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Former New Mexico priest gets 30 years for child sexual abuse

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

Former New Mexico priest gets 30 years for child sexual abuse

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Former New Mexico priest, 81, sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse of altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans' cemetery and military base....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Houston-area ex-priest indicted on child sex abuse charges CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on two of four counts that had led to...
07:00, 05/03/2019

NJ arbitrator saves job of teacher who fathered a child when he was a priest 29 years ago An arbitrator has refused to terminate a New Jersey sixth-grade teacher who fathered a child with a 16-year-old girl nearly three decades ago when he was a parish priest....
22:52, 05/03/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
00:39, 07/19/2019

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this ...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light....
14:00, 07/17/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:26, 07/09/2019

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
06:52, 07/27/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
00:13, 05/01/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
17:52, 04/28/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims t...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors....
23:13, 05/03/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
23:26, 07/03/2019

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the Internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Cro...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
04:00, 06/11/2019

New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: report A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplant, according to a report....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
19:52, 07/09/2019

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
12:39, 05/11/2019

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Mic...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
17:52, 06/12/2019

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
07:13, 06/15/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
06:39, 07/08/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
13:13, 05/13/2019

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still retains his title in the Catholic Church. The Vat...
09:13, 08/22/2019

Pedophile priest gets 30 years for sexually abusing young altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run has been jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing a young altar boy in New Mexico. Arthur Perrault, 81, touched his victim inappropriately as many as 100 times — starting when the boy,...
12:39, 09/16/2019

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled "criminals" but many of his congregation walked out of the church....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing...
13:00, 08/06/2019

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

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
04:26, 05/03/2019

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
07:52, 07/18/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what the attorneys believe is a first of its kind case f...
03:26, 06/28/2019

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
04:39, 08/07/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
02:26, 05/25/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
18:52, 06/08/2019

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

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Sexual exploitation and abuse: latest UN quarterly update In the second quarter of 2019, the United Nations received 38 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) involving UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, as well as those from agencies, funds an...
02:52, 09/06/2019

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms across the country. Here are some ...
02:13, 07/31/2019

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
09:39, 08/21/2019

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
11:39, 07/11/2019

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
17:52, 06/14/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
19:00, 07/04/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed feminist Eve Ensler, feels suspiciously like a thera...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
06:26, 07/16/2019

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
04:13, 05/30/2019

Must Speak Out, Says Swimming Champion Who Filmed Sexual Abuse By Coach A video of a swimming coach from Bengal sexually abusing a teenaged swimmer, also from the state, in a room in Goa and the swimmer's testament has sent shockwaves on social media and the country's......
02:26, 09/06/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
18:52, 06/06/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
18:26, 07/09/2019

This Greta Thunberg thing is child abuse Adolescent climate change protester Greta Thunberg has stage-parents, literally. Her mother sang opera internationally until the teenager convinced her to quit due to greenhouse gas emissions from flying, and her father and grandfather both gained fa...
04:39, 08/30/2019

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
05:52, 06/13/2019

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
02:52, 05/30/2019

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
02:52, 06/20/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:00, 07/12/2019

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other misconduct in 2019 than it did last year, leading to...
21:39, 09/17/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to chur...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
20:00, 06/19/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
20:52, 05/30/2019

Vatican defends confessional secret as sexual abuse crisis stings The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
20:13, 07/01/2019

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
13:52, 06/09/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Critic’s PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold’ Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse Erin Lee Carr’s documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them....
19:52, 05/09/2019

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
23:26, 05/23/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
06:13, 05/01/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
12:52, 07/04/2019

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

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have reportedly confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
19:26, 06/11/2019

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Wave of child sex abuse lawsuits threatens Boy Scouts In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 photo, Greg Hunt holds a school photo of himself in St. Petersburg, Fla. Attorneys for victims from around the country of alleged childhood sex abuse by Boy Scout officials say they are preparing to sue the organizati...
20:26, 08/30/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
04:13, 05/22/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
09:26, 06/15/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
16:26, 05/28/2019

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
18:52, 06/11/2019

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
04:13, 06/11/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
06:26, 05/27/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
21:13, 05/17/2019

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
15:52, 09/10/2019

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
18:13, 07/01/2019

Tony Robbins Slams Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and Berating Abuse Survivors Tony Robbins, America's most famous motivational self-help guru and life coach, denies sexual misconduct and verbal abuse accusations lobbied against him in a BuzzFeed News report. On......
23:13, 05/17/2019

