Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a ...

Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from Indonesia

FATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future. It was a chance for 16-...

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...

Cases of law enforcement officers charged in shootings

DALLAS (AP) — The indictment of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge in the killing of an unarmed black neighbor marks the latest development in a national conversation on issues of l...

FBI: Man confessed to 90 killings in effort to move prisons

DALLAS (AP) — A 78-year-old inmate who says he killed more than 90 people as he moved around the country for nearly four decades offered his confessions as a bargaining chip to be moved from a Califor...

Delaware attorney general moves to shut down Backpage LLCs

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's attorney general has moved to dissolve the limited liability companies behind Backpage.com, a classified ad website whose listings included sexual services. ...

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...

Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Exhausted migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers napped on mattresses in a converted municipal gymnasium, while men played soccer and exchanged banter on a cro...

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...

Over 40 Sri Lankan students duped into working in Taiwan slaughterhouses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The University of Kang Ning has been reprimanded by the Ministry of Education for allowing over 40 of its Sri Lankan students to work in slaughterhouses in Taipei and Tainan, r...

Tanzania to crack down on gays; asks public for information

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Tanzanian regional official says authorities are cracking down on homosexuality as part of a wider drive against prostitution and immorality. Paul Makonda, Re...

Shannade Clermont from 'Bad Girls Club' pleads guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — A former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" has pleaded guilty in New York to wire fraud. Shannade Clermont entered the plea Thursday in Ma...

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 ...

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, CN...