Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

BANGKOK: Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and worsened stigma while managing periods during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned on Thursday (May 28). About three-quarters of health professionals in 30 countries surveyed by Plan International, from Kenya to Australia, reported supply shortages, while 58per cent complained of rising […]

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After her toaster oven caught fire, Ontario woman was told by Whirlpool to take it up with a company in China

When Valerie Hammond’s countertop oven burst into flames, causing hundreds of dollars in damage to her kitchen, she figured the cost would be covered since the KitchenAid appliance was from a big company she trusted. Whirlpool, which owns KitchenAid, replaced the oven, as required by the warranty. But things got complicated when she asked for $600 to cover […]

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In CA: Suing Trump for his fossil fuel ‘gift’, and two milestones you never want to hit

The U.S. topped 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday, as California’s case total crossed the same threshold. The state sues the Trump administration, again, over environmental policy. And beaches and pools can be safe, if you follow these guidelines. It’s Arlene Martinez with news for Wednesday.   But first, Elon Musk’s SpaceX historic space foray, as […]

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