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Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories

An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and...

Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories

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Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans for American brands including Levi Strauss, Wrangler and Lee have been forced to sleep with their managers to keep their jobs or gain promotion, an in...
20:34, 08/15/2019

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
05:17, 06/03/2019

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. Enough of that. Enough of not going out”...
15:34, 08/07/2019

For The Last Time: Boomer Car Culture Isn't All of Car Culture It has come to my attention that people are talkin’ cars. Well, some people are talkin’ car culture, to be more precise. Something about young people’s interest in cars relative to Boomers, increasingly the most tired debate of them all....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Jeep Wrangler After its much-heralded redesign in 2018, the Wrangler will receive a diesel-powered variant in 2019 and an optional plug-in hybrid powertrain in 2020....
11:17, 07/19/2019

New-Gen Jeep Wrangler: What To Expect The new 2019 Jeep Wrangler is all set to be launched in India today, over a year after making its global debut. Here's what to expect from the 2019 Jeep Wrangler....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Meet the gutsy snake wrangler behind ‘Them That Follow’ If you’re looking for a rattlesnake to star in your movie, “Western diamondbacks have an attitude that just won’t quit!” says British snake wrangler Jules Sylvester. He’s been working with venomous serpents for 50 years, and brought several of his prize rattlers to the ...
13:51, 08/02/2019

2019 Jeep Wrangler: Price Expectation The new Jeep Wrangler gets a bunch of exterior, mechanical and aesthetic updates which is likely to make the 2019 Jeep Wrangler marginally expensive....
19:51, 08/09/2019

Wrangler’s collab with rapper Lil Nas X gets boycotted by country fans For those who didn’t know, country fans take their jeans seriously — very seriously. Case in point: The company, Wrangler, came under fire this week after launching a denim collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, which is inspired by his hit song, “Old Town Road.” Fans have star...
07:34, 05/23/2019

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities or injuries associated with this phenomenon."...
05:34, 06/14/2019

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to creating excessive levels of waste, but an innovative process spearheaded by the US jeans brand Wrangler may change that.The company has partnered wit...
18:17, 06/05/2019

Jeep Wrangler Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 63.94 Lakh The new-gen Jeep Wrangler off-road SUV will be available only in the 5-door Wrangler Unlimited variant. Also, like the previous model, the new-gen Jeep Wrangler too will be offered as a CBU......
19:51, 08/09/2019

2019 Jeep Wrangler Spotted In India Ahead Of Official Launch The new-generation Jeep Wrangler SUV was recently spotted testing in India, ahead of its official launch later this week. Based on the alloys, the model seen here appears to be the top-spec Rubicon......
14:34, 08/05/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
07:51, 05/23/2019

CEO of Wrangler, Lee parent isn't afraid of a recession or tariffs on China-made goods Kontoor Brands put up stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue in its first earnings report as an independent company. Earlier this year, it was spun off from VF Corp....
21:00, 08/08/2019

New Jeep Wrangler 3-Door Spotted Testing In India Sans Camouflage Photos of the new 2019 Jeep Wrangler undergoing testing in India have recently surfaced online. In fact, the model seen in these photos is the new generation Jeep Wrangler JL in the 3-door Sahara......
14:34, 04/29/2019

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Women sewing blue jeans at Levi's, Wrangler, Lee were abused, new report says Women sewing blue jeans for Levi's, Wrangler, Lee and The Children's Place faced sexual harassment and gender-based violence, labor rights groups say.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Factories Throttle Back, Pressuring U.S. Economy Factories have shifted into low gear after a year of record output and big job gains, putting additional pressure on a U.S. economy that already is expected to grow more slowly this year....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Facebook that manufacture misleading Amazon product reviews, says Which? It told Guardian Money that “n...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories Lebanon Hezbollah leader says he rejects U.S. conditioning of its mediation over demarcating a Lebanese-Israeli land and maritime borders on his group degrading its arming capabilities...
01:17, 06/01/2019

Asian factories suffering, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a global recession, which central banks will have to fight with depleted ammunition....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
21:00, 07/05/2019

TPD solving rape cases, using new tech to allow victims to follow rape kit status TUCSON –  Tucson Police Department is processing sexual assault kits like never before, according to TPD’s crime lab superintendent. About 2,000 backlog kits have been processed and now the DNA results are being used to catch rapists. “It is from all over the map,” said Detec...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Man Once Wrongly Convicted of Rape Now Faces Rape Charge in a New Case George Perrot served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape conviction after a trial based on flawed evidence. Now he has been charged again in a separate case....
08:34, 05/07/2019

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
16:51, 06/01/2019

China's Factories Take a Bigger-Than-Expected Hit From U.S. Trade Battle Activity in Chinese factories slumped in May, as new orders for goods fell in response to uncertainties created by the escalating trade dispute with the U.S....
09:00, 05/31/2019

Factories can't keep July sizzle unless US solves trade issues U.S. manufacturers added 16,000 workers in July, the most of any month since January, but they won't be able to keep up that momentum unless Washington resolves the trade issues keeping company executives awake at night....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Meet the Fixers Pitting States Against Each Other to Win Tax Breaks for New Factories A cadre of powerful consultants known as the ‘Guild’ is helping companies decide where to build their latest projects. Hunting trips, ski slopes and NFL locker rooms are part of the gig....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Unilever Uses Virtual Factories to Tune Up Its Supply Chain The consumer-goods company is building virtual versions of its factories, using data streaming from sensor-equipped machines to create digital models that can track physical conditions and enable testing of operational changes....
19:34, 07/15/2019

Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.? About 41% of U.S. companies are considering or have relocated manufacturing outside China but fewer than 6% have or are considering relocating to U.S.       ...
16:51, 07/12/2019

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
07:51, 06/06/2019

Rogue Chinese factories damaging ozone with use of illegal gases In May 2018, a startling study revealed that there was an "unexpected and persistent increase" of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the atmosphere. At the time, scientists could not pinpoint the exact location of the ozone-depleting gas, but subsequent media reports suggested that the clues lead to a ru...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Nestlé Focuses on Factories, Procurement to Hit Cost-Cutting Goal Nestlé has achieved about half of the cost savings it hopes to implement by 2020 in a cost-cutting effort focused on boosting efficiency and centralizing procurement....
13:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Faltering Factories Cast a Dark Cloud Over the Global Economy Factory output is slowing in a number of key economies, darkening the outlook for the global economy and increasing the likelihood that leading central banks will respond with fresh stimulus....
15:51, 06/21/2019

