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UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen’s civil war last year. The report, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, said the United Nations verified 1,340 casualties and attributed 683 — representing 51 percent […]
UN chief: Saudi coalition attacks killed children in Yemen 18.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen’s civil war last year.
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State Supreme Court: juvenile sex crimes can be basis of civil commitment 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

The ruling marks the first time the court has addressed whether crimes committed as a juvenile — with no additional sexual offenses as an adult — is sufficient as a foundation for the three-prong test for civil commitment.
Murrieta couple charged with torturing 5-year-old boy until he went into a coma 18.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A Murrieta father and his girlfriend have been charged with torturing the man’s 5-year-old son until he slipped into a coma, Riverside County prosecutors announced Thursday.

The father, Benjamin Whitten, and his live-in girlfriend, Jeryn Johnson, were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of torture, child...

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10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion 17.8.2017 Washington Post
10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion
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Rape allegations tarnish Nashville's Brentwood Academy, the elite school for Music City royalty 17.8.2017 Washington Post
Rape allegations tarnish Nashville's Brentwood Academy, the elite school for Music City royalty
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Trump’s claim that he has done far more for ‘inner cities’ is dubious 17.8.2017 Washington Post
The president’s assertion reflects a misunderstanding of black communities and is incongruous with his budget proposals, which include stark reductions for programs.
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Judge returns 10 children to parents pending welfare probe 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A West Texas judge has decided to return 10 children to their parents pending results of a child welfare investigation 10 months after they were placed in foster care. Foster Care Court Judge Kevin Hart ruled that William A. and Claire Rembis, who have moved to a new home in Lubbock, […]
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In Six Years the Number of Homeless Children in New York City Public Schools Jumped Nearly 50 Percent 17.8.2017 Mother Jones
Almost 100,000 students in New York City’s public schools were homeless during the 2015-16 school year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness (ICPH). This number represents a 20 percent increase from the previous school year, and a 49 percent increase in student homelessness since the 2010-11 school […]
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Trial for Guatemala ex-officials in deadly youth home fire 17.8.2017 Washington Post: World
A judge in Guatemala has ordered two ex-officials to stand trial in connection with the death of 41 girls in a fire at a state-run home for troubled youth.
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Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape freed early 17.8.2017 Philly.com News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A former Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape has been released from a Pennsylvania prison early amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness.
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Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape freed early 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a child was released more than a decade early from prison on Wednesday after a judge threw out his conviction amid questions about his accuser’s truthfulness. Rather than face a new trial, however, Bernard Shero, 54, pleaded no contest on Monday to less serious […]
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'This Is Just The Beginning Of Heather's Legacy': Mourning And A Call To Action 16.8.2017 NPR News
Friends and family remembered the passion of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer. "Carry Heather's spark," her mother told listeners and mourners. "Find a way to make a difference in the world."
Robert Yancy, only child of Natalie Cole, dies at 39 16.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Yancy, the only child of singer Natalie Cole and grandson of crooner Nat King Cole, has died. He was 39. Yancy was found dead Monday night at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles after authorities were contacted to make a welfare check. The Los Angeles County […]
Don’t just denounce radicalized youth. Engage with them. 16.8.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Our young people are becoming more extreme, and we need a strategy to reach them.
Springs police arrest alleged drunken driver after he crashes car, injuring two kids and runs away 16.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Springs police have arrested a 37-year-old man on numerous charges, including drunken driving, after they say he crashed his car and then ran away, leaving behind two injured children -- one with life-threatening injuries.
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Adult, 3 children hurt when big tree falls in Central Park 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says an adult and three children have been taken to a hospital in serious condition after a tree fell in Central Park. Rescuers were called mid-morning Tuesday to Central Park West near 62nd Street. A witness told WABC (http://7ny.tv/2w6R3NLn ) that a woman briefly lost […]
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Pediatricians offer strategies for talking to kids about bad news 14.8.2017 Washington Post
Pediatricians offer strategies for talking to kids about bad news
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'Game of Thrones' recap: In 'Eastwatch' it's more reunions and one very unexpected announcement 14.8.2017 Washington Post
Trouble brews in Winterfell, old friends and relatives reacquaint themselves and Jon Snow returns his focus to the biggest battle of them all.
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Pregnant women addicted to opioids face tough choices seeking treatment 14.8.2017 Washington Post
Many fear that getting help to break their addiction could lead to trouble with law enforcement, harm to their baby, or loss of custody.
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