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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)        ...

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda

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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

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

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

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

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

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
10:13 2019-05-24

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”....
20:52 2019-06-10

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge regional. The Golden Eagles trailed 10-2 in the f...
02:13 2019-06-03

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night. The Tigers (40-24) won all three of their games in the Baton Rouge regional and will host Flo...
08:52 2019-06-03

Mayawati Says Would've Attended PM's Meet If Voting Machine Was On Agenda Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati today refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the "One Nation One Election" Initiative....
13:39 2019-06-19

PM, Party Chiefs To Meet On June 19, "One Nation, One Election" On Agenda Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited party chiefs to a meeting on June 19 after chairing his first all party meeting today after coming back to power. "One nation, one election" and other......
16:52 2019-06-16

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts to overhaul the way the gas-rich country manages its vast natural resources....
07:39 2019-06-05

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
20:13 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credible threat. In the span of a week, officials say 12...
07:00 2019-06-19

5 CIO initiatives that should be topping IT’s agenda Recent research covering the IT agenda across the globe prioritized 10 hot topics when considering their strategy, skill sets, and future states. The report shows top priorities for IT leaders. But what’s much more revealing, in my view, are the initiatives that are not topping IT’s agenda, accordin...
19:39 2019-05-22

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
21:52 2019-06-05

How Mobil pushed its oil agenda through 'charitable giving' The Mobil Foundation funded universities and civic groups in the 90s, documents reveal, but largesse was not disinterestedA two-foot-wide pipe connecting the Mobil oil company’s Idoho offshore platform to a terminal near Nigeria’s eastern border ruptured in January 1998, spewing crude oil directly i...
07:52 2019-06-12

No hidden agenda in F1 stewards' decision, says Brawn Formula One could be more transparent about stewards' decisions but there was no hidden agenda behind the penalty that cost Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel victory in Canada, the sport's managing director Ross Brawn said on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-11

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
05:52 2019-06-14

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
14:33 2019-05-21

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
06:00 2019-06-04

The Unspoken Agenda at the Xi-Kim Meeting? Could Be Messaging Trump A state visit between the leaders of China and North Korea comes as each is locked in a dispute with the United States, and both are looking for leverage over President Trump....
00:00 2019-06-20

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
12:52 2019-06-06

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The emails, published Thursday by the Daily Beast and...
03:00 2019-06-14

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
13:39 2019-06-18

PM Modi Meets Key Secretaries To Finalise 100-Day Agenda: Report The meeting is also expected to clear a 5-year vision for government with view to achieve $5-trillion economy goal in the shortest possible time-frame...
19:26 2019-06-18

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s announcement Thursday that he would impose a 5% t...
09:13 2019-06-01

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
04:13 2019-05-27

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the United States and world....
16:26 2019-06-04

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
00:39 2019-05-23

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering to 53 others....
16:00 2019-06-12

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
00:26 2019-06-12

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of the Libyan people” first, is the sole agenda of the United Nations within the country, Secretary-General António Guterres told a press conference in th...
14:52 2019-05-21

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new documentary on the fight to legalise the procedure in Argentina received its premiére there this weekend....
15:52 2019-05-21

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
23:26 2019-05-29

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
09:52 2019-05-22

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and discussed issues of bilateral......
15:00 2019-05-22

Trump impeachment push is proof Democrats have an 'empty agenda:' Rep. Matt Gaetz When it comes to whether or not Democrats will bring impeachment charges against President Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., believes it's just another empty part of Democrats empty agenda....
05:52 2019-05-22

Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico may imperil his economic agenda: experts His threat, which drew an outcry from a broad span of business groups and political figures, suddenly cast doubt on prospects for a new North American trade agreement and would would swell the prices Americans pay for countless items from avocados to clothes to medical devices....
18:39 2019-06-01

Huawei on the agenda when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Justin Trudeau "Canada has been a close ally in the way that they've approached their relationship with China - and there could be some conversation about Huawei," said an anonymous official....
03:52 2019-05-30

