NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 07:52 2019-06-12

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs w...

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

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‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MTA investigators Wednesday. When workers came to in...
23:00 2019-06-05

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death” on Wednesday. The allegations involving the ...
01:13 2019-06-13

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
23:13 2019-06-06

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
21:52 2019-05-28

Blues even series on overtime goal by Gunnarsson A goal by Carl Gunnarsson gave the St. Louis Blues a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1....
06:26 2019-05-30

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
17:39 2019-05-22

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night to tie the Stanley Cup Final at one game ap...
06:39 2019-05-30

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
10:39 2019-05-23

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
18:39 2019-05-21

Cuomo issues warning over LIRR overtime tracker ‘saboteur’ Honest MTA workers have no reason to fear the agency’s crackdown on alleged overtime abuse — and no reason to sabotage machines meant to monitor their hours, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. “What the people of New York deserve and demand is accountability, efficiency and effectivenes...
00:52 2019-06-07

Penske's Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win Team Penske's Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points' lead with his second win of the season...
08:52 2019-06-11

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their lives. One of its newest observations was just published on the Hubble website ...
21:00 2019-06-14

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
15:13 2019-06-13

Joey Logano dominates at Michigan before winning rescheduled race in overtime How the FireKeepers Casino 400, the 15th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Monday at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
18:01 2019-05-28

China’s robot sensors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
23:52 2019-05-27

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Sam Darnold already a fan of ‘reassuring’ Joe Douglas hire Sam Darnold had a good source to get the scoop on his new boss when the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their general manager Friday night. But the quarterback used his eyes, too, to see what the former Eagles vice president of player personnel has done in past stops, and it has him optimistic for......
08:39 2019-06-09

Jets hire Douglas from Eagles as their new GM Joe Douglas, 42, will be the Jets' fourth GM in the past eight years, replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired May 15 after a power struggle with new coach Adam Gase....
09:26 2019-06-08

Murder-For-Hire Suspects Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Lexington men faced with murder-for-hire charges were arranged in federal court earlier Thursday. Mahmoud Shalash, John Sadiqullah, and Abdul Hadi were charged and arrested earlier this month, accused of attempting to pay 10,000 dollars to have another man killed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Jets hire Joe Douglas as team’s GM The Jets have their man. The team agreed to terms with Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas to be their new general manager, the team announced Friday night. Douglas has spent the past three years with the Eagles, helping shape a roster that won Super Bowl LII. He replaces Mike Macc...
04:13 2019-06-08

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’t believe you’re doing it again, you’re insane! I ...
07:26 2019-05-31

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured Otis elevators, which UTC plans to spin off to bec...
23:26 2019-06-11

Timberwolves hire Pascucci from Nets as assistant GM The Minnesota Timberwolves hire former Brooklyn Nets director of global scouting Gianluca Pascucci their assistant general manager        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Awaits Extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. Wilson The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Marsonel Wilson was supposed to appear in Kentucky c...
11:52 2019-05-22

Ky. imam, 2 others indicted in alleged murder-for-hire plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy charges relate...
22:26 2019-05-25

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
04:13 2019-05-26

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
22:26 2019-06-12

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough said Tues...
06:00 2019-05-29

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast federal indictments in three separate cases — was joined in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday by a defense attorney who says lawyers turn to him when things look “hopeless.” Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick is one of two cri...
23:39 2019-05-28

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb as assistant Cavaliers hire former California women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein's staff       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
15:26 2019-05-28

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior positions....
17:13 2019-05-27

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working with Vikings specialists this spring. He’s been at the practice facility a couple of times per ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “Tommy” Burns and Amanda Love were arrested Fri...
20:13 2019-06-04

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
15:13 2019-05-21

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
19:26 2019-06-11

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
19:13 2019-06-06

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly afterwards. Gottlieb will be the first women’s college ...
22:13 2019-06-12

