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"Gross Abuse Of Power": Lawmakers Write To PM Against Indira Jaising Raid

Over 20 members of parliament on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting the Central Bureau Investigation's (CBI) raids against senior lawyer Indira Jaising and her husband Anand......

'Gross Abuse Of Power': Lawmakers Write To PM Against Indira Jaising Raid

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Bar Association Of India Condemns CBI Raids On Indira Jaising, Anand Grover The Bar Association of India (BAI) Monday condemned CBI searches at the residence and offices of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, saying they amount to an "assault" on the......
01:34, 2019-07-16

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
20:34, 2019-07-12

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Game of Thrones' Indira Varma: 'All I was being offered was women undressing' She was ruthless Ellaria in the TV epic. As she appears in a Noël Coward comedy, the actor talks about her dreams of returning to mime – and why sticking with her name may have hurt her career‘People always talk about that scream,” says Indira Varma over salad and strawberries at the Old Vic theatre...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Starbucks’ new Tie-Dye Frappuccino is yellow and gross Starbucks’ new Tie-Dye Frappuccino is a confusing miasma of misguided choices. The drink, which launched its five-day limited run Wednesday, looks like someone put the essence of Rainbow Brite into a blender with Yellow No. 5 food dye, then tried to make amends by plopping a dollop of whipped cream ...
01:00, 2019-07-11

GROSS AUGH BLECH EWWWWWW I don’t know the details behind this photo of Donald Trump lunging in at Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in Iowa on Tuesday. Frankly, I don’t want to know. The picture itself is horrifying enough....
00:51, 2019-06-13

A$AP Rocky Arrested for Gross Assault in Sweden A$AP Rocky was arrested for gross assault in Sweden on Wednesday. According to the Swedish Prosecution Office, the arrest took place around 1:00 a.m. The rapper is currently in......
17:34, 2019-07-03

Starbucks UK gross profits fall 21% in 2018 The UK division of Starbucks Corp on Thursday reported a 21% profit decline in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018, as higher costs more than offset modest revenue growth. * Starbucks UK's gross profits fell to 56 million pounds in the year, the company said in a statement. Revenu...
22:51, 2019-06-27

How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of his family, he carries their memory as he's on the verge of stardom....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
01:51, 2019-06-19

Airport security bins are gross; these antimicrobial replacements might help Airport security bins carry more viruses and germs than other areas of an airport, according to one study.        ...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
11:51, 2019-06-04

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
16:17, 2019-06-14

How to Write in Cursive I type all day. I swipe and tap on my phone. I scribble notes to myself on paper. I’m happy with my mostly-digital life. But every now and then I’ll get a handwritten note—from an old lady, usually—and I find myself wishing I practiced cursive more often. Those old ladies can write....
23:51, 2019-06-12

Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of ‘gross violations’ against dissenters In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduro’s security forces allegedly torture members of the oppositionThe UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezuela, as horrific details emerged of the injuries inflicted on a navy captain allegedly tortured to de...
21:34, 2019-07-04

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's legislature wanted democracy for the financial hub....
21:00, 2019-07-02

They'll Let Pretty Much Anyone Write a Book, Huh How would you feel if I told you that Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the latest in a long, ignoble line of liars to vacate the role of Trump press secretary, is going to work on a book? Would you be shocked? Excited? Utterly devoid of any feeling whatsoever?...
06:34, 2019-07-01

How to Write a Professional Twitter Bio Should your Twitter account reflect your personal life, or your professional expertise? Arguably, the answer is “both”—but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to balance the two identities....
19:17, 2019-06-18

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
10:17, 2019-07-17

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
22:51, 2019-06-20

‘Interesting’ but ‘gross’: Jeff McNeil’s up-close view of Joey Chestnut’s win Jeff McNeil spent his day off watching another master of his craft. The Mets’ All-Star infielder/outfielder was at Coney Island on July 4, serving as a judge for the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, and watching Joey “Jaws” Chestnut win the crown for the 12th time by scarfing down 71 hot dogs...
02:51, 2019-07-06

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim that crime writers are partly to blame shocked me. ...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were so skinny, I could wrap my thumb and pinky finger around them with room to spare. I wanted to bottl...
02:51, 2019-07-19

How to Write a Great Cover Letter A few weeks ago a close friend of mine posted a job on Facebook that was available in her office that just happened to be a perfect match for a different friend of mine that’s looking for a new job. I passed the info along to friend number two and connected them together....
12:17, 2019-07-01

Harlan Coben: 'I cry a lot when I write – I need to cry more when I’m reading' The thriller author on the book that explains why writers are ‘plain nuts’, and the William Goldman novel that started him on his career pathThe book I am currently readingTwo at the moment: The Wych Elm by the great Irish crime writer Tana French: lyrical, suspenseful, unpredictable. And every year...
11:34, 2019-06-14

Did Jane Austen write the first seaside novel? The author visited the new resorts of Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, and is rumoured to have had a holiday romance. Did she also create a new genre with Sanditon, her strange final work?Sanditon, abandoned unfinished in March 1817, four months before Jane Austen died, is set in a fictional fishing village...
19:51, 2019-07-22

