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MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking boa...

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

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‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thor...
05:00 2019-06-06

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

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

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services a...
17:51 2019-06-07

Former Watergate prosecutor: The Mueller probe is 'totally different' from Watergate Former Watergate Assistant Special Prosecutor Jon Sale said Thursday that Robert Mueller's investigation is "totally different" from what unfolded during Watergate. ...
19:17 2019-05-30

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as...
02:00 2019-05-29

Blues even series on overtime goal by Gunnarsson A goal by Carl Gunnarsson gave the St. Louis Blues a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1....
08:34 2019-05-30

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
19:00 2019-05-22

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St L...
11:17 2019-05-30

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tues...
01:51 2019-06-04

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
15:34 2019-05-21

Cuomo issues warning over LIRR overtime tracker ‘saboteur’ Honest MTA workers have no reason to fear the agency’s crackdown on alleged overtime abuse — and no reason to sabotage machines meant to monitor their hours, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. ...
22:51 2019-06-06

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
05:34 2019-05-23

Penske's Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win Team Penske's Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points' lead with his second win of the season...
05:00 2019-06-11

The Latest: Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding o...
03:34 2019-06-11

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
14:00 2019-06-13

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually ...
22:17 2019-06-14

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to g...
00:34 2019-05-28

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
10:51 2019-05-30

Stanley Cup Final: Blues ride overtime flurry to Game 2 victory, tie series with Bruins Carl Gunnarsson scores in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
05:51 2019-05-30

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their j...
17:17 2019-05-21

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
05:17 2019-05-26

Sam Darnold already a fan of ‘reassuring’ Joe Douglas hire Sam Darnold had a good source to get the scoop on his new boss when the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their general manager Friday night. But the quarterback used his eyes, too, to see what the former Eag...
17:00 2019-06-09

Jets hire Joe Douglas as team’s GM The Jets have their man. The team agreed to terms with Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas to be their new general manager, the team announced Friday night. Douglas has spent the pas...
04:17 2019-06-08

Jets hire Douglas from Eagles as their new GM Douglas, 42, will be the Jets' fourth GM in the past eight years, replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired May 15 after a power struggle with new coach Adam Gase....
08:34 2019-06-08

Predators hire Dan Lambert as assistant coach NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Dan Lambert (pronounced lam-BAIR) as an assistant coach as the franchise attempts to boost a power play that struggled throughout the 2018-19...
02:17 2019-06-05

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Wedding...
13:51 2019-05-31

Cavs hire former Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb as assistant CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have hired former California coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein’s staff. Gottlieb spent the past eight years coaching the Golden Bears, leading...
20:17 2019-06-12

Blackhawks hire Marc Crawford as assistant coach CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton’s staff. The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of last...
02:17 2019-06-05

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
07:17 2019-05-26

Alleged murder-for-hire cop was in custody battle: boyfriend An NYPD cop plotted to murder her estranged husband because he was fighting her for custody of their two young kids, her lover allegedly told authorities. Investigators have been working John DiRubba,...
20:01 2019-05-21

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long...
13:34 2019-05-27

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working w...
23:51 2019-05-29

AP source: Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have hired Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins to be the team’s next head coach. The person says Jenkins is expected to be...
22:51 2019-06-11

Nets hire Hawks’ Peterson as assistant general manager NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans’ GM. Peterson spent sev...
03:00 2019-05-26

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Cr...
20:51 2019-06-04

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this aftern...
01:34 2019-06-13

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast federal indictments in three separate cases — was joined in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday by a defense attorney who says lawyer...
23:00 2019-05-28

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
15:17 2019-05-28

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established deliv...
21:00 2019-06-06

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired...
03:34 2019-05-29

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
01:34 2019-05-22

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
15:00 2019-05-21

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national....
07:00 2019-06-16

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
17:17 2019-05-29

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
04:34 2019-05-25

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team D...
05:00 2019-06-12

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Tradin...
07:01 2019-06-01

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections. Brenda Delgado, 36, faces life in prison if convi...
21:34 2019-06-03

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
03:00 2019-05-22

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the plot that killed a local dentist faces the courtroo...
22:34 2019-06-03