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:13 2019-05-21

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections. Brenda Delgado, 36, faces life in prison if convicted for the 2015 slaying of Kendra Hatcher, a Dallas dentist who was shot and killed in a parking g...
21:52 2019-06-03

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropped the dime on gal pal Officer Valerie Cincinelli,...
21:52 2019-05-28

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of basketball operations, says Jenkins has an excellent ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
18:52 2019-05-24

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authorities dropped the bombshell that his estranged wife, Valeri...
19:39 2019-05-22

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team Development — making her the first high-ranking African-American woman in an executive position with ...
07:39 2019-06-12

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit and handcuffs, Valerie Cincinelli pleaded not guilt...
01:13 2019-06-01

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
15:26 2019-05-29

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spent seven years with the Hawks, and sources say he ...
02:39 2019-05-26

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Richard Carranza accused of waiving protocol to hire pals in high-ranking jobs Chancellor Richard Carranza waived job postings and other requirements to hire ex-employees he knew in California and Texas, including the former vice president of a company that has since racked up millions in sales to New York City schools, The Post has learned. A complaint to the city’s Special C...
05:26 2019-06-09

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the scheme, according to an indictment unsealed in fede...
21:52 2019-05-30

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
20:00 2019-06-07

Prosecutor drops murder, kidnapping charges against man A prosecutor has dropped murder and kidnapping charges against a 20-year-old West Virginia man who was accused of abducting a teenager, holding her hostage for about a year, impregnating her and beating her so severely that she miscarried....
20:26 2019-06-05

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the past week both unanimously approved legislation requ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Prosecutor reveals new DNA evidence in missing mom case A prosecutor in the case of a missing Connecticut mother of five has revealed her blood was found mixed with her estranged husband's DNA at her home....
20:13 2019-06-11

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
18:13 2019-06-07

Central Park 5 prosecutor to leave Columbia Law NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reappointment as a part-time lecturer due to negative p...
05:13 2019-06-13

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to law enforcement officers or other first responders. ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history....
00:00 2019-06-08

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
06:00 2019-06-08

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges and 41 former officials from his government are being investigated for suspected graft, the chief prosecutor said on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-15

The Latest: Prosecutor says ski resort execs, others lied The Latest on the indictment of officials in what prosecutors say was a fraudulent Vermont investment plan (all times local): ____ 4:05 p.m. Vermont's top federal prosecutor says four men indicted on federal criminal charges lied about their plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investors' ...
23:13 2019-05-22

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
05:01 2019-05-30

Florida school shooting prosecutor not seeking re-election FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Florida school shooting case says he is not seeking re-election in 2020 after more than four decades in office. Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz said in a news release Tuesday that he wants to focus on the case against Parkland shooting...
16:13 2019-06-04

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
20:26 2019-06-05

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They See Us,” a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. The president of Vassar...
06:26 2019-06-05

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged HUGO, Oklahoma (AP) — A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges. The Hugo police officers opened fire April 26, wounding 21-year-old Will...
21:26 2019-05-23

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Thursday that Officer Paul Christensen and Sgt. C...
03:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: DR prosecutor vows no impunity in Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic (all times local): 5:0 p.m. The chief prosecutor in the Dominican Republic says that no one involved in the shooting of former Red Sox star will remain in impunity,...
00:39 2019-06-13

Prosecutor: Father who killed kids is selfish, evil man COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says a South Carolina father who admitted he killed his five children isn’t insane, but a selfish, evil man. In closing arguments during a death penalty trial Monday, Solicitor Rick Hubbard said Timothy Jones Jr. didn’t hear voices, but made choices whe...
21:52 2019-06-03

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections. Chief Prosecutor María Consuelo Porras announced Wednesday that Óscar Shaad had presented a request f...
00:39 2019-06-13

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
08:52 2019-06-06

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for Manhattan's District Attorney's office, has maintained the Central Park Five were guilty despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
23:01 2019-06-04

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
23:39 2019-06-15

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have given her a window into helping improve the crimina...
03:52 2019-06-09

