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article imageTopFinds: Journalist raped in Tahrir Square, Oreo's Pride cookie

By David Silverberg     Jun 29, 2012 in Internet
A British journalist recounts her horrific sexual assault in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Oreo creates a promotional rainbow cookie for Pride Week and faces a major backlash. These are the top stories from across the world.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on environmental, informative auto showcases, strange Japanese zoo news and much more.
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More specialized approach to PTSD needed for women in combat (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Jonathan Farrell
It was a full-house attendance at the fifth annual “Brain at War” conference on June 21 as the Northern California Institute of Research and Education (NCIRE) presented the latest information on traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.
Spark set to ignite enthusiasm in GM dealerships (Includes first-hand account) by John Duarte
General Motors (GM) offered people in the Greater Toronto Area a look at what is heading into its dealer showrooms with a Spring 2012 Drive event last week.
Conrad Black: United States 'terribly corrupt, delusional place' (Includes first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
The story of Conrad Moffat Black is both compelling and complex. Since being released, Black made his second public appearance and speaking engagement Tuesday evening at the Toronto Reference Library where he touched upon a variety of topics.
Review: Official Wimbledon 2012 app brings live scores and much more (Includes first-hand account) by Kev Hedges
The official Wimbledon 2012 app is one of the "must-have" apps for the summer, guaranteed to delight even the most casual tennis fan. It's an app that provides up-to-date live scores as well as interviews, commentaries, photos and video.
Unprecedented social justice riots in Tel Aviv (Includes interview) by Jack Goldenberg
22- 23 June 2012: Tel Aviv social justice protests (Friday night and Saturday Night) turned into violent riots as protesters and police kick it up three notches.

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Downtown Ottawa skyline seen from the Ottawa River.
Downtown Ottawa skyline seen from the Ottawa River.
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Jockey Justin Stein leads Strait of Dover over the finish line ahead of Irish Mission to capture the 153rd Queen's Plate at Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday
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Fires in High Park in Poudre Canyon about 15 miles from Ft. Collins  Colo. Additionally  Colorado Gu...
Fires in High Park in Poudre Canyon about 15 miles from Ft. Collins, Colo. Additionally, Colorado Guardsmen are augmenting the Larimer County Sheriff's Department to provide assistance in securing evacuated areas
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Old architecture of Pelourinho, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil with Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosário dos Pretos on the right.
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Art Train Conductor No.9 on GO Transit's train.

In the Media

British journalist sexually assaulted in Cairo's Tahrir Square by Brett Wilkins
A young British journalist was sexually assaulted in the Egyptian capital by a frenzied mob while filming a documentary about women's rights.
Japanese zoo recovers 38 of 30 escaped squirrels by Katerina Nikolas
Zookeepers searching for 30 squirrels that escaped from a Japanese zoo under cover of a typhoon have been extremely successful in tracking down the animals. To their surprise they have recovered 38 squirrels, eight more than they were looking for.
An image from an ad showing an Oreo popular sandwich cookie celebrating gay pride week
An image from an ad showing an Oreo popular sandwich cookie celebrating gay pride week
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Oreo's gay pride rainbow cookie creates controversy by Katerina Nikolas
Kraft Foods has landed itself in the middle of a cookie controversy after posting a picture of a rainbow gay pride Oreo cookie on its Facebook page.
Coke and Pepsi contains a little bit of alcohol by Owen Weldon
According to a study done in France, Coca-Cola and Pepsi have alcohol in them. More than half of the leading Cola brands contain alcohol.
'UFO' at the bottom of Baltic Sea disables electrical equipment by JohnThomas Didymus
Members of the Ocean X team exploring the alleged "UFO-shaped" object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea say that their equipment stops working when they approach within 200 meters of the mysterious object.
10 stunning photos of the Colorado wildfires by David Silverberg
As the wildfires across Colorado continue to ravage the state, many residents and state agencies are chronicling the disaster with powerful photos. Here are the top 10 photos found on photo-sharing sites such as Flickr.
Kenya Airways forces woman to sit next to corpse on 10-hr flight by JohnThomas Didymus
Kenya Airways partially reimbursed a Swedish woman after she was forced to sit through a 10-hour flight to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, next to a passenger who died during the flight.
Jessica Sanchez singing on American Idol show
Jessica Sanchez singing on American Idol show
'American Idol' runner-up Jessica Sanchez headed to 'Glee' by Leo Reyes
American Idol eleventh season runner-up Jessica Sanchez will soon be in the cast of "Glee" in the fall if negotiations do not fall apart.
U.S. hockey mag cites source, says Roberto Luongo back to Florida by Marcus Hondro
The latest of a flurry of trade rumors concerning Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo comes courtesy an American magazine called The Fourth Period. The magazine says Roberto Luongo is only willing to go to the Florida Panthers.
Inmates taunted Sandusky singing ‘teacher leave those kids alone' by JohnThomas Didymus
Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State assistant football coach, is being held in protective custody on suicide watch after a jury convicted him Friday for sexually abusing underage boys over many years.
Karen Klein abuse video: Nearly $600,000 donated to bus monitor by JohnThomas Didymus
Hundreds of thousands of dollars had been donated by Friday to the New York bus monitor viciously taunted by seventh-graders from a middle school in the Rochester suburb of Greece aboard a bus operated by the Greece Central School District.
Op-Ed: Casey Anthony — The farce continues by Alexander Baron
Casey Anthony was acquitted of the murder of her young daughter in the face of overwhelming evidence of guilt, but instead of counting her blessings, she wants total absolution.
Naked ziplining as 84 Canadian women bare down for good cause by Marcus Hondro
Eighty-four brave and community-minded women in Peachland, near Penticton in the Canadian province of B.C., went ziplining for a cause Thursday. They were raising money for breast cancer research and most did it naked.
Anti-Obama video: 'The most arrogant man in the world' by JohnThomas Didymus
The conservative group RightChange, released a video Tuesday set to the theme of the Dos Equis ad and uses satire to criticize Obama. In place of the beer ad's "The Most Interesting Man in the World," we have Obama, "The Most Arrogant Man in the World."

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I would never have noticed this picture if it hadn't been for my 33-month-old granddaughter messing about with my hens...

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