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SCIENCE MAY EXPLAIN HOW THE RED SEA PARTED FOR MOSES, AS HE LED THE ISRAELITES OUT OF SLAVERY AOL News: Holy Moses! Science May Explain Parting of Waters: “Using computer models, [researches at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado] discovered that a strong wind blowing across the perfect spot… could result in water […]
September 23, 2010

SCIENCE MAY EXPLAIN HOW THE RED SEA PARTED FOR MOSES, AS HE LED THE ISRAELITES OUT OF SLAVERY

AOL News: Holy Moses! Science May Explain Parting of Waters: “Using computer models, [researches at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado] discovered that a strong wind blowing across the perfect spot… could result in water being driven upstream and downstream, opening up a dry walkway.”

A CALL TO THE RICHEST WOMAN IN AMERICA: END HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Tonic.com: Attention, Forbes’ 400 Richest People in America…: “America’s richest woman, Christy Walton, is already a giver. Conde Nast Portfolio magazine ranked the Wal-Mart heiress as the highest female philanthropist, and this week, Walton (No. 4 on Forbes’ list), by way of the retail giant, agreed to clean up the company’s Chinese textile mills with the NRDC. What’s next? We’re hoping the world’s richest woman will solve the feminine problem of human trafficking. With $24 billion at her ready, we think if anyone can save female sex slaves, it’s Walton.”

IN DUBAI, 344 WORKERS SEEK HELP FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING MONITORING ORGANIZATION

The NationalWorkers approach centre to resolve salary and passport disputes: “Last year, workers from Asian countries submitted more than 85 per cent of the complaints, followed by Arab nationals, who made up 11 per cent. The government is trying to take tougher measures to protect workers’ rights.”

FIRST EVER HUMAN TRAFFICKING ARREST HAPPENS IN WINNIPEG, CANADA

Global Edmonton: Police lay rare human trafficking charge: “the 21 year old victim had come to Winnipeg from northern Manitoba and was living in a shelter when she was befriended by the suspect. Police say the older woman took the victim’s property and forced her to work as a sex trade worker, from a rooming house on Aikens Street. Officers were called to the address on Monday after reports of a disturbance.”

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