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No charges against SWAT officers who maimed toddler during raid
Georgia law enforcement officers responsible for a bungled SWAT raid that left a toddler burned and disfigured will not face criminal charges, a grand jury has decided. The case is now being reviewed by federal officials.

08.10.2014 02:00

4yo girl shares packets of heroin at daycare thinking it's candy, mom arrested
The practice of sharing is a value we wish to instill in all our children – but one little girl’s urge to do so landed her mother in handcuffs after the child started passing out small packets of heroin to her friends at daycare.

07.10.2014 03:14

Record 61.8 mn US residents don’t speak English at home
English is not the spoken language in a record 20 percent of American homes, a study has found. Arabic and Urdu ‒ Pakistan’s national language ‒ are the fastest-growing languages spoken in US houses, according to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).

07.10.2014 01:40

UK annually pays £31mn in child benefits to parents abroad
The UK pays out an average of 600,000 pounds every week in child benefits to parents living outside the country. Labour said the figures show the government “seems to have given up” on stopping immigrants from gaming EU rules to cheat British taxpayers.

05.10.2014 07:33

World first: Swedish woman gives birth after womb transplant
A Swedish woman with a womb transplant has become the first in the world to give birth. Considered a breakthrough in infertility treatment, it gives hope of having a baby to thousands of women without a uterus.

04.10.2014 08:00

Arizona teacher fired after defending student from racist insults
An elementary school teacher in Fountain Hills, Arizona, believes she did the right thing when she defended a young black student from racist insults. However, allegations that she was the one doing the bullying caused her to lose her job.

03.10.2014 03:09

Sexual predators could track children with GPS technology - former MI6 chief
Former MI6 chief John Scarlett has warned British parents that sexual predators could employ location pin-pointing mobile and internet devices to target their children.

02.10.2014 08:55

​Russia halts participation in US student exchange program
The Russian government has decided to pull out of a major student exchange program with the US. The American side apparently violated the terms and conditions, with a Russian schoolboy not returning home, having been adopted by a gay couple.

01.10.2014 12:41

Dutch ISIS sympathizing schoolboy suspended for wanting to 'decapitate Jews'
A 14 year-old boy has been suspended from school in the Netherlands after posting a video in which he said he belonged to Islamic State and wanted to decapitate Jews. The student is said to be of Balkan decent and was identified only as Ilhan M.

01.10.2014 12:55

​YouTube-rated: UK music videos to be age-classified to protect children
Movie-style classification ratings are to be slapped on to music videos in the UK, in a new pilot scheme designed to protect children from viewing raunchy, inappropriate and violent content.

01.10.2014 10:43

Turkey imposes ban on piercings, tattoos in all schools
Turkey’s government has banned all school pupils nationwide from having tattoos or body piercings in a new dress code deemed oppressive and unenforceable, according to the law’s critics.

28.09.2014 15:51

Vigils for innocent victims, anti-war rallies held in Russia, Ukraine (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Thousands have attended a Moscow vigil for the innocent victims of the Ukraine conflict, with similar anti-war events taking place in Ukrainian cities. Some of the rallies however were quickly dispersed by police when clashes erupted during the marches.

27.09.2014 20:22

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