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Thursday, October 12, 2006

Kenyan couple caught having sex in mosque

A couple was caught copulating in a mosque during Ramadan in Gilgil, Kenya. They were discovered when a worshipper learned of "strange noises" coming out of a dark corner of the mosques. John King'ori, a senior magistrate said, "Having sex in a mosque is a most abominable thing to religion."

Two Czechs take Mr Universe and Miss World titles

A Czech, Tomas Bures, today won the Mr Universe title, the same title which launched Arnold Schwarzenegger's career. Additionally, a week ago, Czech teenager Tatana Kucharova was named Miss World.

US now qualifies its view that North Korean test was small

After Russia's report that the North Korean test was much larger than the American estimate, the U.S. intelligence community is now saying it's possible the tunnel in which the test took place could have "muffled" the seismic waves and thereby caused the US estimate to be wrong on the downside.


  • In danger in Euro 2008 qualifying after disastrous Saturday's loss against Cyprus in Nicosia, the Republic of Ireland team drew 1-1 against the Czech Republic at Landsdowne Road, Dublin.
  • Tiger Woods won his sixth straight PGA tour event Sunday in Hertfordshore, England. The streak began in July with his victory at the British Open.