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Immigrant Children Accuse Border Patrol Of Abuse And Neglect, Report Shows

Immigrant Children Accuse Border Patrol Of Abuse And Neglect, Report ShowsU.S. Border Patrol agents have resorted to troubling tactics toward



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Startling increase in physical and sexual abuse of child immigrants by US Border Patrol, new report alleges

Startling increase in physical and sexual abuse of child immigrants by US Border Patrol, new report allegesA new report suggests that there has been a startling increase in the number of instances where US Border Patrol officers have abused children seeking shelter in the United States from violence and poverty in Central America. The report, based on more than 30,000 pages of Border Patrol reports obtained by chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) through Freedom of Information Act requests, alleges a “pattern of inimidation, harassment, physical abuse, refusal of medical services, and improper deportation between 2009 and 2014.” The report follows after a previous disclosure from the ACLU that detailed 116 incidents where officers were alleged to have physically, sexually, or psychologically abused children between the ages of five and 17.



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All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandalThirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile that has come to haunt the reign of Pope Francis. “We, all the bishops present in Rome, have tendered our resignation to the Holy Father so that he may decide freely for each of us,” the bishops said in a statement after three days of intense meetings with Francis at the Vatican. “We want to ask forgiveness for the pain caused to the victims, to the Pope, to God’s people and to our country for the serious errors and omissions we have committed,” the statement continued.



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10 children rescued from California home after abuse investigation

10 children rescued from California home after abuse investigationThe mother has been charged with child neglect while her husband has been charged with nine counts of torture and six counts of child abuse. They both deny any abuse took place.



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EPA Hid Scott Pruitt's Dinner With Climate Denier Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

EPA Hid Scott Pruitt's Dinner With Climate Denier Accused Of Child Sex AbuseEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's expensive trip to



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NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Accused Of Physical Abuse

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Accused Of Physical AbuseFour women who have been romantically involved with New York Attorney General



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NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns Amid Abuse Allegations

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns Amid Abuse AllegationsNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) announced his resignation on



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NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after abuse report

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns after abuse reportRachel Maddow reports breaking news that after a report in the New Yorker of four women accusing him of physical abuse, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced his resignation.



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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Has Apologized for Remarks Linking a Teachers' Rally to Child Sex Abuse

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Has Apologized for Remarks Linking a Teachers' Rally to Child Sex AbuseBevin apologized several times in a video and said he was misunderstood



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Kentucky Gov. Bevin apologizes for child sex abuse remarks

Kentucky Gov. Bevin apologizes for child sex abuse remarksFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.



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