Ap News In Brief At 5:58 P.m. Edt – Quincy Herald-whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

He abhorred “the image of Israeli families hovering in shelters in fear of their children’s safety” and demanded “an immediate cessation of these indecent attacks.” Airstrike kills 18 people from a single clan, stirs debate over Israel’s choice of targets GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – The target was the Gaza police chief. He survived the Israeli airstrike on a cousin’s home with critical injuries, but 18 family members were killed, including five children and teens. The weekend attack highlighted Israel’s broad definition of military targets in its current offensive against the Islamic militant group Hamas. The army says those targets include senior Hamas activists and their homes, even as it insists it is doing the utmost to spare bystanders by warning them to clear out. However, the U.N. Office for Humanitarian Affairs said Sunday that civilians made up the majority of Palestinian casualties over the past six days – 133 of 168 killed and nearly half of more than 1,100 wounded. And a human-rights researcher said some of Israel’s strikes appear to have violated rules of war. The issue of Israel’s targets cuts to the core of conflicting narratives.
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This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button – Yahoo Finance

Done This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button 2 hours ago View photo This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button Entrepreneurs: Rachel Emanuele and husband Arthur founded First Sign Technologies, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based line of safety products. The company is launching with a hair clip that contains a mechanism capable of detecting sudden movements that may indicate that an assault or attack is taking place. “Aha” moment: One dark night, Emanuele had an uneasy feeling when she arrived home. “The lights were out, and it was pitch-black outside,” she says. “I realized then that our home security system protected only our house, not me coming home alone and facing a potential intruder.” Use your head: The couple spent more than two years researching their idea for a wearable safety device before landing on the concept of a barrette that could remain concealed and operate automatically. “We chose to create a hair clip since the head is the most commonly injured area during a violent assault,” Emanuele says. “You can hold it in your hand when you’re walking in a parking garage, or wear it under a ponytail.
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