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North Dakota’s oil boom is bringing in cash, but it’s also attracting the drug trade 29.9.2014 Washington Post
Tribal police Sgt. Dawn White is racing down a dusty two-lane road — siren blaring, police radio crackling — as she attempts to get to the latest 911 call on a reservation that is a blur of oil rigs and bright orange gas ...
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One teenager dead, 3 injured in New York stabbings 28.9.2014 Yahoo: US National
(Reuters) - A 14-year-old boy died from a wound to the chest and three other teenagers were injured early on Sunday in stabbings in New York City's Bronx borough, police said. Two 18-year-old men also were stabbed in the chest and a 17-year-old boy in the shoulder, police said. They were in stable condition at a local hospital on Sunday morning. Identities of the victims were not released. No arrests have been made and the investigation was continuing, police said. The attacks occurred at an apartment complex and WCBS 880 Radio in New York reported that a party was going on there at the time. ...
Lebanon ill-equipped to handle PTSD in children of Syrian refugeees 28.9.2014 Washington Post: World

BEIRUT, Lebanon — After Amira’s two uncles were killed in the siege of the Syrian city of Qusayr, she lost the ability to walk.

The 5-year-old had watched an uncle bleed to death, seen her home shattered by shells, had her arm struck by burning shrapnel. The psychological toll was too much, and she stopped eating, her muscles atrophying and her legs no longer able to bear her meager weight.

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Village in eastern Congo offers glimpse into why Africa’s deadliest war won’t end 28.9.2014 Washington Post: World
On the first market day after the militia retreated, as the midday sun broke through the mist, hundreds of villagers gathered on a grassy hillside. Vendors sold fresh cabbage, corn and potatoes without fear of being robbed. Women bought pink dresses and orange cloth without fear of being raped. Children kicked a tattered ball made of twine without fear of being dragged away and forced to carry a ...
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Ex-congressman dies of injuries 28.9.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant of Ohio died on Saturday after suffering injuries in an accident on his farm in Greenford, Ohio, earlier this week, family spokeswoman Heidi Hanni said.
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Confession scrutinized in notorious murder case 27.9.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
NEW YORK (AP) — While a judge weighs whether a murder confession in one of the nation's most notorious missing child cases can be used at the suspect's trial, a larger question is looming: Was it all made ...
'The Good Lie's' Sudanese survivor actors revisit searing war horrors 27.9.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Emmanuel Jal has many scarring memories from when he was conscripted as a boy to fight in the second Sudanese civil war. But few stand out like the time he and other child soldiers escaped their quarters as members of the rebel Sudanese People's Liberation Army they had been pressured to join.
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The Scourge of Siphon-Up Economics 27.9.2014 Commondreams.org Views
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Two Perspectives on My Brother’s Keeper 27.9.2014 Commondreams.org Views
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Will the Real Jim Palmer Stand Up 27.9.2014 Yahoo: Politics

Will the Real Jim Palmer Stand UpHe was a winner who was called a quitter, a hypochondriac who averaged 288 innings a season for nine seasons—Palmer might be the most complicated man to ever throw a baseball.


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Cops: Suspect in child rape on the run 27.9.2014 CNN: Top Stories
A Massachusetts child rape suspect fled after cutting off his GPS monitoring bracelet, then -- days later -- returned home, beat and tied up a relative, and sped off again with a gun, police say.
Police: Accused Child Rapist Returns Home, Handcuffs Family Member, Steals Gun 27.9.2014 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Southbridge police have issued a second warning to residents about Gregory Lewis, 26, who faces two counts each of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and statutory rape of a ...
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Our Planet Is Changing -- So Must Our Global Food System 26.9.2014 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
With the world's population predicted to reach 9 billion by 2050, we collectively face a dual challenge: ensuring that everyone will have access to affordable, nutritious food without decimating the earth's natural resources in the process. This is easier said than done. Our current food system is dysfunctional both in its impact on people and the planet. Unless we change course, we will fail to meet this challenge. Today, millions do not have enough to eat and billions lack the right nutrients to be healthy. The UN's food organisations -- the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) -- have just published their annual 2014 report on global food insecurity . Their report highlights that despite some evidence of progress -- 805 million people or 1 in 9 people -- still suffer from hunger. Poor diets stunt the growth of 162 million children every year, 97 percent of them in the developing world, trapping communities in a cycle of ...
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Defense: Columbine was school shooter's motivation 26.9.2014 Yahoo: US National
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager accused of stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his high school in April was motivated by the Columbine massacre and hoped to die in the attack, two expert witnesses hired by the defense testified Friday at a hearing.
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Defense: Teen charged with stabbing 20 students, guard was motivated by Columbine massacre 26.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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'Moms Helping Moms' provide for kids 26.9.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Bridget Cutler was still adjusting to being a new mom when she read a magazine article that changed her life.
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Man fatally stabs 4 children on their way to school in southern China 26.9.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Guest: What to ask state candidates about housing and homelessness 26.9.2014 Seattle Times: Opinion
Vote for those willing to take leadership in solving the affordable housing shortage and growing homelessness, writes guest columnist Rachael Myers.
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Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack 26.9.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Two teenagers were shot and wounded on the border between the Englewood and Park Manor neighborhoods this afternoon, authorities ...
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Cold killer or self-defense? Florida man on trial for 2nd time in loud music killing 26.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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