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Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at WalmartPANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.



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Palestinians say Israeli troops kill three, including a child, at Gaza protest

Palestinians say Israeli troops kill three, including a child, at Gaza protestIsraeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli army said it was defending against members of the crowd who were throwing grenades and explosives at its soldiers. Thousands of Palestinians had gathered for a weekly protest along Israel’s border fence with the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by the Islamist group Hamas.



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German Catholic Church apologises for mass child sex abuse

German Catholic Church apologises for mass child sex abuseGermany’s Catholic Church on Tuesday apologised to thousands of victims of sexual assault by clergy, with the institution’s top cardinal saying perpetrators must be brought to justice. The dismay expressed by the head of the German Bishops’ Conference came as the institution published a damning report showing that in Germany, almost 3,700 minors — mainly boys — were assaulted between 1946 and 2014. “Sexual abuse is a persistent problem and not a historical problem” in the Catholic Church, said Harald Dressing, a professor at the Mannheim Institute of Psychology, who coordinated the research commissioned by the Bishops’ Conference.



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3D-Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault

3D-Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual AssaultCody Wilson, a staunch advocate for developing and releasing plans for 3D-



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Fighting child abuse must be Church's priority: Vatican panel

Fighting child abuse must be Church's priority: Vatican panelA Vatican commission on child protection set up by Pope Francis said Sunday that the fight against abuse must be the priority of the Catholic Church and emphasised the importance of listening to victims. The Church has been deeply shaken by a series of child abuse scandals across the world, and the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors was created in 2014 and renewed earlier this year to address the issue. “We make a real effort to bring the voices of the survivors to church leadership,” O’Malley told the Vatican’s news website on Sunday after the end of the commission’s ninth plenary assembly.



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Elon Musk accuses Thai cave rescue hero of having a ‘child bride’ in extraordinary and unsubstantiated attack

Elon Musk accuses Thai cave rescue hero of having a ‘child bride’ in extraordinary and unsubstantiated attackElon Musk has launched his most extreme attack yet on Vern Unsworth, one of the heroes of the Thai cave rescue. The Tesla boss sent a profanity-laden tirade to a reporter in which he baselessly suggested that Mr Unsworth had a “child bride”. Mr Musk has repeatedly and without any evidence at all claimed that Mr Unsworth is a paedophile and that people around the rescue did not like him.



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Elon Musk Is Now Baselessly Accusing Thailand Cave Diver Of Being A ‘Child Rapist’

Elon Musk Is Now Baselessly Accusing Thailand Cave Diver Of Being A ‘Child Rapist’Weeks after issuing a public apology for baselessly calling a British cave



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Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound case

Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound caseTwo New Mexico judges on Wednesday dismissed child abuse charges against five people from a desert compound near Taos where a toddler’s body was found, citing procedural errors by prosecutors. The judges, in separate decisions issued in New Mexico’s Eighth Judicial District Court, dismissed the child abuse charges on grounds that a preliminary hearing had not taken place within 10 days after they were filed on Aug. 8 when the defendants were taken into custody. Judge Jeff McElroy dismissed child abuse charges against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and his wife, Jany Laveille.



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Bullied child refuses to fight back 'because it's not the Jedi way'

Bullied child refuses to fight back 'because it's not the Jedi way'A 10-year-old boy who needed hospital treatment after being beaten up by bullies, refused to fight back because “it’s not the Jedi way”, his mother said. Lizette Casanova said her son Aiden Vasquez “felt it in his soul not to hit the kid back”, while being tormented by a classmate at his California school. The Star Wars fan’s ordeal came to the attention of Mark Hamill – who played Luke Skywalker in the film series – who said of the boy, he was “astonished by his wisdom and courage”.



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Bullied child refuses to fight back 'because it's not the Jedi way'

Bullied child refuses to fight back 'because it's not the Jedi way'A 10-year-old boy who needed hospital treatment after being beaten up by bullies, refused to fight back because “it’s not the Jedi way”, his mother said. Lizette Casanova said her son Aiden Vasquez “felt it in his soul not to hit the kid back”, while being tormented by a classmate at his California school. The Star Wars fan’s ordeal came to the attention of Mark Hamill – who played Luke Skywalker in the film series – who said of the boy, he was “astonished by his wisdom and courage”.



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