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse lawyer who has risen to prominence in the #MeToo era, has spoken of suffering sexual abuse herself. Rel...
04:52, 08/26/2019

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
06:52, 08/09/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
21:52, 07/17/2019

MLB star accused of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct Pittsburgh Pirates' all-star closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on a felony count of soliciting a child for unlawful sexual conduct using computer services or devices, and also faces serious charges in Pennsylvania, according to statements fr...
20:13, 09/18/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
14:00, 06/03/2019

Tyreek Hill gets huge payday after child abuse investigation Tyreek Hill’s tumultuous offseason did not stop the Chiefs from rewarding him with a massive contract extension on Friday. The reported three-year, $54 million deal will place Hill among the top-paid receivers in the NFL, tying him with ex-Gian...
20:52, 09/06/2019

Britney Spears' father won't be charged with child abuse, prosecutor says The mystery about what's going on with Britney Spears' family continues but her father won't be prosecuted for alleged child abuse, says a prosecutor.        ...
19:00, 09/18/2019

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to reverse the ruling....
08:26, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
12:26, 06/05/2019

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of ab...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
21:39, 05/12/2019

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando we...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Tucson mom pleads guilty to child abuse in son’s 2016 death TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges in the 2016 death of her baby boy. Pima County prosecutors say Kimberly Gail Self entered her plea Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 16. Authorities s...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of ti...
15:26, 07/21/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
03:26, 06/07/2019

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
20:39, 06/11/2019

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
21:52, 05/31/2019

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
06:52, 05/30/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
14:26, 07/09/2019

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
20:52, 08/22/2019

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
00:52, 08/09/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
01:26, 05/19/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
17:39, 06/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
20:13, 08/10/2019

Lucy McHugh murder accused not guilty of sexual activity with child The jury in the trial of the man accused of the murder of Lucy McHugh has been ordered to return a not guilty verdict for a charge of sexual activity against her....
17:39, 07/10/2019

New Jersey man faces prison for sexual conduct with a minor and child pornography Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of wo...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
19:13, 07/10/2019

Revealed: how Carl Beech, the serial child abuse accuser, became the accused The extraordinary story of how the man who said he was the victim of a VIP paedophile ring ended up on the run in SwedenCarl Beech made up VIP paedophile ring claims, jury findsPaedophile Carl Beech gave NSPCC talks to children about abuseOn a snowy ...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Bronx mom accused of slashing kids’ throats has history of child abuse The Bronx mom who allegedly slit her children’s throats — before turning herself in to cops covered in their blood — previously had one of those kids taken away by the city only to have custody restored, The Post has learned. Shanice Martin, 24...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Judges Set to Rule on Cardinal George Pell's Child Sex-Abuse Appeal Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official ever to be jailed for child sexual abuse, could be freed next week if he wins his appeal against the conviction....
17:52, 08/15/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
16:13, 08/15/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
07:00, 05/03/2019

Polish bishops to discuss child sex abuse as documentary spurs outrage Polish bishops will meet on May 22 to discuss steps to tackle paedophilia in Poland's powerful Catholic Church after a documentary that showed victims confronting priests who had sexually abused them shocked the devout nation....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
09:52, 07/04/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
12:00, 05/17/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
07:52, 07/18/2019

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
04:26, 08/14/2019

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease future child sex abuse cases. “Erin’s Law” requires at least one hour per school year to ...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Woman pleads guilty to child abuse after 7-month-old found scalded TUCSON – A woman was convicted for child abuse Thursday after her 7-month-old son was reportedly discovered to have sustained second-degree scalding while taking a bath back in 2017. Back on Dec. 6, 2017, Christina Marie Brown was taken into cu...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland ‘shocked’ by child sex abuse charges Former Yankees World Series MVP John Wetteland appeared in court Monday for the first time since being arrested in January on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child, maintaining his innocence of the horrific alleged acts. Wetteland, 52, was in...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
21:39, 07/01/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
07:52, 07/19/2019

Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s....
14:00, 09/17/2019

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
22:52, 07/08/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
14:39, 08/01/2019

Romania investigating reported abuse, child labor in German-financed camp The German-run social program in northern Romania reportedly took large sums of state money to 're-educate' wayward teens — and instead turned them into forced labor. The project's managers deny any wrongdoing....
06:13, 09/10/2019

