Kevin Spacey faces sexual misconduct civil trial in NY

NEW YORK - It has been just under five years since Kevin Spacey's Oscar-winning career was upended by a slew of sexual misconduct accusations, starting when Anthony Rapp accused him of making an...

Silicon Valley County Battles With Uber Over Reporting of Sexual Assault

In February, Terry Harman wrote a memo detailing her concerns about sexual assaults on Uber rides. She estimated that riders in Santa Clara County had reported as many as 60 sexual assault...

Long-awaited Rwanda genocide trial starts despite suspect's boycott

By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE - A U.N. tribunal in The Hague opened the genocide trial on Thursday of a Rwandan businessman captured two years ago after decades on the run, with judges...

UK Police Department Savaged For Defending Convicted Serial Pedophile Against 'Hate'

UK Police Department Savaged For Defending Convicted Serial Pedophile Against 'Hate' Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, A police department in the UK has come under fire after...

Ex-pub owner arrested on additional sexual assault charges

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An ex-Everett, Washington, bar owner has been arrested again — this time on additional accusations of sexual assault in Oregon, where he used to live. Former Anchor Pub owner...

Video: Airplane passenger headed to LAX assaults flight attendant

An unruly passenger was arrested after he punched a flight attendant in the back of the head on a flight from Cabo to LAX Wednesday afternoon. Video captured by passenger Barrie Livingstone shows t…

Bachelorette star DeMario Jackson accused of sexually assaulting 2 women

DeMario Jackson, a former contestant on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise who was accused of on-set sexual misconduct in 2017, is reportedly being sued for sexual assault by two women.  In...

Biden at UN to call Russian war an affront to body's charter

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is ready to make the case to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly that Russia's “naked aggression” in Ukraine is an affront to the heart of what the...

Abortion Foe Pleads Guilty in 2 Attacks on Same Planned Parenthood Clinic

The Oregon man admitted the assaults to investigators, claiming that he was enraged at Planned Parenthood for providing abortions.

One year later, growing global perils as Biden returns to UN

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is confronting no shortage of difficult issues as he travels to New York this week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.The...

Steven Spielberg's The Fabelmans gets a key boost in the 2023 Best Picture race

Does Steven Spielberg already have the 2023 Best Picture race locked up?  Spielberg's The Fabelmans won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, a crucial...

Pelosi Condemns "Illegal" Azerbaijan Attacks At Start Of 3-Day Armenia Trip

Pelosi Condemns "Illegal" Azerbaijan Attacks At Start Of 3-Day Armenia Trip US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has condemned Azerbaijan's recent "illegal" attacks on Armenia in Sunday...

What Does The Right's Historic Victory In Sweden Mean For Europe?

What Does The Right's Historic Victory In Sweden Mean For Europe? Authored by John Cody via Remix News, After Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson admitted defeat and conceded...

Uninsured sexual assault survivors billed thousands for medical care, study shows

Sexual violence survivors who are uninsured are often saddled with medical bills that can soar well upwards of $3,000 for the care they receive, according to a new study published in the New...

The hidden roots of Women Talking

Women Talking takes aim at the patriarchy — but differs in some key aspects from its source material. | Courtesy of TIFF The unthinkable sexual assaults are based in recent history, but...

Three January 6 rioters charged in assault on officers found guilty of multiple offenses

Three January 6, 2021, rioters involved in one of the most brutal assaults on police during the attack at the US Capitol were found guilty on Tuesday of several felonies following a bench trial...

Investigator known for role in Bill Clinton's impeachment dies

Ken Starr, a noted attorney who helped impeach one president and defended another from the same fate, died Tuesday at the age of 76. Starr died in Houston of complications from surgery, the...

Two dozen tech founders living in a mansion. What could go wrong?

The foyer of Launch House headquarters in Beverly Hills. Launch House promised young tech founders community. A Vox investigation found what happens when clout and cash are paramount, and...

Survey of major cities finds mixed bag about rising violent crime post-pandemic

Homicides in major U.S. cities are dropping in 2022, but total violent crime continues to rise, according to a midyear survey of large law enforcement agencies. Why it matters: The annual midyear...

Luongo: There Is 'More Than A Whiff Of Desperation & Fear" Emanating Across Europe

Luongo: There Is 'More Than A Whiff Of Desperation & Fear" Emanating Across Europe Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, 'n Guns blog, All I hear is that lonesome sound The Hounds...

Lawmakers adjourn in heat wave, leave governor in hot seat

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers adjourned this year's legislative session at the onset of a protracted triple-digit heat wave that fed some of their final debates over climate...

News Wrap: Biden set to step up attack on 'extremist' threats to democracy

In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden is set to step up his attack on what he calls "extremist" threats to democracy by former President Trump and his most zealous supporters. A federal judge...

Lyft faces 17 lawsuits across 11 states from drivers and passengers accusing the company of failing to protect its...

Lyft is facing a fresh batch of lawsuits from drivers and passengers who say they were sexually and physically assaulted during rides and accused the ride-hailing company of failing to protect its...

Army Sexual Assaults Increase 26 Percent, Navy Also Sees Big Rise in Cases

The figures, based on a confidential survey, show a sizable rise in military sexual assaults after previous numbers showed they were slowing.

What will win the Best Picture Oscar in 2023?

After several crucial fall film festivals, the 2023 Oscar race is officially underway. What film could win Best Picture? Does Netflix have a shot? Will Steven Spielberg score the prize for the...

Military raids Sri Lanka protest camps, leaders arrested

Protesters accuse soldiers of ‘brutal’ assaults, as security forces descend on sites in early hours of Friday morning.

Uber sued by more than 500 female passengers over sexual assaults, other attacks on rides

More than 500 women in multiple states say they were attacked while using Uber. Law firm says women were kidnapped, sexually assaulted, sexually battered, raped, falsely imprisoned, stalked,...

Russian forces continue to assault Donetsk but risk losing momentum; deal to unblock Ukraine exports gets closer

Talks aimed at freeing up grain exports from Ukraine are set to continue next week. Russia and Ukraine are slated to meet again in Turkey next week in the hope that a deal can be finalized....

Police Search for Man After 3 Are Stabbed in N.Y.C

Three men were stabbed, one of them fatally, in the attacks, which took place in Manhattan over the past week. The violence echoes a previous spate of deadly assaults.

Ukraine Hits Military Depot in Russian-Controlled City

A Russian airstrike hit a building in Kharkiv on Monday. A rescue worker and a local resident were outside the building at the time. The building was hit by a Russian airstrike on Monday, a rescue...

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