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Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years

A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years

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US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court......
14:00, 05/13/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection to a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arraigned Monday in Salem Superior Court on charges of...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court documents....
22:34, 05/12/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
09:17, 05/10/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Man faces life in prison for cutting up, dissolving girlfriend’s body A Texas man who killed his live-in girlfriend, cut her body into small pieces, and dissolved the remains in chemicals was sentenced to life behind bars for the horrifying murder, prosecutors said this week. Kevin Wayne Powell, 50, described in local ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man faces prison for sexual conduct with a minor and child pornography Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl is facing ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Truck driver faces 'decades' in prison after fiery Colorado crash The driver who crashed into traffic on a Colorado interstate leading to an accident that killed four people was charged Friday with vehicular homicide. ...
03:51, 05/05/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Pe...
20:34, 05/04/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
20:17, 05/07/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s trial is scheduled to start Monday. Garner was ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
16:34, 05/04/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
21:00, 04/28/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
06:51, 05/22/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot More than two years after a fatal riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware's maximum-security prison where a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
23:34, 05/21/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
06:34, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Teacher in bomb-making case gets nearly 6 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison. Christian Toro was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan to five...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court. Aut...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
04:34, 05/07/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Vince Vaughn Faces 3 Years Probation After DUI Case Is Dismissed UPDATE: Vince Vaughn is pleading no contest to one misdemeanor count of alcohol-related reckless driving. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office shared that the actor's attorney......
01:17, 05/04/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
22:17, 05/16/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigation, 54-year-old Phillip Daniel Love was taken int...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
10:17, 05/10/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit videos was sentenced this week to two years in prison and a $250,000 fine.Read more......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Autonomy in 2011 to Hewlett-Packard....
00:17, 05/14/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in February to receiving child porn. The internet persona...
02:51, 05/05/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan’s football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. The Wolverines took a tour of the prison Sunday as part of their trip to South Africa afte...
23:34, 05/05/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
08:34, 05/10/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
14:17, 05/23/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her guilty of fraud last month....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Former Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen sentenced to 180 years in prison Ex-Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over a 20-year period, was sentenced to 180 years in prison....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Doctor found guilty of impeding abortion faces 2 years jail for misconduct The case is symbolic given it has played out in court, and in the public, for the most part of Argentina's ongoing debate about the decriminalisation of abortion....
12:51, 05/22/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Judith Clark released from prison after serving 36 years for role in deadly heist Convicted left-wing terrorist Judith Clark was released from prison on Friday after serving 36 years for her role as the getaway driver in the 1981 Brink's heist that left three dead. ...
05:34, 05/11/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4-12 years in prison for high society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her con a...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charge Austin Jones has learned his fate. Nearly two years after his arrest on child pornography charges, the YouTube star was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday. Joseph......
01:17, 05/04/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random attack last month, pleaded guilty to the crime Tuesday....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
07:34, 05/10/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Peoria fifth grade teacher accused of sexually molesting students PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — A Sun Valley Elementary School teacher was arrested and booked on five counts of molestation of a child and one count of sexual abuse of three different fifth-grade students, court documents say. Ricky Ordway, 43, allegedly rea...
03:34, 05/15/2019

‘Manny’ arrested for molesting kids, possessing child porn SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a “manny” for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrze...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Indian Yoga Guru Arrested In Australia For Allegedly Molesting 2 Women A self-proclaimed spiritual leader from India has been arrested and remanded in custody in Australia for allegedly assaulting two women who invited him to their homes for prayers in Sydney....
13:34, 05/08/2019

Woman convicted in 'Fatal Attraction' murder granted parole after nearly 27 years in prison Carolyn Warmus, 55, will be released from prison as early as June 10 after spending nearly 27 years behind bars.        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules to be sentenced this week for 2017 fatal crash; faces 2 years Sentencing for the former "Bachelor" star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a fatal crash in his native Iowa, begins Tuesday.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Perv accused of going on groping spree in Midtown Starbucks A suspected sicko walked into a Manhattan Starbucks and allegedly groped three women, including two employees, on Monday evening, police and sources said....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A woman says she told Penn State University’s head fencing coach that one of his assistants had groped her on a plane, but the coach failed to report her accusation to the school as required. Jennifer Oldham, a North C...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers Getty Digi Police, a free smartphone app created by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct in crowded places. If a person faces unwanted groping on a packed subway, they can proceed to activa...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
05:51, 05/07/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
20:51, 05/13/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,000-square-foot facility will be part of the Banne...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:17, 05/15/2019

