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Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism

Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists...

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism

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After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders. The last-minute change approved in parliament Thursday is lauded by activists who ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
16:13 2019-07-11

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) promotional videos....
02:13 2019-05-30

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by others nearby....
22:13 2019-06-09

Redefining the next generation of human machine interaction: a Q&A with Mobvoi If you’ve heard of the company Mobvoi recently, it’s likely because of its Ticwatch smartwatch line or its other accessories that have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. However, Mobvoi is actually a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) giant that was started by a fo...
11:00 2019-07-02

NBA Draft 2019 live stream: how to watch today's basketball draft online from anywhere If you've recovered from the playoffs excitement, it's NBA Draft time. The 2019 NBA basketball season ended in thrilling fashion with the Toronto Raptors taking the Game 6 victory and dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Now NBA teams and fans across the US are eagerly awaiting the 2019 N...
00:52 2019-06-21

2019 NHL Draft: How to watch, draft order, date and time Not even a week after history was made at the Stanley Cup Final, the NHL offseason is moving full speed ahead with the 2019 Entry Draft this Friday. With a total of 217 picks, forward Jack Hughes, and Kaapo Kakko fall in the top two to cross-Hudson River rivals in the New Jersey Devils and......
00:52 2019-06-22

NBA Draft 2019: How to watch, draft order and start time The future of the NBA will be laid out on Thursday night, and there is tons of room for surprises. The Pelicans won the lottery and the No. 1 draft pick, followed by the Grizzlies and Knicks. The top three is widely expected to be Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett, but after that......
15:39 2019-06-20

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
23:52 2019-06-12

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
20:26 2019-06-27

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-06-15

Fierce B’klyn fire leaves child, four others hurt A fierce four-alarm fire tore through a trio of Brooklyn homes early Thursday morning, injuring at least two people, reports said. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 1488 East 17th St. between Ave. N and Ave. O in the Midwood just after 4 a.m., CBS New York reported. All three roofs partially co...
12:52 2019-06-13

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
20:13 2019-06-14

The Netherlands Are The Most Fierce And Wild-Eyed Of All The World Cup Dark Horses There’s a tier below the highest level of Women’s World Cup contenders, and that second tier is the most interesting in the tournament. The top teams are known quantities. It’s pretty easy to figure out how and how well the United States, France, Germany, maybe even England will play. Once you get b...
01:52 2019-06-11

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery in Face of Fierce Competition Amazon.com is shuttering its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction....
12:13 2019-06-11

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
05:52 2019-07-12

Viking Berserkers – Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen? Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for battling in an uncontrollable, trance-like fury, and ...
14:13 2019-05-26

Jessica Biel Weighs In on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
23:39 2019-06-13

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
19:26 2019-05-21

Fierce Fashionistas! See Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson's Memorable Style Moments They're influencers for a reason! It's no secret that Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson are some of the best trendsetters out there. Whether they're taking selfies with their......
15:00 2019-05-21

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
18:13 2019-07-09

'Charlie's Angels' official trailer shows Kristen Stewart and her co-stars getting fierce Kristen Stewart, "Aladdin" star Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska get fierce and beat baddies in the official trailer for 'Charlie's Angels."        ...
00:00 2019-06-28

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
02:39 2019-07-11

Greece: Athens mosque likely to open in September Greece's education and religion minister says the country's first state-sponsored mosque is likely to begin operating in September, about three years after its construction was approved by parliament....
15:39 2019-06-07

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
14:26 2019-07-11

At least five dead as severe weather hits Greece At least five people were killed and dozens injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, the fire brigade said....
02:13 2019-07-11

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
11:52 2019-06-02

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
16:52 2019-07-05

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
03:00 2019-06-05

Scientist vanishes on run while at Greece conference, family says An American scientist vanished while attending a conference in Greece last week — and her family fears she may have fallen while jogging on one of the tourist area’s picturesque cliffs. Suzanne Eaton — a molecular biologist at the Max Institute in Dresden, Germany — hasn̵...
18:39 2019-07-08

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
01:52 2019-07-12

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:26 2019-07-11

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
13:52 2019-06-05

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
02:39 2019-07-06

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
06:52 2019-07-06

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
19:13 2019-06-30

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
17:39 2019-06-10

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for Greece at this year’s basketball World Cup in China, saying Friday he can play any position. The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MVP said he hasn’t “talked to the coach about which position I’ll be playing … the i...
18:39 2019-06-28

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
08:26 2019-06-08

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
10:13 2019-06-15

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
18:00 2019-06-23

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
15:52 2019-06-15

All NBA Draft Grades Are Useless. Here Are My NBA Draft Grades Now that the mock drafts are dead, the fashion show is done, all the crying parents have come and gone and Woj and Shams are back in the holster for a few hours, let us see what Postseason Advent has wrought:...
18:00 2019-06-21

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
20:13 2019-06-16

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers....
22:52 2019-05-23

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:39 2019-07-09

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts. Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party...
18:39 2019-07-08

Greece: Body believed to be American died by ‘criminal act’ A state coroner on the Greek island of Crete says the body of a woman believed to be missing American scientist Suzanne Eaton died as a result of a ‘criminal act’...
18:26 2019-07-10

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
21:00 2019-07-11

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia...
16:39 2019-05-31

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:00 2019-05-21

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
20:13 2019-06-04

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
22:00 2019-07-03

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Athens coastline....
11:26 2019-07-04

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
17:13 2019-05-22

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
18:13 2019-07-04

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
20:52 2019-07-04

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefighters and the evacuation of another village...
10:39 2019-07-05

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime ministers, Boyko Borissov and Alexis Tsipras, oversaw the ...
11:52 2019-05-22

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
01:13 2019-07-11

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
14:26 2019-07-09

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
15:00 2019-06-21

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
18:13 2019-06-18

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
21:26 2019-06-18

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in northern Crete; Reuters describes the location as a...
02:52 2019-07-10

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
14:26 2019-07-07

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-toothed animal was little known.Like the Hellenic tre...
16:00 2019-06-07

