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Banned in the UK! BBC fights for right to air riot docudrama

http://www.rt.com

The BBC is considering making an appeal against a court order which stopped it from broadcasting a dramatized film on last year’s riots in London. The film, which features actors portraying anonymous rioters sharing their experience of the events, was due to be broadcast on Monday evening, but was banned by a court order hours before hitting the airwaves. Its script was written by award-winning playwright Alecky Blythe and is based on interviews from some 270 people conducted by the Guardian and London School of Economics as part of a study into the massive public disorder.

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Disorderly Conduct arrest; arresting kops get a beat-down is SC.

http://follybeach.live5news.com

Folly beach is the only Beach in SC that still allows open alcohol consumption. For the past two years - at least - the various bureaucrats have been trying desperately to come up with a good excuse to justify another ban. They'll get their way and alcohol will be banned on Folly Beach, but most people around here seem to know that the kops went there looking for a fight.

"Police say officers were trying to arrest a man for disorderly conduct, when a crowd then formed around them."

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Mayor-Elect of New Mexico Town Banned from City Hall

http://latino.foxnews.com

The mayor-elect is banned because he threatened to release secretly recorded tape of another mayoral candidate getting a lap dance from a topless dancer. The plan is to swear him in as mayor over the phone since he is banned from city hall. And the story gets better: the reason for the election was to replace the previous mayor who resigned after admitting to signing contracts while drunk.

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British pair arrested in U.S. on terror charges over Twitter jokes

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Two British tourists were barred from entering America after joking on Twitter that they were going to 'destroy America' and 'dig up Marilyn Monroe'.

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6 Things You Won’t Believe Got Banned By Modern Governments

http://www.cracked.com

As much as we love thinking of ourselves as the rebellious kids fighting against an oppressive society run by unreasonable old men, the truth is that most things that are illegal are illegal for a reason. Society just doesn't enjoy your public urination as much as you do.
But sometimes, the grownups get it wrong. Hilariously wrong, in fact.

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Easter reminder: Kinder Eggs banned in the United States

http://news.blogs.cnn.com

Not all eggs are created equal in the eyes of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Kinder Eggs, a popular European chocolate egg that contains a toy inside, is banned from importation into the United States because it contains a "non-nutritive object embedded in it."

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Man banned from sex

http://www.independent.ie

Man in england banned from sex, under supervision now to ensure he doesn't do the nasty anymore

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Four Loko and 54 other drinks banned by state

http://www.freep.com

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission on Thursday banned the drink Four Loko and dozens of similar alcoholic drinks from being sold in the state.
For your protection, of course!

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Woman convicted of selling fish to minor

http://www.upi.com

A 66-year-old British woman was fined and ordered to wear an ankle monitor as punishment for selling a goldfish to a 14-year-old.

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