WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-12 09:30

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who c...

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse

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‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
2019-06-06 00:15

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death&#...
2019-06-12 22:30

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services and American forces....
2019-06-07 19:30

British ex-spy will not talk to U.S. prosecutor examining Trump probe origins: source The former British spy who produced a dossier describing alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia will not cooperate with a prosecutor assigned by U.S. Attorney General William Barr to review how the investigations of Trump and his 2016 election...
2019-05-28 20:15

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract ha...
2019-05-29 00:15

Blues even series on overtime goal by Gunnarsson A goal by Carl Gunnarsson gave the St. Louis Blues a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1....
2019-05-30 10:30

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
2019-05-22 19:15

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday...
2019-05-30 09:30

Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime at Michigan International Speedway       ...
2019-06-11 04:30

Cuomo issues warning over LIRR overtime tracker ‘saboteur’ Honest MTA workers have no reason to fear the agency’s crackdown on alleged overtime abuse — and no reason to sabotage machines meant to monitor their hours, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. “What the people of New York deserve and dem...
2019-06-06 20:30

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
2019-05-22 04:45

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
2019-05-23 03:45

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 01:45

Penske's Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win Team Penske's Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points' lead with his second win of the season...
2019-06-11 03:45

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
2019-06-13 13:30

Joey Logano dominates at Michigan before winning rescheduled race in overtime How the FireKeepers Casino 400, the 15th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Monday at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
2019-06-11 04:30

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
2019-05-28 00:15

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their lives. One of its newest obse...
2019-06-14 21:45

Stanley Cup Final: Blues ride overtime flurry to Game 2 victory, tie series Carl Gunnarsson scores in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-05-30 05:45

Jets hire Joe Douglas as GM At the University of Richmond Pro Day in 1999, Joe Douglas handed out a résumé to the teams there. Knowing he was not going to make it as a player, the offensive lineman tried to get an entry-level job with an NFL team. One of the teams he spoke to w...
2019-06-08 09:15

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-05-30 19:15

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
2019-05-26 00:15

Sam Darnold already a fan of ‘reassuring’ Joe Douglas hire Sam Darnold had a good source to get the scoop on his new boss when the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their general manager Friday night. But the quarterback used his eyes, too, to see what the former Eagles vice president of player personnel has done in...
2019-06-09 10:15

Jets hire Douglas from Eagles as their new GM Joe Douglas, 42, will be the Jets' fourth GM in the past eight years, replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired May 15 after a power struggle with new coach Adam Gase....
2019-06-08 11:15

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
2019-05-21 16:15

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
2019-05-26 08:30

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’...
2019-05-31 11:00

Predators hire Dan Lambert as assistant coach NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Dan Lambert (pronounced lam-BAIR) as an assistant coach as the franchise attempts to boost a power play that struggled throughout the 2018-19 season. Lambert spent the last two seasons as hea...
2019-06-05 00:45

Ky. imam, 2 others indicted in alleged murder-for-hire plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadi...
2019-05-26 00:30

Cavs hire former Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb as assistant CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have hired former California coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein’s staff. Gottlieb spent the past eight years coaching the Golden Bears, leading them to seven NCAA Tournament appearances. While ...
2019-06-12 20:15

District rescinds demand to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
2019-05-25 23:15

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
2019-05-26 10:30

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
2019-06-12 19:45

Blackhawks hire Marc Crawford as assistant coach CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton’s staff. The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of last season. He also has served as the head coach for ...
2019-06-05 00:45

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Ve...
2019-05-29 05:45

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “To...
2019-06-04 20:15

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior posi...
2019-05-27 15:45

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast indictments charging that he ripped off clients and tried to extort Nike — has lined up a defense attorney who bills himself as taking on “hopeless” cases. Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick, one ...
2019-05-29 06:45

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly after...
2019-06-13 00:00

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
2019-05-28 15:15

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working with Vikings specialists this spring. He’s be...
2019-05-29 23:45

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
2019-05-21 21:30

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
2019-06-07 00:30

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
2019-05-21 15:15

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authorities dro...
2019-05-22 18:45

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
2019-06-16 07:30

Edmonton Oilers hire NHL veteran Dave Tippett as head coach Dave Tippett becomes Edmonton Oilers' ninth coach in the past 11 years and takes over a team that has missed the playoffs 12 of the past 13 seasons.        ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29 17:45

