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Waterspout lifts bounce house 50 ft. up into air, injuring kids inside (VIDEO)
A Memorial Day attraction at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Florida went terribly wrong when a sudden waterspout uprooted and overturned an inflatable bounce house, injuring children inside, before lifting it some 50 feet (15 meters) up in the air.

26.05.2015 01:43

Hebron: Israel killed this city
Palestinians believe Hebron has been used to test methods now applied on a wider scale in Jerusalem, such as building settlements on Palestinian territory, installing checkpoints, seizing sanctuaries and taking away jobs and food from the people.

25.05.2015 08:49

‘Is this white enough for you?’ Dutch immigrant children rally against segregation
Immigrant children and their parents in two Amsterdam neighborhoods took to the streets on Friday asking for families to enroll their “white” children in local schools, which are becoming increasingly segregated.

23.05.2015 18:27

​Suicide rate among African-American boys on the rise – study
The suicide rate among young African-American boys has almost doubled since 1993, according to a new study. The rate among white children dropped during the same period.

23.05.2015 16:15

Crying and shackled, mother consents to son’s circumcision after being jailed
Heather Hironimus, a mom from Florida, agreed to her son’s circumcision after spending a week in custody, putting an end to a yearlong battle she led against the 4-year-old’s father, who insisted the procedure be performed.

22.05.2015 19:57

‘Short-changed’: Families struggle to afford food, clothing after child benefits slashed – report
Families across the UK are being forced to cut spending on essential items such as food, clothing and heating as a result of government cuts to child benefits, a new report has found.

22.05.2015 14:29

Boy, 11, graduates from California college with 3 degrees
A California boy, 11, just graduated from college with three degrees. Tanishq Abraham says his dreams are to become a doctor, a Nobel Prize-winning medical researcher, and President of the United States.

22.05.2015 16:20

First confession: Pentagon admits 2 Syrian children killed in US airstrikes
The Defense Department confirmed that airstrikes in a November raid near the town of Harim, Syria caused the deaths of two girls. The confirmation comes from an internal investigation of the raid, which was published Thursday.

22.05.2015 00:01

12yo boy killed by Cleveland cops had been charged with ‘inducing panic’ and ‘aggravated menacing’ – report
Cleveland police had charged 12-year-old African American boy Tamir Rice, who was killed by police six months ago, with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” according to a police document published by US media.

21.05.2015 19:49

‘Racist & high’: Staff at G4S youth prison accused of mistreating inmates
Staff at a UK young offenders’ prison run by private security firm G4S were high on drugs, racist and subjected children to degrading treatment, a report by Britain’s education watchdog has revealed.

20.05.2015 15:19

​Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram may be held in underground bunkers - governor
More than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram a year ago may be hidden in underground bunkers in Sambisa forest, according to Kashim Shettima, a Nigerian governor who has called for more decisive actions against the militants.

20.05.2015 16:09

White UK kids 'less likely' to enjoy reading than other ethnic groups - study
White British kids are not big readers. According to a major study, they are "least likely" to enjoy reading and "more likely" to hold negative attitudes towards reading compared with their contemporaries from other ethnic backgrounds.

20.05.2015 10:56