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200 jail officers call in sick on Mother’s Day

CHICAGO — It seems correctional officers at the Chicago jail feel strongly about spending time with their moms. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department says some-more than 200 officers at the county jail called in sick or invoked the Family Medical Leave Act — the sovereign law that requires employers yield leave for some medical reasons — to explain their deficiency …

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Parents cry tainted over school’s anti-drug program related to Scientology

SANTA MONICA — Santa Monica High School canceled an anti-drug program after relatives schooled that it is dependent with the Church of Scientology, CBS Los Angeles reports. The Foundation for a Drug Free World recently held 3 assemblies at Santa Monica High School. But the principal scrubbed the rest of the series on piece abuse prevention. Parents were dissapoint after …

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Adoptee pays it forward

May 14, 2017, 6:26 PM| Tallia Hart was a malnourished tot left in a basket outward a Vietnamese institution 43 years ago. Hart would after be adopted by an American family — and now she’s doing the same for a little girl with a identical story. John Blackstone reports.

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Feeling the brunt of no guaranteed maternity leave

May 14, 2017, 6:16 PM| The United States is one of a very few grown countries that doesn’t guarantee paid leave to new parents. Tony Dokoupil spoke with a mom who wishes the U.S. would locate up with the rest of the world.

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North Korea barb test due to Kim’s ‘paranoia’: Nikki Haley

Isolated North Korea’s latest barb test was a product of personality Kim Jong Un’s “state of paranoia,” UN Ambassador Nikki Haley pronounced in a tough-talking Sunday interview. Haley translated the dictatorship’s seventh ballistic barb launch this year as “a summary to South Korea” days after the country inaugurated magnanimous Moon Jae-in boss — and insisted Kim was “absolutely” feeling U.S. …

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Gillibrand, Schumer call for $50B investment in rail system

After a fibre of Long Island Rail Road delays and cancellations they called “maddening,” Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are pulling the Trump Administration to spend billions to fix exploding rail infrastructure. In a minute to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, they cited the latest meltdown on the Long Island Rail Road as justification income is desperately indispensable to update …

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Tenn. man dies after streaming self-murder on Facebook Live

A Tennessee man died after environment himself on fire while streaming his unsuccessful self-murder try on Facebook Live in a swarming bar Saturday morning. The offensive video shows a shirtless Jared McLemore, 33, sitting on the belligerent and dousing himself with kerosene. A man off-camera jumps on top of him to try to help him, but McLemore detonate into flames. …

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NY expands fight against emerald charcoal borer, an invasive beetle

ALBANY — New York state is expanding its fight against an invasive beetle. The emerald charcoal borer has killed hundreds of millions of charcoal trees in North America, including many trees in upstate New York. State environmental and rural officials this past week pronounced they are expanding the state’s supposed limited section to step up their fight against the invasive …

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Cancer family: Joined in illness

Because both of Howie’s relatives had died of cancer before he reached 15, he distinguished any birthday as if there would not be another, pronounced Nancy. “Because of this, he prepared for his funeral, essay his acknowledgment to be review during his service. … He was a counsel by trade and being a ardent and outspoken disciple was a vast …

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Aftermath: A family’s recovery

Dealing with the issue of a militant attack is something no family should have to continue — slightest of all on Mother’s Day. Our Cover Story is from David Martin: Kato Martinez and his children, graphic on a ideal open day in the suburbs of San Antonio, are a family trying to arise from a nightmare. “The last thing we …

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