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More children are drowning in open water — here's how to keep yours safe

Wednesday 17:19 GMT

A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide and Nationwide's Make Safe Happen offers a warning about drowning: families need to pay more attention to swimming safety — especially in open water.

Hidden Hazards: An Exploration of Open Water Drowning and Risks for Children — finds that 43 percent of drowning occur in open water, such as quarries, oceans, lakes, rivers, retention ponds, reservoirs and ponds.

Source: Reuters

Trump metals tariffs make Granite City great again, but at what cost?

Saturday 19:06 GMT

Chrusciel and Granite City are among the winners as the Trump administration fights a multi-front war to reshape U.S. trade policy.

U.S. steel-making’s decline is reflected in the faded glory of formerly grand brick buildings, like those in many Rust Belt cities.. Across the Mississippi from St Louis, Granite City sits in Madison County, which voted for Trump by a 15-point margin. U.S. Steel has not disclosed its investment in restarting the blast furnace, which will have an annual capacity of 1.5 million tons of raw steel, but said in March the furnace would “support anticipated increased demand for steel” from Trump’s tariffs.

Source: Global News

Kansas man pleads guilty to hate crimes in killing of Indian engineer

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

A Kansas man who shot and killed an Indian software engineer and injured two others in February 2017 pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to hate crime and firearm charges, the Justice Department said.

WATCH: Shooting victim who reportedly tried to stop Kansas City-area gunman speaks out. “While we cannot ameliorate the irreparable harm to the victims and their families, we hope that securing this guilty plea brings them some measure of closure,” said Jesse Panuccio, an acting associate attorney general, in a statement.

Source: DW

Harvey Weinstein to be arrested in New York: reports

Friday 19:08 GMT

Harvey Weinstein was one of Hollywood's most powerful figures before multiple women publicly accused him of sexual misconduct in late 2017.

Read more: Actress Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein for defamation, ruining career. The New York Daily News and NBC News also reported police were expecting to arrest Weinstein on Friday. Whether Weinstein would face charges related to separate sexual assault allegations by other female celebrities and employees at his company against him was unclear.

Source: Fox News

Trooper with same name as officer falsely accused of sexual assault fights Shaun King's posts

Friday 19:08 GMT

A Texas state trooper has received thousands of death threats, his father tells Fox News, after a woman accused a different trooper with the same last name of sexually assaulting her during a traffic stop, only to be contradicted by video evidence.

King and civil rights attorney Lee Merritt identified the accused trooper as “Officer Hubbard” or “Hubbard,” without revealing his first name. The threats poured in after columnist and activist Shaun King brought attention to the accusations on Twitter, but before body cam video contradicted those allegations.

Source: CBS News

Subtropical Storm Alberto is first named tropical weather system of 2018

Saturday 14:32 GMT

Subtropical Storm Alberto is the first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Friday.

At the most recent information available from NOAA, the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio and areas of Mexico from Tulum to Cabo Catoche should monitor Alberto for the next 24 hours.

Source: CBS News

FDA warns benzocaine gel teething products are unsafe, wants them off the market

Thursday 20:59 GMT

Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.

"We urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine for teething pain," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, in a statement.

Source: CBS News

Dramatic video shows major flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland

Today 09:57 GMT

Flash floods struck a Maryland community wracked by similar flooding in 2016, authorities said, and water rescues were being carried out as raging brown waters surged through the streets Sunday.

Some residents of Ellicott City told The Baltimore Sun the flooding appeared to be worse than the 2016 flooding that killed two people and destroyed local businesses. The National Weather Service said a flash flood warning has been issued for the area, calling it an "extremely dangerous situation" and urging motorists not to attempt to navigate flooded roads.

Source: The Guradian

Marseille: at least one injured after masked gang opens fire in French city

Tuesday 21:53 GMT

Hooded gunmen armed with AK-47s have opened fire near a group of young people on a housing estate outside the Mediterranean French city of Marseille before reportedly taking a man hostage.

The local prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said the gunmen were involved in an exchange of fire with police called to the scene who found their squad car blocked by a Renault Megane belonging to the gang. Witnesses said the group brandished several semi-automatic rifles and at least one handgun.

Source: CBS News

Charlize Theron to play Megyn Kelly in upcoming movie about Roger Ailes

Saturday 19:06 GMT

The film will focus on the fall of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes and the sexual misconduct accusations that led to his ouster.

Roach is in familiar territory with the story ripped from recent headlines; he also directed "Game Change," on the 2008 presidential campaign, and is set to direct a TV adaptation of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."

Source: The Guradian

Famous Russian painting of Ivan the Terrible 'seriously damaged' in pole attack

Today 00:35 GMT

One of Russia’s most famous paintings, which depicts tsar Ivan the Terrible cradling his dying son, has been badly damaged after a man attacked it with a metal pole.

Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581 – was completed by renowned Russian realist Ilya Repin in 1885 and portrays a grief-stricken tsar holding his own son in his arms after dealing him a mortal blow, a historical incident the veracity of which some Russian nationalists dispute.

Source: NBC News

The 12 men who walked on the moon

Saturday 19:06 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Senior EPA officials collaborated with climate change denial group, emails show

Saturday 10:53 GMT
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NFL anthem policy: petition asks Nike, Ford to cut ties with league

Friday 19:08 GMT
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How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

Saturday 12:43 GMT
Source: New York Times

What We Get Wrong About Animals

Sunday 00:36 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Wracked by Opioid Crisis, Philadelphia Braces for Tent-Camp Closures

Sunday 06:05 GMT
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"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Sophia's Secret

Sunday 03:20 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Famous Russian painting of Ivan the Terrible 'seriously damaged' in pole attack

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: CBS News

Dramatic video shows major flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland

Today 09:57 GMT
Source: Global News

Summer weather forecast: A typical Canadian summer, with a few exceptions

Today 09:56 GMT
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Will Weinstein lawyer's 'casting couch' comment hurt his defense?

Today 09:57 GMT
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'Catastrophic' flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues

Today 09:57 GMT
Source: Common Domain

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ struggles in its opening weekend

Today 09:57 GMT
Source: DW

Pakistan to hold general election in July amid deteriorating civilian-military ties

Sunday 15:25 GMT

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