UK factories hit by falling orders, as Brexit uncertainty continues - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as China threatens to retaliate over America’s clampdown on HuaweiLatest: UK factory orders weakenPound hits four-month lowEarlier:OECD calls for US-China trade war to endIntroduction: Washington rows back on Huawei banFull story: British S...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
23:51, 07/18/2019

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists have said.Since 2013, annual emi...
05:17, 05/23/2019

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear path, started off selling solar panels in coastal parts of the country as she conducted market research on other possible ventures. “I was shocked to c...
17:34, 07/09/2019

UK factories suffer shock contraction as Brexit and trade wars bite - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturing shrinks for the first time since July 2016Latest: UK manufacturing shrank in MayPMI fell to 49.4, a three-year lowBoost from Brexit stockpiling has fadedEurozone factories also contracted last monthEarlier:Beijing: ...
12:51, 06/03/2019

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Factories faltered in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank across much of Europe and Asia in June while growth in manufacturing cooled in the United States, keeping the world's policymakers under pressure to avert a recession amid a U.S.-China trade war....
19:51, 07/01/2019

The Jeep Wrangler Weird Grille Fetish Has Spilled Over To The Jeep Renegade Especially since the last-generation “JK” model debuted in 2006, Jeep folks have been installing hideous aftermarket grilles onto their Wranglers to make them look “tougher.” Now that pandemic has spilled over to the Renegade, with Italian tuner “Militem” going all-out to make the tiny, front-drive-...
04:34, 08/07/2019

Ayia Napa 'rape lie' case: Parents of British woman accused of making up gang rape launch crowdfunder for £15,000 legal fees The parents of a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with making a false gang-rape claim in Cyprus have launched a crowdfunding bid to pay her £15,000 legal fees....
13:00, 08/09/2019

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factories in Malaysia – hundreds of migrant workers had pa...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 10-12 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
16:51, 05/12/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 3-5 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 17-19 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:51, 05/19/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 06/30/2019

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both events resulting in major disappointment for some fans. So this week we’re asking:...
09:34, 06/02/2019

Why Pop Culture Still Can’t Get Enough of Charles Manson As Quentin Tarantino’s new film revisits Los Angeles at the end of the ’60s, a man who was there — and literally wrote the book on Manson — argues that we never really left....
00:34, 07/25/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 26-28 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 2-4 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
23:51, 08/04/2019

How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of vehicles and, of course, tasty beverages year round...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:17, 06/16/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:34, 06/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:51, 07/21/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
12:17, 07/07/2019

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
14:00, 08/18/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
09:00, 05/21/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right-wing government steers public discourse, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
17:00, 05/18/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poignant response: “Taylor Swift Inspires Teen To Come...
18:00, 06/29/2019

How war-shattered Aleppo is preserving its culture Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-year-old wrote: “Here is a man shouting, ‘Where is t...
10:34, 07/15/2019

A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what....
05:17, 07/31/2019

Denso's culture evolves to win over millennials Auto companies will have to offer broader learning experiences and flexible work schedules to attract and keep their employees, argues a top human resources officer at Japanese supplier Denso....
00:00, 08/08/2019

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HBO Max....
23:51, 07/17/2019

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young, first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary about an overlooked subject: black people inside...
09:34, 08/15/2019

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainably and frugally for a long time. We grow our own v...
09:34, 05/26/2019

How apartheid killed Johannesburg's cycling culture Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western worldCycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology“The writer counted, in the space of only four minutes, 93 native cycli...
13:00, 06/26/2019

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President”). Then there’s Bruce Springsteen, who ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture Amid continued protests over the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope on Mauna Kea, Haunani Kane suggests scientists can learn from Hawaiian culture...
14:51, 07/31/2019

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
09:17, 08/04/2019

Simply the beast: 18 of the greatest dog sidekicks in pop culture The W.C. Fields adage warning against working with children or animals is solid advice, mostly—but pop culture (and history) has also proven that dogs have more than earned their place as man’s best friend, becoming as integral to our existence as work and play. They listen to us whine and offer slo...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sick lea......
00:17, 05/01/2019

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
10:34, 08/08/2019

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
15:51, 07/15/2019

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....
04:34, 08/16/2019

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.        ...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling Bee doesn’t think so highly of its competitors. On Thursday night, after 23 final rounds, the hippi...
19:51, 05/31/2019

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly gay candidates being elected to public office. But, ...
06:34, 06/29/2019

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
19:19, 08/13/2019

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV show celebrates i...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people this weekend, Stephen Colbert compared America’s gun culture to the melting nucle...
23:00, 08/06/2019

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and either be too young to have any memories of the over-the-top decade in which Season 3 is set, or em...
22:51, 07/09/2019

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
22:34, 08/06/2019

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends from past to present....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished writing my novel Putney, about a 13-year-old girl wh...
12:51, 07/10/2019

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s final message ends up feeling a lot more mature than what I’ve seen in any other show or movie about ...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
16:51, 07/03/2019

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and constantly reinforce it in various ways — with the peop...
01:34, 06/09/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
00:51, 06/10/2019

The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
20:51, 06/05/2019

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
11:17, 07/25/2019

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabinet.Jeremy Wright told The Financial Times that he ...
17:51, 07/24/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
14:34, 05/25/2019

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
22:00, 06/13/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay...
12:34, 05/23/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communities across the African diaspora. Continue reading....
08:17, 07/17/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
16:00, 05/29/2019

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:00, 07/22/2019

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origins of civilization and settled life in Europe.  ...
21:51, 06/06/2019

Kalifornia Kool: San Francisco punk culture in the 70s and 80s – in pictures Photographer Ruby Ray found herself at the epicentre of a movement in late-70s San Francisco and started to capture the bands, artists and writers who defined it. In a new book, Ruby Ray: Kalifornia Kool, her greatest shots have been assembled, opening up ‘a portal to a mythic and frenzied scene’ Co...
10:17, 05/09/2019

What artist or pop culture will forever capture the essence of “cool”? Much like Justice Potter’s definition of pornography (He couldn’t describe it, but famously said, “I know it when I see it”), cool is a slippery term. So this week, we’re asking: What artist or pop culture will—in your eyes—forever capture the essence of “cool”?...
23:51, 05/11/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other......
21:34, 05/03/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppered. Historically, reputational damage often revolve...
07:34, 05/10/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Bobby Gillespie: ‘I wanted to change music culture’ The Primal Scream frontman, 56, on growing up Glaswegian, loving the spotlight and the threat of BrexitWorking-class Glasgow was a very violent place to grow up. I saw violence on the streets. I saw it at football matches and I saw it at school. I had to be careful as the minute I stepped out on to ...
15:17, 05/11/2019