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
03:34, 05/10/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
15:51, 05/07/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to her boyfriend, police said. Ashley Ann Smith, 30, of Dravosburg, is facing 30 counts — including invasion ...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Doctor accused of poisoning patients so he could show off by saving them Prosecutors allege that French anaesthesiologist Frederic Pechier may have tampered with his colleague's anesthesia to create emergencies in which he could intervene and impress them....
22:34, 05/15/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say....
02:00, 05/14/2019

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

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
06:17, 04/30/2019

Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding (Reuters Health) - Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed to prevent strokes, a recent study suggests....
04:00, 04/30/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
01:17, 05/17/2019

French doctor accused of poisoning patients in order to 'save' them Frédéric Péchier denies charge of triggering heart attacks so he could bring patients back to lifeA French anaesthetist has been accused of giving patients lethal injections to trigger heart attacks in order to pose as a hero for bringing them back t...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
23:34, 05/12/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behalf....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed artery to increase blood flow....
22:17, 04/28/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

The Failed Promise of DNA Testing: Patients Seeking Answers Get Uncertainty Genetic testing provides families and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Low Carb Diet May Help Reduce Pain For Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Study A number of studies have also looked at the role of diet and nutrition in reducing osteoarthritis pain and a recent study has indicated that following a diet low in carbohydrates may help....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of thousands of dollars....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
13:17, 05/15/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
04:00, 05/09/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
15:34, 05/13/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- which is celebrating its own 25th landmark year....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and have subsequently been barred from leaving the country for undetermined stretches of time, or have been...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
13:51, 05/16/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Olympic sport....
03:17, 05/09/2019

What Congress Couldn't In 55 Years, PM Modi Did It In Five Years, Says Amit Shah Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a mega poll rally at the Ramleela Ground today in support of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the seven Lok Sabha seats of the......
11:17, 05/08/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
03:00, 05/09/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
12:17, 05/09/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
20:51, 05/14/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
23:51, 05/09/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
14:17, 05/04/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
10:34, 05/07/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
15:00, 05/10/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage told Reuters....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Garmin now offers female health tracking in its app, and on your wrist too Along with the announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 945 and three other new running watches, the company has introduced menstrual cycle tracking into the Garmin Connect app for iPhone and Android.The new feature allows you to monitor your cycle as w...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Female streaker steals the show after boxing match A female streaker did a lap of the boxing ring and arena to celebrate her friend’s fifth professional win in Newcastle. Joe Laws moved to 5-0 at the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle after comfortably outpointing Geiboord Omier. After the win, a fr...
20:51, 05/05/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott in a Bid for One Sustainable League More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainable league....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:00, 05/17/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
06:34, 05/18/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination Pope Francis said Tuesday that an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the assault took place on Thursday at a restaurant located off of I-19 Frontage Road. Police say 18-year...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Chadwick, who was fastest in both practice sessions, beat out compatriot Alice Powell,...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
00:34, 05/03/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, after she walked out of the swearing-in ceremony of a Cabinet minister facing allegations of domestic...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country's parliament in the capital Kabul....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
01:51, 05/02/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fantasy juggernaut will soon be left with nothing to do on their Sunday nights. But superfans and comple...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White House hopes aren't so sure....
07:17, 04/29/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
16:17, 05/22/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
03:17, 05/21/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to feel they can do anything in the game....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards In contrast to other country music award shows, all the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens...
00:01, 05/15/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
09:00, 05/20/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Chilling photo shows suspect pulling gun on female driver on highway Police have released a chilling photo of the moment a shooter pulled a gun on a 27-year-old woman while she was driving on the highway. The victim told police she was heading west Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 70 in St. Louis when a man she didn...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Motor racing: Chadwick leads as all-female W Series readies for first race British racer Jamie Chadwick looked the early favorite as the new all-female W Series held its first official practice sessions at a rainy Hockenheim on Friday....
20:51, 05/03/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Married Columbia grad accused of secretly filming female roommate A married Ivy Leaguer secretly filmed a female roommate while she showered and changed in the Upper East Side pad she shares with the couple, prosecutors said Saturday in Manhattan criminal court. David Haines, 30 — whose since deleted social m...
00:51, 05/12/2019

