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Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who was arrested last month after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home. According to an arrest report, Williams forced her way inside and repea...

Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges

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LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
15:48, 07/16/2019

WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts. Her criminal case is ongoing.       ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
22:48, 05/26/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Man Faces Assault Charges for Using Excessive Force on 13-Year-Old After Police Wouldn’t Do It for Him Authorities filed assault charges against a Pennsylvania man, whom they initially declined to arrest, after he was caught on video forcibly restraining a child in a park....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
12:48, 05/23/2019

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

Arizona Cardinals cut Desmond Harrison, who faces felony charges of assault, strangulation Desmond Harrison was released by the Cardinals after reports emerged the tackle has been charged with assault and strangulation in North Carolina.       ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Alleged gun threat behind WNBA star Riquna Williams’ suspension Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts, one involv...
07:48, 07/17/2019

WNBA guard Riquna Williams charged in fight with ex-partner WNBA free-agent guard Riquna Williams has been arrested after authorities say she attacked her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home        ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

WNBA guard Riquna Williams arrested for assaulting ex-partner WNBA free agent guard Riquna Williams has been arrested after authorities say she attacked her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home.        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

The WNBA Players Association Is Contesting Riquna Williams's Domestic-Violence Suspension On Tuesday, the WNBA issued a statement announcing that Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams would be suspended for 10 games as a result of an incident of suspected domestic violence in December, which led to Williams’s arrest on April 29 of this...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the pe...
16:32, 06/30/2019

Tennessee speaker faces calls to resign from leadership post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A handful of Republican lawmakers are joining calls for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his top legislative leadership position. Casada has faced increased scrutiny on Wednesday after his top aide, Cade Cothren, stepp...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed over the weekend....
08:48, 07/15/2019

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
16:48, 06/11/2019

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in February to 10 related counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving three girls and one woman over roughly 10 years starting in the late 1990s....
08:16, 06/06/2019

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
11:16, 07/17/2019

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
16:32, 05/31/2019

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

Ex-Cowboys player Brent arrested on assault, other charges DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after authorities say officers found him intoxicated outside a Dallas-area fast food restaurant. Coppell police Sgt. Sammy Lujan s...
08:32, 07/01/2019

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

Wendy Williams’ Son Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Punching His Father, Kevin Hunter It’s good to know Wendy Williams has finally set herself free from years of what appeared to be a very unhappy and unhealthy marriage to Kevin Hunter Sr., but of course, divorce can be quite complicated....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charges SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was pr...
07:00, 07/01/2019

No charges in Kentucky anti-abortion activist assault case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester while leaving a woman’s clinic. Court records show a grand jury decided against an assault charge...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Cardi B Hit With Two Felony Assault Charges Over Strip Club Brawl (NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was charged Friday with new felony charges in a fight last year at a New York City strip club. An indictment filed in state court charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Charges dropped in Phillies' Herrera domestic assault case Domestic assault charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend declined to press charges....
12:16, 07/03/2019

Charges Against Hollywood Actor Kevin Spacey Dropped In Sex Assault Case Prosecutors dropped sexual assault proceedings against Kevin Spacey on Wednesday after the case against the Hollywood star collapsed over his alleged victim's refusal to testify....
18:16, 07/17/2019

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

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

Arizona Cardinals release Desmond Harrison after strangulation, assault charges on a woman Desmond Harrison was released by the Arizona Cardinals after police in Greensboro, North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant for the offensive lineman.       ...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Arizona Cardinals release Desmond Harrison after strangulation, assault charges on a female Desmond Harrison was released by the Arizona Cardinals after police in Greensboro, North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant for the offensive lineman.       ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Pro hockey players Sonny Milano, A.J. Greer arrested on assault charges in New York Sonny Milano (Blue Jackets) and A.J. Greer (Avalanche) were arrested on assault charges Sunday morning in NYC, according to NYPD Detective Ahmed Nasser.       ...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Wimbledon Glance: Williams faces Riske in quarterfinals A quick look at Wimbledon: Serena Williams tries to move a step closer to an eighth Wimbledon title when she takes on fellow American Alison Riske in the quarterfinals        ...
17:00, 07/08/2019