How to Write a Glassdoor Job Review Without Giving Yourself Away There are some jobs you just want to warn others about. Maybe you had a boss that micromanaged your every move, or your pay remained embarrassingly low despite your stellar work ethic. For any number of reasons, you may feel compelled to write a review and share your salary on one of the many online...
16:17, 2019-07-23

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Police officer who sawed and smashed through man's windscreen is guilty of gross misconduct A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a man's windscreen with a knife after mistaking him for a drug dealer committed gross misconduct, an investigation has found....
11:34, 2019-06-15

Report: Former WWE Wrestler Tyrus Sent Gross, Incoherent Texts To Co-Host Britt McHenry Last month, The Daily Beast reported that former WWE wrestler Tyrus had been removed from his position as co-host of a streaming show on Fox Nation because he had sexually harassed co-host Britt McHenry. Today, the Huffington Post is reporting that Tyrus’s harassment took the form of disgusting and ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Charges Levied By Banks For Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Payments Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - which manages the RTGS payments system - has announced an extension in the timings applicable to RTGS transfers by one-and-a-half hours....
20:51, 2019-05-29

Twitter rebuilds website for ‘write once, run everywhere’ philosophy Twitter today began rolling out a new version of Twitter.com, which impacts the front end and the back end, and has been years in the making.Read More...
19:34, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Coty to restructure, write down $3 bln in assets Coty Inc said on Monday it would overhaul its operations and write down about $3 billion in value of its brands acquired from Procter & Gamble Co in 2016....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Longtime Hearst CEO scores deal to write memoir A taciturn 86-year-old man seen as the bridge between the world of Hearst founder William Randolph Hearst and the modern multi-media giant it is today has a memoir slated to hit this fall from Simon & Schuster. “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and i...
15:00, 2019-06-18

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Korea’s state-r...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
03:17, 2019-06-12

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when researching how to take the gender bias out of the empl...
15:34, 2019-07-09

David Nicholls: ‘Could I write a book that had no love story? I don’t know if I’d want to’ One Day made his name – and the nation cry. Now Nicholls is back with Sweet Sorrow, set over the summer of 1997. He talks about his Bafta win and why he’ll never tire of romanceWith the neat timing of one his books, David Nicholls’s new novel Sweet Sorrow is published exactly 10 years after One Day,...
16:34, 2019-07-08

Kansas City Radio Chud Kevin Kietzman Ousted Following Gross Andy Reid Comments Sweaty Kansas City radio hot-taker Kevin Kietzman was pulled from his show this week, after clumsily referencing the drug abuse and 2012 death by overdose of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s oldest son in order to make a point about Reid’s performance as a football authority figure. Kietzman made the c...
03:00, 2019-06-29

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appearing to suggest only white males can write 10,000-wo...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Here’s how you punch Keanu Reeves in the face, and then write a song about it In Netflix's 'Always Be My Baby,' Randall Park's Marcus punches the real Keanu Reeves in the face, and then performs an amazing song about it.        ...
04:01, 2019-06-01

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Neoliberal pundits want to write off Bernie Sanders again. That's no surprise | Kate Aronoff The same media outlets that failed to predict Trump are pushing their status quo-friendly narrative on the Democratic raceBernie Sanders’s presidential campaign is collapsing. Or at least that’s what a passing glimpse at the country’s leading national news outlets would have you believe.A recent CNN...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Give me a break! How to write the perfect out-of-office email | Arwa Mahdawi If, like me, you want some uninterrupted time off, writing an effective message is essential. Here are a few strategies to tryIt’s summer-holiday season – which means it’s out-of-office (OOO) email season. Chances are your inbox is already filling up with messages from people who are away from their...
13:51, 2019-07-03

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach to write Margot Robbie's Barbie movie According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. and Mattel have somehow convinced Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach—two legitimately talented and accomplished people—to write that Barbie movie with Margot Robbie. Gerwig is even being “eyed” to direct the film, which (no offense to Mattel or Gerwig or the generatio...
02:01, 2019-07-16

We Write the Songs event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the past 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to write book about her time in White House: report Well, that didn’t take long. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is reportedly planning to write a book about her time in the White House. The former press secretary stepped down Friday after serving nearly two years in the Trump administration. Sources told Axios over the weekend that Sanders wants to mov...
09:00, 2019-07-01

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality....
17:34, 2019-05-21

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users streamline the process: A brand-new Gmail predictive text feature will now auto-write passionate replies to ardent love letters from your suitors.Wow,...
10:51, 2019-06-06

How to Help Immigrants During an ICE Raid Last week, President Trump confirmed rumors that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would conduct raids across the U.S., affecting immigrant communities in cities like New York, Houston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In response, many immigrants’ rights advocates and organizations have curbed th...
20:00, 2019-07-18

CBOE TO LIST CBOE S&P 500 BUY WRITE INDEX OPTIONS INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (1/10th value) options (ticker symbol BXO). The new options contract is expected to begin trading on September 23. The CBOE S&P 5...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Biker gang raid: What do we know about Al-Salam-313? In a dawn raid, some 500 police officers stormed 43 properties in eleven cities across the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. What exactly do we know so far about the group that was targeted? DW investigates....
07:34, 2019-05-23

