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Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse

Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through year...

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse

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New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate ...
23:34, 06/17/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and activist, has alleged that he was sexually abused as a child by a family friend.In his memoir Let Love Have the Last Word, he recalls a trip to his aunt’s ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

'Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone': Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury....
01:34, 05/31/2019

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...
02:17, 07/19/2019

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......
05:17, 05/31/2019

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing just another round of grandstanding to make peopl...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30)        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

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...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
04:17, 05/03/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. District Judge C.J. Williams sentenced former Iowa Barnst...
13:17, 05/03/2019

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’...
10:00, 05/24/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
17:17, 06/06/2019

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....
22:17, 05/24/2019

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
18:17, 06/08/2019

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, after charging him with sex trafficking. There,...
09:17, 08/03/2019

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...
22:00, 06/13/2019

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.        ...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what they believe is a first of its kind case for the state. Attorney Josh Gillispie says Thursday the church agreed...
03:17, 06/28/2019

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....
01:51, 05/31/2019

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...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers tried to remove a key provision. The women’s testimony on Monday comes after lawmakers quietly...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions....
07:00, 05/14/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s glossy women’s magazine Women Church World: a tit...
16:00, 05/08/2019

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...
15:17, 06/11/2019

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...
06:17, 07/16/2019

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, 05/30/2019

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....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to four counts of se...
22:00, 06/06/2019

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?...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
13:00, 05/09/2019

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, 06/08/2019

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
06:00, 08/21/2019

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.”...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
16:34, 05/29/2019

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
15:17, 06/06/2019

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...
10:51, 07/17/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million). The verdict came on Saturday after a mee...
16:34, 06/08/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
14:51, 05/09/2019

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....
07:51, 07/05/2019

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....
23:34, 07/09/2019

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 ...
11:51, 07/11/2019

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....
19:17, 06/13/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed feminist Eve Ensler, feels suspiciously like a therapy session. And I’m the patient. I should ha...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Kimmel rips GOP lawmakers with sexual joke after Mueller hearings Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel blasted GOP lawmakers on Wednesday night and made a sexual joke at their expense following the back-to-back Mueller hearings....
11:00, 07/25/2019

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....
13:17, 06/09/2019

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.        ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Critic’s PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold’ Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse Erin Lee Carr’s documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking effort to hold...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
20:34, 06/19/2019

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....
02:17, 06/20/2019

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
02:17, 05/30/2019

Paul Stewart: I lost my football identity when I went public over sexual abuse Former Spurs and Liverpool player revealed in 2016 that he was sexually abused as a child by a coachThe former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool footballer Paul Stewart has spoken of losing his identity as a footballer when he went public about the sexual abuse he suffered as a child.In 2016, Stewart,...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Vatican defends confessional secret as sexual abuse crisis stings The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
18:51, 07/01/2019

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....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Cardinal George Pell's conviction for child sexual abuse upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction,...
07:34, 08/21/2019

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
02:17, 05/18/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
21:17, 05/30/2019

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
02:00, 07/27/2019

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...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual 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......
13:17, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters on Thursday that Congress should be allowed to hear...
04:51, 07/12/2019

"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......
20:34, 07/11/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
23:34, 04/30/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victim’s Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims the rabbis “would inappropriately touch” his ...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
19:17, 05/26/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims the rabbis “would inappropriately touch” his ...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday."...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of online exploitation.Representatives of the four globa...
15:34, 05/13/2019

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse speak out in new doc on gymnastics scandal: 'It's just horrifying' Erin Lee Carr and Sarah Gibson were hearing rumblings of a doctor committing heinous acts to young female athletes when they decided to pick up their cameras and investigate. The filmmaker and producer soon became immersed in a nationwide scandal....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty of gang-raping a woman at the running of the bulls ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
04:17, 07/04/2019

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
07:00, 08/09/2019

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
08:34, 06/12/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
23:51, 05/17/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Tony Robbins Slams Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and Berating Abuse Survivors Tony Robbins, America's most famous motivational self-help guru and life coach, denies sexual misconduct and verbal abuse accusations lobbied against him in a BuzzFeed News report. On......
01:00, 05/18/2019

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
19:17, 07/16/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
19:34, 05/18/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with the previous two years, the report shows increase...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr., sister Kelley open up about childhood relationship: 'We saved each other' Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller shared stories about growing up, getting into trouble and being disciplined by dad Dale Earnhardt.       ...
03:17, 06/26/2019

There's Zero Chance Facebook's FTC Fine Stops Future Abuse, Lawmakers and Privacy Experts Say Sure, $5 billion sounds like a pretty big fine, and for most Americans, the size of it is difficult to fathom. But for a corporation as massive as Facebook, it represents only around three month’s worth of profit, a proverbial drop in the bucket.Read more......
01:34, 07/25/2019

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....
08:17, 06/05/2019

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduct. The school began investigating Heaps after rece...
09:17, 06/12/2019

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
20:17, 05/31/2019

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
04:51, 06/12/2019

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
17:51, 06/05/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
21:51, 08/10/2019