50 Roman Catholic clergy ‘credibly accused’ of child abuse in Rhode Island A Roman Catholic diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 priests and...
23:26, 07/01/2019

Shooting victim had accused Olympian Michael Barisone of child abuse: lawyer The former US dressage Olympian charged with shooting an equestrienne on his sprawling New Jersey farm had been accused of child abuse by the victim — and was quizzed by state investigators just “moments” before the alleged run-in, his la...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
16:52, 05/03/2019

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
21:39, 06/06/2019

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Britney Spears' father won't face child abuse charges following alleged fight with her son Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears, won't face charges for his alleged physical altercation with her son, Sean Preston Federline, the Ventura County District Attorney announced....
21:26, 09/18/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a heari...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation fo...
01:00, 05/18/2019

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
06:13, 06/20/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
23:13, 05/30/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
13:39, 06/07/2019

Christian school kindergarten teacher charged with sexual assault, soliciting child porn Shannon Griffin, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School near Chicago, was charged with criminal sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography.        ...
23:13, 07/03/2019

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being held at the Hobbs County Detention Center. Hobbs Police Chief John Ortolano said they received a 911 cal...
16:13, 09/18/2019

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
02:26, 07/20/2019

Man accused of ‘heinous’ child abuse is hospitalized after found hanging in jail cell: reports An inmate who had been jailed on suspicion of “heinous” abuse of a child in Florida was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after authorities found him hanging in his cell, according to reports....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-NFL running back Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 child abuse charges Former NFL running back Cierre Wood and his girlfriend were indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges Tuesday in the death of the woman’s 5-year-old daughter, officials said....
19:13, 06/26/2019

Melania Trump announces expansion of her 'Be Best' initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her "Be Best" campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president's wife. ...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Ex-NFL player Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 felony child abuse charges Cierre Wood and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter.       ...
07:26, 06/26/2019

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sex abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them docume...
07:39, 06/18/2019

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions w...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
11:52, 06/17/2019

Sexual Abuse Claims, a Secret Romance and Her Private Heartache: Inside the Life, Death and Continuing Legacy of Whitney Houston Since her heartbreaking, premature death in 2012, Whitney Houston's life has been examined from every angle. In those first days after she was discovered face down in a hotel......
17:13, 08/28/2019

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
07:13, 08/10/2019

Two women in New Mexico, where Epstein owns a ranch, have accused him of sex abuse Two people have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse in New Mexico, where the multimillionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’s attorney general told The Post. The two alleged v...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
05:13, 07/13/2019

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill speaks for first time since child abuse allegations Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, 25, made his first comments since he was banned from team activities after an audio recording surfaced in which his ex-fiancée, Crystal Espinal, accused him of hitting their three-year-old son while telli...
05:26, 07/29/2019

'Like a child': the disabled migrant stranded and alone in Mexico Like thousands of migrants arriving in the US before him, José was forcibly separated from his family under Trump administration policyOn 30 March, José arrived in El Paso, Texas, after a weeks-long journey from his home in El Salvador.The 27-year-ol...
19:52, 07/28/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregn...
09:39, 06/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico linked to sex trafficking, abuse investigation Known as the Zorro Ranch, the high-desert property is now tied to an investigation that the state attorney general's office says it has opened into Epstein with plans to forward findings to federal authorities in New York....
00:52, 07/14/2019

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
07:26, 08/01/2019

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
16:00, 09/04/2019

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child....
22:26, 07/02/2019

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was fo...
15:52, 06/12/2019

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 production and rape of a minor....
23:13, 06/05/2019

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

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....
20:52, 06/05/2019

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has found....
18:39, 08/06/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
21:13, 07/08/2019

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by P...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learne...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill child abuse allegations The wide receiver has been suspended from all team-related activities after audio surfaced Wednesday in which he discusses abusing his son.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Babysitter sentenced to 30 years for producing child porn A young man from California who worked as a babysitter and camp counselor was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week for producing and conspiring to distribute child pornography. Ryan Michael Spencer, 21, of Aptos, had been using images of the kid...
04:52, 07/12/2019

| Mum raised wrong child for 23 years after botched DNA test A Chinese mother thought she had been reunited with her kidnapped son, only to discover she'd been given someone else's tot when the kidnapper turned up at her home 23 years later....
00:13, 06/08/2019

