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Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military k...

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

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

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. ...
15:13 2019-06-02

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
19:00 2019-06-02

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit....
12:26 2019-06-02

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Japan. A U.S. defen...
18:26 2019-06-02

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault A Thai activist opposed to the military's role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks....
12:01 2019-06-03

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two countries....
19:26 2019-05-29

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
17:00 2019-06-02

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
01:13 2019-06-12

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
20:01 2019-06-02

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
17:39 2019-05-24

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 for the year, already the worst for the disease since 1994....
15:13 2019-05-21

The E.U.’s Far Right Struggles to Govern It’s a big moment for Europe’s most ambitious populists. They hope that elections for the European Parliament will give them the boost they need to extend their political momentum across the E.U. But in Austria they got off to a rough start because of an embarrassing video. The details o...
21:26 2019-05-23

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-06-10

She’s Gotta Have It struggles without its source material The first season of She’s Gotta Have It did a pretty good job of staying true to Spike Lee’s 1986 film while giving us a Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) for the modern age. In its second season, the show creates its own narrative by diving into Nola’s career and artistic authenticity, rather than focusi...
23:13 2019-05-24

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
13:39 2019-06-17

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
18:00 2019-05-31

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez’s job is safe for now despite Washington’s sluggish start to the season. The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals...
03:13 2019-05-25

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo....
17:26 2019-05-24

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
06:52 2019-06-05

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for mental health conditions, he for post-traumatic stress disorder and she for depression....
06:39 2019-06-14

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW looks at the ups and downs of Europe's left-leaning parties....
02:00 2019-06-11

Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
05:13 2019-06-01

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation has not hurt Main Street's ad spend, the second-quarter CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey finds....
16:13 2019-05-21

How Tiger Woods plans to move on from his US Open struggles PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The look on Tiger Woods’ face for the four hours he lumbered around Pebble Beach on Sunday in his U.S. Open final round said it all: He looked defeated and devoid of energy. Woods began the day even-par through the first three rounds of the tournament, 11 shots out of the......
14:52 2019-06-17

James McGirt struggles with emotions at Boxing HOF induction Two-division champion James McGirt was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and he struggled with his emotions       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of work. But within the computer, answers were lacking. “Everything looked the same for me,” Familia said. “I know I am not having the season that I want t...
09:52 2019-06-03

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructure is more fragile than once thought come as demogr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Airbus launches new long range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet....
13:00 2019-06-17

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throughout his life, he’s never been happier....
17:52 2019-05-22

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red light district, hum with people. Some are tourists, h...
10:13 2019-06-15

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
18:13 2019-06-07

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny."...
16:00 2019-06-12

Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal....
19:26 2019-05-26

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
09:52 2019-05-28

"In The Beginning," Good Omens struggles to let its more heavenly elements shine There’s a question that inevitably dogs (or maybe that should be hellhounds?) the production of any TV or cinematic adaptation of a popular book: How close do you hew to the original text—i.e., the stuff that presumably got people in the door in the first place—vs. softening or changing it for the n...
22:39 2019-05-31

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
21:13 2019-05-27

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find his stroke....
14:39 2019-05-21

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
16:00 2019-06-12

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who rode a wave of dissatisfaction with Brazil’s ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
08:52 2019-06-06

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and pitched to a 1.96 ERA,......
05:26 2019-05-31

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her mental health. Fans......
02:39 2019-05-23

Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a shakeup and more....
16:13 2019-06-11

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
22:00 2019-05-29

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
00:13 2019-05-30

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future such projects would be well-served by putting a fresh...
15:13 2019-06-14

Steve Smith hits 76 as David Warner struggles on return to England • Pair return in World Cup warm-up game against West Indies• Australia win by seven wicketsSteve Smith marked his return to English soil with a typically assured half century – but there were contrasting fortunes for his Australia teammates David Warner and Usman Khawaja.Smith and Warner are back on...
23:52 2019-05-22