UFC's Green faces DUI manslaughter charges UFC fighter Desmond Green was arrested Tuesday and is facing four DUI manslaughter charges in connection to a five-vehicle crash that occurred in South Florida last August....
14:16, 06/26/2019

UTEP QB Locksley faces DWI, marijuana charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley faces multiple charges after his arrest in El Paso, Texas, according to jail records. The son of Maryland coach Mike Locksley, Kai Locksley has been suspended by UTEP, Miners coach Dana Dimel said in a statement....
21:00, 06/08/2019

Police: Man Faces Multiple Charges After Shoplifting FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Frankfort Police officers had their hands full with a robbery suspect after responding to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart Sunday. Officers say Robert Luttrell, 44, was in the self-checkout line in a Frankfort Walmart...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Ex-CEO of Danish bank faces charges over money laundering COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The former chief executive of Danske Bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, faces undisclosed preliminary charges over the scandal. Thomas Borgen resigned in September after an inte...
09:48, 05/07/2019

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

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Accused UNC shooter Trystan Terrell faces two murder charges The accused gunman in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two people faces two counts of murder, jail records indicate....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
13:32, 06/05/2019

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
11:32, 07/12/2019

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Truck driver faces charges in Colorado crash that killed 4 Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people last week on a Colorado highway....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Teen faces charges after pal hallucinates from vape pen at school: cops A Florida teen faces felony charges after a classmate landed in the hospital from using his vape pen containing synthetic weed, according to authorities. Adrian Garcia, 17, was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly let a pal at Golden Gate High School ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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

Glendale mom faces child endangerment charges after leaving 3-month-old in car GLENDALE, Ariz. (KPNX) – A mother is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving her 3-month-old baby in the car while she went grocery shopping.   According to court documents, 27-year-old Jessica Marie Umtuch was arrested for chil...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam Serena Williams faces "pressure times 100" when she plays Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title, her coach says....
06:00, 07/13/2019

Alejandro Toledo: Peru ex-president faces corruption charges after US arrest Toledo is a fugitive from Peru for allegedly receiving $20m from a Brazilian construction company Peru’s former president Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States following an extradition request from his home country where he faces co...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Teen faces child porn charges for sending pals her own sex tape A Maryland court will decide whether a teen girl can be prosecuted on child porn charges after she allegedly sent pals a video of herself performing oral sex, according to reports. The 16-year-old girl — identified in court papers only as S.K. — was ...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to U.S. on bribery charges The Austrian Supreme Court will allow billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States, where he could face bribery charges and as many as 50 years in prison....
14:16, 06/26/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Rapper Cardi B faces felony charges over strip club fight Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B was indicted on Friday on felony assault charges in connection with a fight at a New York City strip club, court records showed....
10:16, 06/21/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with war crimes and vio...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Brother of Manchester suicide bomber appears in court, faces 22 murder charges The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder....
07:00, 07/18/2019

New York man faces illegal weapons charges after killing 2 burglars in his home: report An upstate New York man was charged with felony possession of an illegal handgun after he fatally shot two people burglarizing his home Tuesday afternoon, police said....
05:00, 05/29/2019

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
01:32, 07/08/2019

Ex-JPMorgan banker faces Hong Kong bribery charges over "princeling" hires JPMorgan's former Asia investment banking vice-chair Catherine Leung has been charged with two counts of bribery by Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog for offering a job to the son of a potential client....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Scot Peterson Faces Court on Parkland School Shooting Neglect Charges At a bond hearing, lawyers for Mr. Peterson, a former sheriff’s deputy, argued that he did not meet the definition of a caregiver for the students who were killed and wounded....
09:16, 06/05/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Bartender faces charges for serving killer before Cowboys party shooting spree A Texas bartender was busted for serving the gunman who went on a deadly, drunken shooting rampage at a Dallas Cowboys watch party nearly two years ago, officials said. Lindsey Glass, 27, was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly violating a state beve...
06:32, 05/06/2019

