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Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of Medicare beneficiaries to authorities even though reporting is required. Auditors w...

Watchdog: Neglect and abuse unreported in nursing facilities

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Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.        ...
09:32, 07/01/2019

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. study that suggests some patients may be sent home for financial reasons before they're medically re...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Nursing home negligence: Senate report names nearly 400 facilities with 'persistent record of poor care' Senators released a list of nursing homes with a record of poor care, questioning why they are not publicly identified for health and safety problems.        ...
05:32, 06/04/2019

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
19:16, 06/06/2019

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

I caught a subway perv in the act — and he won’t go unreported When I went to the 40th Precinct station house in Mott Haven to report the man who had just masturbated to me on the uptown 2 train, an officer told me, “If you really want to get this guy, you should take it to the press.”...
19:32, 05/04/2019

The Unreported Yet Biggest Danger of Trade Tariffs Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
13:00, 05/21/2019

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

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Ex-MSU dean gets jail for neglect, misconduct Former Michigan State dean William Strampel was sentenced to up to a year in jail for neglect of duty and misconduct in office. He was acquitted of criminal sexual conduct....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy's near death A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision....
07:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. border facility gives tour after accusations of neglect U.S. immigration officials took reporters on a tour of a Texas migrant holding facility on Thursday that was still overcrowded a week after lawyers raised concerns about conditions....
02:16, 06/28/2019

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
06:00, 06/10/2019

How to destroy nursing's sacred covenant, with one bad decision Proponents of assisted suicide have been so successful in decriminalizing it that, today, one in five Americans lives in a jurisdiction that allows the practice. Proponents want doctors’ and nurses’ professional associations to reject the Hippocratic...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Nursing home, pharmacy to pay nearly $13M in judge’s death LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A nursing home and pharmacy agreed to give nearly $13 million to the family of a retired judge who died after they say he was not given his necessary medication. The Courier-Journal reports both companies and the judge’s...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Changes are coming to Sky Harbor Airport when it comes to mother’s who are nursing Changes are coming to Sky Harbor Airport when it comes to mother’s who are nursing. The Phoenix City Council approved the purchase and installation of up to six nursing stations at the airport. The Friendly Airport for Mothers Act or FAM was pa...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Mom charged with child neglect after hundreds of bugs crawl out of kid’s backpack A Florida teacher alerted authorities to a neglected student after hundreds of bugs crawled out of her backpack, leading to the arrest of the girl’s mother, a report said. Jessica Stevenson, 33, of Santa Rosa County near Pensacola, was arrested last ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Italy's new ruins: heritage sites being lost to neglect and looting Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritanceLegend has it that the grotto hidden among the craggy cliffs on San Marco hill in Sutera in the heart of Sicily ho...
05:32, 05/28/2019

Larry Nassar’s former boss convicted of misconduct, willful neglect A former dean at Michigan State University who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. But a jury acquitted William Strampel, 71, who served as dean of the universit...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The names of hundreds of nursing homes across the country found to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary issues were kept under wraps by the federal government, according to a new report....
12:16, 06/04/2019

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies’ A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agency that stopped inspecting such homes several years ago....
14:16, 06/24/2019

PG&E Denies Neglect of High-Voltage Lines in Response to Journal Article While PG&E acknowledged the findings of a Wall Street Journal article that said it knew for years that its aging power lines could fail and spark wildfires, it disputed the article’s suggestion that it had neglected maintenance....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appe...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Global neglect of millions forced from their homes by conflict branded 'pitiful' Top official condemns lack of focus on record 41 million people left homeless in their own countries after fleeing violenceRecord numbers of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in a crisis that has received “pitiful” international at...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting _____ Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. Sheriff Gregory Tony said Edward E...
14:16, 06/29/2019

A Nursing Home Chain’s Collapse Leaves the Government on the Hook The failure of the Rosewood Care Centers is the biggest default in the history of a little-known program that underpins 15 percent of the nation’s nursing homes....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems....
09:16, 06/04/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
06:00, 07/07/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. On Monday that secrecy began to crack a...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay (Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a new study suggests....
16:16, 07/22/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Treat him like he's a grandpa in a nursing home' Late-night hosts focused on the strange battle between the president, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s snap press conference on Wednesday as well as the controversy over Democratic candidates appearing on Fox N...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

$1 Million Penalty Brings Record Nursing Home Default Near an End The financial failure of the Rosewood Care Centers underscored gaps in the oversight of a program that insures $20 billion in mortgages to more than 2,300 nursing homes....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Broward sheriff fires two more deputies for 'neglect of duty' in Parkland shooting response Two more Broward County Sheriff's deputies were fired for "neglect of duty" in their response to last year's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sheriff Gregory Tony announced Wednesday. ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

