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New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: reportJuly 11, 2019 | dailybusinessnews
A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplant, according to a report.
A week before he died, a Venezuelan navy captain was arrested and accused of plotting to remove embattled President Nicolas Maduro from power.
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A “Jane Doe” who was in the Church of Scientology for nearly 40 years is suing the organization, accusing it of human trafficking, false imprisonment, child abuse and many other misdeeds. The woman says she was in the organization from her birth in 1979 and eventually fled in 2016 in…
The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation.
Retailers began pulling Fairlife products from their shelves Wednesday as police investigated alleged animal abuse, after an animal rights group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular destination for school field trips. Animal Recovery Mission said that an investigator…
The former business manager for late comic book icon Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges.
One victim spoke out, and then another, and another.
A recent sliver of hope in the US opioid crisis emerged in the form of a substantial drop in prescription opioid use in 2018. But that doesn’t mean the country’s drug epidemic is anywhere near over. Drug abuse continues to run rampant, and WalletHub looked at the problem state by…
The film “Just don’t tell anyone”, which features victims confronting their abusers, has reignited criticism of the Catholic Church’s handling of such cases and had over 3 million views within 22 hours of being posted on YouTube. “We prepared changes to the penal code meaning this crime (child abuse) will be punished very severely … there will be no suspended sentences, there will be severe penalties, maybe even up to 30 years in prison,” said the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party’s head Jaroslaw Kaczynski at a rally. Currently, sexual abuse of a child under 15 is punishable by up to 12 years in prison.
Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups.
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