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
11:00 2019-06-07

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
14:52 2019-05-28

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
18:39 2019-05-28

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

See Jessica Simpson's Super Relatable Mommy Struggles and What She Calls the ''Joy of Postpartum'' When it comes to pregnancy and mommy struggles, Jessica Simpson always keeps it real. #Bless! Since giving birth in late March to her third child, a baby girl named Birdie Mae Johnson......
02:13 2019-05-31

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' struggles at box office with worst debut in franchise's history The 12th and final film in the 19-year-old “X-Men” franchise, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix,” bombed in its opening weekend, earning a franchise low of $33 million at the domestic box office....
01:52 2019-06-10

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

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan....
02:00 2019-05-24

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she answered questions about herself as......
00:13 2019-06-05

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain....
01:39 2019-06-07

Wall Street Weekahead: Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
03:52 2019-06-02

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015....
17:26 2019-06-10

Wall St Week Ahead-Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
16:52 2019-05-31

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
12:52 2019-06-17

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentagon bureaucrats going to work for the same defense contractors they did official business with on behalf of the government....
11:26 2019-06-07

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
18:13 2019-06-05

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18:13 2019-06-18

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskeegee airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance of being one of the first African-American army pilots in World War Two....
17:13 2019-06-07

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request, and i...
00:39 2019-05-23

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:13 2019-06-10

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request,...
11:39 2019-05-23

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
23:39 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 bln F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:26 2019-06-07

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
23:52 2019-05-23

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his Cook County arraignment. Thursday’s hearing in Chicago comes a week after prosecutors announced the new counts, including four aggravated criminal sexual assault ones. Each carries a maximum pr...
09:39 2019-06-06

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer Eugene Donnelly was suspended again and assigned t...
23:26 2019-05-22

KSP Looking For Person In Burglary And Assault Case LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators with Kentucky State Police are trying to locate a man they say is connected to a burglary and assault that happened in Leslie County back in May. In the morning hours of Sunday, May 19, KSP said that an intruder gained entry to a home in the Confluenc...
23:01 2019-06-07

Virginia Lt. Gov. lawyers ask for sex assault investigation RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. In copies of the letter obtained Wednesday by news outlets, Fairfax’s lawyers asked distr...
17:13 2019-06-13

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said....
00:52 2019-05-24

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
01:13 2019-06-01

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
03:13 2019-05-25

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

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

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
14:33 2019-05-21

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
04:00 2019-05-22

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

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
01:52 2019-06-06

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
03:00 2019-06-05

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expressed concern this week that the rate of new cases ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
03:13 2019-05-27

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
14:26 2019-06-08

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

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted for stealing a 48-year-old man’s cell phone in the Financial District on May 9 around 4:40 p.m. and for attacking a 22-year-old Uber driver a week...
19:00 2019-05-24

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Republican member of sexual misconduct. Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn said Wednesday it is the speaker’s responsibility to investigate the claims three...
00:39 2019-05-23

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cease-and-desist orders to the Sigma Chi chapter last week. The chapter is barred from taking part...
06:26 2019-06-05

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that involved Border Patrol agent, Steven Charles Holmes. T...
00:52 2019-05-23

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fired from his talk series The Chew, and surrendering...
05:52 2019-05-23

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

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. Investigators say Hale repeatedly punched and stran...
16:52 2019-05-21

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
13:39 2019-06-12

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the......
15:26 2019-06-03

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday told the Congress that both countries recognise the......
10:26 2019-06-01

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
23:39 2019-06-14

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
00:00 2019-06-18

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
17:26 2019-06-06

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
00:52 2019-06-11

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lockheed Martin Co aircraft below $80 million dollars a year earlier than expected, a Pentagon official said in a statement on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
02:13 2019-06-13

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
18:52 2019-05-21

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
22:39 2019-05-30

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
02:00 2019-05-23

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-06

Amazon, Pentagon accused of swampy dealings over $10B contract Amazon is poised to receive a lucrative government contract with the Pentagon, but a competitor is arguing it's nothing more than a prime example of D.C. swamp politics. ...
19:13 2019-06-19