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) made the ruling Monday after he and other attorneys for Chief Edward Gallagher excoriated prosecutors ...
02:26 2019-06-04

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
21:13 2019-06-13

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli....
15:52 2019-05-21

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United......
14:39 2019-05-21

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

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive Prosecutor no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
14:39 2019-05-21

Anti-death penalty prosecutor proud to challenge status quo ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s first African American state attorney says she’s proud to have challenged the status quo with her opposition to the death penalty, even though she eventually lost a legal fight with Florida’s governor on the matter. State Attorney Aramis Ayala told Th...
19:52 2019-05-29

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her ...
08:26 2019-06-12

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
21:26 2019-06-07

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in a San Diego court Wednesday to seek more informat...
08:00 2019-05-22

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

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted surveillance of the defense team. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are scheduled to ask a military judge Thursday in San Diego ...
11:26 2019-05-30

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
21:26 2019-06-13

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the prosecution....
19:26 2019-05-26

Military judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge in California has removed the lead prosecutor from the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. The military judge on Monday took the rare step after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying on their emails. Prosecutors tried to track defense emails in an ...
11:39 2019-06-04

Spanish prosecutor says Catalan leaders attempted "coup" in independence case A Spanish prosecutor said on Tuesday that Catalan leaders on trial for their part in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017 had knowingly attempted a "coup d'etat" against Spain....
15:52 2019-06-04

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-12

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of directors at the Safe Horizon non-profit want Fairstein...
22:39 2019-06-04

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s trial after Gallagher’s attorney accused...
08:52 2019-06-04

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
06:26 2019-06-04

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of Cardinal George Pell, finding it difficult to answer their inquiries about the victim’s evidence an...
16:52 2019-06-06

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Remy Heitz said in a statement on Friday that the 24-year-old man has admitted making the bomb and...
13:00 2019-05-31

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
11:52 2019-06-09

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
06:13 2019-06-08

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
17:13 2019-05-21

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.” Elizabeth Lederer — who still serves as a p...
04:26 2019-06-13

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
04:26 2019-06-04

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it....
00:39 2019-06-12

New York Man Plotted Attack On Times Square, Killing Police: Prosecutor A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter......
01:52 2019-06-08

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens in the 1989 rape and...
23:52 2019-06-07

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and media....
06:13 2019-06-04

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
23:13 2019-06-07

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
16:39 2019-06-09

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
05:39 2019-06-04

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
12:26 2019-06-08

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-04

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of controversy triggered by a new TV series about the infamous “Central Park Five” case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the chairman of the Safe Horizon victims service...
00:00 2019-06-05

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker in corresponding with the defense team....
03:39 2019-06-05

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
20:00 2019-06-05

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegations that prosecutors illegally snooped on the defense....
08:13 2019-05-23

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
04:01 2019-06-04

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
22:13 2019-06-05

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
19:00 2019-06-13

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her alma mater....
16:52 2019-06-05

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) told the UN Security Council on Wednesday. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
18:26 2019-06-13

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:26 2019-06-04

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China. The post Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:26 2019-06-12

Ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein, under fire after 'When They See Us,' resigns as Vassar trustee Linda Fairstein, whose involvement in the Central Park Five case was included in Netflix's "When They See Us," resigned from Vassar's board        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
14:39 2019-05-21

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveill...
23:52 2019-05-30

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
18:39 2019-05-22

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punch-card time-keeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the sprawling Coney Island Rail Yard and the Michae...
00:52 2019-06-07

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:26 2019-05-26

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
02:13 2019-06-01

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

Stan Lee's ex-manager 'to be charged with elder abuse' Prosecutors in Los Angeles will reportedly charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
19:13 2019-05-29

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superiors Gen...
20:26 2019-05-24

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
04:26 2019-06-05

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports that during sentencing Wednesday in the Salt Lake Ci...
00:39 2019-06-13

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
06:52 2019-05-30

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

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

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arrested on a marijuana possession charge. The arrest ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys. Bob Higgins ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough and also was Malta’s national youth coach. A jury returned gui...
21:26 2019-05-23

