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By David Silverberg     Sep 29, 2012 in Internet
A compound in marijuana was found to fight some cancers. What are zombie bees? A Digital Journalist captures the scene of a major protest in Toronto. 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 science news, media controversies from Canada, intriguing political updates and much more.
We also highlight some of the 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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Spain news
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Top Digital Journal Reports

Controversial 9/11 film soars to #1 on PBS, breaks local records (Includes interview) by Elliott Freeman
A daring new documentary that uses scientific analysis to challenge the official 9/11 story became the most popular film on PBS during the week of the 9/11 anniversary, which followed its record-breaking broadcast on Colorado Public Television (CPT12).
Three-alarm fire hits Canadian Tire store in Toronto's Leaside (Includes first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
A massive three-alarm fire emerged from a local Canadian Tire in Toronto's uptown area. Residents and nearby employees gathered in a safe distance from the fire and captured the entire incident on their smartphone devices.
Large protest in Toronto held in 'abhorrence' to anti-Islam movie (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
Demonstrations were held in Toronto on Saturday where thousands gathered outside of the United States consulate to protest the anti-Islam video "Innocence of Muslims" that denounces the sacred Prophet Muhammed.
Demonstrations were held in Toronto on Saturday where thousands gathered outside of the United State...
Demonstrations were held in Toronto on Saturday where thousands gathered outside of the United States consulate to protest the anti-Islam video "Innocence of Muslims" that denounces the sacred Prophet Muhammed.
Calling the White House to save dogs from cops (Includes interview) by Ernest Dempsey
With beloved family dogs killed impulsively by trigger-happy cops, a canine-friendly group feels it’s time for the Obama Administration to prevent this outrage by federal legislation.
New Mexico Governor tells women to prove 'forcible rape' (Includes interview) by Greta McClain
The term "forcible rape" is back in the news, this time because New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez wants women to prove they were "forcibly raped" if they seek childcare assistance.

Top Images

Baker at Back in the Day Bakery with a tray of Old Fashioned cupcakes.  Savannah  GA
Baker at Back in the Day Bakery with a tray of Old Fashioned cupcakes. Savannah, GA
Donald Duck was the latest celebrity addition to Hvar s celebrity summer.
Donald Duck was the latest celebrity addition to Hvar's celebrity summer.
Canadian Tire store in Toronto s Leaside sets ablaze.
Canadian Tire store in Toronto's Leaside sets ablaze.

In the Media

Anonymous hacks Golden Dawn's New York website by Katerina Nikolas
Hackers with the group Anonymous say they disabled the New York website of Golden Dawn, the far-right political organization in Greece. The site has been unavailable since Tuesday.
Does Paul Ryan call Mitt Romney 'The Stench?' by Brett Wilkins
A post on a prominent political blog that alleged Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan calls Mitt Romney 'The Stench' was entirely satirical, even though many blogs and some news sites reported the story as fact.
Mitt Romney wonders why airplane windows don't open by JohnThomas Didymus
Mitt Romney made some aeronautical engineering observations Saturday while speaking about Friday's emergency landing of a plane on which his wife was a passenger. He wondered why aircraft windows don't open, saying, "It’s a real problem."
'Zombie bees' found in Washington state for first time by Leigh Goessl
It has been confirmed an amateur beekeeper in Washington state has found "zombie bees" on his property. This is the first time "zombees" have been identified in Washington state.
Canada: The Globe & Mail hit over Margaret Wente response by Larry Clifton
Margaret Wente, a 20-year columnist for Canada’s largest-selling newspaper, The Globe & Mail, stands accused of plagiarism by colleagues and her boss.
iPhone 5 excitement being replaced by complaints by Oliver VanDervoort
Just four days ago, the only talk about the iPhone 5 was just how excited people were to get their hands on it. Now that people are seeing it up close, there have been quite a few problems reported.
'Saturday Night Live' tackles the undecided voter in spoof ad by Michael Krebs
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' examines the perspectives of the undecided voter, noting the broad nature of the questions these swing voters possess.
Rand Paul sole vote against U.S. Senate resolution on Iran by Ken Hanly
On Saturday (Sept. 22) the U.S. Senate voted 90 to 1 to pass a non-binding resolution that would prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The lone senator voting against the resolution was Rand Paul, son of Ron Paul the well-known libertarian.
Greece's Golden Dawn opens office in New York City by Katerina Nikolas
Greece's ultra-nationalist party Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi) has inaugurated a new office in New York City, to reach out to the Greek diaspora. A branch of the political party is already operational in Melbourne, Australia.
NASA rover Curiosity targets pyramid-shaped rock on Mars by Nancy Houser
NASA reports that their rover, Curiosity, has discovered a pyramid-shaped rock near Bradbury Landing on Mars. The NASA team plans to determine the rock's elemental composition along with close-up photographs.
The Mars Curiosity rover
The Mars Curiosity rover
Woman learns husband was actually her father by Greta McClain
A Doylestown, Ohio woman has learned that her now deceased husband and father of her three children was actually her father.
Compound found in marijuana shown to 'turn off' cancer by Greta McClain
Researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco found that a marijuana compound known as cannabidiol can stop metastasis in many types of aggressive cancers.
Video: Soccer player throws away bomb moments before explosion by David Silverberg
Captured on video, a local Iranian soccer match was disrupted by a bomb explosion. One of the players unsuspectingly tossed the grenade-like device off the pitch a few seconds before it exploded.
Costa Concordia captain blamed for tragedy by panel of experts by Marcus Hondro
A panel of 4 marine experts appointed by a court in Italy have come to the conclusion the greatest fault for the Jan. 13 tragedy that took the lives of 32 passengers and crew lies with the captain, Francesco Schettino. The ruling is not a surprise.

Top Blogs

Can Facebook Create a Better Search Engine? by Andrew Sokolov
Facebook's commander in chief announced that the company has a team of developers working on a new search engine...
Video: Freakiest chemical reaction I've ever seen by David Silverberg
Behold a video that will likely fascinate or creep you out. Shown is fire being lit on spoonful of mercury(II)...
I have no money by Chris James
So, a few of weeks ago, after a particularly horrific day of work, I left my job. For any possible libelous purposes, I...

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  2. Leigh Goessl
  3. Anne Sewell
  4. Larry Clifton
  5. Alexander Baron
  6. Darren Weir
  7. Andrew Moran
  8. Katerina Nikolas
  9. Ken Hanly
  10. Elizabeth Batt
  11. JohnThomas Didymus
  12. Victoria N. Alexander
  13. Tim Sandle
  14. Gar Swaffar
  15. Marcus Hondro
  16. Elliott Freeman
  17. Steve Hayes
  18. Arthur Weinreb
  19. Paul Wallis
  20. Yukio Strachan
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