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Xiamen tightens security with 200 police carrying out armed patrols per day

When receiving the mayor’s special telephone line on September 18, Cai Guowen, the deputy director of the Xiamen Public Security Bureau, launched a reward system to encourage citizens to report terror threats. According to Cai, the highest prize could be as high RMB 300,000 yuan. Besides, they have tightened the city’s security overall and police in Xiamen have been equipped with guns and protective devices. There are now 200 police officers dispatched every day to carry out armed patrols in public places in the city, including Gaoqi International Airport, SM C... Read More

Dream comes true: Man in Zhejiang puts on bra after transgendered surgery

Liu Ting (right) and Harisu who is a transgendered artiste from Korea. To make himself look more like a woman, Liu starts to wear a bra. [Photo/qq.com] Liu Ting, 28, was once declared a model son -- a boy who had been taking good care of his sick mother, even carrying her on his back when he went to college. But the winner of China's top honor for his moral uprightness was secretly considering suicide. While traditional Chinese culture upholds filial piety, it frowns on transsexualism. Born in 1986 in Shuanglin Town, Huzhou City, in east China's... Read More

Shanghai college student rents out girlfriend to buy iphone6

An alleged college student claimed to rent out his girlfriend for the purchase of an iPhone 6 in Songjiang college town in Shanghai on Sept 15, the Xinmin Evening Post reported on Wednesday. Rent out girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6 The man, about 20 years old, drew a crowd of onlookers by holding up a placard reading "girlfriend sharing". Customers were supposed to pay for services like studying and playing games in the company of the man's "girlfriend". In the placard, prices were marked as 10 yuan per hour, 50 yuan per day, or 500 yuan per month. &nb... Read More

2,001,926 over 1,617,989: Scotland voted to stay in UK in historic vote

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. With the results in from all 32 council areas, the "No" side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for "Yes". Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond called for unity and urged the unionist parties to deliver on more powers. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said he was delighted the UK would remain together and said the commitments on extra powers would be honoured. Mr Cameron said the three main unionist parties at Westminster would now foll... Read More

Australia PM Tony Abbott warns of planned attack from Islamic State

A police officer searches a house in Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Australian police detained 15 people on Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a public killing as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said Thursday. Australian police detained 15 people Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, sa... Read More

US man Don Charles Spirit, 51, shoots dead his daughter and her 6 children

A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police have said. The children range in age from three months to 10 years old, said Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz. The authorities have identified the gunman as Don Charles Spirit, 51. Schultz said a colleague responded to reports of a shooting on Thursday afternoon and on arrival made contact with Spirit before he killed himself. Spirit was in prison in 2006 "I haven't seen anything lik... Read More

Numerical skills are decided in the womb, scientists find

If you have always found doing sums a struggle, you might just be able to blame your mother. Because research has linked a woman’s hormone levels in pregnancy with her child’s maths skills at age five. Boys and girls whose mothers were very low in the hormone thyroxine were almost twice as likely to do badly in arithmetic tests, it found. Thyroxine, which passes from mother to baby in the womb, is crucial for the development of the brain – but many expectant mothers have too little of it Thyroxine, which passes from mother to b... Read More
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