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LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo

Numerous women have alleged that the prolific opera singer abused his position of power to pursue young females and sexually harassed them with impunity. The 78-year-old married Domingo denies the all...

LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo

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LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
21:26 2019-08-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
03:26 2019-08-14

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, Accused of Sexual Harassment Multiple women told The Associated Press they were pressured into sexual relationships. Mr. Domingo said he believes the interactions were “welcomed and consensual.”...
16:26 2019-08-13

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
00:39 2019-08-14

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, as two organizations canceled planned appearances by him....
01:00 2019-08-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment: What we know Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of serial sexual harassment Opera legend Placido Domingo is being accused of serial sexual harassment spanning three decades, alleged abuse that one victim called a “well-known secret” in the music world. Eight singers and a dancer told the Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by the married 78-year-ol...
14:52 2019-08-13

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
10:13 2019-08-14

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanni...
11:52 2019-08-14

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press. Regarded as on...
11:13 2019-08-13

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment by multiple women Placido Domingo, one of the most successful and prolific opera singers of all time, has been accused by numerous women of sexual harassment, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. The testimonies given by eight singers and a dancer, corroborated by dozens of colleagues, friends, a...
20:52 2019-08-13

Placido Domingo, opera singer, accused of sexual harassment by 8 singers and a dancer Placido Domingo issued a statement saying: “The allegations from these unnamed individuals dating back as many as 30 years are deeply troubling, and as presented, inaccurate."...
12:26 2019-08-13

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.        ...
06:00 2019-08-24

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
14:00 2019-08-13

Los Angeles Opera promises 'thorough' investigation into Placido Domingo misconduct claims Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director....
18:13 2019-08-21

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and the LA Opera promised an outside investigation, aft...
22:26 2019-08-13

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera compan...
05:26 2019-08-21

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three decades....
16:52 2019-08-13

'How Do You Say No To God?': Opera Star Placido Domingo Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Colleagues For Decades In the world of classical music, Placido Domingo is a rare breakout star whose fame bubbles over into mainstream celebrity: The director of the Los Angeles Opera, Domingo, 78, still performs to sold-out audiences; Sesame Street has parodied him with a muppet bird, Placido Flamingo; as part of “The T...
21:13 2019-08-13

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the object of the tenor’s unwanted sexual attentions du...
15:00 2019-08-16

Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment Allegations ‘deeply troubling’ – I believed my relationships were consensual, says opera starThe opera singer Plácido Domingo has been accused by several women of sexual harassment.Eight singers and a dancer said they were sexually harassed by the Spanish tenor in incidents that spanned three decade...
23:26 2019-08-13

Placido Domingo concerts canceled as sexual misconduct investigation opened A once-in-a-lifetime concert has been canceled and an investigation has been opened in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo....
04:39 2019-08-14

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe While two U.S. opera houses have canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking a cautious approach...
05:26 2019-08-15

The Latest: 2 Spanish sopranos praise Placido Domingo Two Spanish sopranos have come out in defense of tenor Placido Domingo following an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanning decades...
17:26 2019-08-14

European opera houses await LA investigation into Domingo While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
17:26 2019-08-14

Multiple women say opera star Domingo sexually harassed them Two of nine women who told The Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by opera superstar Placido Domingo said they briefly gave in to his advances, fearing turning him down would jeopardize their careers...
19:26 2019-08-13

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them Numerous women told The Associated Press that opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
22:00 2019-07-19

Morehouse College staffer put on leave while school investigates sexual misconduct accusations Morehouse College has placed one of its staffers on unpaid leave amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations leveled by at least two students and a former student, the historically black university said in statements....
08:00 2019-07-23

Uefa investigates claims turnstiles were opened in Baku to fill empty seats • Local officials alleged to have taken action against Uefa wishes• Governing body looking into it with stadium authoritiesUefa is investigating claims that local officials opened the turnstiles at Baku’s Olympic Stadium during the Europa League final on Wednesday because of embarrassing pictures of...
01:26 2019-06-01

Met Opera, James Levine reach settlements amid sex misconduct claims The Metropolitan Opera and ousted legendary conductor James Levine settled legal claims against one another on Tuesday — ending a legal battle that kicked off more than a year ago when the Met fired Levine amid sexual misconduct allegations. The details of the settlement were not made public in the ...
02:13 2019-08-07

Opera jumps into gaming with Opera GX browser – whatever that is You may not have heard of it, but Opera is a web browser competing with the likes of Chrome and Firefox to be the best browser. It may not have much going for it in terms of market share, but it's a quality browser. Now, it seems the company behind the browser wants to offer something special f...
22:13 2019-05-21

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
02:52 2019-05-22

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur around the 28-year-old daughter, Becky Stein, and d...
06:13 2019-06-17

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
17:00 2019-05-29

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepresented the sexually abusive histories of Father Don...
07:39 2019-07-16

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
22:52 2019-06-06

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles. The w...
23:26 2019-06-11

Amy Heckerling’s daughter denies Chris Kattan’s claims of sexual coercion Amy Heckerling’s daughter fired back at claims that producer Lorne Michaels forced “A Night at the Roxbury” star Chris Kattan to engage in a sexual relationship with her mother to keep the director attached to the film....
22:52 2019-05-30

Sexual misconduct claims at Jamaica's resorts still buried on TripAdvisor TripAdvisor's new safety tool misses dozens of sexual harassment and misconduct claims by women visiting Jamaican resorts.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is investigating six allegations against the former “House of Cards” star, who ran London’s Old Vic Theatre between 2004 and 2015. Variety re...
03:26 2019-07-07

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
04:13 2019-07-19

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
12:52 2019-06-18

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
21:26 2019-05-24

‘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....
20:13 2019-07-19

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
21:00 2019-05-31

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
14:39 2019-07-19

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. Despite the departure, a spokesperson for the office...
19:26 2019-07-09

