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Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks

Two months after the deadly white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand, Facebook has announced new restrictions on who can livestream video on the social network....

Facebook imposes new restrictions on livestreaming to prevent abuse following Christchurch attacks

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| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
06:17, 05/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
05:00, 05/16/2019

This former Facebook employee is livestreaming couples on their first dates UpDating is a new interactive dating show in New York that puts strangers on blind dates in front of live and online audiences, who can weigh in via Instagram polls, comments and direct messages....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in northwest province after attacks on mosques Sri Lanka imposed curfew across its northwest province on Monday, a police spokesman said, after attacks on mosques and shops owned by Muslims in the worst outbreak of violence since the Easter bombings on churches and hotels by Islamist militants....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook post as threatening....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders Arrested For Livestreaming Voting On Facebook Live You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting their votes on the......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Facebook tightens livestreaming rules after the New Zealand mosque massacre Facebook is tightening livestreaming rules ahead of a meeting of world leaders, aimed at curbing online violence after the New Zealand mosque massacre.Read More...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Israeli Firm Says Will Prevent Abuse of Spyware Linked to WhatsApp Breach Israel's NSO Group said it would investigate any "credible allegations of misuse" of its technology which "is solely operated by intelligence and law enforcement agencies"....
09:51, 05/16/2019

NSO owner tells Amnesty it will prevent abuse of spyware linked to WhatsApp breach NSO Group's owner said it will do whatever necessary to ensure the Israeli firm's spyware does not undermine human rights, after Amnesty International sought to revoke the export licence for NSO, which has been linked to a WhatsApp breach....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers....
12:51, 05/01/2019

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks. Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attacks...
16:51, 05/12/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
17:51, 05/02/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Turk hurt in Christchurch attacks dies, New Zealand death toll at 51: minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the shooting to 51....
19:51, 05/02/2019

| Facebook says first-person Christchurch video foiled AI system Facebook said it struggled to identify the video of the New Zealand mosque shootings because of the use of a head-mounted camera by the gunman, which made it harder for its systems to automatically detect the nature of the video....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Researcher Still Finding Christchurch Attack Videos on Facebook, Instagram As of yesterday, there were at least two videos of the shootings available on Instagram and two videos available on Facebook, according to Eric Feinber....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Streaming Post Christchurch Massacre Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to live-streaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Facebook introduces live stream restrictions after New Zealand terror attack An initiative called the Christchurch Call, led by the governments of New Zealand and France, calls on other world leaders and tech giants to be more vigilant in policing live streams on social media platforms. While the United States government has ...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing online terror. The social media giant said it is ...
10:51, 05/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier has gone to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Facebook said it would tighten access to live streaming....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook posts that remained online despite complaints from moderate Muslims who say they asked the company to...
06:34, 05/01/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:51, 05/04/2019

South Carolina inmates to be charged for livestreaming BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Corrections says several inmates were able to livestream on Facebook using contraband cellphones inside their maximum security prison. The agency tweeted Tuesday that the phones were confiscat...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-fo...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Beijing warns of countermeasures if U.S. imposes new tariffs China will retaliate if the United States follows through with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods later this week, Beijing said Wednesday....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Cambodian PM says China ready to help if EU imposes sanctions China will help Cambodia if the European Union (EU) withdraws special market access over its rights record, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday as he announced a 600 million yuan ($89 million) Chinese aid package for his military....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebook and WhatsApp to stop people inciting violence....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that woul...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after mobs target mosques Action taken following days of attacks on places of worship and Muslim-owned businessesSri Lanka has imposed a country-wide curfew after successive days of mob attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned shops in three districts.Facebook and WhatsApp have al...
00:17, 05/14/2019

US imposes increased tariffs on Chinese goods, despite talks Washington has ramped up tariffs on Chinese imports, despite talks aimed at easing economic tensions with Beijing. China has already threatened retaliation....
08:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
00:34, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent new backlash against the Easter suicide bombings....
18:51, 05/13/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015......
02:34, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bombings....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
18:00, 05/09/2019

How do you prevent type 2 diabetes? Several factors increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about how to prevent the condition by losing weight, exercising, and eating a balanced diet....
02:51, 05/09/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
03:00, 05/01/2019

Prevent dementia with exercise and ashtrays, WHO says The UN health agency's report advises "what is good for our heart, is also good for our brain." Regular exercise and a good diet are part of the plan for a public health response to dementia....
09:34, 05/15/2019

UA to use ‘big data’ to prevent cardiac arrhythmias TUCSON – Thanks to a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Health plan to use data in order to prevent cardiac arrhythmias. According to a news release, the 2-year, $766,000 gra...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Ways to prevent gestational diabetes Although it is not always possible to prevent gestational diabetes, eating well and exercising regularly to achieve or maintain a healthy weight can reduce the risk. Learn more here....
00:00, 05/14/2019

The next ‘gold rush’ will happen in space, but should we try to prevent it? Earth is a pretty big place, but it has a finite amount of resources. Mining companies that seek to exploit untouched parts of our planet are quickly running out of places to dig, and scientists belive it won’t be long before both private corpo...
00:51, 05/14/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have ...
16:34, 05/01/2019

How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about h...
06:34, 05/21/2019

AIDS Drugs Prevent Sexual Transmission Of HIV In Gay Men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms - where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent......
02:17, 05/03/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Contraceptive Jewellery To Prevent Pregnancies? Watch How It Works Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created "contraceptive jewellery" that could one day make family planning as easy as wearing a necklace....
08:34, 04/29/2019

PSA: Update WhatsApp now to prevent spyware from being installed on your phone WhatsApp, the messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion worldwide, says it’s patched a critical security vulnerability which allowed attackers to secretly infect phones with malicious spyware by just calling phone numbers over an in-app audio call....
13:34, 05/14/2019

