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Stop Nazi salutes, Jewish groups tell Quebec protesters
MONTREAL-The appearance of so-called Nazi salutes at some Quebec student protests is being condemned by different Jewish organizations. Some protesters have been using the gesture in recent weeks to mock Montreal police at demonstrations during which chanting crowds have referred to local officers as the "SS," calling them fascists and comparing them to Nazi police for their alleged brutality.
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What makes something go viral? The Internet according to Gawker's Neetzan Zimmerman
In March, I wrote about Gawker's new quantity-over-quality experiment. Each day, one Gawker staffer was tasked with pageview-chasing duty, a quest to post enough cat videos, Miley Cyrus pics, and local news ephemera to keep the clicks coming en masse. That staffer's work would free up others to work on longer, more involved pieces.
Folk Fest considers ticket sale changes - Edmonton - CBC News
Posted: Jun 3, 2012 6:26 PM MT Edmonton Folk Fest organizers say they're looking at changes that could be made to how they sell tickets for the festival, after tickets sold out in record time this year. "In some way it's a nice problem to have.
Nickelback Launch Tour, After Giving Album Time to 'Seep In'
When Nickelback released its new album, "Here and Now," in November, drummer Daniel Adair promised the Canadian rock quartet would "bring our biggest, baddest, most over-the-top show yet" to the road. And as the group prepares for the tour's April 10 launch in Moline, Ill., it's apparently delivering on that promise.
AP News: AP source: Israel won't warn US before Iran strike
KIMBERLY DOZIER Published: 50 minutes ago WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, according to one U.S. intelligence official familiar with the discussions.
Simons: Human rights commission to hear Morinville school complaints
The Alberta Human Rights Commission has agreed to investigate complaints from four mothers from Morinville, who alleged that the province and the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division violated their rights by denying their children access to a secular public education.
Alberta Justice to investigate autopsy files of forensic pathologist
For the second time in just over a year, Alberta Justice has launched a review into criminal files handled by a Calgary forensic pathologist in the medical examiner’s office. The pathologist, who worked on 426 death investigations during his 13 months in the Calgary office, left his position in September, 2011 for reasons unrelated to the review, said Justice Minister Verlyn Olson.