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropp...
2019-05-29 00:15

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
2019-05-25 03:15

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit a...
2019-06-01 04:01

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team Development — making her the first high-ranking Afr...
2019-06-12 08:30

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
2019-06-10 16:45

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
2019-05-21 15:45

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spe...
2019-05-26 02:45

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Richard Carranza accused of waiving protocol to hire pals in high-ranking jobs Chancellor Richard Carranza waived job postings and other requirements to hire ex-employees he knew in California and Texas, including the former vice president of a company that has since racked up millions in sales to New York City schools, The Pos...
2019-06-09 06:15

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the s...
2019-05-30 20:45

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
2019-06-07 20:00

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
2019-06-08 16:30

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer DALLAS (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland said Friday tha...
2019-06-07 20:01

Prosecutor drops murder, kidnapping charges against man A prosecutor has dropped murder and kidnapping charges against a 20-year-old West Virginia man who was accused of abducting a teenager, holding her hostage for about a year, impregnating her and beating her so severely that she miscarried....
2019-06-05 22:15

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the pa...
2019-06-06 13:45

Prosecutor reveals new DNA evidence in missing mom case A prosecutor in the case of a missing Connecticut mother of five has revealed her blood was found mixed with her estranged husband's DNA at her home....
2019-06-11 19:00

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges, while 41 former officials from his government are being investigated for suspected graft, the chief prosecutor said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 06:30

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
2019-06-07 20:01

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
2019-05-30 09:30

The Latest: Challenger wins in Fairfax prosecutor primary RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Challenger Steve Descano has scored an upset victory over incumbent Ray Morrogh in the Democratic primary for commonwealth’s attorney in the stat...
2019-06-12 04:15

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Hill inactive OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill involving alleged injuries to his 3-year-old son. Johnson County Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas Cit...
2019-06-07 20:01

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
2019-06-05 05:30

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
2019-06-15 22:15

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reapp...
2019-06-13 07:00

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections...
2019-06-13 01:15

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have g...
2019-06-09 04:15

The Latest: Prosecutor describes greed at couple’s trial HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 1 p.m. A prosecutor says a Hawaii corruption case against a former police chief and his wife involves...
2019-05-23 02:15

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
2019-06-06 13:15

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said...
2019-06-14 05:30

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
2019-06-07 21:45

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted surveillance of the defense team. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are schedu...
2019-05-30 11:45

Anti-death penalty prosecutor proud to challenge status quo ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s first African American state attorney says she’s proud to have challenged the status quo with her opposition to the death penalty, even though she eventually lost a legal fight with Florida’s governor ...
2019-05-29 19:45

Prosecutor Carlos Stornelli's son suffers alleged bomb scare City Police explosive experts detonate device, made of plastic and cables, that was later identified as a replica of a bomb. Authorities are treating the incident as a "threat" to Prosecutor Stornelli....
2019-05-21 14:38

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United......
2019-05-21 16:45

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) made the ruling Monday after he and other attorneys ...
2019-06-04 06:30

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
2019-05-21 15:30

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
2019-05-22 07:45

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
2019-06-13 11:00

Central Park Five prosecutor claims Netflix series defames her Linda Fairstein has come under intense scrutiny since the debut of When They See Us on Netflix A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” has claimed a new Netflix series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with fals...
2019-06-12 07:01

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament election, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on the far-right party four days before the ballot....
2019-05-22 16:45

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
2019-06-04 06:45

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and media....
2019-06-04 11:30

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

Spanish prosecutor says Catalan leaders attempted "coup" in independence case A Spanish prosecutor said on Tuesday that Catalan leaders on trial for their part in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017 had knowingly attempted a "coup d'etat" against Spain....
2019-06-04 16:30

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
2019-06-04 06:45

Military judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge in California has removed the lead prosecutor from the case of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. The military judge on Monday took the rare step after defense lawyers accused the prosecution of spying on their emails...
2019-06-04 08:30

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.&...
2019-06-13 02:30

Algerian prosecutor refers former PMs to supreme court over alleged corruption: state TV An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption, state television reported on Sunday, citing a statement from the prosecution....
2019-05-26 19:45

