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article imageTopFinds: Bill Clinton's rallying cry for Obama, iPhone 5 details

By David Silverberg     Sep 7, 2012 in Internet
Bill Clinton's delivers a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Apple's iPhone 5 is set to debut soon but what should fans expect? Sex workers rally in Australia. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on the latest U.S. election news, fascinating animal stories, quirky viral videos and much more.
We also highlight some of major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. We wanted to include this feature to let you know the topics people want to read about on Digital Journal.

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Sydney sex workers hold rally outside NSW Parliament House (Includes interview) by Richard Milnes
A sex worker ‘red umbrella’ protest was held outside NSW Parliament House with representatives from Scarlet Alliance Australian Sex Workers Association, ahead of the local elections on Saturday 8 September.
‘The Possession’ is hampered by good intentions (Includes first-hand account) by Sarah Gopaul
‘The Possession’ is yet another addition to horror subgenre that weaves an interesting story, but is troubled by a spoiler-laden trailer.
Photo essay: The RNC that you didn't see (Includes first-hand account) by Emma Burge
While in Tampa, Florida I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Republican National Convention and take photos of the people attending this annual convention of Republican supporters.
Behind the Scenes at the RNC
Behind the Scenes at the RNC
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Priest who blamed children for abuse still under fire (Includes interview) by Greta McClain
Last week Father Benedict Groeschel, a prominent Catholic priest, found himself in the eye of a controversial storm after he made statements blaming children for sexual abuse. Reactions to his his comments were swift and fierce.
Health authority demands retraction about oil of oregano ad (Includes interview) by Darren Weir
A Canadian company's newspaper ad that claims oil of oregano is a safer alternative to vaccination to prevent whooping cough has health officials demanding a retraction.

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The driveway down to the house before the fire.
The driveway down to the house before the fire.
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Labor Day weekend provided an opportunity for bicycle riding  walking along the beach  and swimming ...
Labor Day weekend provided an opportunity for bicycle riding, walking along the beach, and swimming in the ocean. Hilton Head Island, S.C. Sept. 1, 2012
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Strasburg, Va., is full of many picturesque sites, such as this building.
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Zahra Stardust  Australian Sex Party Candidate for City of Sydney Lord Mayor  speaking at the rally.
Zahra Stardust, Australian Sex Party Candidate for City of Sydney Lord Mayor, speaking at the rally.
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Alfredo Malanca harvest honey with neighbours in Havelock Ontario apiary
Alfredo Malanca harvest honey with neighbours in Havelock Ontario apiary
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In the Media

Video: Bill Clinton's speech stirs crowd at DNC 2012 by JohnThomas Didymus
Former Democratic President Bill Clinton brought the crowd at the Democratic National Convention to its feet last night with a stirring 48-minute-long speech that was reportedly fifteen percent ad lib.
Peter Schiff asks Democrats if they want to ban corporate profits by Andrew Moran
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital and bestselling author, went undercover this week at the Democratic National Convention. There he promoted the idea of banning or limiting corporate profit and many people he spoke with agreed with the measure.
Canada's doctors say it's time to change spanking laws by Darren Weir
The Canadian Medical Association says it's time to change the Criminal Code's 120-year old so-called spanking law. Currently, the law gives parents and teachers the right to spank or hit children as a means of discipline.
Screengrab from YouTube interview with Sahar Biniaz after she won the title of Miss Universe Canada
Screengrab from YouTube interview with Sahar Biniaz after she won the title of Miss Universe Canada
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Petition demands stripping Miss Universe Canada 2012 of her title by Ernest Dempsey
More than 2000 people have signed a petition demanding that Miss Universe Canada 2012 Sahar Biniaz be stripped of her title due to her stance against pit bull ownership in British Columbia (B.C.)
Prince Philip's wardrobe malfunction — flashes photogs in a kilt by Darren Weir
It seems Prince Harry isn't the only royal making a splash for nude photos. Harry's 91-year old grandfather Prince Philip accidentally flashed photographers while wearing a kilt at the Highland Games.
Video: U.S. soldier hit with wooden mallet during hazing ritual by Arthur Weinreb
After being struck on the chest with a large wooden mallet during an unofficial hazing ritual, the soldier took a few steps and collapsed. The 22-year-old suffered a seizure and a cut to the head from the fall that required staples.
New 9/11 truth documentary among 'most watched' on PBS this week by Victoria N. Alexander
"9/11: Explosive Evidence - Experts Speak Out" is getting public attention and casting doubt on the scientific validity of the U.S. government's investigation into the WTC tragedy. PBS is the first major network to air the program.
What you need to know about Apple's iPhone 5 by David Silverberg
The tech world is buzzing about the upcoming iPhone 5, expected to be unveiled Sept. 12. For the past few months blogs have been leaking alleged photos of the next-gen iPhone and discussing its new features such as a larger screen.
Canadian broadcasters forced to turn down the volume on TV ads by Darren Weir
Have you ever noticed when watching television that as soon as a commercial comes on, the volume suddenly gets louder? Well Canadians can put down the remote, the government is doing something about it.
World's richest woman says 'jealous' poor should work harder by Katerina Nikolas
The world's richest woman has stirred controversy by telling poor people that are jealous of the wealthy to stop smoking and drinking, and work harder. Ironically, Gina Rinehart inherited her vast wealth.
Father Benedict Groeschel
Father Benedict Groeschel
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Catholic priest blames children for sexual abuse by Greta McClain
A prominent Catholic priest says he believes “youngsters” are often to blame for sexual abuse by priests and that priests who are first time offenders should not be jailed for their crime.
Op-Ed: There is nothing wrong, or parochial, with Pauline Marois' French by André R. Gignac
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms establishes the equal status of English and French as the two official languages in the country. But according to a recent paper written by journalist Lysiane Gagnon, one appears to be more equal than the other.
Shooting at Quebec victory party leaves one dead by KJ Mullins
A bus driver is said to have shot two people in Quebec. The mayhem took place during the victory speech of the newly-elected Quebec premier, Pauline Marois.

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