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Human rights groups took Jordan to task on Sunday as the country ended an eight-year moratorium on the death penalty with the hangings of 11 men convicted of murder. The men were executed at dawn in a prison abut 70 kilometres (45 miles) from the capital Amman, interior ministry spokesman Ziyad Zoob
Security was stepped up at police and fire stations across France on Sunday after a knife-wielding French convert to Islam was shot dead after attacking three police officers. Bertrand Nzohabonayo was killed Saturday after entering a police station in the central town of Joue-les-Tours armed with a
U. S. President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting U. S. anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea. Obama and his advisers are weighing how to respond in kind to the attack
U. S. president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do “everything I can” to close the U. S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the internationally condemned prison
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By Tom Jacobs
As Jon Stewart has noted, the compromise federal budget just passed by Congress and signed by President Obama is full of unpleasant surprises. Among them: In a Scrooge-like Christmas gift, it cuts $93 million from the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC.
So it’s both timely and ironic that a newly published study concludes WIC doesn’t just boost the health of young children and their moms: It also plays a positive role in kids’ cognitive development.
“These findings suggest that WIC meaningfully contributes to children’s educational prospects,” Brown University sociologist Margot Jackson writes in the journal Social Science and Medicine.
WIC is a large-scale government program serving 53 percent of all infants born in the United States.