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Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev....

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse

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Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consid...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation. Delegates representing the nation’s largest Protestant denomination will likely vot...
10:48, 06/08/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest Protestant denomination is reporting its twelfth year of declining memberships. On Thursday, the Southern Baptist Convention reported total membership for 2018 at 14.8 million, down about 192,000 fro...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Damaged by Brexit, EU heads meet in Romania to chart bloc's next steps European Union leaders meet in Romania on Thursday to chart a way forward after the historic setback of Brexit and to have their first go at picking people to fill the bloc's top jobs later this year....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll endorse Pence for possible 2024 bid President Trump on Friday declined to say whether he would endorse Mike Pence — perhaps his most ardent supporter outside of his family — should he run for the White House in 2024. “Well, it’s — I love Mike, we are running again, you’re talking...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Romney says he may decline to endorse Trump again Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday he may decline to support Donald Trump for president in 2020, explaining, “I wouldn't be surprised if I stay out of the endorsements."...
20:48, 06/07/2019

EU says Switzerland must endorse treaty before June 18: letter The European Union's chief executive warned Switzerland on Tuesday that it needs to formally endorse a new partnership treaty before June 18 to be able to keep the Swiss stock exchange's access to the bloc's financial markets....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Mitt Romney says he may not endorse Trump for re-election in 2020 Utah senator who called Trump ‘a phoney, a fraud’ in 2016 said political endorsements are not ‘worth a thimble of spit’Mitt Romney may not endorse Donald Trump for re-election in 2020, partly because the 2012 Republican nominee thinks political endor...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. A letter dated Thursday says the governor’s proposal provide...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Voters endorse Modi’s vision of a muscular, stridently Hindu India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Even with Biden in the race, former President Barack Obama will wait to endorse a 2020 Democrat Obama is unlikely to endorse him or anyone else until candidates have a chance to make their cases directly to the voters, a source familiar with the former president's thinking told CNBC....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Hangover help: five easy steps (KPRC) Hoping to avoid a hangover after your next night of partying? Experts say there are ways to prevent the pain, or ease it if you’re too late. 1) AVOID CONGENERS Dr. Spencer Greene, director of medical toxicology at Baylor College of Medic...
10:16, 05/08/2019

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? A look at what happens next after British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down Friday as Conservative Party leader after admitting failure in her attempt to shepherd the country out of the European Union....
10:48, 06/07/2019

Switching careers isn’t about little steps — it’s one leap Most people don’t voluntarily quit their jobs, let alone leave their professions, unless they are sitting on a pile of cash or know where their next paycheck will come from. But Jonathan Fields isn’t most people. The Upper West Sider set aside his im...
17:32, 05/26/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
03:16, 04/30/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
06:32, 06/07/2019

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
23:32, 06/07/2019

You May Not Need the 10,000 Steps a Day Your Fitness Tracker is Telling You to Take Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a ubiquitous benchmark for adequate physical activity, thanks largely to wearable fitness trackers that push users to hit that target. But according to one new study, it may be a more ambitious goal than necessar...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
06:48, 05/13/2019

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run...
09:16, 06/06/2019

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
13:32, 05/16/2019

Ofcom CEO Sharon White steps down Sharon White is stepping down as CEO of communications regulator Ofcom after more than four years in the role.She was appointed as chief executive in March 2015, replacing the outgoing Ed Richards who had served the organisation for more than a decad...
08:16, 06/06/2019

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
07:48, 05/27/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Taking place during National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” is Thursday, May 16. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partner...
00:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came afte...
10:16, 06/10/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption....
08:16, 05/13/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
14:32, 06/08/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
23:32, 05/01/2019

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

Germany urges Iran not to take any aggressive steps Germany regrets statements made by the Iranian government and urges Tehran not to take any aggressive steps, a government spokesman said on Wednesday after Iran said it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program under a 2015 deal....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Yankees’ bullpen taking steps toward finally becoming whole The Yankees bullpen hasn’t been as dominant as many predicted before the season, but it could be getting an important arm back relatively soon. Dellin Betances, who has been sidelined with a right shoulder impingement all season, could begin a throwi...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
23:48, 05/27/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
18:48, 06/13/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
22:16, 04/29/2019

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in que...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
12:00, 05/01/2019

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
03:32, 05/21/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
16:16, 05/04/2019

