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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Children at centre stage of emotional US gun debate

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:44pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... to the White House on Wednesday, Fritz and three other children in their Sunday best sat on stage as Obama read out parts of their letters to illustrate why he wants to tighten gun laws. The children’s’ presence at Obama’s announcement aimed to keep kids at the heart of the often emotional battle over gun control, which reignited with the murder of 20 first-graders in Newtown, ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    ‘Lowline’ promises to create world’s first underground park in New York

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... readings and children's activities. The Lowline is only one part of a Lower East Side revitalisation project. The neighbourhood has an important place in the history of immigration. ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Showdown looms as Barack Obama forces through immigration changes

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 06:20pm by Reuters

    ... to the United States as children by their parents. The president, speaking two weeks after he and his Democrats were trounced in midterm elections, appeared confident and determined at the White House ... immigrants to avoid getting deported. “I’ve seen the heartbreak and anxiety of children whose mothers might be taken away from them just because they didn’t have the right papers,” he said. ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Growth in number of Hispanic children has created a historic demographic shift Minorities make up majority in US schools For the first time, US public schools are projected this autumn to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fuelled by growth in the number of Hispanic children. The changing ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Parents openly carry firearms in US pro-gun lobby children's book

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 12:00pm by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian 'My Parents Open Carry' aims to explain ‘the right to bear arms and the growing practice of the open carry of a handgun’ Children's book for gun-toting families Sporting a cover image of a blue-eyed family with guns clipped to their belts, a new American children’s picture book is setting itself out as the solution for all those parents who “carry a gun ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Ex-cheerleader Molly Shattuck faces rape charge over boy, aged 15

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... with a boy, 15, who attends school with at least one of her children. A grand jury in the US state of Delaware indicted Molly Shattuck, 47, on two counts of third-degree rape, four counts of unlawful ... to several instances, including when an older person has sex with an under-age person. It is punishable by between two to 25 years in prison. Shattuck's website says she has three children ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama administration defends handling of illegal migrant children as deportations rise

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... official has defended the White House's handling of a flood of undocumented children. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson told NBC television's Meet the Press that officials have ... that US President Barack Obama's administration was also intensifying efforts to discourage migrants, including thousands of unaccompanied children, from making the overland journey ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    It's Sunday afternoon fever in the club for kids

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Children as young as six hitting the dance floor as part of New York's hottest trend It's Sunday afternoon fever in the club for kids ... threw open its doors to children aged six to 12 on a Sunday afternoon to give them a taste of the club, electronic music and dance scene in the s uber trendy Meatpacking District. Among those ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Mia Love a coup for Republicans as party's first black woman in Congress

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 07:22am by WASHINGTON POST, MCT, AP

    ... the Mormon faith before finding her white Mormon husband, Jason Love. They now have three children: Alessa, 14; Abigail, 11; and Peyton, 7. A talented performing artist, she reportedly turned down ...

  10. News - Asia - UNITED STATES

    Jeffrey Fowle, American freed from detention in North Korea, has joyful family reunion

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Jeffrey Fowle, detained after leaving a Bible in nightclub, hugs wife and children at US air base following his surprise release a day earlier N. Korea detainee has joyful reunion An American detained for nearly half a year in North Korea returned to an emotional homecoming yesterday amid tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children ...




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