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Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness

The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Fr...

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness

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Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming...
02:00 2019-05-29

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confro...
08:51 2019-05-30

Nxivm witness compares Keith Raniere to Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard A witness likened Nxivm guru Keith Raniere to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard Wednesday during the accused sex cult leader’s Brooklyn federal court trial. Cult Education Institute executive directo...
07:17 2019-06-13

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex s...
23:17 2019-05-23

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. R...
05:17 2019-05-24

Women's World Cup: Dzsenifer Marozsan says health scare taught her to enjoy every moment One of Germany’s most recognizable faces at the Women’s World Cup will be Dzsenifer Marozsan. The forward speaks to DW about overcoming a health scare that threatened her career, and shouldering more ...
22:34 2019-06-07

Nxivm jurors horrified looking at leader’s ‘kiddie porn’ Jurors seated on the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere appeared horrified Thursday as they were shown over a dozen sexually explicit images that prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl....
01:51 2019-06-14

Nxivm leader shunned ‘slave’ after she kissed another man: testimony Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere once refused to talk to one of his "slaves" for more than three years — because she kissed another man, the woman claimed Tuesday....
02:00 2019-05-29

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies wer...
05:34 2019-05-23

Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave troll Tinder for more virgins Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere sought virgins as sex slaves and even had his first slave take to hook-up app Tinder to find him new recruits, according to messages revealed in court Wednesday. ...
05:00 2019-06-06

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival Nxivm’s Keith Raniere was so jealous about a romantic rival that he instructed one of his sex slaves to seduce the younger man so the accused sex cult leader could keep tabs on him, a witness sa...
00:51 2019-06-08

Courtroom fills with laughter over Nxivm leader’s ‘bulls–t’ reputation An entire Brooklyn courtroom — judge and jurors included — burst into laughter Thursday as a witness in the Nxivm trial shared her unfiltered opinion on Keith Raniere’s god-like repu...
23:00 2019-06-06

Nxivm leader was writing twisted handbook on sex slavery: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planned to market his alleged sex cult — and was even in the process of writing a handbook about his twisted obsession, a former member said. DOS slave Lauren Salzman ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, arou...
02:51 2019-06-15

Alleged Nxivm leader Keith Raniere was really focused on penis size Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was so insecure about the size of his manhood that he kept tabs on the length of other ­Nxivm members’ members — and was ready to whip out the data to torment his...
05:00 2019-06-06

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere hid in closet to avoid arrest: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere fancied himself an all-powerful “grandmaster” to his harem of sex slaves — yet ran and hid in a closet when the feds stormed his Mexico hideout, a witness testif...
20:01 2019-05-21

Nxivm leader was ‘crime boss’ in quiet upstate neighborhood: prosecutor Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere was “a crime boss” who operated out of an upstate neighborhood that was so unassuming, it was creepy, a Brooklyn prosecutor said in closing statements Monda...
01:34 2019-06-18

Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere was into prog rock — and Baby Mozart The alleged leader of an upstate sex cult is into progressive rock, even if his views on women are highly regressive. Nxivm leader Keith Raniere is a fan of the 1970s prog bands Genesis and Yes, a for...
02:00 2019-05-29

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you ...
21:00 2019-06-11

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex cult leader’s fede...
16:51 2019-05-22

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followe...
16:51 2019-05-21

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.        ...
08:17 2019-05-23

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape LOS ANGELES (AP) — California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape. Sta...
02:17 2019-06-05

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape...
17:00 2019-06-05

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape...
04:51 2019-06-06

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human traf...
21:34 2019-06-05

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

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

California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape LOS ANGELES (AP) — California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape. The post California attorney general: Joaquín García, leade...
02:17 2019-06-05

Too Proud: Dad Is Clearly Trying To Play Down How Much He Enjoyed A Vegan Meal Dad has always been a proud and stubborn man—a man who, like most white guys over 50, sticks by his guns no matter what, remaining unreasonably staunch in his viewpoints as a matter of principal, even...
21:00 2019-06-11

Poll shows most ‘Game of Thrones’ fans actually enjoyed the finale A new poll showed that a majority of Game of Thrones fans enjoyed the show’s recent finale, despite online outrage over the HBO drama’s conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult p...
13:51 2019-05-23