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction,...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sexual abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting allege that the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them documents relating to the court battle they are figh...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation found that Strauss abused at least 177 male student-...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN.  ...
07:51, 05/31/2019

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. According to the list, Friar Camillus Cavagnaro had claims...
04:34, 06/20/2019

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
23:51, 07/12/2019

New York Archdiocese lists 120 former clergy accused of abuse The New York Archdiocese, one of the largest in the United States, on Friday identified 120 former Roman Catholic bishops, priests and deacons who were accused of sexually abusing children....
20:00, 04/28/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
21:00, 08/14/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way to stay in touch with people outside of soci...
20:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
02:17, 08/10/2019

Syracuse, New York, diocese pays $11M to settle abuse claims SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has paid nearly $11 million to settle claims of clergy sexual abuse with 79 people, who are now prohibited from suing. The Post-Standard reports 85 of the 88 people who had applied to the Independent Reconciliation Compensation Program rec...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Prominent US Lawmakers Condemn Attack On Hindu Priest in New York Several prominent US lawmakers and community leaders have strongly condemned the attack on a Hindu priest in New York, asserting that there is "zero tolerance" for hate or bigotry of any kind in the......
13:17, 07/27/2019

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
00:51, 06/06/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn for ...
07:51, 06/11/2019

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
11:51, 06/20/2019

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Dozens of child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
15:34, 08/14/2019

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
11:51, 08/14/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
12:34, 08/15/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
19:17, 08/01/2019

Donald Trump denies a fresh accusation of sexual assault from New York magazine columnist Donald Trump has denied allegations made by a New York-based advice columnist that he sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s....
11:34, 06/22/2019

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
00:17, 08/01/2019

New York child sex-abuse victims demand release of ‘secret files’ on pedophile priests Child sex-abuse victims are calling on the New York Attorney General’s office to release the Catholic Church’s “secret files” on predatory priests, The Post has learned....
10:17, 07/28/2019

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today to demand that the Church of New York, all the Ca...
22:17, 07/15/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
00:51, 05/23/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
12:51, 05/14/2019

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Some Conservative lawmakers open to Corbyn Brexit talks: Sky Four senior lawmakers who are opposed to a no-deal Brexit are open to discussing the leader of the opposition's plan to try to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Sky News reported on Thursday....
12:34, 08/15/2019

State open government advocate fired for sexual misconduct The longtime head of the state Committee on Open Government has been fired for behaving in a “sexually inappropriate manner” toward a female reporter, according to a new report. Robert Freeman, 72, also had a “series of sexually suggestive email messages and photographic images” on his c...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
19:34, 07/01/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
20:34, 06/21/2019

Facebook open-sources image and video algorithms it uses to fight abuse Facebook open-sourced algorithms it uses to spot identical and nearly identical photos and videos, which it uses to fight abuse on its platform.Read More...
00:51, 08/03/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
17:34, 06/18/2019

Venezuela: Lawmakers wary as Trump aides leave open the possibility of sending US military Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Netflix's 'The Irishman' will open the New York Film Festival Martin Scorsese directing Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in a crime saga. If that weren't evidence enough Netflix is hoping for another major Oscars player with The Irishman, the movie will have a swanky world premiere when it opens the New York Film F......
00:51, 07/30/2019

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ to open New York Film Festival Martin Scorsese’s new gangster drama “The Irishman” will have its world premiere at the 2019 New York Film Festival, it was announced Monday. In the opening-night film, which is based on Charles Brandt’s book “I Heard You Paint Houses” about hitman Frank Sheeran, Robert De Niro plays Sheeran, Al Pac...
08:51, 07/30/2019

New York City Accuses U.S. Open Organizers of Underpaying Rent The city comptroller said the tournament organizers had improperly reported its revenue, and he called for a renegotiation of the lease for the tournament site....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Woody Allen's Rainy Day in New York to open Deauville film festival Romance whose release was cancelled by Amazon set to enjoy highest-profile platform to date, ahead of distribution in France, Italy and elsewhere A Rainy Day in New York, Woody Allen’s romantic comedy dropped by distributor Amazon in the wake of the #MeToo movement, is to open the Deauville American...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Erik Von Detten, Your Childhood Crush, Is Now a Dad The man you swooned over as a kid now has a kid. Disney heartthrob Erik von Detten--the dreamiest part about Brink and Princess Diaries--and his wife Angela von Detten recently welcomed......
01:34, 05/22/2019

AI can diagnose childhood illnesses better than some doctors Artificial intelligence has now been used to sort through medical history, lab tests, and symptoms and find a diagnosis for common and life-threatening paediatric diseases...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Bernal's childhood coach amazed by Tour win "Egan Bernal\u0027s childhood cycling coach Fabio Rodriguez always recognised him as a fine prospect but he never imagined his young student would one day be poised to claim victory in the greatest race of all, the Tour de France."...
19:51, 07/27/2019

