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Former New Mexico priest gets 30 years for child sexual abuse

A former Roman Catholic priest who fled to Morocco before he was returned to the United States and convicted of sexually abusing an altar boy in New ...

Former New Mexico priest gets 30 years for child sexual abuse

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Former New Mexico priest, 81, sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse of altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans' c...
20:00 2019-09-14

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than 50 years ago, the Vatican's dip...
04:34 2019-08-21

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 ...
23:51 2019-07-18

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of dis...
11:17 2019-08-03

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....
18:00 2019-07-09

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on instituti...
03:00 2019-05-22

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.        ...
23:00 2019-07-16

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Vi...
01:34 2019-08-17

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to b...
13:34 2019-08-21

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authoriti...
23:00 2019-06-06

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....
20:00 2019-07-03

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 allegati...
22:00 2019-06-06

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation. Sophia Richter was sentence...
03:34 2019-06-11

Oregon 'monster' sentenced to 270 years for sexual abuse, torture of three young sisters After nearly a decade of delays, a man described as a "monster" and called the "worst of the worst" was sentenced Monday to 270 years in prison for the rape, sexual abuse and torture of three young gi...
21:00 2019-09-10

New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: report A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplan...
10:34 2019-07-11

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
23:51 2019-07-09

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 "de...
23:34 2019-06-11

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.       &#...
08:17 2019-06-18

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 alle...
15:17 2019-06-28

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

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 t...
18:17 2019-06-12

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-15

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a...
02:34 2019-07-08

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still...
02:34 2019-08-22

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
01:51 2019-06-05

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rul...
00:51 2019-07-16

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.        ...
21:51 2019-09-18

Pedophile priest gets 30 years for sexually abusing young altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run has been jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing a young altar boy in New Mexico. Arthur Perrault, 81, touched his victim inappropriately a...
04:17 2019-09-16

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled "criminals" but many of his congregation walked o...
12:51 2019-07-05

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......
23:51 2019-05-30

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 She...
10:01 2019-07-18

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combatin...
11:34 2019-08-06

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.        ...
18:34 2019-06-06

Sundance co-founder sentenced again in second sexual 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 was sentenced Tuesday on a sexual abuse charge for the second time in as man...
18:00 2019-07-10

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking ...
07:00 2019-08-14

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 stress...
22:34 2019-06-13

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
00:51 2019-05-31

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, accord...
01:51 2019-05-31

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....
03:34 2019-05-25

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....
17:17 2019-06-08

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
23:00 2019-08-06

Sexual exploitation and abuse: latest UN quarterly update In the second quarter of 2019, the United Nations received 38 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) involving UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping op...
17:34 2019-09-06

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what t...
04:34 2019-06-28

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and ...
17:51 2019-07-31

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....
18:34 2019-07-04

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 lawsu...
09:17 2019-07-16

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
16:17 2019-06-14

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....
21:00 2019-06-13

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...
01:17 2019-07-05

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur ...
06:51 2019-06-12

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....
03:51 2019-05-30

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 f...
20:34 2019-06-08

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
11:34 2019-08-21

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:C...
11:34 2019-07-11

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 ...
17:34 2019-06-06

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Fede...
16:51 2019-06-08

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 2...
14:17 2019-07-09

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 ne...
18:34 2019-06-20

This Greta Thunberg thing is child abuse Adolescent climate change protester Greta Thunberg has stage-parents, literally. Her mother sang opera internationally until the teenager convinced her to quit due to greenhouse gas emissions from fly...
02:00 2019-08-30

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, inclu...
02:00 2019-05-31

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......
12:51 2019-07-12

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....
14:17 2019-06-09

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.        ...
20:34 2019-05-28

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...
01:34 2019-05-30

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 wo...
04:00 2019-06-20

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...
21:00 2019-06-21

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other mi...
21:51 2019-09-17