What Happens After an ICE Raid? Explaining the Deportation Process With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works....
23:17, 2019-07-16

NYPD sorry for '69 raid at Stonewall gay bar New York City's police commissioner has apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn that catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement. (June 6)        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Trump to delay ICE's 10-city immigration raid President Donald Trump on Saturday said he will delay for two weeks raids of illegal immigrants scheduled to start in 10 cities in an effort to work out a solution in Congress....
00:34, 2019-06-23

NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid on Stonewall Inn gay bar Commissioner James P. O'Neill apologized Thursday on the New York Police Department's behalf for officers' actions in 1969 clash with gay men during a raid on the Stonewall Inn....
22:00, 2019-06-06

The Man Who Started the Area 51 Raid Says Things Have Gotten a Little Spooky The guy who started the Area 51 Facebook group has spoken, and he thinks things have gotten out of hand. Matty Roberts of California, the person who says he’s behind the meme finally gave an interview with KLAS-TV on Wednesday. Not only is he afraid of the FBI, Roberts said, but he thinks thin...
20:34, 2019-07-18

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief William Scott told the San Francisco Chronicle on Frida...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. (May 24)        ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Reporter gets property returned after police raid A San Francisco reporter is challenging a raid of his home office in which his work equipment was seized. Police say Bryan Carmody can retrieve the seized equipment, but the legal issues remain unresolved. (May 21)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

At least 95 dead after assailants raid Mali village Assailants raided a central Mali village early Monday, killing at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists, government officials said....
00:34, 2019-06-11

Israel upgrades its air-raid warning system JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has overhauled its air-raid warning system in order to minimize disruptions to the general population. The army said on Wednesday that it is has divided the country into 1,700 alarm zones, up from the current 255 zones. Ariel Blitz, head of public prepar...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ getting big celebrity boost Everyone wants to “see them aliens” — even internet celebrities. When a Facebook event planning a “raid” on Area 51 popped up online, more than 1 million people pledged their online support to see what goes on in the mysterious military base. The joke attack is set to take pl...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Can you really raid Area 51? And are there aliens? 7 questions answered Two Area 51 experts explain all you need to know about the Nevada Air Force base after a joke Facebook event promises to "storm" and raid Area 51.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Final Fantasy XIV's New Raid Bosses Bring The Pain It’s been two weeks since Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion launched. That’s been enough time to explore and complete the exciting story, and players have been eager for more. The latest raid content, Eden’s Gate, released today, offering a handful of difficult boss fights and an intrigui...
06:51, 2019-07-17

'S*** happens': Child's death in Philippine drug raid shrugged off A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs has defended the killing of child during a police raid as "s*** happens"....
19:34, 2019-07-04

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
02:34, 2019-05-29

German police raid suspected Islamists' homes The raids in the western cities of Düren and Cologne came after credible tip-offs were received by police. Two men have been taken in for questioning, according to German media....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Bungie is making 'Destiny 2' raid races more competitive Destiny 2's World First raid races are supposed to provide glory and rewards to anyone with a sufficiently committed fireteam, but that's not how it works in practice -- and Bungie wants to level the playing field. When the shared-world shooter's Se......
23:17, 2019-05-24

'We stand ready': US air force warns against 'raid' on Area 51 More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets"....
02:01, 2019-07-17

The Raid's Jon Taslim to chill out as Sub-Zero in the new Mortal Kombat movie That new Mortal Kombat game is really good, and just like every other time that public opinion on an old media property has swung back into the “positive” range, it’s time now for another bad movie adaptation. We first heard about that back in May, with Warner Bros. announcing that James Wan would b...
06:00, 2019-07-10

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said....
09:17, 2019-07-05

How the Area 51 Raid Meme Became the Biggest Joke in the Galaxy People organize events on Facebook all the time. But rarely do 1.5 million RSVP to attend. Yet that’s what happened when three pseudonymous users created an event to “storm Area 51,” the secretive military base in southern Nevada that has long been associated in the pop culture ima...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday and shot dead four people, a security source said - at least the fourth attack on Christians in the past month....
20:51, 2019-05-26

NYPD commissioner apologizes for 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday apologized to the LGBTQ community for the 1969 police raid at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn that sparked riots and served as a catalyst for the modern gay rights movement. “I’m certainly not going to stand up here and pretend to be an expert at what ha...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk County Police Department descended on two homes in ...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local officials and community activists asking whether the probe should be taken over by an independent third party. The Harris County District Attorney’...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia's public broadcaster says she has "grave concern" about a police raid on the corporation's headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghanistan....
17:34, 2019-06-07

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:17, 2019-06-04

Belgian monks resurrect brewery 200 years after French raid GRIMBERGEN, Belgium – Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years. The abbey, whose emblem is a phoenix with the Latin motto “Ardet nec consumitur,” meaning “Burned but not destroyed,” was ransacked and had its brewery smash...
03:17, 2019-05-22

