Nightly News to Report

Well, time delayed news to report at least. As always these are just the stories that have caught my eye. That doesn’t mean they are complete or even the most important.

Olympics

With Olympic Ban on Belarus President, West Initiates New Era of Sport Politicization (Gazerta, Russia) (The Moderate Voice)

Twitter does something really, really, really stupid – will they fix it? (Boing Boing)

Canada

Canadian Supreme Court copyright rules will eviscerate Access Canada’s business model (Boing Boing)

Reliability of Canada’s official crime rate questioned (Security Director News)

France

France Honors [US] World War II Heroes with the Legion of Honor (The Moderate Voice)

Iraq

Iraqi Refugees: Will the Misery Ever End? (Update) (Moderate Voice)

Mali

Fashion as Resistance: The Case of Mali (Racialicious)

Spain

Spain king ousted as honorary president of World Wildlife Fund branch after elephant hunt (The Washington Post)

Uganda

Uganda: Ebola’s back (Boing Boing)

United Kingdom

UK high court experiences flash of sanity, decriminalizes sarcastic aviation tweeting (boing Boing)

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