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Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge

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Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State basketball team WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State has dismissed Teddy Allen after he was arrested last week following a disturbance at a woman’s home. Athletic director Darron Boatright said Tuesday he and Coach Gregg Marshall wished Allen well but decided his dismissal was best for the basketball program. A...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the Duval County Jail until his first appearance before...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
06:01, 2019-05-29

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim to lose her consciousness twice after she physical...
05:00, 2019-06-11

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
06:51, 2019-05-29

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident Herrera, 27, was arrested in Atlantic City after an incident in the Golden Nugget Hotel. Officers ID'd the victim as his 20-year-old girlfriend.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Ex-Wichita State star Fred VanVleet lifts Raptors in Game 5, credits performance to new baby Running on the adrenaline of a newborn, the competition of the NBA playoffs and little sleep, Toronto's Fred VanVleet all of sudden can’t miss.        ...
09:34, 2019-05-25

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
15:34, 2019-06-18

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage deftly evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives of five very different women in Monterey, California,...
16:34, 2019-06-17

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the victim was a female officer, but additional informat...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Won't Be Charged In Domestic Violence Investigation The Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney will not file misdemeanor charges against Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias. Urias was arrested on May 13 after witnesses reportedly told law enforcement that they saw Urias shove a woman to the ground at the Beverly Center shopping mall. In a press release, the...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who have been threatened or attacked with a knife. They ...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Ryan Phillippe explains his side of alleged domestic violence incident Ryan Phillippe insisted that he did not assault his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt in a recent deposition, telling lawyers that he only “attempted to pick her up like a baby.”...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
15:51, 2019-06-02

No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder review – domestic violence in America An explosive new book condemns the male culture that sees 50 women a month in the US shot dead by the men they loveWhat do we talk about when we talk about domestic violence? We talk about the scary, rageaholic man and his hapless female partner. We talk about the sudden boiling over. We talk about,...
16:51, 2019-06-10

Bail reduced for man accused in LSU basketball player death BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson’s bail from $350,000 to $149,000 on Monday. The change allows Si...
22:51, 2019-06-11

90 Day Fiancé's Larissa Dos Santos Lima Charged With Domestic Violence After Fight With Colt Johnson UPDATE: The verdict is in. Larissa Dos Santos Lima has been ordered by a judge to pay a $345 fine and serve 48 community service hours. Her attorney, Adam M. Vander Heyden tells E! News,......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the Bluegrass at the Lexington Opera House. Humphries, along with special guests, will take the stage on ...
01:00, 2019-06-08

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Basketball player hits amazing game-winning backwards shot A California basketball player got his team to the intramural league semi-finals after a game-winning backwards shot.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-23

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
03:17, 2019-06-07

Former Jets player Muhammad Wilkerson arrested for DWI NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was charged with driving while intoxicated after his arrest Saturday in New York City behind the wheel of a late-model Rolls-Royce. A police spokesman told The Associated Press that the 29-year-old, 6-foot-4 player was arraigned i...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for allegedly transporting child pornography....
00:34, 2019-06-04

6 Suspects Have Been Arrested in the Shooting of Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s mos...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on Jan. 21. The body of Sala, who had just signed for...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant for alleged elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft, police said. The arrest of 43-year-old K...
18:00, 2019-05-26

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
11:51, 2019-06-14

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
02:01, 2019-05-30

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-10

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. Compliance coordinator Bill Lilly told The As...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Algerian ex-PM Sellal arrested over graft allegation: state TV Algeria's supreme court on Thursday remanded ex-prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over graft allegations, state TV said, in a crackdown on alleged corruption and cronyism among associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India. It was the third incident involving journalists in Uttar Pradesh state in t...
15:51, 2019-06-12

'London brother of two Islamic State terrorists arrested in Portugal' The London-based sibling of two Islamic State terrorists who were known associates of so-called Jihadi John has been arrested in Portugal, according to reports....
16:51, 2019-06-18

This boy really wanted a teddy bear — and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son Noah to an indoor play center in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, on Wednesday, The Sun rep...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognize...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Teens allegedly stuffed teddy bear with loaded guns and weed This teddy bear was packing heat. A group of five Nashville teenagers were arrested last week for allegedly stashing loaded guns and weed inside a stuffed animal, police said on Monday. Photos released by the Metro Nashville Police Department show officers fishing out three loaded semi-automatic pis...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire Call Off Engagement After 6 Months: Report Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire have officially ended their engagement, according to a new report from Page Six. The apparent breakup comes six months after Teddy, a singer-songwriter......
03:51, 2019-06-11

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
06:00, 2019-06-18

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. Ella Casano, 12, was diagnosed with Idiopathic Throm...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Allen Signs His Contract with the Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Josh Allen prepares for drills during an NFL football practice, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Former University of Kentucky linebacker, Josh Allen, has signed his first NFL contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Plenty of reas...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Paul Allen's Stratolaunch is reportedly shutting down Paul Allen's space company, Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, is reportedly closing down its operations. According to Reuters, the company is shutting up shop, but it's also exploring the possibility of selling its assets and intellectual property. A......
02:51, 2019-06-01

