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West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates

Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals court’s reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape convict...

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates

Source: theguardian.com

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

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

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

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

Former West Point cadet sentenced to 21 years in classmate rape case can return to academy after conviction overturned A former military cadet who was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for allegedly raping a female classmate will now be able to return to West Point after his conviction was overturned two years later on Monday....
08:26 2019-06-05

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the best.” Pence also gave a shout-out to Presi...
22:26 2019-05-25

West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

New Jersey judge who told rape victim to ‘close her legs’ apologizes A New Jersey judge is sorry for the off-handed comments he made to a rape victim during a 2016 hearing, where he suggested the woman could “close her legs” to avoid forceful sex, according to a report. The apology came during a Tuesday state Supreme Court disciplinary hearing for Superior Court Judg...
06:52 2019-07-10

El Salvador rape victim jailed for murder after stillbirth faces retrial Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leader A teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering her child and jailed for nearly three years after a stillbirth will face a retrial next week, her lawy...
22:13 2019-07-10

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
09:39 2019-06-05

Notice of Claim: Hacienda rape victim possibly pregnant once before, repeatedly raped PHOENIX (KPNX) – Documents indicate a woman with developmental disabilities who was impregnated at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility was repeatedly raped before giving birth last December and, according to a doctor who inspected her, could have been pregnant before. In the notice of claim...
11:39 2019-05-23

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. (June 6)        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leadership” their commander in chief, President D...
17:39 2019-05-25

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman had tried to extort him....
20:13 2019-06-02

Spanish rape trial prosecutors push for lesser charge as victim ‘did not fight back’ Six men accused of raping 14-year-old in abandoned factory in ManresaProsecutors in the trial of six young men accused over an attack on a 14-year-old girl in the Spanish town of Manresa have argued they should face the lesser charge of sexual abuse instead of rape because the girl was drunk, under ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Multi-vehicle accident at West Point training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say emergency responders are at the scene of a multi-vehicle accident at a West Point training site. New York State police said troopers were assisting West Point personnel responding to the crash. West Point spokeswoman Katie Felder said the accident Thursday mor...
15:26 2019-06-06

Service held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A memorial service was held at West Point for a cadet who was killed during a training exercise. Christopher J. Morgan was buried Saturday at the academy’s cemetery after the private service at the Cadet Chapel. News 12 Long Island reports that West Point’...
05:52 2019-06-16

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemisphere."...
04:13 2019-05-26

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan’s f...
11:00 2019-06-16

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

West Point identifies cadet killed in rollover crash The U.S. Military Academy released the name of the cadet, who was from New Jersey, killed in Thursday's vehicle rollover.        ...
01:52 2019-06-08

One West Point Cadet Killed and 22 Injured in Vehicle Accident Twenty other cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
17:52 2019-06-06

21 injured in fatal West Point crash are expected to survive The 21 soldiers and West Point cadets injured when a military vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment, killing one cadet, are expected to survive, officials said Thursday — as new details of the crash emerged. “Their injuries are not life-threatening,” said...
23:39 2019-06-06

At least one dead, 22 injured in training vehicle crash at West Point A military vehicle overturned on a dirt road in a training accident at West Point, N.Y., on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others, officials said....
18:52 2019-06-06

At least one West Point cadet killed, more than 20 injured in rollover crash At least one West Point cadet was killed and nearly two dozen more injured when a military vehicle overturned near a training site on Thursday morning, NBCNews reports....
19:13 2019-06-06

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notice of claim against the state of Arizona, the first...
07:00 2019-06-14

Cadet killed, 22 injured in military vehicle accident at West Point A West Point cadet was killed and 22 others were wounded when an armored military personnel vehicle overturned and plummeted at least 15 feet down a hill near a training site at the prestigious military academy Thursday morning, officials and sources said. The chaotic incident unfolded at about 6:45...
17:26 2019-06-06

Dad of fallen West Point cadet Christopher Morgan remembers son as a ‘hero’ The father of a West Point cadet who died in a tragic accident called his son a “hero” on Friday, one day after the young man’s vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment. Christopher C. Morgan held a framed picture of his 22-year-old son Christopher J. ...
23:13 2019-06-07

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners, including former President Clinton. Slain cadet Christopher Morgan’s dad was once a member of Clinton’s security detail. The funeral servi...
21:39 2019-06-16

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

Police name victim of fatal hit and run in north west London as they release details of cars involved Police have named the victim of a fatal hit and run collision in north west London as they released details of the cars they are hunting in connection with the incident....
14:39 2019-05-25

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’s ruling, dated Thursday, gives Peter Zhu’s...
15:39 2019-05-21

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure to consider if villains ever take the time to stop and wonder if they...
19:01 2019-05-26

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
21:39 2019-06-06

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured during training exercise near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 20 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday in a traffic accident on a New York state road during a summer training exercise.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

West Point accident: one cadet dead and 22 people injured after vehicle flips Vehicle overturned 60 miles north of New York City at 6.45amAndrew Cuomo said number of fatalities could increaseOne cadet from the elite US military training academy West Point was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in for summer training overturned early on Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-06

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured after tactical vehicle overturns during training The accident happened at Camp Natural Bridge, a cadet summer training site near the main campus at the U.S. Military Academy.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic t...
01:52 2019-05-27

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
20:26 2019-05-26

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to believe that a rape victim would be quiet during an ass...
18:00 2019-06-08

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark against the more hawkish national security adviser J...
00:13 2019-06-19

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
07:01 2019-05-22

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured when vehicle overturns in hilly terrain near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 20 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday when a tactical vehicle overturned while en route to a training site        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

West Point cadet killed in vehicle accident identified as exemplary wrestler from New Jersey studying law The 22-year-old cadet killed on Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle accident near the U.S. Military Academy was identified on Friday as Christopher J. Morgan of West Orange, New Jersey....
15:52 2019-06-08

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt conception with a surrogate mother using their la...
02:39 2019-05-22

Chris Brown skipped meeting with alleged rape victim; lawyer accuses him of 'disrespect' Chris Brown was criticized by the lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint against him after he skipped a formal meeting with the alleged victim.        ...
16:00 2019-05-28

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
13:52 2019-06-05

Accuser of Brazil's soccer star Neymar appears in TV interview: 'I was the victim of rape' On same day Neymar suffered an apparent injury, the woman accusing the Brazilian soccer star of rape appeared in a TV interview.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Publisher delays US release of Naomi Wolf book, ‘Outrages’ NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf’s U.S. publisher is postponing the release of her new book, “Outrages,” after a BBC interviewer challenged some of her findings. Wolf is openly objecting to the delay. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced that “new questions” had come up about ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
09:52 2019-05-31

Queens Junior ROTC cadets get two years for disturbing hazing The Queens Junior ROTC cadets who tormented their younger peers in a disturbing hazing ritual — and branded one student’s butt with a clothes iron — have been sentenced to two years in prison, officials said. The students, whose names were not released because of their age, will serve ti...
14:39 2019-06-29

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
06:39 2019-06-03

Outrages author Naomi Wolf stands by view of Victorian poet At Hay festival, Wolf restated belief that John Addington Symonds was deeply affected by laws against homosexualityNaomi Wolf has said she “stands by” her latest book and denied that the presence of errors had undermined her wider argument, after historians called into question her claim that dozens...
06:01 2019-05-26

NYC to Shanghai in 40 minutes: SpaceX's goal for point-to-point space travel UBS believes that, if the obstacles to point-to-point space travel can be overcome, the service would represent an annual market of more than $20 billion....
14:52 2019-06-08

PM's Panel's Point-By-Point Rebuttal To Arvind Subramanian's Claim On GDP The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian regarding over-estimation of GDP growth after 2011,......
18:26 2019-06-19

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
01:26 2019-07-15

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
10:26 2019-05-27

Reversal brings Fed into line with Trump The Federal Reserve is set to begin cutting interest rates next month for an unusual reason: Not out of fear that the economy is tipping into recession, but because officials now believe it can generate more jobs than they thought....
11:13 2019-07-12

