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NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors....

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment

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Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to b...
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New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat...
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McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
06:36, 05/22/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time:...
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14:00, 05/25/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women...
16:48, 06/01/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:12, 05/21/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley,...
02:36, 05/22/2019

Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he wouldn’t ‘rat’ someone out for sexual harassment Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling that he wouldn’t “rat” if he saw sexually harassment happening at the council’s offices, sources w...
09:24, 05/09/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
19:48, 05/22/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explor...
14:36, 05/23/2019

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald...
02:00, 05/22/2019

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
05:24, 05/22/2019

Energy Industry Confronts Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Allegations When Whiting Petroleum hired its chief executive in 2017, the company was unaware that allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment had been brought against him at his previous employer, according ...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Sexual Harassment Allegation Against BCCI CEO The Supreme Court will hear in July the plea filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) regarding the sexual harassment charges against BCCI CEO...
21:24, 05/06/2019

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape a...
22:12, 05/30/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be criminalized in the military and asked that personn...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business...
00:48, 06/01/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level a...
15:48, 05/01/2019

School: Videos of unwanted sexual contact aren't harassment Lawyers for metro-Nashville's public schools say it's not sexual harassment when students share secretly recorded videos of unwanted sexual encounters and then bully the victims....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thom...
12:24, 06/17/2019

Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies.Read More...
03:24, 06/09/2019

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment Dozens of protesters gathered outside India's Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a n...
18:24, 05/07/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

CAB Moves Supreme Court In Sexual Harassment Case Against BCCI CEO CAB Secretary Aditya Verma through his advocate Jagnath Singh informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday regarding the charges against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri....
14:36, 05/04/2019

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
19:24, 05/21/2019

Indian judges' panel clears chief justice of sexual harassment India's Supreme Court on Monday said a panel of its judges had dismissed a complaint of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former court employee, as it lacked substance....
15:00, 05/06/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00, 05/21/2019

16 charged in connection to Bangladeshi student burned alive for reporting sexual harassment Sixteen people in Bangladesh were charged on Wednesday in connection to the murder of a teenage girl who was burned to death last month after reporting sexual harassment....
17:00, 05/29/2019

CBS Defends Bull Renewal Following Sexual Harassment Settlement Against Star Michael Weatherly (NEW YORK) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series Bull after settling a sexual harassment claim against its lead Michael Weatherly, saying the actor “owned” and apolog...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Science Academy Pushes to Eject Members Found Guilty of Sexual Harassment A preliminary vote by the National Academy of Sciences was the latest move to address discrimination against women in historically male-dominated science fields....
23:12, 05/02/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment ...
10:24, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Report: Britt McHenry's Co-Host Moved Off Fox Nation Show Following Sexual Harassment Complaint The original co-host of Britt McHenry’s Fox Nation streaming television show was removed and shifted to his own solo program following a sexual harassment complaint made by McHenry, according to a ne...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a ‘body’ on his record, Pulev prepares for a sexual harassment course Deontay Wilder has some more nasty things to say about Dominic Breazeale ahead of Saturday's fight, and Kubrat Pulev has his wrists slapped The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a...
05:12, 05/16/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
20:24, 05/31/2019

Boxer Kubrat Pulev ordered to take sexual harassment class after kissing reporter on lips mid-interview Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev has been ordered to complete sexual harassment training in order to lift his fighting suspension for kissing a female reporter on the lips during a post-bout interview in ...
19:24, 05/15/2019

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
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00:36, 06/12/2019

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09:00, 05/03/2019

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20:12, 06/11/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports Dis...
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Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate...
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Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon report showing a sharp rise in sexual assault in the m...
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23:12, 05/31/2019

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with ...
22:48, 06/11/2019

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently ...
07:48, 06/06/2019

Far-right Sweden Democrats axe MEP amid harassment claims Candidate accused of disloyalty after complaining another female member had been harassedThe far-right Sweden Democrats party has removed a female MEP from its list of candidates for this week’s Europ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

McDonald’s says it’s offering training to combat harassment McDonald’s Corp. says it’s enhancing training and offering a new hotline for workers in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment. On Tuesday, the labor group Fight for $15 fil...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Mali gives top job to UN executive accused of 'tolerating harassment' Michel Sidibé faced pressure to stand down following criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations in his teamA senior UN official accused of “tolerating harassment and abuse of authority” h...
08:48, 05/08/2019

