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July 16, 2018 12:57 PM An Indiana man thought the gun he was cleaning was unloaded. His 6-year-old daughter is now dead

Gun manuals and training protocols remind owners to check to see if a weapon is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction before starting to clean. Yet accidental shootings are a significant cause of death in the U.S. In 2013, a North Carolina man was wiping down his shotgun when it unexpectedly went off and his 10-year-old son was shot in the head. In 2015, a Pennsylvania 8

July 13, 2018 7:37 PM McDonald’s salads linked to intestinal parasite outbreak that left more than 100 ill in the U.S

More than 100 people in the Midwest have been infected by an intestinal parasite in recent weeks that has been tied to the consumption of salads at McDonald’s, health experts announced this week. Public health officials in Illinois and Iowa have reported a spike in cases of cyclosporiasis, with at least 15 infections in Iowa and 90 others in Illinois 9

July 8, 2018 4:33 PM Trump administration freezes payments under Obamacare program protecting insurers

Serota noted that the payments are required by law, and said he believes the administration has the legal authority to continue making them despite the court cases. He warned of “turmoil” as insurers finalize their rates for 2019. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the main health insurance industry trade group, said in a statement that it is “very discouraged 9

July 5, 2018 5:03 PM App traps: how cheap smartphones help themselves to user data

Upstream Systems, a London-based mobile commerce and security firm that uncovered the GMobi app’s activity and shared it exclusively with the Journal, says it bought four new devices that, once activated, began sending data to GMobi via its firmware-updating app. This included 15-digit International Mobile Equipment Identification, or IMEI, numbers 60

June 30, 2018 7:08 PM More Americans evacuated from China over ‘sonic attacks,’ total affected rises to 25

BEIJING—The U.S. State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou, officials said, deepening a mystery that has so far confounded investigators. At least eight Americans associated with the consulate in Guangzhou 9

June 27, 2018 10:24 PM American women could lose abortion rights after Supreme Court judge announces his retirement

Women in no-abortion states who still wanted to terminate their pregnancies would be forced to choose between travelling to liberal states, getting an illegal abortion, or reluctantly allowing the pregnancy to continue. “Women with money could get abortions no matter what the law said, because they could travel out of state or even out of the country 12

June 26, 2018 6:36 PM U.S. Supreme Court rules against California law that forced crisis pregnancy centres to provide abortion info

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the decision “unfortunate” but said “our work to ensure that Californians receive accurate information about their health care options will continue.” The abortion-rights group NARAL Pro-Choice California was a prime sponsor of the California law. NARAL contends the centres mislead women about their options 11

June 19, 2018 6:37 PM National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately or lose federal funding

The changes come as the sporting world reels from numerous cases of sexual abuse and harassment of athletes, including more than a dozen members of Canada’s national ski team who were abused by coach Bertrand Charest in the 1990s. Charest was convicted a year ago of 37 offences of sexual assault and exploitation — and athletes have since said Alpine 9

June 19, 2018 1:27 PM Indian authorities break up police test-cheating gang

Those arrested included so-called “solvers” — people paid to take a test for someone else — and agents who represent them. Police also seized small listening devices, designed to be worn inside the ear, so that answers could be dictated to test-takers. In some cases, police said cheaters would take photos of the tests and message them to people waiting 9

June 15, 2018 9:10 PM Review cases of alleged McArthur victims, working group tells Toronto police board

Another key recommendation is to examine whether current police practices adequately protect marginalized groups, including the LGBTQ2S community, against “implicit or explicit bias or discrimination.” The working group also said the review should examine whether decisions about missing person investigations, including resource allocation, are affected 13