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Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II

A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent conduct in front of two other wo...

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II

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Mistrial declared on remaining charges in Kellen Winslow II case; jury 'hopelessly deadlocked' Kellen Winslow II was convicted Monday on three counts, including rape, and acquitted of one crime. Mistrial on remaining charges declared Tuesday.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges....
02:39 2019-06-12

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

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

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
23:52 2019-06-11

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

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
08:13 2019-06-11

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
04:26 2019-06-11

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Defense team for Kellen Winslow II rests its case in rape trial; Winslow declines to testify Defense team for former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested its case after two weeks of rape trial. Winslow declined to testify.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

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

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

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

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

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

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last...
15:52 2019-06-11

Kellen Winslow headed to second rape trial in September, will remain in jail The first rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow ended in a mistrial on eight charges and a conviction on three. New trial starts Sept. 30.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer before allegedly assaulting her on Mother’s Day. “I thought we were going to stop at Denny...
04:52 2019-05-23

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison Kellen Winslow Jr. is facing life in prison after a jury found the troubled former NFL player guilty of a rape, among multiple charges. Winslow on Monday was found guilty of one count of rape by force or fear, one count of indecent exposure and one count of lewd conduct, according to reports. The ju...
01:13 2019-06-11

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro-Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating on eight additional charges, including six felonies stemming from an arrest in June 2018....
01:52 2019-06-11

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow II faces critical choice as his rape trial continues Attorney for Kellen Winslow II addresses whether the former NFL tight end will take the witness stand in rape trial. He says it is too early.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Kellen Winslow’s biking hobby turns into crucial evidence in rape trial Kellen Winslow Jr.’s biking hobby could turn into his downfall. The former NFL tight end is on trial for three alleged rapes, a misdemeanor case of lewd conduct and one for indecent exposure. The early parts of trial revolved around testimony from his alleged victims, and now prosecutors are f...
20:13 2019-05-29

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
07:01 2019-05-24

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow rape trial: 'You hold this man's life in your hands' After two weeks at trial, a jury now will decide whether former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow will spend the rest of his life in prison.        ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

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

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

Ex-NFL pro Kellen Winslow Jr. raped homeless woman, two others: prosecutors VISTA, California — Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. Meanwhile, defense lawye...
15:26 2019-05-21

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. Winslow’s status was mentioned by both sides ...
16:39 2019-06-05

Kellen Winslow trial Day 6: Woman testifies about alleged incident in 2003 The rape trial for Kellen Winslow II continued with raw and angry testimony from alleged encounter in 2003, a year before Winslow entered the NFL.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn't Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct on Monday—charges that stem from separate incidents involving Winslow sexual assaulting a woman, exposing himself to another woman, and touching himself in front of a third woman. A mistrial was declar...
00:00 2019-06-14

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County. The post Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:26 2019-06-11

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02:01 2019-06-14

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
05:52 2019-06-11

Mets apologize to player they accidentally declared dead During their 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 World Series champs on Saturday, the Mets honored members of that team who have passed away with an in memoriam video. But not everyone in the video is dead. The tribute bizarrely included two ’69 Mets who are still alive — Jim Gosger...
20:39 2019-06-30

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

Details of R Kelly charges revealed - including kidnapping Details of the charges against R Kelly have been revealed, including kidnapping and that he and members of his entourage recruited women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity....
23:39 2019-07-12

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
01:52 2019-07-13

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
16:26 2019-07-10

Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. The post Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:52 2019-06-28

R Kelly facing further sex charges Singer R Kelly is facing further sex crimes allegations after being accused of paying a 17-year-old girl to dance naked for him after meeting her before a concert in 2001....
06:26 2019-08-06

Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping. The post Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:26 2019-05-23

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
06:52 2019-08-06

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
11:13 2019-06-19

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in jail, has cast a renewed spotlight on those who fall foul of the authorities and are placed in custody...
08:52 2019-06-15

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
00:39 2019-07-18

Alternative medicine therapist in Radford facing charges RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Virginia have charged an practitioner of alternative medicine with 65 counts of performing procedures without a license. The Roanoke Times reports that Martin Riding of Radford has been indicted on multiple felony and misdemeanor violations. Police said R...
13:00 2019-06-21

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old’s alleged role in a fatal car accident last Augu...
23:00 2019-06-27

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09:26 2019-05-25

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22:39 2019-06-04

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05:26 2019-07-20

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01:13 2019-06-15

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date o...
00:52 2019-06-08

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

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

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
23:13 2019-06-07

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
05:26 2019-07-19

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12:26 2019-06-11

NRL player Jack de Belin committed for rape trial Dragons lock faces charges of five counts of rapeDe Belin pleaded not guilty in FebruarySidelined NRL star Jack de Belin has been committed to stand trial on charges he raped a teenager five times.The 28-year-old St George Illawarra lock and another man each face five charges of aggravated sexual as...
07:00 2019-07-24

