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Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II

A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent co...

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II

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Mistrial declared on remaining charges in Kellen Winslow II case; jury 'hopelessly deadlocked' Kellen Winslow II was convicted Monday on three counts, including rape, and acquitted of one crime. Mistrial on remaining charges declared Tuesday.       ...
2019-06-12 03:17

Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges....
2019-06-12 05:00

After rape conviction, Kellen Winslow Jr. gets mistrial on other charges VISTA, Calif. — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman was unable to break a deadlock on eight other counts Tuesday and a judge declared a mistrial on those charges. The judge ear...
2019-06-11 23:34

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
2019-06-11 12:51

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
2019-06-12 00:00

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the rape of a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious...
2019-06-15 04:51

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
2019-06-11 05:17

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
2019-06-11 05:34

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
2019-06-11 06:51

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
2019-06-11 04:17

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, and raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
2019-05-21 15:17

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new trial is set for Sept. 30. (Jun 14)   &#...
2019-06-15 06:17

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been con...
2019-06-11 17:17

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. 'took what he wanted,' says prosecutor in rape case "Mr. Winslow, the defendant in this case, has been given much but it was not enough," San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens told the jury. "He took what he wanted."...
2019-05-22 00:34

Kellen Winslow Jr. rape accuser claims ‘he threatened to kill me’ VISTA, Calif. — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow...
2019-05-22 04:17

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
2019-06-03 23:51

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer before allegedly assaulting her on Mother’s Da...
2019-05-23 04:17

Kellen Winslow II rests his case in rape trial, declines to testify Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested his defense after two weeks of trial. Jury expected to deliberate soon        ...
2019-06-04 00:51

Kellen Winslow headed to second rape trial in September, will remain in jail The first rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow ended in a mistrial on eight charges and a conviction on three. New trial starts Sept. 30.       ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison Kellen Winslow Jr. is facing life in prison after a jury found the troubled former NFL player guilty of a rape, among multiple charges. On Monday, Winslow was found guilty of one count of rape by force or fear, one count of indecent exposure and one ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Kellen Winslow’s biking hobby turns into crucial evidence in rape trial Kellen Winslow Jr.’s biking hobby could turn into his downfall. The former NFL tight end is on trial for three alleged rapes, a misdemeanor case of lewd conduct and one for indecent exposure. The early parts of trial revolved around testimony f...
2019-05-29 21:51

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow II faces critical choice as his rape trial continues Attorney for Kellen Winslow II addresses whether the former NFL tight end will take the witness stand in rape trial. He says it is too early.        ...
2019-06-03 13:17

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro-Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating on eight additional charges, including six feloni...
2019-06-11 01:51

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
2019-05-24 12:00

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
2019-05-22 08:34

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow rape trial: 'You hold this man's life in your hands' After two weeks at trial, a jury now will decide whether former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow will spend the rest of his life in prison.        ...
2019-06-05 05:00

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.        ...
2019-05-23 06:34

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the...
2019-06-11 07:51

Accusations of Kellen Winslow Jr.’s disturbing NFL behavior emerge Kellen Winslow Jr. awaits a lengthy prison sentence. He has already been convicted of rape, indecent exposure and lewd conduct. The former NFL tight end got a mistrial on two more charges of rape and the prosecutor is considering re-trying him. Now s...
2019-06-14 00:17

Ex-NFL pro Kellen Winslow Jr. raped homeless woman, two others: prosecutors VISTA, California — Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman,...
2019-05-21 15:34

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. W...
2019-06-05 20:51

Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn't Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct on Monday—charges that stem from separate incidents involving Winslow sexually assaulting a woman, exposing himself to another woman, and touching hims...
2019-06-14 04:51

Kellen Winslow trial Day 6: Woman testifies about alleged incident in 2003 The rape trial for Kellen Winslow II continued with raw and angry testimony from alleged encounter in 2003, a year before Winslow entered the NFL.        ...
2019-05-30 15:17

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
2019-06-11 17:34

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2019-06-14 01:17

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2019-06-05 20:00

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2019-06-15 09:00

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2019-05-29 12:51

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2019-05-25 05:17

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed fr...
2019-06-08 00:51

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo Koretskyy is accused of moving drugs for the carte...
2019-06-04 23:51

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
2019-06-07 19:17

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered ...
2019-06-11 16:17

Scot Peterson, former Parkland resource officer facing neglect charges, posts bond Scot Peterson, facing neglect charges because of his lack of action during the Parkland, Florida, shooting. His bond was lowered to $39,500.        ...
2019-06-06 23:34

Prosecutors to say if ex-NFL player will face rape retrial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors are expected to announce whether they will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight criminal charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. A hearing on the matter is scheduled fo...
2019-06-14 17:51

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL p...
2019-06-14 20:51

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday...
2019-06-02 01:00

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The...
2019-05-29 08:00

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
2019-05-23 22:17

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2019-05-22 03:01

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2019-05-22 05:17

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2019-06-04 23:51

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2019-05-23 21:34

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2019-05-28 10:00

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2019-06-07 22:34

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2019-06-08 14:00

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2019-06-07 15:17

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
2019-06-09 16:17

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2019-06-08 18:17

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2019-05-21 17:51

NYPD cop hit by car while rescuing kidnapping victim An NYPD officer was hit by a car in Brooklyn early Saturday while helping to rescue a man who had been kidnapped from the Bronx, police said. The victim, 32, was taken against his will from an unspecified spot in the southwest Bronx just after midnig...
2019-05-25 22:34

