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Ten years after 7/7 bombings, Britain is split over how to fight extremism 4.7.2015 Washington Post: World
BRADFORD, England — When three young men left behind the gentle West Yorkshire hills to blow themselves up on London trains and buses 10 years ago next week, the astonishment felt by people in this multiethnic area of northern England soon gave way to a desire to come together.Read full article ...
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America -- What Do We After Do Charleston? 3.7.2015 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
"For in a warm climate, no man will labour for himself who can make another labour for him. This is so true, that of the proprietors of slaves a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labor. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever . . ." – Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XVIII “The Negro race in America, stolen, ravished and degraded, struggling up through difficulties and oppression, needs sympathy and receives criticism, needs help and is given hindrance, needs protection and is given mob-violence, needs justice and is given charity, needs leadership and is given cowardice and apology, needs bread and is given a stone. This nation will never stand justified before God until these ...
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Mormon Church makes first donation to Utah gay youth program 3.7.2015 Yahoo: US National
The Mormon Church has made its first-ever donation to the Utah Pride Center, a Salt Lake City organization that works with poor and homeless gay young people, in what center officials said on Thursday was a significant moment in the Church's relationship with the gay community. Relations between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the gay community were strained by Mormon support for California's Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot initiative that stripped same-sex couples there of the right to marry until it was ruled unconstitutional in ...
Boy critical after alleged beating for eating cake without permission 3.7.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was handcuffed ant beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without ...
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Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case 3.7.2015 Yahoo: US National
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man and woman accused of leaving a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old daughter months before the child was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and child abuse ...
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Study: Mass killings 'contagious' 3.7.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within about two weeks.
Why We Must Raise Children Who Care About the Welfare of Animals 2.7.2015 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
RUSSIA. Kaliningrad. A bear sits alone in a pit in Kaliningrad zoo. 2001. © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos This image has haunted me for over a week now, since I first saw it in my Facebook newsfeed. I simply cannot get it out of my mind, and that's arguably a good thing. Normally I scroll quickly past such disturbing photos. There seem to be more than enough of them on social media, documenting animal abuse in every imaginable form in every country on Earth. You could place them side-by-side along a 24,000-mile invisible thread that encircles the globe at the equator. The same could be said of the abuse of human beings, and it's surely true, and is no less abhorrent. And yet, the animals. I think that what destroys me when I look at this image is the depth of despair of the bear who cannot understand his circumstances and will never escape them, and remembering that I saw bears just like this one during my childhood. Memories too painful to become entirely sharp all these years later are a buried ache ...
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Attack on Chinese teen puts new focus on 'parachute kids' in California 2.7.2015 LA Times: Commentary
It started as an ordinary spat among high school girls, sparked by an unpaid restaurant bill.
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'America Needs Germany's Help': Video Makes Serious Point About Struggling Families In U.S. 2.7.2015 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Whenever a PSA cuts to dreary music and a morose-looking child, viewers can be sure they’ll be directed to helping underserved kids in a country that they may or may not be able to identify on a map. Not so fast. In an effort to underscore how severe the issue of hunger is right here in America, nonprofit Great Nations Eat partnered with agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty to release a couple of ads that follow standard PSA protocol, but depict kids in the U.S. The 30-second “Germany for America” spot, for example, features a stoic child clutching her stuffed bear while sitting on a stoop. As she stares dead on, the translated captions relay that this girl survives on little nutritious food and is at risk for developing diabetes and heart disease. The PSA then goes on to explain that 49 million Americans are struggling with food insecurity, and that Germany, which only has a 6 percent hunger rate, needs to step in and help. The unexpected turn aims to demonstrate how in the most powerful country in the world, ...
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A Father In California, Kids In El Salvador, And New Hope To Reunite 1.7.2015 NPR News
Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.
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Psychologist: Teen charged in school plot needs adult monitoring 1.7.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
John LaDue, charged in a plot to kill his family and classmates, has an elevated risk of violence, said Katheryn Cranbrook, a psychologist who has worked on school shooting cases.
Tiny caskets: Illinois group gives funerals to abandoned babies 30.6.2015 Yahoo: US National

Wider Image:Rest in His ArmsChicago police officers, including one who had investigated his death in April 2014, served as pall bearers. Prosecutors charged the baby's teenage mother, Ana Rosa Mora, with murder. Pauwels, 53, is a board member of Rest in His Arms, a decade-old Illinois charity started by Susan Walker, 46, after she saw reports about a dead baby boy found at a recycling plant.


Denver man sentenced for trying to hire inmate to kill abuse victim 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
A Denver man was sentenced Monday to 32 years to life in prison after soliciting a fellow inmate to kill a child who he had sexually ...
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2 hurt after child turns on helicopter at Mankato air show 29.6.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed

MANKATO, Minn. -- Two people were hurt when a helicopter was accidentally powered up -- reportedly by a child -- at Mankato's weekend air show.

Parents sought in infant's death could be in St. Paul 29.6.2015 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed

Police in Parachute, Colo., are searching for the mother and father suspected of homicide in the death of their 4-week-old daughter.

Supreme Court Decision Threatens Public Health, Won’t Revive Big Coal 29.6.2015 Commondreams.org Newswire
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Detroit mother pleads guilty to killing children found in freezer 29.6.2015 Yahoo: US National
Mitchelle Blair, 36, who told a judge on June 19 that she had confessed three times to killing her daughter, Stoni Blair, 13, and son, Stephen Berry, 9, faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Blair told Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Dana Hathaway the two had sexually assaulted and abused her surviving son. Blair said she did not see any of the abuse take place.
Young child among 6 hurt in multi-vehicle crash in Winslow Twp., N.J. 29.6.2015 Yahoo: US National

Young child among 6 hurt in multi-vehicle crash in Winslow Twp., N.J.Six people, including a young child, are being treated at area hospitals after a serious, multi-vehicle crash in Winslow Township, N.J.


The Insecure American Male, and College Rape 29.6.2015 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
There is a strain of American male whose life is shaped by chronic insecurity. This strain's considerable numbers and pronounced behavior patterns make the phenomenon obvious -- yet largely invisible. This male's symptomatic behavior is now so common, giving the impression of being the norm, that he is largely invisible, but with a little perspective his oddness becomes apparent. The macho culture of adolescent posturing and compulsive self-affirmation is everywhere: in ads; in the adulation of celebrities; in the stern cross-armed stance of TV anchors; in the alcohol fetish; in the unquenchable thirst for voyeuristic violence; and, of course, in the theatrical cocksure approach to women. This last is rooted in nature and evident in all cultures -- in various modes, to varying degrees. It stems in part from the rivalry for mates; it also expresses the sublimated truth that many men often are intimidated and overwhelmed by the female persona when it is not reduced to basic eroticism. Maturity involves ...
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Mom pleads guilty to killing 2 kids found in home freezer 29.6.2015 Yahoo: US National
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit woman pleaded guilty Monday to killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a home ...
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