Sexual assault

Woman alleges assault by man resembling ‘Santa Claus'

12 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

A Pennsylvania woman has told police she was sexually assaulted by a man resembling Santa Claus. Police in Lehman Township, Luzerne County, say they found the woman wrapped in...
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Group says dozens detained in raid on Chinese church

38 minutes ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - Dozens of Christians have been detained in a raid on a prominent Chinese church that operates outside the government's official Protestant organization, a U.S.-based...
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Boston College student charged over racist graffiti in dorm

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - A Boston College student has been barred from campus and faces expulsion for what administrators are calling “deeply offensive” racist graffiti in a residence...
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Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?
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China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans' protest

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offences over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits. It wasn't...
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National Rugby League star Hayne to plead innocent to charge

9 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SYDNEY - A lawyer for Jarryd Hayne has told a court the National Rugby League star intends to plead innocent to a charge of sexual assault.
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Wisconsin YMCA day care worker arrested on suspicion of sex assault

Wisconsin YMCA day care worker arrested on suspicion of sex assault

13 hours ago   |   WISN

Police said the man worked for the YMCA for several years.
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‘Deal or No Deal' Gets a Revival, but Should Its Bevy of 26 Models?

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

Series like “Deal” encapsulate the paradox of the modern game-show model gig: a stiletto-heeled foot in the door that also reinforces stereotypes.
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Chiefs owner: KC knew of 3 incidents involving Kareem Hunt

14 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said the organization was aware of three separate off-field incidents that led to the release of star running back Kareem Hunt, including the alleged...
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Spiritual ‘healer' featured on Oprah accused of sexual abuse

Spiritual ‘healer' featured on Oprah accused of sexual abuse

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

RIO DE JANEIRO - Ten women in Brazil have accused a self-styled spiritual healer of sexually abusing them at a clinic in the central-western state of Goias. The accusations...
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Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

President Donald Trump's top pick to replace chief of staff John Kelly, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role. Read more ...

Rumored John Kelly Replacement Is Quitting

Rumored John Kelly Replacement Is Quitting

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Harold Baines, Lee Smith elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Today's...

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Theresa May delays Brexit deal vote to avoid huge defeat in Parliament

Theresa May delays Brexit deal vote to avoid huge defeat in Parliament

Theresa May has delayed the Brexit vote scheduled for Tuesday amid fears she would lose by a significant margin. Over 100 Conservative MPs have already voiced their opposition... Read more ...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

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The UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit, rules EU court

The UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit, rules EU court

LONDON - The UK has the power to unilaterally reverse Brexit, the EU's highest court has ruled. The European Court of Justice ruled on Monday that that Article 50, the legal... Read more ...

China slams ‘inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive, says Canada violates...

China slams ‘inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive, says Canada violates her rights

Beijing has protested against the “inhumane” treatment of a Huawei executive who was detained in Canada over a US extradition bid. Earlier, there were reports that her health... Read more ...

Woman facing charges in crash that killed 5-year-old girl

Woman facing charges in crash that killed 5-year-old girl

A Boston woman is facing charges in a pedestrian crash in Revere that killed a 5-year-old child and injured several other people. Read more ...

Theresa May under pressure to delay Brexit vote as leadership rivals circle

Theresa May under pressure to delay Brexit vote as leadership rivals circle

Theresa May to make crunch decision on whether to delay the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal. The prime minister's closest allies don't know if the House of Commons vote will... Read more ...