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
08:51 2019-06-11

What a trip with a Waitrose shopping basket taught me | Coco Khan No carrier bag? No problem: with confidence, you can carry off anythingLast year, I wrote about becoming (sort of) middle class after growing up skint. My feelings haven’t changed: I still feel this l...
16:51 2019-05-24

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when C...
08:51 2019-05-22

'Pavarotti': 5 life lessons the passionate tenor taught us in the new Ron Howard documentary Ron Howard's new documentary "Pavarotti" shows the flawed, but passionate life of legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Here's what we learned.        ...
04:00 2019-06-07

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick Svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, h...
20:01 2019-05-21

Former Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ show up for closing arguments Three of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s alleged sex slaves showed up in court Monday, as closing arguments in his trial got underway. The ex-“slaves” included women known only as Nicol...
17:51 2019-06-17

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court r...
05:34 2019-06-04

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment into an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 20...
19:17 2019-05-23

Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully A witness at the sex-trafficking trial of Keith Raniere says the self-help guru was a coward during his capture in Mexico and a bully with a disobedient follower....
01:17 2019-05-22

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Go...
02:34 2019-06-12

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for juror...
22:17 2019-06-14

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and f...
08:34 2019-05-31

Documents Are ‘No Substitute’ for Witness Testimony, Schiff Says Representative Adam B. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was pleased that the Justice Department had agreed to share some documents related to the Mueller report, but t...
02:01 2019-05-23

CNN sues FBI for Mueller investigation witness memos CNN is suing the FBI for memos documenting what about 500 witnesses told special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI during the Mueller investigation....
09:17 2019-06-06

Nxivm accountant spelled out dirty messages with colorful fridge magnets It’s always the quiet ones. Jurors in the Nxivm trial on Friday watched an eyebrow-raising video of the upstate home of the alleged sex cult’s bookkeeper — which showed the phrases “I suck big hard d-...
07:01 2019-06-01

Witness says altercation between Raptors exec and cop 'blown out of proportion' A sheriff's deputy was pushed and hit in the face by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri on Thursday night after his team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals, according to the A...
05:51 2019-06-16

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but har...
19:34 2019-05-24

Witness felt building shake as helicopter crashed A helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot and briefly unnerving the city. The crash happened at around 2 p.m. in a steady rain and clouds that o...
14:17 2019-06-11

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
19:17 2019-05-21

The Latest: Witness in Mueller investigation held overnight ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of George Nader, who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A man who provided grand jury testimon...
05:01 2019-06-04

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials may have to be examined after an expert witness was...
01:00 2019-05-30

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied on Thursday by a judge who brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense at...
19:17 2019-05-23

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear ...
04:17 2019-06-14

Russian court upholds guilty verdict for Jehovah’s Witness MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia has ruled that a Danish Jehovah’s Witness must stay in prison for the next six years. The court in western Russia on Thursday turned down Dennis Christensen’...
16:51 2019-05-23

Mueller report witness facing child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation will remain in jail temporarily on charges he transported images of child porno...
21:17 2019-06-06

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
02:51 2019-06-03

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
03:34 2019-06-04

Baby mama threatened to kill me before murdering her beau: witness “She said that she would kill the baby, she would kill me and that no one was going to have him if it wasn’t her,” recalled Elizabeth Matos, who was pregnant with victim Juan Deleon’s son at the time....
02:34 2019-06-12

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually all raise their kids together, a witness testified Mo...
18:17 2019-05-21

Mueller investigation witness to face child pornography charges in Virginia A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller agreed Tuesday to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges....
02:17 2019-06-05

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
19:51 2019-05-31

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
06:17 2019-05-23

House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag' Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump as the U.S. Justice Department agreed to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert...
00:17 2019-06-11

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremist organisation” has been described as a “dangerous ...
15:51 2019-05-21

Mueller probe witness busted for child porn gets FBI escort to court A key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is getting a VIP escort to Virginia federal court — in the backseat of a vehicle belonging to one of the FBI case agents who...
04:17 2019-06-05

Mueller witness with ties to Trump transition indicted for kiddie porn A key witness in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe who was also linked to President Trump’s transition team has been indicted on child pornography charges. George Nader, who is accu...
00:34 2019-06-04

A witness protects an unarmed black man from excessive police force in viral video At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
21:51 2019-06-10

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for ...
13:34 2019-06-04

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the fac...
22:17 2019-06-15

Watergate Star Witness Calls Mueller Report a ‘Roadmap’ for Investigating Trump (WASHINGTON) — John Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller has provided Congress with a “roa...
09:51 2019-06-11