'Central Park 5' prosecutor says Netflix series defames her with false information A prosecutor of the men known as the "Central Park Five" said a new Netflix Inc series about their rape conviction and exoneration defames her with false information about how the case unfolded and her role in it....
2019-06-12 00:45

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
2019-06-04 08:00

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of Cardinal George Pell, finding it difficult to ans...
2019-06-06 16:00

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
2019-06-09 16:15

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of direc...
2019-06-05 03:45

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Remy Heitz said in a statement on Friday that th...
2019-06-01 09:15

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
2019-05-21 14:45

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wron...
2019-06-08 02:15

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
2019-06-08 00:30

No claim made for Lyon bomb French anti-terrorism prosecutor says No claim of responsibility has so far been made for a bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which injured 13 people, French anti-terrorism prosecutor Remy Heitz said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 15:15

New York Man Plotted Attack On Times Square, Killing Police: Prosecutor A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter......
2019-06-08 13:00

Book publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the rape and beating of a female jogger in 1989....
2019-06-08 03:45

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
2019-06-12 01:15

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-09 17:30

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the c...
2019-06-05 03:45

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-08 04:30

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor Diego Costa has been accused of income tax fraud worth just over 1 million euros (£885,755) for money made from image rights, prosecutors in Madrid said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 16:30

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
2019-06-05 19:45

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
2019-06-04 07:00

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegations that prosecutors illegally snooped on the defens...
2019-05-23 04:30

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker ...
2019-06-05 08:15

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
2019-06-06 03:30

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
2019-06-04 06:15

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
2019-06-13 21:30

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her alma mater....
2019-06-05 21:45

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
2019-06-13 17:45

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder appea...
2019-06-04 06:30

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
2019-05-22 18:15

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Co...
2019-05-31 02:30

MTA still using old punch-clocks, begging for OT abuse MTA facilities across the city are still relying on ancient, punch-card time-keeping clocks to track worker hours, leaving the door open to potential overtime abuse, the agency’s inspector general said Thursday. IG Carolyn Pokorny toured both t...
2019-06-06 23:15

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
2019-05-21 21:15

Ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein, under fire after 'When They See Us,' resigns as Vassar trustee Linda Fairstein, whose involvement in the Central Park Five case was included in Netflix's "When They See Us," resigned from Vassar's board        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
2019-06-05 09:15

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
2019-05-30 04:00

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
2019-05-31 00:45

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-25 09:15

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
2019-05-26 08:15

Man gets DUI charge after reporting abuse by Georgia sheriff Police reports show a 75-year-old man who filed a complaint that a Georgia sheriff had grabbed him by the throat was arrested on a drunken-driving charge the following day....
2019-06-01 05:15

Stan Lee's ex-manager 'to be charged with elder abuse' Prosecutors in Los Angeles will reportedly charge Stan Lee's former manager with elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft all against the late Marvel comics co-creator....
2019-05-29 18:15

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
2019-06-12 04:15

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
2019-05-24 21:45

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
2019-05-30 23:45

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
2019-06-15 10:15

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
2019-06-12 16:15

Poland: Statue of priest accused of abuse removed A statue featuring a Polish priest suspected of child sex abuse was removed from the grounds of a major Catholic pilgrimage site in central Poland, days ahead of a meeting between Polish bishops and the Vatican's sex crimes investigator....
2019-06-12 16:30

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
2019-06-05 14:15

Ex-US Marine Alleges "Threats, Abuse" In Russian Jail A former US Marine arrested on spying charges in Moscow says he is subjected to abuse and harassment in jail, but a diplomat warned Saturday a potential prisoner swap will not happen before a......
2019-05-25 21:00

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse A documentary film with testimony by victims of clerical abuse is so harrowing that it has forced an unprecedented reckoning with the problem in one of Europe’s most deeply Catholic societies...
2019-05-25 11:45

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
2019-06-11 19:00

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protect...
2019-06-01 04:15

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The decision Friday came about 10 months after the former Baylor basketball player was arre...
2019-06-15 02:45

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
2019-05-22 22:15

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for nearly 60 men who say they were sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor want the school to release the names of coaches and administrators who allegedly knew about the wrongdoing but did nothing. They al...
2019-05-21 14:31