US YouTube Celebrity Gets 10 Years In Jail For Child Pornography A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Man wanted in series of sexual assaults on young females turns himself in to police after 23 years on lam: officials A 62-year-old man wanted in a serious of sexual assaults involving several young female victims in the 1990s turned himself in to Oregon police Friday, officials said....
10:00, 05/13/2019

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

Saoirse Kennedy Hill Opened Up About Suicide, Depression and Sexual Assault 3 Years Before Death The Kennedy family has been struck by another tragedy. Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill has died at 22 years old. The daughter of Courtney Kennedy Hill and Paul......
09:52, 08/03/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
03:39, 05/06/2019

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families....
09:13, 08/24/2019

Wisconsin child porn fugitive hid out in makeshift bunker for over 3 years A Wisconsin fugitive wanted on child sexual assault and pornography charges hid out for more than three years in a makeshift bunker that he outfitted with solar panels, a generator and a DIY water filtration system, according to a new report. Jeremia...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
18:26, 06/13/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigation, 54-year-old Phillip Daniel Love was taken int...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Child 'afraid to go home' emails Arizona police chief about father's abuse A child reported two years of physical abuse by his father in an email to the El Mirage police chief. Officers arrested the man within hours.        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
06:39, 06/08/2019

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was...
22:26, 06/15/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones sentenced to 10 years in child porn case Former YouTube singer Austin Jones, who had a large teenage following, was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Mexico staying on F1 calendar for three more years Mexico will stay on the Formula One calendar for three more years after a new contract was signed on Thursday, with the sport set to expand to a record 22 races next season....
10:52, 08/09/2019

Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charge Austin Jones has learned his fate. Nearly two years after his arrest on child pornography charges, the YouTube star was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday. Joseph......
11:00, 05/04/2019

Cartel ex-boss ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say former Knights Templar cartel boss Servando Gómez has been sentenced to 55 years in prison. Prosecutors in the western state of Michoacan announced the sentence Monday in a brief statement and said Gómez was...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Tucson couple gets five years for buying AK, other firearms to be smuggled into Mexico TUCSON – A Tucson couple was sentenced to five years in prison after they both pled guilty for smuggling assault rifles into Mexico into the United States. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 29-year-old Michael Justin Huynh and 28-y...
12:00, 09/11/2019

Mexico’s New Drug War May Have Escalated in Scale, Violence from Years Past (COATZACOALCOS, Mexico) — Mexico’s drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government’s 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst of the violence ...
02:13, 09/02/2019

Peter Chadwick, millionaire fugitive, nabbed in Mexico after 4 years on the run All the attention and hundreds of tips paid off, authorities said, when the Newport Beach real estate investor was arrested by immigration authorities in Mexico....
12:13, 08/07/2019

Colts LB Bobby Okereke calls sexual assault accusation against him four years ago 'untrue' Indianapolis Colts rookie LB Bobby Okereke denied wrongdoing in the Title IX case of sexual assault that was filed against him in 2015 at Stanford.       ...
21:52, 07/28/2019

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
14:52, 07/19/2019

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillyer, president and CEO of Great Circle Academy, was arrested Tuesday after a search of the nonprofit’s ...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
00:39, 07/13/2019

Is this the cultural moment of the ‘hot priest’? Fleabag has the hot priest, Grantchester has its sleuthing vicar and even HBO’s Young Pope sequel is returning soon – but why are we so infatuated with them?“Are we living in the cultural moment of the ‘hot priest’?” my editor asked.I wanted an assig...
15:13, 09/06/2019

Andrew Scott: 'I'm Fleabag and she's the priest? I'd still have sex with him' Everyone’s favourite hot priest ingeniously skirts around what he’s doing in Black Mirror: SmithereensWhat happens to our online identities when we die?What can you tell us about Black Mirror: Smithereens without giving the game away?Black Mirror is ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confession after he manipulated her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law...
22:00, 06/07/2019

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
11:39, 06/13/2019

Hindu Priest Attacked Near Temple In US A Hindu priest was attacked by a 52-year-old man while he was walking down the street in his religious garb near a temple in Floral Park, New York, according to a US media report....
19:13, 07/21/2019