Thousands block roads in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman: Reuters witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters blocked roads with stones and burning tyres in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum, on Monday as security forces tried to disperse a protest camp in the capital, a Reu...
08:51 2019-06-03

Mueller probe witness George Nader charged with trafficking child pornography George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman who cooperated with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and whose name appeared more than 100 times in Mueller’s Russia report, was arrested Mo...
05:51 2019-06-04

Star Watergate witness calls Mueller report a 'road map' for investigating Trump John Dean, who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified before the House judiciary committeeJohn Dean, a star witness during Watergate who helped bring down the Nixon presidency, testified Mo...
03:00 2019-06-11

A witness defends an unarmed black man from alleged excessive police force in viral video At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
22:17 2019-06-10

Dem witness John Dean obstructed Cohen hearing, created 'cottage industry' over Watergate comparisons, GOP reps allege House Republicans on Monday lined up to hammer John Dean, the Democrats' star witness at Monday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, saying the former Nixon White House counsel deliberately obstructed...
00:34 2019-06-11

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a fo...
20:51 2019-05-30

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Wo...
21:34 2019-06-05

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the ...
23:51 2019-05-21

Turkey's Erdogan witness in footballer Mesut Ozil's wedding Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in the wedding party as Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tied the knot on Friday       ...
12:17 2019-06-08

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
12:17 2019-06-07

The Latest: Witness says he came face-to-face with gunman VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A Virginia Beach city employee who survived a deadly shooting at a government building s...
22:17 2019-06-02

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
00:17 2019-06-10

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders...
19:34 2019-06-06

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests acr...
06:51 2019-06-11

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
05:17 2019-06-11

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
12:01 2019-05-23

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
17:00 2019-06-07

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The doc...
02:34 2019-06-02

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on cam...
14:51 2019-06-15

Neymar accuser in first comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case...
04:34 2019-06-06

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new t...
04:51 2019-06-15

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media....
00:01 2019-06-10

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:34 2019-05-28

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
09:17 2019-06-12

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
18:34 2019-05-24

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video tha...
12:17 2019-06-02

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
09:17 2019-05-27

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
17:34 2019-06-07

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, and raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
14:32 2019-05-21

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Co...
03:34 2019-06-11

Brandenburg Man Charged With Rape, Sodomy After KSP Investigation MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man on charges related to child sexual exploitation. KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch began investigating 2...
14:51 2019-06-08

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes...
12:34 2019-06-16

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home...
05:51 2019-06-08

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of co...
21:51 2019-06-13

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
21:17 2019-06-04

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over e...
09:34 2019-06-11

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The doc...
01:34 2019-06-02

How arguments over rape and incest are dividing U.S. abortion opponents The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry that a no-exception stance could be harmful to some Republican candidates in upcoming election....
17:34 2019-05-24

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building ...
00:51 2019-06-08

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The wo...
00:01 2019-05-30

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
00:01 2019-06-04

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage ...
05:17 2019-06-16

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin...
09:51 2019-05-29

Six Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder In Kathua, One Let Off: 10 Points Six men have been found guilty of an eight-year-old girl's gang-rape, torture and killing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the entire country and led to....
10:00 2019-06-10

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the r...
07:34 2019-06-15

Conviction In Kathua Rape Case Will Act As Deterrent, Says Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today said the conviction in the Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from committing such heinous crimes. A court on Monday sentenced three......
14:34 2019-06-11

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping...
07:51 2019-06-02

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising...
04:34 2019-06-07

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
03:01 2019-06-02

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
06:51 2019-06-04

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
20:51 2019-06-05

One Arrested For Child Rape And Sodomy, Another Charged With Complicity HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators have charged two men they say were responsible for the rape of a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint. They say that Hezekiah Hockensmith picked up the victi...
00:34 2019-06-06

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Davis The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department said...
14:51 2019-06-15

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack....
00:51 2019-06-03

The Neymar Rape Case Has Turned Into A Huge Mess Last Saturday, news broke that a Brazilian woman had filed a police report in which she said soccer superstar Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel last month. Today, Neymar testified in court about a dif...
21:51 2019-06-07

1 lawsuit dropped accusing Ronaldo of rape, another active LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit filed last September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a...
19:17 2019-06-05

After rape conviction, Kellen Winslow Jr. gets mistrial on other charges VISTA, Calif. — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge d...
03:17 2019-06-12

