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How to Talk to Anyone : 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

• <b>Author:</b> Leil Lowndes<p><i>"You'll not only break the ice, you'll melt it away with your new skills."</i> -- Larry King<p><i>"The lost art of verbal communication may be revitalized by Leil Lowndes."</i> -- Harvey McKay, author of <i>“How to Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive”</i><p>What is that magic quality makes …

NSA employee resigns after admitting he aided Snowden

<b>(Reuters/Jason Reed)</b><p>New documents reveal an unnamed civilian shared his access to classified information on NSANet<p>Dell Cameron<p>February 9, 2014 7:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>A civilian employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) has resigned his position after …

Cuban Spy Released from U.S. Prison

World<p>A Cuban intelligence officer convicted of spying in the United States was released from a federal prison on Thursday after serving around 15 years.<p>Fernando Gonzalez, 50, a member of the so-called Cuban Five, is expected to return to Cuba in a few days, the Spanish-language El Nuevo Herald …

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Is Louis Myers the Zodiac Killer? Man says now-dead buddy confessed to being Bay Area murderer

An upstate New Yorker claims his best buddy was the notorious Zodiac Killer, who paralyzed California's Bay Area with fear during the late 1960s.<p>The …

Colorado’s Federal Supermax Prison Is Force-Feeding Inmates on Hunger Strike

Eight to nine inmates held at a US supermax prison in Colorado are on hunger strike and being forcibly fed, reports the watchdog organization …

Army captain cries during general’s court martial over alleged sex misconduct

Teen charged with killing parents in Calif. mansion

A 19-year-old in California was charged Friday with the shooting death of his parents.<p>KABC reports Ashton Sachs is accused of killing Bradford and …

Serial Killer? Cops See Possible Link to 3 Fatal Shootings

Alexandria, Va., authorities today said the fatal shooting of a music teacher in February may be linked to two other fatal shootings, signaling that …

Teens as Young as 13 Rescued From Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

Sixteen teenagers ranging in age from 13 to 17 were recovered by law enforcement in a crackdown on child trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl last …

Sex traffickers in Mexico have reportedly begun using underage girls to recruit other minors for sexual exploitation, reflecting a broader trend of the increasing use of children by organized crime.

Sex traffickers in Mexico have reportedly begun using underage girls to recruit other minors for sexual exploitation, reflecting a broader trend of …

Teen killed in Yorba Linda was a human trafficking victim, police say

A 17-year-old girl found stabbed to death in an upscale Yorba Linda neighborhood Tuesday was a victim of human trafficking in Santa Ana about two weeks before she was killed, authorities said.<p>Officers identified Aubreyanna Sade Parks as a victim of human trafficking during a crackdown on …

Hundreds of Eritreans enslaved in torture camps in Sudan and Egypt

Hundreds of Eritrean refugees have been enslaved in torture camps in Sudan and Egypt in the past 10 years, enduring weeks or months of violence and rape and extorted by traffickers often in collusion with state security forces.<p>Some of the refugees have died, and many have been scarred for life – …

Colorado cops arrest six in twisted child sex ring

Five depraved men and one woman ran a vile child prostitution ring in suburban Denver in which they'd ply three teenage girls with crystal meth and …

UK child sex abuse trafficking doubles - National Crime Agency

<b>The number of UK-born children thought to have been trafficked for sexual exploitation more than doubled last year, the National Crime Agency said.</b><p>Fifty-six minors from the UK were flagged up as potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation in 2013 - a rise of 155% on 2012.<p>It is unclear …

Women and Girls, A Commodity: Human Trafficking in Nepal

Suraya was 14 when she was picked up from Pokhra and taken to a camp in an unknown location where she was forced to live without food for three days. …

How text messages help the Polaris Project zero in on human trafficking

By Mohana Ravindranath<p>Mohana Ravindranath<p>Bio Follow<p>A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.<p>The woman, a sex-trade worker, was trapped in a motel …

Trafficking victims lured to the UK: locked up and raped at £30 a time

They drove north during the night, up from Nice, through the Channel tunnel and into London. Abina remembers stopping outside a tower block, her boyfriend guiding her into a tiny flat and then a back room where she was locked inside. The first British man to rape her arrived the following morning …

A Mother's Story — What Parents Need to Know About Trafficking

Danielle was 17 years old, a freshman at Northeastern University, when she met the trafficker who forced her into two years of sex slavery. She …

This year a slave: 3 out of every 1,000 humans are still trafficked. Let's fix that

Just the other night, in the year 2014, Steve McQueen got up there on stage, accepted the trophy for Best Picture, and closed the Oscars with these simple words:<p>Everyone deserves not just to survive, but to live. This is the most important legacy of Solomon Northup. I dedicate this award to all the …

The Illuminati: Facts & Fiction

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Dice<p>Secret societies have both fascinated and frightened people for hundreds of years. Often the infamous Illuminati is mentioned as the core of conspiracies which span the globe. The Illuminati is actually a historical secret society which had goals of revolutions and world domination …

Sadistic Serial Killers (3-in-1 True Crime Compendium)

• <b>Author:</b> Phil Clarke<p>Lured away from prying eyes, she had been raped and stabbed to death with a screwdriver. The attack was so frenzied, police knew the murderer must be covered in blood. The killer’s chilling communiqué to the police declared his evil intentions – “Beware! I shall make you weep.” …

Getting the Love You Want, 20th Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> PhD Harville Hendrix Ph.D.<p>REVISED AND WITH A NEW FOREWORD<p>ARE YOU GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT?<p>Originally published in 1988, <i>Getting the Love You Want</i> has helped millions of couples attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships. The 20th anniversary edition contains …