Detroit’s Gardenhire ejected after 9th-inning reversal DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire has been ejected from Detroit’s game against Miami on Tuesday night after the Tigers’ manager came out to argue following a replay reversal in the bottom of the ninth inning. With men on first and third and one out, Detroit’s Ronny Rodriguez lifted a f...
05:39 2019-05-22

How 2 Degrees of Trend Can Help You ID a Reversal with Breathtaking Accuracy Sometimes comparing similar wave formations at two degrees of trend can show you exactly where a wave is about to reverse. When the relationship is on, it's really on -- as was the case in India's Sensex during a large degree wave 2 correction. Mark Galasiewski shows you how, resulting in a multi-ye...
01:52 2019-06-08

Gary Sanchez’s reversal of fortunes is nearly complete BALTIMORE — He needs to be the Yankees savior, not an enigma. There have been encouraging signs of key adjustments and that could make all the difference for Gary Sanchez. The word of the day is lethal. Sanchez drove a three-run home run in the first inning Tuesday night off David Hess to begin a......
07:13 2019-05-22

Allies See a Familiar U.S. Pattern in Trump’s Iran Reversal The move intensified global doubts about the president’s judgment and the power wielded by the United States. But some analysts also praised Mr. Trump’s restraint....
21:39 2019-06-23

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and White House....
14:26 2019-06-01

Doug Schoen and Kennedy disagree on 'The Five' over Trump's Iran reversal Democratic pollster Doug Schoen and Fox Business's Kennedy got into it on "The Five" Friday while debating whether or not President Trump should have retaliated against Iran Thursday....
04:26 2019-06-22

‘I stopped it’: Inside Trump’s last-minute reversal on striking Iran The president’s abrupt decision to call off retaliation for Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone culminated 24 frenzied hours of public inconsistencies and congressional bewilderment over Trump’s intentions....
04:39 2019-06-22

Huawei Ban Reversal to Cover Only Widely Available Goods, Trump Aide Says Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to products widely available around the world, and leave the most......
07:52 2019-07-01

Moulton takes swipe at Biden over abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 longshot Seth Moulton on Friday took a swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden after he reversed his decades-long stance on federal funding for abortions -- by challenging him to also admit he was "wrong" in supporting the Iraq War....
17:52 2019-06-07

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
21:52 2019-06-05

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of military action on Iran and the last-minute pullbac...
22:52 2019-06-21

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:52 2019-06-05

Yankees, Mets may face reversal of fortunes on wagering front With the All-Star break in the rearview mirror, are the Yankees and Mets poised to experience reversals of fortune for bettors trying to make a fortune at sportsbooks? Give it some serious thought. Betting smart is often counterintuitive. The Yankees are great, and are up 11.94 betting units this se...
22:39 2019-07-12

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
12:52 2019-06-07

Seth Moulton tweets about Biden's Hyde Amendment reversal 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision which largely prohibits federal money to be used for abortions....
14:39 2019-06-07

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to be overturned on appeal, some legal experts said....
13:13 2019-05-31

In reversal, DOJ says it's still trying to add citizenship question to census; judge sets Friday deadline A high-ranking Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge on Wednesday that the Trump administration has not abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census after all, even as the Census Bureau said it would start the process of printing the questionnaire without the query....
01:39 2019-07-04

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
03:00 2019-06-08

White House insists Trump Huawei reversal not 'catastrophic mistake' Larry Kudlow defends move on sales ban after China talksRubio and Barasso among Republicans concerned by ployWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted on Sunday Donald Trump is not backing off national security concerns, despite agreeing to allow US companies to sell some components to Chin...
21:52 2019-06-30

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
01:39 2019-06-06

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it was a baby step and are calling for more to be done. The new law bans restraining federal inmates during pregnancy...
00:39 2019-05-26

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in "prison-like conditions" instead of releasing them promptly to family....
02:13 2019-06-01

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
03:26 2019-06-01

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

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
23:39 2019-05-24

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
16:00 2019-05-24

The Latest: Missouri abortions continue, advocates celebrate ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Planned Parenthood and its supporters are celebrating an order by a Missouri commissioner to protect abortio...
20:52 2019-06-28

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
02:52 2019-06-08

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
03:26 2019-06-06

Meghan McCain says she feels 'slighted' as a conservative by Biden's reversal on Hyde Amendment During a heated discourse on "The View" on Monday about Joe Biden changing his tune about the controversial Hyde Amendment, host Meghan McCain insinuated the former Vice President may have lost her support in the 2020 election....
01:00 2019-06-11

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
19:26 2019-06-01

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
00:39 2019-06-22

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
03:13 2019-07-02

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
21:00 2019-07-11

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
13:00 2019-06-01

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26 2019-06-11

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American democracy in 2016, carried out over the internet, have triggered a national debate over the use of technology in the United States’ upcoming 2020 electi...
15:13 2019-07-12

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks the latest effort by women’s health advocate...
22:52 2019-06-28

Gingrich on Biden's abortion funding reversal: 'Poor Joe just repudiated his entire career' on the issue Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday that Joe Biden "repudiated his entire career" by reversing his long-held position that taxpayers should not fund abortions. ...
17:52 2019-06-07

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
16:13 2019-06-05

Sex attacker's conviction may be overturned Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
20:00 2019-06-04

J.A. Happ’s ‘conviction’ could be just what Yankees need There hasn’t been this much talk around the Yankees about being convicted since Billy Martin piped up at O’Hare Airport 41 years ago this month. But there, in an entirely different context, was J.A. Happ throwing around that “C” word at Yankee Stadium on Saturday following his and his team’s 2-1 def...
03:26 2019-07-14

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that the bad conditions all started with former President Barack Obama. But advocates who protested Customs and Border Protection’s treatment of immi...
05:00 2019-07-06

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial is enacted....
13:26 2019-05-31

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
20:13 2019-07-11

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstances....
21:00 2019-06-05

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
02:26 2019-07-11

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet...
14:52 2019-05-21

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
21:13 2019-05-24

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
21:39 2019-06-06

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement scheduled to begin Sunday are set to target about 2,00...
08:52 2019-07-12

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
16:52 2019-05-21

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:52 2019-05-24

Judge vacates conviction of New York man for 1975 murder A Suffolk County, N.Y., judge vacated the conviction of a 62-year-old New York man who served 33 years for the murder of a 14-year-old girl in 1975....
22:26 2019-05-22

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
07:01 2019-05-22

Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds Man’s Murder Conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old man was convicted last year of strangling 23-year-ol...
14:13 2019-06-17

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
13:52 2019-06-05

| Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable' Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne....
14:00 2019-06-06

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
11:39 2019-06-19

Martin Shkreli's Lawyers Ask Judges to Toss Conviction A lawyer for Martin Shkreli asked a federal appeals judges to overturn the former pharmaceutical executive’s criminal conviction for securities fraud, arguing the jury had been improperly instructed before deliberations....
23:52 2019-06-28

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
20:13 2019-07-15

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped to the city. E-cigarette advocates are angry about the ban, saying it takes away a smoking cessation method many former cigarette smokers use to manag...
06:13 2019-06-28

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury...
15:26 2019-06-22

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers want conviction tossed because jury was ‘confused’ “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli remains in a Pennsylvania prison, but his prosecutor and his lawyer were in a Manhattan appellate courtroom Friday clashing over his claim that his securities-fraud conviction should be voided because his jury was “confused.” During contentious arguments before a three-ju...
05:00 2019-06-29

A public DNA database led to a murder conviction, but innocent people may pay the price To date, public DNA databases have been used to identify more than 40 rape and murder suspects, some from cases dating back a half-century. Yesterday, for the first time, evidence from one such database was used to convict a man of a double murder from the late 1980s. Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 17, and h...
22:26 2019-07-03

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the case....
18:52 2019-07-07

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans off the jury. In the 7-2 ruling, the court found t...
20:52 2019-06-21