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

Former Wisconsin football player found not guilty of rape A jury has acquitted former University of Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus on charges alleging he sexually assaulted two female students       ...
00:26 2019-08-03

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initially hit with federal kidnapping charges, which carry...
04:13 2019-07-11

Cristiano Ronaldo To Not Face Rape Charges In US Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed....
03:13 2019-07-23

Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker....
18:26 2019-08-09

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00:52 2019-07-23

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
07:52 2019-07-02

Scot Peterson, former Parkland resource officer facing neglect charges, posts bond Scot Peterson, facing neglect charges because of his lack of action during the Parkland, Florida, shooting. His bond was lowered to $39,500.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges for alleged rape The Clark County district attorney's office in Nevada announced Monday it will not pursue criminal charges against Cristiano Ronaldo for an alleged rape in 2009....
02:13 2019-07-23

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
23:26 2019-07-22

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
20:26 2019-06-05

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22:26 2019-07-22

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21:26 2019-06-22

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16:52 2019-07-01

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02:52 2019-08-13

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23:39 2019-07-22

Leader of Mexico-based church arrested on child rape charges in California The leader of a Mexico-based church was charged Tuesday with human trafficking and child rape charges after California prosecutors claim he used his status in the community to coerce his victims....
21:52 2019-06-05

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex....
16:26 2019-07-10

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil complaint from his accuser....
03:52 2019-07-23

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00:00 2019-06-20

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

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges over rape claims, prosecutors say Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges related to a decade-old sexual assault allegation against him, prosecutors announced on Monday....
05:00 2019-07-23

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08:13 2019-07-03

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
22:00 2019-05-23

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00:00 2019-06-05

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied on Thursday by a judge who brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown. “You went way over the line,” Ju...
20:01 2019-05-23

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19:26 2019-07-10

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21:00 2019-06-18

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15:26 2019-06-30

Remaining parts of collapsed Italian bridge are demolished GENOA, Italy — A spectacular planned explosion has knocked down the remaining spans and supporting columns of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year, killing 43 people. The blast in Genoa Friday morning triggered a huge cloud of dust. Some 3,500 people who live nearby had been evacuated as a pr...
10:52 2019-06-28

Leakers just spilled the Galaxy Note 10’s last remaining secrets Believe it or not, we’re still not done with Galaxy Note 10 leaks. We already think we know everything there is to know about Samsung’s next flagship, but it turns out the Note 10 might deliver a few surprises after all. That’s according to a couple of leakers as well as a YouTuber...
13:13 2019-07-24

Ebony and Jet magazines laying off remaining editorial staff Ebony and Jet magazines have been laying off their remaining editorial staff en masse after failing to make payroll last month — the latest in a long line of slights suffered by workers at the hands of the company’s private-equity owners. Axed employees say they are “rubbing pennies together” to mak...
03:13 2019-06-21

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08:00 2019-08-07

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18:26 2019-07-16

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20:39 2019-08-01

Barrick Gold bids to acquire remaining Acacia shares Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp on Tuesday said it proposed to acquire all of the shares it does not already own in Acacia Mining through a share for share exchange of 0.153 Barrick shares for each ordinary share of Acacia....
04:52 2019-05-22

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04:52 2019-05-22

Philadelphia Energy Solutions shutting down remaining refinery units: source Philadelphia Energy Solutions' 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery began permanently shutting its remaining refinery units on Monday, said a source familiar with plant operations. The shutdown will finish in a few days....
03:52 2019-07-23

Germany: Russia and U.S. must uphold remaining arms treaties as INF accord ends Germany urged the United States and Russia on Thursday to preserve what is left of the international arms control framework, a day before the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is set to run out....
20:39 2019-08-01

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now, but Missouri officially yanked its license Friday, endangering the clinic’s operation long-term....
05:39 2019-06-22

Loot Crate Files for Bankruptcy and Lays Off Workers But Promises to Ship Remaining Boxes Loot Crate was once the go-to company for monthly shipments of geek and gamer gear, but now its stock has run dry. The company is filing for bankruptcy and has laid off dozens of employees, on top of the 150 warehouse workers who were let go last month. Loot Crate plans to ship all remaining boxes t...
03:52 2019-08-14

Ayia Napa 'rape lie' case: Parents of British woman accused of making up gang rape launch crowdfunder for £15,000 legal fees The parents of a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with making a false gang-rape claim in Cyprus have launched a crowdfunding bid to pay her £15,000 legal fees....
19:39 2019-08-09

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
16:13 2019-08-14

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people have been injured in the blazes....
17:13 2019-07-23

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
08:52 2019-06-19

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
15:52 2019-07-19

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

Retiring Winslow officer gets emotional final radio call WINSLOW, Ariz. – After 26 years of serving, Sgt. Afton Foster “signed off” duty last Friday. To his surprise, his last call on the radio was one he would never forget. “He was surprised by some very special guests who were is dispatch helping to send him off with love and respect,” WPD said on Faceb...
01:00 2019-06-05

