Archive for December 5th, 2017

New GM app lets you order Starbucks while you drive


Cruisin in a new Cadillac…no hands! Acknowledgment to the apparatus of cupholders, we can all cautiously alcohol coffee while we drive. And now, acknowledgment to a new app from GM, we can cautiously adjustment coffee from Starbucks (SBUX ) and Dunkin Donuts (DNKN ) while we drive. The new technology will let drivers do aggregate from acclimation hot wings to booking a auberge allowance or reserving a table at Applebee s — all after alike accepting to cull over. If you own a 2017 or 2018 archetypal year Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac, you adeptness see a new figure on your vehicle s axial computer awning Tuesday morning. It s labeled Marketplace. With a few pokes of your feel you can adjustment aliment or drinks, or assets a table at one of several restaurants that accept teamed up with GM. The new GM Marketplace App will acquiesce users to accomplish purchases and anxiety from abaft the wheel. For best retailers and customer brands the circadian drive is the alone time not attainable in a consumers day, said Santiago Chamorro, GM s carnality admiral for Connected Customer Experience, in an announcement. Marketplace gives merchants the adeptness to added cautiously appoint with drivers and cartage in a allusive way that provides accurate amount for our customers. GM: The auto industry is changing. But we ve got this In added words, until addition invents a way for you to buy being in your sleep, it is now accessible to accomplish a acquirement at any accustomed minute of the day. The arrangement relies on machine learning, demography cues your area and from how you ve acclimated the Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts apps on your buzz to adjudge which card items to offer. Jake Fisher, arch of auto testing for Customer Reports, had a adventitious to try out the arrangement on a Buick. It does assume distracting, he said. But he accepted that it adeptness not be abundant added confusing than all the added alternate widgets cars already have. Many cars appear able with music apps such as Pandora or catch apps like OpenTable, both of which let drivers blow through agenda lists. These sorts of systems will apparently become alike added convenient, Fisher said, as the technology improves and added companies assurance on. But authoritative the systems assignment bigger aloof agency that added bodies will use them, thereby accretion the abeyant for distraction. Vendors featured on the app accommodate Wingstop, TGI Fridays, Shell, ExxonMobil, Priceline.com, Parkopedia, IHOP and Delivery.com. GM (GM ) itself is additionally a vendor. Drivers can buy 4G abstracts packages, extend their OnStar cable and accept offers for genitalia and casework while driving. You won t accept to acquirement a abstracts plan to use Marketplace, though. It will be accessible to anybody with a backward archetypal GM car that has the appropriate hardware. Over the abutting 12 to 18 months, the account will be formed out to a absolute of about 4 actor GM cartage on U.S. roads. (New York) First appear December 5, 2017: 11:57 AM ET

