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Source: The Guradian

Why aren’t we outraged by child poverty in Britain and the US?

Today 11:46 GMT

The JRF study found that much of the rise in child poverty has been driven by increases in in-work poverty and that between 2010-11 and 2016-17, the child poverty rate and the number of children in poverty in working families rose more steeply than at any time in the last 20 years.

Where are the mass protests about child poverty, or have we really become so desensitised by the juggernaut of Tory austerity in Britain, and to relentless attacks on welfare in the US, that we are no longer shocked by the desperation of these youngsters and their parents?

Source: The Guradian

Human rights body calls on US school to ban electric shocks on children

Today 10:50 GMT

An international body entrusted with upholding human rights across the Americas has called for an immediate ban on the controversial use of electric shocks on severely disabled children in a school outside Boston.

The Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts, is believed to be the only school in the world that routinely inflicts high-powered electric shocks as a form of punishment on vulnerable children and adults.

Source: The Guradian

US concerns about abortion and refugees leave country isolated at UN

Tuesday 20:56 GMT

The United States has found itself isolated at the 193-member United Nations general assembly over Washington’s concerns about the promotion of abortion and a voluntary plan to address the global refugee crisis.

When Trump came to power last year he reinstated the so-called Mexico City Policy that withholds US funding for international organizations that perform abortions or provide information about abortion.

Source: Fox News

Man who sniffs dirty socks daily hospitalized with fungal infection in lungs, reports say

Today 12:40 GMT

Most strains of this mold are harmless, but a few can cause serious illnesses when people with weakened immune systems, underlying lung disease or asthma inhale their spores,” the Mayo Clinic continued, noting the infection can cause wheezing, shortness of breath, or cause the infected person to cough up blood, among other symptoms.

Physicians would later discover the man had a serious fungal infection in his lungs, more formally known as pulmonary fungal disease.

Source: Global News

Tornado touches down in Port Orchard, Wash., leaving damage in its wake

Today 12:40 GMT

WATCH: Chopper footage shows destroyed properties in Port Orchard, Washington damaged by high winds and a possible tornado. Footage from the region shows homes without roofs and trees that have been uprooted.

In southern B.C., meteorologist Kristi Gordon says there is a risk of thunderstorms Tuesday with some hail possible but nothing like the intensity seen south of the border at this time.

Source: Global News

Elderly Missouri couple rescued after broken Pop-Tart starts fire

Today 12:40 GMT

An elderly couple in Missouri is safe after being rescued by police who responded when a Pop-Tart caused a fire in their home.

“Who wants to walk into a fire?”. Family members say there was extensive smoke and fire damage to the kitchen and other parts of the home, but they’re thankful the couple survived the fire.

Source: DW

Madagascar votes in electoral battle between ex-presidents

Today 12:41 GMT

Polling stations in Madagascar have opened in a runoff presidential election that pits two former leaders — and rivals — against each other.

Voters in Madagascar headed to the polls on Wednesday in a presidential runoff election between two former presidents who are battling for power in the Indian Ocean island nation. Madagascar's ten million registered voters will choose between Marc Ravalomanana, who served as president from 2002 to 2009, and Andry Rajoelina, who was president from 2009 to 2014.

Source: The Guradian

El Salvador court frees woman on trial after bearing rapist's baby

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

A rape victim who was charged with attempted murder in El Salvador after giving birth to her abuser’s baby has been found not guilty and freed from jail.

Imelda Cortez, 20, has been in custody since April 2017 after giving birth in a latrine to a baby girl fathered by her abusive stepfather. She was facing 20 years in prison after prosecutors argued that failing to tell anyone about the pregnancy or seek medical attention for the baby amounted to attempted murder.

Source: Fox News

Bear in Washington that survived burns from wildfire was shot, killed by hunter, officials say

Today 12:40 GMT

A black bear named Cinder nearly lost her life after suffering severe burns following a wildfire that ravaged parts of Washington state in 2014.

Now, the animal — whose rehabilitation story made national headlines and inspired a children's e-book — was reportedly found shot by a hunter who cut off the animal’s tracking collar and left her remains behind. The bear’s radio-transmitting collar had stopped sending signals in October 2017, leading wildlife officials to first assume Cinder had gone into hibernation for the winter, KOMO-News reported.