Seabirds treble on Lundy after island is declared rat-free RSPB study shows rats culling favoured nesting of puffins and shearwatersFor years, they were the scourge of seabirds seeking to nest on Lundy.But since rats were expunged from the island off the coast of Devon 15 years ago, the seabird population has trebled to 21,000 birds. Continue reading......
07:39 2019-05-28

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
22:26 2019-06-07

USA Today Headquarters Declared Safe After Report Of Armed Man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found......
05:26 2019-08-08

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
21:00 2019-07-31

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
17:39 2019-06-18

The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs’ family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped her and killed her paren...
21:00 2019-05-24

Case delayed for mom who accused Egyptian man of kidnapping CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A court appearance has been delayed for a West Virginia woman charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall. The Herald-Dispatch reports 24-year-old Santana Renee Adams was scheduled to appear Monday on the misdemeanor ...
20:26 2019-06-17

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people....
22:52 2019-07-17

Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’ Protesters opposed to the administration of Carrie Lam say they will continue their demonstration movement even after she declared that the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill is “dead.”...
14:39 2019-07-09

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent President Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....
14:39 2019-05-21

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
21:52 2019-07-17

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that has positioned itself as an ally of the West against Islamist militants....
02:13 2019-06-24

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
23:26 2019-07-15

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
00:13 2019-06-10

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
00:39 2019-07-18

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
21:39 2019-07-17

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agen...
21:39 2019-07-17

USA Today building in Virginia declared safe after report of armed man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no threat or evidence of a crime, police said....
04:26 2019-08-08

1.17 Lakh People Declared As Foreigners By Tribunals In Assam: Minister A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-07-16

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, was released today on bail. The Gauhati High......
14:00 2019-06-08

Mexican police rescue 25 kidnapping victims in Cancun The police department of Quintana Roo in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula rescued 25 individuals who had been kidnapped from a Cancun call center, police chief Alberto Capella said Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-03

Four more charged in Jewish ‘cult’ alleged kidnapping plot Four more alleged members of Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect based in Guatemala, have been charged with taking part in a plot to nab two children who are living with their mother upstate and take them back to their father at the group’s compound. Revealed in court papers unsealed on Friday...
00:13 2019-08-03

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration court decisions will “put vulnerable people in danger.” The international humanitarian group noted that the Remain in Mexico program now ...
22:26 2019-07-11

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen as one of the most secure in the West African regi...
19:52 2019-06-06

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-04

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-23

The Latest: Family arrives for start of kidnapping trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the start of a former University of Illinois graduate student’s trial on charges he kidnapped and killed a visiting scholar. (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The parents of a 26-year-old visiting scholar who went missing in 2017 have arrived at a courthouse in ce...
20:39 2019-06-03

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs Federal prosecutors on Friday charged Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly with kidnapping women and girls for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control over the past 20 years and buying their silence when they tried to go public....
19:52 2019-07-12

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business....
16:52 2019-07-04

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
17:26 2019-07-18

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported on Sunday.Read more......
02:39 2019-07-08

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international humanitarian law....
14:39 2019-06-20

"I Am A Genuine Indian": Retired Army Man Declared "Foreigner" Tells NDTV Sanaullah declared himself "extremely happy" and thanked the Gauhati High Court for his release, but also sounded a note of caution for others locked in detention camps like he was...
22:39 2019-06-08

Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton declared at fault in traffic accident that cost him arm Florida Highway Patrol said in a report that Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton caused the July 4th car crash that resulted in his arm amputation....
01:01 2019-07-13

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.Nearly 50,000 people are without power as the storm nears l...
13:39 2019-07-13

| Mohamed Ould Ghazouani declared winner of Mauritania presidential election Ex-general Mohamed Ould Ghazouani was declared the official winner Monday of presidential elections in Mauritania that opposition candidates claim were unfair....
22:13 2019-07-01

Truck driver accused of kidnapping woman stranded on highway CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who ran out of gas on an interstate was kidnapped by a truck driver who handcuffed her and threatened to rape her. News outlets report the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation searched Wednesday at the home 62-year-old Roy Nellsch, who authorities charg...
02:52 2019-06-13

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
14:39 2019-06-05

Mastermind gets 24 to life in fatal kidnapping of landlord Menachem Stark The mastermind of the fatal botched kidnapping of notorious Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison on Thursday — after the victim’s widow said her family’s pain will never leave them. “He robbed my children of their father, and me of my husband...
00:52 2019-06-07

Backpacker escaped horrific kidnapping by posting cries for help on Facebook A backpacker has revealed she managed to escape by sending Facebook messages after being kidnapped by a farmer and raped in a pigsty. Davine Arckens, 24, was chained and assaulted over two days after being abducted by twisted hobby farmer Gene Charles Bristow in South Australia. And the ingenious yo...
18:52 2019-06-17

