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Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

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Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
14:51, 2019-06-09

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
08:34, 2019-08-02

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has filed applications to reopen a facility in downtown ...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
04:34, 2019-07-08

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for life over sex abuse claims Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan — who led Tara Lipinski to gold at the 1998 Olympics — has been banned from the sport for life over allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct. The US Center for SafeSport, an independent nonprofit that examines accusations of abuse and m...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Michigan churches, was charged last month with crimin...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
03:34, 2019-08-04

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. The annual report of the U.S. Conference of Catho...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusations of sexual misconduct against a former priest. Charles Taylor said he suffered abuse at the hands of now-deceased Father Richard Babcock in the earl...
04:34, 2019-07-23

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan Adams wrote....
05:17, 2019-07-23

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marred the opening weekend of the season.Fulham defen...
03:00, 2019-08-06

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
01:34, 2019-08-20

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Afghanistan authorities issued an arrest warrant for the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation Keramuudin Karim after he was banned due to sexual abuse complaints. Police told DW that Karim may not be in the country....
21:01, 2019-06-09

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women he’s been romantically or sexually involved with over the years—including songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, actress Mandy Moore, and one woman who says she ...
06:51, 2019-07-21

Christoph Metzelder steps down from role after child abuse images allegations Metzelder was questioned by police as part of an investigationThe former defender played for Borussia Dortmund and SchalkeFormer Germany defender Christoph Metzelder has stepped down as president from his boyhood club TuS Haltern am See after he was questioned by police as part of an investigation i...
16:00, 2019-09-05

Biden accuses Trump of an ‘overwhelming abuse of power’ following Ukraine allegations A livid Joe Biden lashed out at President Trump Saturday as accusations flew over a whistleblower’s report that Trump put pressure on the Ukraine to investigate the former veep’s son....
07:00, 2019-09-22

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Afghanistan seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping it out Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to kill 10 million people....
12:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
05:00, 2019-08-10

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss francs by Fifa following an investigation finding...
19:51, 2019-06-08

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Kabul seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping out Afghanistan Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to kill 10 million people....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
18:00, 2019-08-10

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises Fear of Reprisals The spread of graphic imagery of killings in a war that reaches so deep into local communities threatens to fuel vengeance beyond any U.S.-Taliban deal....
11:51, 2019-09-04

Trump slams Watergate figure Dean as ‘sleazebag’ amid Dem testimony WASHINGTON — President Trump called Nixon’s White House Counsel John Dean a “sleazebag” in a tweet Sunday. The president once again hammered Democrats for wanting a “Redo, or Do Over” on the heels of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation wrapping up. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler ...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Marlon Brando confronted Michael Jackson over sexual abuse allegations: ‘He was frightened to answer me’: report A shocking conversation between acting legend Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson has surfaced in which the “Godfather” star opened up in a big way about the singer’s reaction to sexual abuse allegations levied against him in 1994....
13:00, 2019-08-30

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing The Spanish league says several soccer players and club executives have been arrested for suspected match-fixing        ...
16:34, 2019-05-28

CBI Intensifies Search For Rajeev Kumar, Seeks Arrest Warrant The CBI has issued a fresh notice to ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar asking him to appear before it on September 20 as it continued to search for him at various locations across Kolkata in......
17:34, 2019-09-19

Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse The Vatican’s criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a onetime seminarian who is accused of sexually abusing younger boys who lived inside the Vatican and served as altar boys at papal Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica...
19:51, 2019-09-17

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international and national soccer activities, and was fined the ...
17:17, 2019-06-08

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in December last year, traced the account back to a 27-year-old man from Sydney.  On Friday, the NSW Joint An...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
05:17, 2019-06-06

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Vatican seeks to indict two priests in abuse case within its walls The case concerns the alleged abuse of an altar boy at a youth seminary steps from St. Peter’s Basilica. Critics of how the Catholic Church has handled abuse cases will be watching the transparency of the Vatican process....
06:17, 2019-09-18

Kompany seeks more diversity in governing bodies after Lukaku abuse "Football\u0027s governing bodies lack the diversity needed to understand the feelings of players suffering racial abuse, Anderlecht player-manager Vincent Kompany said on Wednesday."...
02:51, 2019-09-05

Iranian Woman Dies From Self-Inflicted Burns After Arrest For Attending Soccer Match Sahar Khodayari, a 30-year-old Iranian woman, has died after she self-immolated outside of a courtroom where she was being tried for attempting to enter a soccer match disguised as a man. Khodayari was arrested in March as she tried to attend a match featuring her favorite team, Esteghlal. She was f...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Soccer: FIFA dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach World soccer's governing body FIFA has been dragging its feet and needs to urgently widen the investigation into a sexual abuse scandal involving Afghan women players, national coach Kelly Lindsey said in a letter to FIFA boss Gianni Infantino....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about him as a student at Yale....
03:51, 2019-09-16

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
02:51, 2019-08-24

Soccer: Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of "abuse and hateful conduct" related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promised on Wednesday to continue its efforts to curb the menace....
18:17, 2019-09-04

Manchester United disgusted by 'racial abuse' aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba Premier League club Manchester United says it is disgusted at "racial abuse" aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba during a draw with Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton, England....
23:51, 2019-08-20

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
07:34, 2019-05-30

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Government demonstrations....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Nike drops Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Antonio Brown has been dropped from Nike — amid allegations that he raped his personal trainer. The lightning-rod New England Patriots receiver no longer has a shoe deal with the athletic giant, the Boston Globe reported. “Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete,” a spokesperson told t...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
05:17, 2019-09-16

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship with Antonio Brown,” the company said Friday in...
00:17, 2019-09-15

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from the country....
11:34, 2019-08-30

‘I Believe Him.’ Scarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations (NEW YORK) — Scarlett Johansson says that she’s standing by Woody Allen because, “I believe him.” Much of Hollywood has distanced itself from the filmmaker since the MeToo movement prompted a re-examination of child sexual abuse allegations from his now-grown daughter, Dylan....
08:34, 2019-09-05

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior....
07:00, 2019-06-03

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-08-22

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

New England Patriots release Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Patriots release star wide receiver after just one game with teamBrown, 31, was accused of rape in civil lawsuit filed last weekSecond accuser comes forward with sexual misconduct claimsThe Antonio Brown era in New England is over after just one game.The Patriots released the embattled wide receiver...
06:00, 2019-09-21

Nike ends deal with Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Company spokesperson: ‘Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete’Brown, 31, was accused of rape in civil lawsuit filed last weekStar wideout scored touchdown in Patriots debut on SundayAntonio Brown continues to lose endorsement deals from head to toe as Nike says it no longer represents the New England P...
21:00, 2019-09-19

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-24

Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations. The post Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Preview: Hosts England Take On Lowly Afghanistan Amid Injuries Concerns Both England and Afghanistan have played four matches so far in the tournament. England have won three matches and are currently at fourth place in the points table while Afghanistan are yet to open......
20:17, 2019-06-17

Trump huddles with team amid Afghanistan concerns: ‘Negotiations are proceeding’ President Trump on Friday met with his top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan -- possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal, something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
05:34, 2019-08-17

