Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 4 Houston Chronicle on President George H.W. Bush: In ...

4 Vietnamese prostitutes arrested in western Taiwan after brothel exposed on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have raided a brothel in western Taiwan and arrested 12, including four Vietnamese women, after a YouTube video of the young, nubile women inside attracted one million v...

Slovenia right-wing politician gets 3-month suspended jail

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A court in Slovenia has slapped a three-month suspended jail sentence on the country's main right-wing politician for insulting two female journalists. The...

AP Explains: Dispute between Seoul, Tokyo over WWII brothels

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's decision to dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels has thrown ...

Spanish court rules union of sex workers illegal

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court has outlawed a union of sex workers, saying that recognition of the group amounted to making the exploitation of prostitutes legal. Wednesday's r...

Italian journalists protest against governing party insults

MILAN (AP) — Italian journalists have protested across the country against insults from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement. Journalists gathered in piazzas in regiona...

Thai, Chinese prostitutes busted in Taipei's Guangzhou Street Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman, Chinese woman, and Taiwanese man were arrested on Monday (Nov. 5) in connection with a call girl operation in Taipei City's Guangzhou Street Night M...

Ex-Navy commander gets more than 2 years in bribery case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. Navy commander has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to accepting lavish dinners, drinks and the services of prostitutes in exchange ...

UK official challenged at conference on sex abuse

LONDON (AP) — A demonstrator has confronted the U.K.'s international development secretary at a conference on sex abuse in the aid sector, complaining that women who have spoken out about abuse are no...

Menendez attacks rival Hugin's prostitution ad as 'lies'

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey is attacking his Republican rival's latest ad revisiting old, unsubstantiated allegations that he patronized underage prostitutes. ...

4 Thai prostitutes arrested in northern Taiwan, John cries foul over fake bra size

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided an apartment in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, where they nabbed four Thai prostitutes and two Taiwanese customers, one of whom complained that he had been ...

DEA's high-profile Colombia post roiled by misconduct probes

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New turmoil has roiled the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's high-profile office in Colombia, where at least three agents have left in recent months amid investigations in...

Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol

HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense p...

The Latest: Charged Border Patrol agent served in Navy

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Border Patrol accused of killing four women (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Navy says a Border Patrol agent accu...

US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth who managed to escape remained in jail Monday, police said in court records. ...