6 female corrections officers illegally strip searched women at NYC jail, DA says Six female New York City corrections officers have been charged for illegally strip searching women who visited the Manhattan Detention Center, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Monday....
19:00, 05/07/2019

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equali...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Lyft driver kidnapped female passenger, sexually assaulted her twice: cops A Lyft driver in Illinois kidnapped a female passenger and sexually assaulted her twice during the hellish ordeal, police said. Alexander Sowa, 34, is facing charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after picking up a woman in Elk Grove Village who a...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global...
23:34, 05/07/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
17:51, 05/09/2019

TV anchor fired for suggesting Baltimore needs a change from black female mayors A Baltimore TV anchor has been fired after suggesting the city needed a “different kind” of mayor after three black women had held the post. Mary Bubala, 49, was fired from WJZ after 15 years at the station following a huge backlash from ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries were going viral, the citizens of Tripoli were prep...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Female corrections officers busted for invasive visitor strip searches Six city Corrections officers, including a retired captain, were busted Monday for unlawfully strip-searching female visitors at the Manhattan Detention Complex and then trying to cover it up. Leslie-Ann Absalom, a former captain, Daphne Farmer, Jenn...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Cannes Film Festival launches by defending record on female filmmakers Issues of gender equality have resonated in Cannes, where only one female filmmaker has ever won the festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.        ...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
00:17, 05/14/2019

'IAAF rules necessary to preserve integrity of female athletics,' says Cas on Caster Semenya – video Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, which means she will have to take medication to reduce her testosterone if she wants to keep running on the international stage.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's se...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
16:34, 05/01/2019

More than 200 top female hockey players announce they will not play professionally in North America next season BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — More than 200 top female hockey players announce they will not play professionally in North America next season....
17:17, 05/02/2019

The 2020 US elections will again expose the barriers facing female politicians | Martina Fitzgerald No one knocks men such as Beto O’Rourke when they declare their ambition – but it’s a different story for female candidatesA recent issue of Vanity Fair featured a cover photo of White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke and his words about the 2020 US presi...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Norwegian Air drops high heel, makeup requirement for female flight attendants Norwegian Air has dropped a policy requiring female flight attendants to wear high heels and makeup. Men can also now wear makeup.        ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
16:51, 05/15/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Titans’ Kevin Byard, Logan Ryan help pay funeral costs for mother of female football star Titans' Logan Ryan and Kevin Byard to help pay funeral costs for the mother of Toni Harris, a female football start who signed with Central Methodist.        ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Why Carrie Underwood booked an all-female tour: 'We have to support each other' Carrie Underwood launched her all-female 'Cry Pretty Tour 360' in North Carolina this week with opening acts Runaway June and Maddie & Tae.        ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Female executives offer some career advice to younger women: 'Leave the comfort zone' Advice for women seeking to fulfill their vision: Your path is up to you—to go your own way—maybe a bit like my mom did.        ...
18:34, 05/12/2019

Boeing Faces More FAA Requests as It Completes 737 MAX Fix Boeing completed a software fix for its 737 MAX jets but faces additional information requests from U.S. aviation regulators, another hurdle in returning the troubled aircraft to passenger service, the company said....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Ex CEO faces trial over wave of suicides French telecom company Orange and its former chief executive have gone on trial in Paris, accused of pursuing a strategy to destabilize employees that resulted in a wave of suicides a decade ago....
22:34, 05/06/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “The militia forbade me to cry otherwise they would behead me” - the sombre words of a ten-year-old girl caught up in the years’ long conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one story which features in a new UN photo exhibition in the...
09:00, 05/04/2019

RPT-Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, lawsuits and a sharp loss in share value....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflati...
02:51, 05/06/2019

GM Faces Pushback on US Self-Driving Vehicle Plan GM faces pushback over its request that US regulators waive some safety standards to make it possible to deploy a fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels, other human controls....
15:34, 05/23/2019