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

Man graduates NYU nursing school where he started as a teen janitor: 'Never give up on your dreams' When Frank Baez came to the United States with his family as a young teen, he said he took a job in housekeeping at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital to help provide for his family....
09:32, 05/23/2019

91-year-old WWII vet suffers fatal head injury at nursing home A 91-year-old World War II Navy veteran suffered a fatal blow to the head when he tumbled out of his wheelchair at an Iowa Veterans Affairs nursing home....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Scot Peterson, former Parkland resource officer facing neglect charges, posts bond Scot Peterson, facing neglect charges because of his lack of action during the Parkland, Florida, shooting. His bond was lowered to $39,500.        ...
13:48, 06/06/2019

'We don't want you to mess with it': Nursing home resident issues blunt message to Kamala Harris While Sen. Kamala Harris was helping senior citizens in a nursing home in Iowa with their game of bingo, one of the residents told her what she thought about her healthcare policies....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Ohio shooting victims include gunman's sister, mother of two who was a nursing student A gunman killed nine people, including his sister, and injured more than two dozen people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, the second community to grapple with a mass shooting in fewer than 24 hours. ...
01:48, 08/05/2019

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said - he did not have a duty to save the victims....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations and it let go about 100 people in the process, the CEO Timothy Peck told CNBC. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit, and is planning to pivot the business....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Nursing assistant caught on video raping disabled care-home resident: prosecutors A Seattle nursing assistant was arrested earlier this month for allegedly repeatedly raping a 50-year-old disabled woman in his care at an assisted living facility, according to reports. ...
11:32, 07/13/2019

Hundreds of migrant children reportedly moved from Border Patrol facility in Texas following claims of neglect, mistreatment The U.S. government has reportedly moved migrant children from a Texas border facility after reports surfaced of children experiencing neglect and maltreatment....
11:16, 06/25/2019

Nursing home staffers accused of taunting dementia patient, 91; outraged family suing: reports Two staff members have been fired and arrested and an Illinois nursing home now faces a lawsuit after video footage allegedly showed them taunting a 91-year-old dementia patient....
03:16, 08/10/2019

Florida parents arrested on child neglect charges after good samaritans find 2-year-old on side of busy highway (WESH/NBC News) A Florida mother and father were arrested on charges of child neglect Monday after a toddler was found walking in the middle of traffic on busy US 1 in Oak Hill. Investigators said the little boy could have been killed. The speed limi...
02:00, 06/27/2019

Nursing student born with massive birthmark caused by rare disorder undergoes life-changing surgery A 37-year-old nursing student from Iran who spent years of her life in and out of doctors’ offices and enduring callous remarks from strangers is rebuilding her life in New York after undergoing life-changing surgery on a birthmark that was taking ov...
13:16, 05/09/2019

How severe is overcrowding at some US migrant facilities? Very Report found that 88 men were held in a cell with a maximum capacity of 41 – or less than 0.3 sq meters of space for each manOvercrowding is so severe at some US migrant detention facilities that adult detainees are held in cells where they each have...
00:16, 07/05/2019

Mexico studies building new immigration facilities MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detent...
12:16, 05/21/2019

DHS reports 'egregious' violations at four ICE detainment facilities The Department of Homeland Security said it observed "egregious" violations at four facilities for housing Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainees....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Two more deputies fired after Parkland school shooting: 'It was neglect of duty' Two more Florida sheriff's deputies have been fired following a teen gunman's rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Parents could face neglect charges after seeking 'alternative medical care' for toddler Joshua "Noah" McAdams was found April 29 in Georgetown, Kentucky, along with his parents, who could face child neglect charges in Florida.        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Couple could face neglect charges after seeking 'alternative medical care' for toddler Joshua "Noah" McAdams was found April 29 in Georgetown, Kentucky, along with his parents, who could face child neglect charges in Florida.        ...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Trump says ICE raids coming, border facilities are ‘incredible’ Trump again threatened that ICE would soon start rounding up illegal immigrants for deportation — and praised the detention centers holding illegal immigrants despite mounting criticism of conditions there. “I don’t call them raids. I say they came i...
18:16, 07/05/2019

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Co...
01:32, 07/11/2019

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
08:48, 06/08/2019

Luxury Hamptons homes now come with professional sports facilities For real-estate players with unlimited means, dream homes come tricked out with professional sporting facilities. The eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Three Ponds Farm estate in Bridgehampton, for example, has a private 18-hole golf course overlooking Long...
10:00, 05/22/2019