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the façade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They lounged on a white-sand beach. Their black hair was...
21:00, 07/03/2019

What the Murder of Christina Grimmie by a Fan Tells Us About YouTube Influencer Culture Christina Grimmie was a fan of talented Disney starlets like Hannah Montana who parlayed careers in children’s television into pop music. Aged 15 in 2009, Grimmie uploaded one of her first tracks to YouTube — a cover of Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus (who played Montana in an eponymous ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Serb nationalists protest over Kosovo Albanian culture festival Dozens of Serb ultranationalists protested on Wednesday against a festival promoting Kosovan Albanian culture in Belgrade, a day after Serbia ordered its troops on full alert following an incident involving Kosovo's police and ethnic Serbs....
00:17, 05/30/2019

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a Walmart in the Texan border city of El Paso last Saturday.But the...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
03:34, 06/11/2019

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
22:51, 06/28/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Meena, as she is known, points to a Facebook post in...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono since it originated there in the Heian era, beginning ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
07:51, 07/29/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
23:00, 07/16/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
12:34, 06/05/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket Gall......
19:00, 07/17/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song. “Sorry, my throat is not good,” he said, taking a puff as he sat cross-le...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the way she expresses her faith is by dressing modestly:...
22:51, 06/05/2019

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
06:34, 06/04/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
14:51, 07/18/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
14:34, 07/22/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
17:17, 07/22/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent cand...
18:17, 07/09/2019

The Big Bang Theory shot to popularity when “nerd culture” went mainstream Television ratings aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days of not only everyone watching one show at the same time, but everyone even knowing about the same shows is long gone. There’s so much TV out there that it’s impossible to keep up. The idea that somewhere around 80 or 90 million people...
22:17, 05/15/2019

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
13:17, 06/23/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
22:51, 04/30/2019

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is fighting for his political life amid accusations that he abused his position to cultivate an extramarital affair....
18:00, 05/20/2019

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the world on her shoulders. Face scrubbed clean, dressed in a severe black jacket, Greta Thunberg stares un...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, including by one of Madonna’s dancers.“It was an e...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
07:34, 05/21/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t quite ban cars, it will alter transit in the city. R...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Stars react to John Singleton's death: 'You changed a culture with your art' Hollywood stars and directors, including Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson and Ava DuVerney, paid their respects on social media to John Singleton following the filmmaker's death....
17:34, 04/30/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
12:17, 06/19/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Rick Steves: Discovering Sicily’s layers of culture Visitors can marvel at a well-presesrved Greek temple, admire the glittering mosaics of a Norman cathedral and wander through Carthaginian ruins.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on a hearty rendition of Yellow Submarine. Jonas Thrysøe is not one of them. At least, not yet. The 36-...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which together with a “left squad designation” accompanying his release indicated that Matthews voluntarily baile...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] are like, do you?" I don't respond. Instead, I eye ...
19:02, 08/12/2019

DeAndre Jordan talks Kevin Durant health and Nets’ culture DeAndre Jordan was supposed to be part of the Knicks’ edge in bringing Kevin Durant to the Garden before he jumped ship to join the crosstown-rival Nets, along with fellow free agents Durant and Kyrie Irving. Now Jordan is talking about not only his new team, but also his old friend — and how Durant...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male colleague of sex harassment — founded Bumble with a mi...
01:51, 07/09/2019

GLOW nails the TV show’s tone as it delves deeper into wrestling culture Netflix’s GLOW returns this weekend for its third season, and after the binge is done and viewers are hungry for more of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, they should check out IDW’s GLOW comic book. This is a TV show run by women with a predominantly female ensemble, so it’s nice to see IDW assembl...
18:34, 08/06/2019

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
13:51, 08/10/2019

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, best and most expensive of all time and viewers wil...
23:51, 06/29/2019

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private equity owners forced major cuts in staffing at both...
09:17, 07/31/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he’s helped to foster and shape Tumblr‘s community o...
18:00, 04/30/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
08:17, 05/26/2019

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Adam Gase isn’t relying on words to finally change Jets’ culture If you peeled the paint in the meeting rooms at the Jets’ training center, you could trace all of the recent attempts by Jets coaches to establish an identity and culture for the team. When you peeled back the first layer, you would find Todd Bowles’ slogan of “One Team, One Goal.” Keep digging a......
01:34, 08/06/2019

Sebastian Gorka filling diapers over kids' show Arthur: "We're in a war for our culture" Earlier this week, the 22nd season of beloved PBS series Arthur premiered with a bit of a surprise: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and the gang’s longtime bachelor teacher, got married to a man. The episode handled this development with expected charm—it wasn’t an episode about gay marriage, it was simply an e...
22:17, 05/15/2019

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decad Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decades—the Fiat 500 “Nuova”—came onto the scene in the late 1950s, there was the Fiat 500 Topolino. This ~1951 Fiat 500C had a liquid-cooled 569cc inline-four mounted ahead of the front axle, and made onl...
17:34, 05/16/2019

World Cup a triumph for women’s football but broken culture cannot be ignored | Kelly Lindsey As the Afghanistan Women’s coach I have witnessed a blatant disregard for the protection of women and girls in football. It needs to stopWith the Women’s World Cup in full swing women’s football is starting to get the recognition it deserves. This World Cup is a momentous global celebration of the g...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
07:17, 08/13/2019

The Matrix trilogy review – pop-culture juggernaut still lands a thrilling punch Keanu Reeves’ first trip down the rabbit hole is as electrifying as ever – and Carrie Anne-Moss’s charisma elevates the sequels“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland and I show you how d...
10:34, 07/12/2019

Teen victim of Texas mass shooting straddled bi-national culture Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor a teenager of U.S.-Mexican citizenship who was the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism....
14:34, 08/06/2019

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal account – was arguably a factor in him becoming t...
21:17, 06/19/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight the agency’s “toxic” culture. “Internal investigatio...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Now, the Chinese drama has released a trailer ahead of its July 12 relea...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Curious Ceramics: Traces of Mysterious Pre-Hispanic Culture Emerge in Ecuador Archaeologists working at the pre-Hispanic site of Real Alto near the coast of Ecuador have discovered the remnants of a mysterious culture dating to the earliest stages of inhabitation in the Americas. ...
07:17, 07/26/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and gave impassioned speeches....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Stormzy at Glastonbury 2019 review – a glorious victory lap for black British culture Pyramid StageNot only is this headline performance a show of supreme talent, it also underlines how Stormzy’s talent and charisma has pushed forward UK rapThe notion of Stormzy headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury is an intriguing one. On the one hand, an artist who’s only released one album ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when Cameron first sees Bianca?She’s walking through the school quadrangle, ruminating on whether one “can...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Alternative city breaks: Łódź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take long to see why. It is a place where the next sur...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
12:34, 06/23/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distr...
15:34, 07/20/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
23:00, 05/24/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral speech, she said the fruit represents "sweat," "dir...
07:00, 06/02/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
22:34, 07/19/2019