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednes...
23:26 2019-06-05

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agenda....
19:52 2019-05-22

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona this afternoon. Temp...
03:13 2019-06-14

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
13:39 2019-06-05

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M......
05:52 2019-06-18

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

Kanaan tops Indy 500 final practice Tony Kanaan will start from the middle of the gird for the Indianapolis 500 but had his AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet out front on Friday, posting the top speed in final practise for the "the Greatest Spectacle in Racing"....
23:13 2019-05-24

San Diego Tops Yankees With a Bullpen Parade Padres Manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help his team hold off the Yankees, who got three runs in the seventh inning, in a stretch when Green used four pitchers to face eight batters....
12:13 2019-05-29

Sensex Tops 40,000 Mark For First Time Ever: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex crossed the 40,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as leads showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) securing a clear......
12:52 2019-05-23

Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Standlee gave up one run in seven innings to help Oklahoma State defeat West Virginia 5-2 in the Big 12 Tournament title game on Sunday. The third-seeded Cowboys (36-18) won their third tournament title overall and their second in three years. Fourth-seeded West Virginia (...
04:39 2019-05-27

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals....
23:52 2019-05-30

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
05:52 2019-06-02

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 Tuesday night behind Stephen Vogt’s tiebreaking, two-run double in the 10th inning. On a night that began as a rematch between the Giants&#...
06:26 2019-06-05

Duke tops Notre Dame 10-6 at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Rothenberg hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and Duke beat Notre Dame 10-6 on Tuesday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The seventh-seeded Blue Devils (31-24) won their opener in pool play and will earn a spot in the semifinals with a vict...
08:00 2019-05-22

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
09:26 2019-06-02

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
07:13 2019-06-18

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

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south of Los Angeles. Police Officer Craig Durling says...
01:52 2019-06-04

Thursday Forecast: The 90s return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 92 degrees under abundant sunshine...
15:00 2019-05-30

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health official...
14:26 2019-06-04

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
21:39 2019-06-07

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs, mostly Shih Tzus and Maltese poodles, were rescu...
07:13 2019-06-01

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
17:13 2019-05-21

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00 2019-06-13

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession. Tabasco Hoy says Norma Sarabia was killed Tuesday...
18:26 2019-06-12

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers will care for pets in their own homes, providing ...
11:39 2019-05-23

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
01:13 2019-06-13

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:13 2019-05-29

LSU gets roaring start to NCAAs, tops Stony Brook 17-3 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brandt Broussard’s first college home run highlighted his three-hit, four-RBI performance, and LSU raced to a 10-run lead in the first three innings en route to a 17-3 triumph over Stony Brook in an NCAA tournament opener on Friday night. LSU starter Landon Marceaux (5-...
05:13 2019-06-01

Poland’s ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country’s European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections...
12:52 2019-05-27

Poland's ruling right-wing party tops the polls Poland's ruling Law and Justice party has emerged as the big winner in the country's European parliament elections, taking over 45% of the votes following an aggressive campaign against a united opposition in a year of key elections....
13:13 2019-05-27

UCLA tops Oklahoma to win 13th national title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — UCLA is back on top. Kinsley Washington’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Bruins past Oklahoma 5-4 on Tuesday night, and UCLA won the championship series 2-0. It is the school’s 13th national title, and first since 2010. Rachel Garcia was na...
06:26 2019-06-05

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions A quick hug from another sporting great and then it was back to business for Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
08:13 2019-05-24

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Friday night. Vela’s goal, a pretty easy touch after a perfect feed in from Eduard Atuesta in the 28th minute mad...
06:52 2019-05-25

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
03:13 2019-06-07

90-year-old D-Day veteran’s song tops UK singles chart A 90-year-old D-Day veteran’s ditty about the Allied forces landing at Normandy is beating out songs by artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran on Amazon’s singles chart in the United Kingdom, a report said. Jim Radford, who was a 15-year-old galley boy in the British Mer...
21:26 2019-06-06