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
13:13 2019-06-10

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
03:26 2019-05-25

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
12:13 2019-06-14

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-06-12

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
00:26 2019-06-05

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
07:39 2019-06-06

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
07:00 2019-06-06

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
07:39 2019-06-06

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can sue their alleged attackers. The proposal had deadlo...
06:00 2019-05-28

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County district attorney’s office said Wednesday that Michael Bongiovanni pleaded no contest Tuesday. C...
18:26 2019-06-12

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

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

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal front man is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
15:26 2019-06-13

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii, according to court documents        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
03:13 2019-06-01

Ellen DeGeneres Recounts Sex Assault By Her Stepfather As A Teen US talkshow queen Ellen DeGeneres has opened up to late night talk show host David Letterman about being sexually assaulted as a teen by her mother's then-husband....
06:39 2019-05-29

Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman....
20:39 2019-06-10

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

Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. (May 24)        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
17:39 2019-06-02

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a “painful” family situation that would hurt his children and reopen “wounds we have worked years to heal.” President Dona...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:01 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
02:39 2019-06-11

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. Wednesday’s release of the 176-page unclassified report&#...
09:39 2019-06-06

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
01:13 2019-06-01

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
22:13 2019-06-18

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
02:52 2019-05-25

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
02:39 2019-06-04

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
20:52 2019-06-12

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
17:13 2019-06-13

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
23:13 2019-05-24

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:01 2019-05-23

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
03:39 2019-06-18

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
10:26 2019-06-08

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
23:39 2019-06-18

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
15:00 2019-06-11

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
10:26 2019-06-08

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worked years to heal."...
21:52 2019-06-18

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
21:52 2019-05-25

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:52 2019-06-07

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 million a plane, the lowest price tag in the long history of the most expensive weapons program ever....
02:52 2019-06-11

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
14:52 2019-05-21

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct        ...
11:39 2019-06-05

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said Tuesday that the first case was discovered a day earlier. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
14:39 2019-05-21

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
23:13 2019-06-11

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
16:52 2019-05-28

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
15:26 2019-06-03

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts, analyzed ca...
00:52 2019-05-24

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
01:52 2019-05-31

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in August last year.So far, there have been 1,994 confirm...
20:13 2019-06-03

HIV cases rising in West Virginia county HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently known in West Virginia — is up to 49 confirmed cas...
15:26 2019-05-27

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
03:26 2019-05-31

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
20:00 2019-06-03

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
03:52 2019-05-22

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal who ended up ratting on other officers, to four months in prison The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan advocated for David Villanueva, a star witness in two tria...
04:26 2019-06-13

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
03:13 2019-05-29

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

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
00:26 2019-05-29

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about the beating,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea s...
00:39 2019-05-23

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing four misdemeanor counts of assault in Pima County. He’s accused of inappropriately touching a Pilates instructor at the upscale resort, Canyon Ranch. Ac...
09:52 2019-06-06

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl whom he was also treating, according to a report. Paul Fox, 66, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault u...
12:39 2019-06-02

Woman sues boxer Adrien Broner over assault claim in bar CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued former world champion boxer Adrien Broner, saying he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub in June 2018. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cleveland by a 35-year-old woman says Broner pinned her on a couch and began kissing her against her will. She says she t...
12:26 2019-06-05

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
19:52 2019-05-24

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
11:39 2019-05-29

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The woman filed a civi...
10:26 2019-05-24

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

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

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

Idlib casualties mount as assault leaves aid efforts in the balance Increased airstrikes and shelling by Syrian regime claim lives of an estimated 40 civilians in 48 hours The recent escalation in the Syrian regime bombardment of Idlib has killed at least 10 more civilians.The deaths were reported on Wednesday, 24 hours after a senior UN official had warned the secu...
18:00 2019-05-29

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a service station clerk asked Bradley Joseph Pruitt...
13:39 2019-05-30

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boysA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of household names has been found guilty of sexually abusing schoolboy players.Bob Higgins, who worked with hundreds of youngsters, was found guilty of 45 ...
18:00 2019-05-23

