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article imageTopFinds: Charlie Hebdo shootings; Marriott Wi-Fi controversy

By Michael Thomas     Jan 10, 2015 in Internet
Paris sees its worst violence in years as 12 people are killed at the office of magazine Charlie Hebdo. Marriott is in hot water over its Wi-Fi policy. The ongoing "sex slave" scandal may see Bill Clinton subpoenaed. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists this week reported on horrific tragedies, provided updates on ongoing investigations and interviewed several big names.
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.

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Top Images

People place a "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie") sign outside the Charlie Hebdo...
People place a "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie") sign outside the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris on January 9, 2015
Jacques Demarthon, AFP
Marseille supporters cheer under a screen displaying the words "Je suis Charlie" before a ...
Marseille supporters cheer under a screen displaying the words "Je suis Charlie" before a match against Montpellier on January 9, 2015 at the Mosson Stadium in Montpellier, southern France
Pascal Guyot, AFP
Women give out white roses near the Capitole building in Toulouse  southern France  on January 9  20...
Women give out white roses near the Capitole building in Toulouse, southern France, on January 9, 2015 which has "Toulouse est Charlie" (Toulouse is Charlie) projected on its facade
Remy Gabalda, AFP
German chancellor Angela Merkel signs the condolences book on January 8  2015 at the French Embassy ...
German chancellor Angela Merkel signs the condolences book on January 8, 2015 at the French Embassy in Berlin for the victims of an attack by armed gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo
Odd Andersen, Pool/AFP/File
Britain's Prince Harry signs a book of condolence at the French embassy in London on January 9 ...
Britain's Prince Harry signs a book of condolence at the French embassy in London on January 9, 2015 for the 12 victims of the attack on the Paris offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo
Ben Stansall, Pool/AFP
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy signs a book of condolences at the French Embassy in Madrid on ...
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy signs a book of condolences at the French Embassy in Madrid on January 9, 2015 for victims of a terror attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead
, Pool/AFP
US President Barack Obama (R) signs the condolence book beside French Ambassador to the United State...
US President Barack Obama (R) signs the condolence book beside French Ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud in Washington, DC, January 8, 2015
Jim Watson, AFP
Candles and a flower are placed on a sign reading in French "We are Charlie" on January 8 ...
Candles and a flower are placed on a sign reading in French "We are Charlie" on January 8, 2015, on the Place de Republique in Paris
Bertrand Guay, AFP/File
"Paris est Charlie" (Paris is Charlie) is projected onto the Arc de Triomphe in Paris  on ...
"Paris est Charlie" (Paris is Charlie) is projected onto the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, on January 9, 2015, to pay tribute to the victims of a deadly attack on the Paris headquarters of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo
Matthieu Alexandre, AFP
French President Francois Hollande speaks to the nation at the Elysee Palace in Paris  on January 9 ...
French President Francois Hollande speaks to the nation at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on January 9, 2015
Remy De La Mauviniere, Pool/AFP
The European Union will next meet on February 12 in a summit focusing on how to boost anti-terror ef...
The European Union will next meet on February 12 in a summit focusing on how to boost anti-terror efforts in the wake of the deadly Islamist attack on a French satirical weekly in Paris
Emmanuel Dunand, AFP
Demonstrations of solidarity and commemoration have been carried out across the world for the 12 peo...
Demonstrations of solidarity and commemoration have been carried out across the world for the 12 people killed in Paris in an Islamist attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo
Frederick Florin, AFP
A flag flies among tributes on January 9  2015 outside the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris f...
A flag flies among tributes on January 9, 2015 outside the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris for the victims of the January 7 massacre at the weekly, which left 12 dead
Jacques Demarthon, AFP
A woman looks at floral tributes left outside the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris for the vi...
A woman looks at floral tributes left outside the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris for the victims of the January 7 massacre at the weekly, which left 12 dead
Jacques Demarthon, AFP
People attend a gathering in The Hague on January 8  2015 to pay tribute to the victims of a deadly ...
People attend a gathering in The Hague on January 8, 2015 to pay tribute to the victims of a deadly attack on the Paris headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo
Valerie Kuypers, ANP/AFP
People stand on the pedestal of a statue on the Place de Republique in Paris  on January 8  2015  du...
People stand on the pedestal of a statue on the Place de Republique in Paris, on January 8, 2015, during a gathering as a tribute to the 12 people killed by two gunmen at the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo's editorial office
Bertrand Guay, AFP
The Eiffel tower's lights are switched off in Paris on January 8  2015  in tribute to the twelv...
The Eiffel tower's lights are switched off in Paris on January 8, 2015, in tribute to the twelve people killed the day before in an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo
Jacques Demarthon, AFP
People observe a minute of silence in Strasbourg on January 8  2015 for the victims of an attack by ...
People observe a minute of silence in Strasbourg on January 8, 2015 for the victims of an attack by armed gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris
Frederick Florin, AFP
A person lights a candles next to a placard reading "Ink must flow not blood. RIP" during ...
A person lights a candles next to a placard reading "Ink must flow not blood. RIP" during a vigil held on the Place de Republique in Paris, on January 8, 2015
Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP
French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's editor-in-chief  Stephane Charbonnier  known as Charb  ...
French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's editor-in-chief, Stephane Charbonnier, known as Charb, in Paris on December 27, 2012
Francois Guillot, AFP/File
French soldiers patrol in front of the Eiffel Tower on January 8  2015 in Paris as the capital was p...