U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
20:26 2019-06-28

Ex-Vatican treasurer's child sex offence conviction should stand: prosecutor Former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction on child sex offences should stand because a victim's account was truthful, a prosecutor told an Australian court on Thursday, the final day of the cardinal's appeal hearing....
08:00 2019-06-06

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a seventh trial. The courtR...
16:39 2019-06-21

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
14:13 2019-06-05

Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief Poundmaker— known to his people as Pîhtokahanapiwiyin— nearly 130 years after the Cree leader was f...
12:52 2019-05-24

Court Turns Back Lexington Man’s Drug Conviction Over K9 Search FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed with a Lexington man that his drug conviction was based on insufficient evidence. Last year, 28-year-old Domonick Jones entered a conditional Alford plea to charges that resulted from a 2017 traffic stop. During that stop, a dr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defense contends should have been excluded....
21:39 2019-06-27

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
06:13 2019-05-31

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
16:00 2019-05-21

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a...
09:52 2019-06-08

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses. Australian Cardina...
06:39 2019-06-05

Isis suspect Jack Letts feels 'guilty' about parents' conviction Muslim convert imprisoned in Syria voices regret after couple sentenced for funding terrorism A Muslim convert who is suspected of leaving Britain to join Islamic State has said he feels guilty after his parents were convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria.Jack Letts, known as “...
21:00 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. court urged to throw out 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's conviction A lawyer for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli on Friday urged a federal appeals court to overturn Shkreli's criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
20:00 2019-06-28

‘Grid Kid killer’ John Giuca’s murder conviction reinstated by court The 2005 murder conviction of “Grid Kid killer” John Giuca was reinstated Tuesday by the state Court of Appeals after previously having been overturned amid allegations that Brooklyn prosecutors framed him. It’s the latest twist in the nearly 16-year legal saga that began in Octobe...
21:26 2019-06-11

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
21:13 2019-06-21

In racial case, U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
19:26 2019-06-21

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
01:13 2019-06-29

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.Pell has been behind bar...
12:52 2019-05-27

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
22:26 2019-06-21

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on their personal views. The suit, filed Tuesday in Manha...
19:39 2019-05-22

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
16:52 2019-06-21

Amanda Knox pictured in Italy for the first time after her conviction for murder of Meredith Kercher was overturned Amanda Knox was today pictured arriving in Italy for the first time since she was convicted and then acquitted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher....
15:26 2019-06-13

Alex Jones Offers $1 Million for Conviction in Alleged Child Porn Malware Attack InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back in the news after he alleged on Friday that someone sent him malware that embedded child pornography on his InfoWars servers. He’s offering $1 million for the arrest and conviction of whoever did it, if true. Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-21

Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer loses appeal to have manslaughter conviction overturned Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has failed in an appeal against his conviction for killing his date during a drunken night-time trip along the River Thames....
12:26 2019-06-20

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd set to begin appeal against conviction over death of Charlotte Brown Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will today launch an appeal against his conviction over the death of a women who died during their date on the River Thames....
09:52 2019-06-13

Immigration advocates brace for ICE roundups across country: 'The goal is to terrorize' Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
20:26 2019-06-12

The Ultimate NXIVM Trial Guide: Keith Raniere's Conviction, Disturbing Revelations and the "Lost" Allison Mack NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere was accused of running a female slavery ring within his purported self-help program for which women were recruited as "slaves" by other female members, or......
22:52 2019-06-19

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropist upon his release. After finishing his jail sente...
04:39 2019-07-14

Huawei says it's a 'victim of bullying by the US' To no one's surprise, Huawei isn't reacting calmly to losing key suppliers in the wake of the US' trade restrictions. Representative Abraham Liu said the company was the "victim of the bullying by the US administration," and that this was an attack......
00:39 2019-05-22

Novichok victim: ‘We’re being kept in the dark’ Charlie Rowley speaks of anger and frustration as mystery still surrounds death of his partnerThe partner of the woman who died in the Wiltshire nerve agent poisonings a year ago has told of his anger and frustration that mystery still surrounds the case.Charlie Rowley said he felt the British autho...
13:39 2019-06-21

9/11 victim’s remains identified nearly 18 years later NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center. The New York City medical examiners’ office on Monday said the man is the 1,643rd person to be identified nearly 18 years after hijackers crashed airplanes into the trade center’s tw...
00:39 2019-06-11

NYPD cop hit by car while rescuing kidnapping victim An NYPD officer was hit by a car in Brooklyn early Saturday while helping to rescue a man who had been kidnapped from the Bronx, police said. The victim, 32, was taken against his will from an unspecified spot in the southwest Bronx just after midnight by two men who demanded a ransom of cash......
01:13 2019-05-26

Family mourns I-19 shooting victim TUCSON – From pictures to texts to phone calls, Susan Stemper is used to hearing from her daughter every day. Now, Stemper says the silence is overwhelming. “I don’t know what I’m going to do. I don’t know how I’m going to deal with that. I don’t know, once ...
09:39 2019-07-03

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints received in 2018 were part of a sextortion campaign...
21:13 2019-06-18

GoFundMe Set Up For Drowning Victim’s Family HENRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A friend has organized a GoFundMe page for the family of a Henry County boy who drowned in a pond over the weekend. Walker Henry Weeks, 8, went missing on Friday night and was found after several hours of searching. According to a post on the fundraiser, Walker was ...
20:26 2019-05-27

Bill Cosby's conviction appeal takes aim at 'other accusers' allowed to testify at his trial Bill Cosby's appeal continues his criticism of the judge who allowed other accusers to testify against him at his sex-crimes trial last year.        ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Victim Identified In Fatal Versailles Crash WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Woodford County. It happened just after midnight Friday on Tyrone Pike in Versailles. Police say the vehicle crashed into a tree alongside the road. We’re told the driver, 20-year-old Michael Bromagen, was ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death....
18:26 2019-05-22

BMW curse claims Krueger as its latest victim Observers suspect that the top job at BMW is cursed. Seemingly without exception a failed CEO always follows a successful one. Bernd Pischetsrieder followed Eberhard von Kuenheim, Helmut Panke bowed out after Joachim Milberg and now Harald Krueger is departing after Norbert Reithofer....
16:26 2019-07-05

NFL player to pay for 11-year-old shooting victim’s funeral ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home. News outlets report a family member announced Lawson’s contribution Wednesday evening at a vigil for...
19:52 2019-06-27

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
03:39 2019-07-11

Victim of fatal hit-and-run remembered by longtime employer TUCSON – Monday evening was supposed to be a typical work shift for tow-truck driver Richard “Rick” Struble, as he assisted a customer at a local tire shop. But tragedy struck around 10 p.m. when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the parking lot. Struble and the customer, Ramon Murillo III, we...
09:26 2019-06-13

Officer says he inflated charge against chokehold victim After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime....
20:52 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian bringing up memories of son’s murder, says victim’s mom The mother of a boy killed by a convicted murderer whose innocence Kim Kardashian is trying to prove said the reality show star has rekindled the pain and grief from her son’s death in 1983....
14:39 2019-06-03

Why do so many men think they could win a point off Serena Williams? One in eight British men believe they could take a point off Serena Williams in a tennis match. Are they all delusional?She has a serve that once topped 128mph, has won 23 grand slam singles titles and is regarded by many to be the best female athlete of all time, but 12% of British men would still ...
18:26 2019-07-15

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
19:00 2019-06-13

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim mentally ill, off meds LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 2 p.m. A lawyer for the family of a man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco says the man was mentally ill and recently went off ...
23:52 2019-06-18

London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed : ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose name is published as “Chris,” was phot...
16:39 2019-06-15

Victim of Dallas crane collapse remembered for her ‘big heart’ The fatal victim of a crane collapse in Dallas was identified on Monday as her grieving sister remembered the woman’s “unbelievably big heart.” Kiersten Symone Smith, 29, was killed when a crane fell on an apartment building in the city on Sunday amid severe thunderstorms that upro...
03:13 2019-06-11

