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Children selling sex to survive

“When kids are treated as a commodity in seedy hotels and on dark roadsides, we must rescue them from their nightmare,” said FBI director James Comey. IN A seedy hotel room in Alexandra, Virginia, on October 6, a sordid meeting took place. The meeting was part of an underground network …

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‘The most disturbing thing I’ve seen’

Body camera footage shows father of autistic boy killed by cops posed no threat, lawyer says. Courtesy: Fox News Too young to die … Pallbearers carry the casket of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis to the gravesite at Beaumont Cemetery in Beaumont, Mississippi. A POLICE body camera recorded the father of a …

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The sinister side of scales

Help or hindrance? … A study suggests over using the bathroom scales is more likely to lead to depression — and possibly associated eating disorders — than motivate young women to exercise. Source: iStock GIRLS, throw away those scales. Research suggests they may be doing more harm than good by …

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Happy ever after for kidnap survivor

Elizabeth Smart, a former child abductee turned activist, gives her top three tips on what every parent should tell their children in order to protect them from abduction and sexual abuse. Lee Hawkins reports. Photo: Moms Plus Social Good ACTIVIST and kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart has opened up on life …

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SeaWorld to scrap killer whale shows

The media was quick to assign fallout from ‘Blackfish’ as the reason SeaWorld’s CEO is stepping down, but there’s more to it than that. Changing times … SeaWorld will ditch its orca shows at its San Diego park by 2017, saying customers at the location prefer to see killer whales …

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Cheaters shot in ‘crime of passion’

Worked as a mechanic … Shakoor Arline rarely spoke about Lisa Smile but mentioned eloping with her. Picture: Shakoor Airline / Facebook A COUPLE, who both had different partners, were shot to death as they had sex in the back of a SUV. Shakoor Arline, 25, and Lisa Smith, 32, …

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Women wanted by cops for twerking

The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying two persons of interest in reference to a Third Degree Sexual Abuse incident which occurred in New York. Courtesy: DC Metropolitan Police Department Third degree sexual abuse … The two women sought by cops. Picture: Washington DC Police TWO scantily-clad …

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‘Penis in one hand, knife in other’

Lorena Bobbitt cut off then-husband John Wayne Bobbitt’s penis in 1993. Picture: Supplied SHE made headlines in 1993 for cutting off her then-husband’s penis. Now Lorena Bobbitt has resurfaced, revealing her ex John Wayne Bobbitt has tried to contact her several times over the last two decades. “He tried. But …

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Victoria’s Secret unveils $2 million fantasy bra

Secret show … Elsa Hosk at the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Picture: Getty SOME light up, others are pretty in pink and still more burst forth like fireworks. Yes, it is time for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, though the masses will have to wait until next month to watch …

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Star Wars fan dies after final wish

Take a look at the all new trailer for ‘Star Wars – The Force Awakens’, released in Japan. Heartbreaking … Ashley Fleetwood helped her dying husband Daniel Fleetwood watch the new Star Wars movie before its release. Picture: Facebook/Ashley Fleetwood THE terminally ill Star Wars fan who got his dying …

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