Ex-clergyman says US priest in Philippines a known pedophile TALUSTUSAN, Philippines — The American priest’s voice echoed over the phone line, his sharp Midwestern accent softened over the decades by a gentle Filipino lilt. On the other end, recording the call, was a young man battered by shame but anxious to ...
07:26, 09/10/2019

Maxi Priest, with some help from Shaggy, is doing ‘alright’ If you’re looking for a soundtrack to your summer, look no further than Maxi Priest. Known for the hits “Close To You” and “That Girl,” the London-born reggae-pop star is bringing positivity and island vibes to Ford Amph...
20:13, 08/02/2019

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades ago. (July 8)        ...
14:13, 07/08/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
01:52, 06/11/2019

Diocese recommends permanent suspension for accused priest OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Kentucky has recommended a priest accused of sexually abusing two juveniles be permanently suspended from public ministry. The Messenger-Inquirer reports the Catholic Diocese of Owensboro released a stateme...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn a...
22:26, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
19:52, 07/08/2019

Priest accused of stealing $98K from church to pay Grindr hookups A Pennsylvania priest stole nearly $100,000 in church donations to pay men he met on Grindr for sex acts — and to pay off his personal credit cards, prosecutors said. The Rev. Joseph McLoone, 56, was arrested on felony theft and related charges...
06:00, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Ex-priest who got teen pregnant can keep job as middle school teacher A veteran New Jersey teacher who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl and eventually got her pregnant — all while he was a Catholic priest — will be allowed to keep his job dealing with middle schoolers, a state arbitrator has ruled. For...
20:26, 05/03/2019

Revealed: priest’s role in stemming 1970s IRA violence New book claims former cleric Denis Bradley helped halt attacks during earliest years of TroublesIn 1993, a year before the IRA first laid down its arms, the existence of a secret “back channel” between Martin McGuinness and MI6 was revealed on the f...
15:26, 08/10/2019

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
11:26, 08/15/2019

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets "with the people" Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
17:52, 06/13/2019

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor. The decision regarding the Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk was announced Tuesday....
18:13, 05/22/2019

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriously, keep reading, this is actually happening. In 20...
14:13, 07/14/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has bee...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Alison Cheek, Pioneering Episcopal Priest, Is Dead at 92 In a controversial 1974 ceremony, she and 10 other women became priests. Then she became the first to celebrate the Eucharist in an Episcopal church....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker app...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
17:39, 06/10/2019

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
08:39, 08/16/2019

A priest, a rabbi and a shaman pray for the Knicks to get Zion Williamson A group of religious leaders gathered at Madison Square Garden to bless the New York Knicks before NBA Lottery Day. “Here in New York, we need all the help we can get, especially from the higher powers,” proclaimed Rabbi Adam Mintz. He is joined by a...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Victim's group praises indictment of Houston-area priest A victim advocacy group says the indictment of a Houston-area Roman Catholic priest on child indecency charges sends a message that "those who hurt children can and will be held accountable."...
22:52, 05/03/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Gunmen kill priest, worshippers in Burkina Faso church A group of attackers has killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the West African nation in two weeks....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Polish priest blames 'devil' when confronted by alleged victim "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
05:39, 05/27/2019

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
23:52, 08/14/2019

| A priest, a car crash and bags full of stolen parish money Emergency workers responding to a car crash in a California town have found a priest with a fractured hip and, much to their surprise, bags of cash he allegedly stole from the local parish....
07:52, 07/25/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
05:52, 06/13/2019

Fleabag's 'hot priest' & Miley Cyrus in new Black Mirror series Andrew Scott, who became a sex symbol after playing a "hot priest" in Fleabag - and singer Miley Cyrus are among the stars featuring in the new season of Black Mirror....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
19:26, 09/15/2019

South African priest accidentally shoots self through face with own speargun A South African priest who shot himself through his head with his own speargun while spearfishing off the KwaZulu-Natal coast Friday has miraculously survived the accident and is recovering, reports said....
16:52, 09/03/2019

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video A video that has gone viral online, collecting millions of views, shows a woman pushing a priest off a stage. The video was shared on Twitter by a user who claimed that the incident took place during......
15:26, 07/23/2019

Black Mirror is back – with Fleabag's priest Andrew Scott Andrew Scott, Miley Cyrus and Avengers: Endgame’s Anthony Mackie will all star in the new series of the near-future dystopiaDetails of the new series of Black Mirror have been announced – and Fleabag fans will be thrilled.The fifth outing of Charlie ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