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
22:39 2019-06-07

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been rescued, while seven people, including two children...
12:00 2019-06-11

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and......
15:26 2019-07-04

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees to Greece....
15:39 2019-06-05

Greece: Exit polls give win to conservative party leader Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a comfortable victory Sunday over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:52 2019-07-07

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament elections last month by a wide margin....
01:00 2019-07-05

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four. Police said the arsonists struck in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, pour...
11:52 2019-06-10

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
18:52 2019-07-07

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci scored in an entertaining fi...
00:00 2019-06-09

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday the ambulance was spotted on a highway 30 kilomet...
13:13 2019-06-28

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
21:13 2019-07-07

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
22:52 2019-06-06

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
08:00 2019-07-08

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
20:39 2019-06-03

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:26 2019-07-08

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
23:52 2019-07-08

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official results from 75% of the vote Monday showed the conserva...
11:13 2019-05-27

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
14:39 2019-05-21

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison, which led him to launch a hunger strike....
15:26 2019-05-21

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
16:39 2019-07-14

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
05:52 2019-07-11

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
20:13 2019-07-10

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
00:52 2019-07-08

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
16:00 2019-07-05

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
22:00 2019-07-09

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:13 2019-06-22

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
21:52 2019-06-05

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was discovered in the Apidima cave on the Mani penins...
19:39 2019-07-10

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
09:26 2019-05-28

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
12:52 2019-07-11

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
05:13 2019-07-12

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
04:00 2019-07-12

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-11

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
05:52 2019-06-28

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country̵...
18:13 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:52 2019-06-22

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
16:39 2019-07-11

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
13:26 2019-07-06

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring the country together.’ Well guess what? I refuse to accept, ‘He’s the old guy.’ I refuse to accept the status quo,” the 76-...
03:52 2019-06-30

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes...
03:52 2019-07-08

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
23:13 2019-05-21

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
00:00 2019-06-02

Joshua to continue training with McCracken despite criticism "Anthony Joshua insists he will continue to work with Rob McCracken as his trainer despite the criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr."...
20:13 2019-06-05

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
12:26 2019-06-12

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
07:26 2019-05-29

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad. Local police official Ayaz Khan says Mohammad Bilal Khan was killed Sunday night, drawing...
07:00 2019-06-17

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response....
19:39 2019-05-21

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
16:13 2019-06-22

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe ticket prices to be cut after 2018 criticism • France Galop: ‘Every racing fan should have a proper drink’• Last year’s race meeting was beset with problemsFrance Galop, French racing’s ruling body, will cut admission prices for this year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and “promise that every English racing fan should have a proper drink” if Enab...
18:26 2019-07-15

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant. Pyongyang’s o...
05:39 2019-05-22

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
12:26 2019-06-17

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
03:39 2019-05-22

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d'Or....
17:26 2019-05-21

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder led the Merseyside club to their sixth European Cup."...
15:13 2019-06-04

FIFA restoring ‘corruption’ to ethics code after criticism LONDON (AP) — FIFA is restoring the offense of “corruption” to its code of ethics, almost one year after facing criticism over the symbolic removal of the term. The Associated Press has seen a proposal that will be presented to the FIFA Council meeting next month showing section 27 will ...
21:00 2019-05-24

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episode....
03:13 2019-07-08

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of trade white paper Chin's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. criticism that a Chinese white paper misrepresented trade negotiations between the world's two largest economies, saying the United States should stop making a laughing stock of itself....
10:39 2019-06-04

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent further damage to the museum. There was no immediate w...
20:39 2019-06-14

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
21:01 2019-05-21

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:26 2019-07-02

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday....
06:00 2019-07-03

Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' despite Trump criticism USA winger says she would not attend White House visitAmericans will play for World Cup title on SundayA week after being warned by the President of the United States not to “disrespect” her country, Megan Rapinoe says her willingness to speak out makes her “extremely American”.The USA winger was cr...
19:26 2019-07-03

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward rules for deep sea mining....
14:26 2019-07-05

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
23:52 2019-05-29

Fallout 76 updates promise turnaround after “well-deserved criticism” LOS ANGELES—After what Bethesda's Todd Howard admitted on stage was some "well-deserved criticism" at the launch of Fallout 76, Bethesda rolled out the first phase of its turnaround plan for the game at its E3 press conference tonight. That plan starts with Nuclear Winter, a 52-player Battle Royale...
07:13 2019-06-10

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
19:52 2019-06-27

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
12:26 2019-06-07

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired and plans by two House committees to hold hearings on the treatment of thousands of migrants held a...
23:00 2019-07-03

Alex Morgan on celebration criticism: ‘You see men grabbing their sacks’ The USWNT is about to embark on their final mission to defeat the Netherlands on their journey toward becoming World Cup champions, but controversy from their last match against England still lingers. Alex Morgan’s tea-sipping goal celebration in the Americans’ 2-1 win on Tuesday has ear...
21:39 2019-07-05

Wolff: F1 shouldn't talk itself down with "polemic" racing criticism Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Formula 1 should not talk itself down and should remember the Austrian Grand Prix the next time there is "polemic" criticism about racing...
13:13 2019-07-04

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
05:39 2019-05-22

Conservative U.S. justices draw criticism by overruling precedent again For the second time in six weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Friday overruled a decades-old legal precedent set by the court, this time involving property rights, raising alarm bells among its liberal members....
19:26 2019-06-21

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgames. (Letters, 4 July). As someone who attended his first Major League game at Ebbets Field in 1952 (...
23:52 2019-07-05

HBO bigwig brushes off criticism of ‘Game of Thrones’ finale HBO’s president of programming said the writers of “Game of Thrones” had the ending of the series “in their heads for a long time” in a wide-ranging interview published after the finale on Sunday. Casey Bloys spoke to Deadline about the divisive reaction to the ending, a number of gaffes in th...
11:52 2019-05-22

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
21:00 2019-06-13

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
23:00 2019-07-12

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's national security....
03:00 2019-06-08

Russia’s whale release plan called success despite criticism Russian officials say a plan to put nearly 100 illegally captured whales back in open water has been successful so far, but environmentalists claim it was poorly planned...
22:39 2019-07-04

