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Building collapses in Nigerian city leaving school children trapped

March 15, 2019 |

A three-story building housing school collapsed Wednesday morning in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, officials and eyewitnesses told CNN.
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One of Third Reich’s Most Famous Children Is Dead

March 14, 2019 |

How to describe Edda Goering? She “was a sort of Shirley Temple of Nazi Germany,” writes the Telegraph , while the New York Times calls her “practically a princess of the Third Reich.” Both provide a sense of the media attention the daughter of Hitler henchman Hermann Goering received upon her…
Newser

Children in Nigeria, Brazil Are Killed While at School

March 13, 2019 |

More than a dozen children were killed Wednesday when tragedy struck two schools in different parts of the world. Two gunmen opened fire at a school in southeastern Brazil, near São Paulo, the BBC reports. Officials say at least six students and two employees were killed. About 1,000 primary…
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Ocasio-Cortez accuses stunned Wells Fargo CEO of financing the ‘caging’ of children

March 13, 2019 |

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan fired back at New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a contentious hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, after the freshman legislator accused the bank of “financing the caging of children” and suggested it should bear financial liability for everything from oil spills to climate change.
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UN on North Korea: 1 in 5 Children Are Stunted

March 7, 2019 |

An estimated 11 million people in North Korea—over 43% of the population—are undernourished and “chronic food insecurity and malnutrition is widespread,” according to a United Nations report issued Wednesday. The report by Tapan Mishra, the head of the UN office in North Korea, said that “widespread undernutrition threatens…
Newser

3rd Highest-Ranking Catholic Convicted of Abusing Children

February 26, 2019 |

One of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, a close adviser to the pope, has been convicted of child sexual abuse. A jury found Australian Cardinal George Pell guilty of one count of sexually penetrating a child under the age of 16 and four charges of an…
Newser

California Democrat Clashes With Children

February 23, 2019 |

Sen. Dianne Feinstein disagreed with a group of schoolchildren over climate change Friday and saw a video of the tense exchange hit the Internet, CNN reports. “I’ve been doing this for 30 years. I know what I’m doing,” Feinstein tells the dozen-or-so children and several adults who met with her…
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Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests: NYT

February 19, 2019 |

The Vatican has revealed that it maintains secret guidelines for priests who father children despite their vows of celibacy, according to a report in the New York Times.
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Vatican’s ‘Next Scandal’: Rules on ‘Children of the Ordained’

February 19, 2019 |

“It’s the next scandal” for the Vatican, according to one man right in the middle of it. Just days after Pope Francis admitted there was a problem within the Catholic Church involving nuns impregnated by male clergy, sometimes leading to forced abortions, Vincent Doyle talks to the New York Times…
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Judge rules for testing DNA of fertility doctor suspected of fathering up to 200 children

February 14, 2019 |

A fertility doctor suspected to have fathered scores of people by secretly swapping donors’ sperm for his own will have his DNA tested, after a Dutch court supported a legal challenge by 22 of his potential children.
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