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A good day for:

Feminism, as Wal-Mart discount retail store in Florida apologised for removing from sale T-shirts with the slogan "Someday a woman will be president". A couple of customers had found them offensive, explained Wal-Mart's vice- president for corporate affairs, but "we over-reacted".

A bad day for:

Banharn Silpa-archa, the prime minister of Thailand, who has been told by the general secretary of the International Astrologers' Association that an eclipse on 24 October presages major changes in the government. "A jinx always comes with an eclipse," he was warned.