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Bomb threat targets New Mexico court where leader of armed group faces charges A bomb threat prompted security officers on Monday to evacuate the courthouse where the leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border faces federal weapons charges....
10:16, 04/29/2019

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
11:16, 05/23/2019

Oklahoma man faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discover garage full of malnourished birds (KFOR) A man could soon be facing animal cruelty charges after a large group of malnourished parrots was seized from his Oklahoma City home. Neighbors say about 15 parrots have been kept in their neighbor’s garage for years, until now. “My frie...
23:16, 07/02/2019

The first person Cori Gauff thanked for her win over Venus Williams was Venus Williams A generation of young black tennis players can play unburdened partly due to the path beaten by the Williams sistersTwenty-two years ago in Indian Wells, a 16-year-old Venus Williams, still ranked only 211th in the world, was reeling from a brutal lo...
13:48, 07/02/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
11:48, 04/28/2019

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
10:16, 07/21/2019

Parkland principal to resign at end of school year FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The principal of a Florida school where 17 people were fatally shot last year is resigning. The Sun Sentinel reports that Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal Ty Thompson announced Friday that he...
19:00, 05/10/2019

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
04:48, 05/23/2019

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Jet Airways Shares Fall After CEO, Other Top Executives Resign Jet Airways share price today: The stock fell a day after the grounded airline said its chief executive officer Vinay Dube had resigned. On the Bombay Stock Exchange, Jet Airways shares opened at Rs......
09:48, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet an...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable for her departure, Downing Street has signalled, with a spokesman insisting she is determined to “get ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out of hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, a...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
23:16, 05/01/2019

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign Puerto Rico’s governor is seeking to defuse anger that has fed mammoth street protests against him by promising not to seek reelection, but his announcement that he won’t step down has brought vows to continue demonstrations...
18:48, 07/21/2019

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
18:16, 07/18/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
18:48, 06/29/2019

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
07:48, 05/22/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting that far-right conspiracy troll Jacob Wohl and lobbyi...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched toward the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
17:00, 07/17/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tendencies and austerity measures, and widespread corruption....
19:00, 06/24/2019

Several Congress Leaders Resign In Support Of Rahul Gandhi Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha election disaster although he is adamant on giving up......
06:00, 06/28/2019

Thousands of Czechs call on justice minister to resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague again to demand the resignation of the new justice minister. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presidential contender told reporters Barr had lost the confidence of the nation. “I think he’s lost th...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Gillibrand on calling for Al Franken to resign: 'I was not going to remain silent' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her call in 2017 for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations, saying during a Fox News Town Hall Sunday she chose not to “remain silent” on the iss...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her party should force her out, the former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.Describing May ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages. The move is u...
15:16, 06/04/2019

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls t...
09:00, 05/21/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
20:16, 07/17/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the budget by raising teachers' salaries retroactively....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
05:16, 06/16/2019

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, who was suspended last month for his "anti-party"......
18:48, 07/08/2019

3 more Maryland medical board members resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Three members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned in the continuing aftermath of a scandal involving financial arrangements that recently led Baltimore’s mayor to resign. The system ann...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Jersey Shore fire chiefs too unqualified to keep positions, resign The ax got brought down Monday in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, on some of the local fire department’s top brass — who reportedly “lacked the proper certifications for incident command” and were too unqualified to keep their posi...
18:32, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular extradition bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
22:16, 06/15/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic. But the party led by the powerful olig...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Democrats call for U.S. labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
08:32, 07/09/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had eve...
04:32, 07/15/2019

Will Rahul Gandhi Resign? Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Today The top leadership body of the Congress will meet today to discuss what went down for them in the national election after the National Democratic Alliance, powered by the pan-India campaign of Prime......
21:16, 05/24/2019

UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office....
03:48, 07/21/2019