'Wah, wah, wah': Rapinoe dismisses criticism of Morgan's 'teacup' celebration – video Megan Rapinoe has dismissed criticism of United States teammate Alex Morgan's 'tea cup' goal celebration during their 2-1 Women's World Cup semi-final win over England.After scoring the decisive third goal of the match for the US, Morgan mimed taking a sip of tea and was criticised by some football ...
05:52 2019-07-04

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
16:26 2019-07-12

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
21:39 2019-07-03

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and disgraced director Roman Polanski at a press confe...
21:13 2019-05-22

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, addressed criticism surrounding her online persona in a recent interview with the UK’s Telegraph...
15:52 2019-07-02

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest controversy....
05:13 2019-05-23

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
19:52 2019-07-03

'Men grab their sacks': Morgan says celebration criticism is double standards USA striker mimed sipping tea after goal against EnglandMorgan says team still to decide on White House visitAlex Morgan has said that criticism of her goal celebration during USA’s defeat of England in the Women’s World Cup semi-final is an example of double standards.Morgan mimed sipping a cup of ...
19:13 2019-07-05

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
17:26 2019-07-07

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers of the most recent event for their “wrong spirit”, according to foreign tour groups.Kim, North Korea’...
20:13 2019-06-05

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
20:13 2019-06-11

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babis to resign....
22:13 2019-06-05

US women's World Cup team comes under criticism for celebrating goals in blowout The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under criticism from some who felt celebrating every goal showed poor sportsmanship....
09:13 2019-06-12

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singing the same old tune"....
14:26 2019-06-04

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:13 2019-05-31

"Pathetic, Negative": Vaughan Slams Bairstow's Reaction To Criticism World Cup 2019 hosts England have been receiving a lot of criticism after they put their once smooth campaign in jeopardy by losing their last two league games....
00:26 2019-06-29

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a dictator over a fellow American....
19:39 2019-05-27

Nectar swaps BP for Esso amid criticism by climate campaigners UK petrol station loyalty shifts as Nectar card is criticised for encouraging fossil fuel useA major UK consumer loyalty programme has been criticised by environmental campaigners for making Esso – whose parent company ExxonMobil has been under fire for its track record on climate change – its new f...
10:26 2019-06-01

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products....
21:13 2019-05-28

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
19:39 2019-05-21

Maternal fitness expert sues Columbia professor over criticism A maternal fitness expert who helps moms tighten their tummies after giving birth is suing a Columbia University prof for her gut-punching criticism. Julie Tupler’s namesake “Tupler Technique” includes abdominal exercises that can help a condition called “diastisis recti,” when the vertical muscles ...
01:01 2019-06-02

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden cited James O Eastland and Herman E Talmadge – known for racist views – as senators he disagreed with but ‘got things done’Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing mounting criticism over naming two southern segregationist senators as people he managed to work with during his care...
01:39 2019-06-20

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link LONDON (AP) — The CEO of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm. Yana Peel, who has overseen the two Serpentine galleries for three years, said the criticism was based on &#...
18:26 2019-06-18

Kamala Harris doubles down on Biden criticism: ‘You have to draw the line’ A day after confronting Joe Biden on the debate stage, Kamala Harris called his controversial comments about two segregationist senators “misplaced,” saying that “at some point, you have to draw the line.” Harris was grilled about the heated exchange with her fellow Democrati...
16:26 2019-06-28

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by its ambassador to the U.S. Trump called Ambassador Kim Darroch a “very stupid guy” who wa...
18:26 2019-07-09

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
16:13 2019-05-21

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, the Google chief executive wrote that “privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people w...
23:13 2019-05-29

Bayern's Rummenigge hits back at transfer criticism Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hit back at criticism of the club's transfer activity and promised a squad that can challenge for major honors next season       ...
18:39 2019-07-08

I Represent "Inclusive India": Nusrat Jahan After Criticism Over Attire First-time parliamentarian and Bengali actor Nusrat Jahan asserted she represents an "inclusive India" after criticism over her being seen sporting vermilion and bangles in Parliament....
00:52 2019-06-30

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
08:00 2019-07-11

Ocasio-Cortez repeats 'concentration camp' comparison, despite criticism over the remark Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has once again compared border detention facilities to concentration camps, despite facing criticism for invoking the Holocaust by doing so....
01:00 2019-07-03

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2016 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on tennis....
17:26 2019-07-15

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un, international travel agencies have said. Simon Co...
17:13 2019-06-07

Donald Trump Responds to Meghan Markle's Criticism: "I Didn't Know That She Was Nasty" Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom next week and have meetings with members of the royal family. Meghan Markle, who is on maternity leave after welcoming her and husband Prince......
22:52 2019-06-01

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year's performance....
14:39 2019-06-05

Responding to Uighur criticism, Chinese diplomat points to racial segregation in DC "It's an area for the black & Latin," Lijian Zhao wrote about Southwest D.C. on Twitter, before explaining that he actually meant Southeast. He later deleted the tweets....
18:39 2019-07-15

Self-imposed pressure, outside criticism nearly crushed a ‘League of Legends’ phenom. Now he’s back. Mike “MikeYeung” Yeung struck the North American League Championship Series circuit like a bolt of lightning. Pulled straight from the “League of Legends” soloqueue ladder to save his team, Phoenix1,......
00:13 2019-07-12

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan soccer from the coach of the country's women's team....
20:39 2019-07-05

| Disturbing photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies. This image might disturb sensitive viewers....
20:00 2019-06-27

Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows • Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletesThree global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “en...
01:26 2019-06-01

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up existing efforts. Trump defended the agreemen...
14:52 2019-06-10

Alex Morgan says 'tea' celebration criticism amounts to double standard: 'I'm a little taken aback' U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan said Friday she was taken aback by the amount of criticism she received from her goal celebration against England and it shows there is proof of a double standard....
18:39 2019-07-05