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Can drinking mineral-rich water prevent hypertension? A study that links drinking salinated water to lower blood pressure attributes the effect to benefits of calcium and magnesium exceeding harms of sodium....
20:17, 05/09/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
05:17, 05/23/2019

UP Villagers Allege Ink Applied Forcibly To Prevent Them From Voting Voters of a village in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli constituency have alleged that indelible ink was forcefully applied on their fingers and that they were bribed by BJP workers in the final round of the......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
22:17, 04/28/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests....
18:51, 04/28/2019

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition....
02:34, 05/17/2019

US agency scraps proposal to prevent unintended acceleration DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is withdrawing a proposal to require all passenger vehicles to have safety systems to prevent unintended acceleration. The government said Monday the rule isn’t needed because the auto industry has installed s...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Google will comply with US restrictions on Huawei Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese tech powerhouse. (May 20)        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates - for both apps and timely security updates - not only casts the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s future business into huge doubt, but also could have wide-rang...
13:17, 05/20/2019

U.S. eases trade restrictions on Huawei The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers.Read More...
11:51, 05/21/2019

Navigation restrictions lifted for Muskoka People are now able to travel on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River due to improved safety conditions....
22:00, 05/15/2019

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
23:34, 05/14/2019

Peru to limit Machu Picchu access to prevent deterioration Peru announced new limitations on tourism at various Machu Picchu landmarks to aid in conservation efforts for the popular UNESCO World Heritage Site....
16:51, 05/14/2019

Study of nearly 1,000 couples shows antiretroviral drugs prevent transmission of HIV The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy to suppress the AIDS virus to undetectable levels also means it cannot be passed on via sex, the researchers said....
16:17, 05/03/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility has blacked out so many on purpose....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Extra hormone dose could help prevent miscarriages, study finds Giving pregnant women who have previously had a miscarriage an extra dose of progesterone helps them go on to have a successful pregnancy, researchers say....
14:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei for uses to find new solutions The U.S. Department of Commerce has granted temporary trade exemptions concerning Chinese telecom company Huawei, allowing companies that use its services to find other solutions....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
14:34, 05/20/2019

Changes made to the Samsung Galaxy Fold should prevent a repeat of the previous issues If it feels like we've been writing about the Samsung Galaxy Fold for years, well, it's because we have. Rumors about a foldable Samsung phone, dubbed the Galaxy X, started taking off in 2016. Finally, the first foldable phone from a major manufactur...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch  From killing and maiming, to recruitment, sexual abuse and abduction, “violence against children in armed conflict can take many forms”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, in a special message delivered at the launch of a new UN advocacy campai...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contraband into the yards of its institutions....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said....
11:23, 04/30/2019

NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
06:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. declines to support Christchurch Call for Action The White House said it will not back a global call to combat extremism, an effort spearheaded by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern two months after a deadly attack at two mosques....
00:51, 05/16/2019

| Draw in Christchurch as Sharks denied by late try The Sharks were denied at the death by a converted Crusaders try in injury time as Super Rugby's top-of-the-table clash ended in a draw in Christchurch....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after US restrictions On Thursday, Washington put Huawei, one of China's biggest and most successful companies, on a trade blacklist that could make it extremely difficult for Huawei to do business with U.S. companies....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Speed restrictions give FX market participants the hump Speed bumps appear to be gathering favour among stock exchanges, but their potential to level the playing field in the FX market is tempered by concerns around transparency and the impact on trading costs....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
23:17, 05/18/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google's restrictions on Huawei Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates.Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company in the US, Google...
18:34, 05/20/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Global stocks gain as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Stocks markets gained on Tuesday, with chipmakers and stocks exposed to Asia among the best performers, after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
12:34, 05/21/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Arthritis-hit Daly faces restrictions on cart use at Bethpage John Daly has requested a cart for this week's PGA Championship because he suffers with arthritis but will be restricted on where he is allowed to drive it, organizers said on Tuesday....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Overnight restrictions on I-10, Ina, Orange Grove starting Thursday TUCSON – Crews with Arizona Department of Transportation will close eastbound Interstate 10 between Ina and Orange Grove roads Thursday night to remove overhead message signs. Work is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. and continue until 5 a.m. on Friday....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: U.S. says it may scale back some Huawei trade restrictions The U.S. Commerce Department may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to purchase goods made in the United States, a department spokeswoman said on Friday...
02:51, 05/18/2019

SpaceX cuts broadband-satellite altitude in half to prevent space debris Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX has received Federal Communications Commission approval to halve the orbital altitude of more than 1,500 planned broadband satellites in order to lower the risk of space debris and improve latency. Sp...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Peru restricts access to Machu Picchu Inca city to prevent damage Thousands of visitors each day make the trek up to the ancient Inca ruins deep in the Andes mountains. The restrictions are a trial to see if damage can be limited to Peru's principal tourist attraction....
18:17, 05/11/2019

China calls for dialogue, restraint to prevent Iran situation from spiraling out of control China called on all parties involved in the Iran nuclear deal to increase dialogue and exercise restrained in order to prevent the situation from escalating further....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter on Thursday: “Unfortunately, we have lost our citizen Zekeriya...
19:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority settings in counter-terrorism resources....
06:17, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
06:34, 05/13/2019

Film based on Christchurch mosque shooting in the works Hello, Brother – named after a victim’s last words – was announced at Cannes film festival by Egyptian director Moez MasoudA film about the Christchurch mosque shootings, in which 51 people died, is to be directed by Egyptian film-maker and academic ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Explosive device, ammunition found on Christchurch property A suspected explosive device was found in Christchurch Tuesday, almost two months after a terrorist attack in the New Zealand city claimed some 50 lives....
11:34, 04/30/2019