Rahul Gandhi's "Offer To Resign Suicidal," Says Lalu Yadav Rahul Gandhi's offer to resign as Congress president is suicidal and will amount to falling into the BJP's trap, jailed Bihar politician Lalu Yadav has said in an article that he tweeted this morning....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand premier, justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs have rallied to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his new justice minister as protests are intensifying across the country. The protesters gathered in several hundred towns Tuesday, a week aft...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari....
06:00, 05/28/2019

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office through the last of his four-year term. Rosselló will also resign as the head of the pro-statehood New P...
20:00, 07/21/2019

Thousands of Czech protesters demand justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands Czechs are rallying in Prague as the protests demanding the resignation of the new justice minister intensify. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for giving a staffer so many hugs and kisses that she skipp...
10:16, 05/15/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party calle...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County’s first black sheriff when he was appointed in ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

10 Philadelphia police recruits resign after trying to cheat on open-book exam Ten Philadelphia police recruits resigned after they admitted to trying to cheat on an open-book exam, according to multiple reports.        ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
12:48, 05/21/2019

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
14:32, 07/18/2019

Rahul Gandhi May Offer To Resign At Congress Meet Today: Updates The top leadership of the Congress will meet today to discuss to analyse the party dismal showing in the national election after the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance won over 350 seats in the 542......
22:00, 05/24/2019

"Act Or Resign": Upendra Kushwaha Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Child Deaths Former Union Minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is responsible for the deaths of children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur and demanded his resignation....
13:16, 06/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the health regulator....
12:48, 07/02/2019

Georgia mayor, councilor told to resign amid racial strife HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — The mayor and a council member in a mostly white north Georgia city are facing calls to resign over racially charged comments. At issue is how Mayor Theresa Kenerly treated a black candidate for the city administrator job in Hosc...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that she completely cancel a controversial extradition bill, exonerate protesters and resign from her post...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek re-election but refused to resign, as corruption allegations have sparked widespread protests in San Juan....
16:16, 07/21/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls call for Puerto Rico’s governor to resign Protesters are outraged over offensive comments in leaked online messages between Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other officials. Rosselló’s constituents say they are also fed up with charges of corruption against public servants....
15:16, 07/20/2019

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign.        ...
07:00, 07/18/2019

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
01:00, 06/16/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
22:00, 05/27/2019

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote....
08:16, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
01:16, 07/14/2019

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma....
23:32, 05/14/2019

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Ro...
01:32, 07/14/2019

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. Protesters came to the capital from all corners of the Czech Republic to ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
16:00, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
22:16, 06/16/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
15:00, 05/01/2019

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the governor and other officials featured homophobic and sexist language....
07:48, 07/18/2019

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
09:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation....
01:48, 07/20/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city administrator, a report said. Mayor Theresa Kenerly allegedly made the comment to a member of Hoschto...
14:48, 05/07/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
04:32, 07/17/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney general, William Barr, has defended his handling of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as De...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of t...
23:48, 05/31/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the to...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up to the 16th century fortress where the governor resides.        ...
03:48, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
05:48, 06/17/2019

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 Puerto Ricans lined the grounds of the capitol, crowds surged in anticipation, snapping thin reels of...
01:32, 07/21/2019

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up to the 16th century fortress where the governor resides.        ...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists on a rural N...
02:32, 06/26/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
19:32, 05/07/2019

Sparks fly as Co-op Energy‎ weighs sale The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a growing squeeze on profits....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory       ...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
01:00, 05/28/2019

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist, then converted a free kick to put the Americans ahead in their 3-2 victory over Canada on Thursday ...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Nneka Ogwumike scores 13 of her 22 points in 3rd, Sparks win Nneka Ogwumike scored 13 of her 22 points in a decisive third quarter to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 69-64       ...
15:16, 07/18/2019

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Il...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray c...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
10:16, 07/09/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Ac...
09:32, 07/09/2019

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative repor...
09:32, 07/15/2019

Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign Pre-election favorites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania's presidential election, as Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis conceded defeat in Sunday's vote and said he would resign his post....
19:16, 05/12/2019

