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| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student

A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student

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Man pleads guilty in rape of Connecticut college student A man who fled to Mexico after authorities identified him as a suspect in the rape of a Connecticut university student has pleaded guilty to multiple charges....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Maryland student, 15, pleads guilty to second-degree rape in HS locker room attack: report A 15-year-old from Maryland has pleaded guilty in juvenile court during a closed hearing Thursday to second-degree rape and attempted rape in a high school locker room attack police said involved a broomstick last fall, according to a report....
07:00, 06/07/2019

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

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
23:32, 06/11/2019

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Indiana teen pleads guilty to murder in mom’s fatal stabbing CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana teenager accusing of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has pleaded guilty to murder. Seventeen-year-old Chastinea T. Reeves changed her plea Tuesday under an agreement with prosecutors in exchange for a 45-yea...
12:16, 05/14/2019

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Terror Charges The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Man who threw boy from Mall of America balcony pleads guilty to attempted murder The man who tossed a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at Minneapolis' Mall of America in April pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted premeditated first-degree murder....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Ohio doctor pleads not guilty to murder charges in 25 painkiller overdose deaths Dr. William S. Husel is accused of either causing or hastening the deaths of dozens of patients by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Accused California gunman pleads not guilty in synagogue murder, mosque arson A 19-year-old man accused of killing one worshipper and wounding three others in a shooting spree in a California synagogue pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to murder and attempted-murder charges in an attack prosecutors are treating as a hate crime....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport pleads not guilty in triple murder case Christian Martin, the pilot accused of a 2015 triple murder in Western Kentucky, was in court Wednesday in Christian County.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to deathAn Indian court has convicted six men of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a case ...
01:32, 06/10/2019

India child rape, murder case: Six found guilty Six men, including a Hindu priest, have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
02:16, 06/10/2019

Kathua Case: Six Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder, One Accused Let Off Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country. Those......
00:00, 06/10/2019

Kathua Case Updates: 6 Held Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country....
02:00, 06/10/2019

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has sentenced three men to life imprisonment on Monday for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country. ...
07:48, 06/10/2019

NYPD officer pleads not guilty in alleged murder-for-hire plot involving ex-husband and boyfriend's daughter The New York City police officer accused of orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot meant to kill her ex-husband and her boyfriend’s daughter pleaded not guilty to charges during a Friday hearing....
11:16, 06/18/2019

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct. Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn...
14:00, 06/04/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
03:48, 05/28/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA officer has pleaded guilty to conspiring to pass U.S. defense and intelligence secrets to China, the Justice Department said on Wednesday, in the third such case in less than a year....
22:32, 05/01/2019

Garrard Co. Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charge GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The attorney for a Garrard County elementary school teacher pleaded not guilty to charges she drove to school drunk. Last month, police say that 39-year-old Belinda Vance crashed in the parking lot of Paint Lick Elementa...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Spy for China Former CIA officer Jerry Chung Shing Lee pleaded guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage for China at a court in Virginia on Wednesday. Some intelligence officers suspect the U.S. Army veteran and Hong Kong native compromised CIA sources in China, l...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Dad pleads guilty in crash that killed 1 son, hurt another WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey father who was driving drunk and speeding when he crashed his car, killing one of his 4-year-old twin sons and seriously injuring the other, has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. Burlington County prosecutors...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz p...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Former CIA agent pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying for China though there is no evidence to show that he shared information with the Asian nation, the Department of Justice said....
22:16, 05/01/2019

Former NASCAR CEO Brian France pleads guilty to DWI SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Former NASCAR CEO Brian France has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in New York’s Hamptons last year. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said the 56-year-old France pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor F...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Daniels Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his client porn star Stormy Daniels. He appeared before a federal judge in New York on Tuesday on charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. (May 28...
13:48, 05/28/2019

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

Businessman pleads guilty to stealing up to $1.5M in wine A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $1.5 million in upscale wine from customers who paid him to store the bottles, which he sold without their knowledge....
12:00, 05/14/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Former Cynthiana Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Cynthiana police officer accused of sexting teenage girls has pleaded not guilty in court. 32-year-old John Philpot was arrested last month after allegedly exchanging sexually explicit images with a minor and wa...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing three Muslim students The North Carolina man charged with killing three Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. (June 12)        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 additional sex charges R Kelly has appeared in court to plead not guilty to 11 charges of sexual abuse, including four counts that carry a maximum prison sentence of 30 years....
02:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new sex charges CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors did not ask the ju...
10:16, 06/06/2019

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty The 19-year-old man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue made his first court appearance Tuesday where he pleaded not guilty. (April 30)        ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Indicted US congressman's wife pleads guilty The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds, including for an Italy trip that cost more than $10,000. (June 13)        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Husky pleads guilty to 3 charges in Saskatchewan oil spill The oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced the cities of North Battleford, Prince Albert and Melfort to shut off their water intakes for almost two months....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Man pleads guilty in $30M mail scam targeting elderly A New York man has pleaded guilty in a direct-mail scam that stole more than $30 million from the elderly and others by promoting non-existent prizes....
13:32, 05/15/2019

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

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
17:16, 06/17/2019

Man who threatened Boston Globe journalists pleads guilty BOSTON (AP) — A California man who threatened to kill employees of The Boston Globe after the newspaper called on media organizations nationwide to denounce President Trump’s attacks on the media has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors in Bosto...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old Joh...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Spy On China's Behalf A former CIA case officer long suspected in the intelligence community of being a devastating mole for the Chinese government admitted Wednesday he conspired to commit espionage in that country. But......
21:16, 05/01/2019

