Prostitution

In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 photo, an undercover sheriff's deputy posing as a prostitute, left, talks with a woman passing by who identified herself as a prostitute in Compton, Calif., a city some 15 miles south of Los Angeles. For hours, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies listen to the same scenario play out over and over: men pull up alongside a woman pacing in front of an abandoned storefront in Compton and proposition her to have sex with him. They soon found themselves in handcuffs. The women were undercover Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies posing as prostitutes in a sting operation aimed at stemming the demand in the commercial sex industry. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
December 18, 2017 - 5:58 pm
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County is trying something new to get women out of the sex trade. The nation's most populous county is widely regarded as the U.S. epicenter for human trafficking, mostly women forced into prostitution. The sheriff's department is aiming to get handcuffs on the...
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A banner reading "justice" opens a rally in Malta to honor an anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia, killed by a car bomb on Oct. 16, in the capital city of Malta, Valletta, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
October 23, 2017 - 11:27 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — An investigative reporter's family appeared in a Malta court on Monday for a libel case against her, a week after she was killed by a car bomb. The husband and the three sons of Daphne Caruana Galizia attended the hearing in a case brought by Malta's economy minister after...
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The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
October 16, 2017 - 4:27 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car, the prime minister said. Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, had just driven away from her home in Mosta...
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In this Saturday, June 10, 2017 photo transgender woman Anna Kouroupou applies a make up at her home in Athens. Marginalized, stigmatized, often abused and rejected, Greece’s transgender community is now hoping a controversial new law passed by Greece’s parliament Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 will improve their daily lives and foster greater acceptance in what is often a deeply conservative society. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
October 10, 2017 - 12:18 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Before she had even reached puberty, Anna Kouroupou knew she wasn't what her birth certificate said she was: a boy. But having herself officially declared female was a painful process, and one that could only legally be done if it included gender reassignment surgery...
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Members of the FBI walk among piles of personal items at the scene of a mass shooting Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday killing dozens and injuring hundreds. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 06, 2017 - 8:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After five days of scouring the life of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock and chasing 1,000 leads, investigators confessed Friday they still don't know what drove him to mass murder, and they announced plans to put up billboards appealing for the public's help. In their effort to...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world’s worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, June 26, 2017, putting the world’s most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, China’s downgrade is to be announced Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at the State Department when Tillerson unveils the annual Trafficking in Persons Report to Congress. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 26, 2017 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, China's downgrade is to be announced Tuesday...
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Ivanka Trump leaves after her visit to the Catholic group Sant Egidio in Rome, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 2:36 pm
ROME (AP) — Ivanka Trump met Wednesday with a group of African women in Rome who were trafficked into prostitution rings, a private encounter said to have moved her to tears. Trump visited the Rome headquarters of the Sant'Egidio Community, a Catholic humanitarian organization that serves the poor...
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Ivanka Trump leaves after her visit to the Catholic group Sant Egidio in Rome, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 11:28 am
ROME (AP) — Ivanka Trump met Wednesday met with a group of African women who were trafficked into Italian prostitution rings, a private encounter said to have moved her to tears. Trump visited the Rome headquarters of the Sant'Egidio Community, a Catholic humanitarian organization that serves the...
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Seth Stokes
April 19, 2017 - 9:53 am
Destiny Lee Shetley, 36 years old, has been arrested and charged with prostitution. Union Country officials say that she was using Facebook to set up her meetings with potential "clients". Officers set up a meeting with her near City Ball Park where she approached the undercover car and was...
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