Christchurch Mosque Death Count Rises To 51 After Man Dies The death toll from the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 51 after a 46-year-old Turkish man succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 15 shootings, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern......
02:17, 05/03/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in......
19:17, 04/30/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Death Toll Rises to 51 (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago died late Thursday in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51, authorities in New Zealand and Turkey confirmed. New Zealand Prime...
19:34, 05/03/2019

New Zealand police charge man over possession of explosives in Christchurch A man in Christchurch was charged in court on Wednesday with possessing explosives, ammunition and offensive weapons a day after police found a suspected explosive device in the city where 50 Muslims were killed in attacks on two mosques in March....
09:51, 05/01/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
07:00, 05/13/2019

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5G launch event. However it looks like the device might take quite a bit longer to get here, as carri...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
14:00, 05/21/2019

US may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant....
11:17, 05/18/2019

Huawei: Honor 20 series will receive security updates despite restrictions Leaked Honor 20 rendersAs a result of the Trump administration’s latest restrictions, Google confirmed yesterday evening that it’d be immediately revoking Huawei’s access to Android updates, the Google Play Store, and Google apps. Earlier today, both...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei The Commerce Department’s move to scrutinize U.S. exports to Huawei Technologies threatens to limit the Chinese company’s access to U.S.-made chips and other parts for its smartphones and 5G technology....
18:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world....
04:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
23:34, 05/20/2019

| WATCH EXCLUSIVE: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers....
08:34, 05/19/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action....
06:17, 05/21/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions London copper prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. On Thursday, the U.S. government had added Huawei and 68 entities to an export blacklis...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Christchurch Attacker Brenton Tarrant Charged With Terrorism: Police The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks was formally charged with terrorism for the first time on Tuesday, New Zealand police said....
08:51, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat New Zealand police arrested a man in Christchurch on Tuesday following reports of a possible bomb threat in the city, where 50 people were killed in attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques in March....
08:34, 04/30/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
14:17, 05/21/2019

Trump administration declines to join Christchurch Call to Action The United States will not be joining the Christchurch Call for Action, a push by New Zealand and France to encourage tech companies and countries to work together to end the use of social media in acts of terrorism, the Trump administration announce...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Suspected explosive device found, man arrested in New Zealand's Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch, where 50 people were killed in attacks by a lone gunman on two mosques in March....
09:17, 04/30/2019

PewDiePie Ends 'Subscribe' Meme After Christchurch Shooter's Shout-Out On Sunday, PewDiePie released a YouTube video calling for an end to the "subscribe" movement and addressing the New Zealand shooting for the first time on his channel....
09:17, 04/30/2019

New Zealand police arrest man, find suspected bomb in Christchurch New Zealand police say they've arrested a 33-year-old man after they found ammunition and a package containing a suspected explosive device at a vacant property in Christchurch....
12:34, 04/30/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global support to tackle online violence....
11:00, 05/13/2019

AI-Powered Gun Detection Is Coming to Mosques Worldwide Following Christchurch Shootings In March, a gunman walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened fire, and killed dozens of worshippers. According to a police official, the suspected gunman was arrested 36 minutes after police were called to the scene. Now, a tech co...
23:34, 05/06/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February’s deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who massacred 51 people in a partially live-streamed rampage, was hit w...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Backstory: Finding some solace amid the bloodshed in Christchurch and Colombo The island nations of New Zealand and Sri Lanka are separated by some 6,600 miles (10,600 km) of ocean. But in just over a month's time, each has seen mass killings that generated similar headlines....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Sanofi wins U.S. approval to sell dengue vaccine but with major restrictions The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Sanofi SA's dengue vaccine Dengvaxia a very narrow approval as the company continues to suffer from evidence that its vaccine, which took 20 years to develop, can cause severe infections in some...
03:51, 05/02/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. eases some restrictions on China's Huawei to keep mobile networks operating The U.S. government on Monday eased some restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a sign of how the prohibitions on the telecommunications company may have far-reaching and unintended consequences....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers....
03:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. eases restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks, phones operating The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world....
04:34, 05/21/2019

Google reverses decision to cut ties with Huawei after US eases trade restrictions Alphabet Inc's Google said Tuesday that keeping phones up to date and secure was in "everyone's best interests," shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on China's Huawei....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Israel army lifts restrictions, signals cease-fire with Gaza The Israeli army says it has lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, signaling a cease-fire agreement has been reached with Palestinian militants in Gaza to end the bloodiest fighting between the sides since a 2014 war....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
01:34, 05/22/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

As flooded Muskoka sees more rain, transport minister implements navigation restrictions A new interim order is prohibiting navigation on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River, and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River as flooding continues in the region....
22:34, 05/01/2019

US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei, reportedly halting Google's plans to cut access The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed recently on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world....
03:51, 05/21/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
14:34, 05/16/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
22:17, 04/30/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates related to childbirth and pregnancy are highest....
18:34, 05/08/2019

New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police file terrorism charge against man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques....
10:51, 05/21/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a March attack on mosques....
16:00, 05/15/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
02:51, 05/16/2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch pact to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free sp...
17:17, 05/15/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was written in the wake of the terrorist attacks that kill...
22:51, 05/15/2019

No candy. No chips. Texas bill would prevent SNAP recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food A proposed Texas bill would ban residents from using food stamps to purchase junk food, including energy drinks, candy and potato chips.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
21:34, 05/21/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
16:34, 05/03/2019

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
15:17, 05/20/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
19:51, 05/22/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
00:17, 05/15/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations Illinois' child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents even when they have strong evidence of abuse that it has sometimes left those children in grave danger, a study released Wednesday found....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Disgraced NYPD cop on probation arrested for sex abuse A disgraced NYPD cop who is on probation for a perjury conviction last year was arrested for undressing a woman while she slept in his car, The Post has learned. Ex-detective Kevin Desormeau, 35, was charged with sexual abuse last week in connection ...
03:34, 05/03/2019

OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus An attorney representing more than 50 former Ohio State athletes said sexual abuse by a team physician happened during required examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and at his off-campus clinic and home....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. Distric...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Key points of Vatican law on reporting sex abuse, cover-ups Pope Francis issued a new law about reporting clergy sex abuse and cover-up, and outlining investigation procedures when the accused is a bishop or religious superior...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem an...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

2 ex-guards sentenced for covering up abuse of inmates MONROE, La. (AP) — Two former Louisiana prison guards will spend time behind bars for covering up abuse of inmates in 2016 when they worked at the Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana. The U.S. Justice Department says in a news release Wednesday...
02:34, 05/16/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
20:17, 05/13/2019

Sundance co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of sex abuse WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child as part of a deal with prosecuto...
23:51, 05/02/2019

In letter to NFL, lawyer for Chiefs’ Hill disputes abuse KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for Tyreek Hill sent a letter to the NFL on Thursday disputing claims made by the wide receiver’s fiancee of child abuse, offering a point-by-point response to an a secret recording of them that was made pub...
21:00, 05/02/2019

New York Archdiocese lists 120 former clergy accused of abuse The New York Archdiocese, one of the largest in the United States, on Friday identified 120 former Roman Catholic bishops, priests and deacons who were accused of sexually abusing children....
19:34, 04/28/2019

DJ Jinx killer gets jail time after sex abuse arrest The man who admitted to fatally mowing down Brooklyn’s DJ Jinx was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Wednesday — after violating the terms of his plea deal when he was arrested for allegedly molesting a teenage relative. Brooklyn Supreme Court Ju...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, the National Crime Agency announced today....
12:34, 05/08/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Stan Lee’s Former Business Manager Charged With Elder Abuse (LOS ANGELES) — A former business manager of Stan Lee has been charged in California with five counts of elder abuse involving the late Marvel Comics mastermind. A request for a restraining order filed last year by Lee’s daughter alleged ...
02:51, 05/15/2019

5 more ex-students sue Ohio State claiming abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more former Ohio State University students who claim they were abused by a former university physician and team doctor have sued the school. The Columbus Dispatch reports the plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit filed Friday a...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
18:34, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by clergy and says their superiors must be better trained to understand the problem and respond....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers tried to remove a key provision. The women’s...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Polish bishops admit they haven't done enough to stop abuse Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions....
03:17, 05/14/2019

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discussed, but one matter before the judge involves attor...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced an...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Ohio to review handling of doctor’s abuse Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of complaints against a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who investigators say sexually abused at least 177 students decades ago. (May 20)     &...
00:51, 05/21/2019

The Latest: California reviews dioceses’ sex-abuse response LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California reviewing how Catholic dioceses handled sex-abuse allegations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The California attorney general’s office will review how all 12 Roman Catholic dioceses in the state handled ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Exeter alumni demand more from school over sex abuse claims Alumni from a prominent New Hampshire prep school are accusing the administration of failing to deliver promised reforms after a slew of complaints accusing staff members of sexual misconduct that dated back decades....
23:00, 05/22/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
22:51, 05/14/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:17, 05/15/2019

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
05:17, 05/23/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
00:17, 05/01/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sex abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a child...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Governor plans remarks on sex abuse by Ohio State doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is preparing to respond to investigative findings involving a pattern of sexual abuse of students by a now-dead Ohio State University team doctor. The Republican governor will be joined Monday by top state ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Guilty pleas in caging, beating, abuse of autistic woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A husband and wife charged with violently abusing a young autistic woman in Louisiana and forcing her to live in an outdoor cage have pleaded guilty to multiple crimes in federal court. Terry Knope II and Raylaine Knope pleaded gui...
20:17, 05/20/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate • Manager has consulted with squad and coaching staff• ‘They don’t want the story to be about them’Gareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subjected to racial abuse, having held...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Missing Maleah Davis had been removed from home after abuse allegations The 4-year-old Texas girl who her stepfather said was kidnapped over the weekend had recently been returned home after Child Protective Services removed her, according to a new report. Maleah Davis, who underwent brain surgery just last month, vanish...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Concacaf president Montagliani says Canada abuse claims were treated seriously The former president of Canada Soccer says the women who have come forward with allegations of abuse are ‘courageous as hell’Speaking at length for the first time about abuse allegations within Canada’s elite women’s soccer programs, Concacaf preside...
17:51, 05/07/2019

NordVPN kills popular free trial due to widespread abuse Popular VPN provider NordVPN has terminated its seven day free trial offer but has kept its 30 day money back guarantee amidst widespread abuse by its service by scammers. A spokesperson for the company revealed that such abuse was so significan...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Priests, nuns now required to report sex abuse claims, Vatican says The requirement is part of a sweeping new law aimed at overhauling how the Roman Catholic Church deals with accusations of clerical sex abuse and coverup....
23:34, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
23:51, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Victim advocates find Vatican abuse law lacking Advocates for sex abuse victims say a new Vatican law on reporting clerical sex abuse and church cover-ups of abuse is a step forward but much more needs to be done...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Tati Westbrook wants to 'stop the abuse' against James Charles: 'I don't think anyone deserves that' YouTube star Tati Westbrook has spoken out about her highly public spat with James Charles, after the internet turned on him over their bitter fight....
15:34, 05/17/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The U.N....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Priests, nuns must report sex abuse, cover-ups under groundbreaking new Vatican law Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities....
13:51, 05/09/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Chilean bishops and prosecutors to share intel on sex abuse investigations Chilean bishops and prosecutors signed an agreement to streamline criminal investigations of sexual abuse committed by members of the Catholic Church, the public ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/01/2019

| Mo'unga, Bridge named in Cape Town abuse incidents New Zealand Rugby has launched an independent inquiry into allegations Crusaders players engaged in homophobic abuse and groped a woman on their recent trip to SA....
09:17, 05/21/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
13:18, 05/09/2019