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty The man accused of killing 51 people in the deadliest terror attacks in New Zealand’s history, sparking a ban on semiautomatic and assault weapons, has pleaded not guilty....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Vail man pleads guilty for murdering wife, daughter TUCSON – The Vail man accused of killing his wife and daughter at their home in Vail entered a plea deal in connection to the case Monday. Back on Feb. 2, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Tomasita Drive near S...
17:48, 06/24/2019

| Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali....
16:16, 05/23/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive has pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in...
14:32, 05/07/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
21:48, 05/02/2019

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
21:32, 06/14/2019

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing runner in Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a runner near her apartment in the nation’s capital. Anthony Crawford pleaded guilty Friday to a first-degree murder charge in connection wit...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Former Tekashi 6ix9ine pal pleads guilty to setting up shooting Kintea McKenzie, a recording artist known as Kooda B and a former associate of rainbow-haired rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Manhattan to arranging for a fellow gang member to shoot at a rival in Times Square. The fe...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty Abdul Aziz, who is considered a hero for confronting the gunman at the Linwood mosque, said he wouldn’t say the suspect’s name.        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Voroti...
06:16, 05/06/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering...
18:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Indicted US congressman’s wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 10:31 a.m. The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign fu...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Man accused of raping 88-year-old neighbor pleads not guilty A Brooklyn man accused of binding and raping his 88-year-old neighbor was hauled into court Monday to face charges including first-degree rape and burglary. Selwyn Worrell remained silent and handcuffed as he appeared before Judge William Miller in B...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Ex-St. Louis County executive pleads guilty to corruption ST. LOUIS (AP) — In less than a week, Steve Stenger went from the top elected official in Missouri’s largest county to a convicted felon. Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to federal corruption charges for providing political favors in exchange for...
10:00, 05/03/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty of paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

Woman pleads not guilty to dumping puppies in trash A Southern California woman authorities say was caught on surveillance video dumping a bag of 3-day-old puppies into a trash can has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty....
17:32, 06/19/2019

Woman who sent poison to judges pleads guilty to escape BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from federal custody. Seventy-three-year-old Barbara March s...
12:48, 05/06/2019

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

Ex-day laborer pleads guilty in socialite bludgeoning death WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former day laborer who bludgeoned a socialite to death at her family’s suburban New York estate has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The Journal News says Esdras Marroquin Gomez pleaded guilty on Monday and ad...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Former officer pleads guilty to battery for punching suspect A former northeastern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation....
09:16, 05/24/2019

China's Former Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty To Bribery Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes - a remarkable fall from grace for the former vice minister of public security....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — The embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels. Avenatti appeared before a federal judge in New York on Tuesday on charges of wire fraud...
10:32, 05/28/2019

L.A. dad pleads guilty to paying $400K bribe to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo is set to plead guilty Tuesday for paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University in the college scandal.        ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
19:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the suspect in a fatal shooting at a California synagogue appearing in court on federal hate crime charges (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The 19-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting at a California synagogue has pleaded n...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Man accused of plotting IS-inspired attack pleads not guilty A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., is due in court to face a federal criminal charge....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Teen in Oregon school gun case pleads not guilty A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges. (May 20)        ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded guilty Monday. Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged ...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he ...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
17:32, 06/13/2019

Businessman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Money From Employer LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Johnson County businessman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his Fayette County employer. Franklin Fletcher, of Oil Springs, is a former accountan...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a pickup truck driver blamed for causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists has entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. Authorities said Tuesday that 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy waived his arraignment ...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Man pleads guilty to tossing boy off Minnesota mall balcony A man who admitted hurling a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted murder, agreeing to a 19-year prison sentence....
12:32, 05/14/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
20:16, 06/13/2019

Man pleads guilty to throwing boy, 5, over Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man accused of throwing a 5-year-old over a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder Tuesday....
21:32, 05/14/2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist pleaded not guilty to the charges....
18:32, 06/06/2019

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

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in ...
05:48, 06/22/2019

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee has pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal, admitting teaming up with ex-Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person in a bribery scheme....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Pilot Charged In Kentucky Triple Slaying Pleads Not Guilty FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in western Kentucky has pleaded not guilty. News outlets report Christian R. Martin was silent during his arraignment Wednesday in Christian County Circuit Court while ...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Nebraska tennis coach pleads guilty to drunken driving LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln women’s tennis coach has pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Lancaster County Court records say 59-year-old Scott Jacobson entered the plea Tuesday. Prosecutors dropped a charge of negligen...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Alleged Gerald Ford grave vandal pleads not guilty GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 19-year-old man suspected of defacing the gravesite of former President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges. The Grand Rapids Press reports Christian Johnson entered the plea Mon...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Chuck “The Rifleman” Person as part of the massive NCAA basketball bribery scandal that has resulted in...
16:48, 05/07/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
17:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scheme Actress Felicity Huffman arrives with her brother Moore Huffman Jr., at federal court Monday, May 13, 2019, in Boston, where she is scheduled to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTO...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Ms. Huffman, the Hollywood actor, was charged with conspiracy in the college admissions fraud scandal; her husband, the actor William H. Macy, was not charged....
13:16, 05/13/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
00:48, 06/14/2019