Angels designate righty Allen after 4-run outing Reliever Cody Allen has been designated for assignment by the Angels. The right-hander signed a one-year, $8.5 million deal this offseason to be the team's closer....
18:34, 2019-06-15

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen Reveal The Toy Story Scenes That Had Them ''Choked Up'' The Toy Story 4 cast is revealing their favorite parts about the famous franchise -- and, boy, is it sweet. E! News' Erin Lim had the opportunity to catch up with the impressive cast......
04:51, 2019-06-13

Wells Fargo may keep interim CEO Allen Parker permanently Wells Fargo board members are considering keeping interim chief executive Allen Parker in the job permanently even after saying they would seek an outsider to fill the role, according to two sources familiar with the board’s thinking. Parker, 64, was thrust into the position in March when former CEO...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Allen makes strong debut for Padres in 4-1 win over Brewers Left-hander Logan Allen pitched seven brilliant scoreless innings to win his major league debut, Francisco Mejia hit a two-run home run and Manny Machado added an RBI double as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1       ...
09:00, 2019-06-19

Woody Allen to shoot next movie in Spain, with Christoph Waltz Woody Allen is set to shoot his next movie in Spain this summer with Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, the director's first film project since "A Rainy Day in New York" that was shelved at the height of the #MeToo movement....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Angels designate relief pitcher Cody Allen for assignment Angels designated Cody Allen for assignment, day after veteran relief pitcher gave up four runs in a 9-4 loss to Tampa Bay       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is focused on staying upbeat despite the challenges and questions he faces entering his second season       ...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Woody Allen to shoot new film this summer with Christoph Waltz The writer-director has confirmed that he will shoot his 51st film in San Sebastián after his deal with Amazon was terminated Woody Allen will shoot his 51st film in Spain this summer with a cast including Christoph Waltz and Gina Gershon.The writer-director was dropped by Amazon after a resurfaced ...
22:17, 2019-06-04

Watch: Woody Allen shares trailer for 'Rainy Day in New York' Filmmaker Woody Allen has released on social media a trailer for his romantic comedy "A Rainy Day in New York," starring Timothee Chalamet and Selena Gomez....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
15:01, 2019-05-21

'Terrorist sympathizer' left a teddy bear pipe bomb in the middle of a road, FBI says The convicted bomber is described by the FBI as a "terrorist sympathizer" who was radicalized by reading propaganda from Osama bin Laden and others.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme....
01:34, 2019-06-18

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen gives puck to fan after gloving rocket shot St. Louis Blues backup goalie Jake Allen flashed the leather with a glove save while sitting on the bench in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins....
18:34, 2019-05-30

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Nets prepare for free agency splash with cap-clearing Allen Crabbe trade The Nets dumped Allen Crabbe’s contract, but it came at quite a cost. Brooklyn traded Crabbe, along with their 2019 first-round pick (No. 17) and a protected first rounder in 2020, to the Hawks for Taurean Prince and a 2021 second rounder. The trade was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wo...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
20:34, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Toyota's Domestic Sales Down By 7% In May 2019 Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced its sales figure for the month of May and it has sold a total of 12,138 units in the domestic market, which was a de-growth of 7 per cent as compared to the same......
12:34, 2019-06-01

Domestic Passenger Car Sales Down 26% In May: Industry Body Overall passenger vehicle sales declined 20.55 per cent in May to 2,39,347 units from 3,01,238 units. In the commercial vehicle segment, domestic sales were down 10.02 per cent at 68,847 units last......
07:51, 2019-06-12

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. Investigators say Hale repeatedly punched and stran...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Celtic complete domestic treble with Scottish Cup victory "Scottish champions Celtic fought back from a goal down to beat Heart of Midlothian 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final to clinch an unprecedented \u0027treble-treble\u0027 at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday."...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
02:34, 2019-05-26

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-05-24

GoAir Offers Domestic Flight Tickets From 1,399 Rupees GoAir flight booking: Under the scheme, the cheapest flight ticket - starting at Rs 1,399 - is being offered by the airline on the Bagdogra-Guwahati route. Tickets between Ahmedabad and Hyderabad are......
14:51, 2019-06-07

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
03:51, 2019-05-23

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
12:34, 2019-06-06

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
14:34, 2019-06-14

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure minister Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas told reporters on Monday....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Air India To Start New Domestic, International Flights. Check Routes Here Air India will commence flights on the Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar and Mumbai-Nairobi routes from September 27. The announcement comes at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to......
05:51, 2019-06-18

'Godzilla' Sequel's Sluggish Domestic Debut Bolstered Abroad “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” will need to continue muscling out its competition overseas to make up for a lackluster $49 million domestic opening, according to preliminary estimates....
03:17, 2019-06-03

GoAir Offers Domestic Flight Tickets From 2,765 Rupees, Details Here GoAir is offering discounts on sectors such as Guwahati-Kolkata-Hyderabad, Jaipur-Hyderabad-Bengaluru, Chandigarh-Ahmedabad-Pune, Ranchi-Delhi-Ahmedabad, among others....
19:00, 2019-05-25