"His Dog Doesn't Like Black People", US Priest's Staff Told Housekeeper The home of a Catholic priest was the last place LaShundra Allen ever would have expected to be denied work because of her skin color, she said. Allen, who is black, arrived with her white co-worker......
23:52, 08/19/2019

French priest defrocked for abusing Scouts in landmark case France’s Catholic Church has stripped the priest at the center of a high-level misconduct scandal of his clerical status while finding him guilty of sexually abusing Boy Scouts...
20:52, 07/04/2019

California priest ousted after car accident reveals he stole over $95,000 cash from churchgoers A California priest was suspended from his duties Monday when several bags of cash discovered after a car accident led to officials uncovering what they say is a prolonged history of theft in which the preacher fleeced his flock for more than $95,000...
20:13, 07/23/2019

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
08:13, 06/14/2019

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
15:39, 06/19/2019

Hindu priest beaten blocks from Queens temple forgives attacker A Hindu priest was beaten near a Queens temple in what officials believe was a bias attack — but the battered holy man is preaching forgiveness for his assailant. Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri was jumped about three blocks from the Shiv Shakti Peeth T...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Priest slams baby into font in ‘violent’ baptism before 'refusing' to return to him to mum A “SADIST” priest who was filmed violently baptising a screaming baby and refusing to give him back to his crying mother has been suspended for a year....
20:52, 08/12/2019

| WATCH | Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion - despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster"....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
13:13, 06/06/2019

Priest, five others killed by gunmen during Mass in Burkina Faso church attack After killing at least six people at a Catholic church in the West African nation of Burkina Faso on Sunday, gunmen torched the worship space, town officials said....
22:26, 05/12/2019

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
05:26, 06/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Polish priest apologizes for burning of ‘Harry Potter’ books The priest has apologized, saying the ritual was not intended to condemn specific authors, religions or social groups.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Irish priest blasts churchgoers for bringing cigarettes, beer as funeral gifts An outspoken Irish Catholic priest has unleashed his wrath on people bringing inappropriate items such as cans of beer or cigarettes to the altar during funeral masses....
08:13, 08/07/2019

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Kentucky priest chases down man who slipped into parish hall and stole a parishioners purse (WFIE/NBC News) A would-be thief is facing charges after he was chased down and tackled by a priest in Owensboro, Kentucky. Police say 56-year-old Jeffrey Woods slipped into the parish hall at Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church and stole a parish...
14:39, 09/12/2019

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Meet the 'Scribbling Vicar,' the Priest Who Serves as Aston Martin’s In-House Artist Ever think you’ve had a varied career? Well, you’ve probably got nothing on Aston Martin’s artist in residence, the Rev. Adam Gompertz. Or as he’s known, the scribbling vicar. I caught up with him at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to find out a bit m...
04:39, 07/12/2019

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old....
18:39, 05/26/2019

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Guaymas facility after it spilled sulfuric acid in the Gulf of California....
08:52, 07/21/2019

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants....
03:39, 06/08/2019

Catholic priest Joseph McLoone stole church money and spent it on himself, Grindr men, authorities say A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania was charged with theft after he stole nearly $100,000 from his parish over several years.        ...
04:52, 08/23/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:13, 05/12/2019

The genetics of sexual orientation are about as complex as sexual orientation Enlarge / A scene from the Copenhagen Pride Parade. (credit: Ole Jensen/Getty Images) Homosexuality is widespread among animals, and it's present in every culture we've looked at. All of which suggests that it's in some way innate to the human spec...
05:13, 08/31/2019

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer is in serious condition and one suspect is dead after a violent crime spree came to an end in a shootout just a mile away from the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Nicole Kidman says Hugh Jackman helped her with Tom Cruise divorce, shares marriage advice from her priest "Big Little Lies" actress Nicole Kidman recently opened up about her divorce from Tom Cruise and revealed her secret to a happy marriage with singer Keith Urban....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
02:52, 07/24/2019

Priest who starred in 'The Exorcist' accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980s Father Bill O’Malley, a Jesuit teacher and priest who starred in "The Exorcist," was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student in the 1980s.        ...
05:52, 08/17/2019

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
00:13, 06/28/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
15:39, 05/13/2019

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’s no one’s fault but Apple’s. It’s a complex and compelling technology that uses sp...
04:13, 09/17/2019