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
06:48, 06/08/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning the move....
08:48, 05/09/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a diplomatic solution....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Journey to Knighthood: The Hidden Steps of Becoming a Medieval Knight The knight is arguably one of the most iconic figures of the Middle Ages. Knights were essentially mounted warriors, and in the hierarchy of Medieval society, were considered to be part of the lower nobility. Nevertheless, knights could rise to the r...
10:00, 05/11/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena for his testimony on orders from the White...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Guatemala applauds Belize vote, says to work on next steps Guatemala's government on Thursday applauded a referendum vote in Belize in favor of sending the countries' long-running territorial dispute to a top U.N. court, saying the move will help deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Jaguars’ Telvin Smith steps away to ‘get my world in order’ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, the team’s leading tackler the past two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to “give this time back to myself, my family & my hea...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Sudan Takes First Tentative Steps Toward Democratic Rule Leaders of Sudan’s military and the protest movement that unseated dictator Omar al-Bashir agreed on a three-year blueprint for democratic rule, days after clashes between the two sides left at least four people dead....
10:16, 05/15/2019

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
11:00, 06/14/2019

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed th...
10:32, 06/07/2019

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
14:32, 05/22/2019

Planning on growing wealth? Three steps to start investing Market havoc is temporary, but long-term growth through equities can help you fund your retirement. Douglas Boneparth, certified financial planner and president of Bone Fide Wealth, discusses where to begin....
08:16, 05/14/2019

US steps up trade war with threat to $300bn of Chinese goods US officials have issued a list of $300bn worth of Chinese goods earmarked for further tariff hikes as the bitter trade war between the two countries showed no sign of abating....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
09:32, 05/02/2019

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists. Yang Hyun Suk said in a statement posted Frid...
02:32, 06/14/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’ stars reflect on show’s end, next steps BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Jim Parsons says the end of “The Big Bang Theory” is like a rite of passage, with the requisite tears and sense of achievement. Kaley Cuoco called the sitcom’s conclusion after 12 seasons “bittersweet.&#...
13:16, 05/15/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
10:32, 06/05/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
05:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
03:16, 06/05/2019

D-Day Doll lands in Southern Arizona A historic aircraft made a pit stop in Southern Arizona, on Wednesday. The D-Day Doll landed at the Tucson International Airport before it heads to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Officials say the WWII-era plane flew three missions that ...
20:48, 05/08/2019

‘No steps back’: Jets’ Brant Boyer looking to rebuild his unit When Brant Boyer stepped into his room for the first time this year, he came with a message. “There is no steps back,” he told the Jets’ special-teamers, despite the obvious factors indicating otherwise. Andre Roberts, a First-Team All-Pro returning ...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Senior Russian track official steps down in doping case MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official has stepped down while facing a doping case. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, left his post as senior vice-president of the Russian track and field federa...
09:16, 06/14/2019

UN envoy urges new pullouts from Yemen ports and peace steps The U.N. envoy for Yemen is urging the country's warring parties to maintain the momentum of the initial pullout of Houthi rebel forces from three port areas....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
05:16, 05/26/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
19:16, 06/01/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
09:48, 05/14/2019

RBI Plans More Forex Swaps, Steps To Inject Cash, Say Officials Despite cutting its key policy rate by 50 basis points this year to 6 per cent, the RBI has struggled to get banks to reduce lending rates due to tight cash conditions and high deposit rates....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Lewis Hamilton steps up mission to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Vettel as Ferrari seek improvement at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the m...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Victim of shooting at North Carolina university takes steps CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of the victims of a shooting at a North Carolina university has posted a video on social media showing him taking his first steps since last month’s incident. Drew Pescaro posted a 21-second video to his Twitter page ...
12:16, 05/14/2019

'A wall will not fix this': U.S. Senator Graham offers more steps to limit migrants Declaring that the United States needs more than a border wall to stem a surge of Central American migrants, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday proposed additional steps such as holding migrant families for longer periods...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
04:16, 06/01/2019

Olivia Munn steps in to help locate allegedly stolen dog by Wag walker Cops on Friday busted the Wag dog walker who allegedly stole a Manhattan couple’s pooch, police say — after an investigation involving Olivia Munn, the app’s celebrity spokeswoman...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the hi...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader but remains interim PM Theresa May officially resigned Friday as leader of the British Conservative Party, and will spend only a few more weeks in the prime minister's office....
14:48, 06/07/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
17:16, 04/30/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the country's biggest outbreak in 25 years....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
10:32, 05/20/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current term expires on June 19th, 2019, Alphabet announced on Tuesday. Schm...
19:32, 04/30/2019