Source: The Guradian

Nigeria concerned over Amnesty International's 'damaging' activities

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

Nigeria is “concerned” about Amnesty International’s activities, a spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari has said, just days after the government briefly banned Unicef over claims it was training “spies” sympathetic to Boko Haram. “The federal government is increasingly concerned about the role that Amnesty International is playing in the war against terror in Nigeria,” Garba Shehu said in a statement.

Source: DW

Strasbourg attack: Suspected accomplices arrested and charged

Tuesday 22:46 GMT

Two people were arrested on Monday in connection with the gun attack that killed five people last week at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

A third suspect appeared in court suspected of involvement in supplying the weapon that alleged gunman Cherif Chekatt used in the December 11 attack according to an official close to the investigation. The two individuals detained were also suspected of "playing a role in supplying the firearm," said the official, who could not be named with the case ongoing.

Source: The Guradian

Disney accused of colonialism over 'hakuna matata' trademark

Today 12:41 GMT

Njogu said the Kenyan government should build a database of cultural expressions that could be trademarked: “We [should] start by collecting all the expressions, putting them together and then of course having the law that stipulates who the custodians of these cultural expressions should be.”

More than 50,000 people have signed a petition accusing Disney of “colonialism and robbery” after it trademarked the Swahili phrase “hakuna matata”. The expression means “no problem” in Swahili, which is spoken across east Africa and is a national language of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Source: Fox News

Strasbourg Christmas market killer's alleged gun source faces preliminary terror charges

Tuesday 23:39 GMT

A man suspected of supplying the gun used to kill five people at a Christmas market lat week in Strasbourg, France, was indicted on preliminary terror charges, multiple media outlets reported Monday.

Two other people were arrested and detained Monday as part of the terror investigation the Paris prosecutor's office has been conducting into the attack. Chekatt, 29, died in a shootout with police in Strasbourg last Thursday, two days after the attack.

Source: The Guradian

Duterte's Philippines drug war death toll rises above 5,000

Today 12:41 GMT

The official death toll from Rodrigo Duterte’s violent war on drugs in the Philippines has risen above 5,000 people, authorities have said.

The international criminal court is carrying out preliminary investigations into Duterte to determine if his drug war constitutes crimes against humanity.

Source: Fox News

'He's Become a Comic Figure': Victor Davis Hanson on Comey Denying Blame, Ripping Fox

Today 04:14 GMT

Historian and political scientist Victor Davis Hanson reacted to former FBI Director Jim Comey's statement to the press Monday, in which he denied taking unethical actions and also criticized Fox News and its viewers.

"I used to think he was a tragic figure, but he's become a comic figure," Hanson said, adding that if a regular citizen testified the way Comey did -- in claiming 245 times to not recall or remember -- that the government would respond differently than they did to him.

Source: BBC

Is there a best time of year to buy stocks?

Friday 21:50 GMT
Source: Common Domain

J&J Slammed by Concern Over Baby Powder Safety

Monday 23:40 GMT
Source: Global News

Whistler request for Alberta oilsands company to cover climate change expenses causes outrage

Saturday 04:14 GMT
Source: BBC

Waste plan floats bottle deposit scheme

Tuesday 02:25 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Plagued by porch pirates This NASA engineer set a glitter-bomb trap

Tuesday 02:25 GMT
Source: DW

Bloodhound car project prepares to smash land speed record

Monday 23:40 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Head in the clouds: the woman scaling fresh climate change heights

Sunday 10:48 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Film director and TV star Penny Marshall dies aged 75

Today 12:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Big Pharma Wins Drug Approval in China Ahead of West for First Time

Today 12:41 GMT
Source: BBC

TV star and director Penny Marshall dies

Today 12:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

With a Pinch of Innovation, Food Makers Raise Prices

Today 12:41 GMT
Source: Common Domain

How to give gifts that truly pay off for friends and family

Today 01:30 GMT
Source: BBC

China's staggering changes - in pictures

Today 12:40 GMT
Source: BBC

Huda Kattan: The millionaire beauty boss

Today 07:00 GMT

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