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
16:51 2019-06-10

Richard Carranza accused of waiving protocol to hire pals in high-ranking jobs Chancellor Richard Carranza waived job postings and other requirements to hire ex-employees he knew in California and Texas, including the former vice president of a company that has since racked up m...
05:34 2019-06-09

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hir...
21:34 2019-05-30

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
20:00 2019-06-12

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New ...
02:00 2019-05-26

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
16:51 2019-06-07

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committ...
19:51 2019-06-07

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer DALLAS (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history. Ector Co...
20:34 2019-06-07

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
01:51 2019-06-08

Prosecutor drops murder, kidnapping charges against man FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A prosecutor has dropped murder and kidnapping charges against a 20-year-old West Virginia man who was accused of abducting a teenager, holding her hostage for about a year, imp...
19:17 2019-06-05

Prosecutor reveals new DNA evidence in missing mom case A prosecutor in the case of a missing Connecticut mother of five has revealed her blood was found mixed with her estranged husband's DNA at her home....
19:51 2019-06-11

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
18:34 2019-06-15

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
02:34 2019-06-05

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outaga...
03:51 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South ...
07:17 2019-06-09

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Hill inactive OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill involving alleged injuries to his 3-year-old son. John...
20:34 2019-06-07

The Latest: Navy prosecutor says email snooping was harmless SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL charged with murder (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A military prosecutor says efforts to track emails to lawyers defending a Navy SEAL accuse...
01:17 2019-06-01

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged HUGO, Oklahoma (AP) — A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma sh...
19:34 2019-05-23

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
05:51 2019-06-16

Florida school shooting prosecutor not seeking re-election FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Florida school shooting case says he is not seeking re-election in 2020 after more than four decades in office. Broward County State Attorney M...
17:17 2019-06-04

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of h...
05:51 2019-05-30

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when...
02:51 2019-06-06

Prosecutor: Father who killed kids is selfish, evil man COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says a South Carolina father who admitted he killed his five children isn’t insane, but a selfish, evil man. In closing arguments during a death penalty trial ...
21:34 2019-06-03

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department. The appearanc...
19:17 2019-06-05

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
02:00 2019-06-13

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli...
17:00 2019-05-21

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rap...
05:34 2019-06-12

Algeria graft prosecutor refers two former PMs to supreme court: Ennahar An Algerian prosecutor investigating graft allegations has referred two former prime ministers and five former ministers to the supreme court, Ennahar TV reported on Sunday citing a statement from the...
17:51 2019-05-26

Mexican church leader’s lawyers fault prosecutor’s remarks LOS ANGELES (AP) — New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California’s attorney general may have tainted a potential...
20:34 2019-06-07

ICC prosecutor files request to appeal rejection of Afghanistan investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Friday filed a request seeking to overturn the rejection by judges of her planned investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan....
18:00 2019-06-07

Ex-Vatican treasurer's child sex offence conviction should stand: prosecutor Former Vatican treasurer George Pell's conviction on child sex offences should stand because a victim's account was truthful, a prosecutor told an Australian court on Thursday, the final day of the ca...
08:17 2019-06-06

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United....
17:00 2019-05-21

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
14:38 2019-05-21

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right...
17:51 2019-05-22

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple’s schemes HONOLULU (AP) — A special U.S. prosecutor says a powerful Hawaii law enforcement couple used a secret police force of hand-picked officers in a blatant abuse of power to enrich themselves. A trial ope...
23:51 2019-05-23

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
08:34 2019-06-13

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dum...
21:51 2019-06-13

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jo...
22:51 2019-06-07

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Sp...
07:17 2019-05-22

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) ma...
05:01 2019-06-04

Publisher drops Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park 5 prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating o...
21:34 2019-06-07

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
23:34 2019-06-11

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czapl...
05:00 2019-06-04

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
05:51 2019-06-04

Military judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge in California has removed the lead prosecutor from the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. The military judge on Monday took the rare step after defense lawyers...
08:34 2019-06-04

