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Man stabs 5-year old stepdaughter to death because she was hungry

Man stabs 5-year old stepdaughter to death because she was hungry

A Michigan man “snapped” when his 5-year-old stepdaughter said she wanted something to eat — stabbing the little girl to death, and then setting her body on fire, a court heard this week. Thomas McClellan, 25, of Holt, admitted that he knocked Luna Michelle Younger to the ground, sat on her hips and stabbed her […]

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At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

Aug 17, – The victims consumed the tainted liquor Monday evening and fell ill the following day, said Superintendent Niranjan Kumar. Five others were being treated for poisoning in a hospital in the Gopalganj district of the state, said Rahul Kumar, a district magistrate. At least 12 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in […]

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Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Jun 21, – The 10 men died late Saturday, three days after drinking the cheap liquor in Malvani, in Mumbai’s Malad suburb. Around 40 others were being treated in hospitals, including 15 in critical condition. Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such […]

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Not just women; men too get affected by bone diseases

Not just women; men too get affected by bone diseases

Oct 20, – Osteoporosis occurs when there is a loss in the peak bone mass and loss of calcium, leading to hip, knee and shoulder fractures. Bone diseases among women are a common occurrence, but of late these problems, especially osteoporosis, are fast affecting men, mostly after they turn 60, experts say. “Osteoporosis, which was […]

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Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Oct 13, – The accident occurred Friday night as the red-and-yellow cargo truck made its way back from a party in the provincial capital of Santa Teresa, an area about 310 miles (500 kilometers) southeast of Lima. It went off the road and fell about 650 feet (200 meters) into a deep ravine, ending up […]

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Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College

Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College

June 20, AP – “As women gained weight, their eating attitudes worsened and body dissatisfaction rose,” said Laura Girz, a University of Toronto graduate student and lead author of the study, published online recently in the journal Appetite. It’s true that college students tend to pack on extra pounds, but women are more likely to […]

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Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

Abu Dhabi: students Call for strong child protection law

June 10, AP – According to a group of freshmen students at the Abu Dhabi University, child abuse is a reality at home and often committed by the very same individuals children look up to for protection. Students in the Capital are calling for a more stringent child protection law, mandatory reporting of child abuse […]

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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

June 6, AP – The unrest in Turkey has continued for nearly a week. But it’s no longer about saving trees in an Istanbul city park; it’s about basic democratic abuses in the country. Calls for the resignation of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan are growing louder as the violent clashes between police and demonstrators escalate. […]

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Turkish riot police break up Istanbul park protest

Turkish riot police break up Istanbul park protest

May 31, AP – ISTANBUL (AP) — Several protesters were injured when a wall they climbed collapsed during a police chase, and at least two people — including a prominent journalist — were hit in the head by tear gas canisters. Two opposition legislators were among several hospitalized after being affected by the gas, the […]

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Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

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