Closing arguments given in rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr. VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say hi...
02:17 2019-06-05

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorne...
22:00 2019-06-06

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting...
03:51 2019-06-15

Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews de...
05:00 2019-06-08

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismi...
18:17 2019-06-05

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
00:17 2019-06-12

Lawyers duel in Paris over Chris Brown rape allegations Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown...
18:17 2019-05-28

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
13:00 2019-06-07

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist “has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system...
13:00 2019-05-28

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month.        ...
02:51 2019-06-02

UK campaigners threaten legal action over dropped rape cases Women's rights campaigners said on Monday they would take legal action against prosecutors, accusing them of secretly pushing through changes that had led to a sharp decline in rape cases going to cou...
17:00 2019-06-10

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documen...
05:00 2019-06-05

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
04:34 2019-06-13

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gérard Depardieu Allegations dating from August 2018 will not go forward due to lack of evidence, according to authoritiesProsecutors investigating the French actor Gérard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a yo...
04:17 2019-06-05

Uttar Pradesh Police Handling Rape Cases With sensitivity: Top Cop Amid a spate of rape incidents involving minors in Uttar Pradesh recently, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday issued a slew of directions to the state police, including increasing foot patrolling.....
17:34 2019-06-10

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
12:51 2019-05-28

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
14:00 2019-06-10

India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to deathAn Indian court has convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Ind...
13:34 2019-06-10

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona healthcare facility – weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her – had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new...
17:51 2019-05-23

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

Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the ...
22:17 2019-06-02

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college&...
17:51 2019-06-12

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defens...
14:51 2019-06-08

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular...
04:34 2019-05-22

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won’t judge the player. Tite spoke about the case for the first time as Brazil’s...
18:34 2019-06-03

Verdict In Rape-Murder Of Kathua 8-Year-Old Today: 10 Points The verdict in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua will be delivered by a special court in Pathankot today. The case - involving the kidnapping,......
05:34 2019-06-10

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortio...
16:17 2019-05-29

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against actor Depardieu French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into rape allegations against the actor Gerard Depardieu, the public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
19:51 2019-06-04

Bohemian Rhapsody's Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation UPDATE: Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer will pay $150,000 to settle a rape accusation, according to documents obtained by E! News. Singer still denies any......
18:17 2019-06-13

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
22:51 2019-06-03

Cadet back at West Point after rape conviction overturned WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. Ca...
05:01 2019-06-06

Teen says kayaking trip ended in beating, rape threats HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager says a kayaking trip down an Alabama river ended with him and his friends being beaten and threatened with sexual assault. News outlets quote 18-year-old Collins Nel...
20:17 2019-06-05

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
21:00 2019-06-11

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said ...
21:34 2019-06-05

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last mont...
01:51 2019-06-08

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

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack o...
22:51 2019-06-06

Reported rape leads Baltimore police to search its own cars BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a reported rape may have involved a member of the department, so it has pulled 115 patrol cars out of service to scour them for evidence. Police spokesman Matt...
11:51 2019-06-04

Video appears to show second Neymar encounter with rape accuser A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of rape attacked him in a Paris hotel room, video purportedly shows. A 45-second clip circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups in Brazil app...
17:34 2019-06-06

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped a...
10:00 2019-06-15

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
09:17 2019-06-10

Two Teenagers Allegedly Rape 8-Year-Old Girl In Madhya Pradesh: Police Two teenagers allegedly raped an eight-year-old girl at a village in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said today. The incident occurred on Tuesday and the two boys were detained today,...
00:17 2019-06-13

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if...
20:51 2019-06-14

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
20:17 2019-06-10

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) promotional videos....
22:34 2019-05-29

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
14:34 2019-06-12

Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris A woman has accused Brazil soccer player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, alleging that the world-renowned sports star drunkenly assaulted her at ...
02:00 2019-06-02

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
00:34 2019-06-14

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
18:00 2019-06-10

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to ...
23:17 2019-06-13

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison SAN DIEGO — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court ...
02:34 2019-06-11

Police May Challenge Lone Acquittal In Kathua Rape, Murder Case The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail for life and......
02:34 2019-06-11

