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Queen's in the News: April 25, 2013

Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) – Law enforcement officials stop a Canadian-al-Qaeda terrorist plot to derail a train, in the China Post and Arab Times (Kuwait); Canadian terrorism bill becomes law despite concerns over civil liberties, in the Vancouver Province, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. 

Vincent Mosco (Sociology) – The Associated Press Twitter account is hacked and reports false news about an attack on the White House, on CBC TV’s The National, Calgary Herald, Regina Leader Post and Ottawa Citizen. 

David Skillicorn (School of Computing) – The Associated Press Twitter account is hacked and reports false news about an attack on the White House, on CTV News Channel

John Smol (Biology) – Ontario government announces funding to keep Experimental Lakes Area  research centre open, in Victoria Times Colonist, Lethbridge Herald, Kelowna Daily Courier and several other newspapers and websites, as well as CBC Radio Toronto and CBC.ca. 

Erin Crandall (Political Studies) – Justin Trudeau looks to bring Liberals back to power, in an online chat carried on Postmedia News websites (including Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen and Montreal Gazette).

Naomi Alboim (School of Policy Studies) – Jason Kinney is creating a two-tier Canada for immigrants, in the Toronto Star. 

Ken Wong (School of Business) – What is the future of downtown Kingston after a popular bookstore closes, on CBC Radio’s Ontario Morning and CKWS TV. 

Monica LaBarge (School of Business) –Justin Trudeau says he will not use negative attack ads, on CHML (Hamilton radio). 

Steven Hall (Otolaryngology) – Wins award from Canadian Cancer Society, in Kingston Whig-Standard and on CKWS TV. 

Louis Delvoie (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Is RCMP Superintendent Bruno Saccomani qualified to be Canada’s ambassador to Jordan, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. 

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – The Iran-Canada terrorism connection, in the Kingston Whig-Standard. 

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