"Probe Report Fake": Huge Twist After Army Man Declared Illegal Immigrant The three men who allegedly signed the case report on Mohammad Sanaulla - the former soldier from Assam who has been declared a foreigner -- now claim no investigation has been done in the case. The......
18:52 2019-06-03

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
18:26 2019-05-21

Life in prison for Dutch crime boss Holleeder, known from Heineken kidnapping Dutch crime boss Willem Holleeder was convicted by an Amsterdam court on Thursday for his involvement in five gangland killings, including of his own brother-in-law, and sentenced to life in prison....
15:52 2019-07-04

Jake Patterson to be sentenced for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents The Wisconsin man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killed her parents and kept her captive in a remote cabin for 88 days before she escaped will learn his fate Friday. Jake Patterson, 21, could spend the rest of his life behind bars when he is sentenced in a Barron County court in northern Wis...
17:52 2019-05-24

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
10:00 2019-07-18

Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities until the girl made a daring es...
01:01 2019-05-25

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping their daughter, Jayme Closs....
03:26 2019-05-25

Mexico arrests five suspects in kidnapping of Cancun call center workers Five suspects have been arrested in the kidnapping of more than two dozen call center workers who were likely caught in a business dispute in the Mexican tourist city of Cancun, a state official said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-04

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terrorists should violent episodes occur," they wrote....
11:26 2019-07-17

Man charged with murder, kidnapping of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Mackenzie Lueck has been missing since June 17, 2019 and was last known to be at the Salt Lake City International Airport. She left the airport in a ride share vehicle and was dropped off at Hatch Park in North Salt Lake.Salt Lake City Police Dept Salt Lake City police charged a man with murder Frid...
05:39 2019-06-29

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury failed to make a unanimous decision, officials said....
10:13 2019-07-19

Wisconsin man could face life in prison for kidnapping girl, 13, murdering parents The Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after murdering her parents and terrifying a rural community will learn on Friday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison....
14:52 2019-05-24

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

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17:52 2019-06-18

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross-shaped design featured words like love, imagine, dream, and faith....
17:00 2019-06-03

Missing Utah girl's body found, uncle charged with murder, kidnapping Police in Utah believe the found the body of a missing 5-year-old Utah girl after negotiations with her uncle, who was charged with murder and kidnapping Wednesday....
03:00 2019-05-30

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old Missouri girl Missouri prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged a convicted pedophile who once ran an international child pornography ring with the 1993 abduction, rape, and killing of a 9-year-old girl....
09:39 2019-06-06

Georgia teenagers staged kidnapping at mall to gain YouTube followers, police say A teenager screaming for help inside an SUV in the parking lot at a mall in Georgia last week was nothing more than a stunt meant to be uploaded to YouTube, according to police....
16:26 2019-07-11

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering her parents The Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs after killing her parents was sentenced to life without parole on Friday — as the teenager addressed the horrific ordeal publicly for the first time. “He tried to steal me. And he didn’t care who he killed or who he hurt,” Closs, 13, wrot...
09:26 2019-05-25

Man charged with murder, kidnapping in disappearance of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City man Ayoola A. Ajayi, 31, to be charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping case of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
20:52 2019-06-28

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents The judge told Jake Patterson, "the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die."        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Woman who suffered severe spinal injuries and was declared a quadriplegic after horrific car crash is now using her arms, and moving her legs, again (WFLA) Casey Kruse couldn’t wait to start a new life in Tampa Bay, Florida closer to family. It was June 4th, and she was almost to her new home. The mother-of-four was so excited as she was making the final leg of her journey from St. Louis, traveling along I-75 in Hernando County. She was in...
09:39 2019-07-03

Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents. The post Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-05-24

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
09:26 2019-06-21

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on the radar of top government officials....
20:26 2019-07-05

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak was first declared and after the infection of tho...
01:00 2019-07-18

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
01:26 2019-07-18

174 Delhi Monuments, Sites Declared ''Monuments Of National Importance'' Over 170 monuments and sites in the national capital have been declared as ''monuments of national importance'', Culture Minister Prahlad Patel informed Parliament said on Tuesday....
00:13 2019-07-03

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
12:39 2019-07-01

French prosecutors 'open kidnapping probe into Nora Quoirin disappearance' French prosecutors have reportedly opened an investigation for kidnapping after the disappearance of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, whose body was found on Tuesday in a Malaysian jungle....
23:52 2019-08-14

Daniel Dubois declared 'the future of heavyweight boxing' with Joe Joyce clash looming afrer Nathan Gorman KO Daniel Dubois has been hailed the 'future of heavyweight boxing' after a knockout victory over Nathan Gorman that could leave him on a collision course with fellow Brit Joe Joyce....
16:13 2019-07-14

