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Special Report - As Trump rewrites health rules, Pence sees conservative agenda born again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sweeping social policy shift, the Trump administration is seeking to remake health rules at home and abroad for women, gay and transgender people, restricting access to abortion, curtailing support for contraception and narrowing the scope of civil rights in healthcare.

Thailand hails EU decision to lift warning

BANGKOK: Thailand has welcomed a decision by the European Com­mission to drop the South-East Asian nation from a list of countries it had warned over illegal and unregulated fishing.

Thailand welcomes EU decision to lift warning on illegal fishing

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the European Commission to drop the Southeast Asian nation from a list of countries it had warned over illegal and unregulated fishing.

Republicans fear Democratic 'blue wave' spreading to once-safe districts

SPOTSYLVANIA, Virginia (Reuters) - The last time U.S. congressional elections were held in this central Virginia district, Meg Sneed voted for the Republican incumbent, Representative Dave Brat. Her friend, Cheryll Lesser, did not vote at all.

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U.N. agency urges mandatory training to combat human trafficking on flights

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Airlines should offer mandatory training to prevent human trafficking, the United Nations' aviation agency said in a new document that could further empower cabin crew on the front lines of global efforts to combat such trafficking.

Exclusive - Pakistan could face U.S. aid cuts over human trafficking: sources

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is warning Pakistan it could lose U.S. civilian aid worth tens of millions of dollars this year if Washington finds that the South Asian nation has not done enough to combat human trafficking, U.S. officials said.

Craigslist ends personal ads after US sex trafficking bill passes

Craigslist said it shut down its personal ads section as concerns grew over unintended consequences of a law approved by Congress which could hold websites liable for promoting sex trafficking.

Promise of American dream used to lure Filipinos into hands of human traffickers, Hong Kong labour representative says

Jalilo Dela Torre, labour attaché at the Philippine consulate in Hong Kong, says unscrupulous recruiters tell victims that it will be easier to get a US visa if they live and work in countries like Russia or Turkey first