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns such as Tiksi, where this photo was taken. It was...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
08:34, 04/29/2019

Rolling Stones review – swaggering into their second childhood MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New JerseyWith Mick Jagger’s recent heart operation clearly a success, the Stones sound better than they have in yearsIt seems like barely yesterday it was 2012 and the Rolling Stones were celebrating their 50th anniversary. But that’s how it is with this band. They...
11:34, 08/07/2019

A letter to … the childhood friend I fell in love with ‘Deciding to break ties with you was the most difficult thing I’ve ever done’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou were everything to me, once upon a time. Smart, funny, beautiful, talented, short-tempered and stubborn, thoughtlessly generous, and with a huge soft spot for an underdog. You were...
09:34, 05/25/2019

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34% keep something of sentimental value close to them while they sleep. The survey of 2,000 Americans looked at our...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Childhood mortality declining globally but disability on the rise (Reuters Health) - Children today are more likely to survive to early adulthood than they were in years past, but progress has been concentrated in higher-income countries and a growing number of kids worldwide are living with disabling health problems, a new study suggests....
21:17, 04/29/2019

The bid to save Velázquez’s childhood home inspired by … Shakespeare A visit to Stratford sowed the seed of author Enrique Bocanegra’s plan to transform the painter’s derelict house in Seville The light that pours into the twin patios of an old house near the centre of Seville reveals the familiar signature of time and neglect. Wood has rotted, plaster blown and pain...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Childhood friends marry 45 years after they were ‘forced’ to sit together in school Two childhood friends who “fancied each other” at school but never dated finally married after spending 45 years apart. Andrew and Karen Wilson, both now 59, were first introduced when they were “practically forced” together in first year at secondary school in 1971. The coup...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Speedrunners Helped Me To Better Understand The Weird Games Of My Childhood Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday at 11:30AM CDT and will be livestreamed on GamesDoneQuick’s Twitch Channel here. The event runs from June 23rd to the 30th and is raising money for Doctors Without Borders....
22:51, 06/23/2019

How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis Based on a study in mice, researchers now suggest that transient viral infections in childhood may facilitate multiple sclerosis development later in life....
15:51, 06/29/2019

Childhood adversity tied to sleep problems decades later (Reuters Health) - Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be more likely to have sleep problems in adulthood, a U.S. study suggests....
00:00, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can sue their alleged attackers. The proposal had deadlo...
05:51, 05/28/2019

Can team sports help teens overcome childhood adversity? (Reuters Health) - Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be less likely to have mental health problems in adulthood if they play team sports as teenagers, a U.S. study suggests....
05:17, 05/29/2019

‘Superfan’ buying childhood home of rocker Tom Petty GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A California real estate agent and self-proclaimed “superfan” says he’s extended an offer to buy the Florida home of rock legend Tom Petty. Kevin Beauchamp tells The Gainesville Sun he quickly made an offer of $175,000 for the nearly 1,200-square-foot home after...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
21:17, 07/15/2019

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
20:00, 06/04/2019

‘Super fan’ buying childhood home of rocker Tom Petty GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California real estate agent and self-proclaimed “super fan” says he’s extended an offer to buy the Florida home of rock legend Tom Petty. Kevin Beauchamp tells The Gainesville Sun he quickly made an offer of $175,000 for the nearly 1,200-square-foot (111...
17:00, 06/12/2019

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscre...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Tim Murtagh Realises Childhood Dream As Ireland Stun England Tim Murtagh enjoyed a remarkable return of five wickets for 13 runs in nine overs on the opening day of Ireland's first Test match clash with England and just their third in all....
07:00, 07/25/2019

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to s...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the president's own son-in-law was a "slumlord" there....
06:17, 08/02/2019

Rose McGowan prepares for Edinburgh show set in her childhood world Hollywood actress Rose McGowan will take Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences to a "freer place" with a show set in the imaginary world she escaped to as a child....
09:17, 08/04/2019

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
03:34, 06/13/2019

Why childhood sweethearts no longer measure up – and six other ways dating has changed A new study has found that online dating is now the dominant way heterosexual people find romantic partners. What else can we learn?For future generations, the question: “How did you and Grandad meet?”, will be answered with: “Tinder, obviously.” Within eight years, the internet has become the domin...
19:00, 07/22/2019

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of-the-art computer systems can match or exceed a human's high-resolution optical anatomy, training these m......
20:00, 05/21/2019

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Oral Infections In Childhood Associated With Cardiovascular Diseases In Adulthood: Eat These Foods F According to a recent study published in the Journal of JAMA Network Open, common oral infection in childhood is linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in......
09:17, 04/29/2019

'Concrete Genie' fights childhood bullying with illicit street art I like playing games where stuff blows up, be it vehicles, fuel canisters, enemy bunkers, or brainpans. Suffice to say, I was more than a little reticent to try out Concrete Genie, a game about overcoming bullying with street art, from studio Pixelop......
19:17, 07/30/2019

