UCF Students Want To Make Bionic Arms For Syrian Children « CBS Miami

CHILDREN IN SHADOW ::: CHILDREN IN WAR

=A group of engineering students who used 3-D printers to make prosthetic arms for children want to use their talents to help those in Syria.

Source: UCF Students Want To Make Bionic Arms For Syrian Children « CBS Miami

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U.S. Judge Orders Release of ILLEGALLY Imprisoned Immigrant Children From Detention Centres*

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U.S. Judge Orders Release of ILLEGALLY Imprisoned Immigrant Children From Detention Centres*

By M. David and Jackson

A federal judge, who recently said that the United States is illegally locking children up, has now dealt yet another blow to the Obama administration’s immigration policies.

On Friday, the judge ordered federal officials to release all children being held at family detention facilities in the United States.

The ruling was released Friday evening, and it said very clearly that no child can ever – under any circumstances – be held for more than 72 hours, unless they pose a significant risk to themselves or others.

The judge had previously ruled that locking up children after they have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border completely violates an 18-year-old court settlement.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee came last Friday in California. The decision is being called a victory for immigrant rights.

Judge Gee…

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All the cool kids are wearing sprouts on their heads in Beijing, apparently

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All the cool kids are wearing sprouts on their heads in Beijing, apparently

Via Twitter user @Bingar21

On the smog-covered streets of Beijing, among the crowds of people in the Houhai district, something new has been popping up:

Fake sprouts growing out of the tops of peoples’ heads, mostly made of plastic, are appearing in the Chinese capital. It could be social commentary on the air quality problems that continue to worsen in China. Or a statement on the need for more investment in green energy. But The Beijinger writes:

According to a Sohu article, rather than a political comment on Beijing’s stance towards pollution, the…

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‘I’m Gonna Tell God Everything’ The Last Thing a 3-Year-Old Syrian Said Before He Died. Video

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‘I’m Gonna Tell God Everything’ The Last Thing a 3-Year-Old Syrian Said Before He Died

This picture is haunting and it’s been floating around the internet with the sentence:

The last sentence a 3 year old Syrian said before he died: “I’m gonna tell God everything”

And that’s equally haunting. It’s impossible to verify but the picture tells a story about the pain and suffering that exists in Syria right now. There are many in the media who would like to say this is because president Bashar al-Assad is a ruthless killer. And that’s half true. Like other government leaders he has engaged in war and with that war has come the death of tens of thousands and the displacement of over 1 million Syrians now living in refugee camps.

But this hasn’t always been the case. This is the inevitable result of a covert war being waged by the…

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