Call for students to film 'biased' teachers brings Brazil's culture wars to classroom President Bolsonaro has accused schoolteachers of indoctrination but educators say his aim is to stifle critical thinkingJair Bolsonaro has encouraged school students to film teachers during class if they suspect them of pushing leftist ideas, reigniting a battle in one of the most contested arenas ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Manchester United’s ‘culture’ is overrated. Busby and Ferguson swam against the tide | Barney Ronay Another summer of rebuilding appears under way at Old Trafford but attempts to recreate the philosophies and glories of previous eras look doomed to failThere was an interesting programme on BBC Radio 4 this week about the notorious Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish. The man o’ war is of course the al...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the hard calls needed to keep a business afloat. So wh...
04:34, 07/10/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
19:34, 08/14/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and chaos ensued amid a growing culture war.       ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Black, queer culture at forefront of the 2019 Met Gala as Billy Porter, Lena Waithe glowed Thankfully, the black and queer voices and looks that helped define the camp genre were at the forefront of the 2019 Met Gala.        ...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
09:17, 06/12/2019

The real 'Old Town Road': Lil Nas X highlights black cowboy culture across US Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road" has cast a light on black Western culture, but African American cowboys and cowgirls have thrived in the U.S. for decades.        ...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Cage fight! We pit Godzilla's monster squad against pop culture's biggest and baddest Godzilla and his monster friends throw down in 'King of the Monsters.' But how would they do against Voltron and the 'Stranger Things' Mind Flayer?        ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today which was not the case in ancient times.  ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

'Culture of racism': Detroit Tigers, Chris Bosio sued by former clubhouse attendant Ex-Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant Derrell Coleman II claims he experienced discriminatory remarks and actions from ex-pitching coach Chris Bosio.       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
09:34, 06/27/2019

Carl Beech latest: Police must end 'victim culture' to prevent reputations being ruined, former top prosecutor says Police must end the "victim culture" to prevent more reputations being ruined through false claims after the "madness" of the VIP sex-ring probe, a former top prosecutor said today....
16:17, 07/23/2019

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on the Comic-Con audience to tout their upcoming proj...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Clam chowder Popsicle, Area 51 and 'Cats' trailer: David Spade talks summer in pop culture Actor/comedian David Spade hosts a new Comedy Central late-night show, "Lights Out," where he riffs on pop culture with guests like Amy Schumer.        ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

It’s #TwentyBiTeen, girl-on-girl culture is peaking and it’s about time Bisexual chic – from Bella Hadid’s virtual kiss to Ariana Grande’s hits – is having a moment and the mainstream is embracing itThis Pride season, rainbow-washing – where large corporations “come out” with rainbow logos and queer-focused ad campaigns – raises suspicion of opportunist overkill. When b...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'? It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit....
06:34, 05/17/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
11:17, 06/11/2019

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
15:34, 05/23/2019

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Samantha Bee to Trump: 'Don’t say you have a rape type' Late-night hosts discussed E Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegation against Trump and the first Democratic debateLate-night hosts discussed the first round of Democratic debates and the newest sexual assault allegation against Donald Trump from E Jean Carroll. Continue reading......
22:34, 06/27/2019

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
04:00, 06/11/2019

| 'She's not my type' - Trump on rape accuser US President Donald Trump once again vigorously denied allegations by a magazine advice columnist that he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s in a New York department store dressing room, adding: "She's not my type."...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for raping his estranged wife. Bernard Sigh, of Milton, was sentenced Monday in Norfolk Superior Court. He was convicted this month of two counts of rape...
17:00, 06/25/2019

The pro-life cause should and can care about rape victims, too Alabama is slated to sign the strictest abortion ban in the nation into law. It would ban any and all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, with the sole exception of when an abortion is needed to save the mother's life....
18:17, 05/15/2019

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim that crime writers are partly to blame shocked me. ...
06:19, 07/06/2019

When Rape Onscreen Is Directed by a Woman “The Nightingale,” from Jennifer Kent, looks at the effects of sexual assault in 1820s Tasmania. Critics say it is too graphic; defenders say it reflects historical truths....
18:17, 08/02/2019

Steve King on Rape: What's the Big Deal? Rep. Steve King is best known as a super-racist, but let it not be forgotten that the Iowa Republican also has terrible views on just about everything else. For instance, here’s our man coming in hot with the rare “are rape and incest so bad when you think about it” take:...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
06:51, 06/22/2019

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Mira Sorvino says she is a ‘survivor of date rape’ ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino has revealed that she’s a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. The Oscar-winning actress choked up during a news conference Wednesday at the state Capitol with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sorvino s...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
19:00, 06/21/2019

11 men on trial in Germany over gang rape of 18-year-old BERLIN (AP) — Eleven men, most of them from Syria, have gone on trial in southwestern Germany over the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman last October. The trial in the case, which added to tensions in Germany over migration, opened Wednesday at Freiburg state court and is scheduled to last until Dec...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
19:34, 06/27/2019

UK Police Want Rape Survivors to Hand Over Their Phones Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales will now risk having their case dropped if they don’t hand over their electronic devices to police, giving law enforcement access to some of their most intimate personal data. Victims also risk being charged with entirely separate crimes if they choos...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape USA TODAY Sports' Brent Schrotenboer discusses the rape charges against former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr.       ...
21:17, 06/11/2019

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

Firefighters accused of gang rape in Paris Three firefighters in custody after a woman made a complaint to policePolice are questioning three Paris firefighters in connection with the alleged rape of a woman at their station.The firefighters, who were not on duty at the time, allegedly brought “at least” three women back to their Plaisance f...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Perrot is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Essex ...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle and Central avenues in Bushwick around 12:15 a.m. when......
01:51, 07/10/2019

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
13:17, 06/22/2019

Doctor bites off tongue of patient who tried to rape her A South African doctor who was attacked by a perv while she was catching some shuteye fought back by biting off his tongue, according to a report. The 24-year-old unidentified female doctor encountered the would-be rapist late Tuesday after he entered Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein by po...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on campus. Alicia Gonzales told The Associated Press on Friday that she felt betrayed by the college’...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new trial is set for Sept. 30. (Jun 14)        ...
08:17, 06/15/2019