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know...
06:26, 08/09/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
05:52, 07/18/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
10:39, 05/08/2019

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have beg...
22:26, 06/22/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
20:13, 05/24/2019

HBO’s summer of drama bummers continues for Years And Years The most talked-about HBO series of the season each provide their own unique reasons to feel uneasy about the world beyond our screens, and the premium-cable channel concludes the summer bummer trilogy that started with Chernobyl and Euphoria with a ...
04:00, 06/25/2019

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
23:52, 06/04/2019

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
05:13, 08/28/2019

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future d...
09:52, 06/25/2019

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
18:00, 07/11/2019

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
06:39, 08/20/2019

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
01:26, 07/19/2019

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

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
21:13, 06/12/2019

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
05:00, 08/07/2019

Boy Scouts of America hit with even more sex abuse lawsuits It’s another bad turn for the Boy Scouts of America. The “Do a good turn daily” group has been hit with more sexual abuse lawsuits thanks to a state law allowing victims to bring new legal claims on old abuses. The nine new suits we...
22:52, 08/20/2019

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
14:52, 05/20/2019

Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream of cases that arrive every day from around the world. Monsignor John Kennedy, head of the discipline secti...
19:00, 06/21/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
01:52, 05/23/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
18:26, 05/30/2019

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
09:13, 06/27/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los An...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such i...
21:52, 07/15/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said the...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and jud...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Dartmouth settles sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College has settled a lawsuit that claimed female students in the school's Department of Psychological and Brain Science were routinely subjected to rape and sexual harassment....
09:26, 08/07/2019

Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment Allegations ‘deeply troubling’ – I believed my relationships were consensual, says opera starThe opera singer Plácido Domingo has been accused by several women of sexual harassment.Eight singers and a dancer said they were sexually harassed by the Sp...
16:13, 08/13/2019

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
00:39, 06/20/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you’re just try...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil...
19:00, 06/04/2019

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
12:39, 07/16/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
01:52, 05/03/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not ...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one to obey" a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
13:26, 07/17/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
16:00, 07/22/2019

What we know about the Antonio Brown sexual assault allegations What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY's Tom Schad provides the latest on the sexual assault allegations against star receiver Antonio Brown and what he and the Patriots have said in response.       ...
18:39, 09/11/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge. William Strampel ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
12:52, 07/11/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
22:26, 05/30/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care...
13:26, 07/02/2019

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The next CES in January 2020 will include tech-based sexual products on a one-year trial basis as part of the Health and Wellness product category.Read More...
15:26, 07/17/2019

1 in 16 Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Rape—and They Are Likely the 'Tip of the Iceberg' One in 16 American women considers her first sexual experience a forced one, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, titled “Association Between Forced Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes Am...
18:13, 09/17/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
11:00, 05/24/2019

University gynecologist charged in sexual assaults A University of Southern California gynecologist has been charged with the sexual assault of 16 patients at the campus student health center. Dr. George Tyndall was arrested by Los Angeles police outside his home Tuesday. (June 26)    ...
07:26, 06/27/2019

The key to avoiding sexual shame online: reveal it all first Foil sextortion scams, deepfakes and revenge porn by simply posting your own nude shotsA little while ago I got an email saying my computer camera had been hacked, they’d taped me watching “interesting” porn, and unless I transferred cash immediately...
18:13, 07/07/2019

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charged for their ride, even when reporting the incident to the ridesharing company.  Four of the women su...
14:00, 08/22/2019

New sexual misconduct claims against opera legend In the weeks since the initial Associated Press story was published, 11 additional women have shared stories about encounters with opera legend Placido Domingo that they said included unwanted touching and sudden kisses on the lips. (Sept. 5)  ...
07:26, 09/05/2019

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging wides...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
14:39, 06/22/2019

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading union and a workers’ organisation, which say emplo...
15:39, 08/21/2019

Key points of Vatican law on reporting sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis on Thursday issued a new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and cover-up, outlining investigation procedures when the accused is a bishop or religious superior....
14:00, 05/09/2019

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Allin-Khan was appalled at the sight of sick and dyi...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse "Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans, as the league\u0027s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tuesday not to take action over monkey noises aimed at Inter Milan\u0027s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku....
21:13, 09/17/2019

