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Social media, internet stealing valuable sleep time from US teens
Large numbers of US teenagers are sleep-deprived, with girls, racial or ethnic minorities and students of lower socioeconomic status said to be particularly affected, according to the first major evaluation of sleep trends for American teens.

16.02.2015 13:38

'Dirty war​': MI5 accused of complicity in historical NI child sex abuse
British intelligence agency MI5 faces allegations it covered up child sex abuse at a care home in east Belfast for decades to protect its intelligence operations, Northern Ireland’s high court will hear on Tuesday.

16.02.2015 09:24

‘We were lost between 2 worlds,’ survivor of Canada aboriginal kids’ adoption tells RT
US national swimming champion Wayne Snellgrove, one of the victims of Canada’s so-called “Scoop” program, an adoption scheme though which Aboriginal Canadian children were placed with white families, has told RT it stripped survivors of their identities.

13.02.2015 17:54

​#OperationDeathEaters: Anonymous hacktivists protest historic child sex abuse
Hacktivist group Anonymous will descend upon the houses of “elite” establishment figures whom they claim have been involved in an extensive cover-up of historic child sex abuse and trafficking.

13.02.2015 14:21

‘No jobs without experience, no experience without jobs’: Young UK workers face Catch-22
To the frustration of young jobseekers nationwide, most employers say work experience is a critical factor when recruiting, yet 80 percent do not offer work experience programs to school students, a study has shown.

11.02.2015 14:54

Supreme Court upholds hijab ban in Russian region’s schools
Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled to uphold the ban of Muslim headgear in schools introduced last fall by authorities in the Republic of Mordovia.

11.02.2015 10:33

Thousands raped & sexually abused in British prisons – report
Thousands of prisoners may have been raped or sexually abused in UK prisons, with much abuse being hidden or underreported, a report from the independent Commission on Sex in Prison has revealed.

10.02.2015 09:06

Addictive devices: Japanese girls spend 7 hours daily on their mobile phones… sometimes 15
Japanese high-school girls spend an average of seven hours a day on a mobile phone, new figures show. And 10 percent of the age group spends up to a staggering 15 hours using the phone each day.

10.02.2015 08:59

​PA teen charged with murder after taking selfie with victim’s body
A selfie depicting the body of a murdered person led police in Pennsylvania to arrest a 16-year-old high school student, who confessed to fatally shooting his classmate in the face.

09.02.2015 15:50

6yo artist donates first income to help poor kids in Angola
A 6-year-old artist has donated money raised through his charity exhibition to kids in Angola. “We need to go see other people’s lives," Paul Jules Butler said. "Maybe we should live like them, maybe they can live like us. Then we can get along better.”

08.02.2015 11:37

5 killed, including children, in Georgia shooting
Seven people were shot, five fatally, after a gunman opened fire in the street in Douglas County, west of Atlanta. The victims included the ex-wife and several of the shooter’s children. The gunman then committed suicide.

07.02.2015 23:25

Family kidnaps ‘too nice’ child at gunpoint to teach ‘stranger danger’
The mother, aunt, and grandmother of a 6-year-old Missouri boy who the family considered “too nice” conspired to have him kidnapped at gunpoint and terrorized after school in order to “scare” him about “stranger danger,” they told authorities.

06.02.2015 18:49