Children / Youth Issues

Mexican cartels ‘worse than ISIS’: massacre victims’ kin urge U.S. help

November 8, 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – Angry kin of nine American citizens massacred in a suspected gangland ambush in northern Mexico urged the government to accept U.S. help to destroy drug cartels that one grieving relative described as being “as bad or worse than ISIS.” Funerals of the three mothers and six children began to be held […]

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Killed American family may have been ‘bait’ in Mexican cartel fight: relatives

November 7, 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – The nine American women and children killed in northern Mexico were victims of a territorial dispute between an arm of the Sinaloa Cartel and a rival gang, officials said on Wednesday, and may have been used to lure one side into a firefight. Members of breakaway Mormon communities that settled in […]

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Indonesian students use puppets to banish ‘big ghost’ of plastic waste

October 27, 2019

JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – The scene is much like any other Indonesian puppet show: the beat of the gongs is frenetic, the musicians wear intricately-patterned traditional costumes and the puppets sway back and forth in a fast-paced exchange laced with maniacal laughter. Puppets made out of plastic waste are displayed in a primary school in Mataram […]

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Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday

October 18, 2019

CLEVELAND (HeadlineNews) – A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at around $50 billion. A view of the statue standing in front of the U.S. District […]

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