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

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
19:13 2019-05-29

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

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
04:26 2019-06-14

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

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they needed “drugs” made them ineligible for military service....
20:39 2019-06-06

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
16:26 2019-06-11

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
14:52 2019-05-24

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday....
22:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
03:39 2019-05-24

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed conflict with Iran, according to CNN. The proposal was made by the US Central Command, which manage...
21:26 2019-05-23

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
03:13 2019-06-19

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
04:00 2019-05-23

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger - statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co , a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017. “I...
20:26 2019-06-13

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
15:39 2019-05-25

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
00:13 2019-06-11

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:13 2019-06-10

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

Tiffany Haddish chokes up detailing emotional, 'very violent' struggles with her mom Comedian Tiffany Haddish got emotional when she opened up about her childhood relationship with her mother in a conversation with David Letterman.        ...
22:00 2019-05-29

Mindy Kaling opens up about early 'Office' struggles, unplanned motherhood Mindy Kaling mined memories of working on 'The Office' while writing her first screenplay, 'Late Night,' which hits theaters this weekend.        ...
20:52 2019-06-04

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
19:00 2019-06-05

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
11:39 2019-06-10

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
17:13 2019-05-21

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
17:39 2019-06-03

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In response to the outbreak, the department recently launched an “interactive dashboard,” which is meant to help track the number of cases and provide res...
21:39 2019-06-04

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
18:39 2019-06-12

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
05:39 2019-06-15

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
20:26 2019-05-28

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
20:13 2019-05-22

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
18:52 2019-06-03

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal he...
00:13 2019-05-28

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that pushed us to the 50 percent threshold is Maine, whi...
06:39 2019-05-23

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:52 2019-06-17

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
22:52 2019-06-03

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases....
23:39 2019-05-26

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

German-Made Assault Rifle Found After Maoist Encounter In Chhattisgarh Encounter between security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district led to the killing of two militants and the recovery of a foreign-made assault rifle...
13:26 2019-06-15

NYPD declined to reinstate cop cleared in sex assault case: court docs A former NYPD deputy inspector cleared of sexually assaulting a fellow cop says the pressure to plead guilty in the case was so intense, he checked himself into psychiatric treatment. Keith Walton was acquitted in Bronx Criminal Court in October but still faces a federal lawsuit from Officer Marilyn...
05:26 2019-06-09

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wondering if she was going to die....
04:52 2019-06-07

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

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaurant in Boston.Batali, who has faced multiple accus...
18:00 2019-05-23

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

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

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared children and surveying the damage done to his home by Syrian government airstrikes.At least 11 people die...
08:52 2019-05-23

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappropriate behavior....
16:01 2019-06-01

Texas police investigating possible link between 2 killings, 1 assault of transgender women Dallas police are investing whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the city over the past seven months, authorities said....
11:26 2019-05-22

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
22:26 2019-05-21

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

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

Ellen DeGeneres recounts assault by her stepfather in David Letterman interview Ellen DeGeneres revisits abuse she experienced as a teenager in an upcoming episode of David Letterman's Netflix show, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction."...
21:39 2019-05-28

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

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

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

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

Phil Murphy’s office botched staffer’s sex assault claim: panel The New Jersey governor’s office was more concerned with “avoiding negative publicity” than taking proper steps to investigate a sexual assault claim by a staffer, a legislative panel said in a report published Wednesday. The Legislative Select Oversight Committee investigated the respon...
08:13 2019-06-06

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
11:13 2019-06-13

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
14:13 2019-05-29

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:00 2019-05-24

Potential for Iran attacks 'put on hold,' threats remain: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while threats from Iran in the Middle East remained high, deterrence measures taken by the Pentagon had "put on hold" the potential for attacks on Americans....
19:39 2019-05-21

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with the U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville in international waters in the Philippine Sea....
22:52 2019-06-07

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The officials said no final decision has been made yet, and it’s not cl...
06:52 2019-05-23

