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Amish girls abducted with intent to 'victimize'

New York - A US couple arrested and charged with kidnapping two Amish sisters intended to "victimize" the girls after snatching them from their roadside produce stand, authorities said Saturday.
In the Media by AFP - 2 comments

Mexico protests Texas National Guard troops on U.S. border

- Mexico's foreign ministry late Friday protested Texas Governor Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border to halt the surge of child migrants.
In the Media by AFP

Parents fall off cliff while taking selfie, leave children behind

According to reports a couple was taking photos near a cliff while on vacation with their children. While taking a "selfie" with their children they slipped and fell off the edge.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Op-Ed: Get the old grumpy librarians out; for our children's sake!

I love books and I absolutely love libraries. To be honest, without libraries, I would not have written over 50 children’s books. Books are part of my daily life because of the many libraries I visited in my life, and I am so happy I did so.
In the Media by J.N. Paquet

Australian couple in Thai baby scandal want boy back

Perth - An Australian couple at the centre of a Thai surrogate scandal Sunday denied they deliberately abandoned their baby son because he had Down's syndrome and said they would fight to get him back.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

5-year-old mayor in Minnesota loses re-election to teenager

Mendota - Robert "Bobby" Tufts failed to be elected as mayor of Dorset for a third consecutive term after losing out to a 16-year-old on Sunday.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 1 comment

40 Yazidi children reported dead after Iraq attack: UN

Mosul - Forty children from northern Iraq's Yazidi minority are reported to have died as a result of a jihadist attack on the Sinjar region, the United Nations Children's Fund said Tuesday.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Children of Gaza face struggle to conquer war trauma

Jabaliya - Ask any child in Gaza to do a drawing and the resulting picture is likely to be a house being bombed by a fighter plane.
In the Media by Guillaume Lavallee (AFP)

U.S. lawmakers postpone recess to deal with immigration

Washington - In a last-ditch effort to schedule a vote dealing with a influx of undocumented Central American children, the U.S. House of Representatives postponed its summer recess.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: 9 ways to teach your children about money

Let's face it – many kids, teens and adults today are more apt to blow their money faster than it takes to earn it. And with the majority of parents surviving on credit, it's no wonder the concept of saving is a difficult one for all to grasp.
In the Media by Kristyl Clark

Child banned from donut shop after asking if woman was pregnant

Monroe - A manager at a Connecticut donut shop told a four-year-old boy that he was no longer allowed to come in after the child asked a woman if she was pregnant or just really liked donuts.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 1 comment

New autism genetic link revealed

In a new study, researchers determine that heritability outweighs non-genetic risk factors when it comes to the developmental disorder.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Central American kids risk everything on road to US

Washington - Marco saw his hopes and dreams crumble before his eyes, barely scraping a living in his western Guatemalan town as it fell victim to drugs and gangs.
In the Media by Ramon Sahmkow (AFP) - 1 comment

Driver, schoolchildren die after bus is struck, dragged by train

Hyderabad - More than two dozen school children and one adult are feared dead after their school bus was struck by a passenger train.
In the Media by Greta McClain

Director of Mexican children's shelter skirts prosecution

- Mexico will not prosecute the elderly director of a shelter where abuses of children allegedly ran rampant, as she has dementia, Justice Minister Jesus Murillo Karam said.
In the Media by AFP

Video of child beating boy in Lebanon goes viral

Beirut - Lebanon has arrested a man who spurred his two-year-old son to beat up a Syrian child after a video of the shocking blows went viral, state media reported on Sunday.
In the Media by AFP

Mexico begins moving children out of squalid shelter

Mexican authorities moved 161 children and six adults out of a shelter where investigators say hundreds of minors were kept in squalid conditions and subjected to abuse.
In the Media by Ulises Zamarroni (AFP)

Mexico starts moving children out of squalid shelter

Zamora - Mexican authorities began Saturday moving children out of a shelter where investigators say hundreds of minors were kept in squalid conditions and subjected to physical and sexual abuse.
In the Media by AFP

In Gaza, whatever the target, children often the victims

Gaza - Ten-year-old Afnan Shuheiber was playing on a Gaza City rooftop with her cousins when she became one of at least 73 children killed by Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip.
In the Media by Sara Hussein (AFP)

