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Idris Elba made history by breaking a new record. The actor drove 180.36 mph in a Bentley, surpassing the 174.8 mph set by Sir Malcolm Campbell 88 years ago. The adventure was part of Discovery Channel’s new series Idris Elba: No Limits. [USA Today]

A South African man claims three women forced him into a car at gunpoint, then drugged and sexually assaulted him. The women are accused of collecting his semen in plastic bags. [Gawker]

A middle school teacher is being accused of having sexual relations with one of her students. The 24-year-old teacher was arrested and charged with “sex assault on a child,” “sex assault on a child in a position of trust,” and “contributing to the delinquency of a minor.” [ABC 7 News]

40 inmates managed to escape an eastern Iraq prison, which resulted in a riot that killed 30 prisoners and at least 6 officers. Some of the prisoners who escaped were locked up on terrorism charges. [NY Daily News]

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If You Don’t Know! News & Politics Roundup: Idris Elba Breaks 88-Year-Old Land Speed Record, Women Allegedly Drug South African Man To Collect His Semen, & MORE!  was originally published on globalgrind.com