Case delayed for mom who accused Egyptian man of kidnapping CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A court appearance has been delayed for a West Virginia woman charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall. The Herald-Dispatch reports 24-year-old Santana Renee Adams ...
2019-06-17 20:17

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
2019-05-23 15:51

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2019-06-04 14:34

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
2019-06-07 03:34

Police checked kidnapping suspect’s room hours before arrest FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say police visited the motel room of a Texas man suspected of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl but didn’t see the child, who was eventually found safe about two hours later. Michael Webb is charged with aggrava...
2019-05-21 16:17

Mastermind gets 24 to life in fatal kidnapping of landlord Menachem Stark The mastermind of the fatal botched kidnapping of notorious Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison on Thursday — after the victim’s widow said her family’s pain will never leave them. “He robbed...
2019-06-07 01:34

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
2019-06-05 10:51

Truck driver accused of kidnapping woman stranded on highway CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who ran out of gas on an interstate was kidnapped by a truck driver who handcuffed her and threatened to rape her. News outlets report the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation searched Wednesday at the h...
2019-06-13 02:51

Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping their daughter, Jayme Closs....
2019-05-25 01:01

Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mys...
2019-05-25 15:17

Jake Patterson to be sentenced for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing parents The Wisconsin man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killed her parents and kept her captive in a remote cabin for 88 days before she escaped will learn his fate Friday. Jake Patterson, 21, could spend the rest of his life behind bars when he is ...
2019-05-24 19:34

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
2019-06-11 20:34

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents The judge told Jake Patterson, "the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die."        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Missing Utah girl's body found, uncle charged with murder, kidnapping Police in Utah believe the found the body of a missing 5-year-old Utah girl after negotiations with her uncle, who was charged with murder and kidnapping Wednesday....
2019-05-30 04:34

Jake Patterson gets life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering her parents The Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs after killing her parents was sentenced to life without parole on Friday — as the teenager addressed the horrific ordeal publicly for the first time. “He tried to steal me. And he didn’t care wh...
2019-05-25 05:17

Wisconsin man could face life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, murdering parents The Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after murdering her parents and terrifying a rural community will learn on Friday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison....
2019-05-24 17:51

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2019-06-06 07:34

Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents. The post Wisconsin man will spend rest of life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents appe...
2019-05-24 23:17

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2019-06-05 06:17

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
2019-05-28 15:34

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2019-05-21 15:00

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2019-05-24 18:51

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2019-06-10 11:51

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2019-05-21 14:51

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor. The decision regarding the Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk was announced Tuesday....
2019-05-22 18:17

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 11:17

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting someth...
2019-05-24 10:34

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2019-06-04 23:17

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2019-05-30 04:34

David Price exits with flu-like symptoms after facing just 3 batters It looks like the Boston Red Sox may have dodged a bullet when it comes to David Price. The Boston Red Sox left-hander left Saturday’s game in Houston in the first inning after facing just three batters and throwing 15 pitches. The team said it...
2019-05-26 04:17

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
2019-06-14 20:51

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2019-06-07 02:17

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
2019-05-21 19:17

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2019-05-22 02:34

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his p...
2019-06-03 11:00

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
2019-05-29 03:51

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2019-06-06 10:34

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2019-06-14 19:17

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2019-06-17 21:00

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “Afte...
2019-05-27 03:00

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2019-05-31 01:34

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2019-05-28 12:34

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
2019-05-27 03:17

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2019-06-04 22:17

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequen...
2019-06-01 04:00

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
2019-06-01 17:17

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
2019-06-02 11:51

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
2019-05-30 01:00

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-06-11 06:34

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
2019-06-14 09:17

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch si...
2019-06-13 21:17

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
2019-06-11 16:34

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraign...
2019-05-23 08:34

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being discipline...
2019-06-02 21:17

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and Ch...
2019-06-15 17:51

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
2019-06-08 10:00

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
2019-06-15 09:00

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key d...
2019-05-27 02:17

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restri...
2019-05-28 10:00

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
2019-05-30 22:17

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
2019-05-27 10:17

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, whe...
2019-06-11 19:51

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
2019-06-03 12:51

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
2019-06-01 16:51

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12th French Open title against Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year’s final. Nadal should be more rested for Sunday’s match, because Thiem needed two days to complete his five-set, four-hour semifin...
2019-06-09 12:00

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
2019-05-21 17:00

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
2019-05-29 17:34

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
2019-06-17 16:51

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
2019-05-21 23:51

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
2019-06-05 15:34

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
2019-05-23 07:00

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
2019-06-12 21:51

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submer...
2019-05-21 14:51

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
2019-05-21 14:32

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
2019-05-21 14:51

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
2019-06-12 23:51

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
2019-05-30 16:51

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
2019-05-21 16:17

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
2019-05-25 21:51

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard no possession to catch his breath. Almost every t...
2019-05-21 18:17

