The U.S. Consumer Protection Agency announced that Xtava is recalling two models of hair dryers — the Allure and Allure Pro 2200W ionic ceramic hair dryers.
According to the USCPA, Xtava has received 193 reports of the hair dryers or power cords overheating, melting, exploding or catching fire, including 18 reports of burns and two reports of a minor electrical shock. Four of the reported burn incidents resulted in a blister to the hand, wrist or finger. One consumer reported a severe burn.
The items were hand-held dryers, black or white in color, and include a concentrator nozzle. They were sold separately or as part of various hair-care kits that included hair treatment products, a flat iron, or a diffuser. Many of the units have a label located on the back of the unit with the following SKU numbers: XTV010001, XTV010001N, XTV010002, or XTV010002N. All of the affected units have…
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STOP THE RAIDS!
START A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF ALL ASPECTS OF LABOUR MIGRATION NOW!
Tackle The Root Problems And Find Solutions To Protect The Rights Of All
The present raids and incarceration of migrant workers and refugees being conducted under Ops Mega 3.0 need to stop. They are arbitrary and xenophobic. They are criminalising the wrong people. And therefore they do not tackle the root causes of the persistent problem of the massive numbers of undocumented workers in Malaysia.
The heavy dependence of our economy on the contribution of migrant workers, including the labour of refugees, is a reality that is seldom appreciated and acknowledged. Take away the migrant workers across sector upon sector of our economy, and our economy will collapse. However such a significant contribution completely contrasts with the way they are treated – the corruption, mistreatment, cheating, under-payment, exploitation, lack of…
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This video from the USA says about itself:
15 August 2018
Economist Heiner Flassbeck and political analyst Ekrem Ekici say Turkey’s economic crisis runs deeper than U.S. sanctions.
Not so long ago, United States President Donald Trump got along pretty well with his Turkish colleague and NATO military alliance partner Erdogan. Trump liked Erdogan being on the way to dictatorship; like he himself is.
By Halil Celik in Turkey:
Turkish crisis hits working people
16 August 2018
The Turkish lira’s (TL) freefall depreciation against the US dollar and the euro has immediate repercussions on prices of goods and services, raising the official inflation rate to 15.4 percent in July—the highest level in…
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Kino Gabriel, Christian spokesman of the SDF: The priority, now, is Efrîn .. August 13, 2018 from kurdiscat.
The Syrian Democratic Forces spokesman (SDF) has denied that military units of his militia are moving to…
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Working class youngsters who dream of becoming actors or performers are increasingly being kept out of the profession because of the cost and failures in the education system, the new president of Equity has warned.
Maureen Beattie became the union’s president last month after being elected unopposed. In her first interview, she has talked of the challenges ahead, including tackling harassment and bullying, pay, the union’s profile and the particular struggle for youngsters from less well-off backgrounds…
In 1870, Richard Wallace (1818-1890) received a windfall from his employer the 4th Marquess of Hertford which comprised an art collection consisting of Old Master paintings, 17th and 18th century furniture, snuff boxes and perhaps the second largest assembly of Sevres porcelain in Britain (all in addition to homes in Britain and France as well as land in Britain). Ostensibly the inheritance was a reward for the services Wallace had performed for the 4th Marquess as his private secretary and art advisor, but the long-standing belief was that Wallace was the…
This 9 March 2018 video from Ireland says about itself:
Mary McAleese grew up the eldest of nine children in a tumultuous time in Northern Ireland. Her family was forced to leave the area by Loyalists when The Troubles broke out. She was the first Irish President to come from Northern Ireland and the first woman to succeed another woman as the eighth President of Ireland from 1997 – 2011. An outspoken advocate on many issues concerned with justice, equality, social inclusion, anti-sectarianism and reconciliation it was no surprise the theme of her Presidency was ‘Building Bridges’.
Mary graduated in Law from the Queen’s University of Belfast in 1973 and was called to the Northern Ireland Bar in 1974. In 1975 she was appointed Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology at Trinity…
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