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Hungarian Man Faces 155 Years In Prison For Human Trafficking, Used Young Gay Men As Sex Slaves In Miami Apartment

A Hungarian man, Andras Vass, 25, now faces 155 years in prison after 12 jurors found him guilty of human trafficking and racketeering on Thursday, …

Married couple who lured Romanian teenager to UK and then forced her into prostitution jailed

A married couple who lured a teenager from Romania to the UK with the promise of a babysitting job but then raped her and forced her into …

Crime

Pittsburg police arrest Antioch man on human trafficking

<b>CORRECTION</b> (Published 2/7/2015)<p><i>A story about human trafficking arrest in Pittsburg incorrectly reported the name of a Contra Costa County Board of</i> …

News

Three charged with human trafficking offences

TORONTO<p>Two women and a man face dozens of charges after a woman was kidnapped and forced to work in the city’s sex trade until she was rescued by …

Thai PM vows to fight human trafficking in sex trade, fishing industry | Reuters

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has vowed to crackdown on human trafficking in the sex trade and fishing industry in 2015 and punish any public officials involved after international criticism of Thailand’s failure to tackle the crime.<p>Muhammed Ariful …

10 Good Reasons To Get A Flu Shot

<i>By Melaina Juntti for Men's Journal</i><p>How many times have you heard you should get a flu shot? There's good reason for the hype: Over the past few years, the influenza vaccine has prevented millions of flu cases and tens of thousands of related hospitalizations, according to Centers for Disease …

Tiny robotic scallops can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix you up

For years now, scientists have been trying to develop microscopic robots that can swim through bodily fluids and repair damaged cells or deliver medicine. Now, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany believe they've got the perfect design -- in the form of …

Victory for Maine nurse as judge makes U-turn on Ebola monitoring order

Judge says ‘Maine has not met its burden’ and lifts earlier order that ruled she must stay away from public gatherings and maintain a 3ft distance from others<p>Maine nurse must stay 3ft from others, court rules Kaci Hickox defies Maine by taking bike ride<p>Maine suffered defeat in its attempts to …

Maine nurse in Ebola controversy bikes from home, then returns

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news published 1:45 p.m. ET]</b><br>Negotiations between Maine and nurse Kaci Hickox concerning where she can go during a potential Ebola incubation period have failed, and Gov. Paul LePage will "exercise the full extent of his authority allowable by law," the governor's office said …

Second US Ebola diagnosis deeply concerning, health officials admit

CDC chief: other hospital staff could have been exposed Female confirmed as first US person-to-person transmission Obama updated about case, asks CDC to move quickly<p>Texas healthcare worker named second US Ebola case US airports start screening passengers for Ebola Ebola in Sierra Leone through the …

How One American Ebola Survivor Overcame the Deadly Disease

After Nancy Write­bol’s hus­band told her that she had Ebola, one night in Ju­ly, he reached out to hug her. Nancy, an aid work­er in Liber­ia, …

Disease

Ebola, infection, hunger, fear and guilt in West Africa

‘The world is losing the battle to contain the worst-ever Ebola epidemic,’ said the charity Doctors Without Borders this week, speaking out against what it suggested is rich countries’ inadequate response to suffering in West Africa. Portuguese television RTP reported.<p>The first death on European …