Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps’ Reported Girlfriend Was Born a Man

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ life has taken an unexpected turn as he reportedly exits rehab, his girlfriend has revealed she was born a man.

Taylor Lianne Chandler made the shock disclosure last week in a lengthy Facebook post that explained an intersex life that saw her raped in jail after being locked up for extortion in the years before she “dated many celebrities.”

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Molotov Cocktails, Clashes as Mexico City Braces for Massacre Protests

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A masked demonstrator throws a petrol bomb towards riot police during a protest over the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students, near the Benito Juarez International airport in Mexico City November 20, 2014. REUTERS-Carlos Jasso

A masked demonstrator throws a petrol bomb towards riot police during a protest over the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students, near the Benito Juarez International airport in Mexico City November 20, 2014.

Masked demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and shot fireworks at police near Mexico City’s airport on Thursday as thousands prepared to protest President Enrique Pena Nieto’s handling of the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers.

Police in riot gear faced down around 300 protesters near the airport a few hours before three major marches were due to begin in support of the students apparently murdered after their abduction by corrupt police on the night of Sept. 26.

No one was injured in the clashes, police said.

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Largest Cyber-Attack in History Hits Pro-Hong Kong Protest Websites

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Biggest Cyber Attack in History Hits Websites Supporting Occupy Hong Kong protests

Websites supporting the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been hit with a series of DDoS attacks which have been described as the largest in history.

A series of cyber attacks against websites supporting Occupy Central protestors in Hong Kong have been described as the biggest cyber attacks ever recorded.

Over the last few months two independent news websites which have been covering the Occupy Central protests which began in September following the announcement of a decision by China’s Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on proposed electoral reform.

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Chris Pratt to Play the Lead in Cowboy Ninja Viking

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Earlier this week, Collider reported that Guardians of the Galaxy‘s own Chris Pratt would play the lead role in the comic book adaptation Cowboy Ninja Viking, and now Pratt has seemingly confirmed the casting on his Twitter account.

World War Z and Quantum of Solace director Marc Forster was previously attached to helm the picture but is no longer involved. Now that Pratt is officially attached, it shouldn’t be too hard to find someone willing to work with him in another comic book adaptation.

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Fossil Hunters Unearth Galloping, Dinosaur-Eating Crocodiles in Sahara

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The primitive crocodiles, which lived 100m years ago, were good swimmers but were also capable of galloping

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Artist’s conception of one of the crocodiles, which had a soft, dog-like nose and was an agile galloper. Photograph: Todd Marshall/National Geographic National Geographic/Todd Marshall

Fossil hunters have uncovered the remains of primitive crocodiles that “galloped” on land and patrolled the broad rivers that coursed through north Africa one hundred million years ago.

The skeletons of five creatures that walked with dinosaurs – and ate them – were unearthed in remote and rocky regions of what are now Morocco and Niger during a series of expeditions in the Sahara desert.

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“The Money is Gone!” Teary Mugshot Drew $114K in Donations, But Prosecutors Have Taken Back Their Deal

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PHOENIX (WITI/CNN) — She could have had all of the charges against her dropped — but now, prosecutors have taken back their deal.

Shanesha Taylor (Photo: Scottsdale Police Department)

Shanesha Taylor (Photo: Scottsdale Police Department)

You may remember Shanesha Taylor.

Taylor received $114,000 in donations after people saw her teary mugshot when she was arrested on March 20th — after leaving her two sons in her hot car for about 45 minutes while she interviewed for a job.

Civil rights activitst Rev. Jarrett Maupin, who led the charge to support Taylor following her arrest — now says he’s done.

He says after helping to broker the “deal of a lifetime” with prosectuors — where there would be no charges if Taylor attended drug and parenting classes and put some of the money given to her into a trust for her children, Taylor has not followed through.

Maupin says he lined up numerous job interviews for Taylor…

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More than 200 Occupy Wheeler Hall at Height of Protest Against Tuition Hikes

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Occupation began Wednesday night, continues Thursday without major class disruption


After a general assembly meeting on Sproul Plaza, student and community activists began occupying Wheeler Hall just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the aftermath of a UC Board of Regents committee voting 7-2 to approve a controversial tuition increase plan earlier in the day.

The group of occupiers, who hail from an array of progressive organizations, started with about 50 individuals but more than quadrupled in size by midnight. About 7:45 a.m. Thursday, protesters voted on whether to fully occupy the hall but instead resolved to declare an “open university,” allowing students access to the building for classes.

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