TCU tops Baylor in suspended game to reach Big 12 semis OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — TCU defeated Baylor 5-2 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game Saturday after the game was suspended Friday night because of rain. Sixth-seeded TCU (31-25) will play third-seeded seed Oklahoma State in the semifinals on Saturday. The Horned Frogs need to defeat the Cowboys twic...
17:39 2019-05-25

Bare necessities: the best one-shoulder tops and dresses – in pictures The one-shoulder top has been given the cold shoulder for a long time. But now they’re back, with luxury houses Givenchy and Saint Laurent leading the charge Continue reading......
19:13 2019-06-06

'John Wick' tops the North American box office with $57M "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $57 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
14:39 2019-05-21

Apple Tops Global Wearables Markets in Q1 2019: IDC Global shipments of wearable devices reached 49.6 million units during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, up 55.2 percent from the previous year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said....
19:13 2019-05-31

Walmart, of course, tops the list of the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
14:13 2019-05-29

Defending champ Ole Miss tops Arkansas 3-2 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Dillard and Grae Kessinger drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth and defending Southeastern Conference Tournament champion Mississippi stayed alive Friday with a 3-2 victory over Arkansas. The Rebels (36-24) will play Georgia in the semifinals Saturday. Dillar...
03:13 2019-05-25

West Virginia tops Fordham 6-2 in NCAA Tournament MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tyler Doanes and Ivan Gonzalez each drove in two runs to lead West Virginia to a 6-2 victory over Fordham on Friday night in the Morgantown regional of the NCAA Tournament. Top-seeded West Virginia (38-20) advanced to meet third-seeded Duke (32-25) on Saturday. No. 4 Fordham...
09:13 2019-06-01

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The Horned Frogs (34-27) earned a rematch with host and No. 5 national...
02:13 2019-06-03

Washington tops Minnesota 5-3 in WCWS elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women’s College World Series elimination game. The game was delayed three hours in the sixth inning because of lightning and rain. Plain, a first-team NFCA All-American, was dominant until the se...
01:26 2019-06-02

Byron tops 173 mph and hits fast lap to win pole at Pocono LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — William Byron turned a lap of 173.494 mph on Saturday to win the pole at Pocono Raceway. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in the Daytona 500 ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Cannes film fest 2019: The tops and the flops Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino got red carpet buzz, but who are the top contenders for the prestigious Palme d'Or award on Saturday? A look at the highlights of this year's film festival....
11:26 2019-05-24

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (48-13) scored four runs in the first inning and two more in the thi...
05:52 2019-06-02

The Latest: Wawrinka tops Dimitrov in 3 tiebreakers in Paris The Latest from the French Open: Stan Wawrinka improves to 4-0 against Grigor Dimitrov in Grand Slam meetings and moves into the fourth round for the eighth time        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
16:00 2019-05-29

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (65 kilometers). A dispatcher with the Homer Police ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Fiery bus accident in southern Mexico leaves at least 20 dead At least 20 people died in a fiery accident in the southeastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday when a bus collided with a cargo truck, a state official and various local media outlets reported....
00:13 2019-05-30

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We...
18:52 2019-06-05

Syrians detained, killed in southern cradle of revolt: U.N At least 380 civilians have been arrested in Syria's south and 11 civilians serving on local councils and former fighters have been killed or attacked there since the government retook the area, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-21

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens were brought in because the person who found them d...
09:26 2019-06-13

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
21:26 2019-06-13

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming graduations – adding an extra reminder for wha...
00:39 2019-05-22

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health offici...
21:39 2019-06-04

Southern Conference hires Ohio AD Jim Schaus as commissioner SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference has selected Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus as its new commissioner. Schaus, who has been Ohio’s athletic director for the last 11 years, begins his new job July 1. He replaces John Iamarino, who announced his retirement in March after headin...
20:13 2019-06-04

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday that a declaration issu...
15:00 2019-06-15

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
23:00 2019-06-14

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
02:52 2019-06-15

Cboe Announces Keynote Speakers and Agenda for 35th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. 2019 CHICAGO – February 21, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 35th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) U.S. on Monday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California...
16:00 2019-05-21

