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Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups

The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups

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Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
2019-06-13 17:32

Catholic bishops approve new sex-abuse reporting hotline BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have voted to create a new national sex-abuse hotline. The system would field allegations accusing bishops of committing abuse or covering it up. It’s supposed to be operating within a year and would be ru...
2019-06-12 23:16

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Cathol...
2019-06-11 17:32

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s response...
2019-06-09 21:32

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
2019-06-13 10:16

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
2019-05-23 18:48

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
2019-06-13 06:32

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
2019-05-23 18:16

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
2019-06-10 01:16

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
2019-06-14 20:32

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
2019-07-16 09:16

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 23:00

Anita Hill: I still hold Biden accountable but would consider voting for him Though Hill was not satisfied with Biden’s apology over Clarence Thomas testimony, she could see herself voting for him in 2020 Anita Hill has said she could see herself voting for Joe Biden, despite his past treatment of her, saying she considers hi...
2019-06-14 21:48

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street-drug supply....
2019-06-01 04:48

Warren warns immigration authorities: As president, I'll hold you accountable for misconduct Immigration enforcement under President Trump's administration could face legal action if Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., takes the presidency in 2020 as she would set up a task force dedicated to investigating complaints against authorities....
2019-07-12 21:32

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
2019-05-22 18:16

Bishops meeting on sex abuse clouded by state investigations DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at dozens of archdioceses. They’re look...
2019-06-11 10:32

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests...
2019-06-14 12:48

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland repeated calls for a “full, international independent investigation” but did not commit to further sanctions....
2019-06-21 05:16

'We will hold them accountable': 48 states sue OxyContin maker alleging deceptive marketing California, Hawaii, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits against OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma for deceptive marketing.        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-24 20:16

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protect...
2019-06-01 05:32

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
2019-05-21 22:48

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
2019-06-28 15:01

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
2019-06-12 20:32

50 Roman Catholic clergy ‘credibly accused’ of child abuse in Rhode Island A Roman Catholic diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 priests and...
2019-07-01 22:48

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
2019-07-18 00:16

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
2019-07-19 02:16

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
2019-05-31 00:32

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
2019-05-24 11:48

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
2019-05-31 03:32

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer.        ...
2019-05-30 22:32

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
2019-06-08 18:16

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
2019-05-25 01:16

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
2019-06-14 03:16

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-06 18:48

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
2019-05-30 04:48

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
2019-07-04 20:48

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light....
2019-07-17 10:48

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
2019-07-05 04:48

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
2019-06-07 00:16

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
2019-07-09 18:00

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
2019-07-11 11:16

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
2019-06-08 20:32

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
2019-05-28 21:48

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
2019-07-12 18:16

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-30 20:16

Justin Fairfax 'seriously' considering a run for governor, says sexual abuse scandal raised his profile Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax is "seriously" mulling a run for the commonwealth's highest office and suggested that the multiple sexual misconduct allegations have helped raise his profile....
2019-06-21 22:16

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
2019-06-07 07:32

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
2019-06-20 07:32

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
2019-05-30 02:48

Vatican defends confessional secret as sexual abuse crisis stings The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
2019-07-01 20:16

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
2019-06-09 13:00

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
2019-06-13 05:16

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
2019-07-04 08:48

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
2019-07-01 18:00

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
2019-06-08 18:16

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
2019-07-16 19:16

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
2019-05-21 15:00

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
2019-06-11 07:16

Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse case could push powerful friends into spotlight Epstein faces 45 years in jail over alleged sex trafficking – and the case could have implications for others who have mixed with himThe sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein, unveiled by prosecutors from the southern district of New York in M...
2019-07-09 16:32

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
2019-06-11 19:16

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
2019-05-28 16:32

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
2019-07-10 16:48

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-05 19:00

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
2019-06-11 23:16

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
2019-05-30 05:32

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
2019-07-09 15:32

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
2019-06-11 21:00

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
2019-05-31 20:48

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-12 10:32

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
2019-07-01 19:48

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
2019-06-07 12:16

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
2019-06-20 04:01

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
2019-05-30 22:16

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
2019-07-13 02:16

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptab...
2019-06-06 22:16

Batali accuser’s attorneys: Chef must he held accountable BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for a woman who says Mario Batali forcibly kissed and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017 say the celebrity chef “must be held accountable … for his despicable acts.” The lawyers said in a statement relea...
2019-05-23 22:32