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
15:26 2019-05-21

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks on Americans had been "put on hold."...
17:39 2019-05-21

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
07:00 2019-06-06

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
14:26 2019-06-17

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
20:39 2019-06-08

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000. The outbreak declared in August has killed more than 1,300 people in a volatile regi...
16:13 2019-06-04

Serial killer indicted in connection with Ohio cold cases A California inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 people across the United States was indicted Friday, accused of killing two Cleveland women decades ago, according to a statement from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor....
19:39 2019-06-03

Three dead after UK hospital listeria cases linked to pre-packaged sandwiches Three people have died in hospital in northern England and three more are seriously ill after an outbreak of listeria potentially linked to pre-packaged sandwiches, Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

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

Measles cases hit 1,001 as anti-vaxxers hold another rally of disinformation BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) Prominent anti-vaccine advocates and conspiracy theorists held another rally of misinformation in New York Tuesday as...
09:13 2019-06-07

Childhood asthma cases decreased when LA cleaned up its air, study shows Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to sit in.....
21:13 2019-05-22

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-property theft but says it has done nothing wrong....
07:13 2019-06-17

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO......
13:13 2019-06-15

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
17:13 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
15:52 2019-05-21

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
15:26 2019-05-21

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
00:00 2019-05-28

Transfer, play right away? Don't bank on it, NCAA cases show A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away. The reality is much different.        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
20:13 2019-06-12

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall while obesity rises NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009. Ea...
16:39 2019-05-28

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

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken advantage of in wild fraud cases involving family and friends....
05:13 2019-05-29

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
13:52 2019-06-12

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:26 2019-06-19

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among US adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009. Earlier research had spott...
01:13 2019-05-29

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
18:39 2019-06-10

Uttar Pradesh Police Handling Rape Cases With sensitivity: Top Cop Amid a spate of rape incidents involving minors in Uttar Pradesh recently, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday issued a slew of directions to the state police, including increasing foot patrolling......
16:13 2019-06-10

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
03:13 2019-06-19

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published in JAMA, which came to the rather obvious conclusion that kids in Los Angeles exhibited elevated risk of developing asthma because the city used to s...
03:00 2019-05-22

Number of measles cases so far this year surpasses 1994 total: CDC The number of US measles cases reported so far this year has already surpassed the total from all of 1994 — and outbreaks in the Big Apple are in large part to blame, the CDC announced this week. A total of 971 cases of the viral infection have been reported in the first five months......
21:26 2019-05-31

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why (NEW YORK) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009....
19:52 2019-05-28

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
21:52 2019-05-31

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
00:26 2019-05-22

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of 2019, co...
00:52 2019-05-31

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years -- and it comes barely halfway into the year....
00:13 2019-05-31

Cristiano Ronaldo sexual assault lawsuit changes venues, accuser seeks $200 million Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a federal lawsuit over an alleged 2009 sexual assault in Las Vegas. The suit originally was filed in Nevada.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
22:00 2019-06-10

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

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

Wendy Williams’ Son Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Punching His Father, Kevin Hunter It’s good to know Wendy Williams has finally set herself free from years of what appeared to be a very unhappy and unhealthy marriage to Kevin Hunter Sr., but of course, divorce can be quite complicated....
01:52 2019-05-23

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
21:26 2019-06-13

Incapacitated woman at Arizona facility may have been raped, impregnated before most recent assault: reports An intellectually disabled woman who was raped at an Arizona healthcare facility and later gave birth may have been pregnant before, the family reportedly claimed in court documents....
17:00 2019-05-24

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

FIFA Bars Afghan Soccer Chief for Life After Sexual Assault Accusations Soccer’s governing body said Keramuddin Keram had been found guilty “of having abused his position and sexually abused various female players, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics.”...
17:52 2019-06-08

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

Emily Doe, the survivor in the Brock Turner sexual assault case, is writing a memoir Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
06:13 2019-06-06

