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Amid decline in international adoptions to U.S., boys outnumber girls for the first time

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The number of children from outside the U.S. adopted by Americans continued its steady decline in 2016, according to data from the U.S. Department of State. And for the first time on record, males outnumbered females among adoptees from abroad, a trend driven by changing adoption patterns in China. Americans adopted around 5,370 children from other countries in fiscal year ...

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Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says

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Image copyright NCC Some smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, a watchdog has warned. The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) tested watches from brands including Gator and GPS for Kids. It said it discovered that attackers could track, eavesdrop or even communicate with the wearers. The manufacturers involved insist the problems have either already ...

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5 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom in to the Perfect Spa

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Do you sometimes feel the day weighing on you? Do you at times just wish to cozy up and spend hours in a musical seclusion? Do you want to just soak in some bubbly hot water and sip wine forever? Is it just me or are you also thinking about going to a spa? I sure am tired of paying ...

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Inspiring Words From Jewish Leaders

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Shutterstock.com Being a leader means for many to have power and having command over others. We know manipulation and darkness can rule any land, especially under a tyrant looking out for their own interests. Yet, a true leader no matter where they govern is a person who inspires others to succeed and works ...

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How Do You Know if You Have High or Low Self-Esteem?

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The phrase “self-esteem” is thrown around frequently when discussing mental health. In the 70s, programs in public school systems encouraged children to think better of themselves. They thought having higher esteem would bolster confidence and fight off depression if it was nurtured from an early age. With less negativity surrounding oneself, a child would be able to succeed not only ...

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Ophelia Pummels Ireland in Atlantic; Super Typhoon Could Strike Japan in Pacific

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CBN News spoke with WeatherBELL Meteorologist Joe Bastardi about Hurricane Ophelia in the Atlantic and Tropical Storm Lan in the Pacific. The latter could become a super typhoon. Watch the interview above.  With wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour on Monday, the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia pounded Ireland. The storm took the lives of at least three ...

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Cast a Pixelated, Glowing Centipede Costume for Halloween

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Last year after Halloween, our family came up with the crazy idea of making an 8-bit looking Centipede Halloween costume inspired by the movie Pixels and the classic arcade game. The costume would be wearable, illuminated from within by RGB LEDs, and even change colors like in the movie and video game. Over the years I’ve made a few small ...

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Man Sobs When He’s Reunited With Stolen Therapy Dog Found 8 Miles Away From Crime Scene

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Andrew Wright’s tear-jerking reunion with his therapy dog, Polo, is going viral. The Cleveland man was victim to a carjacking in which Polo, another puppy named Baby Girl, and Andrew’s car were stolen at a gas station. Andrew suffers from seizures, and Polo is able to detect them. The car, which has OnStar, was recovered by police, but Baby Girl ...

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Cooking the Classics: French Cassoulet

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The natural home of cassoulet slow-cooked casserole, is in the Languedoc, in the southwest of France. The town of Castelnaudary claimed to have originated this week’s classic dish. I remember an early holiday with my parents, exploring the neighboring walled city of Carcassone and, of course, stopping for dinner: that was my earliest experience of eating the legendary cassoulet. I ...

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Ineos appoints a CEO for its shale gas unit

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