Katie Harris

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An Underworld of Male Slaves Comes to Light in the U.K.

After Darrell Simester, then 30, went missing on vacation at a south Wales seaside resort in Aug. 2000, his family didn’t see him again for almost 13 years. They never gave up trying to find the “vulnerable” and “timid” Simester — and their perseverance eventually paid off. In March 2013, an anonymous tip-off led Simester’s …

Bubonic Plague Alert Issued in Madagascar

Experts have warned that Madagascar faces a bubonic plague epidemic unless it slows the spread of the disease, reports the BBC. The Red Cross and Pasteur Institute have said the inmates in the island’s dirty, crowded jails are particularly at risk.

The number of cases rises each October as the hot, humid weather attracts fleas, …

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