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
09:13 2019-08-05

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
11:26 2019-06-07

TPD investigates midtown homicide TUCSON – Detectives are investigating a midtown homicide, according to Tucson Police Department. Officer Frank Magos with TPD responded to a residence in the 2100 block of S. Tucson Avenue after a neighbor found the resident of the home with obvious signs of trauma. The cause of death has not yet be...
01:52 2019-06-01

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
03:52 2019-06-14

Jezebel Investigates: Why Are RVs So Fucking Hideous? Three years ago, right before the 2016 elections, I embarked on a road trip from New York City to southern California, cramming as many national parks and campgrounds as I could into two months, at times sleeping in the back of my car with my dog in truck stop parking lots. As you might imagine, thi...
22:52 2019-08-09

TPD investigates vehicle, bicycle collision TUCSON –Tucson Police Department is investigating a vehicle and bicycle collision Wednesday morning. Officers were dispatched to the scene near Geronimo Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. Fort Lowell is shut down in both directions from Los Altos to Fontana avenues while officers and detectives investigat...
18:52 2019-07-17

T.P.D. investigates homicide on the south side Tucson Police Dept. is investigating the death of a teen shot Friday morning on the south side. Authorities say officers responded to a single-vehicle collision with injuries across from Las Villas De Kino Apartments around 10:00 a.m. Friday. The responding officers located the vehicle with a male v...
00:39 2019-05-26

France Investigates Jeffrey Epstein French prosecutors, acting on information about alleged rape of underage French girls, have launched a preliminary investigation to determine whether the disgraced U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had ramifications in the country....
22:52 2019-08-23

Ofgem investigates electricity companies over power cut Regulator Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid and other electricity companies after a power cut that caused widespread disruption earlier this month....
08:13 2019-08-20

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
22:00 2019-08-18

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergey Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee is to investigate allegations that nine of its members – including the pole vaulter Sergey Bubka and the Olympic swimming champion Alexander Popov – were bri...
18:00 2019-07-05

Why Are Men at the Gym Wearing Dick Towels? Jezebel Investigates There is a lot to take in when watching Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson pump iron on Instagram. There’s the oversize chain he slings around his neck, the wireless Project Rock headphones that he continues to wear even while addressing viewers, and the appearance of a sweaty American flag bandana, which al...
19:00 2019-06-12

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
16:26 2019-05-22

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya took precautions to ensure minimal contact with staf...
12:26 2019-06-17

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to The Post, a Department of Defense spokesman said a...
15:26 2019-05-22

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision In Floyd County FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A 12-year-old was killed over the weekend in a crash involving a dirtbike and a motor vehicle. It happened just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Dry Branch area of Little Mud Creek. Officials say when troopers arrived on scene, it was determined a 12-year-old male wa...
17:13 2019-06-17

ShowBiz Minute: A$AP Rocky, Domingo, BTS A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden, given provisional sentence; Placido Domingo events cancelled amid scandal; BTS to take a brief break        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
19:52 2019-06-28

FCC Investigates Whether Sinclair Showed 'Lack of Candor' When Trying to Buy Tribune The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. misled the government agency during its unsuccessful attempt to buy Tribune Media Co. last year....
21:13 2019-06-27

China investigates FedEx for Huawei cargo error BEIJING (AP) — China’s state media says the country is investigating FedEx after it diverted packages sent by Chinese tech giant Huawei. The official Xinhua news agency reported Saturday that China has opened an investigation into FedEx’s actions. Xinhua says FedEx “severely harmed...
16:13 2019-06-01

Air Canada investigates after woman wakes up alone on darkened plane Airline confirms incident described in Facebook postPassenger was ‘full on panicking’ after attempts to raise alarmAir Canada said on Sunday it was looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind. The airline was responding ...
21:00 2019-06-23

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
18:13 2019-07-13

NYPD investigates suspicious package near Brooklyn synagogue The NYPD’s Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package found Wednesday morning in front of a Brooklyn synagogue, cops said. The package was discovered shortly before 9 a.m. in front of 3017 Glenwood Rd. — where Orthodox synagogue Congregation B’nai Jacob Of Flatbush is located...
16:39 2019-08-21

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identify...
00:52 2019-07-02

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
17:39 2019-07-03

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. Get live updates here....
00:39 2019-06-22

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday it had “an officer-involved shooting.” The Mississippi...
00:39 2019-06-07

LAPD investigates officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man authorities say attacked him inside a Southern California Costco Wholesale warehouse store. Authorities did not respond S...
07:00 2019-06-17

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
20:26 2019-08-02

Their Beach Opera Won at the Biennale. But They Can Hardly Afford It. Even after winning the Golden Lion, and despite popular demand, the artists at the Lithuanian pavilion still need to raise money for regular performances....
17:39 2019-05-31

Opera star Jonas Kaufmann at 50 One of the world's top tenors, feted on opera and concert stages across the world, Kaufmann looks back on a quarter century of stellar singing — and shows no sign of slowing down....
20:00 2019-07-09

Opera built a browser just for gamers With over a billion PC gamers on the planet, it's about time someone launched a gaming-friendly browser -- and that's exactly what Opera has done. The previously hinted at Opera GX goes into early access availability today, and offers a bunch of feat......
20:26 2019-06-11

Opera's New Web Browser Lets You Set CPU, RAM Limits Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel built inside the browser....
19:39 2019-06-12

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-day IL with a left hip flexor strain (retroactive to...
00:52 2019-06-10

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
05:26 2019-08-15

ShowBiz Minute: Domingo, Dick, Morissette Placido Domingo accused of sexual misconduct; Andy Dick allegedly assaulted; Alanis Morissette gives birth to her third child.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion by filming military equipment and interviewing sol...
19:13 2019-05-25

Adam Driver investigates post-911 CIA tactics in 'The Report' trailer It's been nearly five years since the Senate's report on the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation methods made a permanent mark on America's human rights record. Amazon Studios today released the trailer for The Report, a film that depicts the struggl......
20:26 2019-08-22

E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge (BRUSSELS) — The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was investigating whether U.S. online giant Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an illegal edge when selling its own products. EU antitrust Commi...
17:39 2019-07-17