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
20:13 2019-06-11

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care. The International Union of Superior...
14:39 2019-05-24

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. During the period f...
04:39 2019-06-01

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
20:52 2019-05-21

Bishops meeting on sex abuse clouded by state investigations DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at dozens of archdioceses. They’re looking to prosecute, and not just priests. If the box...
12:00 2019-06-11

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. James Heaps entered the pleas Monday to two counts ...
03:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: Doctor’s family says reports of abuse painful TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The family of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who’s accused of sexually abusing more than 150 male students says it’s heartbreaking to see the pain so many have suffered...
17:52 2019-05-21

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:13 2019-06-09

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

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

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto Torres, of Frederick County, was indicted by a gr...
23:52 2019-05-21

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
09:26 2019-06-15

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward. Dr. James Heaps pleaded not guilty Monday t...
12:00 2019-06-11

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years, Jackson’s marriage broke down. His childho...
19:00 2019-05-27

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this culturally conservative country....
14:39 2019-06-12

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
14:52 2019-06-05

The Latest: 1 in custody on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the release of video showing workers kicking and throwing...
00:39 2019-06-13

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

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations made by a woman who claims his former deputy lured h...
06:26 2019-06-05

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
17:39 2019-05-22

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized “abuse of export control measures” on...
14:33 2019-05-21

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
02:13 2019-05-29

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warrant. Morgan was charged earlier this month with fel...
22:26 2019-05-25

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
16:00 2019-06-12

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
21:13 2019-05-22

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
03:13 2019-05-25

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
10:26 2019-06-07

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
11:52 2019-05-25

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a case in which his deputy allegedly manipulated a woman into a sexual relationship, even as he counseled her husband on their marriage and solicited their donations. The allega...
20:13 2019-06-04

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
19:13 2019-05-25

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinister plot” to take financial advantage of him and s...
20:13 2019-06-05

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
16:52 2019-06-12

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation. Sophia Richter was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation on child abuse charges and seven years on kidnapping charges w...
03:26 2019-06-11

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

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
06:26 2019-06-11

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty plea to a single charge of disorderly conduct through...
22:39 2019-06-04

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
09:00 2019-06-05

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
15:39 2019-05-21

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

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
23:26 2019-06-03

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:52 2019-06-05

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana agritourism destination Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
20:26 2019-06-05

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
06:52 2019-06-07

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

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

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

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation. Delegates representing the nation’s largest Protestant denomination will likely vote on establishing criteria for expelling churches ...
20:52 2019-06-08

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
04:26 2019-06-06

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be released or face a retrial....
08:26 2019-06-03

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando were initially found guilty for child abuse and kidn...
00:52 2019-06-11

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
05:52 2019-06-13

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

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse. Related: Stan Lee, the progressive genius: Michel Faber pays tri...
23:52 2019-05-26

More Ohio State alumni sue school over abuse by team doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More Ohio State alumni are suing the university over how school officials dealt with a team doctor who an investigation concluded had sexually abused at least 177 young men between 1979 and 1997. The federal case filed Wednesday by 16 alumni is the fifth pending lawsuit allegin...
00:39 2019-06-13

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

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that the BSA was inaccurate when the organization said in...
22:39 2019-05-27

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Meena, as she is known, points to a Facebook post in...
10:01 2019-05-28

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed public distribution system in North Korea has led to ...
11:39 2019-05-28

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

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gu...
22:52 2019-05-28

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests...
12:52 2019-06-14

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

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest....
21:52 2019-06-12

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital. The Stockton Police Department said in a statement that the boy was found ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by millions. And also in the form of some other, more depressing stuff, as with the charges of alleged m...
01:26 2019-05-26

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimum permissions without compromising their functionality “We’re requiring extensions to only request a...
11:13 2019-05-31