Hawaii plane crash victim hoped he would die during an adventure A Florida skydiver who was among 11 killed when their plane crashed in Hawaii had lost a close friend in an eerily similar crash — and predicted he would die during one of his daredevil adventures, according to a friend. Mike Martin was one of the first victims identified from Friday nightR...
20:26 2019-06-23

Clint Frazier is first victim of Yankees’ roster reshuffle Clint Frazier’s roller-coaster ride of a season will bring him back to northeastern Pennsylvania. The Yankees sent their 24-year-old outfielder down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in order to make room for the recently acquired Edwin Encarnacion, manager Aaron Boone announced after Sunday&#...
03:52 2019-06-17

Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim wants investigation VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The family of a victim of last week’s shooting in Virginia Beach wants the city to release all records about the suspect and start an external investigation. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports that attorney Kevin Martingayle emailed a letter to city officials and...
23:01 2019-06-07

N.C. teen shark attack victim upbeat about future 17-year-old Paige Winter was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast earlier this month, losing a leg and part of her hand. Winter says she's going to be the "same old Paigy." (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

TPD identifies homicide victim found dead in vehicle TUCSON – A homicide investigation has been launched in reference to the man who was found dead in a vehicle on Tucson’s south side Thursday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, an adult male, later identified as 36-year-old Antonio Yost, was found bleeding inside of a passen...
05:00 2019-07-06

Bob Higgins victim: 'I looked him in the eyes and took back the power' Former footballer believes the convicted abuser colluded with Kit Carson at PeterboroughA former youth footballer who says he was abused by two football coaches in the 1990s has spoken of his struggle with anxiety and depression, and strongly criticised the police and footballing authorities for not...
17:52 2019-05-24

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
07:39 2019-06-12

College wrestlers accused of penetrating victim with ‘object’ A top wrestler at the University of Minnesota and his teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said. Gable Steveson, a 19-year-old heavyweight phenom with a 35-2 record as a freshman, and Dylan Martinez, a 21-year-old sophomore from California, were arrested Saturd...
01:26 2019-06-18

Man nearly severs his own finger while stabbing victim in back repeatedly Shocking video shows a man lunging at another guy with a knife during a fight in the Bronx Tuesday, stabbing him repeatedly in the back — and nearly severing his own finger, police said. The suspect and the 35-year-old man were arguing shortly before 1:15 a.m. in front of Keenan’s Bar an...
05:52 2019-06-19

First 9/11 victim identified in over a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
03:13 2019-06-11

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-05

Spider-Man and Venom ‘likely’ to meet up in the MCU at some point After an unsuccessful attempt to reboot the Spider-Man series with Andrew Garfield, Sony struck a deal with Marvel to bring Peter Parker to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This resulted in the webslinger making a cameo appearance in Captain America: Civil War before starring in his own movie: Spider-...
01:52 2019-06-22

The Best Summer Espadrilles at Every Price Point More than any other season, summer is a time for doing: cookouts, rooftop bars, weddings, and more—there’s never a shortage of Things To Do. All that running around in the heat naturally lends itself to wanting good-looking footwear that will keep you cool and comfortable all season long. And while ...
02:26 2019-05-23

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
19:26 2019-07-10

Babies point at objects because they really want to touch them Infants across the world begin pointing with their index finger between 9 and 14 months of age – perhaps because of an urge to touch objects beyond their reach...
21:26 2019-07-10

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhead that has been standard since the Cold War....
08:00 2019-06-21

What is the point of rewilding lynxes? (Is it to see if they purr?) The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the point of rewilding lynxes in the UK? Would this involve the killing of feral domestic cats? And while on the subject – do lynxes purr?...
00:13 2019-06-19

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
10:39 2019-06-14

Looks Like a Breaking Point on The Bachelorette: "The Beast Is Going to Come Out" Forget Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, the new must-watch TV showdown is The Bachelorette's Battle of the Lukes. And it looks like things will get even more dramatic in the......
16:00 2019-06-04

What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices....
19:13 2019-05-21

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
11:26 2019-06-23

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and hoes for soil preparation or cultivation.” Beyond th...
14:00 2019-07-06

Family of victim of first-degree murder reacts to guilty verdict TUCSON – A Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend, concealing her body and then going on the run for nearly two months was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. A jury deliberated for nearly three days before finding Mario Jesus Dorame guilty of killing Maria Delores Escobedo back...
09:39 2019-06-12

The Latest: Body of 13th victim recovered from sunken boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the sunken tour boat in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Hungarian rescue officials say that another body has been recovered from a sunken tour boat in the Danube River. Officials said the body was found Wednesday by divers in Budapest chec...
13:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE: Victim ID’d In Fatal Jessamine County House Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The county coroner’s office confirmed Sunday morning that one person has been declared dead in a Jessamine County home fire. The Jessamine County Coroner said 48-year-old Ronnie Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. Family members said Hall used oxygen...
13:39 2019-06-09

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
12:26 2019-05-29

Dad of Sandy Hook victim wins suit against conspiracy theorists The dad of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim won a defamation lawsuit this week against conspiracy theorists who wrote a book claiming the 2012 shooting — in which 26 people, including 20 kids, lost their lives — never happened. The book, “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,” was pulled as the p...
21:39 2019-06-18

Simpson case launched victim’s sister on fight for justice LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Goldman turned the agony of her brother Ron’s murder into a career helping troubled teens and aiding victims’ rights groups. She also has continued to make the case publicly that it was O.J. Simpson who killed her brother and Simpson’s ex-wife on the night of...
07:26 2019-06-10

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor The shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-20

Police crash victim's kin: Officers lack training Family members of an 84-year-old woman killed last month when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in say a lack of officer training in pursuits led to her death. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON — Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overall, getting the legislation within two votes of a veto-pr...
21:39 2019-06-18

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned parts of her story this week. “[We] feel confident that viewers and the public can see that the hotel’s attempt to blame the victim in this case is thei...
07:39 2019-06-09

Body found in search for six-year-old 'victim of serial killer' Police in Cyprus have discovered a body thought to be the remains of six-year-old Sierra Granze - said to be the final victim of a suspected serial killer on the island....
05:52 2019-06-13

Fire Island drowning victim identified as Manhattan resident The woman who died in the water off Fire Island during a severe thunderstorm over the weekend was identified by officials Wednesday as a 67-year-old Manhattan resident. The body of Upper East Side woman Barbara Langbecker was discovered around 3:40 p.m. Sunday after a passerby spotted her floating i...
20:52 2019-07-03

Man Dead Under Jeep Believed To Be A Victim of California Quake: Report A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades,......
16:26 2019-07-10

The Commissioner of Tennis - 'Serena's not a diva, she's the victim of a screw-up by the organisers' "John McEnroe discusses the Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem press-conference spat at the 2019 French Open in his latest episode of The Commissioner of Tennis... and he has some very strong opinions about the story has been mis-reported and the \u0027fake news\u0027 that has slandered both Serena a...
12:52 2019-06-04

Family of Las Vegas shooting victim files lawsuit against gunmakers Family of a woman killed in the 2017 massacre filed wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers, including ColtThe family of a woman killed by the gunman who sent bullets raining down on a large crowd from from a Las Vegas hotel in 2017 have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers ...
14:26 2019-07-03

Remains of Cyprus serial killer's 7th victim found in lake A Cyprus police official says divers searching the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be the remains of a 6-year-old girl that a serial killer has confessed to killing....
16:00 2019-06-12

Rajai Davis is Mets victim of Michael Conforto’s return Michael Conforto was activated from the injured list and played for the first time since suffering a concussion on May 16. The outfielder went 0-for-3 with a walk in Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at Citi Field. To make room for Conforto, the Mets designated Rajai Davis for assignment, “with...
02:52 2019-05-27

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the killer’s claim that he can’t remember the stabbing. Abel Cedeno, 19, had just insisted on the witness stand that he remembers being bullied a...
08:00 2019-07-12

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim U.S. prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder plots....
16:13 2019-07-11