Sensex Crosses 40,000, Nifty Tops 12,000 As Markets Near Record Highs Domestic stock markets jumped to trade near record highs on Friday - with the S&P BSE Sensex back above the 40,000 mark, ahead of the release of GDP or gross domestic product data by the government.......
09:39 2019-05-31

Capps tops Funny Car qualifying in Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Coming off consecutive events victories, Capps had a 3.893-second pass at 326.00 mph in his first run in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “To go No. 1 in the first session and have it hold was ...
09:13 2019-06-01

The Latest: Wawrinka tops Tsitsipas in 5 sets at French Open Stan Wawrinka edged Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 after 5 hours, 9 minutes to reach the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in two years        ...
20:26 2019-06-02

Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova on Thursday....
18:26 2019-06-06

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to the championship game Sunday. The Red Raiders (39...
22:26 2019-05-25

Italian GP: Pramac Ducati's Bagnaia tops MotoGP second practice Pramac Ducati rookie Francesco Bagnaia moved to the top of the times in second practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, ahead of fellow MotoGP newcomer Fabio Quartararo...
16:26 2019-05-31

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
21:39 2019-06-01

Brexit party tops Westminster election poll for first time Survey by Opinium suggests Nigel Farage would be 20 seats short of a majority, with Conservatives reduced to 26 MPsNigel Farage’s Brexit party has surged into first place as voters’ favourites, according to a new poll. It is the first time the party has achieved top position in a national poll. The ...
22:39 2019-06-01

Robert Hight tops qualifying at Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Funny Car points leader Robert Hight topped qualifying Saturday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Hight claimed his sixth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 66th in his career with a pass of 3.880 seconds at 334.24 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro during the final qualifying session....
05:52 2019-06-02

Milkman's Daughter Tops Rajasthan's Class 10 Board Exams Rajasthan Exam Results 2019: Sheela Jat, a milkman's daughter from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, topped the state board's Class 10 exams by securing 595 marks out of 600 or 99.17 per cent, as per the......
02:52 2019-06-04

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Tristin English drove in five runs on four hits, Amos Willingham allowed only two runs in six innings and host Georgia Tech beat Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional action on Friday night. Georgia Tech (42-17) will play Auburn on Saturday night. Florida A&M (27-33) will play Coastal Car...
05:13 2019-06-01

Crop tops for men? Twitter users don't know how to feel about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

Mississippi State tops Stanford 6-2 in NCAA super regionals Ethan Small struck out eight over six innings, Dustin Skelton hit two doubles and Mississippi State beat Stanford 6-2 in the first game of the NCAA Tournament's best-of-three super regionals       ...
08:01 2019-06-09

Blazin' Saddles: Carapaz tops the pack but Nibali now the favourite "As the Giro d\u0027Italia approaches a thrilling climax, Felix Lowe looks back at the second week of racing and predicts what may happen in the final phase. With Richard Carapaz, Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali separated by less than two minutes – and the likes of Mikel Landa and Simon Yates comi...
01:00 2019-05-28

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
21:13 2019-06-13

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
18:00 2019-05-21

70-year-old John Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The 70-year-old Force had a 3.911-second run at 326.95 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro SS in the second session Friday night. The 16-time season champion is chasing his 150th even...
05:52 2019-06-16

Escrow tops NHL players’ list of concerns ahead of CBA talks Olympic participation, health care and hockey-related revenue are all considered important topics for NHL players going into a key period of labor talks. But an overwhelming majority of NHL Players’ Association representatives surveyed by The Associated Press and Canadian Press name escrow as ...
20:39 2019-06-16

BTCC Croft: Jordan tops bizarre, disrupted qualifying for WSR Andrew Jordan scored a bizarre pole position at Croft in a red flag-strewn British Touring Car Championship qualifying during which joint points leader Rory Butcher suffered a heavy crash...
19:13 2019-06-15

WWC roundup: Germany tops Spain to stay atop Group B Sara Daebritz scored in the 42nd minute and Germany defeated Spain 1-0 on Wednesday in the Women's World Cup at Valenciennes, France, to remain undefeated after two games in Group B....
22:13 2019-06-12