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,...
06:00 2019-06-13

Bestselling Tibetan Monk Accused Of Sexual Abuse Dies In Thailand A controversial Tibetan monk whose best-selling book on Buddhist wisdom was overshadowed by multiple allegations of sexual abuse has died in Thailand, his official social media account reported....
01:34 2019-08-30

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...
22:34 2019-05-23

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex 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 sex abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set o...
08:00 2019-07-17

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 ...
02:34 2019-09-06

Insurers Face Risk From Child Sex-Abuse Claims State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect t...
03:34 2019-07-22

| 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....
08:17 2019-06-15

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that...
17:34 2019-06-21

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
01:34 2019-08-15

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....
21:34 2019-06-27

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 o...
23:17 2019-05-21

Men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 40 children abused by Andreas V and Mario S at Eichwald site from 1998 to 2018A German court has sent two men to prison after they pleaded guilty to sexually abusing dozens of children at a ...
15:00 2019-09-05

Wave of child sex abuse lawsuits threatens Boy Scouts In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Greg Hunt holds a school photo of himself in St. Petersburg, Fla. Attorneys for victims from around the country of alleged childhood sex abuse by Boy Scout offi...
22:00 2019-08-30

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 H...
08:51 2019-07-04

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...
21:17 2019-05-21

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.        ...
03:34 2019-06-11

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse lawyer who has risen to prominence in the #MeToo era,...
17:34 2019-08-25

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.        ...
01:17 2019-05-27

Former Disney star Ricky Garcia sues ex-manager for sexual abuse: report A member of the boy band Forever in Your Mind claims his ex-manager sexually assaulted him for years and passed him around as a “sexual plaything” to other industry pedophiles....
18:34 2019-09-12

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....
18:34 2019-06-11

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
10:00 2019-09-10

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
08:17 2019-06-12

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."        ...
14:51 2019-05-28

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 abusi...
20:00 2019-06-08

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....
09:34 2019-07-04

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 year...
19:17 2019-06-21

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
00:00 2019-08-09

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.       ...
13:51 2019-07-17

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 arre...
17:17 2019-06-22

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to revers...
04:34 2019-08-21

Tyreek Hill gets huge payday after child abuse investigation Tyreek Hill’s tumultuous offseason did not stop the Chiefs from rewarding him with a massive contract extension on Friday. The reported three-year, $54 million deal will place Hill among the top...
23:34 2019-09-06

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
03:51 2019-06-07

Britney Spears' father won't be charged with child abuse, prosecutor says The mystery about what's going on with Britney Spears' family continues but her father won't be prosecuted for alleged child abuse, says a prosecutor.        ...
00:51 2019-09-19

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 y...
08:51 2019-06-05

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his dio...
15:17 2019-06-05

Tucson mom pleads guilty to child abuse in son’s 2016 death TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges in the 2016 death of her baby boy. Pima County prosecutors say Kimberly Gail Self entered her plea Monday and is sc...
12:34 2019-08-07

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. S...
19:34 2019-06-10

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
19:51 2019-06-03

Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. The trial verdict is being announced this Th...
10:34 2019-09-05

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be re...
08:51 2019-06-03

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops WARSAW, Poland (AP) — 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 ch...
12:00 2019-06-14

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.   ...
05:51 2019-05-30

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats wh...
22:17 2019-06-11

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.       ...
14:34 2019-07-09

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
22:00 2019-08-22

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.        ...
14:17 2019-07-10

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.        ...
21:34 2019-06-05

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......
02:34 2019-06-01

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.        ...
03:34 2019-06-12

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
21:00 2019-08-08

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to hi...
10:34 2019-08-11

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....
17:17 2019-07-10

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting ...
21:51 2019-06-12

Revealed: how Carl Beech, the serial child abuse accuser, became the accused The extraordinary story of how the man who said he was the victim of a VIP paedophile ring ended up on the run in SwedenCarl Beech made up VIP paedophile ring claims, jury findsPaedophile Carl Beech g...
04:00 2019-07-23