As Houthis quit ports, Yemen awaits next peace steps Yemen's government wants the United Nations to give time-frames for next steps of a peace deal after Houthi forces began withdrawing from key ports in the most significant advance yet for efforts to end the four-year war and relieve hunger....
10:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
17:32, 06/13/2019

Wilmer Valderrama Steps Out With Amanda Pacheco: 5 Things To Know About the Model New couple alert? Wilmer Valderrama has been spending time with Amanda Pacheco in recent weeks. The 39-year-old NCIS actor and the 28-year-old model have been spotted out and about in Los......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Papa New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
01:48, 05/26/2019

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
13:32, 06/07/2019

Austrian vice chancellor steps down over video as coalition teeters Austria's vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government....
07:48, 05/18/2019

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all. Now, five years after the state legalized recreational marijuana,...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Gunman releases hostages in southern France French police say a 17-year-old gunman has taken four hostages in a convenience store on the outskirts of the southern French city of Toulouse for more than four hours before releasing them...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
23:48, 05/01/2019

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession....
09:32, 06/12/2019

Friday forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Get ready for a warm-up. Today’s forecast high in Tucson will reach the 90 degree mark under abundant sunshine. This warm-up is thanks to a ridge of high pressure, parked to our west. This will continue to build and expand over the de...
11:00, 05/03/2019

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
09:16, 05/30/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
00:32, 06/14/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
01:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
12:32, 06/07/2019

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Iran's Zarif calls for "practical steps" to save nuclear deal The international community and remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told state media during a visit to Japan and China....
04:32, 05/17/2019

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achieve his goal of completing the task before the Par...
00:00, 05/11/2019

China defiant toward U.S. on trade, Kudlow urges strong enforcement steps The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests....
15:32, 05/12/2019

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
13:32, 06/02/2019

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live streaming feature. Today, the social network introduced a new ‘one strike’ policy to ban users who violate...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Vodafone steps up fight for Liberty deal with German access offer Vodafone stepped up its battle to gain regulatory approval for its Liberty Global deal on Tuesday by offering rival Telefonica Deutschland access to its enlarged high-speed broadband network....
07:16, 05/07/2019

India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia • Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has asked India’s MS Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, prompting New Delhi t...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Volvo r&d chief defends 'Big Brother' steps to reach safety goal Volvo's decision to limit the top speed in its new models has sparked reaction that is 80 percent positive or neutral and 20 percent negative, says the automaker's r&d chief....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

A Boss Gig, a New Home and Starting a Family: Inside Kaley Cuoco's Big Next Steps As endings go, it was equal parts sad and satisfying. As reluctant as Kaley Cuoco was to say goodbye to Penny, the waitress/aspiring actress turned pharmaceutical rep she inhabited for......
03:48, 05/16/2019

Jet Airways Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal Steps Down, Cites "Personal Reasons" Jet Airways said on Tuesday that its deputy chief executive and chief financial officer Amit Agarwal has resigned. The now-grounded airline said that Mr Agarwal stepped down due to personal reasons.......
00:00, 05/14/2019

Sudan rebel leader 'deported' as military steps up street patrols Yasir Arman says he was tied up and flown to South Sudan along with other leading rebelsSudanese rebel leader Yasir Arman has said he and two comrades have been forcibly deported from Khartoum, on the second day of a nationwide civil disobedience cam...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
15:48, 05/14/2019

How Chick-fil-A uses 5 steps to decide what items — from spicy chicken to brownies — to add to the menu Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A has a five step process for rolling out new menu items. It takes 18 to 24 months to go from an idea to an actual menu item, according to Amanda Norris, the executive director of Chick-fil-A's menu. Here ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

American-born goalkeeper, 19, steps into spotlight for Jamaica during Women's World Cup Jamaica might have gotten shut out in their first Women’s World Cup match Sunday against one of the best squads in the world in Brazil, but it was their teen goalkeeper who was thrust into the spotlight....
09:16, 06/10/2019

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
13:32, 05/25/2019

"In No-Man's Land": Roger Federer Taking "Baby Steps" On Clay Return Roger Federer last tested his ability on European dirt at the Rome Masters in 2016, before opting to concentrate on the world's hard surfaces and grass courts....
23:16, 05/02/2019

