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LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo

Numerous women have alleged that the prolific opera singer abused his position of power to pursue young females and sexually harassed them with impunity. The 78-year-old married Domingo denies the allegations....

LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo

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LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
08:00, 08/14/2019

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
17:00, 08/13/2019

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, Accused of Sexual Harassment Multiple women told The Associated Press they were pressured into sexual relationships. Mr. Domingo said he believes the interactions were “welcomed and consensual.”...
08:00, 08/13/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
16:00, 08/13/2019

LA Opera to investigate sexual misconduct accusations against Placido Domingo The Los Angeles Opera said on Tuesday it will investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, who described the claims as inaccurate....
14:00, 08/13/2019

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of s...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
20:32, 08/13/2019

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous ...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment by multiple women Placido Domingo, one of the most successful and prolific opera singers of all time, has been accused by numerous women of sexual harassment, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. The testimonies given by eight singers and a dancer...
11:32, 08/13/2019

Placido Domingo, opera singer, accused of sexual harassment by 8 singers and a dancer Placido Domingo issued a statement saying: “The allegations from these unnamed individuals dating back as many as 30 years are deeply troubling, and as presented, inaccurate."...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

Europe takes wait-and-see approach to sexual misconduct claims against Placido Domingo Whatever his future in America, opera star Placido Domingo may still have a place to perform in Europe despite allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior....
21:32, 08/14/2019

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and t...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three decades....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the o...
13:32, 08/15/2019

'How Do You Say No To God?': Opera Star Placido Domingo Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Colleagues For Decades In the world of classical music, Placido Domingo is a rare breakout star whose fame bubbles over into mainstream celebrity: The director of the Los Angeles Opera, Domingo, 78, still performs to sold-out audiences; Sesame Street has parodied him with ...
17:00, 08/13/2019

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...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Placido Domingo calls allegations of sexual harassment against him 'inaccurate' Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Placido Domingo concerts canceled as sexual misconduct investigation opened A once-in-a-lifetime concert has been canceled and an investigation has been opened in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo....
20:00, 08/13/2019

Opera legend Domingo accused of sexual harassment Eight singers and a dancer have said they were sexually harassed by the long-married, Placido Domingo over three decades beginning in the late 1980s.        ...
17:00, 08/13/2019

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
04:32, 08/13/2019

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe While two U.S. opera houses have canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking a cautious approach...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them Numerous women told The Associated Press that opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Multiple women say opera star Domingo sexually harassed them Two of nine women who told The Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by opera superstar Placido Domingo said they briefly gave in to his advances, fearing turning him down would jeopardize their careers...
12:33, 08/13/2019

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, two students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Morehouse College staffer put on leave while school investigates sexual misconduct accusations Morehouse College has placed one of its staffers on unpaid leave amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations leveled by at least two students and a former student, the historically black university said in statements....
23:00, 07/22/2019

U.K. Financial Regulator Investigates Citigroup Leak Claims The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating allegations that a Citigroup employee leaked insider information about major deals to a stock trader before they became public....
04:16, 06/03/2019

House Panel Investigates Obstruction Claims Against Trump Lawyers The House Intelligence Committee has opened an inquiry into Michael D. Cohen’s claims that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape false testimony....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Met Opera, James Levine reach settlements amid sex misconduct claims The Metropolitan Opera and ousted legendary conductor James Levine settled legal claims against one another on Tuesday — ending a legal battle that kicked off more than a year ago when the Met fired Levine amid sexual misconduct allegations. The deta...
05:16, 08/07/2019

Uefa investigates claims turnstiles were opened in Baku to fill empty seats • Local officials alleged to have taken action against Uefa wishes• Governing body looking into it with stadium authoritiesUefa is investigating claims that local officials opened the turnstiles at Baku’s Olympic Stadium during the Europa League fina...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Opera jumps into gaming with Opera GX browser – whatever that is You may not have heard of it, but Opera is a web browser competing with the likes of Chrome and Firefox to be the best browser. It may not have much going for it in terms of market share, but it's a quality browser. Now, it seems the company beh...
15:16, 05/21/2019

‘Nothing Happened, Ever’: General Defends Himself Against Sexual Assault Claims Gen. John E. Hyten, who has been nominated to be the Pentagon’s No. 2 military official, said he did not sexually assault a subordinate colonel at the United States Strategic Command....
10:48, 07/30/2019

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
18:00, 05/21/2019

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...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
08:32, 05/29/2019

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur a...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Harvard professor suspended after probe of sexual harassment claims Harvard University has suspended an economics professor accused of sexual harassment after a probe determined he “engaged in unwelcome conduct,” according to a report. Roland G. Fryer Jr., 42, was placed on a two-year administrative leave...
10:00, 07/10/2019

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...
06:00, 07/16/2019

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?...
08:32, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Angeles-area woman tells The Associated Press she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked fo...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Sexual misconduct claims at Jamaica's resorts still buried on TripAdvisor TripAdvisor's new safety tool misses dozens of sexual harassment and misconduct claims by women visiting Jamaican resorts.        ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
17:16, 07/18/2019

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is investigating six allegations against the former “House of Cards” star, who ran London’s...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Morehouse Students' Claims of Sexual Misconduct Prompt Additional Investigations Viral videos containing accusations of sexual misconduct have prompted internal investigations at one of America’s most celebrated historically black colleges after two social media whistleblowers allege that they were victims of sexual harassment an...
13:00, 07/26/2019

Amy Heckerling’s daughter denies Chris Kattan’s claims of sexual coercion Amy Heckerling’s daughter fired back at claims that producer Lorne Michaels forced “A Night at the Roxbury” star Chris Kattan to engage in a sexual relationship with her mother to keep the director attached to the film....
11:48, 05/30/2019