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
2019-05-25 03:30

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 01:30

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
2019-06-05 22:30

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
2019-05-31 07:30

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene As the Roman Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the US, bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under heavy pressure to acknowledge their oversight failures and give a larger role to lay Catholics ...
2019-06-10 23:00

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand...
2019-06-07 10:30

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warra...
2019-05-26 00:30

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
2019-05-21 23:30

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
2019-06-14 00:45

Many women in Morocco face abuse at home, some are now speaking out Bearing pictures of scars and bruises she said she had suffered at home, Fatna Ben Ghala sought help at a women's counseling center in a poor neighborhood near Morocco’s capital Rabat after she and her mother endured domestic violence by a relative....
2019-06-10 19:15

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already h...
2019-06-05 00:45

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
2019-05-21 22:30

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

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
2019-05-22 17:45

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
2019-05-23 02:15

The Latest: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the rel...
2019-06-13 04:15

Woman accuses top US cardinal of dismissing sex abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to sex abuse is being accused of mishandling a case in which his deputy allegedly manipulated a woman into a sexual relationship, even as he counseled her husband on their ...
2019-06-04 20:15

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
2019-06-08 17:45

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
2019-05-29 03:30

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
2019-06-12 02:45

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....
2019-06-06 07:00

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm Undercover video released by an animal rights group shows workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school field trips....
2019-06-05 22:15

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
2019-06-05 00:45

Ex-CDC head Thomas Frieden avoids jail in sex abuse case The scandal-scarred former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copped to a no-jail deal Tuesday, following accusations he groped a woman’s backside inside his Brooklyn home. Dr. Thomas Frieden, 58, entered a guilty p...
2019-06-04 18:30

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando we...
2019-06-10 20:15

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
2019-06-07 06:30

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
2019-06-05 11:45

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
2019-06-08 18:15

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
2019-06-11 06:45

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
2019-06-08 20:15

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orleans Advocate reports the St. Bernard Parish Sherif...
2019-06-11 16:15

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
2019-06-09 14:15

Indiana farm suspends delivery following animal abuse video FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — A famous northwestern Indiana dairy farm’s home delivery service has temporarily suspended deliveries, in part to protect drivers it says are facing harassment following the release of graphic undercover video showing wor...
2019-06-10 19:15

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......
2019-06-03 15:15

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
2019-06-07 06:30

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, ...
2019-06-06 21:15

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
2019-05-29 16:15

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by millions. And also in the form of some other, more ...
2019-05-26 01:30

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
2019-05-24 02:30

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
2019-05-28 23:30

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of abuse of minors by priests...
2019-06-14 12:45

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
2019-06-13 15:15

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed pub...
2019-05-28 10:30

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
2019-05-26 03:30

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
2019-06-13 08:15

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that th...
2019-05-27 23:45

Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book author’s wealth and exert influence over him, say authoritiesA former business manager of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on charges of elder abuse.Lee died in Nov...
2019-05-26 20:30

Teen accused of leaving newborn in dumpster cited for abuse Authorities say a teenager accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a California dumpster in scorching heat was cited for child abuse and will be released to her parents after she leaves the hospital....
2019-06-13 03:15

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
2019-06-14 20:15

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies...
2019-06-13 19:45

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal l...
2019-05-30 00:45

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
2019-05-30 03:15

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
2019-06-12 07:15

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip ...
2019-05-22 01:15

O.J. Simpson case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows In a letter that surfaced after her 1994 death, Nicole Brown Simpson detailed the violence that framed her marriage to O.J. Simpson. In the 25 years since then, spousal abuse has moved from a private matter to a public health concern. Crisis hotlines...
2019-06-12 20:45

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
2019-06-15 02:45

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
2019-05-21 14:31

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest. A Superior Court panel on Tuesday reinstated ...
2019-06-12 20:45

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told i...
2019-05-29 13:15

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuse Julie Heldman, the former US tennis player, discusses her mental health struggles, the emotional abuse she suffered as a child and life as a female tennis player alongside Billie Jean King....
2019-05-21 17:15