Kenyan court stops abuse of office charge against top judge A Kenyan court said on Friday that the deputy chief justice at the country's highest court cannot be prosecuted for abuse of office in a case brought against her last year, saying police failed to follow correct procedure in gathering evidence....
17:26 2019-05-31

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night. They tell WAVE 3 news that the baby, Bryson Rowe,...
01:13 2019-06-15

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
22:52 2019-05-23

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

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consider a proposal making it easier to expel churches t...
23:26 2019-06-11

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
18:26 2019-06-13

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
06:13 2019-06-13

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
17:39 2019-06-14

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigated the claims for the university. The public version released last week blacked out details related ...
23:52 2019-05-24

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday comes after an investigatio...
01:26 2019-05-30

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
05:13 2019-06-12

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
00:13 2019-05-26

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told in 2013 of McCarrick’s penchant for sleeping ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
19:39 2019-06-07

Stan Lee elder abuse case: Former business manager pleads not guilty A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he stole from the Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.        ...
04:52 2019-06-06

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
15:00 2019-06-14

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

Top U.S. cardinal accused of ignoring sex abuse case involving deputy and woman A Houston woman alleges a priest seduced her when she came to him for spiritual counselling at a low point in her life, and that his boss dismissed it....
21:52 2019-06-04

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

Chilling footage shows brutal abuse of calves at dairy farm Disturbing footage of young calves being brutally beaten and abused at an Illinois dairy farm has led retailers to pull the company’s product from their shelves. The harrowing footage secretly recorded last year by an investigator from a Miami-based animal welfare group show semployees at Fair...
01:26 2019-06-07

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
01:52 2019-06-13

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

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm’s length. As the...
23:39 2019-06-13

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

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

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
00:39 2019-06-07

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it. The impassioned speech came from J.D. Greear as he shared the stage with abuse survivors near the close of the Southern B...
00:39 2019-06-13

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
14:52 2019-05-21

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

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan Shearer, the Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier a...
01:26 2019-05-24

'Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone': Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury....
03:39 2019-05-31

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

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
03:52 2019-06-10

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
18:00 2019-05-21

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
00:13 2019-06-10

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

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
23:13 2019-06-11

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

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they believe the attacks are the result of router-leve...
16:39 2019-05-21

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
20:39 2019-06-08

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
23:00 2019-05-30

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday."...
18:13 2019-06-08

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.       ...
03:52 2019-06-08

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
05:13 2019-06-05

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

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

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
15:13 2019-05-28

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:13 2019-05-31

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
17:39 2019-06-11

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company accountable for the crisis....
23:52 2019-05-25

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination. Animal Recovery Mission said Friday it released the 90-minute video shot at Fair Oaks Farms to cou...
00:52 2019-06-08

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
16:13 2019-06-06

UCLA apologizes to patients of gynecologist James Heaps; he denies sex abuse charges The lawyer for a former gynecologist at UCLA says charges that Dr. James Heaps sexually abused patients are "baseless allegations."        ...
15:26 2019-06-11

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

Ex-manager for comic book legend Stan Lee pleads not guilty to elder abuse A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life....
01:52 2019-06-06

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
19:13 2019-06-02

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

Stan Lee's Business Partner Keya Morgan Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse Stan Lee's former business partner Keya Morgan was arrested in Arizona this weekend for alleged elder abuse. "This morning, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police Department in......
23:26 2019-05-26

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown “constituted a 180 d...
15:00 2019-06-15

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
15:13 2019-06-15

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
00:26 2019-06-05

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:26 2019-06-14

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
21:13 2019-06-03

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech companies over competition concerns....
19:52 2019-06-03

Secret footage exposes abuse of calves at Coca-Cola affiliated dairy farm US attraction Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure accused of animal rights violations Undercover footage showing young dairy calves being kicked, violently thrown, having their heads stamped into the ground and suffering from heat exposure at a US farm known as the “Disneyland of agricultural tourism” w...
19:52 2019-06-06

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
16:52 2019-06-05

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

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

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
22:13 2019-05-29

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduct. The school began investigating Heaps after rece...
21:52 2019-06-11