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
05:32, 05/24/2019

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
23:16, 08/04/2019

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
03:16, 07/19/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Leaves Following Claims of Sexual Harassment and Racist Comments More than a month after news broke that Mark Zuckerberg’s chief security officer, Liam Booth, had been accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and transphobic comments, he is now leaving his role with the Zuckerberg family’s private office. De...
10:00, 07/09/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
09:32, 07/19/2019

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.        ...
14:32, 05/18/2019

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......
10:48, 05/31/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a ‘body’ on his record, Pulev prepares for a sexual harassment course Deontay Wilder has some more nasty things to say about Dominic Breazeale ahead of Saturday's fight, and Kubrat Pulev has his wrists slapped The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a ‘body’ on his record, Pulev prepares for a sexual...
11:16, 05/15/2019

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. ...
07:00, 06/07/2019

A news report says right-wing activists made false sexual assault claims against Buttigieg. It’s a charge rooted in homophobia. Internet provocateur Jacob Wohl and lobbyist Jack Burkman allegedly tried to convince young gay Republicans to say Buttigieg sexually assaulted them, the Daily Beast reports....
13:16, 04/30/2019

ShowBiz Minute: A$AP Rocky, Domingo, BTS A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden, given provisional sentence; Placido Domingo events cancelled amid scandal; BTS to take a brief break        ...
10:00, 08/14/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Domingo, Dick, Morissette Placido Domingo accused of sexual misconduct; Andy Dick allegedly assaulted; Alanis Morissette gives birth to her third child.        ...
17:00, 08/13/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
19:32, 06/09/2019

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
16:00, 08/14/2019

TPD investigates midtown homicide TUCSON – Detectives are investigating a midtown homicide, according to Tucson Police Department. Officer Frank Magos with TPD says police are on-scene in the 2100 block of S. Tucson Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Detectives are investigat...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Domingo German’s return to Yankees coming into focus MOOSIC, Pa. — Domingo German is ready to close the Yankees’ opener chapter. A day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone indicated the 26-year-old could return to the rotation next week, German (left hip flexor strain) used a slick breaking ball to retire...
04:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Philly Orchestra rescinds invitation to Domingo The Philadelphia Orchestra has rescinded an invitation to have opera legend Placido Domingo after an Associated Press story revealed sexual harassment accusations...
12:33, 08/13/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now ...
02:32, 06/02/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Domingo German’s Yankees audible is another impressive sign Domingo German’s breakout season has come largely on the back of his dominant curveball. That wasn’t the case Thursday afternoon, as the Yankees beat the Rays 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader. After waiting an hour and 26 minutes for a rain-le...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Domingo German looks Cy Young-worthy as Yankees cruise There could come a time when you will see Domingo German remain in the starting rotation … or be put to use as a multi-inning reliever … or work the eighth inning … or possibly the ninth. With the entire baseball universe expecting the Yankees to sec...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Domingo Santana Caught A Foul Ball And A Fan's Glove Not much is going right for the Mariners these days. Just this week, one player was hit by a pitch that lacerated his spleen while another fouled a ball off himself that ruptured his testicle. So it’s the least we can do to feature a Mariners highlig...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Yankees not ready to put innings limit on Domingo German After the trade deadline passed without a peep from the Yankees, the pressure continues to weigh on their starting pitchers. Domingo German eased some of the tension Saturday with a solid seven-inning performance in a 9-2 win over the Red Sox in the ...
06:48, 08/04/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
21:32, 06/09/2019

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without lo...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Domingo German and Edwin Encarnacion Help the Yankees Pick Right Up German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
18:16, 06/13/2019

T.P.D. investigates homicide on the south side Tucson Police Dept. is investigating the death of a teen shot Friday morning on the south side. Authorities say officers responded to a single-vehicle collision with injuries across from Las Villas De Kino Apartments around 10:00 a.m. Friday. The res...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Jezebel Investigates: Why Are RVs So Fucking Hideous? Three years ago, right before the 2016 elections, I embarked on a road trip from New York City to southern California, cramming as many national parks and campgrounds as I could into two months, at times sleeping in the back of my car with my dog in ...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Their Beach Opera Won at the Biennale. But They Can Hardly Afford It. Even after winning the Golden Lion, and despite popular demand, the artists at the Lithuanian pavilion still need to raise money for regular performances....
05:32, 05/31/2019

Opera star Jonas Kaufmann at 50 One of the world's top tenors, feted on opera and concert stages across the world, Kaufmann looks back on a quarter century of stellar singing — and shows no sign of slowing down....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Opera's New Web Browser Lets You Set CPU, RAM Limits Opera Software has released a new web browser targeted at gamers. Opera GX lets users control CPU and RAM usage using a new panel built inside the browser....
06:32, 06/12/2019

Domingo German saving Yankees still leaves major question BOSTON — When the Yankees were at their most desperate for a win — and a decent outing from a starting pitcher — it was Domingo German who provided. Perhaps it shouldn’t have been a surprise, since German has been arguably their most reliable s...
00:48, 07/29/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than Dom...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
07:16, 07/17/2019

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
22:48, 07/12/2019

Brian Cashman has no hesitation about Domingo German playoff plan The three weeks Domingo German spent on the injured list with a hip flexor injury might keep him away from an innings limit. And if the Yankees reach the postseason, the club won’t curb the ace right-hander’s workload. “There are no innings limits wh...
00:32, 08/16/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Justice Department Investigates Chicken Industry The Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation into the U.S. chicken industry, following allegations of price collusion among top poultry processors. Meat producers have denied engaging in anticompetitive conduct....
15:16, 06/25/2019