UK PM May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
10:00, 05/22/2019

Musk faces Oct. trial over 'pedo guy' tweet A U.S. judge said Tesla CEO Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson said a reasonable jury could conclude that Musk's comments were m...
23:51, 05/10/2019

Google Faces Antitrust Probe in India India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet’s Google used its mobile operating system Android to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
03:34, 05/11/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders frustrated by 737 Max response Dennis Muilenburg stuck to a script, saying that the company “owns” some responsibility but stopped short of acknowledging any design flaws in the aircraft....
22:00, 04/29/2019

PM faces backlash as Tories lose more than 1,200 councillors Voters have forced out more than 1,200 Conservative councillors during a bruising round of local elections in England - causing the Tories to lose control of 47 local authorities....
21:51, 05/03/2019

EU fleshes out WTO e-commerce proposal, faces obstacles The European Union began a push for improved protection for traders and consumers involved in online transactions, as it published proposals on Friday launching what are likely to be long and hard WTO negotiations on regulating e-commerce....
22:00, 05/03/2019

New Executive of Slimmed-Down Fox Network Faces First Big Test Disney’s acquisition of much of Rupert Murdoch’s empire leaves the network vulnerable. Charlie Collier says he, and the network, are up for the challenge....
03:00, 05/13/2019

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Trump’s World Still Faces 16 Known Criminal Probes Mueller is done and Rosenstein is on his way out the door, but federal and state authorities around the country are still investigating the president and those in his orbit....
02:17, 05/01/2019

| England's Vunipola faces race against time for RWC England prop Mako Vunipola is in danger of missing the World Cup later this year after being ruled out of action for at least three months due to a hamstring injury....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
09:00, 04/29/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:00, 04/28/2019

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf. (May 6)    &...
19:00, 05/06/2019

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that...
00:51, 05/23/2019

SC Carolina Panthers HQ, practice fields bid faces key vote COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate appears to be preparing for a key vote on whether to give the Carolina Panthers tax breaks and incentives to move their practice fields out of North Carolina. State Sen. Dick Harpootlian removed his obj...
20:34, 05/07/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting        ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his Las Vegas apartment this year....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
05:34, 05/23/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Ex-CEO of Danish bank faces charges over money laundering COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The former chief executive of Danske Bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, faces undisclosed preliminary charges over the scandal. Thomas Borgen resigned in September after an inte...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbiomes (the communities of organisms in your body) to...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden faces first 2020 test: his record on race As Biden visits South Carolina, a battleground where black voters play a large role in determining the nominee, can he appeal to the party’s changing demographics?For months, Joe Biden has signaled his third run for president will be rooted in wooing...
09:34, 05/05/2019

Mallikarjun Kharge Faces His First Defeat In Gulbarga, Karnataka Mallikarjun Kharge, the Leader of the Congress in the 16th Lok Sabha, is one of the Congress's most prominent leaders in the south. The 76-year-old leader is yet to see an electoral defeat in his......
18:34, 05/23/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Uber Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Uber Technologies is alleged to have destroyed livelihoods and operated in Australia illegally, in a lawsuit brought by thousands of taxi and limousine drivers, broadening legal challenges ahead of one of the biggest initial public offerings this yea...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Arizona students rally around classmate who faces deportation Thomas Torres Maytorena was detained after police called Border Patrol when the high school football player could not provide identification.        ...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Egyptian actress faces backlash after appearing in blackface CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress is facing a backlash after appearing on a TV prank show in blackface in a demeaning imitation of a Sudanese woman. In an episode of the “Shaklabaz” program last week, Shimaa Seif tried to annoy people on a...
17:34, 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

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
12:17, 05/21/2019

Medicare for All faces big data, privacy, technology hurdles, says CBO The Congressional Budget Office highlighted the IT challenges with a single payer healthcare model, but also noted that Taiwan may have a design that would keep costs down....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Woman faces murder count in death of man, 74, shoved off bus Security video recorded a woman shoving a 74-year-old man with a walker off a public transit bus in Las Vegas after he asked her to be nice to other passengers, and she's facing a murder charge after the man died, according to court documents....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Kentucky governor faces voters after tumultuous term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course. Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection campa...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its ambitious agenda....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Royal baby Archie faces a complicated tax situation As an American living overseas, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the newborn son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will have to navigate complex tax rules....
15:34, 05/10/2019