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it all'. Guardiola's side have denied it was in referen...
14:52 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris takes criticism for offering 'That little girl was me' T-shirt online for $30 Kamala Harris’ campaign capitalized on her viral debate moment with Joe Biden on Thursday night, making a “That little girl was me” T-shirt available via her campaign website....
06:52 2019-06-29

'We exist to sell drinks': Bar owner defends criticism of tap water drinkers A bar owner criticised for saying too many people were only ordering tap water with their food has defended her comments, saying it can put a big strain on businesses....
14:52 2019-05-29

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
04:13 2019-06-29

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting conservative angst over the far-right populist’s a...
09:00 2019-05-24

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force .        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

Spain protests Vatican envoy's criticism of Franco reburial plan Spain formally complained to the Vatican on Thursday after its ambassador criticized the Socialist government's attempts to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco and said it had achieved little but stoke divisions and "resuscitate Franco"....
18:13 2019-07-04

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who on Wednesday defended his handling of the case. Barry Krischer, who was the Palm Beach attorney during Epstein’s sex-tr...
05:13 2019-07-11

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ blowout win over Thailand....
20:26 2019-06-12

Spieth’s caddie criticism shows turbulent side of teamwork at US Open Michael Greller got it in the ear during the opening round but Jason Day’s new hire shows how golfers value the partnershipIt constitutes a leap of faith to suggest we are witnessing the beginning of the end for one of golf’s most identifiable – and profitable – partnerships. Still, eyebrows were in...
14:39 2019-06-14

Trump to preside over Fourth of July celebrations with military show despite criticism Democrats charge the president with staging a campaign rally, as White House says remarks would not be political in natureDonald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a modest show of military might that critics say is politi...
15:13 2019-07-04

Number of new citizens hits 5-year high under Trump administration, despite Dem criticism U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services set a five-year high in 2018 for the number of people who took the oath of citizenship – despite heated criticism from Democrats about the Trump administration's immigration policies....
20:52 2019-06-03

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football after an internal review following its operation at the Sheffield derby in March, which was heavily c...
14:39 2019-06-14

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicizing an important holiday and wasting taxpayer money....
16:00 2019-07-04

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
18:00 2019-07-09

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to the next steps in his peace plan, saying they'd "probably" be revealed "next week."...
03:00 2019-07-04

Donald Trump Jr. mocks Roy Moore after campaign announcement, reigniting criticism The president's son took another shot at Alabama Judge Roy Moore on Thursday, alluding to sexual misconduct allegations the Republican senate candidate faced during his run in 2017....
04:00 2019-06-21

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
21:39 2019-06-15

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pressed the central bank to reduce interest rates....
22:52 2019-07-05

Rep. Collins on AOC's 'appalling' criticism of border facilities: It's either 'blissful ignorance' or anti-Semitism Rep. Doug Collins blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tuesday on Fox News Radio, calling out her "appalling" comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
02:00 2019-06-19

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
05:52 2019-07-08

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side...
20:39 2019-07-12

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his longstanding backing of the Hyde Amendment. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee gala in Atlanta, the former vice president said that, in an envir...
18:00 2019-06-07

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party....
21:13 2019-05-28

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday she again criticized Biden for his past positions....
10:13 2019-07-05

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin.        ...
15:13 2019-05-22

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term. The stumbling start for the far-right ...
22:26 2019-05-26

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American....
23:52 2019-05-27

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
03:52 2019-07-10

In Portland, a Punch and a Milkshake Rumor Feed a Fresh Round of Police Criticism Protests that left a journalist injured led to a conservative outcry against the Portland police — and claims that some milkshakes tossed in the melee were laced with cement....
10:39 2019-07-02

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climate change and transform America’s economy....
15:26 2019-06-04

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
01:00 2019-06-11

Kellyanne Conway on Pelosi's 'meow moment' with AOC and other freshmen, 'incoherent' census criticism Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, called out the "huge catfight" between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four freshman Democrats, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. ...
16:39 2019-07-09

US coach Jill Ellis refuses to respond to Hope Solo's criticism Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Jill Ellis' management style, tactical decisions and ability to handle pressure. But Ellis didn't take bait.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appeared to contradict a Commerce Department rule that s...
01:13 2019-06-30

World Cup broadcaster, ex-player Kaylyn Kyle says she got death threats for USWNT criticism Ex-Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, a World Cup analyst for TSN, said she got death threats after criticizing the U.S. team over its celebrations.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Democratic candidates court black voters; Biden addresses race criticism Winning the support of black voters in the United States was the focus of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Saturday, including former Vice President Joe Biden, who will address directly criticism about his record on race....
21:39 2019-07-06

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
14:13 2019-07-09

Jersey Shore's Snooki Claps Back At Criticism Over Postpartum Fitness Goals Snooki's GTL routine is none of your business. OK? Though the Jersey Shore star welcomed her third baby Angelo James LaValle just last week, she's already looking forward to the......
21:39 2019-06-03

It's MLB Draft Day! Here's what you need to know From who might get picked No. 1 to whether this pitching-poor draft might create a few surprises, here's your cheat sheet on draft day trends and topics....
14:00 2019-06-03

Megan Rapinoe praises England while teammate supports Trump criticism | Suzanne Wrack USA star wary of ‘super-clinical’ Lionesses as Ali Krieger says Rapinoe doesn’t stand alone in stance on Donald TrumpPhil Neville’s “Are you ready to win the World Cup?” challenge to his players does not rile Megan Rapinoe. “If you’re at this stage of the tournament and you’re not trying to win the ...
03:13 2019-06-30

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
00:00 2019-05-25

Bella Thorne chides Whoopi for nude photo criticism in tearful video: 'Shame on you' During the Hot Topics segment on "The View" this past Monday, co-host Whoopi Goldberg criticized actress Bella Thorne, 21, over a recent scandal involving nude photos Thorne had taken of herself. After a hacker obtained the photos and threatened to release them publicly, Thorne posted the photos to ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fes...
23:00 2019-07-09

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan push back on criticism over dominating performance against Thailand U.S. women’s soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan and their coach Jill Ellis brushed off scathing criticism stemming from their blowout victory over Thailand on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-12

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaking to the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH ...
01:13 2019-06-29