TPD investigates fatal vehicle, bicycle collision TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle and bicycle collision that happened Wednesday morning. TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATEThe collision on Ft. Lowell has sadly turned fatal.More information will be released as it becomes availabl...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Why Are Men at the Gym Wearing Dick Towels? Jezebel Investigates There is a lot to take in when watching Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson pump iron on Instagram. There’s the oversize chain he slings around his neck, the wireless Project Rock headphones that he continues to wear even while addressing viewers, and the appe...
11:32, 06/12/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legen...
07:16, 07/05/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
08:48, 05/22/2019

China investigates former head of securities regulator The former head of China's top securities regulator has been put under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog on suspicion of violating laws, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Met Opera ‘Damnation’ revival becomes concert performances NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera is scrapping its previously announced revival of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” next season and replacing it with concert performances. Robert Lepage’s production debuted at the Met in...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Domingo German's winning ways create a question Yankees must answer Running his record to an MLB-best 16-2 might make German the obvious choice to front New York's rotation. But will the team have to watch his workload?...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings?” I’m going with two. And I’d recommen...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six shutout innings and Edwin Encarnación crushed a bases-clearing double as the Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 win over the Blue Jays       ...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They engaged Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Dallas Keuchel, but then watched as the left-hander becam...
20:48, 06/07/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
07:48, 08/02/2019

District investigates California teachers in photo of noose PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has placed four teachers on administrative leave after a photo surfaced showing the group smiling as one held a small noose in a classroom. Palmdale School District Superintendent Raul Mal...
15:16, 05/10/2019

FBI investigates Trump donation linked to Florida spa owner The FBI has opened an investigation into Cindy Yang, the owner of seedy massage parlors in Florida, for allegedly making an illegal donation to the Trump re-election campaign, a report said Thursday. Federal investigators issued a subpoena on Thursda...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. Get live updates here....
01:32, 06/22/2019

Air Canada investigates after woman wakes up alone on darkened plane Airline confirms incident described in Facebook postPassenger was ‘full on panicking’ after attempts to raise alarmAir Canada said on Sunday it was looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenge...
12:00, 06/23/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into mor...
13:48, 07/01/2019

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
09:48, 07/03/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico....
14:48, 05/11/2019

Police investigates fatal motor vehicle collision TUCSON – A motorcyclist is dead after being involved in a north west motor vehicle collision Friday morning, police said. The accident happened at the intersection of Ina Road and La Cholla Boulevard. Police say there will be intermittent closures an...
09:00, 06/07/2019

FCC Investigates Whether Sinclair Showed 'Lack of Candor' When Trying to Buy Tribune The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. misled the government agency during its unsuccessful attempt to buy Tribune Media Co. last year....
20:48, 06/26/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
11:48, 05/13/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
18:48, 06/28/2019

China investigates truckmaker JAC over pollution control devices Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into JAC on whether it was using unqualified pollution control devices on its truck engines, in the first such investigation by Beijing into a major Chinese automaker....
09:00, 05/09/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
15:00, 07/13/2019

| Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities' Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31....
22:48, 05/02/2019

LAPD investigates officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man who authorities say attacked him inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse st...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufacturer's 25-hour talk time claim.The independe...
20:48, 05/05/2019

New York City Opera plans another reduced season NEW YORK (AP) — The financially challenged New York City Opera will have another reduced schedule for its 2019-20 season. The company said Friday the season will be limited to just two staged productions plus several concerts that total nine or 10 pe...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Two Major Met Opera Arrivals, Just 15 Hours Apart Rosa Feola made her debut as Gilda in “Rigoletto” on Friday. The next morning, Andreas Schager brought his Siegfried to the Met in “Götterdämmerung.”...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early previews of the design appe...
06:32, 05/19/2019

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still re...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Former Met Opera maestro’s brother lists Chelsea home Artist Tom Levine has listed his Chelsea loft for $10.5 million. Levine’s brother is the former Metropolitan Opera maestro James Levine, who came under fire in 2017 when allegations surfaced that he sexually abused young men. James has denied these a...
18:16, 05/08/2019

Opera unveils a new browser built specifically for gamers As Krystian Kolondra explains it, the just-announced new gamer-specific browser his company unveiled today was designed for the subset of 1.2 billion PC gamers in the world who spend “a lot of time building their setups.” Kolondra is exec...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In a career that spanned seven decades and netted him 21 Tony Awar...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Ron Howard’s opera documentary Pavarotti can’t find the man behind the voice Luciano Pavarotti the superstar, the popularizer, the sell-out. By the 1990s, the bajillion-record-selling Italian tenor had all but abandoned the opera stage to play sports arenas and benefit concerts. He recorded cheesy crossover singles with the l...
11:48, 06/05/2019

Met Opera ticket sales improve slightly off 2015-16 low The Metropolitan Opera’s percentage of box office revenue realized rose slightly this season, giving general manager Peter Gelb hope the company’s finances have rebounded...
18:48, 05/13/2019

After a 50-year wait, ‘Stonewall’ opera was written in weeks NEW YORK (AP) — The world premiere of an opera based on the Stonewall riots has been timed for the uprising’s 50th anniversary. “Stonewall” premieres Friday at the Time Warner Center’s Rose Theater in New York in a five-perfor...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Master of grandeur in theater, film and opera dies at 96 The Italian director orchestrated the youthful 1968 movie version of “Romeo and Juliet” and transported operagoers to Parisian rooftops and the pyramids of Egypt....
14:00, 06/15/2019