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Cops find loaded Uzi, dozen other guns while responding to domestic disturbance Police in Queens recovered a loaded Uzi and 12 other guns when they responded to a domestic disturbance at a house in Jamaica, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Police responded to the home on 97th Avenue near Sutphin Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday and found a woman trying to push he...
18:34, 2019-05-30

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
23:17, 2019-06-07

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Assuage Trump and Avert Tariffs President Andrés Manuel López Obrador agreed to divert scant resources to controlling migration instead of fulfilling promises like combating violence....
23:01, 2019-06-08

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
04:00, 2019-05-22

David Pocock in race for World Cup fitness after announcing domestic retirement Brumbies flanker to call time on Super Rugby careerWallabies sweat on integral team member for JapanDavid Pocock, the veteran Brumbies flanker, has called time on his domestic rugby union career after a persistent calf injury ruled him out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season.The 31-year-old ...
02:51, 2019-05-28

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ preserved urine...
18:51, 2019-05-21

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsessed with hockey, has this hard court leisure activity down....
15:34, 2019-05-31

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the Class 3A State Championship in the process. Jackso...
22:34, 2019-06-01

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
00:00, 2019-06-04

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
20:01, 2019-05-23

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones — and he...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market, a move that could usher in new competition or lead foreign carriers to buy up the local players....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in addition to ranking each state and the top 50 US ...
22:17, 2019-06-02

EKU Men’s Basketball Adds 6-10 Forward Tariq Balogun EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Tariq Balogun – a 6-10 forward from London, England – has signed to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, head coach A.W. Hamilton announced on Monday. Balogun has played the last two seasons at Miller School of Albemarle, a prep school located in Charlottesv...
23:17, 2019-06-10

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by ClickHole and Onion contributor Rajat Suresh) does ju...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves....
20:51, 2019-06-16

Basketball Wives Returns: Where Are Your Favorite Former Castmates Now? In the game of reality TV, the Basketball Wives cast always comes out on top. It's hard to believe that it's been nine years since VH1 first introduced fans to a group of women......
15:51, 2019-06-19

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Marc Gasol was once a basketball dinosaur before becoming a Raptor Gasol spent most of his career bruising in the paint with Memphis. Now, he's flashing a versatile long-range game that's helping tip the scales in the Finals....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
22:17, 2019-05-22

Drab Champions League final continues trend of dismal domestic duels | Richard Williams Teams who face each other domestically always struggle to produce the kind of showpiece expected from the most eagerly anticipated night of the seasonIf you wanted to decrease the level of global interest in the climactic match of a European club competition by, say, 50%, you might very well contriv...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Courtney hired as basketball assistant by Miami Hurricanes CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bill Courtney has been hired as assistant basketball coach at the University of Miami, where he’ll be reunited with coach Jim Larranaga. Courtney also worked on Larranaga’s staff at Bowling Green in 1996-97 and at George Mason in 1997-2005. Courtney spent the pa...
02:34, 2019-06-13

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. Now 10 seasons into the job, Calipari has delivered ...
02:00, 2019-05-25

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
08:34, 2019-06-07

EKU Women’s Basketball Announces Additions To 2019-20 Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – New EKU women’s basketball head coach Samantha Williams announced the addition of five new players to the team for the 2019-20 season. Menifee County High School all-state forward Emma Hacker was the first recruit under Williams to sign a National Letter of Intent...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Idaho men's basketball coach put on administrative leave The University of Idaho men's basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following a consultant's report that found potential NCAA violations        ...
19:34, 2019-05-29

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports bar like the torch that lights your path....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an "athletic distraction"....
03:00, 2019-06-01

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
04:00, 2019-05-22

UK Men’s Basketball to Stream Live NBA Draft Show on Thursday LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the Kentucky men’s basketball program enjoys another life-changing night for a handful of NBA Draft hopefuls on Thursday, Big Blue Nation will be able enjoy a UK-draft-focused live stream for the inaugural Kentucky Basketball Draft Show, Presented by Bluegrass Hospitality Group. ...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a game. Here’s more from Monday’s sport...
12:01, 2019-05-28

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won’t go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager. Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of commun...
22:17, 2019-06-05

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 season Friday night with a twin bill that includes the ...
08:34, 2019-05-25

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
04:00, 2019-05-22

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

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-22

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experiences, as detailed in this article from The Ringer ...
21:34, 2019-05-30

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toronto Raptors....
00:00, 2019-06-02

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program’s offensive coordinator and helped develop the team’s guards. He also had assistant jobs at ...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
18:34, 2019-05-29

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Natalie Halcro Laughs About Her Basketball-Playing First Boyfriend With the Relatively Nat & Liv Cast Natalie Halcro has a type! The fashion-savvy social media influencer--who E! audiences might remember from her time on WAGS--recounts her earliest dating memories in this hilarious......
15:51, 2019-05-31

Several Minutes Of Horrendous Basketball Result In Warriors Surviving Game 5 Game 5 was anything but pretty. The first half was defined by Kevin Durant’s triumphant return, and then Kevin Durant’s disastrous re-injury. The second half was defined by one transcendent three-minute stretch from Kawhi Leonard, and then three minutes of ridiculous, frantic, slapstick mutual failu...
14:51, 2019-06-11

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walter, 38, was fatally shot late Saturday as he left his truck in front of his Menifee home, with his 13...
21:00, 2019-06-06