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

Australian tattooed model taunts police over assault arrest warrant: 'You'll never catch me' An Australian model whose body, face – and even eyes – are tattooed is taunting police on social media after an arrest warrant was issued for an alleged assault....
15:39 2019-05-31

Man with gun shot, killed by Fort Worth police in pursuit of assault suspect, officials say A fatal officer-involved shooting took plan Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas when police said they tried to arrest a suspect for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon....
05:52 2019-06-10

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
01:13 2019-06-12

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to focus on "great power competition" and countering Russia and China, officials and experts say....
06:00 2019-05-29

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

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

Pentagon weighs requesting several thousand more troops in Mideast amid Iran tensions: official The Pentagon is slated to request several thousand more U.S. troops be deployed to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News on Wednesday....
02:00 2019-05-23

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
01:52 2019-06-08

Adam Smith plays weak hand as he argues for $17 billion cut to Trump’s Pentagon budget GET IT DONE: If House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., had one message in his two public appearances Monday it’s that he’s “absolutely committed” to getting the National Defense Authorization Acts past his committee, even if he has to back down from the position he staked out in his...
14:26 2019-06-11

Kimberley Strassel: Comey was 'one of the first undiagnosed cases of Trump derangement syndrome' Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel speculated that the investigation into then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign gained so much steam because former FBI Director James Comey had "Trump derangement syndrome."...
15:00 2019-06-15

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

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health....
23:39 2019-05-21

Measles Cases in 2019 Have Hit a 25-Year High Amid Ongoing Outbreaks, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that measles cases hit a higher number this year than has been reported since 1994. If the outbreaks continue as they are, the health agency says it could cost the U.S. its elimination status.Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

Crime Trackers: New team of retired detectives aim to heat up some cold cases TUCSON – Whoever said you can never go home again may be wrong – three retired homicide detectives are back taking care of business. The former detectives are continuing their public service as volunteers with hopes to close some of the more than 200 cases left unsolved. Lt. Stephen Carp...
21:39 2019-06-04

Thomas, Ginsburg draw battle lines for future abortion cases The Supreme Court made clear on Tuesday that it's not ready to take big strides quickly on abortion and the future of Roe v. Wade. But justices also revealed that the far right and the far left side of the bench are drawing their battle lines, in anticipation of other cases concerning more restricti...
20:39 2019-05-29

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
03:52 2019-05-30

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
14:39 2019-06-08

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of Hou...
15:13 2019-05-21

ICICI Reported Most Number Of Fraud Cases In 11 Years Worth 5,000 Crores Of over 50,000 frauds that hit banks in India in the last 11 fiscal years, the ICICI Bank, State Bank of India (SBI) and HDFC Bank reported highest number of cases, according to an RBI data....
18:39 2019-06-12

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is spreading....
11:52 2019-06-13

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
07:13 2019-05-29

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported......
08:13 2019-05-24

Tories demand answers on delayed call to police over prison sexual assault allegations The Correctional Service of Canada says it contacted police on March 29 - three months after it first learned of the allegations now at the centre of a lawsuit by three women....
21:13 2019-05-28

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:26 2019-05-23

Good Samaritan saves woman from alleged sexual assault on the side of a New Jersey highway Driver leaves vehicle, runs into wooded area off a busy highway to save woman from alleged sex assault, New Jersey State Police say.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Former Bengal charged with assault for attacking wife and sister with golf club in front of son: police Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces kidnapping and assault charges for allegedly using a pipe, broom handle and golf club to assault his sister and wife in front of their 9-year-old son....
23:13 2019-06-07

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face indecent assault charge in Boston court Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali is due in a Boston court on Friday to face a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
12:52 2019-05-24

Colts knew of Bobby Okereke's sexual assault allegation before drafting Stanford LB The Indianapolis Colts reviewed a Title IX case of alleged sexual assault involving 2019 draft pick Bobby Okereke during his time at Stanford.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
23:26 2019-06-11

Rona Ambrose endorses amendments to bill on sexual assault training for Canadian judges Bill C-337 was introduced by former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose in February 2017 and was passed unanimously by the House of Commons just three months later....
05:39 2019-06-04