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering ...
2019-06-20 07:48

Ikea Accused Of "LGBT Indoctrination" By Polish Bishops Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what it called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the......
2019-07-07 07:32

Trump's Acting Cabinet Is Accountable Only to Trump By filling the Trump Cabinet with temporary officials, the president shields some of his administration's cruelest practices from meaningful public scrutiny....
2019-07-16 04:16

Diocese: School with gay teacher cannot use Catholic name INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage. It says a decree to be issued Friday by Archbishop Charles ...
2019-06-20 21:48

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72....
2019-07-19 00:16

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss plan to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasThe Roman Catholic church is opening the door to a change in its centuries-old requirement that priests must be celibate in a document suggesting older married men may be...
2019-06-18 00:32

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 17:32

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-11 00:16

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:00

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
2019-06-10 13:48

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
2019-05-21 19:16

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker app...
2019-06-10 13:32

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
2019-07-18 15:32

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
2019-06-13 18:32

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
2019-06-18 07:00

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
2019-05-29 02:16

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
2019-05-28 23:16

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
2019-05-29 15:48

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 00:48

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
2019-05-27 21:48

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
2019-07-10 05:16

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
2019-07-19 21:32

California campus removes bell marking Catholic missions SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California university has removed a bell marking the 18th century Catholic missions that Native Americans say glorifies racism. The University of California, Santa Cruz invited community members to witness the rem...
2019-06-22 00:32

Bus With Mexican Catholic Pilgrims Collides With Tractor-Trailer, Killing 21 A bus carrying members of a Catholic archdiocese struck a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on a highway between the cities of Puebla and Orizaba....
2019-05-30 14:32

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Monday....
2019-07-01 17:32

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
2019-06-21 01:48

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
2019-06-03 06:16

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
2019-07-12 10:32

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
2019-06-02 22:32

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
2019-07-18 08:16

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
2019-06-03 04:16

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
2019-06-22 20:32

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion rights, which goes against the Church's longheld teaching....
2019-07-11 22:48

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
2019-07-13 00:32

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
2019-06-13 16:32

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
2019-06-03 18:16

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
2019-06-01 14:32

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of child migrants being held in detention facilities along the southern border....
2019-07-19 02:16

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
2019-06-22 20:32

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
2019-06-10 22:32

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
2019-06-24 07:32

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
2019-06-06 08:16

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
2019-06-13 08:00

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
2019-07-19 00:00

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
2019-06-09 18:16

The Honor 20 Pro's release has been put on hold due to US ban Huawei’s inability to work with American companies means that next-gen smartphones from the brand will no longer ship with Google’s range of apps, including the Play Store. Despite this, the company has reassured customers that existing devices, in a...
2019-05-23 14:32

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
2019-06-12 01:32

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such i...
2019-07-15 21:32

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not ...
2019-05-31 02:48

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The head of West Virginia’s Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a “consistent pattern” of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates. Archbish...
2019-06-05 23:16

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
2019-07-11 15:48

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:48

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care...
2019-07-02 02:16

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And tod...
2019-07-17 13:48

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22 04:32

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
2019-07-16 17:16

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging wides...
2019-07-19 20:00

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:32

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
2019-06-22 00:48

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil...
2019-06-05 00:32

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
2019-07-17 18:32

The key to avoiding sexual shame online: reveal it all first Foil sextortion scams, deepfakes and revenge porn by simply posting your own nude shotsA little while ago I got an email saying my computer camera had been hacked, they’d taped me watching “interesting” porn, and unless I transferred cash immediately...
2019-07-07 11:00

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
2019-05-22 21:32

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
2019-05-22 00:16

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the...
2019-06-07 02:00

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
2019-05-31 01:32

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
2019-06-12 01:32

Yankees hold off Red Sox in MLB's first European game The New York Yankees used two separate six-run innings in London to take down the rival Boston Red Sox 17-13 in Major League Baseball's first European game....
2019-06-30 07:00

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America's longest war....
2019-06-22 22:16

Sun have 2 double-doubles, hold off Dream 65-59 ATLANTA (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Alyssa Thomas also had a double-double and the Connecticut Sun turned back the Atlanta Dream 65-59 on Sunday. Thomas, who had 12 points and 12 rebounds, ended a three-minute dry spell with a...
2019-06-10 02:48

