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BlackBerry Fires 250 More Employees in Turnaround Effort

By Seth Fiegerman BlackBerry (originally RIM) laid off 250 more employees on Tuesday as part of a continued effort to turnaround the company. The layoffs, which were first reported by Bloomberg on Thursday, affected employees at BlackBerry’s product testing facility … Continue reading

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Why child abuse is so acute in the US

Why is the problem of violence against children so much more acute in the US than anywhere else in the industrialised world, asks Michael Petit, President of Every Child Matters. Over the past 10 years, more than 20,000 American children … Continue reading

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How Toronto’s Muslim Community Uncovered the Would-Be Train Bombers

By Olga Khazan After last week’s deadly bombing in Boston, news that Toronto foiled its own terrorist attack might have come as a relief. A plot to blow up a rail line between Canada and the U.S. was thwarted on Monday, … Continue reading

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Social Media Posts Urge Americans to Call Incorrect Emergency Number

Friday, February 22, 2013 Posted by: Chris Nussman You may have seen recent posts on social media sites urging people in the U.S. to dial 1-1-2 rather than 9-1-1 in certain emergencies. This is bad advice. The posts claim that … Continue reading

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