Fox News beats CNN, MSNBC combined in ratings, tops all of cable Fox News Channel attracted more prime-time viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined last week, adding to its streak as the most-watched basic cable network....
23:52 2019-06-18

Brazil's Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil's Athletico beat Argentina's River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final        ...
05:26 2019-05-23

Ferrari tops Canada practice after Hamilton hits wall Charles Leclerc posted the fastest time in practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday as Ferrari took advantage of some Mercedes misfortune with world champion Lewis Hamilton watching from the pits after clipping the wall....
03:13 2019-06-08

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
00:26 2019-05-23

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
06:00 2019-06-14

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah GROVER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah. A statement released by Wayne County spokeswoman Kassidee Brown says the plane crashed Friday in the Grover area, leaving a large debris field and starting a fire. The statement ...
22:26 2019-05-25

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
02:26 2019-06-06

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
19:39 2019-05-23

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-06-11

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
10:26 2019-05-23

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Joe Biden boldly predicts he’ll win southern states in 2020 election “First of all, I plan on campaigning in the south. I plan, if I’m the nominee, winning Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, believe it or not,” Biden said Monday....
04:13 2019-06-18

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degrees under abundant sunshine. Daytime highs will be c...
18:52 2019-05-31

Arby’s presents $26K check to United Cerebral Palsy of Southern AZ TUCSON –Arby’s of Tucson presented a check for more than $26,000 to the Leaders of United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona on Tuesday. The event took place at Arby’s on E. Broadway Boulevard and Euclid Avenue. Harry Schiff, 13, who lives with cerebral palsy, accepted the check on behalf of the org...
19:52 2019-06-19

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one of the paratroopers of the U.S. 82nd. His father p...
03:52 2019-06-07

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
09:39 2019-06-08

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
20:13 2019-06-14

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
20:26 2019-06-19

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
18:00 2019-06-09

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacuation shortly after noon Sunday north of Los Angele...
23:26 2019-06-09

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater. State Rural Development Minister S.P. Velumani said Wednesday that the drought f...
13:26 2019-06-19

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes this year....
14:00 2019-06-17

Germany beats Finland, Czech Republic tops Swiss at worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored tiebreaking and go-ahead goals late in the third period, lifting Germany to a 4-2 win over Finland at the world hockey championship. Both Group A teams will advance to the quarterfinals and their seeding will be determined after the United State plays Ca...
18:26 2019-05-21

Crop tops for men? Twitter users express mixed feelings about the new trend Every decade there seems to be a crop top resurgence. Now you can find them on Amazon, Etsy and ASOS -- for men.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
01:52 2019-06-14

On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight Gerry Cooney remembers his massive June 11, 1982 clash with Larry Holmes The post On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight appeared first on Boxing News....
11:52 2019-06-11

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
19:26 2019-05-24

Canadian Grand Prix practice: Leclerc tops FP2 as Hamilton crashes Charles Leclerc led a Ferrari one-two in second Canadian Grand Prix practice in Montreal, while Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton crashed...
22:00 2019-06-07

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
09:26 2019-06-11

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday, although there were no visible signs on the ground late in the day....
05:26 2019-06-13

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
04:52 2019-06-10

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:52 2019-06-10

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
16:52 2019-06-04

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
23:13 2019-06-11

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
06:52 2019-05-24

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
07:52 2019-05-22

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
15:00 2019-06-11

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:39 2019-06-08

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
10:52 2019-06-03

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
05:01 2019-06-07

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of Passover....
15:52 2019-05-21

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:52 2019-05-22

Almond Eye's defeat tops long list of weekend upsets in Thoroughbred racing Upsets were the norm around the world during the weekend as Almond Eye finished third in the Yasuda Kinen and long shots came home first in the Derby and Oaks in England and the French Derby....
17:52 2019-06-03

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight edge over Trump in a hypothetical 2020 general elect...
22:13 2019-06-05

