Miley Cyrus explains to us why we should read "The Catcher in the Rye": "It’s a really good story. Plus, when I was reading the book, I thought that I was a little similar to the main character. He over-thinks everything and I’m like that. In the book, this guy is obsessed with a girl called Jane – and I can be exactly like that when it comes to boys. I’ll be thinking, ‘I really hope they like me.’ And I’ll stress and stress and stress about it. "
Female journalist in the Sudan was arrested for wearing trousers and charged with public indecency. Punishment for this "crime" is often 40 lashings.
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