People Await Restoration Of Basic Facilities In J&K; PM To Address Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address nation at 4 pm in a special broadcast on national broadcaster All India Radio. The Prime Minister's special address comes two days after the government's......
01:16, 08/08/2019

| 'Dangerous overcrowding' in US migrant facilities: government report A US Department of Homeland Security report warned Friday of "dangerous overcrowding" in El Paso, Texas facilities for holding just-arrived migrants, with rooms packed with more than five times the number authorised....
07:00, 06/02/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
23:16, 06/30/2019

AOC rips Fox’s Kilmeade for comparing border facilities to a ‘big party’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who toured border detention centers with a group of Democratic lawmakers on Monday, blasted “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade for comparing conditions at the facilities to a party at a house with few bathr...
09:32, 07/02/2019

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak ou...
20:32, 07/10/2019

DHS report details ‘dangerous overcrowding’ in border facilities Children and adult migrants detained at the US-Mexico border are subjected to “dangerous overcrowding” conditions that represent “an immediate risk to the health and safety” of border agents and those detained, according to a scathing new repor...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Oil prices rise over 1% on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities Oil prices rose over 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones launched by a Yemeni-armed movement aligned to Iran had attacked facilities belonging to state oil company Aramco....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Houthis in Yemen Claim Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities A Houthi spokesman called it the “biggest attack in the depths” of the kingdom, the world’s top oil exporter, but a Saudi official said the attack had caused a “minor” fire and no casualties....
08:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. migrant ‘torture facilities’ described as frigid places with flu-stricken kids Said one doctor of a U.S. migrant facility in McAllen, Texas: "It is obvious that the dignity and well-being of children is not even an afterthought in the design of the center,”...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Change In Travel Plans? Indian Railways Offers These Facilities Indian Railways allows passengers to extend their journey, change boarding station of their journey and upgrade their tickets to a higher class. While some of these facilities are applicable only for......
14:00, 04/28/2019

Malware attacks on infrastructure and state-run facilities shot up 200% in 2019 If you’ve noticed a recent uptick in cyberattacks targeting infrastructure and government facilities, you’re not alone. Aside from utilizing more sophisticated capabilities, the attacks are coming at us with an alarming frequency. Now, according to a...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after four Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
12:16, 05/14/2019

'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into U.S. border facilities Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central American families and children approaching the US-Mexico border continues its dramatic rise, the US...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Delaware nursing home locked down after shooting deaths of 79-year-old woman, 82-year-old man A Delaware nursing home was locked down for nearly an hour Saturday as police investigated the shooting deaths of an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman....
16:16, 07/21/2019

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more efforts were needed to combat the activities of the groups that carried them out....
15:00, 05/29/2019

As migrants languish in border facilities, Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
16:48, 06/26/2019

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 childre...
14:32, 04/28/2019

As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
19:32, 06/26/2019

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
07:32, 07/03/2019

Yemen's Houthi group says will target UAE, Saudi vital military facilities Yemen's Houthi group said targeting Saudi Aramco's installations last week was the beginning of military operations against 300 vital military targets, Houthi-controled SABA news agency said on Sunday, citing a source in the movement's military....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Wayfair Workers Plan Walkout Over Sales to Migrant Detention Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
22:16, 06/25/2019

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government a...
16:16, 07/02/2019

Children are dying in border holding facilities. A top immigration official is pleading for help There's a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders said Congress must pass emergency funding.        ...
08:00, 06/20/2019

"Ticking Time Bomb": Report Shows People Crammed In US Border Facilities Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some......
18:48, 07/02/2019

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmake...
01:00, 07/08/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

WRAPUP 2-As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
14:32, 07/03/2019

Saudi oil facilities attacked, U.S. sees threat in Iraq from Iran-backed forces Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. military said it was braced for "possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
13:16, 07/13/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "cruelty" of Trump administration's treatment of migrants....
16:16, 07/12/2019

Top Border Patrol official: Facilities not 'designed to handle' heavy flow of immigrants A top border patrol official said Monday on “Fox & Friends” that facilities intended to house migrants and illegal immigrant detainees were “not designed to handle [the] type of flow” being seen along the Mexican border....
15:16, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 1-As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happenin...
16:00, 07/12/2019

‘This Is About the Preservation of Our Humanity’: Democrats Speak Out About Vile Conditions, Racist Rhetoric at Border Facilities Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and heckling of pro-Donald Trump, anti-immigrant groups....
13:00, 07/02/2019