1 in 5 Canadian athletes experience psychological abuse: How to recognize the signs A new survey from AthletesCAN shows that 17 per cent of Canadian athletes surveyed have experienced psychological abuse, including intimidation, humiliation and fear....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Carly Fiorina: Accusations against Joe Biden 'diminish' the 'real abuse' Former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, saying accusations he engaged in inappropriate touching diminished “real abuse” unfolding in today's society....
05:00, 05/01/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for priests, nuns to report sex abuse Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Online abuse of disabled people is getting worse – when will it be taken seriously? | Frances Ryan New research shows the extent of this depressing trend. Social media platforms and MPs have to get a grip of itI’ve never liked the term “real life” to signify “not online”. In an era when social media is central to much human interaction, and a phon...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conservative, predominantly Muslim region saying they wer...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Five U.S. abuse victims sue Vatican to release names of predator priests Five U.S. men who say they were sexually abused as minors by Roman Catholic priests filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota on Tuesday against the Vatican, accusing the church of concealing the identities of thousands of predator clergy members....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic abuse.Anthony Wallersteiner, of the £12,000-a-ter...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers' names Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Texas boys ranch moves forward as more men allege abuse DALLAS (AP) — More men are coming forward to say they suffered abuse decades ago while living at a boys ranch for at-risk youths in Texas. But the reckoning some had hoped for still hasn’t happened. The men describe brutal beatings by staff mem...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church...
18:17, 05/13/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed feminist Eve Ensler, feels suspiciously like a thera...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
03:00, 04/29/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was mishandled by former Archbishop ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Stan Lee's business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel creator Keya Morgan, the memorabilia dealer who became close to the comics magnate, is accused of ‘false imprisonment, forgery and fraud’Stan Lee’s former business manager has been charged with five counts of elder abuse against the co-creator of The Avenger...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Paul Stewart: I lost my football identity when I went public over sexual abuse Former Spurs and Liverpool player revealed in 2016 that he was sexually abused as a child by a coachThe former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool footballer Paul Stewart has spoken of losing his identity as a footballer when he went public about the sex...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Bronx mom accused of slashing kids’ throats has history of child abuse The Bronx mom who allegedly slit her children’s throats — before turning herself in to cops covered in their blood — previously had one of those kids taken away by the city only to have custody restored, The Post has learned. Shanice Martin, 24...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse. It’s an issue the Minnesota senator has faced...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
00:51, 05/16/2019

PGA Tour’s Chris Kirk leaves to fight alcohol abuse, depression Chris Kirk will find himself away from the course. The PGA Tour pro is taking an indefinite leave from golf amid a fight with “alcohol abuse and depression,” he said in a statement Tuesday. “I thought I could control it, but after m...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Activists protest in Mendoza to demand justice in clergy sex abuse case Prosecutors say that members of the clergy abused at least 20 children at the Provolo Institute in Mendoza province. The case has caused a worldwide uproar and more than a dozen people face charges....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Jim Jordan claims vindication after Ohio State sex abuse report released Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan is claiming vindication after the release of a report on a sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University that showed there is no evidence he or other assistant coaches at the school knew about the allegations.“They talked to ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
07:51, 05/18/2019

Stan Lee's former manager charged with elder abuse against Marvel co-creator Prosecutors have filed multiple counts of elder abuse involving Stan Lee against Keya Morgan, alleging false imprisonment, theft and embezzlement.        ...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges John Wetteland is stunned by the charges accusing him of child sex abuse, said an attorney for the former all-star and World Series MVP pitcher.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Cagliari escape punishment over racist abuse directed at Moise Kean • Juventus forward was subjected to monkey chants in April• FIGC say chants had ‘an objectively limited relevance’The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has confirmed Cagliari will face no action after racial abuse was directed towards Juventus playe...
20:17, 05/14/2019

How an Abuse Victim’s Nerve and a Hidden iPhone Led to the Arrest of a Sundance Founder Sean Escobar wanted answers from the man who he said groped him in 1993. He got them, and recorded the conversation. It spurred a new child to come forward....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
13:34, 05/21/2019

Vancouver Whitecaps Are Sorry For Mishandling Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Youth Coach, But Not Everyone's Satisfied Since February, MLS’s Vancouver Whitecaps have been mired in a scandal centered around their handling of allegations of abuse made against former girls youth coach Bob Birarda. Fans have protested, and after the team issued an apology, the Whitecaps...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests. The documentary “Tell No One” ...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Director Erin Lee Carr On Her Gymnastics Abuse Documentary At the Heart of Gold In 2018, Larry Nassar, the former, beloved doctor for the USA Gymnastics and the Michigan State athletics department, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over a hundred young women and girls who came under his care from MS...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Italy's Antitrust Opens Abuse of Dominant Position Probe Into Google Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to chur...
13:18, 05/09/2019

BA Province Lower House speaker takes leave over sex abuse claims Female member of PRO has accused the speaker of the Buenos Aires Provincial Legislature, Manuel Mosca, of sexual abuse. Mosca is the husband of national Senator Gladys González....
19:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
17:34, 05/09/2019

'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': The trailblazer who defied depression, bipolar and abuse That Julie Heldman feels well enough within herself even to attend the Indian Wells Masters next week should be seen as sufficient victory for one of women's tennis' original pioneers....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, who continue to investigate the incident, said they...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Critic’s PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold’ Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse Erin Lee Carr’s documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
21:00, 05/02/2019