U.K. Investigates Allegation Citigroup Employee Leaked Deal Information The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating allegations that a Citigroup employee leaked insider information about major deals to a stock trader before they became public....
16:52 2019-06-03

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
04:00 2019-06-08

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
01:13 2019-06-15

FBI investigates ‘glitter bombing’ of Straight Pride Parade organizers The FBI has confirmed that an investigation has been launched after three members of Super Happy Fun America, the organization behind Boston’s upcoming Straight Pride Parade, were sent glitter-filled envelopes in the mail this week. “The envelope immediately struck me as different. There was no retu...
07:00 2019-07-03

Met Opera ‘Damnation’ revival becomes concert performances NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera is scrapping its previously announced revival of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” next season and replacing it with concert performances. Robert Lepage’s production debuted at the Met in 2008, based on a staging seen at the Saito Kinen ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Purcell opera performed in cemetery catacombs NEW YORK (AP) — The catacombs of a cemetery might not seem like a good place to stage an opera, but for mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack it’s “awesome.” Mack will be starring in a production of Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” set to be performed this week in Brooklyn&...
16:13 2019-06-04

Yankees not ready to put innings limit on Domingo German After the trade deadline passed without a peep from the Yankees, the pressure continues to weigh on their starting pitchers. Domingo German eased some of the tension Saturday with a solid seven-inning performance in a 9-2 win over the Red Sox in the first game of a split doubleheader in The Bronx. T...
20:52 2019-08-04

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
03:00 2019-06-10

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire the first six batters he faced Thursday in a reha...
17:00 2019-06-28

The Latest: Philly Orchestra rescinds invitation to Domingo The Philadelphia Orchestra has rescinded an invitation to have opera legend Placido Domingo after an Associated Press story revealed sexual harassment accusations...
19:26 2019-08-13

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a strained left hip flexor, calling up Stephen Tarpley in a corresponding move. German (9-2) has been the ...
17:13 2019-06-09

Domingo Santana Caught A Foul Ball And A Fan's Glove Not much is going right for the Mariners these days. Just this week, one player was hit by a pitch that lacerated his spleen while another fouled a ball off himself that ruptured his testicle. So it’s the least we can do to feature a Mariners highlight where no one’s internal organs explode....
21:52 2019-06-08

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
06:00 2019-08-24

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. After waiting an hour and 26 minutes for a rain-less rain delay, Austin Meadows launched German’s fo...
17:13 2019-07-19

Domingo German looks Cy Young worthy as Yankees cruise There are multiple reasons why the Yankees have the best record in the American League. The biggest one is how they have smothered the AL East. With Domingo German pitching like a Cy Young candidate and Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run double, the Yankees rolled past the pathetic Blue Jays, 4-0, on Fri...
04:52 2019-07-13

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
05:52 2019-07-13

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
16:00 2019-06-02

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without losing consecutive games after beating the Mets 5-1 ...
08:26 2019-07-04

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’s right lat strain will likely keep him sidelined...
16:39 2019-05-21

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
08:00 2019-05-25

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money does Epstein have and how did he make it?...
16:26 2019-07-16

Coast guard investigates death of woman who plunged from cruise ship Officials are investigating the death of a passenger who fell into the ocean from the 11th deck of a cruise ship, according to Taiwanese news agency CNA....
22:26 2019-08-13

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
10:13 2019-06-05

| WATCH | Outcry as Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, FBI investigates US financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting trial on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday from an apparent suicide....
16:39 2019-08-12

Russia investigates alleged money laundering by anti-Kremlin opposition Russian investigators said on Saturday that had opened a criminal investigation into the alleged laundering of 1 billion roubles ($15.3 million) by an anti-corruption foundation set up by jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny....
17:00 2019-08-03

After a 50-year wait, ‘Stonewall’ opera was written in weeks NEW YORK (AP) — The world premiere of an opera based on the Stonewall riots has been timed for the uprising’s 50th anniversary. “Stonewall” premieres Friday at the Time Warner Center’s Rose Theater in New York in a five-performance run that ends June 28, exactly a half-centur...
12:52 2019-06-20

Exhibits, Panels, Opera, More For Stonewall 50th Anniversary NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s Pride Month, there’s gotta be a parade. And there will be, in New York City and places around the country and world. But this year, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising that fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement, there’s also a lot more. From symposiums to mov...
16:13 2019-06-01

The Sydney Opera House's New Artificial Reefs Look Like Works of Art The Sydney Opera House is a dope-ass work of architecture. Nestled along the Sydney Harbor in Australia, the building is a sight to see. Now, the sea wall at Bennelong Point, where the opera house sits, features 18 hexagonal-shaped steel frames meant to serve as artificial coral reefs.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

Ron Howard’s opera documentary Pavarotti can’t find the man behind the voice Luciano Pavarotti the superstar, the popularizer, the sell-out. By the 1990s, the bajillion-record-selling Italian tenor had all but abandoned the opera stage to play sports arenas and benefit concerts. He recorded cheesy crossover singles with the likes of Céline Dion. Nearly everything about him c...
21:26 2019-06-05

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in his homeland....
17:39 2019-06-21

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early ...
16:39 2019-05-21

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awards, “Hal” Prince, as he was known, had a hand in j...
19:39 2019-07-31

Opera unveils a new browser built specifically for gamers As Krystian Kolondra explains it, the just-announced new gamer-specific browser his company unveiled today was designed for the subset of 1.2 billion PC gamers in the world who spend “a lot of time building their setups.” Kolondra is executive vice president of browsers at Opera, which w...
05:00 2019-06-12

New York City Opera plans another reduced season NEW YORK (AP) — The financially challenged New York City Opera will have another reduced schedule for its 2019-20 season. The company said Friday the season will be limited to just two staged productions plus several concerts that total nine or 10 performances. City Opera says the American premiere ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Opera releases new browser specially built for gamers Opera has released a new version of its web browser specially designed for gamers. Opera GX includes a raft of features tailored to game fans, including Twitch integration, optimization tools and Razer Chroma-style customizable colors.Opera teased the new browser in May with a rather cryptic announc...
21:39 2019-06-11

