Child welfare

October 02, 2017 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who federal prosecutors say committed war crimes in Liberia is scheduled to go on trial in Philadelphia on charges that he lied about his past to enter the U.S. Court records show that 51-year-old Mohammed Jabbateh will go on trial on Monday after being charged with lying...
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Independence supporters gather in Barcelona's main square, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Authorities say 844 people and 33 police were injured Sunday in Spanish police raids to halt the independence vote organized by the Catalan autonomous government that was declared ilegal by Spain's constitutional court. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
October 01, 2017 - 6:44 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's referendum Sunday on breaking away from Spain (all times local): 12:40 a.m. A Catalan official says preliminary results show 90 percent in favor of independence in the vote opposed by Spain. Catalan regional government spokesman Jordi Turull told...
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September 28, 2017 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting a discussion on the nation's opioid epidemic. The first lady has invited experts and people affected by addiction to painkillers to participate in a round-table discussion at the White House on Thursday. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump,...
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FILE- In this Saturday, March 29, 2014 file photo, a woman drives a car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia authorities announced Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017, that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom from next summer, fulfilling a key demand of women's rights activists who faced detention for defying the ban. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, FILE)
September 27, 2017 - 6:58 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive as of next summer, following a landmark royal decree, but they still face other hurdles in the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom. Here's a look at some of those obstacles: GUARDIANSHIP LAWS Under Saudi Arabia's interpretation...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:56 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new report says the county caseworkers who investigate child abuse in Pennsylvania are underpaid, inadequately trained, plagued by high turnover and face dangerous conditions. The auditor general's office released a "State of the Child" study Thursday that says the child...
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September 12, 2017 - 7:13 am
CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition waging an air campaign against Yemen's Houthi rebels in the north is killing children in what amounts to war crimes, an international rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch released a detailed report documenting the deaths of 26 children killed in five...
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Residents fill up sandbags Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Orlando, Fla., as they prepare for Hurricane Irma. Long lines of vehicles waited for hours to get a 10 sandbag limit at the City of Orlando Public Works. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 3:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 3:35 p.m. South Florida officials are expanding evacuation orders as Hurricane Irma approaches, telling more than a half-million people to seek safety inland. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has announced evacuation orders...
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Irma pummels Caribbean, heads to Florida.
September 07, 2017 - 1:25 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 1:10 p.m. As NASA secured Kennedy Space Center on Thursday for potentially catastrophic wind and rain, the private SpaceX company squeezed out a rocket launch. Kennedy is closing its doors to all nonessential staff,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with congressional leaders and administration officials on tax reform, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2017 - 9:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to phase out a program that shields from deportation young immigrants brought to the country illegally (all times local): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump now says he will "revisit" a program protecting young immigrants brought into...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with congressional leaders and administration officials on tax reform, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2017 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to phase out a program that shields from deportation young immigrants brought to the country illegally (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump has begun dismantling a government program that shields from deportation hundreds...
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