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during  Ramadan....
15:51, 2019-06-10

Navy SEAL team leaders fired amid sex assault, drinking allegations that led to removal from Iraq Three senior leaders of SEAL Team 7 were relieved from their positions "due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures," Naval Special Warfare Command announced Friday....
04:00, 2019-09-07

Trump vows to leave ‘strong intelligence’ in Afghanistan amid troop withdrawal President Trump has vowed to leave “strong intelligence” in Afghanistan as he oversees US troop withdrawal from the country after 18 years of a military presence there. Trump made the statement in a pre-recorded interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson that aired Monday evening, noting that his a...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest, while communications to Kashmir valley have been cut off following a security crackdown and fears o...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his New York Undercover heyday....
05:51, 2019-09-11

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday....
07:34, 2019-05-22

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the United States cut off $300 million in military aid to Pakistan amid complaints the country isn't doing enough to combat terrorism....
19:34, 2019-07-22

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ripe with anticipation and and we can prepare ours...
17:34, 2019-06-05

Amid sex abuse scandals, Vatican upholds confession secrecy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Amid pedophile clergy scandals, the Vatican is declaring “unacceptable” any efforts by politicians or lawmakers to make priests violate their obligation to keep secret what penitents tell them in confession. The Holy See’s Apostolic Penitentiaria, a tribunal dea...
14:00, 2019-07-01

LG Display seeks job cuts amid mounting financial losses South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday announced a voluntary redundancy program for its domestic production line employees amid mounting financial losses....
09:17, 2019-09-17

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a saltwater estuary. The unprecedented second opening of the Bonnet Carré (BAHN-ee CARE-ee) spillway last...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69       ...
05:00, 2019-07-15

Rochester Archdiocese files for bankruptcy amid sex abuse claim obligations The Catholic Archdiocese of Rochester Thursday filed for bankruptcy protection amid its massive financial and legal exposure to child sexual abuse claims. “This is a very difficult and painful decision,” said Rochester’s Bishop Salvatore R. Matano in a Letter to the Faithful and video message ...
12:51, 2019-09-13

China's Didi Seeks to Raise up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
18:51, 2019-07-17

Group behind $1.4B telescope seeks Spain permit amid Hawaii protests BARCELONA, Spain — The group behind a $1.4 billion telescope planned for Hawaii is applying for a permit to build in Spain as ongoing protests and a human blockade prevent them from starting construction on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s highest peak that some people consider sacred. The plan to start construc...
21:00, 2019-08-06

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
14:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. women's soccer jersey sets sales record amid World Cup fervor The U.S. women's national soccer team added wattage to its World Cup star power on Monday as sports apparel-maker Nike said the team's home jersey is a record-breaking seller on its retail site....
23:17, 2019-07-01

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims....
21:51, 2019-07-11

More abuse cases at Hacienda Healthcare uncovered amid Medicaid agreement termination PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix posted its only perfect inspection back in April, one day before it was given a state license. A few months later, the facility where a woman with severe intellectual disabilities gave birth in December is back in hot water. The facility is now 3...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
08:34, 2019-09-10

Casey Affleck: It was best to 'just stay quiet' amid sexual harassment allegations Casey Affleck has opened up about the sexual harassment allegations made against him and discussed his decision to "just stay quiet" amid the #MeToo movement....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Trump seeks meeting with Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong and market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know President Xi of China very well,” the president tweeted. “He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man ...
06:34, 2019-08-15

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Sweden seeks lithium tie-ups in South America amid 'white gold' rush Sweden is turning its gaze towards Peru and other South American countries for lithium tie-ups amid a global race to lock in supply of the "white gold" metal that is key for the batteries that power electric vehicles....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Casey Affleck on #MeToo allegations, why he stayed 'quiet' amid sexual misconduct scandal Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo accusations that occurred after filming his 2010 movie "I'm Still Here."        ...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary on Tuesday.The Group E game at Budapest’s 22,...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Axxion seeks ouster of Sunrise chairman, board member amid takeover fight Sunrise Communications faces calls for its chairman and another board member to be removed, it said on Tuesday, as the Swiss telecommunications company fights to save its planned $6.4 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss assets....
11:34, 2019-09-10

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran....
04:34, 2019-06-24

Amid Ban From Top-Level Track and Field Events, Caster Semenya Signs With South African Soccer Team Tired, maybe, after 10 years of fighting track authorities, Caster Semenya has signed up to play with a South African soccer team. Currently banned from competing in her preferred event, the two-time Olympic 800-meter champion might now be ready to give up running in favor of a sport where she isn&#...
04:00, 2019-09-07

Las Vegas soccer match's pregame festivities send residents into panic amid 'Storm Area 51' frenzy Soccer fans attending the Leagues Cup final between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL were treated to a show in the sky in Las Vegas before the match, but residents outside the stadium were left on edge instead....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Manchester United boss hails Paul Pogba's 'strong character' amid racist abuse – video Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær has praised Paul Pogba's character after the Frenchman was racially abused online following his penalty miss against Wolves.Speaking ahead of Manchester United's game against Crystal Palace, Solskjær called on social media authorities to do more to stop ...
05:51, 2019-08-24

Judge Orders Baton Rouge to Release Psych Report of Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Amid Reports of Abuse, Unprofessional Behavior Days after Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul admitted that Blane Salamoni, the police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in 2016, should never have been hired, a Louisiana judge has ordered the city of Baton Rouge to release a psychological evaluation used in Salamoni’s hiring....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Soccer-Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's programme ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
16:17, 2019-05-30

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Soccer-Real Madrid unseat Man United as most valuable soccer team -Forbes Real Madrid unseated Manchester United as the world's most valuable soccer club, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/2019/05/29/the-worlds-most-valuable-soccer-teams-2019/#2bbc13be40d6 published by business magazine Forbes on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Soccer - Jailed former South American soccer boss banned by FIFA Former South American football boss Juan Angel Napout has been banned for life from the sport and fined one million Swiss francs ($1 million) by FIFA, more than one year after being given a nine-year jail sentence by a U.S. Court....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
01:17, 2019-07-07

Soccer: Former Afghan soccer president banned for life The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from soccer for life after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday....
17:51, 2019-06-08

Ariana Grande has something to say about her wax figure If you count up her hit albums, Ariana Grande has had serious success on wax. (For those who don't get that joke, that's what records once were on before you started streaming your life away.)...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Best Swimsuits to Flatter Every Figure We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:17, 2019-05-26

Here are 79 jobs with six-figure salaries 24/7 Wall St. reviewed average annual salaries from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify the 79 jobs with six-figure salaries.       ...
14:17, 2019-08-08

DOE still can’t figure out how to get special needs girl to school Thursday’s start of the school year was another troubled one for an autistic Brooklyn girl, who last year missed the first full week of classes when the Department of Education failed to provide her with transportation. Once again, no bus arrived to pick up Michaela Galicia, 9, of Flatbush. An...
05:00, 2019-09-06

Let Windows 10 Figure Out When to Automatically Update Your PC There are a lot of new features—some big, some small, some minuscule—in Microsoft’s big May 2019 update for Windows 10. I already covered a few of my favorites (the “coolest ones,” as I put it), but I’ll be going through the rest of the update and highlighting other interesting tweaks that Lifehacke...
17:34, 2019-05-23