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
03:01, 2019-05-22

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s been an apparent uptick in “storming” e...
04:17, 2019-07-18

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north President claims UN staff member was camouflaged ‘to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid in the Serb-dominated north of the country that has caused international tensions.Moscow denounced it as a “provocation” ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Raid on Nets continues as Timberwolves nab assistant coach Prigioni The Minnesota Timberwolves came back for more. The team picked off a member of the Nets staff for the second time this offseason, nabbing Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach. Prigioni, 40, who served at Brooklyn’s player development coach, will instead focus on the Timberwolves’ offense...
22:00, 2019-06-07

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Destiny 2: Season Of Opulence - How To Unlock The Crown Of Sorrow Raid A new season of content has begun in Destiny 2, and this one has a raid that fans will want to jump into as soon as possible. Here's our guide for how to do just that....
20:17, 2019-06-05

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Australia public broadcaster head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster ABC says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story into possible war crimes in Afghanistan...
06:17, 2019-06-08

Russia, Serbia blame NATO for Kosovo police raid BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia and Serbia have blamed pro-NATO and Western influences for an armed raid by Kosovo police in the Serb-dominated north of Kosovo that raised tensions in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday that Tuesday’s incident was instigated by ...
15:00, 2019-05-29

2 cops shot, suspect killed during Westchester drug raid Two police officers were wounded — and a suspect killed — during a drug raid at a seedy Westchester motel, according to authorities and a local report. The pair — a Greenburgh police sergeant and a Dobbs Ferry officer — were part of a team taking part in the Monday night sting at the Ardsley......
18:34, 2019-06-04

Stonewall: NYPD apologizes for 1969 raid that sparked riots Action at Stonewall Inn that provoked resistance and catalyzed fight for LGBT rights was ‘discriminatory’ says James O’NeillNew York City’s police commissioner has apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn in the city, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.Commissioner James...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Admiral McRaven recalls talk with troops before Bin Laden raid: 'Just do your job' As a team of U.S. navy seals prepared to take down the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, Admiral William McRaven had some frank words for his troops....
01:17, 2019-05-26

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in Afghanistan....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, in a night raid on insurgents, government officials said.The group were in a car and s...
20:17, 2019-05-25

German police raid another Bitcoin-powered dark web marketplace German police have busted Chemical Revolution, a dark web marketplace, which allowed consumers to buy narcotics with Bitcoin. According to a press release issued by Germany‘s Federal Criminal Police Office, officers have made 11 arrests in connection with the operation.  Additionally, the statement ...
01:17, 2019-06-29

Nets raid Spurs again, land Andy Birdsong as assistant GM After having their brain trust slowly bled, the Nets have added two assistant general managers over Memorial Day Weekend, Andy Birdsong joining the recently hired Jeff Peterson with the same job title. Birdsong is another young mind whom Brooklyn GM Sean Marks has plucked off the Spurs tree, while h...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down his door and raided his apartment without probable cause. Police Chief Keith Humphrey said at a news c...
02:34, 2019-06-13

New York police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969 The New York Police Department on Thursday apologized for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and oppressive....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television....
11:51, 2019-05-29

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
19:17, 2019-07-17

Australia police raid homes, arrest 2 to foil terror plot Australian counter-terrorism police arrested two men Tuesday and raided six homes to foil what they say was a terror plot still in the planning stages....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons....
21:51, 2019-07-11

As Area 51 raid becomes a joke online, the U.S. Air Force issues a real warning Groom Road or 51 Road is a dirt road that leads from Nevada Route 375 to the restricted area known as Area 51 on June 27, 2010, near Rachel, Nevada. Jon Elswick / AP file By Jason Abbruzzese They want to believe. The viral phenomenon of a Facebook event calling for people to storm the Nevada militar...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, was gunned down along with another civilian and a police officer...
12:34, 2019-07-04

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
20:17, 2019-06-22

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Call to raid Area 51 draws hordes of alien hunters on Facebook Welcome to Rachel street sign on SR-375 in Nevada, also known as the Extraterrestrial Highway. Situated close to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51, Rachel is popular among UFO hunters. / Getty Images By Tom Metcalfe Area 51 may be facing an invasion. Half a million people have signed up for a F...
19:17, 2019-07-15

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as collateral damage, stating that “shit happens”.Ronald...
12:01, 2019-07-05

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Tom Hogue)...
07:17, 2019-05-29

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ amasses 1 million recruits, gets Air Force warning It’s “Mission: Impossible” meets “Mars Attacks” — and it’s going down at Area 51. An event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” appeared on Facebook earlier this month, urging alien enthusiasts everywhere to gather for a history-maki...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
22:34, 2019-07-05

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
21:00, 2019-06-06

San Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on reporter's home and office William Scott tells newspaper searches were probably illegalBryan Carmody raided over report on death of public defenderSan Francisco’s police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Italian police and FBI raid Mafia in Sicily with ties to Gambino family Italian police working with the FBI cracked down on a Palermo-area Mafia clan with ties to the U.S.-based Gambino organized crime family in New York....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

