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World Media Ikea Reaches $50 Million Settlement After Its Dressers Crushed Three Toddlers
Author: 0 Ikea Reaches $50 Million Settlement After Its Dressers Crushed Three Toddlers

All three boys were killed when Malm dressers tipped over on them. June's voluntary recall offered a full refund to consumers who had purchased the dressers between 2002 and 2016 or a kit that securely anchors the chest to a wall. "We need to pass my bill to prevent any further tragedies, ensure stronger standards across the board, and protect our children". Janet McGee, the mother of Ted, told 'This has been a tragic, heartbreaking season for us and our family, and no amount ...

Author: 0 President-elect Trump's Nukes Tweet Clarified

In a string of responses to Trump, Upworthy writer Parker Molloy pointed out that the US already has many more nuclear warheads than other Western nations, only being beat out by Russian Federation. "We want to make sure we are sending a clear signal to Russian Federation that we will not accept any violation of NATO's territorial integrity", Dutch Gen.

World Media Sean Spicer named Trump press secretary
Author: 0 Sean Spicer named Trump press secretary

Hope Hicks , who has fielded media requests and statements, while additionally acting as spokesperson for the majority of the campaign, will be assistant to the president and director of strategic communication. "For too long, I think that we've had this very stale operation, which is all the mainstream media folks get front row seats, and it's a question of, here are the broadcast networks, here's The Washington Post , The New York Times ", Spicer told Politico recently .

World Media Pregnancy is brain structure mind altering for at least two years
Author: 0 Pregnancy is brain structure mind altering for at least two years

As the researchers explain, these regions of the brain are all involved with social processes such as feelings of empathy and the ability to understand others - what is sometimes referred to as the "theory of mind". "Reduced volume does not necessarily reflect reduced brain activity", said Hoekzema. However, following their pregnancies, the mothers had fewer correct responses on the verbal word list learning task, though to an extent considered insignificant by the researchers.

Author: 0 UN Creates Body To Prepare Syrian War Crimes Cases Over Russian Objections

The proposal was introduced by Liechtenstein and Qatar and co-sponsored by Switzerland. Half of Syria's 22 million people have been uprooted and more than 400,000 killed over the past five years. Meanwhile, in Aleppo, about 34,000 people had left rebel areas under an evacuation deal that will allow President Bashar al-Assad's forces to retake control of the city after years of fighting, the International Committee of the Red Cross said yesterday.

Author: 0 Thousands still waiting for evacuation from east Aleppo

Meanwhile, the last group of civilians and rebels holed up in a small enclave are expected to leave in the next 24 hours, with the Syrian army and its allies seizing all of the city. In a meeting Thursday with a visiting Iranian delegation, Assad framed the victory as a defeat against terrorism and as a rebuke of the countries that support the rebels.

World Media Jordanian police killed in clash with ISIS
Author: 0 Jordanian police killed in clash with ISIS

According to the security source, the gunfight erupted as Jordanian security forces were conducting raids in the area in hopes of finding wanted militants. It also hosts coalition troops on its territory. Maaz al-Kassasbeh, a Jordanian fighter pilot from Karak, was captured by IS when his plane went down in Syria in December 2014, and he was later burned alive in a cage.

Author: 0 Gambia's Jammeh Rebukes Regional Leaders for Opposition Support

Opposition candidate Adama Barrow was declared the victor - and the regional body ECOWAS has been trying to persuade Mr Jammeh to leave office - so far without success. The council reiterated its support to the ECOWAS position on the Gambia and welcomed the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari to lead further negotiations with both Jammeh and Barrow.

World Media Indonesian police kill 3 suspected militants
Author: 0 Indonesian police kill 3 suspected militants

Raids were carried out today to halt a potential bomb plot directed by homegrown militants in the holiday hot spot of Indonesia. The worst attack suffered by Indonesia was the 2002 bombing in Bali that killed 202 people, many of them British holidaymakers.

Author: 0 Van Rams into Australian Christian Lobby in Canberra, Explodes

It's unclear if the incident was terror-related or a hate crime. Conservative coalition backbencher George Christensen has taken to Twitter saying if the attack was politically motivated "it is disgraceful and should be denounced". "This is an attack on free speech in Australia, which I am deeply shocked about and never thought I would see in my lifetime, the office that I work in, that my team work in the subject of a bombing like this".