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a ...
09:17 2019-06-05

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia A Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in Decembe...
11:17 2019-07-09

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
19:17 2019-07-04

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death....
20:34 2019-07-18

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for stat...
03:34 2019-08-14

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocke...
02:17 2019-07-18

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first d...
23:00 2019-08-14

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her...
04:51 2019-06-19

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
18:34 2019-07-10

Christoph Metzelder steps down from role after child abuse images allegations Metzelder was questioned by police as part of an investigationThe former defender played for Borussia Dortmund and SchalkeFormer Germany defender Christoph Metzelder has stepped down as president from...
18:00 2019-09-05

Woman pleads guilty to child abuse after 7-month-old found scalded TUCSON – A woman was convicted for child abuse Thursday after her 7-month-old son was reportedly discovered to have sustained second-degree scalding while taking a bath back in 2017. Back on Dec...
20:00 2019-09-03

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease future child sex abuse cases. “Erin’s LawR...
01:34 2019-08-17

Lok Sabha Takes Up Bill Providing Death Penalty For Child Sex Abuse A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on...
16:34 2019-08-01

Marlon Brando confronted Michael Jackson over sexual abuse allegations: ‘He was frightened to answer me’: report A shocking conversation between acting legend Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson has surfaced in which the “Godfather” star opened up in a big way about the singer’s reaction to sexual abuse allegation...
09:34 2019-08-30

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."...
19:01 2019-07-01

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
06:34 2019-07-19

Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s....
12:17 2019-09-17

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 Provid...
23:00 2019-07-01

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah...
01:00 2019-07-11

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warne...
15:51 2019-06-06

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file l...
00:34 2019-08-15

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Cathol...
00:34 2019-07-12

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according ...
13:34 2019-08-01

UN cybercrime chief: Cryptocurrency makes investigating online child abuse tougher The head of the United Nation’s cybercrime and anti-money-laundering branch has warned that investigating online child sexual abuse has become considerably more difficult since the advent of cryptocur...
12:34 2019-08-29

Romania investigating reported abuse, child labor in German-financed camp The German-run social program in northern Romania reportedly took large sums of state money to 're-educate' wayward teens — and instead turned them into forced labor. The project's managers deny any w...
07:34 2019-09-10

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
16:51 2019-07-19

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
01:00 2019-07-09

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 fro...
01:51 2019-05-31

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 r...
04:51 2019-06-20

Christian school kindergarten teacher charged with sexual assault, soliciting child porn Shannon Griffin, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School near Chicago, was charged with criminal sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography.        ...
23:17 2019-07-03

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
19:17 2019-07-18

Group founded to address child sex abuse in Olympic sports struggling to manage its caseload The Colorado-based organization founded to address the issue of sexual abuse in Olympic sports at the youth level is fielding 55 percent more reports of misconduct this year than in 2018....
03:17 2019-09-18

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
17:34 2019-07-19

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being held at the Hobbs County Detention Center. Hobbs Polic...
09:51 2019-09-18

Lawyers claim Infowars’ Alex Jones sent child sex abuse images to Sandy Hook victims The far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far...
23:34 2019-06-17

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
02:00 2019-08-10

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijz...
07:00 2019-08-13

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center Witnesses say Mexico’s Siglo XXI immigration holding facility is home to overcrowding, filthy conditions and abuse, emblematic of how the country has already been struggling to cope with a migratory s...
07:17 2019-06-17

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
03:51 2019-07-13

Two women in New Mexico, where Epstein owns a ranch, have accused him of sex abuse Two people have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse in New Mexico, where the multimillionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’s...
03:17 2019-07-16

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though ...
08:51 2019-06-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico linked to sex trafficking, abuse investigation Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal au...
04:17 2019-07-14