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, calling the proposal "unreasonable."...
2019-07-12 21:48

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 Evan Longoria drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the fifth inning after San Diego made two errors, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 4-2 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.       ...
2019-06-13 09:16

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
2019-06-12 18:00

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle's defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth win in seven games     &...
2019-06-04 07:32

TUSD to hold job fair Thursday TUCSON –Are you looking for a job in the education field? Tucson Unified School District is hosting a job fair on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cholla High School, located at 2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd. The district says that hundreds of positions a...
2019-06-04 22:32

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
2019-07-02 03:32

OB-GYN doctor faces multiple sexual misconduct allegations A Mississippi doctor faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct — including fathering two children with patients and inserting abortion-inducing drugs into one of those women — who was completely unaware of his actions, according to a new report...
2019-07-12 03:48

U.S. Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top general An Air Force investigation has found no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a senior U.S. military official said on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 06:16

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Departm...
2019-07-20 03:16

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
2019-05-23 07:16

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
2019-07-01 22:16

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
2019-06-07 23:32

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-12 06:32

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
2019-06-22 00:16

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
2019-05-22 03:16

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked ...
2019-06-29 20:01

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
2019-06-01 20:00

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
2019-05-21 19:01

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
2019-05-22 04:32

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
2019-06-21 12:48

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
2019-06-21 07:48

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
2019-05-22 17:16

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent ...
2019-05-21 18:32

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
2019-06-22 02:16

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
2019-05-23 00:48

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
2019-05-23 18:48

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled th...
2019-05-24 22:48

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug....
2019-06-18 23:32

'I believe the president': GOP stands by Trump on sexual assault allegation Republicans believe Donald Trump. They’re not so sure about the woman. The president’s GOP allies in Congress are moving swiftly to dismiss new allegations of rape against him, arguing journalist E. Jean Carroll is eager to promote her new book and t...
2019-06-27 21:16

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
2019-05-25 05:16

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
2019-05-28 22:32

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
2019-07-16 00:48

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the...
2019-06-16 23:48

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched her, made “inappropriate and humiliating comm...
2019-06-15 03:16

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
2019-07-16 06:00

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
2019-05-24 00:32

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
2019-05-22 04:32

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
2019-07-18 03:00

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
2019-05-30 04:00

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 13:01

Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife       ...
2019-07-14 02:16

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
2019-06-01 07:16

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
2019-06-05 04:16

Former UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal A Canadian aid worker will serve time in jail for sexually abusing two children aged 12 and 14 in Nepal. Peter Dalglish has had a long career in the aid sector and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2017....
2019-07-09 13:01

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being found guilty of sexual abuse of one teenage boy and lewdness with another. The Deseret News reports th...
2019-06-13 01:32

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
2019-07-08 22:16

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said ...
2019-06-06 23:16

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Mic...
2019-06-28 14:48

Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man faces sentencing Thursday in federal court for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused. Jody Lambert of Amite pleaded guilty in October to a federal civil r...
2019-06-13 13:48

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti. That’s according to lawyer...
2019-06-07 18:16

Richmond Man Charged With Abuse, Child Abandonment RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond man was arrested for child abandonment and abuse after police say he hurt his child and then never returned to daycare to pick the child up. According to our news partners at WBON, daycare workers noticed bruis...
2019-06-20 18:32

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
2019-07-18 17:16

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child....
2019-07-03 04:32

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
2019-05-29 21:48

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period       ...
2019-06-12 15:32

The Fiver | A cunning plan to hold on to as many underperformers as possible Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It is nearly four months since Manchester United lost 4-0 at Everton through a performance Ole Gunnar Solskjær could only describe as “so bad I can’t describe it” and which Paul Pogba, a man well pla...
2019-07-10 21:32

UK pro-EU campaigners hold 'No to Boris' march in London Anti-Brexit campaigners have marched through central London in a show of opposition to Britain's exit from the EU. Among the attractions was a giant balloon effigy of Britain's likely next prime minister, Boris Johnson....
2019-07-20 19:16