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
15:24, 06/04/2019

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo....
04:48, 05/18/2019

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they co...
13:36, 06/05/2019

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained und...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Doping: WADA harassment report a whitewash, says Scott Canadian Olympic cross-country skiing champion Beckie Scott accused the World Anti-Doping (WADA) of whitewashing her complaints of harassment and intimidation, saying on Thursday she was "extremely di...
23:48, 05/16/2019

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up w...
01:12, 05/22/2019

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ commun...
02:00, 06/13/2019

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos p...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Tony Robbins’ book shelved after sex harassment claims It may be the end of the road for “The Path.” Self-help guru Tony Robbins’ forthcoming book has been shelved amid allegations he sexually harassed fans and staffers, according to a n...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped hi...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and c...
13:12, 06/04/2019

12 Top Tax Officers Told To Retire Amid Corruption, Sex Harassment Probes Twelve officials of the Union Ministry of Finance have been forced into compulsory retirement -- the allegations against them range from extortion to bribery and sexual harassment, a circular from the...
21:36, 06/10/2019

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, YouTube has reversed course—or, more accurately, has ...
03:24, 06/06/2019

YouTube clumsily tries to rectify its confusing anti-harassment policies (again) Facing immense pressure, YouTube has said it will reexamine its harassment policies and update them. The company said it will do so in “consultation with experts, creators, journalists and those who h...
11:12, 06/06/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Michael Weatherly harassment controversy CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior ...
04:36, 05/16/2019

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and rac...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL's Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team have been sued over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo       &...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:24, 06/17/2019

China issues US travel alert warning of official harassment BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforce...
12:24, 06/04/2019

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
11:24, 06/04/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
02:00, 05/01/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
03:36, 05/30/2019

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
20:36, 05/31/2019

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
09:24, 05/28/2019

Air India Pilot Accused Of Sex Harassment Barred From Airline Premises An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying today....
13:24, 05/21/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Woman Who Accused Chief Justice Of Sex Harassment Withdraws From Inquiry The woman who accused Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment today said she was boycotting the "in-house proceedings" due to "serious concerns and reservations". In a detailed statement to......
18:48, 04/30/2019

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
00:12, 06/14/2019

Indian woman accusing chief justice of harassment quits probe A woman who accused the chief justice of India's Supreme Court of sexual harassment said on Tuesday she would no longer participate in the proceedings of a judges' panel investigating the case as she ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on We...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the dr...
20:12, 05/31/2019

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
20:48, 06/06/2019

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexu...
00:00, 06/14/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies̵...
19:36, 06/05/2019

Steven Spielberg, company pull out of ‘Bull’ after harassment allegations Steven Spielberg and his production company Amblin Television have pulled out of of the CBS show "Bull" months after sexual harassment allegations against the show's star.    ...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with ...
18:48, 06/16/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, accor...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Steven Spielberg and Amblin TV exit CBS drama 'Bull' over Michael Weatherly harassment controversy Steven Spielberg’ Amblin Television is walking away from CBS’ popular legal drama "Bull" in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against star Michael Weatherly....
04:36, 05/10/2019

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Steven Spielberg, company pull out of ‘Bull’ after harassment allegations, reports say Steven Spielberg and his production company Amblin Television have pulled out of of the CBS show "Bull" months after sexual harassment allegations against the show's star.    ...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tac...
18:24, 04/28/2019

FDA Holds Hearing About CBD (LEX 18)– As the popularity of CBD products continues to surge, the Food and Drug Administration is takings its first steps to determine how to regulate the burgeoning industry. The FDA held its...
02:24, 06/01/2019

How to protect your hearing Listening to loud music, going to the cinema and even travelling on public transport can harm your hearing. An audiology specialist advises on how to avoid damageThe biggest risk to hearing is noise. ...
18:48, 05/19/2019

LGBT journalist says YouTube is 'catering to monsters' after years of harassment After an investigation, YouTube announced yesterday that Steven Crowder will not be blocked from the video platform.        ...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hea...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Democrats already fundraising off Barr hearing before it’s over The Democratic fundraising machine found another target on Wednesday, soliciting donations from supporters angered by Attorney General William Barr’s handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s repor...
12:12, 05/02/2019

After years of right-wing harassment, journalist alleges YouTube is 'catering to monsters' After an investigation, YouTube announced yesterday that Steven Crowder will not be blocked from the video platform.        ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