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74 on Thursday night. Chelsea Gray also scored 18 points and r...
21:48, 06/27/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district......
07:00, 05/13/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night. Jones gave Connecticut a 21-point lead with 3:22 left in th...
20:48, 06/06/2019

California’s largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history. The California Department...
13:32, 06/06/2019

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks        ...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
18:32, 06/20/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
01:32, 06/22/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
11:32, 07/02/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
10:48, 07/15/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
01:00, 05/15/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday night in Britain, with the Duchess of Sussex portra...
17:32, 06/24/2019

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B set career shooting marks, going 7 of 8 from 3-po...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
17:32, 06/04/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3rd Avenue and Tremont Avenue, cops said. The suspe...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign after his exposed texts revealed him making sexist and nasty remarks about other govern...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Cyprus serial killer case forces justice minister to resign amid uproar over handling by police The unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus that spurred uproar over how police handled the disappearances of foreign women has inflicted another causality: the country's justice minister’s job....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
22:00, 07/17/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
12:32, 06/16/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
20:48, 06/09/2019

Bill Cosby's Post As "America's Dad" On Father's Day Sparks Outrage Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Vintage Porsche race car sparks dual claims of authenticity A vintage Porsche built nearly 50 years ago has a doppelganger — and the owners of both cars claim theirs is the real deal. A racer and a collector are squaring off in Manhattan Federal Court over their competing rides, both 911 RSR prototypes. Porsc...
16:32, 07/20/2019

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
08:16, 07/03/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was charging at the scene, officials revealed Thursday. The blaze broke out at 4:37 p.m on the fourth floor ...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
12:32, 07/04/2019

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
05:16, 07/05/2019

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
23:00, 07/03/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
03:32, 05/08/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
15:00, 06/06/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
19:48, 06/14/2019

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
18:16, 07/01/2019

CC Sabathia’s scare sparks Yankees’ downfall in ugly loss CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia’s second stab at a milestone victory was a lot like the first one and left him looking at a third try. Facing the team he broke into the majors with, the Yankees’ veteran lefty was the loser in an 8-4 defeat to the Indians on ...
18:16, 06/08/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work....
18:48, 06/13/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a Ford?...
00:48, 05/02/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
08:48, 06/08/2019

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro Corvette Capt. Rafael Acosta di...
22:16, 06/29/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca archeological sites that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Josh Donaldson plunking sparks Braves-Pirates chaos ATLANTA — Pittsburgh right-hander Joe Musgrove and Atlanta third baseman Josh Donaldson have been ejected for triggering a benches-clearing confrontation. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle also was ejected by home-plate umpire Brian Gorman for arguing the...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

USDA plan to move offices sparks concerns about research TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to relocate the headquarters of two research agencies to the Kansas City area, intensifying concerns that research will suffer. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the move Thursda...
11:00, 06/13/2019

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake ...
01:32, 06/04/2019

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
23:00, 06/15/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
23:48, 06/07/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
18:48, 06/07/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday....
21:16, 07/16/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Tom Brady ranking sparks Kurt Warner-Chris Simms media war The NFL’s season of ridiculous takes is in full swing, and Chris Simms is leading the pack. Simms ranked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — yes, six-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady, who won his most recent championship in February —...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as people aimed stones at it....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
18:00, 06/18/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
18:00, 07/03/2019

Storm moving through southern Alberta sparks severe thunderstorm warning Environment Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 3:36 p.m. Thursday for parts of southern Alberta, including Starland County and areas near Hanna and Richdale....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant. Mounts says when she took the ...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Daisy Ridley's Diamond Ring Sparks Tom Bateman Engagement Rumors The galaxy might be a little brighter because of the rock on Daisy Ridley's finger. Fans are speculating that the Star Wars actress is engaged to her Murder on the Orient Express......
21:48, 06/07/2019