Kanishak Kataria, Alumnus Of IIT Bombay, Tops 2018's Civil Service Exam UPSC 2018: Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of IIT Bombay topped the civil services exam after the UPSC declared results today. Mr Kataria graduated with a BTech from IIT Bombay and opted for mathematics......
14:39 2019-05-21

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground....
04:52 2019-05-30

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18, were arrested by school resource officers at San...
03:52 2019-06-07

Watch Kathryn Weather a Southern Charm Confrontation: "I'm F--king Working My Ass Off to Get All My S--t Togehter" It's time for a girls trip on Southern Charm. Those never produce drama, right? Of course they do. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the big showdown between the ladies and Kathryn......
17:13 2019-06-05

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
21:26 2019-06-05

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
10:52 2019-05-31

Rihanna tops Forbes' list of wealthiest female musicians with eye-popping $600 million Rihanna has accumulated a $600 million fortune with her multi-hyphenate career, according to the latest Forbes list.        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Quebec real estate developer tops Air Canada buyout offer for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Tuesday it offered to acquire Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc for C$527.6 million ($392.91 million), topping an offer from Air Canada....
16:39 2019-06-04

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
05:13 2019-06-17

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
05:01 2019-06-07

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brightburn” and the critically acclaimed teen comedy "...
03:13 2019-05-27

Trading Volume Tops One Million Contracts for the First Time at CBOE Futures Exchange, March is Third Consecutive Record Month CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2011 was the most active trading month in CFE history as volume surpassed the one-million-contracts milestone for the first time ever. The 1,066,367 contracts that changed hands during March was a...
08:26 2019-05-22

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

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

PUBG Mobile Tops 400 Million Downloads, June PUBG Console Update Revealed Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation have announced that PUBG Mobile has crossed 400 million downloads and 50 million daily active users mark outside China....
12:52 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

Oklahoma tops Alabama 3-2 in WCWS, faces Oklahoma St. next OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle “G” Juarez threw a complete game to help Oklahoma beat Alabama 3-2 on Thursday night in the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners set up a matchup against rival Oklahoma State on Friday night with a berth in the semifinals on the line. The schools h...
08:52 2019-05-31

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr. James Heaps, alleging he touched her inappropriat...
17:00 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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: 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

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall amo...
07:00 2019-06-17

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

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

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

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

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 workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
07:52 2019-06-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police checking whether Indiana dairy farm abuse was coerced FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor says investigators are looking into whether an animal rights group worker coerced employees at a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm into the abuse of young calves that was captured on undercover video. Newton County Prosecutor Jeff Drinski says a witness has co...
17:00 2019-06-19

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

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents relating to the abuse of children and vulnerable adul...
19:13 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ajit Pai Is Still Withholding Facts About Location-Data Abuse From Fellow Commissioners Democratic commissioners at the FCC are still in the dark when it comes the agency’s ongoing investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ geolocation data, Gizmodo has learned.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

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

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

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

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just that morning she had been sexually abused. When her...
04:39 2019-06-19

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

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse. The organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of peo...
19:00 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
14:13 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sex abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them documents relating to the court battle they are fighting...
05:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

Meet the man behind Hunter Wellies You'd have thought turning Hunter wellies into a cultural phenomenon would have been enough, but Alasdhair Willis did so while bringing up four children with Stella McCartney. Laura Craik meets a model of modern manhood...
08:39 2019-06-06

Adopt This Pet: Meet Aya and Noah! There are a couple new pets looking for their forever home, meet Aya and Noah! What’s better than adopting one rabbit? Adopting two of them! Aya and Noah are brother and sister and are both two years old. As California rabbits, they weigh in at six and and nine pounds so there is more fluff t...
03:13 2019-06-14

Adopt This Pet: Meet Diesel! There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Diesel! He is a 5-year-old boy looking for his forever home. He enjoys the company of children, but would do best in a home without small pets. Diesel is house and crate trained and enjoys playing with squeaky toys and tennis balls. If you are interes...
02:26 2019-05-25

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand, Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
22:00 2019-06-18