R Kelly's lawyer says public perception is stacked against him but they will still win his sex abuse case R Kelly's lawyer has said he believes the R&B singer will be found not guilty of sexual abuse or his case will be dismissed even though public perception is stacked against him....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka wary of new attacks Sri Lankans of different faiths are being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks, and the country's prime minister tells CNN that security forces are still working to pick up terrorist "sleepers."...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
18:34, 05/17/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Stan Lee's former business manager Keya Morgan charged with 5 counts of elder abuse The former manager of late Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has been charged with multiple counts of elder abuse stemming from an alleged 2018 incident....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Tati Westbrook Calls for an End to the ''Abuse'' Against James Charles as She Takes a Break From YouTube Tati Westbrook is ready to press pause on her public feud with James Charles... for now. Less than a week after the YouTube star captivated the internet with a 43-minute takedown video......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
20:34, 05/17/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
21:00, 05/18/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) as it examines the growing proble...
20:51, 05/13/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox”. The main commercial engine of this world involv...
08:17, 05/05/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
22:00, 04/28/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Tony Robbins Slams Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and Berating Abuse Survivors Tony Robbins, America's most famous motivational self-help guru and life coach, denies sexual misconduct and verbal abuse accusations lobbied against him in a BuzzFeed News report. On......
23:34, 05/17/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Vigilante attacks on the rise in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says vigilante attacks in which mobs injure or kill people suspected of wrongdoing are increasing. The commission says there have been 241 such attacks since the start of last year, c...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention to attack US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats fro...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Ten charged in US and Europe over malware attacks Ten people have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than 100 million US dollars in financial losses in the United States and Europe. (May 16)     ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Evil racist abuse of players must stop, insists Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi • England forward was victim of abuse against Montenegro• ‘It made me more motivated to beat them’Callum Hudson-Odoi has called for an end to the “evil” racist abuse he was subjected to when playing for England in Montenegro.Their 5-1 victory in Podg...
17:51, 05/06/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Police search Catholic Diocese of Dallas amid new child sexual abuse allegations Police executed search warrants at the offices of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas on Wednesday, along with two other buildings, after an investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former priest uncovered claims against others, Dallas ...
23:51, 05/15/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Blood, sweat and fears: special report on abuse towards grassroots football referees – video The FA has rebooted its Respect Campaign this season to protect grassroots referees in England but many continue to suffer both mental and physical abuse. There are some horrifying stories but hope remains: as of 2019-20 season a new sin-bin system w...
16:17, 05/14/2019

Tati Westbrook calls for ‘abuse’ against James Charles to stop, says she’s taking a YouTube break 'I do, really, want the hate to stop. I want the picking sides, and the abusive memes and language, I really hope on both sides, it can stop,' Tati Westbrook said of her feud with James Charles....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors....
23:17, 05/03/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
05:34, 05/11/2019

| Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims' Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for last month's Easter bombings....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Sheriff says machete used in attacks on Appalachian Trail WYTHEVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff says a man attacked two people on the Appalachian Trail with a machete. WJHL reports that the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement Saturday saying two hikers reported that a man with a mache...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US government entities are on the rise. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports. Source:...
19:34, 05/12/2019

Ashok Gehlot Attacks PM Modi, Says He Is "On Course To Becoming Dictator" Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on course to becoming a "dictator" who talks of nationalism to captivate the people....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Ceferin to AP: UEFA will explore CL revamp despite attacks UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin countered "negative energy" from critics of a radical Champions League overhaul that could lock in places by defending the need to be "constantly thinking about improving" the competition     ...
19:51, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number....
05:51, 04/29/2019

Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks A Michigan mosque takes measures to increase security due to what an official says is a “downward spiraling trend” of hate crimes and hateful rhetoric. (April 30)        ...
07:17, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Finds Evidence of Planning for Further Attacks Sri Lankan police say arrests and searches of locations linked to the Easter bombers have turned up significant evidence that new attacks could be in the works, especially against the country’s Buddhist community....
00:51, 05/03/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Sri Lanka Says More ISIS Terror Attacks Can't Be Ruled Out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday, but warned the chance of further ISIS......
13:00, 05/07/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue. In an update Friday, WHO warned that Ebola response act...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Officials in US, Europe charge 10 in malware attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials from the United States and Europe are announcing criminal charges against 10 people in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers and caused more than $100 million in losses. Of...
16:00, 05/16/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilitie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Sneaky Train Attacks Unsuspecting Police Car A Midland County, Texas Sheriff’s deputy vehicle was hit by a speeding train Tuesday. The large several thousand ton vehicle that follows a unique set of bespoke tracks came out of nowhere and assaulted the SUV. The deputy was alone in the vehicle at...
02:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Cardinal says more churches could face attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on attacks by an Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed 257 people (all times local): 10 p.m. Sri Lanka’s Catholic cardinal says that he has received ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Stephen Moore: 'Attacks on my character have become untenable' Stephen Moore, President Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve Board who withdrew his name Thursday, said in a letter to the president he was dropping out of contention because could not endure the personal attacks....
08:34, 05/03/2019

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regio...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Animal cruelty bill signed strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona TUCSON- Governor Doug Ducey signed HB2671 into law Wednesday, strengthening penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in the state. Animal cruelty is despicable — and Arizona will not tolerate it. Proud to sign #HB2671 to strengthen penalties ...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for allegedly abusing the dominant position of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters....
14:34, 05/10/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:34, 05/15/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in the bombings are either dead or under arrest. Acting police chief C.D. Wickr...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimor...
01:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. believes Sri Lanka militants may be plotting more attacks: ambassador The United States believes members of the militant group blamed for Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks may be at large and planning more assaults, the U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday....
10:17, 04/30/2019

