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US camp raid suspect trained children for school shootings: prosecutors

US camp raid suspect trained children for school shootings: prosecutorsA man arrested in a raid on a squalid compound in New Mexico was training children living there to carry out school shootings, prosecutors said Wednesday. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 40, was arrested along with four other people on Friday at the desert compound in Amalia, New Mexico, and has been charged with 11 counts of child abuse. Eleven children aged one to 15 were found living on the compound in filthy conditions, prosecutors said, with no clean water or electricity.



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US police find body of boy at raided camp

US police find body of boy at raided campThe body of a four-year-old boy has been found in a dilapidated camp in the US state of New Mexico where 11 children were rescued in appalling conditions, police said. Two men were arrested in a raid on Friday as part of the operation connected to a months-long search for the child, according to New Mexico’s Taos County Sheriff’s office. “We discovered the remains yesterday on Abdul’s fourth birthday,” Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said Tuesday, appearing to fight back tears.



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Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents

Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last six weeks, housed in a former Walmart or small group homes, as part of the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policy.



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Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp

Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian campBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian troops on Sunday tightened the noose around a Palestinian refugee camp held by Islamic State militants in southern Damascus where hundreds of civilians face an uncertain future, state media, witnesses and residents said. Nearly two weeks into a campaign to capture the last area near the capital outside government control that has left many parts of the once teeming Yarmouk camp in ruins, state media announced al Qadm neighborhood next to the camp was retaken. Opposition sources said the army was now engaged in fierce fighting with militants on the outskirts of Yarmouk camp where an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 militants are now encircled.



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Wild elephant kills two at Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

Wild elephant kills two at Rohingya camp in BangladeshA wild elephant Thursday trampled to death two people, including a child, as it rampaged through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, officials said. The incident occurred at the massive Kutupalong camp in the southeastern border district of Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have taken refuge after fleeing what UN officials have called ethnic cleansing in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. “The wild elephant trampled a Rohingya child to death… and then trampled another Bangladeshi man to death when it was chased by Rohingya refugees and local villagers,” Ali Kabir, the district forest department chief, told AFP.



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Man who raped 13-year-old girl at church camp spared prison time because he is blind

Man who raped 13-year-old girl at church camp spared prison time because he is blindAn Oklahoma man who pleaded guilty to brutally raping a 13-year-old girl at a church camp has been spared jail time, in part because he is blind.



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Trump retreats to the woods of Camp David with Wolff on his tail

Trump retreats to the woods of Camp David with Wolff on his tailKeen to seize on the momentum he and Republicans secured at the end of last year with the passage of a major tax overhaul, Mr Trump and senior party figures including Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, travelled to the presidential retreat in Maryland for a two-day session to draw up priorities for 2018. Reports said Mr Trump was said to be furious about its contents and the apparent betrayal contained therein. The Mercer Family recently dumped the leaker known as Sloppy Steve Bannon.



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The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blaze

The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blazeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):



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The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blaze

The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blazeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):



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Los Angeles fire that tore through Bel Air started at homeless camp, officials reveal

Los Angeles fire that tore through Bel Air started at homeless camp, officials revealA cooking fire at a homeless camp ignited the wildfire that threatened the affluent Los Angeles neighbourhood of Bel Air, officials have said. “Investigators have determined the fire was caused by an illegal cooking fire at an encampment in a brush area adjacent,” the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement, adding that no arrests had yet been made in connection with the fire. While not as large as the two other blazes that scorched thousands of acres in Los Angeles County, the Skirball Fire attracted attention as it imperilled upscale homes and the Getty Center, feeding on dry brush in the hills.



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