Image of PressTV-UK slavery hotline uncovers 5,000 victims in 1st year
PressTV-UK slavery hotline uncovers 5,000 victims in 1st year
Britain’s modern slavery helpline received thousands of calls in its first full year and identified nearly 5,000 potential victims being exploited in car washes, construction sites, nail bars and brothels, an anti-trafficking charity said on Monday.Unseen, which runs the hotline, said the 3,710 calls from the public and from victims last year led to about 1,450 referrals to anti-slavery groups, th... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Slavery prosecutions in UK rise by 27%
PressTV-Slavery prosecutions in UK rise by 27%
The number of modern slavery prosecutions in the United Kingdom rose by 27% in the past year, according to figures published by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).The Modern Slavery Report by the CPS showed that referrals to the body from police and other agencies in 2017-18 rose by 31% to 355, the highest ever recorded.Some 5,145 potential victims of slavery were referred to authorities last yea... [Read More]
Image of Chicago Reaches 600th Homicide for 2nd Time in More Than a Decade  - NBC Chicago
Chicago Reaches 600th Homicide for 2nd Time in More Than a Decade - NBC Chicago
Chicago's annual homicide number has climbed above 600 for only the second time in more than a decade. Three people fatally shot over the last two days brought the city's total number of homicides for 2017 over the grim threshold, according to data from the Chicago Tribune and police department.     Talking Gun Laws in Korea, Trump Again Calls Chicago a ‘Disaster’The latest fatal sh... [Read More]
Image of Libya's Slave Auctions & African Genocide: What Hillary Knew » Alex Jones' Infowars
Libya's Slave Auctions & African Genocide: What Hillary Knew » Alex Jones' Infowars
A new CNN investigation has uncovered a network of slave markets operating in warehouses in various cities across Libya six years after NATO-led intervention in the country toppled the government of Muammar Gaddafi in support of US and UK backed rebels.And not only did CNN confirm the presence of slave auctions where human beings are being sold for as little as $400 in “liberated” Libya, but CNN’s... [Read More]
Image of 'Outright Act of Terror' – White South Africans Protest Farm Murders, 74 Killed in 2017 So Far » Alex Jones' Infowars
'Outright Act of Terror' – White South Africans Protest Farm Murders, 74 Killed in 2017 So Far » Alex Jones' Infowars
Thousands of mainly white, Afrikaans-speaking South Africans have taken to the streets to protest the ongoing epidemic of savage farm murders sweeping the country.The October 30th #BlackMonday protests were organised after civil rights group AfriForum released figures claiming the murder rate for South African farmers was 156 per 100,000 — putting it well above the already high national average an... [Read More]
Image of 78 homicides make October Chicago's 2nd deadliest month this year | Chicago Sun-Times
78 homicides make October Chicago's 2nd deadliest month this year | Chicago Sun-Times
October 2016 was the second deadliest month of the year, according to newly released statistics from the Chicago Police Department.The city saw 78 murder victims last month, compared with 31 killed in the city during the same period in 2015, CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. October closed with 353 shooting incidents and 427 shooting victims.In August — the only month to record more homicide v... [Read More]
2017 Chicago Murders - Timeline - Chicago - DNAinfo
DNAinfo is Chicago's leading neighborhood news source. We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on entertainment, education, politics, crime, sports, and dining. Our award-winning journalists find the stories - big or small - that matter most to Chicagoans. [Read More]
Image of Chicago tops 500 homicides in 2017 - and that's a good sign | Fox News
Chicago tops 500 homicides in 2017 - and that's a good sign | Fox News
Weekend gun violence across Chicago pushed the city to 500 homicides in 2017, an infamous milestone that comes as Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced nearly 100 new police officers would be hitting the streets.Last year, the city reached the grim mark 14 days earlier, during the Labor Day Weekend, according to data from the Chicago Sun-Times.  There has been a nearly 7 percent drop in homicides from... [Read More]
Image of North Korea warns US faces 'unimaginable' strike if it continues military drills with South Korea - Mirror Online
North Korea warns US faces 'unimaginable' strike if it continues military drills with South Korea - Mirror Online
North Korea has upped its war talk once again, warning the United States it faces an "unimaginable" military strike.The Kim Jong-un regime was reacting to the continued drills being carried out by the US and South Korea in the region.Next week the allies will carry out Courageous Channel in which Americans in the area will practice being evacuated in the event of a "crisis".Although it is carried ... [Read More]
Image of North Korea Threatens Nuclear War At United Nations » Alex Jones' Infowars
North Korea Threatens Nuclear War At United Nations » Alex Jones' Infowars
VIDEOAlex Jones breaks down the proclamations of war spouting from the mouth of the delusional dictator, Kim Jung-Un. [Read More]
Image of Drudge on Hollywood: 'Has Any Actor Become A Star Without Putting Out?' » Alex Jones' Infowars
Drudge on Hollywood: 'Has Any Actor Become A Star Without Putting Out?' » Alex Jones' Infowars
Conservative media mogul Matt Drudge took to Twitter to express his dismay over the dozens of actors leveling damning and shocking sexual allegations against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.“Has any actor become a star without first putting out?” he tweeted on Tuesday.So far, nearly 50 women, including actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ashley Judd have gone public with t... [Read More]
Image of Reese Witherspoon reveals she was sexually assaulted by a director at 16
Reese Witherspoon reveals she was sexually assaulted by a director at 16