Silver confident in Lakers: 'They'll figure it out' Adam Silver believes the Lakers' championship pedigree and stable ownership are reasons they'll get back on track. "I know Jeanie [Buss] knows how to manage a team," he said. "... They'll figure it out."...
18:51, 2019-05-29

This Fallout Vault Boy Figure Is A Whole Mood Good Smile Company’s newly announced Nendoroid Vault Boy action figure includes four different faces and several arm and leg pieces for Fallout’s famous mascot. Seems like a waste to me. They had me at angry middle finger....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Oh shit, Beyoncé finally got a wax figure that actually looks like her What an auspicious day for Beyoncé fans and celebrity wax image enthusiasts alike. The wait was long, difficult, and sometimes downright infuriating. But here we are, witnessing history as Madame Tussauds London welcomes their latest edition, Beyoncé. That alone might not ring especially important t...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Ariana Grande Gets a New Wax Figure--and the Internet Has Some Thoughts Madame Tussauds London unveiled its wax figure for Ariana Grande this week--and social media users had a few thoughts. After teasing the unveiling in April--and calling upon her fans to......
22:51, 2019-05-24

18 Years Later, We've Got The Perfect Halo Action Figure There have been a lot of Halo figures over the years, but this new one by 1000toys is easily my favourite. Based on Master Chief’s original Halo 1 design, but also tweaked by Japanese mech designer Izmojuki, it’s 1/12 scale and costs....USD$125....
03:00, 2019-09-02

Jodie Foster: ‘I make movies to figure out who I am’ Directing a new Black Mirror film gives Jodie Foster the chance to look back at her own upbringing. The Hollywood titan talks to Tim AdamsLast week Charlie Brooker was recalling for me the moment he learned Jodie Foster would direct an episode of Black Mirror, his inspired series of one-off dramas a...
14:38, 2019-05-21

| Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week An Algerian court has ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for nearly seven months, one of his lawyers says....
23:34, 2019-09-19

Next Jets GM will have to figure out Leonard Williams contract One of the big decisions the new Jets general manager is going to have to make is what he wants to do with defensive end Leonard Williams. The 24-year-old defensive lineman is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and the team must decide if it wants to sign him long term, use the......
16:51, 2019-05-30

How to Figure Out If That Personal Finance Advice Is Nonsense The press release that sent me over the edge was the one that mentioned lattes and how few Americans are prepared for a $400 emergency. “Where’s my bingo card?” I joked....
23:34, 2019-06-28

16 Years Later, Players Still Can't Figure Out This Futurama Easter Egg When talking about Easter egg in video games most people focus on the ones that have already been found. Hidden levels, weapons, text or cutscenes. Stuff like that. But there are some Easter eggs that we know exist but have yet to be found or activated....
22:17, 2019-07-20

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read More...
22:51, 2019-09-16

Former figure skater says she was abused by partner who killed himself Bridget Namiotka, a former pairs partner of John Coughlin said in a Facebook post Sunday that the late skater “sexually abused” her for two years.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Europe will 'die from inside' if far-right populists triumph, top EU figure says Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator and leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group, speaks to CNN about this week's European elections and the future of the bloc....
15:17, 2019-05-21

How a 25-year-old hairstylist drives a six-figure Mercedes A hairstylist shares his journey for making extraordinary money in his 20s by building a brand via Instagram and co-owning a salon in metro Detroit.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Scientists struggling to figure out age of Saturn’s rings Saturn’s rings may be shining as bright as ever, but the debate over how old they are has rekindled following a new study. The research, published in Nature Astronomy, suggests that even though the rings might appear young in a cosmic sense, data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows that...
18:17, 2019-09-18

Squirrels spy on birds to figure out when danger is lurking In the animal kingdom, many creatures develop unique ways of relaying information to their kin, but a new study highlights just how important it can be for certain animals to glean information from the communication of entirely different species. The research, published in PLOS One, reveals that squ...
20:34, 2019-09-07

How much money do you need to retire early? Here's how to figure it out Figure out how much money you need to retire by meeting with a financial advisor or using an online calculator that can give you a ballpark idea.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-29

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better grasp the plight of heroin addicts seeking treatm...
10:00, 2019-06-06

Russian opposition figure detained before Moscow protest Police in Moscow have detained a leading opposition figure as she was heading to an unauthorized rally protesting the exclusion of independent and opposition candidates from the Moscow city council election...
13:34, 2019-08-03

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
14:00, 2019-08-19

An $84M game manager? Vikings still trying to figure out Kirk Cousins They're paying him like a franchise quarterback, but the Vikings might have to recognize that Kirk Cousins isn't the QB they thought they were getting....
02:00, 2019-09-22

Formula 1 cost cap figure from 2021 season set to be $175million A cost cap of $175million per year is set to be imposed on Formula 1 teams from the 2021 season, obliging Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull to trim their budgets...
02:17, 2019-06-08

How a single mom of four switched careers to land a six-figure salary Shannon Lance began her job search after completing a 14-week computer coding program. Just six days later, she'd secured a six-figure offer from travel expenses firm SAP Concur....
13:51, 2019-07-10

Fans rejoice over Beyonce's absolutely flawless new wax figure: 'Y'all did THAT' "Finally a Beyoncé wax figure that doesn’t look like Shakira or Scarlett Johansson," a person wrote of the new addition to Madame Tussauds London.        ...
21:34, 2019-09-19

U.S. Justice Department to release name of shadowy figure in 9/11 case The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it would release the name of an individual sought by people who are suing the government of Saudi Arabia for alleged involvement in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijacking attacks....
05:51, 2019-09-13

10 low-cost franchises you can start with $15,000 or less and reap a six-figure salary Here are 10 low-cost franchises you can launch with $15,000 or less, in fields ranging from event planning and real estate to travel. They give you a chance to run your own business with the management and training support of a national franchisor....
18:00, 2019-09-21

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
17:17, 2019-05-29

Partner of US figure skating champion says he sexually abused her for two years John Coughlin, 33, killed himself in JanuaryLawyer says senior figures in skating knew of allegationsOne of the former skating partners of two-time US pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him of sexually assaulting her over a two-year period.Bridget Namiotka said on Facebook that Coughlin, who k...
21:51, 2019-05-21

5 children killed in fire at Pa. day care center, ‘trying to figure out how this happened’ A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities said....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Stranger Things 3 smashes viewing figure record for Netflix Over 40 million households tune in to watch season three of the 80s-set fantasy drama in the first four days of its release, a record for the streaming giantStranger Things 3 has broken viewing records for Netflix, becoming the most watched film or series in the first four days of release in the str...
12:51, 2019-07-09

I Cannot Figure Out Whether I Love Or Hate The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the vilest car I have ever driven. The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the best vehicle I have ever driven. I believe both of these statements completely, but neither of them are true....
00:34, 2019-08-05