'Violent predator' behind two rapes seven years apart facing life in jail A married businessman is facing life in prison after being exposed as a "violent predator" who carried out night-time rapes on two lone women more than seven years apart....
2019-06-03 12:51

'Rainbow Six Quarantine' is a three-player co-op zombie shooter Ubisoft really, really loves the Tom Clancy brand. Alongside Breakpoint, The Division 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and a new mobile game called Elite Squad, the publisher is working on a co-operative shooter called Rainbow Six Quarantine. The campaign is se...
2019-06-11 05:51

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
2019-05-29 10:51

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leo...
2019-06-14 20:00

Rainbow Six Quarantine Announced, A 3-Player Co-Op Game At its E3 press conference Monday afternoon, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Quarantine, a cooperative shooter that might be familiar to Kotaku readers. It’s also got a horror twist....
2019-06-11 01:17

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 13:34

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is cha...
2019-06-17 01:17

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament’s super regionals. The school said Eaga...
2019-06-09 12:00

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
2019-05-29 14:00

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
2019-05-24 20:34

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
2019-06-06 02:34

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
2019-05-31 11:17

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
2019-06-14 09:17

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is ...
2019-06-12 10:34

DeMarcus Cousins is now Warriors’ most intriguing player: ‘F–k them’ If nothing else, DeMarcus Cousins is direct. “F–k them,” he told reporters about those who were critical of the time it took Kevin Durant to come back from a calf strain. “F–k them.” After missing just over a month...
2019-06-11 23:34

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
2019-05-22 09:00

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying ...
2019-06-06 01:34

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all ...
2019-06-13 01:34

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remain...
2019-05-22 11:51

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But du...
2019-05-21 14:51

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:17

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits ...
2019-05-30 06:17

Norway Might Have Won The Whole Thing, If Only They Hadn't Alienated The Best Player In The World The situation with Norway’s women’s soccer team is like something out of the Iliad. In this analogy, the World Cup is the Trojan War, the Norwegian team is the heavily armed but nonetheless overmatched Greek army, and Ada Hegerberg is Achilles, the G...
2019-06-06 12:17

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
2019-05-30 07:17

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, Kyle Lowry says the Warriors executive who shoved ...
2019-06-07 11:00

Bail reduced for man accused in LSU basketball player death BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson’s bail from $3...
2019-06-11 23:17

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 01:51

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:34

UNC football coach Brown has knee replaced by former player North Carolina says football coach Mack Brown has had his right knee replaced by surgeon who used to play for him        ...
2019-06-04 19:00

6 Suspects Have Been Arrested in the Shooting of Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of you...
2019-06-13 12:51

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of ...
2019-06-14 01:17

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manc...
2019-06-03 12:01

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. ...
2019-06-14 05:17

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
2019-06-06 19:17

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh....
2019-05-23 15:34

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolitano in the close season."...
2019-05-22 15:34

J.J. Watt Is Engaged to Pro Soccer Player Kealia Ohai J.J. Watt is "the luckiest man in the world." After dating for over three years, the Texans football star got down on one knee to ask for Kealia Ohai's hand in marriage. And,......
2019-05-27 21:17

'If You’re Playing EVE Online You Basically Already Have An MBA,’ Says Player Who Started His Own Company For a game seemingly about immortal pilots waging interstellar wars, EVE Online has a surprising amount of ties to reality. Stories from EVE often play out on stages far beyond the confines of the game world and reach audiences far beyond its players...
2019-05-28 22:34

Swedish club Djurgarden says player has been racially abused Swedish club Djurgarden says one of its players has received racial abuse following a top-flight league game in which he won a penalty        ...
2019-05-21 21:00

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard...
2019-05-22 00:34

Andre Iguodala says he thinks Stephen Curry is the second-best NBA player ever Stacy Bengs/AP Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala called Stephen Curry the second-greatest NBA player ever. In an INSIDER poll conducted in March, an overwhelming majority of Americans chose Michael Jordan as the NBA "G.O.A.T." followed by...
2019-05-22 06:34

Former St. John’s baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John’s baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program’s skipper, has died. He was 74. ...
2019-05-28 05:34

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
2019-05-21 16:00

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
2019-06-11 01:17

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
2019-05-23 11:34

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders. The last-minute change approved ...
2019-06-06 18:00

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players        ...
2019-05-31 11:00

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
2019-06-14 21:51

Bills let another player wear O.J. Simpson's No. 32 for first time in 42 years Buffalo Bills back Senorise Perry picked No. 32 as his jersey for the 2019 season. Just like that, O.J. Simpson's number belongs to another player.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

APNewsBreak: Emails show chaos before Kansas player’s death WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Newly released emails show the chaos surrounding the heatstroke death of a 300-pound football player after practice at a Kansas community college. The emails obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request show t...
2019-06-06 20:34

José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain player, dies at age of 35 • Sevilla announce that Reyes has died in a car accident• Thierry Henry and Sergio Ramos lead tributes to forwardTributes have poured in for José Antonio Reyes after the news that the former Arsenal, Sevilla and Spain forward has died in a car accide...
2019-06-01 15:17

