• Donald Trump Jul 17, 2019

    Trump Administration Won't Be Granting Venezuelans Temporary Protection for Now

    The administration of President Donald Trump, who had been gaining support among some Hispanics for his stand on Venezuela, isn’t willing yet to grant temporary protection from deportation to Venezuelans, NBC News reports. The administration did not explicitly reject Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans. But in response to a plea from 23 Democratic senators and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio for...

  • NBC Mar 6, 2019

    Starvation Afflicts Kids in War-Torn Central African Republic

    There are an estimated 1.5 million children at risk of starvation in the Central African Republic, a nation riven by civil war between Christian militias and Muslim rebels, in a massive humanitarian crisis that’s gone largely unnoticed, NBC News reported. The Texas-sized nation is ranked last on the 2018 Global Hunger Index, and UNICEF says that more than 43,000 of...

  • Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Mar 5, 2019

    Illinois Lawmakers Plan Hearing After 2-Year-Old's Death in Home Police Say Stank of Garbage

    Illinois lawmakers plan a hearing about the death of a 2-year-old Decatur girl who died from starvation and deprivation.

  • judge Nov 16, 2018

    Last Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of Genocide in Cambodia

    The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were sentenced to life in prison, the same punishment they are already serving after earlier convictions at a previous trial for crimes against...

  • Donald Trump Dec 9, 2017

    Trump's North Korea Policy Could Trigger Famine: Experts

    The Trump administration’s primary North Korea strategy would do little to curb the country’s nuclear program and could trigger a famine, according to experts. After spearheading several rounds of sanctions, the White House is now urging China to turn off oil supplies to Kim Jong Un’s regime and the 25 million people he rules, NBC News reported. Lt. Gen. H.R....

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2017

    US Ambassador to UN Cuts South Sudan Camp Visit Short

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan on Wednesday because of a demonstration against President Salva Kiir, witnesses said. Shortly after Haley left the camp, U.N. security guards fired tear gas to disperse the crowd of more than 100 residents who looted and destroyed the office...

  • official May 8, 2017

    1 Million Children Refugees From South Sudan's Civil War: UN Agencies

    More than 1 million children have fled South Sudan’s civil war, two United Nations agencies said Monday, part of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Another 1 million South Sudanese children are displaced within the country, having fled their homes due to the civil war, said the U.N.’s child and refugee agencies in a statement Monday. “The future of a...

  • President Mar 13, 2017

    2016 Was Worst Year Yet for Syria's Children: United Nations

    Last year was the worst yet for the rising generation in Syria, with at least 652 children killed in 2016, the United Nations’ child relief agency said Monday. There was no letup to attacks on schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and homes as the Syrian government, its opponents and the allies of both sides showed callous disregard for the laws of...

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