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Tanzania Bans Lube in Crackdown on Gays

The Tanzanian government has banned imports and sales of sexual lubricants in its latest move targeting the gay community, officials say.

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Indonesia Bans Police, Troops from Playing Pokemon Go

Indonesia is banning police and military personnel from playing Pokemon Go while on duty, officials said Wednesday, after the defense minister warned the smartphone game was a security threat.

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Indonesian Toilet Cafe Serves up Stomach-Churning Food

A toilet-themed cafe where customers dine on meatballs floating in soup-filled latrines may not be everyone's idea of haute cuisine, but Indonesians are flocking to become privy to the latest lavatorial trend.

Guests at the "Jamban Cafe" sit on upright toilets around a table where food is served in squat loos.

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Plagiarism, Revolt Plague Trump at Convention Opener

Donald Trump faced an embarrassing plagiarism scandal Tuesday that tarnished his wife Melania's prime-time speech to a Republican National Convention already roiled by an opening day rank-and-file revolt.

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Indonesian Woman Arrested for Posing as 'Husband'

An Indonesian woman who allegedly posed as a man in order to get married was arrested after the shocked wife discovered the deception, police said Friday.

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Hollande's Hairdresser 'Paid 10,000 Euros a Month'

Short on the sides and thinning on top, French President Francois Hollande's hair is kept perfectly groomed at a cost of almost 10,000 euros a month, the Canard Enchaine weekly reported Wednesday.

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Aussie who Bit Off Rat's Head Banned from Owning Pets

An Australian man who filmed himself biting the head off a live rat and posting the video on Facebook was banned on Monday from owning pets for three years and ordered to do community service.

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Mommy, Who's That? Satirical Kids' Book Explains Trump Phenomenon

A potato-shaped orange blob with tiny hands is the star of a satirical new story written in the style of a children's book explaining the Donald Trump phenomenon.

"A Child's First Book of Trump," written by Michael Ian Black and set for release Tuesday, is clearly intended for a more mature audience.

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Cleric Suspended after Selfies with Pakistan's 'Kim Kardashian'

A high-profile Pakistani cleric who posed for selfies with a controversial model famed for her suggestive photos has been suspended from a senior government committee, the country's religious affairs ministry said, rebuking him for his behavior.

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Body Parts Found Floating in Tokyo Park Pond

A leafy Tokyo park became the scene of a gruesome investigation on Thursday after human body parts were found floating in a pond, according to authorities and media reports.

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