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyramids of Egypt....
20:39 2019-06-15

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still resonates a half-century later. In fact, The Who’s f...
11:00 2019-05-23

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
14:39 2019-07-17

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
06:26 2019-07-13

Brian Cashman has no hesitation about Domingo German playoff plan The three weeks Domingo German spent on the injured list with a hip flexor injury might keep him away from an innings limit. And if the Yankees reach the postseason, the club won’t curb the ace right-hander’s workload. “There are no innings limits when you are in October,’’ general manager Brian Cas...
13:26 2019-08-16

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
08:39 2019-06-10

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
03:00 2019-07-24

Netflix's new docuseries investigates "secretive Christian organization" influencing the White House Scroll through Twitter and you’re likely to read about a number of “secret organizations” polluting the Deep State of American politics, almost all of which are apparently brimming with pedophiles. There’s nothing so sensational in The Family, the latest docuseries from Netflix, but the quiet threat...
17:13 2019-07-24

Edgy ‘Prisoner of the State’ opera puts Philharmonic behind bars In all its 177 years, the New York Philharmonic never conducted business with a prison-supply store — until now. For the concert opera “Prisoner of the State,” Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall has turned into, well, a prison, with barbed-wire fencing, industrial ladders and surveillance cameras ar...
22:26 2019-06-06

Opera Star Hao Jiang Tian Bridges East and West Opera singer Hao Jiang Tian, who will star in Tang Jianping’s ‘Voyage to the East” in New York, is strengthening cultural ties between the East and West....
00:13 2019-06-20

Italian film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 - Franco Zeffirelli, the film and opera director acclaimed for movies such as "Romeo and Juliet" and opulent lyrical productions on the world's major stages, died on Saturday at the age of 96....
14:26 2019-06-15

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of empire management with some pleasantly raucous pe...
15:52 2019-05-21

Review: A ‘Stonewall’ Opera Reflects the Diversity of Queer History New York City Opera has commissioned a new work for the 50th anniversary of the riots that have come to signify the birth of the gay rights movement....
20:52 2019-06-23

The Met Opera Cuts Back on Screen Time for Berlioz Next Season Citing “technical demands,” the company will replace its revival of a video-heavy production of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” with concert performances....
00:26 2019-06-08

How Pavarotti helped this Chinese opera singer find his groove Hao Jiang Tian saw his first opera in 1983. It was the day he arrived from China with four words of English (hello, OK, bye, yes) and $35 in his pocket. An aspiring singer, he spent $8 of it on a standing-room ticket at the Met, where Luciano Pavarotti was performing. “It knocked me out!”......
02:39 2019-06-21

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six shutout innings and Edwin Encarnación crushed a bases-clearing double as the Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 win over the Blue Jays       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They engaged Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Dallas Keuchel, but then watched as the left-hander became a Brave. With seven weeks remaining until the tr...
04:13 2019-06-08

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings”? I’m going with two. And I’d recommend the Under. The latest piece of evidence arrived ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Yankees avoid Domingo German disaster amid ‘awkward landing’ OAKLAND, Calif. — When Yankees manager Aaron Boone and trainer Steve Donohue went to the Oakland Coliseum mound during the fifth inning Tuesday night after staff ace Domingo German slipped to the dirt while making a pitch and shook his left leg after getting to his feet, it wasn’t overreacting to th...
07:26 2019-08-22

Domingo German's winning ways create a question Yankees must answer Running his record to an MLB-best 16-2 might make German the obvious choice to front New York's rotation. But will the team have to watch his workload?...
09:26 2019-08-14

Domingo German struggles as Yankees’ road trip starts with thud OAKLAND, Calif. — After giving up four runs in the first two innings, Domingo German provided the Yankees a chance to crawl back into Tuesday night’s game against the A’s. Far from his sharpest, the majors’ leading winner kept the A’s from scoring in the third, fourth and fifth frames and watched hi...
08:39 2019-08-21

What/If Netflix mashed up Indecent Proposal and Revenge into a trashy soap opera? As we meet the attractive six young players who primarily function as the pawns of self-described “neo-noir social thriller” Netflix series What/If, they’re playing a Scruples-like game, asking questions like “Would you have sex outside of your relationship?” The game foreshadows the entire series, ...
18:00 2019-05-24

Woody Allen makes La Scala debut directing comic opera Woody Allen says he has “always had a warm and affectionate following in Europe,” as he prepares to make his La Scala debut directing Puccini’s comic one-act opera “Gianni Schicchi.’’...
19:39 2019-07-02

From a Strictly star, to a YouTuber and an opera singer – who won and lost in key seats Former Tory minister and Strictly contestant Ann Widdecombe is on her way to Brussels after leading the charge for the Brexit Party in the South West....
17:52 2019-05-27

Luciano Pavarotti: Larger-than-life opera singer celebrated in documentary Oscar-winning director Ron Howard revisits the legendary tenor in his new documentary, "Pavarotti." From his beginnings to his record-breaking Three Tenors albums, here's a look at the major stations of his career....
10:39 2019-06-06

Google is limiting ad-blockers in Chrome, but Opera and Vivaldi won't follow suit Google is planning to revamp its extensions system in a way that will break several popular ad-blockers, but the developers of several other Chromium-based browsers (including Vivaldi, Opera and Brave) have announced that they won't be following its lead.According to ZDNet, all three companies ...
12:52 2019-06-10

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
21:39 2019-06-04

Grammy-winning opera singer allegedly attacked random woman on subway Grammy Award-winning opera singer John Easterlin allegedly attacked a random woman on a subway platform, The Post has learned. The 57-year-old tenor is accused of tripping and punching the 35-year-old stranger in the ribs as she walked up to the turnstile in the station at Broadway and West 50th Str...
00:13 2019-08-01

Jay Leno hits golden buzzer after powerful performance from 10-year-old opera singer Longtime comedian and TV host Jay Leno joined NBC's "America's Got Talent" for Judges Cuts. He hit the golden buzzer for a 10-year-old opera singer.        ...
20:52 2019-08-07

