NaturalNews.com | Knock knock, says the lady at the door. "Who's there?" replies the U.S. Secret Service supervisor. "The girl you were banging last night. I want my $47 or I'm gonna start screaming." Such was the situation that unfolded last week in Colombia and has now exploded into a global media nightmare for the U.S. government. Remarkably, the U.S. government agent refused to pay the $47 until things got far, far worse.
NY Times | THE biggest forum for sex trafficking of under-age girls in the United States appears to be a Web site called Backpage.com. This emporium for girls and women — some under age or forced into prostitution — is in turn owned by an opaque private company called Village Voice Media. Until now it has been unclear who the ultimate owners are.
Haaretz | The Tel Aviv District Court convicted Thursday four Israelis of heading a massive human-trafficking ring that reached out of Israel’s borders to such countries as Cyprus, Belgium and England, forcing hundreds of women into prostitution.
The Star Advertiser | A regular Hawaii golfing buddy and Punahou School friend of President Barack Obama was among four people arrested during a prostitution sting operation in Kakaako by Honolulu police Monday night. Waialua resident Robert Richard "Bobby" Titcomb, 49, was arrested at South and Pohukaina streets at 9:40 p.m. Monday.
Mail Online | As the UK's special representative for international trade, the Duke of York holds an important position, requiring sound judgement and widespread respect. But those qualities have been thrown into question since photographs of Prince Andrew with his billionaire financier friend Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted child-sex offender who was jailed for 18 months for soliciting underage prostitutes, appeared last weekend.