After years of harassment LGBT journalist alleges YouTube is 'catering to monsters' After an investigation, YouTube announced yesterday that Steven Crowder will not be blocked from the video platform.        ...
22:12, 06/05/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
00:48, 06/07/2019

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:12, 05/30/2019

Scientists create mind-controlled hearing aid Development could transform ability of hearing-impaired to cope with noisy environmentsA mind-controlled hearing aid that allows the wearer to focus on particular voices has been created by scientists...
22:00, 05/15/2019

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn w...
18:36, 05/21/2019

Public Hearing On Tattoo Ban Scheduled For Tuesday FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A public hearing is set to happen in Frankfort on Tuesday over a proposed regulation that would ban tattooing on scarred skin. Some tattoo artists say this is trou...
14:00, 05/28/2019

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
11:36, 06/04/2019

Pretrial hearing set for man charged in newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing later this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, M...
19:00, 06/03/2019

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify befor...
13:48, 06/13/2019

Hearing set for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is planned for a 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati will hear from attorneys on bot...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
23:12, 06/14/2019

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app wants to save your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much...
13:36, 06/18/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Democrats set aside internal feud for first Medicare for All Act hearing House Democrats avoided exposing their party's divisions over healthcare on Tuesday during a hearing for the Medicare for All Act, a bill that would do away with private insurance and move everyone li...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
20:48, 06/12/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
19:24, 06/14/2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
01:24, 05/28/2019

William Barr skips out on House panel hearing Rep. Jerrold Nadler blasted Attorney General William Barr for not showing up at his panel’s hearing on Thursday, threatened to cite him for contempt and mocked his absence by leaving a solitary ...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Hearing to consider fate of lone Missouri abortion clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri’s only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Plan...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
12:12, 06/07/2019

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

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing postponed till October JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says he has postponed a scheduled pre-indictment hearing for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by three months. Attorney General Avichai Mandeblit̵...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Hearing in Virginia drug case delayed for 900-pound man RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A hearing scheduled in Virginia in a cocaine conspiracy case has been delayed after the 900-pound (410-kilogram) defendant had to be taken to the hospital. U.S. Magistrate Judge D...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Democrats blast Barr after he skips House hearing Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Do...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congress...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020: company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her leg...
23:12, 06/06/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked T...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appe...
23:36, 06/06/2019

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
00:48, 05/23/2019

EU belittles U.S. claims as 'frankly childish' at WTO Airbus hearing A European Union trade lawyer fired withering put-downs at U.S. claims for damages due to subsidies for European planemaker Airbus in a recording of a dispute hearing made available by the World Trade...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Judge Napolitano: AG Barr should have gone to House hearing, he has ‘nothing to hide’ Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said that he would have advised Attorney General William Barr to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday adding that he thinks...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supp...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member threatened to boycott a scheduled hearing and anoth...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said o...
01:24, 05/02/2019

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal feta...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant gove...
20:24, 06/18/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX: sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification ...
23:24, 05/01/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur apparel in the Big Apple....
06:00, 05/16/2019

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan ...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Change of venue sought for Confederate monument hearing CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they sa...
15:24, 06/10/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX -sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fas...
22:24, 06/17/2019

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeak...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Canadian man sentenced to death in China has appeal hearing A Chinese court held an appeal hearing Thursday for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the two countries....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Accused UNCC shooter doesn't appear in first court hearing Trystan Andrew Terrell, the suspect in the deadly shooting at the University of North Carolina, did not personally appear for his first scheduled court hearing Thursday....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wedne...
08:12, 05/02/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
05:36, 06/14/2019

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump ...
01:48, 06/12/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let u...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Nassar’s ex-boss at MSU not guilty of sexual misconduct LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University has been found guilty of neglect of duty but acquitted on a more serious...
18:12, 06/12/2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
03:12, 05/31/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results fo...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the pl...
00:24, 05/01/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime n...
15:12, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 1...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
22:24, 06/05/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested mor...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation fo...
02:48, 05/16/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexua...
01:24, 05/03/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
11:36, 05/03/2019

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Oskar Sundqvist Will Face Hearing For Hit That Hospitalized Matt Grzelcyk Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was taken to the hospital after being boarded by Oskar Sundqvist in the first period of Wednesday’s 3-2 Blues overtime win. Sundqvist got just two minutes, but a bunch...
19:00, 05/30/2019

