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article imageTopFinds: Petraeus sex scandal widens, Ron Paul's farewell speech

By David Silverberg     Nov 16, 2012 in Internet
A four-star general is embroiled in a sex scandal involving his biographer. What kind of farewell speech did Ron Paul make recently? A NASA study has reported a rise in Antarctic sea ice. 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 most intriguing political news, stunning science updates, photo essays 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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Showdown with TSA set for 'Opt Out and Film Week' November 19-26 (Includes interview) by Elliott Freeman
The National Opt Out and Film Week, a new campaign designed to expose the abusive policies of the TSA, is set to launch during Thanksgiving, one of the busiest travel times of the year -- and the TSA might not be able to stop it.
In Photos: Remembering Canada's forgotten man on Remembrance Day (Includes first-hand account) by Andrew Moran
On the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto, hundreds gathered to pay tribute and honour Canada's forgotten men and women, who lost their lives fighting in the wars and many battles since World War I.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen s Park in Toronto.
Remembrance Day ceremony taking place at the north lawn of Queen's Park in Toronto.
Dr Ingrid Visser presents verbal testimony in orca court case (Includes interview) by Elizabeth Batt
New Zealand scientist Dr. Ingrid Visser, presented a verbal report to an Amsterdam court about the condition of a young female orca named Morgan. Morgan's health she says, has been rapidly declining since she was sent to Loro Parque in Tenerife last year.
Supreme Court to consider gay marriage (Includes interview) by Greta McClain
On Tuesday, November 6th Maine, Maryland and Washington voted to legalize same-sex marriage, while Minnesota voters rejected a proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
London's new architectural masterpiece — The Shard (Includes first-hand account) by Lesley Lanir
The Shard, designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano, is the City of London's newest landmark and Western Europe's tallest building. Once open, visitors will be able to experience London's changing cityscapes from 09.00 am to 22.00 pm daily.

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The Common Mormon (Papilio polytes) is a common species of swallowtail butterfly widely distributed ...
The Common Mormon (Papilio polytes) is a common species of swallowtail butterfly widely distributed across Asia. This is the female of the species.
The area of ice crystal magic in undisclosed location of Chehalis Lake  BC  Canada.
The area of ice crystal magic in undisclosed location of Chehalis Lake, BC, Canada.
The Shard  London
The Shard, London
Blue Chinese Dragon. This is a juvenile who has not yet obtained the unicellular plants (zooxanthell...
Blue Chinese Dragon. This is a juvenile who has not yet obtained the unicellular plants (zooxanthellae) which will multiply in its digestive system and provide nutrients to the slug.
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In the Media

NASA: Antarctic sea ice grows – but the climate’s still changing by Robert Myles
A NASA study has reported a rise in Antarctic sea ice. For cherry picking climate change deniers, it may be a neat counterweight to Arctic ice melt but, as the NASA study shows, Antarctic ice expansion is another worrying trend in global climate change.
Op-Ed: Emergency protest at the Israeli Embassy in London by Alexander Baron
Stop-the-War has called an emergency protest outside the Israeli embassy in London this evening in anticipation of another Gaza massacre.
Ron Paul in farewell speech: ‘How much have I accomplished?’ by Brian LaSorsa
Ron Paul, the 77-year old Texan congressman who spawned a new political movement in the United States, gave his farewell speech Wednesday afternoon.
Ron Paul addresses the crowd.
Ron Paul addresses the crowd.
Impeachment, Electoral College on latest White House petitions by Andrew Moran
The White House is starting to be petitioned for several changes in Washington. Thousands of individuals have already signed on to support impeachment of President Barack Obama, eliminate the Electoral College and allow Austin to secede from Texas.
Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, shoots for V magazine by JohnThomas Didymus
V magazine recently flew "the human Barbie doll," Valeria Lukyanova, to New York for an interview and photo shoot. With her appearance in New York, questions about her real existence have been answered once and for all.
Texas secession petition to White House reaches 25,000 threshold by JohnThomas Didymus
Less than a week after President Barack Obama's reelection, a petition submitted to the White House website calling for secession of Texas from the union has received more than 35,000 signatures, far more than for the other states that petitioned.
Papa John's faces boycott after plans to cut hours for Obamacare by JohnThomas Didymus
Papa John's CEO John Schnatter says that with Obama having won the election, and with no hope of repeal of his health care reform, employees may have to pay the cost with reduced hours. Twitter and Facebook users have threatened to boycott Papa John's.
Toronto war memorial defaced after Remembrance Day ceremonies by Arthur Weinreb
Shortly after services concluded, someone wrote "Canada will burn praise Allah" on the Victory Peace war memorial located in Toronto's Coronation Park.
Citizens in 18 US states petition to secede after Obama's victory by JohnThomas Didymus
Reports say that as of Sunday, November 11, 2012, Americans in 18 states have petitioned the Obama administration for secession from the union to "create [their] own new government." The petitions come within days of the presidential election.
Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Antonio Cruz
Clinton to step down as Secretary of State by Raluca Besliu
A day after President Barack Obama was re-elected, Hillary Clinton’s spokesman announced that the U.S. Secretary of State will step down from her current role soon after the President’s second inauguration in January 2013.
100 UFO sightings along China-India border raise official concern by JohnThomas Didymus
Reports say that government officials in India are investigating UFO sightings along the China-India border. The Indian military authorities are puzzled by a total of 100 UFO sightings that occurred along the China-India border between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15.
Video: 'Superhero' knocks out guy on street, cops watch by Can Tran
In Seattle, Washington, there is a "mutual combat law" in effect. "Superhero" Phoenix Jones took advantage of this law to deliver his own brand of justice.
Paula Broadwell, Petraeus biographer, was the 'other woman' by JohnThomas Didymus
It has been revealed that Paula Broadwell, the author of the biography, "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus," was the woman in the extramarital affair that Petraeus cited as the reason for his resignation from the CIA.
California woman loses job over racist anti-Obama Facebook post by Brett Wilkins
A California woman has been fired from her job and has attracted the attention of the Secret Service after posting a racist Facebook status wishing for President Barack Obama's assassination.

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