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
2019-06-10 12:34

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
2019-06-14 19:17

Tottenham 0-2 Liverpool: Champions League final player ratings Joël Matip was strong in defence and helped create Liverpool’s second but Harry Kane brought little to the table for TottenhamHugo Lloris Conceded after two minutes and, although blameless, sometimes appeared ill-at-ease. Made a decent save from Alex...
2019-06-02 01:00

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 02:17

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
2019-06-10 21:00

'Fortnite' player Tfue presses his esports team to #ReleaseTheContract Just a couple of days after pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney filed a lawsuit against his esports team FaZe Clan, the gamer himself is speaking out in a new video. As we explained yesterday, Tenney's lawsuit seeks to sever ties with FaZe ...
2019-05-23 05:51

World Cup 2019: Shoaib Malik, Pakistan Player To Watch Out For When it comes to the World Cup or tournaments of that magnitude, it is always the seasoned players who make a difference. Shoaib Malik will be a key player for Pakistan in World Cup 2019....
2019-05-30 19:00

Ex-NBA player Terrence Jones clotheslined after low blow during game overseas Terrence Jones, who played for three NBA teams over six seasons, was involved in one of the most bizarre on-court altercations you'll see.        ...
2019-06-05 22:51

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
2019-05-29 14:00

Kevin Anderson: ‘One tennis player coming out might open the gates for others’ The world No 8 on his fierce campaigning streak, how he was shaped by apartheid – and tennis’s long road to equality‘I try not to get too political,” Kevin Anderson says as he winds down at the end of a rainy day at the National Tennis Centre. “But c...
2019-06-16 13:00

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined C...
2019-05-22 22:34

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thru...
2019-05-22 00:17

South Koreans Say Sorry To China As Player Celebrates With Foot On Trophy South Korea's victorious under-18 footballers apologised to "all the people in China" after a picture emerged of one of their players celebrating with his foot on the Panda Cup....
2019-05-30 09:17

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife’s 2016 death FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio “Tony” Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016. Joiner was a former safety at Florida under ...
2019-06-10 01:34

College softball player hospitalized after teammate's throw hit her in the face A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter....
2019-05-26 15:34

R. Kelly Hit With 11 New Sex Crime Charges Chicago prosecutors on Thursday filed 11 felony sex crime charges against R&B superstar R. Kelly, in what his lawyer said was a refiling of counts from an existing case....
2019-05-31 09:17

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
2019-06-13 18:34

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
2019-06-07 16:51

The Latest: Lawyer says Ronaldo rape lawsuit is still on LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the status of U.S. state and federal lawsuits accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of rape (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A lawyer for a woman who has accused soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 in Las ...
2019-06-05 20:51

Doctor bites off tongue of patient who tried to rape her A South African doctor who was attacked by a perv while she was catching some shuteye fought back by biting off his tongue, according to a report. The 24-year-old unidentified female doctor encountered the would-be rapist late Tuesday after he entere...
2019-06-06 20:34

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
2019-06-12 09:51

Brandenburg Man Charged With Rape, Sodomy After KSP Investigation MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man on charges related to child sexual exploitation. KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch began investigating 28-year-old Leon Barr after allegedly discovering h...
2019-06-08 14:17

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 21:17

Neymar accuser in first comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case...
2019-06-06 04:51

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Braz...
2019-06-06 08:17

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape....
2019-06-05 03:00

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
2019-06-15 21:51

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
2019-05-27 08:51

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to r...
2019-06-13 15:00

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country....
2019-06-08 05:51

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press...
2019-06-02 05:51

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
2019-06-09 22:17

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new updates to the Party function, including improved audio quality, better network connectivity and increased...
2019-06-04 17:17

Tennis Player Loses Match, Reacts With A Virtuosic Racket Smash Mario Vilella Martínez played Tomislav Brkić today in the first round of the ATP Challenger in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. Vilella Martínez broke in the third set to go up 5-3. With a chance to serve out the match at 5-4, he lost the game at love. Then he...
2019-06-10 18:34

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Franck Ribery on leaving Bayern Munich: 'I was the best player in Europe, it was fantastic' After 12 years in Munich, Franck Ribery is set to leave Bayern. The winger sat down with DW to speak about his trophy-laden time with the club and explain why it's so difficult to say goodbye....
2019-05-21 22:17

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein.        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Rugby player on life support in Ibiza after three-storey car park fall A rugby league player is on life support in an Ibiza hospital after suffering horrific injuries in a three-storey fall from the island's airport car park....
2019-05-21 23:34

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
2019-06-04 04:17

Biggest event in international soccer is missing world's best player Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of women's Ballon D'Or, hasn't played for Norway since 2017 in protest over gender inequity in soccer.       ...
2019-06-11 19:00

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he...
2019-05-23 13:00

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday’s game at the TCC, here’s more from News 4...
2019-05-23 10:00

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
2019-06-03 02:17

Devin Nunes: FBI has 'something to hide' on Joseph Mifsud, a key player in Russia probe Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., accused the FBI of having "something to hide" on Joseph Mifsud, a Maltese academic who became the linchpin in the investigation into Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Mifsud allegedly told former Trump campaign ad...
2019-05-21 20:00

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they g...
2019-06-10 19:17

Thiem labels Nadal 'best clay court player of all-time' – video Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem share their immediate reactions following the 2019 French Open final. Thiem pushed Nadal hard for two sets, but ultimately the Spaniard was too strong, claiming his 12th French Open title in four sets. Despite an injury...
2019-06-10 06:01

