UK and US border officials join forces in bid to tackle female genital mutilation

Information from airport interviews to be shared as part of Anglo-US drive to protect potential victims

British police and border security will share intelligence on female genital mutilation with US counterparts as part of a drive to increase prosecutions and prevent abuse.

Information on flight paths and investigations will be shared between the UK authorities and US agencies, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.

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Tackle the rush to sports gambling

Tackle the rush to sports gamblingIn a decision last May, the Supreme Court said that individual states can, in effect, “Play ball!” on legalized sports betting. In just three months, seven states have approved sports wagering while 14 others have bills pending. The rush is on to tap the estimated $150 billion now spent in illegal sports gambling each year in the United States.