Dominican resort claims US tourist went public with assault allegation after it refused her demand for $2.2 million A popular luxury resort in the Dominican Republic says that a U.S. tourist who recently alleged that she was assaulted there in January went public after they refused her demand for $2.2 million....
23:13 2019-06-05

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East....
04:52 2019-06-18

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders....
19:13 2019-06-06

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges people to vaccinate as measles cases surpass 1,000 Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged all Americans to vaccinate against measles Wednesday as the confirmed number of cases reached 1,001....
23:39 2019-06-05

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Thousands of court cases under review in Ohio after former judge allegedly came to work drunk More than 2,700 court cases heard by a former southern Ohio judge could be re-examined after the judge's family accused him of repeatedly coming to work drunk....
13:00 2019-06-17

With most cases centering on New York City, US measles count nears 1,000, toppling records U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years. Illnesses have been reported in 26 states, but the vast majority are in New York City....
01:39 2019-05-31

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.        ...
00:26 2019-06-16

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’s family has received limited information regardi...
19:13 2019-06-14

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:00 2019-06-14

Prototype cases for the 2019 Apple iPhone lineup might "confirm" your worst fears We've already seen a number of renders showing what we might expect the 2019 Apple iPhone models to look like. The biggest change is on the back where the rear cameras (two in the case of the iPhone 11R and three on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max) are mounted in a square housing in the upper left-h...
14:52 2019-06-02

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
23:52 2019-05-31

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:39 2019-05-23

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news broke that Shanahan would be stepping down amid questi...
15:00 2019-06-19

Kanye West talks about his mental health struggles: 'You pretty much don't trust anyone' The two men discussed a number of hot-button topics from Me Too and mental illness to President Trump.        ...
18:00 2019-05-29

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite some time. But the search giant also discreetly kil...
17:26 2019-05-21

Serial killer Samuel Little, who has confessed to killing 93 women, indicted in Ohio cold cases Samuel Little, 78, has confessed to killing 93 women in 16 states over three decades. He faces another life sentence for killing two Cleveland women.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
20:01 2019-05-28

Ruth Bader Ginsburg expects major divisions in upcoming Supreme Court cases Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears to expect major disagreements as the court finishes its term this month. “Given the number of most-watched cases still unannounced, I cannot predict that the relatively low sharp divisions ratio will hold,” she said at a Friday conference in Washingt...
20:52 2019-06-08

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
21:13 2019-05-24

Spansive’s first wireless charger powers multiple phones simultaneously and works through thick cases When Pi Charging (winner of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017) rebranded as Spansive last month, the company also dropped plans for its previously shown cone-shaped charger capable of charging phones placed within a few inches around it. That charger would’ve required special cases for each device — ...
04:13 2019-05-24

UW Found A Volleyball Star's Sexual Assault Allegation "Extremely Credible" But Let The Accused Official Leave Without Consequence According to a report from the Seattle Times, former University of Washington volleyball star Cassandra Strickland filed a sexual assault claim against former senior associate athletic director Roy Shick in late 2017. Shick left UW before the investigation into said claim concluded, and though the p...
00:13 2019-06-13

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to be arraigned on indecent assault charge, accused of grabbing woman's chest Despite saying in December that he was a “lucky man” following a “bad” 2018, the celebrity chef is now facing a criminal charge in connection with 2017 sexual assault allegation. ...
17:39 2019-05-23

Apple Watch bands in summer colors go official alongside snazzy new iPad and iPhone cases You'd be forgiven for initially ignoring some of Apple's lower-key announcements made during the company's jam-packed WWDC opening event yesterday, but as the dust starts to settle on the iPadOS, iOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13 formal debut, you might be interested to know a new summer collection of ...
10:52 2019-06-04

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when he couldn’t use his tractor or sometimes wielding a...
16:52 2019-05-21

Commissioner Roger Goodell: NFL remains in holding pattern on Robert Kraft, Tyreek Hill cases Commissioner says once again league waiting for legal proceedings to play out as it pertains to Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Chiefs star Tyreek Hill.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
03:13 2019-05-22