Childhood asthma cases decreased when LA cleaned up its air, study shows Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in.....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Memories of Childhood: Aesop’s Fables are as Relevant Today as They Were 2,600 Years Ago The Frog and the Mouse, The Fox and the Stork, The Boy Who Cried Wolf – these, and many other wonderful fables were a big part of childhood for many of us.  ...
06:34, 07/27/2019

Family memoir explores childhood of climate activist Greta Thunberg "Scenes from the Heart" is a memoir about Greta Thunberg and her family before she gained fame. Now available in German, the young climate activist's story will come out later this year in English....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Chip, Dale, your whole damn childhood apparently coming to the DuckTales reboot Real quick, let’s get this out of the way up top: How the fuck did the universe conspire to somehow get us to write not just one, but two separate Newswire stories about Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers in the summer of 20-goddamn-19? Are we trapped in the swing of some sort of irresistible nostalgia ...
06:17, 07/20/2019

See Why Natalie, Joel & Stephanie Halcro Get Choked Up During a Visit to Their Mom's Childhood Home It's a blast from the past for the Halcro siblings! Natalie Halcro, Joel Halcro and Stephanie Halcro return to their grandparents' old house for the first time since childhood in......
19:17, 05/30/2019

California defies Trump to ban pesticide linked to childhood brain damage The EPA had moved to ban chlorpyrifos under Obama, but the Trump administration reversed that effortCalifornia is banning a widely used pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children, a major victory for public health advocates who have long fought to outlaw the toxic chemical in the agr...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Escaping my messy childhood: ‘There were apple cores down the sofa and slugs in the sink’ Growing up, my parents’ home was filthy. Could I ever learn to love housework? Last Christmas, while I was visiting my parents at the house where I grew up, I watched Mum throw away some spice mix. Much of it missed the bin and the seeds, spices and herbs scattered about the kitchen floor. Mum didn’...
13:17, 06/15/2019

‘Little heroes’: Childhood cancer survivors reunite for powerful remission photo "I don't think these girls will ever understand just how powerful a simple picture of the three of them hugging has been," photographer Lora Scantling said....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Too Late To Die Young brings memories of an unusual childhood to transfixing life Set entirely at a commune nestled in the hills above Santiago, Dominga Sotomayor’s lovely, ramshackle coming-of-age drama Too Late To Die Young is one of those films so specific in its random details that it’s instantly identifiable as autobiography. On the festival circuit last fall, it wound up ov...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Google takes you inside Anne Frank's childhood home with Street View June 12th is the 90th birthday of Anne Frank, and to mark the occasion, Google is letting you step inside the childhood home of the diarist. A virtual exhibit in the Arts & Culture app and website takes you inside Merwedeplein 37-2 in Amsterdam.......
00:34, 06/13/2019

Lisa Rinna says daughter's mental health struggles were caused by childhood infection Reality TV star Lisa Rinna said Monday that her daughter’s recently revealed struggles with mental health were triggered by an “extreme” infection during her childhood years. ...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Janet Jackson opens up about Michael's legacy, dad Joe and her childhood in rare interview In a rare interview, pop icon Janet Jackson is opening up about Michael, Joe and growing up a Jackson – and how that will differ for her son, Eissa.        ...
23:00, 06/23/2019

On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Childhood Friends Meet With Students in Amsterdam (AMSTERDAM) — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank’s 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. Enjoying movies and cookies at Anne’s apartment meant “we didn’t think ab...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Kelly Ripa wins Throwback Thursday with epic childhood picture of her pigtails and bow Kelly Ripa proved she owns Throwback Thursday after sharing an adorable childhood picture of herself looking cute as a polka-dot button on Instagram.        ...
05:17, 07/27/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
17:17, 07/14/2019

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing a city offi...
16:36, 08/12/2019

Luke Perry's Daughter Shares Adorable Childhood Photos With Late Star Before Father's Day Luke Perry's daughter took to Instagram early on Wednesday to again pay tribute to her late father. The Riverdale and Beverly Hills, 90210 actor died in March at age 52 after......
22:34, 06/12/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
14:17, 06/05/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
06:34, 07/03/2019

New Jersey man found guilty of murdering childhood friend wants new trial over juror's 'LMAO' Facebook post The New Jersey man who was convicted of strangling a former high school classmate before throwing her body off a bridge wants a new trial after a dismissed juror who admitted on Facebook to being part of the jury, and writing "LMAO" about the case....
19:51, 05/16/2019

MSNBC's Matthews asks Harris how she didn't 'have hatred towards white people' after racist childhood experiences Chris Matthews asked Kamala Harris after the Democratic debate Thursday how she was able to move past racist childhood experiences and not “have hatred towards white people generally?”...
16:51, 06/28/2019

Pranks, Privacy and Lots of Pizza: Inside Ella and Alexander Clooney's Fun Childhood With George and Amal Gourmet pizza. Play dates with the royal family. That's just life when you are the kids of George Clooney. George and Amal Clooney are celebrating the second birthday of their twins......
14:34, 06/06/2019