UK floods: Major incident declared as homes in Manchester and Cheshire submerged by 'severe' flooding in the North of England A major incident has been declared by authorities as severe flooding in the North of England caused people's homes to be submerged, and roads and train tracks under water....
09:00 2019-08-01

Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay Elizabeth Smart's father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

A kidnapping in rural Russia rocks the women in Julia Phillips' 'Disappearing Earth' Julia Phillips' debut novel paints an unforgettable landscape of the far reaches of Russia, where two little girls go missing without a trace.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
18:26 2019-08-12

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
18:39 2019-05-28

Mexico facing a guacamole crisis It has become increasingly common for Mexico City's taquerias to serve fake guacamole in their tacos. The guacamole no longer has any avocado. High demand, measly harvests and US and Mexican drug cartels are to blame....
18:26 2019-07-22

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
13:26 2019-06-30

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro's Police press office....
01:26 2019-06-08

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
23:52 2019-06-18

'The small car market is facing an ownership revolution' Opinion 15 Aug, 2019 With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy...
19:00 2019-08-16

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
11:13 2019-06-10

The challenges facing the Fed, including President Trump President Donald Trump may get his wish for a rate cut. But if the Federal Reserve slashes its funds rate later this year, it won't necessarily be the political gift he wants....
18:13 2019-06-19

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible fine....
05:13 2019-08-05

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the few traders remaining. On a typical day, some 250 ...
09:13 2019-08-04

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
21:39 2019-07-03

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
20:39 2019-05-21

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
15:26 2019-07-05

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
23:13 2019-07-05

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Fed officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
20:00 2019-06-19

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
05:39 2019-08-03

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
22:39 2019-06-18

Head of Deadspin, The Onion facing heat from own reporters The head of G/O Media, which owns The Onion, Jezebel and other popular websites, is going on the defensive over a planned expose on his hiring practices — to be published by one of his own reporters. G/O Media’s CEO, Jim Spanfeller, is punching back at a yet-to-be-published report by Deadspin about ...
19:52 2019-07-31

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
13:00 2019-05-24

RJ Barrett on first Knicks game — and facing Zion Williamson LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett has faced Zion Williamson countless times in practice as teammates at Duke. Now they get the Las Vegas stage as opponents. Barrett, the Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 lefty lottery pick, doesn’t have any grand advice for his Knicks teammates as the summer league team debuts Friday (9:30...
05:13 2019-07-05

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
20:52 2019-06-14

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
18:39 2019-06-28

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama Many of the Democratic presidential candidates emphatically distanced themselves from the former president in this week’s debate, despite his continuing popularity....
22:00 2019-08-01

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first tally within the first 12 minutes of every other ga...
02:39 2019-07-08

Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination. After struggling in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina also got off to a bad start at the Copa America in Brazil. And another setback on Wednesday against Paraguay will leav...
18:26 2019-06-18

Yankees’ Luke Voit facing two very different injury options TORONTO — There is a chance for a resolution to Luke Voit’s hernia problem this week. Either the Yankees first baseman is going to be able to return to action from the injured list or he will have season-ending surgery. “It is possible, want to see him in person, see how he is doing and......
07:00 2019-08-11

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that have been in use for a while. The Switch will react ...
01:00 2019-07-23

Baidu is facing an unlikely challenger in China's search market TikTok parent ByteDance recently announced plans to launch a search product to challenge incumbent Baidu, a company which has more than 70% market share in China....
06:52 2019-08-09

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan crisis, the effects are already real....
23:00 2019-08-14

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the analog stick. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
13:26 2019-08-14

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worthy showdown between the co-favorites, the defending...
17:52 2019-06-23

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
20:26 2019-05-29

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
03:39 2019-08-13

Elderly in Queens apartment facing 4 months without elevator A six-story Queens apartment building with a large elderly population is losing its only elevator for four months starting Monday — leaving its residents up in arms. “I am angry and frustrated,” said Farida Ghani, 75, a longtime resident of the 66-unit, pre-war building at 40-66 Ithaca St. in Elmhur...
12:26 2019-08-12

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. Quinnen Williams, the defensive lineman from Alabama expected to make an immediate and profound impact, may not arrive at the Jets facility on Friday ...
17:13 2019-07-19

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
21:26 2019-06-28

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
01:13 2019-08-08

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
01:39 2019-06-05

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
12:26 2019-06-08

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00 2019-06-12

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor....
20:00 2019-05-22

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violations, according to German magazine Der Spiegel. De...
19:00 2019-08-12

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but now increasingly expensive and difficult to find ...
20:52 2019-07-17

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
02:52 2019-06-20

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortage, Taco Bell told Fox News that they are working hard to replenish the supply at affected restaurants. The company did not confirm how many stores are...
13:13 2019-07-03