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
15:48, 05/26/2019

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
22:16, 06/15/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
07:32, 06/14/2019

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Missi...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Fiery bus accident in southern Mexico leaves at least 20 dead At least 20 people died in a fiery accident in the southeastern Mexican state of Veracruz on Wednesday when a bus collided with a cargo truck, a state official and various local media outlets reported....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police Trooper Bridget Rice says the crash happened Thursday afternoon near the West Fra...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Man killed in southern Indiana house explosion identified JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner has released the name of the man who was killed when an explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana. Clark County Coroner Billy Scott on Tuesday identified the man as William Phillips. The News and Tribune repor...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
16:16, 05/16/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konstanz, near the border with Switzerland, voted unani...
06:48, 05/03/2019

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country’s troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead i...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Teachers across Southern Arizona host walk-ins in support of ‘Red For Ed’ TUCSON – More than a year ago, Tucson teachers took to the state Capitol chanting #RedforEd. The efforts paid off and Gov. Doug Ducey signed a funding plan, but educators said they want more. Twenty-four schools in Southern Arizona hosted walk-...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crum...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Dangerous storm spawns 15 tornadoes across Southern Plains Tornadoes in sparsely populated areas damaged homes and barns in Oklahoma, but no injuries have been reported Monday across the Southern Plains.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as ...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
11:00, 05/27/2019

24th horse dies at Southern California track After six weeks without any deaths, a horse had to be euthanized Friday while training at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Southern California, marking the track’s 24th horse fatality since the beginning of the winter meet in December, according to a rep...
07:16, 05/18/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
04:16, 05/04/2019

U.S. commander overseeing Guantanamo Bay fired: Southern Command The U.S. admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba has been fired "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command," U.S. Southern Command said in a statement on Sunday....
16:48, 04/28/2019

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Another round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Another round of severe weather is forecast for the Southern Plains, including the possibility of tornadoes. School districts in Oklahoma City, nearby Norman and elsewhere have canceled classes Monday as forecasts also call for h...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Tuesday Forecast: The 90s return this afternoon to Southern Arizona TUCSON – It’s warming up! Temperatures will continue to warm up as high pressure expands over the desert southwest. Today’s forecast high in Tucson is expected to reach the low 90s under plenty of sunshine. There will be enough moisture f...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
11:16, 04/28/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
10:48, 04/28/2019

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday a...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
09:16, 06/15/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the overextended facility. The National Migration Institute says the migrants escaped in the very early ho...
17:00, 05/05/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
02:16, 05/05/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-l...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Miami beats Southern 12-2 to advance in NCAA Tournament Alex Toral knocked in four runs, Adrian Del Castillo hit two doubles and Miami beat Southern 12-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA Tournament        ...
14:00, 06/01/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the......
20:00, 05/06/2019

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens w...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to e...
18:48, 06/04/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province. Provincial councilman Yousof Younosi says all the victims were from a single family — two children,...
03:32, 06/12/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Suspect in Southern California scooter beating death ID’d LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police have identified a man suspected of beating a Southern California woman to death with an electric scooter. The Long Beach Police Department says Tuesday that 27-year-old Amad Rashad Redding of Long Beach was booked for...
12:16, 05/14/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
21:00, 06/11/2019

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely i...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill and expressed "deep sorrow and regret" that recent events had stirred "controversies."...
19:16, 06/15/2019

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

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon displaying Irving in a Lakers jersey, adding fuel to the fire that ESPN’s Brian Windhorst started T...
17:48, 05/24/2019

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
09:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. report urges steps to reduce reliance on foreign critical minerals The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals, warning that a halt in Chinese or Russian exports could cause "significant shocks" in global supply chains....
17:16, 06/04/2019

‘Bubbles’ steps in to help Trailer Park Boys fan suffering from severe chronic pain Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the Trailer Park Boys, has set up an online crowdfunding campaign to help a die-hard fan living with chronic pain....
14:00, 05/14/2019

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United Sta...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Serena Williams steps up to dispatch Kurumi Nara in French Open second round Serena Williams produced a much more convincing display than in the first round to defeat Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara 6-3 6-2 at the French Open on Thursday....
11:32, 05/30/2019

