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Spanish society has been shaken by allegations of the trafficking of thousands of babies by nuns, priests and doctors, beginning under Franco’s rule and continuing into the 1990s. The practice of removing children from parents deemed “undesirable” and placing them with “approved” families, began in the 1930s under the dictator General Francisco Franco. Although government […]
A moving “city’ of 10,000 cows and over 300 mainly young Jei warrior nomads who usually drive their herds across a 27,000 square mile area may be forced to settle. The reason behind this is because of harsh weather. More than 190 countries are preparing to meet in Durban, South Africa, to discuss UN climate […]
The net worth of the members of Congress continues to rise regardless of the economic recession. An analysis of financial disclosure forms by Roll Call Magazine, using the minimum valuation of assets, showed that members of the House and Senate have a collective net worth of $2.04 billion, a $35.4 billion increase from the $1.65 […]