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
01:52 2019-06-07

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-14

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
03:00 2019-06-19

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

CoA Facing Issues Implementing Conflict Clause: Diana Edulji Stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly and VVS Laxman are all facing alleged conflict issues with notices served by Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain at various point in time....
14:52 2019-08-19

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical distress is in doubles – and he insists the pro...
06:26 2019-06-29

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path toward a dream duo of Irving and Durant. The former seems likelier than the latter. The Post had reported Irving was strongly leaning toward Brooklyn, and...
08:39 2019-06-30

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

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Stadium between the Yankees and Red Sox.......
17:00 2019-06-28

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his pregame boast. But Thompson was in no mood to talk....
09:52 2019-06-03

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
21:39 2019-06-17

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom Virgets has told board members it will be insolvent if International Olympic Committee members dere...
19:00 2019-06-19

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
18:52 2019-07-02

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was processed at the Spokane County Jail at around 6:30 ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
05:01 2019-07-04

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived through wartime famine, and an earthquake in Uzbekista...
14:52 2019-08-18

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
07:26 2019-08-14

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem....
17:39 2019-07-09

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
23:13 2019-07-15

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
02:13 2019-07-09

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
10:00 2019-07-09

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of approximately 339 million guest records globally were...
17:52 2019-07-09

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

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
11:13 2019-08-13

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many ways is the quintessential cornerback. He is quir...
02:52 2019-05-22

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
02:39 2019-08-08

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:13 2019-05-21

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
05:13 2019-08-12

‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decisionMarieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on their faces: a butterfly for Ndeye, and a green smiley face for her twin sister. They giggle as they...
18:39 2019-08-04

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortage With the government able to meet only 40% of the water requirement, millions are depending on water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu because of a shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater...
13:52 2019-07-08

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
08:13 2019-08-01

Motor racing: Vettel facing his demons on return to Hockenheim Sebastian Vettel will be battling his demons as well as his Formula One rivals when the Ferrari driver returns to Hockenheim this weekend for his home German Grand Prix....
07:39 2019-07-24

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
15:13 2019-08-01

The key Man Utd figures which highlight the huge challenge facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first full season in charge of Manchester United kicks off against a backdrop of growing unrest among supporters, who are accusing the club of empty promises, lack of ambition or even ability to lead them back to the summit of the game....
11:26 2019-08-10

Facebook, Google, Amazon likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .       ...
00:52 2019-07-24

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
21:26 2019-07-23

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
02:52 2019-05-27

Hearing delayed for man facing hate-crime charge in stabbing UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Hill Jr. was scheduled to hear arguments Thur...
19:00 2019-05-30

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:52 2019-05-22

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the newly promoted club was open but doing almost no b...
14:52 2019-08-03

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch sides, having himself experienced the “different” fe...
21:26 2019-06-13

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
07:26 2019-06-18

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Trump was greeted by protesters attempting to partial...
20:26 2019-08-07

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
02:26 2019-05-30

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
04:52 2019-06-18

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
20:00 2019-06-27

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

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
09:26 2019-06-15

Giants rookie Julian Love facing daunting playbook challenge Training camp can be an information overload for most rookies. Try learning two positions in a new playbook at the same time. That is the challenge with which Julian Love has been tasked, getting reps at both nickel cornerback and free safety early in camp, but the fourth-round pick out of Notre Dam...
00:52 2019-08-04

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the poor, he liberated phones from being locked down by a single carrier. However, AT&T and the U.S. government probably don’t see it that way, because a...
19:00 2019-08-06

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-07

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
09:52 2019-07-18

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
11:26 2019-06-14

Chinese official says Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since 1997 Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
08:00 2019-08-07

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday        ...
01:52 2019-06-22

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .       ...
01:13 2019-07-24

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
18:52 2019-06-11

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defenses, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Service...
17:52 2019-07-12

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being disciplined....
22:52 2019-06-02

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
23:13 2019-05-30

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
03:00 2019-06-01

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading his privacy....
18:00 2019-07-02

Liberalism is facing a crisis. But it’s not what Vladimir Putin thinks | Kenan Malik With the decline of the left, only populism seems to offer a sense of social solidarity‘What we may be witnessing is the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalisation of western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.” So wrote Francis Fukuyama in his 1989 es...
07:39 2019-06-30

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
17:13 2019-06-02

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
06:13 2019-06-08

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s being shared online....
13:52 2019-07-01

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sexual misconduct and abuse – clears the way for Arch...
23:00 2019-07-09

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with the crooner in 1975....
17:39 2019-07-14

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
19:26 2019-06-01

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
06:13 2019-06-11

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
01:39 2019-08-19

From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
15:52 2019-06-28

Egypt’s ousted president dies in court while facing trial, state TV reports Mohamed Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
22:39 2019-06-17

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
06:52 2019-06-20

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
17:39 2019-06-17

Cori Gauff, 15, facing idol Venus Williams in historic Wimbledon clash Cori "Coco" Gauff will face one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
18:39 2019-07-01