French soldiers patrol in front of the Eiffel Tower on January 8, 2015 in Paris as the capital was placed under the highest alert status a day after heavily armed gunmen shouting Islamist slogans stormed French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo
Bertrand Guay, AFP
French President Francois Hollande (centre)  flanked by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (left) a...
French President Francois Hollande (centre), flanked by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (left) and Paris Police Prefect Bernard Boucault (right) observes a minute of silence on January 8, 2015, following the Charlie Hebdo attack
Remy de la Mauviniere, POOL/AFP
Front pages of newspapers in Belgium the day after an attack by gunmen on French satirical weekly Ch...
Front pages of newspapers in Belgium the day after an attack by gunmen on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris that killed 12 people
-, Belga/AFP
A placard under the street sign of the road where the office of the French satirical magazine Charli...
A placard under the street sign of the road where the office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is situated in Paris, on January 8, 2014, a day after the attacks that killed 12 people
Martin Bureau, AFP
Candles  flowers and pens are placed at the Place de Republique (Republic square) in Paris  on Janua...
Candles, flowers and pens are placed at the Place de Republique (Republic square) in Paris, on January 8, 2015, in tribute of victims, a day after two gunmen killed 12 people in an attack at Charlie Hebdo's editorial office in Paris
Kenzo Tribouillard, AFP
French soldiers patrol in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris  on January 8  2015
French soldiers patrol in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, on January 8, 2015
Bertrand Guay, AFP
People observe a minute of silence in Strasbourg  eastern France  on January 8  2015 for the victims...
People observe a minute of silence in Strasbourg, eastern France, on January 8, 2015 for the victims of an attack by armed gunmen on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris
Frederick Florin, AFP
People observe a minute of silence in front of the city hall in Toulouse  on January 8  2015  to pay...
People observe a minute of silence in front of the city hall in Toulouse, on January 8, 2015, to pay tribute to the twelve people killed the day before in an attack by two armed gunmen on the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris
Remy Gabalda, AFP
The French national flag is held up as a man holds a placard that reads "Dead for drawings"...
The French national flag is held up as a man holds a placard that reads "Dead for drawings" during a rally at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on January 7, 2015
Dominique Faget, AFP
A woman places flowers near the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris  on Jan...
A woman places flowers near the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, on January 8, 2015
Martin Bureau, AFP
Black bows are attached to the French national flag and the European Union flag (left)  at the Elyse...
Black bows are attached to the French national flag and the European Union flag (left) at the Elysee Palace in Paris on January 8, 2015, the morning after an attack by armed gunmen on the satirical weekly Charlie Habdo killed 12 people
Patrick Kovarik, AFP
A silent vigil takes place in Tours  central France in memory of the victims of Wednesday s terror a...
A silent vigil takes place in Tours, central France in memory of the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in Paris.
Je Suis Charlie open source
People hold posters in Trafalgar Square in London to show their respect for the twelve people killed...
People hold posters in Trafalgar Square in London to show their respect for the twelve people killed in Paris on January 7, 2015
Leon Neal, AFP
A man holds a placard reading "Why?" during a rally in support of the victims of the terro...
A man holds a placard reading "Why?" during a rally in support of the victims of the terrorist attack on French satyrical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on January 7, 2015
Dominique Faget, AFP
A woman holds up the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo during a gathering at the Place de la Republique...
A woman holds up the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on January 7, 2015
Dominique Faget, AFP
People light candles during a rally in support of the victims of the attack by gunmen at French sati...
People light candles during a rally in support of the victims of the attack by gunmen at French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on January 7, 2015
Martin Bureau, AFP
French police cordon off a street leading to the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo ...
French police cordon off a street leading to the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, after gunment stormed the building and killed 12 people on January 7, 2015
Dominique Faget, AFP
Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical new...
Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, on January 7, 2015
Philippe Dupeyrat, AFP
French security forces have cordoned off the entrance to the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Pa...
French security forces have cordoned off the entrance to the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris after gunmen stormed the offices and killed 12 people on January 7, 2015
Martin Bureau, AFP

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Charlie Hebdo suspects identified, reports differ on their status by Marcus Hondro
The identities of three men believed to have attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo Wednesday and shot dead 12 have been released. Some reports say one was killed, the other two captured. Other reports say one is in custody, two at large
Jian Ghomeshi sex assault trial starts Thursday in Toronto court by Marcus Hondro
Whether Canada is ready for it or not 2015 will begin with repeat news from 2014 as disgraced former-CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi's criminal trial is set to start on Thursday, Jan. 8. It's not clear if Ghomeshi himself will appear in court on that date.
It's not personal: Marriott clarifies Wi-Fi hotspot blocking plan by Brenton Currie
Hotel giant Marriott has rushed to clarify its decision to ask the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to block guest Wi-Fi networks within their hotels.
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3,100 students embroiled in North Carolina cheating scandal by Megan Hamilton
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Why trending #KillAllMuslims isn't all it seems by Brett Wilkins
The twitter hashtag #KillAllMuslims has been trending strong in the wake of Wednesday's Islamist terrorist attack on the headquarters of a controversial French satire magazine known for its cartoons skewering religion.
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