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The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has launched an app--free and available from iTunes--designed to help parents keep their children safe, and to track them in case they suddenly go missing.  It is the first mobile application launched by the Bureau.  The app is currently compatible only with iPhones, the FBI's website said, though plans are in the works to launch versions that will work on other mobile devices in the near future.

The FBI says a child goes missing every 40 seconds in America.

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