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    Uganda and Nigeria have launched campaigns to ban homosexuality and throw gays in jail.

    Everything you need to know about Africa’s anti-gay crackdown

     

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  9. Seattle PD looks into Kurt Cobain’s suicide again

    On Thursday, the Seattle Police Department (perhaps unintentionally) caused a bit of a stir by revealing that a cold-case detective, Mike Ciesynski, was looking into Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s 1994 death. Specifically, Ciesynski had found four rolls of undeveloped 35 mm film from the crime scene.

    These new photos from Kurt Cobain’s death scene show only one thing

     

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  11. Ukraine has been part of Russia on and off for centuries. Why does Russia feel justified in interfering in its affairs?

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  13. This week I learned the best way to cool your mouth after eating a hot pepper, that humanity’s very first kisses had nothing to do with the lips, and more.

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