Inside Mexican shelter, a world of fear and abuse

Zamora - A nauseating smell of rotting food and excrement hangs in the air inside the Mexican shelter where authorities say hundreds of children lived in squalor and endured physical and sexual abuse.
In the Media by Carola Sole (AFP)

Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

La Paz - Bolivia passed a law Thursday authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.
In the Media by AFP

Poor Mexican parents rue handing children to shelter

Zamora - Overwhelmed and impoverished, Maria Evelia Zamora tried to give her son a better life at The Big Family, but now regrets sending him to the Mexican shelter accused of large-scale child abuse.
In the Media by Carola Sole (AFP)

Ozil donates World Cup winnings to help 'Brazilian kids'

Mesut Ozil decided to donate a decent chunk of his World Cup winnings to operations for 23 children in Brazil. Reports say the midfielder for Germany spent all of his winnings but have conflicting views on where the total sum ended up.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 1 comment

Parents tell horror stories of abuse at Mexico shelter

Zamora - Parents of some of the 458 children rescued from a squalid shelter in western Mexico told horror stories after authorities raided it over alleged sexual assaults and other abuses.
In the Media by Ulises Zamarroni (AFP)

Parents tell horror stories of abuse at Mexico shelter

Zamora - Parents of some of the 458 children rescued from a squalid shelter in western Mexico told horror stories Wednesday after authorities raided it over alleged sexual assaults and other abuses.
In the Media by Ulises Zamarroni (AFP)

British police arrest 660 suspected paedophiles

London - British police have arrested 660 suspected paedophiles including doctors, teachers and care workers in a six-month operation targeting people watching indecent images online, the National Crime Agency said Wednesday.
In the Media by James Pheby (AFP)

Mexican police find hundreds, mainly children, living in squalor

- Mexican authorities Tuesday found nearly 600 people, most of them children, living in squalid conditions amid rats and insects in a residential facility.
In the Media by AFP

Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal

Jakarta - A Canadian teacher has been arrested in Indonesia for alleged child sex abuse, police said Tuesday, in a scandal that has rocked one of the country's most prestigious international schools.
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Obama worst president ever, including future

Chicago - The pathetic failures of the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama, probably will mean he is not only the worst president the country has had, but the worst one it will ever have.
In the Media by Robert Weller - 2 comments

Father reportedly caught hiding heroin in child's diaper

New Castle - According to allegations in the media 25-year-old Michael N. Penn placed 16 bags of heroin in his child's diaper to hide it from police. Reports state that he was caught and is facing multiple charges related to drugs and child welfare.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel
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A Palestinian child hurtling stones at Israeli soldiers. Palestinian children are seeing extraordinary amounts of very disturbing violence in their daily lives. This exposure is deleterious and is associated with dramatic increases in post-traumatic stress symptoms and increases in aggressive behaviour directed at peers.
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JC's Soup Kitchen
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People protesting in the streets of Tel Aviv against the decision to deport 400 children of foreign workers. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
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A man carries a wounded baby into the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on July 15, 2014, following an Israeli air strike
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Twin boys Gianluca (left) Augustino and Cecilia Riggi (right) were found dead in their Edinburgh home.
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A photo of children in Abu Dhabi
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Children in Tirana, Albania fearing blood feuds.
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Home Safe
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Children playing
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People are protesting in the streets of Tel Aviv against the decision of the Israeli government to deport 400 children of foreign workers. (Tel Aviv, Israel - 14 August 2010. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio)
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Can you identify the female and male pictured above? They may be able to assist police with investigations into an incident at Broadway Shopping Centre on Sunday 17 February 2013. During this incident approximately $4000 was stolen from a charity worker for the 'Kids with Cancer' foundation. Please contact Glebe Police on 9552 8099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have any information about this offence.
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The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
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A tribal woman & her children: Tripura, a tiny state in India located in North Eastern Part, is an ancient land covered with natural forests. Many centuries ago, tribal people from Mongolia, Tibet, China and Burma migrated to Tripura and settled here. 19 different tribes are living in Tripura that accounts 31.05% of total population of the State (Census 2001). In the photo a women belonging to Tripuri, the largest tribal community, is seen walking towards a local village market. Once poor and il
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Are any of these faces in the TSA's database for Tiny Terrorists?
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Children enjoy Nuit Blanche in Parkdale
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José Bretón, convicted of murdering his two children, Ruth and José, standing with a poster for his "lost" children.
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Kenya's Naivasha township: Children continued to smile throughout the ordeal.
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