2-Year-Old's Murder Over Rs 10,000 Sparks Outrage; Stray Dogs Dragged Body On Sunday, stray dogs appearing to drag out human body parts from a garbage dump alerted residents of a town near Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. A search revealed the mutilated body of a......
23:48, 06/06/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos A group of kids set off a “large” firecracker on a rush hours subway train in Manhattan on Friday morning — sparking a panicked stampede from the car, officials and witnesses said. The chaos unfolded around 9:30 a.m. in a crowded re...
13:48, 05/31/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

First IPO on China's Nasdaq-Style Tech Board Sparks a Small Frenzy China’s latest experiment with a Nasdaq-like listing venue for homegrown technology companies got a boost this week, after the first initial public offering of an electrical-equipment maker drew hordes of investors....
06:48, 06/26/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
10:32, 07/01/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
17:16, 05/14/2019

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
14:32, 07/10/2019

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Andrew Yang's no-tie look sparks social media frenzy during Democratic debate Presidential candidate Andrew Yang stirred up a response on social media during the Democratic debate Thursday night when it was quickly evident he was the only male candidate on stage not wearing a tie. ...
20:32, 06/27/2019

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial and vulgar text messages between him and his close...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national...
11:16, 05/21/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Wall St. clings to slight gains after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major indexes edged higher on Friday in a rebound from the previous session's losses after upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
15:32, 05/21/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Va., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s t...
10:16, 07/19/2019

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he could face jail time if found......
19:48, 05/02/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
14:32, 05/06/2019

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate. Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....
22:32, 06/11/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
05:16, 07/14/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding sparks transport chaos Commuters were hit with severe delays on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
13:16, 06/11/2019

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
09:32, 07/01/2019

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
01:32, 05/29/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
16:48, 06/17/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
19:32, 05/23/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
14:48, 06/27/2019

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman’s death sparks reactions from fans: 'Gone but not forgotten' The news of Beth Chapman's death drew hundreds of reactions from "Dog the Bounty Hunter" fans, many of whom expressed their sadness for the 51-year-old's family. ...
11:16, 06/26/2019

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
09:16, 06/10/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
21:00, 07/03/2019

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during....
15:48, 05/31/2019

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
15:48, 06/15/2019

Virgin Galactic deal sparks interest in an obscure investment vehicle with a spotty track record There's lots of excitement that tech superstar Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Hedosophia is buying a 49% stake (roughly $800 million) in Virgin Galactic to do space flights....
16:16, 07/09/2019

Second human-sized jellyfish spotted off English coast sparks invasion fears: Haven't 'seen the biggest yet' It sounds like something out of a 1950s B-movie, but Brits are worried about an invasion of gigantic jellyfish after a second one was spotted this week....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
07:16, 07/03/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. police investigation....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Senator to Barr: 'You lied...You should resign' Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Attorney General Robert Barr over his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono said Barr hasn't been honest with Congress and called on him to r...
15:16, 05/01/2019

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
10:48, 07/12/2019

KSP Looking For Person In Burglary And Assault Case LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators with Kentucky State Polie are trying to locate a man they say is connected to a burglary and assault that happened in Leslie County back in May. In the morning hours of Sunday, May 19, KSP said that an...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fir...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant off from American suppliers and ban it from doing business in the U.S....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
17:16, 05/20/2019

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

UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had b...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Title IX report clears MSU players of sex assault A Title IX report has cleared three former Michigan State basketball players of sexual assault allegations. The woman said she plans to appeal the findings....
18:16, 06/28/2019

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

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

4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff game Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault just hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff game....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
03:32, 06/12/2019

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

Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. The Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California detailed her proposal on Wednesday to stop impor...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
23:48, 06/11/2019

Man Charged With Assault, Robbery, Resisting Arrest LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man is in jail on robbery, assault and other charges following an incident on Georgetown Street. Authorities say 35-year-old Roger Lewis Jr. was arrested just before midnight Friday. Police allege that minu...
06:32, 05/26/2019

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

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese MPs, have "widened the American assault" on Lebanon....
06:48, 07/11/2019

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a ...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual S...
11:16, 07/06/2019

