A young girl was afraid of IVs. So she invented a teddy bear to disguise them

(CNN)A young girl from Connecticut turned her time spent in the hospital into a chance to help ease the fear of many other young patients. “When I had my first infusion, I was surprised and a little bit intimidated by the look of the amount of tubing and medical equipment on my IV pole,” Ella said in a statement on her website. Ella stared down her fear and came up with a creative solution to disguise the medicine. “So, she cut up a stuffed animal and used a hot glue gun and made her very first Medi Teddy,” Casano said. Seeing how delighted the nurses were with the idea, Ella and her mother started the process to patent, manufacture and …

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first mass since fire

(CNN)A small mass will be held at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday evening — the first since a fire destroyed the structure’s spire, parts of the roof and vault in April. The mass will be led by Michel Aupetit, the Archbishop of Paris, who said in a statement, “May all those who have mobilized since April 15 and all those who continue to work every day for Notre Dame, be they donors, architects, construction workers, political leaders, be warmly thanked for their efforts.” Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Suspect in Lyra McKee murder arrested in Northern Ireland

(CNN)Police investigating the April murder of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee arrested a suspect on Thursday. McKee was standing close to a police vehicle on April 18 when she was wounded by a single gunman firing shots into a residential area. She died soon after from her injuries, police said. She is the first journalist to be killed in the United Kingdom since 2001, according to nonprofit organization the Committee to Protect Journalists. McKee had been identified as a rising star in journalism, and spent much of her career reporting on the reverberations of sectarian conflict in her home country. Her funeral in April was attended by leaders of British and Irish politics, and a mural dedicated to her has …

Trump Backs Off Of Mexico Tariff Threat After Agreement Is Made

On Twitter, Trump wrote that Mexico “agreed to take strong measures” to “stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border.” The tariffs that were to go into effect Monday have been “indefinitely” suspended, Trump wrote. on its website late Friday night. In return, Martha Bárcena, Mexico’s ambassador to the U.S., said in a tweet that Mexico would strengthen its own immigration laws and “provide job, education and health care for people who wait in Mexican territory for the end of their asylum process in the U.S.,” according to a machine translation. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard also confirmed those details with Mexico’s Spanish-language news site The agreement to take in migrants as they seek asylum in another …