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
23:34 2019-07-31

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
14:00 2019-09-04

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 ...
23:17 2019-07-02

2-year-old New Mexico child dies in hot car; 42nd death nationally in 2019 A 2-year-old child died Tuesday after being left in a car in Hobbs, New Mexico -- the 42nd case nationally in 2019, according to KidsAndCars.org.        ...
07:17 2019-09-18

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography prod...
22:51 2019-06-05

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13)        ...
06:00 2019-09-14

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has found....
17:00 2019-08-06

Leader of Mexico-based church arrested on child rape charges in California The leader of a Mexico-based church was charged Tuesday with human trafficking and child rape charges after California prosecutors claim he used his status in the community to coerce his victims....
21:34 2019-06-05

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had...
21:34 2019-07-08

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...
21:00 2019-07-12

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County AttorneyR...
00:34 2019-08-01

Babysitter sentenced to 30 years for producing child porn A young man from California who worked as a babysitter and camp counselor was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week for producing and conspiring to distribute child pornography. Ryan Michael Spenc...
06:00 2019-07-12

| Mum raised wrong child for 23 years after botched DNA test A Chinese mother thought she had been reunited with her kidnapped son, only to discover she'd been given someone else's tot when the kidnapper turned up at her home 23 years later....
18:34 2019-06-08

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
00:51 2019-05-31

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
00:34 2019-07-09

Saoirse Kennedy Hill Opened Up About Suicide, Depression and Sexual Assault 3 Years Before Death The Kennedy family has been struck by another tragedy. Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill has died at 22 years old. The daughter of Courtney Kennedy Hill and Paul......
21:34 2019-08-02

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families....
11:00 2019-08-24

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
15:17 2019-06-13

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive...
21:34 2019-06-15

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being ...
01:17 2019-06-08

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
16:17 2019-05-30

Mexico staying on F1 calendar for three more years Mexico will stay on the Formula One calendar for three more years after a new contract was signed on Thursday, with the sport set to expand to a record 22 races next season....
08:34 2019-08-09

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied....
22:17 2019-05-22

Cartel ex-boss ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say former Knights Templar cartel boss Servando Gómez has been sentenced to 55 years in prison. Prosecutors in the western state of Michoacan announced the sente...
23:00 2019-06-17

Mexico’s New Drug War May Have Escalated in Scale, Violence from Years Past (COATZACOALCOS, Mexico) — Mexico’s drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government’s 2006-2012 offensive against d...
20:00 2019-09-01

Tucson couple gets five years for buying AK, other firearms to be smuggled into Mexico TUCSON – A Tucson couple was sentenced to five years in prison after they both pled guilty for smuggling assault rifles into Mexico into the United States. According to the U.S. Attorney’s...
08:34 2019-09-11

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
21:17 2019-06-27

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
13:17 2019-07-19

Is this the cultural moment of the ‘hot priest’? Fleabag has the hot priest, Grantchester has its sleuthing vicar and even HBO’s Young Pope sequel is returning soon – but why are we so infatuated with them?“Are we living in the cultural moment of th...
13:00 2019-09-06

Maxi Priest, with some help from Shaggy, is doing ‘alright’ If you’re looking for a soundtrack to your summer, look no further than Maxi Priest. Known for the hits “Close To You” and “That Girl,” the London-born reggae-pop star is...
21:17 2019-08-02

Andrew Scott: 'I'm Fleabag and she's the priest? I'd still have sex with him' Everyone’s favourite hot priest ingeniously skirts around what he’s doing in Black Mirror: SmithereensWhat happens to our online identities when we die?What can you tell us about Black Mirror: Smither...
17:17 2019-06-02

Hindu Priest Attacked Near Temple In US A Hindu priest was attacked by a 52-year-old man while he was walking down the street in his religious garb near a temple in Floral Park, New York, according to a US media report....
11:17 2019-07-21

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship...
21:34 2019-06-07

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are still ignored in one of the world’s most Catholic coun...
01:00 2019-09-10