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
2019-06-13 03:15

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
2019-05-29 07:45

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of wo...
2019-06-05 06:15

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
2019-06-10 05:15

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
2019-06-08 12:00

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
2019-05-21 15:00

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
2019-05-22 02:45

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
2019-06-07 00:45

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
2019-06-08 20:30

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
2019-06-14 18:45

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
2019-06-06 13:45

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.        ...
2019-06-06 12:45

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan...
2019-05-24 00:00

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
2019-06-09 22:30

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
2019-06-13 09:15

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
2019-06-09 22:45

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
2019-05-21 14:37

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
2019-06-11 23:15

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-31 00:45

RFL investigates Toronto owner for ‘racial abuse’ of Swinton’s Jose Kenga • RFL are examining claims made by player on Twitter• Prop says owner asked ‘do they allow black people in Swinton?’The Rugby Football League is investigating an allegation of racism made against Toronto owner David Argyle.The governing body is exami...
2019-06-07 15:15

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic......
2019-05-30 10:15

'Where Is My Mommy? She’s Gone': Tiffany Haddish Discusses Her Childhood Abuse With David Letterman It’s no secret that there are profound tragedies at the root of many comedic success stories. As Tiffany Haddish revealed in her 2017 autobiography, The Last Black Unicorn, hers occurred in childhood when her mother suffered a traumatic brain injury....
2019-05-31 00:00

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
2019-06-02 18:30

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
2019-06-08 19:30

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
2019-06-04 22:15

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
2019-06-06 16:30

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company accountable for the crisis....
2019-05-26 01:30

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
2019-05-28 16:30

Top US cardinal reassigned abusive priest and dismissed sex abuse case, woman claims Texas woman Laura Pontikes reported her abusive priest to a top cardinal, but instead of removing the priest, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo reassigned him.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
2019-06-11 19:15

Stan Lee's Business Partner Keya Morgan Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse Stan Lee's former business partner Keya Morgan was arrested in Arizona this weekend for alleged elder abuse. "This morning, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police Department in......
2019-05-27 00:30

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
2019-05-31 00:15

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
2019-06-11 05:30

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
2019-06-08 04:45

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
2019-05-21 22:15

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
2019-06-12 06:45

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....
2019-06-06 02:45

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
2019-05-31 01:45

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Hun...
2019-06-10 18:30

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
2019-05-29 17:45

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
2019-06-11 20:30

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-05 21:45

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
2019-06-11 22:30

Secret footage exposes abuse of calves at Coca-Cola affiliated dairy farm US attraction Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure accused of animal rights violations Undercover footage showing young dairy calves being kicked, violently thrown, having their heads stamped into the ground and suffering from heat exposure at a US farm k...
2019-06-06 18:45

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
2019-05-30 03:45

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-12 13:30

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
2019-05-30 13:30

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
2019-06-12 20:15

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
2019-06-14 05:00

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
2019-06-03 19:15

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:30

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
2019-06-04 22:30

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-15 13:45

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
2019-05-21 17:30

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant for alleged elder abuse, false imprisonment and gra...
2019-05-26 21:15

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
2019-05-21 15:00

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
2019-05-25 07:15

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown The top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month...
2019-06-15 22:15

Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO included in cum-ex probe: paper German prosecutors are probing former Deutsche Bank co-Chief Executive Anshu Jain and 78 other current and former bank officials as part of an investigation into a dividend tax-stripping scheme, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday....
2019-06-07 17:30

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption        ...
2019-05-23 15:45

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
2019-06-07 01:45

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-23 03:00

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
2019-06-06 13:30

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 19:45

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:15

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
2019-05-28 17:45

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:30

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
2019-06-03 21:30

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
2019-06-03 21:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
2019-05-31 00:45

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit chargin...
2019-05-29 18:45

China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
2019-06-02 03:00

Prosecutors will update serial killer confessions probe CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prosecutors in Ohio plan to update their efforts to identify women a serial killer claims he killed decades ago. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters’ (DEE’turs) and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien on F...
2019-06-07 12:30

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
2019-06-15 20:45

AP Interview: Navy’s top admiral discusses war college probe NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Navy’s top admiral says an investigation into allegations of mismanagement at the U.S. Naval War College is continuing and he’s confident the college will be stronger in the end. Adm. John Richardson, the chief of...
2019-06-12 20:15