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
16:13 2019-07-12

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment will also have a deterrent effect since American fo...
02:13 2019-06-08

Ocasio-Cortez defiant in face of criticism for opposing border $$ bill while decrying conditions Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is firing back at accusations of hypocrisy for railing against conditions in migrant detention centers, after having voted against funding legislation for the humanitarian crisis at the border. ...
18:13 2019-07-03

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boeing’s 737 Max jets....
16:00 2019-05-21

China accuses UK of 'basking in the faded glory of British colonialism' after Hong Kong criticism China’s foreign ministry lashed back Wednesday at criticism by Britain’s foreign secretary on the recent protests in Hong Kong, saying the region’s former colonial master had no right to weigh in on Hong Kong’s affairs....
19:26 2019-07-03

Acting ICE director slams Pete Buttigieg's 'misinformed' criticism: 'He is vilifying the wrong entity' The Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has condemned Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's criticism of his department, calling his rhetoric "misinformed" and "inappropriate."...
17:52 2019-06-05

Drake's sideline antics draw ire of Milwaukee Bucks coach, rapper responds to criticism Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer was less than enthused about Drake’s antics on the sidelines during the team’s Eastern Conference Finals game against the Toronto Raptors....
18:00 2019-05-23

Marshae Jones’ Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Manslaughter Charge; DA Responds to Criticism Lawyers for Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman charged with manslaughter after her unborn baby was shot and killed in utero, filed a motion to dismiss the case on Monday morning, calling the indictment against her “unreasonable, unfounded, and unjust.”...
22:52 2019-07-01

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers to minimize the dangers of the drugs....
05:13 2019-06-21

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
22:26 2019-06-04

Brooks Koepka admits Brandel Chamblee's criticism during Masters week made him angry Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee might not want to run into Brooks Koepka -- winner of back-to-back PGA Championships -- in a dark alley.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
01:26 2019-06-16

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrade charges and who, Acosta says, "was ready to let ...
20:13 2019-07-11

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
02:52 2019-06-05

IRS releases draft of new W-4 The Internal Revenue Service released a draft copy of its new W-4 form Friday, saying it's meant to keep withholdings closer to what Americans owe under the 2017 tax law....
05:26 2019-06-01

Samantha Bee to Trump: 'Don’t say you have a rape type' Late-night hosts discussed E Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegation against Trump and the first Democratic debateLate-night hosts discussed the first round of Democratic debates and the newest sexual assault allegation against Donald Trump from E Jean Carroll. Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-27

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim that crime writers are partly to blame shocked me. ...
18:26 2019-07-05

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
09:39 2019-06-11

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
12:39 2019-05-23

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
00:52 2019-06-11

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for what some say is a deprivation of individual civil...
20:26 2019-06-05

NFL supplemental draft: Everything you need to know for 2019 Only seven players have been selected in the last nine years of the supplemental draft, but teams could take a look at options on Wednesday.       ...
02:00 2019-07-10

12 international players available in NBA draft Twelve international players, led by prospective top-10 pick Sekou Doumbouya of Guinea, remained in the NBA draft at the final deadline to withdraw on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while Labaut was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in th...
09:52 2019-06-06

MLB draft tracker: Keep up with every pick from Day 1 The 2019 MLB draft begins Monday, with the Baltimore Orioles making the first selection and 78 picks being made in total on Day 1.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

EKU Signees Picked on Third Day of the MLB Draft RICHMOND, Ky. – Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball signees were picked on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. DJ Gladney was the first off the board on Wednesday. The third baseman out of Illiana Christian High School in Richton Park, Illinois was selected in the 16th...
23:13 2019-06-06

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle and Central avenues in Bushwick around 12:15 a.m. when......
04:13 2019-07-10

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
19:00 2019-06-13

Man wants new sentence in teen’s rape, murder, dismemberment DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Grace Packer in 2016 as part of a...
17:13 2019-06-13

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
04:39 2019-06-02

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country....
08:26 2019-06-08

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy...
15:26 2019-06-13

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
19:00 2019-06-27

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
03:26 2019-06-10

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
11:00 2019-06-16

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
07:39 2019-06-02

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and ...
03:26 2019-06-11

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

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new trial is set for Sept. 30. (Jun 14)        ...
07:26 2019-06-15

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape....
02:52 2019-06-05

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:39 2019-06-14

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
10:39 2019-06-22

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
09:52 2019-06-22

Doctor bites off tongue of patient who tried to rape her A South African doctor who was attacked by a perv while she was catching some shuteye fought back by biting off his tongue, according to a report. The 24-year-old unidentified female doctor encountered the would-be rapist late Tuesday after he entered Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein by po...
21:39 2019-06-06

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
07:52 2019-06-12

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Brandenburg Man Charged With Rape, Sodomy After KSP Investigation MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man on charges related to child sexual exploitation. KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch began investigating 28-year-old Leon Barr after allegedly discovering he had been chatting online with a juvenile about m...
16:13 2019-06-08

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:13 2019-05-28

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

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:00 2019-06-07

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:39 2019-06-07

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, rounds 3-10 will be held Tuesday and rounds......
09:52 2019-06-03

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
02:52 2019-06-05

The 2019 NBA Draft class can be transformational Let’s face it. The NBA draft isn’t quite like the NFL draft. Not yet anyway. Suspense in the NBA draft normally lasts about two seconds after the No. 1 overall pick is announced. The rest is all speculation. But the 2019 draft seems to be a bit different. It starts with a league that has......
08:13 2019-06-21

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
16:00 2019-05-25

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
03:13 2019-06-21

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball team (from our Tuesday sportscast): Fraizer was ...
18:52 2019-06-05

NFL draft headed to Cleveland in 2021, KC in '23 The NFL draft is heading to Cleveland in 2021 and Kansas City in 2023. A site for 2022 has been delayed because about 20 cities are interested in hosting that year....
23:26 2019-05-22

When the Knicks knew they were going to draft RJ Barrett General manager Scott Perry knew RJ Barrett eventually would be a Knick when he visited their Tarrytown campus June 10 and wowed them. “He came in and won our building over,’’ Perry said on a conference call Thursday night after Barrett officially became a Knick with the third pick in the NBA draft ...
08:13 2019-06-21