14th parent pleads guilty in college bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former insurance executive from California is the 14th parent to plead guilty to participating in the nationwide college admissions bribery scheme. Authorities say Toby MacFarlane paid $450,000 to get his children admitted to the Univ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his client porn star Stormy Daniels.        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Ex-Navy employee pleads guilty to child porn offenses BALTIMORE (AP) — A 35-year-old Maryland man who is a former employee of the U.S. Navy has pleaded guilty to child pornography offenses. Federal prosecutors say Spencer Steckman pleaded guilty on Tuesday and will be sentenced in November for the produ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Man Pleads Guilty To Not Reporting Dad’s Death, Social Security Fraud (LEX 18) — A northern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to concealing his father’s death for nearly five years, in order to keep receiving the Social Security benefits. Authorities say Robert Howard pleaded guilty to one count of Social Sec...
11:32, 06/23/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 2018. He was one of the top 15 prescribers of opioid...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
09:16, 06/22/2019

Shelby County Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Shelby County man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. Authorities say 62-year-old Joseph Gable pleaded guilty early this week to amended charges in Frankfort. In his plea agreement, Gable admitted ...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agr...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt, Brenton Tarrant smirked as ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

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

Man Tied To Lexington Lab Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charges (LEX 18) — A man connected to a Lexington lab has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge, after admitting to helping set up a kickback scheme. Officials said Timothy B. Andrews pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the ...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing Iowa State University golfer AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man charged in the killing of a former Iowa State University golfer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Des Moines Register reports that 22-year-old Collin Richards entered the plea during a hearing Friday. He ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Guam man pleads guilty to stealing corned beef from store HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Guam man has pleaded guilty to stealing cases of corned beef and canned mackerel. Edwin Guiao Ocampo was the warehouse manager for 7-Day Supermarket and was accused of stealing more than $12,000 worth of corned beef and mackere...
15:32, 06/09/2019

Ex-Chicago officer accused of groping woman pleads guilty CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer accused in 2016 of groping and forcibly kissing a woman while on duty has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that records show 60-year-old Michael Clifton...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Coach who got Lori Loughlin’s daughter into college pleads guilty Former USC assistant women’s soccer coach Laura Janke copped to conspiracy to commit racketeering in a Boston federal court. As part of her plea deal, Janke, 36, agreed to cooperate with the government’s investigation into the scheme, orc...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Former Somerset Caregiver Pleads Guilty to Abusing, Neglecting Adult SOMERSET, KY. (LEX 18) – A former caregiver pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly abusing or neglecting an adult. Ashley Grimes, 23, of Somerset, pleaded guilty in Pulaski Circuit Court June 20, acknowledging the abuse of a resident at the CAKY So...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeAustralian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings.Tarrant, 28,...
17:16, 06/13/2019

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

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl whom he was also treating, according to a report. Paul Fox, 66, pleaded gui...
19:16, 06/01/2019

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of girl in living room MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has abruptly pleaded guilty as a second day of testimony at his trial began. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports 26-year-old Isaac Bar...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Texan pleads guilty over scam PACs for 2016 candidates AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to creating fake political action committees in 2016 supporting Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that raised more than $500,000. Kyle Gerald Prall pleaded gui...
17:00, 05/09/2019

‘Everything I do is criminal:’ Mobster pleads guilty to drug offenses after FBI wire tap A Philadelphia mobster recently pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell drugs after he was captured on an FBI wire bragging openly about his mafia ways — telling associates, “I’m a criminal…Everything I do is criminal.” ...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Queens mom who fatally beat 1-year-old daughter pleads guilty A sadistic Queens woman who beat her 1-year-old daughter to death and seriously injured her twin brother pleaded guilty to manslaughter and assault on Thursday, prosecutors said. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested for assault soon after police found her d...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Seattle-area man pleads guilty to threatening Trump family SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area man has pleaded guilty to charges that he posted online threats against members of the president’s family, including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner. The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle said 27-year-old ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Stabbing suspect who surrendered to cops in tuxedo pleads not guilty The teen who surrendered to cops in a tux with the tags still attached pleaded not guilty Friday in the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old last month. David Lopez, also 17, appeared for his arraignment in Brooklyn Supreme Court in a more patriotic outfi...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Texas man pleads guilty to lesser charge in daughter’s death DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man who was accused of killing his adopted daughter has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge the day his trial for capital murder was scheduled to begin. The Dallas Morning News reports Monday that Wesley Mathews, 39, pleaded guilt...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads not guilty to weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Trump foe Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he stole from porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Trump nemesis Avenatti pleads not guilty in bank fraud case Lawyer Michael Avenatti, known for his battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty on Monday to federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from clients and failed to pay taxes....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to taking $2M in bribes The former president of Interpol pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $2 million in bribes over 12 years while helping companies and individuals make illegal profits....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
19:16, 05/14/2019

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
15:16, 06/06/2019

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Representative Duncan Hunter’s Wife Pleads Guilty in Corruption Case Margaret Hunter has agreed to cooperate with the prosecution in a case in which she and her husband, a six-term California congressman, were accused of using more than $200,000 in campaign funds for personal use....
20:16, 06/13/2019

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
15:32, 05/21/2019

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
08:16, 06/07/2019

Stan Lee elder abuse case: Former business manager pleads not guilty A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he stole from the Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.        ...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc, just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pre...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Cyprus serial killer pleads guilty to killing 7 women, girls A Cypriot army captain has tearfully apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls for the “unjust pain” he has caused them after pleading guilty to a dozen charges of premeditated murder and kidnapping....
03:48, 06/24/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty on strip-club brawling charges in New York Two days after becoming first female solo rapper to win BET Album of the Year, Cardi B was arraigned and pleaded not guilty in Queens strip club brawl.        ...
14:48, 06/25/2019

