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In many countries the ground is very dry and the water reservoirs are much lower than usual. Europe and Australia are now worried that they might face the same wildfires which are still burning in the US (photo, from aljazeera.net) and Mexico. (more…)

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In one part of the US state of Texas, teachers are to be allowed to carry concealed firearms when the new school term opens this month. In Harrold district, David Thweatt, the school superintendent said that the move aim was to protect staff and pupils, in case of a gun attacks on its sole campus. (more…)

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In Texas, a judge signed an order allowing parents to take back home their children (photo, from dallasnews.com). More than 400 kids, seized from a polygamist sect in April have started returning home.

Members of the sect were accused by officials of forcing young girls into under-age sex. (more…)

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Children taken from the ranch of a polygamist sect, The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, must be returned to their parents, has ruled the Supreme Court in the US state of Texas. (more…)

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More than half of the teenage girls that were removed from a polygamist sect in Eldorado, Texas, are either currently pregnant or mothers, according to US officials.

Allegations of sexual abuse prompted police to raid the ranch this month, and all 463 children on the Yearning for Zion Ranch (photo from the BBC) were taken into care. (more…)

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