Explosion of trades before NBA draft even begins The draft hasn’t yet begun. The deals already have. The Pelicans added to their Anthony Davis draft haul by sending the No. 4 overall pick acquired from the Lakers to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth, 17th and 35th picks, according to ESPN. The Pelicans are also sending Solomon Hill — owed...
02:39 2019-06-21

NHL draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-31 From Mario Lemieux at No. 1 to Dave 'Tiger' Williams at No. 31, USA TODAY Sports looks at the best picks for each spot in the NHL draft.       ...
15:52 2019-06-20

American Players Rise to the Top in the N.H.L. Draft The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes....
18:52 2019-06-22

MLB draft tracker: Catch up on every pick from Day 1 Monday included 78 picks and while we won’t know for years who will turn out to be the stars and busts, there’s already plenty of talking points.        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

| Pelicans eye Williamson, future in NBA Draft Teenage star Zion Williamson is set to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans launch their quest to build a championship team....
10:52 2019-06-19

Top prospects Hughes, Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft The Devils made record-breaking center Jack Hughes the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night. The Rangers took Finnish winger Kaapo Kakko second....
06:52 2019-06-22

Blue Jays take son of Roy Halladay on Day 3 of MLB draft NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft — the round matching his father’s Blue Jays uniform number. The younger Halladay is a right-hander like his famous father, who ...
01:52 2019-06-06

NBA fashion: The best suits worn at NBA draft The NBA draft always brings with it some amazing fashion from the prospects that walk on stage. Here's some of the best looks of the past decade.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

NHL draft will have American flavor: Five U.S. players could go in top 10 Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield and Alex Turcotte could go in the first five picks of the NHL draft and five to seven could go in the first 12 picks.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

Michigan’s Brazdeikis staying in draft ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft. The basketball program announced his decision Tuesday. The school announced last month that Brazdeikis, Charles Matthews and Jordan Poole were declaring for the draft. All three could have changed their minds and c...
08:00 2019-05-22

Knicks take RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick in NBA draft RJ Barrett is trading in his flashy pink draft-night suit for the orange and blue. Barrett got his wish Thursday and fulfilled his late grandfather Noel’s prediction that one day he would be a Knick. The Knicks, as expected, took the Duke star with the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft at Barclays Center....
02:39 2019-06-21

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
03:39 2019-06-18

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Rio de Janeiro's cybercrime police division wants Neymar to testify about a video he published with messages and images allegedly exchanged with the woman who accuses him of raping her in a Paris hotel....
13:39 2019-06-04

Man Allegedly Tortured By Cops In UP When He Tried To Report Wife's Rape A man was allegedly given third-degree torture by the cops in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri after he approached them to file a complaint against the kidnapping and rape of his wife....
11:13 2019-07-08

Arguments Over Rape And Incest Divide Abortion Opponents (AP)– Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry th...
14:39 2019-05-24

German police detain teen following rape in Ruhrgebiet A 14-year-old is in custody in Germany's Ruhr region on suspicion of rape, prosecutors say. The teen had previously twice been reported for sexual harassment and is therefore being held in preventive custody....
01:13 2019-07-09

Worrisome, But Cannot Be Stopped: Ex-Rajasthan Minister On Rape Incidents Former Rajasthan minister and Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker Kali Charan Saraf has slammed the Congress government in the state over the "worrisome" number of reported rape cases and sexual assaults,......
14:13 2019-07-08

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
22:13 2019-07-14

How arguments over rape and incest are dividing U.S. abortion opponents The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry that a no-exception stance could be harmful to some Republican candidates in upcoming election....
17:39 2019-05-24

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
22:52 2019-06-28

Rape-Accused In Goa, On Way To Court, Escapes From Police Custody A man accused of raping a British woman in Goa, Friday escaped from police custody while he was being brought to a court in Margao town from the Central Jail at Colvale in North Goa....
20:26 2019-06-28

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
02:39 2019-06-02

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p....
01:26 2019-06-02

Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine Police and guards at North Mara have been accused of killing dozens – possibly hundreds – of localsWhen safari tourists drive to the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, few realise they are passing one of the world’s most contentious goldmines.From the escarpment above the plain, the North Mara fac...
19:26 2019-06-18

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
22:00 2019-07-10

Hannah Gadsby Shares She Had an Abortion After Surviving Rape Hannah Gadsby is sharing a very personal story with the world. The Australian comedian, who wrote and stars in her Netflix comedy special Nanette, is opening up about having an abortion......
22:26 2019-06-19

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the rapes of two more women....
09:39 2019-06-11

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m. when an unknown man came up behind her, pulled do...
00:26 2019-05-30

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:00 2019-05-29

Man nabbed for Bronx rape allegedly said she ‘deserved it’ for ‘slavery’ A black parolee arrested for raping and bashing a white woman on the roof of his Bronx apartment building allegedly told a witness that she “deserved” the brutal attack because of slavery, according to court papers. “She was a white girl. She deserved it because us minorities have ...
00:39 2019-06-19

Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports . The newspaper on Saturday cited court documents saying...
05:52 2019-06-16

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14)        ...
03:52 2019-06-15

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the rape of a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teen in 2003, California prosecutors said Friday....
04:13 2019-06-15

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
07:26 2019-06-03

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

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack        ...
20:52 2019-06-02

Judgment In Kathua Rape And Murder Case Likely On June 10 The judgment in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be delivered on June 10, nearly a year after the trial began in a court in Pathankot, special......
18:52 2019-06-03

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosang, 53, allegedly violated the 29-year-old victim m...
07:39 2019-06-02

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports ....
05:00 2019-06-16

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:13 2019-06-22

After rape conviction, Kellen Winslow Jr. gets mistrial on other charges VISTA, Calif. — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges. The judge earlier denied a defense motion to dismiss the undeci...
00:39 2019-06-12

Conviction In Kathua Rape Case Will Act As Deterrent, Says Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today said the conviction in the Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from committing such heinous crimes. A court on Monday sentenced three......
13:26 2019-06-11

