As Epstein bail fight looms, feds say evidence growing daily

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recen...

Epstein philanthropy since sex plea included all-girl school

NEW YORK (AP) — In the decade since striking a deal that required him to register as a sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein has sought to underwrite all manner of youth causes, such as a baseball program nea...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 10 The Boston Herald on H. Ross Perot's death and his impact on Americ...

On Caribbean island whispers, suspicion about Epstein

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Ask about Jeffrey Epstein on St. Thomas and rooms go quiet. The 66-year-old billionaire bought Little St. James Island in the U.S. Virgin...

Financier in sex abuse case went from math whiz to titan

NEW YORK (AP) — He has rubbed elbows with a prince and flown a former president on his private jet. He amassed a fortune that includes a 100-acre island in the Caribbean and one of the biggest m...

How Epstein's secret deal could affect sex trafficking case

NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty this week to sex trafficking charges in a case brought a decade after he secretly cut a deal with prosecutors to dispose of nearly identica...

Jeffrey Epstein due in court after sex trafficking arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a once-secret plea deal, the U.S. government is taking another run at putting the wealthy sex offender behind bars with new ...

AP Sources: Jeffrey Epstein arrested in NY on sex charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the 2000s, according to la...

Mexico arrests 8 for trafficking Honduran women

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police say they have arrested eight suspects for allegedly trafficking seven Honduran women for sex. The federal police said Friday the ring was based in t...

Close the windows? Amsterdam mulls red light district change

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam is proposing "fundamental" changes to its famed red light district to ensure the rights of sex workers, prevent crime and reduce nuisance for local residents an...

Hawaii law on prostitution convictions is 1st in nation

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state in the U.S. to remove a requirement that a person be a victim of sex trafficking to have a prostitution conviction erased. Le...

The Latest: New Hawaii prostitution law is 1st in the nation

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a new Hawaii law on prostitution convictions (all times local): 3 p.m. Hawaii is the first state in the U.S. to remove a requirement t...

Hawaii law on prostitution convictions to be a 1st in nation

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the U.S. to remove a requirement that a person be a victim of sex trafficking to have a prostitution conviction erased. ...

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. ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IRAN SIGNALS MARJOR NUCLEAR CHANGE A spokesman for Iran's...