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The witch's brew: Desperation, hope and children on the border

CNN - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:42am
What is drawing thousands of children to America's doorstep is hope. What is prompting their loving families to send them on perilous, expensive journeys over hundreds of miles in the hands of strange men is hope. But what is awaiting them is confusion, conflict, and despair.
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Missouri executes former meth dealer for 1995 murders

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:00am
A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in remote northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.
Categories: US News

Hundreds of homes threatened by Washington state wildfire

FOX News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:00am
Hundreds of people have been told to leave their homes in Washington state, and hundreds more houses are threatened by a wildfire that has raced across two square miles of forest, forced part of the area's main road to close, and raised a plume of smoke that can be seen from Seattle. 
Categories: US News

Palestinian-American Teenager Returns Home After Beating

The New York Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:08am
Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities, flew back to Tampa, Fla., and was greeted by cheering supporters waving American and Palestinian flags.






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Memoir Workshop

Fayette Woman - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 1:38pm
Jessica Handler, author of Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013), will lead a memoir workshop at Peachtree City Library on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop, entitled “There’s More Than ‘Me’ in Memoir,” is open to writers of all levels. There [...]

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