AOC hits out on Twitter at 'shrieking Republicans' criticizing her comparison of border facilities to concentration camps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken aim at "shrieking Republicans" who criticized her for comparing border facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border to concentration camps....
12:16, 06/18/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Battle over public opinion: As Democrats target migrant facilities in hearing, Pence will tour one Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
02:48, 07/12/2019

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) s...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
03:48, 07/18/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
10:48, 05/21/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
13:16, 05/09/2019

United Nations slams US for detention facilities: 'This should never happen anywhere' “Any deprivation of liberty of adult migrants and refugees should be a measure of last resort,” a U.N. commissioner said.        ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
18:32, 07/18/2019

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
03:16, 06/13/2019

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street, and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on ...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Motorway signs should be redesigned, says watchdog News 29 Apr, 2019 Junction numbers on motorway signs are obscured too often, forcing drivers into dangerous manoeuvres, according to Transport Focus...
03:00, 05/02/2019

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s phy...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
06:16, 06/21/2019

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
22:16, 05/31/2019

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
09:00, 07/18/2019

UK watchdog warns of perils of unregulated cryptocurrencies Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value and offer consumers few protections, but added that such coins fall outside the scope of its powers....
10:48, 07/31/2019

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
04:48, 08/07/2019

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
02:32, 07/12/2019

Corporate watchdog Asic to sue ANZ over alleged transfer fee rip-off Bank accused of 1.3m instances of charging customers for moving money between their own accountsThe corporate regulator is to launch legal action against ANZ over an alleged fee rip-off that could result in the bank being forced to pay a penalty runn...
06:00, 07/25/2019

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
18:48, 06/23/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing - RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
06:00, 05/16/2019

| Australian watchdog calls for controls on Facebook, Google Australia's competition watchdog has recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online advertising among a slew of measures to better police the internet giants....
09:32, 07/26/2019

U.S. watchdog fines New York debt collectors more than $60 million The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday said it had fined a group of New York-based debt-collection firms and their two owners more than $60 million to settle claims they inflated consumer debts and broke the law when attempting to collect the money....
13:32, 07/25/2019

Australia to police Facebook and Google with new watchdog office Australia is tightening the screws on Facebook and Google. Governments are scrambling to address concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to the spread of "fake news" and hate speech....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos across the country, with trains brought to a standstill and traffic lights knocked out....
14:16, 08/10/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
05:48, 06/25/2019

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the National Grid after a power cut left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and cut electricity to a...
05:16, 08/10/2019

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing...
10:16, 05/31/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
12:48, 08/08/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
09:48, 05/31/2019

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
06:16, 06/14/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
12:16, 08/05/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report.Led by Senate Judiciary Committee member Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Democrats accuse Barr of misleadi...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
18:16, 07/01/2019

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting up an investigative team with the power to name perpetrators of chemical attacks....
21:16, 05/16/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog aims to name permanent chief by October The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to appoint a new Director General in October to assume office by January, the United Nations' nuclear watchdog said on Thursday....
03:16, 08/01/2019

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
00:16, 08/08/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
05:00, 07/03/2019

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
21:00, 06/13/2019

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
10:00, 07/18/2019

Southern Water must pay for its pollution spills, watchdog told Environmental groups condemn cutting of company’s fine from £37.7m to £3mEnvironmental groups are demanding one of Britain’s biggest water companies be made to pay tens of millions of pounds to restore the damage to habitats and wildlife caused by th...
08:32, 07/18/2019

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Res...
12:00, 06/20/2019

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
06:16, 07/18/2019

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
05:48, 07/18/2019

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.So...
09:48, 07/10/2019

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
14:32, 07/17/2019

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia...
23:16, 06/17/2019

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
04:16, 07/17/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
12:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-ECB hires ex-Goldman Sachs banker as watchdog The European Central Bank has hired Elizabeth McCaul, a former Goldman Sachs banker who later led an audit of the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank, as one of its top banking supervisors, it said on Thursday....
10:16, 07/11/2019

UK financial watchdog finally decides which cryptocurrencies it wants to regulate The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the regulatory body tasked with overseeing the country’s financial markets, has clarified its stance on crypto assets, stating which tokens it’s responsible for. Today’s policy statement is a response to a consu...
08:16, 07/31/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons...
04:32, 06/10/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is considering investigating Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
03:00, 07/05/2019

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
01:48, 07/05/2019

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano Dies U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in a note to member states obtained by Reuters....
06:00, 07/22/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
07:00, 05/28/2019

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
00:00, 06/07/2019

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
00:48, 07/05/2019

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
09:48, 06/11/2019

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embedded....
08:32, 05/21/2019

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Chairman bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the chair of Nat...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
16:32, 05/31/2019