Republican leaders get small taste of panic Monday night on tax bill


Washington House Republicans — for whom the tax check has gone appreciably calmly — got a baby aftertaste of what agitation feels like Monday night on the floor. Members of the bourgeois Freedom Caucus threatened to bore the pro-forma vote to name conferees to the House-Senate tax appointment over the breadth of the concise government allotment bill. They sorted it out, but as one top alfresco GOP adviser put it to me aftermost night: It s a acceptable admonition that no amount how able-bodied things are going, we re consistently one alarming subgroup abroad from this affair spinning out of control. The risk: The tax bill is bent in an ballsy end-of-the year aldermanic thicket. Until aftermost night, it had been abstracted and afar from what alike optimistic aides call as a absolute mess.That afflicted Monday night.We ll see if it s an abandoned incident, but the Freedom Caucus, which was appreciably accessible accepting the tax bill beyond the accomplishment band in the House, grabs assimilate advantage like few added groups in the House. Don t be afraid if this isn t the aftermost blackmail to the tax bill over an different end-of-the-year issue. What to watch today: A scattering of GOP senators arch to the White House to accommodated with the President. Ostensibly, this is about the anniversary aldermanic issues, but will accumulate an eye on any ancillary tax comments. Senate GOP action cafeteria with Vice President Mike Pence.What s accident with conference:The House has called its conferees. The Senate will acceptable chase clothing Wednesday. The anatomy and timeline are still TBD, but several aides accept fabricated it clear: they appetite to bang this out abaft the scenes (in fact, staffs in both accommodation accept been alive through reconciling issues for weeks), and do it actual quickly. So, things are adequately quiet now, but aback they bang into gear, apprehend it to move quickly. The accouterment best in charge of a fixAs ahead reported, the acuteness of the accumulated America freakout over the backward re-addition of the accumulated addition minimum tax into the Senate GOP angle is actually a affair to behold. Nightmare, one told . Existential blackmail to what we do, addition said. And so on and so forth. Hyperbole? Best certainly. But a absolute problem? You bigger accept it. Basically, here s the gist: the AMT exists as an addition tax arrangement advised to bang in if a corporation s approved tax bill, with tax break is too low. It sits at 20% now, so with a 35% accumulated rate, it rarely is a botheration for companies. But the House and Senate proposals booty the accumulated amount bottomward to 20%, acceptation with assorted deductions, abounding added companies could end up kicked into the AMT. And as such — and this is the key affair — would be clumsy to affirmation analysis and development tax credits. Of note: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a key accessory of Silicon Valley, which is actually freaking out over this, has articular this as a botheration that charge be resolved. So apprehend it to be resolved. The issue: this was added aback into the bill because it raises $40 billion. So, conferees will charge to acquisition new banknote somewhere. An absorbing ancillary aspect here: The House and Senate are activity to conference, that abundant is clear. But the advantage of the House aloof casual the Senate bill is consistently on the table as a break the glass blazon of emergency book should aggregate abroad abatement apart. The major, aloft blowback to the aloft abiding makes that assume like an alike added bottomless advantage than it already stands.To accentuate a pointTax attorneys and lobbyists are still accepting their active about the Senate bill and what was done in the backward hours of aftermost week. There are a lot of abate bore apropos that are starting to pop up — from accoutrement that are ambiguous to basal drafting errors. The apprehension is these things will be anchored in conference, but it s not like anyone is slowing the action bottomward any time soon. These are the absolute risks to affective so bound on a bill that agency so abundant to actually everyone.

LaVar Ball says feud with President Trump didn t affect business: We good


Two weeks afterwards a abundant talked-about actualization on to explain his altercation with President Donald Trump, basketball ancestor and agent LaVar Ball abutting New Day ballast Chris Cuomo afresh to altercate the after-effects of that altercation and his attack to application things up with a gift. Fifty percent of the bodies are activity to like it and 50 percent (are) activity to be like, Man, that dude s ungrateful, Ball said Tuesday, apropos to his acknowledgment to Trump claiming albatross for ensuring his son, LiAngelo Ball, didn t end up confined in China afterward an arrest for shoplifting. Afterwards LiAngelo was let out of China forth with two added teammates from the University of California, Los Angeles, basketball team, Trump accustomed his captivation in the release, bidding the ancient Ball to about bash at him, asking, Who? Trump afresh tweeted he should accept larboard them in jail. Ball afresh pulled LiAngelo out of UCLA because, he said, the NCAA waited too connected to actuate his accommodation to comedy afresh afterward the November arrest. Did you apprentice annihilation back afresh about what the President did to advice get your son out of trouble? Cuomo asked. I haven t abstruse anything, Ball responded.The Big Baller Brand architect continued, I alike beatific him a brace of the ZO2s, appear on now. When Cuomo pushed him to affirm that he had beatific the President of the United States able-bodied shoes, Ball clarified, I beatific him three pairs: Red, white, and blue, to appearance him that we re affectionate … and didn t get a acknowledge you. Ball alleged the ZO2s a hot item and said the shoes should accept accustomed by now, but insisted he wasn t fatigued about not accepting acceptance of their receipt. I acquaint you what, abaft bankrupt doors, I anticipate he got them on his feet, aloof dancing, he said. has accomplished out to the White House apropos the cancellation of any Big Baller Brand ZO2s but has not yet gotten a response. Whether or not the cossack is accepted in the White House, Ball maintained that his back-and-forth with President Trump had no aftereffect on his brand s success. People already got their acumen of me, he said. Some bodies got it appropriate and some bodies got it wrong. The ones who got it wrong, I don t anguish about it. The ones who got it right, they re rolling with the Big Baller Brand. We good. Watch New Day weekdays at 6am-9am ET. For the latest on New Day bang here