Kellen Winslow headed to second rape trial in September, will remain in jail The first rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow ended in a mistrial on eight charges and a conviction on three. New trial starts Sept. 30.       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Former Louisiana sheriff charged with rape, incest dating back to 1975 A former longtime Louisiana sheriff has been arrested on rape and incest charges dating back to 1975, authorities said. Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, 56, was indicted Tuesday by a gra...
18:00 2019-06-13

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer be...
04:34 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last mont...
03:17 2019-06-08

Brazil coach Tite reserves judgment on Neymar rape accusation Brazilian coach Tite on Monday declined to pass judgment on the rape accusation made against the national soccer side's star Neymar, whose denial of the incendiary allegations have landed him in fresh...
21:51 2019-06-03

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court rule...
20:34 2019-06-03

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the...
11:17 2019-06-07

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on Wednesday, dismissing "incorrect" media reports....
06:34 2019-06-06

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by others nearby....
05:51 2019-06-10

Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegation A Swedish court on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be detained in absentia over a 2010 rape allegation....
17:51 2019-06-03

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

Kathua Case Updates: 6 Held Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country....
10:00 2019-06-10

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The vid...
16:00 2019-06-03

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

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, ...
20:17 2019-06-08

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
06:00 2019-06-06

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
08:17 2019-06-02

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of an extortion attempt by a lawyer claiming to represe...
14:17 2019-06-02

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests acr...
15:00 2019-06-10

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly rap...
00:34 2019-06-03

In Madhya Pradesh, Rape Survivor's Father Says, "Asked To Organise Feast" The girl's father alleged that village panchayat declared his family an outcast and treated them as untouchables after he failed to follow the directive to organise a community feast....
16:34 2019-06-15

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
23:34 2019-06-11

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soccer star to reaffirm her allegations against him....
20:34 2019-06-06

Kellen Winslow’s biking hobby turns into crucial evidence in rape trial Kellen Winslow Jr.’s biking hobby could turn into his downfall. The former NFL tight end is on trial for three alleged rapes, a misdemeanor case of lewd conduct and one for indecent exposure. Th...
20:34 2019-05-29

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital...
00:34 2019-06-14

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals court’s reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape convict...
22:51 2019-06-08

BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser 'drops lawsuit' against Juventus forward A WOMAN who accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her is understood to have dropped a lawsuit against the Juventus footballer, according to reports in the US....
09:34 2019-06-05

Swedish Court Rejects Request To Detain Assange Over 2010 Rape Case A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from......
19:51 2019-06-03

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
23:51 2019-06-11

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.        ...
14:51 2019-06-03

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro-Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating...
03:51 2019-06-11

Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to accuse the woman of extortion....
12:51 2019-06-02

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented the pain caused to him and his family, and shared Wh...
16:51 2019-06-02

Three men face death penalty over rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in India Prosecutors in India are seeking the death penalty for three men who were convicted of the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl....
13:34 2019-06-10

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the...
03:17 2019-06-07

2 South Carolina teens arrested for kidnap, rape of 14-year-old girl: police Two teens are behind bars for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from a South Carolina bus stop earlier this year then raping her at gunpoint, authorities said....
08:17 2019-06-03

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: lawsuit moved to federal court, says lawyer Woman has alleged star assaulted her in Las Vegas hotel roomLas Vegas police say their investigation is still openState case has been dropped so it can be refiled, says lawyerA state lawsuit filed las...
21:51 2019-06-05

Notice of Claim: Hacienda rape victim possibly pregnant once before, repeatedly raped PHOENIX (KPNX) – Documents indicate a woman with developmental disabilities who was impregnated at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility was repeatedly raped before giving birth last December a...
04:34 2019-05-23

Actor Karan Oberoi Moves High Court For Bail In Rape Case Actor Karan Oberoi, in his petition, claimed he was falsely implicated in the case, and that it was a consensual relationship between him and the woman....
15:34 2019-05-28

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible v...
06:34 2019-06-07

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow II faces critical choice as his rape trial continues Attorney for Kellen Winslow II addresses whether the former NFL tight end will take the witness stand in rape trial. He says it is too early.        ...
14:51 2019-06-03

Court convicts six in child rape, murder case in India's Jammu and Kashmir An Indian court on Monday convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India's Jammu and Kashmir state last year, said a prosecution lawyer....
11:17 2019-06-10

Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new f...
06:17 2019-06-11

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
03:00 2019-06-11

Family of incapacitated rape victim who gave birth files $45M notice of claim against Arizona The 56-page document, filed on behalf of the victim and her parents, says the state of Arizona did an "abysmal job" monitoring Hacienda HealthCare.        ...
06:34 2019-05-24

