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‘Sex brings down kingdom’: Massive prostitution sting results in 277 arrests

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 11:39 A week-long undercover operation by cops in Polk County, Florida which targeted human traffickers and online prostitution ended with 277 arrests. Among those caught were doctors, teachers, police officers and a serving colonel in the US Marine Corps. The sting operation, dubbed “Operation No Tricks, No Treats”, ran from October 10 to October 16. ...

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Palestinian media raided, shut down by Israel on suspicion of inciting terrorism

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 07:16 Edited time: 18 Oct, 2017 07:37 Israeli security forces have raided eight Palestinian outlets, closed two broadcasting stations and arrested two people in an overnight, large-scale counterterrorism operation across the West Bank, according to an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) statement. The Palestinian media, which Israel suspects of distributing and broadcasting materials inciting terrorism, were ...

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Amazon Studios head Roy Price steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

Less than a week after being suspended from his gig as the head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price has officially stepped down from his role, TechCrunch has learned. The resignation came after producer Isa Hackett told The Hollywood Reporter that she was subject to  “shocking and surreal” sexual harassment by Price. CNN’s Brian Stelter reported the news on Twitter, which ...

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Benchmarks contradict ‘Apple slowed down my iPhone’ claims

It’s a refrain we all hear every year around September: “I swear, whenever they release a new iPhone, Apple makes all the old ones run worse to make you upgrade.” But thousands of performance tests conducted over the years by Futuremark users show that the conspiracy is mostly in your mind. If you don’t know Futuremark, it’s the company behind ...

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Police trying to track down friends of teen found in freezer

Investigators are still trying to track down everyone who may have attended a hotel party a few hours before Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins disappeared and was later found dead inside a walk-in freezer. Rosemont police have started interviewing witnesses and have been trying to identify and get the contact information for the people who were at the Crowne Plaza Hotel ...

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New stats: Poverty rate down, median household income on the rise

The U.S. poverty rate dropped by 0.8% and the median household income rose by 3.2% from 2015 to 2016, federal statistics released Tuesday revealed. The poverty rate decreased to 12.7% last year from 13.5% in 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s “Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 report. The median income increased to $ 59,000 from $ ...

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Trump lawyers recommended that Kushner step down in June

Members of President Trump’s legal team recommended in June that Jared Kushner step down as a senior White House adviser because of his implication in the Russian probe — but Kushner’s doting father-in-law disagreed, according to a report. The President believed that Kushner, his trusted confidant and husband to his daughter Ivanka Trump, had done nothing wrong despite having at ...

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Adrian Peterson screams, stares down Saints HC Sean Payton

Adrian Peterson doesn’t appear to be too happy with his workload. Peterson, playing in a revenge game against his former team the Minnesota Vikings, appeared to chew out Saints coach Sean Payton late in the third quarter Monday night. With the Saints trailing 19-6, Peterson was seen on the sidelines staring down Payton before proceeding to scream at the 53-year-old ...

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Trump lawyers recommended that Kushner step down in June

Members of President Trump’s legal team recommended in June that Jared Kushner step down as a senior White House adviser because of his implication in the Russian probe — but Kushner’s doting father-in-law disagreed, according to a report. The President believed that Kushner, his trusted confidant and husband to his daughter Ivanka Trump, had done nothing wrong despite having at ...

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Chapman locks down win and Yankees hope to have closer back

ARLINGTON, Texas – Aroldis Chapman’s final pitch on Saturday afternoon was a blazing 102.2-mph fastball that Mike Napoli swung through for the game’s final out. In typical fashion, the Yankees followed up a terrible loss with a terrific win. In atypical fashion, their $ 86 million man finished it without incident. That was the biggest takeaway from the Bombers’ 3-1, ...

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