ICE director says he has 'green light' to carry out deportations amid raid postponement Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan said he still has the "green light" to carry out deportations after President Donald Trump postponed raids in multiple U.S. cities. ...
23:00, 2019-06-23

Armoured Mewtwo Pokemon Go: Release time, Raid Counters, Moves, Stats, Max CP and more Niantic is adding Armored Mewtwo to Pokemon Go in a new update later today - here's everything you need to know about how to take on this newly armored Raid Boss...
22:00, 2019-07-10

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that inspired what became the modern gay pride movement....
03:17, 2019-06-07

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Wednesday and a journalist’s home Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Trump revives ICE raid threat, blasts judge who ruled against border wall President Trump vowed Saturday to “immediately” appeal a judge’s ruling blocking funding for his border wall, while reviving threats to proceed with stalled deportation raids as soon as a week from now....
16:51, 2019-06-29

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Sudan security forces raid opposition group office ahead of protest Sudanese security forces raided the head office of a leading opposition group on Saturday, a day before huge protests that are planned to demand a transition to civilian rule, witnesses and a spokesman for the group said....
00:34, 2019-06-30

EU Commission anti-trust inspectors raid grocery retail sector in France The European Commission said on Wednesday its anti-trust inspectors had raided the premises of two companies active in the grocery retail sector in France on May 20 on concern they broke EU antitrust rules prohibiting cartels....
09:51, 2019-05-22

'Death by a thousand cuts': Trump raid delay prolongs migrants' agony After the president postponed planned Ice enforcement operations, leaders and activists said they would not drop their guardOn Saturday, communities around California braced for mass raids on migrant families that have received deportation orders, an operation Donald Trump announced earlier in the w...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Boris Becker's ex: I was so scared after Wimbledon Prowler raid I moved to a hotel The estranged wife of tennis legend Boris Becker has revealed how falling victim to the notorious Wimbledon Prowler left her terrified in her own home, as the prolific thief faced being handed a long prison sentence today....
23:34, 2019-06-21

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Area 51: A travel guide for the person who signed up for the raid but isn't ready to storm the gate Everyone's talking about Area 51 because of a satirical Facebook page where a million actual people signed up to storm the Nevada site to "see them aliens."...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Navy SEAL admiral reveals his biggest fear during planning of the bin Laden raid Charles Dharapak/AP Images Adm. Bill McRaven was the head of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound. US intelligence identified the compound in Abbottabad in 2010 where Osama bin Laden was thought to be hiding; the SEAL Team 6 carried out...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
11:51, 2019-05-23

John McDonnell accused of tax raid on Londoners over proposed lifetime gifts levy John McDonnell was accused of a tax raid on Londoners today after claims that eight in 10 homes would be hit by a planned levy on children given property by their parents....
16:34, 2019-07-01

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement....
00:00, 2019-06-07

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked like the lux supercars but really had Chevy engines inside. Spurred by overseas complaints from the Italian companies behind the authentic autos, police in t...
02:00, 2019-07-19

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement scheduled to begin Sunday are set to target about 2,00...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in a vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Area 51 raid: Bud Light says free beer for 'any alien that makes it out' As a joke Facebook event to "storm Area 51" grows to almost 2 millions RSVPs, Bud Light says it'll offer free beer "to any alien that makes it out."       ...
15:34, 2019-07-19

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 appeared first ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Federal police raid ABC News in Sydney over 'Afghan Files' stories alleging unlawful killings by Australian special forces Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published information from classified leaked military documents....
17:17, 2019-06-05

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
13:51, 2019-07-19

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveill...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream of cases that arrive every day from around the world. Monsignor John Kennedy, head of the discipline section of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Fai...
19:34, 2019-06-21

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the sprawling Coney Island Rail Yard and the Michael ...
02:17, 2019-06-07

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. The legislation would replace low-level criminal charges with civil tickets similar to a parking ticket. It would also create a process for expu...
14:34, 2019-06-21

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
06:51, 2019-05-30

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

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was found guilty last month of 46 charges of indecent as...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
11:51, 2019-07-09

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. David was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Cochis...
23:34, 2019-07-17

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

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
23:51, 2019-05-29

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

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? An expert in pain treatment at the University of Kentucky, Brown led a panel of outside experts advi...
03:34, 2019-07-23

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
17:51, 2019-07-18

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti. That’s according to lawyers who filed the class-action lawsuit on behalf of ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors Gen...
23:34, 2019-05-24

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
15:51, 2019-07-01

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
16:17, 2019-06-18

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
00:17, 2019-07-14

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended After Abuse Inquiry The NFL won’t suspend star Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was the subject of a league investigation into allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son....
20:00, 2019-07-19

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She established V-Day in 1998, ...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, report...
22:34, 2019-06-13

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already have sued Ohio State , alleging it knew of concerns...
01:34, 2019-06-05

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized “abuse of export control measures” on...
16:34, 2019-05-21