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
23:17, 06/12/2019

Thiem wins Kitzbuehel title as 'childhood dream' comes true Dominic Thiem won his 14th career ATP title and first in Austria when he beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 7-6 (0), 6-1 at the Generali Open        ...
11:17, 08/04/2019

Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice Win Flashback Friday With This Childhood Photo Oh, fashion--how funny it can be. Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice just had a laugh. The newly married royal took to Instagram on Friday with the perfect snap for the day: a......
04:00, 07/13/2019

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they adhere to Project Athena's specifications. The tech giant first announced Project Athena at CES earlier t......
10:34, 05/08/2019

US National Security Adviser Bolton says US open to negotiations, all Iran needs to do is ‘walk through that open door’ JERUSALEM (AP) — US National Security Adviser Bolton says US open to negotiations, all Iran needs to do is ‘walk through that open door’...
10:51, 06/25/2019

McIlroy to skip Irish Open to focus on Open Championship "Rory McIlroy is set to skip the Irish Open at Lahinch in July to focus on the Open Championship in his native Northern Ireland later that month, the four-times major winner has said."...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
19:17, 06/10/2019

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
14:00, 06/10/2019

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it's transforming the UK's banking landsc...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
05:34, 06/13/2019

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
08:00, 08/07/2019

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....
00:51, 07/19/2019

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?...
13:17, 07/23/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said “there is zero evidence” to support lo...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
10:51, 07/17/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said they experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil......
01:51, 06/05/2019

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women suing Lyft said they were raped by their drivers in ...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
03:00, 08/06/2019

Canada to pay nearly C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading union and a workers’ organisation, which say employers at the event do not take the issue seriously ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment Allegations ‘deeply troubling’ – I believed my relationships were consensual, says opera starThe opera singer Plácido Domingo has been accused by several women of sexual harassment.Eight singers and a dancer said they were sexually harassed by the Spanish tenor in incidents that spanned three decade...
12:51, 08/13/2019

University gynecologist charged in sexual assaults A University of Southern California gynecologist has been charged with the sexual assault of 16 patients at the campus student health center. Dr. George Tyndall was arrested by Los Angeles police outside his home Tuesday. (June 26)        ...
04:17, 06/27/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you’re just trying to eat your god damn pizza fries. Read more......
04:00, 05/11/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
06:17, 06/27/2019

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And today the CTA tried to make it right by revising its ...
08:51, 07/17/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
20:51, 06/06/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not guilty.” There are few details available at this t...
00:34, 05/31/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. William Strampel was also convicted Wednesday of misconduct in offi...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:17, 05/01/2019

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
13:34, 05/25/2019

The key to avoiding sexual shame online: reveal it all first Foil sextortion scams, deepfakes and revenge porn by simply posting your own nude shotsA little while ago I got an email saying my computer camera had been hacked, they’d taped me watching “interesting” porn, and unless I transferred cash immediately, they’d send the video to all my contacts. Which ...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15 she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and judicial process, as well as, victim support once an as...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:34, 06/20/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
12:34, 05/31/2019

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
21:51, 07/15/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
02:17, 05/03/2019

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....
22:17, 05/22/2019

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...
19:00, 06/21/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
06:00, 05/14/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
17:00, 05/03/2019

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...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms across the country. Here are some of the things we’ve heard from our patients:...
19:51, 07/30/2019

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....
12:51, 05/20/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

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......
21:34, 06/03/2019

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....
01:00, 07/02/2019

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...
19:17, 06/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans saying they have been left in the dark....
04:00, 05/15/2019

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 people. And again just hours later, when another gunman killed nine at a p...
17:34, 08/20/2019

"Pak Must Refrain From Retaliatory Aggression": US Lawmakers On J&K Two powerful Democratic lawmakers have urged Pakistan to refrain from any "retaliatory aggression" against India and take "demonstrable action" against terrorist groups within its territory....
05:00, 08/08/2019

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...
06:00, 06/08/2019

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......
23:17, 07/13/2019

These 3 lawmakers know the secrets in Mueller's report The fate of Donald Trump’s presidency may hinge on Congress’ handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report — yet just three rank-and-file members of the House are allowed to view Mueller's confidential files. Democratic Reps. Val Demings of Florida, Eric Swalwell of California and John Ratcli...
04:51, 06/25/2019

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....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
03:51, 05/31/2019

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:34, 06/21/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering with physical evidence in connection to an incide...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman who was being choked and sexually assaulted early Saturday was saved when a bystander stepped in and scared off the attacker, police said. The victim, 20, had gone out for pizza and was walking back at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind her in front of Stuyvesant Oval in......
00:00, 06/30/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assistants are programmed to respond to verbal sexual ...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug. 26, 2017, Sierra Vista Police Department received...
06:17, 06/19/2019

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes        ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Georgia man’s sexual extortion case to go before grand jury TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn’t meet him for sex. The Tuscaloosa News reports 22-year-old Micheal Antonio Downing waived his preliminary hearing Friday, se...
09:17, 05/20/2019