Shock Over 2-Year-Old's Murder In UP, Probe Under National Security Act On Sunday, stray dogs appearing to carry human body parts alerted the police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. A search revealed the mutilated body of a two-year-old girl, whose family......
2019-06-07 08:15

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation on Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the president was “not an option” because of...
2019-05-30 15:01

Russia says it’s working with probe of doping forgery claims MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track and field federation says it’s cooperating with an investigation into allegations its officials submitted forged paperwork in a doping case. British newspaper The Sunday Times reports that documents from a fake c...
2019-06-02 12:30

Hannity: Secret FBI transcripts from Russia probe 'must be made available' Fox News' host Sean Hannity told his audience Monday that a barrage of news information will be released in the coming days and weeks that will prove that  "Trump-Russia collusion" was a "hoax from the get-go" and called for secret FBI transcripts to...
2019-05-21 14:31

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was allegedly passed to a financial advisor within the company....
2019-05-29 01:15

Easter attack probe continues despite president's objection A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the country's president....
2019-06-12 16:30

DOJ readying anti-trust probe of Google: report The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The probe is expected to examine Google practices linked to search and other businesses, ...
2019-06-01 04:45

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to speak on Russia probe at 11 a.m. ET U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) for his first public comments on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:30

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate the president. (May 29)     &...
2019-05-30 10:45

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
2019-05-21 16:30

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
2019-06-07 22:15

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
2019-06-01 23:15

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as S...
2019-05-29 18:45

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justice Department, which said he would speak at 11 a.m....
2019-05-29 16:45

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
2019-06-01 08:45

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days ...
2019-05-30 00:45

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
2019-06-04 10:45

UAE says joint probe into tanker attack ensures impartiality The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday that the participation of several countries in an investigation into last week's attack on oil tankers off its coast would support the "impartiality and transparency" of the findings....
2019-05-22 16:45

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:30

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue tha...
2019-06-06 07:30

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suff...
2019-06-13 09:15

Pakistan’s former president questioned in anti-graft probe ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has handed over the country’s former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case. Zardari will be held for ten days pending investigation on cor...
2019-06-11 14:30

Democrats launch a series of hearings on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The slate of hearings on the Russia probe means la...
2019-06-10 08:30

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
2019-06-13 23:30

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
2019-06-03 21:30

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic resul...
2019-06-06 01:45

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel a...
2019-06-09 11:45

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 21:30

PSG president targeted in Qatar athletics corruption probe French authorities informed the president of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, that he is under formal investigation for alleged corruption in the bidding process for the World Athletics Championships....
2019-05-23 17:45

Pakistan's former president questioned in anti-graft probe A Pakistani court has handed over the country's former president to a national anti-graft body for questions regarding a multi-million dollar money laundering case....
2019-06-11 14:00

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
2019-06-09 11:30

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
2019-05-23 03:00

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 23:30

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump admin...
2019-06-03 19:30

The Latest: Virginia’s yearbook probe meets with some shrugs NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 5:00 p.m. The inconclusive report into whether Virginia’s governor was in a...
2019-05-23 05:15

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
2019-06-10 14:45

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems - Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
2019-05-24 22:15

Boeing faces SEC probe into disclosures about 737 MAX problems: Bloomberg The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Boeing Co provided sufficient disclosures about issues related to its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide after two deadly accidents, Bloomberg reported on Friday....
2019-05-24 22:15

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
2019-05-24 14:15

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
2019-06-12 03:30

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
2019-06-14 00:15

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
2019-06-10 18:15

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation. The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after ...
2019-06-10 16:30

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
2019-06-10 18:15

Aviation Case: Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency For Second Day Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel appeared before the Enforcement Directorate for a second day Tuesday for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe related to......
2019-06-11 08:30

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal report...
2019-06-13 05:00

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
2019-06-15 16:15

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
2019-06-09 01:30

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 06:30

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulato...
2019-06-01 20:15

WRAPUP 3-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's larges...
2019-06-04 01:45

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
2019-06-04 04:45

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
2019-05-26 18:30

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County h...
2019-05-26 00:15

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil industry to not blend corn ethanol into the gasoline sup...
2019-05-24 01:15

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement...
2019-06-04 08:30

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence. A preliminary investigation was opened A...
2019-06-04 20:15

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
2019-06-04 21:45

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that keeps spreading        ...
2019-05-25 09:30