Sri Lankan churches hold first Sunday masses since attacks Emotional Catholic services held in Colombo and Negombo amid high security presenceCatholics in the Sri Lankan cities of Colombo and Negombo, where churches were targeted by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, have held their first Sunday morning masse...
17:17, 05/12/2019

Pakistani officials: 4 soldiers killed in 2 attacks in north PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security officials say suspected militants have launched two separate gun attacks on security convoys in the country’s northwest, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others. The officials say the ambushes c...
22:00, 05/06/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said that the man, a Turkish national, had been in an intensive care unit in a Christchurch hospital since the shooting seven weeks ago....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Attacks in Burkina Faso — a simmering Islamist conflict Six people killed in a Sunday church service were the latest victims of terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso. While the attacks haven't made headlines, observers say they show rising insecurity in the region....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Viggo Mortensen attacks Spain's far-right Vox over Aragorn tweet Actor says his Lord of the Rings character ‘advocates inclusion of the various races’Viggo Mortensen has rebuked Spain’s far-right party Vox for using an image of his Lord of the Rings character, Aragorn, in a political tweet.On election day last mon...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Chinese hackers reportedly used NSA malware tools for attacks An unidentified group of hackers that are referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that some of the NSA’s malware tools were reversed-engineered long before that by Chinese hacke...
19:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. believes Iran encouraged tanker attacks: U.S. sources U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraq-based Shi'ite militias to carry out Sunday's attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not say who was to blame....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred possible attacks by deploying forces to the region....
23:51, 05/21/2019

A-10 pilot describes how iconic plane survives attacks Known for an ability to keep flying after taking multiple rounds of enemy machine gun fire, land and operate in rugged terrain, destroy groups of enemy fighters with a 30mm cannon and unleash a wide arsenal of attack weapons, the A-10 is described by...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Donna Brazile: Liberal attacks on Joe Biden are ‘going to backfire’ Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile, a Fox News contributor, said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that liberal attacks on presidential candidate Joe Biden are "going to backfire."...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relatively simple exploit in Chrome for mobile that tak...
07:51, 04/29/2019

"Possible Attacks On Buddhist Temples", Sri Lankan Intelligence Reports Female bombers posing as devotees may have been planning to attack Sri Lanka's Buddhist temples after authorities seized white clothes from a house that was raided following Easter Sunday blasts, a......
12:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Attacks Show ISIS's Reach Even After Defeat At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach even after the collapse of its self-declared caliphate....
21:00, 04/29/2019

NYT: Chinese hackers detected and repurposed NSA malware for attacks An unidentified group of hackers that are referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that some of the NSA’s malware tools were reversed-engineered long before that by Chinese...
06:34, 05/08/2019

DDoS attacks soar after long period of decline Last year it appeared that DDoS attacks were on the decline but new research from Kaspersky Lab has revealed   that the number of attacks actually increased significantly during the first quarter of 2019.At the time, the cybersecurity firm&...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Thousands of Syrians Flee Regime Attacks as Ramadan Gets Under Way An escalating regime and Russian bombing campaign on a rebel stronghold forced thousands of Syrians from their homes and into open fields and ramshackle encampments....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random p...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over his hardline Middle East policies. “The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York T...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka Expels 200 Islamic Clerics After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka has expelled over 600 foreign nationals, including around 200 Islamic clerics, since the Easter suicide bombings blamed on a local terror group, a minister told AFP Sunday....
01:34, 05/06/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated as the spread of the disease intensifies....
21:51, 05/09/2019

Four arrested in Malaysia suspected of plotting Ramadan attacks Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Monday....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Trump attacks Democrats for wanting Mueller to testify President Trump on Sunday rebuked congressional Democrats for wanting Robert Mueller to testify in the House,​ reiterating his claim that the special counsel cleared him of collusion and obstruction of justice so there’s no need to continue inv...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and restore vital systems....
07:17, 05/11/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
21:34, 05/14/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter attacks on churches and hotels....
08:51, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the U.S....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Attacks in Pakistani province kill 3 soldiers, 2 coalminers QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani local official says three soldiers and two coalminers were killed in attacks in the country’s volatile southwestern Baluchistan province. Kalim Ullah says the miners were killed when gunmen opened fire as the...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Man Plotted To Bomb US Rallies; Was Retaliating For New Zealand Attacks An Army veteran who allegedly planned to bomb a Los Angeles-area white supremacist rally has been arrested and his plot foiled, authorities said Monday....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation fo...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
15:17, 05/09/2019

‘We Knew What Was Coming’: Sri Lanka Sees ISIS’ Hand in Attacks After years of warnings, the travel patterns of several suspects and the design of their bombs suggest a larger Islamic State role in the Easter attacks....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed 258 people....
21:17, 05/12/2019

Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack i...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Swatting Attacks Stir Security Concerns Across Silicon Valley Tech companies are spending more to protect their executives, as so-called swatting attacks point to growing animosity and vulnerability in Silicon Valley....
17:00, 05/09/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
21:17, 05/08/2019

Man arrested in deadly attacks on Appalachian trail hikers in Virginia A man accused of attacking hikers with a machete on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, killing one person and severely injuring another, has been arrested on murder and assault charges, federal and state authorities said on Sunday....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Journalist Covering Easter Attacks Over "Trespass" Sri Lankan police arrested a Reuters news agency journalist Thursday while he was covering the aftermath of Easter bombings and remanded him in custody for two weeks on a charge of trespassing,......
21:51, 05/02/2019

The Dispatch: Muslims in Sri Lank Now Fear Their Own Safety in the Wake of Attacks As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
06:34, 05/01/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:17, 05/17/2019