Court convicts six in child rape, murder case in India's Jammu and Kashmir: lawyer An Indian court on Monday convicted six men for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, a lawyer for the prosecution told reporters, in a case that s...
09:17 2019-06-10

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the allegation....
17:34 2019-06-03

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman ha...
01:51 2019-06-03

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent conduct in front of two other wo...
05:51 2019-06-12

Nike worried about Neymar rape allegation — soccer star denies, claims extortion A woman alleged in an interview with Brazilian SBT TV that Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel room last month. The soccer star has denied the allegation....
01:51 2019-06-07

Bombay High Court Upholds Death Penalty Clause For Repeat Rape Convicts The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section ofthe Indian Penal Code under which repeat offenders in rape cases can be awarded life imprisonment or death......
10:34 2019-06-03

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is...
04:34 2019-06-03

Jets' first female coach Collette V. Smith on surviving rape and seeking to inspire It was only after Colette Smith debuted as a Jets coaching inter in 2017, that she realized her true calling as a motivational speaker.       ...
21:51 2019-06-17

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six...
18:34 2019-06-03

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
21:34 2019-05-22

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in Decembe...
00:51 2019-06-15

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions. The post Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abort...
01:00 2019-05-30

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally ...
23:17 2019-06-05

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

Former West Point cadet sentenced to 21 years in classmate rape case can return to academy after conviction overturned A former military cadet who was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for allegedly raping a female classmate will now be able to return to West Point after his conviction was overturned two years later o...
11:34 2019-06-05

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
15:34 2019-06-05

Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup' Swedish prosecutors recently reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against Julian Assange. Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a setup." (May 24)       ...
15:00 2019-05-24

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
08:00 2019-05-24

Defense team for Kellen Winslow II rests its case in rape trial; Winslow declines to testify Defense team for former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested its case after two weeks of rape trial. Winslow declined to testify.        ...
04:17 2019-06-04

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Rape victims 'told not to have therapy by police' Rape and sexual abuse survivors with ongoing court cases are being told by police and specialist services not to go to therapy, an investigation claimed today....
01:51 2019-05-31

Chris Brown skipped meeting with alleged rape victim; lawyer accuses him of 'disrespect' Chris Brown was criticized by the lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint against him after he skipped a formal meeting with the alleged victim.        ...
15:34 2019-05-28

How will the Tories elect their new leader and the next PM? Conservative officials have revealed the rules for their party's leadership contest, which will also decide the UK's next prime minister. Here's how it works:...
00:00 2019-06-07

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date...
10:51 2019-05-24

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the ...
20:34 2019-05-24

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
12:34 2019-05-24

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Br...
15:34 2019-06-07

Why Greeks Are Turning Against Their Rebel Leader The Greek crisis that began in 2009 and dragged on for eight years has subsided, thanks to tight government spending and billions in bailouts and writedowns. But the political aftershocks from the cou...
12:34 2019-05-31

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the govern...
21:01 2019-06-10

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions.....
10:34 2019-05-30

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
15:00 2019-06-10

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. F...
11:01 2019-05-27

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use....
11:34 2019-06-10

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
15:34 2019-06-05

Leader or killer? A day with 'Barbecue' in Haiti's capital He's known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by crowds of adoring residents who co...
07:17 2019-06-07

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
13:51 2019-05-27

Leader or killer? A day with ‘Barbecue’ in Haiti’s capital PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — He’s known as Barbecue, an ex-cop suspected in the massacre of dozens of men, women and children in the Haitian capital — and a hero in his neighborhood, followed by...
06:51 2019-06-07

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and politica...
12:01 2019-05-28

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new...
10:00 2019-05-27

Austrian Leader Ousted After Coalition's Collapse Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, one of Europe’s most popular conservatives, was ousted by a confidence vote following a secret-tape scandal that drove his nationalist coalition partner from power....
00:51 2019-05-28

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakth...
03:01 2019-06-02

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

Chinese leader arrives in Russia for talks MOSCOW (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday morning for a visit affirming the increasingly close relatio...
12:34 2019-06-05

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachur...
05:01 2019-06-07

New PNG leader looks to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signaled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected ...
07:34 2019-05-30

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government ...
22:51 2019-06-05

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also critici...
00:00 2019-06-05