Teen calls out LeBron James in epic basketball battle It’s late May, and LeBron James is playoff-less. So this will have to suffice. The King found himself head-to-head with a teenager in an impromptu 3-point competition over the weekend, while watching his oldest son “Bronny” take part in a Los Angeles basketball tournament. “I...
01:17, 2019-05-28

The Bachelorette Surprises Jed With a Basketball Dream Date in Sneak Peek Hannah Brown who? In an exclusive sneak peek of Monday's episode of The Bachelorette, Jed the musician gets a one-on-one date that appears to blow his mind just a little bit. Or a......
15:51, 2019-05-31

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-19

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball coach killed in car crash The University of Wisconsin said Sunday that the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident....
08:34, 2019-05-27

NBC Sports: Richardson gets prison time in college basketball corruption trial TUCSON – Former University of Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was sentenced Thursday to three months in prison followed by two years of probations in college basketball corruption case, according to NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk’s Twitter account. Ex-A...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum released from hospital following stroke Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum, 82, will continue his recovery in a rehab facility after suffering his second stroke in two years.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-29

An ugly basketball game drove Gary Woodland to his golf calling PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This wasn’t Gary Woodland’s initial plan. Attaining greatness in basketball, not golf, was the central focus of Woodland’s dream. When he was leading his Shawnee Heights High hoops team in Topeka, Kan., to two state championships, Woodland had visions of starring at his belove...
18:34, 2019-06-17

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on Thursday....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Report: Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. to instead play professionally Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. will play professionally rather than for the Commodores, 247Sports.com reports.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-06

Top college basketball prospect RJ Hampton chooses New Zealand pro team over NCAA "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
14:17, 2019-05-29

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
14:17, 2019-06-02

College basketball's biggest winners and losers after the NBA draft deadline The early entry withdrawal deadline for the NBA draft expired this week. While some college basketball teams got star players to return, others are losing big names. USA TODAY Sports examines the winners and losers.        ...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
04:34, 2019-05-25

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take proper care of our health and fitness. The best way to...
18:17, 2019-05-21

DowDuPont to take $800 mln-$1.3 bln charge in second quarter DowDuPont Inc said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
13:51, 2019-05-29

College Basketball Trial Reveals a Shoe Box Full of Cash and Other Recruiting Secrets Still in its first week, the trial has already lifted the veil over the shadowy world of recruiting — offering detail that is rare and, because of video surveillance by the F.B.I., remarkably vivid....
04:00, 2019-05-22

That time the Warriors tried to draft girls' basketball star out of high school Denise Long of Union-Whitten had one of the most storied prep careers in Iowa history, but nothing prepared her for being drafted by the NBA in 1969.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-18

Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend RJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to happen.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

The NCAA Graciously Allows Kansas' Silvio De Sousa To Return For Another Unpaid Season Of Basketball Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will not have to sit out for a second consecutive season as the NCAA announced Friday that his appeal against the association was approved. The decision came just hours after the Jayhawks officially appealed the NCAA’s two-season suspension on Friday, almost as if the ...
11:51, 2019-05-26

Jalen Rose: Michigan basketball hiring Juwan Howard squashes any Fab Five beef Jalen Rose and Chris Webber haven't been on the closest of terms in recent years. But that might change now that Juwan Howard is coach of Michigan.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-23

Five-star basketball prospect RJ Hampton announces he'll play professionally in New Zealand RJ Hampton, a five-star prospect, announced his decision to play professional basketball overseas and forgo his NCAA eligibility on Tuesday.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-28

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard hopes to mend ties between school, Fab Five Juwan Howard was introduced as the next men’s basketball coach for the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday and expressed the desire to mend the ties between the program and the Fab Five....
20:51, 2019-05-31

College basketball's three-point shot moving back to international distance An NCAA rules committee approved the move of the three-point line in college basketball back to the international distance of 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Wisconsin men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore conscious, up and walking Howard Moore has been hospitalized since Saturday after a horrific accident in Michigan that killed his wife and daughter.        ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Opinion: Hiring Juwan Howard as Michigan basketball coach is a major risk Juwan Howard returns to Michigan basketball with no head coaching experience and no track record of recruiting, which is a major cause for concern.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Zion Williamson invited to USA Basketball camp, has chance to make World Cup roster The projected first pick in the 2019 NBA draft has been invited to compete at the August camp and has a chance to make the World Cup roster.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Rivian's electric trucks can charge each other If electric cars are ultimately batteries on wheels, shouldn't you have the option of charging one EV with another? You will with Rivian's truck and SUV. Company chief R.J. Scaringe told The Drive in an interview that "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging wi......
13:34, 2019-06-09

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore killed in crash The wife and daughter of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore were killed in a head-on collision Saturday. Moore and his son have been hospitalized.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-26