The Sydney Opera House's New Artificial Reefs Look Like Works of Art The Sydney Opera House is a dope-ass work of architecture. Nestled along the Sydney Harbor in Australia, the building is a sight to see. Now, the sea wall at Bennelong Point, where the opera house sits, features 18 hexagonal-shaped steel frames meant...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei turns to opera with 'Turandot' Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his politically charged contemporary works, will try his hand at opera by directing "Turandot", which is set in his homeland....
07:16, 06/21/2019

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv Israel's Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petrochemical Industries unit....
12:48, 05/20/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
16:32, 05/17/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

FBI investigates ‘glitter bombing’ of Straight Pride Parade organizers The FBI has confirmed that an investigation has been launched after three members of Super Happy Fun America, the organization behind Boston’s upcoming Straight Pride Parade, were sent glitter-filled envelopes in the mail this week. “The envelope imm...
23:16, 07/02/2019

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications...
19:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: NTSB investigates deadly Hawaii skydiving crash HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Hawaii that killed 11 sky divers (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it will examine repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that crashed and killed 1...
15:48, 06/23/2019

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
18:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's antitrust watchdog investigates Banco Bradesco Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE opened an investigation into Banco Bradesco SA for anti-competitive practices against financial startup Guiabolso, according to a CADE statement on Tuesday....
17:00, 04/30/2019

E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge (BRUSSELS) — The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was investigating whether U.S. online giant Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain an illegal edge...
11:00, 07/17/2019

Edgy ‘Prisoner of the State’ opera puts Philharmonic behind bars In all its 177 years, the New York Philharmonic never conducted business with a prison-supply store — until now. For the concert opera “Prisoner of the State,” Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall has turned into, well, a prison, with barbed-wire fenci...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Opera will support ‘multiple blockchains’ in its browser, starting with TRON Opera will soon be adding native support for the TRON blockchain in its cryptocurrency-focused browser. Among other things, the new integration will make it possible to natively use TRON-powered dapps and tokens within the browser. Opera will also ad...
05:16, 05/15/2019

How Pavarotti helped this Chinese opera singer find his groove Hao Jiang Tian saw his first opera in 1983. It was the day he arrived from China with four words of English (hello, OK, bye, yes) and $35 in his pocket. An aspiring singer, he spent $8 of it on a standing-room ticket at the Met, where Luciano Pavarot...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Review: A ‘Stonewall’ Opera Reflects the Diversity of Queer History New York City Opera has commissioned a new work for the 50th anniversary of the riots that have come to signify the birth of the gay rights movement....
11:48, 06/23/2019

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin Is Ushering in a New Act for the Metropolitan Opera In the fly space above the stage at the Metropolitan Opera and around and behind it, scenery waits to be called into action. An intricate system of pulleys and lifts allows quick changes. Today’s afternoon rehearsal for Dialogues des Carm&eacut...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Trans woman to play Don Giovanni in historic moment for US opera Lucia Lucas to play one of the genre’s best-known protagonists in casting that ‘opens doors for trans singers’A production of Don Giovanni opening this weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, stars a transgender woman in the title role.While operas around trans ...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Opera Star Hao Jiang Tian Bridges East and West Opera singer Hao Jiang Tian, who will star in Tang Jianping’s ‘Voyage to the East” in New York, is strengthening cultural ties between the East and West....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Bonn Opera Gala hits high notes for AIDS The 8th Opera Gala Bonn for the German AIDS Foundation not only offered guests top-class arias, but also raised nearly one quarter million euros in donations in the fight against HIV....
15:00, 05/13/2019

The Met Opera Cuts Back on Screen Time for Berlioz Next Season Citing “technical demands,” the company will replace its revival of a video-heavy production of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” with concert performances....
15:16, 06/07/2019

My Favorite Page: The Prayer at the Heart of a ‘Quintessentially French’ Opera Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, discusses a passage from Poulenc’s “Dialogues des Carmélites,” which returns this week....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money does Epstein have and how did he make it?...
14:16, 07/16/2019

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday....
21:00, 05/24/2019

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

| WATCH | Outcry as Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, FBI investigates US financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting trial on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday from an apparent suicide....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Coast guard investigates death of woman who plunged from cruise ship Officials are investigating the death of a passenger who fell into the ocean from the 11th deck of a cruise ship, according to Taiwanese news agency CNA....
12:01, 08/13/2019

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid plastic business could hurt market competition....
09:00, 05/24/2019

What/If Netflix mashed up Indecent Proposal and Revenge into a trashy soap opera? As we meet the attractive six young players who primarily function as the pawns of self-described “neo-noir social thriller” Netflix series What/If, they’re playing a Scruples-like game, asking questions like “Would you have sex outside of your relat...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Luciano Pavarotti: Larger-than-life opera singer celebrated in documentary Oscar-winning director Ron Howard revisits the legendary tenor in his new documentary, "Pavarotti." From his beginnings to his record-breaking Three Tenors albums, here's a look at the major stations of his career....
03:32, 06/06/2019

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Woody Allen makes La Scala debut directing comic opera Woody Allen says he has “always had a warm and affectionate following in Europe,” as he prepares to make his La Scala debut directing Puccini’s comic one-act opera “Gianni Schicchi.’’...
07:00, 07/02/2019

Biblical opera, xenophobic bishops – Viktor Orbán’s Christianity with a twist Hungary’s leader is tightening his grip and he’s using the Christian message to justify his immigration policy“Europe can ignore or deny or struggle against its own identity and its Christian roots. But by doing so the society commits suicide,” said ...
00:32, 07/14/2019