Developers: Meet your new AI intern Remember when software was eating the world? The trendy observation these days is that artificial intelligence (AI) is eating software. Even Google CEO Sundar Pichai has talked about software that “automatically writes itself.” And certainly if you consider software development to be little more tha...
01:39 2019-06-07

Adopt This Pet: Meet Belinda There is a new pet looking to be adopted, Meet Belinda! Courtesy of the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Belinda the 10-month-old cat She is a beautiful ten-month-old girl at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona who will do best in a quiet home. Belinda tends to be a little shy at first and lov...
01:00 2019-06-05

Trump, Xi to Meet on Trade at G-20 President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to meet in Japan next week, lifting financial markets and spurring hopes for a trade truce that could stave off a fresh round of tariffs....
07:26 2019-06-19

Adopt This Pet: Meet Bluelily! There is a new pet looking for her forever home, meet Bluelily! Bluelily is an adorable one year old girl who is very playful. She does know a couple tricks! Bluelily knows how to sit and tilts her head when she’s trying to understand you. She loves pupperoni treats and squeaky toys. If you a...
07:00 2019-06-19

Hawaii’s Kailua Beach tops 2019 'best beach' list In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands.        ...
19:26 2019-05-23

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

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Trum...
09:39 2019-06-06

Retail and institutional FX: Never the twain shall meet? The distinction between retail and institutional FX business is well established, but there is a growing sense that both types of client can be supported on the same platform....
15:26 2019-05-21

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:39 2019-05-21

Meet the woman who took down ‘Jeopardy!’s last big champ Emma Boettcher and Nancy Zerg don’t know each other, but they share something in common — they each defeated iconic “Jeopardy!” contestants 14 years apart. A video clip leaked Sunday appears to show Boettcher ending reigning “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer’s remarkable 32-game winning streak that ...
03:00 2019-06-04

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
14:52 2019-05-21

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
22:00 2019-06-16

WWE Smackdown: Goldberg and The Undertaker meet WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg appeared on Smackdown for the first time in his career where he was confronted by his Super Showdown opponent, The Undertaker....
14:00 2019-06-05

Meet the NYPD’s badass bee cops The NYPD’s bee whisperers are making quite the buzz. One member of the two-man-led bee unit shocked the public when he sucked up a swarm with a hose in the Financial District — while wearing just a white t-shirt and slacks. “It was a little warm that day,” Officer Darren Mays, 48, ...
08:39 2019-05-31

Juan Williams: Anti-Trump protesters targeting Lawrence Jones with racist abuse an example of 'intolerance coming from the left' Anti-Trump protestors who targeted Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones with racist remarks during an impeachment rally in Manhattan exposed a level of intolerance on the left, according to Juan Williams. ...
02:00 2019-06-19

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
22:39 2019-06-04

Trump and Xi to Meet at G-20 After Stalled Trade Talks President Trump confirmed he will meet with President Xi Jinping next week, as the United States and China try to restart stalled progress toward a trade deal...
16:39 2019-06-18

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respond to a statement McConnell made to Fox News. McCo...
16:39 2019-06-18

Eye On Key Bills, PM Holds First All-Party Meet After Big Election Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first all-party meeting - his first after reclaiming power at the centre - this morning. An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of......
11:00 2019-06-16

Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer' For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company....
14:33 2019-05-21

Trump, Xi to Meet at G-20 as Trade Hostilities Persist President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet at a Group of 20 summit late this month, the U.S. treasury secretary said, offering a prospective break in trade hostilities that are weighing on global growth....
15:39 2019-06-08

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
08:26 2019-05-25

Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'...
18:00 2019-05-21

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate majority leader to meet with the ailing heroes on Tuesday. The former host of “The Daily ShowR...
10:13 2019-06-18

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 19)        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

| WATCH: Meet Australia's democracy sausage This is the democracy sausage, an Australian election day tradition. The famously barbecue-loving nation have been sizzling "snags" on polling day for several years....
17:39 2019-05-21

Meet the Ghostbusters monster that could floor a tyrannosaur This picture shows a demonic new species of dinosaur, Zuul crurivastator, emerging from a rocky tomb. It had a sledgehammer tail that could bring down a tyrannosaur...
09:39 2019-06-11

