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Meet The Free App That Wants To Keep You Safe From Kidnapping

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, your first instinct may not be to reach for your smartphone for help. But a Brooklyn developer has built a new emergency app, ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped,’ that could help make you feel a bit safer, just in time for the World Cup.<p>The title’s a bit blunt–if …

5 Free Apps To Overcome Your Forgetfulness

Whether you need to remember when your bills are due or to drink more water, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p><b>Carbodroid (Android)</b><p>We’re made of the stuff–and need about two to three liters of it per day–to stay sharp and healthy. If you need a nudge to grab a glass of water, Carbodroid is …

Apps

Newborn baby dies of blood poisoning from contaminated IV drip

Newborn dies and 14 others being treated after incidents in neonatal care units in six different hospitals around the UK<p>A newborn baby has died and 14 others are suffering from blood poisoning after they were infected by a contaminated batch of liquid food distributed to intensive care units across …

Associated Press News

Canada Police Shooting Suspect Spotted Three Times But Eludes Dragnet

The gunman who is the object of a massive manhunt after allegedly shooting five police officers this morning has been spotted three times by Canadian …

Law Enforcement

New York City Police Arrest Suspect In Deadly Stabbing Attacks

UPDATED: New York City police arrested 27-year-old Daniel St. Hubert for the stabbing death of both 6-year-old boy and injuring of a 7-year-old girl.

Pakistani woman survives after being shot for marrying for love | Reuters

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - An 18-year-old Pakistani has survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family for marrying the man she loved, police said, weeks after the “honor killing” of another woman drew worldwide condemnation.<p>Saba Maqsood, 18, lies on a hospital bed in Hafizabad in Punjab …

Police: Suspect in children's stabbings arrested, had been released on parole

A New York man arrested in connection with the stabbing of two children in Brooklyn may be linked to another stabbing in a Manhattan subway, a law enforcement official told CNN Thursday.<p>Police believe Daniel St. Hubert, 27, was out on parole when he stabbed two young children inside an elevator -- …

Harper Lee's case against hometown museum ends Mockingbird rights case

After confidential agreement, federal judge ends suit in which 88-year-old author of To Kill a Mockingbird fought museum<p>A federal judge on Thursday ended the on-again, off-again lawsuit filed by To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee against a museum in her south Alabama hometown, which inspired …

Lethal Injection: Three Men Await Their Fate on Death Row This Month

In the wake of controversial lethal injections, executions are temporarily on hold in two states: Oklahoma and Ohio.<p>Nationwide, no one has been put to death since Clayton Lockett, whose April 29 execution was so badly botched the White House ordered a review of state protocols.<p>But three condemned …

Death Row

Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo Guzmán Had Man Kidnapped In U.S. And Executed In Mexico For $250K

Being behind bars is not stopping drug lord Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán from making news. It was reported this week that in 2009 El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel paid a quarter of a million dollars to have a U.S. trafficker kidnapped in Texas and smuggled into Mexico where he was executed. According to a U.S. …

Canada shooting: Suspect yelled 'I'm done' at time of arrest, witness says

A Canadian town slipped out of a tense fear and into mourning overnight with the arrest of a man suspected of killing three police officers and wounding two others.<p>'I'm done," suspect Justin Bourque yelled as he gave up, a nearby resident who watched the 24-year-old's arrest through a window told …

Police: Gunman who killed 3 officers still on the loose

For a Canadian city once called the country's most polite, it was a shocking scene.<p>SWAT teams swarmed neighborhoods and surrounded buildings Thursday. Authorities shut down schools. Police warned residents to stay inside and lock their doors.<p>But more than a day after a gunman killed three police …

5 Yoga Tips for Beginners

If you've never taken a yoga class before, the idea of setting foot in a studio may make you more anxious and intimidated than relaxed and blissed …

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A Surprisingly Simple Way To Outwit Comfort Food Cravings

"I try to think before I eat, yet time after time, I find myself having just downed a whole box of cookies just because I've had a rough day," said Meryl Gardner, Ph.D., a consumer psychology expert at the University of Delaware. "I had wanted to make myself feel better, but 15 minutes later I'm …

21 Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Headaches

Headaches can range from nagging to debilitating. Here are 21 tricks and tips that can help you head off that ache—naturally.

Wellness

4 Restorative Yoga Poses That Help You Relax and Unwind

Pleas says there are three key steps to restorative yoga: Relax your body and muscles; slow, lengthen and deepen your breath; and calm your mind. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean turn your brain off completely (or any of these 10 hilarious stages of trying to meditate for the first time!). “A …

10 Ways to Stop Overeating Today

Have you every really tasted a strawberry?<p>Have you ever truly noticed the texture of a piece of chocolate? Or the flavor of it?<p>If you haven't -- and if you tend to overeat, eat emotionally or compulsively -- you're missing out on one of the most beautiful sides of life: the colors, flavors, …

A 5-Minute Breathing Exercise To Reduce Stress

In yoga, we try to balance the flows of energy and awareness as we raise prana, or breath. Pranayama ("conscious breathing") creates this balance by …

15-Minute Super-Toning Stair Circuit

<i>By Marissa Stephenson,</i> SELF<p>Got 15 minutes? Hit the stairs and knock out these super-effective lower-body firm and burn moves. Even better? Some of these work your upper body, too.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>15-Minute Super-Toning Stair Circuit<p><i>More from SELF: 20 Superfoods For Weight Loss Secrets To Firing Up Your</i> …

Weight Loss

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Happiness

Meditation Is the Best High Ever

"You don't need a special place to meditate. You can transcend anywhere in the world. The unified field is here, and there, and everywhere." -- David Lynch<p>I'm all for taking it higher. The natural way, that is. Feeling uplifted, elated, ecstatic, exalted, or simply giddy with joy is something each …

Meditation

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

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<b>Natural metabolism boosters that help increase your metabolism levels, rev up your calorie burn for faster fat and weight loss.</b><p>If you’ve been trying …

Wellness

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Negative thinking is essentially a state of mind that influences a person to look at the downside of every situation instead of focusing on the …

Self-help

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom <i>and</i> lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, it's smart to make your morning meal count. Hit your goals in no time with these tasty, zero-deprivation tactics, all of which have been proven by …

Nutrition