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article imageTopFinds: China's political orgy, Japan's dolphin crisis

By Chris Hogg
Aug 17, 2012 in Internet
A group of Chinese politicians were caught with their pants down in an orgy scandal. Egyptians may have discovered two new pyramids. And the Cove movie sparks global action for Japan's dolphins. These are the top stories making headlines around the world.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Here is your summary of what's happening around the world:

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Scientists: Two types of killer whale inhabiting UK waters (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
An international group of scientists is reporting that two types of killer whale on the verge of becoming separate species, are currently living in UK waters.
The Cove movie sparks global action for Japan's dolphins (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
As dolphin advocates from across the US get ready to host individual events for Japan Dolphins Day, they were all united thanks to the Academy Award-winning documentary, The Cove.
Review: 'The Riots: In Their Own Words' (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Alexander Baron
The execution of Mark Duggan on August 4 last year was the catalyst for the worst riots in these islands in living memory. This BBC documentary talks to the people involved.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford caught reading documents while driving (Includes first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
During the morning commute on Toronto's Gardiner Expressway Tuesday, a driver took a photograph of Mayor Rob Ford, who was seen both driving his Cadillac Escalade and reading documents. The photo was later posted to Twitter.
Mary McDonnell talks about her new promotion on ‘Major Crimes’ (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Earl Dittman
With ‘The Closer’ coming to an end, Mary McDonnell becomes the new center of attention on the show's spin-off series, ‘Major Crimes.’ The former president on ‘Battlestar Galactica’ talks about the differences between the two police dramas.

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Paralympic athletes with Clover Moore. Left to right: Grant Mizens  Wheelchair Basketball player - B...
Paralympic athletes with Clover Moore. Left to right: Grant Mizens, Wheelchair Basketball player - Beijing gold medal winner. Michelle Rzepecki, Goalball player. Kylie Gauci, Wheelchair Basketball player - won the bronze and silver medals at the last two Paralympics. Tina McKenzie, Wheelchair basketball player. Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP.
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The market place in Stevenage High Street  which has not seen any stalls since the 1960s  has been u...
The market place in Stevenage High Street, which has not seen any stalls since the 1960s, has been used for its original purpose again.
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City2Surf – used cups cover the road.
City2Surf – used cups cover the road.
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Left to right: Grant Mizens  Tina McKenzie  Kylie Gauci & Sarah Stewart.
Left to right: Grant Mizens, Tina McKenzie, Kylie Gauci & Sarah Stewart.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits he was  probably  driving while reading on Gardiner Expressway when th...
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits he was 'probably' driving while reading on Gardiner Expressway when this photo was taken by a motorist
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Wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph  Martin Place  Sydney.
Wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney.
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Sculpture of St. Francis the patron saint of San Francisco by artist Benny Buffano greets visitors a...
Sculpture of St. Francis the patron saint of San Francisco by artist Benny Buffano greets visitors at the entrance to the main campus near Ocean Avenue of City College, SF.
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ALL CAPS! Island Festival - Toronto
ALL CAPS! Island Festival - Toronto
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Cleaners holding signs protest outside the Commonwealth Bank head office at 48 Martin Place in Sydne...
Cleaners holding signs protest outside the Commonwealth Bank head office at 48 Martin Place in Sydney.
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Sea Lion at Marineland  Niagara Falls  ON  Canada
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Sea Lion at Marineland, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
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Still pictures taken Thursday  Aug. 16  at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in...
Still pictures taken Thursday, Aug. 16, at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Ecuadorian embassy in central London.
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Still pictures taken Thursday  Aug. 16  at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in...
Still pictures taken Thursday, Aug. 16, at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Ecuadorian embassy in central London.
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Still pictures taken Thursday  Aug. 16  at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in...
Still pictures taken Thursday, Aug. 16, at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Ecuadorian embassy in central London.
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Still pictures taken Thursday  Aug. 16  at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in...
Still pictures taken Thursday, Aug. 16, at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Ecuadorian embassy in central London.
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Still pictures taken Thursday  Aug. 16  at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in...
Still pictures taken Thursday, Aug. 16, at the support rally for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in front of the Ecuadorian embassy in central London.
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Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
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Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
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Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
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Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
Toronto: Global Pussy Riot demonstration
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In the Media

Chinese politicians caught with their pants down in orgy scandal by Darren Weir
A sex scandal is raging in Chinese politics after photos of an orgy went viral on Chinese social media websites with allegations that the men at the centre of the sexcapades are government officials.
Police surround the Ecuadorian embassy in London by KJ Mullins
According to @wikileaks on Twitter the Ecuadorian Embassy has been surrounded by five police vans. The target is Julian Assange.
John Unger's arthritic dog Schoep undergoing laser treatments by Anne Sewell
Remember the viral photo of John Unger, floating with his elderly dog Schoep in Lake Superior? Thanks to kind donations, Schoep is now undergoing treatment for his pain. And ladies, John is actively looking for a relationship.
Kate Middleton's cousin bares all for Playboy by Darren Weir
The Duchess of Cambridge's second cousin (once removed) is getting a six-figure sum to strip for Playboy. Burlesque dancer, Katrina Darling, hit the jackpot when she discovered her connection to royalty.
Video: '18 Again' vaginal tightening gel makes you feel a virgin by JohnThomas Didymus
A new Indian commercial for a supposedly revolutionary product called "18 Again," described as a "vaginal tightening and rejuvenating cream," promises to make older women feel like virgins again.
2 possible new pyramids discovered in Egypt by Leigh Goessl
An individual who conducted a Google Earth satellite imagery survey has claimed to discover two new pyramids in Egypt. The findings are located about 90 miles apart.
SC cops: Man beats his grandmother with hammer, tries to rape her by Brett Wilkins
A South Carolina man who complained that he could not find a girlfriend allegedly attacked his grandmother with a hammer before attempting to rape her.
Op-Ed: Alleged College Station killer identified as Thomas Caffall by Bill Schmalfeldt
To go by his Facebook page, he enjoyed NASCAR, Fox News, Angry Birds, and a lot of the shows on the USA Network, such as "Psych" and "Burn Notice." He listed William Shakespeare as being among his list of "inspirational people."
New details emerge in killing of Alberta armoured car guards by Arthur Weinreb
More information has been released concerning the murder of three armoured car guards and the wounding of a fourth at the University of Alberta on June 15.
Video: 'Whale Breaching Tofino Charter,' best whale-watching ever by JohnThomas Didymus
This video showing a humpback whale calf breaching just a few yards away from a fishing charter off the coast of Tofino, Vancouver Island may be the best whale-watching video you've ever seen.
Rescued sea otter dies at Vancouver Aquarium by Darren Weir
Despite round-the-clock intense treatment by Vancouver Aquarium staff, a sick and injured sea-otter rescued from a Washington State beach, has died.
Video: Dalmatian adopts orphaned spotted lamb named 'Dotty' by JohnThomas Didymus
A Dalmatian has adopted an orphaned spotted lamb abandoned by its mother in South Australia's Barossa Valley. The Dalmatian does not have puppies of her own but took a liking to the spotted lamb named "Dotty" who looks remarkably like a Dalmatian puppy.
Photos of dog protecting puppies from house fire go viral by David Silverberg
One of the latest aww-worthy photos to go viral online focus on a German Shepherd reportedly saving her puppies from a house fire in Chile. The photos show Amanda gripping her pups in her jaws and placing them on a fire truck.
Landlord in Toronto attacked with axe by KJ Mullins
Trying to get the rent proved dangerous this morning for one Toronto landlord. Tonight the man is in hospital after being hit in the head a number of times by an axe wielding tenant.

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