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started. (May...
2019-05-25 00:45

Stuttgart prosecutors search Porsche offices in payments probe Stuttgart prosecutors on Tuesday said Porsche AG's offices were searched as part of a broader probe investigating confidential information leaks to a tax advisor and high remuneration payments to a Porsche works council member....
2019-05-28 14:30

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several premises including Porsche's offices in Weissach and Stuttgart, the offices of a tax adviser in Stuttgart, and offices of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
2019-05-28 20:15

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulator...
2019-06-01 22:30

UPDATE 2-China to probe FedEx after Huawei says parcels diverted China will investigate whether FedEx Corp damaged the legal rights and interests of its clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, after Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said parcels intended for it were diverted....
2019-06-02 00:15

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 06:45

Hungary PM Orban seeks thorough probe into fatal boat accident Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in central Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week....
2019-05-31 10:45

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
2019-06-03 08:15

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 21:30

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life....
2019-05-30 04:30

WRAPUP 2-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-03 23:45

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
2019-05-29 21:45

Gaetz says 'most compelling' evidence in the Trump-Russia probe could be days away Florida congressman Matt Gaetz revealed Monday night that "most compelling" evidence in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation is days, if not weeks away. According to Rep. Gaetz, R-Fla., secret unreleased transcripts involving former Trump aide Ge...
2019-05-21 14:31

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-24 20:30

NASA's Parker solar probe may solve 500-year-old Sun mystery NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on its way to another close encounter with the sun, where investigators hope the spacecraft will solve a long-standing solar mystery: Why is the sun's outer atmosphere millions of degrees hot (Fahrenheit or Celsius), whil...
2019-06-07 16:15

UPDATE 1-Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
2019-05-22 21:15

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the tech...
2019-06-06 23:15

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's national security....
2019-06-07 23:30

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month’s attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state using divers ...
2019-06-07 12:30

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
2019-05-21 17:15

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
2019-05-22 12:15

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
2019-05-22 00:45

Kraft Heinz completes internal probe into its procurement practices Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday the numbers it restated last month were accurate following completion of an internal investigation, but that the matter was under review by the U.S. Attorney's Office....
2019-06-08 01:01

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network. A mayor’s office spokesman, Lester Davis, ...
2019-06-05 14:00

Manchester City appeal to CAS against UEFA fair play probe "Premier League champions Manchester City have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over an investigation by European governing UEFA into potential breaches of financial fair play, the court said on Thursday."...
2019-06-06 21:45

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
2019-06-06 22:45

Mumbai Police Crime Branch To Probe Doctor's Suicide Case In a significant development, the Mumbai Police Crime Branch will take over the investigations into the alleged suicide of Mumbai medico Payal Tadvi, official sources said today....
2019-05-30 14:15

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
2019-05-30 14:30

Probe Agency Says P Chidambaram, Son Withheld Foreign Bank Account Info The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday alleged in a Delhi court that former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti "withheld information" from it and the Central Bureau of Information about......
2019-05-30 18:00

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
2019-05-31 05:30

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
2019-05-24 14:45

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
2019-05-22 01:30

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
2019-05-29 19:45

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a v...
2019-06-01 03:15

Cops making ‘important progress’ in David Ortiz shooting probe Red Sox legend David Ortiz underwent a second surgery in Boston, then took his first steps soon after on Tuesday — as Dominican Republic cops said they have made “important progress’’ probing his shooting. “Big Papi’’ had an “exploratory’’ operation ...
2019-06-12 04:15

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage...
2019-05-30 04:45

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
2019-06-04 08:00

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
2019-06-13 15:15

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
2019-05-24 06:30

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough investigation was needed before they could proceed with the case....
2019-06-14 01:45

Trump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order allowing Attorney General William Barr to declassify any information Barr sees fit during his review of the events that prompted the FBI to open an investigation into links between the Trump cam...
2019-05-24 03:15

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics profess...
2019-05-31 18:15

Exclusive: Petrobras ignored warnings about fuel broker implicated in graft probe Brazil's Petrobras found suspicious activity in its oil trading business - and failed to stop it - six years before an alleged bribery scandal erupted in that unit in 2018, according to three people with knowledge of the situation and documents seen ...
2019-06-13 12:30