Human trafficking

July 24, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has been arrested in connection with her work with a self-help group in upstate New York that is accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced Tuesday that Clare Bronfman and three...
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In this frame from video, porn actress Stormy Daniels is led into jail in Columbus, Ohio., after being taken into custody during a Wednesday evening, July 11, 2018, show. Daniels was arrested at a strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday, July 12. (WBNS via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 8:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): 7:50 p.m. An Ohio strip club says porn star Stormy Daniels is planning a performance a day after police arrested her at another club. Vanity Gentlemen's Club confirmed the Thursday...
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In this frame from video, porn actress Stormy Daniels is led into jail in Columbus, Ohio., after being taken into custody during a Wednesday evening, July 11, 2018, show. Daniels was arrested at a strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday, July 12. (WBNS via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 3:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Stormy Daniels' lawyer says the porn star "refuses to be intimidated" following her arrest at an Ohio strip club and has decided to perform Thursday after all. Michael...
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In this frame from video, porn actress Stormy Daniels is led into jail in Columbus, Ohio., after being taken into custody during a Wednesday evening, July 11, 2018, show. Daniels was arrested at a strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday, July 12. (WBNS via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 2:17 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Stormy Daniels' lawyer says the porn actress is "traumatized and rattled" after she was arrested at an Ohio strip club. Michael Avenatti says Daniels is leaving the...
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In this frame from video, porn actress Stormy Daniels is led into jail in Columbus, Ohio., after being taken into custody during a Wednesday evening, July 11, 2018, show. Daniels was arrested at a strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday, July 12. (WBNS via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 1:16 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of porn actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club. Michael...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks in with Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, during an event to announce the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) ceremony at the US State Department in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 28, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Children removed from their families and placed in institutional care are at greater risk of being trafficked, the U.S. warned Thursday in an annual report. The State Department report, which ranks governments in their efforts to combat slavery and the flesh trade, left the Trump...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:56 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A dozen countries on Thursday urged Romania not to adopt laws they say could undermine the rule of law and weaken the fight against terrorism and corruption. European Union members including France and Germany, joined by the U.S., Canada, Norway and Switzerland, called on...
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Defendants charged with involvement in the human smuggling case known as the Parndorf-case listen to the verdict at Kecskemet Court of Justice in Kecskemet, 85 kms southeast of Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The Hungarian court has sentenced four human traffickers to 25 years in prison each for their roles in the 2015 case in which 71 migrants suffocated to death in the back of a refrigerated truck found on an Austrian highway. (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 3:04 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court on Thursday sentenced four human traffickers to 25 years in prison each for their roles in the 2015 case in which 71 migrants suffocated to death in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. The principal defendant, an Afghan man, and...
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June 14, 2018 - 9:24 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislation designed to help prosecutors go after sex traffickers has cleared the New York Legislature and awaits action by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. New York and Alabama are now the only states whose trafficking laws generally require victims to testify in court. In New York, that's...
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This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" shows migrants being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores on the days-long voyage to Spain in what is forecast to be bad weather, after the new populist government refused them safe port in a dramatic bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 8:46 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Italy's premier says he has had a "very cordial" chat with the French president and confirmed the two will meet in Paris on Friday despite tensions between the countries over Italy's handling of the Aquarius...
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