Giancarlo Stanton, Didi Gregorius and Dellin Betances taking baby steps The Yankees on the injured list aren’t taking huge steps back but the small ones signify progress on some level. Giancarlo Stanton was slated to hit off a tee before Tuesday night’s 5-4 comeback win over the Mariners at the Stadium. Stanton played in...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacua...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Fifth Avenue maisonette has ties to Sister Parish, ‘Southern Charm’ A maisonette at exclusive 960 Fifth Ave. is hitting the market Thursday for $4.99 million. The one-bedroom, 1½-bathroom spread in the Rosario Candela-designed building is the former home of Sister Parish, the late interior designer and socialite who ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
02:16, 06/08/2019

Boston sports host hangs up on reporter for his Southern accent The Eastern Conference finals won’t just be a showdown on the ice. The seven-game series already has a rivalry off of it, between media members of the Bruins and Hurricanes. Boston radio host Fred Toettcher, co-host of the “Toucher & Rich” show...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degrees...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Sunday Forecast: Isolated showers continue across Southern Arizona TUCSON –  Happy Mother’s Day! It was another busy afternoon and evening for showers and thunderstorms on Sunday. The National Weather Service released the 24 Hour Precipitation Totals for SE Arizona. Tucson International Airport received ...
18:48, 05/12/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
03:16, 05/10/2019

The Southern Plains Is at High Risk of 'Violent' Tornadoes on Monday The South saw a few dozen tornadoes over the weekend, but Monday’s conditions are ripe for something much worse. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a high alert forecast for tornadoes across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, including Oklahoma ...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
23:00, 05/09/2019

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
20:16, 06/08/2019

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah GROVER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah. A statement released by Wayne County spokeswoman Kassidee Brown says the plane crashed Friday in the Grover area, leaving a larg...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Heavy rains in southern China leave 49 dead, 14 missing BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say 49 people have died and 14 others are missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June. China’s disaster reduction committee said Wednesday that more than 7,000 houses have collapsed and 300,000 peopl...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Southern Miss powers past Arizona State, 15-3, in NCAAs BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional. Danny Ly...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Todd tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The defending season champion had a 3.944-second run at 323.50 mph in a Toyota Camry. “This gives me a lot of confide...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/11/2019

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night. The Tigers (40-24) won all three of their g...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Police say armed kidnapper takes hostages in southern France PARIS (AP) — French police say an armed person has taken multiple hostages in a store on the outskirts of the southern city of Toulouse. Authorities were not certain of the hostage-taker’s identity or how many people were being held. Police spe...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Force raced to her third No. 1 qualifier of the season and 13th of her career with her Frid...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
03:32, 05/23/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Six Southern AZ teams battle for state championship in HS softball, baseball PHOENIX – Three Southern Arizona high school softball teams and three baseball squads from our region are suiting up In the state title game on Monday and Tuesday night.  Here’s the schedule. MONDAY, MAY 13 SOFTBALL: 5A CHAMPIONSHIP (ASU)...
18:48, 05/13/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters, but they did not say how many from each side died....
17:48, 05/17/2019

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
17:16, 06/05/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephen King/Richard Bachman book of the same name. We still don’t know for sure how good his Scary Storie...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
23:16, 06/07/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Cholla High grad & Pima standout signs with University in Southern Cal TUCSON – Cholla High School alum & Pima Community College men’s basketball player Abram Carrasco signed his national letter of intent on Friday to continue his education and collegiate career.  Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast o...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Guatemalan 16-year-old dies in US custody after arriving to southern border: report A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan migrant who crossed into the United States last month died in U.S. custody after falling ill in a government shelter in Texas, officials said Wednesday....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast on June 4: Skymet India's monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4 and deliver less rainfall than average in 2019, the country's only private weather forecasting agency said on Tuesday, dampening prospects of higher farm and economic...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
01:32, 06/04/2019

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres ...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
20:16, 06/09/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico must bolster southern border to address migration: foreign minister Mexico must expand migration facilities on its southern border with Guatemala to ensure it makes a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migrant flows, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
13:32, 06/11/2019

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert....
10:16, 06/10/2019

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
23:32, 06/10/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within days....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
10:48, 06/11/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
03:32, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec that faces cost overruns of more than $300 million, head of investor relations Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday...
14:48, 06/12/2019

See How the Southern Charm Cast Reacts to Thomas Ravenel Charges in the Season 6 Premiere It's time to return to sunny Charleston, South Carolina for Southern Charm season six, but first there's an elephant in the room Kathryn Dennis, Shep Rose, Craig Conover and the rest of......
10:32, 05/14/2019