German AIDS Foundation hosts 8th charity opera gala in Bonn With the help of world famous opera stars, the German Aids Foundation opera gala in Bonn aims to raise money to support people suffering from HIV/AIDs in Mozambique....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Google is limiting ad-blockers in Chrome, but Opera and Vivaldi won't follow suit Google is planning to revamp its extensions system in a way that will break several popular ad-blockers, but the developers of several other Chromium-based browsers (including Vivaldi, Opera and Brave) have announced that they won't be following...
02:32, 06/10/2019

Sam Bee investigates how Tom Arnold, Jerry Falwell Jr., Michael Cohen, and a pool boy fucked America Promising an episode of Full Frontal filled with only stories of “joy, inspiration, and/or moist eroticism,” Sam Bee instead plunged viewers right back into the oily, suspiciously shady swamp of Donald Trump’s America on Wednesday. And while her main...
11:00, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business could lessen competition in the market....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Netflix's new docuseries investigates "secretive Christian organization" influencing the White House Scroll through Twitter and you’re likely to read about a number of “secret organizations” polluting the Deep State of American politics, almost all of which are apparently brimming with pedophiles. There’s nothing so sensational in The Family, the la...
08:16, 07/24/2019

Brazil investigates death of indigenous leader after miners reportedly attack village Brazilian authorities are investigating the death of an indigenous man after villagers reported illegal miners invaded their land and fatally stabbed their leader....
13:16, 07/29/2019

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
18:00, 07/23/2019

WATCH: Sean Hannity goes in-depth on 'Operation Boomerang' as Barr 'investigates the investigators' Sean Hannity took Fox News viewers in-depth this week on a series of big developments in what he called "Operation Boomerang," kicking off with the news that a U.S. attorney will "investigate the investigators."...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Jay Leno hits golden buzzer after powerful performance from 10-year-old opera singer Longtime comedian and TV host Jay Leno joined NBC's "America's Got Talent" for Judges Cuts. He hit the golden buzzer for a 10-year-old opera singer.        ...
06:48, 08/08/2019

Franz Liszt’s unfinished ‘Sardanapalo’ opera makes its U.S. premiere at Library of Congress British musicologist and pianist David Trippett was joined by members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Program and the Washington Master Chorale....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Saturday Night Live: Adam Sandler returns for a 'Family Reunion' and reprises Opera Man Sandler’s return after 23 years exceeded most expectations, a reminder that when his heart is in it, he’s a great performerA returning Saturday Night Live initially opens with live C-SPAN coverage of Capitol Hill, but since attorney general William B...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Fire Emblem: Three Houses review – fantasy combat meets college soap opera Nintendo Switch; Intelligent Systems/NintendoThis boarding-school daydream is grandiose and silly, but a gorgeous look and revised combat help it singAt a time when the egotism and idiocy of a generation of private schoolboys threatens to plunge Brit...
08:00, 07/25/2019

The Intro To Judgment, The Yakuza Team's Latest Game, Is Perfect For Its Detective Soap Opera Vibe Judgment, out tomorrow for Playstation 4, is the latest game from the makers of Yakuza, and it thrusts players into the shoes of a stylish private detective trying to solve a violent murder. One of Judgment’s greatest strengths is how much it leans i...
11:00, 06/24/2019

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
10:00, 08/14/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Taking Patrick Mahomes early a mistake? Undercover mock investigates Is it a good idea to draft Patrick Mahomes early on Draft Day? Notoriously value-minded quarterback drafter Dave Richard goes incognito to lock in Mahomes in Round 2, then weighs the results....
17:32, 08/13/2019

RIBA National Awards 2019 winners: Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre and London Bridge Station are among the UK's best buildings Other top architectural buildings to make the list include Television Centre, Glasgow's Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed tea room and a sculpture to celebrate the signing of the Magna Carta....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Made in Chelsea sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson anger Opera star with plans to serve alcohol at vegan restaurant on Sunday mornings Two Made In Chelsea sisters have enraged one of Britain's most distinguished opera stars with plans to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings at their vegan restaurant....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Tucson police investigates robbery at Tucson Subway TUCSON — Tucson police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Subway restaurant Sunday night. The incident took place at the location near 1st Avenue and Grant Road, according to Tucson Police Sergeant Peter Dugan. No one was injured during t...
23:16, 07/14/2019

'AGT': 10-year-old opera singer Emanne Beasha stuns Jay Leno, wins Golden Buzzer Young contestants are taking over "America's Got Talent." And now, the reality contest moves to live shows until a winner is crowned in September.        ...
06:48, 08/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
03:48, 05/08/2019

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....
23:48, 08/06/2019

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....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue....
09:00, 07/17/2019

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 ...
16:16, 05/30/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/21/2019

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 15 she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and judic...
00:48, 05/16/2019

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)    ...
20:48, 06/26/2019

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......
16:48, 05/30/2019

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....
05:48, 07/11/2019

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....
20:32, 06/19/2019

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....
00:16, 06/27/2019

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) ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

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...
14:00, 05/10/2019

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...
07:16, 08/06/2019

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...
17:16, 07/01/2019

How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And tod...
23:32, 07/16/2019

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 ...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. Distric...
01:32, 05/03/2019

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....
05:48, 07/22/2019

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....
07:48, 06/06/2019

Canada to pay nearly 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...
12:32, 07/19/2019

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....
18:48, 05/02/2019

'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....
08:48, 07/16/2019

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....
01:16, 08/07/2019

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......
17:00, 05/02/2019

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...
02:32, 07/07/2019

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
13:32, 06/05/2019

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....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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...
08:32, 06/04/2019

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...
21:48, 07/17/2019

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....
20:32, 05/30/2019

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...
19:48, 08/05/2019

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...
10:00, 05/02/2019

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...
13:00, 07/15/2019

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. ...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
13:00, 05/17/2019

