Belfast murder: boy, 12, released on bail

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Child was being questioned over murder of Matthew Goddard, who was beaten to death with his guitar on Christmas Eve
A man lays flowers outside the Matthew Goddard's home in East Belfast
A man lays flowers outside Matthew Goddard’s home in east Belfast. Photograph: Stephen Barnes/Demotix/Corbis

Detectives investigating the murder of a Belfast man on Christmas Eve have released a 12-year-old boy on police bail. …

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/dec/29/belfast-murder-boy-released-bail

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In pictures: Peshawar school attack

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In pictures: Peshawar school attack

More than 130 people, most of them children, were killed when Taliban gunmen stormed a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, officials say.

Pakistani army troops arrive at the scene of an armed incident in PeshawarTroops were mobilised after militants wearing security uniforms entered the Army Public School and began firing on students.
School children fleeing from the scene of an armed incident in PeshawarSchoolchildren fled the scene at least six militants opened fire on classrooms.
A soldier escorts schoolchildren away from a school attacked by gunmen in Peshawar Some younger children were escorted away from the scene by soldiers. …http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30493691

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ADHS als kulturelle Pandemie

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ADHS als kulturelle Pandemie

Zappelphilipp, eine Karriere

Manfred Schneider 11.12.2014, 05:30 Uhr http://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/zappelphilipp-eine-karriere-1.18442082?extcid=Newsletter_11122014_Top-News_am_Morgen

«M. stört viel», hiess es einst im Zeugnis – doch kein Neurologe weit und breit, der Anzeichen kindlicher Idiotie und Degeneration erkannte.

«M. stört viel», hiess es einst im Zeugnis – doch kein Neurologe weit und breit, der Anzeichen kindlicher Idiotie und Degeneration erkannte.

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Mehr als eine halbe Million Kinder und Jugendliche erhielten in Deutschland 2011 die Diagnose für eine Krankheit, die erst in den neunziger Jahren Karriere gemacht hat: ADHS. Das Zappelphilipp-Syndrom gibt es nicht überall auf der Welt, in Asien kennt man es kaum. Wie kulturell bedingt ist sein Auftreten?

Gibt man bei Amazon in die Suchleiste für Bücher die vier Buchstaben ADHS ein, so erhält man gegenwärtig 1382 Angebote, die eine Beschreibung, Erklärung oder auch Therapie für die seit 25 Jahren gehäuft diagnostizierte «Aufmerksamkeitsstörung und Hyperaktivität» enthalten. Die gleiche Suchleiste für die englischsprechende Leserschaft bietet unter der dort üblichen Abkürzung ADHD rund 7000 Buchtitel. In Italien stellt der gleiche Anbieter…

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CASE OF THE FORGOTTEN GEORGE ZIMMERMAN

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Gronda Morin reblogged & added: THANK YOU for this important & BRILLIANT REPORT!

http://grondamorin.com/2014/12/11/case-of-the-forgotten-george-zimmerman/

CASE OF THE FORGOTTEN GEORGE ZIMMERMAN

by Gronda Morin http://grondamorin.com/2014/12/11/case-of-the-forgotten-george-zimmermaghn/

George Zimmerman

If it weren’t for the Florida news market in the Orlando and Tampa Bay area, George Zimmerman would be almost forgotten. Recently, I remember being so disheartened after the 10/1/14 Washington Post reported that the DOJ would not be going forward with any civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.

In response, I wrote a blog about how important it was to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin by voting for Charlie Christ in Florida as he publicly stated that he would challenge the Florida, “stand your ground” law. Later, I was depressed when every tea party republican emerged victorious in the 2014 November Florida elections. The coup d’état was when our Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott won his reelection by 1%. This meant there would be virtually no chance to legislatively end the…

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Violence

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http://youtu.be/_gjm7W-hDLc Parents Should ‘Punch’ Gay-Acting Children, Says Pastor Sean

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The State of America’s Children® 2014 Report

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The State of America’s Children® 2014 Report

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty in his State of the Union Address. Fifty years later, how have American children fared? CDF’s new report The State of America’s Children 2014 finds child poverty has reached record levels and children of color are disproportionately poor. This is a comprehensive compilation and analysis of the most recent and reliable national and state-by-state data on population, poverty, family structure, family income, health, nutrition, early childhood development, education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence. The report provides key child data showing alarming numbers of children at risk.

Download the full report (.pdf) or by section. Order a hard-copy of the report through our online store.

Check out additional data resources and fact-sheets.

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The State of America’s Children® 2014 Report

CHILDREN IN SHADOW ::: CHILDREN IN WAR

Research Libraryimage of kids

The State of America’s Children® 2014 Report

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty in his State of the Union Address. Fifty years later, how have American children fared? CDF’s new report The State of America’s Children 2014 finds child poverty has reached record levels and children of color are disproportionately poor. This is a comprehensive compilation and analysis of the most recent and reliable national and state-by-state data on population, poverty, family structure, family income, health, nutrition, early childhood development, education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence. The report provides key child data showing alarming numbers of children at risk.

Download the full report (.pdf) or by section. Order a hard-copy of the report through our online store.

Check out additional data resources and fact-sheets.

Read the Report Online by Section

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