From a hockey game to scenes of carnage: covering the Sri Lanka attacks Reuters Colombo correspondent Shihar Aneez was at a hockey game when suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing over 250 people and wounding hundreds more....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aimed at Christians and Jews....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him. The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his hometown said....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
18:17, 05/17/2019

| US charges ex-intel analyst over leaks on secret drone attacks A former intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking secrets about the US military's drone-based targeted assassination programme that formed the basis of a powerful 2015 expose by The Intercept....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked the Election Commission "if......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat Of More Terror Attacks Contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more terror attacks had been contained and the security services had dismantled most of the network linked to the Easter Sunday......
20:17, 05/10/2019

UK Foils 19 Terror Attacks In 2 Years, Cracks Down On ISIS Travel The UK government on Monday announced a fresh crackdown on its nationals travelling to ISIS territory in Syria as it revealed that Britain''s security forces had foiled 19 major terror attacks in the......
06:00, 05/21/2019

FBI, DHS officials deny agencies less focused on homegrown attacks than other threats National security officials on Wednesday denied an April report that the Trump administration's dissolution of a Department of Homeland Security advisory group on domestic terrorism threats led the agency to pay less attention to the problem....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate on rules for deporting asylum-seekers who commit crimes....
15:00, 05/10/2019

At Least 5 Dead After Taliban Attacks U.S.-Based Aid Group Offices in Afghanistan (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion and battling security forces in an assault that lasted more than six hours and killed...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public for their condolences after they lost three of their four “beloved and beautiful” children in the te...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Old versions of Windows get a new patch to stop WannaCry-style attacks Microsoft is trying to head off another WannaCry-style malware outbreak before it starts. The software giant has released fixes for a Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services) vulnerability that could allow "wormable" malware that spreads from....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling and air strikes, a rebel official said on Monday....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Germany’s AfD attacks Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial Rightwing populists to launch attack on climate science in vote drive before EU electionsGermany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their electoral support, teaming up with scientists who...
15:34, 05/14/2019

France reports rise in anti-LGBT attacks, other infractions PARIS (AP) — France is seeing a rise in reported attacks and other abuse targeting members of the LGBT community. The French Interior Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that it registered 1,378 infractions based on sexual orientation last year, a r...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka maintains high alert for attacks ahead of Ramadan Sri Lankan security forces maintained a high level of alert on Tuesday after the Easter Sunday bombings, officials said, amid intelligence reports that Islamist militants were planning fresh attacks before the start of the holy Islamic month of Ramad...
08:34, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Terrorists Dressed In Military Uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist terrorists behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms....
20:51, 04/29/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
05:17, 05/14/2019

Official: Initial US assessment blames Iran for ship attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The official s...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Sri Lankan Cardinal Cites ‘Foreign Intelligence’ Saying More Attacks on Churches are Possible (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s Catholic cardinal says that he has received “foreign information” that attempts would be made this week to attack a church and another Catholic institution. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith made the ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Israel launches multiple airstrikes after Palestinian rocket attacks Six people have been killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestinian militants on a day that has put further strain on an already fraying ceasefire.It was the second ...
15:17, 05/05/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas.        ...
21:34, 05/05/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since a 2014 war. As Israel pounded Gaza with ai...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Attacks Fox News In Latest Sign Of Strain US President Donald Trump criticized Fox News again Sunday in the latest hint that he is souring on what has been his favorite and most faithful news outlet....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an end to the Palestinian militant attacks, warning Gazans such actions would bring them "nothing but mor...
03:51, 05/06/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Anti-Semitic attacks spike, killing most Jews in decades A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews spiked significantly in 2018, with the largest number of Jews killed in anti-Semitic acts in decades....
15:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. embassy in Israel: Americans should 'remain vigilant' for terror attacks The U.S. embassy in Israel warned Americans to be vigilant for terrorist attacks on the anniversary of the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
17:00, 05/14/2019

The Sunday school children: The little-known tragedy of the Sri Lankan Easter attacks The first church Mohammed Nasar Mohammed Azar tried to blow up had already finished its service by the time he arrived. The Easter Sunday mass there had started early....
11:17, 05/05/2019

Iran Calls Ship Attacks Off UAE "Alarming", Urges Probe Iran on Monday called attacks on ships in the Gulf "alarming", after the UAE and Saudi Arabia said several vessels including oil tankers were damaged in acts of sabotage off the Emirati coast....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Gaza-Israel hostilities flare with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Saturday and an Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian gunman as hostilities flared across the border for a second day....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Says Country Is Now Safe After Easter Sunday Attacks (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized, and that it is safe for tourists to return to the...
22:34, 05/07/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situation" caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Arab League condemns attacks on Saudi tankers DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on alleged sabotage of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League has condemned attacks that targeted vessels off the coast of the United Ara...
12:00, 05/13/2019

"Is Jai Shri Ram To Be Chanted In Pak?" Amit Shah Attacks Mamata Banerjee In an attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a row over chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' in the state, BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday said he wondered if the Lord's name cannot be......
13:17, 05/07/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their children at home over fears of more attacks by ISIS......
12:34, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
21:34, 05/03/2019

'Punches, attacks, milkshakes': inside the Tommy Robinson campaign As the far-right activist fights to become an MEP, the Guardian learns new details of his modus operandi and support networkA drone hovers high above the crowd on a Wigan housing estate. About 300 men, women and children are gathered before a mobile ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

What Karma Looks Like: Ex-Detroit Officer Who Mocked Woman in 'Black Girl Magic' Snapchat Video Sued Twice for Racist Abuse If there were ever a pantheon of racists (aside from your middle school American history textbook, that is) former Detroit police officer Gary Steele surely deserves an honorable mention....
14:34, 05/02/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers and pipeline facilities, industry sources said on Tuesday....
01:34, 05/16/2019

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they are needed....
22:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives...
20:51, 04/28/2019