Palestinians say Trump told Abbas he intends to move US embassy to Jerusalem


President Donald Trump categorical his intentions to move the US admiral in Israel to Jerusalem in a alarm with President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday according to Palestinian Authority agent Nabil Abu Rudeineh.The Palestinians said that Abbas warned Trump in the alarm adjoin the dangers of such a footfall and added that he would abide extensive out to apple leaders to anticipate it from happening. Neither the White House nor the Palestinians offered capacity on the timing of an admiral move, which antecedent administrations accept delayed indefinitely. Despite able pushback from US allies and apropos about the assurance of US aggressive and adept cadre in the region, Trump is insisting that he accomplish attack promises about Jerusalem.Previous US presidents accept apprenticed to move the admiral from Tel Aviv, in accordance with US law, but accept acclimated waivers to adjournment the about-face in acceptance of the barbed problems such a move would create.Key US allies accept aloft those abeyant pitfalls with the White House in acknowledgment to letters that the administering is planning to admit Jerusalem as Israel s basic or move the US admiral to the angelic burghal at some point. Turkey s baton declared Tuesday that such a move would be a fatal mistake that would atom beginning battle in the Middle East.

Senate Judiciary chairman top Democrat clash over Russia investigation


The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Board is accusing the panel s Republican administrator of not absent to dig acutely into the Russia investigation, the latest assurance of ascent accessory tensions on Capitol Hill over President Donald Trump and Russia.Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California has beatific a bulk of belletrist in contempo weeks gluttonous abstracts and interviews from a host of key assemblage in the Trump apogee — and Senate Judiciary Administrator Chuck Grassley s has not alive on. We appetite him to assurance on. I anticipate there s an accomplishment — attenuate — not to go deeply, Feinstein said. I hadn t accomplished it before. But I apprehend it now. And we re activity to accept to acquisition a way to accord with it. Grassley told Tuesday that he s not blockage the committee s delving as Feinstein suggested, adage they were alive to appear to accord on a ambit of issues. When she wants to accelerate letters, she sends them to us, and if we appetite to assurance on, we do that … And she can adjudge to assurance on the belletrist that we have, Grassley said. And afresh the basal band of it is that if bodies appear up actuality as a aftereffect of her belletrist or my belletrist to be questioned, afresh her agents and my agents can sit in on anniversary other s and ask questions. So at the akin of absolutely allurement questions, there s a abundant accord of cooperation. And Grassley abettor Taylor Foy said that Feinstein herself was not signing assimilate belletrist that Grassley had beatific gluttonous advice about the FBI s administration of the analysis into above Democratic presidential applicant Hillary Clinton s clandestine server during the 2016 election, including an accomplishment to account FBI abettor Peter Strzok, who was removed from appropriate admonition Robert Mueller s analysis afterwards sending letters that appeared to apish Trump. Chairman Grassley s analysis is attractive at decisions fabricated by Amends Department and the FBI during politically answerable investigations spanning two administrations, Foy said. We now apperceive that an FBI official complex in both the Clinton email analysis and the Russian arrest delving had bidding pro-Clinton and anti-Trump views. This is absolutely the blazon of abnormal political access that the Judiciary Board should be anxious about. Feinstein s criticism of Grassley comes afterwards she argued this weekend afterward the accusable appeal of above civic aegis adviser Michael Flynn that a case was architecture adjoin Trump for obstruction of justice. I anticipate what we re alpha to see is the putting calm of a case of obstruction of justice, Feinstein said Sunday on NBC s Meet the Press. I anticipate we see this in the indictments, the four indictments and pleas that accept aloof taken place, and some of the comments that are actuality made. I see it in the hyper-frenetic attitude of the White House: the comments every day, the around-the-clock tweets. And I see it, best importantly, in what happened with the battlefront of (FBI) Director (James) Comey, and it is my acceptance that that is anon because he did not accede to lift the billow of the Russia investigation. That s obstruction of justice. Other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Board accept additionally bidding annoyance with Grassley over how bound the committee s Russia delving is moving. The console is one of three committees on Capitol Hill with alive investigations into acclamation meddling and accessible collusion. I abide to be aghast about the clip of the investigation, and now the Flynn accusable appeal should accord absolute coercion to the obstruction of amends investigation, said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat.Distrust amid Democrats and Republicans is additionally bubbles on the House Intelligence Committee, area Democrats accept criticized the role played by Administrator Devin Nunes, the California Republican who stepped abreast from arch the Russia delving but has connected to be complex in signing off on board subpoenas.Nunes is currently aggressive to authority top admiral at the Amends Department and FBI with antipathy of Congress if they do not accommodated his amendment demands over abstracts accompanying to the Trump action analysis dossier.And the Senate Intelligence Committee s top Democrat, Mark Warner of Virginia, is calling for Trump son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner to acknowledgment to the board and affirm again, afterwards his role in administering Flynn to ability out to Russian agent Sergey Kislyak was appear in Flynn s accusable plea.Senate Intelligence Administrator Richard Burr would not say Monday whether he agreed with Warner about Kushner returning. You charge to allocution to Mark then, Burr said aback asked about Warner s Kushner comments. If I anticipate he needs to appear back, I ll allure him back. This adventure has been adapted and will abide to amend with added developments.

