Tencent to expand underage ID check to all games

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings will expand an addiction-prevention system for underage gamers to all of its games, the company said on Monday, as the industry faces increased government scrutiny. A “healthy gaming” system that includes time limits on daily play and can perform facial recognition-aided ID checks, already in use on Tencent’s most popular Honour of Kings smartphone […]

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7-year-old found dead at bus stop after getting ‘struck by a vehicle’: cops

A 7-year-old boy was found dead Thursday morning at a bus stop in Pennsylvania after getting hit by a vehicle, state police said. The fatal incident, which occurred in Franklin Township, was reported around 7 a.m. after a Tyrone school bus driver spotted the deceased child at the area near his home, Pennsylvania State Police Troop G wrote on Twitter. […]

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Indiana children killed at bus stop are identified as siblings; suspect arrested, police say

Three children were struck by a vehicle and killed at an Indiana school bus stop on Tuesday, and the suspected driver, Alyssa L. Shepherd, was arrested, state police said. (Indiana State Police) Three young siblings were struck by a vehicle and killed at an Indiana school bus stop on Tuesday morning, and the suspected driver was arrested, state police said. The […]

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Six children dead in adenovirus outbreak at paediatric centre

Trenton, New Jersey: New Jersey authorities are working to contain a severe viral outbreak at a paediatric centre that has left six children dead and 12 others infected. The state has barred the facility, the Wanaque Centre for Nursing and Rehabilitation, from accepting new patients until the outbreak is contained. Children at the Wanaque Centre in northern New Jersey are paediatric long-term care […]

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Innocent children of Syria are going home to land they have never seen

‘I’m going to miss my mother’: Innocent children of Syria are going home to a land they’ve never seen after seven years of civil war – but Bashar al-Assad’s regime is still tearing families apart by banning its ‘enemies’ More than 300 people displaced by the nation’s seven-year civil war went home  They were among 25,000 Syrians who have volunteered […]

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5 people, including 3 kids, slashed at home-operated daycare in New York City

Five people, including three children, were slashed by an employee of a home-operated daycare center in New York City, authorities said. Victims at the home, in Flushing, Queens, were discovered around 3:30 a.m. local time. Among the three children injured were two girls and one boy — all infants, authorities said. Victims were rushed to New York-Presbyterian/Queens Hospital. One of […]

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A Seven-Year-Old Girl Died From Being Strangled By The Cords Of Her Hoodie

Kimora Zondo got the cords tangled in the door handle of her home and choked to death. A seven-year-old girl died after being strangled by the cords of her hoodie — that is, a hooded sweatshirt with strings that can tighten the hood around the wearer’s head. As The Guardian reports, a coroner’s inquest looked into the tragic death of […]

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