Bill de Blasio says 11-year-old Brooklyn shooting victim is ‘stable’ The 11-year-old boy who was struck in the crossfire of a Brooklyn shooting Thursday night is in stable condition, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised an increased police presence in the Crown Heights neighborhood. “I just want to report to everyone at this moment, thank God, he is stable,&...
03:52 2019-06-22

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
20:26 2019-05-29

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
21:26 2019-05-29

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim? Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand....
15:52 2019-06-19

| Football Leaks hacker victim of 'judicial harassment', say lawyers Lawyers for Rui Pinto, the hacker behind the "Football Leaks" revelations, said that the continued pre-trial detention of their client amounted to organised "judicial harassment"....
01:52 2019-07-04

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
18:00 2019-05-21

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic alarms to alert law enforcement when an active shooter is on the loose, she told The Post on Monday. Jadyn Turner, a 15-year-old from Nyack, and her d...
00:26 2019-06-11

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
18:13 2019-07-15

Predatory lenders prey on US military members. Here's how to avoid becoming a victim Predatory lenders, who cluster around military bases, target young soldiers who are inexperienced with money. Money expert Tara Falcone shares tips on how to protect yourself....
00:13 2019-07-04

Body of suspected MS-13 victim discovered in Long Island park The decomposing corpse of what cops believe is a victim of MS-13 has been discovered in a Long Island park, law enforcement sources said Saturday. The remains were found in the Massapequa Preserve, just 100 to 150 feet from where another victim of the brutal gang, 19-year-old Julio Espantzay, was fo...
16:13 2019-05-26

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL’s murder victim? SAN DIEGO (AP) — Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand. A jury hearing testimony Wednesday will have to decide if it was a snapshot in poor taste of an enemy wh...
08:26 2019-06-19

The Latest: Family: Costco shooting victim a ‘gentle giant’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A cousin of the man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona says he was a “gentle giant” ...
03:26 2019-06-17

Plane crash victim recounts the desperation that led him to eat friends for survival The sliver of meat, dried like a strip of jerky, had no flavor. It was tough and odorless, neutral to the senses. Yet “I swallowed it with disgust,” writes Eduardo Strauch in his memoir “Out of the Silence” (Amazon Crossing), out now. “I felt my entire body rejecting that tiny bite … a taboo t...
20:39 2019-06-22

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
22:01 2019-07-12

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them status under the federal Crime Vict...
20:26 2019-06-17

Murder Victim’s Sons Attack Their Mother’s Killer in Court In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by three separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders and the victims’ family, who often wish they could offer a can of whoop-ass to the defendant....
00:00 2019-07-13

Victim’s mom testifies in 1990-cold-case murder trial Before she allegedly gunned down her cheating boyfriend in a Harlem lobby three decades ago, Zunilda Rosario was a screaming, scratching harpy who once held a gun to his head, the victim’s mother testified Thursday — as Manhattan prosecutors began laying out their evidence in the explosive, 1990 col...
01:26 2019-06-07

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
05:26 2019-06-19

Las Vegas shooting victim's parents sue gunmaker over daughter's death The parents of a woman killed in the Las Vegas shooting said Wednesday they would be suing the gun manufacturers who advertised their guns as easy to modify into an automatic weapon, similar to the one used by the shooter. ...
04:00 2019-07-05

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and injuring five others....
09:39 2019-06-11

Family says Hawaii crash victim was adventurer, full of life HONOLULU (AP) — Casey Williamson’s love of adventure led him to winter snowboarding in Vail, Colorado, and summer skydiving in Moab, Utah. A year-and-a-half ago, he found his way to Hawaii where he could skydive year-round. On Friday, the 29-year-old was among 11 killed when their skydiving pl...
08:00 2019-06-23

Body of gunshot victim found near trash bags in Brooklyn A man was shot dead in Brooklyn early Saturday — and his body was discovered alongside piles of trash bags, cops said. Police responded around 4:45 a.m. to a call of an unconscious person on Chauncey Street near Thomas S. Boyland Street in Ocean Hill, authorities said. When they arrived, they found ...
01:01 2019-06-02

Argentina’s first World Cup point could prove priceless PARIS (AP) — At the final whistle of their Women’s World Cup opener, Argentina’s players dropped to their knees as if they’d won the entire tournament. They didn’t even win the game. But for the first time ever, they didn’t lose, either. Argentina played to a 0-0 draw a...
23:13 2019-06-10

At $5,300, Could This 2000 Toyota Celica GT-S Prove a Point? Despite their having just brought back the Supra, it’s still unlikely that Toyota will resurrect the once venerable Celica. With cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe GT-S around, that may not be a big deal. Let’s see if its price proves otherwise....
17:39 2019-05-23

Necessary To Always Point Out Country's Flaws, Says Shabana Azmi Veteran actor Shabana Azmi said today that anyone who criticizes the government is branded as an anti-national these days. She added that no one in the country should be afraid and no one needs a......
05:52 2019-07-08

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital markets....
16:26 2019-05-21

Women’s World Cup: Odds point to US over Sweden For practical purposes, the 2019 women’s World Cup starts Thursday for the United States. It faces Sweden, its first competitive opponent, in the final game of group play (FOX, 3 p.m.). Both the U.S. and Sweden already have qualified for the 16-team knockout bracket. Each swept Thailand and Chile in...
19:13 2019-06-20

Untimely Sprinklers Derail Match Point Life can be rough on the ATP Challenger tour, one rung below the pro tour you see on TV. World No. 317 Adam Pavlásek was just a point away from locking up his second-round win at the Challenger Bratislava over world No. 218 Elliot Benchetrit. Then six sprinklers came to life....
19:52 2019-06-19

The Point: Joe Biden's troubles and four other BIG 2020 stories With 218 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I deliver the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most im...
18:00 2019-07-01

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have t...
22:26 2019-05-21

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
17:26 2019-05-21

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
02:52 2019-07-09

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its modus operandi. On the left, there is understandable ...
14:39 2019-06-16

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
22:39 2019-05-30

Chopper crash victim was reportedly helping Chris Cline’s daughter One of the victims of the tragic helicopter crash that killed billionaire Chris Cline insisted on being aboard the doomed flight to help her friend, Cline’s daughter Kameron, who’d fallen ill, the young woman’s mother said. Delaney Wykle, 22, who’d recently passed her nursing...
01:39 2019-07-08

Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations that he was a ruthless, human-trafficking kingpin....
03:13 2019-07-13

Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim calls for external investigation The family of one of the victims in the Virginia Beach shooting on May 31 is asking that the city open up an external investigation into the mass shooting that left 12 people dead and several others wounded....
06:13 2019-06-08

Brock Turner sex-assault victim plans memoir for September release The woman who was sexually assaulted by then Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner after she passed out outside an on-campus fraternity house party in January 2015 is set to write a memoir scheduled to be released this fall....
12:00 2019-06-06

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened; the...
01:13 2019-06-19

In Miracle, Orioles Somehow Manage To Avoid Falling Victim To Perfect Game The Orioles are in the midst of a historically bad season with many lowlights that will likely be used in hospitals all over the country to help patients induce vomiting. But to those cursed with supporting this team, I bring good news. Baltimore showed on Sunday that the depths of their awfulness d...
08:13 2019-07-15

Coco Gauff’s sensational Wimbledon run falls victim to Manic Monday American teen Coco Gauff fell to seventh-seeded Simona Halep, 6-3, 6-3, in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday, ending her surprising run at the prestigious tennis tournament. Gauff turned heads when the defeated Venus Williams in the opening round, and continued to gain notoriety by taking down...
17:00 2019-07-08

New sketch released of 'Orange Socks' cold case victim in Texas Authorities in Texas are hoping a new sketch will finally help identify a cold case victim found naked on the side of a highway nearly four decades ago....
17:26 2019-06-30

DNA testing identifies victim of 9/11 attacks at New York's World Trade Center Nearly 18 years after the Set. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City, authorities have identified another person whose remains were found near a Manhattan skyscraper....
20:26 2019-06-11