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
17:17 2019-05-21

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State...
13:51 2019-05-31

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
23:00 2019-06-07

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
11:34 2019-06-09

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened ...
20:51 2019-06-12

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the...
00:17 2019-06-08

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawye...
18:51 2019-06-04

Spanish prosecutor says Catalan leaders attempted "coup" in independence case A Spanish prosecutor said on Tuesday that Catalan leaders on trial for their part in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017 had knowingly attempted a "coup d'etat" against Spain....
15:51 2019-06-04

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
07:17 2019-06-08

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of...
16:51 2019-06-06

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” ...
23:17 2019-06-04

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and he...
10:34 2019-06-12

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix s...
03:34 2019-06-13

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and...
10:51 2019-06-04

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegation...
04:17 2019-05-23

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
23:01 2019-06-13

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
14:17 2019-06-08

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
20:17 2019-06-04

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
06:34 2019-06-04

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
18:51 2019-06-05

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
17:00 2019-06-09

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over ...
00:17 2019-06-05

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Fiv...
05:00 2019-06-05

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defe...
09:00 2019-06-04

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
23:01 2019-06-05

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
18:00 2019-06-13

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her ...
19:00 2019-06-05

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Pro...
15:34 2019-05-21

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from cas...
05:01 2019-06-04

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms . The post Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park...
21:34 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

Ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein, under fire after 'When They See Us,' resigns as Vassar trustee Linda Fairstein, whose involvement in the Central Park Five case was included in Netflix's "When They See Us," resigned from Vassar's board        ...
05:34 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s form...
21:51 2019-06-05

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
03:34 2019-06-12

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
19:00 2019-05-22

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

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity...
02:17 2019-06-05

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

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys        ...
21:01 2019-05-23

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

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

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was ...
15:34 2019-06-16

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensati...
22:17 2019-05-31

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted R...
07:51 2019-06-05

| 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

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
01:17 2019-05-22

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

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months ...
01:17 2019-06-15

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a case in which his deputy allegedly manipulated a woman into a sexual relati...
20:51 2019-06-04

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

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. ...
20:17 2019-06-03

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

Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries to authorities even though rep...
12:17 2019-06-12

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that m...
12:17 2019-06-12

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
02:51 2019-06-10

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody ...
06:51 2019-05-26

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite...
18:51 2019-05-27

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution th...
17:34 2019-06-12

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
19:00 2019-05-25

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
19:51 2019-06-11

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
11:34 2019-05-25

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
01:34 2019-05-29

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded ...
03:34 2019-06-11

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in a...
16:34 2019-06-07

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos p...
13:51 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brookly...
19:17 2019-06-04

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

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

Police investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
21:34 2019-06-05

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that hi...
02:17 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

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
22:00 2019-06-05

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
02:51 2019-06-06

The Latest: More alleged victims sought in church abuse case MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 2:34 p.m. California’s top prosecutor is ...
00:34 2019-06-06

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

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana agritourism destination FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular destination for school field ...
20:17 2019-06-05

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
03:01 2019-06-12

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
03:51 2019-05-24

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
04:51 2019-06-13

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse cri...
04:17 2019-06-13

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest....
21:34 2019-06-12

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

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who ...
00:17 2019-05-30

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
03:34 2019-06-11

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

O.J. Simpson case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows In a letter that surfaced after her 1994 death, Nicole Brown Simpson detailed the violence that framed her marriage to O.J. Simpson. In the 25 years since then, spousal abuse has moved from a private ...
20:17 2019-06-12

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after...
17:51 2019-06-12

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
02:34 2019-05-26

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on S...
20:00 2019-05-26

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by m...
02:34 2019-05-26

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Som...
23:00 2019-05-27

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected...
22:51 2019-06-11

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

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with MexicoR...
00:00 2019-05-29

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

Indiana farm suspends delivery following animal abuse video FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A famous northwestern Indiana dairy farm’s home delivery service has temporarily suspended deliveries, in part to protect drivers it says are facing harassment following t...
18:51 2019-06-10

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimu...
12:34 2019-05-31

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
15:00 2019-05-21

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donni...
01:17 2019-06-15

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

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
19:17 2019-06-08

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

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigat...
23:17 2019-05-24

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicr...
14:00 2019-06-14

Former Carlisle City Clerk Charged With Theft, Abuse Of Public NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -A former Carlisle city clerk is sitting in jail on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. An indictment says that Ann Brierly stole more than $10,000 from the city ...
19:34 2019-05-23