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Boston Radio Host Hangs Up On Carolina Hurricanes Reporter Because Of His Southern Accent To preview the upcoming Carolina Hurricanes–Boston Bruins playoff series, Boston sports radio show Toucher & Rich had Chip Alexander, Canes beat writer for the Raleigh News and Observer, call in Wednesday to talk hockey. It wasn’t long before one...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Watch Kathryn Weather a Southern Charm Confrontation: "I'm F--king Working My Ass Off to Get All My S--t Togehter" It's time for a girls trip on Southern Charm. Those never produce drama, right? Of course they do. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at the big showdown between the ladies and Kathryn......
08:32, 06/05/2019

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
09:32, 06/05/2019

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/11/2019

Indian police raid houses in southern state a week after Sri Lanka bombings Indian police said on Sunday they raided the houses of three suspects in connection with a case concerning 15 people who left India to join the militant Islamic State group, a week after bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Arsenal vs Linz: Unai Emery steps up Europa League Final preparations with behind-closed-doors friendly Arsenal will play a behind-closed-doors game against Austrian side LASK Linz today as Unai Emery and his staff step up preparations for the Europa League Final ....
01:16, 05/23/2019

Kathryn Dennis Addresses Whitney Sudler-Smith Hookup Rumors on Southern Charm Kathryn Dennis is spilling that sweet tea. On Wednesday's episode of Southern Charm, the Bravo star addressed the rumors she had hooked up with Whitney Sudler-Smith before the start......
07:00, 05/23/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.  ...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Tornadoes destroy homes across Southern Plains ahead of 'significant severe weather event' A spate of tornadoes caused destruction across the Southern Plains on Saturday that left a few people injured and the region with little time to clean up the damage before an even bigger severe threat looms at the start of the week....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Boston sports talk radio host hangs up on Hurricanes reporter because he had a southern accent Boston sports talk radio host hung up on Hurricanes reporter during interview: "Can't listen to a guy with a southern accent talk about hockey."        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to la...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Oliver North announced that he will step down as president of the NRA after his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties.        ...
10:16, 04/29/2019

Chinese central bank steps up liquidity support for smaller lenders after Baoshang Bank takeover The People's Bank of China signaled its readiness to supply smaller banks with a steady stream of cash after the takeover of a troubled lender, letting more banks the funds and boosting liquidity to the system....
03:48, 06/06/2019

David Ortiz 'making good progress,' including taking a few steps, wife says Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been able to sit up and take a few steps over the past 24 hours, according to his wife, Tiffany.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

'American Idol': Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro Aranda The rebooted "American Idol" ended its second season on ABC Sunday night, with Southern rocker Laine Hardy besting viral star Alejandro Aranda.        ...
23:00, 05/19/2019

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Video shows animal abuse at Indiana farm: What we know so far The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
15:32, 06/05/2019

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years...
11:00, 05/27/2019

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

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
13:16, 05/24/2019

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

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
16:32, 05/28/2019

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

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

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

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse 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 their care....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
18:16, 05/24/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warra...
12:48, 05/25/2019

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

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

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

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
05:32, 05/25/2019

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
10:32, 06/05/2019

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

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
02:16, 05/25/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
11:32, 05/16/2019

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

| 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

| 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

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
13:00, 06/13/2019

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

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

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

10-year sentence for participant in abuse of caged woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man jailed in mid-2016 will serve roughly seven more years behind bars for his role in horrific physical and psychological abuse of an autistic woman who was held captive in a cage in rural Louisiana. Twenty-four-year-old Jody La...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, the National Crime Agency announced today....
09:00, 05/08/2019

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

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

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

Catholic bishops approve new sex-abuse reporting hotline BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have voted to create a new national sex-abuse hotline. The system would field allegations accusing bishops of committing abuse or covering it up. It’s supposed to be operating within a year and would be ru...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
12:32, 05/02/2019

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

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
03:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. J...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
10:00, 06/08/2019

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

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors. Ster...
17:00, 05/02/2019

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

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
16:32, 04/30/2019

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
09:48, 06/09/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
14:32, 06/11/2019

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

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 with the Health and H...
03:32, 06/12/2019

| 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

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discussed, but one matter before the judge involves attor...
00:48, 05/07/2019

