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Carl Nassib: Las Vegas Raider becomes the first active NFL player to come out as gay

Carl Nassib has become the first active NFL player to come out as gay, after he made the announcement in an Instagram video.“What’s up, people. I’m Carl Nassib. I’m at my house here in West Chester, Pennsylvania. I just wanted to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay,” Nassib, a defensive lineman, said in the video.“I’ve been meaning to do this for a while now, but I finally feel comfortable enough to get it off my chest.”Nassib, 28, told his followers that he hoped that people would not have to make similar videos in the future and...
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Canada: Fire destroys two Catholic churches on indigenous land

Police in Canada say they are treating fires that destroyed two Catholic churches on indigenous community land in British Columbia as suspicious. Sacred Heart Church and St Gregory's Church burnt down at about the same time early on Monday, as Canada marked National Indigenous People's Day. The two churches -...
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Young children are having panic attacks about play dates after lockdowns

Children as young as five years old have been having panic attacks around meeting up with their friends for play dates following repeated lockdowns throughout the pandemic, NHS leaders have claimed.Experts say that young children have become prone to heightened anxiety and depression since lockdowns began more than a year ago, and that many are even fearful to leave their homes.Figures reported by The Telegraph suggest that an extra 1.5 million children and young people will require mental health support as a direct result of the pandemic in the next three to five years.Already, since the first lockdown, 420,501 young...
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Free summer math challenge helps kids stay up on skills, practice

If you want your kids to stay up on their math skills this summer or maybe they need some extra practice, you can sign them up for the Summer Math Challenge. This is a free six-week online math skills maintenance program designed for students who have just completed first grade through eighth grade.
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Smart Ways to Boost Your Family’s Immune System

Even with the arrival of vaccines, you need to safeguard your family’s immune health. Children under the age of 12 aren’t yet eligible for a shot, although manufacturers hope to win FDA approval for this use by the end of this year. What can you do to help keep your...
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Hungary's new LGBT law contradicts EU values, Germany says

June 22 (Reuters) - Hungary's new law banning the "display and promotion of homosexuality" among under-18s clearly violates European Union values, Germany said on Tuesday. "The European Union is not primarily a single market or a currency union. We are a community of values, these values bind us all," German Europe Minister Michael Roth told reporters ahead of a meeting with his EU counterparts in Luxembourg.
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5 Easy Activities to Promote Kindness at Home

The most organic way to be kind is to start with small acts of kindness in your home. Encouraging kindness is an important skill that is foundational to a child’s development. Kindness is innate within us all however it is also a skill that can be taught and nurtured and the best place to begin cultivating this, is at home.
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Dear Abby: Daughter’s estranged husband makes a great renter. Must mom kick him out?

DEAR ABBY: My daughter is separated from her husband, who rents a room from me. Recently, without telling her, he dropped her from his insurance. Now she wants me to kick him out and she’s mad at me because I refuse to do it. She says it shows I approve of his behavior. She tells me that he’s no good, he used her and he hit on her girlfriend. She’s threatening that if I let him stay, we won’t be close anymore.
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26,425 grave violations against children in 2020: UN

United Nations, June 22 (SocialNews.XYZ) A new UN report has revealed that there were at least 26,425 grave violations against children in 2020. The annual Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) report released on Monday said that of the violations, 23,946 were committed in 2020 and 2,479 were committed earlier but verified only last year, Xinhua news agency reported.