2 ex-guards sentenced for covering up abuse of inmates MONROE, La. (AP) — Two former Louisiana prison guards will spend time behind bars for covering up abuse of inmates in 2016 when they worked at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana. The U.S. Justice Department says in a news release Wednesday...
03:39, 05/16/2019

The Latest: US Catholics welcome abuse reporting protocol The head of the U.S. bishops conference is welcoming Pope Francis’ new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said ...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? An expert in pain treatment at the University of K...
22:39, 07/22/2019

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
15:13, 07/18/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a sy...
19:52, 08/16/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
19:39, 05/17/2019

OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus An attorney representing more than 50 former Ohio State athletes said sexual abuse by a team physician happened during required examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and at his off-campus clinic and home....
01:52, 05/19/2019

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
18:13, 08/15/2019

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
10:39, 08/01/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
09:00, 05/26/2019

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

Bird says its new One e-scooter can survive a year of abuse The e-scooter market feels like it's growing faster than you can speed down the street on one, which is pretty fast indeed. Today, micromobility company Bird has unveiled its newest model, Bird One, which promises to be significantly more durabl...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Sentencing set in caging, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man faces sentencing Thursday in federal court for his role in the abuse of an autistic relative who was held captive in a cage and physically abused. Jody Lambert of Amite pleaded guilty in October to a federal civil r...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
04:52, 06/05/2019

Southgate fears further racist abuse in Bulgaria "England manager Gareth Southgate fears his players could face more racial abuse in Bulgaria after an away supporter allegedly targeted Raheem Sterling when the teams met at Wembley last weekend."...
16:00, 09/12/2019

Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife       ...
02:00, 07/14/2019

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes....
19:13, 08/20/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov...
08:52, 05/15/2019

| Kompany wants more diversity after racist abuse of Lukaku Vincent Kompany says the "disgraceful" racist abuse suffered by his Belgium teammate Romelu Lukaku shows more diversity is needed in football's governing bodies....
23:26, 09/04/2019

Disgraced NYPD cop on probation arrested for sex abuse A disgraced NYPD cop who is on probation for a perjury conviction last year was arrested for undressing a woman while she slept in his car, The Post has learned. Ex-detective Kevin Desormeau, 35, was charged with sexual abuse last week in connection ...
04:39, 05/03/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
12:26, 06/11/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem an...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
21:39, 05/29/2019

Conte on racist abuse of Lukaku – ‘it has happened too often’ "Antonio Conte said \u0027in Italy we need to improve\u0027 after Romelu Lukaku was subjected to monkey chants during Inter Milan 2-1 victory over Cagliari on Sunday."...
11:52, 09/02/2019

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
08:52, 05/30/2019

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
01:00, 06/01/2019

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

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child Victims Act. The victims say while they attended al...
23:39, 08/22/2019

Olesen to face trial on sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft        ...
10:26, 08/22/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
04:13, 06/21/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Florida Gators quarterback accused of sexual battery Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery last month though no criminal charges were filed, according to a police report obtained Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times....
22:13, 05/02/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Aziz Ansari Addresses Sexual Misconduct Accusation in ‘Right Now’ When our critic saw his show in December, the comic didn’t bring up the scandal. In his Netflix special, he rectifies that mistake with his finest work yet....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Georgia officer convicted of sexual misconduct with teens RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer faces at least 10 years in prison for enticing children on a military post to have sex. News outlets report 25-year-old Jeffrey Allen Allmond Jr. was found guilty of child enticement on Wednes...
14:39, 06/27/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to even make it out of committee for a vote in that sta...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves has been acquitted by a jury of sexually assaulting a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
02:26, 08/21/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he wouldn’t ‘rat’ someone out for sexual harassment Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling that he wouldn’t “rat” if he saw sexually harassment happening at the council’s offices, sources who were at the training said. The outburst came du...
15:00, 05/09/2019

'I believe the president': GOP stands by Trump on sexual assault allegation Republicans believe Donald Trump. They're not so sure about the woman.The president’s GOP allies in Congress are moving swiftly to dismiss new rape accusations against him, arguing journalist E. Jean Carroll is eager to promote her new book and that ...
00:26, 06/26/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
14:13, 07/02/2019

Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
13:39, 07/28/2019

Arizona trooper accused of trying to extort sexual favors PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried to exploit female drivers for sexual favors during traffic stops. Trooper Tremaine Jackson was arrested on 61 charges, including sex abuse, at...
12:00, 09/11/2019