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-19

Help Me Figure Out Which Team Scored 11 Runs In One Inning In Marlins-Brewers The Miami Marlins opened a series against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, in Milwaukee. The Brewers come into the series sitting atop the NL Central; the last-place, aggressively “rebuilding” Marlins come into the series having scored the fewest total runs in baseball and 35 fewer runs than the...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Why some CEOs figure ‘Medicare for All’ is good for business "We were going to lose the business," said the CEO of MCS Industries after paying increasingly significant health coverage fees for employees.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Twitter Records 400 Million Tweets On Elections, PM Most Mentioned Figure Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
23:34, 2019-05-23

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
20:51, 2019-06-09

Hasbro's New Overwatch Figure Shows Off Reinhardt's Pretty Face Out of all the characters recreated in plastic for Hasbro’s first wave of Overwatch action figures, the hands-down, hammers-up best is the super-sized Reinhardt with his gorgeous mech suit and dinner plate-sized shield. The only way it could be better would be if we could see the old man’s pretty fa...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he's choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Flawless: Beyoncé Finally Gets the Wax Figure She Deserves—and Ms. Tina Approves! Madame Tussaud’s hasn’t always been on the mark when it comes to paying tribute to perhaps the most famous figure in music. When a figure of Beyoncé was unveiled in 2017, immediate backlash forced the famed wax emporium to “adjust” the poorly rendered likeness before ultimately opting to remove it a...
03:00, 2019-09-21

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — has died, her family announced late Saturday. She was 96. “The Chase family is heartbroken to share the news that our Mother, Grandmother and Great Gr...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Michelle Carter encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself. This filmmaker tried to figure out why. Erin Lee Carr's "I Love You, Now Die," an HBO documentary about the “texting suicide case,” explores the lesser-known factors surrounding Conrad Roy III's death....
13:17, 2019-07-10

Argentina’s Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he’s choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October’s presidential election. Macri said Tuesday on Twitter that he chose Miguel Angel Pichetto because Argentina will &#...
22:51, 2019-06-11

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecraft have to take all their required fuel with them when they leave Earth. NASA wants to change that,...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, her first steps as a fre...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Number Of Amarnath Pilgrims Surpasses Last Year's Figure Of 2.85 Lakh The annual Amarnath pilgrimage crossed last year's total of 2.85 lakh yatris in just 22 days, even as a fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine located at an......
14:34, 2019-07-23

Figure skater said partner who committed suicide sexually abused her A former figure skater said her partner John Coughlin, who committed suicide earlier this year, sexually abused her.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Hamza bin Laden 'Al Qaeda's most charismatic figure', death would be 'big brand hit for extremists' The favorite son Al Qaeda founder Usama bin Laden and the heir being groomed for the leadership role, Hamza bin Laden, is believed to have died under circumstances shrouded in secrecy. But what impact will it have in the global fight against terror?...
20:17, 2019-08-02

Figure skating: Canadian ice dancers Virtue and Moir announce retirement Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have announced their retirement from the sport after an illustrious career in which the duo became the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time....
17:51, 2019-09-18

Figure Skater Says Former Partner John Coughlin Sexually Abused Her For Years Former figure skater Bridget Namiotka wrote a series of Facebook posts last weekend, accusing her ex-skating partner John Coughlin of sexual abuse. Coughlin killed himself in January one day after the U.S. Center for SafeSport placed him on interim suspension after he was reported for sexual miscond...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protests A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
14:00, 2019-07-24

Ex-Partner of Deceased Figure Skater John Coughlin Says He Sexually Abused Her Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended from the sport, was accused by Bridget Namiotka, who said in recent Facebook postings that she was abused in her teens....
01:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
02:17, 2019-08-23

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campaign under the hashtag #SendLindseyHome—as in Presid...
02:51, 2019-06-04

Ashley Wagner’s Account of Sexual Assault Shakes Figure Skating The Olympian wrote a first-person article in which she said she was attacked as a teenager in 2008 by an older skater: John Coughlin, who killed himself this year....
07:17, 2019-08-02

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the flaws will be publicly disclosed. But sometimes unde...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players we can't figure out, led by Jake Odorizzi and Aaron Nola With the many statistical advancements made over the years, it's rarely a mystery why players perform the way they do. But these 10 have Scott White baffled....
17:51, 2019-06-04

Flawless: Beyoncé Finally Gets the Wax Figure She Deserves—and Miss Tina Approves! Madame Tussauds hasn’t always been on the mark when it comes to paying tribute to perhaps the most famous figure in music. When a figure of Beyoncé was unveiled in 2017, immediate backlash forced the famed wax emporium to “adjust” the poorly rendered likeness before ultimately opting to remove it al...
02:00, 2019-09-22

New Hampshire Recalls Mom's License Plate After It Took 15 Years To Figure Out Joke About Urine First, let me address the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles directly: you people suck. Deeply. Let this mom just have her sweetly silly mom-joke license plate. Keep in mind that the mom, Wendy Auger of Rochester, NH, has had her PB4WEGO license plate for a decade and a half, with no trouble...
20:34, 2019-08-28

Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted as a 17-year-old Olympian Ashley Wagner says she was sexually assaulted in 2008 by teammate John Coughlin, who died by suicide in January after being suspended.       ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Figure linked to Trump transition charged with transporting child pornography George Nader, who became a key witness in the Mueller probe into Trump campaign contacts with Russians, had a previous criminal record of child pornography charges....
22:51, 2019-06-03

What we know after figure skater Ashley Wagner's sexual assault revelation Figure skater Ashley Wagner told USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by late skater John Coughlin. What we know in the follow-up to her story.       ...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with the crooner in 1975....
18:17, 2019-07-14

Claus von Bülow Dies at 92; Society Figure in High-Profile Case Mr. von Bülow was cleared of trying to kill his wife, the wealthy heiress Martha von Bülow. The case was one of the most sensational of the 1980s and became a movie....
20:17, 2019-05-30

The Theater of Politics: Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
20:17, 2019-09-18

Liberal judicial group launches 5-figure attack ad against Chris Coons Demand Justice, a liberal judicial group, has a new target: Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware. Demand Justice launched a five-figure digital ad buy Tuesday attacking Coons for voting for judges who did not explicitly affirm Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court decision that...
18:34, 2019-09-10

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.        ...
23:00, 2019-09-06

Marvel's Grandmaster Figure Perfectly Captures Jeff Goldblum's Goofy Charm Forget Ian Malcom from Jurassic Park or Independence Day’s David Levison with his sweet-ass grappling hook and energy shield. Now there’s a superior Jeff Goldblum action figure in the form of Marvel’s gleefully grinning Grandmaster from Thor: Ragnarok....
02:51, 2019-07-23

Watergate figure John Dean sees 'parallels' between Nixon, Trump scandals John Dean told Congress that he sees "remarkable parallels" between former President Richard Nixon's actions during Watergate and those of President Donald Trump according to the Mueller report....
23:17, 2019-06-10

White House Confirms Key Al Qaida Figure Hamza Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Operation (WASHINGTON) — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in P...
18:34, 2019-09-14

Solo's Surprise Darth Maul Cameo Gets an Unsurprisingly Great Action Figure This honestly might be the best thing to come out of Solo: A Star Wars Story, given the movie managed to kill off most of the other good things about it.Read more......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Trump slams John Dean as Watergate figure touts Mueller report President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at the obstruction of justice testimony of former White House counsel and Watergate star witness John Dean, even as other Republicans accused Democrats of reaching back to a past-his-prime figure to undermine Trump."Can’t believe they are bringing in John Dea...
00:00, 2019-06-11