‘Nothing Happened, Ever’: General Defends Himself Against Sexual Assault Claims Gen. John E. Hyten, who has been nominated to be the Pentagon’s No. 2 military official, said he did not sexually assault a subordinate colonel at the United States Strategic Command....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to even make it out of committee for a vote in that state’s Senate....
08:51, 05/18/2019

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct....
02:51, 06/17/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
05:17, 07/31/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent sexual assault on college campuses using group mes...
19:17, 05/21/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:51, 05/21/2019

'I believe the president': GOP stands by Trump on sexual assault allegation Republicans believe Donald Trump. They're not so sure about the woman.The president’s GOP allies in Congress are moving swiftly to dismiss new rape accusations against him, arguing journalist E. Jean Carroll is eager to promote her new book and that Trump’s denial of the alleged attack is credible.“...
02:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top general An Air Force investigation has found no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a senior U.S. military official said on Wednesday....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Florida Gators quarterback accused of sexual battery Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery last month though no criminal charges were filed, according to a police report obtained Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times....
23:51, 05/02/2019

Georgia man's sexual extortion case to go before grand jury A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn't meet him for sex....
13:51, 05/20/2019

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
03:34, 07/18/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
22:51, 05/28/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
11:34, 08/06/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
20:17, 07/28/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
01:17, 06/22/2019

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
08:34, 08/22/2019

MLB warns players against dangers of over-the-counter sexual enhancers MLB warns players against using gas-station sexual enhancersAt least two players have blamed failed drug tests on OTC pillsMajor League Baseball has warned its players about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at least two players have attributed their positive dr...
23:34, 08/21/2019

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from an online undercover investigation conducted by po...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. Brittany Zamora/ KPNX Accord...
01:51, 06/12/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins typing. Somewhere in France or one of its oversea...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
21:51, 07/01/2019

Sexual assaults spike in U.S. military, hit new record: Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arrested after a report indicated he was having a sex...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers and berating rape victims in a BuzzFeed New...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves has been acquitted by a jury of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Wisconsin reinstates Cephus after sexual assault acquittal Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus will be able to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges       ...
21:51, 08/19/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
02:34, 07/02/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Ringwald was sentenced to 25 years in prison f...
21:34, 07/19/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist arrested in Los Angeles on sexual assault charges Los Angeles police arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist on Wednesday on charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, authorities said, in a case that has already resulted in a $215 million civil settlement....
23:17, 06/26/2019

Hayne in court again in relation to alleged sexual assault NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has faced court after police laid a second charge in relation to the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a woman in September last year. The Australian Associated Press reported 31-year-old Hayne appeared Wednesday in the Newcastle Local Co...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Duterte signs law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he wouldn’t ‘rat’ someone out for sexual harassment Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling that he wouldn’t “rat” if he saw sexually harassment happening at the council’s offices, sources who were at the training said. The outburst came during the annual training when a lawyer asked the l...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
06:34, 08/21/2019

Georgia officer convicted of sexual misconduct with teens RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer faces at least 10 years in prison for enticing children on a military post to have sex. News outlets report 25-year-old Jeffrey Allen Allmond Jr. was found guilty of child enticement on Wednesday. He was arrested last August, a year after bei...
16:00, 06/27/2019

'I mentally rehearse what to do': the truth about sexual performance anxiety It’s not just about erections – from body confidence to chronic pain, people worry about sex for many reasonsThis piece appears in ‘The ultimate guide to sex and intimacy’, free with the Guardian in the UK on SaturdaySexual performance anxiety is a phrase often associated with men, conjuring images ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged...
23:34, 06/06/2019

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....
05:34, 06/05/2019

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...
02:34, 06/01/2019

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...
22:17, 07/22/2019

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 ...
18:34, 06/07/2019

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
18:34, 08/15/2019

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....
13:34, 07/09/2019

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...
09:51, 05/26/2019

2 ex-guards sentenced for covering up abuse of inmates MONROE, La. (AP) — Two former Louisiana prison guards will spend time behind bars for covering up abuse of inmates in 2016 when they worked at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana. The U.S. Justice Department says in a news release Wednesday that 34-year-old Demario Shaffer of Delhi was sen...
01:51, 05/16/2019

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...
15:00, 06/12/2019

California to review LA archdiocese’s sex-abuse response LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California attorney general’s office will review how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles handled allegations of child sex abuse. The Los Angeles Times says Attorney General Xavier Becerra notified Archbishop Jose Gomez of the review in a letter Thursday asking ...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after his controversial plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes in 2007....
17:00, 08/20/2019

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...
20:34, 05/24/2019

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....
00:34, 05/30/2019

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...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Biles: 'No manual' for healing from scars of abuse Simone Biles was emotional as she described how tough it has been "coming back to the organization that has failed you" in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal....
06:34, 08/08/2019

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Allin-Khan was appalled at the sight of sick and dying children separated from their parents when she ...
21:51, 08/03/2019

