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New Report Says Right-Wing Extremism Growing in U.S.

- The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a sharp increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, but a prominent immigration reform group named in the report says the data is misleading.

U.S. Federal Legislation: Domestic Violence

- A bill (H.R. 4015) introduced by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) would prohibit employers from discriminating against employees who are victims of stalking.

Slavery and Human Trafficking

- Slavery is becoming more common in the West as well as in developing countries, according to the Department of State’s annual report on human trafficking. In 2007, a California company settled a slavery case with the US government and Gap Inc. announced an investigation into subcontractor use of forced child labor.

School Safety

- School crime rates are holding steady, a new report informs, after falling for more than a decade.

Shrinkage

- Discover the shocking amount of money that shrinkage costs the retail industry in the first-ever survey of its kind.

Grand Theft Auto

- The European Union has brought increasing economic prosperity to its members, but it has also created a single market that car thieves exploit shrewdly. Here is the data from Eurostat, Europol, Interpol, and the FBI.

Slaves in the Global Supply Chain

- While formally abolished in most countries, slavery has crept into the global supply chain.

Europe's Car Thieves Go Upscale

- Europe's stolen car industry—a network of thieves, mechanics, document forgers, and car dealers—now targets luxury vehicles.

U.K.: A New Device Stops Youth Loitering and Ticks Off Civil Liberties' Groups

- The Mosquito, an anti-loitering device, delivers a high-pitched squeal only audible, for the most part, to those under the age of 25.

Quebec Police Break Up Hacking Syndicate

- The hacking ring caused $44.3 million in damage and compromised over 100,000 computers in 100 countries.

Gun Laws Criticized After NIU Massacre

- Critics say gun law loopholes allow mentally ill people access to firearms.

Specter: Deport Convicted Illegal Immigrants

- Senator says the cost of incarcerating illegal aliens combined with high rates of recidivism make deportation logical.

Art Heist in Zurich Significant in Terms of Money and Tactics

- A heist in broad daylight in Zurich may signal a new tactic being used by art thieves.
 




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