John T. Earnest pleads not guilty to new charges in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO — The sole suspect in a fatal shooting at a Southern California synagogue pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes and other charges Tuesday. John T. Earnest entered the plea a week after a grand jury returned a 113-count indictment that l...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
20:48, 06/13/2019

Ex-Ohio State coach pleads guilty in sexual battery case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State diving club coach has pleaded guilty to charges related to allegations he had sex with a diver when she was a teenager. Former diver Estee Pryor has publicly said defendant William Bohonyi began pressuring he...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
14:48, 06/03/2019

China: Ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to bribery Chinese state media report that the former head of Interpol has admitted to accepting over $2 million in bribes. The verdict in his trial will be announced at a "later date."...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Texas woman pleads guilty in Kansas fair vendors' deaths A Texas woman has admitted to her role in the deaths of a couple who were killed at a Kansas fair after one suspect ordered the killings as part of a "carnival mafia" initiation....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray....
10:00, 06/07/2019

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Man accused of throwing boy from mall balcony pleads guilty; boy continues to heal Emmanuel Aranda, of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the April 12 attack.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
00:16, 05/23/2019

Marine Pleads Guilty to Hazing Death of Green Beret in Mali Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell Jr. told a military court that he and three other American commandos engaged in hazing during which the soldier was strangled....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Estranged husband pleads not guilty in connection with missing mother's disappearance Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband and his girlfriend pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges related to Dulos' disappearance in Connecticut 18 days ago....
16:48, 06/11/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to stealing $300K from Stormy Daniels Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he stole nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by using her forged signature to divert two advance payments for her memoir. Avenatti, 48, appeared in Manhattan federal co...
11:32, 05/28/2019

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Accused California synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to hate crimes A California nursing student charged with last month's deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to more than 100 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights offenses....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Framingham, ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in c...
14:32, 06/12/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape USA TODAY Sports' Brent Schrotenboer discusses the rape charges against former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr.       ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Rapper Cardi B pleads not guilty to charges in New York strip club fight Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony assault charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to hand secrets to China – the 3rd such case in under a year Ex-CIA man Jerry Chun Shing Lee was approached by two Chinese intelligence officers who offered to pay him $100,000 and to take care of him "for life" for information he had acquired with the agency....
00:48, 05/02/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Former CDC chief pleads guilty in connection with misconduct case, won't serve jail time The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct related to his arrest last August for alleged sexual misconduct and will not serve jail time, Fox News has learned....
20:48, 06/04/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Department Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a bid-rigging conspiracy for certain financial instruments, the U.S. Justice Department said...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
03:32, 06/16/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in federal wire, bank fraud case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded not guilty Monday federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his clients, failed to pay taxes and lied in bankruptcy cases....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Suspect in synagogue, John Earnest, shooting pleads not guilty in federal court A 19-year-old man accused of a shooting in a San Diego-area synagogue that killed a woman and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 109 charges in his first federal court appearance....
19:16, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Carnival pleads guilty to pollution, probation violations; cruise line fined $20M “The company pleads guilty,” Carnival's CEO told a federal judge yesterday, admitting cruise line continued to pollute oceans after 2016 conviction.        ...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Former NASCAR chief Brian France pleads guilty to DWI as part of deal with prosecutors Former NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France accepted a diversion deal in a New York courtroom on Friday, 10 months after his DWI arrest.       ...
19:16, 06/07/2019

Teen pleads guilty to fatally stabbing Valaree Schwab in Dunkin’ Donuts A New Rochelle teen who bullied 16-year-old Valaree Schwab and later stabbed her to death inside a Dunkin’ Donuts around the corner from their high school pleaded guilty to manslaughter, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office announc...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Ex-manager for comic book legend Stan Lee pleads not guilty to elder abuse A former manager for Stan Lee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of elder abuse against the superhero creator in the last few months of his life....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
07:32, 05/01/2019

Emmanuel Aranda pleads guilty to throwing 5-year-old from Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man charged with tossing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted murder Tuesday. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, faces 19 years behind bars after admitting to grabbing little Landen Hoffmann, ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in embezzlement case The former Stormy Daniels attorney faces a 36-count indictment in California, and more charges on the East Coast        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-ol...
09:32, 06/12/2019

USC coach accused of faking profiles for Lori Loughlin's daughters pleads guilty Laura Janke, ex-assistant coach at USC, was accused of faking profiles for Lori Loughlin's daughters, including social media influencer Olivia Jade.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
02:32, 06/21/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at Boston restaurant Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and kissed a woman at a restaurant in 2017....
08:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Dept Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a conspiracy to rig bids for pre-release American Depository Receipts (ADRs), the U.S. Justi...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Former student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors deliberated less than 90 minutes before returning a guilty verdict Monday at the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student who killed a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a b...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Spain's top court finds 'Wolf Pack' guilty of rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday found five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival guilty of rape, overturning a previous sentence for the lesser crime of sexual assault that led to protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abus...
08:16, 06/21/2019

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
02:00, 06/11/2019

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's top court Five men known as "The Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
10:16, 06/21/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scam; prosecutors recommend four months in jail Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college scam; prosecutors recommend four months in prison Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random attack last month, pleaded guilty to the crime Tuesday....
19:48, 05/14/2019

