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UK KFC Apologizes for Allegedly Booting Lesbian Couple for Kissing

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
A lesbian couple were allegedly kicked out of a KFC in Bath, England, after other customers complained about the women’s "heavy petting."

Moska drink

Australia Bans Energy Drink that Causes Erections

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Australian health officials banned an energy drink, which calls itself "natural," after it was discovered that it contains a prescription drug used for erectile dysfunction at levels above the recommended dosage.

Ohio Teacher Fired Over Comment on Black President

NATIONAL | Apr 18
An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn’t need another black commander in chief.

Bryan Singer

Out Director Bryan Singer Denies Allegation of Raping Teen

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Bryan Singer, the openly gay director of the "X-Men" films, denies allegations made in a lawsuit that he raped a 17-year-old boy and forced him to do drugs in 1999.

SC Police Chief Says Firing was Because She’s Gay

WORKPLACE | Apr 18
The police chief of the Dillon County town of Latta has been fired and she says it is because she is gay.

Dustin Lance Black

No Shame :: Dustin Lance Black Responds After College Rejects Him

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black was disinvited to be the commencement speaker at his alma mater after the college’s administrators learned of his 2009 sex pic scandal. Black, however, fired back at the officials.

Miley Cyrus

Ill, Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Postpones More Shows

NATIONAL | Apr 18
Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Secretary of State John Kerry

US Decries Anti-Semitic Leaflets in Ukraine

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Lee | Apr 18
The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences.

Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child this Fall

NATIONAL | By Ken Thomas | Apr 18
Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.

Spectators watch proceedings in Circuit Judge Chris Piazza’s courtroom.

Challenge to Arkansas Gay Marriage Ban Heard

NATIONAL | By Chuck Bartels | Apr 18
Advocates of ending Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected to issue a ruling within two weeks.