US tourist beaten during Dominican vacation accuses resort of victim blaming A Dominican Republic resort has been accused of attempting to blame the victim by a lawyer for a Delaware woman who says she was brutally attacked there in January, according to reports....
18:13 2019-06-08

The Latest: Witness at Navy SEAL trial admits killing victim SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A Navy SEAL called by prosecutors to testify at the murder trial of a colleague has acknowledged killing a wounded prisoner in Iraq in what he de...
20:26 2019-06-20

Thief steals cellphone, then posts creepy selfie to victim’s Instagram A New Jersey thief stole a man’s cellphone — then taunted his victim by posting a freaky selfie to the guy’s Instagram story, local police said this week. The Kearny Police Department shared the bulgy-eyed snapshot of the suspect in hopes that the community can help track him down, the d...
21:00 2019-07-05

Police investigate events leading to death shooting victim after rollover on I-19 Tucson- Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s southside Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash on I-19. Just after 10pm, Tucson police responded to a 911 calle...
13:39 2019-06-13

Virginia Cardiologist Shot and Killed in Belize Was Likely a ‘Victim of Circumstance,’ Police Say Police in Belize say a Virginia cardiologist who was shot and killed alongside a tour guide in the Central American country was a “victim of circumstance.” According to a police report posted in the local San Pedro Sun, on June 23 police found the bodies of Boca Del Rio tour guide Mario ...
03:52 2019-06-29

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit The man that former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is accused by prosecutors of sexually assaulting in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed against the Oscar-winning actor only last week....
17:26 2019-07-05

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink slippers....
10:39 2019-07-10

Woman killed 70-year-old victim, sexually assaulted her with umbrella: cops A New Jersey woman was busted in the sickening murder of a 70-year-old woman — who was sexually assaulted with an umbrella and robbed of a mere $15, according to prosecutors and a new report. Caroline Beckert, 40, of Old Bridge, was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated sexual assault a...
17:00 2019-05-24

Family of Bahamas shark attack victim says tour company lacked even a first-aid kit Relatives of Jordan Lindsey, who was killed by sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas, want better safety protocols to prevent future tragedies.       ...
16:00 2019-07-10

Wife of Hawaii shark victim shares anguish: ‘It happened right in front of me’ The heartbroken wife of a California man killed in a shark attack in Hawaii described on Wednesday watching helplessly from their vacation home as her husband struggled to save himself. Gale Smiley said she was on the third floor of the couple’s home in Ka’anapali Shores, Maui, Saturday ...
06:52 2019-05-30

Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit The man that accused Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting him in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed last week against the former House of Cards star....
18:52 2019-07-05

Mob Killing Victim Pehlu Khan Not Charged, Says Rajasthan Chief Minister A political fight broke out on Saturday after a dairy farmer, who was beaten to death in April 2017 by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan, was named in a chargesheet along with his sons, drawing attention to......
18:00 2019-06-29

Shark attack victim, 17, undergoes 14 hours of hand surgery, doing 'extremely well' A North Carolina high school student reportedly underwent 14 hours of reconstructive hand surgery Friday after being attacked by a shark last Sunday off the Atlantic Coast at Fort Macon State Park. ...
06:13 2019-06-08

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -- a decision that was taken out of her hands by the city's ban on employees carrying firearms at wor...
23:00 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
12:39 2019-06-02

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken publ...
19:13 2019-06-12

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest defenders. Since her relationship......
04:52 2019-06-03

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
16:39 2019-05-23

For console games, downloads are approaching a tipping point Enlarge (credit: Flickr / Dazzied) On the PC, games distributed on discs in physical boxes have been a practical market rounding error for years now. Destiny 2's sales distribution highlights how the console game market may finally (and inexorably) be heading toward that point as well. In an earni...
14:52 2019-05-21

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Ford to unveil radical GT that could point to WEC hypercar future Ford will next month unveil an extreme version of its GTE racer that could point to a future in the hypercar concept class of the World Endurance Championship...
17:26 2019-06-21

Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way? On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals....
19:26 2019-06-21

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
22:26 2019-05-31

Verstappen: No point being in F1 if Austria move on Leclerc illegal Max Verstappen said drivers should "stay at home" and there is no point "being in Formula 1" if his move on Charles Leclerc to win in Austria gets punished...
17:52 2019-06-30

Former ambassador may be North Korea's new point man in U.S. talks: source North Korea appears to have appointed a long-time veteran of international diplomacy as point man in the new round of denuclearisation talks with the United States, a diplomatic source in Seoul confirmed on Friday....
15:13 2019-07-05

'We’re at an inflection point': More Dems pressure Pelosi on impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there. Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from office — including taking a hard line in a series of ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
19:26 2019-05-24

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
17:52 2019-07-07

Konta misses absolute sitter to blow set point "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday - but it could have been so different."...
14:00 2019-06-07

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
19:00 2019-06-16

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
23:52 2019-06-27

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
19:52 2019-05-25

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
17:00 2019-07-12

Russia: Meeting with US on arms control a starting point Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says a meeting with a U.S. counterpart was a starting point for working out fraught arms control issues...
17:52 2019-06-12

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
22:52 2019-06-28

Sam Darnold was biggest selling point for Jets GM Joe Douglas It is Sam Darnold who holds in his golden right hand the key to making sure this new collaborative partnership between the soft-spoken talent-evaluator whiz and alpha male offensive guru can function the way winners are supposed to function inside an organization that has known far too much dysfunct...
13:26 2019-06-12

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
19:13 2019-05-28

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
05:13 2019-07-13

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with Saturn being about 840 million miles away. This is...
21:39 2019-07-09

| Junior Boks earn bonus-point win against Georgia Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team will have to sharpen up before their final World Rugby U20 Championship pool game against New Zealand....
02:13 2019-06-09

Los Angeles FC is clear front-runner at MLS midway point The break for the Gold Cup and other international tournaments represents a midway point for Major League Soccer's new condensed schedule       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Unlocking the point system on Key Food shopper’s cards Dear John: Please check on Key Food in the Bronx. It has taken away our right to get rewards on our cards. The points are going to the workers, not the buyers. Should it be allowed to do this? Something doesn’t seem right. I’m 82 years old, and I live in the Throgs Neck area.......
10:13 2019-06-23

New trailers you need to watch from this week: Spider-Man, Point Blank, and more This is the weekend. That is, if you’re a Toy Story fan, because the fourth and final episode in the franchise is hitting cinemas, and it’s expected to set an opening record for the series. Also out this week is Anna, which feels like a preview for Black Widow — you know what the k...
22:00 2019-06-22

Point taken: Cavs select Garland with No. 5 pick in draft CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers used the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft on point guard Darius Garland, who played in just five games at Vanderbilt because of a knee injury Garland suffered torn meniscus in his left knee during a Nov. 23 game and underwent season-ending surgery. The 19-year-old might hav...
02:52 2019-06-21

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
19:39 2019-05-21

Racing Point announces new drivers for third F1 Esports season Racing Point is the latest team to announce drivers for the third Formula 1 Esports season, partnering F1 Esports debutant Daniele Haddad with the returning Marcel Kiefer...
17:39 2019-07-11

Donald Trump Has a Point About Mario Draghi and the Euro The economic messaging of the president was as hypocritical as ever, but the relative strength of the euro will figure highly in the thinking of the ECB. ...
12:52 2019-06-19

Report: Lakers to start James at point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
02:52 2019-07-09

The Strait of Hormuz: The world's most important oil choke point Following a number of oil tanker blasts in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the United States and Iran are rising further. DW takes a closer look at what role the Strait of Hormuz plays for global oil supplies....
13:39 2019-06-14

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
06:39 2019-05-26

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was released from jail. The Seattle Times reports police are looking for 35-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez who is wanted on charges of assault, harassment a...
01:00 2019-06-20

TPD identifies victim of south side shooting incident that ended in rollover crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the person who was found dead in connection to the investigation of a shooting and rollover crash that occurred Wednesday on the south side. According to officials, TPD received a report of a shooting at an apartment complex located at 252 W. Valenc...
04:52 2019-06-14