Facing simmering domestic discontent, Putin tells Russians he feels their pain   On his annual call-in show, the Russian president fielded questions from citizens across the country concerned about low incomes and poor medical care....
15:00 2019-06-20

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam level...
07:39 2019-05-28

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests in the Asian financial hub....
11:52 2019-08-08

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it....
02:39 2019-07-25

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it for proper disposal....
21:13 2019-08-02

Major Google Pixel 4 leaks show off front-facing bezel and sensors Leaks and speculation around the Google Pixel 4 continue to ramp up ahead of an expected October launch, and the latest unofficial update comes in the form of a leaked screen protector photo showing the phone's front bezel and array of sensors.The leaked image comes courtesy of prolific tipster...
14:00 2019-07-21

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
12:00 2019-05-27

UFC champ Jon Jones facing battery charge after alleged incident at strip club The light heavyweight champion said on Twitter that he's "definitely not in any trouble," and a representative said the charge was based on a "false accusation."...
10:52 2019-07-23

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

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
14:39 2019-05-21

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key demand placed on the head coach upon his appointmen...
22:52 2019-05-26

Biden's campaign facing possible fallout from son's messy personal life, business deals Aside from Joe Biden's seemingly self-inflicted controversies, the campaign of the Democratic Party 2020 presidential frontrunner is also facing questions about the messy personal life and shady business activities of the candidate's son, Hunter Biden....
13:52 2019-06-21

Joaquin Castro facing backlash from all sides for posting Trump donor information Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro is facing a mounting backlash -- and not just from Republicans -- for posting the names and employers of dozens of Trump campaign donors in the San Antonio area, even as the Texas congressman defends his actions. ...
18:26 2019-08-07

Hong Kong Facing Worst Crisis Since Handover, Says Senior China Official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests......
20:39 2019-08-08

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
11:26 2019-06-22

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
21:13 2019-06-03

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his girlfriend....
19:13 2019-06-27

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “customer and a friend” has started a GoFundMe ca...
11:26 2019-08-08

Brazil justice minister Moro facing heat in wake of leaked messages Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced intense pressure on Tuesday after leaked personal messages raised doubts about his impartiality as the judge overseeing landmark corruption cases, with an influential newspaper calling on him to resign....
03:13 2019-06-12

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, where for the second time in the tournament play was ...
02:52 2019-06-12

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
23:52 2019-05-30

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12th French Open title against Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year’s final. Nadal should be more rested for Sunday’s match, because Thiem needed two days to complete his five-set, four-hour semifinal victory over Novak Djokovic. Nadal beat Thiem i...
10:26 2019-06-09

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught Iraqi Chaldean immigrant Rani Yousuf with a small amount of marijuana. He completed probation, paid fines, ...
08:52 2019-07-17

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover - senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday, as more protests were set to rock the Asian financial hub....
08:00 2019-08-07

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
17:26 2019-05-29

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his home 18 months apart, is now facing allegations of human trafficking and revenge porn, according to a new report....
04:13 2019-07-10

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
19:52 2019-06-05

British lawmaker grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event. He's facing an investigation Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
12:26 2019-06-21

Manchester City’s Leroy Sané facing long spell on sidelines with knee injury • Winger damaged ACL in Community Shield and requires surgery• Sané has been linked with summer move to Bayern MunichLeroy Sané is facing a lengthy injury lay‑off after sustaining anterior cruciate ligament damage. Sané limped off with a knee problem in the early stages of the Community Shield win a...
03:13 2019-08-09

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

Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist' (FB) AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Facebook's stock rose around 1% after news broke that it is facing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade Commission. Investors are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the settlement isn't more serious. Why? Facebook is absolutely vast, and make...
10:26 2019-07-13

Maine single mother facing eviction offered tent and camping gear by city A single mother facing eviction from her Maine apartment after falling behind on her rent last month was offered a tent and camping gear by the city after she went to them for help....
22:26 2019-07-05

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:00 2019-05-21

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Trump facing unprecedented Senate resistance to routine judicial nominees, stats show President Trump’s judicial nominees have faced unprecedented opposition from the Senate in his first two-and-a-half years in office, records show, with Democratic senators voting against potential judges in higher numbers than at any point in American history....
18:26 2019-08-07

Maids Moreton: Church warden facing life in prison for murdering university lecturer to benefit from his will A sadistic and evil church warden is facing life imprisonment after being convicted of murdering a university lecturer following a gaslighting campaign of physical and mental torture....
19:39 2019-08-09

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
17:52 2019-08-16

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
04:26 2019-06-18

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
05:39 2019-08-07

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly thrown away....
19:13 2019-07-09

The Morning Show Trailer Has It All, From Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon Facing Off to Steve Carell's Breakdown After two years of hearing about it, it's finally here, your first full look at Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's Apple TV show, The Morning Show. Just a week after a......
15:52 2019-08-19