Author: 0 Bana Alabed's Mother Shares Her Devastating Reaction to Leaving Aleppo

And the 7-year-old Syrian girl, whose mother's diligent tweeting of the horrors facing Aleppo's citizenry made her family an worldwide figure of hope, has been safely evacuated from the city with her family. Rowling. She frequently posted videos and pictures of her and her brother writing or reading in an attempt to distract themselves from airstrikes. Now, she is safe.

World Media Snow showers return to Pittsburgh area for first week of winter
Author: 0 Snow showers return to Pittsburgh area for first week of winter

Nicky Maxey, a spokeswoman for the Met Office , said: "In that amber area we're expecting to see gusts of 80mph quite widely, with isolated gusts of 90mph". Chris Tubbs, deputy chief meteorologist at the Met Office, said: "Storm Barbara is forecast to form in the west Atlantic on Wednesday and will pass close to the north-west of the United Kingdom during Friday , bringing very strong winds and heavy rain".

Author: 0 Lutheran churches announce Christmas services

Christmas service. The first Sunday of every month a Soulful Sundown Vespers Service takes place at 6:00 p.m. At 4 p.m. December 24, a children's service includes the invitation for children to participate at characters in the Christmas story, followed by a birthday party for Jesus.

Author: 0 Australia, France sign submarine deal

The leak of documents relating to India's Scorpene submarines was aimed at harming France, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said today ahead of the signing of a deal for 12 sophisticated submarines that French defence major DCNS is building for Australia.

World Media China hands over drone to US
Author: 0 China hands over drone to US

It said , the drone was handed over close to the location it was seized, some 92km north-west of Subic Bay. Detail surrounding how the drone will exactly be delivered back to the US have not been decided yet, but a Pentagon official said it will happen "soon".

Author: 0 Germany releases Pakistani held over Berlin attack

According to police, it was a deliberate attempt to attack the crowded area. According to German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, his asylum application was not completed. Late Monday night, German media , citing local authorities, reported police detained one suspect in the case: a 23-year-old Pakistani refugee named Naved Baluch.

World Media Donald Trump's Kids Are The New Clinton Foundation
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Kids Are The New Clinton Foundation

That got the attention of reporters at the Center for Public Integrity , a nonprofit nonpartisan investigative journalism organization. The Opening Day Foundation was established less than a week ago, and, in addition to being led by the Trump sons, is run by friends of the family.

Author: 0 SWS: 4 of 5 Filipinos fear being EJK victim

Around 78 percent of respondents, however, said they feared that someone from their families would become a victim of extrajudicial killings - 45 percent of them "very worried " and 33 percent "somewhat worried ". Of those concerned about extrajudicial killings, 39 percent considered the problem "very serious" and 30 percent "somewhat serious", while 22 percent of respondents remained undecided.

World Media Russia's ambassador to Turkey shot and wounded in Ankara
Author: 0 Russia's ambassador to Turkey shot and wounded in Ankara

UPDATE 1:14 p.m. EST: More information is emerging about the gunman this hour. After shooting Karlov, he didn't flee the spot. Turkish police shot and killed the gunman, Turkish station NTV reported. - The ambassador was giving his talk when Altintas fired nine bullets. People took refuge in adjoining rooms as the shooting continued. Some Turkish officials blamed Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom they also blamed for a failed coup this summer, without producing evidence.

Author: 0 MH370 search focused on wrong area, report says

Charitha Pattiaratchi, Professor of Coastal Oceanography at the University of Western Australia , said the plane could be located even further north of the new area. The Australian government, however, has rejected the new search area over a lack of "credible evidence". The hunt - jointly funded by Australia , Malaysia and China - is due to end next month.

World Media Several People Injured in Shooting at Swiss Mosque
Author: 0 Several People Injured in Shooting at Swiss Mosque

Police is aware of one shooter at large and a manhunt is under way, it said . "Several injured. Perpetrator on the run". The victims, men aged 30, 35 and 56, have been hospitalized , the police said. Swiss media said the three wounded people, all adults , were found in the street where the prayer hall is located. Attacks by armed gunmen are rare in Switzerland.

World Media Minnesota electors cast 10 votes for Clinton
Author: 0 Minnesota electors cast 10 votes for Clinton

Once all nine electors formally voted for Trump in line with South Carolina's statewide results, Glenn McCall, who chaired the meeting, joked that he was "concerned" after the electors received thousands of emails and phone calls asking them to reconsider.