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
2019-06-09 22:00

World Cup 2019: Chris Gayle, West Indies Player To Watch Out For Chris Gayle is a headline-maker, irrespective of whether he succeeds or not. The 39-year-old has been one of the players who have kept cricket alive in the West Indies and around the world and World......
2019-05-30 19:00

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
2019-05-30 01:34

Lady Vols add junior-college post player Jaiden McCoy Lady Vols boost frontcourt depth by adding Knoxville native and Northwest Florida State College transfer Jaiden McCoy        ...
2019-05-30 23:00

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
2019-05-24 12:00

Martellus Bennett: White quarterback would change conversation on NFL player protests Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett believes the conversation on protests during the national anthem would be different if a white QB participated.        ...
2019-05-31 01:17

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
2019-05-30 00:51

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
2019-06-07 10:34

Milwaukee mulls $400K offer to Bucks player to settle suit MILWAUKEE (AP) — The attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown says police officers have testified under oath in a lawsuit that they violated his civil rights when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation. The comments Frid...
2019-05-31 23:17

Egyptian tennis player Taweel found guilty of match-fixing A low-ranked Egyptian tennis player has been found guilty of three charges related to match-fixing after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his Cook County arraignment. Thursday’s hearing in Chicago comes a week after prosecutors announced the new counts, including four aggravated crimi...
2019-06-06 06:34

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court....
2019-06-17 13:17

New US charges against Assange may slow extradition from UK WASHINGTON (AP) — A new indictment against Julian Assange could further delay what was already expected to be a protracted battle to get the WikiLeaks founder out of a London jail cell and into a U.S. court. It opens the door for his legal team to ar...
2019-05-24 23:17

Mexican church leader still its ‘apostle’ after rape arrest A spokesman for the Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church says its leader remains the spiritual guiding force and apostle of the church despite his arrest in Los Angeles on charges of child rape and human trafficking...
2019-06-06 04:51

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
2019-06-04 23:00

Man tried to rape saleswoman by tricking her into hotel room: cops A Michigan businessman tricked a saleswoman into going to his Manhattan hotel room to meet his wife — then allegedly tried to rip off her clothes and rape her, police who arrested him said Monday. Jade Dixie, 38, was in town for a conference Sunday w...
2019-05-21 16:51

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Davis The Wayne County Sheriff’s Department said 27-year-old Colter J. Davis was placed in custody...
2019-06-15 14:34

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
2019-06-05 20:00

Rape reported at West Village subway station A 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a stranger on the staircase of the West Fourth Street-Washington Square subway station in the West Village early Tuesday morning, police sources said. The woman said she was on the staircase around 3:40 a.m....
2019-05-30 00:51

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
2019-06-05 21:00

Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports . The ...
2019-06-16 09:34

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
2019-06-03 18:51

One Arrested For Child Rape And Sodomy, Another Charged With Complicity HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Investigators have charged two men they say were responsible for the rape of a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint. They say that Hezekiah Hockensmith picked up the victim from her grandparent’s house and watched a...
2019-06-06 00:51

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports ....
2019-06-16 05:00

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
2019-06-06 02:51

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
2019-06-02 06:17

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14) &...
2019-06-15 04:17

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-06-07 02:34

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
2019-05-29 06:00

How arguments over rape and incest are dividing U.S. abortion opponents The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry that a no-exception stance could be harmful to some Republican candidates in upcoming election....
2019-05-24 17:51

Arguments Over Rape And Incest Divide Abortion Opponents (AP)– Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it’s divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The debate pits those who believe ...
2019-05-24 14:51

Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
2019-06-03 23:51

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, where he tried to...
2019-06-07 22:51

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the spo...
2019-06-07 10:00

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosan...
2019-06-02 10:01

The Neymar Rape Case Has Turned Into A Huge Mess Last Saturday, news broke that a Brazilian woman had filed a police report in which she said soccer superstar Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel last month. Today, Neymar testified in court about a different but related criminal charge he faces becaus...
2019-06-08 00:00

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday after Asprilla left home to pick up a teammate for...
2019-05-24 00:17

UPDATE 3-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
2019-05-29 22:34

Former college soccer player charged with threatening dozens of athletes after gambling losses Crime doesn't pay, and reportedly neither did Addison Choi's sports bets -- so federal prosecutors say the former college soccer player-turned-gambling addict started making "vile and racist" death threats in a bid to spook dozens of pro and college ...
2019-05-30 20:34

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
2019-05-24 21:51

Maryland’s Megan Taylor wins Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in college lacrosse The Terps' goalie received the honor four days after Maryland lifted the national championship trophy and she was named the Final Four’s most outstanding player...
2019-05-31 05:51

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fu...
2019-05-30 00:17

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:51

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
2019-06-08 22:17

Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun dead at 25 after apparent suicide: report Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun died at 25 after jumping from the twenty-ninth floor of his Atlantic City hotel room Tuesday, reports said....
2019-06-14 11:00

A pro ‘Fortnite’ player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted his earnings from sponsorship deals....
2019-05-22 03:34

