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US immigration courts are holding hearings in an effort to reunite small children with their families before a court-ordered deadline. Hundreds or perhaps thousands of children have been taken from their parents and scattered in detentions centers around the country. Now children — many still in diapers and most without lawyers — are hauled before judges to have their futures decided. Photo credit: Aaron Ortiz / Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Saudi Airstrike Targets Wedding Ceremony in Yemen Killing 11 (Jimmy)

The author writes, “Women and children were gathered at the home of Ahmed Jaber Jarmani to celebrate his daughter’s wedding when the bombing took place, killing 11 women and children who were attending the party.”

UNHCR Shocked by Mass Drownings Off Libya, Calls for Urgent Action (Reader Luke)

The author writes, “UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is shocked and saddened by reports that some 220 people drowned off Libya in recent days while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.”

Is Barnes & Noble Too Big to Fail? (Jimmy)

The author writes, “It’s unclear how many more upheavals Barnes & Noble can afford, even though it is considered one of the linchpins of the industry — almost too big to fail.”

Syria Strike: On Eve of Moscow Meeting, Netanyahu Sends Putin Strategic Message (Reader Luke)

The author writes, “The fact that the bombing was carried out three days before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow sends a message. Israel (assuming it is indeed behind Sunday’s attack) is determined to protect its interests and is not afraid of Russian reservations or an Iranian reaction.

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