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
02:00, 06/16/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
14:16, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-UK watchdog shakes up 'dysfunctional' bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Friday, in a radical change that will raise questions about the future of free in-credit bank...
00:00, 06/07/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
08:32, 05/22/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political ca...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Treasury Watchdog Looking Into Why the Harriet Tubman $20 Is Taking So Damn Long The Treasury Department’s Office of the Inspector General will look into why a $20 bill with Harriet Tubman’s face on it has been delayed, according to the New York Times. The inquiry was made public with the release of a letter from Treasury’s Inspe...
06:32, 06/25/2019

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
16:32, 06/05/2019

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of inte...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Amazon in deal with German watchdog to overhaul marketplace terms Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, taking action to appease regulators as pressure on the e-commerce giant grows in Europe and the United States....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
02:00, 07/16/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
11:32, 07/11/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
08:48, 07/10/2019

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
05:16, 07/10/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
11:32, 07/09/2019

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
14:16, 07/08/2019

UK's competition watchdog asks Amazon and Deliveroo to pause integration Britain's competition watchdog served Amazon and Deliveroo an initial enforcement order in a bid to pause the e-commerce giant's stake purchase in the online food delivery company....
23:48, 07/04/2019

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in 2015....
03:48, 07/22/2019

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA from detained migrants so the samples could be checked against an FBI database for violent crimes....
16:48, 07/22/2019

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's financial-sector watchdog on Tuesday proposed new rules around remuneration after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in the industry....
17:16, 07/22/2019

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
11:00, 08/14/2019

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’ The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) explained in a blog post that it took issue with an ad published on January...
08:32, 08/14/2019

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warned...
18:16, 08/08/2019

Russian anti-monopoly watchdog announces Apple investigation Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday. Watchdog FAS said it was investigating why a new ...
10:48, 08/08/2019

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

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
13:16, 07/31/2019

Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley India on Thursday said that Pakistan should be put on the blacklist for countries who are not cooperating in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing....
15:00, 05/02/2019

164 Environmental Activists Were Killed While Protecting Their Homes Last Year, Watchdog Says Across the world calls to protect the planet are growing louder, yet standing up against the deleterious effects of mining, logging and agribusiness continues to be fatal, U.K.-based watchdog Global Witness said in a new report Tuesday. By sheer numb...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Australian watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it is seeking views on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien Ltd relating to its takeover bid for Ruralco Holdings Ltd....
17:48, 07/28/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants...
20:16, 07/23/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
16:16, 05/14/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
16:16, 07/02/2019

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Iraq and resurged in Syria” during the spring and sum...
03:48, 08/07/2019

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded answers....
17:32, 07/02/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
19:16, 05/21/2019

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
10:16, 06/30/2019

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday, noting it wants more details to help define its oversight role over the U.S. social media ...
20:16, 07/23/2019

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
14:48, 06/28/2019

Australian financial watchdog moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
22:48, 07/22/2019

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Head Of Global Finance Watchdog FATF Hints At Pak 'Blacklist' Over Terror Outgoing Financial Action Task Force or FATF president, Marshall Billingslea, has hinted about the possibility of blacklisting Pakistan after the international financial watchdog's meeting in Paris......
06:00, 06/25/2019

Homeland Security watchdog will get an outside review after flawed disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
11:00, 06/07/2019

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing Amer...
06:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. says military killed 120 civilians abroad in 2018, lower than watchdog estimates United States military actions killed about 120 civilians and injured 65 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, the Pentagon said in a report on Thursday, though the figures were far lower than those reported by watchdog groups....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
02:32, 07/24/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog appoints Romanian diplomat Feruta as interim chief Romanian diplomat Cornel Feruta will head the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) until member states agree on who will permanently succeed deceased Director General Yukiya Amano, the United Nations' nuclear watchdog said on Thursday....
04:48, 07/25/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before ...
10:32, 08/14/2019

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
11:32, 06/26/2019

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
11:48, 05/31/2019

Nissan could face fine from Japan's financial watchdog over Ghosn pay, report says Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend a fine for Nissan of up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, Reuters reported....
04:48, 06/26/2019

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
20:32, 05/31/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
11:48, 05/19/2019

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust ...
07:00, 06/28/2019

U.N. watchdog confirms Iran has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord. ...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
16:16, 05/19/2019

Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, a source said....
02:16, 06/26/2019

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
09:16, 06/28/2019

EU's markets watchdog warns of split share trading if no-deal Brexit European Union preparations for a no-deal Brexit would split stock markets in Europe, although the damage could be reduced if Britain spelled out in advance its approach to trading, a top EU regulator said on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,......
03:32, 05/20/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend "unfair" contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
22:48, 07/16/2019