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibil...
2019-05-31 05:00

World Cup broadcaster, ex-player Kaylyn Kyle says she got death threats for USWNT criticism Ex-Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, a World Cup analyst for TSN, said she got death threats after criticizing the U.S. team over its celebrations.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the...
2019-05-29 18:17

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, ...
2019-05-31 00:17

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
2019-06-04 22:34

José Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal player dies aged 35 - video obituary Former Arsenal player José Antonio Reyes died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla announced on Saturday. Reyes was playing at Extremadura following a career that included eight years at Sevilla and spells at Atlético and Real Madrid. The ...
2019-06-01 20:51

Matildas player Aivi Luik pledges to donate 1% of earnings to charity – video The World Cup-bound midfielder says joining the Common Goal global movement was 'a no-brainer' after being introduced to the idea by her teammate Alex Chidiac. The pair have decided to give 1% of their earnings to the growing global cause, which tack...
2019-05-29 23:34

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
2019-06-07 18:17

The Latest: R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new sex charges CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors did not ask the ju...
2019-06-06 16:51

Son charges at suspect in mom’s killing during court appearance This is the moment a Michigan man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the chest was nearly attacked by the victim’s enraged son during a frenzied courtroom spectacle this week. The surveillance video clip, obtained by MLive.com, shows London Thom...
2019-06-06 20:34

No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Tennessee police officer who fatally shot a man suspected of shooting two people. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that a Memphis Police Department lie...
2019-06-11 23:17

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
2019-05-24 03:51

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
2019-05-24 13:17

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest...
2019-05-24 02:34

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
2019-05-23 03:17

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
2019-06-07 23:51

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 additional sex charges R Kelly has appeared in court to plead not guilty to 11 charges of sexual abuse, including four counts that carry a maximum prison sentence of 30 years....
2019-06-07 14:00

Sentencing for pastor convicted of sex charges rescheduled A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to have sex with two other pastors is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court....
2019-06-17 20:51

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)   ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is new committing atrocities in the western state of Rakhine...
2019-05-29 03:17

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation...
2019-05-22 05:00

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the h...
2019-05-29 07:51

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies last year. Judge Cormac J. Carney said Monday that the charges were broug...
2019-06-04 20:51

Spanish league denies charges about microphone in its app The Spanish soccer league says the country's data protection agency doesn't understand the technology being used on its official app       ...
2019-06-12 15:34

Three more former Abraaj executives face U.S. fraud charges U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges against three more former executives of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd, accusing them of taking part in a massive international scheme to defraud investors....
2019-06-13 23:34

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05 12:00

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
2019-05-27 02:34

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The...
2019-06-13 23:34

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial official...
2019-06-07 15:01

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gérard Depardieu Allegations dating from August 2018 will not go forward due to lack of evidence, according to authoritiesProsecutors investigating the French actor Gérard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress have closed the case due to lack of ev...
2019-06-04 21:51

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation for alleged rape and sexual assault against famed actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped for lack of evidence...
2019-06-04 19:51

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
2019-06-10 23:51

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. The pa...
2019-06-07 01:34

Reported rape leads Baltimore police to search its own cars Police in Baltimore say a reported rape may have involved a member of the department, so it has pulled 115 patrol cars out of service to scour them for evidence....
2019-06-04 14:00

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
2019-06-13 09:34

Bohemian Rhapsody's Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation UPDATE: Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer will pay $150,000 to settle a rape accusation, according to documents obtained by E! News. Singer still denies any......
2019-06-13 19:00

Lawyers duel in Paris over Chris Brown rape allegations Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown...
2019-05-28 16:51

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player        ...
2019-06-03 19:17

Disabled woman who gave birth after alleged rape may have been pregnant before A severely disabled woman who gave birth at an Arizona health care facility — weeks before a former nurse was charged with raping her — had likely been pregnant before, according to a report citing new documents. The 29-year-old woman, who had lived ...
2019-05-23 18:17

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerg...
2019-06-06 20:34

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against actor Depardieu French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into rape allegations against the actor Gerard Depardieu, the public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 18:51

Neymar questioned after posting images of his rape accuser online Brazilian footballer Neymar has given testimony at a Rio de Janeiro police station in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
2019-06-07 15:34

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
2019-05-28 14:34

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month.        ...
2019-06-02 01:51

Teen says kayaking trip ended in beating, rape threats HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager says a kayaking trip down an Alabama river ended with him and his friends being beaten and threatened with sexual assault. News outlets quote 18-year-old Collins Nelson of Huntsville as saying he and other friends w...
2019-06-05 20:51

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
2019-06-05 17:17

Baltimore Police: Hospital guard posed as officer in rape BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police believe they’ve solved a rape case that had investigators pull more than 100 police cars off the streets to search for evidence. A woman alleged that a uniformed officer ordered her into a patrol car and later ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
2019-06-10 05:17

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demon...
2019-06-08 14:17

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three weeks....
2019-06-12 01:34

Verdict In Rape-Murder Of Kathua 8-Year-Old Today: 10 Points The verdict in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, which shocked and disturbed the country, is expected to be pronounced by a special court in......
2019-06-10 07:17

Video appears to show second Neymar encounter with rape accuser A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of rape attacked him in a Paris hotel room, video purportedly shows. A 45-second clip circulating on social media and WhatsApp groups in Brazil appears to show the Paris Saint-German striker defend...
2019-06-06 18:17