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
2019-06-27 18:48

Petra Kvitová: ‘I didn't know if I'd be able to hold a racket again’ She won Wimbledon, twice, and was tipped for the top – until an intruder with a knife threatened to end Petra Kvitová’s tennis career. So why does she feel lucky?When Petra Kvitová received her trophy after the final of the Australian Open this Janua...
2019-06-22 13:32

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including ...
2019-05-29 06:16

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a ...
2019-06-21 10:16

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
2019-07-10 17:48

She disappeared at 15. A cryptic tip-off in the Vatican could hold key to her case Emanuela Orlandi left her home in Vatican City 36 years ago and was never seen again. The case has gripped Italians ever since. Now, her brother hopes to find the answer in a small graveyard, just a few hundred meters from where their mother still li...
2019-07-11 11:16

Austria: Ukrainian businessman’s US extradition on hold Austrian officials say the country’s justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. of Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash, but his defense has filed a court application to reopen the case and he can stay in Austria for now...
2019-07-16 14:32

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
2019-07-17 05:32

Red wine may hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adventurers are prepared for the journey. One of the biggest challenges is ensuring that astronauts who s...
2019-07-18 21:00

Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7)        ...
2019-06-10 18:32

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
2019-05-30 08:48

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
2019-05-23 00:48

What are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the US? Women usually hold them Women dominate 18 of the 25 lowest paying jobs, 24/7 Wall Street finds. They also make up 83% of middle-skill workers earning $30,000 or less.        ...
2019-06-05 15:32

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
2019-05-23 21:49

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric hold sit-ins against war BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of an Iraqi populist Shiite cleric held sit-ins around Iraq saying their country should not be a battlefield between the United States and Iran. The sit-ins Friday come days after a rocket slammed into Baghdad&#...
2019-05-24 22:00

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
2019-05-23 08:32

Three high-reward stocks to buy and hold for the next 50 years When your time frame is decades, you need to look differently at an investment. Here are three that can stand the test of time.       ...
2019-06-19 17:16

The Latest: Cup race at Michigan on hold because of rain BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 3:20 p.m. NASCAR’s Cup race at Michigan is still on hold because of rain. About an hour after it was supposed to start, the cars...
2019-06-09 23:16

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the region. “We have p...
2019-05-22 01:48

PCSD to hold Badges and Backpacks event TUCSON –  The Pima County Sheriff’s Department will be holding a “Badges and Backpacks” back to school event next weekend. It’ll happen at the Tucson Convention Center on Saturday July 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free backpacks will be given to childr...
2019-07-04 00:00

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York's five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5, completing a doubleheader sweep for their seventh straight win       &...
2019-05-26 06:32

The Latest: Mnuchin to hold 1-on-1 chat with PBOC Gov. Yi FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 1:50 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he plans to speak one-on-one with China’s central bank governor abo...
2019-06-08 08:16

Elis, Dynamo hold on for 1-1 draw against Sporting KC HOUSTON (AP) — Alberth Elis scored in the 69th minute and the Houston Dynamo tied Sporting Kansas City 1-1 on Saturday night. Maynor Figueroa sent a long cross into the right side of the area, A.J. DeLaGarza headed it down toward the center of the bo...
2019-06-02 07:48

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation, issues denial WASHINGTON — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump denied the...
2019-06-22 14:16

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
2019-07-05 14:16

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
2019-07-03 18:48

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
2019-06-05 09:32

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
2019-06-06 02:48

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
2019-06-09 21:48

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave...
2019-07-10 22:01

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
2019-06-05 15:01

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wed...
2019-06-06 01:16

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
2019-06-08 23:48

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
2019-07-16 20:48

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advanc...
2019-05-31 02:48

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men the...
2019-05-23 13:16

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
2019-06-13 15:16

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren’t harassment NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers for metro-Nashville’s public schools say it’s not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims. The Tennessean is reporting on laws...
2019-06-13 16:48

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

‘She’s Not My Type’: Accused Again of Sexual Assault, Trump Resorts to Old Insult E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine, said in a CNN interview on Monday that she fought back when Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room....
2019-06-28 01:16

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-24 05:16

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
2019-07-17 23:48

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said ...
2019-06-15 19:32

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June ...
2019-06-22 22:16

America’s 'best first job'? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s | Brittany Hoyos The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took th...
2019-05-25 18:01