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
08:34, 06/06/2019

Brandenburg Man Charged With Rape, Sodomy After KSP Investigation MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man on charges related to child sexual exploitation. KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch began investigating 28-year-old Leon Barr after allegedly discovering he had been chatting online with a juvenile about m...
15:34, 06/08/2019

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
21:17, 07/18/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s....
11:00, 05/15/2019

Romanians protest rape and killing of teen The Romanian government has promised a referendum on tougher punishment for rape and murder. The move came in response to mass demonstrations in Bucharest over the slow response to the killing of a teenager....
09:51, 07/28/2019

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
06:17, 06/02/2019

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
02:17, 05/21/2019

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
17:17, 05/24/2019

Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker....
05:34, 08/09/2019

Pediatrician indicted on 65 charges after rape accusation A Maryland pediatrician accused recently of raping a patient has since been indicted on 65 additional charges, including nine counts of child sex abuse....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Face Rape Charges Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face any criminal charges over an allegation that he raped a woman in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, prosecutor Steve Wolfson said in a statement today, because Wolfson believes the charge can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt....
23:51, 07/22/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
13:51, 05/27/2019

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the Department of Education. The filing said she was wai...
00:17, 07/18/2019

1st of 5 women to testify at ex-NFL player’s rape trial VISTA, California (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to call the first of five women to testify at the rape trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. whose accusers include a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman. The first accuser is expected to take the stand Tuesday. Winslow i...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo To Not Face Rape Charges In US Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape....
04:17, 06/05/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
06:17, 06/02/2019

How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser Busola Dakolo investigated by police after publicly accusing star pastor Biodun FatoyinboBusola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the police. Three weeks earlier the photographer had filed a case against the flamboyant Nigerian celebrity pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, accusing him of raping ...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Rape suspect accused of faking his own death in the US is arrested Scottish man was found more than 1,000 miles from the spot of his supposed drowningA Scottish father accused of faking his own death in the US to escape rape charges at home has been arrested, police have said.Kim Avis, who is facing charges of alleged rape and a string of sexual assault offences, w...
01:17, 07/28/2019

Man nabbed for Bronx rape allegedly said she ‘deserved it’ for ‘slavery’ A black parolee arrested for raping and bashing a white woman on the roof of his Bronx apartment building allegedly told a witness that she “deserved” the brutal attack because of slavery, according to court papers. “She was a white girl. She deserved it because us minorities have ...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Crete 'struggling with shame' after rape and murder of US scientist Lawyer for man who admitted crime says islanders feel sense of responsibility for her deathThe lawyer of a man who has admitted raping and killing the acclaimed American scientist Suzanne Eaton while she attended a conference on Crete says the crime has left locals struggling with feelings of guilt ...
13:17, 07/25/2019

Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape case With just one year to go before the statute of limitations expires, Swedish prosecutors have reopened a rape case against Julian Assange. Whether the WikiLeaks founder will face trial in Sweden, now depends on Britain....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m. when an unknown man came up behind her, pulled do...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Sweden Reopens Rape Case Against Julian Assange The authorities announced they would resume their investigation into a 2010 rape accusation against the WikiLeaks founder, a move that could complicate American efforts to extradite him....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Julian Assange rape case reopened in Sweden Sweden renewed its extradition request for Julian Assange as it reopened a rape case against him. The U.S. also wants the WikiLeaks founder extradited.        ...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Man pleads guilty in rape of Connecticut college student A man who fled to Mexico after authorities identified him as a suspect in the rape of a Connecticut university student has pleaded guilty to multiple charges....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by a young neighbor who lured her to a school bathroom. Top local administrator Baseer Khan says police arrested the neighbor from a village in the Sumba...
14:34, 05/13/2019

| Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Bus driver admits to rape, man kept girl in dog cage and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
16:17, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Sweden Reopens Rape Case Against Assange STOCKHOLM (AP) – The Latest on Swedish prosecutors’ decision whether to reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 11:45 a.m. WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief says the Swedish decision to reopen a rape case against Julian Assange “will give Julia...
14:34, 05/13/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district......
16:17, 05/13/2019

No apology from Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Brazilian police dismiss rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they've decided there are no grounds to bring sexual assault charges against soccer star Neymar       ...
18:51, 07/30/2019

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
01:00, 06/29/2019

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the rapes of two more women....
07:34, 06/11/2019

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
23:34, 08/16/2019

Top Court Intervenes in Rape Case That Has Stunned India The Supreme Court ordered police protection for a woman who accused a politician of rape. She was critically injured in a car crash that he is suspected of orchestrating....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the rape of a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teen in 2003, California prosecutors said Friday....
00:34, 06/15/2019

Man who supposedly drowned arrested 5 months later on rape charges A British man who disappeared earlier this year when his son claimed he went missing in the Pacific Ocean has been arrested in Colorado on rape charges, cops said. Kim Vincent Avis, 55 — who is wanted on 24 rape charges in his home country of Scotland — was captured by police in Colorado Springs......
08:17, 07/29/2019

Malaysian Senator Apologizes After Claiming Men Are ‘Seduced’ Into Rape “Due to what women wear, we are seduced and end up breaking the country’s laws and face prosecution,” a lawmaker said in proposing a law that would protect male assailants....
15:51, 08/01/2019

Rape Case Against Head Of University In Madhya Pradesh A case of rape has been filed against Vice Chancellor of Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University Dr PD Juyal following a court direction, the police said on Tuesday....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
08:51, 05/16/2019

After Claiming Men Are ‘Seduced’ Into Rape, Malaysian Senator Apologizes “Due to what women wear, we are seduced and end up breaking the country’s laws and face prosecution,” a lawmaker said in proposing a law that would protect male assailants....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14)        ...
04:51, 06/15/2019

Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case Swedish prosecutors plan to say Monday whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London....
10:00, 05/13/2019

Rape-Accused In Goa, On Way To Court, Escapes From Police Custody A man accused of raping a British woman in Goa, Friday escaped from police custody while he was being brought to a court in Margao town from the Central Jail at Colvale in North Goa....
19:17, 06/28/2019

FBI Probes Case Of Tennessee Officer Accused Of Rape CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the case of a Chattanooga police officer who’s accused of raping women while on the job. The allegations are detailed in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. Officer Desmond Logan is accused of raping three women in his custody, and he was fired in...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Man tried to rape saleswoman by tricking her into hotel room: cops A Michigan businessman tricked a saleswoman into going to his Manhattan hotel room to meet his wife — then allegedly tried to rip off her clothes and rape her, police who arrested him said Monday. Jade Dixie, 38, was in town for a conference Sunday when a 25-year-old woman selling makeup asked if he...
00:34, 05/21/2019

