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• Good news for undersexed ladies: Scientists may be close to developing a libido-boosting pill for women. The drug was initially developed as an antidepressant, but trials showed it made participants no happier, but a little hornier. •

• Lawmakers in Missouri are considering a bill that would mandate a 24 hour waiting period for women seeking abortions. A representative from Planned Parenthood spoke out against the bill, saying: "Women who are coming in the day of their procedure, even the 24-hour period before, they've made up their mind." • Members of the Vatican have taken a hard line against female priests and those who support them. Anyone who attended the ordination of the first women priests and deacon in Florida have been threatened with automatic excommunication. • Police in the UK worry that inmates may be abusing the Data Protection Act by requesting court documents to serve as "prison cell trophies." They have seen several inquiries about witness statements made by victims and video tapes of the police interviews with victims. So far, police have successfully fought giving over documents to the convicted rapists and pedophiles. • Geisy Arruda made the news in October when she was expelled from her college after her skirt started a riot. Now Arruda is somewhat of a celebrity, and she recently appeared on a Carnival float. She "managed a respectable dance" despite the heat. • Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd spoke recently about the importance of childbearing, with the underlying argument that women should recognize their civic duty to reproduce. Researcher Nina Funnell was in the crowd, and she has some choice words for Rudd: "Women should not be treated as baby factories. It's high time politicians realised that young women's uteruses are not public property and that the government has no right to make a claim to them." • A new study found that women are more likely to choose true crime books over men, who favor war novels. Researchers suggest that women might prefer to read about real crime rather than fictionalized accounts because it may provide them with information as to how to avoid coming to a similar fate. • Awesome and provocative performer Peaches will not be doing a one-woman show of Jesus Christ Superstar. The German authorities who hold the rights to the music have refused her permission to perform the original songs. • Egyptian authorities voted yesterday not to allow women to serve as judges. Votes were split 334 to 42. • And in Saudi Arabia women are having trouble pursuing careers as lawyers, as Saudi training firms tend to prefer male students. Female lawyers also report feeling unwelcome in court. • In other depressing, old boys club news: Despite what Grey's Anatomy might lead you to believe, only 6% of women in med school consider surgery as a career option. While 50% of medical students are female, only a very small number of these women go on to surgical residencies. • High schools across the country are worried about freak dancing, according to MSNBC. One school even reports finding condoms on the dance floor. They're responding to this disturbing behavior by banning grinding and asking students to explore alternative modes of dance. • After receiving a petition from a human trafficking victim, a judge in Mumbai noted that there is a disturbing lack of female police officers in the city. Out of the 90 police stations, only 48 have a woman on duty. • Kevin Amerman is upset by the "lack of sportswomanship" in the Olympic games. He criticizes Canadian hockey players for showing their excitement after making a goal, particularly Catherine Ward, who "essentially tackled" another player. "Take it easy, girls," he says. • An unnamed company in Wisconsin has payed for a billboard which reads "Impeach Obama" and in smaller print, "America's small businesses are failing; help us spread the message." The sign went up on Thursday and will stay for the next six months. • A student at a town hall meeting in Saudi Arabia asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton whether she would consider moving to Canada if Sarah Palin were to be elected president. She laughed, and said: "Well, the short answer is no. I will not be immigrating. I will be visiting as often as I can." • Sad news: Sylvia Pressler, the New Jersey judge paved the way for girls play on Little League baseball teams, has died. • What is causing the global gender gap with cell phones? Considered a necessity in many areas, women in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa lag behind their male counterparts when it comes to ownership. • After a tough battle, Virgina passed the bill which would allow Planned Parenthood to offer "Trust Women/Respect Choice" license plates. Virginia already offers "Choose Life" plates.