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur a...
2019-06-17 09:32

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
2019-06-27 20:48

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
2019-06-27 20:32

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley...
2019-07-13 14:48

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
2019-05-31 00:16

Senior Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions a...
2019-07-11 06:16

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is de...
2019-06-22 01:32

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
2019-07-19 22:16

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working wit...
2019-05-21 16:00

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police....
2019-06-22 14:00

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a official report released on Thursday....
2019-07-11 12:32

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
2019-05-22 22:32

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
2019-06-01 12:32

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
2019-07-11 19:48

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been ...
2019-06-01 08:16

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest...
2019-05-26 07:32

Animated videos: Boy Scouts’ new tactic to fight sex abuse NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon-style videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts across the nation. Targeted at child...
2019-06-20 13:32

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
2019-06-12 05:32

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0027 resolve."...
2019-06-27 20:32

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
2019-07-20 12:16

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
2019-07-03 23:16

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
2019-07-04 09:32

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
2019-05-25 21:48

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 20:01

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
2019-07-18 12:00

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
2019-05-22 01:48

'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 yearsFor nearly four decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has do...
2019-06-20 12:00

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more t...
2019-06-22 16:48

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formally accused of sexually abusing two seminarians. Prosecutor Maria Soledad Filtrin said Thursday that ...
2019-06-27 21:48

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades. The Phillips...
2019-05-22 21:00

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
2019-05-25 10:16

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
2019-06-10 18:32

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
2019-05-23 03:16

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-06-27 20:48

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a case in which his deputy allegedly manipulated a woman into a sexual relationship, even as he counseled her husband on their ...
2019-06-04 20:48

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
2019-06-05 19:00

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already h...
2019-06-05 00:32

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
2019-06-05 14:32

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 01:48

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
2019-07-01 13:16

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt L...
2019-06-03 19:48

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations ma...
2019-06-05 04:32

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
2019-06-12 18:00

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
2019-06-12 12:16

Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries to authorities even though reporting is required. Auditors with the Health and H...
2019-06-12 12:16

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
2019-06-15 03:16

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step fo...
2019-06-11 10:32

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
2019-06-17 07:16

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circu...
2019-06-28 13:16

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years...
2019-05-27 18:00

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. An eyewitness, 49-year-old Abed Zamzam, says that after prayers on Thursday, Israeli police were in the area to patrol...
2019-06-28 13:16

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
2019-05-29 06:00

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
2019-06-06 02:48

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. J...
2019-06-11 04:48

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
2019-06-15 11:16

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
2019-06-27 20:16

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
2019-06-12 22:32

Hold the phone: Chevy owners can order Domino's with their car You now have the chance to order pizza from your car's touchscreen. Chevy has added Domino's ordering to its Marketplace, making it the first company to offer pizza orders directly from your car's dash -- no smartphone app required. ...
2019-06-21 23:48

| Bernal tightens hold on Tour de Suisse lead Egan Bernal consolidated his grip on the yellow jersey at the Tour de Suisse and showed he is a contender for the Tour de France by climbing to victory....
2019-06-21 20:32

Reversible superglue proves strong enough to hold average man Snail slime-like substance appears to solve problem of weak and reversible or strong and irreversible adhesiveA reversible superglue that mimics the under-appreciated properties of dried snail mucus has proved strong enough to bear the weight of an a...
2019-06-17 21:48

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
2019-06-21 10:32

Banner – UMC to hold treating trauma conference in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Banner University Medical Center is hosting the 30th Annual trauma conference on Thursday and Friday. The conference will be held at JW Marriot Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa, located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Health officia...
2019-06-27 18:32

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
2019-06-17 13:48

Bank of England set to keep rates on hold over Brexit unease LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold Thursday but indicate a possible increase later this year despite uncertainty over Brexit. The rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee is tipped to keep its key rate at 0.75%...
2019-06-20 10:32

PACC to hold free microchip, drive-through clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Ahead of the Fourth of July festivities, Pima Animal Care Center will be hosting a free microchip clinic. The shelter says pets are often frightened by July 4th fireworks and run away. Last year, PACC took i...
2019-06-13 03:32

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. As in previous talks between Khalilzad and the Tali...
2019-06-29 23:16