Conviction In Kathua Rape Case Will Act As Deterrent, Says Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today said the conviction in the Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from committing such heinous crimes. A court on Monday sentenced three......
15:00, 06/11/2019

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports ....
05:34, 06/16/2019

Arguments Over Rape And Incest Divide Abortion Opponents (AP)– Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry th...
15:34, 05/24/2019

After rape conviction, Kellen Winslow Jr. gets mistrial on other charges VISTA, Calif. — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges. The judge earlier denied a defense motion to dismiss the undeci...
04:34, 06/12/2019

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Davis The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department said 27-year-old Colter J. Davis was placed in custody Friday evening after an investigation into a comp...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country's Outback has been jailed for 10 years....
06:17, 05/29/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine Police and guards at North Mara have been accused of killing dozens – possibly hundreds – of localsWhen safari tourists drive to the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, few realise they are passing one of the world’s most contentious goldmines.From the escarpment above the plain, the North Mara fac...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Sex offender arrested after threatening to ‘rape the first woman he sees’ A convicted child rapist was arrested just minutes after being released from a hospital after threatening to “rape the first woman he sees,” according to police. John Mark West, 38, was being held in a hospital for a mental health evaluation following a disorderly conduct arrest in Hope,...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Judgment In Kathua Rape And Murder Case Likely On June 10 The judgment in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be delivered on June 10, nearly a year after the trial began in a court in Pathankot, special......
18:17, 06/03/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
15:34, 05/18/2019

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
21:17, 07/14/2019

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
00:17, 07/23/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges for alleged rape The Clark County district attorney's office in Nevada announced Monday it will not pursue criminal charges against Cristiano Ronaldo for an alleged rape in 2009....
01:00, 07/23/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges of rape, assault and battery on a police officer, ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

12 Israelis Are Held in Cyprus Over Rape of British Woman The attack was said to have occurred at a hotel in the resort town of Ayia Napa, where the woman and the suspects, some of whom are minors, were staying separately....
18:17, 07/18/2019

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:17, 06/22/2019

Harvey Weinstein replaces lawyers again in rape case Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein switched his legal team during an appearance Thursday in a Manhattan courtroom regarding his sexual assault case....
23:34, 07/11/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/16/2019

Trump accuser says most people think of rape as being 'sexy' in interview E. Jean Carroll, the writer who accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in the mid-1990s, raised eyebrows when she said in an interview that most people consider rape "sexy." ...
14:34, 06/25/2019

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
23:00, 06/04/2019

LAPD cop busted for rape after ‘cold’ DNA match: prosecutors A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department was busted for raping two women after he was accused of one assault — and his DNA then matched a second case from years ago, officials said Wednesday. Officer William Rodriguez, 33 — who was most recently assigned to the Valley Traffic Division ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Iraq: Yazidis to accept survivors of IS rape, not children The spiritual council for Iraq's Yazidi community says it will not embrace the children of women raped by Islamic State group men, just days after it said it would accept "all survivors" of the extremist group's attempted annihilation of the minority community....
20:17, 04/28/2019

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

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Rio de Janeiro's cybercrime police division wants Neymar to testify about a video he published with messages and images allegedly exchanged with the woman who accuses him of raping her in a Paris hotel....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexual assaults he handled during his time as a police ...
21:17, 05/18/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport’s most famous players.The world’s largest sport...
04:34, 06/07/2019

Sweden reopens Julian Assange rape investigation Sweden will reopen the investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the country's deputy chief prosecutor announced on Monday....
12:17, 05/13/2019

Sweden reopens Julian Assange rape case With just one year to go before the statute of limitations expires, Swedish prosecutors have reopened a rape case against Julian Assange. Whether the WikiLeaks founder will face trial in Sweden, now depends on Britain....
12:51, 05/13/2019

The Neymar Rape Case Has Turned Into A Huge Mess Last Saturday, news broke that a Brazilian woman had filed a police report in which she said soccer superstar Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel last month. Today, Neymar testified in court about a different but related criminal charge he faces because of the intimate photos of the alleged victim he ...
01:17, 06/08/2019

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, where he tried to forcibly remove her pants, police said......
02:00, 06/08/2019

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosang, 53, allegedly violated the 29-year-old victim m...
08:51, 06/02/2019

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" number of reported rape cases and sexual assaults,......
17:00, 07/08/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Tourist extradited from US to Australia to face rape charges Man fled the country hours after alleged sexual assault in Sydney apartment in 2017A tourist who allegedly raped a woman in a Sydney apartment before fleeing the country hours later has been extradited from the United States to Australia to face charges.The man, who was arrested in New York on a fed...
04:34, 05/05/2019

Rape trial begins for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. is scheduled to begin his trial on multiple charges, including raping two women last year and raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003. The 35-year-old — once the NFL’s highest-paid tight end — has pleaded not guilty to the charges. W...
09:17, 05/20/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Against Charging Neymar With Rape Police in Brazil have closed their investigation into the rape allegation against Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, and recommend that prosecutors not bring charges against him due to a lack of evidence. The prosecutor’s office will have 15 days to “evaluate the case,” according to the AFP....
20:51, 07/30/2019

Hannah Gadsby Shares She Had an Abortion After Surviving Rape Hannah Gadsby is sharing a very personal story with the world. The Australian comedian, who wrote and stars in her Netflix comedy special Nanette, is opening up about having an abortion......
21:51, 06/19/2019

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack. The Paris Saint-Germain star arrived by helicopter Sunday at the ground where Brazil...
20:17, 06/02/2019

NRL player Jack de Belin committed for rape trial Dragons lock faces charges of five counts of rapeDe Belin pleaded not guilty in FebruarySidelined NRL star Jack de Belin has been committed to stand trial on charges he raped a teenager five times.The 28-year-old St George Illawarra lock and another man each face five charges of aggravated sexual as...
07:51, 07/24/2019

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo gets brutally honest about 'toxic' culture in the beginning Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the "toxic" culture that plagued the hit ABC series "Grey’s Anatomy" for over a decade.        ...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Brazilian police finish probe of rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they have finished the investigation of the rape accusation against soccer star Neymar but its conclusion will only be made public on Tuesday....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence Forward vehemently denied allegations of rape in ParisFinal decision on case will be made by a judgePolice in Brazil investigating rape allegations against the footballer Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office has said. Related: Cristiano Ronal...
03:51, 07/30/2019

