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Australian Facebookers join the hunt for missing kids - The New Daily

Children Safety - 5 hours 42 min ago

The New Daily

Australian Facebookers join the hunt for missing kids
The New Daily
Scrolling Facebook users have been enlisted to help local police find missing children, with the launch of a 'News Feed' alert system in Australia. Victorian police used the social media platform for the first time to help find missing toddler Milena ...
Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted childrenDaily Advertiser

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Five London Tower Blocks Evacuated Over Fire Safety Concerns - NDTV

Children Safety - 10 hours 7 min ago

NDTV

Five London Tower Blocks Evacuated Over Fire Safety Concerns
NDTV
Five London Tower Blocks Evacuated Over Fire Safety Concerns. Amid chaotic scenes, residents clutching children, pets and small amounts of clothing and food emerged from five tower blocks to sleep on air beds in a local sports centre after hearing on ...
Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocksBBC News

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Seattle police spokesman plays video game while talking about fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles; video removed - The Seattle Times

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 20:39

The Seattle Times

Seattle police spokesman plays video game while talking about fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles; video removed
The Seattle Times
Officer Sean Whitcomb played the video game “Destiny,” a first-person shooter-style game, while expressing sorrow about how the Charleena Lyles shooting unfolded, and pointed to problems he perceived in the mental-health system and social safety net.

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Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children - The Border Mail

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 17:39

The Border Mail

Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children
The Border Mail
Urgent information appears on a person's Facebook feed if they are within 160 kilometres of where the child goes missing or is suspected to be. ... "We have got concerns for her safety and we need to find her," Detective Acting Sergeant Evans said. "We ...

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Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children - Daily Advertiser

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 17:30

Daily Advertiser

Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children
Daily Advertiser
Urgent information appears on a person's Facebook feed if they are within 160 kilometres of where the child goes missing or is suspected to be. ... "We have got concerns for her safety and we need to find her," Detective Acting Sergeant Evans said. "We ...

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Snapchat map update raises child safety worries - BBC News

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 07:14

BBC News

Snapchat map update raises child safety worries
BBC News
An update to Snapchat that shows publicly posted images on a searchable map has raised safety concerns among parents. Snap Map lets people search for places such as schools and see videos and pictures posted by children inside. It also lets people ...
Snapchat's New Feature Has Got A Lot Of People WorriedBuzzFeed News

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POCSO e-box encourages kids to report cyber crime - India Today

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 06:57

POCSO e-box encourages kids to report cyber crime
India Today
In India, about 134 million children have access to mobile phones. This number is surging with even faster access to internet. While it provides opportunities for accessing useful material for learning purposes, lack of digital literacy and online ...

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Cyber crimes against children can now be reported at the POCSO e-Box - Business Standard

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 05:00

Cyber crimes against children can now be reported at the POCSO e-Box
Business Standard
Child victims of cyber crimes can now lodge their complaints at National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)s POCSO e-box. Considering the growing menace of cyber crimes targeting children, NCPCR has now enhanced the scope of ...

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Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children - The Age

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-06-23 01:37

The Age

Police raise first AMBER Alert after introducing Facebook tool to find abducted children
The Age
Victoria Police have released their first AMBER Alert in search of missing child Milena Malkic. Photo: VICTORIA POLICE MEDIA. Urgent information appears on a person's Facebook feed if they are within 160 kilometres of where the child goes missing or is ...

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Richmond High School canteen achieves balance between healthy and tasty - Hawkesbury Gazette

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 22:14

Hawkesbury Gazette

Richmond High School canteen achieves balance between healthy and tasty
Hawkesbury Gazette
Plus, just like any other retail food business, school canteens need to meet the food safety standards in the NSW Food Authority's Food Standards Code, and pass annual council inspections. This year, Richmond High was issued a five-star Food Safety ...

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Minnesota families 'frantic and terrified' of potential Medicaid cuts - KARE

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 19:48

KARE

Minnesota families 'frantic and terrified' of potential Medicaid cuts
KARE
To Pam Gonnella, of Eagan, Medicaid is a safety net, allowing her daughter Sarah, 35, to thrive in a Mendota Heights group home, operated by the non-profit Living Well Disability Services. “So the parents and the families, we are really frantic and ...