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
20:52 2019-05-21

Ladies and gentleman, meet the one and only Bobby Czyz From poster boy to world champion to rehab, via dropping the F-bomb on Naseem Hamed and that claim about the Tabasco sauce, the story of Bobby Czyz is like no other The post Ladies and gentleman, meet the one and only Bobby Czyz appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-06-13

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gath...
13:26 2019-05-22

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party headquarters in the national capital....
13:13 2019-06-17

"Minorities Have Been Cheated, We Have To Stop It": PM Modi At NDA Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing members of the National Democratic Alliance or NDA after being unanimously elected the alliance leader, today said that the minorities have been cheated by the......
19:52 2019-05-25

TLC’s ‘sMothered’ Cast: Meet the mothers and daughters Your latest reality TV obsession is here — TLC’s “sMothered.” Premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., the new reality show — co-produced by the New York Post — follows four mother-daughter pairs from across the country whose relationships are, uh, a bit close. Here’s your essential guide to the characte...
03:52 2019-06-06

Meet Bill & Ted's daughters, Billie and Thea Now that it finally looks like Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really, no-fooling happening—and we get being skittish, because Station knows we’ve all been burnt on the idea of a third Bill And Ted movie before—it’s time to figure out who’s actually going to be in the damn thing. Alex Win...
03:52 2019-06-06

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper reported....
09:52 2019-06-17

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 days, with a couple of overnight stops along the w...
10:13 2019-05-22

The Art Market Is Exploding. Meet the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
21:26 2019-05-22

PM Modi, Trump To Meet At G-20 Summit In June Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
16:13 2019-05-25

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the same.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan ISTANBUL (AP) — A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Japan being held June 28-29. In a tweet Wednesday, Erdogan’s Communications Director Fahrettin Altun also said the president ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Trump says he turned down Corbyn's request to meet US president calls Corbyn ‘somewhat of a negative force’ as Labour leader joins protestsLatest on Trump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has revealed he turned down a request from Jeremy Corbyn to meet, as the Labour leader joined a protest against his state visit and declined to attend a di...
16:39 2019-06-04

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
02:00 2019-06-14

CFE SEPTEMBER VOLUME RISES 36% OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Fifth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain, Third Quarter 2009 Trading Tops Last Year By 2% Chicago, October 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during September 2009 averaged 4.7 million contracts per day, a rise of six percent from August 2009 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.4 million contracts.CBOE September ADV experienced a 22-percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

Meet the white-tailed eagles making a comeback in the UK White-tailed eagles like this fishing bird made their comeback in Scotland in the 1970s. Now there's a plan to reintroduce the birds in the south of England...
18:00 2019-05-21

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easing regional tension, in what experts called a rare, bold move for a Japanese leader....
06:26 2019-06-11

Donald Trump Says Meet With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit "Scheduled" President Donald Trump on Monday said he still expects to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, warning he will impose new tariffs if there is no meeting....
19:26 2019-06-10

Wall St. opens slightly higher; Fed meet eyed U.S. stocks eked out gains at the open on Monday, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
15:52 2019-06-17

MiMedx Injectables Don't Meet Regulatory Standards Despite Claim to FDA The biomedical company’s injectable wound-care products don’t meet regulatory standards more than two years after MiMedx told the Food and Drug Administration it complied with requirements....
15:13 2019-05-24

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. Meet the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
17:52 2019-05-21

S.Korea stocks steady; focus shifts to Fed meet Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI index was flat on Monday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, while investors kept a cautious stance after a U.S. chipmaker giant painted a gloomy outlook for the industry. The won weakened, while benchmark bond yield rose. ...
08:39 2019-06-17

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
16:13 2019-06-10

Trump threatens tariffs if China’s Xi doesn’t meet with him WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during an ...
16:13 2019-06-10

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation efforts in neighboring Norway....
21:26 2019-06-13

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-to-play shooter, of course, went on to take the ga...
09:01 2019-06-15