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Residents should test batteries monthly and be sure that all smoke alarms 10-years old or older are replaced. The NFPA reports three out of every five home fire deaths across the nation resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
  • UN's Zeid says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation

    UN's Zeid says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation

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    Al Hussein also hit out at President Duterte, saying: "He needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric examination". "It's not too late to go back to the negotiating table if this government is really honest in looking for nonviolent means to address the communist rebellion in the country", de Lima said.
  • Government to Set Out 'Quantum Leap' Abortion Reform

    Government to Set Out 'Quantum Leap' Abortion Reform

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    Minister for Health Simon Harris said this will then be published tomorrow before further details are revealed in about three weeks. A change to the law would be a monumental step for Ireland , where since 1983 it has been estimated that 170,000 women have left the country to terminate pregnancies .
  • Trump's steel, aluminum tariffs exempt Canada, Mexico

    Trump's steel, aluminum tariffs exempt Canada, Mexico

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    Mr Trump sent global markets tumbling late last week with his announcement of a 25 per cent tariff on steel and 10 per cent tariff on aluminium to protect U.S. "This is a very important matter for Australia, it's also a very important principle", she said. Essentially, Trump is forcing countries to come forward and present him with an alternative proposal if they don't like his tariffs , which is ot that unusual in private business.
  • Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un set for 'miracle' meeting

    Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un set for 'miracle' meeting

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    It potentially marks a major breakthrough in easing tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme. But this is serious foreign policy involving an antagonistic nuclear power. North Korea appeared to confirm the summit plans. Tillerson said earlier on Thursday during a visit to Africa that, although "talks about talks" might be possible with Pyongyang, denuclearisation negotiations were likely a long way off.
  • Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low

    Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low

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    The numbers are consistent with a tight labour market with little slack left after Canada's strong economic performance past year prompted a hiring boom. Full-time employment has been responsible for the bulk of the job boom, totalling nearly half a million jobs over the past 18 months. Annual wage gains decelerated to 3.1 percent in February, after reaching 3.3 percent a month earlier.
  • Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at hospital

    Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at hospital

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    University Hospitals Fertility Center in Cleveland , Ohio is responsible for the births of thousands of babies . "We don't have the foggiest idea about the reasons why yet", DePompei said. This is a representational image showing a technician opening a vessel containing women's frozen egg cells in Amsterdam, April 6, 2011. It is exacerbated by the fact that the only way to determine if the specimens are viable is to thaw them, Liu told the Plain Dealer .
  • Korean Actor Jo Min-ki Found Dead After Sex Accusations

    Korean Actor Jo Min-ki Found Dead After Sex Accusations

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    The 52-year-old had lost his professorship over the scandal. Jo is one of the a string of high-profile figures to have been accused of sexual misconduct in South Korea in recent weeks. A flurry of other allegations followed across arts, entertainment, cinema and politics. Jo appeared in various television series and a number of films, including the hit 2013 courtroom drama The Attorney .
  • Lewis Hamilton dismisses Sebastian Vettel's unofficial Barcelona lap record as 'unofficial'

    Lewis Hamilton dismisses Sebastian Vettel's unofficial Barcelona lap record as 'unofficial'

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    Ferrari driver Vettel produced a sensational lap of one minute and 17.182 seconds on the new hypersoft compound in Barcelona on Thursday, though times in testing are not recognised officially. "I hope [Vettel's time is] good, I hope it's a good, good time so that means that they're strong and that means we have a race on our hands". Felipe Massa held the previous record of 1:18.339 in a Ferrari in 2008 testing.
  • Congress needs new ways to connect to people: Sonia

    Congress needs new ways to connect to people: Sonia

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    You would never have the ability to say to Modi what you said to me. I may or may not be able to convince you.I'm proud to sit in a room and have a gentleman say this to me. Stating that the country is in the midst of "great upheaval", Sonia claimed that the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is using its brute majority in Parliament to stifle the voice of the Opposition.
  • Interior Department Apparently Spent $138670 For Work On Ryan Zinke's Office Door

    Interior Department Apparently Spent $138670 For Work On Ryan Zinke's Office Door

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    That's more than twice the median income in the US, roughly $56,000 a year. But this would hardly be the first time that Secretary Ryan Zinke spent taxpayer money on an unusual expenditure. The Interior Department did not respond to HuffPost's request for comment on Thursday. A third opens to a hallway that features painted portraits of previous Interior secretaries.
  • Chennai: BCom student brutally murdered in broad daylight

    Chennai: BCom student brutally murdered in broad daylight

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    Aswini has lost her father and was staying with her mother at Maduravoyal, where Alagesan is also residing. The police said that Alagesan had gone to meet Ashwini to patch up with her, which ultimately turned into a tragedy. Police admitted him to a Government Hospital. In 2016, a 26-year old techie Swathi was murdered on the platform of a suburban railway station in Chennai around 6 am while waiting to board a train.
  • EU Expects US Tariff Exclusion, Could Hit Back In 90 Days

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    The EU's top trade official said Friday that "dialogue" with Washington was the bloc's "prime option" as it seeks to win exemptions from US President Donald Trump's controversial new steel and aluminium tariffs. "Everything you have for breakfast", Malmstroem said. Trump imposed the tariffs despite pleas from friends and allies who warned the new measure could ignite a trade war .
  • Manny Pacquiao announces next fight, but Bob Arum says no deal yet

    Manny Pacquiao announces next fight, but Bob Arum says no deal yet

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    In addition to saying he would fight Matthysse, Pacquiao also announced a kickoff news conference for March 22 in Kuala Lumpur with subsequent promotional news conferences throughout Asia, such as in Beijing, Tokyo, Macau and Hong Kong. It serves as a big motivation for me to train and fight hard to win the crown, ” Pacquiao said. Golden Boy Promotions, who represent Matthyse, have said "it's very preliminary".
  • Russian spy: Foreign minister says Russia willing to help in inquiry

    Russian spy: Foreign minister says Russia willing to help in inquiry

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    Longer term plans would include bolstering British military capabilities in Eastern Europe and lobbying North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in July for further reinforcements, it said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow was "ready to consider" lending a hand, "whether it's poisoning of some British subjects, whether it's rumors about interference in the USA election campaign".
  • Penguins have selfie moment in Antarctica

    Penguins have selfie moment in Antarctica

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    A second penguin suddenly appears on the left hand side of the screen, uttering what seem like shrieks of excitement. Emperor penguins wasted little time walking over to the camera to check it out, according to the Australia Antarctic Division website .
  • Do You Know Where America Stands On Guns?

    Do You Know Where America Stands On Guns?

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    I do agree with former President Barack Obama when he stated "I came to understand the importance of fatherhood through its absence - both in my life and in the lives of others". Standing behind Trump's suggestion for stronger background checks does not mean we as the editorial board want every gun owner to lose their arms.
  • USDA Report Focuses on South American Production, With a Few Domestic Surprises

    USDA Report Focuses on South American Production, With a Few Domestic Surprises

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    Chinese purchases of US soybeans have picked up a little in recent weeks but are still down 20% from last year's levels, he notes. USDA will issue more enlightening reports on wheat late in March and during April and May, when ideas about planted area and yield potential of northern-hemisphere winter cereals will be clearer as crops advance through grain-fill towards maturity and harvest mid-year.