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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant receives January NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Added: 24.02.2018 14:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK – Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has received the January NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his continuing efforts to support children, families and grassroots community organizations, the NBA announced today. The award recognizes an NBA player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and its players share for giving back to their communities.

From: www.nba.com

Strikes pound Syria's Eastern Ghouta as world fumbles for response

Added: 24.02.2018 12:28 | 0 views | 0 comments


Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day Friday killing 38 civilians, as world powers struggled to reach a UN deal to stop the carnage. More than 460 civilians, including over 100 children, have been killed in nearly a week of bombardment that has been one of the seven-year conflict's bloodiest episodes. Diplomatic haggling delayed a vote at the United Nations Security Council on a 30-day truce, with Kuwait's Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, who holds the council presidency, saying "we are very close" to agreement with Russia, Syria's ally.

From: www.yahoo.com

NRA backlash as companies end discounts for members after Florida school shootings

Added: 24.02.2018 12:28 | 0 views | 0 comments


Major car hire companies have ended their discount programme for members of the National Rifle Association (NRA) as have two financial institutions. The change in policy was announced by Enterprise, which includes the Alamo and National brands, and will take effect 26 March, the company confirmed to The Independent. The move appeared to be in response to the recent mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida during which 14 children and three adults were killed by a gunman using an AR-15 assault-style weapon.

From: www.yahoo.com

Beyond Parkland, children are wounded and killed by guns daily: Study

Added: 24.02.2018 11:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Since Parkland, 21 children have died from gun violence, mostly under the radar.

Tags: Children
From: abcnews.go.com

The school-to-prison pipeline punishes kids of color for being poor

Added: 24.02.2018 11:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

We need to take a long look at whether we are going to invest in more police, or better schools for our children

From: www.nbcnews.com

Syrian airstrikes on suburbs of Damascus claim more lives, at least 500 dead

Added: 24.02.2018 11:10 | 1 views | 0 comments


A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of bombing in the area to 500, including scores of women and children. The weeklong bombardment has overwhelmed rescuers...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

'400,000 People...Live In Hell On Earth': Bombing Of Damascus Suburbs Kills Hundreds

Added: 24.02.2018 11:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods of civilians who have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the last week are children.

From: www.npr.org

U.N. Security Council Passes Syria Cease-Fire After Hundreds Killed In Bombing Siege

Added: 24.02.2018 11:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods where civilians have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the past week are children.

From: www.npr.org

Speeding jeep kills 9 schoolkids in India

Added: 24.02.2018 9:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

A speeding jeep has ploughed through a group of schoolchildren crossing a road in eastern India, killing nine and injuring 10 of them.

From: www.news.com.au

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