TopFinds: Brazil protesters take to the streets, fructose dangers

Posted Jun 22, 2013 by David Silverberg
Brazilian protesters take the media attention away from other hotspots around the world. Inside the harm fructose does to your body. Who is the hottest team in baseball right now? 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 reported on important political news, quirky odd stories, breaking health news 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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Top Digital Journal Reports

David McFadden and Ghassan Zaqtan win 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize (Includes first-hand account) by KJ Mullins
Thursday night at Corus Quay, along Toronto’s waterfront, the winners of the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize were announced during the annual awards ceremony.
Review: ‘This is the End’ brings tears of happiness (Includes first-hand account) by Sarah Gopaul
In ‘This is the End,’ Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel become trapped at James Franco’s house when his housewarming party is disrupted by an apocalypse.
Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel star in This is the End
Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel star in This is the End
Sony Pictures
Turkey: Police attack tourists in Taksim (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Lonna Lisa Williams
On Sunday afternoon, Turkish police attacked tourists who were peacefully walking through Taksim, Istanbul. Police used so much pepper spray that it came into the cafe where I was having tea with friends.
Turkish doctors protest by striking (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Lonna Lisa Williams
Today in Turkey, doctors walked off the job to protest the police violence against protesters and the arrest of doctors in Istanbul.
New support for fecal transplants (update) (Includes interview) by Tim Sandle
Fecal therapy is a new method of treating people with infection. However, it is still at the early stages. Now a leading U.S. medical association has come out in support.

Top Images

Pensacola Beach  Florida.
Pensacola Beach, Florida.
The Three-storied Koyasu Pagoda of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
The Three-storied Koyasu Pagoda of Kiyomizu-dera Temple.
Gov. Snyder  in Tel Aviv  speaks with correspondent Noah Smith about his 9-day trade mission in Isra...
Gov. Snyder, in Tel Aviv, speaks with correspondent Noah Smith about his 9-day trade mission in Israel
Gezi Park and Ataturk Cultural Center in Taksim (both threatened to be torn down to build an Ottoman...
Gezi Park and Ataturk Cultural Center in Taksim (both threatened to be torn down to build an Ottoman museum and mosque)
Catcher Rene Rivera went 2-for-4 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored against Reno on Monday at Kino Stadium...
Catcher Rene Rivera went 2-for-4 with 1 RBI and 2 runs scored against Reno on Monday at Kino Stadium.

In the Media

Brazil police violently crack down on nationwide protests by Brett Wilkins
While the world's attention is focused on protests in Turkey and Syria's civil war, a growing wave of nationwide protests in Brazil has been met by a violent police crackdown.
Too much fructose can cause liver damage by Tim Sandle
A new study suggests that dietary can cause liver damage even without any association with weight gain, according to an animal study.
Video shows enraged woman throwing love rival off a cliff in Peru by JohnThomas Didymus
A woman caught her husband at a rendezvous with his lover. The husband bolts. The woman sees blood red, attacks her husband's lover, drags her by the hair to the edge of a cliff, throws her off and walks away.
Toronto Blue Jays score longest winning streak since 2008 by Michael Thomas
After a lacklustre beginning to their 2013 season, the Toronto Blue Jays seem to be hitting their stride after an 8-3 win Tuesday night over the Colorado Rockies. Tuesday's win gave the Jays a seven-game winning streak
'Sharpshooter' cancer drug ready for human trials, stops cancer by Marcus Hondro
Cancer researchers from Toronto and Los Angeles combined research efforts and the result is a drug they call a "sharpshooter" for its ability to pinpoint enzymes and stop cancer, without harming healthy tissue. The drug is ready for human testing.
Sugar overload is dangerous for the heart by Tim Sandle
Too much sugar in a diet appears to be a trigger for heart problems, according to new research. Certain types of glucose appear to have an adverse effect on heart muscle.
Anne Belanger: 'Class photo ostracized my son on wheelchair' by JohnThomas Didymus
A Canadian mother Anne Belanger was deeply saddened when she saw her son's Grade 2 class photo. The photo showed her son Miles Ambridge on his wheelchair, separated from his classmates.
U.K. couple jailed for oral sex in public while teens filmed them by Marcus Hondro
A couple in the town of Barnsley in South Yorkshire have each been given 10 weeks in jail for having sex in public. The two engaged in oral sex, the male on the female, while about 40 teenagers watched nearby.
Young orca dies at Loro Parque in Tenerife by Elizabeth Batt
Loro Parque, a marine mammal park in Tenerife has just announced the death of 10-month-old killer whale, Vicky. Her death is also a blow for her owner SeaWorld, who is listed in its SEC filings as owning all of the orcas held at the facility.
Tornado can't 'shoot down' M&P by Alex Allen
It's great news for Smith & Wesson fans across the world: Smith & Wesson's M&P pistol has survived the ultimate torture test – an EF-4 tornado.
RCMP says criminal probe of Nigel Wright to be 'meticulous' by Marcus Hondro
In a statement to media from RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey this week, Cpl. Shorey implied that the force's examination of the details of Nigel Wright's $90,000 payment to Mike Duffy for criminal wrongdoing could be a lengthy one. It also promises to be thorough.
Nova Scotia man sentenced to 11 years in 'chained boy' case by Arthur Weinreb
The sentence was handed down yesterday for one of the men who kidnapped, confined and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old boy for several days.
Video: Zod revealed as 4th DLC for 'Injustice — Gods Among Us' by Can Tran
It is revealed that Superman antagonist General Zod is revealed to be the 4th DLC character for the DC Comics fighting game "Injustice: Gods Among Us."
Nick Kypreos tweets about Oilers and Maple Leafs talking trade by Marcus Hondro
Hockey insider and former Stanley Cup winner Nick Kypreos sent out a tweet this week that has a photo of Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis talking with Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish. Kypreos said he knows what trade they may be talking about.

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