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

A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Sweden in connection with a physical altercation that was caught on tape. In a video obtained by TMZ, the “L$D” rapper is filmed through what appears to be a shop window, milling around in a white hoodie. The vi...
10:48, 07/03/2019

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

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted for stealing a 48-year-old man’s cellphone in the Financial District around 4:40 p.m. May 9 and ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

A$AP Rocky Arrested for Gross Assault in Sweden A$AP Rocky was arrested for gross assault in Sweden on Wednesday. According to the Swedish Prosecution Office, the arrest took place around 1:00 a.m. The rapper is currently in......
09:32, 07/03/2019

Love & Hip Hop’s Remy Ma Arrested on Assault Charge in NYC Love & Hip Hop reality star Remy Ma is being shown no love by New York City prosecutors, who had her arrested Wednesday on charges she attacked her co-star Brittney Taylor last month....
04:16, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assault case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the former University of Southern California gynecologist’s arrest in a sexual assault case (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Prosecutors say a former University of Southern California campus gynecologist has been c...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the......
07:16, 06/03/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cease-and-desist orders to the Sigma Chi chapter last...
05:00, 06/05/2019

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

YouGov survey ranking classic British food sparks outrage online as pork pies among least popular and sausage rolls not included A survey ranking Britain's favourite classic dishes has sparked outrage online after scotch eggs and pork pies were listed among the nation's least favourite foods....
08:32, 06/13/2019

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

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel Poland's foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel's ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Suspect arrested for Queens push-in robbery and sex assault A man has been arrested for a recent Queens push-in robbery, where he and an accomplice allegedly held eight people hostage and sexually abused one of them, the NYPD announced Tuesday. Brandon Daniels, 24, of Brooklyn was arrested and charged with at...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Court acts against NJ judge in sex assault case: report New Jersey’s high court took action Wednesday when it terminated the temporary assignment of a judge who declined to order a 16-year-old rape suspect tried in adult court because the boy came “from a good family,” according to The New York Times....
21:32, 07/17/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator from California is set to detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman. Wayne County prosecutors said Monday that 34-year-old Deangelo Martin was...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Man charged with murder, assault for Appalachian Trail stabbings A Massachusetts man faces federal murder and assault charges in connection with a stabbing along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia that left one man dead and a woman injured....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Georgia kicks WR Holloman off team after assault allegation ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of April ...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Ellen DeGeneres Recounts Sex Assault By Her Stepfather As A Teen US talkshow queen Ellen DeGeneres has opened up to late night talk show host David Letterman about being sexually assaulted as a teen by her mother's then-husband....
18:16, 05/28/2019

BJP's Akash Vijayvargiya Gets Notice From Party Over Assault On Official BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya, who thrashed a civic body official last week in Indore, has been issued a showcause notice today by his party's disciplinary committee. This comes days after Prime......
06:16, 07/04/2019

'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

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

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

Fleetwood coach Joey Barton charged with assault Joey Barton has been charged by police with assault following an incident involving another manager after an English third-tier soccer match last season       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husbandCardi B has pleaded not guilty to assault following two altercations at a New York strip club in August 2018. The rapper, born Belcalis A...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Pair Wanted For Questioning In Connection To Robbery, Assault LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding two people. They are searching for William Michael Kegley and Auburn Rae Kegley. The sheriff’s office wants to ask them ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

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

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

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal front man is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
01:32, 06/13/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, in April 2018, Parks broke into a home and attempted to sexually a...
18:00, 05/02/2019

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

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Sumitra Mahajan Disapproves Of BJP MLA's Assault On Civic Officer Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Monday appeared to disapprove BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's act of assaulting a civic officer with a cricket bat in full public view here last month....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

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

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County district attorney’s office said Wednesday that...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suff...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for ...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
12:16, 06/02/2019

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

The Latest: US Army Rangers recreate D-Day cliff assault LONDON (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Army Rangers are climbing the jagged cliffs of Normandy’s Pointe du Hoc to honor the men who scaled them 75 years ago in a valiant D-D...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
02:48, 07/01/2019