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
04:00 2019-06-13

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
14:39 2019-05-21

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
14:39 2019-05-21

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
14:39 2019-05-21

Steve King on Rape: What's the Big Deal? Rep. Steve King is best known as a super-racist, but let it not be forgotten that the Iowa Republican also has terrible views on just about everything else. For instance, here’s our man coming in hot with the rare “are rape and incest so bad when you think about it” take:...
20:13 2019-08-14

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

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

When Rape Onscreen Is Directed by a Woman “The Nightingale,” from Jennifer Kent, looks at the effects of sexual assault in 1820s Tasmania. Critics say it is too graphic; defenders say it reflects historical truths....
20:52 2019-08-02

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

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

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

Woman who claimed she had love affair with Michael Winner facing jail after violently robbing film director's widow A woman who claims she had an love affair with Michael Winner is facing jail today after admitting a violence robbery of the film director's widow at her Knightsbridge home....
16:52 2019-07-05

7 Tips to become a pro rummy player Are all your skills falling short at a game of online rummy? This skill-based game is one of the favorite games we play as a pastime and it’s been going on for generations. The best way to become a pro at playing rummy is to play it more often. It is a game which can be perfected with practic...
06:13 2019-06-04

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
22:13 2019-06-12

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. Multi-core decoding, MKV container audio, pinch-to-...
16:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
23:39 2019-07-18

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

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

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

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the Department of Education. The filing said she was wai...
23:01 2019-07-17

Ex-Wisconsin WR Cephus found not guilty of rape A jury deliberated for just 30 minutes on Friday before it acquitted former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two female students....
02:39 2019-08-03

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

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

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the floor. The discourse surrounding Golden State’s f...
14:52 2019-05-21

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard no possession to catch his breath. Almost every trip down the floor, he’s relied upon to create som...
15:13 2019-05-21

Family says former UA player recovering after second stroke ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) – Former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke. His family says in a statement the 46-year-old suffered the stroke Thursday and immediately recognized the warning sig...
11:00 2019-07-08

Someone Made a Portable Keanu Gif Player and I Need It Now Keanu Reeves has always been great. That said, we are truly living in the golden age of the Keanu Renaissance. So much so that someone has created a DIY, portable Keanu gif player, because why resign yourself to merely imagining his glory, when you can watch multiple ten-second clips of it?Read more...
00:26 2019-07-02

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
10:00 2019-05-30

VLC player has 'critical' security flaw Popular media software VLC Media Player has a critical software vulnerability that could put millions of users at risk, security researchers have warned.Researchers from German firm CERT-Bund say they have detected a major safety flaw in the video player, which has been downloaded billions of times ...
16:39 2019-07-23

Wiz make Hachimura 1st Japanese player ever in NBA 1st Rd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have made forward Rui Hachimura from Gonzaga the first Japanese player ever taken in the first round of the NBA draft, picking him ninth overall Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound junior averaged 19.7 points and 6.5 rebounds last season. He is capable of...
04:39 2019-06-21

Neville on Bronze – ‘She’s the best player in the world’ "England manager Phil Neville heaped praise on his right-back Lucy Bronze after the 3-0 win over Norway, hailing her as the best player in the world."...
02:39 2019-06-28

Neymar has not disrespected PSG, says player’s father "Neymar has not shown a lack of respect to Paris Saint-Germain by choosing their Champions League defeat to Barcelona two years ago as his favourite memory, according to the player’s father."...
17:00 2019-07-15

Is Tacko Fall an NBA player? Here is the case for why... and why not Boston Celtics center Tacko Fall was one of the most interesting prospects to participate in the recent Las Vegas summer league competition.       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Rooney: Every player would want to play for Klopp "Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has hailed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp saying that he is the sort of coach all players would want to play for."...
02:39 2019-07-17

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
01:39 2019-07-17

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

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

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
05:00 2019-08-15

Top Court Intervenes in Rape Case That Has Stunned India The Supreme Court ordered police protection for a woman who accused a politician of rape. She was critically injured in a car crash that he is suspected of orchestrating....
20:26 2019-08-02

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population’ if not for rape, incest Controversial Iowa Congressman Steve King, in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation, questioned Wednesday whether there would “be any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest. While speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa, the d...
23:52 2019-08-14

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
15:00 2019-08-16

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

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

Malaysian Senator Apologizes After Claiming Men Are ‘Seduced’ Into Rape “Due to what women wear, we are seduced and end up breaking the country’s laws and face prosecution,” a lawmaker said in proposing a law that would protect male assailants....
14:00 2019-08-01

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

Unnao Rape Survivor Won't Be Shifted To Delhi For Now, Says Top Court The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred all the five cases involving the Unnao rape survivor out of Uttar Pradesh to Delhi. The court also directed the Uttar Pradesh government to pay interim......
10:13 2019-08-02