No Country On track to Ensuring a Better Future for its Children — Global Issues

Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country, a new report states. Credit:Tess Bacalla/IPS by Samira Sadeque (united nations) Friday, February 21, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Feb 21 (IPS) – There is no country that is on the […]

Man’s skin inflammation blamed on tattoo he got 10 years earlier

TORONTO — A 42-year-old man seeking treatment for a reaction to a 10-year-old tattoo is one of the latest dermatology cases in the New England Journal of Medicine. The man, who is not named in the publication, came to the dermatologist seeking treatment for a “sarcoidal” reaction, or inflamed nodules or papules of skin, that […]

Mountain lion believed to have attacked California girl, 6, is caught and killed

A mountain lion that authorities believe attacked a 6-year-old girl in Northern California on Sunday was captured and euthanized, the state department of fish and wildlife said Thursday. The 6-year-old survived the attack at Rancho San Antonio County Park and Open Space Preserve in Santa Clara County, which is in the San Francisco Bay Area. […]

Protesters at St-Lambert blockade served with injunction

QUEBEC — Premier François Legault says Quebec is ready to move in and dismantle the freshly installed St-Lambert railroad blockade. “There was an injunction requested,” Legault told reporters. “As soon as the injunction is granted, we will dismantle.” About an hour after Legault’s remarks, a CN spokesperson confirmed to the Montreal Gazette the railway had […]

After job is eliminated, police chief strips down to underwear and walks home in snowstorm

A New Hampshire police chief stripped down to his underwear and walked home in the middle of a snowstorm after his position was eliminated by the town’s selectboard. Richard Lee was relieved of his duties as police chief of Croydon, New Hampshire, Tuesday night after a three-member board voted to eliminate the one-man department. After serving […]

Tusla disclosed location of child victim to alleged abuser – report

Tusla, the child and family agency, accidentally disclosed the contact and location data of a mother and child victim to an alleged abuser, the State’s data watchdog has said in its annual report. The data breach occurred last year and was one of three breach notifications received by the Data Protection Commission between February and […]

Several dead in shootings in German city of Hanau | Germany News

At least eight people were killed in two shooting incidents late on Wednesday in the German city of Hanau, police said. Police special units are chasing the perpetrators who fled the scene of the first attack in a dark-coloured vehicle, police added. More: Heavily armed police sealed off two streets in the city of Hanau, where […]

Adam Kay – Channel 4 News

Adam Kay is the author of one of the most successful books of the last couple of years, ‘This is Going to Hurt’, which is based upon his diaries from his former career as a doctor before he quit medicine. He wrote down his often hilarious experiences as a way to cope with the stresses […]

‘Queen put her foot down’ Meghan and Harry delivered ‘big blow’ with Sussex Royal ban | Royal | News

The Queen is believed to have ordered Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to give up plans to build their business efforts on the Sussex Royal brand because they have agreed to give up their working royal role to seek “financial independence.” Sky News royal correspondent Rihannon Mills suggested the decision to band the Duke and […]

Dreams review and interview – video game construction kit

Dreams – don’t just play games, make them (pic: Sony) GameCentral reviews the new game creation tool from the makers of LittleBigPlanet and talks to creative director Mark Healey about its future. Dreams is not a video game. It is the means for ordinary people to make their own video games (or art installations of […]