The Department of Environmental Protection has ordered an
Oklahoma-based gas company to provide a permanent water supply
solution for three Westmoreland County families whose well water
was found to be contaminated by the gas company's operation.
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Aamir Khan has praised Rani Mukerji's
latest release "Mardaani", but says that the film has violence and
children shouldn't be exposed to such things. In case I want to use
such words, I will make sure that it's properly advertised as an
adult film," said Aamir who made "Delhi Belly" and promoted it as
an adult comedy.
A new smartphone app called Kuddle is introducing a new way
for kids to learn about and navigate social media, while still
under the watchful eyes of their parents. At its core, Kuddle is a
photo-sharing app not unlike Instagram, albeit a more restricted
version. Created by a team of Norway-based developers and designers
(all with families of their own), Kuddle was made especially for
A Garden Grove man faces possible child cruelty charges after
leaving his three young children in an illegally parked car while
he deposited money into his wife's Orange County Jail account,
Family and friends of a Filipina businesswoman who was
brutally murdered in Dubai two years ago spent Tuesday remembering
all the good times they shared to keep her memory alive. Tuesday
marked the second anniversary of Lorna Lim Varona's death. "We
prepared a small dedicated mass for her," said her son Joseph Luke
Varona, 29, from Manila. His sister Maria Lourdes, 31, who will be
visiting her ...
Ironically, the empirical success of Chinese-medium schools
in attracting non-Chinese kids (presumably non-native speakers),
who now make up 13% of their student enrolment nationwide, is their
discursive Achilles’ heel – what mother tongue are we talking about
here? Having more Malay kids, especially in Chinese-medium schools,
is in fact a very interesting phenomenon that can potentially be
(Reuters) - Four members of a family, including two children,
have drowned at an Oregon lake, in an unusual occurrence that may
have started with one person getting into trouble in the water and
other members of the family wading in, authorities said on Tuesday.
On Monday evening, passers-by found the body of a 3-year-old boy in
Henry Hagg Lake, about 25 miles east of Portland, said Washington
All Australians should be profoundly disappointed Tony
Abbott’s Minister for Families Kevin Andrews is lending such strong
endorsement to a conference in Melbourne this week which has such a
narrow and outdated view of what Australian families look like in
LONDON (AP) — About 1,400 children were sexually exploited in
a northern England town, a report concluded Tuesday in a damning
account of "collective failures" by authorities to prevent victims
as young as 11 from being beaten, raped and trafficked over a
CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney for the family of a man fatally
shot by police while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart called
on the U.S. Justice Department to open a civil rights investigation
and assess whether the shooting was justified and whether race
played a factor.
ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids II , one of
the fastest growing baby and infant product companies in the world,
continues to expand with nearly 40 global job openings – 27 are
based in Buckhead, ...
For kids, back to school means meeting new teachers, swapping
summer stories with friends and showing off new school supplies and
clothes. But back to school has a different, sometimes dreadful,
meaning for parents.
Los Angeles Family Law Attorney and Mediator Mark Baer says
the California public schools need to stop using curriculum that
teaches children to hate. In the well-documented case of the
Rialto, California ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad"
triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established
broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges
from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New
Prime Minister John Key stopped to talk to the Pike River
families at a silent protest today.The families were not on Mr
Key's agenda, but several staged a silent protest outside
Development West Coast where he was due to make an...
Back-to-school means the end of a busy family travel season
for many of us. While there's always something to be said for a
week of pool and beach, resorts everywhere are creating specialized
programs and activities that combine both fitness and adventure for
active families. The choice of activities is limited only by time
and season -- with warm-weather offerings like fly fishing, skeet
GENEVA (AP) — The Tanzanian government's system of rounding
up children with albinism in state-run education centers isn't
adequately protecting them from widespread superstitious beliefs
that human albino body parts will bring wealth and success or cure
disease, the U.N. human rights office said Monday.
—Following the summer debut of its first three kids series,
Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit three animated kids
pilots—The Stinky & Dirty Show, Buddy: Tech Detective, Niko and
the Sword of Light—and two live-action kids pilots—Table 58 and
Just Add Magic—to join a new version of the previously announced
Sara Solves It pilot for its third kids pilot season debuting in
early 2015 on ...
Marking the first day of the new school year in Gaza, dozens
of children lined up in the courtyard early on Sunday morning to
sing the Palestinian national anthem. Instead, the youngsters then
recited the opening verse of the Koran -- the Fatiha -- to honour
the more than 2,100 Palestinians killed in a 48-day Israeli
military operation against Gaza. They then returned to classrooms
packed to the ...