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Six-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead By Brother While Parents Were Out

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Six-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead By Brother While Parents Were Out

A six-year-old girl died after her 12-year-old brother reportedly shot her in their home while their parents were away at a Christmas party.

Maliyah Palmer from the town of Florissant, Missouri in the US, died from a single gunshot wound to the head when her older brother found a 9mm pistol in a dresser drawer in their parent’s bedroom, Fox2 Now reports.

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The young girl was rushed to the hospital where she later died.

Local police learnt that Maliyah and her brother were left in the care of their 16-year-old sister, St Louis Post Dispatch wrote.

Florissant Police Chief Timothy Lowery told local media no charges will be filed.

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“Investigators have determined that this was a tragic accident,” Lowery said in a statement.

“You couldn’t have written a more tragic script. The whole thing is just so tragic and terrible, but we have to put our personal feelings aside and do the law enforcement side of this.”

Principal Rene Sommers at Green Trails Elementary School, which Maliyah attended, released a statement on Monday morning, Metro reports.

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“Our goal will be to keep the day and routine normal,” Sommers said in her letter.

“We’ll share the news honestly and openly so that understanding, processing, grieving, and healing can begin.”

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Over 4000 Migrants Are Seeking To Enter Mexico From Central America

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Over 4000 Migrants Are Seeking To Enter Mexico From Central America

More than four thousand migrants from central America are seeking to enter Mexico legally instead of going to the united states.  Mexico’s immigration policy has recently changed.  Migrants seeking us asylum are now required to apply first in Mexico.

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International institute of migration reports that four days after arriving at the Guatemalan-Mexico border, four thousand migrants from various south and central American countries, have requested permission to enter Mexico on Sunday.

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Mexican President, Andres Manue Lopez Obrador, has promised that the human rights of migrants will be protected, and has arranged for a regular and orderly entry by giving humanitarian visas which have helped avert episodes of great tension, like the chaos that greeted a group of central American migrants who illegally entered Mexico in October.

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Putin Opens Door For Talks With Abe Over Disputed Island Chain

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks over a disputed Island chain that has prevented the two countries from concluding a peace treaty to officially end the World War II.

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Abe’s visit marks the 25th time both leaders have met since 2013, it is a reflection of their efforts to increase cooperation despite the disagreements over the Kuril Islands.

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The soviet army seized the four islands between the seas of Okhosk and the Pacific Ocean in the last days of World War II.

Tokyo’s refusal to recognize Moscow’s sovereignty over the islands has also made it difficult for peace to reign for more than seven decades.

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China Transportation Authorities Prepares For Spring Festival Travel Rush

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China Transportation Autourities Prepares For Spring Festival Travel Rush

Transport authorities across China are getting into high gear in preparation for the spring festival travel rush.  Three billion trips are expected to be made during the period.

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During the forty-day travel rush season from January to March, the country expects to see at least three billion persons moving across the country by rail, air and road.

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The China railway Guangzhou group is expected to transport thirty-seven million passengers during this period with more than one thousand pairs of trains.  For more convenience, the group has also decided to optimize passenger routes by establishing free service desks, providing more emergency lanes.

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