Packers coach Matt LaFleur suffers torn Achilles tendon playing basketball Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur will be confined to a cart for the remaining organized team activity sessions and mandatory minicamp.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Charge dismissed against officer whose gun fired at school FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A charge has been dismissed against a Michigan police officer whose personal gun accidentally fired into the floor of a high school gymnasium as he watched a wrestling tournament. WHMI-FM reports the dismissal followed a plea agreement for Flint police Lt. M...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day. Prosecutors charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with elder abuse, battery and violating his oath of offi...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Here's why your iPhone takes longer to charge in summer Have you noticed that your iPhone -- this also applies to most other smartphones and tablets too -- takes longer to charge during summer? Here's why, along with what you can do about it....
23:34, 2019-06-10

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
18:17, 2019-06-17

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
16:00, 2019-05-29

Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape said Tuesday that her initial complaint charged she was a victim of "aggression," or "physical violence," by the player, though they added that doesn't mean authorities couldn't pursue a pros...
17:34, 2019-06-05

Lawyers say ‘aggression’ was initial charge against Neymar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape say her initial complaint charged she was a victim of “aggression,” or “physical violence,” by the player, though they adds that doesn’t me...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decided not to pursue charges against Officer Anthony W...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it should impeach Trump....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preceding fresh polls....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month prompted p...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Charge Your iPhone Faster With This $9 USB-C to Lightning Cable [Exclusive] Third party USB-C to Lightning cables can finally get Apple’s MFi blessing for faster charging speeds (50% in 30 minutes on the latest iPhones!), and we’ve got an exclusive deal that brings one down to $9, the best price we’ve ever seen for any of these cables....
17:00, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Boston defensemen lead charge in Game 1 BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 11 p.m. Forty-nine years after Boston’s Bobby Orr flew through the air following his Stanley Cup-clinching goal against St. Louis, Bruins defensemen Connor Clifton and Charlie McAvoy played a huge role in a Game 1 win over th...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea to take charge of Juventus Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus. The former Napoli coach has joined Serie A champion Juventus on a three-year contract to replace Massimiliano Allegri. Sarri won the Europa League with Chelsea, beating Arsenal in his final game in charge last mo...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Kosovo prosecutors charge ethnic Serb with war crimes PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have issued war crimes charges against an ethnic Serb suspected of killing and torturing ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war. A statement Monday said the suspect, identified only as Z.Dj., had been part of a Serb paramilitary group in Peja, 85 kilometer...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has pleaded guilty to a separate gun charge. Billy Ray Turner entered his plea in a Memphis court Monday before the scheduled start of his trial on charges of possessing a weapon as a convicted felon. Shelby...
01:34, 2019-06-18

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
23:51, 2019-06-15

Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn self in on groping charge NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will turn himself in to New York City police on Thursday to face allegations he groped a woman at a Manhattan night spot, his lawyer said. Gooding, the Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire” is expected to face a charge stemming from an alleged incid...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Australian police charge suspect after four killed in Darwin Australian police charged a 45-year-old man with four counts of murder on Thursday after a gunman killed four people in the northern city of Darwin this week....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
00:34, 2019-05-22

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked global outrage....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing—magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “We need to get drugs and drug use out of criminal consideration and into medical consideration,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) told The Post on Saturday, after a...
00:00, 2019-06-09

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS An ex-U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying on Friday accused a security service investigator of subjecting him to threats and asked a court to have the man removed from his case, the TASS news agency reported....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after 2 crashes, if the jets are allowed to fly again....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Kenyan court stops abuse of office charge against top judge A Kenyan court said on Friday that the deputy chief justice at the country's highest court cannot be prosecuted for abuse of office in a case brought against her last year, saying police failed to follow correct procedure in gathering evidence....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Birmingham City sack Garry Monk after 15 months in charge • Pep Clotet appointed caretaker head coach• Club say they want ‘a fresh and modern philosophy’Birmingham City have risked an angry backlash from their supporters by sacking Garry Monk. In a announcement that made little sense on the face of it, yet also came as no real surprise amid a backdrop of u...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth on Tuesday for an initial hearing and that he̵...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Military Court Allows Karambir Singh To Take Charge As New Navy Chief A military tribunal on Wednesday allowed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as the new Navy chief on Friday as it deferred hearing on a petition challenging his appointment by nearly seven......
11:17, 2019-05-29

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As New Navy Chief Before being appointed as the Navy Chief, Karambir Singh served as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam....
14:17, 2019-05-31

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Home Minister BJP chief Amit Shah stepped into his new role today as he took charge as the country's Home Minister, two days after he took oath for the first time as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra......
10:00, 2019-06-01

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-25

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Penguin rebuts charge of antisemitism against author Pedro Baños Publisher’s review of How They Rule the World, accused of prejudice in its coverage of the Rothschilds, finds book ‘robust’ but not antisemiticPenguin has undertaken a “thorough” review of one of its books, Spanish colonel Pedro Baños’s How They Rule the World, after allegations of antisemitism were...
16:51, 2019-06-11

Woman stopped for driving toy truck drunk escapes DUI charge WALHALLA, S.C. — A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police as saying that instead they charged 25-year-old Megan Holman with public intoxication. They say they spotted her cruising dow...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, in exchange for one to three years in prison. Manh...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Gary Woodland holds off Brooks Koepka charge to win US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he’s got this. Koepka, trying to match a 114-yea...
18:34, 2019-06-17

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia on spying charge complains of threats A former U.S. Marine held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Friday he had been threatened by a Russian investigator and harassed in custody, accusations that added to strains in U.S.-Russian relations....
20:17, 2019-05-24