10-year sentence for participant in abuse of caged woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man jailed in mid-2016 will serve roughly seven more years behind bars for his role in horrific physical and psychological abuse of an autistic woman who was held captive in a cage in rural Louisiana. Twenty-four-year-old Jody Lambert tearfully apologized to the victim in federa...
20:17, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations made by a woman who claims his former deputy lured h...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Preparing to sue, ex-Boy Scouts recall abuse by unit leaders NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of men across the U.S. are signing up with lawyers to sue the Boy Scouts for damages related to sex abuse they claim to have suffered at the hands of scout leaders. The expected wave of litigation poses a financial threat to the Boy Scouts that could trigger bankruptcy. For ...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was convicted last year. The case involved a girl who was younger than 12 when the alleged abuse occurre...
16:34, 2019-06-16

'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 yearsFor nearly four decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has documented the effects of domestic violence on abuse...
11:34, 2019-06-20

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
11:00, 2019-06-15

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

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

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr. James Heaps, alleging he touched her inappropriat...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt Lake City home, his half-sister, Rachel Jeffs, told...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Delivery Man Who Rescued Girls From Alleged Abuse Honored LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police say Buede was delivering a pizza to an area motel...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

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

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
01:34, 2019-05-31

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
16:51, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. James Heaps entered the pleas Monday to two counts ...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
19:51, 2019-06-07

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
18:17, 2019-05-25

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warrant. Morgan was charged earlier this month wi...
02:00, 2019-05-26

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this culturally conservative country....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
15:17, 2019-06-28

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In remarks opening the four-day meetin...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward. Dr. James Heaps pleaded not guilty Monday t...
08:17, 2019-06-11

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court. The lawsuit says the abuse occurred in 1...
15:51, 2019-06-28

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
22:00, 2019-06-08

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
18:00, 2019-05-22

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care....
15:00, 2019-05-24

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
16:34, 2019-07-18

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
10:34, 2019-05-25

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
19:34, 2019-07-01

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
19:51, 2019-07-03

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinister plot” to take financial advantage of him and s...
19:34, 2019-06-05

The Latest: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0027 resolve."...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto Torres, of Frederick County, was indicted by a gr...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s response to clergy sex abuse, but also from insiders who n...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formally accused of sexually abusing two seminarians. Prosecutor Maria Soledad Filtrin said Thursday that she appealed the decision by a local judge to lift...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
12:51, 2019-07-20

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did not have an attorney listed in court records Wedn...
11:34, 2019-07-04

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
15:51, 2019-06-12

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential election, faces a hostile parliament dominated by...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
19:34, 2019-07-12

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
11:51, 2019-07-12

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
11:51, 2019-07-12

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:17, 2019-06-11

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough....
14:17, 2019-06-12

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday preventing defendants from using the so...
01:34, 2019-06-05

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
02:34, 2019-07-10

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry their baby to term through in-vitro fertilization. I...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany’s legislative session Friday. The new director, ...
01:51, 2019-06-22

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Days After Win, War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
02:34, 2019-06-04

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
18:51, 2019-07-10

BJP Had Called 2 TDP Lawmakers "Andhra Mallyas". Now, A Warm Welcome The BJP, fresh from a gigantic win in the national elections, got a further boost as four of the six parliamentarians from N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) joined it on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-06-21

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
10:17, 2019-06-02

In "Discipline Sessions", PM Modi's Advice For BJP Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised BJP parliamentarians to "attend parliament regularly" and focus on their constituencies in the first of a series of meetings in the backdrop of controversies......
08:17, 2019-07-04

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic State....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold narrow majorities in the House and Senate. Budget bil...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception Tuesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee,...
04:17, 2019-07-17

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conserva...
01:17, 2019-05-30

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
14:34, 2019-05-29

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
16:34, 2019-07-18

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain’s departu...
11:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia's military....
03:17, 2019-07-19

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Congress, winning the recently-held bypolls as BJP......
14:51, 2019-05-28

Cooks, crooks and videotape: Europe's new lawmakers From a TV chef and stand-up comic to a man in jail and a former prime minister famed for raunchy mansion parties, the new European Parliament features no shortage of less than run-of-the-mill lobby fodder....
20:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
03:51, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to ge...
18:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
00:17, 2019-07-19

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:17, 2019-05-24

UK’s May finds Trump tweets about lawmakers ‘unacceptable’ A spokesman says British Prime Minister Theresa May thinks President Donald Trump used “completely unacceptable” language in his tweets about four Democratic congresswomen...
19:00, 2019-07-15

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t understand why all of this is happening to her. The f...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Kansas Christian school founder acquitted of child sex abuse OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The co-founder of a suburban Kansas City school has been found not guilty of child sexual abuse charges. Fox4KC reports 49-year-old Dennis Creason was acquitted Tuesday on several counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. Creason and his wife, of Bonner Springs, co-fo...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orleans Advocate reports the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office settled the federal lawsuit again...
17:00, 2019-06-11

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consider a proposal making it easier to expel churches t...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
03:17, 2019-07-19

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News have obtained reports on abuse of minors at a Yuma Border Patrol station. NBC News NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held ...
23:00, 2019-07-10

