Thursday Jun 30, 2022

On Gold Star Spouses Day, a time to remember, support military families

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Gold Star Spouses Day is today, Tuesday, April 5. It honors the loved ones of U.S. military members who have lost their lives; it acknowledges and remembers the spouses who have stood behind our military members. Originally called Gold Star Wives Day when it was founded in […]

Israeli High Court Suspends Forced Evictions Of Palestinian Families In Sheikh Jarrah

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a group of families slated for eviction from a flashpoint east Jerusalem neighborhood can remain in their homes for the time being. The ruling could work to ease tensions in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, which helped ignite the 11-day war between Israel and Hamas in […]

Sandy Hook families agree to settle for $73M with maker of gun used in school shooting

The families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have agreed to a $73 million US settlement in a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 20 first graders and six educators in 2012, their lawyer said Tuesday. The case was watched closely by gun control advocates, gun rights supporters and manufacturers […]

Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with gun manufacturer Remington

The families have also “obtained and can make public thousands of pages of internal company documents that prove Remington’s wrongdoing and carry important lessons for helping to prevent future mass shootings,” the plaintiffs’ attorneys said in a news release. “These nine families have shared a single goal from the very beginning: to do whatever they […]

40 years after Ocean Ranger disaster, families recall lethal storm that changed them forever

Seven-year-old Galliehue Blevins did not understand at the time the significance of a conversation between his neighbour and his mother. “He had mentioned to my mom, ‘Hey, is Tommy still out on the rig? There’s a huge storm coming.’” That storm did come, and it unleashed winds raging at 190 kilometres an hour and waves […]

Afghanistan: Poverty-stricken families selling young daughters into marriage

Crushing poverty is forcing displaced people in Afghanistan to make some very desperate choices. For some, this means selling their kidney. But for other families, it means selling their own daughters into marriage, a grim fate for thousands of young girls. Children play in the dirt in a sprawl of camps on the outskirts of […]

U.S. orders families of embassy staffers to leave Ukraine amid fears of Russian invasion

The U.S. State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine to leave the country amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion. The department told the dependents of staffers at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv that they must leave the country. It also said that non-essential embassy staff […]

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Friday, January 21, 2022: Feeding families, Meat Loaf, human smuggling

A majority of Canadians find it difficult to feed their families, ‘Bat out of Hell’ rock superstar Meat Loaf has died, and the Royal Family has a job opening – for minimum wage. Here’s what you need to know today. 1. Food struggles: A new poll has found that nearly 60 per cent of Canadians […]

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