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said on Wednesday.Kendrell ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Even Under a Coal-Loving Leader, Australia Is Leading the Charge for Renewables In Australia, record-breaking rooftop solar installations are helping the country increase its renewable energy generation. By 2030, renewables could make up more than half the electricity generated in the land down under, according to an analysis out Wednesday from a team of researchers.Read more.....
03:01, 2019-05-30

Nuns lead charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
23:51, 2019-05-22

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
21:17, 2019-05-29

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Texans end pursuit of Nick Caserio after Patriots' tampering charge The Texans won't try to land Nick Caserio for the general manager vacancy after the Patriots filed a tampering claim against them.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Nitin Gadkari Takes Charge Of Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday took charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, his portfolio in the 2014 cabinet....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and batt...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Tennis: Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in February...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump after he leaves office. The California senator ...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Man Utd after Sir Alex Ferguson was like trying to charge an iPhone with a Nokia charger, says Anders Lindegaard "Sean Dyche has made one obvious lesson very clear to me," says former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard. "An ugly lesson. Football owes you nothing!"...
18:34, 2019-06-09

Battle Charge is the 2nd season of Apex Legends: new guns and characters coming Battle Charge, Season 2 of Apex Legends is coming on July 2, and it's complete with a new weapon, a new character and new ways to play.This announcement came at the EA Play event on the eve of E3, and Respawn is looking to make this season more jam-packed with content than the lackluster Season...
20:51, 2019-06-08

Mueller report witness to remain jailed on child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to remain jailed while he awaits trial on a charge of transporting child pornography. U.S. Magistrate Ivan Davis said at a detention hearing Friday in Alexandria that 60-year-old Lebanese...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Zara owner Inditex splits off CEO role, Isla stays in charge The world's biggest clothing retailer Inditex said on Thursday it would split its current dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla leading the company as chairman and appointing COO Carlos Crespo as the new CEO....
20:17, 2019-05-23

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
09:34, 2019-06-14

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
20:51, 2019-05-31

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
09:51, 2019-06-13

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to clarify the charges it is seeking, particularly regarding foreign banks it has no jurisdiction over....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
03:00, 2019-05-24

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Framingham, pleaded guilty Tuesday. He faces up to 20 years in...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Four face murder charge over 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines plane Four people murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people        ...
19:34, 2019-06-19

'Not an option' to charge president with crime, says special counsel Robert Mueller US special counsel Mueller has said his office did not determine whether President Trump committed a crime. Mueller did say there had been a systematic attempt to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election....
22:00, 2019-05-29

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that live on in “flames.” But this season, perhaps more...
05:17, 2019-06-12

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
14:17, 2019-06-07

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed making this a requirement and is leaving it up to carri...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report The defending-champion Patriots have alleged the Texans violated the NFL's anti-tampering policy in connection with Houston's GM vacancy.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case South Africa's antitrust tribunal concluded on Wednesday that it has no powers to charge foreign banks being investigated in an exchange-rate rigging case unless they have a presence in the country....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda Coun...
01:51, 2019-06-16

Stan Lee's ex-manager appears in court after charge he defrauded the Marvel legend Keya Morgan, former manager of late Marvel icon Stan Lee, made his court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after charges of elder abuse.        ...
18:34, 2019-05-27

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Centre Creates Jal Shakti Ministry, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Takes Charge A new Jal Shakti Ministry, in which the erstwhile ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation will be merged, has been formed with BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
13:17, 2019-05-27

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
14:51, 2019-06-03

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end. Trudeau was responding to an official inquiry report issued Monday on a problem he called shamefu...
19:34, 2019-06-03

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
09:34, 2019-06-04

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that started this awareness day, Wear Orange, says firea...
20:51, 2019-06-07

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:17, 2019-06-18

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
00:00, 2019-06-13

The 2019 Audi E-Tron Makes a Strong Case for Choosing Charge Speed Over Range It’s 2019 and the electric luxury car scene is finally starting to grow and diversify. The 2019 Audi E-Tron—Audi’s first fully electric mass-production vehicle—is the latest competitor to step in, offering the German automaker’s take on a plush and practical EV. Audi’s first effort here is solid, es...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face indecent assault charge in Boston court Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali is due in a Boston court on Friday to face a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Duncan Hunter's wife pleads guilty to corruption charge; faces up to 5 years in prison The wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on Thursday in federal court to one count of corruption in a case that has cast a shadow over the congressman’s career....
21:34, 2019-06-13

Former UCLA gynecologist faces sexual battery charge as school launches probe: report A former staff gynecologist who worked at the University of California Los Angeles turned himself into authorities Monday after being charged with sexual battery and exploitation in connection with the treatment of two patients at a university facility. ...
11:00, 2019-06-11

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
08:34, 2019-06-19

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city and two in the county, all gun-related. That’s...
19:34, 2019-06-14

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened fire Sept. 6, 2018, in the bank building’s l...
08:00, 2019-06-13

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief...
01:34, 2019-05-29

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
17:51, 2019-05-21

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
15:17, 2019-06-07

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the floor. The discourse surrounding Golden State’s f...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-25

