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Category: Youth and Children
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Colorado Springs police arrest juvenile in shooting near school 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Springs arrested a juvenile suspect Monday in a targeted shooting that happened across the street from Doherty High School, authorities say.
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A black mark 16.10.2017 mac found india
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Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, killing 4 in Bangladesh 15.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Wild elephants attacked a new camp where Rohingya refugees were sleeping, killing a woman and her three children in southern Bangladesh, an official said Sunday.
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Ferndale pleads not guilty to child molestation, rape 15.10.2017 AP Washington
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- A Ferndale man accused of 10 counts of child sex crimes involving five children pleaded not guilty in Whatcom County Superior Court....
Rescued hostages home in Canada, getting medical exams 14.10.2017 AP Top News
TORONTO (AP) -- Former hostage Joshua Boyle returned Saturday to his parents' home in Canada where he said full medical exams were being arranged for him and his family after they were rescued from their captors, the Taliban-linked extremist Haqqani network in Afghanistan....
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Joshua Boyle says Taliban-linked captors raped Caitlan Coleman, killed infant daughter 14.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Coleman and Boyle were abducted in October 2012 while traveling in a remote area of Afghanistan outside Kabul.
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The intellectual dishonesty of the antiabortion term 'prenatal children' 14.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: I’m all for designing a societal scheme that eliminates or at least minimizes the need for abortion services. And I invite Charles Camosy to offer concrete suggestions that would help to achieve that goal as long as his “replacing of social structures” doesn’t in any way impede a...

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Vatican court convicts ex-hospital president for diverting donations 14.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A Vatican court on Saturday convicted the former president of the pope's children's hospital of diverting some $500,000 in donations to renovate a cardinal's flat and gave him a one-year suspended sentence.

The original charges against ex-hospital president Giuseppe Profiti had been embezzlement....

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To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be Crazy 14.10.2017 NPR News
Zainabu Hamayaji went to extraordinary lengths to protect her 10 children from being abducted by Boko Haram.
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U.S. Slashes Funds For Family Planning In Madagascar 14.10.2017 NPR News
The Trump administration has cut off funding to international groups that perform or promote abortion. That could mean a shutdown of family planning clinics in the African island.
Judge rules Colorado law for juvenile life sentences is unconstitutional 14.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Judge Carlos Samour Jr. ruled state can't set preferential sentence for offenders convicted of felony murder.
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From hard copy to internet, changes at The Denver Post over 125 years point to one thing — more change ahead 13.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
From its beginnings 125 years ago as a daily paper that aspired to perform as “a vaudeville show” to a new generation that employs mouse clicks, The Denver Post has exploded the boundaries of waning print circulation in an emerging hub of the New West.
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Infamous Murderer Of Children Can't Be Cremated To Music Of Berlioz, Court Says 13.10.2017 NPR News
A judge says Ian Brady will be cremated with "no music and no ceremony" — rejecting a plan to play the "Witches' Sabbath" portion of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.
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Aurora police fires gun at juvenile car theft suspects, no injuries 13.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Aurora major crimes detectives are investigating after an officer in the department's gang unit fired a shot at two juveniles suspected of stealing a car.
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In NY town, parents may do time if their child does crime 13.10.2017 AP Top News
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) -- First came the sucker-punch to their 13-year-old son from an older boy outside a dollar store....
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Child labor might be hidden in your smartphone's supply chain 13.10.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The recently launched Global Battery Alliance is scaling up public-private collaboration to eradicate child labor from the tech supply chain.
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Baby Money: Can Cash Allowances Help Young Brains Grow? 13.10.2017 American Prospect
(Shutterstock) Capital & Main  is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece.  Ever since the election of a Republican majority in Congress in 1994, the trend in assistance to the poor has been to reduce it. Work requirements for recipients, time limits on assistance, and stricter eligibility conditions to receive food stamps were all part of the 1996 welfare reform overhaul signed by President Bill Clinton. The result was  fewer kids  receiving aid, and those who did received  less money . In 2015, while 15 million American children, or about 21 percent, grow up in homes with incomes below the official poverty line—which many children’s policy experts maintain is set far too low—just 2.3 million of them received welfare benefits, down from a peak of 9.5 million in 1993. (The poverty rate was  even higher  in California.) But what if mothers in poverty received a cash handout every month, beginning ...
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Captive for 5 years, US-Canadian family freed in Pakistan 13.10.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five years after being taken hostage in Afghanistan, an American woman and her Canadian husband are free, along with their three children, all born in captivity. They were released in a dramatic confrontation punctuated by gunfire, officials said Thursday, though the circumstances were not entirely clear....
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Global Hunger Index: More & more Indian children weigh too little for their height 13.10.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released 12.10.2017 AP Top News
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday....
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