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bisho...
19:34 2019-05-23

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical prope...
19:34 2019-06-13

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

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
14:38 2019-05-21

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
21:00 2019-06-11

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, w...
15:00 2019-05-21

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He work...
21:51 2019-05-23

Stan Lee elder abuse case: Former business manager pleads not guilty A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he stole from the Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.        ...
07:51 2019-06-06

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

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
18:17 2019-05-21

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline ...
14:51 2019-06-14

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
02:34 2019-06-13

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

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

Ohio State revokes doc’s status, plans sex abuse task force COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University trustees have posthumously revoked the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men during his two decades there. The decision F...
21:17 2019-05-31

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic...
10:51 2019-05-30

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer.....
05:34 2019-06-10

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human traffic...
09:17 2019-06-07

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
22:34 2019-06-09

Chilling footage shows brutal abuse of calves at dairy farm Disturbing footage of young calves being brutally beaten and abused at an Illinois dairy farm has led retailers to pull the company’s product from their shelves. The harrowing footage secretly r...
02:17 2019-06-07

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

'Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone': Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood ...
23:34 2019-05-30

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

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

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
12:17 2019-06-08

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

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

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football t...
23:34 2019-06-08

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

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

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
18:34 2019-06-02

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

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

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
16:51 2019-06-04

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago ...
23:34 2019-05-30

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
03:17 2019-06-08

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

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

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

UCLA apologizes to patients of gynecologist James Heaps; he denies sex abuse charges The lawyer for a former gynecologist at UCLA says charges that Dr. James Heaps sexually abused patients are "baseless allegations."        ...
15:00 2019-06-11

Stan Lee's Business Partner Keya Morgan Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse Stan Lee's former business partner Keya Morgan was arrested in Arizona this weekend for alleged elder abuse. "This morning, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police Department in......
05:17 2019-05-27

Ex-manager for comic book legend Stan Lee pleads not guilty to elder abuse A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life....
04:01 2019-06-06

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

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

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company ac...
04:34 2019-05-26

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
17:34 2019-06-15

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a...
14:51 2019-06-15

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gea...
21:17 2019-06-03

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:34 2019-06-14

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sec...
23:17 2019-06-04

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

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
20:00 2019-06-12

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

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

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist ...
19:34 2019-06-10

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

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
09:51 2019-05-30

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

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

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
12:00 2019-05-30

Secret footage exposes abuse of calves at Coca-Cola affiliated dairy farm US attraction Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure accused of animal rights violations Undercover footage showing young dairy calves being kicked, violently thrown, having their heads stamped into the grou...
18:34 2019-06-06

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation - Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between Ch...
17:00 2019-06-16

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO included in cum-ex probe: paper German prosecutors are probing former Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain and 78 other current and former bank officials as part of an investigation into a dividend tax-stripping scheme, Germa...
18:34 2019-06-07

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
20:17 2019-06-06

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
19:17 2019-06-15

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the...
15:34 2019-06-06

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
13:00 2019-06-05

China's FedEx probe should not be seen as retaliation: Xinhua China's investigation into FedEx Corp over misdirected mail should not be regarded as retaliation against the U.S. company, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, amid worsening relations between Ch...
18:34 2019-06-16

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
20:00 2019-06-03

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
04:17 2019-06-05

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut dow...
20:34 2019-05-29

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 2...
06:17 2019-05-23

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
06:51 2019-05-25

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
12:51 2019-05-28

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement ...
19:17 2019-05-21

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant f...
01:34 2019-05-27

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
18:17 2019-05-21

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 201...
14:32 2019-05-21

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the la...
23:34 2019-06-03

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide ...
09:51 2019-05-25

UAE says joint probe into tanker attack ensures impartiality The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that the participation of several countries in an investigation into last week's attack on oil tankers off its coast would support the "impartiality and tran...
17:51 2019-05-22

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation on Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the pr...
15:17 2019-05-30