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, who led Tara Lipinski to the 1998 Olympic gold medal, has been declared “permanently ineligible” by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.       ...
03:17, 2019-08-23

Olympic Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Says John Coughlin Sexually Assaulted Her When She Was 17 Three-time U.S. national champion figure skater and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Ashley Wagner wrote in USA Today on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by the late former pairs skater John Coughlin when she was 17 and he was 22....
17:34, 2019-08-01

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for testimony....
16:51, 2019-06-10

Transfer window LIVE – Barca figure out way to sign Neymar? Everton confirm Kean "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
15:34, 2019-08-04

Action Figure Sarah Connor Has No Time For Your Bullshit, and the Rest of the Ass-Kicking Toys of the Week Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly gathering of all the action figures tempting our wallets on the internet lately. This week: a very tall dinosaur, D23 shows off an exclusive Woody, and Terminator: Dark Fate is already kicking off its merch cycle with a very badass Sarah Connor. Check it o...
16:51, 2019-06-16

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
06:17, 2019-08-23

"Who Is Paying Your Bills?" Watch Owen Pierson Try to Figure Out Joel Halcro's "Life of Leisure" A "Joel life of leisure" sounds pretty nice. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Owen Pierson tries to figure out what exactly cousin Joel Halcro does......
19:01, 2019-06-21

Disney is selling a $300 Captain America figure that captures one of the best moments from 'Avengers: Endgame' — and it's already going for hundreds more on eBay Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER The Disney Store is selling a collectible Captain America figure from "Avengers: Endgame" at Disney's biannual fan convention, D23 Expo. During a tour of Disney's three stores at D23 Expo, Insider spied the exclusive $300 collectible from Hot Toys which shows Cap wielding Thor...
04:51, 2019-08-25

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is "insane" to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is...
02:51, 2019-07-07

'A trailblazing figure': Barack Obama, Katie Couric mourn veteran journalist Cokie Roberts Journalists from ABC, CNN and Fox News mourn the death of veteran journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts.        ...
21:17, 2019-09-17

Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU Basketball great Steph Curry on Monday pledged to fund a new golf program at Howard University, with a gift to be made over six years to give the HBCU time to build a Division I sports program....
21:17, 2019-08-20

House Judiciary Committee to hold Mueller report hearing with Watergate figure John Dean Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they would convene a hearing with John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, in an effort to keep the public focus on the Mueller report....
22:51, 2019-06-03

Opinion: Can't put dollar figure on Tom Brady’s worth, but Patriots craft nice thank-you gift We may never see another player accomplish what Patriots QB Tom Brady has. His contract extension is as much a token of appreciation as it is payment.       ...
00:34, 2019-08-05

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
16:34, 2019-05-31

Climate change fears gripping Britain: Poll reveals 85% are worried about warming - the highest figure on record EXCLUSIVE It comes after the hottest July ever around the globe Nearly three-quarters of Britons believe the country is already feeling the effects of climate change...
19:00, 2019-08-21

Watergate figure John Dean front-and-center as Dems prepare hearings on obstruction, collusion claims John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal whom President Trump has compared to a "RAT," is expected to be front and center on Capitol Hill on Monday, as House Democrats are set to begin a series of hearings this coming week seeking to keep t...
23:17, 2019-06-09

Thor was supposed to revert back to his toned physique in 'Endgame,' but Chris Hemsworth insisted on keeping the new figure Marvel Studios In an interview with Variety, Chris Hemsworth opened up about Thor's drastic change in appearance following the five-year time jump in "Avengers: Endgame." The events of "Infinity War" impacted the superhero's mental and physical health, and he exhibited signed of alcoholism, depress...
03:34, 2019-05-29

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon for paying entry-level, order-fulfillment center workers a starting wage of $15 per hour, which happens to be twice the federally mandated minimum wag...
11:34, 2019-06-23

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors for new allegations - WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:34, 2019-08-29

Here’s what to know about the renewed allegations against Brett Kavanaugh The new allegation has elicited calls from some Democratic presidential contenders for Kavanaugh’s impeachment and strong defenses of Kavanaugh from leading Republicans, including the man who appointed him to the high court, President Donald Trump....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations: WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:34, 2019-08-29

33 Russians face new doping allegations MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency says it plans to file doping cases against 33 athletes from a range of sports for using banned treatments from a doctor. The agency, known as RUSADA, says the suspects who used the unspecified “banned method” include 19 track and field competi...
15:17, 2019-06-17

| Ronaldo 'embarrassed' by rape allegations Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt "embarrassed" as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States....
09:51, 2019-09-17

| Four killed over withcraft allegations in India Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities have said....
16:34, 2019-07-21

|SARS:Kieswetterwillrespectprocessfollowing'bullying'allegations The South African Revenue Service (SARS) said in a statement on Monday that it had noted the recent Sunday Times article relating to allegations against SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter in his role as Chair of the Technology Innovation Agency....
12:00, 2019-07-08

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confession after he manipulated her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law...
22:00, 2019-06-07

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona. Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
02:17, 2019-08-22

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But with the country remaining in violent turmoil, plans for the exit of the coalition have been repeatedly put o...
04:51, 2019-09-04

What we know about the Antonio Brown sexual assault allegations What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY's Tom Schad provides the latest on the sexual assault allegations against star receiver Antonio Brown and what he and the Patriots have said in response.       ...
18:51, 2019-09-11

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio personality Alex Jones, operator of the InfoWars website.Read more......
06:51, 2019-06-18

Lakers' Pelinka denies 'backstabbing' allegations Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka defended himself Monday after former Lakers executive Magic Johnson accused Pelinka of "backstabbing" him....
15:17, 2019-05-21

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
16:17, 2019-06-02

NASA Is Investigating Allegations of Extraterrestrial Crime We might have our first-ever case of space crime on our hands, folks. Though I don’t suspect it’s the kind that’d attract interstellar bounty hunters any time soon. Read more......
05:17, 2019-08-25

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Huawei Denies US Allegations of Technology Theft Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor....
08:51, 2019-09-03

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet and junior ministers and two provincial governors re...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
14:34, 2019-06-10

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
19:17, 2019-06-07

US says Expedia pays $325,000 over Cuban travel allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside Cuba or between the island and places other than the United States. The government says the company appears to have violated U.S. sanctions against Cuba...
04:01, 2019-06-14

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed....
01:51, 2019-06-20

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual Suspects star under caution. Continue reading......
21:17, 2019-07-06

Marathoner found dead after cheating allegations A 70-year-old runner who was recently disqualified from the L.A. Marathon for cutting the course was found dead in Los Angeles on Thursday, according to his wife....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congress,” tweeted Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who is...
20:34, 2019-05-29

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legend Sergei Bubka and Olympic swimming champion Alexa...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Nissan CEO Saikawa resigns following corruption allegations The Japanese car manufacturing giant Nissan has announced the resignation of CEO Hiroto Saikawa. His exit comes as company struggles with plunging profits and a scandal surrounding his predecessor, Carlos Ghosn....
05:00, 2019-09-10

