CBC to reveal hosts of flagship news program ‘The National’ on Tuesday — National Post

TORONTO — CBC will unveil the new hosts of its flagship news program “The National” on Tuesday. Peter Mansbridge stepped down from his role as anchor and chief correspondent earlier this month. CBC News has previously confirmed there will be more than one host. The public broadcaster has been scouting candidates within and outside the…

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Austria: Court convicts man who questioned gassing of Jews — National Post

VIENNA — An Austrian court has found a man who claimed the mass killings of Jews in gas chambers under Adolf Hitler was a story made up by Jews guilty of violating the country’s anti-Nazi laws and sentenced him to a suspended 12-month prison term. Additionally, the man has been convicted of the crime of…

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Tisha B’Av — Jewish Thoughts

Beginning tonight, we enter the fast of Tisha B’Av, known as the saddest day on the Jewish calendar when we mourn the destruction of the Temples. To commemorate this tragedy we fast, avoid certain pleasurable activities, and hold special services in shul. If you are a healthy adult who is able to fast, it is […]

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A Brand New Editor for the WordPress Mobile Apps

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Now that so many of us carry around tiny pocket-size computers, more and more of our Internet time happens on phones and tablets — not just browsing, but creating. You’ve been asking for a better publishing experience in the WordPress app to make mobile publishing smoother. Today we’re introducing a new editor for iOS and Android, codenamed “Aztec.” It’s speedy and reliable, works with posts and pages, and is ready for beta testing!

What’s New?

At first glance, the Aztec editor might look like the old editor — which means you already know how to use it, with no learning curve.

What’s different, exactly? A lot:

  • The overall user experience is smoother and snappier, with improved scrolling and faster image insertion.
  • Spellcheck now works reliably.
  • The addition of Undo and Redo tools means you can easily fix mistakes or move between different versions of your text when writing (and re-writing!).

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