Brooklyn man accused of deadly ax attack faces 25 to life A Brooklyn man accused of using an ax to seriously injure his girlfriend and kill her pregnant pal pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder, assault and weapons charges Friday. Ex-con Jerry Brown, 34, who used the name “Grim Creeper”...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Alongside Cannes mainstays, fresh faces try to stand out The 72nd Cannes Film Festival will feature zombies, Elton John, Quentin Tarantino’s latest and the first black woman in competition for the festival’s top honor, the Palme d’Or. This year’s edition of the French Riviera extrav...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Beyond the Wall: East Berlin's many faces explored in exhibition East Berlin was the center of power in communist East Germany, but it was also a city where subversive currents thrived. The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the 1970s and 80s....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Man faces execution for killing wife decades ago in Memphis NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis is set for execution in Tennessee. Sixty-eight-year-old inmate Don Johnson is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening f...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death faces disciplinary trial NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is set to begin for the New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s trial is scheduled to start Monday at po...
12:00, 05/13/2019

US faces 'undesired consequences' over N Korea nuke stance North Korea has warned the US it could face "truly undesired consequences" if it does not change its stance in talks over denuclearisation by the end of the year....
01:51, 05/01/2019

De Blasio faces Dem backlash after expanding deportation triggers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Immigration Commissioner had to go into damage control mode after local officials took issue with the city's expanded approach to cooperating with federal immigration officials....
18:51, 05/14/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Theresa May faces ultimatum: set your exit date or quit now 1922 Committee discusses prime minister’s fate as anger grows over Brexit failureExecutive members of the 1922 Committee are preparing to ask Theresa May to step down immediately if she fails to set out a timetable for leaving Downing Street.Up to 10...
18:51, 05/14/2019

UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse The U.N. political chief is warning that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk "of a financial collapse of the Palestinian Authority."...
03:17, 04/30/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students. The plan aims to steer $1.9 billion from a Pell Grant surplus to jumpstart a NASA initiative t...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Suns' Jackson faces felony charge after arrest Josh Jackson of the Phoenix Suns faces a felony charge of escape and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest after being arrested in Miami this weekend. He was arrested at a music festival in Florida, according to SlaterScoops.com....
23:00, 05/13/2019

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

MLB notebook: Gausman faces suspension for Urena throw Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman received a five-game suspension Monday for intentionally throwing a pitch at Marlins right-hander Jose Urena on Friday night in Miami....
05:34, 05/07/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin Township to 27 years behind bars. He must serve 2...
14:51, 05/17/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Inmates set fire to prison during riot in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia — Hundreds of police and soldiers have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot on Thursday, officials said. Angry inmates set fire to Langkat prison in North Sumatra province, which is designed to house 90...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Ex-Episcopal bishop who killed bicyclist gets out of prison A former Episcopal bishop who fatally struck a bicyclist while drunk and texting behind the wheel more than four years ago has been released from a Maryland prison....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from one of three units that a union representing guards...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
04:51, 05/17/2019

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

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who said that authorities have regained control at the prison....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
21:51, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Would-be NYC bomber gets 10 year prison term NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A man who plotted to bomb New York City’s subways and then switched sides and helped the U.S....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
01:00, 05/21/2019

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

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
04:51, 05/03/2019

UP's Phulpur, Once Nehru's Constituency, Now Faces PM Modi vs Rest Battle Best known as the parliamentary constituency of Jawaharlal Nehru, this time Phulpur is witnessing a battle between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the rest of the opposition....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Egypt's New Desert Capital Faces Delays As It Battles For Funds Egypt's government wants to start running the nation from a new capital in the desert from mid-2020, but the $58 billion project is struggling to raise funds and needs to overcome other challenges......
22:17, 05/13/2019

Former Milwaukee alderman faces federal wire fraud charge MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee alderman has been charged with wire fraud in a case linked to strip clubs, alleged bribery and public corruption. Federal prosecutors allege 56-year-old Willie Wade collected $30,000 in cash by claiming he was nego...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Bill Shorten faces down hostile questions in solo Q&A appearance Labor leader leaves open option of boosting wages for aged care workersBill Shorten has left open the option of boosting wages for aged care workers, saying the fact that Labor is supporting early childhood educators in this election “does not mean t...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Apple faces a fine as large as $26.6 billion in antitrust probe The Financial Times reports today that complaints made by music streamer Spotify against Apple will be investigated by the EU competition commission. The issue is the 30% cut of revenue that Apple charges apps in the App Store for using its payment s...
03:17, 05/06/2019