WikiLeak's Julian Assange Too Ill For Video Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Brazil's Braskem says hearing on appeal of NYSE delisting on Oct 17 - filing Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has scheduled a hearing on the company's appeal of its delisting for October 17, according to a secu...
00:48, 06/12/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Appeals court grants Meek Mill a hearing in ’08 conviction PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill’s lawyers will get a chance to argue the rapper’s 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges should be overturned. Pennsylvania Superior Court has granted Mill a...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Fight over Robert Kraft video evidence far from over as hearing enters third day Attorneys for New England Patriots Robert Kraft continue to argue video from inside Florida spa should be excluded as hearing enters third day.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Live transcription and captioning in Android are a boon to the hearing-impaired A set of new features for Android could alleviate some of the difficulties of living with hearing impairment and other conditions. Live transcription, captioning, and relay use speech recognition and ...
22:36, 05/07/2019

Anti-vax mother changed her mind after hearing 'emotional story' Abbey Clint was not vaccinated, and expected to raise her children the same way until her mother-in-law told her about a personal experience that changed the Pennsylvania woman's mind....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Apple Watch can help save your hearing and track your menstrual cycle It wouldn't be WWDC without new features for Apple Health. We knew the company had big plans for the app this year based on Tim Cook's comments in January, but now we're getting details...
22:00, 06/03/2019

China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death A Chinese court has held an appeal hearing for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift between the countries....
12:36, 05/09/2019

F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”...
20:36, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff say...
16:12, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Pamela Smart denied hearing in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on Pamela Smart’s request for a sentence reduction hearing (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Pamela Smart has again been denied a chance at freedom nearly three decad...
18:24, 05/15/2019

New York medical examiner to testify in hearing on deadly chokehold The New York City medical examiner who ruled that a policeman used a chokehold in 2014 on an unarmed black man who died during an attempted arrest is expected to testify on Wednesday about the autopsy...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The propo...
11:36, 06/10/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr...
18:12, 05/01/2019

Hungary: Arrest hearing held for captain in deadly collision A court hearing is underway in Hungary to decide whether the captain of a river cruise ship should be arrested after his vessel collided on the Danube River with a sightseeing boat, killing seven Sout...
13:36, 06/01/2019

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
04:12, 06/03/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit b...
02:12, 05/03/2019

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
18:48, 05/29/2019

Centre Wants Rafale Case Deferred, Hearing Could Be Pushed Back The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the government to circulate a letter seeking adjournment of tomorrow's hearing on the review petitions filed against its verdict on the Rafale fighter jet deal. If....
15:36, 04/29/2019

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
02:48, 05/22/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Ass...
08:24, 06/14/2019

'Medicare-for-all' battle kicks off with tense and emotional House hearing Liberal Democrats’ ambitious plan to transfer Americans to a government-run “Medicare-for-all” system took a step forward Tuesday as the House held an emotional first hearing for the proposal -- and R...
21:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appe...
00:24, 06/07/2019

Israel Folau's Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing into second day Player reportedly rejects $1m offer to walk awayNo more witnesses expected to be called on SundayIsrael Folau’s landmark code of conduct hearing has resumed in Sydney. The controversial Wallabies star...
08:36, 05/05/2019

Hannity calls John Dean hearing 'a sham, a circus' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed House Democrats and Watergate figure John Dean Monday night calling a House Judiciary hearing a "circus" and Dean a "liar."...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Hearing To Begin For Officer In Eric Garner's "I Can't Breathe" Case The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death....
14:36, 05/13/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing to begin January 2020 -media Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after the leg...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Democrats Threaten Barr With Contempt After He No-Shows House Hearing Attorney General William P. Barr pulled out of a Thursday hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, and he has left House lawmakers investigating the president fuming and calculating....
18:36, 05/02/2019

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning looking for an inquiry into the company before a Dutch c...
19:36, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020 -company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her leg...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged ...
12:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge calls hearing on merger of CVS and Aetna -court filing A federal judge on Monday ordered up to three days of hearings next month to consider CVS Health Corp's $69 billion merger with Aetna, which has closed but must still get court approval....
01:12, 05/14/2019

Mother of missing Texas girl heckled after canceled hearing The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by a group of people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter before her disappearance....
22:36, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old ...
13:36, 06/14/2019

Dems set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But...
18:00, 05/14/2019