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
19:52 2019-08-14

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Taking Patrick Mahomes early a mistake? Undercover mock investigates Is it a good idea to draft Patrick Mahomes early on Draft Day? Notoriously value-minded quarterback drafter Dave Richard goes incognito to lock in Mahomes in Round 2, then weighs the results....
22:00 2019-08-13

Tucson police investigates robbery at Tucson Subway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Subway restaurant Sunday night. The incident took place at the location near 1st Avenue and Grant Road, according to Tucson Police Sergeant Peter Dugan. No one was injured during the robbery. No description of a suspect has not be...
06:39 2019-07-15

RIBA National Awards 2019 winners: Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre and London Bridge Station are among the UK's best buildings Other top architectural buildings to make the list include Television Centre, Glasgow's Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed tea room and a sculpture to celebrate the signing of the Magna Carta....
19:26 2019-06-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
23:52 2019-07-12

'AGT': 10-year-old opera singer Emanne Beasha stuns Jay Leno, wins Golden Buzzer Young contestants are taking over "America's Got Talent." And now, the reality contest moves to live shows until a winner is crowned in September.        ...
06:26 2019-08-07

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace gathering even hope the new rape kit could even be preventative....
22:00 2019-08-23

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
18:00 2019-08-07

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
21:13 2019-06-12

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
02:13 2019-05-31

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not guilty.” There are few details available at this t...
01:39 2019-05-31

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And today the CTA tried to make it right by revising its ...
08:13 2019-07-17

The key to avoiding sexual shame online: reveal it all first Foil sextortion scams, deepfakes and revenge porn by simply posting your own nude shotsA little while ago I got an email saying my computer camera had been hacked, they’d taped me watching “interesting” porn, and unless I transferred cash immediately, they’d send the video to all my contacts. Which ...
11:52 2019-07-07

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
22:39 2019-05-30

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
08:00 2019-08-07

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles superior court said Rosette Pambakian was fi...
03:13 2019-08-06

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care....
01:26 2019-07-02

Woodford Co. Man Charged With Child Sexual Exploitation VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Woodford County man is accused of child exploitation after investigators say they discovered child pornography. Don C. Lewis III was arrested after KSP executed a search warrant at 105 Plum Tree Court, Versailles. Electronic equipment was seized and is pending a fo...
16:39 2019-06-21

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil......
18:13 2019-06-04

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said “there is zero evidence” to support lo...
00:39 2019-06-22

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
00:39 2019-06-06

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing just another round of grandstanding to make peopl...
21:26 2019-08-06

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
16:26 2019-07-16

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. William Strampel was also convicted Wednesday of misconduct in offi...
16:52 2019-06-12

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

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
22:52 2019-07-15

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women suing Lyft said they were raped by their drivers in ...
11:00 2019-08-22

MLB warns sexual enhancers may include PEDs A memo sent by MLB to its players warns them that several over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills contain anabolic steroids and other prohibited substances....
21:00 2019-08-21

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
16:13 2019-05-24

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
18:52 2019-07-17

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
16:13 2019-07-22

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. David was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Cochis...
22:52 2019-07-17

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
04:00 2019-05-22

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. Preston is being held in custody pending sentencin...
23:39 2019-07-18

Canada to pay nearly C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
22:13 2019-07-19

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
15:26 2019-05-25

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
05:13 2019-06-22

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
06:52 2019-05-25

N.B.A. Closes Luke Walton Sexual Assault Investigation The league said it did not find “sufficient basis” for a former sports reporter’s allegations against Walton, the head coach of the Sacramento Kings....
04:52 2019-08-24

MLB warns players against dangers of over-the-counter sexual enhancers MLB warns players against using gas-station sexual enhancersAt least two players have blamed failed drug tests on OTC pillsMajor League Baseball has warned its players about the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual-enhancement pills after at least two players have attributed their positive dr...
22:13 2019-08-21

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this month, after charging him with sex trafficking. There,...
07:26 2019-08-03

NBA, Kings close Walton sexual assault case Investigators for the Sacramento Kings and NBA determined that, based on available evidence, there was "not a sufficient basis to support" the sexual assault allegations made against Kings head coach Luke Walton....
21:39 2019-08-23

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
21:52 2019-08-03

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
08:13 2019-05-29

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins typing. Somewhere in France or one of its oversea...
17:52 2019-06-01

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
18:39 2019-07-15

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
18:26 2019-07-31

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
02:13 2019-08-02

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations from Rosette Pambakian, former VP of Marketing, were ...
10:13 2019-08-06

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
07:13 2019-08-06

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled the sisters in a program run by Raniere in upstate N...
23:52 2019-05-24

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assistants are programmed to respond to verbal sexual ...
14:26 2019-05-23

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers and berating rape victims in a BuzzFeed New...
09:00 2019-05-23

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on th...
03:26 2019-06-17

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arrested after a report indicated he was having a sex...
00:26 2019-05-23

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
04:00 2019-07-18

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
01:52 2019-06-22

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations....
05:39 2019-06-21

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
01:52 2019-05-22

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
19:52 2019-06-08

Why it took Ashley Wagner a decade to talk about her sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner tells USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by the late John Coughlin in June 2008.       ...
14:39 2019-08-01

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes        ...
08:13 2019-07-24

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:26 2019-05-22

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug. 26, 2017, Sierra Vista Police Department received...
07:00 2019-06-19

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app that redefines the meaning of sex education — aims to...
18:26 2019-07-15

Cuomo signs law cracking down on workplace sexual harassment ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation toughening New York’s existing workplace sexual harassment protections Monday, delivering a key victory to advocates who have championed change throughout the 2019 legislative session. Victims of sexual harassment no longer have to prove their mistreatm...
20:39 2019-08-12

U.S. Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top general An Air Force investigation has found no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a senior U.S. military official said on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-07-11

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
18:00 2019-08-22

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Ringwald was sentenced to 25 years in prison f...
00:26 2019-07-20