Chiefs' Hill denies assault in new audio excerpt In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancée, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
17:16, 07/09/2019

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

Former Seahawks quarterback Boykin indicted on assault charge Former Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback and TCU star Trevone Boykin was indicted Friday on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily harm, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported....
10:48, 06/22/2019

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for his arrest on an assault charge       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

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 Baylor player's sex assault conviction overturned A Texas appeals court has overturned the sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case ignited a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist school       ...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Assault reported at Dominican resort where woman says she was attacked A Pennsylvania man claims a pair of would-be robbers savagely attacked him at the same Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mom claims she was savagely beaten. Robert Walker of New Castle said he was ambushed walking alone back to his room at t...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
08:48, 05/08/2019

Australian woman stabs man with stiletto in drunken assault A brawling brunette celebrating her 21st birthday sent an innocent man to the hospital when she stabbed him in the head with her stiletto. Birthday girl Jazzmin Fry and her beau were on a boozy night out when they got into a fight with stranger Kyle ...
19:48, 05/09/2019

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

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Election deadline sparks fear moderates could be 'purged' from Labour Fears that moderate Labour MPs could be "purged" by Jeremy Corbyn supporters rose today with a former minister announcing that he will not be standing for re-election....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Fraternities suspended after document referencing 'rape attic' sparks protests at Swarthmore Dozens of students have been protesting Phi Psi fraternity after leaked documents revealed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Beyond Meat's home in the meat aisle sparks food fight In a bid to directly compete with ground beef and pork sausage, Beyond Meat Inc bills itself the world's first plant-based burger sold in the meat case of U.S. grocery stores....
04:16, 06/06/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
01:48, 06/18/2019

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

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

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”, the activist and politician Marina Silva has war...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who entered a no contest plea to a felony battery charge last week, says he is resigning his post as one of...
08:32, 05/01/2019

‘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

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign on Saturday. Mr Roy, who was on an open top car,......
02:16, 05/05/2019

"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

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

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

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago...
20:16, 07/06/2019

Assault On Woman Forest Officer "Cannot Be Tolerated": Prakash Javadekar Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the Centre has taken the assault on a woman forest officer by the brother of a Telangana Rashtra Samithi lawmaker in Asifabad district of......
04:16, 07/01/2019

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

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

Syrian rebels say goal of Russia's Idlib assault is to take highways Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying to wrest control of two major highways in their last enclave in the northwest of the country in a bid to shore up Syria's sanction-hit economy....
18:32, 05/05/2019

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

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five or six men attacked him by surprise Sunday night ...
04:00, 06/03/2019

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week....
17:16, 06/27/2019

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

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

‘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

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
03:48, 05/30/2019

‘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

Sudan Troops Clear Protest Camp in Assault, Killing 9 Sudanese security forces attacked a protest camp in the capital Monday, opening fire, torching tents and killing at least nine people, as they largely cleared away the weeks-old sit-in aimed at pressuring the military to yield power, witnesses and pr...
04:16, 06/03/2019

Journalist Files Complaint Against Salman Khan For Assault: Lawyer A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on......
21:32, 06/25/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
09:32, 05/29/2019

Two women say writer told them of alleged Trump assault at the time Two women have backed up writer E. Jean Carroll's account of an alleged sexual attack by President Donald Trump more than 20 years ago, both saying in an interview published on Thursday that she had told them about it at the time....
12:48, 06/27/2019

"Drunk In Power": Priyanka Gandhi Hits Out At BJP After Assault Incidents Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday claimed some BJP leaders were "drunk on power" as they thrash government employees for doing their duty and asked if any action will be taken......
13:00, 07/07/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dramas will reach their denouement, thanks to the votes of a combined total of about 1.3 billion people....
00:32, 05/13/2019

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing four misdemeanor counts of assault in Pima County. He’s accused of inappropriately touching a Pilates ...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Magistrate Records Statement In Woman Journalist Assault Case A woman journalist who has lodged a police complaint against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly harassing and assaulting her on Tuesday recorded her statements before a magistrate....
23:16, 07/16/2019