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan arch...
22:51 2019-06-04

UK's May formally confirms resignation as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified her Conservative Party on Friday that she had resigned as party leader, opening the way for a succession contest that will determine the country's ...
18:00 2019-06-07

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong pro...
01:17 2019-06-04

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report that she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country...
12:51 2019-05-29

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doub...
11:51 2019-05-29

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Amerincanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined...
11:34 2019-05-29

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
06:34 2019-06-07

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang party at the royal palace, the first time the party has been granted such an audience...
12:51 2019-05-29

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
06:00 2019-05-24

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
22:34 2019-05-21

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
09:34 2019-06-16

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
03:01 2019-05-26

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen s...
19:17 2019-05-24

Trump Supported Changing New York G.O.P. Leader Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
19:17 2019-05-22

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
02:00 2019-05-22

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
01:17 2019-05-22

Accuser of Brazil's soccer star Neymar appears in TV interview: 'I was the victim of rape' On same day Neymar suffered an apparent injury, the woman accusing the Brazilian soccer star of rape appeared in a TV interview.        ...
08:51 2019-06-06

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow rape trial: 'You hold this man's life in your hands' After two weeks at trial, a jury now will decide whether former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow will spend the rest of his life in prison.        ...
08:17 2019-06-05

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken ...
09:51 2019-05-29

UK’s Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July. May is steppin...
12:34 2019-06-05

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:51 2019-05-23

UK's Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July Britain's governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July....
12:34 2019-06-05

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stak...
01:17 2019-06-06

Kazakhstan Gets New Leader, but Old System’s Grip on Power Remains After quashing protests, the government said that President Nazarbayev’s handpicked successor had won a lopsided vote. Observers cast doubt on the official count....
18:00 2019-06-10

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing ...
12:34 2019-06-14

The Latest: Denmark leader concedes defeat in elections COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The latest on Denmark’s general election (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Denmark’s center-right prime minister has conceded defeat in general elections where resul...
00:34 2019-06-06

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
07:51 2019-06-15

The Latest: Mexican leader warns against ‘coercive measures’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s announcement on new tariffs for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Mexican President And...
09:17 2019-05-31

How a Secret Video Felled Austria’s Wunderkind Leader When he took power in 2017, Austria’s Sebastian Kurz became the European Union’s youngest head of government. Now he’s also the shortest-serving chancellor in Austrian history....
21:34 2019-05-28

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
19:17 2019-06-05

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that ...
11:51 2019-06-10

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
20:34 2019-05-26

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:00 2019-05-23

Supreme Leader: Iran will continue resisting US pressure TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country will continue resisting U.S. economic and political pressure on his country. Khamenei spoke Tuesday on the anniv...
17:17 2019-06-04

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
01:00 2019-05-30

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
07:34 2019-06-04

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and...
14:17 2019-06-15

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused ...
15:34 2019-05-30

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
16:34 2019-05-30

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
03:51 2019-06-16

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in sup...
22:34 2019-06-03

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

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,...
21:00 2019-05-30

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from...
05:17 2019-05-26

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
18:17 2019-06-11

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in ...
16:17 2019-05-29

REFILE-New PNG leader looks to 'maximise gain' from resources sector Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape signalled his intention on Thursday to toughen laws on natural resources so as to benefit the nation in his maiden speech to parliament after being elected...
05:34 2019-05-30

2 men indicted in sidewalk shooting of Memphis civic leader MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee men have been indicted on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a civic leader and former airline executive on a Memphis sidewalk. The Shelby County ...
01:17 2019-05-31

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development deal vowed to review management of the nation's resour...
07:34 2019-05-30

In Arunachal Pradesh, A Dog Is Killed, Car Burnt As Message To BJP Leader Police sources confirm an investigation has started and SBK Singh, DGP Arunachal Pradesh, said the accused had been identified and teams had been sent to arrest him...
18:34 2019-05-31

The Latest: Serb leader: We’ll protect our people in Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Serbia’s president is warning that his country will act to “protect our people”...
13:00 2019-05-28

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy....
15:17 2019-05-23

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
02:34 2019-05-27

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
14:51 2019-05-24

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister....
10:34 2019-06-01

Maldives Ex-Leader Mohamed Nasheed Tipped As New Speaker The former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been nominated as the country's parliamentary speaker and is set to be sworn in Tuesday, a party official said....
02:51 2019-05-28

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversial extradition bill....
18:34 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to ...
03:17 2019-06-17

