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Source: CBS News

Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for new regulation in wake of deadly limo crash

Monday 22:46 GMT

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday pointed to glaring gaps in safety data and singled out the National Transportation Safety Board, which he said hasn't thoroughly investigated a limousine crash in three years.

The limo driver in the crash, Scott Lisinicchia was reportedly stopped in August for not having a proper license to drive the limo.

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Source: BBC

Warning over 'unsafe' child stair gates

Tuesday 22:48 GMT

Parents should immediately stop using three market-leading child stair gates, a consumer group has said after carrying out its own safety tests.

The test forms part of the EU safety standard for stair gates and is designed to simulate the gate being pulled back and forth by a child over time. For the Dreambaby Retractable Gate, Which? said the metal tube attached to the gate became bent and detached from the casing that holds it in place, leading to the gate sagging in the middle.

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Source: Global News

‘Executioner’ in ISIS video is Canadian, says captured Mississauga ISIS member

Wednesday 06:07 GMT

“Yup, it’s another Canadian,” Muhammed Ali, an ISIS member from Mississauga, Ont., told Global News in a recent interview inside the Syrian prison where he is being held by Kurdish fighters. ‘I just want to go back’: Canadian ISIS fighter captured in northern Syria speaks out. Ali said the Canadian went by the alias Abu Rudwan, was in his 20s and “might be” from Toronto.

WATCH: (WARNING: Video may be disturbing to some viewers) FBI video of narrator ‘presiding over’ ISIS execution . In the video, he aimed a handgun at a kneeling prisoner and appeared to shoot him in the back of the head.

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Source: BBC

Baby box safety doubts raised by experts

Friday 04:15 GMT

Baby boxes are being promoted as a safe alternative to standard cots, bassinets and Moses baskets despite a lack of evidence on their safety, experts warn.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said: "Whilst the evidence around the effectiveness of baby boxes is still being debated, what we do know is that they provide all parents with the essentials needed to give their newborn baby the best start in life."

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Source: CTV

Goodale cautions Scheer: Reversing legal pot would trigger backlash

Today 00:34 GMT

If the Conservatives win the 2019 federal election and try to undo cannabis legalization, the party will face “very substantial backlash,” Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale warns.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale cautioned Scheer that reversing legal cannabis would effectively “recriminalize” people. Scheer accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday of taking a “rushed” approach to legalization and told CTV’s Power Play on Thursday that a Conservative government would “examine the reality on the ground” on cannabis and go from there.

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