Manhattan District Attorney Refuses to Reopen Cases Handled by Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, karma has been working overtime to derail the lives and careers of former prosecutor Linda Fairstein and attorney Elizabeth Lederer—two of the biggest beneficiaries of the Exonerated Five’s 1990 convictions....
01:00 2019-06-19

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
16:00 2019-05-21

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:52 2019-05-25

Emily Doe writing memoir to 'reclaim the story' of sexual assault by Brock Turner Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
23:26 2019-06-14

Betsy DeVos used personal email for work in 'limited' cases, according to internal investigation Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has used her personal email accounts for government business, an internal investigation found.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Fantasy Baseball Injury Update: Ranking the top 30 IL stashes as long-term cases like Justin Upton, Mike Clevinger and Giancarlo Stanton make their way back Several high-profile players are gearing up to return from lengthy IL stints, which could make for some painful roster decisions, according to Scott White....
16:39 2019-06-18

How the 5G network could benefit the military What happened to 5G? Once an exciting story about technological progress that was all about doing things faster on our phones, the next generation of mobile connectivity has now become intertwined with international geopolitics.So what has 5G got to do with the superpowers? And how, exactly, could i...
16:00 2019-06-13

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to come, and there's fatigue in his short, quick sentenc...
20:13 2019-06-04

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
21:00 2019-05-27

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's sovereignty, critics say....
20:13 2019-06-18

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
11:39 2019-06-10

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
23:39 2019-06-11

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
14:01 2019-06-08

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:13 2019-06-04

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes....
16:39 2019-05-30

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
13:00 2019-06-05

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and Pacific theaters.  ...
18:00 2019-05-30

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
15:00 2019-06-06

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
05:52 2019-05-26

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spouses are still in need of work and Walmart says its...
06:52 2019-05-24

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
00:26 2019-06-05

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:26 2019-05-23

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Few institutions teach discipline...
22:39 2019-05-27

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
15:13 2019-06-14

The U.S. Military Used to Operate Railroad-Mounted Superguns There once was a time when the major armies of the world invested in superguns—gigantic cannons that were so large they could only be transported to the battlefield by railroad. Developed to bypass the gridlock of trench warfare, they were eventually retired in favor of bombers and missiles. Now, as...
10:26 2019-06-01

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:13 2019-06-14

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the attack....
01:13 2019-06-18

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President”). Then there’s Bruce Springsteen, who ...
14:39 2019-06-13

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act Adam Driver, who is Tony nominated for his work in “Burn This,” credits his military service with providing him with enough courage to become an actor. Driver joined the Marines shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It did not.)...
19:26 2019-05-21

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
12:13 2019-06-06

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
04:52 2019-06-19

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the human rights group Amnesty International said Wedne...
09:52 2019-05-29

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
07:52 2019-05-30

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
11:39 2019-06-14

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes brought the death toll in three days of the military...
10:52 2019-06-06

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
18:13 2019-06-19

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
00:00 2019-06-19

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
13:26 2019-06-18

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
14:52 2019-06-05

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:52 2019-05-21

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
00:13 2019-05-29

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian military magazine Kanwa Asian Defence which reported that...
19:39 2019-05-28

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
03:39 2019-05-29

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-06-18

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
19:52 2019-05-25

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
01:39 2019-06-14

Train carrying military munitions derails in Nevada A train carrying military munitions has derailed in Nevada, closing a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 80 – but officials said the general public is not in any danger, according to reports. No injuries were immediately reported when the train, which was transporting munitions to Hawthorne Army Depot, d...
22:13 2019-06-19

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
02:39 2019-06-02

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
22:52 2019-05-25

Lexington Legends Hold Military Appreciation Night LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – It was military appreciation night at the Lexington Legends game, so current service members, veterans and their families got in for free. Several new recruits were also sworn into service on Saturday on the field in front of family and friends. The night finished wit...
05:52 2019-06-02

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
10:52 2019-06-14