Human trafficking

This photo obtained by The Associated Press shows security camera footage of a crane leaving Balad Air Base unchallenged by Sallyport Global security guards on Nov. 14, 2016, after it was involved in stealing generators. (Photo via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 9:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American company that was paid nearly $700 million to secure an Iraqi base for F-16 fighter jets turned a blind eye to alcohol smuggling, theft, security violations, and allegations of sex trafficking — then terminated investigators who uncovered wrongdoing, an Associated Press...
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This photo obtained by The Associated Press shows security camera footage of a crane leaving Balad Air Base unchallenged by Sallyport Global security guards on Nov. 14, 2016, after it was involved in stealing generators. (Photo via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 3:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American company that was paid nearly $700 million to secure an Iraqi base for F-16 fighter jets turned a blind eye to alcohol smuggling, theft, security violations, and allegations of sex trafficking — then terminated investigators who uncovered wrongdoing, an Associated Press...
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April 20, 2017 - 5:11 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general is urging people to pay attention to more than horses and parties during the springtime celebrations leading up to the Kentucky Derby. Warning of the unsavory side of Derby season, authorities are asking for the public's help in cracking down on...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:54 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have arrested eight people suspected of smuggling migrants from the border with Bulgaria to the European Union. Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic says the "criminal group" arrested Wednesday is suspected of smuggling more than 200 migrants for a fee...
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April 16, 2017 - 7:22 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has acquitted Aya Hijazi, a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen, after nearly three years of detention over accusations related to running a foundation dedicated to helping street children. Egyptian authorities arrested Hijazi, her husband and six others in May 2014 on charges...
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April 10, 2017 - 2:24 pm
HAVANA (AP) — An independent expert from the United Nations was in Cuba on Monday for a four-day visit to evaluate the human trafficking situation on the island for the first time in a decade. Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro is expected to visit a school and meet parliament leader...
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