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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, file photo, Syrian refugee children attend a class at a makeshift school set up in a tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. International aid to the victims of Syria's five-year-old war, including millions forced to flee their homes, has persistently fallen short, but organizers of the Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, annual Syria pledging conference hope for greater donor generosity this time around, despite a record ask of close to $9 billion for 2016 (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)

“I do think the European experience will have sharpened minds,” Guy Ryder, head of the International Labor Organization, told The Associated Press while visiting Jordan, one of the struggling host countries. “And I don’t think that’s a bad thing if it leads to action (on Thursday), as I hope it will.”


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AURORA | Two days after a press conference where Aurora theater shooting victims and families said money from charities was slow coming, the 7/20 Recovery Committee issued a statement today with instructions for victims and families to receive compensation and help. The committee, composed of elected officials, city and state representatives and other officials, said […]


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AURORA | City officials and outside agencies have formed a committee to help disburse the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have poured in from contributors nationwide. The city announced today that a newly formed 7/20 Recovery Committee would help distribute the $350,000 in donations among victims of the Aurora theater massacre where 12 people […]


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DENVER | Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market have donated $100,000 to a fund for victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings. The grocers’ donation to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund was made with proceeds from selling excess equipment after their recent merger. The theater shootings July 20 in Aurora killed 12 people and […]


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