Violence injury treatment ‘falls’ in England and Wales – BBC News

April 27, 2017

… 18 to 30 continued to be at most risk from violence. Violence-related injuries sustained by children aged up to 10 showed a year-on-year rise of 10% in 2016. Cost to health service The research does not examine the reasons for the decline in violence but better detection and reporting of serious violence by emergency departments and more targeted policing were also cited in the report as possible factors. Prof Shepherd told the BBC that increased CCTV which allowed police to target incidents …

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

April 22, 2017

… believed that they could just hold on to a bicycle. Mashable could not reach Ofo for this story. But the company has encouraged Singaporean users to report issues through a email and form link, which it posted on Facebook: It also posted an image of a report made to the police about a viral video, which showed a man throwing an ofo bike on the ground: Bike providers have introduced demerit systems. Earlier this month, oBike also introduced a demerit system, similar to that of its competitor, …

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Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals – BBC News

April 21, 2017

… health and the wider healthcare system. “With more money spent each year on the treatment of obesity and diabetes than on the police, fire service and judicial system combined, urgent action is needed.” Katherine Button, Campaign for Better Hospital Food co-ordinator, said she was delighted by the move. “NHS hospitals are trusted by patients, families and staff to keep them fit and well and NHS England is helping everyone to take a big healthy step in the right …

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Not Everyone Is High On This Police Department’s 4/20 Tweet

April 21, 2017

The weed is illegal in Minnesota, which is why some people arent high on this 4/20 tweet from the police department in the town of Wyoming. Yes, the tweet was meant to be funny, and many people took it that way. It has been retweeted more than 126,000 times, and liked more than 228,000 times. Others mocked the cops for engaging in stoner stereotypes. police spokesman Paul Hoppe told HuffPost the tweet wasnt meant to entrap people, but A few hours after the first tweet, the police …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

… from the fourth floor of an Ohio courthouse in an apparent suicide, according to police. Hernandez was reportedly placed on suicide watch in 2015 after he was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd, for which he was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But there has been no indication he was on suicide watch. An investigation into his death is ongoing. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The recent inmate …

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Trump’s words used as defense for white nationalist in viral video assault case

April 20, 2017

… of violence, an argument that would undermine Heimbach’s defense. Fights broke out in several states at Trump rallies during the course of his presidential campaign, and low-grade political violence has continued in the United States ever since. Anti- and pro-Trump protesters attacked each other in Berkeley, California, just this past Saturday. police arrested 20 people, and found weapons in the crowd including mace and knives. WATCH: Merriam-Webster throws shade at Ivanka Trump after she …

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

… closer to $100 million. The controversy began on Monday morning when video emerged of a man being violently dragged off a United Airlines flight. The man, who had been seated on the plane, was then asked to leave because the flight had been overbooked. When he refused, a Chicago police officer grabbed him. Since then, United has been dealing with severe backlash. By comparison, Pepsi, another company caught in a public fiasco (its tone-deaf commercial featuring protests and Kendall Jenner), …

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The rights you have and the ones you give up when you get on an airplane

April 12, 2017

By now, you’ve seen it. The horrifying video of a man being pulled by force off of a United Airlines flight. Despite the claims swirling from United, Chicago police and other parties that the passenger in question became “belligerent,” that he had a “troubled past” it’s clear to most viewers that the use of force by in this case was far, far out of line. …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 12, 2017

… on the theme of What else was United supposed to do?, as if calling the police to clean up by physical force what was essentially a corporate scheduling error was the only available option (as opposed to, say, raising the offer of compensation for volunteers to take a later flight, or flying their personnel on a different plane.) Even in this seemingly indisputable set of circumstances, the victim found critics — unbelievably, and yet predictably. For some, a refusal to comply with an …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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UK should follow minimum alcohol price, say Lords – BBC News

April 4, 2017

… formality’, and ‘indifferent’, with some ‘scandalous misuses of the powers of elected local councillors’.” Derbyshire police told peers that the system had become “too political”, with councils “frightened of making a tough decision” in case of appeals by big drinks companies. Related Topics Alcohol Law More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsNEO Ultimate Membership Reseller The Power Of Mindfulness – Complete Sales …

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Officer: Black man’s fatal shooting had nothing to do with race

April 3, 2017

… next month on a felony manslaughter charge in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, 40, on September 16. “What we saw on that video is what my dad always taught us to do if we were pulled up by a police officer: put your hands in the air and put your hands on the car,” she said. “And my brother did what my father taught us.” She said her brother died because Shelby “didn’t pause.” “And because she didn’t pause, my family, …

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