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
20:34, 2019-05-21

O.J. Simpson case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows In a letter that surfaced after her 1994 death, Nicole Brown Simpson detailed the violence that framed her marriage to O.J. Simpson. In the 25 years since then, spousal abuse has moved from a private matter to a public health concern. Crisis hotlines in the U.S. receive 20,000 calls a year about dom...
21:51, 2019-06-12

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest. A Superior Court panel on Tuesday reinstated the woman’s lawsuit alleging the diocese and...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital. The Stockton Police Department said in a statement that the boy was found ...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verdict this week against Peter Dalglish, a year after...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty plea to a single charge of disorderly conduct throu...
18:34, 2019-06-04

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
10:51, 2019-06-03

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
07:17, 2019-06-05

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that the BSA was inaccurate when the organization said in...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
07:17, 2019-05-26

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female players, following allegations published by the G...
13:17, 2019-07-03

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
11:17, 2019-06-06

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
23:34, 2019-06-08

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

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
18:51, 2019-07-04

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by millions. And also in the form of some other, more depressing stuff, as with the charges of alleged m...
02:00, 2019-05-26

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light. The toxic legacy of child abuse gets minimal atte...
12:34, 2019-07-17

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Nursing assistant found guilty of patient abuse appeals DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has found a nursing assistant guilty of simple assault and patient abuse in covering the mouth of a 92-year-old patient at a nursing center and recording it. Nineteen-year-old Samantha Siegel, of Portsmouth, was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail on the misdemeanors, ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild, now in her 30s, told ABC News. “I was 14. I had ...
22:00, 2019-07-08

Former Carlisle City Clerk Charged With Theft, Abuse Of Public NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -A former Carlisle city clerk is sitting in jail on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. An indictment says that Ann Brierly stole more than $10,000 from the city of Carlisle over the course of five years between 2013 to 2018. Brierly was removed from her positio...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Two women in New Mexico, where Epstein owns a ranch, have accused him of sex abuse Two people have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse in New Mexico, where the multi-millionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’s attorney general told The Post. The two alleged victims, whose names were not released, have been ...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
11:51, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando were initially found guilty for child abuse and kidn...
23:51, 2019-06-10

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

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Police investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse.Lee died in November, at the age of 95. He was a co-creator of ch...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepresented the sexually abusive histories of Father Don...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines during an assembly that ended Thursday. The text wasn&#...
19:17, 2019-05-23

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

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
06:01, 2019-06-14

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
00:34, 2019-06-11

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

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking and retaliatory activities against former members....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without nonstop scrutiny from the media, lawmakers and ...
11:34, 2019-07-11

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

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday comes after an investigatio...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Police checking whether Indiana dairy farm abuse was coerced FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor says investigators are looking into whether an animal rights group worker coerced employees at a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm into the abuse of young calves that was captured on undercover video. Newton County Prosecutor Jeff Drinski says a witness has co...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
09:17, 2019-07-12

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents relating to the abuse of children and vulnerable adul...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops The Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland's Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
15:17, 2019-06-14

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of time victims of child sexual abuse have to sue their...
16:00, 2019-07-21

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimum permissions without compromising their functionality “We’re requiring extensions to only request a...
11:00, 2019-05-31

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
05:34, 2019-05-30

New Jersey cop’s infant daughter suffered ‘pattern of abuse’ before death The New Jersey cop accused of fatally beating his infant daughter had nine skull fractures from ongoing abuse, court documents said. Daniel Bannister, a Ewing Police Department officer, was charged with the murder Thursday of his 3-month-old daughter Hailey, NJ.com reported. The months-long investig...
03:00, 2019-07-20

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
06:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
05:17, 2019-05-23

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Professional Responsibility Mat...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Bevin Writes To Lawmakers To Outline Changes To Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up in a special legislative session. The proposal aims...
14:00, 2019-06-06

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
22:34, 2019-07-11

In Setback For Chandrababu Naidu, 4 Lawmakers Of His Party Join BJP Four of the six parliamentarians in Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party today joined the BJP. This evening, the Rajya Sabha members met Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the chairman of......
15:34, 2019-06-20

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
13:17, 2019-07-16

U.K. Lawmakers Raise Pressure on Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
16:34, 2019-05-23

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
12:17, 2019-05-25

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
02:17, 2019-07-02

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
22:00, 2019-05-26

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
07:34, 2019-07-03

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. Two hundred lawmakers voted Tuesday against the coalition led by the Social ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
02:17, 2019-07-13

The Latest: German lawmakers pass migration bills BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The German parliament has approved a package of laws reforming the country’s rules on asylum and migration. The laws passed Friday included a government-proposed bill intended to make it harder for failed asylum-seek...
18:00, 2019-06-07

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
17:17, 2019-05-25

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers The four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in Parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, that could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
17:00, 2019-06-07

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
21:34, 2019-07-16

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
00:34, 2019-07-13

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
12:17, 2019-07-07

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur......
11:51, 2019-07-03

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
13:17, 2019-07-08

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-05-23

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
21:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
20:00, 2019-07-17

