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Malaysian Man Marries 11-Year-Old Girl

The marriage of a Malaysian man with a 11-year-old Thai girl has sparked outrage in the Muslim majority country with one activist Sunday labelling the groom a “child predator”.

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Guam mother accused of abandoning newborn baby boy

A 32-year-old Guam woman is accused of abandoning her newborn baby boy on the doorstep of a stranger’s home.

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University trying to save its iconic ash trees from borers

Miami University is attempting to save some of its most iconic ash trees on its idyllic southwest Ohio campus from the destructive emerald ash borer.

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Thais rally behind cave rescue

It’s a simple melody sung to the plucking of acoustic guitars by schoolchildren sitting around candles: “I beg the skies to show mercy and empathy/ My brothers are in Tham Luang Khun Nang Non/ Let them pass this danger, I beg.”

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Hope as divers find possible opening to rescue Thai children

A newly-discovered opening to a flooded Thai cave where 12 children and their football coach have been stuck for six days raised hopes for the massive rescue operation for survivors on Friday.

BanKo Perlas Spikers make it to PVL Final Four. Led by BanKo President Jerome Minglana (standing fourth from left), the BanKo Perlas Spikers celebrate its 5-0 quarter finals sweep.

Cohesive BanKo Perlas advances to Final Four

As the BanKo Perlas Spikers strung up seven straight victories, they readily attributed their success to better communication and teamwork, which allowed them to clinch a spot in the Final Four in the 2018 Premiere Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference.

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Jacksons Thank Supporters As Patriarch Grieved

The family that includes Janet, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson released a joint statement Thursday saying they mourn the loss of their father and thanking the public for respecting the family’s privacy.

Maryland police officers block the intersection at the building entrance, after multiple people were shot at a newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Unnamed Gunman Kills Five at Maryland Newspaper Office

A man firing a shotgun and armed smoke grenades killed four journalists and a staffer at Maryland’s capital newspaper, then was swiftly taken into custody by police who rushed into the building.

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Find out How Family Separation May Affect a Child’s Brain

Doctors have long known that separating families and other traumatic events can damage children’s well-being. More recent research has shed some light on how that may happen: Severe early adversity may cause brain changes and “toxic stress,” resulting in lasting psychological and physical health problems.

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Five dead as plane plunges into Mumbai building site

A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said.