14th Street ‘busway’ put on hold by judge’s temporary ban A Manhattan judge has put the brakes on the city’s plans to turn a portion of 14th Street into a dedicated “busway” by banning most cars starting Monday. A temporary restraining order was issued Friday morning as part of a lawsuit a...
2019-06-28 23:48

Mexico says to hold talks with China in early July Mexico will hold "high-level" meetings with Chinese officials in Beijing in early July after a summit of the Group of 20 global powers in Japan, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:32

Oil prices hold near $67 per barrel ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Oil prices held near $67 per barrel on Friday ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents over the weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
2019-06-28 13:32

Oil prices hold near $67 a barrel ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Brent crude oil held near $67 a barrel on Friday ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
2019-06-28 17:32

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
2019-05-26 00:00

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night. New York t...
2019-05-29 06:16

Gove and bosses to hold recycling scheme summit The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an already-embattled sector....
2019-07-17 13:32

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ros...
2019-06-04 06:16

SEC Clears Blockstack to Hold First Regulated Token Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission cleared blockchain startup Blockstack to sell bitcoin-like digital tokens, a first-of-its-kind offering that could give young cryptocurrency businesses a new fundraising template....
2019-07-11 09:48

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at ...
2019-05-22 17:16

NFL notebook: Rams' Gurley unsure how knee will hold up Todd Gurley, the Los Angeles Rams' primary ballcarrier, said he isn't certain how his arthritic knee will hold up over the long haul. An "arthritic component" in his knee became problematic in the playoffs last season, when the team attempted to mana...
2019-07-11 09:01

The Latest: NHL won't hold games in China next season The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final: Daly says NHL will not hold exhibition games in China prior to next season.        ...
2019-05-28 02:48

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc after European election, and for a first gendered-balance European Commission....
2019-05-27 01:32

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by meeting cabinet ministers to discuss rewriting her w...
2019-05-23 21:16

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
2019-05-26 10:48

Senate to try again to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi killing Nine months after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Congress remains at a loss for how to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. Democrats and many Republicans agree that the U.S. must retaliate, citing the conclusion from U.S. intelligence th...
2019-07-10 11:48

‘Forrest Gump,’ 25 years later: Why this classic doesn’t hold up This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the beloved Tom Hanks/Robert Zemeckis movie “Forrest Gump,” about a dim-witted but lovable everyman and his unintentional journey through the center of pivotal events in American history. What a gem, right? N...
2019-05-25 12:32

Arcadia future on hold as crucial meeting adjourned The future of Sir Philip Green's retail empire remains in the balance after a meeting to secure backing for a rescue plan was adjourned until 12 June....
2019-06-05 22:32

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
2019-06-05 19:00

AI beats professionals at six-player Texas Hold ’Em poker For the first time, an AI has won six-player, no-limit Texas Hold ’Em, beating professional poker players who each have more than $1 million in winnings...
2019-07-11 21:32

Gay Israelis hold mass wedding to campaign for same-sex unions ‘We will marry, and in a huge way,’ organisers say of wedding ceremony not legally recognised in IsraelTwenty-three gay couples have held an unofficial mass wedding in Tel Aviv, walking down the aisle and exchanging vows to highlight the country’s di...
2019-06-05 14:32

Israeli parliament votes to hold new elections in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
2019-05-29 23:32

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
2019-05-30 04:48

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize an area long considered to be a base for Islamist extremists?...
2019-07-19 21:32

One Net can’t hold back Kevin Durant joy: ‘KD is my favorite player’ LAS VEGAS — With Brooklyn’s blockbuster additions of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan not official until Saturday, coaches and executives have to be coy. Then there’s Rodions Kurucs. He’s a 21-year-old Net who grew up in Latvia idolizing...
2019-07-05 11:16

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
2019-05-30 03:48

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking hopes that the European Union will ...
2019-06-07 18:16

Warriors Alumni Hold Tight to Their Place in a Dynasty Golden State has cycled through 38 players over a five-year stretch of dominance. Those who have left, like Leandro Barbosa and David West, try to explain the experience....
2019-06-03 02:00

Apple re-released its decade-old iOS 'Texas Hold'em' game The App Store opened for business 11 years ago this week and to mark the anniversary of its app marketplace, Apple is reviving its old iOS poker game. The redesigned Texas Hold 'em app has a new lease on life with more characters, sharper graphi...
2019-07-09 14:48