Truck drivers, mourners clash at bike victim Devra Freelander’s vigil Two truck drivers from the company involved in the death of a 28-year-old Brooklyn cyclist got into a shouting match with mourners at the site of the crash Wednesday. Bike advocates and elected officials had just wrapped up an East Williamsburg vigil for artist Devra Freelander, who was struck and k...
20:52 2019-07-03

Revealed: anti-nerve agent drug was used for first time in UK to save novichok victim Drug saved Charlie Rowley, ambulance service reveals, amid concern for long-term effects on paramedicsParamedics saved the life of one of the Wiltshire novichok victims by administering an anti-nerve agent drug at the scene that had never been used on a patient before in the UK, it can be revealed.T...
15:26 2019-07-08

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
20:52 2019-06-15

Hapur Victim Asked To Move Trial Court For Supplementary Charge Sheet The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the 2018 Hapur lynching victim to bring to the notice of the trial court the statements of two crucial witnesses recorded by a judicial magistrate....
20:01 2019-05-28

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim sues over 'lascivious conduct' The man former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is charged with sexually assaulting at a bar on the Massachusetts beach island of Nantucket three years ago has sued the Oscar-winning actor....
19:39 2019-06-27

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
21:00 2019-07-03

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
21:39 2019-06-01

Decomposing body of Cyprus serial killer's youngest victim discovered in lake Authorities on the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus completed their search for victims of a confessed serial killer when the body of one of his youngest victims was found at the bottom of a lake....
18:13 2019-06-13

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after being stabbed in Hackney...
15:13 2019-06-21

Green Valley shooting suspect, victim ‘dated in the past’, court docs say TUCSON – The suspect of Saturday’s fatal shooting in Green Valley said that the incident was not a random act of violence, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Tuesday. Californian 21-year-old, Mateo Zavala was taken into custody after he allegedly was involved in a rol...
01:00 2019-07-03

Victim of ‘bullied’ Bronx student weeps as he shows stabbing scars in court A Bronx teen who was viciously stabbed by a classmate he’s accused of bullying wept on the stand Tuesday as he unbuttoned his shirt to show a judge his scars. Ariane LaBoy, 18, testified in Bronx Supreme Court that he and pal Matthew McCree barely knew their classmate attacker, Abel Cedeno, before C...
04:26 2019-07-03

Sex assault victim slams delay over putting CCTV cameras on Central line A young woman who was sexually assaulted on the Tube has hit out at delays installing CCTV cameras on the Central line — which police warn is being targeted by predators due to their absence....
12:52 2019-06-17

‘Where’s My Daughter?’ Parents of Alleged Victim Confront Publicist for R. Kelly After New Federal Charges The visibly anguished parents of an alleged victim of R. Kelly confronted a spokesman for the singer Friday during a news conference held following Kelly’s latest arrest on new federal child pornography and racketeering charges....
05:26 2019-07-13

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president faces allegations he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot by foreign intelligence agencies to seek his downfall.Speaking on the first day of five days o...
19:52 2019-07-15

Cyprus: Remains of sixth suspected serial killer victim found in lake Cyprus has been stunned by the suspected serial murders that authorities say could have been prevented. The sixth of seven victims is believed to have been found in a suitcase at the bottom of a lake....
03:00 2019-06-05

NCAA Moving 3-Point Line Back To International Distance (AP Photo/James Crisp) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 3-point line is moving back in men’s college basketball. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel announced Wednesday that the arc will be moved to 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches for the 2019-20 season, matching the international distance. The change will not ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-07-10

"No Point Blaming BJP... Fault Within": Congress Media Coordinator Quits Amid a leadership vacuum in the Congress, its national media coordinator Rachit Seth on Thursday resigned from the post saying there was no meaning holding any post after Rahul Gandhi quit as......
12:52 2019-07-11

Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to drive to the rim and tie the game. Another, he put up a 3 that would have given the Blue Devils the lead. None of his five shots went......
02:26 2019-06-07

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctioned debate in September....
20:00 2019-05-31

Knicks sign Elfrid Payton in point-guard shakeup The Knicks may have found a new starting point guard. In the Knicks’ sixth signing of free agency, general manager Scott Perry landed a player he drafted in 2014 in Orlando: Elfrid Payton. The Athletic reported Payton will receive a two-year, $16 million deal with the second year being a team ...
20:52 2019-07-01

Hannah Brown's About to Hit "a Low Point": Inside The Bachelorette's Tumultuous Journey to Come Tonight's episode of The Bachelorette is taking a step back. We've seen in previews that Hannah loses her cool a little bit in the wake of Luke P.'s general state of being,......
23:39 2019-06-17

U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
19:52 2019-07-03

Ask the Captain: What's the point of no return if a plane loses power? Captain John Cox explains what pilots do in the event they lose power and whether the working engine is inspected after a flight when the other fails.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Worker confidence in finding a new job has hit a six-year high, but it might be a 'turning point' A recent Fedsurvey showed that workers' confidence for finding a new job was the highest since the central bank started keeping track in June 2013....
05:52 2019-06-18

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the year -- on the same level as Black Friday -- with exten......
21:00 2019-07-15

Racing Point: Solving balance issue on its Formula 1 car key to upturn Force India believes getting on top of the car balance issues that have blighted its early season form is key to helping it make progress over the remainder of the campaign...
16:52 2019-06-17

Morant, Garland, White top list of point guards in NBA draft Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week’s NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year. Morant was an NCAA Tournament star for Murray State, while White blossomed into a one-and-done talent driving North Carolina’s fast-p...
20:39 2019-06-14

Warriors lose 31-point lead, Cousins as Clippers rally "Landry Shamet buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds remaining, capping a historic rally from a 31-point deficit Monday night and delivering the Los Angeles Clippers a shocking, 135-131 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series in...
14:33 2019-05-21

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
03:39 2019-06-21

Intel's gaming laptop prototype is a dual-screen PC with a point Intel's Open House event at Computex was filled with Project Athena devices, prototype demos, new chips and more, but the company's dual-screen prototypes were the ones that drew the crowds. Its new Honeycomb Glacier form-factor concept is aimed at s......
07:13 2019-05-29

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalRead this article in Japanese/この記事を日本語で読むOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) next to the Kabukicho district of Toky...
16:52 2019-06-10

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies, looking to replace Mike Conley at point guard, took Murray State sophomore Ja Morant with the second overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft. Morant appeared to be the Grizzlies target almost as soon as the franchise got the second pick in the lo...
02:52 2019-06-21

It's a Falcon and Crossbones MCU reunion in the trailer for Netflix's Point Blank Yes, this movie is named Point Blank, which by now is probably on the top ten list of generically interchangeable action movie names. Regardless, the trailer for this Netflix film of that oft-used title is extremely our shit. Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo kicking ass together? It’s the Falcon/Cros...
01:39 2019-06-21

So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her defeat in the Wimbledon final.For who can say what ...
23:26 2019-07-13

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build a criminal case....
17:39 2019-06-19

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to Chairwoman Christy McCormick....
00:26 2019-05-23

LeBron James reportedly could play point guard for Lakers With a switch to the backcourt, the longtime point forward could give Los Angeles a supersized, high-scoring lineup, while the team's defense improved with the addition of Avery Bradley....
06:13 2019-07-09

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to vanish, infant mortality to drastically spike, and...
20:39 2019-07-11

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
03:26 2019-06-14

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
23:39 2019-06-11

2020 turning point: New phase in race tests Dem aggression NEW YORK (AP) — The unwritten rules that have prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into conflict are about to be tested. Joe Biden has so far fended off the relatively gentle wrath of his rivals. The shortcomings of his most ambitious opponents like Bernie Sanders and Elizabe...
06:26 2019-06-24

Novak Djokovic Wins Longest Point Ever Recorded at Wimbledon (WIMBLEDON, England) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of strokes during the third set of his semifinal match a...
01:00 2019-07-13

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Thursday morning, with the official results rolling ...
06:52 2019-05-23