Why 2020 Democrats Aren’t Highlighting the Rape Allegation Against Trump It’s been three days days since the writer E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, but the allegation has caused barely a ripple in the 2020 campaign. The nearly two dozen Democrats vying to unseat Trump have issued statements expressing the usual sentiments: shock, disgust, ca...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Brazilian police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Forward vehemently denied allegations of rape in ParisFinal decision on case will be made by a judgePolice in Brazil investigating rape allegations against the footballer Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the São Paulo attorney general’s office has said.The police decision will ...
16:51, 07/30/2019

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” given to rape complainants (Victims’ commissioner warns of intrusive CPS demands in rape cases, 8 July...
00:51, 07/16/2019

Officer Investigating Jaipur Rape Case Removed From Posting The officer-in-charge investigating the rape case lodged by a woman, who died after setting herself on fire at a police station here demanding the arrest of the accused, has been removed from his......
05:17, 07/31/2019

Rape allegation against Neymar dropped 'due to lack of evidence' - report Police investigating a rape allegation against Paris Saint-Germain footballer Neymar have dropped the case because of a lack of evidence, it has been reported....
08:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil police recommend no charges for Neymar in rape case Brazilian police said on Tuesday they had recommended no rape charges against soccer star Neymar, after a woman he met online said he flew her to Paris and assaulted her in a hotel there....
19:51, 07/30/2019

Protests in India after alleged rape victim hurt in car crash Protesters have taken to the streets of India's capital, New Delhi, after a road accident critically injured a teenager who reported that a ruling party lawmaker had raped and harassed her....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor's Crash Case Handed Over To CBI By Centre The probe into the truck-car collision that left the Unnao rape survivor critically injured and two of her aunts dead was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI by the centre on......
21:51, 07/30/2019

E. Jean Carroll Says She Would Not Consider Bringing Rape Charges Against President Trump Renowned advice columnist E. Jean Carroll has said that she would not press rape charges against President Donald Trump for an alleged assault in the 1990s. In an excerpt released Friday from her forthcoming book, What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal, Carroll writes that Trump sexually assault...
03:34, 06/23/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor's Uncle Gets 1-Day Parole After Family Protests The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday granted one-day parole to Unnao rape survivor's uncle to attend the last rites of his wife who was killed in a road accident on Sunday....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Forward vehemently denied allegations of rape in ParisFinal decision on case will be made by a judgePolice in Brazil investigating rape allegations against the footballer Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office has said. Related: Cristiano Ronal...
08:17, 07/30/2019

Police seek witnesses in Düsseldorf gang rape case Police in Germany's west are investigating a series of brutal gang rapes in the Düsseldorf area. The offenders allegedly lured their victims to hotel rooms and filmed the sexual attacks on their mobile phones....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Trump knocks Rep. Steve King for 'rape or incest' comment President Trump is dinging Iowa Rep. Steve King for his eyebrow-raising comments questioning whether humanity would exist anymore if not for rape and incest, as the GOP lawmaker resists calls from critics to resign....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Video appears to show second Neymar encounter with rape accuser A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of rape attacked him in a Paris hotel room, video purportedly shows. A 45-second clip circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups in Brazil appears to show the Paris Saint-German striker defending himself from his accuser one day after the all...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Teen From "Good Family" Can't Be Tried As Adult In Rape Case: US Judge The family court judges were in different New Jersey counties, but the question prosecutors asked them was the same: Can we charge these male juveniles as adults on allegations of rape? No, said both......
04:34, 07/04/2019

Rape of 2 teenage girls leads to suspension for 6 Mexican cops Mexico City police have suspended six officers as part of the investigations into the alleged rape of two teenage girls after hundreds of protesters filled city streets demanding justice....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Vegas rape charge: prosecutors Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges stemming from a model-turned teacher’s claim that the soccer superstar raped her in 2009 after a night of clubbing in Las Vegas, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said that, after reviewing the renewed police investigation int...
01:17, 07/23/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in Mount.....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Steve King questions if humanity would exist without ‘rape or incest’ FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2019 file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting, in Primghar, Iowa. King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks gives him “better insight” into what Jesus Christ experienced when...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without rape and incest the human race might long since hav...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – three 14-year-olds and two aged 12 – were detained b...
16:17, 07/10/2019

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou removed reporters from the hearing Thursday because som...
00:51, 07/19/2019

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge James Troiano’s request to resign on Wednesday...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Brazil judge ends investigation of Neymar on rape allegation A Brazilian judge accepted a recommendation from prosecutors Thursday to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation on the grounds of there being a lack of evidence against him....
13:34, 08/09/2019

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
15:51, 07/13/2019

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015. Spokeswoman Emily Guerrant told the Lansing State Journal that a report from a school...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Indian teenager who accused politician of rape injured in crash Family says car crash that left two relatives dead was attempt to silence alleged victimA teenager who alleged she had been raped by a ruling party official in India is critically injured in hospital after a car crash.Two female relatives were killed in the crash, which occurred on Sunday when a tru...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Cyprus extends remand of seven Israelis for alleged rape, five freed A court in Cyprus on Friday detained seven Israeli youths for further questioning in connection with a group rape alleged by a British tourist on the island....
14:00, 07/26/2019

Cyprus court postpones hearing in rape accusation case A court in Cyprus postponed a hearing on Monday in the case of a 19-year-old British woman suspected of falsely accusing a group of Israelis of gang rape....
12:51, 07/29/2019

Day After UP Rape Survivor's Car Crash, Cops Say "Accident": Live Updates Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl in 2017, has been accused by her mother of being involved in yesterday's accident that left the teen seriously......
12:51, 07/29/2019

Someone accused the US president of rape. The media shrugged | Arwa Mahdawi Why the relative quiet around E Jean Carroll’s allegation? Is it sexism? Outrage fatigue? Journalistic cowardice? All of the above?Donald Trump once boasted he could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone without losing any votes. While this thesis hasn’t been tested – yet – I suspect...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Steve King Is Having an All-Out Meltdown After Basically Condoning Rape and Incest If there’s anything resembling a silver lining to Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King’s deeply racist, intensely misogynist rantings, it’s that there’s very little subtext involved—no hidden meanings to parse, or deeper truths to uncover....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a false accusation....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Ex-Gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh "Handpicked" Women For Rape Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said on Wednesday....
21:34, 06/26/2019

Germany arrests suspect in wolf-mask rape of 11-year-old BERLIN (AP) — German officials say a man suspected of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl while wearing a wolf mask and latex gloves has been arrested in Munich. Investigator Ignaz Raab said the 43-year-old German was arrested at his workplace on Thursday, two days after the assault in the south...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor Still Critical, Suffering From Pneumonia: Doctors The Unnao rape survivor has contracted pneumonia days after being admitted to Lucknow's King George's Medical University in a critical condition, hospital authorities said in a press release issued......
15:17, 08/03/2019