Disgraced NYPD cop on probation arrested for sex abuse A disgraced NYPD cop who is on probation for a perjury conviction last year was arrested for undressing a woman while she slept in his car, The Post has learned. Ex-detective Kevin Desormeau, 35, was charged with sexual abuse last week in connection to the April 7 attack in Midtown, authorities said...
05:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
11:51, 06/11/2019

Key points of Vatican law on reporting sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis on Thursday issued a new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and cover-up, outlining investigation procedures when the accused is a bishop or religious superior....
13:51, 05/09/2019

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....
21:51, 07/08/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
22:34, 05/14/2019

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 ...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man faces sentencing Thursday in federal court for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused. Jody Lambert of Amite pleaded guilty in October to a federal civil rights charge. He’s the latest to be sentence...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a systematic way. Digital abuse may be many things: ha...
05:00, 08/16/2019

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......
16:00, 07/18/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov. J.B. Pritzker asked the University of Chicago...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases The head of the international umbrella group of nuns said Thursday that religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy, but that their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports that during sentencing Wednesday in the Salt Lake Ci...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child....
00:17, 07/03/2019

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...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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....
01:00, 07/10/2019

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....
22:17, 06/23/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its separation from the European Union...
16:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel prepared to approve a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based grants. That’s part of the budget bill passed ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Snake chases Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber Lawmakers in Nigeria's Ondo state have postponed sessions indefinitely after a snake was found in their chamber, a spokesman for the legislators said....
21:17, 07/29/2019

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,...
03:51, 07/17/2019

Lawmakers demand Labour take anti-Semitism seriously LONDON (AP) — Some 90 senior members of Britain’s opposition Labour Party have urged the group’s leader Jeremy Corbyn to expel a lawmaker accused of being an apologist for anti-Semitism. The demand came soon after the party lifted its suspension of Chris Williamson, a lawmaker who had be...
17:51, 06/27/2019

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...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
23:51, 08/10/2019

Day After Karnataka, 2 BJP Lawmakers Vote With A Congress Government Two BJP legislators voted in favour of a bill of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh today. It was a quirky reverse for the party, whose leader, hours ago, spoke of bringing down the......
17:00, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber.At least one lawmaker was taken from the cham...
11:51, 05/11/2019

NY lawmakers vote to let inmates use phone before solitary ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates sent to solitary confinement would get to make a phone call first under legislation heading to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing the Democrat-led Legislature. Under the bill, inmates would also be allowed to make one phone call per week while held in i...
22:00, 05/09/2019

PM Modi To Address Two-Day Orientation Programme For BJP Lawmakers A two-day orientation programme for the 303 newly elected BJP legislators and the 78 Rajya Sabha lawmakers will be organised on August 3-4 in Parliament library building. The aim is to impart training......
17:17, 07/30/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our......
17:51, 05/01/2019

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....
15:51, 05/29/2019

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....
04:00, 07/19/2019

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...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Congress Expels 14 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Fourteen Congress lawmakers, responsible for bringing down the coalition government of the Congress and HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secular in Karnataka, have been disqualified by the party on......
21:51, 07/30/2019

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....
13:34, 06/05/2019

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......
14:00, 07/12/2019

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....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has cellphones and is constantly, constantly interrupt...
23:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personally responsible....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers ask CBP for documents on 'secret' Facebook group The House oversight committee asked for documents Wednesday connected to a scandal involving U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, over a Facebook group where some agents made insensitive comments about lawmakers and migrants....
01:51, 08/01/2019

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....
13:34, 06/13/2019

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......
13:34, 05/28/2019

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....
23:51, 07/18/2019

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....
12:00, 06/21/2019

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...
13:17, 05/22/2019

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....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
18:34, 04/28/2019

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — 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. U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy s...
18:17, 06/10/2019

UK's May 'sure' lawmakers will want to deliver Brexit in June vote British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was confident lawmakers would want to deliver Brexit when legislation to secure Britain's departure from the European Union comes before parliament next month....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, on Wednesday to allow classroom instructors to be a...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

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....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election....
08:17, 08/02/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
23:34, 05/14/2019

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
10:00, 07/11/2019

Payback On Mind, BJP Not Acting Against Rebel MP Lawmakers For Now A day has passed since two BJP lawmakers - Narayan Tripathi and Sharad Kol - left the party shell-shocked by voting along with the ruling Congress over the passage of the Criminal Procedure Code......
02:00, 07/26/2019

"Modi-Ji, Not So Easy To Buy AAP Lawmakers": Arvind Kejriwal Arvind Kejriwal, retaliating after Union Minister Vijay Goel's claim that 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmakers were in touch with the BJP and ready to defect, said in a tweet addressed to Prime Minister......
13:17, 05/03/2019

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:17, 05/08/2019

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
00:51, 07/19/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
10:51, 05/17/2019

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....
16:17, 07/18/2019

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....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. So far this year, lawmakers in at least 20 states have introduced bills that would require presidential candidate...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Congress Expels 14 Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Fourteen Congress lawmakers, responsible for bringing down the coalition government of the Congress and HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secular in Karnataka, have been disqualified by the party on......
05:17, 07/31/2019