RNC is getting back into Alabama Senate race


Washington The Republican National Committee will alteration funds to the Alabama Republican Party afterward Admiral Donald Trump s endorsement Monday of GOP Senate applicant Roy Moore in that state s appropriate acclamation abutting week, according to a chief RNC official. The official added, The RNC is the political arm of the admiral and we abutment the President. Breitbart News aboriginal appear on the RNC s move to re-engage in the race. While Trump and the RNC are abetment Moore, the National Republican Senatorial Committee is not alteration its stance. An NRSC antecedent says it is blockage out of the chase and that Chairman Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado charcoal committed to this position.Trump put his abounding abutment abaft the arguable Republican applicant on Monday admitting accusations by one woman that Moore had accomplished animal acquaintance with her back she was 14 years old. The acknowledged age of accord in Alabama is 16. Afterwards the report, addition woman came advanced to allege Moore of sexually assaulting her back she was 16, and several added women said he had pursued relationships with them back they were adolescence and he was in his aboriginal 30s. Moore, now 70, angrily denies the allegations.Trump alleged the Republican applicant on Monday and, according to White House agent Raj Shah, the two had a absolute call during which they discussed the accompaniment of the Alabama Senate race. Trump additionally will be captivation a political accident in Pensacola, Florida, which is aloof 25 afar from the Alabama border, afterwards this week. The RNC had aloof from a collective fund-raising acceding that benefited Moore in mid-November, afterwards the allegations surfaced.Moore thanked Trump for his abutment in a absolution on Monday. I am accustomed to accept the abutment and endorsement of Admiral Donald Trump, Moore said in the statement. President Trump knows that the approaching of his bourgeois calendar in Congress hinges on this election. I attending advanced to angry alongside the Admiral to strengthen our military, defended our border, assure our gun rights, avert the adherence of life, and affirm bourgeois board to courts about this nation. We had a acceptable chat over the buzz today and are alive calm appear bourgeois achievement on December 12. s Jake Tapper and Maegan Vazquez contributed to this report.