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...
21:32, 05/17/2019

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 ...
16:16, 05/21/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
15:16, 05/28/2019

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 ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top general An Air Force investigation has found no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a senior U.S. military official said on Wednesday....
19:48, 07/10/2019

Man sentenced in 2002 sexual assault cold case TUCSON – A man connected to a 2002 sexual assault cold case was sentenced to 35 years in prison Friday. Troy Ringwald is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a remote area on Tucson’s east side. Troy Ringwald/ Pima County Sheriff’s Departm...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
21:32, 05/24/2019

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....
18:48, 05/30/2019

'I mentally rehearse what to do': the truth about sexual performance anxiety It’s not just about erections – from body confidence to chronic pain, people worry about sex for many reasonsThis piece appears in ‘The ultimate guide to sex and intimacy’, free with the Guardian in the UK on SaturdaySexual performance anxiety is a p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled th...
14:32, 05/24/2019

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....
10:00, 06/08/2019

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
14:32, 06/07/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
11:00, 05/21/2019

MJ Akbar Sticks With "Can't Recall" For Sexual Harassment Allegations Former Union Minister MJ Akbar today in a cross-examination stuck to his stock response of "don't remember" when questioned about four women's account of sexual misconduct against him....
07:00, 05/20/2019

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....
06:00, 05/22/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
20:16, 05/21/2019

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....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked ...
08:48, 06/29/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced again in second sexual abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s was sentenced Tuesday on a sexual abuse charge for the second time in as many weeks....
07:00, 07/10/2019

Duterte signs law punishing catcalling, sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
07:32, 06/01/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
13:16, 07/15/2019

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...
16:16, 07/28/2019

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.        ...
13:32, 05/30/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
21:16, 05/22/2019

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....
13:16, 05/24/2019

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....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women’s groups have accused him of committing...
19:48, 07/15/2019

British politician Elphicke charged with sexual assault A lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Monday....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Former UT-Arlington golf coach cited for sexual harassment A report from the University of Texas at Arlington says former golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes        ...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Former Nebraska officer convicted of on-duty sexual assault LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say a jury found 56-year-old Gre...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations fro...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Reports: Olesen accused of sexual assault on flight Reports: Thorbjorn Olesen arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting female passenger on flight to London from WGC in Tennessee        ...
17:16, 08/01/2019

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...
18:00, 05/02/2019

'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 ...
17:00, 06/25/2019

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....
15:00, 05/02/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
14:48, 06/21/2019

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Steveson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the ...
20:48, 06/16/2019

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 disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this mont...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
11:16, 08/03/2019

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"....
17:00, 06/21/2019

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...
01:00, 05/09/2019

| Chelsea staff 'turned blind eye' to sexual abuse Young hopefuls at Chelsea were abused for years by a "prolific and manipulative" coach as staff at the club "turned a blind eye", a report has found....
09:48, 08/06/2019

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...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
18:16, 08/05/2019

Dartmouth settles $14 million sexual harassment lawsuit Dartmouth College settled a multimillion-dollar lawsuit with nine women who claimed they were raped and sexually harassed by professors at the Ivy League school....
04:48, 08/07/2019

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...
21:00, 06/24/2019

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

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....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and activist, has alleged that he was sexually abused as a child by a family friend.In his memoir Let Love Ha...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Why it took Ashley Wagner a decade to talk about her sexual assault Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner tells USA TODAY Sports she was sexually assaulted by the late John Coughlin in June 2008.       ...
04:16, 08/01/2019

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
17:48, 07/30/2019

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched her, made “inappropriate and humiliating comm...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Police: Ex-USC gynecologist arrested in sexual assault case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a former University of Southern California campus gynecologist has been arrested in connection with the sexual assaults of 16 patients. Officer Norma Eisenman said Wednesday that Dr. George Tyndall had not ye...
12:16, 06/26/2019

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...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
03:00, 06/21/2019

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,” ...
03:32, 08/14/2019

A second person has accused Katy Perry of sexual misconduct Just three days after her “Teenage Dream” co-star Josh Kloss came forward with accusations of sexual assault, another person has surfaced with her own story of misconduct at the hands of Katy Perry. This time, a TV presenter and producer in the count...
11:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist arrested in Los Angeles on sexual assault charges Los Angeles police arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist on Wednesday on charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, authorities said, in a case that has already resulted in a $215 million civil settlement....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug....
14:16, 06/18/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Senior Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions a...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
19:00, 06/04/2019

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to partici...
02:16, 08/08/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
10:32, 05/24/2019

Ex-trainer sues Ohio State over sexual misconduct by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student athletic trainer has joined ex-athletes and other alumni alleging the university knew about and should have stopped the team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men throughout two decades the...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer....
05:32, 08/16/2019

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...
06:16, 05/08/2019

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
07:00, 07/03/2019

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest sexual assault allegation “You can’t do that for the sake of publicity,” the president said of the accusations by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine writer and advice columnist who alleges in a new book that Trump attacked her in a dressing room at a department store in Manhattan in...
14:32, 06/22/2019

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
04:32, 07/11/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
06:16, 06/05/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whos...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
08:32, 06/13/2019

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advanc...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
14:48, 05/30/2019

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men the...
05:00, 05/23/2019

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....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wed...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
16:16, 06/05/2019

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....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
15:00, 07/17/2019

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...
04:32, 07/11/2019

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is de...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June ...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Thorbjorn Olesen’s career unraveling following sexual assault charges Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been suspended from the European Tour after being charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger as she slept on a British Airways flight and allegedly urinating in the aisle of the plane. Olesen, 29, will be s...
09:48, 08/07/2019