Collin Richards pleads guilty in killing of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Collin Richards on Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena.        ...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off book money from porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to a charge of ripping off about $300,000 in book sales belonging to a former legal client, porn star Stormy Daniels. He is due to be arraigned later in connection with an alleged extortion effort against Nike....
11:32, 05/28/2019

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
13:32, 06/12/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry....
07:16, 06/12/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Convicted of Murder in Shooting of Australian Woman The former officer, Mohamed Noor, fired a single shot that killed Justine Ruszczyk in 2017. She had been calling the police, reporting that she heard screaming....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-Minneapolis cop sentenced to 12.5 years for murder of Australian woman Justine Damond Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was sentenced in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Damond, a woman from Australia who was unarmed.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Student jailed for 12 years for violent rape of woman in her 60s yards from Piccadilly Circus A student who abducted a grandmother just yards away from Piccadilly Circus and subjected her to a horrifying 12-minute rape ordeal has been jailed for 12 years....
01:32, 06/21/2019

Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine Police and guards at North Mara have been accused of killing dozens – possibly hundreds – of localsWhen safari tourists drive to the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, few realise they are passing one of the world’s most contentious goldmines.From ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports . The ...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports ....
21:32, 06/15/2019

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sexual abuse, concluding a case that sparked mass protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abus...
11:32, 06/21/2019

'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape by Spain's Supreme Court Five men known as the "Wolf Pack" have been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape by Spain's Supreme Court, after more than a year of heated protests over their original, lighter conviction....
11:16, 06/21/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces up to life in prison SAN DIEGO — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two m...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Wife of California GOP US Rep Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to single count of corruption, faces up to 5 years in prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wife of California GOP US Rep Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to single count of corruption, faces up to 5 years in prison....
11:00, 06/13/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Former student formally charged with murder An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Married teachers found guilty of sexually abusing teen student A pair of Pennsylvania teachers has been found guilty of sexually abusing a former student, according to reports. Nicodemo Baggetta, 30, and wife Ruth Ann Baggetta, 37, were convicted Wednesday by a jury in Lackawanna County that deliberated for roug...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Man guilty of trying to blow up Etihad flight with bomb hidden in meat grinder, Australian court rules A man faces life in prison after an Australian court convicted him Wednesday of plotting to blow up a flight out of Sydney on behalf of the Islamic State using a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder....
10:00, 05/01/2019

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
06:16, 06/10/2019

Verdict In Rape-Murder Of Kathua 8-Year-Old Today: 10 Points The verdict in the rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua will be delivered by a special court in Pathankot today. The case - involving the kidnapping,......
18:16, 06/09/2019

India jails three for life after shocking child rape and murder A court in north India jailed three men for life on Monday over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl that stirred nationwide outrage and religious rivalries....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Indiana man sentenced to 115 years for 1998 rape and murder after DNA breakthrough An Indiana county judge sentenced a man to 115 years in jail for the 1998 rape and murder of a woman whose home was set on fire after the crime. The break in the case came when police submitted evidence for DNA testing....
11:16, 04/29/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
04:32, 05/18/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford pleads not guilty to misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly in Florida, per court records Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City Beach, Fla.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....
22:00, 06/24/2019

PhD student found guilty of raping and murdering Chinese scholar after kidnapping her from bus stop An Illinois jury has found a former PhD student guilty of the kidnap, rape and murder of a visiting Chinese scholar after abducting her from a bus stop....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Minn. officer guilty of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911. (April 30)        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player found guilty of murder A jury has convicted a former Texas A&M football player of murder in the killing of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015.        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash A jury found a Vermont man guilty of murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers Wednesday caused when he drove the wrong way on an interstate highway....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Police May Challenge Lone Acquittal In Kathua Rape, Murder Case The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail for life and......
15:32, 06/10/2019

Idaho man arrested for 1996 rape, murder that cost another man 20 years in prison An Idaho man was arrested this week for the brutal 1996 rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in which another man spent 20 years in prison for after being wrongfully convicted....
12:16, 05/17/2019

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
07:48, 06/10/2019

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
08:48, 06/10/2019

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Iran flogged and executed two teenagers guilty of rape without notifying family, Amnesty reports Under the cloak of secrecy seemingly to avoid international outrage, Iranian authorities have flogged and executed two teenage boys without notifying their family or lawyers – a flagrant violation of international human rights....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now face the death penalty....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Former UNC Charlotte student formally charged with murder after shooting erupts in classroom An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Former UNC Charlotte student formally charged with murder after shooting; victims identified An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Georgia man with ‘guilty conscience’ confesses to 2002 double murder A “guilty conscience” compelled a man to confess to a nearly 17-year-old drug-related double murder in Georgia, sheriff officials announced Thursday. Andrew John Shadrix, 44, was arrested on two counts of malice murder on Wednesday after confessing t...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Family of victim of first-degree murder reacts to guilty verdict TUCSON – A Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend, concealing her body and then going on the run for nearly two months was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. A jury deliberated for nearly three days before finding Mario Jesus Do...
18:32, 06/11/2019

Three men face death penalty over rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in India Prosecutors in India are seeking the death penalty for three men who were convicted of the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl....
02:48, 06/10/2019

Twice-deported fiend indicted on rape, murder charges in death of New Jersey jogger A twice-deported fiend who allegedly raped a New Jersey jogger before drowning her in a lake has been indicted. Jorge Rios, 33, was indicted Wednesday on charges of murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping in the death of 45-year-old Carolina...
20:32, 06/19/2019

