Department asks for hold on court sanctions in immigration case | Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency motion to stop sanctions imposed by a federal judge in Texas that included mandated ethics classes for federal prosecutors, as part of ongoing litigation over immigration policy.

via www.reuters.com

The ethics classes are a really nice touch by the judge.

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Justice Department asks for hold on court sanctions in immigration case | Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency motion to stop sanctions imposed by a federal judge in Texas that included mandated ethics classes for federal prosecutors, as part of ongoing litigation over immigration policy.

via www.reuters.com

The ethics classes are a really nice touch by the judge.

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Southern California shark attack wound is 'very obviously a mouth,' doctors say | Fox News

"It's very obviously a mouth," said Dr. Phillip Rotter of the shape of the main wound. "You could see individual marks from individual teeth."

via www.foxnews.com

If you're out there in a wetsuit, you look like a seal. Or a walrus, I suppose.

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Trust issues? Sparrows with historically unfaithful partners bring home less food for their families | Irish Examiner

Many female sparrows are unfaithful and have offspring with other males. However, their infidelity comes at a cost, according to the new research – less food for the baby sparrows. It’s a cruel world.

via www.irishexaminer.com

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Rise of Ad-Blocking Software Threatens Online Revenue - The New York Times

Many of the world’s largest Internet companies, like Google and Facebook, rely heavily on advertising to finance their online empires.

But that business model is increasingly coming under threat, with one in five smartphone users, or almost 420 million people worldwide, blocking advertising when browsing the web on cellphones. That represents a 90 percent annual increase, according to a new report from PageFair, a start-up that helps to recoup some of this lost advertising revenue, and Priori Data, a company that tracks smartphone applications.

via www.nytimes.com

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