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
21:26 2019-07-31

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:39 2019-05-21

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
22:39 2019-08-21

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched her, made “inappropriate and humiliating comments” and asked non-medical questions about ...
02:26 2019-06-15

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent sexual assault on college campuses using group mes...
19:39 2019-05-21

OB-GYN doctor faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations A Mississippi doctor faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — including fathering two children with patients and inserting abortion-inducing drugs into one of those women — who was completely unaware of his actions, according to a new report. Dr. Walter Ray Wolfe had his medical license sus...
01:52 2019-07-12

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
17:39 2019-05-22

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:13 2019-06-21

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
00:00 2019-06-08

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
22:39 2019-08-06

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
23:52 2019-05-30

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
05:26 2019-07-02

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
18:00 2019-08-07

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and public sexual indecency. Brittany Zamora/ KPNX Accord...
21:52 2019-06-11

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from an online undercover investigation conducted by po...
23:39 2019-05-23

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
01:26 2019-05-31

| Danish star Olesen charged with sexual assault Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault....
20:52 2019-08-07

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
21:39 2019-07-01

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked the woman until she passed out, officials said. Wh...
18:52 2019-06-29

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected, report...
22:39 2019-06-13

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
21:26 2019-05-24

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
10:13 2019-08-14

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
03:26 2019-08-21

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves has been acquitted by a jury of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
00:39 2019-08-21

Ashley Wagner took on controversial topics before speaking out about sexual assault Ashley Wagner shared her story this week of being sexually assaulted at 17, but the Olympic figure skater has taken on other tough topics in the past.       ...
00:26 2019-08-03

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without nonstop scrutiny from the media, lawmakers and ...
15:39 2019-07-11

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:00 2019-06-05

Ford Workers Who Sued Over Sexual Harassment Face Setback A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants....
22:26 2019-08-23

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
18:26 2019-05-22

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
17:13 2019-05-22

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
01:13 2019-06-06

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
00:39 2019-08-15

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
01:39 2019-05-31

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
12:00 2019-08-24

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss francs by Fifa following an investigation finding...
20:39 2019-06-08

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren’t harassment NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers for metro-Nashville’s public schools say it’s not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims. The Tennessean is reporting on lawsuits by parents of four girls who say they were pr...
17:13 2019-06-13

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
04:13 2019-08-21

Senior Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigatio...
03:52 2019-07-11

TV Host A.J. Calloway Leaves Extra After Sexual Misconduct Investigation (PASADENA, Calif.) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claims into Calloway’s conduct and he and the com...
16:13 2019-08-01

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
15:13 2019-08-01

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
14:26 2019-07-05

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a official report released on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "friendly, hospitality-oriented personality," a growing number......
00:13 2019-08-03

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
15:39 2019-07-11

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said....
07:13 2019-08-07

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working with us on some projects. Continue reading......
05:13 2019-05-22

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
23:13 2019-07-04

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
18:52 2019-07-04

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to four counts of se...
21:39 2019-06-06

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 million). The verdict came on Saturday after a mee...
16:13 2019-06-08

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
15:13 2019-06-13

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
16:13 2019-05-30

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whose powerful victim’s statement was read by millions...
13:52 2019-06-06

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wednesday against 21-year-old Alex Whipple. Police sa...
01:52 2019-06-06

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
20:39 2019-06-13

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June 22)        ...
00:52 2019-06-23

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
14:13 2019-06-22

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
14:52 2019-05-23

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
16:01 2019-06-14

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation, issues denial WASHINGTON — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump denied the allegations and said, “I’ve never met...
11:52 2019-06-22

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to participate in a sexual predator sting. Through the dates...
12:39 2019-08-08

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
23:26 2019-05-31

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
18:52 2019-05-24

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest sexual assault allegation “You can’t do that for the sake of publicity,” the president said of the accusations by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine writer and advice columnist who alleges in a new book that Trump attacked her in a dressing room at a department store in Manhattan in the mid-1990s....
22:39 2019-06-22

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
07:39 2019-06-01

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
00:39 2019-07-18

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley in Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice, is an appro...
12:52 2019-07-13

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
17:52 2019-07-31

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
16:00 2019-07-03

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is denying the allegations and says, “I’ve ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Boy Scouts failed to stop hundreds of sexual predators: suit A new lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America charges that there are hundreds of previously unreported cases of sexual abuse in the organization. The suit, filed Monday in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, says that lawyers for the Abused in Scouting group have identified 350 alleged abusers w...
20:39 2019-08-06

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
11:52 2019-07-24

‘She’s Not My Type’: Accused Again of Sexual Assault, Trump Resorts to Old Insult E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine, said in a CNN interview on Monday that she fought back when Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room....
18:52 2019-06-27

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the UK against the company.The cases were ta...
19:00 2019-06-27

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:13 2019-06-09

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
06:26 2019-05-31

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate aggres...
20:13 2019-06-17

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said the bloody beating was “firstly, an attack against...
18:26 2019-06-15

Thorbjorn Olesen’s career unraveling following sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger as she slept on a British Airways flight and allegedly urinating in the aisle of the plane. Olesen, 29, will be suspended pending the outcome of his case and Europ...
18:52 2019-08-07

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
20:00 2019-07-16

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 where Broner was arrested for allegedly attacking and...
02:26 2019-06-05

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:13 2019-07-09

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verdict this week against Peter Dalglish, a year after...
09:26 2019-06-12

Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" co-star accuses her of sexual misconduct As reported by Consequence Of Sound, model Josh Kloss has accused Katy Perry of pulling down his pants at a party and exposing him in front of her friends. Kloss co-starred with Perry in the video for her 2010 hit “Teenage Dream,” and he posted the accusation on Instagram as a response to the song c...
04:00 2019-08-13

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
20:52 2019-07-08

Person of interest in Detroit serial killings charged in sexual assault DeAngelo Kenneth Martin is the person of interest in the killings of three women. Now he is charged in the rape of a fourth woman who survived.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
14:39 2019-08-23

