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

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) was asked by a university lecturer from the impoverished Dagestan region why teachers receive only around 15,000 rubles ($230) per month, while police are significantly better paid © AFP/File / Alexander NemenovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 5 – More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online...

    Thousands sign petition calling for Russian PM to resign
    Aug05

    Thousands sign petition calling for Russian PM to resign

    More than 178,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s resignation after he suggested teachers wanting more pay should seek a different career, AFP reported Friday. When asked by a university lecturer at a public forum why teachers receive less money than policemen, the prime minister...

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go
    Aug05

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go

    The Huffington Post has published an article covering the latest events in Yerevan where a group of armed Karabakh war veterans seized a police compound demanding among others the resignation of the president and release of the jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan. In her article titled “It’s time for Armenia’s leader to...

    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

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    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...