Third Point tells United Technologies that it opposes Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
20:01 2019-06-28

Perez: Racing Point still "worried" over Spain F1 update package Sergio Perez says he and his Racing Point Formula 1 team are "worried" that they still do not have answers as to why its upgrade package struggled at Barcelona...
19:26 2019-05-22

Racing Point Formula 1 struggles a Force India 'legacy' Racing Point's enduring struggles in the 2019 Formula 1 season are a "bit of a legacy" of its financial difficulties in its former Force India identity...
13:00 2019-07-05

‘What’s the point?’ Lawmakers fess up to not fully reading the Mueller report Time for a Mueller report reality check: Only a small segment of America’s most powerful have read it. President Donald Trump can’t give a straight answer about the subject. More than a dozen members of Congress readily admitted to POLITICO that they too have skipped around rather than studying ever...
18:13 2019-07-09

Remains of six-year-old girl found in lake believed to be 7th victim of Cyprus serial killer Divers searching at the bottom of a lake have discovered the remains of what authorities believe to be a six year-old girl - the possible seventh victim of a serial killer in Cyprus....
15:26 2019-06-13

Pennsylvania woman charged in mother's death after victim found covered in feces, ulcers Police arrested a Pennsylvania woman on Tuesday in connection with the death of her 83-year-old mother, who prosecutors said was found covered in feces and sores a couple of months before her death....
05:13 2019-06-05

Remains found in Cyprus lake believed to belong to youngest victim of serial killer Divers discovered the remains of a small child in a Cyprus lake — likely the youngest victim of a serial killer who has targeted seven foreign women and girls in the island country, authorities announced this week. The remains, discovered Wednesday, are believed to belong to 6-year-old Sierra Grace,...
21:26 2019-06-13

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
18:52 2019-06-04

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
22:39 2019-05-22

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), said in a news release. Witt used multiple fake ...
20:26 2019-07-02

Murder victim’s sons jump their mother’s killer at hearing, attack captured on video A sentencing hearing for a man found guilty of fatally shooting an Ohio mother two years ago ended abruptly after the woman’s sons attacked the convicted killer. The shocking courtroom assault happened Thursday in a Mahoning County courtroom and was captured on camera. Video shows a man wearin...
19:52 2019-07-12

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

Jesse Watters: Comparing Parkland shooting victim dropped by Harvard to shooter is 'irresponsible' Fox News' Jesse Watters criticized a critic of Parkland Shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv who compared the student to the very shooter that killed his classmates but defended Harvard's choice to drop Kashuv saying the young man must "face the consequences."...
10:39 2019-06-20

White Sox admit 'poor form' listing lynching victim Till among famous Chicagoans Emmett Till shown on scoreboard alongside quiz show hostClub say display was meant as a tribute to civil rightsThe Chicago White Sox have said it was “poor form” for the team to show a scoreboard graphic of “famous people from Chicagoland” that grouped lynching victim Emmett Till alongside game show...
21:00 2019-07-01

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

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
19:52 2019-05-29

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
16:00 2019-07-05

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
01:13 2019-07-09

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
19:39 2019-07-10

Hamilton hopes Vettel's Montreal pole is Ferrari's "turning point" Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix pole position marks a turning point for the Ferrari team this season...
23:00 2019-06-08

Blue Point closes out Royal Ascot with a regal performance for Godolphin Blue Point held on Saturday to close out Royal Ascot 2019 with a victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, completing a sweep of the meeting's two Group 1 sprints and a stellar day for Sheik Mohammed's Godolphin...
11:26 2019-06-23

WRAPUP 2-U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
16:52 2019-07-03

Bronny's 14-year-old teammate challenged LeBron to a 3-point shootout If you come at the king, you best not miss. LeBron James showed his son's teammate, Gabe Cupps, who is boss after winning a 3-point contest.        ...
20:52 2019-05-27

Racing Point's Stroll back to old-spec Mercedes after engine failure Lance Stroll will revert to his previous-specification Mercedes Formula 1 engine ahead of qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix after his fiery failure in final practice...
20:13 2019-06-08

After Anthony Davis trade, Lakers just a point guard away from title contention After acquiring Anthony Davis, the Lakers are close to returning to championship contender status. They just need to fill their void at point guard.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Blue Point double at Royal Ascot may well be sprinter’s farewell to the turf • Horse follows up Tuesday win in Diamond Jubilee Stakes• Trainer hints winner may now be packed off for stud careerWith about two inches to spare, Blue Point completed a double that had been done just once before and turned himself into the equine star of this Royal Ascot. Courageous but spent, he ...
23:00 2019-06-22

Two thirds of knife-point robberies go unsolved each year, figures reveal Two thirds of knife-point robberies in England and Wales go unsolved each year and thousands of investigations end with no suspect being identified, figures have revealed....
02:13 2019-05-30

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
04:00 2019-07-02

At This Point It's Hard to Find a White Supremacist Laura Ingraham Won't Defend Laura Ingraham and other Fox News commentators have no problem promoting racism and sexism on their shows, but Ingraham did her audience one better on Thursday night, providing a list of “prominent voices censored on social media” that includes one open white supremacist and several conspiracy theor...
17:26 2019-05-31

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
22:52 2019-06-28

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
11:00 2019-06-14

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its page suspended by Facebook in June for violating the company’s spam policies, Adams likened the sus...
23:52 2019-07-12

How "balls out" Stroll drive boosted Racing Point F1 team in Canada The Racing Point Formula 1 team went from losing both cars in Q1 at the Canadian Grand Prix to achieving its first points since the end of April, in unlikely circumstances...
00:26 2019-06-13

A construction worker dad became a successful Instagram influencer just to prove a point to his daughter Getty Images / Jeff Pachoud Omar, an Austin, Texas-based construction worker, is the only influencer you need to follow on Instagram. The coffee-loving, cigar-smoking construction worker decided to share his life on Instagram after telling his daughter how easy it would be to become an influencer. ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
18:52 2019-07-07

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:26 2019-06-14

Where Elfrid Payton sees himself in the Knicks’ point-guard pecking order LAS VEGAS — Elfrid Payton certainly didn’t sound like he was going to be a backup point guard for the Knicks. In fact, Payton said he had “so many options,” but picked the Knicks partly because of playing time. One of GM Scott Perry’s favorites, Payton agreed to terms on a two-year deal for $16......
19:26 2019-07-04

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Lionel Messi penalty salvages Copa América point for Argentina Spot kick cancels out Richard Sánchez opener Colombia qualify for quarter-finals with win over QatarLionel Messi scored from the penalty spot to salvage a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay in the Copa América as his side rode their luck to cling on to hope of reaching the quarter-finals. Richa...
05:39 2019-06-20

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation, has among other recommendations of......
10:52 2019-06-03

Shane Duffy’s late header snatches point for Ireland in Denmark • Mick McCarthy’s side stay on top of their group• Jesus Navas on target for Spain in Faroe IslandsShane Duffy left Denmark cursing the Republic of Ireland once again as he headed home a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifier draw in Copenhagen.Ireland looked to be heading for a first de...
02:39 2019-06-08

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:52 2019-05-21

Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building. The post Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the call, The woman can be heard comparing Green’s behavior to that of former Hollywood film prod...
09:00 2019-07-04

SHOCKING VIDEO: Murder victim's sons jump handcuffed, convicted killer in courtroom brawl The sentencing hearing for a man convicted of killing an Ohio woman erupted in chaos Thursday when the victim's two sons attacked the handcuffed defendant inside the courtroom....
09:00 2019-07-13

South Carolina woman threw snake, carjacked victim before crashing into barriers, another vehicle, police say A bizarre carjacking in South Carolina on Friday -- that started with a snake being thrown at a woman -- ended in a chase and crash into another vehicle, according to police....
19:13 2019-07-10

Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020 Nieuwegein, Netherlands (AP) — Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020. The post Mother of victim says at least 4 suspect to be tried in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17, trial opening March 2020 appeared first on...
13:26 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

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