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.”...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment NEW DELHI – Dozens of protesters gathered outside India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation. ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation, issues denial WASHINGTON — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump denied the...
05:48, 06/22/2019

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....
19:16, 05/29/2019

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling and other forms of sexual harassment....
11:16, 07/16/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-duty women increased 44% in two years....
17:32, 05/02/2019

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....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Sexual Assault In US Military Jumped 13 Per Cent In 2018: Report Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen......
17:00, 05/02/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the survey found....
15:32, 05/02/2019

Lawsuit seeks release of Boy Scout sexual abuse files A New Jersey man who says he was abused by a Boy Scouts troop leader in the 1980s is suing to force the organization to release long-secret files containing the names of volunteers who were banned or considered risks for child sexual abuse....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say......
15:00, 05/02/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
23:32, 05/31/2019

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley...
03:00, 07/13/2019

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...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Energy Industry Confronts Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Allegations When Whiting Petroleum hired its chief executive in 2017, the company was unaware that allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment had been brought against him at his previous employer, according to a person familiar with his hire....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Trump’s Pentagon nominee denies allegations of sexual misconduct With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all the allegations are completely false.”...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been ...
14:00, 05/31/2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the pathogen....
05:00, 05/03/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personnel work to end sexual harassment and assault, acco...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police....
05:00, 06/22/2019

America’s 'best first job'? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s | Brittany Hoyos The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took th...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Sexual Harassment Allegation Against BCCI CEO The Supreme Court will hear in July the plea filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) regarding the sexual harassment charges against BCCI CEO...
11:48, 05/06/2019

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....
09:32, 07/04/2019

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....
20:32, 07/04/2019

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said ...
09:48, 06/15/2019

India’s chief justice cleared of sexual harassment complaint NEW DELHI (AP) — A court inquiry has cleared India’s chief justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence in New Delhi. The inquiry committee says it found no substance to the allegations by a 35-ye...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
10:16, 07/05/2019

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says Staff working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse, which has been hidden because they fear reprisals, according to an official report on Thursday....
06:48, 07/11/2019

CAB Moves Supreme Court In Sexual Harassment Case Against BCCI CEO CAB Secretary Aditya Verma through his advocate Jagnath Singh informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday regarding the charges against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Florida QB Jalon Jones accused of two sexual assaults 30 minutes apart University of Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery by two female students last month, police reports show. The reports, obtained by the Tampa Bay Times, stem from two purported incidents 30 minutes apart on April 6 at a resid...
21:16, 05/03/2019

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.       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

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....
04:32, 07/17/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working wit...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Ashley Wagner took on controversial topics before speaking out about sexual assault Ashley Wagner shared her story this week of being sexually assaulted at 17, but the Olympic figure skater has taken on other tough topics in the past.       ...
14:48, 08/02/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Two Prominent Women Defend General Against Sexual Assault Claim Gen. John E. Hyten, who has been nominated to be the Pentagon’s vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said he did not sexually assault a subordinate colonel at the United States Strategic Command....
20:16, 07/30/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
09:16, 06/27/2019

State open government advocate fired for sexual misconduct The longtime head of the state Committee on Open Government has been fired for behaving in a “sexually inappropriate manner” toward a female reporter, according to a new report. Robert Freeman, 72, also had a “series of sexually suggestive emai...
07:48, 06/25/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

President Trump Says Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His ‘Type’ WASHINGTON — 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 wit...
02:32, 06/25/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
07:48, 05/11/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault 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...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Gillibrand says fellow Democrats ‘turn a blind eye to sexual assault’ Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand reportedly slammed her own party Thursday night, saying her fellow Democrats “turn a blind eye to sexual assault.” The New York senator lobbed the harsh criticism while addressing a group of women ...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to position itself as a mission-driven brand with a "friendly, hospitality-oriented personality," a growing n...
13:48, 08/02/2019

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
14:16, 08/01/2019

Why did the media downplay the latest sexual assault allegation against Trump? A lack of enthusiasm from top TV and print outlets to cover E Jean Carroll’s accusation has left many observers rattledThe leader of the world’s most powerful nation is accused by a prominent writer with an impeccable career in journalism of having s...
19:00, 06/25/2019

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 ...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
14:16, 07/28/2019

Kimmel rips GOP lawmakers with sexual joke after Mueller hearings Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel blasted GOP lawmakers on Wednesday night and made a sexual joke at their expense following the back-to-back Mueller hearings....
21:48, 07/24/2019

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
03:32, 07/24/2019

Trump denies woman's sexual assault accusation: 'She's not my type' U.S. President Donald Trump denied a new accusation of sexual violence raised by a woman who said she had to fight him off more than 20 years ago in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store....
12:16, 06/25/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson to keep museum job after sexual misconduct inquiry Astrophysicist was accused of behaving inappropriately with two women in an article published in November on website PatheosThe astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Na...
11:48, 07/28/2019

TV Host A.J. Calloway Leaves Extra After Sexual Misconduct Investigation (PASADENA, Calif.) — A.J. Calloway is leaving the syndicated entertainment news show “Extra” in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. Warner Brothers issued a statement on Wednesday saying the company has investigated the claim...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
17:16, 06/26/2019

Al Franken regrets resigning from Senate over sexual misconduct scandal Former Sen. Al Franken says he “absolutely” regrets his December 2017 resignation over a sexual misconduct scandal — and some of the senators who’d pressed him to quit are also questioning their actions. “I can’t go anywhere without peopl...
11:16, 07/22/2019