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
22:52 2019-06-12

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary on Tuesday evening.The game at Bud...
16:52 2019-06-10

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
21:39 2019-06-11

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
03:00 2019-05-30

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congress,” tweeted Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who is...
21:13 2019-05-29

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
08:39 2019-05-25

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent inve...
17:52 2019-05-21

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption. The official says the preliminary charge of “active corruption” was filed in mid-May. The official spoke on condition of anonymity b...
14:39 2019-05-23

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
21:26 2019-06-06

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
12:01 2019-05-28

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-06-05

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

Report: FTC to lead possible Facebook antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook as part of an arrangement that would give the Justice Department oversight of Google. The FTC and the Justice Department both oversee antitrust issues in th...
20:39 2019-06-03

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
20:39 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-03

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
21:13 2019-06-03

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
19:13 2019-06-03

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
19:01 2019-05-21

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regional Governments to uphold their rights and protect...
16:00 2019-05-21

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant for alleged elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft, police said. The arrest of 43-year-old K...
21:26 2019-05-26

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suffolk County and Durham County district attorney off...
07:00 2019-06-13

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-14

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
13:26 2019-06-11

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means lawmakers are picking up the pace on an investigatio...
07:26 2019-06-10

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
16:13 2019-06-10

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
15:52 2019-06-15

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel area regional administration, was found outside his...
10:26 2019-06-09

Easter attack probe continues despite president's objection A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the country's president....
16:00 2019-06-12

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
14:52 2019-06-09

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a "human rights abyss" in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces' deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
16:00 2019-06-12

Prosecutors will update serial killer confessions probe CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prosecutors in Ohio plan to update their efforts to identify women a serial killer claims he killed decades ago. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters’ (DEE’turs) and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien on Friday will discuss cases linked to Samuel Little. ...
12:26 2019-06-07

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
22:26 2019-06-07

Shock Over 2-Year-Old's Murder In UP, Probe Under National Security Act On Sunday, stray dogs appearing to carry human body parts alerted the police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. A search revealed the mutilated body of a two-year-old girl, whose family......
08:26 2019-06-07

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believes we are on “the superhighway” to getting that information and talked to Fox News Radio’s “Todd Starnes Show” Tuesday about the president’s move to g...
00:52 2019-05-29

OAS offers Canada a panel of experts to probe ‘genocide’ The head of the Organization of American States wants to create a panel of experts to investigate the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada, a problem that a Canadian report this week described as “genocide.”...
23:26 2019-06-04

UAE says joint probe into tanker attack ensures impartiality The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that the participation of several countries in an investigation into last week's attack on oil tankers off its coast would support the "impartiality and transparency" of the findings....
17:13 2019-05-22

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
10:52 2019-06-04

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
14:33 2019-05-21

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as Special Counsel, and he created the Special Counsel...
18:52 2019-05-29

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
19:26 2019-06-01

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
20:13 2019-05-22

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
23:13 2019-06-01

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information for its review of intelligence activities related...
11:01 2019-05-25

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation said Sunday it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reported that documents from a fake clinic were filed to the Athletics Integrit...
18:39 2019-06-02

| PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's world athletics championships in Doha....
14:00 2019-05-23

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
15:26 2019-05-23

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
21:13 2019-06-03

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:13 2019-06-03

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump administration, which has accused social media companie...
19:26 2019-06-03

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the company....
01:26 2019-05-29

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
08:13 2019-06-01

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the president was “not an option” because of Justice Department policies. Trump called the probe ...
17:26 2019-05-30

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
14:39 2019-05-24

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days after ExxonMobil signaled it had found large depos...
01:26 2019-05-30

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit charging a sitting president....
18:52 2019-05-29

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate the president. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic results of its 1976-1977 probe, however, determined the...
04:26 2019-06-06

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
08:52 2019-06-06

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google practices linked to search and other businesses, according to the report, which also said the Feder...
06:52 2019-06-01