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victims as a “sex cult.” The alleged neglect...
07:00 2019-06-13

Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges in Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: Cristiano Ronaldo will not face charges in relation to a 2009 sexual assault allegation leveled against him, E! News can confirm. The Clark County District Attorney's office......
00:52 2019-07-23

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

McDonald's Cups Inadvertently Feature Sexual Imagery, Mocking Ensues In Japan, McDonald’s has released a new series of cups for its McFizz soda drinks. The cups are supposed to show a young woman and a young man on each side. When you finish the drink, it looks like they are smooching on the lips. But people have found something else entirely....
17:52 2019-08-02

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
15:13 2019-05-24

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
13:52 2019-06-09

Ashley Wagner’s Account of Sexual Assault Shakes Figure Skating The Olympian wrote a first-person article in which she said she was attacked as a teenager in 2008 by an older skater: John Coughlin, who killed himself this year....
05:13 2019-08-02

Ex-Ohio State coach pleads guilty in sexual battery case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State diving club coach has pleaded guilty to charges related to allegations he had sex with a diver when she was a teenager. Former diver Estee Pryor has publicly said defendant William Bohonyi began pressuring her for sex when she was 16. Frankli...
21:26 2019-05-23

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:39 2019-05-23

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
21:00 2019-07-05

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
07:52 2019-05-24

Age matters more than sexual orientation to U.S. presidential voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll In a sign that a presidential hopeful's sexual orientation has diminished as a concern for voters, Americans are more likely to say they would reject a candidate older than 70 than a candidate who is gay, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-10

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

Lucy McHugh murder accused not guilty of sexual activity with child The jury in the trial of the man accused of the murder of Lucy McHugh has been ordered to return a not guilty verdict for a charge of sexual activity against her....
17:13 2019-07-10

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
17:13 2019-06-09

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigation that...
04:13 2019-07-11

NYPD release images of Stuy Town sexual assault suspect The suspect is seen in the photos and video near the scene of the crime wearing black pants and a blue button-down shirt. He's still at large, cops said....
00:13 2019-07-01

Disney deleted sexual misconduct scene from latest ‘Toy Story 2’ release Disney removed a faux outtake showing a doll leering at Barbies, offering them roles in a future film, in the June re-release of the 'Toy Story' franchise....
23:26 2019-07-02

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thur...
17:52 2019-07-31

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor of g...
18:52 2019-06-03

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and hitting a teenager purported to be his girlfirend, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirmed on Twitter....
10:26 2019-07-13

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:26 2019-05-21

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to know the latest women to publicly accuse him of sexual assault, E Jean Carroll, after his claim on Friday that he had never met her was disproved by a ph...
20:52 2019-06-22

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
10:26 2019-06-04

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A great many people criti...
07:39 2019-06-22

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learned her fate after she admitted to having sexual con...
20:52 2019-07-12

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The 27-year-old was charged with aggravated sexual as...
04:26 2019-05-29

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by Pima County Sheriff’s Department after he all...
21:00 2019-07-31

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
16:13 2019-07-12

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
01:26 2019-06-22

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
10:00 2019-07-18

What we know after figure skater Ashley Wagner's sexual assault revelation Figure skater Ashley Wagner told USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by late skater John Coughlin. What we know in the follow-up to her story.       ...
18:39 2019-08-02

Tennessee State QB indicted on multiple rape, sexual battery charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery. The 22-year-old Croft was released from jail Monday on $50,000 bond. An arraignment has been scheduled for Sept. 4. The indictment against Croft says he engaged in un...
01:52 2019-08-21

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
20:00 2019-05-30

Thorbjorn Olesen charged with sexual assault, suspended by European Tour Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, common assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The European Tour suspended him.       ...
06:52 2019-08-07

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct.Levine’s lawyer E...
15:13 2019-08-07

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Models Call for Victoria's Secret to Fight Against Sexual Harassment in New Petition Victoria's Secret made headlines on Tuesday after more than 100 models signed a petition urging the company to protect its talent from sexual harassment and abuse. In an open letter......
00:39 2019-08-07

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
16:00 2019-05-31

Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight • Golfer charged with being drunk on plane and common assault• Olesen arrested after returning to London from NashvilleThe Ryder Cup winner Thorbjørn Olesen will appear in court on 21 August after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault.Olesen, who beat the t...
00:13 2019-08-07

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their report, researchers from the Armed Conflict Location ...
11:26 2019-06-28

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
23:00 2019-08-06

Friends of Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Say She Told Them of Attack in 1990s (NEW YORK) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she’d been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.The women, both journalists who were friends with Carroll, spoke publicly for the first...
23:26 2019-06-27

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00 2019-05-21

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them, it was announced on Friday.Court papers filed on Friday afternoon sho...
03:26 2019-06-01

Trump faces fresh sexual assault allegation – live updates Journalist E Jean Carroll alleges assault took place 23 years ago in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York 6.40pm BST Prominent African American lawmakers are rallying to the defense of Joe Biden amid criticism over comments the former vice president made about working...
19:52 2019-06-21

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
23:26 2019-06-06

Riot Games closes a chapter with sexual harassment lawsuit settlement League of Legends maker Riot Games closed a sorry chapter of its history with the settlement of a class-action lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
23:13 2019-06-19

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
01:26 2019-08-04

Himachal Court Quashes Sexual Assault Complaint Against Actor Jeetendra The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed a complaint against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, alleging that he sexually assaulted his cousin 48 years ago....
23:26 2019-05-21

Famed figure skating coach accused of sexual assault by second pupil A lawsuit filed this week by former skater Adam Schmidt, formerly Baadani, claims he was sexually abused by Olympic coach Richard Callaghan after U.S. Figure Skating ignored sexual misconduct complaints against him, according to an ABC News report. Callaghan, U.S. Figure Skating and Onyx Ice Arena ...
00:00 2019-08-10

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundr...
22:52 2019-06-19

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her status both as a survivor of female genital mutilation...
13:39 2019-06-21

