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'Are You Considering Suicide?' and other questions to ask your co-workers

 In a glass conference room in midtown Manhattan, a few dozen employees from Beacon Health Inc.are taking turns asking each other an incredibly awkward question: “Are you having thoughts of suicide?” There’s a right way to ask and a wrong way, and they’re here to learn the difference. The exercise is just one component of an eight-hour course in “mental first aid,” a relatively new kind of training that, like first aid or CPR, is designed to give ordinary people tools to help someone in need. And as with first aid…

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John Worboys: Minister considering judicial review

The justice secretary is considering a judicial review of the decision to free sex attacker John Worboys on parole. The Sunday Times reports David Gauke has sought advice on whether a judicial review could succeed. It is understood he will only move forward if there is a reasonable prospect of success. The Parole Board said it was “confident correct procedures were followed”. Taxi driver Worboys was jailed in 2009 and is thought to have carried out more than 100 rapes and sexual assaults. He had been convicted at Croydon Crown…

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Transfer report: High-flying Valencia considering January move for Everton striker Sandro Ramirez

Sandro Ramirez could leave Everton just months after joining the club for £5million Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Valencia are the latest club to be linked with a January move for Everton flop Sandro Ramirez. The 22-year-old arrived on Merseyside from Malaga in the summer for around £5million, but he is yet to open his scoring account for his new club. Ramirez has started just three Premier League games, with a further two appearances coming off the bench, in what has been considered a disastrous start to life in England. However,…

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Arsenal transfer news: Wenger considering replacing Sanchez with Martial

A chance to play regularly through the middle may make Arsenal move appealing to Anthony Martial Sunday, October 8, 2017 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly considering replacing Alexis Sanchez with Anthony Martial next summer. The 28-year-old forward’s contract at the Emirates expires at the end of the season and looks certain to leave, with some reports suggesting Man City and PSG could try and sign him in January. According to the Sunday Mirror, Wenger is already on the lookout for players capable of operating through the middle and in a wide…

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Tottenham transfer REPORT – Inter Milan ‘considering’ late move for Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has re-emerged as a target for Italian giants Inter Milan, who are readying a late swoop for the Belgium international. According to reports, the 28-year-old’s contract talks with the north Londoners have stalled in recent weeks, with the defender said to have demanded wages which stand alongside some of the club’s best-paid players. With negotiations seemingly at a standstill, Alderweireld’s future at Spurs has been thrown into doubt and Inter are ready to pounce on the uncertainty. Corriere…

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North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam

North Korea says it is considering missile strikes near the US Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with “fire and fury”. The North’s official news agency said it was mulling a plan to fire medium-to-long-range rockets around Guam, where US strategic bombers are based. The statement marks a sharp rise in rhetoric between the two countries. The UN recently approved further economic sanctions against the country. President Trump’s comments followed a media report that claimed the North had made a nuclear warhead small enough…

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