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

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
04:51, 05/08/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
18:34, 05/23/2019

After data scandals, Australia faces an election under heavy profiling Australian political parties are using voter email addresses to find matching social media profiles then combining them with the country's compulsory electoral roll data, illustrating how privacy scandals have done little to slow the march of data-dr...
11:51, 05/05/2019

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Apple faces 14% price hike if U.S. adds new 25% Chinese tariff Trade tensions between the U.S. and China will force Apple to either raise its U.S. prices, or absorb steep tariffs in order to keep customers.Read More...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donations....
19:34, 05/21/2019

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

Aquarium faces legal action after death of 30 hammerhead sharks A marine wildlife conservation group claims the Nausicaá aquarium in the French port of Boulogne mistreated the scalloped hammerhead sharks over an eight-year period in captivity....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of Cleaning It Up. Sometimes That Brings Him to Tears. Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything....
15:51, 05/17/2019

China Faces New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies, Xi Jinping Says The Chinese leader invoked a time of hardship before success in Communist Party history, at a time when the economy and consumers face other challenges....
16:51, 05/22/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Chicago sergeant faces felony counts in gay club fight CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police sergeant has been charged in an attack at a gay club last year that left two men seriously injured. Chicago police said Tuesday that 45-year-old Eric J. Elkins faces two felony aggravated battery counts in the S...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Occidental chief faces shareholders on cusp of takeover victory Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub takes her case for buying Anadarko Petroleum to the company's shareholders on Friday, bolstered by rapid deal-making that put her on the cusp of victory....
07:51, 05/10/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa patrol lieutenant faces inquiry over move IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol is conducting an internal investigation into a manager who received $40,000 in benefits to relocate to western Iowa but for tax purposes recently claimed a newly built house 120 miles away as his residence...
20:34, 05/07/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Biden's staff faces renewed accusations of mistreating reporters It has been less than two weeks since former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 bid, but numerous reporters have already voiced their concerns about the treatment they have received from his staff. ...
14:17, 05/07/2019

Time to go, Theresa May told as she faces Cabinet high noon Theresa May faced a Cabinet showdown over Brexit today as senior Conservatives warned her to resign as Prime Minister within weeks — or be forced out....
13:17, 05/14/2019

A Game of Thrones outsider reviews the finale: 'It's just a bunch of faces looking sad' As far as I could tell, there’s only one throne, which raises the question of why the show is called Game of Thrones and not just Game of ThroneWARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS WHAT I ASSUME ARE SPOILERS.I am not a Game of Thrones fan. Continue reading...
23:17, 05/22/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Students protest as high school senior faces deportation PHOENIX — A high school football player who has been in the US since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff’s office. Thomas Torres, who is sc...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Man whose child-sex sentence caused uproar faces porn charge A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nation-wide outcry is facing a federal charge of possession of child pornography....
00:00, 05/15/2019

British Gas owner faces renewed pressure after customer exodus British Gas owner Centrica has revealed a fresh customer exodus at the start of the year and warned that a "challenging trading environment" will put further pressure on its annual performance....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Greece’s Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration. Tsipras is expected to...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Accused UNC shooter Trystan Terrell faces two murder charges The accused gunman in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two people faces two counts of murder, jail records indicate....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator Stephen Moore and another calling his nomination "...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Government's price-cap scheme faces delays, with some products unavailable The Macri government's decision to implement the price-cap scheme drew criticism last week, as the 2019 electoral season heats up and the government struggles to improve the negative perceptions among voters over its handling of the economy....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Wolf's Lair: Hitler's infamous bunker faces its past A complex of crumbling former Nazi bunkers in a northeast Poland forest became a Disneyland for selfie-stick wielding tourists. Also the site of an assassination attempt on Hitler, it's now getting a facelift....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Ilhan Omar faces backlash after complaining about US 'bullying' in Venezuela Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced a wave of criticism after she argued that President Donald Trump's administration made the Venezuelan crisis worse through "bullying" and applying sanctions to the nation....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Spain faces major changes as candidates head into election weekend Nationalism and the push for Catalonian independence could shake up the national election in Spain Sunday as far-right candidates vie to unseat socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
19:51, 04/28/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Hecklers in Dallas Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg was heckled by several anti-gay protesters at a campaign event in Dallas on Friday night. Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to run for President, was speaking at an event hosted by ...
19:51, 05/04/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
10:51, 05/02/2019