Kathua Case: Six Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder, One Accused Let Off Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country. Those......
2019-06-10 09:00

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of H...
2019-06-15 04:17

India child rape, murder case: Six found guilty Six men, including a Hindu priest, have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
2019-06-10 13:00

Cadet back at West Point after rape conviction overturned WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in ...
2019-06-06 03:17

Man claims he didn’t rape elderly neighbor, just ‘tied her up’ and undressed her A Brooklyn man accused of raping his 88-year-old neighbor told cops he didn’t sexually assault the woman — he just tied her up and took off her clothes, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I didn’t have sex with her,”...
2019-06-05 03:34

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas...
2019-05-29 18:00

Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation: statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 02:00

Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case A 26-year-old model who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified to Sao Paulo police for about six hours Friday, days after giving two television interviews detailing her allegations....
2019-06-08 07:34

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court &#...
2019-06-05 20:51

FIFA 19 TOTS Bundesliga COUNTDOWN: Release date, reveal time, FUT player predictions FIFA 19 fans are gearing up for another TOTS, this time potentially coming from the best of the best in the German Bundesliga. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who could feature....
2019-05-24 10:51

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...
2019-06-14 20:00

The Oakland Raiders Grabbed an Openly Racist Player Out of Retirement and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn't Have a Job If a raccoon crawled out of the woods and vomited onto a Confederate flag and that pile of Confederacy raccoon vomit was next to newly signed NFL guard Richie Incognito, the untrained eye would have a hard time determining which one plays in the NFL....
2019-05-29 22:00

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
2019-05-28 23:34

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
2019-05-22 20:17

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, ...
2019-05-23 18:51

FIFA 19 TOTS Ligue 1 Predictions - Release Date, Reveal Time for new FUT player upgrades FIFA 19 fans are getting ready for another TOTS squad, this time for the best of the best from the French Ligue 1. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who could feature....
2019-06-11 13:51

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 in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whi...
2019-06-12 04:17

Husky pleads guilty to 3 charges in Saskatchewan oil spill The oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced the cities of North Battleford, Prince Albert and Melfort to shut off their water intakes for almost two months....
2019-06-12 20:34

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. J...
2019-06-11 23:17

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
2019-06-01 06:17

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
2019-06-01 12:51

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
2019-06-11 20:00

Sources: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges Wednesday against the Houston Texans for the attempted general manager hire of Nick Caserio, league sources told ESPN....
2019-06-12 23:34

Edmonton man appeals extradition to U.S. to face terrorism charges Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, who is 34, has been charged in the U.S. with conspiring to provide and providing material support to terrorists engaged in violent activities in Syria....
2019-06-06 03:51

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
2019-06-12 20:17

New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information throug...
2019-05-24 06:00

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate...
2019-05-22 22:34

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Monday that the two, who were not named, were charged...
2019-06-17 15:51

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
2019-05-24 06:34

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of Class B drugs to a minor....
2019-05-27 05:34

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
2019-06-15 11:17

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Ca...
2019-06-05 23:17

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21 16:17

Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud charges BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investorsR...
2019-05-22 18:17

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
2019-05-31 01:01

The Latest: 1 arrested on abuse charges at Indiana farm FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on alleged animal abuse at an Indiana dairy farm that’s a popular agritourism destination (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested one of three people charged with animal cruelty following the rel...
2019-06-13 02:51

Anker's $24 Bluetooth FM Transmitter Also Charges Your Phone and Finds Your Car Anker’s new SmartCharge F3 is a Bluetooth FM transmitter that takes the Bluetooth signal from your phone, and rebroadcasts it the FM radio station of your choice (it can even scan to tell you the best option), giving you truly wireless audio and hand...
2019-05-24 21:51

Manafort to be moved to Rikers Island for new state charges Paul Manafort, the former head of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, will be moved from federal prison to the infamous Rikers Island jail complex in New York City in connection to new state charges....
2019-06-04 21:00

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14 11:17

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former business manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest...
2019-05-26 01:34

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
2019-06-14 05:34

Kyle Chrisley meth possession charges dropped "Chrisley Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley's son, Kyle, was is off the hook for an arrest in Oklahoma — but only because he may be in much bigger trouble elsewhere....
2019-06-10 19:34

| Plagiarism charges hit Joe Biden, campaign blames error With several 2020 presidential hopefuls unveiling their climate plans this week, Democrat Joe Biden has released his own ambitious proposal, but it made headlines for the wrong reasons....
2019-06-06 07:51

NFL notebook: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans and the NFL opened an investigation, according to multiple reports Wednesday, regarding Houston's attempts to hire New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio as its new general manage...
2019-06-13 04:51

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
2019-05-21 20:34

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
2019-05-24 03:51

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign promise....
2019-05-29 03:34

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say Darkode w...
2019-06-11 21:17

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday, a Pakistani official said, in a blow to the opposition Pakistan People's Party....
2019-06-10 14:51

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info The US Justice Department has charged British-held WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of classified documents. The case raises possible media freedom concerns....
2019-05-24 00:51

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
2019-05-24 22:17

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 March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
2019-05-23 22:51

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist pleaded not guilty to the charges....
2019-06-07 10:34

