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Chicago woman charged in alleged US prostitution ring

CHICAGO (AP) — A 31-year-old who prosecutors say went by "Madame Priscilla Belle" is accused of running a multistate prostitution business from a three-story Chicago building that functioned like a br...

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. ...

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...

Sex videos and prostitution rings reveal K-pop stars' dark side

The Washington Post once touted them as the "biggest band in Asia." The five members of Big Bang were celebrated internationally, not least because they broke the strict conventions of K-pop...

Nude Vietnamese tourist caught hiding in closet during raid on S. Taiwan brothel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese woman, who came to Taiwan as a tourist but has been working in the sex trade, was caught hiding in a brothel wardrobe raided by police in southern Taiwan's Tai...

Taiwan cracks down on sexual exploitation of Indonesian migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A middle-aged Taiwanese man was arrested for operating a prostitution ring disguised as Thai massage parlors and for exploiting unregistered migrant laborers, CNA reported...

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com on Friday, J...

Argentines use murals to search for missing children

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Daiana Garnica's sparkling eyes catch the attention of many passers-by in Argentina's capital, where her face is painted on a wall in a plea for help to find the teenage...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 1, the 121st day of 2018. There are 244 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 1, 1898...

Argentina shocked by abuse of minors at top football clubs

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The young victims are still here: they're among the kids who like to share stories while they sip on traditional Argentine tea, who check their phones outside changing r...

Taiwanese escort agencies now offering 'health reports' after 'Alice' AIDS scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the news that two different Thai prostitutes operating in Taiwan have tested positive for HIV, many Taiwanese escort agencies are now including "health chec...

Youth soccer sex abuse scandal causes uproar in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Football Association said Wednesday that it will closely monitor boarding houses where youth players live following a sex abuse scandal involving minors at t...

Argentine police arrest referee on prostitution charges

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine police have arrested a referee for his suspected involvement in a child prostitution ring with players from a soccer club's youth team. Polic...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 12, the 71st day of 2018. There are 294 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 12,...

10 Vietnamese arrested in prostitution ring bust in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A National Immigration Agency (NIA) specialized operation brigade in Taipei busted a prostitution ring on Thursday and arrested 10 Vietnamese women and three Taiwanese johns, the agenc...