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s mom thanks Jesus after gangbangers found guilty of murder A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five Trinitario gangbangers of the mistaken identity, machete and knife murder of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The verdict left the tragic boy’s mother thanking Jesus, and one defi...
18:16, 06/14/2019

MS-13 gang member sentenced to life in prison for rape and murder of 13-year-old girl in 2001 An MS-13 gang member has been sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in 2001, whose body was found in Los Angeles' Elysian Park....
07:32, 06/23/2019

DNA, genetic genealogy help solve Indiana State University student's cold case murder DNA and genetic genealogy have solved the cold case murder a 19-year-old woman on the campus Indiana State University nearly 47 years ago, police said Monday....
15:16, 05/06/2019

St. Louis officer Nathaniel Hendren pleads not guilty to shooting officer Katlyn Alix A St. Louis police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he killed a fellow off-duty officer during a Russian roulette-style game earlier this year....
13:16, 04/29/2019

"Absolutely 100 Percent Not Guilty": 25 Bizarre Things You Forgot About the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial How time flies when the world's gone mad. On June 13 it will be 25 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were murdered outside her front door while her children slept......
03:16, 06/10/2019

'It was just an explosion': Driver in horrific motorcycle crash pleads not guilty as details emerge A pickup driver accused of slamming into a group of motorcycles faces arraignment Tuesday in New Hampshire on 7 counts of negligent homicide.        ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Police officer who shot dead Aussie woman after sex assault report GUILTY of murder A POLICE officer has been found guilty of murder for shooting dead an Australian woman while responding to her report of a sex assault near her home....
05:32, 05/01/2019

Swarthmore fraternities disband after student protests over document referencing 'rape attic' The fraternities at Swarthmore College disbanded after outrage over leaked documents detailed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly is 'optimistic' but has 'bad days,' lawyer says after singer pleads not guilty Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning crucial seats that could decide next week’s election...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Tucson Police solving rape cases and using new tech to allow victims to follow rape kit status TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is processing sexual assault kits like never before, according to TPD’s crime lab superintendent. About 2,000 backlog kits have been processed and now the DNA results are being used to catch rapists. “...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Man Once Wrongly Convicted of Rape Now Faces Rape Charge in a New Case George Perrot served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape conviction after a trial based on flawed evidence. Now he has been charged again in a separate case....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen tells Tom Arnold he's not guilty of some crimes he pleaded guilty to President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly told actor Tom Arnold that he is not guilty of some of the crimes to which he pleaded guilty to last year....
14:16, 04/28/2019

| First Australian men's footballer comes out as gay Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out....
09:48, 05/14/2019

| Musona pleads innocence over armed robbery Polokwane City striker Walter Musona has distanced himself from reports that he was an accomplice in a house break-in and armed robbery in Polokwane....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
17:48, 06/21/2019

| First Australian soccer player comes out as gay Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor....
11:32, 04/28/2019

American Accused of Spying in Russia Pleads for Help from Trump A corporate security officer and former Marine, charged with espionage in Russia, called on President Trump and other leaders to free him from a “political kidnapping.”...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
12:32, 05/07/2019

| Australian Barty on top of the tennis world Ashleigh Barty became only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings when she won the Birmingham WTA title on Sunday, beating Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5....
08:16, 06/23/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia's prime minister in elections on Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term, shut the revolving door to high office and put the choice of the nation's leader back in voters' hand...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
01:00, 05/29/2019

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such raid in Australia against high-profile journalists in as many days....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Leaders campaign until the end of Australian election day Political leaders are continuing frenetic 11th-hour campaigning as Australians vote at an election likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years...
20:32, 05/17/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
20:48, 05/06/2019

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loug...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this month....
10:32, 05/08/2019

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago....
04:16, 06/04/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a br...
14:16, 05/28/2019

Andy Brennan is first male Australian footballer to come out as gay Announcement comes after widespread support It has been a ‘mental burden’, says former Newcastle player Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has become Australia’s first professional male footballer to come out as gay while still playing the gam...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
23:48, 06/18/2019

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
14:48, 06/17/2019

Australian dinosaur had natural ‘high-heel’ An Australian dinosaur appears to have walked on a natural kind of “high heel,” researchers suggest. The Rhoetosaurus brownei — a 24-ton, or 52,910-pound sauropod, which is a long-necked herbivorous dinosaur — walked with an elevated heel...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
20:00, 05/29/2019

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are inching closer with each day that ticks by. There's always a massive list of sales to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During this time, retailers are often trying to get r...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But the Australian public isn’t so sure. Even tho...
23:32, 05/15/2019

A mystery to many, Australian PM is a tough sell at election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scott Morrison has carried an unusual burden for an Australian prime minister campaigning for election. As well as explaining why Australians should vote for him, he’s also had to explain who he is to voters who have ...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died.H...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
18:48, 06/05/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Bottas, version 2019, has breakthrough win at Australian GP The 2019 version of Valtteri Bottas is leading a Formula One championship for the first time after winning the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.        ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

| Smith, Warner prepare for Australian return Steve Smith and David Warner are set to don the Australian colours this week for the first time since their ball-tampering bans despite struggling with illness....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Ministe...
00:00, 06/24/2019

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
04:00, 06/08/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
17:32, 06/04/2019

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
02:48, 06/21/2019

At Least 4 Dead in Shooting in Australian City of Darwin (MELBOURNE, Australia) — A gunman was arrested after killing at least four people and wounding several others Tuesday in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and media said. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a suspect was in custo...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Australian DJ known as Adam Sky dies on Bali island JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit has died at a resort complex on the Indonesian island of Bali. Adam Neat’s official social media pages carried a statement confirming his death, saying he died while t...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee is, we have to stay together,” he said at a South Carolina event on Friday night, where 20 other Dem ...
07:32, 06/22/2019