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing device...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Steve Cohen shows up to no-show Barr hearing with bucket of KFC Rep. Steve Cohen showed up at the House Judiciary Committee where Attorney General William Barr was a no-show munching on a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. “The attorney general is here,”...
17:24, 05/02/2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, ...
15:12, 06/14/2019

Blues' Ivan Barbashev to have hearing for hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
20:12, 06/07/2019

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct....
05:12, 06/17/2019

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
22:36, 05/24/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
17:24, 06/08/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru's sexual exploits destroyed family Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico....
22:48, 05/24/2019

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stress...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct...
22:00, 05/28/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explor...
18:00, 05/21/2019

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched h...
02:12, 06/15/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, accord...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Georgia man's sexual extortion case to go before grand jury A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn't meet him for sex....
08:36, 05/20/2019

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Georgia man’s sexual extortion case to go before grand jury TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn’t meet him for sex. The T...
07:48, 05/20/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to ev...
09:12, 05/18/2019

'I mentally rehearse what to do': the truth about sexual performance anxiety It’s not just about erections – from body confidence to chronic pain, people worry about sex for many reasonsThis piece appears in ‘The ultimate guide to sex and intimacy’, free with the Guardian in t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational spe...
15:24, 05/23/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police De...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
20:36, 05/17/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual c...
06:24, 06/12/2019

Sexual assaults spike in U.S. military, hit new record: Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say l...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Colts drafted Okereke despite sexual assault allegation INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — General manager Chris Ballard says the Indianapolis Colts knew about a sexual assault allegation against Bobby Okereke before drafting the Stanford linebacker in April. Ballard sai...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
23:24, 06/07/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and activist, has alleged that he was sexually abused as a ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Florida Gators quarterback accused of sexual battery Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery last month though no criminal charges were filed, according to a police report obtained Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times....
21:24, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
17:24, 06/06/2019

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special couns...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Woodstock 50 court battle: Hearing on $17.8 million lawsuit scheduled for Monday Monday, a judge will consider Woodstock 50’s request for a preliminary injunction against its former business partners, in support of arbitration.        ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in a...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual heari...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Judge weighs fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic after court hearing A St. Louis judge said on Tuesday he will work quickly to decide whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open after a hearing on a lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew t...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Swedish court rejects delay of Assange hearing over ill-health: lawyer A Swedish court has rejected a request to postpone a planned hearing to rule on the detention in absentia of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged rape, a d...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Loewe and Mimi Defined will test your hearing and create personalised TV audio Don’t panic, but the quality of your hearing will have peaked during your twenties. While you’re not necessarily destined to go completely deaf after that stage of your life, research sh...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Maxine Waters' leadership of House hearing 'a travesty,' panel's top Republican says Tensions between House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry, R.-N.C., reportedly overflowed Thursday during a hearing with bank regu...
13:24, 05/17/2019

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Faces Court Hearing Over U.S. Extradition Request (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was facing a court hearing Thursday over a U.S. request to extradite him for allegedly conspiring to hack a Pentagon computer. Assange is expected to ...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Mother of missing Texas girl heckled outside courtroom after hearing canceled The mother of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl was heckled outside a courtroom by people who questioned if she had done enough to protect her daughter.        ...
21:36, 05/13/2019

Watch: Matt Gaetz get mic cut by Jerry Nadler during fiery House hearing House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., cut Rep. Matt Gaetz’s, R-Fla., mic at Thursday’s hearing about the Mueller report, where members sparred over Attorney General William Barr’s d...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Republicans attack Watergate's John Dean in messy partisan hearing John Dean, Congress’ star Watergate witness, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday to help Democrats link President Donald Trump to one of the biggest presidential scandals in modern history. But Republi...
05:36, 06/11/2019

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, arou...
01:24, 06/15/2019

Rafale Hearing Dates Change Mysteriously, Leaves Top Court "Perplexed" Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said that he was completely "perplexed" about the contempt case against Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the court's review of its order on the Rafale....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
00:48, 06/07/2019

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program....
18:48, 05/23/2019

D-Day arrives for Israel Folau at Rugby Australia code of conduct hearing Wallabies star begins bid to retain playing contractFinal decision not expected this weekendAustralian sport’s most divisive issue comes to a head in Sydney on Saturday as Israel Folau fights to save ...
01:24, 05/04/2019

