Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | January 23, 2013
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Jewish counsellor gets 103 years for molesting teen
NEW YORK (AP):An esteemed religious counsellor in New York City's ultra-orthodox Jewish community was sentenced yesterday to 103 years in prison for molesting a girl who came to him with questions about her faith.Nechemya Weberman was convicted in...

Harry's 'kill' sparks media frenzy
LONDON (AP):Prince Harry's admission that he killed Taliban fighters while working as a helicopter gunner in Afghanistan drew intense British media coverage yesterday and sparked concerns about possible reprisals.The 28-year-old prince spoke in a pooled...

Protests against gay-rights muzzle laws - Church celebrates planned legislation as birth-rate booster
MOSCOW (AP):Militant Orthodox activists have attacked members of Russia's embattled gay community protesting against a planned law banning 'gay propaganda'.Russia's Parliament is to consider...


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