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Kids in DFCS care running away, falling victim to sex trafficking

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – Foster children living in metro Atlanta department of family and children services (DFCS) offices for months at a time were doing drugs, stealing, fighting and running away, according to an Atlanta News First investigation. Back in August, the investigation reported on the practice of office hoteling, in which children […]

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UK

Tragedy as young woman ‘crushed to death by falling wardrobe’ at hotel

A mum has shared her heartbreak following the tragic death of her 21-year-old daughter. Chloe Haynes is understood to have been crushed to death in the early hours of September 10, by a wardrobe, in the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool – which is under investigation. Described as “kind” and “caring”, Chloe was found dead in her room […]

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UK

Gran dies falling off Benidorm cliff after mobility scooter crash

A gran has died in a horrific mobility scooter accident which saw her thrown off a cliff in Benidorm.  Janet Hobbs lost control of the scooter she and her grandson, Alfie Nicholas, had been riding in the Spanish resort last month. It raced across the road and hit a barrier, before throwing her off. Eleven-year-old Alfie […]

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Canada

Here are some of the winners and losers of the falling Canadian dollar | CBC News

It may only be a difference of a few cents, but when the gap between the Canadian and U.S. dollar grows, people in Windsor-Essex in southwestern Ontario are among those feeling the change. And right now, that gap is getting bigger. The loonie recently hit a two-year low relative to the U.S. dollar, which is performing strongly compared with many other […]

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Finance

Falling pound hitting expat pensioners even harder

Mr Walters explained that this was “particularly relevant” as the headline exchange rate many pensioners assume they can access is not always an accurate indication of the total cost of making these international payments. He added: “Administrators and pension funds must also ensure they are delivering a best-in-class service for all of their members, including […]

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UK

Tragedy as Brit tourist dies after falling 30ft from Ibiza balcony

A young Brit has died after plunging 30ft from a balcony at a hotel in Ibiza. Robyn-Eve Maines, 24, has been described as “beautiful inside and out” by devastated friends. She fell during a holiday in San Antonio on the party island. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, at around 9am on Sunday, September […]

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Celebrities

Katie Price shows off painful injuries after falling off horse twice

Former model Katie Price has taken to Instagram to show off the painful injuries she sustained after falling off her horse twice in one day, saying she feels “sore and bruised” Source link

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Business

George Harrison and His Sister Had a Falling Out Over a Beatles-Themed Bed-and-Breakfast

Fame can tear people apart, as George Harrison and his sister Louise learned in the 1990s. The siblings had been close, but they had a falling out that put them out of contact for years. The argument was caused by an Illinois bed-and-breakfast Harrison’s sister used her family name to promote. Harrison was reportedly so […]

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UK

Young Snowdon climber fell to his death after falling rock cut rope

Kieran James Strudwick, 26, of New Town, Uckfield in East Sussex, was climbing with his friend, Tom Haynes, on the Dolmen Ridge of Glyder Fach when the tragedy occurred, an inquest heard. The climber fell to his death from a Snowdonia ridge after his rope was severed by a piece of falling rock. The pair had travelled to North […]

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US

Woman miraculously survives crane boom falling on car in NYC

NEW YORK — The crane of a boom truck broke off the vehicle at a construction site in the Bronx Tuesday, crushing a car that was stopped at a traffic light. It happened around 10:30 a.m. The driver, 22-year-old Danielle Cruz, sustained a hand injury and a cut to her lip. WATCH: Surveillance video captures […]