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  • LETTERS: This mentality is hurting our kids; parents are better than this 12 Apr 2021 12:06 The Gazette - Colorado This mentality is hurting our kids I overheard some parents talking on our school playground after school this week. One was saying that their child’s teacher wasn’t doing enough to get her child caught up (behind due to COVID-19). The other was sharing …
  • Student funding scheme drops Wits law students 12 Apr 2021 11:27 Mail & Guardian University of Witwatersrand students doing the three-year law programme say they are stunned and fear for their futures after an email from the university informed them that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) would not fund their studies in …
  • Harassment leads two married women to end lives 12 Apr 2021 11:24 Times of India Rajkot: In two separate incidents of harassment by husbands and in-laws, two married women in Rajkot and Jamnagar took their own lives to end the torture. In Rajkot, 20-year-old Varsha Shiyal ended her life by hanging from a ceiling fan at her home in …
  • Harry ‘back in UK’ for Prince Philip’s funeral 12 Apr 2021 10:32 Breaking News from Ireland Britain's Prince Harry has returned to the UK for his grandfather’s funeral, it has been reported. The Sun said Harry, wearing a black face mask, landed at Heathrow on a British Airways flight from Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. It was believed he …
  • How ending child abuse and improving mental health care could prevent mass shootings 12 Apr 2021 09:36 Global News Neil Wortman can vividly describe traumatic experiences from his childhood, decades ago, at the hands of his father. One of the incidents from when he was seven years old lingers in his mind. “I soiled my shorts. He made me put the soiled shorts on my head …
  • POLITICO London Playbook: Beer and sorrow — Hair today, gone tomorrow — Human rights campfire 12 Apr 2021 07:42 Politico.eu Presented by Facebook. By EMILIO CASALICCHIO PRESENTED BY Send tips here | Subscribe for free | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser Good Monday morning. This is Emilio Casalicchio. Alex Wickham will be back with you tomorrow and through the rest of …
  • Prince Harry returns to UK 12 Apr 2021 05:55 Newz Junky Prince Harry yesterday flew to London Heathrow Airport for Prince Philip's funeral without his heavily-pregnant wife Meghan Markle on his first visit to Britain since quitting royal duties last year. The Duke of Sussex was reportedly seen leaving his £ …
  • Woman arrested in connection with death of missing pregnant mother in Delco 12 Apr 2021 03:22 6 ABC Action News PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have arrested a woman in connection with the death of a missing pregnant mother in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Police are still searching for the victim's boyfriend who police say is a person of interest. …
  • Faced with the loss of her twin boys, she asked for a lawyer — and was refused. Her case changed the law in Ohio. 12 Apr 2021 00:35 The Washington Post “Maybe I should get an attorney, because I don’t know how to cross-examine,” she said in court, where she was flustered to find herself face-to-face with the boys’ relatively well-off aunt and uncle, who did have an attorney. The presiding magistrate …
  • Lack of funding leaves Australian parents waiting months to see their children on supervised visits 12 Apr 2021 00:25 The Guardian Some parents are waiting a year to see their children because of a chronic lack of publicly funded places for supervised visits. It can take years in court to decide on orders for non-custodial parents to have supervised visits with their children, but …