The android priest that's revolutionizing Buddhism Kodaiji temple, a 400-year-old Japanese hourse of worship in Kyoto, has drafted in an android named Mindar to preach sermons. Find out how it's revolutionizing Buddhism in Japan....
08:00 2019-08-29

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
10:00 2019-06-13

“He took me for himself,” woman says of priest. Laura Pontikes says her priest groomed her into a sexual relationship, absolving her of adultery while seeking big donations. And she says the man responsible for the U.S. church’s response to c...
01:51 2019-06-05

A US priest, a Philippine village, and decades of secrecy The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken a Philippine village and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are still ignored in one of the world’s most Catholic countries...
04:34 2019-09-10

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
19:01 2019-05-24

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades a...
13:51 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
12:00 2019-07-08

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app Tik...
05:00 2019-08-23

Revealed: priest’s role in stemming 1970s IRA violence New book claims former cleric Denis Bradley helped halt attacks during earliest years of TroublesIn 1993, a year before the IRA first laid down its arms, the existence of a secret “back channel” betwe...
17:00 2019-08-10

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriousl...
13:34 2019-07-14

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
11:00 2019-08-14

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic chu...
20:34 2019-06-13

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 southw...
13:51 2019-06-10

Suspect identified in murder of defrocked New Jersey priest A suspect in the murder of a defrocked New Jersey priest who was killed in Nevada after his name appeared on a list of those credibly accused of sexual abuse has been identified, police said. Derrick ...
19:17 2019-06-04

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Cret...
17:51 2019-07-16

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....
09:17 2019-06-11

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor....
19:51 2019-05-22

Alison Cheek, Pioneering Episcopal Priest, Is Dead at 92 In a controversial 1974 ceremony, she and 10 other women became priests. Then she became the first to celebrate the Eucharist in an Episcopal church....
23:34 2019-09-12

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 s...
14:51 2019-06-10

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Of...
01:51 2019-06-16

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first Africa...
02:34 2019-06-13

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video A video that has gone viral online, collecting millions of views, shows a woman pushing a priest off a stage. The video was shared on Twitter by a user who claimed that the incident took place during....
00:17 2019-07-24

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

South African priest accidentally shoots self through face with own speargun A South African priest who shot himself through his head with his own speargun while spearfishing off the KwaZulu-Natal coast Friday has miraculously survived the accident and is recovering, reports s...
16:34 2019-09-03

Michigan priest charged with binding boy in plastic, leaving him in closet A Catholic priest in Michigan wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and kept him in a church janitor's closet against his will for more than an hour, investigators said Thursday....
02:00 2019-08-23

| A priest, a car crash and bags full of stolen parish money Emergency workers responding to a car crash in a California town have found a priest with a fractured hip and, much to their surprise, bags of cash he allegedly stole from the local parish....
22:34 2019-07-24

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
22:00 2019-09-15

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
13:34 2019-08-16

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop’s tweet PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGB...
18:34 2019-06-03

Polish priest blames 'devil' when confronted by alleged victim "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
04:01 2019-05-27

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 Edg...
20:17 2019-05-27

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop's tweet A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events....
18:34 2019-06-03

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.        ...
05:34 2019-06-05

In a Suffering City, an El Paso Priest Needed a Message of Hope After a week of sharing El Paso’s grief, the Rev. Fabian Marquez sought a theme for his homily that would help a fearful and anguished community find comfort....
02:34 2019-08-12

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
09:34 2019-06-14

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Franken...
14:34 2019-08-16

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
21:51 2019-06-19

Hindu priest beaten blocks from Queens temple forgives attacker A Hindu priest was beaten near a Queens temple in what officials believe was a bias attack — but the battered holy man is preaching forgiveness for his assailant. Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri was jump...
22:34 2019-07-23

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
12:17 2019-06-06

Priest slams baby into font in ‘violent’ baptism before 'refusing' to return to him to mum A “SADIST” priest who was filmed violently baptising a screaming baby and refusing to give him back to his crying mother has been suspended for a year....
18:00 2019-08-12