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
00:00, 05/22/2019

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, 07/13/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
02:34, 05/17/2019

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...
05:51, 05/30/2019

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....
13:34, 06/02/2019

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in aviation safety. He is scheduled to testify about t...
08:51, 06/19/2019

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....
04:17, 07/10/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned abortions in the state. Continue reading......
16:34, 05/16/2019

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....
19:17, 05/28/2019

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....
20:17, 07/12/2019

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....
09:00, 06/11/2019

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, ...
02:51, 06/22/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working with us on some projects. Continue reading......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
23:34, 07/17/2019

Placido Domingo will be investigated by LA Opera over sexual misconduct allegations Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanning decades....
19:00, 08/14/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with The Hill on Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll is...
17:00, 06/25/2019

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
12:34, 05/23/2019

Why did the media downplay the latest sexual assault allegation against Trump? A lack of enthusiasm from top TV and print outlets to cover E Jean Carroll’s accusation has left many observers rattledThe leader of the world’s most powerful nation is accused by a prominent writer with an impeccable career in journalism of having sexually assaulted her in an act amounting to rape....
00:17, 06/26/2019

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate again – live Hard-right former judge Moore running again in Alabama against the wishes of the party, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.30pm BST Alabama Roy Moore has made his candidacy for the 2020 Senate seat in that state official, anno...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
16:51, 05/24/2019

Two Prominent Women Defend General Against Sexual Assault Claim Gen. John E. Hyten, who has been nominated to be the Pentagon’s vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said he did not sexually assault a subordinate colonel at the United States Strategic Command....
05:51, 07/31/2019

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave and his campus research lab will permanently shut...
22:17, 07/10/2019

Trump’s Pentagon nominee denies allegations of sexual misconduct With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all the allegations are completely false.”...
07:17, 07/31/2019

Fiend went on ‘spree of sexual assaults’ after jail release: cops The ex-con accused of choking and trying to rape a young woman after pushing his way inside her East Village apartment last month was on a “spree of sexual assaults” in Manhattan and Brooklyn — and the attacks began just three days after he was released from a half-year jail sentence for...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, two students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
01:34, 07/20/2019

Trump denies woman's sexual assault accusation: 'She's not my type' U.S. President Donald Trump denied a new accusation of sexual violence raised by a woman who said she had to fight him off more than 20 years ago in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store....
19:34, 06/25/2019

Energy Industry Confronts Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Allegations When Whiting Petroleum hired its chief executive in 2017, the company was unaware that allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment had been brought against him at his previous employer, according to a person familiar with his hire....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
00:17, 07/17/2019

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is denying the allegations and says, “I’ve ...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
06:34, 08/15/2019

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation, issues denial WASHINGTON — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump denied the allegations and said, “I’ve never met...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
15:17, 06/22/2019

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest sexual assault allegation “You can’t do that for the sake of publicity,” the president said of the accusations by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine writer and advice columnist who alleges in a new book that Trump attacked her in a dressing room at a department store in Manhattan in the mid-1990s....
22:51, 06/22/2019

TV Host A.J. Calloway Leaves Extra After Sexual Misconduct Investigation (PASADENA, Calif.) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway’s conduct and he and the com...
15:17, 08/01/2019

Senior Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigatio...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
23:17, 07/28/2019

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June 22)        ...
07:51, 06/23/2019

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said....
10:00, 08/07/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
17:34, 05/11/2019

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:52, 08/13/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Thorbjorn Olesen’s career unraveling following sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger as she slept on a British Airways flight and allegedly urinating in the aisle of the plane. Olesen, 29, will be suspended pending the outcome of his case and Europ...
00:34, 08/08/2019

Colorado State U. fears ‘Undie Run’ could provoke sexual misconduct Campus officials at Colorado State University have penned a letter to parents, asking them to speak to their kids about the potential risks of the unsanctioned “Undie Run” on school grounds this month....
10:34, 05/01/2019

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to participate in a sexual predator sting. Through the dates...
12:00, 08/08/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His ‘Type’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with The Hill on Monday that writer E. Jean Carroll i...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said the bloody beating was “firstly, an attack against...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur around the 28-year-old daughter, Becky Stein, and d...
06:17, 06/17/2019

Halsey Gets Real About Sobriety, Pregnancy and Surviving Sexual Assault Halsey is an open book. As the cover star of Rolling Stone's "Hot Issue," the songstress got candid on her life today--and seemingly no topic was off limits. At the time of......
23:34, 06/24/2019

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
07:00, 06/09/2019

LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
21:34, 08/14/2019

Al Franken regrets resigning from Senate over sexual misconduct scandal Former Sen. Al Franken says he “absolutely” regrets his December 2017 resignation over a sexual misconduct scandal — and some of the senators who’d pressed him to quit are also questioning their actions. “I can’t go anywhere without people reminding me of this, usually with some version ...
21:51, 07/22/2019