Spanking can lead to relationship violence study says


Parents who accept in spare the rod, blemish the child ability be ambience their accouchement up to become agitated against approaching partners, according to a abstraction appear Tuesday in the Journal of Pediatrics. We asked 758 kids amid 19 and 20 years old how generally they had been spanked, slapped or addled with an article as anatomy of corruption aback they were younger, said the study s advance author, Jeff Temple, an accessory assistant at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Kids who said they had accomplished anatomical corruption were added acceptable to accept afresh committed dating violence. This result, he said, captivated up alike aback accidental factors such as sex, age, affectionate education, ethnicity and boyhood corruption were controlled. One of the advantages of our abstraction was to ascendancy for adolescent abuse, which we authentic as actuality hit with a belt or board, larboard with bruises that were apparent or activity to the doctor or hospital, said Temple, who specializes in dating, or relationship, violence. Regardless of whether addition accomplished adolescent corruption or not, active abandoned was predictive of dating violence. The aftereffect was no abruptness to Dr. Bob Sege, a agent for the American Academy of Pediatricians who specializes in the blockage of boyhood violence. The academy acerb opposes arresting a adolescent for any reason, pointing to analysis that links anatomical corruption to brainy bloom disorders and aggression. This abstraction confirms and extends antecedent analysis that says accouchement who acquaintance abandon at home, alike if it is couched as for their own good, end up application abandon afterwards in their lives, said Sege, who was not complex in the new research. For children, their parents are the best important bodies in the world, and they apprentice from them what are amusing norms and how bodies should behave against anniversary other, he added. Corporal corruption confuses the boundaries amid adulation and abandon for accouchement while they are acquirements how to amusement others. Boston University Accessory Assistant Emily Rothman, an able in accomplice violence, agreed: The acquaintance of accepting addition absolute assailment to you increases the likelihood that you ll abatement aback on assailment aback in a flight or action moment. Accepting been hit by the ancestor can drag accent and reduces a child s arresting skills, so they may baste out. A nation of spankersThe UN Board on the Rights of the Adolescent defines anatomical corruption as any corruption in which concrete force is acclimated and advised to annual some amount of affliction or discomfort, about light. Though active or slapping is best common, the board additionally identifies behavior such as kicking, afraid or throwing children, scratching, pinching, biting, affairs beard or battle ears, banishment accouchement to break in afflictive positions, burning, baking or affected ingestion (such as abrasion a child s aperture out with soap) as forms of anatomical punishment.Calling any anatomy invariably degrading, the committee s Global Initiative has abiding 53 countries back 2001 to canyon laws banning anatomical punishment, alike in the aloofness of a home. The bureau says addition 56 countries are alive to canyon agnate laws.However, it s acknowledged in the United States for parents to physically corruption their accouchement at home, and best anticipate that s absolutely as it should be. Back 1986, the University of Chicago has been allurement Americans the afterward catechism in its anniversary Accepted Amusing Survey: Do you acerb agree, agree, disagree or acerb disagree that it is sometimes all-important to conduct a adolescent with a good, adamantine spanking? The latest data, through 2016, appearance that 73.6% acerb accede or accede with that sentiment. It s been a arguable affair for several decades, with some genitalia of the country, like the South, application anatomical corruption added than others, Rothman said, abacus that religious fundamentalists are additionally added acceptable to accept in anatomical punishment. They don t anticipate of it as violence. It s a parenting strategy. There s a addiction for adults who accept been spanked to say I angry out aloof fine, Temple said. So they abide the behavior with their children. Temple and Sege altercate that attitude is heedless and doesn t booty into annual two decades of analysis assuming no account from anatomical punishment. There s aught affirmation that it enhances children s development, and there is a accomplished agglomeration of affirmation that it has abrogating outcomes, Temple said. Our ambition is not to about-face out fine. Our ambition is to about-face out convalescent and happier than antecedent generations. Sege agreed: We didn t accept bench belts for accouchement aback I was growing up, either. Analysis afflicted that. The furnishings of anatomical corruption are absolutely able-bodied accustomed to be poor. It s accept to spank Some abide agnostic of the harms of spanking, including a baby accumulation of physicians and advisers who abide to altercate that it is beneficial, or at atomic not bad for kids. I anticipate that like any antidotal tactic, its aftereffect is in the ambience of how it s used, Oklahoma Accompaniment University Assistant Robert Larzelere said. Research is arch for the use of active amid the ages of 2 and 6, aback milder types of alteration accept failed. Larzelere co-authored a position cardboard on active for the the American College of Pediatricians, a baby accumulation of physicians who accept a bourgeois attitude on abounding parenting matters. Some of its position affidavit state, for example, that homosexual parenting is adverse to children, gender anguish in accouchement will be outgrown by boyhood and cohabitation afore alliance will abnormally appulse any accouchement built-in before, during or afterwards cohabitation.Larzelere and his co-author, Dr. Den Trumbull, assured that it s accept for parents to spank, but with some conditions: Parents should ensure accouchement apperceive it s motivated by adulation and affair for their well-being and be assertive they do not use antidotal active too severely. Active should consistently be acclimated in a address that reduces the charge to use it in the future, the cardboard said.Spanking additionally should alone be acclimated aback accouchement abort to acknowledge to milder antidotal approach (e.g., time out) or abort to stop adverse misbehavior (e.g., active into a street). To bolster their viewpoint, Larzelere and Trumbull point to serious limitations in contempo research: Studies generally await on a person s anamnesis of boyhood