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
10:16, 06/21/2019

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
00:00, 06/22/2019

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector Gen...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
02:16, 07/09/2019

AT&T's Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog Mexico's consumer watchdog, Profeco, said on Friday it won a class-action lawsuit against the local unit of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T Inc for undue charges and poor service....
21:48, 05/10/2019

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
14:16, 07/09/2019

We need a timetable czar to hit stop button on train chaos, says watchdog boss The UK's rail watchdog today repeated demands for a "timetable czar" after it was revealed there is still no single person in charge of overseeing the complex operation — and order a stop if it starts going wrong again....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
15:16, 07/03/2019

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
05:16, 07/10/2019

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so-called "extraordinary cooperation."...
09:32, 07/11/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
15:48, 05/22/2019

British watchdog to review Inmarsat's sale to private equity consortium The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Tuesday it was looking whether the proposed acquisition of British satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium would affect the competitive landscape....
00:32, 07/16/2019

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
16:32, 07/15/2019

Watchdog Group Will Investigate John Kelly's Family Separation Cash-In Last week, we discovered that former White House chief of staff and alleged “adult in the room” John Kelly is now on the board of Caliburn International, the company that runs the biggest shelter for migrant youth separated from their parents at the ...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
12:48, 07/04/2019

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
06:16, 05/24/2019

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

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
18:16, 07/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Privacy watchdog investigating King's Cross facial recognition system The UK data and privacy watchdog has said it is launching an investigation into the use of facial recognition cameras at King's Cross in central London....
17:32, 08/15/2019

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions to appoint the judges."...
08:00, 07/04/2019

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
12:00, 07/06/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving as tax commissioner and for misleading parliament...
08:16, 07/05/2019

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
05:32, 06/21/2019

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential camp...
15:48, 08/01/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
14:00, 07/21/2019

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a travel watchdog has found....
11:48, 07/22/2019

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with “deepes...
16:16, 07/22/2019

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
13:48, 06/13/2019

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
08:32, 07/03/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly flagged Jeffrey Epstein's overseas transactions to US watchdog The transactions, which involved Jeffrey Epstein moving money out of the United States, were flagged after Deutsche Bank reportedly began looking for indications that he was using his money for sex trafficking....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
08:16, 06/22/2019

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
03:32, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Australian antitrust watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator on Monday opened consultation on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien to sell three of its regional stores to address concerns over its takeover bid of rural services firm Ruralco ....
17:48, 07/28/2019

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
14:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
08:32, 07/10/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
17:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
01:48, 05/20/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a rival lies with the courts, with analysts doubting any alternative plans can succeed....
04:32, 05/09/2019

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

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a ...
22:16, 05/03/2019

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes wa...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Watchdog Slams Lead Grand Theft Auto Studio For Avoiding Corporate Taxes In The UK Rockstar North has used tax programs and other crafty accounting to avoid paying corporate taxes in the UK for years, even while its most successful game Grand Theft Auto V has sold millions of copies and made billions of dollars....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Anti-trust watchdog blocks $11 billion merger of Vodafone's Australian business with TPG Telecom Australia's anti-trust regulator blocked a A$15 billion ($11 billion) merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone's Australian joint venture on competition grounds on Wednesday, knocking shares in the firms involved....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway, for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Th...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
17:48, 05/21/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
11:16, 06/21/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report note...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
15:16, 07/10/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspe...
19:32, 07/02/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanis...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Grid watchdog ramps up effort to assess Hauwei threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
13:48, 06/16/2019

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
16:32, 06/18/2019

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Consumer watchdog sues two large credit-repair firms, alleging unlawful fees and deceptive practices The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, accusing them of violating federal laws intended to protect consumers....
06:16, 05/03/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
13:00, 06/26/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets R...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
12:48, 06/10/2019

UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles....
07:16, 05/31/2019

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

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
16:32, 06/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; Africa faces locust swarms; new leaders for UN atomic watchdog and top economic body Our main stories today: senior UN officials condemn attacks on Somalia capital, and call for continued international support; the International Atomic Energy Agency and UN’s Economic and Social Council welcome new leaders; and the Food and Agricultur...
12:16, 07/25/2019

What are the signs of emotional abuse? Some signs of emotional abuse include controlling, shaming, blaming, and purposely humiliating another person. Emotional abuse can occur in many situations. Learn more about the signs, as well as what to do, here....
16:32, 07/18/2019

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist’s murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexua...
17:32, 07/22/2019

