Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress' lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other wo...

Latest: Judge continues huge bail for megachurch leader

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the case against the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 1 p.m. A judge has continued the extraor...

China among worst human trafficking offenders: 2019 TIP Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China joins a number of countries designated as the worst human trafficking offenders, according to the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released by the U.S. State...

Taiwan ranks among top countries combating human trafficking for 10th year in row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of State released its annual report on human trafficking across the globe on Thursday (June 20). According to the report, Taiwan, clearly i...

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo is scheduled to return court Friday in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-...

Dairy veterinarians appeal trafficking lawsuit dismissal

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group of Mexican veterinarians who recently lost a lawsuit they filed against an Idaho dairy under human trafficking laws say they'll appeal the case to the 9th U.S. Circuit Cour...

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes. ...

Taiwan's Matsu Islands set up homeland security platform

Law enforcement authorities on the Matsu Islands set up a platform Monday as part of their efforts to crack down on criminal activities, according to the Liangchiang District Prosecutor's Office. ...

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-t...

Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in China

FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn't bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-...

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institu...

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Fr...

Spain extradites more Taiwanese citizens to China, ignoring UN High Commissioner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Spain shocked international observers by extraditing 94 Taiwanese nationals to China just days after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Madrid se...

Arraignment for Mexico megachurch leader pushed back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21. ...

Will she flip? Deputies need woman to say she was trafficked

STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff's detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa's ceiling. He knows she and other women had se...