California priest ousted after car accident reveals he stole over $95,000 cash from churchgoers A California priest was suspended from his duties Monday when several bags of cash discovered after a car accident led to officials uncovering what they say is a prolonged history of theft in which th...
00:51 2019-07-24

The genetics of sexual orientation are about as complex as sexual orientation Enlarge / A scene from the Copenhagen Pride Parade. (credit: Ole Jensen/Getty Images) Homosexuality is widespread among animals, and it's present in every culture we've looked at. All of which sugge...
22:34 2019-08-30

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agr...
06:51 2019-06-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federa...
04:51 2019-06-10

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Guaymas facility after it spilled sulfuric acid in t...
07:34 2019-07-21

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
07:17 2019-05-26

Mixing Politics and Piety, a Conservative Priest Seeks to Shape Poland’s Future The Rev. Tadeusz Rydzyk has delivered millions of votes for Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice party, which in turn has helped him build a business empire....
10:51 2019-09-21

Irish priest blasts churchgoers for bringing cigarettes, beer as funeral gifts An outspoken Irish Catholic priest has unleashed his wrath on people bringing inappropriate items such as cans of beer or cigarettes to the altar during funeral masses....
17:34 2019-08-06

Meet the 'Scribbling Vicar,' the Priest Who Serves as Aston Martin’s In-House Artist Ever think you’ve had a varied career? Well, you’ve probably got nothing on Aston Martin’s artist in residence, the Rev. Adam Gompertz. Or as he’s known, the scribbling vicar. I caught up with him at ...
00:17 2019-07-12

Kentucky priest chases down man who slipped into parish hall and stole a parishioners purse (WFIE/NBC News) A would-be thief is facing charges after he was chased down and tackled by a priest in Owensboro, Kentucky. Police say 56-year-old Jeffrey Woods slipped into the parish hall at Saints ...
12:34 2019-09-13

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek p...
17:51 2019-07-16

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....
20:17 2019-07-12

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, s...
06:00 2019-06-08

U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federa...
03:17 2019-06-10

Catholic priest Joseph McLoone stole church money and spent it on himself, Grindr men, authorities say A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania was charged with theft after he stole nearly $100,000 from his parish over several years.        ...
06:34 2019-08-23

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer is in serious condition and one suspect is dead after a violent crime spree came to an end in a shootout just a mile away from the Democratic presidential debate Thursday nigh...
18:00 2019-09-13

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
02:34 2019-07-24

Priest who starred in 'The Exorcist' accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980s Father Bill O’Malley, a Jesuit teacher and priest who starred in "The Exorcist," was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student in the 1980s.        ...
22:34 2019-08-16

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while h...
18:51 2019-06-27

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’s no one’s fault but Apple’s. It’...
15:17 2019-09-16

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] ...
22:00 2019-08-08

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
05:17 2019-07-18

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. Th...
01:34 2019-05-25

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyber...
04:34 2019-06-23

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
20:00 2019-06-04

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "...
20:51 2019-06-27

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
23:34 2019-08-22

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
17:51 2019-07-11

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
03:00 2019-08-20

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...
00:34 2019-07-19

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
05:34 2019-08-07

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace gathering even hope the new rape kit could even be p...
18:00 2019-08-23

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....
08:51 2019-06-13

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....
21:00 2019-05-21

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....
22:17 2019-05-22

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...
01:00 2019-06-07

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. Accord...
21:17 2019-05-30

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious...
17:51 2019-06-12

1 in 16 Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Rape—and They Are Likely the 'Tip of the Iceberg' One in 16 American women considers her first sexual experience a forced one, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, titled “Association Betwe...
17:51 2019-09-17

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 1...
00:34 2019-05-31

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 ...
12:51 2019-05-24

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 sexua...
02:51 2019-07-02

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 departme...
07:51 2019-06-22