The Bachelorette's Hannah Pleads Stop F--king With My Mind in Dramatic New Trailer Is The Bachelorette getting viewers ready for a battle of the Lukes? In a new preview, Luke S. and Luke P. have a tense situation over, what else, Hannah Brown. "Let me just......
07:16, 05/28/2019

American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill American government officials have finally taken their shot at video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Mom of slain New York girl pleads for justice as killer granted parole The mother of a 16-year-old New York girl who was raped and murdered in 1980 is pleading for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to intervene after her daughter’s killer won parole. Lois Bohovesky, whose daughter Paula was stabbed to death as she walked home fro...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
01:32, 05/17/2019

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have be...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will los...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects Australia's prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
22:16, 06/03/2019

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rate...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Australian Police Detain Man, Neutralise Explosive Materials Australian bomb experts were working to destroy "explosive" materials found in a suburban Adelaide home Tuesday, following the arrest of a 43-year-old man....
23:32, 04/29/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government mi...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Australian PM Scott Morrison Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Win Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official......
04:16, 05/24/2019

Man, 92, spotted driving mobility scooter on Australian freeway It wasn't quite "hot wheels," but a 92-year-old man in Australia was captured on video Friday taking his motorized scooter onto a busy freeway as a concerned motorist tried to prevent other cars from crashing into him....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
03:32, 06/17/2019

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

Former Australian leader slams security agencies over China Australia's prime minister has defended the nation's intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as "nutters" who have damaged bilateral relations with China....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Australian DJ Dies "Trying To Help Friend" In Accident On Bali Holiday Popular Australian DJ Adam Neat has died on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali after reportedly crashing through a glass door while trying to help an injured friend....
20:32, 05/05/2019

Ferrari realised it needed F1 upgrades "shortcut" at Australian GP Ferrari's early upgrades and quicker introduction of a new-specification Formula 1 engine are a legacy of it deciding to "shortcut" its development programme after the very first race...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
20:16, 05/02/2019

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
10:32, 05/22/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
01:32, 05/17/2019

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he will pursue....
01:32, 05/19/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in accident while trying to help friend in Bali Australian DJ Adam Sky died Saturday after he reportedly crashed through a glass door while rushing to help a friend in Bali, Indonesia, and bled to death. He was 42....
08:32, 05/06/2019

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

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
23:00, 05/02/2019

ABC sues Australian police force after newsroom raid Australian public broadcaster ABC has begun legal action following a police raid on its Sydney headquarters earlier this month. It has demanded the return of documents seized during the operation....
04:32, 06/24/2019

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
05:32, 05/27/2019

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Australian leader says 2 Rwandans aren’t massacre suspects Australia’s prime minister says two Rwandan refugees who resettled in Australia last year are no longer suspects in the massacre of 8 tourists in Uganda 20 years ago...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
03:48, 05/19/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation. Scott Morrison is his government’s ...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home...
05:16, 06/19/2019

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed water...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Online histories bite Australian election candidates Australian political parties have cut loose or chastised several of their own candidates for sexist, anti-Muslim, racist and homophobic behavior less than three weeks before elections, with most falling victim to their own online histories...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student info...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
07:16, 05/26/2019

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
03:32, 06/08/2019

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down the Carriageworks runways in bikinis and tiny dresse...
17:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Three-eyed python found in Australian outback town Australian park rangers found a three-eyed snake dubbed "Monty Python" near Darwin in the Northern Territory. An X-ray showed the extra eye was not the result of two heads forged together, but a natural malformation....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrived. “I’ve noticed I run faster naked — semi-naked a...
09:48, 06/05/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chinese tech giant’s Australian arm has release...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 2017. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s new report details the extent of the n...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse has begun his appeal in an Australian court against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago...
18:48, 06/04/2019

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
00:16, 06/16/2019

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The death of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke at his Syd...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to seven years in prison. Victoria...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about protecting national security but concealing “a national shame.” David William McBride made h...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final, but that's now how the 17-time major winner thinks.        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Vote counting starts in Australian election Votes are being counted after Saturday’s Australian election, with senior opposition lawmakers gaining confidence they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
16:32, 06/05/2019

Robert De Niro pleads to Mueller in open letter: 'The country needs to hear your voice' Outspoken anti-Trump actor Robert De Niro has called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against President Trump, saying the country "needs to hear" his voice....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Australian-Lebanese ordered released in Sydney bomb plot Lawyer of an Australian-Lebanese dual citizen on trial in Lebanon for an alleged plot to bring down an Emirati passenger plane has been ordered released on bail by a Lebanese military court...
04:00, 05/11/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
01:48, 05/17/2019

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scandal. Fifteen months have passed since the Cape Town ...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Australian navy pilots struck by lasers in South China Sea BEIJING (AP) — A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution. Scholar Euan Graham, who was onboard the Royal Australian Navy flagship HMAS Canberra on...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer on Tuesday was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an Australian woman from his patrol car while responding to her 2017 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
19:48, 04/30/2019

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Australian Broadcasting Corp. head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on its headquarters in connection with a story based on leaked documents that indicated the military was being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghani...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
22:32, 06/06/2019

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia's Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in A...
22:32, 06/04/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to become the first Australian woman since Karrie Webb ...
19:48, 06/23/2019

