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4 merchants killed in Thailand’s restive south

PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Suspected militants robbed and killed four fruit traders in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south on Tuesday, while police arrested a suspect wanted for a deadly hotel bombing in the region. The insurgents stormed a shelter in Yala province’s Krong Pinang district Tuesday morning and tied up the four …

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“I couldn’t betray my true feelings. I was disgusted by gays. The thought of two men kissing each other was about as appealing as a frontal lobotomy.” — Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), writing in the Stanford Daily in 1990 on how he came to accept homosexuals.   Flashback of …

Cambodia group blasts short penalty for pedophilia

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian child protection organization has attacked the short jail sentences given to two Frenchmen convicted of pedophilia. A court in Battambang in northwestern Cambodia convicted 67-year-old Jean Vidon and 63-year-old Denis Page on Tuesday of child sex abuse and gave them jail terms of two …