AG William Barr threatens to no-show at House judiciary hearing over format U.S. Attorney General William Barr has warned House Democrats to change the format for his hearing before the judiciary committee this week or he won't attend....
15:24, 04/29/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn after AG Barr's Senate hearing: Democrats ‘can't get over the 2016 results’ Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Marsha Blackburn said during Attorney General William Barr’s Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, it was revealed that “Democrats still can't accept that Donald Tr...
19:36, 05/02/2019

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
19:12, 05/31/2019

MJ Akbar Denies Meeting Priya Ramani In Hotel, Next Hearing On July 6 Former Union Minister MJ Akbar, who filed a defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani for alleged sexual harassment, denied ever meeting her in the Oberoi Hotel for a job interview....
13:00, 05/20/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, escalating an already acrimonious...
05:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:12, 06/13/2019

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold......
04:12, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyer demands Michael Avenatti emails, texts at hearing On Tuesday, a lawyer who represents R. Kelly on entertainment matters said the singer is in the process of lining up singing dates both inside and outside of Illinois....
17:12, 05/08/2019

Democrats read Mueller report aloud in U.S. Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 p...
02:36, 05/17/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold Nad...
01:24, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO Meng arrives in Canada court for pre-extradition hearing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in a Canadian courtroom on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradited t...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Ady Barkan, activist dying of ALS, gives impassioned testimony at 'historic' Medicare for All hearing Lawyer speaks to House committee through computer that tracks eye movements: ‘My story is tragic but not unique’Ady Barkan has lost his ability to speak, but he has not lost his voice.On Tuesday, the ...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Pak Court Adjourns Hearing In Treason Case Against Musharraf Till June 12 Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf did not turn up for the treason trial against him on Thursday citing deteriorating health and a special court accepted his plea to postpone the......
12:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, seven years ago, a sentence that comes just a day befo...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Ore...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
09:24, 05/30/2019

Billionaire victim advocate faces hearing in Vegas drug case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she’ll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he ...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power following mass protests against his rule....
23:48, 06/17/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by...
13:48, 06/06/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:00, 06/09/2019

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 ...
18:36, 06/06/2019

Lawsuit seeks release of Boy Scout sexual abuse files A New Jersey man who says he was abused by a Boy Scouts troop leader in the 1980s is suing to force the organization to release long-secret files containing the names of volunteers who were banned or ...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say l...
22:24, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who i...
21:36, 05/05/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say......
22:48, 05/02/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexua...
23:12, 05/30/2019

Florida freshman QB Jalon Jones accused of sexual battery GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two University of Florida students have accused quarterback Jalon Jones of sexual battery. The university released two reports Thursday that stem from an April 6 incident at a...
22:48, 05/02/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-...
23:36, 05/02/2019

Military sexual assaults jump by 37%, anonymous survey shows The results, even higher than the Pentagon’s release on reported sexual assaults, fueled outrage on Capitol HillReports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Sexual Assault In US Military Jumped 13 Per Cent In 2018: Report Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen......
03:24, 05/03/2019

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 Fede...
16:24, 06/08/2019

Florida QB Jalon Jones accused of two sexual assaults 30 minutes apart University of Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery by two female students last month, police reports show. The reports, obtained by the Tampa Bay Times, stem from two purporte...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Mela...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making progress in curbing sexual assault and sexual hara...
15:36, 05/03/2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribute significantly to stopping the spread of the path...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss dollars• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all ...
18:36, 06/08/2019

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
18:12, 05/22/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
17:12, 05/24/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of wo...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the survey found....
04:12, 05/03/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
19:12, 05/11/2019

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
03:12, 05/30/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed fe...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Colorado State U. fears ‘Undie Run’ could provoke sexual misconduct Campus officials at Colorado State University have penned a letter to parents, asking them to speak to their kids about the potential risks of the unsanctioned “Undie Run” on school grounds this month...
11:36, 05/01/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least t...
02:36, 06/05/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
21:12, 05/09/2019

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 Orle...
15:00, 06/11/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis....
16:24, 05/08/2019

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in...
01:12, 06/06/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:12, 06/05/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers.....
10:36, 06/01/2019

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab le...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
20:00, 06/13/2019

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in un...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur ...
08:36, 06/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans say...
01:48, 05/15/2019

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday following Asse...
02:48, 06/18/2019

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:00, 05/21/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politician...
16:12, 06/18/2019

War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
23:48, 06/03/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing...
03:36, 06/08/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-...
01:12, 06/06/2019

Just 2 lawmakers have seen less-redacted Mueller report On the eve of Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, only two lawmakers have set eyes on secret information that Barr withheld from...
14:24, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
00:36, 05/31/2019