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punchcard timekeeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both the...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms across the country. Here are some ...
13:16, 07/30/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
09:16, 05/30/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
22:16, 05/13/2019

Vatican sex abuse office looking for more canonists VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican office that handles clergy sex abuse is looking for help to process what a top official says is a steady stream of cases that arrive every day from around the world. Monsignor John Kennedy, head of the discipline secti...
09:32, 06/21/2019

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
07:16, 05/20/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
17:32, 05/22/2019

Children held in Heathrow Airport detention rooms for 'unacceptably long' lengths of time, watchdog warns Children are being held in "unsuitable" temporary detention rooms at Heathrow Airport for more than 12 hours at a time, a report from a prison watchdog has found....
20:16, 07/02/2019

Tower Hamlets arrest: Scotland Yard and police watchdog probe footage showing man 'suffering a seizure' while being restrained The police watchdog is investigating footage of a man who appeared to suffer a seizure while being restrained by police during a scuffle over parking his car....
13:48, 07/10/2019

Disgraced NYPD cop on probation arrested for sex abuse A disgraced NYPD cop who is on probation for a perjury conviction last year was arrested for undressing a woman while she slept in his car, The Post has learned. Ex-detective Kevin Desormeau, 35, was charged with sexual abuse last week in connection ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
09:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
02:32, 06/11/2019

Fraudster who fabricated abuse by UK elite sentenced The man who falsely claimed he was abused by a murderous pedophile ring at the heart of British government has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the north of England Friday...
07:32, 07/26/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Former manager charged with abuse of Marvel’s Stan Lee LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mogul. Los Angeles County prosecutors filed the charges Friday against 43-year-old Keya Morgan, including felon...
12:16, 05/14/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
12:00, 05/14/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
23:00, 05/25/2019

OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus An attorney representing more than 50 former Ohio State athletes said sexual abuse by a team physician happened during required examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and at his off-campus clinic and home....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Bird says its new One e-scooter can survive a year of abuse The e-scooter market feels like it's growing faster than you can speed down the street on one, which is pretty fast indeed. Today, micromobility company Bird has unveiled its newest model, Bird One, which promises to be significantly more durabl...
10:00, 05/08/2019

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
08:48, 07/18/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Key points of Vatican law on reporting sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis issued a new law about reporting clergy sex abuse and cover-up, and outlining investigation procedures when the accused is a bishop or religious superior...
04:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: US Catholics welcome abuse reporting protocol VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on new church laws regarding sex abuse reporting issued Thursday by Pope Francis (all times local): 4 p.m. The head of the U.S. bishops conference is welcoming Pope Francis’ new church law about reporting clergy s...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Pope Sets New Rules for Investigating Sex Abuse Pope Francis is enacting new rules for investigating bishops over sexual abuse or its coverup, responding to mounting public pressure on the Catholic Church to improve accountability after a string of abuse scandals involving senior clergy....
09:32, 05/09/2019

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it? WASHINGTON — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? An expert in pain treatment at the University of K...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Sundance co-founder gets at least 6 years in sex abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a child....
13:16, 07/02/2019

Abuse Charges Dropped Against Daycare Employees SOMERSET, Ky. (LEX 18)- Charges have been dropped against two employees at a Wayne County daycare. Diana Myers and Tasha Cox were charged with child abuse and failure to report child abuse. The two workers at Wendy’s Wonderland were videoed sha...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was fo...
06:00, 06/12/2019

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Allin-Khan was appalled at the sight of sick and dyi...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
13:00, 07/08/2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
16:48, 05/30/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said ...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff ALMA, Ga. (AP) — Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day. Prosecutors charged Bacon County Sheriff Mark Cothren with e...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a sy...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Biles: 'No manual' for healing from scars of abuse Simone Biles was emotional as she described how tough it has been "coming back to the organization that has failed you" in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal....
22:48, 08/07/2019

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing...
07:16, 08/06/2019

Stan Lee's ex-manager to be charged with elder abuse Prosecutors in Los Angeles are to charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
19:16, 05/29/2019

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced an...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Online abuse only makes us stronger, says Mercedes boss Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the 'haters' have only strengthened the Formula One champions' resolve....
07:48, 06/24/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0027 resolve."...
07:16, 06/24/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for nearly 60 men who say they were sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor want the school to release the names of coaches and administrators who allegedly knew about the wrongdoing but did nothing. They al...
05:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Doctor’s family says reports of abuse painful TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The family of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who’s accused of sexually abusing more than 150 male students says it’s h...
09:00, 05/21/2019