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN.  ...
22:39 2019-05-30

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

CBI Gets 4 More Months To Complete Probe In Rakesh Asthana Bribery Case The Delhi High Court has granted four more months to the CBI to complete its probe in a bribery case involving the agency's former special director Rakesh Asthana....
11:39 2019-05-31

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunter College graduates Wednesday at Madison Square Ga...
01:26 2019-05-30

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading        ...
10:13 2019-05-25

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight As U.S. Weighs an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
04:00 2019-06-03

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
10:13 2019-06-03

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started. (May 24)        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior administration official said....
03:13 2019-06-12

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the ...
03:26 2019-06-13

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
22:52 2019-05-24

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
21:13 2019-05-29

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
04:00 2019-06-12

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil industry to not blend corn ethanol into the gasoline supply....
22:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
22:00 2019-06-01

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to......
08:26 2019-06-11

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in Stuttgart, and offices of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
22:26 2019-05-28

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a tax advisor and high remuneration payments to a Porsche works council member....
18:26 2019-05-28

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
21:52 2019-06-10

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
02:52 2019-05-27

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
06:26 2019-06-01

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney general’s office is investigating the depart...
15:00 2019-05-29

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
20:00 2019-06-10

Robert Mueller to make first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller has been in negotiations with House Democrats about testifying before a committee to discuss the findings i...
16:01 2019-05-29

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online...
19:26 2019-06-01

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County home of Martin Anderson, the Indianapolis Star repo...
00:39 2019-05-26

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life....
19:52 2019-05-29

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after The Associated Press reported on the investigation...
16:13 2019-06-10

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
23:39 2019-06-08

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
16:39 2019-06-15

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), while the surface is only about 6,000 degrees Fahrenhe...
12:39 2019-06-07

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
14:33 2019-05-21

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
22:26 2019-06-04

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month’s attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state using divers on speed boats who planted mines on the vessels. T...
07:00 2019-06-07

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges....
00:01 2019-06-05

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
15:00 2019-05-22

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
19:26 2019-06-14

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France A judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar...
12:39 2019-05-22

Manchester City appeal to CAS against UEFA fair play probe "Premier League champions Manchester City have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over an investigation by European governing UEFA into potential breaches of financial fair play, the court said on Thursday."...
23:26 2019-06-06

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at a news conference on Wednesday. The independent in...
08:00 2019-05-22

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
22:26 2019-06-06

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

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
23:26 2019-05-21

U.S. Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
20:52 2019-06-06

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
20:26 2019-06-06

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. A federal judge in New York agreed Tuesday to keep search warrant materials related to the investigation under seal until at least mid-July afte...
17:52 2019-05-21

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest DOVER, N.J. (AP) — Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video. The probe stems from the arrest of a 19-year-old man early Sunday in Dover. The video shows him being punched repeatedly i...
17:52 2019-05-21

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
17:26 2019-06-14

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake by Dallas Police on Saturday less than a month aft...
08:52 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:39 2019-06-03

Kraft Heinz completes internal probe into its procurement practices Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday the numbers it restated last month were accurate following completion of an internal investigation, but that the matter was under review by the U.S. Attorney's Office....
03:39 2019-06-08

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:52 2019-06-03

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network. A mayor’s office spokesman, Lester Davis, tells The Baltimore Sun that there’s current...
13:52 2019-06-05

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

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation into Russia’s links to the campaign. Trump, leaving the White House on Friday for Japan, told...
19:26 2019-05-24

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
01:52 2019-06-04

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
04:26 2019-06-14

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
05:00 2019-06-04

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
17:00 2019-06-03

Muslims leave Sri Lanka govt to allow probe of terror claim Eleven Muslim politicians resigned from top government positions in Sri Lanka to enable an investigation into allegations some of them were linked to the extremists behind Easter bombings...
05:52 2019-06-04

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
19:13 2019-05-29

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natural Resources Committee shelled out more than $48,00...
04:52 2019-06-15