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council ...
20:34 2019-06-10

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious competition....
01:17 2019-06-07

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
16:17 2019-06-01

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:51 2019-06-07

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
19:34 2019-05-27

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
00:00 2019-06-15

Kazakhstan set to confirm veteran leader's choice for president Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, looks set to be confirmed in the job in Sunday's election after being hand-picked for the post by former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev who ran the ...
13:51 2019-06-06

Angola Ex-Rebel Leader Reburied 17 Years After Death Thousands of supporters of Angola's former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the......
07:17 2019-06-02

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed governme...
10:17 2019-06-01

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and pre...
07:17 2019-06-02

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a...
20:34 2019-06-07

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president e...
22:00 2019-05-31

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
20:51 2019-05-23

'Leader of the resistance': Democratic 2020 candidates converge on California Fourteen hopefuls flock to party convention in anti-Trump state with newly pivotal role in primariesOn a recent visit to California, Joe Biden polished off a plate of tacos with the Los Angeles mayor,...
12:00 2019-06-01

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their n...
17:51 2019-05-30

Series leader Reddick earns 3rd Xfinity victory of season Tyler Reddick raced to his third NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season after taking the lead with 10 laps remaining       ...
00:01 2019-06-09

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maverick new president, who has been critical of Beijing...
06:00 2019-06-01

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibility for the group's poor performance in last week's...
17:51 2019-06-03

EU tells Hong Kong leader of its concerns at extradition plans The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong told Hong Kong's leader of its concerns on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial....
10:17 2019-05-24

Will Send "Jai Shri Ram" Postcards To Mamata Banerjee: Tripura BJP Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her "goons" have converted the state into a "mini Pakistan", Tripura BJP women's wing chief Papia Datta said on Thursday. She added that hundreds of......
03:17 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking ...
17:34 2019-06-15

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal Iran’s supreme leader has publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world ...
01:17 2019-05-23

Cambodian leader flips the script on opponents' noodle ploy The bitter decadeslong rivalry between Hun Sen, Cambodia's strongman leader, and Sam Rainsy, his self-exiled chief political rival and critic, has sometimes played out in deadly violence....
04:51 2019-06-09

Cambodian leader flips the script on opponents’ noodle ploy PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The bitter rivalry between Hun Sen, Cambodia’s strongman leader, and Sam Rainsy, his self-exiled political rival, has sometimes played out in deadly violence. But on ...
07:17 2019-06-09

"Caller Claiming To Be Babul Supriyo Threatening Me": Trinamool Leader Mayor of Asansol Municipal Corporation and Trinamool Congress MLA Jitendra Kumar Tiwari on Saturday complained to the police that a caller, claiming himself to be Union Minister Babul Supriyo, has......
20:17 2019-06-01

Mukul Roy, Ex-Trinamool Leader, Calls Singur Agitation A "Mistake" Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday said the Singur movement, which had catapulted Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress to power in West Bengal, was a "mistake", as it neither helped......
07:17 2019-06-09

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month...
11:00 2019-06-09

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

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected as Prime Minister for a second term. PM Modi is.....
14:34 2019-06-09

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
23:17 2019-06-11

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a feder...
07:17 2019-05-22

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge ...
04:51 2019-05-24

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protest...
14:51 2019-06-15

UK opposition leader Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit There is a danger of a no-deal Brexit and Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything it can to stop that from happening, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
14:17 2019-05-30

Trump Aides Were Involved in Effort to Remove G.O.P. Leader in New York Edward F. Cox, a son-in-law of Richard Nixon, had fallen out of favor with President Trump, and will be replaced by Nick Langworthy, an early Trump supporter....
02:17 2019-05-22

SPD will decide approach to coalition in late June: caretaker leader Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) will discuss at a leadership meeting at the end of June how to proceed regarding their governing coalition with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of the party...
17:51 2019-06-03

Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief...
14:51 2019-05-24

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on despite huge protests....
08:34 2019-06-15

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following ...
03:34 2019-06-03

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
00:00 2019-06-15

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
07:17 2019-06-05

Supreme leader criticizes Iran’s politicians amid US tension Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powe...
06:00 2019-05-23

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them "daylight robbery."...
22:00 2019-05-31

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China...
08:00 2019-06-15

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
16:51 2019-05-31

Germany’s Social Democrats leader quits after election blow The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after poor election results...
15:34 2019-06-02

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his ...
00:34 2019-06-03