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Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads

With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg about to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies.

Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads
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SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty

Black Toyota Land Cruiser has crashed into a kindergarten playground killing a five-year-old child in Almaty’s Taugul 1 Mikroraion.

SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty
Parents of US aid worker Kassig seek to 'forgive' after beheading
Parents of US aid worker Kassig seek to 'forgive' after beheading

The parents of slain US aid worker Peter Kassig said Monday they would try to "forgive" Islamic State jihadists who beheaded their son.

Parents of US aid worker Kassig seek to 'forgive' after beheading
US aid worker Kassig's parents 'heartbroken' by his beheading
US aid worker Kassig's parents 'heartbroken' by his beheading

US aid worker Peter Kassig's parents said they were "heartbroken" by the death of their son, after his beheading by Islamic State militants was shown in a video.

US aid worker Kassig's parents 'heartbroken' by his beheading
Parents of 43 missing start Mexico protest tour
Parents of 43 missing start Mexico protest tour

The parents of 43 missing students began a protest tour of Mexico, rejecting claims their sons were slaughtered in a crime rattling the nation and its leaders.

Parents of 43 missing start Mexico protest tour
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Online care center Friend opens in Kazakhstan to prevent teen suicides

An online support center Friend aimed at decreasing the number of suicides among children and teens in Kazakhstan has opened in Almaty.

Online care center Friend opens in Kazakhstan to prevent teen suicides
'Transparent' brings transsexuals into the mainstream
'Transparent' brings transsexuals into the mainstream

Amazon's new TV show "Transparent" aims to do for transsexuals what "Modern Family" did for gay parents -- bring them firmly into the mainstream.

'Transparent' brings transsexuals into the mainstream
Google to pay $19 million for child app purchases
Google to pay $19 million for child app purchases

Google has agreed to issue at least $19 million in refunds to consumers whose children made app purchases from its Google Play store without parental consen.

Google to pay $19 million for child app purchases
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Japan bus-jacker 'wanted to see parents'

A middle-aged man who allegedly hijacked a bus because he wanted to visit his parents was arrested in Japan, police said Monday, after he let the driver go to the toilet.

Japan bus-jacker 'wanted to see parents'
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China to provide more baby safe havens

China will provide safe havens for parents to abandon unwanted children across most of the country, despite debate on whether they could see more babies dumped.

China to provide more baby safe havens
Pacific castaway's story a 'miracle' for his parents
Pacific castaway's story a 'miracle' for his parents

For Salvadoran couple Ricardo and Maria Julia Alvarenga, the reappearance of their son after his incredible story of survival adrift in the Pacific for 13 months is nothing short of a miracle.

Pacific castaway's story a 'miracle' for his parents
Azamat Tenizbayev (L). Photo courtesy of the sportsman's personal page in VKontakte
Kazakh teen released on bail is electronically tagged in London

The Kazakh teenager, arrested on charges of sexual harassment, was released on bailed but has to wear an ankle monitoring bracelet.

Kazakh teen released on bail is electronically tagged in London
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No charges for Texas parents over dead Russian boy

The US adoptive parents of a Russian boy will not be criminally charged over his death, a Texas official said Monday, after the three-year-old's demise was deemed accidental.

No charges for Texas parents over dead Russian boy
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Parental concerns rise over HPV vaccine: study

A growing number of US parents oppose doctors' recommendations to vaccinate teenage girls against human papillomavirus (HPV), the main cause of cervical cancer.

Parental concerns rise over HPV vaccine: study
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Nazarbayeva calls parents to be more sly than children in Internet use

Majilis deputy Dariga Nazarbayeva believes that parents have to control access of their children to harmful information on the Internet.

Nazarbayeva calls parents to be more sly than children in Internet use
Homeschooling gains traction among US families
Homeschooling gains traction among US families

For a small but growing number of young Americans, the living room is the classroom when it comes to the "three R's" of reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic.

Homeschooling gains traction among US families
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