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Devonta Pollard, a freshman forward on the University of Alabama basketball team, was arrested Tuesday and charged with kidnapping a six-year old girl in Mississippi.

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Pollard's mother, Jesse Mae Brown Pollard, was actually arrested last month as part of this conspiracy, which stems from an April 30 incident in which Jashayla Hopson was taken from her home.

She was found unharmed the following day.

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Faced with a problem that really stinks, the town of Brunete, Spain has come up with an unusual (and awesome!) solution.

Starting in February, 20 volunteers took to the streets and kept an eye out for irresponsible dog owners.

No pooping

Any time an individual would allow its canine to defecate without picking up the waste, the volunteer would engage him or her in small talk... learn the name of the animal... look it up in the local date base and - bam! - they would come up with a home address.

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A series of Happy Prostitute Ads have been pulled by the Brazilian Health Ministry after many criticized the campaign for gloryfying the world's oldest profession.

And it's not hard to see why.

Happy Prostitute Ads

The online posters included such tagline as "I'm happy being a prostitute" and were meant to promote safe sex, along with education of STDs.

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Swiffer is very sorry for one of the most sexist ads in recent memory.

On Monday, the Internet took notice when the company created a marketing campaign for its latest cleaning tool based around Rosie the Riveter.

Yes, the same Rosie the Riveter who has served as an symbol of female independence since World War II.

In the spot (below) Rosie is holding a Swiffer steamer, the message as clear as it is inappropriate according to critics: a woman's place is not actually in the factor, it's in the kitchen.

Swiffer Ad

"It was not our intention to offend any group with the image, and we are working to make changes to where it is used as quickly as possible," the company said in a statement soon after complains poured in.

There's no truth to the rumor, however, that Erick Erickson was actually behind the ad.

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Let this be a lesson to all fast food employees:

Do not lick your chain's most popular product, release the photo online and expect to keep your job.

A few days after a young man was snapped taking his tongue to a pile of taco shells, the chain has let the worker go, explaining exactly what happened in a statement.

Taco shell lick

The photo was for an "internal contest in which company and franchise employees could submit for approval photos of themselves enjoying their first bite of" a new product," reads the statement.

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The hands-free Whopper tool is, unfortunately, an item that actually exists.

But just when you thought fast food innovation had hit its most pointless, the following video introduces us to the Domino's DomiCopter.

Created and operated by a company called AeroSight, it appears to deliver pizza via drone.

And according to a press release from the UK branch of Domino's, the chain is serious about maybe putting it into use.

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Montia Marie Parker, an 18-year old student at Hopkins High School in Minnesota, is facing felony charges for allegedly pimping out a 16-year girl with developmental issues.

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The cheerleader is accused of setting up a ad for the younger student; driving this girl to a man's apartment for oral sex; and pocketing the $60 she made from the act.

According to The Minnesota Star Tribune, the victim's mother called the police after discovering disturbing text messages on her daughter's phone.

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A student at Central Kitsap High School in Silverdale, Washington says she was turned away from her senior prom last month due to the size of her breasts.

According to Brittany Minder, she showed up for the event in a low-cut gown and was told she wasn't permitted to come inside because it was too revealing.

"In my opinion, I feel that it is because I'm bigger chested and there is more cleavage that you can see, and there's nothing I could really do about that," Minder told KATU.

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The school's dress code permits a strapless dress of this nature… as long as cleavage, midriff and lower back areas are properly covered.

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So this happened in Florida over the weekend...

A llama named Scooter broke out of his yard in Tallahassee, forcing his owner to call the police and the cops to spring into action.

But it isn't easy to corral an escaped animal of this size and nature, as efforts to haul Scooter into a truck were meant with a Justin Bieber-like reaction: he spit on all who dared touch him.

As a result, officers were forced to taze the llama. Watch a news report outlining every painful detail now:

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Boston Fire Chief Steve Abraira resigned yesterday following growing criticism of how he handled April's Boston Marathon bombings.

In a letter to Mayor Thomas Menino and Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser, Abraira cited a "vocal and aggressive minority" for consistently resisting his efforts to reform the department since he was appointed - as the first Latino Chief - in 2011.

Boston Chief

But it was a different letter that sealed Abraira's fate:

On April 26, numerous deputies wrote to Menino and complained that the chief gave up control of the investigation s to federal authorities. In part, this memo read:

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