Amr Warda cut from Egypt Afcon squad following sexual harassment allegations Warda alleged to have sent inappropriate messages onlineHosts defeat DR Congo 2-0 in midfielder’s absenceThe Egypt midfielder Amr Warda has been expelled from the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad, following allegations that he sexually harassed a n...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Boy Scouts failed to stop hundreds of sexual predators: suit A new lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America charges that there are hundreds of previously unreported cases of sexual abuse in the organization. The suit, filed Monday in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, says that lawyers for the Abused in Sc...
09:16, 08/06/2019

Halsey Gets Real About Sobriety, Pregnancy and Surviving Sexual Assault Halsey is an open book. As the cover star of Rolling Stone's "Hot Issue," the songstress got candid on her life today--and seemingly no topic was off limits. At the time of......
12:00, 06/24/2019

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
20:32, 06/08/2019

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
08:32, 05/22/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
14:32, 06/09/2019

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....
15:16, 07/26/2019

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policie...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
18:32, 08/13/2019

TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools To Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations Two years ago, an expose revealed that TripAdvisor had removed reviews detailing robbery, sexual assault, and rape because they were either flagged as “inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community,” “off-topic” by staff, or were not considered “family ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct The billionaire former casino mogul recently gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Republican National Committee, and was spotted at a Trump re-election fund-raiser....
13:48, 05/19/2019

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about t...
00:00, 07/11/2019

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....
13:16, 06/19/2019

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Donald Trump says sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll 'not my type' Writer claims Trump forced himself on her in New York department store in 1990sDonald Trump has said a New York-based advice columnist who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type”.“I’ll say it wi...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Vatican waives immunity for France envoy accused of sexual assault The Vatican has waived immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault, according to the Bishops' Conference of France....
15:00, 07/08/2019

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
02:32, 06/28/2019

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

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....
04:32, 06/09/2019

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hea...
09:32, 06/03/2019

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.        ...
13:48, 05/28/2019

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....
11:32, 06/19/2019

Unreported military sexual assaults jump by 37%, anonymous survey shows The results, even higher than the Pentagon’s release on reported sexual assaults, fueled outrage on Capitol HillReports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members released Thursday suggests the pro...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Ashley Wagner’s Account of Sexual Assault Shakes Figure Skating The Olympian wrote a first-person article in which she said she was attacked as a teenager in 2008 by an older skater: John Coughlin, who killed himself this year....
20:48, 08/01/2019

Age matters more than sexual orientation to U.S. presidential voters: Reuters/Ipsos poll In a sign that a presidential hopeful's sexual orientation has diminished as a concern for voters, Americans are more likely to say they would reject a candidate older than 70 than a candidate who is gay, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — 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 agains...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them, it was announced on...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Keep His Job at Hayden Planetarium After Sexual Misconduct Investigation Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium following an investigation into three incidents of alleged sexual misconduct. Two women had accused Tyson of unwanted sexual attention wh...
06:48, 07/29/2019

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...
12:16, 05/30/2019

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......
01:32, 07/12/2019

17-month-old girl dies after sexual assault at Virginia hotel: police RICHMOND, Va. — Police in Virginia say a 17-month-old girl has died after being assaulted at a Richmond hotel. The girl’s mother, Aija Brown, tells news outlets that Nariah Ivy Brown died Friday after being sexually assaulted two days earlier. ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

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....
17:32, 05/17/2019

Texas wants to move away from abstinence-only sex ed, may teach sexual health as early as kindergarten The Education Commissioner's Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills study recommendations could include conversations on contraceptives, healthy relationships, and anatomy in grades as early as kindergarten....
13:00, 06/26/2019

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters o...
22:32, 07/11/2019

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...
17:48, 05/29/2019

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...
16:16, 07/31/2019

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...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
14:16, 06/21/2019

Paul Stewart: I lost my football identity when I went public over sexual abuse Former Spurs and Liverpool player revealed in 2016 that he was sexually abused as a child by a coachThe former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool footballer Paul Stewart has spoken of losing his identity as a footballer when he went public about the sex...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her stat...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and hitting a teenager purported to be his girlfirend, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirme...
11:32, 07/13/2019

Trump nominee for Pentagon post denies sexual assault accusations U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer categorically denied sexual assault allegations against him at his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday....
08:16, 07/30/2019

Friends of Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Say She Told Them of Attack in 1990s (NEW YORK) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she’d been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.The women, both journalists who were ...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Teens can have tough time searching for sexual health information online (Reuters Health) - While teens mostly navigate the internet with ease, they may have a tough time finding information on sexual health, a new study suggests....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report. The famed 59-year-old motivational speaker’...
12:16, 05/17/2019

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....
13:48, 07/10/2019

Models Call for Victoria's Secret to Fight Against Sexual Harassment in New Petition Victoria's Secret made headlines on Tuesday after more than 100 models signed a petition urging the company to protect its talent from sexual harassment and abuse. In an open letter......
14:48, 08/06/2019

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Himachal Court Quashes Sexual Assault Complaint Against Actor Jeetendra The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed a complaint against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, alleging that he sexually assaulted his cousin 48 years ago....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Fox News Is Pretending Trump Wasn't Just Accused of Violent Sexual Assault The president of the United States has been credibly accused of sexual assault by a high-profile writer, and has responded to this charge by saying that the woman was “not my type.” This is obviously a big deal—unless you’re Fox News....
10:00, 06/25/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
05:16, 05/24/2019

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied ...
09:48, 08/07/2019

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
08:48, 05/21/2019

Trump repeats contested claim he does not know latest sexual assault accuser President to reporters: ‘I have no idea who this woman is’Picture shows Trump with E Jean Carroll around 1987Donald Trump has claimed again not to know the latest women to publicly accuse him of sexual assault, E Jean Carroll, after his claim on Frid...
10:32, 06/22/2019