adoptive parents

US woman who sent back Russian boy to pay $150,000


May 18th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) A court in the US has told an American woman, who sent her adopted son back to Russia, to pay $150,000 in damages, child support, and ... Read more...

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Russia approves compulsory training for adoptive parents


November 18th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of Russian Parliament, the State Duma, adopted Thursday a law that prescribes couples who want to adopt Russian children to undergo special ... Read more...

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What made Steve Jobs tick? Boredom


October 6th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of tech giant Apple, was an adopted child who grew up in a middle-class suburb, took LSD and travelled to India ... Read more...

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Putin calls for compulsory training for adoptive parents


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Couples who want to adopt Russian children should undergo special training in the basics of teaching, psychology and first aid, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

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Nurture, not nature, influences aggression in kids


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has found that nurture rather than nature influences aggression in children.The study compares genetically related and genetically unrelated children born to parents using in-vitro fertilisation ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart still ‘regrets’ giving daughter up for adoption


November 1st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): 'Maggie May' hitmaker Rod Stewart has revealed that he still regrets his decision of giving his firstborn child up for adoption.However, he is convinced he would have failed ... Read more...

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US couple charged for holding woman as sex slave


October 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) A couple in the US state of Missouri has been facing trial for keeping a young women as sex slave and torturing her for up to seven years. ... Read more...

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Sarah Streeter’s Mother Susannah Hourde Speaks About Her Daughter


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous singer and songwriter Rod Stewart spoke about his own biological daughter last Thursday on "The Joy Behar Show" where he said that he had ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart Speaks About His Daughter Sarah Streeter


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last Thursday famous singer and songwriter Rod Stewart opened up about his biological daughter Sarah Stewart on "The Joy Behar Show". The father of seven told ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart put his eldest daughter up for adoption because he was broke


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Rod Stewart has confessed that he was forced to put his eldest daughter for adoption, as he could not afford to raise her.The 65-year-old star, now a multi-millionaire, ... Read more...

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British couple ’sold’ kids for money


August 18th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A British couple, who adopted two girls after passing several tests, compelled them to undergo horrific sexual abuse for money, a media report said Wednesday. The man and ... Read more...

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Aimee L. Sword Sentenced To Prison Term For Sex With Biological Son


July 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, the Oakland County Circuit Court sentenced a Michigan woman named Aimee L. Sword a 9 to 30 years in prison for pleading guilty of ... Read more...

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Aimee L. Sword sentenced to 30 years in prison for having physical relations with her son


July 14th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pontiac, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimee L. Sword has been sentenced to 3 decades in prison for having sex with her own son. She had given up her son for adoption when ... Read more...

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Aimee Louise Sword Receives Prison Sentence For Sex With Son


July 13th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Pontiac, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 36-year-old Aimee L. Sword was sentenced 9 years to 30 years in jail on Monday after she pleaded guilty to having sex with her 14-year-old ... Read more...

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The Phantom Airs On SyFy


June 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'The Phantom' aired on SyFy with two back to back TV movies that keeps the options of a miniseries open for the fans of the superhero.... Read more...

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Gary Coleman Cremated Without A Funeral Ceremony


June 20th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Coleman was cremated without a funeral ceremony on Friday. The former child star had mentioned in his 2005 will that he does not want a ... Read more...

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Art Linkletter Dies At 97 Years Old, Tweets Tell The News


May 27th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Art Linkletter, host if such shows as "Kids Say The Darndest Things" and "People are Funny" has died at the age of 97. Linkletter was born with ... Read more...

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Autism does not ruin parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Autism does not ruin relationships, says a new study, challenging the popular perception that an autistic child wrecks 80 percent of marriages as a heavy burden is imposed ... Read more...

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Having a child with autism doesn’t put stress on parents’ marriage: Study


May 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has debunked the myth that having a child with autism can put stress on the parents' marriage.The study by researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in ... Read more...

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Diane Downs’ Fourth Child’s Story In “20/20″


May 15th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday night the ABC's "20/20" television series went on to show the interview and the life of the daughter of Diane Downs- the mother of ... Read more...

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Grey’s Anatomy - Mark Sloan McSteamy Becomes a Grandfather


April 30th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
By Anita ThomasAt first we were shocked to hear that Mark Sloan aka McSteamy was a father, we were even more shocked to hear we was about to be a grandfather. For ... Read more...

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When it comes to adoption, US parents avoid African-American babies, boys


April 21st, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Parents pursuing adoption within the United States tend to avoid taking African-American babies and boys, according to a study.The above results came from the study conducted by economists ... Read more...

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Adopted Russian Boy Abandoned


April 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tennessee, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian boy adopted by a family living in Tennessee was put on a plane back to Russia all by himself. Investigators in the case ... Read more...

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Sending adopted child back to Russia monstrous: Medvedev


April 10th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said the American couple who sent an adopted child back to Russia committed a "monstrous" deed. "It is a monstrous deed on the part ... Read more...

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US couple abandon adopted Russian boy


April 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An American couple allegedly abandoned an eight-year-old Russian boy they had adopted and sent him back to Russia, a top official has said. The boy arrived in Moscow ... Read more...

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Why adoptive parents face postadoption depression


April 1st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Adoptive parents often experience postadoption depression, which they say arises due to unmet or unrealistic expectations, according to research from Purdue University.The signs and symptoms of depression include ... Read more...

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Identity crisis for Indian with Chinese name


March 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 14 (IANS) Malaysian Indian hawker Philip Choong Kim Hoong has a Chinese name that is getting him nowhere as officials insist that information on his birth certificate is false. Adopted ... Read more...

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Orphans Seized At Airport To Be Sent To USA


February 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriHaiti, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, Haiti passed over six orphans who were earlier seized by the Haiti police, to the US officials. The orphans were taken ... Read more...

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Jamie Foxx woos women by playing cello!


September 24th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Actor Jamie Foxx found it difficult to learn the cello for 'The Soloist' until he realised that he could impress girls with the instrument.The Oscar winner plays the ... Read more...

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Jamie Foxx says parents’ rejection still hurts


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Jamie Foxx has confessed he is still to get over the fact that his biological parents abandoned him.The Oscar winning actor was given up when just seven months ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh enforces senior citizens’ maintenance act


August 28th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 28 (IANS) A law to ensure that senior citizens are well taken care of by their children or relatives has come into force in Madhya Pradesh and violations could lead ... Read more...

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Britain honours young Indian orphan


May 8th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) The British town of Swindon is to doff its cap to an Indian orphan 12 years after he was found abandoned in a basket in Delhi. Ali McCallum, who ... Read more...

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Adoption preferences differ for gays, straights


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): A couple's sexual orientation influences whether they want to adopt boys or girls, a new study has claimed.The study published online in the journal Sex Roles found that ... Read more...

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Madge urged to rethink Malawian girl’s adoption


March 28th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A British charity has asked Madonna to reconsider her apparent plans to adopt another Malawian child.According to Save The Children, the 50-year-old is setting a bad example ... Read more...

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Guatemalan war orphans were sold, records show


March 24th, 2009 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (EFE) Several children listed as missing during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war were sold in illegal adoptions, the country's social welfare agency records revealed. The director of the government's Peace ... Read more...

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