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:00, 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Bury being investigated by police over allegations of fraud Police say report received in June and inquiries are ongoingEFL to consult clubs over plan to readmit club next seasonGreater Manchester police have started a fraud inquiry into the money crisis that led to Bury’s expulsion from the English Football League last week.In a short statement, the force s...
02:51, 2019-09-04

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and the LA Opera promised an outside investigation, aft...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Spanish footballers arrested over match-fixing allegations Former Real Madrid footballer Raul Bravo is among a number of first and second division players and officials who have been arrested in Spain over match-fixing allegations....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday....
14:17, 2019-06-18

Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged “follow up” four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions “constrained” FBI probe....
08:17, 2019-09-17

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, "GE will always take an allegation of financial mi...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
17:17, 2019-05-30

DA reviewing grade-fix allegations at Maspeth High School Authorities are looking into a grade-fixing scandal at a city high school that boasts a near-perfect graduation rate, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said Monday. The stunning allegations involving Maspeth HS — revealed in a front-page Post expose Sunday — are “under review by our Public Integ...
05:51, 2019-09-17

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts to protect that land for wildlife habitats, corridors and watersheds....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
07:00, 2019-07-11

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she's "terrified."        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

France Opens Investigation of Epstein Rape Allegations With world leaders, including Donald Trump, gathered in southern France for a G7 summit this weekend, the timing of this announcement by French authorities is interesting. On Friday, authorities said they had started a rape investigation of the late pedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and t...
02:51, 2019-08-26

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
17:00, 2019-07-15

OB-GYN doctor faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations A Mississippi doctor faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — including fathering two children with patients and inserting abortion-inducing drugs into one of those women — who was completely unaware of his actions, according to a new report. Dr. Walter Ray Wolfe had his medical license sus...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Shakira Appears in Spanish Court Over Tax Evasion Allegations Shakira is denying any wrongdoing with regard to her tax evasion case in Spain. In December, prosecutors charged the 42-year-old Latin pop star for allegedly failing to pay 14.5 million......
19:34, 2019-06-06

U.S. Prosecutors Probe Huawei on New Allegations of Technology Theft Investigators are looking into episodes in which Huawei was accused of stealing intellectual property from people and companies and how it recruited employees from competitors....
02:17, 2019-08-30

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
03:17, 2019-07-23

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
19:17, 2019-06-06

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
23:51, 2019-08-01

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
13:34, 2019-06-14

Dwight Howard: Dealing with sexuality allegations ‘set me free’ Dwight Howard fought through the hurt and found a new level of freedom. The Memphis Grizzlies center said during a two-part interview on Fox Sports 1’s “Fair Game” that airs Wednesday and Thursday that the allegations about him and his sexuality, which surfaced last year and were expanded on in a la...
06:17, 2019-07-17

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such arrest in the last three days.A freelance......
09:00, 2019-06-10

Trump says Kavanaugh is ‘really devastated’ by sexual misconduct allegations President Trump said Tuesday that US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh “has been just really devastated by the hurt that’s been caused to him” by sexual misconduct allegations. “They’ve hurt that man and his family so badly,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force On...
00:17, 2019-09-18

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son stand trial....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Report: 6 men’s basketball programs to face NCAA allegations ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the next turn of the screw in the college basketball corruption scandal. Stan Wilcox, vice president for regulatory affairs for the NCAA, tells CBS Sports two hi...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Ariana Grande, fans poke fun at her 'offensive' new wax figure at Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds London announced that a life-sized Ariana Grande figure would be on display to visitors for a five-week stint.        ...
18:34, 2019-05-28

| Afghanistan opt to bat against Bangladesh in one-off Test Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong....
10:00, 2019-09-05

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
23:51, 2019-08-29

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
01:51, 2019-05-25

Tyler Skaggs will be remembered as a 'charismatic figure' USA TODAY Sports' Gabe Lacques reflects on the life of Tyler Skaggs and the impression that he left on the baseball world.       ...
06:00, 2019-07-04

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
23:00, 2019-06-19

Six Counter-Strike Players Arrested Over Match-Fixing Allegations Victoria Police announced on Friday afternoon announced that six Australians have been arrested in connection with an investigation into rigging Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches, the first major case of its kind in Australia....
02:51, 2019-08-27

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Placido Domingo calls allegations of sexual harassment against him 'inaccurate' Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
18:17, 2019-08-13

Wales shocked by Rob Howley betting allegations, says Warren Gatland Wales boss Warren Gatland has revealed his sense of shock after Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of World Rugby's betting and anti-corruption regulations....
12:17, 2019-09-18

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosque attack in 2017....
04:34, 2019-08-31

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Patriots would not have signed Antonio Brown if they knew of rape allegations Had the New England Patriots known about the rape allegations Antonio Brown was facing, team owner Robert Kraft would not have green-lit signing the wide receiver, according to NFL Network. The Patriots were blindsided by the civil lawsuit Brown’s former trainer Britney Taylor filed Tuesday in...
00:51, 2019-09-16

Antonio Brown agent’s questionable defense against rape allegations " I myself am a father. I have two children, two daughters, that I love very much, along with my wife. I wouldn't be doing this interview if I didn't believe Antonio," Drew Rosenhaus said Wednesday on ESPN....
18:51, 2019-09-12

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Facebook to settle FTC privacy allegations, adopt new policies: sources The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
21:51, 2019-07-23

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
22:17, 2019-06-17

"Allegations Not Of Grave Magnitude," Said Judge On Aircel-Maxis Case A day after granting P Chidambaram and his son Karti protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis case with strong remarks for the investigative agencies seeking their arrest, a trial court adjourned......
11:51, 2019-09-06

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on Thursday after a controversial five-week trial pla...
14:32, 2019-05-21

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:34, 2019-06-18

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
00:17, 2019-07-23

Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations The prince has been accused of witnessing and taking part in sexual exploitation of young women and girls during his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein....
20:00, 2019-08-28

ABC, eOne investigating allegations that prompted 'Rookie' actress' exit ABC and eOne said an investigation is being conducted into the allegations of sexual harassment and racism made by "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson....
22:34, 2019-08-05

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
21:51, 2019-05-31

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Trump blasts calls for impeachment of Brett Kavanaugh after new allegations New York Times details new claims against supreme court judgeHarris: Kavanaugh ‘lied to the Senate and the American people'Donald Trump came storming to the defence of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, after the publication of new allegations about the supreme court justice’s behaviour while he was a stude...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of corruption, state television reported....
21:34, 2019-06-17

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
15:34, 2019-05-24

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
20:51, 2019-09-15

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 63 and wounded nearly 200 people at a wedding in Kabul over the weekend....
10:17, 2019-08-20

Taliban say near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise the country would not become a haven for international militants....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war....
01:51, 2019-08-22

Iran says it held talks with Afghanistan Iran held talks with a delegation from Afghanistan's Taliban, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, a week after peace talks between the United States and the Islamist insurgents collapsed....
16:17, 2019-09-17

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed there this year....
08:17, 2019-09-17

