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    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project
    Aug05

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project

    PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived with his wife Joelle to the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour of this epicenter of French Jewry. An Israeli-American Orthodox rabbi who grew up in Canada, Eckstein was in Paris in June to oversee a...

    170,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug05

    170,000 ink petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    MOSCOW: More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online petition to President Vladimir Putin calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over his recent comments on teachers’ pay. The petition posted on Change.org came after the premier advised a low-paid lecturer to go into business if he wanted to make money....

    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal
    Aug05

    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal

    MOSCOW — A petition calling on Russia’s president to sack Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, whose comments about teachers’ pay sparked outrage earlier this week, has attracted more than a hundred thousand signatures. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, center, listens to Sevastopol governor Sergei Menyailo, right, as he visits new...

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016
    Aug05

    The Morning Vertical, August 5, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Insiders to Trump: Drop out
    Aug05

    Insiders to Trump: Drop out

    Amid widespread chatter that Donald Trump could drop out of the presidential race before Election Day, Republican insiders in key battleground states have a message for The Donald: Get out. That’s according to The POLITICO Caucus — a panel of activists, strategists and operatives in 11 swing states. The majority of GOP insiders, 70 percent,...

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes
    Aug05

    How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes

    When Princeton Professor Andrew Appel decided to hack into a voting machine, he didn’t try to mimic the Russian attackers who hacked into the DNC’s database last month. He didn’t write malicious code, or linger near a polling place where the machines can go unguarded for days.Instead, he bought one online. With a few cursory...

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5
    Aug05

    Six stories in the news today, Aug. 5

    Six stories in the news today from The Canadian Press: ——— OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT TO LAUNCH RIO SUMMER GAMES Rosie MacLennan of King City, Ont., will carry the Maple Leaf as more than 300 Canadian athletes stream into Maracana Stadium tonight for the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. MacLennan captured Canada’s lone gold medal...

    Police identify mystery body found on Austrian road
    Aug05

    Police identify mystery body found on Austrian road

    A mystery woman who was found dead on a motorway in Austria has been identified as a Ukrainian citizen after her passport was discovered in the area. …read more Source: The Local...

    Rio 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles says she learnt not to bite into the hype and pressure
    Aug05

    Rio 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles says she learnt not to bite into the hype and pressure

    There is only one person who appears capable of beating gymnast Simone Biles at the Rio Olympics — Simone Biles. With an abundance of talent and flair oozing out of every pore of her tiny 1.45 metre frame, she has shown over the past three years as she has piled up numerous records that she has no equal in the sport. She is already the most...

    The slacker’s sanctuary: in Berlin, without a job or a plan
    Aug05

    The slacker’s sanctuary: in Berlin, without a job or a plan

    A Brexit exile in Berlin tries to adjust to life, and heads to German lessons alongside Polish workers, fashionable Swedes and Syrian refugees. Just over a month ago, I quit my job in London, packed as many clothes as I could into two suitcases and left the UK for Berlin. Exactly a week after I arrived, Britain voted to leave the European Union...