Lexington Legends Hold Military Appreciation Night LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – It was military appreciation night at the Lexington Legends game, so current service members, veterans and their families got in for free. Several new recruits were also sworn into service on Saturday on the field in f...
2019-06-02 07:48

Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes hold different places in G.O.A.T. debate Only in combat sports can someone proclaim themselves the “Greatest of All Time” and have it be viewed as a positive self-portrayal instead of an egotistical boast. A football player couldn’t get away with such a statement without being called arroga...
2019-07-06 09:48

| Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Tiger Woods admitted age and a troublesome back will make competing for more majors more difficult after shooting a 7-over par opening round at the Open Championship....
2019-07-19 03:48

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learne...
2019-07-12 20:48

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters o...
2019-07-12 03:48

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
2019-05-31 14:32

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
2019-06-19 01:32

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem wo...
2019-06-05 08:48

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
2019-06-28 12:16

Sexual misconduct claims at Jamaica's resorts still buried on TripAdvisor TripAdvisor's new safety tool misses dozens of sexual harassment and misconduct claims by women visiting Jamaican resorts.        ...
2019-05-31 21:48

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and hitting a teenager purported to be his girlfirend, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirme...
2019-07-13 14:00

NYPD release images of Stuy Town sexual assault suspect The suspect is seen in the photos and video near the scene of the crime wearing black pants and a blue button-down shirt. He's still at large, cops said....
2019-07-01 02:48

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...
2019-05-29 03:48

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
2019-06-04 19:32

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about t...
2019-07-11 04:32

Amy Heckerling’s daughter denies Chris Kattan’s claims of sexual coercion Amy Heckerling’s daughter fired back at claims that producer Lorne Michaels forced “A Night at the Roxbury” star Chris Kattan to engage in a sexual relationship with her mother to keep the director attached to the film....
2019-05-30 20:48

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them, it was announced on...
2019-06-01 02:00

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hea...
2019-06-03 19:16

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
2019-06-18 14:16

Disney deleted sexual misconduct scene from latest ‘Toy Story 2’ release Disney removed a faux outtake showing a doll leering at Barbies, offering them roles in a future film, in the June re-release of the 'Toy Story' franchise....
2019-07-02 23:16

Friends of Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Say She Told Them of Attack in 1990s (NEW YORK) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she’d been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.The women, both journalists who were ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
2019-06-09 19:16

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
2019-06-06 20:48

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
2019-07-09 01:48

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

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her stat...
2019-06-21 15:48

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
2019-07-19 04:16

Kevin Sorbo accused of sexual harassment by former co-star Haley Webb Earlier this week, former Hercules actor-turned-conservative and religious movie strawman Kevin Sorbo drew attention to himself online, criticizing the forces of feminism for refusing to speak out in support of soon-to-be-departing White House press ...
2019-06-22 07:00

Age matters more than sexual orientation to U.S. presidential voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll In a sign that a presidential hopeful's sexual orientation has diminished as a concern for voters, Americans are more likely to say they would reject a candidate older than 70 than a candidate who is gay, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday....
2019-06-10 15:16

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
2019-05-21 17:32

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is investigating six allegations against the former “House of Cards” star, who ran London’s...
2019-07-07 02:00

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
2019-07-06 00:32

Lucy McHugh murder accused not guilty of sexual activity with child The jury in the trial of the man accused of the murder of Lucy McHugh has been ordered to return a not guilty verdict for a charge of sexual activity against her....
2019-07-10 16:16

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
2019-06-22 01:16

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. ...
2019-07-18 08:16

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
2019-05-25 01:00

Person of interest in Detroit serial killings charged in sexual assault DeAngelo Kenneth Martin is the person of interest in the killings of three women. Now he is charged in the rape of a fourth woman who survived.        ...
2019-06-11 17:48

US border agent arrested in connection with several sexual assaults during 7-year span A border patrol agent was arrested in Arizona this week after several allegations of sexual assault spanning over the course of 7 years were brought against him....
2019-05-23 19:32

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policie...
2019-06-19 23:16

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to know the latest women to publicly accuse him of sexual assault, E Jean Carroll, after his claim on Frid...
2019-06-22 19:16

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked fo...
2019-06-11 23:16

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigated the claims for the university. The public versi...
2019-05-24 22:00

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal l...
2019-05-30 02:48

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-14 09:00