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard no possession to catch his breath. Almost every trip down the floor, he’s relied upon to create som...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Lebanon Dispatch: Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Ujiri shoved one of its deputies and nudged him in th...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysian Flight MH17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysian flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-19

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’s visit Wednesday appears to be the first gun-focu...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
15:51, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas over the weekend....
00:51, 2019-06-04

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
07:17, 2019-05-30

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
17:00, 2019-06-15

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of violence has been arrested on suspicion of the exe...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
15:51, 2019-06-03

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
06:17, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found shot to death on the 800 block of Cecil Avenue, acc...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
15:34, 2019-06-09

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
01:00, 2019-06-13

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement Tuesday that due to the latest wave of violence that broke out on April...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-05-28

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, two more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Two more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial information indicates that it continues to be cartel violence and two more are reported dead as a result of th...
21:17, 2019-06-14

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
03:17, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is the first Pima baseball player named NJCAA All-Ame...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
07:00, 2019-06-02

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
10:34, 2019-06-12

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their...
17:51, 2019-06-14

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
14:17, 2019-05-29

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a privileged, white family. How do I correlate that?”...
23:34, 2019-06-19

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metadata, and make sure the record plays smoot...
23:51, 2019-06-12

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State's Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
15:51, 2019-05-29

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
09:51, 2019-06-14

'Rainbow Six Quarantine' is a three-player co-op zombie shooter Ubisoft really, really loves the Tom Clancy brand. Alongside Breakpoint, The Division 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and a new mobile game called Elite Squad, the publisher is working on a co-operative shooter called Rainbow Six Quarantine. The campaign is se......
02:34, 2019-06-11

DeMarcus Cousins is now Warriors’ most intriguing player: ‘F–k them’ If nothing else, DeMarcus Cousins is direct. “F–k them,” he told reporters about those who were critical of the time it took Kevin Durant to come back from a calf strain. “F–k them.” After missing just over a month with the injury, suffered against the Rockets in ...
21:51, 2019-06-11

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
12:17, 2019-05-31

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:51, 2019-05-29

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
11:00, 2019-05-22

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remains on the Bills Wall of Fame, served nine years for...
09:17, 2019-05-22

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
00:51, 2019-06-06

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying he was 13 when, at the time, he was only 11. This ...
00:17, 2019-06-06

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and fai...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But during the last 15 years or so, that wasn't always t...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Rainbow Six Quarantine Announced, A 3-Player Co-Op Game At its E3 press conference Monday afternoon, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Quarantine, a cooperative shooter that might be familiar to Kotaku readers. It’s also got a horror twist....
23:01, 2019-06-10

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
21:17, 2019-05-24

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
16:17, 2019-06-16

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
12:17, 2019-06-01

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence against the prominent reporter, a human rights group said Sunday. Police refuted claims that Ivan Golunov was beaten after his Thursday arrest; his lawyers ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement started last November.Several had lost an eye or l...
04:01, 2019-06-03

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-06-18

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels peace officers who Cuomo says can be reassigned thank...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:34, 2019-06-17

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied expectations and seen a dramatic decline in gun hom...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
01:17, 2019-06-19

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
03:17, 2019-06-06

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
13:17, 2019-06-06

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

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark “Charlottesville No. 2” during a gay pride festival over the weekend. Chief James Craig said Monday that five people among about 15 white supremacists were legally carryi...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
00:01, 2019-06-16

The Latest: EgyptAir flight to Sudan canceled amid violence Egypt’s national airline says it has canceled a flight to Sudan’s capital amid an attack by security forces on a protest camp in Khartoum that has killed at least 13 people...
15:17, 2019-06-03

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:34, 2019-06-03

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks.Researchers reviewed tho...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credible threat. In the span of a week, officials say 12...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
23:51, 2019-05-29

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, Kyle Lowry says the Warriors executive who shoved him in Game 3 should not be allowed to be part of ...
08:34, 2019-06-07

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh....
18:17, 2019-05-23

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of the New York Jets. The team also promoted Ian Cunn...
04:01, 2019-06-14

J.J. Watt Is Engaged to Pro Soccer Player Kealia Ohai J.J. Watt is "the luckiest man in the world." After dating for over three years, the Texans football star got down on one knee to ask for Kealia Ohai's hand in marriage. And,......
08:51, 2019-05-27

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. He is the first Angels player to accomplish the fe...
05:51, 2019-06-14

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
03:01, 2019-06-02

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits up Thursday at the College World Series. Here̵...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the rapes of two more women. The judge ordered jurors...
08:17, 2019-06-11

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
14:17, 2019-06-01

Andre Iguodala says he thinks Stephen Curry is the second-best NBA player ever Stacy Bengs/AP Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala called Stephen Curry the second-greatest NBA player ever. In an INSIDER poll conducted in March, an overwhelming majority of Americans chose Michael Jordan as the NBA "G.O.A.T." followed by LeBron James. Only 2% of Americans voted Curry as...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Yankees can’t afford to make DJ LeMahieu a bench player So many of them come to New York and the stage is too big for them, the lights too bright. Their knees knock and their legs turn to jelly. And then there’s DJ LeMahieu. Another one making Yankees general manager Brian Cashman look like a genius. The most unheralded former batting champion you will e...
22:17, 2019-06-01