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

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

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

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Oxfam criticized by UK regulator over Haiti sex abuse scandal British charity Oxfam failed in its response to allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers in Haiti, tolerated poor behavior and broke promises to meet safeguarding standards, a report by the UK charities' regulator said on Tuesday....
06:48, 06/11/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
21:32, 06/11/2019

The Latest: California reviews dioceses’ sex-abuse response LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California reviewing how Catholic dioceses handled sex-abuse allegations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The California attorney general’s office will review how all 12 Roman Catholic dioceses in the state handled ...
23:16, 05/03/2019

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

Meet the Cast of Relatively Nat & Liv Instagram personalities Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson are larger than life on social media. But in the midst of all their glamorous adventures, the cousins, BFFs, business partners and former......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation. Sophia Richter was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation on child abu...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Guilty pleas in caging, beating, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A husband and wife charged with violently abusing a young autistic woman in Louisiana and forcing her to live in an outdoor cage have pleaded guilty to multiple crimes in federal court. Terry Knope II and Raylaine Knope pleaded gui...
12:32, 05/20/2019

1 in 5 Canadian athletes experience psychological abuse: How to recognize the signs A new survey from AthletesCAN shows that 17 per cent of Canadian athletes surveyed have experienced psychological abuse, including intimidation, humiliation and fear....
06:48, 05/08/2019

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

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
06:16, 05/08/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Charges Against Lexington Barbecue Owner LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A judge has dismissed a charge of sex abuse against the owner of a Lexington barbecue restaurant after a jury found him not guilty on a related charge. Willie Talley Police arrested 55-year-old Willie Talley, owner of ...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
13:16, 05/09/2019

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Priests, nuns now required to report sex abuse claims, Vatican says The requirement is part of a sweeping new law aimed at overhauling how the Roman Catholic Church deals with accusations of clerical sex abuse and coverup....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
12:00, 05/09/2019

| Mo'unga, Bridge named in Cape Town abuse incidents New Zealand Rugby has launched an independent inquiry into allegations Crusaders players engaged in homophobic abuse and groped a woman on their recent trip to SA....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse.Lee died in Nov...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-ups under groundbreaking new Vatican law Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities....
09:16, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conservative, predominantly Muslim region saying they wer...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty ple...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
05:16, 05/09/2019

Indiana farm suspends delivery following animal abuse video FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A famous northwestern Indiana dairy farm’s home delivery service has temporarily suspended deliveries, in part to protect drivers it says are facing harassment following the release of graphic undercover video showing wor...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando we...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for priests, nuns to report sex abuse Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Concacaf president Montagliani says Canada abuse claims were treated seriously The former president of Canada Soccer says the women who have come forward with allegations of abuse are ‘courageous as hell’Speaking at length for the first time about abuse allegations within Canada’s elite women’s soccer programs, Concacaf preside...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Carly Fiorina: Accusations against Joe Biden 'diminish' the 'real abuse' Former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, saying accusations he engaged in inappropriate touching diminished “real abuse” unfolding in today's society....
22:32, 04/30/2019

Chilean bishops and prosecutors to share intel on sex abuse investigations Chilean bishops and prosecutors signed an agreement to streamline criminal investigations of sexual abuse committed by members of the Catholic Church, the public ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
15:00, 05/25/2019

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
19:16, 05/29/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal l...
17:48, 05/29/2019

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

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of ab...
05:00, 06/14/2019

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
06:32, 06/14/2019

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
18:48, 04/28/2019

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

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
18:32, 06/14/2019

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that th...
18:16, 05/27/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Me...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
11:48, 06/13/2019

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
05:10, 05/01/2019

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

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
19:48, 06/12/2019

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

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate The manager has listened to the squad, who would not want the story to become one about them as individuals if they left the pitchGareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subject...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Houston-area ex-priest indicted on child sex abuse charges CONROE, Texas (AP) — A former Houston-area Roman Catholic priest has been indicted on child indecency charges arising from child sex abuse allegations. A Montgomery County grand jury indicted Manuel La Rosa-Lopez on two of four counts that had led to...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Former Carlisle City Clerk Charged With Theft, Abuse Of Public NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -A former Carlisle city clerk is sitting in jail on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. An indictment says that Ann Brierly stole more than $10,000 from the city of Carlisle over the course of five years between ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital. The Stockton Police Depa...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio has taken a step toward possibly making more information public from its old investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor who sexually abused students for decades. Details about th...
12:00, 05/23/2019