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Parents often lack amusement-park safety plans
(Reuters Health) - One in five parents don't talk to their kids about safety issues at amusement parks, especially what to do if they get lost, according to a poll by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
UPDATE 2-European shares bounce but trade jitters linger on
LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) - Better-than-expected euro zone economic data and energy stocks galvanized by an OPEC agreement on a modest increase in oil production helped drive a bounce in European shares at the end of a tumultuous week marred by trade war worries.
U.N. refugee agency chief urges Europe to unite on asylum, migration
GENEVA, June 22 (Reuters) - United Nations refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi called on the European Union (EU) on Friday to "find a new and united approach" to migration and asylum, saying it was achievable.
As Hodeidah battle grinds on, residents suffer lack of clean water, electricity
DUBAI, June 22 (Reuters) - Residents unable to flee Hodeidah face constant bombardment, lack of clean water and power cuts as an Arab coalition battles to capture Yemen's main port from Iran-aligned Houthis.
FACTBOX-Abused and destitute: Wars fuel rise in global number of widows
LONDON, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of widows worldwide suffer crushing poverty and persecution, their numbers swelled by a proliferation of conflicts from Syria to Myanmar.
U.S. medical device firm electroCore IPO price set at $15 per share
(This version of the story has been refiled to correct company designation to electroCore Inc from electroCore Llc in first paragraph)
Casino and L'Oreal team up to launch new beauty stores
PARIS (Reuters) - French supermarket chain Casino
and cosmetics group L'Oreal are launching new beauty stores in Paris this weekend, the latest effort by brick and mortar retailers to retain customers in the face of online competition.
European shares bounce, but eye worst week since March on trade tremors
LONDON (Reuters) - Strong financials stocks and better-than-expected euro zone economic data helped drive a bounce in European shares at the end of a tumultuous week marred by trade war worries.
Anti-trafficking campaigners abducted and raped in India
CHENNAI, India, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five Indian anti trafficking campaigners were gang-raped at gunpoint during an awareness program they were organizing in a village, police said on Friday.
Philippines plans to take drug war to schools with searches, testing
MANILA, June 22 (Reuters) - The Philippines is planning to take President Rodrigo Duterte's ferocious drugs war to schools with the inspection of bags and lockers, as well as random testing for teachers, to curb demand for illegal substances, officials said on Friday.
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