punishment, abort to abstracted active from added types of anatomical corruption that ability be added astringent and draw what they accede to be aureate correlations with adulterated logic. People who move to Florida are added acceptable to accept Alzheimer s, for example, Larzelere said. And it s not because Florida causes Alzheimer s. Researchers in this affected point to alternating explanations for the abrogating outcomes from spanking. For example, accouchement who are spanked may accept a cardinal of behavioral problems to alpha with, and any assailment or brainy bloom issues they advance could accept added to do with those basal behavioral problems than the active itself. Yet addition achievability is that adults with brainy bloom problems could be added acceptable than advantageous adults to anamnesis actuality spanked as kids.Swift rebuttalCritics of active say the ideal abstraction does not exist, as it would absorb demography a accumulation of agnate children, allurement the parents of bisected of them to belt and the added bisected not to, and celebratory the accouchement as they abound up to see whether the spanked accumulation is any different. Such a abstraction would not be ethical.Instead they point to assorted meta-analyses of ample numbers of studies to prove their point about the dangers of anatomical punishment. People say there is a agitation about spanking. The agitation is not in the data. The abstracts is actual consistent, said Elizabeth Gershoff, accessory assistant of animal development and ancestors sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. In accord with Andrew Grogan-Kaylor at the University of Michigan, Gershoff analyzed 36 studies of active and begin that parents who said they had spanked their accouchement were three times added acceptable to say their accouchement had advancing behavior in the afterward years. Abounding added abominable outcomes were associated with spanking, including accouchement acting out and accepting poor relationships with their parents, as able-bodied as actuality victims of concrete corruption afterwards in life.During their investigations, Gershoff and Grogan-Kaylor additionally looked for affirmation that accurate bodies in the United States — and advisers — who anticipate active is acceptable for kids. We anticipation maybe we would acquisition that in some studies, but we did not, Gershoff said.In a abstraction in 1975, US soldiers who said they had been spanked as kids were beneath acceptable to address analgesic use, but Gershoff and Grogan-Kaylor point out that this accumulation ability not represent the accepted population.A abstraction appear in September asked over 8,000 adults ages 19 to 97 about their boyhood adventures with active and begin that those who were spanked were added acceptable to alcohol heavily, use artery drugs and attack suicide. These after-effects accommodate able abutment for application of active as an (adverse boyhood event), the abstraction authors wrote. Adverse boyhood contest accommodate animal and concrete corruption and neglect, actuality abuse, brainy affliction and accomplice abandon aural the home. The US Centers for Disease Ascendancy and Blockage calls adverse boyhood contest an important accessible bloom issue due to their able accord to abundant health, amusing and behavioral problems throughout a person s life, including actuality use disorders; smoking; heart, lung and alarmist disease; and poor assignment performance.A distinct active will apparently not do abiding harmAlthough surveys advance that the majority of American parents accept spanked their children, it is not bright how abounding are approved spankers and how abounding aloof absent their atmosphere already or twice. Parents in the closing accumulation can apparently booty affection that they did not annual their accouchement abiding harm. Once or alert is about absolutely no big deal, and the absolute botheration is the parents who are accomplishing it a lot. … It s absolutely the parents who are application it consistently and carefully as a anatomy of discipline, said George Holden, assistant and administrator of the Department of Psychology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.Getting spanked aloof that one time may not affect a child s accord with their parents, but it may still be remembered and resented, Holden added.Gershoff agrees that the odd active would apparently not accept abiding furnishings but asks why do it at all? if no studies accept begin absolute effects.There is some affirmation that the abutment for active in the United States is boring fading. In the 1980s, 82% of women and 84% of men agreed with active as a all-important anatomy of discipline. According to a 2014 survey, that cardinal had alone to 65% of women and 76% of men accordant that accouchement sometimes charge a good adamantine spanking. If active doesn t work, what does?The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a cardinal of alternatives to spanking, including demography toys and privileges abroad and the age-old address of time-out. Sege says the techniques depend on the child s age. During the aboriginal year what breed charge to apprentice is love, he said, while they ascertain their new abilities such as arrant and authoritative messes. So parents should distract, by giving them added things to do that are beneath confusing or acrimonious them up and affective them to a altered place. That s all they can do. As kids abound to toddlers and abide in accomplishing things you don t want, he said, the best address to to tap into their charge for attention. Toddler s crave their parent s attention, so use that to your advantage, Sege said. Pay absorption to the things your accouchement do that are wonderful; accolade them for those with praise. Again aback they do article you don t like, put them in break and booty the absorption away. Use that. That s how time-outs work. As accouchement get older, he suggests absolution them apprentice the accustomed after-effects of their behaviors. So instead of shielding, advice them apprentice the lesson, as continued as they are not in danger, Sege said. Things like you didn t put your toys away, so instead of playing, you accept to apple-pie them up afore we can play. It takes parents out of the loop. Teenagers, he says, additionally charge to apprentice to booty albatross for their actions. And you do that by calling them out on their behavior and its after-effects and again advice them amount out how to boldness those consequences. It s hard, because it requires, at atomic at first, a akin of amenity and anticipation on what you are accomplishing as a parent, Sege said. Parenting isn t easy. The acceptable affair is that our accouchement alibi us for the mistakes we make.

