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Abuse of older people on the rise - 1 in 6 affected

Abuse of older people on the rise - 1 in 6 affected

The free screening will take place at 1:30 p.m. on June 20 and is open to the public. Elder abuse can include physical abuse , emotional abuse, sexual abuse , financial exploitation, or neglect . Government will soon launch its National Minimum Standards for Institutional Homes on the Care of Older Persons. In Edmonton, support for elder abuse victims is also coordinated through the Seniors Protection Partnership, which includes Catholic Social Services, City of Edmonton and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties

Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties

The explosion is said to have occurred just before 5 p.m., and according to the New York Times , local Chinese media is saying that the situation was caused by a possible gas tank explosion. It is the latest tragedy to strike a kindergarten in China in recent weeks. Last month 11 children died when a bus packed with kindergarten pupils burst into flames inside a tunnel in eastern Shandong province. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tensions rise as Bill Cosby jury struggles to reach verdict

Constand won a national title with the University of Arizona and played in a pro league in Europe before landing a job with the Temple University women's basketball team. If a mistrial is declared, prosecutors must decide if there is enough evidence to seek a new trial or decide to drop the charges. University of Pennsylvania law professor David Rudovsky, a criminal lawyer in Philadelphia, said Thursday that the stalemate didn't surprise him, given the nature of the case. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

AN ANNOUNCEMENT on a crucial deal between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party could be delayed until next week because of the London tower block blaze. These include a commitment by London to do more to attract Foreign Direct Investment into the province, improvement in connectivity between Northern Ireland and Great Britain - including a guarantee of direct access to London's hub airports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says the attack on House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball game practice is a sign of the turbulent times in our country. He is expected to recover. "He starts [cursing] at them and they threaten to call the police and he runs out", Beach said. "I think he just fired the gun up in the air", Evanko said "At the time everybody wasn't so hot to trot on gun stuff". Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman Raped by Roman Polanski to Ask Court to End Case

She said that she was exhausted of prosecutors using a crime committed against her used by them to further their careers. She said she had suffered four decades of insults and mistreatment and has been hounded by the news media. Polanski fled the country in 1978 on the eve of his sentencing. If that happened, the California warrant would remain valid. The original judge in Roman Polanski's rape case promised the director he would "serve 90 days of psychiatric evaluation". Consulte Mais Informação

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US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student, who is now in a coma , was freed for humanitarian reasons , according to a one-line report from a North Korean news agency Thursday. "We are not burdened with whatever North Korea says or does any longer", he said. The American physicians said they did receive disc scans dated back in early 2016, but that the images on those scans were different from the MRI images on the scans they performed in Cincinnati . Consulte Mais Informação

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Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

The newspaper noted Mueller had requested interviews with CIA Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director. But the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says it's a question worth examining. "You (Grassley) and I agree that these matters - termination of the FBI Director and any efforts to interfere with the independence of ongoing investigations - fall squarely in the jurisdiction of the Judiciary ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

The game originated in 1909 and is "the only annual partisan event beloved by all and enjoyed by thousands", according to the Congressional Baseball Game's website . When congressional members were told in a bipartisan briefing that Thursday's baseball game would still be held despite the shooting , they leapt to their feet in a standing ovation, Republican Representative Martha McSally told Reuters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Otto Warmbier has 'severe neurological injury' after detainment in North Korea

The comatose student's condition is stable, but he suffered a " severe neurological injury ", according to a spokesperson from the medical facility where Warmiber is receiving care. "The burden of our ordeal has been eased by the support we have experienced, not only from our friends in Cincinnati, but through OH, at the University of Virginia, throughout the United States and, indeed, from around the world", Warmbier said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple HomePod VS Amazon Echo: Which One Should You Buy

Now, more tech companies are rushing out their own versions of the device. Another One Of Apple's Clever Marketing Ploy? Ditto for the Apple TV, where Siri functionality arrived a few upgrades after launch. The Apple HomePod is in its rawest sense a smart speaker . When tested against Sonos speakers and the Amazon Echo , the sound was superior. It also needs to have " spatial awareness " to make the music sound good no matter the room size. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14.7m tax fraud

Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for alleged tax fraud amounting to almost £13m. Ronaldo becomes the latest high-profile footballer to run afoul of Spain's tax man. The income related to Messi's image rights that was hidden includes endorsement deals with Danone, Adidas, Pepsi- Cola, Procter & Gamble and the Kuwait Food Company. Consulte Mais Informação

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Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

Warmbier's family has said they believe that confession was coerced. One reporter asked what Warmbier said to his son during his return to the United States. "I think the results speak for themselves", he said. He accused the North Korean government of luring Americans with adventurous spirits - such as his son - into the country using Chinese travel agencies who assure safe travel. Consulte Mais Informação

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Will Jeff Sessions invoke executive privilege? Spicer won't say

Never before, he told the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, did he get the same "gut feeling" that he needed to watch his back, and that of his bureau, in interactions with previous presidents. Comey said he doubted the Justice Department would be able to conduct a thorough investigation and wanted a special counsel to assume that role. Midterm elections are primarily base-turnout operations anyway, but we're also coming off a 2016 when more people voted against the other option ... Consulte Mais Informação

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