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IS teen 'shocked' after UK revokes her citizenship

IS teen 'shocked' after UK revokes her citizenshipA British teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria said Wednesday she was shocked by a government decision to revoke her citizenship and was considering applying to settle in The Netherlands, the homeland of her husband. Shamima Begum, who travelled to Syria in 2015 and now wants to return to Britain after giving birth in a refugee camp in Syria last week, said the order was “unjust”.



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Lawyer: Britain plans to strip IS teen of UK citizenship

Lawyer: Britain plans to strip IS teen of UK citizenshipLONDON (AP) — Shamima Begum, a London teenager who left Britain four years ago to join the Islamic State group, is to be stripped of her U.K. citizenship by the government, her family's lawyer said Tuesday.



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The Teen From the Lincoln Memorial Protest Is Suing the Washington Post for $250 Million

The Teen From the Lincoln Memorial Protest Is Suing the Washington Post for $  250 MillionThe family of Nicholas Sandmann, the teen caught up in a viral encounter in January, has sued The Washington Post for $ 250 million



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Britain to strip IS teen of citizenship: lawyer

Britain to strip IS teen of citizenship: lawyerBritain will strip citizenship from a UK teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return home with her newborn baby, a lawyer for her family said Tuesday. The case points to a dilemma facing many European countries, divided over whether to allow jihadists and IS sympathisers home to face prosecution or barring them over security concerns as the so-called “caliphate” crumbles. A lawyer for her family, Tasnime Akunjee, said on Twitter that they were “very disappointed with the Home Office’s intention to have an order made depriving Shamima of her citizenship,” and that they were considering “all legal avenues”.



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Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in SyriaLONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group and now wants to return to the U.K. said Sunday she has given birth to a baby boy.



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UK teen who joined IS gives birth in Syrian refugee camp

UK teen who joined IS gives birth in Syrian refugee campA teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return to Britain on Sunday gave birth in a refugee camp, as European governments grapple with what to do with returning jihadists ahead of a US troop pullout. Shamima Begum, whose fate has stirred controversy ever since she and two friends fled London to join the terror network in 2015 aged just 15, told Sky News she had delivered a boy. “I just gave birth so I’m really tired,” the 19-year-old said as she made a renewed appeal to be allowed back to Britain with her newborn baby.



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Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her home

Family of IS teen appeals to UK to help bring her homeLONDON (AP) — The family of a pregnant British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group urged the government Friday to help bring her home.



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Netanyahu vows to freeze Palestinian funds after teen killed

Netanyahu vows to freeze Palestinian funds after teen killedPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is campaigning for re-election, vowed Sunday to freeze money transfers by Israel to the Palestinian Authority after a deadly Palestinian attack on a young woman. Israel collects around $ 127 million a month in customs duties levied on goods destined for Palestinian markets that transit through Israeli ports and then transfers it to the PA. The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, last year passed legislation to partially withhold funds, in response to PA payments to families of Palestinians jailed by Israel for attacks against Israelis.



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Teen arrested after hit-run leaves Thousand Oaks school employee in critical condition

Teen arrested after hit-run leaves Thousand Oaks school employee in critical conditionA teen has been arrested for running over a woman at Thousand Oaks High School and fleeing the scene.



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FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping

FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vapingWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether electronic cigarette maker Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help reverse the boom in underage vaping.



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