How to get your kids to brush their teeth

Par dans News le 23 March 2017 à 6 h 38 min

There is too much toothpaste on this 5-year-old’s brush.(Photo: Jerry Carino) If there are toddlers in your household, chances are you utter this command every day, perhaps multiple times, quite possibly at a high volume. “Brush your teeth!” Fostering good dental habits in children is a parent’s job, and the stakes are high. “Start with

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CLOSE A new spa in Houston, Texas caters only to babies, offering light massages and a float in a warm pool. Estella’s pretzel romper, bonnet hat and hot dog rattle for $106.(Photo: COURTESY OF ESTELLA) ASBURY PARK, N.Y. — Jean Polsky’s draws inspiration from her children. Their childlike spirit translates over into her designs for her high-end baby

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Countries in continental Europe said they won’t for now adopt new U.S. and U.K. rules barring most electronic gear from the cabins of flights from the Middle East and North Africa—opening up an unusual split among Western security authorities over airplane safety. France, Germany and the Netherlands—all home to major aviation hubs linking the U.S.

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London Attack Hands May Her First Security Crisis

Par dans News le 23 March 2017 à 3 h 38 min

LONDON—Prime Minister Theresa May, who spent six years in charge of the U.K.’s interior ministry, is facing her first major test handling a security crisis since becoming the country’s leader following the Brexit vote. Days before she is set to formally start Britain’s exit from the European Union, Mrs. May will have to juggle the

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CLOSE PIKE COUNTY MASS SHOOTINGDeWine in Pike County: Rhoden killers familiar with family | 2:01 In an exclusive interview with The Enquirer, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine speaks about the Rhoden investigation. The Enquirer/Carrie Cochran & The Enquirer/Chris Graves CLOSE PIKE COUNTY MASS SHOOTINGPike County: ‘I always thought she’d be here my whole life’ |

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CLOSE A USA TODAY motion graphic, showing the details of Wednesday’s terror attack near The Parliament. By Ramon Padilla, USA TODAY. File photo taken of the Eiffel Tower(Photo: Ludovic Marin, AFP/Getty Images) The Eiffel Tower turned off its lights Wednesday night to pay tribute to the victims of the London terror attack. Paris mayor Anne

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LONDON—When their London Eye gondola suddenly came to a stop nearly 44 stories above the southern bank of the Thames, the visiting Hutchinson family from suburban Boston had no idea why. “It was scary at first,” recalled Anne Hutchinson, as she described how she, her husband Jim and their son Jack, from Lincoln, Massachusetts, were

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LONDON—When a police officer was stabbed by a suspected terrorist outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday, an unlikely figure rushed to his side: Tobias Ellwood, a New York-born U.K. lawmaker and British army veteran. Wearing a dark suit and tie, Mr. Ellwood was among the first to reach the mortally wounded police officer and

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European Hopes Dim for a Brexit Trade Pact

Par dans News le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 31 min

Theresa May declared that no Brexit deal is better than a bad deal. It should hardly come as a surprise that many in the European Union feel the same way. All sides have been clear that they will go into the two-year negotiating process, which will begin when the U.K. prime minister invokes Article 50

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Federal prosecutors are building cases that would accuse North Korea of directing one of the biggest bank robberies of modern times, the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, according to people familiar with the matter. The charges, if filed, would target alleged Chinese middlemen

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OTTAWA—Canada unveiled modest new spending Wednesday in its 2017 budget plan on the belief its multibillion-dollar stimulus program introduced last year is boosting consumer spending and economic growth is on the rebound. The budget plan marks the first look at Canada’s economic and fiscal policies following the election of President Donald Trump, whose proposed changes

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Egyptian President Sisi to Visit Trump in April

Par dans News le 22 March 2017 à 20 h 04 min

WASHINGTON—Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi will visit the White House on April 3 for a meeting with President Donald Trump, an administration official said Wednesday. It will be the first meeting between the two leaders, who spoke days after Mr. Trump took office and agreed then on setting up a visit. They also spoke

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LAPA, Brazil—Brazil’s government raced Wednesday to protect a key industry and convince skittish local and global markets that meatpackers accused of paying bribes to meat inspectors in a corruption scandal did so to get their products out faster, not to sell rancid meat here and abroad. Bribes to sanitary inspectors and other violations happened in

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MOSCOW—A lawyer representing the family of dead Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky was in a serious condition after a fall from a four-story building ahead of a key court appearance, Mr. Magnitsky’s former employer said Wednesday. The lawyer, Nikolai Gorokhov, 53, was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday to argue that new evidence was grounds to reopen

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Criticism Grows Over Eurozone Chief Comments

Par dans News le 22 March 2017 à 18 h 00 min

The embattled chairman of the group of eurozone finance ministers came under increasing pressure on Wednesday, as Southern European officials blasted him over newspaper comments they called demeaning. The Eurogroup chairman, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who is also the Dutch finance minister, was quoted by Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper on Monday as suggesting that crisis-hit countries that

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Avian influenza is spreading across Asia in what may be the worst outbreak in seven years, as the human death toll rises and chickens are culled in Japan, South Korea and China in an effort to contain the disease. In January and February, 140 people in China died from bird flu, according to the latest

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LONDON—London police said Wednesday they were responding to a “firearms incident” outside British Parliament, which was on lockdown. TV footage from the scene showed police vehicles, ambulances and a helicopter on the ground outside the Parliament…

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BEIRUT—The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said Wednesday it had “no indication” that its aircraft carried out an airstrike this week that according to opposition monitoring groups left at least 33 Syrians dead in a school sheltering the homeless. Opposition groups that monitor the Syrian conflict said earlier Wednesday that coalition aircraft had hit the

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BEIJING—China’s central bank faces an increasingly tough balancing act, trying to contain asset bubbles and steady the yuan without triggering a cash crunch and stifling economic growth. The People’s Bank of China has tightened its hold on credit in recent weeks, part of government efforts to rein in financial risks. The shift has pushed up

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DUBAI—Passengers and airlines in the Middle East on Wednesday scrambled to make sense of new rules banning many carry-on electronics aboard flights to the U.S. and Britain, as carriers roll out the new restrictions over the course of the next few days. On Tuesday, the U.S. and U.K. said they would require most electronic gadgets

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