Taliban says near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday it was close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise that the country would not become a haven for international militants....
18:34, 2019-08-28

| Shakib leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan Shakib Al Hasan smacked an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in their final league match of the tri-nation tournament in Chittagong....
10:34, 2019-09-22

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
12:34, 2019-08-19

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test in Chittagong....
14:34, 2019-09-09

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said, after the collapse of talks between the United States and Taliban to end the nearly 18-year old war....
20:17, 2019-09-16

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Taliban leaders are dead. So what come next for blood...
23:34, 2019-09-09

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense said on Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-07

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
19:00, 2019-06-27

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Platini 'hurt' by questioning over Qatar 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Kim Kardashian "Deeply Shocked" by Photographer Marcus Hyde Misconduct Allegations Kim Kardashian is speaking out against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde. In a new post shared on Instagram Stories Tuesday afternoon, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shared her......
00:51, 2019-07-24

MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best Performance in a Show” award for his work in Showtime’s The Chi following allegations of misconduct against the 32-year-old....
11:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 4-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:51, 2019-07-24

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
19:34, 2019-07-31

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
11:17, 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev calls bribery allegations 'false and incoherent' Brazil's Ambev SA on Thursday denied a report that the beverage giant had made "inappropriate payments" to two former presidents to prevent an increase in beverage taxes, calling the allegations "false and incoherent."...
17:51, 2019-08-08

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made false or misleading statements to a regulator, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday....
10:00, 2019-09-14

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Sean Hannity's sheriff friend faces mounting ethics allegations Carmine Marceno faces questions over whether he is qualified, unusual political payments and relationship with crime victim Carmine Marceno was a rising Republican star in Florida a year ago, having leveraged his crime-fighting prowess, celebrity friendships and knack for self-promotion to secure th...
10:17, 2019-09-18

New book on Harvey Weinstein allegations reveals that his brother pushed for him to seek help As reported by Variety, New York Times reporters Jodi Kator and Megan Twohey—who were behind what can easily be declared one of the most impactful news stories of the decade—are preparing to release a book about their investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein a...
04:00, 2019-09-09

"False Allegations": India Rebuts Pak At UN Rights Body Over Jammu And Kashmir India addressed a UN meet today countering Pakistan's repeated claims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Saying that Pakistan is using a "fabricated narrative", India in a stern worded......
16:34, 2019-09-10

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
11:51, 2019-08-07

Australia's Domino's Pizza rejects workers' allegations over underpaid wages Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formally received court documents about a class action from workers over underpayment of wages....
04:01, 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris doubles down on call for Kavanaugh's impeachment: The allegations are 'credible' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., reiterated her call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh following the criticized New York Times story that revived the sexual misconduct allegations. ...
09:17, 2019-09-17

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with it. Important to note that in the canon of blockbuster standup comedians accused of sexual impropriety, Aziz Ansari (Aziz Ansari: Right Now on Netflix, ...
12:51, 2019-07-20

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
21:51, 2019-08-03

Alex Morgan: ‘Too much evidence to cover up’ Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations US women’s national soccer team star Alex Morgan believes “there’s too much evidence to cover up” regarding the rape allegation made against Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese soccer star has repeatedly denied claims made by Kathryn Mayorga that Ronaldo allegedly raped her in a Las ...
20:17, 2019-09-11

N.C. House race boils down to Trump after two years of drama and fraud allegations The race between Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready has prompted an all-hands effort in both parties to turn out voters before ballots are counted Tuesday....
13:00, 2019-09-06

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a federal antitrust law....
08:51, 2019-07-12

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity fund, as he sought to clarify corruption scandals involving his family....
18:51, 2019-09-02

'I Want to Own My Part In it': Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding an end to violence and better security....
09:34, 2019-08-17

NC State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr. North Carolina State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding alleged rules violations, primarily regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

GE stock rebounds as investors push back against report’s fraud allegations GE shares had plunged more than 11 percent Thursday after Harry Markopolos, the whistleblower who sounded the alarm on Bernie Madoff, released a report alleging GE was using accounting tricks to mask the depth of its financial problems....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Antonio Brown allegations not being investigated, Pennsylvania district attorney clarifies Sexual assault allegations made against New England Patriots star Antonio Brown are not being investigated, a Pennsylvania district attorney’s office clarified Wednesday -- a day after the bombshell lawsuit against the mercurial wide receiver emerged....
20:17, 2019-09-12

Dakota Fanning Responds to Whitewashing Allegations Over Sweetness in the Belly Role Dakota Fanning is speaking out amid backlash over her new film, Sweetness in the Belly. The movie, which is based on Camilla Gibb's novel, sparked controversy earlier this week when a......
21:00, 2019-09-05

Domingo Germán won’t pitch for Yankees again this season after domestic violence allegations Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán will not return to the field for the remainder of the regular season or playoffs amid domestic violence allegations involving the mother of his two children, sources told The Post. Germán — who has become the Bombers’ most reliable starter in 2019 R...
23:00, 2019-09-20

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the set of his 2010 mockumentary I’m Still Here where sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations were made against him by two female members of the cr...
18:34, 2019-08-07

US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair, Russian sovereign wealth fund says The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
09:51, 2019-06-07

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natural Resources Committee shelled out more than $48,00...
22:17, 2019-06-14

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct.Levine’s lawyer E...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Chris Harrison Speaks Out on Allegations Against Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss The Bachelor franchise is no stranger to scandal. Last week, the show's creator Mike Fleiss made headlines after his pregnant wife Laura Fleiss was granted a temporary restraining......
17:34, 2019-07-23

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released on Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the so...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ne...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on Lawyers for the Afghan survivors of a 2009 NATO airstrike say they are still seeking adequate compensation for their clients and a criminal prosecution of the German officer who ordered the bombing...
09:51, 2019-09-04

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
16:00, 2019-08-11

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Afghanistan Talks Resuming at Crucial Stage U.S.-Taliban negotiations to end America’s longest military engagement overseas entered a crucial stage on Wednesday, as Washington’s special envoy arrived in the Gulf state of Qatar for talks that both sides hope will lead quickly to a deal....
21:00, 2019-08-21

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the police chief in Farah province, said 15 others were wounded with most in critical condition, in...
19:34, 2019-07-31

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the attack also killed multiple civilians....
18:00, 2019-09-19

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
18:51, 2019-08-18

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out a deal, but DW's Florian Weigand predicts an uncertain future....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
18:17, 2019-08-19

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
03:34, 2019-07-23

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
19:00, 2019-06-27

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dying. Our two reporters explain how they keep track....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
07:51, 2019-08-30

'I know how to use a gun': children living on Afghanistan’s frontline - in pictures In a war that has been raging for decades, a third of the casualties are children. Last year, the UN recorded 927 child deaths and 2,135 injuries. In the first half of this year, 327 children were killed and 880 wounded.Children across the country continue to live on the frontlines – and sometimes g...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose...
18:51, 2019-09-12

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
03:34, 2019-08-30

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
12:17, 2019-09-03

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David....
23:00, 2019-09-09

A Novel Set in Afghanistan Challenges the Myth of the Good Occupier Amy Waldman’s “A Door in the Earth” follows a young American woman to a rural Afghan village, where her plan to provide aid runs into ethical complications....
12:00, 2019-08-27