Reese Witherspoon has spoken out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, revealing she was just 16 when it happened to her for the first – but not the last  – time.The actress, 41, reflected on women’s experiences in the film industry in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein during her speech at the Elle Women in Hollywood event sponsored by Calvin Klein... [Read More]
Jennifer Lawrence: Male producer said she was 'perfectly f---able' after being told to lose weight
Jennifer Lawrence opened up about the “humiliating” and “degrading” experience she had in the early days of her career.The 27-year-old spoke Monday night about her experience as a woman in the movie industry at Elle‘s Women in Hollywood event sponsored by Calvin Klein and L’Oréal Paris.The mother! actress, who was one of eight honorees at the L.A. event, explained that she was asked by producers t... [Read More]
Image of Car bomb kills journalist behind Panama Papers offshore tax evasion investigation 'days after she received threats to her safety'
Car bomb kills journalist behind Panama Papers offshore tax evasion investigation 'days after she received threats to her safety'
A journalist who led the Panama Papers offshore tax evasion expose was killed today when a bomb blew up her car.Investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia - dubbed a "one-woman WikiLeaks" - was killed as she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta.She had filed a complaint to police a fortnight ago after receiving personal threats to her safety, local media said.Caruana Galizi... [Read More]
Image of North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could ‘Break Out Any Moment’ - Bloomberg
North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could ‘Break Out Any Moment’ - Bloomberg
North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east and west coasts of the peninsula.Kim In Ryong, North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that his nation had become a “full-fledged nuclear power which possesses the delivery means of various ranges” and warned that “... [Read More]
Image of Once promised paradise, IS fighters end up in mass graves  - World - The Jakarta Post
Once promised paradise, IS fighters end up in mass graves - World - The Jakarta Post
The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists lie in mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its "caliphate" collapses.Flies buzz around human remains poking through the dusty earth in the Iraqi town of Dhuluiyah, 90 kilometres (55 miles) north of Baghdad, at a hastily-dug pit containing the bodies of dozens of IS fighters ki... [Read More]
Image of Britain draws up battle plan in case of North Korea war | Daily Mail Online
Britain draws up battle plan in case of North Korea war | Daily Mail Online
Britain makes battle plans for war with North Korea: Top brass could send new aircraft carrier BEFORE it's had flight trials as Trump says 'only one thing will work' after 25 years of failed talks    One option involves deploying UK's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth    Comes after Trump warned ‘only one thing will work’ when dealing with DPRK   ... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Russia, China urge restraint over North Korea
PressTV-Russia, China urge restraint over North Korea
Russia and China have repeated their calls for restraint over North Korea amid fears that hawkish stances adopted by US President Donald Trump could spark a military conflict on the Korean Peninsula.The pleas made by senior Russian and Chinese officials on Monday came two days after Trump hinted that the US might use force to stop North Korea from expanding its nuclear program, writing on his famo... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-‘US Army must stand ready to take on N Korea’
PressTV-‘US Army must stand ready to take on N Korea’
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that the United States Army “must stand ready” in the face of a North Korean threat in case a “diplomatically led” solution with the country does not work.“It is right now a diplomatically led, economic sanctions-buttressed effort to try to turn North Korea off of this path,” Mattis said on Monday while speaking at the Association of the United States Arm... [Read More]
Image of North Korea news – Think tank warns Britain to prepare for nuclear war | UK | News | Express.co.uk
North Korea news – Think tank warns Britain to prepare for nuclear war | UK | News | Express.co.uk
NORTH KOREA could start a large-scale nuclear war at any time and Britons should start preparing for the event, a leading think tank has warned. North Korea could strike at any time because of Donald Trump’s “volatile and impulsive” nature, the UK-based think tank added.British civil servants have been urged to start preparing immediately for the possible declaration of war between North Korea and... [Read More]
Image of North Korea 'ready to test new high range missile capable of hitting US west coast' - Mirror Online
North Korea 'ready to test new high range missile capable of hitting US west coast' - Mirror Online
North Korea is set to test-fire a new "high range" missile capable of hitting the US mainland, a Russian lawmaker claims.Anton Morozov revealed Pyongyang's plans as he returned from a five-day visit to the hermit state - where the mood is "rather belligerent" - with a Russian delegation.He claims North Korean officials gave the Russians mathematical calculations showing that the intercontinental b... [Read More]
Image of Las Vegas Shooting Wasn't the Worst in U.S. History Wounded Knee 1973 | Fortune
Las Vegas Shooting Wasn't the Worst in U.S. History Wounded Knee 1973 | Fortune
While undeniably tragic, several incidents were worse.By Chris MorrisOct 2nd, 2017 10:22 am ETA gunman’s attack on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday night was a notable addition to the fast-growing list of mass murders in America — but, despite initial reports, it wasn’t the deadliest in the country’s recorded history.Las Vegas police say the shooter, who they believe acted alone, killed... [Read More]