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
10:48, 06/23/2019

Ex-Minnesota policeman says he shot Australian woman to protect partner An ex-Minnesota policeman on trial for murder said on Thursday that he opened fire on an Australian woman who approached his car to protect his partner who was struggling to get his gun....
22:32, 04/28/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
12:32, 05/18/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Australian wealth manager IOOF hit with class-action lawsuit Australia's embattled second-largest wealth manager, IOOF Holdings Ltd, was sued on Friday by shareholders who alleged the company engaged in deceptive conduct and breached stock market disclosure......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Australian Taxi Drivers Sue Uber Over Wages They Say Its Arrival Cost Them In their lawsuit, the drivers accuse the ride-hailing giant of operating illegally in the country and of destroying their livelihoods. Uber denied the allegations....
11:32, 05/03/2019

Over 10 million people hit in single Australian data breach: OAIC The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's quarterly data breach report also revealed private health was again the country's most affected sector....
21:32, 05/12/2019

Morrison: 8 Australian children of Islamic State militants to be repatriated Eight Australian children of two dead Islamic State militants have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and are on their way home, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday....
05:48, 06/24/2019

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
14:16, 06/14/2019

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outter...
13:48, 06/20/2019

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
11:16, 06/19/2019

Australian helicopters targeted by lasers in South China Sea, source says Australian military helicopters were targeted with lasers during operations in the South China Sea this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and oversaw the floating of the Australian dollar....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memory of one of his center-left party’s greatest victories 47 yea...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste Scientists looking into whether reptile migration is behind big rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer t...
01:00, 06/11/2019

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

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Saturday's election....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Australian leaders make last poll pitch, mourn former PM Hawke Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor party's longest-serving prime minister likely to loom over the political scene in coming days....
06:16, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Super trawlers threaten Australian fisheries, conservationists warn Just six of the 76 giant vessels worldwide are banned from operating in country’s watersAustralia’s ban on super-sized industrial fishing boats is far too narrow and places local fisheries under threat, environmentalists have said.A report released o...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
04:48, 06/04/2019

Top Australian university hacked, 19 years of students' data accessed Australia's top-ranked university said on Tuesday hackers breached its cyber defenses late last year to obtain sensitive data of students, including bank account numbers and passport details, going back nearly two decades....
22:16, 06/03/2019

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
10:48, 06/07/2019

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China of having orchestrated the attack, which targeted b...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
03:16, 05/31/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
00:48, 05/23/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother's life story that inspired his political career....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Australian jury convicts man in Etihad flight bomb plot An Australian jury has convicted a man of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways airliner on a flight from Sydney to the United Arab Emirates with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Australian newspaper appeals Geoffrey Rush defamation case A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior toward an actress...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Australian DJ Adam Sky dies in Bali after suffering injury at resort Indonesian police said they are still investigating the death of the 42-year-old performer Adam Neat, who used the stage name Adam Sky.        ...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Australian rugby player Israel Folau's crowdfunding campaign shut down A fundraising site has barred controversial rugby player Israel Folau from using its platform to raise legal fees. GoFundMe said the Australian's homophobic comments went against its policy of "inclusivity."...
01:00, 06/24/2019

A Protester Threw an Egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Head (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week. The egg appeared to strike Prime Minister Scott Morris...
09:00, 05/07/2019

COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
00:16, 06/20/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
13:48, 06/07/2019

RPT-COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
06:32, 06/20/2019

LaMelo Ball, age 17, opts for Australian league ahead of 2020 NBA draft The point guard, who had NCAA eligibility concerns, follows RJ Hampton in helping forge a path for young players who want to go pro straight out of high school....
22:48, 06/17/2019

Israel Folau: Australian Christian lobby hosts new fundraising effort ACL steps in after GoFundMe pulls plug on former Wallabies star’s online appealThe Australian Christian Lobby is hosting a fundraising effort on its website for the former Wallabies star Israel Folau after his GoFundMe page was shut down.As at 7am Tu...
18:48, 06/24/2019

French Open trophy error lists Britain's Sue Barker as Australian Barker won women’s title in 1976 but is listed as ‘AUST’Australia’s Ash Barty noticed error after her victoryShe may have been born and raised in Devon and be the face of the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage but, according to the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen – the ...
04:16, 06/10/2019

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
18:16, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy Aspen's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 million)....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Olivia Newton-John selling Australian farm she's owned for nearly four decades Olivia Newton-John apparently isn’t as hopelessly devoted to her Australian farm, as the property has just hit the market in New South Wales for $3.9 million....
13:32, 05/03/2019

Australian ruling party's chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government's chances of being re-elected in a general election on May 18. Clive Palmer announced the deal with Pri...
03:16, 04/29/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and causing them financial harm....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behavior....
03:48, 05/23/2019

Australian officials killing millions of feral cats with poisoned sausages Australian officials are airdropping poisonous sausages across the country in order to kill millions of feral cats that have taken over the continent....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Australian press say police raids of news offices have ‘dangerous implications’ Australian police have recently begun to crack down on the leak of confidential information to media outlets in a move that many are calling an affront to press freedom....
15:48, 06/05/2019

Australian $50 note typo: spelling mistake printed 46 million times Red faces after discovery $2.3bn worth of currency has a spelling mistake in ‘micro-text’ 46 million of Australia’s new $50 notes have been printed with a typo, the Reserve Bank has confirmed.The “new and improved” $50 banknote was rolled out in Octo...
21:16, 05/08/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
21:16, 05/16/2019

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
06:32, 06/05/2019