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. […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

‘Price Is Right’ on break after death of Drew Carey’s ex-fiancée Amie Harwick

The production company behind “Price Is Right” said on Monday that it would take a break from taping the hit show after the sudden death of host Drew Carey’s ex-fiancée, reports said. The popular daytime game show has been postponed for this week and may be delayed until March 2 due to the death of […]

Coronavirus: Japan cruise ship’s US passengers home for further quarantine

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmericans are taken from the docked ship to Haneda airport in Tokyo Two planes carrying hundreds of US citizens from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan have arrived in the US. One plane landed at a US Air Force base in California and the other in Texas. […]