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Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard - Colorado Springs Gazette

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 16:13

Britax recalls over 207K infant seats due to choking hazard
Colorado Springs Gazette
DETROIT (AP) — Britax Child Safety is recalling over 207,000 rear-facing infant car seats because part of a clip can break and cause a choking hazard. The recall affects B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Elite and BOB B-Safe 35 seats made from Nov. 1, 2015 to May ...

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Solon who lost wife in casino attack speaks of pain, brings up theft - Inquirer.net

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 13:19

Inquirer.net

Solon who lost wife in casino attack speaks of pain, brings up theft
Inquirer.net
The congressman whose wife died in the Resorts World Manila attack broke his silence on Thursday to explain his absence at the just-concluded House inquiry into the June 2 incident and to express his sorrow over his loss. “Grief, sadness and anger ...

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"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 11:08

BuzzFeed News

"Pizzagate" Gunman Is Sentenced To Four Years In Prison
BuzzFeed News
Alefantis praised the bravery of his team — employees led customers out to safety after an armed Welch entered the restaurant on a Sunday afternoon in December — and decried the internet conspiracy theorists who had pushed "Pizzagate." ... Alefantis ...
'Pizzagate' gunman sentenced to four yearsBBC News
'Pizzagate' gunman sentenced to four years in prison, as prosecutors urged judge to deter vigilante justiceWashington Post

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Opinion: Leftover prescription meds can be poison; treat accordingly - The Mercury News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 09:03

The Mercury News

Opinion: Leftover prescription meds can be poison; treat accordingly
The Mercury News
Unfortunately they can also feed the growing pain-killer addiction hurting many communities. It's a growing ... Today, the county is working to ensure that our children, the elderly, and pets are protected and our waterways are safe. County officials ...

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Two men killed after crane collapses in Crewe - BBC News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-06-22 03:14

BBC News

Two men killed after crane collapses in Crewe
BBC News
Two men have died and another man has been airlifted to hospital after a crane collapsed. A parent and child were taken to hospital as a precaution because the falling crane damaged a home. The airlifted man, believed to be the crane driver, has ...

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FEATURE-Faster, clearer data on disasters might help shield women and children - Daily News & Analysis

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-06-21 21:44

FEATURE-Faster, clearer data on disasters might help shield women and children
Daily News & Analysis
VALASSMULLA, Sri Lanka, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When floods swept through this small town in Sri Lanka's Southern Province, 12-year-old Radhika Dayarathne lost more than her home. The floodwaters that destroyed her family's house ...

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Australian police and Facebook launch AMBER Alert child abduction system - The Sydney Morning Herald

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-06-21 20:39

The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian police and Facebook launch AMBER Alert child abduction system
The Sydney Morning Herald
A national child abduction alert system that flashes urgent information about missing children on a person's Facebook feed has been launched in Australia. Following in the footsteps of 12 other countries, Australia on Thursday launched the AMBER Alert ...
WA signs up to Facebook's new AMBER alert child abduction systemThe West Australian
Facebook to push child abduction alertsSky News Australia
AMBER alerts to help save missing childrenNEWS.com.au
9news.com.au -Ten Eyewitness News -Huffington Post Australia
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Australians Can Now Help Find Missing Children Using Facebook - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-06-21 20:00

BuzzFeed News

Australians Can Now Help Find Missing Children Using Facebook
BuzzFeed News
"We don't want people leaving tips in a place that might not be monitored 24/7 by the police," Facebook's director of trust and safety, Emily Vacher, told BuzzFeed News. The alert will notify people in the area the child has been reported missing and ...
Australian police and Facebook launch AMBER Alert child abduction systemThe Sydney Morning Herald
AMBER alerts to help save missing childrenNEWS.com.au
WA signs up to Facebook's new AMBER alert child abduction systemThe West Australian
9news.com.au -Ten Eyewitness News -Huffington Post Australia
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Fidget Spinners Top The List of Dangerous Summer Toys - Cosmopolitan.com

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-06-21 16:20

Cosmopolitan.com

Fidget Spinners Top The List of Dangerous Summer Toys
Cosmopolitan.com
After all, the device designed to help children combat anxiety and improve focus has quickly turned into one of the season's hottest toys, accounting for 17 percent of all daily online toy sales by early May 2017, according to data compiled by Slice ...

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