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
07:00, 08/15/2019

E. Jean Carroll told two people about her alleged rape. This is what they remember. E. Jean Carroll told her friends Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin about her alleged rape by Trump. Today, the women reveal details about those conversations.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar's Premises Raided By CBI Officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation are raiding at least 17 places in Uttar Pradesh as part of their probe into the alleged rape of a teenage girl by expelled BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar....
08:17, 08/04/2019

Canada: man acquitted of rape as judge says accuser 'combative' in court Paul Batchelor, 34, found not guilty in two cases in OttawaJudge: ‘Consent can be given without a word being spoken’An accused rapist in Canada has been acquitted in two cases after a judge found one alleged victim to be “combative” on the stand and the other to be unreliable because her timing was ...
01:51, 06/28/2019

Teen held in Cyprus after being 'forced' to revoke rape claims A British teenager, who claimed she was gang raped in Ayia Napa, has been held in prison after police forced her to retract the allegations, a UK legal group has said....
02:00, 08/06/2019

Cyprus court frees 5 Israelis, keeps 7 in hotel rape probe A Cyprus court has extended the detention of seven Israeli teenagers out of the 12 who were arrested as suspects in the rape of a 19-year-old British woman...
21:34, 07/26/2019

Israeli teen accused of rape cleared by girlfriend’s selfie Five of 12 Israeli teens arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in Cyprus have been released – including one saved by a selfie his girlfriend took with him sleeping next to her, according to reports. “My girlfriend’s selfie saved my life, I will never come back her...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Retrial suspended for teen rape victim accused of abortion A controversial court case involving a teenage rape victim and the death of her baby was reopened in El Salvador on Monday—only to be quickly suspended again....
19:17, 07/16/2019

Sweden files to detain Julian Assange for rape charge Swedish prosecutors heading the probe into a rape allegation against Julian Assange issued a formal detention order Monday against the WikiLeaks founder, who is jailed in Britain – a first step in seeking his extradition. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, said she h...
16:34, 05/20/2019

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
16:34, 06/10/2019

Woman Who Accused Karan Oberoi Of Rape Attacked In Mumbai The woman who accused Karan Oberoi of raping her was attacked with a sharp object by the two men at around 6:30 am this morning and has been injured, her advocate said....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Uttar Pradesh Police Handling Rape Cases With sensitivity: Top Cop Amid a spate of rape incidents involving minors in Uttar Pradesh recently, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday issued a slew of directions to the state police, including increasing foot patrolling......
17:17, 06/10/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
10:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
09:51, 05/15/2019

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Lawyers duel in Paris over Chris Brown rape allegations Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Cadet back at West Point after rape conviction overturned WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping a fellow cadet in her sleeping b...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court — with no mention of whether a private settlem...
23:17, 06/05/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abortion....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cases to the UN human rights committee.The women, fro...
16:34, 05/29/2019

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
09:17, 06/11/2019

Goa Congress Responds After Rape Survivor Who Accused Leader Goes Missing The "missing" rape victim who, in 2016, had accused Congress leader Atanasio Monserrate, now a candidate for the Panaji assembly bypoll on May 19, could have gone for a party or a wedding and may not......
13:17, 05/14/2019

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
02:17, 06/08/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
00:34, 06/12/2019

Brazilian police document says woman accuses Neymar of rape A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p.m. in a hotel. The woman went to police on Friday in Sao Paulo. Neymar’s repre...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Rape-Accused BSP Candidate "Missing", Mayawati Says "Duty" To Elect Him In Uttar Pradesh's Mau district, a unique campaign is in full swing for Atul Rai, a Bahujan Samaj Party candidate. From party chief Mayawati to Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav, everyone has been......
15:17, 05/15/2019

School: Boys accused in locker-room rape were unsupervised DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district says no adults were watching when several junior varsity football players at a Maryland high school allegedly raped or attempted to rape four teammates with a broomstick. WTOP-FM reports Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith says a...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. The panel dismissed Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt’s conviction ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews detailing her allegations....
13:17, 06/08/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow’s attorneys said the two had consensual sex...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerge as a bold, unifying voice,” according to V...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demonstrates the need for checks and balances on court ...
15:34, 06/08/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban provides no exceptions for rape or incest which, accor...
16:00, 05/18/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
12:00, 05/18/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
06:34, 06/10/2019

India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to deathAn Indian court has convicted six men for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, a lawyer for the prosecution said, in a case that sparked outrage across the count...
09:34, 06/10/2019

India child rape, murder case: Six found guilty Six men, including a Hindu priest, have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
11:00, 06/10/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
02:34, 05/21/2019

UK campaigners threaten legal action over dropped rape cases Women's rights campaigners said on Monday they would take legal action against prosecutors, accusing them of secretly pushing through changes that had led to a sharp decline in rape cases going to court in England and Wales....
16:34, 06/10/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For Mayawati's Party Candidate, Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant interim protection from arrest to a SP-BSP alliance candidate from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, who was seeking relief till May 23 in a rape......
17:51, 05/17/2019

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix since 1992, deli...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Reporters Charged For Revealing Jammu And Kashmir Rape Victim's Name The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday charged certain "social media reporters" for revealing the identity of a minor girl who was allegedly raped in Ganderbal town earlier this week....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month.        ...
02:17, 06/02/2019

Sweden Reopens Rape Probe Against Julian Assange: Prosecutors Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hoping to bring him to justice before the statute of limitations expires in......
21:00, 05/13/2019

Reported rape leads Baltimore police to search its own cars Police in Baltimore say a reported rape may have involved a member of the department, so it has pulled 115 patrol cars out of service to scour them for evidence....
11:51, 06/04/2019

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won’t judge the player. Tite spoke about the case for the first time as Brazil’s prepares to play in the Copa America. Tite says “I know this is a personal matter and there n...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I didn’t have sex with her,” Selwyn Worrell told officers during a rambling s...
07:17, 06/05/2019

Asaram's Son Narayan Sai Sentenced To Life In Rape Case: Report Narayan Sai, the son of rape convict Asaram, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Gujarat's Surat in a rape case, news agency ANI reported....
14:51, 04/30/2019

Six Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder In Kathua, One Freed: 10 Points Six men have been found guilty of an eight-year-old girl's gang-rape, torture and killing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the entire country and led to......
12:00, 06/10/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
02:17, 05/01/2019

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gérard Depardieu Allegations dating from August 2018 will not go forward due to lack of evidence, according to authoritiesProsecutors investigating the French actor Gérard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress have closed the case due to lack of evidence, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tues...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
22:00, 06/03/2019