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups...
18:00, 2019-06-13

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
19:34, 2019-07-04

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:17, 2019-05-25

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
02:51, 2019-05-23

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:34, 2019-07-10

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:51, 2019-05-21

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
15:34, 2019-07-19

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jersey-born hoops stars were invited by Assembly Major...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
13:17, 2019-05-22

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
16:17, 2019-07-07

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
19:17, 2019-06-12

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
00:17, 2019-06-01

How Much Your Data Is Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of ...
21:34, 2019-07-19

UK lawmakers back gay marriage, abortion access for NIreland British lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and expanding abortion access in Northern Ireland if the assembly there doesn’t reconvene by Oct. 21...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
23:17, 2019-05-28

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations....
18:51, 2019-07-19

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms...
18:51, 2019-07-14

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
03:17, 2019-05-22

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
08:00, 2019-06-01

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legislators. “I think it was a confused ruling. And I do...
17:51, 2019-06-11

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
22:17, 2019-07-09

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday....
20:17, 2019-05-21

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:17, 2019-07-11

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Lawmakers impede next UK leader’s path to a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers have put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking up children in cages as if “they were animals.” “I’m here today because I don’t want any more little angels to suffer the way Mariee did and...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to delay action on annual legislation to fund congressio...
17:00, 2019-06-11

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
09:01, 2019-06-24

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
20:00, 2019-05-21

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

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

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victims as a “sex cult.” The alleged neglect...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend's alleged abuse victims for "sullying his image" in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland"....
14:17, 2019-07-04

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just that morning she had been sexually abused. When her...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Police honor pizza delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark Buede was honored Tuesday by the Lexington Police Department. Police say Buede was delivering a pizza to an area motel last...
12:34, 2019-06-19

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they believe the attacks are the result of router-leve...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “We are broken-hearted and angry,” said the ...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Justin Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual misconduct allegations have helped raise his profile....
21:51, 2019-06-21

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan Shearer, the Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier a...
04:00, 2019-05-24

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Rams’ Aaron Neary suspended 4 games; substance abuse cited NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Aaron Neary has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The NFL said Friday he can participate in preseason practices and games. Neary is eligible to return to the activ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
06:00, 2019-06-10

Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck’s murder accused of domestic abuse by wife The estranged wife of the man arrested for allegedly murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck claimed he terrorized her during their marriage — slashing her with a butcher’s knife and threatening to kill her. Mother-of-four Tenisha Jenkins Ajayi, 35, is still legally married ...
15:51, 2019-07-01

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
03:17, 2019-06-15

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
10:34, 2019-07-18

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

‘Abuse Is a Pattern.’ Why These Nations Took the Lead in Criminalizing Controlling Behavior in Relationships At first, it seemed sweet. Natalie Curtis’s boyfriend called her dozens of times a day, keen to hear every detail of what she was doing in her daily life: what she ate for lunch, who she saw at work. But she says the longer she spent with him, and particularly after they married in 2016, four ...
11:51, 2019-06-21

UK Minister Sajid Javid Recalls "Go Back" Abuse After Trump Tweets Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid on Friday recalled being told "to go back to where I came from" as a child, condemning extremist language after comments by US President Donald Trump....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death” on Wednesday. The allegations involving the ...
22:51, 2019-06-12

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

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Socialite accuses ‘coke-snorting’ ex of abuse in ugly custody battle A Manhattan socialite is waging a nasty custody battle with her allegedly abusive, coke-snorting estranged husband, court papers said. Julianne Michelle — a 34-year-old philanthropist and actress — claims her elevator executive husband, Karl Reeves, has a chaotic lifestyle that includes violence, dr...
22:00, 2019-07-02

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and calls to change the law....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Stan Lee's former manager charged with elder abuse against Marvel co-creator Prosecutors have filed multiple counts of elder abuse involving Stan Lee against Keya Morgan, alleging false imprisonment, theft and embezzlement.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Ajit Pai Is Still Withholding Facts About Location-Data Abuse From Fellow Commissioners Democratic commissioners at the FCC are still in the dark when it comes the agency’s ongoing investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ geolocation data, Gizmodo has learned.Read more......
01:51, 2019-06-20

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
03:51, 2019-06-20

Revealed: how Carl Beech, the serial child abuse accuser, became the accused The extraordinary story of how the man who said he was the victim of a VIP paedophile ring ended up on the run in SwedenCarl Beech made up VIP paedophile ring claims, jury findsPaedophile Carl Beech gave NSPCC talks to children about abuseOn a snowy bank overlooking an ice-covered river in the tiny,...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Animal rights group says Greece covering up Santorini donkey 'abuse' Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the "cruel" treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities....
02:51, 2019-07-17

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

Ex-Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse Was Killed After Placing Craigslist Ad, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses. Australian Cardina...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
23:17, 2019-07-09

Trump's rhetoric 'makes journalists vulnerable to abuse', says Amal Clooney Lawyer criticises US president at media freedom conference alongside Jeremy HuntThe lawyer Amal Clooney has joined the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, in criticising Donald Trump’s attacks on the media, saying the US president has emboldened individuals who wish to persecute journalists.“The country...
01:34, 2019-07-11