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Woman, 18, says she was held by prostitution ring

USA Today Network Charly Haley, The Des Moines Register Published 7:53 p.m. ET July 4, 2017 | Updated 7:53 p.m. ET July 4, 2017 Iowa State Promo(Photo: Shane Music) DES MOINES — An 18-year-old Iowa woman told police that a group of people sold her and “at least 10 other girls” for sex in Des Moines, …

U.S. denies visas to Gambia teens in global robotics contest

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United States has denied visas to five teenage students from Gambia competing in a prestigious international robotics contest in Washington, the team’s leader said Tuesday. The teens found the rejection “very disheartening,” said Mucktarr M.Y. Darboe, who is also a director in the largely Muslim West African nation’s ministry of …