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
23:13 2019-06-05

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign in a case that has left Myanmar society reeling....
12:13 2019-07-07

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-06-06

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
23:01 2019-06-04

The Neymar Rape Case Has Turned Into A Huge Mess Last Saturday, news broke that a Brazilian woman had filed a police report in which she said soccer superstar Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel last month. Today, Neymar testified in court about a different but related criminal charge he faces because of the intimate photos of the alleged victim he ...
21:00 2019-06-07

Harvey Weinstein replaces lawyers again in rape case Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein switched his legal team during an appearance Thursday in a Manhattan courtroom regarding his sexual assault case....
04:00 2019-07-12

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-05

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport’s most famous players.The world’s largest sport...
09:52 2019-06-07

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
00:39 2019-06-06

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, where he tried to forcibly remove her pants, police said......
23:13 2019-06-07

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
10:39 2019-07-05

Kakko ready for answer if he's No. 1 or No. 2 in NHL draft Kaapo Kakko was prepared for the attention that came his way when all of the top NHL draft prospects gathered together on a boat sitting dockside in Vancouver Harbor       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
05:39 2019-06-21

Hofstra star drawing some NBA draft attention While everyone else was fixated on Kawhi Leonard during the NBA Finals, Justin Wright-Foreman couldn’t takes his eyes off Fred VanVleet. The stellar performance during the Raptors’ run to the title by VanVleet, the former Wichita State star, was just the latest example of a one-time mid-major guard ...
14:13 2019-06-19

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will return for his senior year. Coach John Becker told the Burlington Free Press on Monday that Anthony Lamb – who led the Catamounts to their seventh NCAA Tou...
05:26 2019-05-28

NBA draft: Ranking the five most prolific classes of all-time Since 1947, some of the sport's greats have made their way into the NBA via the draft. But over time, some classes stand out more than others.       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
15:26 2019-05-21

Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is expected to be fully recovered in three to four weeks. The surgery, considered minor, “allows d...
19:52 2019-06-01

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the following players arrived directly to the Knicks, who w...
04:39 2019-06-02

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
14:13 2019-06-17

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years. The 6-foot-7, 285-pounder compiled a career worth of highlights into just one season, becoming the third freshman to be...
02:52 2019-06-21

Williamson leads three Duke players into top 10 at NBA draft But as the 6-foot-7, 285-pound power forward stood next to his mother and reflected on the life-changing moment that happened a few minutes earlier, he cried out of gratitude. The New Orleans Pelicans selected Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night....
04:13 2019-06-21

Zion Williamson taken by Pelicans with No. 1 pick of NBA draft The most tantalizing prospect of the last decade has officially arrived. The Pelicans confirmed what most have assumed for months, selecting Zion Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. Williamson has long been a lock for the selection. Combined with a sensational ...
02:39 2019-06-21

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:39 2019-05-23

Hornets draft Kentucky forward PJ Washington at No. 12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets selected forward PJ Washington from Kentucky with the 12th overall pick on Thursday night after becoming enthralled with his development during his sophomore year of college. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Washington averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per gam...
04:39 2019-06-21

2019 NHL Draft: Three storylines to watch in Vancouver It’s time to restock the cabinets. NHL teams will make their picks for their next generation at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver when the first round kicks off on Friday, June 21. The Devils and Rangers hold the top two picks and will make Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko the first two players off.....
02:39 2019-06-21

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
18:52 2019-06-10

Bol Bol’s incredible suit can’t save him from sad NBA draft slide Bol Bol took a risk. No team seems to be willing to do the same. While Bol drew focus early in the NBA draft for sporting a suit with a giant spiderweb emblazoned on it, the 7-foot-2 center became the most compelling prospect of the post-lottery picks, seemingly waiting forever in the green room to....
04:52 2019-06-21

NBA draft results: Analysis, every pick from both rounds The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
07:39 2019-06-21

NBA Draft 2019: How each team can address its biggest need For all the talk, the NBA Draft ultimately comes down to making your team better. It’s a simple, yet labyrinthine concept — one that centers around cold, hard analysis. When everything in the NBA seems to center around free agency and trade demands, it’s easy to forget that the goal is ...
16:13 2019-06-19

NBA draft: Ranking the five most prolific classes of all time Since 1947, some of the sport's greats have made their way into the NBA via the draft. But over time, some classes stand out more than others.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, the fourth-overall choice it obtained from the Lak...
07:39 2019-06-20

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
16:13 2019-06-21

Three Wildcats Selected in the First Round of the 2019 NBA Draft BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In what has been dubbed “graduation night” by head coach John Calipari, three more Kentucky men’s basketball players had their names called and walked across the Barclays Center stage in the annual ceremony most fans know as the NBA Draft. PJ Washington (No. 12, Charlotte Hornets), ...
10:13 2019-06-21

Virginia star moving up on some NBA Draft boards De’Andre Hunter, after winning a national championship with Virginia, is ready to take the next step in his career at the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. “I think I know what it takes to win at a high level,” Hunter said Wednesday. “You’ve just got to play where you’re at and......
07:39 2019-06-20

Orioles predictably take Adley Rutschman No. 1 in MLB draft SECAUCUS, N.J. — The Baltimore Orioles have selected Oregon State switch-hitting catcher Adley Rutschman with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The announcement Monday night at MLB Network studios marks the second time the Orioles have led off the draft, and first since they took LS...
02:52 2019-06-04

NBC Sports causes NHL Draft confusion with graphic gaffe There weren’t many surprises in the 2019 NHL Draft, except for an alert that appeared at the bottom of NBCSN’s broadcast. Just as the Philadelphia Flyers traded the 11th pick to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the 14th and 45th picks, an accompanying message of a Rangers-Devils transaction appea...
08:00 2019-06-22

Draft trades to watch: Why the fun could start as high as No. 4 After the top three players are off the board, draft night becomes filled with trade possibilities for lottery teams and contenders alike. Here is what we're watching the closest....
09:13 2019-06-20

