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Teacher blames school for allowing her to sexually abuse a student

Mary Beth Haglin 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A teacher of Iowa, is not taking responsibility for sexually abusing a student.

Instead, she blames the school for knowingly allowing her to have an ongoing relationship with the student.

The substitute teacher told police that the school is to blame for “turning a blind eye” after learning about her affair with the 17-year-old boy.

24-year-old Mary Beth Haglin of Cedar Rapids, said that she was allowed to continue teaching at the Washington High School for one month, after administrators found out about the sexual assault.

She claims that the school officials never called police and they even allowed her to work at other schools after she and the boy admitted to having sex.

Haglin is accused of frequently having sex with the boy throughout the school year.

Prosecutors did not consider her defense, and she was charged with sexual exploitation.

University student kills 13-year-old girl after having sex with her before discovering she was underage

Nicole Lovell and David Eisenhauer 
By: Feng Qian

A young girl was killed after she snuck out of her parents’ home to have sex with a university student.

13-year-old Nicole Lovell went missing from her home in Virginia, sparking a massive search for her.

Her neighbors told police that the girl said that she was planning to sneak out of her parents’ home to meet her 18-year-old boyfriend named David.

Authorities said Lovell met David Eisenhauer, who is actually 19, online, and they exchanged messages via the texting app Kik.

Prosecutors said that messages on the girl's phone led to the suspect. Eisenhauer’s friend told police that he panicked after he had sex with the Lovell and then learned that she was only 13 years old.

In a text message, Eisenhauer asked the friend where he can hide Lovell’s body, according to the prosecutor.

Eisenhauer was indicted by a grand jury on charges of first-degree murder, abduction and hiding the body of Lovell.

His accomplice, Natalie Keepers, 19, was charged with being an accessory to kidnapping and murder, and with helping hide the body.

New toilet themed cafe serves food in toilet bowls containing murky soup to promote toilet use

Cafe Jamban 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A cafe in Indonesia, is serving customers’ food in toilet bowls in order to promote toilet use.

Cafe Jamban in Semarang, installed toilet bowls around tables, which customers use instead of chairs.

They then use miniature toilet bowls to serve food swimming in murky gravy along with brightly colored cocktails. So far, the restaurant only hosts small groups who book in advance.

The owner of the restaurant, Budi Laksono, is trying to educate people about sanitation and encourage greater use of toilets.

Millions of people in the country are still living below the poverty line, and the country has one of the highest rates of open defecation in the world.

Defecating outside and not in proper toilets, raises the risk of spreading disease. Muslim clerics believe that the restaurant is inappropriate and against Islamic law.

Laksono assured that the food and everything in the cafe is carefully sanitized and hygienic.

Company resolves armpit sweat with new clip on fans for shirt sleeves

Armpit fan 
By: Wayne Morin

A company based in Japan, announced that they created special fans to cool down the arm pits and stop sweat during hot days.

Thanko of Tokyo, said that for $35 consumers can purchase two small fans that can be attached to shirt sleeves or the collar.

The fans can then be turned on and they provide air, which reduces or eliminates seat in the armpits. The fans are powered by two AAA batteries or can be charged with a USB or battery pack.

The fans can work up to nine hours, which is enough for a long day of work at the office.

Thanko said that by using the fans, you will make your coworkers happy as they won't be repulsed by your sweaty armpits and stained shirts.

They also urged sweaty train commuters to purchase the fans in order to reduce bad odors on public transportation.

Two 8-year-old girls arrested for tearing down pink election posters because they wanted to use the paper

Wall poster (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Two young girls were arrested on a charge of violating campaigning rules after allegedly tearing down election posters because they wanted to use the paper, according to police in Thailand.

Kamphaeng Phet police said that the two 8-year-old girls, who were not identified, wanted to use the paper for themselves because they like the color pink.

The girls were charged with violating campaigning rules and destroying public property. They will not face any punishment due to their young age.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday. The girls left school and were walking home when the encountered the campaign posters.

The girls told the police that they decided to tear down the posters and use the paper for themselves as the like the color pink. However, they were caught in the act, and were arrested.

The country has strict campaign laws, banning residents from discussing the upcoming vote. Those convicted of violating the laws face up to 10 years in prison.

Armed man breaks into mental health facility and stabs 44 patients as they slept killing 19

Satoshi Uematsu 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man who wants to legalize killing mentally disabled people, broke into a mental health facility and tabbed 44 people as the slept, according to police in Japan.

Sagamihara police said that they have arrested 26-year-old Satoshi Uematsu, after being accused of killing 19 mentally disabled patients and wounded 25 others.

Uematsu has been charged with numerous counts of murder, attempted murder and assault. According to the police investigation, Uematsu used to work at the Tsukui Yamayuri-En mental health facility.

Before the attack, Uematsu boasted that he could kill 470 people with disabilities in the facility during the night.

Uematsu wanted to legalize euthanasia for mentally disturbed patients who are not able to live at home and be active in society.

He also urged lawmakers and wrote letters to them, seeking their help. Several months ago, Uematsu was committed to a hospital after he expressed a willingness to kill people with severe disabilities.

He was released in March, after a doctor felt he had improved.

Uematsu lived near the mental health facility, and was described as an educated man who always greeted people with a smile.

He told police that he stabbed the victims because he wanted the mentally disabled to disappear.

16-year-old girl wakes up in the morning and finds crocodile in her toilet

Crocodile in bathroom 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Police launched an investigation after a crocodile was left in the toilet of a home, freaking out an entire family, according to police in Australia.

16-year-old Coralie Myers of Darwin, said that she couldn’t believe her eyes when she walked into the bathroom on Monday morning.

Police believe that the crocodile was dumped in the toilet of the home as a prank. No suspects have been identified.

Myers said that she really had to use the toilet in the morning, and luckily, there was another one in her house without a crocodile in it.

The prankster tied the crocodile's mouth, but its limbs were free and could move around. Tom Nichols, who is a crocodile catcher, was called to the scene to remove the 6-foot-long reptile.

Nichols said that luckily for the family, the crocodile was in very bad shape and was unable to move. The crocodile was taken to a farm, where it will be nursed back to health.

Myers revealed that walking up to a crocodile in the bathroom is not as creepy as the thought that a person broke into their home and left the reptile there.