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London Ambulance Service to review terror attack protocol after ‘run, hide, tell’ advice made casualties hard to find

A number of those caught up in the London Bridge attack were so well “barricaded” into hiding places in Borough Market that it took some time before they were found and given medical treatment.

Ambulance chiefs said they fully supported the “run, hide, tell” advice but first-response medics were being reminded that not all casualties are easily found after a terrorist incident.

Wish You Weren’t Here

As B’nai Brith Canada continued to tour its anti-Roger Waters documentary Wish You Weren’t Here, CEO Michael Mostyn responded to the Pink Floyd co-founder’s outburst at one of his recent Toronto concerts, in which he singled Mostyn out.

Before the intermission at his second Toronto concert at the Air Canada Centre on Oct. 3, Waters, a spokesperson for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, claimed that Mostyn said his shows feature “long, lengthy tirades against the country of Israel.”

Carrie Fisher gave predatory producer a cow’s tongue in a box

Carrie Fisher once hand-delivered a cow’s tongue wrapped in a Tiffany box to a predatory Hollywood producer, a friend of the late actor has claimed.

Screenwriter Heather Robinson said that Fisher had intervened after the unnamed executive, identified as an Oscar winner, had tried to force himself on Robinson.

What? 6.5% interest on a $15,000 loan? There is no usury in Islam! I cut yur nek, inshallah!

No-calculator math test reveals weak mental math among Alberta students

Grade 6 students did poorly on a new no-calculator portion of provincial mathematics exams, Alberta’s education minister said Tuesday.

Last fall, concerned about children’s grasp of math fundamentals, David Eggen introduced a new 15-minute, 15-question section to the math exam written by all sixth graders across the province.