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Fleeing Into The Unknown: A Journey From Eritrea To England

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.18.2016 | World

Every month, thousands of Eritreans attempt to flee repression, torture and indefinite forced conscriptions by embarking on a dangerous journey to Eur...

Saudi Arabia Pops Smugglers For Disguising Beer As Pepsi

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 11.13.2015 | Weird News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Customs officials in Saudi Arabia say they've cracked a case — and then some — of smugglers trying to bring i...

Headlines, the TSA, the Scientist and Me

Paula Gordon | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Contrary to the scare headlines, the TSA's SPOT method is working and there's data* to support that conclusion. Whence the headlines? The tests of TSA's effectiveness were themselves ineffective. Dr. Ekman elaborated.

How Chinese Milk Smugglers Are Fueling Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan and Jill Mao | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

SHEUNG SHUI, Hong Kong -- Banners blowing over Hong Kong’s protester-occupied streets demand the resignation of the city’s much-reviled chief exec...

Dear President Obama: Secure The Border Now Or Risk Civil War

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

As any grade-schooler, let alone a graduate of Harvard Law School, knows, the first job of a US President is to protect the homeland. Nothing comes be...

470 Turtles Confiscated From Smugglers In Thai Airport

Agence France Presse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Thai customs have found over a thousand turtles and tortoises in airport luggage in a week, including a haul of 470 creatures Friday as conservationis...

Underground Trade Part Seven: Why Human Trafficking is Called Modern Day Slavery

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Phillip Martin

Human traffickers have picked up where slavery, brutal racial-based penal laws, sharecropping and Jim Crow left off. If that seems far-fetched, just listen to Luis CdeBaca at the U.S. State Department.

Pulling In Young Accomplices

Arizona Daily Star | Perla Trevizo | Posted 04.29.2013 | Latino Voices

AGUA PRIETA, Sonora - Fernando Real hated to see his mother work minimum-wage jobs and barely scrape enough to pay the $100 rent for the room they sha...

Is That Cocaine In Your Pants Or Are You Just Happy To See Me: 7 Strange Smuggling Stories (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy