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    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...

    It’s Worth Asking Again: Is Donald Trump Trying to Tank His Campaign?
    Aug05

    It’s Worth Asking Again: Is Donald Trump Trying to Tank His Campaign?

    Trump’s outlandish behavior leaves two possibilities: either he’s truly unhinged or he’s looking for a way out. In the last two weeks, Donald Trump has slandered the family of a dead soldier, committed treason by inviting Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s email account, admitted he lied about receiving a letter from the...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug05

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on destabilizing China’s government and smearing its reputation. The familiar...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug05

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Though the tactic is far from new, political observers say the trials are a reminder of how the administration of President Xi Jinping has wielded the specter of...

    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria
    Aug05

    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama warned Russia faces fierce international rebuke if it continues to make common cause with Syria’s brutal regime, signaling a renewed push to end the bloody five-year civil war. Obama said Russia risked casting itself as an “irresponsible actor” on the world stage, after meeting with top aides at the...

    Oberlin professor placed on leave after anti-Semitic Facebook posts
    Aug05

    Oberlin professor placed on leave after anti-Semitic Facebook posts

    Karega had made comments accusing Israel and “Rothschild-led bankers” of responsibility for downing a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...