Kraft's prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a ...

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages

Basheer Ahmed, a 60-year-old partially handicapped man in Pakistan, was offered a tiny house by the government. A middle-class resident of the eastern city of Lahore, Ahmed had never owned a house, an...

Germany: 5 charged with trafficking, prostituting Thai women

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged five people with trafficking Thai women to Germany and forcing them to work in a nationwide network of brothels. Frankfurt prosecutor Alexander...

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages

Basheer Ahmed, a 60-year-old partially handicapped man in Pakistan, was offered a tiny house by the government. A middle-class resident of the eastern city of Lahore, Ahmed had never owned a house, an...

Female Thai tourist claims denied entry to Taiwan for skimpy top

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman posted an angry rant on Facebook claiming that she had been denied entry at immigration in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport based on her appearance. In ...

Pitched battle: Kraft attorneys fire back at prosecutors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are accusing prosecutors of misconduct in his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case. Al...

Sex workers seek decriminalization and loitering-law repeal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 current and former sex workers are encouraging New York lawmakers to repeal a loitering law they say police use to harass people simply for their appearance. ...

22 foreign female tourists arrested for prostitution in Taipei over 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 22 foreign female tourists have been arrested for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Taipei, since a new series of raids began on April 12, reported CNA. As th...

DA: Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his elderly parents' sprawling suburban home, enticing women with drugs and locking them in a basement where he forced them to use a bu...

More than 50 jade miners feared dead in Myanmar landslide

More than 50 people are feared dead in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, the latest disaster in a poorly regulated industry. Three bodies have been recovered and 54 jade miners r...

Rome readies for Colosseum Good Friday event, led by pope

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Rome is busily preparing for the Colosseum Way of the Cross procession, presided over by Pope Francis. Buses and other traffic were being re-routed away from the ...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Kraft video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting are asking a judge to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports that someon...

Lawyer: Video of sex act invades Robert Kraft's privacy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Friday that the public release of video evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against him would invade his privac...

Attorneys: Honduran transgender migrant unlawfully detained

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Honduran transgender migrant who was granted asylum last fall has been unlawfully held — at times in solitary confinement — at an immigration detention center while her case...

Nunes files $150M defamation claim against McClatchy Co.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California congressman Devin Nunes is suing a media company for $150 million, saying it engaged in "character assassination" with a 2018 story that linked him to a yacht where pro...