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
05:34, 05/04/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrendered himself to authorities......
06:17, 05/15/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. U.S. Attorney Robert Hur’s office says a fed...
23:17, 05/21/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

The cushy prison where Michael Cohen will serve his sentence Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
19:17, 05/06/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago...
17:17, 05/10/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing conce...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Michael Cohen hints at further reveals before heading to prison With more than two hours to spare, Michael Cohen arrived Monday at a federal penitentiary in upstate Otisville to begin serving his three-year prison sentence. President Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer” left his Manhattan residence about 10 a.m. for...
18:17, 05/06/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:51, 05/10/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Man gets life in prison for lighting homeless woman on fire CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A homeless man who lit a homeless West Virginia woman on fire as she slept has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. News outlets report Carl Tramane Magee III was sentenced Friday in Kanawha Cou...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Man dubbed 'Broadway Bandit' arrested after prison release A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where he served time for robbing five banks....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, saying the 30-year-old Russian deliberately obscure...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage. Jurors are to open deliberat...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murder after police found 29-year-old Roxanne Ortiz wit...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
17:34, 05/07/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the failed Fyre Festival. Michael Cohen is due to rep...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Calderon, his wife, and her 7-year-old son were driv...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in Septem...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
06:51, 05/07/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at th...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was convicted of eight charges related to a scheme where she tried to get socialites and ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prisoners, according to two new reports on Latin immigra...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few year...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Man gets 10-year prison sentence for deadly Kansas shooting LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ahm...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh to be released Thursday from prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh is schedule...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Capone’s newly discovered prison roomie gets cot in exhibit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A plan to paint the jail cell of mobster Al Capone turned into a bigger project for a museum at a former Philadelphia penitentiary. Capone was jailed at Eastern State Penitentiary in 1929. One newspaper at the time portrayed his c...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Nelson Mandela Prison Drawing Sells For $112,575 In New York A drawing by late South African president Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island - where he was held for 18 years - sold on Thursday in New York for $112,575....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books from 1.5 million users....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Huawei soars in smartphone sales as Apple faces historic decline Huawei may be under fire globally from a US-led campaign against the company, but in China its smartphones are red hot and outselling the iPhone four times over....
05:51, 05/02/2019

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have filed 23 new complaints against McDonald's....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Biden Faces Conflict of Interest Questions That Are Being Promoted by Trump and Allies As vice president, Joe Biden played a key role in the dismissal of a Ukrainian prosecutor who had opened an investigation of a company employing Mr. Biden’s son....
06:34, 05/02/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating profit of $5.4 billion that reflected a 23 percen...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Strife-ridden Italian coalition faces showdown over graft case Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday the government would fall unless its coalition partner the League agreed to the sacking of a junior minister caught up in a corruption case....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Djokovic and Nadal to meet in Rome final, Konta faces Pliskova Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal won on Saturday to set up an Italian Open final meeting, while British number one Johanna Konta booked a final clash with Karolina Pliskova....
00:17, 05/19/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubi...
05:51, 05/18/2019

May Faces Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt and a Resignation Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals for leaving the European Union, including the resignation of a key cabinet member....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congres...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Texas mom who blamed son, 3, with 6-week-old’s death faces murder charge: report A Texas mother who had told authorities that her 3-year-old son was responsible for injuries that led to her 6-week-old daughter’s death now faces a capital murder charge, a report said....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Israeli firm linked to WhatsApp spyware attack faces lawsuit Amnesty International fears its staff may be ‘surveilled via NSO Pegasus software’The Israeli firm linked to this week’s WhatsApp hack is facing a lawsuit backed by Amnesty International, which says it fears its staff may be under surveillance from s...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he never got the chance. Disappointed by his reviews, Ponds wound up pulling his name from the draft an...
00:17, 05/18/2019

Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner Faces Fresh Delay A plan by the owner of the New York Stock Exchange to make it easier for consumers to pay for purchases in bitcoin faces further delays after the venture, called Bakkt, said it was applying for a license from New York state regulators....
00:00, 04/30/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
00:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. faces hurdles in push to build electric vehicle supply chain The United States faces stiff challenges as it moves to create its own electric vehicle supply chain, industry analysts say, with the extent of the country's metal reserves largely unknown and only a few facilities to process minerals and produce bat...
10:17, 05/14/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was ...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Elon Musk faces trial after calling British diver a paedophile LA court rejects Telsa chief’s attempt to dismiss Vernon Unsworth’s defamation lawsuitElon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver and basely calling him a paedophile.The verbal sparring match unfolded last summer ...
11:34, 05/11/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:51, 05/08/2019

South-central U.S. faces life-threatening flood threat through weekend Following multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms and flooding already this week, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are in store for the south-central United States into this weekend....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Billionaire victim advocate faces hearing in Vegas drug case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she’ll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he was found in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room with bri...
04:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 5-Boeing CEO faces tough questions as fallout from 737 MAX crashes persists Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg, facing tough questions after two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane, emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised at a tense news conference to win back the public's trust....
20:34, 04/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have protested in cities across Brazil against education spending freezes in the biggest rallies to date ...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Trump's new plan to aid American farmers faces many hurdles, says ex-USDA chief Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told CNBC that the Trump administration has "very limited options" for a new trade relief program for U.S. farmers and may require congressional authorization....
23:17, 05/10/2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult of diver LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to go to trial to defend himself for mocking a British diver as a pedophile in a verbal sparring match that unfolded last summer after the underwater rescue of youth soccer players trapped in a Thailan...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
18:34, 05/20/2019

Apple faces inevitable antitrust headache as EU launches App Store investigation Apple is facing an antitrust investigation that became predictable the moment the company announced it was getting into the music streaming business.Read More...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Belgium's King Albert II faces daily fine in paternity dispute Former king is refusing to undergo DNA test to disprove woman’s claims he is her fatherKing Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) for every day that he refuses to undergo a DNA test to disprove...
20:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-GE power unit faces three-year turnaround despite orders report General Electric Co expects its core power-plant business to lose significant cash this year and does not expect large improvement in that unit's cash flow margins for at least three years, the company's chief financial officer said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Millionaire faces jail time for sex with teen on private airplane on autopilot Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne faces additional charge in rape case Former NRL player appears briefly in Newcastle courtHayne has not played rugby league since last yearFormer rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has appeared in court facing a second count of aggravated sexual assault against a woman in the NSW Hunter Vall...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West Bank. In April, the company reversed its decision t...
11:34, 05/15/2019

Ford Faces $4 Billion Lawsuit for Allegedly Lying About Faulty Transmissions Around the world, 1.9 million customers who bought a Ford Focus or Fiesta are taking the automaker to task for selling faulty cars to unsuspecting customers. Ford is facing a potential $4 billion lawsuit, though the company denies knowingly selling...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with...
05:34, 05/11/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has sentenced 31-year-old Samantha Jones to three year...
14:51, 05/10/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh — who abandoned his country to train with Osama bin Laden — has been released from an Indiana prison. The 38-year-old from Northern California served 17 years of a 20-year sentence and was re...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Jury awards former prison warden $438K in retaliation case LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury has awarded a former Michigan prison warden $438,000 after finding supervisors retaliated against him for defending a female subordinate who complained about sexual discrimination and harassment. The Detroit Free Press re...
15:17, 05/09/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems that a union representing guards says led to an inmate’s death and the severe beating of two guards. Dep...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
01:51, 05/09/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
19:00, 05/23/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
10:17, 05/08/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad years ago that I was really into......
19:00, 05/02/2019

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
00:00, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in suburban New York that left two police officers and a security guard dead. Prison officials say Clark ...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it. A federal grand jury indicted Tavoris Bottley Wednesday with deprivation ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair of earplugs — because he’s tired of stuffin...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
20:17, 05/06/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
17:51, 04/29/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
23:51, 05/05/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
08:17, 05/17/2019