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re talking to. Trying to replicate this behavior in ga...
22:00, 05/30/2019

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris tears into Barr at Senate hearing, as 2020 Dems pile on AG The three Democratic presidential candidates who sit on the Senate Judicial Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russ...
00:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. House Democrats read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday began a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Hearing-Impaired Gurgaon Girl Is CBSE Class 12 Topper In Special Category Hearing-impaired student Lavanya Balakrishnan has topped the CBSE Class 12 board exams in the persons with disabilities category. A student of the Heritage Xperiential Learning School in Gurgaon,......
21:36, 05/02/2019

Kevin Spacey Makes Surprise Court Appearance for Hearing in Groping Case (NANTUCKET, Mass.) — Sporting a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge is set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Court Refuses To Advance Hearing Rajeev Kumar's Plea To Quash CBI Notice The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused to advance hearing of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's prayer for quashing CBI's notice in connection with its probe in the Saradha chitfund...
16:24, 06/18/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
15:36, 05/30/2019

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for te...
17:36, 06/10/2019

Families give emotional testimony at hearing in wake of deadly limo crashes Raw grief from two horrific New York limo crashes was on display in Albany on Thursday, when surviving family members described their heartbreak to lawmakers in hopes of spurring much-needed safety im...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Jim Jordan: John Dean hearing part of a 'pattern' aimed at hurting Trump The House Judiciary Committee hearing that featured John Dean as a witness may not have accomplished anything substantive but was meant to hurt the president....
08:48, 06/11/2019

Israel Folau committed 'high level' breach of contract, hearing finds Three-person panel retires to decide on sanctionFolau’s future in Australian rugby increasingly grimIsrael Folau’s future in Australian rugby is looking increasingly grim after a independent panel det...
16:48, 05/07/2019

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
18:00, 06/14/2019

What I'm Hearing: MLB Teams in the Mix for Free Agents Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale breaks down the market for remaining free agents Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadori...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead o...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib delivers emotional line of questioning during hearing on white supremacy Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., held back tears during a congressional hearing on domestic terrorism Tuesday as she read from a death threat she received following the deadly New Zealand mosque attacks....
18:36, 06/05/2019

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and.....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Barr ‘Can Run, But He Can’t Hide.’ House Democrats Livid After Attorney General Skips Hearing The Department of Justice informed House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr would not appear for his scheduled testimony the following day. But...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Explorer gets attacked after hearing growling noises coming from attic of abandoned house A BRAVE explorer who heard creepy growling noises coming from the attic of an abandoned house quickly regretted venturing upwards to find what was there....
15:12, 05/29/2019

Financial crisis, Toys ‘R’ Us downfall guide Tuesday leveraged lending hearing NEW YORK, June 4 (LPC) - Ten years out from the financial crisis and legislators and regulators are sounding the alarm about risks in the US$1.2trn leveraged loan market, concerned that loosening lend...
19:24, 06/04/2019

Barr spars with Nadler, threatens to skip testimony after dispute over hearing format Attorney General Bill Barr won't show up to testify at a long-awaited hearing on Thursday before the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee based on where negotiations over his appearance stand right ...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the faci...
12:36, 06/04/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened Pr...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
16:48, 06/09/2019

The Honor 20 Pro's release has been put on hold due to US ban Huawei’s inability to work with American companies means that next-gen smartphones from the brand will no longer ship with Google’s range of apps, including the Play Store. Despite this, the company h...
15:36, 05/23/2019

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 instituti...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Sexual misconduct claims at Jamaica's resorts still buried on TripAdvisor TripAdvisor's new safety tool misses dozens of sexual harassment and misconduct claims by women visiting Jamaican resorts.        ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit a...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused hi...
01:36, 06/01/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report...
08:24, 05/18/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual disc...
12:48, 06/04/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
15:48, 05/24/2019

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbo...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming 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 ...
20:36, 06/06/2019

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

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 allegati...
21:36, 06/06/2019

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....
13:36, 06/09/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
15:36, 05/31/2019

Amy Heckerling’s daughter denies Chris Kattan’s claims of sexual coercion Amy Heckerling’s daughter fired back at claims that producer Lorne Michaels forced “A Night at the Roxbury” star Chris Kattan to engage in a sexual relationship with her mother to keep the director at...
23:36, 05/30/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report...
19:36, 05/17/2019