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The first of the several trafficking rings begins with a case centering around a 16-year-old child, who we've learned was reported missing from Iowa, and was later traveling alongside a pair of criminals that the Myrtle Beach Police Department alleges were operating human trafficking, and child-sexual trafficking rings.
On August 16th, just around week since the child and two adults first began their journey across the nation, the Myrtle Beach Police Department began its an investigation into allegations of possible human trafficking by following a series of leads which were called in to the Department by assigning Detectives "who are specially trained in these types of cases.”
According to warrants, Spicer, the victim, and King were together when they had traveled from Iowa to Chicago, to Nashville, to Atlanta, and then to Myrtle Beach, making the potential charges coming each of those jurisdictions in the coming weeks increasingly likely.
Overview Injuries produced by pointed objects or objects with sharp edges are referred to as "sharp force injuries." Sharp force injuries are characterized by a relatively well-defined traumatic separation of tissues, occurring when a sharp-edged or pointed object comes into contact with the skin and underlying tissues. Three specific subtypes of sharp force injuries exist, as follows: stab wounds, incised wounds, and chop wounds.
The County of Somerset in Great Britain is long famous for its apples. The ancient name for Glastonbury was Avallon, which means ‘The Isle of Apples’ in the ancient British language.
In Judeo-Christian mythology, the apple is the tree of forbidden knowledge, which gave Adam and Eve their knowledge of good and evil. It is now believed that the original fruit referred to in the bible was a ﬁg or pomegranate, but when the legend travelled to Western Europe, the fruit was replaced by their sacred Apple.
In Norse tradition, the Apple is the tree of immortality. The Goddess Idunn was the keeper of the apples, which she fed the Norse Gods and Goddesses to keep them forever young. Apple wands were also used in Norse love rituals. To the Norse, apples represented long life, wisdom and love.
The Earth Goddess, Gaia, gave Hera, the Queen of Heaven, an apple tree when she married the Chief God, Zeus. That tree was kept in the Garden of the Hesperides, guarded by the dragon, Ladon. One of Hercules’ tasks was to fetch an apple from that tree. Paris signaled his judgment of the fairest of the Goddesses by giving Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, an apple.
In ancient Silesia (now part of Poland), the apple tree was a ‘dream tree’. Sleeping under the tree could induce dreams, or merely placing an apple under her pillow on New Year’s Eve, would induce a midnight dream in a young woman, of her future husband.
On the dark side, in Medieval fairy tales such as Snow White, the Queen (a powerful sorceress) used a magic apple to curse the young Princess into terminal sleep. The Medieval church believed enchanted apples could be given to a victim to cause demonic possession.
British and Celtic Folklore:
In Celtic tradition, the Otherwordly Avalon was also known as the Avallach, the Isle of Apples, ruled by Fairy Queen, Morgan le Fay. This is the land of fairies and the dead, where King Arthur was taken to be healed by his sister, Morgan. Like their cousins to the North, the Celts attributed the power of healing and youth, or rebirth, to apples. Apples are one of the magical trees part of the Celtic Ogham tree alphabet, its Ogham name being Quert.
In Herefordshire, April 1768, twelve women bearing Apple tree branches walked in the funeral cortege of Velters Cornewall of Moccas. The apples probably symbolized the British after-life. Apples are sometimes buried in churchyards in an effort to feed the dead. Apples also symbolize rebirth. In Ireland the quest for wisdom was realized by pursuing the white doe under a wild Apple tree.
In Medieval Irish story Connla the Fair, an Irish prince, fell in love with a beautiful Faerie woman, who arrived on the Irish shore in a crystal boat. She offered him an apple from the world of Faerie; he took the fatal bite, and was hers forever. They set sail for her magical island where the trees bore both fruit and blossom, and winter never came. There, they ate an ever replenishing stock of apples, which kept them young forever.
According to the official Rothschild biographer, Niall Ferguson: "The evidence of an excessively close relationship seems compelling, especially in view of the precariousness of Churchill's personal finances.
originally posted by: Aallanon
Let's go over how this supposedly real rift between the President of the Unite States, and the most important appointment he made in his entire administraiton, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, got started.
2) We're also expected to believe that before he recused himself, Sessions read some statute and suddenly realizeed "HOLY COW....I'M GOING TO HAVE TO RECUSE MYSELF!" and this happened immediately after he was sworn in. Sessions was so surprised to realize this, he recused himself immediately before giving Trump a heads up he was going to do it. Again: let's see a show of hands: who thinks this is how it REALLY happened?
originally posted by: pheonix358
Question for those in the US please.
John Smith wants to stand in for whatever position in the upcoming mid-term elections.
Before voting day, he is hauled off and charged with heinous crimes.
Say he gets voted in regardless?
Do you then have to have another election ... and ... what happens if there are many many John Smiths?
House vacancies can be caused by death, resignation, declination, withdrawal, or House action, but the Constitution requires that they be filled by election. The law concerning Members elected to fill vacancies varies according to when the vacancy occurs and applicable state law.
All states, territories, and districts require special elections to fill any vacant House seats during the first session of a Congress. During the second session of a Congress, however, procedures often vary depending on the amount of time between the vacancy and the next general election. Section 8 of Title 2, United States Code, provides that a state governor can cause a special election in extraordinary circumstances; namely, a crisis in which the number of House vacancies exceeds 100.
originally posted by: tiredoflooking
The pimps NEVER get charged, or the organization truly behind the racket.
Multiple agencies were involved in a prostitution sting in Omaha, Nebraska. Investigators arrested 18 individuals; 15 were charged with prostitution, one was charged with prostitution and possession of a controlled substance, and two were charged with pandering.
Now that is changing.