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Tottenham vs Liverpool player ratings: Alisson excels as Champions League Final comes too soon for Harry Kane Liverpool's 2018-19 season came to an unforgettable conclusion as Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi fired Jurgen Klopp's men to Champions League glory against Tottenham....
2019-06-02 02:01

35-year-old José Antonio Reyes, star player for Arsenal and Real Madrid, has died in a car crash Martin Rose/Getty Images Spanish soccer star José Antonio Reyes died at the age of 35 Saturday in a car accident. His former club Sevilla FC announced the death of the midfielder, who previously won five Europa League titles and played on Ars...
2019-06-01 21:51

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
2019-05-30 18:34

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
2019-06-14 02:17

In Madhya Pradesh, Rape Survivor's Father Says, "Asked To Organise Feast" The girl's father alleged that village panchayat declared his family an outcast and treated them as untouchables after he failed to follow the directive to organise a community feast....
2019-06-15 17:00

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassm...
2019-06-13 21:51

Police May Challenge Lone Acquittal In Kathua Rape, Murder Case The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail for life and......
2019-06-10 22:00

Kathua Case Updates: 6 Held Guilty Of 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder Six men have been held guilty in the gang-rape, torture and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in January last year, which shocked and disturbed the country....
2019-06-10 11:34

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
2019-06-10 12:34

Rape Victim's Father Ordered To Throw Feast To "Purify My Daughter" The father of a rape victim in Madhya Pradesh has alleged the panchayat declared his daughter an outcast after he failed to follow its diktat and throw a community feast to "purify my daughter"...
2019-06-14 13:34

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
2019-06-10 14:34

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
2019-05-21 19:17

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were part of a higher-level course within the purporte...
2019-06-14 19:34

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if......
2019-06-14 18:17

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
2019-06-12 16:17

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
2019-06-07 02:17

UPDATE 1-Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation -statement Brazilian soccer star Neymar's agents said on Friday that he and some of his sponsors had agreed to suspend some advertising campaigns following an allegation that he raped a woman in Paris last month....
2019-06-08 07:34

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of an extortion attempt by a lawyer claiming to represent the woman he is alleged to have assaulted....
2019-06-02 08:51

Anurag Kashyap Tags Rape Threat Against Daughter In Greeting For PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been getting congratulatory messages from around the country and the world after the BJP's landslide victory in the 2019 general election. One of them was from his......
2019-05-24 21:17

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
2019-06-10 16:17

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
2019-06-03 12:01

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly raped repeatedly while trapped in a house in Laurelto...
2019-06-03 01:34

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
2019-06-07 00:34

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography production and rape of a minor....
2019-06-05 23:00

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials annou...
2019-06-05 23:34

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
2019-06-06 02:34

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday,...
2019-06-03 21:00

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on Wednesday, dismissing "incorrect" media reports....
2019-06-06 06:34

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) promotional videos....
2019-05-30 03:17

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by others nearby....
2019-06-09 15:17

Brazil coach Tite reserves judgment on Neymar rape accusation Brazilian coach Tite on Monday declined to pass judgment on the rape accusation made against the national soccer side's star Neymar, whose denial of the incendiary allegations have landed him in fresh legal trouble....
2019-06-03 21:34

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped."...
2019-06-09 02:17

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 01:17

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
2019-06-11 19:51

Charges: Minnesota man sprays Somali children, yells slurs FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man is accused of a bias crime for allegedly spraying a Somali American teenager and her siblings with a garden hose while he yelled racial slurs. Eighteen-year-old Zachariah Manahan of Faribault, Minnesota, was ch...
2019-06-06 00:51

Stan Lee’s ex-manager pleads not guilty to elder abuse charges A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will....
2019-06-06 03:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-CEO of cryptocurrency company Longfin with $66 million fraud U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday the former chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for engineering an accounting fraud that inflated the revenue of the now-defunct cryptocurrency company by more than $66 million....
2019-06-06 01:17

Queens woman shot by police hit with menacing, knife charges A Queens woman who was shot in the abdomen by police on Friday night — allegedly after threatening them with a knife — has been charged with menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon. Lydia Spicer, 49, of Queens Villag...
2019-05-26 05:51

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
2019-06-11 19:00

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
2019-06-11 22:17

Stan Lee's former business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse Although Stan Lee died in November of 2018, his legacy continues to live on, immortalized in massive comic book movies, fondly remembered cameos, and a host of brightly colored characters beloved by millions. And also in the form of some other, more ...
2019-05-26 01:34

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
2019-06-11 22:51

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges Keya Morgan, a former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.        ...
2019-05-26 00:00

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal ...
2019-06-14 06:34

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
2019-06-04 01:00

Memphis man killed by marshals had history of arrests on minor charges The Tennessee man killed by U.S. marshals, sparking clashes with police overnight, had a history of arrests on minor drug-related and driving charges and posted a social media video just before his death showing him smoking what appeared to be mariju...
2019-06-13 18:34

New England Patriots file tampering charges against Houston Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans on Wednesday for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as the team's next general manager....
2019-06-13 16:17

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
2019-06-13 08:51

Man Arrested On Charges Of Threatening To Bomb Trump Tower In New York A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a......
2019-05-23 10:34