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Holder urges use of overdose-reversal drug

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 9:39 pm

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. A spokesperson for the New York City Medical Examiner announced on Friday, Feb. 28, that Hoffman’s death an accident. The Oscar-winning actor’s body was found on Feb. 2 with a needle still in his arm. Officials say he died from a toxic mix of heroin and other drugs. Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday called on first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike. (AP Photo/Victoria Will/Invision/AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is urging first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike.


 
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US, Russia up pressure ahead of Ukraine talks

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 9:32 pm

Pro-Russian activists block a collumn of Ukrainian men riding on Armoured Personnel Carriers in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk on April 16, 2014Russia and the US ramped up the pressure Wednesday as Washington's top diplomat touched down in Geneva for high-stakes talks on the escalating crisis in Ukraine, where the government is losing control of the separatist east. US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to meet his Russian, Ukrainian and EU counterparts Thursday in a bid to defuse soaring tensions in the ex-Soviet republic, where pro-Russia militants have taken control of parts of the nation's southeastern industrial heartland. The crunch talks come after a military operation ordered by Kiev to oust the separatists collapsed, with militants showing no sign of budging and even humiliating the government by seizing army vehicles originally dispatched to clear them out. The situation was such that a concerned NATO said it was deploying more forces in eastern Europe and called for Russia to stop "destabilising" Ukraine, which has been in deep turmoil since the ouster of pro-Kremlin president Viktor Yanukovych in February.


 
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Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 9:30 pm

President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The visit was to promote the administration's Opportunity for All program to train the work force for careers in fields with a growing demand. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Urging the U.S. to keep up in the global skills race, President Barack Obama on Wednesday highlighted $600 million in new job-training grants that he said could help people land well-paying jobs.


 
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Wisconsin passes law to curb private custody transfers of children

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 9:28 pm
By Megan Twohey NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wisconsin has adopted a law to limit private custody transfers of children, the first law of its kind in the United States, responding to a Reuters investigation that exposed the dangers of the unregulated practice. Reuters reported in September that parents were transferring custody of their unwanted adopted children to strangers met on the Internet, often with no government oversight and sometimes illegally. No state or federal laws specifically prohibit the practice, which is known as "re-homing. ...
 
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