User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-National
Category: Youth and Children
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Idaho federal prosecutor issues follow-up statement about Twin Falls child sexual assault controversy 29.6.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Idaho federal prosecutor issues follow-up statement about Twin Falls child sexual assault controversy
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Global Inequality Robbing Millions of Children of 'What It Is to be a Child' 28.6.2016 CommonDreams.org Headlines
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Global inequality—"a vicious cycle of disadvantage"—threatens the lives and futures of tens of millions of children around the world, according to a new report from UNICEF.

The annual State of the World's Children report, released Tuesday, warns that unless serious steps are taken to narrow the gap between the rich and poor, 69 million children under five will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million children will live in poverty, and 750 million women will have been married as children by 2030.

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This is what NIMBY sounds like 28.6.2016 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. NIMBY, the acronym for "Not In My Backyard," refers to people's objections to an unwanted development coming to their neighbourhood. I call it discrimination. It's a vile form of speaking and acting fuelled by ignorance, fear and hate. NIMBY has been used for years against people of colour, people with disabilities, people with mental health issues, the LGBTQ community, various religious groups and people who are ...
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Taunts, threats surge in days following British referendum 28.6.2016 Washington Post: World
Turkish tourists are heckled in the heart of London. An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox. A Polish teenager in Gloucestershire is taunted with threats of deportation at her high school.
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Supreme Court will review unusual citizenship law 28.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of U.S. citizenship law that treats men and women differently. The justices said they will hear a case about a law that applies only to children born outside the U.S. to one parent who is an American and one who is not. The law makes it easier for children whose mother is a citizen to become citizens themselves. Even after reform legislation in 1986, children of American fathers face higher hurdles claiming cit...
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Education Department eases financial aid application restrictions for homeless college students 28.6.2016 Washington Post
Education Department eases financial aid application restrictions for homeless college students
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Senator seeks to stop DOJ from investigating private schools for violations of Americans with Disabilities Act 28.6.2016 Washington Post
Senator seeks to stop DOJ from investigating private schools for violations of Americans with Disabilities Act
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'No more baby': Sorority sister gets life term for tossing newborn into trash to die 28.6.2016 Washington Post
'No more baby': Sorority sister gets life term for tossing newborn into trash to die
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs $171-billion state budget 28.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown approved a state budget during a busy Monday in the Capitol, where lawmakers made progress on a $2-billion proposal to shelter the homeless but put the brakes on new energy policies during an acrimonious hearing. 

The $171-billion spending plan increases funding for state-subsidized...

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UN report: Tackle inequality to prevent children from dying 28.6.2016 Washington Post: World
The U.N. children’s agency is warning that 69 million youngsters under five will die from preventable causes between now and 2030 if all countries don’t accelerate action to improve health and education for the most disadvantaged.
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2 women, teenager found dead in upscale Rancho Santa Fe area 28.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Homicide detectives are investigating the death of two women and a teenager found dead in a Rancho Santa Fe home Monday, authorities said. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call just before noon about a possible child abuse incident at the house on Via de la Valle near Paseo...
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Top lawmakers seal bipartisan deal on homeless bond 28.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Updates on California politics: Gov. Brown and lawmakers unveil sweeping changes to California's public utilities agency, state budget sees action on helping the homeless June 27, 2016, 2:44 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what...
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These sisters are surviving a dangerous heart ailment together 28.6.2016 Washington Post
These sisters are surviving a dangerous heart ailment together
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UNICEF: Airstrikes kill 25 children 27.6.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Health workers pulled little lifeless bodies out from under mounds of rubble after airstrikes reportedly hit and killed 25 children in the eastern part of the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, a U.N. agency said.
A 5-year-old shot and killed his little brother. And now their mother has been charged. 27.6.2016 Washington Post
A 5-year-old shot and killed his little brother. And now their mother has been charged.
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Police: Woman with 2 young children shoots, kills intruder 27.6.2016 Seattle Times: Local

Police say a Portland woman shot and killed an intruder she found in one of her children’s bedrooms
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Sister-in-law’s controlling attitude toward daughter is a red flag 26.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

When an adult, family or not, wants what she wants for herself without regard for what a child needs, there’s a potential for real harm to the child.
Lawmakers add the needs of veterans, youth homeless to state budget plan 26.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Updates on California politics: Kamala Harris nabs gun control endorsement, healthcare workers ballot measure to limit hospital CEO salaries nixed by Sacramento judge June 25, 2016, 3:22 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're...
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Sources: Mom hid circumstances of daughter's shooting death 26.6.2016 Philly.com News
The mother of a 4-year-old girl who was shot in her North Philadelphia home Thursday initially claimed that her daughter, Sani, was hit by an outside bullet - and failed to get immediate medical attention for her child, sources said Saturday.
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Police: Dead educator was pregnant with accused man’s child 25.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police say a school administrator found dead in a sugar cane field was pregnant with the child of a former co-worker, who has been accused in the killing. The Advocate (http://bit.ly/28ULORL) reports Baton Rouge Police cited findings from a crime lab report released Thursday. Forty-year-old Lyntell Washington was found dead […]
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