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 11.43am BST 18th over: England 92-1 (Bairstow 43, Root 21) Gulbadin’s slower ball is meat and drink to Bairstow, who clomps it for four, back past the bowler’s e...
12:51, 2019-06-18

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounded the death...
10:51, 2019-07-13

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of Southampton.Nothing against the place, of course, b...
04:34, 2019-06-16

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:00, 2019-05-28

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
14:51, 2019-05-28

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
17:34, 2019-07-13

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection International Criminal Court judges say the court’s prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her request to open an investigation into crimes linked to the long-running conflict in Afghanistan...
19:51, 2019-09-17

World Cup 2019 Live: England Opt To Bat Against Afghanistan England vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Hosts England will eye to carry on their winning streak against minnows Afghanistan in World Cup 2019 group affair at the Old Trafford on......
11:51, 2019-06-18

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Afghanistan: Car bomb injures dozens in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has left close to 100 people injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
09:17, 2019-08-07

| Afghanistan's Nabi announces Test retirement Former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket after the ongoing one-off red-ball fixture against Bangladesh in Chittagong....
21:34, 2019-09-07

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the question was intended to give electoral advantage to w...
05:00, 2019-06-04

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
15:34, 2019-05-21

Opera union launches investigation into Placido Domingo sexual harassment allegations The union that represents opera performers and staff launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo.        ...
03:34, 2019-09-09

James Patterson: Epstein case worse than Weinstein, Cosby allegations, others during #MeToo era As bad as the allegations were against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and comedian Bill Cosby, Jeffrey Epstein's crimes made his case the worst of the #MeToo era, according to bestselling author James Patterson....
09:34, 2019-07-10

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
04:51, 2019-07-11

Kim Kardashian 'deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed' by allegations against photographer Marcus Hyde Kim Kardashian is speaking out following recent allegations that a photographer she has previously worked with, Marcus Hyde, offered a model a free photoshoot in exchange for nude pictures. ...
06:34, 2019-07-24

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
02:34, 2019-08-06

Aaron Boone heard ‘whispers’ of Domingo Germán domestic violence allegations Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Thursday he heard “whispers” of an MLB probe into domestic violence allegations against pitcher Domingo Germán prior to his taking the mound Wednesday evening. “I learned on the drive [to Yankee Stadium] that he was going on the administrative leave...
00:34, 2019-09-20

General Electric issues expanded response about fraud allegations, financial reporting General Electric addressed follow-up questions about its long-term care insurance and Baker Hughes units after a report alleged the company was masking the depths of its financial troubles....
10:17, 2019-08-20

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she experienced systemic racism and sexual harassment from...
01:17, 2019-08-05

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his home 18 months apart, is now facing allegations of human trafficking and revenge porn, according to a new report....
09:34, 2019-07-10

NBA investigation clears Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault allegations Sacramento Kings say accuser Kelli Tennant, who sued coach Luke Walton, declined to be interviewed and her story was not corroborated.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-24

Mark Halperin 2020 election book to publish despite protests about harassment allegations Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a second chance.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-16

J&J drops 4% on report DOJ investigating allegations company lied about talc cancer risks J&J has denied allegations that its talc causes cancer. It said numerous studies and tests by regulators worldwide have shown that its talc is safe and asbestos-free....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Biden’s Reaction to New Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Misconduct Allegations Is Tepid and Unsurprising If one of your claims to fame is moving forward the nomination of an accused sexual harasser to the Supreme Court, calling for the impeachment of a second accused sexual harasser and Supreme Court member might seem like common sense. Not for Joe Biden....
14:17, 2019-09-16

YouTuber Jared “ProJared” Knabenbauer has posted a video denying allegations from three months ago t YouTuber Jared “ProJared” Knabenbauer has posted a video denying allegations from three months ago that he supposedly had exchanged nude photos with two underage fans. Knabenbauer acknowledged that he did exchange nude photos with other fans, clarified that this was “consensual,” although there was ...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Google, YouTube to pay $170M to settle allegations of illegally collecting data on kids YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to deliver million of dollars in targeted advertisements....
16:51, 2019-09-04

Allegations of labor abuses dogged Mississippi plant years before immigration raids Long before U.S. immigration authorities arrested 680 people at agricultural processing facilities in Mississippi this week, one of the five targeted companies faced allegations of serious labor violations including intimidation, harassment and exploitation of its largely immigrant work force, accor...
16:51, 2019-08-09

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao faces investigation over ‘troubling’ ethics allegations The Committee’s letter to Chao cites media reports that the Secretary leveraged her position to help Foremost Group — a New York-based shipping company that carries goods between the U.S. and China and that is owned by her father and sisters — to gain “influence and status” with the Chinese governme...
08:17, 2019-09-17

Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
01:00, 2019-07-16

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
22:17, 2019-07-06

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Dallas Opera Cancels 2020 Placido Domingo Performance Over Harassment Allegations The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thursday the gala had been set for March 11 but was taken off the calendar due to “ongoing developments regarding allegations made against” Dom...
15:00, 2019-09-06

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

The Chi Showrunner Says 'Everyone Was Well Aware' of Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations. We Say Tiffany Boone Deserved Better Following news of actor Jason Mitchell’s misconduct allegations, it looks like a public statement has finally been issued by the staff of Showtime’s The Chi. Due to the allegations, Mitchell was removed from the Showtime series, an upcoming Netflix project, Desperados, and was dropped by his agent, ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Italy’s far-right leader calls allegations of Russian influence a ‘James Bond’ fantasy Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte’s appearance before the Senate shed no new light on whether the head of the ruling party, Matteo Salvini, knew about his ally’s dealings in Moscow....
22:51, 2019-07-24

3 founding board members of Women's March leaving after allegations of anti-Semitism Founders of the Women's March are leaving the organization's board after facing allegations of anti-Semitism, which they deny, that threatened to overshadow the work of grassroots activists....
12:51, 2019-09-17

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hyten accused her erstwhile boss of “a series of unwanted sexual advances by kissing, hugging and rubbing up against her in 2017,” according to the Assoc...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes that grew from low-key pizza parties into binge-drinking and go-go-boy bacchanals, according to sources and official documents....
07:00, 2019-07-14

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
19:51, 2019-05-29

Alexei Saab allegations highlight disturbing pattern of dubious hires at CUNY The New Jersey man accused of helping Hezbollah plot terrorist attacks on major New York City landmarks is a former Baruch College lecturer, a spokesman for the publicly funded school confirmed....
05:34, 2019-09-22

Afghanistan v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Live updates from Bristol, 1.30pm (BST) startAustralia have a lot to do if they are to prove thesis that success is in DNAFeel free to email or tweet 12.46pm BST Hello and welcome...To The Guardian’s second piece of World Cup cricketing livebloggery today. Whether the body clock is telling you to di...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said Sunday that the employees were in the district of Maruf con...
12:34, 2019-06-30

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery from Tahir, and Gulbadin leans back and tries to ho...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
03:17, 2019-08-18

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack restricted the underdogs to 160."...
21:17, 2019-05-27

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
19:34, 2019-07-19