Former St. John’s baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John’s baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program’s skipper, has died. He was 74. The university announced Monday in a statement...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolitano in the close season."...
15:17, 2019-05-22

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his Las Vegas apartment this year....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard, and today we're answering (again) by reprising o...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manchester United.Jamie Jackson: Did you feel betrayed...
11:17, 2019-06-03

Former NFL player Aaron Brown accused of striking daughter A former NFL running back smacked his 11-year-old daughter during a scuffle earlier this month in Texas, authorities said. Aaron Brown, 31, who a member of the Cincinnati Bengals’ preseason roster in 2012, struck the pre-teen twice at her paternal grandmother’s Houston apartment on June 10, local st...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Wings re-sign AP Player of the Year Megan Gustafson NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Wings have re-signed AP Player of the Year Megan Gustafson. She was drafted 17th by the Wings, but was one of the final cuts from the roster before the season started. With injuries depleting Dallas’ roster, the Wings were able to sign the former Iowa star. She land...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Norway Might Have Won The Whole Thing, If Only They Hadn't Alienated The Best Player In The World The situation with Norway’s women’s soccer team is like something out of the Iliad. In this analogy, the World Cup is the Trojan War, the Norwegian team is the heavily armed but nonetheless overmatched Greek army, and Ada Hegerberg is Achilles, the Grecian hero of otherworldly abilities who very wel...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerjee's government, sources said. The state BJP had......
16:00, 2019-06-09

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
23:51, 2019-06-11

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-05-30

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:51, 2019-06-18

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians can lead to violence.A report published by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday found that 78% of Amer...
17:34, 2019-06-19

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive crowds marched against plans to allow extraditions to China....
22:34, 2019-06-09

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane solutions like mediation, according to WBAL. “If they re...
21:34, 2019-06-03

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
22:34, 2019-06-19

Virginia Beach shooting: Booker and Warren seek focus on all gun violence Democratic candidates make case for gun control reform in terms of reducing overall death tollAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on Friday, some contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sought to present the case for gun control reform in terms of ...
04:01, 2019-06-03

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
15:51, 2019-06-15

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
15:51, 2019-06-15

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
18:00, 2019-06-10

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
16:51, 2019-05-21

A college softball player went to the hospital after her own teammate's throw hit her in the face A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter....
11:51, 2019-05-26

South Koreans Say Sorry To China As Player Celebrates With Foot On Trophy South Korea's victorious under-18 footballers apologised to "all the people in China" after a picture emerged of one of their players celebrating with his foot on the Panda Cup....
09:17, 2019-05-30

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
03:34, 2019-06-11

NFL’s ‘great white heroes’ need to support Colin Kaepernick: ex-player A former Super Bowl champion said Thursday top white NFL quarterbacks should pick up where Colin Kaepernick was forced to leave off and begin kneeling for the national anthem to bring awareness to perceived racial and social injustice. Martellus Bennett, who won a Super Bowl with the New England Pat...
22:17, 2019-06-01

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
09:51, 2019-05-22

Former St. John's baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 Former St. John's baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as a coach, has died        ...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Tottenham 0-2 Liverpool: Champions League final player ratings Joël Matip was strong in defence and helped create Liverpool’s second but Harry Kane brought little to the table for TottenhamHugo Lloris Conceded after two minutes and, although blameless, sometimes appeared ill-at-ease. Made a decent save from Alexander-Arnold. 6 Continue reading......
03:00, 2019-06-02

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. NCAA spokeswoman St...
22:34, 2019-06-08

José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain player, dies at age of 35 • Sevilla announce that Reyes has died in a car accident• Winger earned 21 international caps for SpainJosé Antonio Reyes, the former Arsenal and Spain footballer, has died in a car accident at the age of 35, Sevilla have announced.“We couldn’t be confirming worse news. Beloved Sevilla star José Ant...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Kevin Anderson: ‘One tennis player coming out might open the gates for others’ The world No 8 on his fierce campaigning streak, how he was shaped by apartheid – and tennis’s long road to equality‘I try not to get too political,” Kevin Anderson says as he winds down at the end of a rainy day at the National Tennis Centre. “But coming from South Africa, where apartheid was a hug...
15:51, 2019-06-16

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
05:51, 2019-06-10

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last...
16:51, 2019-06-11

World Cup 2019: Shoaib Malik, Pakistan Player To Watch Out For When it comes to the World Cup or tournaments of that magnitude, it is always the seasoned players who make a difference. Shoaib Malik will be a key player for Pakistan in World Cup 2019....
14:00, 2019-05-30

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
00:34, 2019-06-07

Ex-NBA player Terrence Jones clotheslined after low blow during game overseas Terrence Jones, who played for three NBA teams over six seasons, was involved in one of the most bizarre on-court altercations you'll see.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
10:17, 2019-06-11

Celtics' Horford will decline player option, become free agent Boston Celtics center Al Horford is expected to decline his $30.1 million player option for the 2019-20 season and become an unrestricted free agent....
18:17, 2019-06-18