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

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
18:32, 06/14/2019

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
04:48, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations ma...
01:00, 06/05/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys. Bob Higgins ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough and also was Malta...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was convicted last year. The case involved a girl who ...
07:48, 06/16/2019

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy Depression is the biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy, according to new Canadian study of more than 25,000 expectant mothers. The study showed women with depression were about two and a half times more likely to use marijuana, and t...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
03:00, 06/17/2019

Vatican law: Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already h...
15:16, 06/04/2019

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions w...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” ...
03:32, 08/14/2019

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
03:16, 07/18/2019

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more t...
06:16, 06/22/2019

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
12:32, 05/22/2019

'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos As two exhibitions of the photojournalist’s work open in Madrid on her 70th birthday, Ferrato recalls some of the most powerful images in Holy – a retrospective spanning nearly 40 yearsFor nearly four decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has do...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
12:32, 05/22/2019

China: Prohibiting CGN from U.S. businesses is abuse of 'export control' China's Foreign Ministry condemned the United States' decision to bar China Nuclear Power Corp and three of its subsidies from doing business with U.S. companies as an abuse of export control....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Ohio to review handling of doctor’s abuse Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of complaints against a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who investigators say sexually abused at least 177 students decades ago. (May 20)     &...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Roy Jeffs, who accused polygamist leader dad of abuse, kills himself A son of convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs who accused his father of molesting him as a child has killed himself, some four years after speaking out against the alleged abuse, a relative said. Roy Jeffs, 26, was found dead Friday in his Salt L...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Sentencing for 2 Louisiana prison guards in abuse case Separate sentencings are scheduled Wednesday for two former Louisiana prison guards who pleaded guilty to plotting to hide the fact that they sprayed chemical into the faces of kneeling, handcuffed inmates....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what the attorneys believe is a first of its kind case f...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Domestic abuse meets big tech: Chips with Everything podcast This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Anna, whose ex-partner surveilled her every move by using ‘stalkerware’ apps. Jordan also talks to MIT Technology Review journalist Charlotte Jee about what tech companies like Apple and Google could be doing t...
02:16, 08/19/2019

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
07:32, 06/28/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Poland's church head says film on sex abuse not an attack The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Poland’s church head says film on sex abuse not an attack WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of Poland’s Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing. Poland’s primate, Archbishop Wojciech Polak, was r...
04:16, 05/17/2019

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
05:16, 07/01/2019

Stan Lee’s Former Business Manager Charged With Elder Abuse (LOS ANGELES) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged in California with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mastermind. A request for a restraining order filed last year by Lee’s daughter alleged ...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
12:32, 07/03/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest. (May 14)   ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
08:32, 05/15/2019

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

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Anonymous Child Abuse Tip Leads To Arrest Of Hazard Man PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested following an anonymous tip of possible child abuse. The Hazard Police Department received the tip Monday afternoon and responded to the home. Police say they completed a forensic interview wit...
07:32, 05/14/2019

5 more ex-students sue Ohio State claiming abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more former Ohio State University students who claim they were abused by a former university physician and team doctor have sued the school. The Columbus Dispatch reports the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit filed Friday a...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Twitter's Testing Another New Message Filter to Weed Out Abuse in Your DMs In Twitter’s ongoing crusade against the rampant abuse on its platform that it keeps promising to address (no, legit guys) (this time for realsies), the company recently announced it’s testing a new filter to hopefully help keep trash out of your DMs...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Fire Emblem's Depiction Of Abuse Feels Real Editor’s note: This piece contains minor spoilers for Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters Marianne, Bernadetta, and Claude, as well as descriptions of emotional abuse....
18:00, 08/16/2019

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protect...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Bond set for mom charged in child and animal abuse case AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a New Mexico couple can be released on bond as they await trial in an abuse case marked by allegations of child beatings and slain pets. Martha and Timothy Crouch made initial court appearances Wednesday, two...
12:16, 06/26/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
04:00, 05/13/2019

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

Ex-MVP Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges DENTON, Texas (AP) — An attorney for John Wetteland says the former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher is “completely shocked” and innocent of charges accusing him of child sex abuse. Attorney Derek Adame commented Monday after Wettela...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
15:32, 06/26/2019

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

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein sex abuse claims Royal makes statement following release of video showing him in paedophile’s mansion in 2010The Duke of York has said he is “appalled” by recent sex abuse claims surrounding his former friend Jeffrey Epstein. Prince Andrew released a statement after ...
20:16, 08/18/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers tried to remove a key provision. The women’s...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions....
22:16, 05/13/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
02:32, 05/14/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer.        ...
13:32, 05/30/2019