NBA mock draft 3.0: Who will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans got the No. 4 pick in the Anthony Davis deal, do......
13:00 2019-06-20

2019 NHL Draft: First-round risers and red flags The last year has been all about the show. Who has put in the work to make themselves better for the 2019 NHL Draft, shown up on the biggest stages and impressed with their interactions? And, on the flip side, who hasn’t? For every hot prospect, there’s another one seeing their star cool. Here’s a.....
23:00 2019-06-20

The picks who fit Islanders’ big-picture approach to NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With only two picks in the first four rounds — for now — it seems as if the Islanders’ focus going into the NHL draft Friday night is on the big picture. That would include the future of two big free agents in recently minted Masterton Trophy-winning goalie Robin Lehner...
14:52 2019-06-21

NBA draft 2019: Zion Williamson era set to begin Zion Williamson going No. 1 to the New Orleans Pelicans may be all but certain, but the NBA draft still has the potential to be a roller coaster ride....
19:00 2019-06-20

With Darius Garland, the N.B.A.’s ‘Three-Player’ Draft Now Has Four Stars The Vanderbilt point guard has forced his way into a conversation that for months has included just three names: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett....
20:52 2019-06-20

No. 32 redux: Blue Jays draft Roy Halladay's son Braden Halladay, the son of Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Roy Halladay, was drafted by the Blue Jays on Wednesday in the 32nd round. Roy Halladay, who was killed in a plane crash in 2017, wore No. 32 during his 12 seasons with the Jays....
00:39 2019-06-06

NBA draft: Ranking the five biggest busts as the No. 1 pick From Anthony Bennett, who underachieved, to Greg Oden, who was saddled with multiple knee injuries, not every draft offers a winner with the top pick.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

NHL draft: Lou Lamoriello stocks up on forwards for Islanders Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello continued his work Saturday at the NHL draft, picking up two much-needed centers for the team’s prospect pool, in addition to a defenseman and another right winger. Those four picks concluded the draft for the Islanders, who selected Swedish winger Simon Holms...
17:52 2019-06-23

NBA Draft: Oregon's Bol Bol's slide ends after being picked No. 44 overall Oregon star center Bol Bol, a projected early pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, slid to the draft's second round before the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 44 pick....
17:39 2019-06-21

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces them. This plan is a change from what ESPN ...
20:00 2019-06-19

Ignas Brazdeikis is Knicks’ other one-and-done NBA draft stud RJ Barrett drew all the attention and the headlines, and justifiably so. The Knicks’ first-round pick out of Duke was at one time considered the best prospect in the draft and set the ACC freshman scoring record (860 points). But Barrett wasn’t the only one-and-done prospect the Knicks selected Thur...
02:39 2019-06-24

Actor Aditya Pancholi Says He Was "Falsely Implicated" In Rape Case Soon after the Mumbai Police filed an FIR on charges of rape against Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi on a complaint of an actress, the actor said he is being "falsely implicated in this case."...
20:00 2019-06-27

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court — with no mention of whether a private settlem...
22:39 2019-06-05

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
03:13 2019-06-08

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist “has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system” after he skipped a planned confrontation with the alleged victim...
13:00 2019-05-28

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I didn’t have sex with her,” Selwyn Worrell told officers during a rambling s...
07:52 2019-06-05

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – three 14-year-olds and two aged 12 – were detained b...
16:39 2019-07-10

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at the police station to continue her deposition with a new lawyer, the fourth to represent her since s...
04:26 2019-06-19

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demonstrates the need for checks and balances on court ...
16:13 2019-06-08

Model accusing Neymar of rape testifies to police a second time RIO DE JANEIRO — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified a second time to police in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he may request a face-to-face encounter between the two. Najila Trindade testified earlier this month to Sao Paulo polic...
14:13 2019-06-19

Cadet back at West Point after rape conviction overturned WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping a fellow cadet in her sleeping b...
04:39 2019-06-06

E. Jean Carroll Says She Would Not Consider Bringing Rape Charges Against President Trump Renowned advice columnist E. Jean Carroll has said that she would not press rape charges against President Donald Trump for an alleged assault in the 1990s. In an excerpt released Friday from her forthcoming book, What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal, Carroll writes that Trump sexually assault...
21:26 2019-06-22

Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews detailing her allegations....
02:00 2019-06-08

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow’s attorneys said the two had consensual sex...
07:13 2019-05-22

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
03:52 2019-06-08

Ex-Florida officer accused of rape gets 2 months in plea deal TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A former Florida police officer accused of sexually assaulting a female driver during a traffic stop will spend two months in jail as part of a plea deal after two mistrials. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that 44-year-old Vincent Crump pleaded no contest Friday to aggravated a...
07:00 2019-07-13

Reported rape leads Baltimore police to search its own cars Police in Baltimore say a reported rape may have involved a member of the department, so it has pulled 115 patrol cars out of service to scour them for evidence....
11:13 2019-06-04

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015. Spokeswoman Emily Guerrant told the Lansing State Journal that a report from a school...
18:52 2019-06-29

| Neymar rape accusations overshadow Copa America kick-off Brazil should be gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help bring to an end a 12-year trophy drought....
07:26 2019-06-13

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
13:01 2019-07-09

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
02:00 2019-06-11

Teen From "Good Family" Can't Be Tried As Adult In Rape Case: US Judge The family court judges were in different New Jersey counties, but the question prosecutors asked them was the same: Can we charge these male juveniles as adults on allegations of rape? No, said both......
14:00 2019-07-04

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in M...
14:39 2019-07-09

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
12:01 2019-05-28

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's top court Five men known as "The Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
19:26 2019-06-21

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerge as a bold, unifying voice,” according to V...
21:39 2019-06-06

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence. A preliminary investigation was opened Aug. 27 after a young woman filed a complaint near ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
18:26 2019-06-12

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
03:00 2019-06-13

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. The panel dismissed Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt’s conviction ...
00:52 2019-06-07

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix since 1992, deli...
21:13 2019-05-23

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
11:00 2019-06-11

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against actor Depardieu French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into rape allegations against the actor Gerard Depardieu, the public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-04