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing J...
04:51 2019-05-30

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate ...
04:51 2019-05-30

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main prot...
13:34 2019-06-12

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
15:34 2019-05-24

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, ...
02:00 2019-05-30

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigatio...
00:34 2019-06-14

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google...
05:17 2019-06-01

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels inte...
18:51 2019-06-01

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning....
11:00 2019-06-09

AP Interview: Navy’s top admiral discusses war college probe NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Navy’s top admiral says an investigation into allegations of mismanagement at the U.S. Naval War College is continuing and he’s confident the college will be stron...
20:17 2019-06-12

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
00:01 2019-05-25

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang...
19:17 2019-06-07

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fair...
06:00 2019-06-13

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The...
12:17 2019-06-02

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athl...
18:17 2019-05-23

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly a...
19:00 2019-05-24

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust inve...
23:17 2019-06-01

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:00 2019-06-03

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
14:00 2019-06-10

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview br...
15:17 2019-06-14

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented...
13:51 2019-06-04

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North Americ...
03:34 2019-06-06

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the ...
23:00 2019-05-28

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue...
00:51 2019-06-06

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of...
12:00 2019-06-01

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justic...
16:00 2019-05-29

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
15:17 2019-05-21

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning.....
16:17 2019-05-29

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
15:17 2019-06-11

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
13:00 2019-06-15

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
12:51 2019-06-04

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to aw...
01:00 2019-05-30

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)    ...
03:34 2019-06-12

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for th...
20:00 2019-05-22

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

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to.....
08:51 2019-06-11

The Latest: Trump to declassify docs on Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Trump says he will declassify documents related to the origins of the investigation...
19:17 2019-05-24

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the ...
00:17 2019-06-12

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading       ...
09:34 2019-05-25

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
06:17 2019-06-01

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill relea...
16:00 2019-05-29

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 electi...
01:34 2019-05-30

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited...
00:00 2019-05-27

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Re...
17:00 2019-06-10

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful o...
19:34 2019-06-10

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
00:34 2019-06-12

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a tax advisor and high remuneration payments to a Po...
14:17 2019-05-28

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel ...
23:34 2019-06-08

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in Stuttgart, and offices of finance authorities, the St...
21:17 2019-05-28

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempt...
01:17 2019-05-25

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life...
23:17 2019-05-29

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
20:34 2019-05-29

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized on...
22:51 2019-05-25

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
07:01 2019-06-11

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
23:34 2019-05-24

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from ...
20:51 2019-05-24

EU regulators extend Vodafone, Liberty Global probe to July 23 EU antitrust regulators have extended by two weeks to July 23 their investigation into Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, according to a fil...
15:17 2019-05-24

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network...
12:34 2019-06-05

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant...
12:00 2019-06-04

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The b...
10:51 2019-06-04

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans t...
08:17 2019-05-22

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the...
08:34 2019-06-04

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
21:00 2019-06-06

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
12:17 2019-05-22

U.S. Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
21:17 2019-06-06

Muslims leave Sri Lanka govt to allow probe of terror claim Eleven Muslim politicians resigned from top government positions in Sri Lanka to enable an investigation into allegations some of them were linked to the extremists behind Easter bombings...
03:51 2019-06-04

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
23:34 2019-05-21

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
13:51 2019-06-04

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Gaetz says 'most compelling' evidence in the Trump-Russia probe could be days away Florida congressman Matt Gaetz revealed Monday night that "most compelling" evidence in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation is days, if not weeks away. According to Rep. Gaetz, R-Fla., secret unr...
15:51 2019-05-21

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Interna...
03:51 2019-06-05

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
03:51 2019-06-16

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges. George N...
22:51 2019-06-04

Officers put on leave amid probe of recorded violent arrest DOVER, N.J. (AP) — Three police officers in a New Jersey town have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate a violent arrest that was caught on video. The probe stems from t...
19:17 2019-05-21

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
16:00 2019-06-15

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation for alleged rape and sexual assault against famed actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped for lack of evidence...
20:17 2019-06-04

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, whi...
22:34 2019-06-06

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil indust...
22:00 2019-05-23

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The...
23:51 2019-05-23