New sexual misconduct claims against opera legend In the weeks since the initial Associated Press story was published, 11 additional women have shared stories about encounters with opera legend Placido Domingo that they said included unwanted touchin...
18:00 2019-09-05

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
04:00 2019-06-20

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading ...
17:00 2019-08-21

'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 co...
17:00 2019-07-16

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, accord...
22:00 2019-07-15

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's nex...
15:34 2019-07-22

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by it...
07:17 2019-08-06

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...
17:17 2019-06-06

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 u...
22:51 2019-06-04

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....
00:51 2019-05-31

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....
13:51 2019-07-11

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...
18:34 2019-07-19

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
05:00 2019-08-07

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates 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....
22:34 2019-06-05

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one to obey" a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the ...
13:17 2019-07-17

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 “interestin...
12:34 2019-07-07

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 th...
07:51 2019-07-17

What we know about the Antonio Brown sexual assault allegations What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY's Tom Schad provides the latest on the sexual assault allegations against star receiver Antonio Brown and what he and the Patriots have said in response.  &...
16:00 2019-09-11

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid feder...
23:34 2019-08-20

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
07:51 2019-08-01

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell proje...
03:34 2019-08-17

Southgate fears further racist abuse in Bulgaria "England manager Gareth Southgate fears his players could face more racial abuse in Bulgaria after an away supporter allegedly targeted Raheem Sterling when the teams met at Wembley last weekend."...
17:00 2019-09-12

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
14:17 2019-06-11

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.....
19:51 2019-07-18

Conte on racist abuse of Lukaku – ‘it has happened too often’ "Antonio Conte said \u0027in Italy we need to improve\u0027 after Romelu Lukaku was subjected to monkey chants during Inter Milan 2-1 victory over Cagliari on Sunday."...
13:00 2019-09-02

| Kompany wants more diversity after racist abuse of Lukaku Vincent Kompany says the "disgraceful" racist abuse suffered by his Belgium teammate Romelu Lukaku shows more diversity is needed in football's governing bodies....
22:34 2019-09-04

Stan Lee's ex-manager 'to be charged with elder abuse' Prosecutors in Los Angeles will reportedly charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
18:17 2019-05-29

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
13:00 2019-08-16

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? ...
03:51 2019-07-23

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....
08:34 2019-06-05

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....
00:51 2019-06-01

Biles: 'No manual' for healing from scars of abuse Simone Biles was emotional as she described how tough it has been "coming back to the organization that has failed you" in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal....
12:00 2019-08-08

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 an...
23:17 2019-05-24

Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse "Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans, as the league\u0027s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tuesday not to take action over monkey noises aimed at...
00:51 2019-09-18

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 w...
23:17 2019-06-06

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child V...
01:34 2019-08-23

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan s...
10:00 2019-05-26

| Racist abuse 'only makes me stronger' says Pogba Paul Pogba says he is ready to fight against racist abuse after the Manchester United star and his team-mate Marcus Rashford were subjected to social media abuse....
18:34 2019-08-25

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Al...
00:51 2019-08-04

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. Overco...
10:34 2019-05-30

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....
02:34 2019-07-09

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,...
08:51 2019-05-22

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...
05:17 2019-07-11

| Danish star Olesen charged with sexual assault Danish golf star Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault....
16:00 2019-08-07

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
18:00 2019-08-07

1 in 16 US women say first sexual experience was forced, coerced: study  The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests....
07:17 2019-09-19

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. ...
04:17 2019-07-20

#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....
02:51 2019-05-22

Stanford students use AR to keep spotlight on campus sexual assault A brutal 2015 attack on a Stanford student was supposed to be memorialized with a plaque; now students have created an alternative using augmented reality.Read More...
03:51 2019-09-20

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 c...
02:00 2019-06-12

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....
00:17 2019-06-22

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....
14:17 2019-05-22

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. Even ci...
00:17 2019-09-19