Ryder Cup player Olesen denies sexual assault charge: report Danish Ryder Cup golfer Thorbjorn Olesen denied charges of sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault stemming from a trans-Atlantic flight when he appeared in court in London on Wednesday, The Times newspaper reported....
03:26 2019-08-22

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
20:52 2019-06-06

Appeal Hearing for Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction Begins Bill Cosby’s appellate team (Kristen Weisenburger and Barbara Zemlock) is hoping to throw out his sexual assault conviction at an appeal hearing scheduled for Monday, Aug. 12....
03:39 2019-08-13

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters on Thursday that Congress should be allowed to hear...
05:13 2019-07-12

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem woke. Ikea, for example, has launched rainbow shoppi...
08:39 2019-06-05

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
19:52 2019-06-19

Fast-Track Probe, Trial Of Sexual Offences Against Minors: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked state chief secretaries to device a mechanism to ensure that investigation and trial in sexual offences like rape against girls under the age of 12 are......
03:13 2019-08-23

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the result of an Outside The Lines investigation that deta...
04:39 2019-06-20

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexual assault committed by two members of the football team surfaced, the shadowy hacker group Anonymous caught wind of the story and decided to intervene...
15:26 2019-05-21

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

British man admits brutal stabbing of hair stylist driven by sexual fantasy Andrew Warren, 58, agrees to testify against co-defendantWyndham Lathem accused of killing James Cornell-DuranleauA British man accused in the fatal stabbing of a hair stylist in Chicago that a prosecutor said was driven by a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty in a US court and testify agains...
21:39 2019-07-23

Men beat, shave heads of mother-daughter duo who resists sexual assault as punishment Police arrested two men in the sexual assault of an Indian mother and her daughter whose heads they shaved after they resisted rape Wednesday in northeastern Bihar, India. ...
23:39 2019-06-28

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off the team after stories of Warda being a pestering creeper to several women flooded social media. Today, the team clarified that it does not actually take...
23:52 2019-06-28

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces new allegations of sexual misconduct in a report published by BuzzFeed News.        ...
00:52 2019-05-24

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove him to a gas station and back to his apartment.“He f...
09:00 2019-06-19

Minnesota police investigating alleged sexual assault against GOP volunteer at state fair Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault against a woman who got into a political disagreement while volunteering at the Minnesota State Fair....
05:26 2019-08-25

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with the previous two years, the report shows increase...
22:13 2019-05-21

Bhojpuri Singer-Actor Pawan Singh Charged For Alleged Sexual Harassment Bhojpuri actor-singer Pawan Singh has been charged for allegedly sexually harassing a 25-year-old woman actor on social media, police said on Saturday....
20:52 2019-08-03

R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

Police demand access to sexual assault survivors’ phones — or have their case dropped For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. In April 2019, police in the UK introduced new consent forms asking sexual assault survivors for permission to access...
14:26 2019-07-23

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been entered into evidence....
19:39 2019-07-02

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
08:26 2019-08-09

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
00:39 2019-07-04

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout ...
00:13 2019-08-06

Man Who Strangled and Masturbated on an Unconscious Woman Got a Free Pass Under Alaska's Sexual Assault Law Last year, a man from Anchorage, Alaska pleaded guilty to second-degree assault for tackling, strangling, and ejaculating on an unconscious woman on the side of a road. In September, he walked out of court facing no jail time....
22:00 2019-06-17

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
04:39 2019-06-22

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty of gang-raping a woman at the running of the bulls ...
19:52 2019-06-21

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she experienced systemic racism and sexual harassment from...
20:52 2019-08-04

NBA investigation clears Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault allegations Sacramento Kings say accuser Kelli Tennant, who sued coach Luke Walton, declined to be interviewed and her story was not corroborated.       ...
01:39 2019-08-24

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
15:39 2019-05-21

Four new women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct in a new report published Wednesday by BuzzFeed News.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
12:26 2019-07-04

Pelosi says there’s no role for Congress in addressing latest sexual assault accusation against Trump The speaker said E. Jean Carroll’s allegation that the president sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room two decades ago was a matter for the Republican Party to consider....
21:52 2019-06-27

Ex-Badgers player Quintez Cephus found not guilty of two counts of sexual assault The former wide receiver was cleared of one count of second-degree sexual assault of an intoxicated victim and one count of third-degree sex assault.       ...
02:26 2019-08-03

Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report The U.N. said it found the country’s soldiers “routinely and systematically employed rape, gang rape and other violent and forced sexual acts against women, girls, boys, men and transgender people in blatant violation of international human rights law.”...
04:00 2019-08-23

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
07:13 2019-07-07

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
22:39 2019-06-17

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Business Insider cited legal letters reportedly writte...
04:13 2019-05-31

Kevin Spacey's Sexual Assault Case Dismissed Due to ''Unavailability of Complaining Witness'' UPDATE: The sexual assault case against Kevin Spacey has been dropped due to the "unavailability of the complaining witness," according to court documents obtained by E! News. E!......
23:52 2019-07-17

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite opposition from lawmakers who believe military prosecutors outside the chain of command should instead review sexual assault cases....
22:13 2019-05-26

‘They're Putting People at Risk’: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, and Inaction at Zeel, the Top Massage App When Ilene Antelman arrived at a client’s Manhattan duplex in December of 2016, she was in a good mood. She was a veteran massage therapist, and he was a repeat client, a former actor who booked her through Zeel, the largest and most popular on-demand massage app service. In their previous sessions,...
19:39 2019-08-21

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
06:39 2019-06-12

Tennessee State QB Demry Croft arrested on rape, sexual battery charges Demry Croft, a Tennessee State quarterback who started four games last season, was arrested Monday and charged with six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery....
17:52 2019-08-21

Jeffrey Epstein engaged in ‘improper sexual contact’ while doing time in Florida: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein had “improper sexual contact” with women even while serving out his prison time in Florida, the lawyer for some of his accusers charged Tuesday. Under a highly questionable plea deal that the multimillionaire pedophile was able to cut with prosecutors in Florida in 2008, ...
19:39 2019-07-16