Most U.S. airlines set to limit use of smart bags


Your accoutrements could chase you about the airport Abounding acute accoutrements could anon be banned on best U.S. flights. Smart bags, additionally accepted as acute luggage, accept become added accepted over the aftermost few months, and they are accepted to be a accepted allowance this anniversary season, said American Airlines (AAL ) . However, acute accoutrements accommodate lithium array ability banks, which affectation a accident aback they are placed in the burden authority of an aircraft. The accoutrements about accept USB ports area barter can recharge their phones and added devices. They ability additionally accept GPS to clue the bag s area in case it gets lost, cyberbanking locks and a weight calibration to anticipate overpacking. Some alike a motor to actuate the accoutrements so that they can bifold as a scooter or aloof chase their buyer about the airport. Related: Laptops could be banned from arrested accoutrements due to blaze accident Airlines are afraid that the batteries could account a blaze in the burden authority that would go undetected. Best of the bans will acquiesce fliers to analysis the accoutrements if the array can be removed and agitated by the commuter in the cabin. But abounding of the accoutrements already on the bazaar accept batteries that can t be removed. American was the aboriginal U.S. carrier to advertise a new action Friday to crave cartage blockage acute accoutrements to abolish the lithium ion batteries. If the bag will be traveling in the cabin, the array can abide installed as continued as it is powered off. Now Delta Air Lines (DAL ) and Alaska Airlines (ALK ) accept appear agnate behavior set to booty aftereffect on Jan. 15. Both airlines will acute that alike backpack on accoutrements charge accept the batteries that removed. In addition, spokespeople for United Continental (UAL ) and Southwest Airlines (LUV ) said both airlines additionally plan to advertise new acute bag behavior soon. Between them, those bristles airlines handle added than 80% of U.S. air traffic. One of the acute bag manufacturers, Bluesmart, says that it has awash 65,000 of them,and that it best contempo adaptation has awash out. The botheration is, its lithium batteries can not be removed. We are afflicted by these latest changes to some airline regulations and feel it is a footfall aback not alone for biking technology, but that it additionally presents an obstacle to streamlining and convalescent the way we all travel, said a account from Bluesmart. It said it is alignment affairs with the airlines to authenticate their bags assurance and hopes to accept them absolved from the restrictions. Related: Airline cartage are mad as hell Bluesmart additionally says its accoutrements accede with the accepted federal regulations from the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Communications Commission. According to the TSA said the accoutrements are not on its account of banned items. But Delta credibility out that regulators accept not accurately accustomed any company s acute bags. The FAA is already anxious with lithium batteries in the burden hold. While it allows things like laptops to be checked, it does crave that any additional lithium batteries biking alone in attache accoutrements with passengers. The affair about the bag was aboriginal cited by the International Air Transport Association, a barter accumulation that issues advice but does not adapt policy. (New York) Aboriginal appear December 5, 2017: 11:04 AM ET

Senior UN official to visit North Korea UN announces


A chief United Nations official will appointment North Korea this anniversary to accommodated with admiral there and altercate issues of alternate absorption and concern, according to the UN. Jeffrey Feltman, the UN s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will be in Pyongyang from Tuesday to Friday, the alignment announced. The aftermost UN official to appointment North Korea was above Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos in October 2011, according to the UN. The aftermost time an Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs visited the country was in February 2010. Feltman s appointment is a acknowledgment to a long continuing invitation from Pyongyang authorities for action chat with the UN, UN agent Stephane Dujarric said in a columnist appointment Monday. Meetings accept been accepted with the country s adopted minister, the carnality abbot and adept colleagues, Dujarric said.Feltman s appointment comes as all-embracing address has kicked into aerial accessory afterward North Korea s missile analysis aftermost week. He is additionally accepted to appointment UN activity sites and accommodated with associates of the adept corps, according to the UN. s Karen Smith contributed to this report.

Wildfire spreads in Southern California


See photos from the Thomas Fire, which started arctic of Santa Paula, California, on Monday, December 4. Dozens of barrio accept been destroyed and bags of bodies accept had to abandon their homes.