Day: January 30, 2019

Christina Aguilera serenades unsuspecting donut customers

Mashable By Shannon Connellan2019-01-31 04:53:16 UTC [embedded content] You’re keen for a donut. You rock up to the shop. Christina Aguilera’s “Genie In a Bottle” is playing through the speakers. But wait, are those lyrics about… you? For a new segment dubbed “Undercover Sing,” the pop monarch herself teamed up with late show host Jimmy […]

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Canada doesn’t trust social networks to warn of election interference

Engadget RSS Feed Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images Social networks like Facebook and Twitter have set up war rooms and disclosure systems to warn of potential election meddling, but the Canadian government doesn’t believe that’s good enough. The country’s Democratic Institutions Minister has established a panel of five politicians that will warn the public […]

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Near North District School Board quiets its trustees

North Bay Nugget All media requests for information ‘filtered’ through staff Parents who want to learn what Near North District School Board trustees have to say about particular school issues will not be reading or hearing about it in the media. That is unless trustees speak during the public portion of the monthly school board […]

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Probation for man who refused police entry

North Bay Nugget ‘It was an attempt to clear a 911 call’ Getty Images When police knock on your door in response to a 911 call, you’d best let them in. That was the message Shawn Fagan was given in Ontario Court of Justice Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to obstructing a police officer. Court […]

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Northern wolves heading to Michigan

North Bay Nugget A wolf is seen in a 2008 handout photo from a trap camera in Isle Royale National Park, Mich. Michigan Technological University / THE CANADIAN PRESS The transfer of up to six wolves from a Northern Ontario island where they were starving to the U.S. is getting underway following a weeks-long delay […]

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Northern wolves heading to Michigan

Sudbury Star A wolf is seen in a 2008 handout photo from a trap camera in Isle Royale National Park, Mich. Michigan Technological University / THE CANADIAN PRESS The transfer of up to six wolves from a Northern Ontario island where they were starving to the U.S. is getting underway following a weeks-long delay caused […]

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Unions hold the hammer on Ontario classroom changes

North Bay Nugget File Graphic Randall Denley / Special to The Nugget Don’t worry about the Doug Ford government increasing class sizes or bringing merit back to teacher hiring in Ontario. The people who actually run the provincial education system will never allow it. One can make a rational case for slightly larger class sizes, […]

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Unions hold the hammer on Ontario classroom changes

Sudbury Star File Graphic Randall Denley / Special to The Nugget Don’t worry about the Doug Ford government increasing class sizes or bringing merit back to teacher hiring in Ontario. The people who actually run the provincial education system will never allow it. One can make a rational case for slightly larger class sizes, since […]

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Battalion seek fast start against Windsor

North Bay Nugget Justin Brazeau of the North Bay Battalion goes to great length to get his stick to the puck in front of goaltender Brendan Bonello of the Kingston Frontenacs in Ontario Hockey League action Sunday at Memorial Gardens. Kingston’s Jacob Murray and Ian Derungs work to counter the efforts of Brazeau, who had […]

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US prisons are reportedly creating ‘voice print’ databases

Engadget RSS Feed Image Source via Getty Images Prisons across the United States are reportedly building biometric databases that include voice recordings of incarcerated people, according to The Intercept. The report cites contracting documents for the state of New York’s prison system, as well as statements from officials in Texas, Florida, Arkansas and Arizona confirming […]

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