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Clashes in Nicaragua create thousands of refugees

International | Hundreds head south each day to seek asylum in Costa Rica
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/07/18, 03:26 pm

Roughly 200 Nicaraguans are applying for asylum each day in neighboring Costa Rica, the United Nations refugee agency said as it called for more nations to help with the aftermath of Nicaragua’s anti-government protests.

Nicaraguans registered nearly 8,000 asylum claims in Costa Rica since April, and the numbers continue to rise: About 15,000 others received appointments for later registration, the agency said.

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The rise of polyamorous parenting

Family | A Canadian court has recognized three people as the legal parents of a child
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/15/18, 01:57 pm

A Canadian court this week said it had granted three adults in a polyamorous relationship equal parenting rights to a child. The decision is reportedly the first of its kind in Canada, but sadly, it likely won’t be the last.

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Ex-prisoner’s blessing becomes a curse

Effective Compassion | Man sues state for rearresting him after letting him out of prison early
by Rob Holmes
Posted 3/28/18, 04:06 pm

A Seattle man filed suit this month against the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) for rearresting him three years after releasing him from prison 76 days early.

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