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June 5, 2008 |  5:38 pm


A French climber scaled the New York Times building today, unfurling a banner about global warming. Alain Robert, a.k.a. "The French Spiderman," was busted as soon as he got to the top.

Not to be outdone by a Frenchman, Rey Clarke, 32, of Brooklyn, then climbed up the same building in the evening, apparently to draw attention to malaria.

What cause is next, acrophobia?

-- Geoffrey Mohan

Photo: Mary Altaffer / Associated Press