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....
12:17 2019-06-21

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
13:34 2019-08-14

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 ...
03:34 2019-06-21

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 h...
03:51 2019-06-22

Another Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Surfaces The allegations of sexual assault documented against Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearings last year should have been enough to prevent him from becoming a Supreme Court justice. The...
21:00 2019-09-15

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
01:17 2019-08-02

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual miscond...
18:51 2019-07-31

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
17:51 2019-07-31

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....
19:34 2019-05-21

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes  ...
19:34 2019-07-23

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 h...
02:34 2019-06-15

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
06:00 2019-08-04

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...
16:34 2019-06-01

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
05:00 2019-08-06

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 rep...
03:00 2019-06-17

British politician Elphicke charged with sexual assault A lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Monday....
15:51 2019-07-22

Cuomo signs law cracking down on workplace sexual harassment ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation toughening New York’s existing workplace sexual harassment protections Monday, delivering a key victory to advocates who have championed change throughout...
21:00 2019-08-12

Drive-thru brothels: why cities are building 'sexual infrastructure' From covered stalls for prostitution in Germany to community centres for sex workers in New Zealand, some cities now include sex work in their urban policyNicole Schulze was 24 years old and €40,000 (...
21:34 2019-09-02

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...
02:34 2019-05-22

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...
06:34 2019-06-19

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women was forced in their early teens, according to a new study.        ...
04:17 2019-09-17

Why it took Ashley Wagner a decade to talk about her sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner tells USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by the late John Coughlin in June 2008.       ...
15:00 2019-08-01

College orientation includes ‘sexual chocolate’ sex-ed event Freshmen at George Mason University were encouraged to use “chocolate in sex play” at an orientation event this week, a report said. Nearly 100 students attended “Sexual Chocolate,&#...
00:00 2019-08-29

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...
00:51 2019-07-12

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....
08:51 2019-07-02

Arizona trooper accused of trying to extort sexual favors PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried to exploit female drivers for sexual favors during traffic stops. Trooper Tremaine Jackson w...
08:34 2019-09-11

Fleabag review: Guilt, sexual liberalism and laughs all the way When Phoebe Waller-Bridge first performed Fleabag in 2013, one critic wrote: "I doubt if this material will spin off into a long-running radio or television series." ...
04:00 2019-08-21

NBA, Kings close Walton sexual assault case Investigators for the Sacramento Kings and NBA determined that, based on available evidence, there was "not a sufficient basis to support" the sexual assault allegations made against Kings head coach ...
22:00 2019-08-23

'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. J...
19:51 2019-06-27

| One in 16 American women forced into first sexual encounter: study One in 16 American women were either forced or coerced into their first sexual encounter, according to a study investigating the long-term negative impacts of such "trauma" on women's health....
10:51 2019-09-18

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 unident...
23:17 2019-05-24

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....
23:17 2019-07-01

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves was acquitted Tuesday of charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in priso...
06:34 2019-08-21

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
13:34 2019-08-22

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 group...
19:01 2019-07-15

MLB warns players against dangers of over-the-counter sexual enhancers MLB warns players against using gas-station sexual enhancersAt least two players have blamed failed drug tests on OTC pillsMajor League Baseball has warned its players about the “very real risk” of ov...
03:00 2019-08-22

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 De...
00:17 2019-05-23

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 dead...
02:17 2019-07-18

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...
00:00 2019-05-29

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 explor...
21:00 2019-05-23

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 sexua...
17:34 2019-07-15

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...
18:00 2019-06-29

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 spe...
06:51 2019-05-23

N.B.A. Closes Luke Walton Sexual Assault Investigation The league said it did not find “sufficient basis” for a former sports reporter’s allegations against Walton, the head coach of the Sacramento Kings....
04:34 2019-08-24

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 b...
08:17 2019-05-25

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family 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....
01:17 2019-05-25

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
18:00 2019-06-17