World Media Yellen to college grads: Job market
Author: 0 Yellen to college grads: Job market

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday that college graduates are entering the strongest job market the country has seen in almost a decade, and their degree is more important than ever. It was the first increase in a year. Yellen added that job creation is continuing at a steady pace and there are also indications that wage growth is rising and living standards are improving for most families.

Author: 0 Head of United Nations nuclear watchdog visits Iran

Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation said they "discussed the nuclear-powered engines in detail", adding that talking points included the level of uranium-enrichment required for the ships. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Amano on Sunday and "expressed hope Iran and the IAEA will be able to have good technical cooperation on nuclear propulsion for transports", the semi-official Fars news agency said.

World Media Ice storm warning issued for north central Ohio
Author: 0 Ice storm warning issued for north central Ohio

Damaging winds are the primary threat, but forecasters say they can't rule out an isolated tornado. The good news is that temperatures will not drop tonight but will rise. Up to a quarter-inch of ice is expected to form by 4 a.m. Sunday, the weather service projects. Although that warning had not been renewed as of 10 a.m., visibility remains an issue on many area roadways.

World Media Aleppo evacuation to resume, plus cases from four towns: Syria government source
Author: 0 Aleppo evacuation to resume, plus cases from four towns: Syria government source

At least 6,000 people were transported out of east Aleppo to rebel-held areas of neighbouring Idlib province before the evacuation was suspended. "Syrian government forces are liquidating isolated pockets of resistance by radicals". This was denied by Aleppo-based rebel groups. "No fighters came out". Tensions came to a head Friday afternoon, when a convoy of hundreds of evacuees was detained and turned back by pro-government militiamen.

Author: 0 Army Chief's appointment is sole prerogative of govt: MoD sources

With Lt Gen Rawat's sudden promotion as the army chief, the line of succession in the force will get affected. While Lt Gen Rawat is from the Infantry, Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi, the senior most army commander who was superseded, is from the Armoured Corps.

World Media Unsafe wind chill expected tonight
Author: 0 Unsafe wind chill expected tonight

Sunday morning until 10 a.m. Monday morning. Strong northwesterly winds 10-20 miles per hour with gusts to 30mph are possible through early afternoon. Tonight: Clear and cold. So all day we will feel like the single digits to even subzero at times! Thu: High: 45 Low: 24 Sunny. Southwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour.

World Media France, Russia reach compromise as Aleppo rescue uncertain
Author: 0 France, Russia reach compromise as Aleppo rescue uncertain

In a new twist regarding the Aleppo battle, several buses, sent to evacuate the injured and sick from two villages in Syria's Idlib province, have been burned by rebels, throwing the latest efforts to evacuate besieged areas into doubt. He said it would also "give us some leverage to try to open the way to a broader cease-fire and toward political negotiations". Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group fighting alongside Syria's government, said the buses were burned during fighting between ...

Author: 0 'SNL' mocks Trump, Putin and ties with Exxon CEO

In the episode's cold open, Baldwin and Kate McKinnon, as Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway , discuss real-world issues, like Trump's recent pick for Energy Secretary, Rick Perry . "This guy has so much energy ". "I don't know what means, but it sounds tremendous", Trump replies. "Sure buddy", Tillerson dismisses, turning back to Putin.

Author: 0 Guntur Based Film out of Oscar, but There's Still Hope

The makers of the film said they tried their best to highlight the critically acclaimed project at the prestigious awards gala. "Mother India", "Salaam Bombay!" and "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India" are the only Indian films that made it to the top five in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards, but none have won the honour.

Author: 0 15-year record unproductivity in parliament this winter session

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016, was passed by both the Houses of Parliament. BJP patriarch L K Advani expressed despair - for the second time in last seven days - at repeated disruptions in Parliament. However, the request was not allowed by the Speaker. Rajya Sabha went through an incomplete debate on demonetisation the first day of the session before a deadlock set in over the demand for the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the entire discussion.

World Media Gunmen loot Rs 10 lakh from bank in J&K
Author: 0 Gunmen loot Rs 10 lakh from bank in J&K

Earlier on December 8, gunmen looted over Rs. 8 lakh from the same bank in south Kashmir. The Jammu and Kashmir Bank, the only listed Company of the state today announced its reviewed financial results for the half year ended September 2016, the declaration of which got delayed pending approval of its Rehabilitation package by the Reserve Bank of India that was finally cleared in the previous week.