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New York courts brace for hundreds of lawsuits by victims of child sex abuse

New York courts have assigned 45 judges to handle the expected lawsuits by hundreds of people who were sexually abused as children when a state law takes effect...

New York courts brace for hundreds of lawsuits by victims of child sex abuse

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New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse seeking long-awaited justice. The new law opens up a so-called “look-back window” for one...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings Co...
03:13, 08/16/2019

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
13:13, 08/14/2019

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
02:26, 08/14/2019

Hundreds of child sex abuse claims filed on first day of New York's Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act provides a one-year window for filing old civil claims for child sexual abuse in New York with no age or time limit.        ...
03:13, 08/15/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made pu...
12:00, 08/15/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
21:39, 08/14/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
21:39, 08/14/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
14:52, 08/01/2019

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued institutions including the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
18:26, 08/14/2019

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
23:39, 08/14/2019

New York child sex-abuse victims demand release of ‘secret files’ on pedophile priests Child sex-abuse victims are calling on the New York Attorney General’s office to release the Catholic Church’s “secret files” on predatory priests, The Post has learned....
11:00, 07/28/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood o...
15:13, 08/14/2019

Boy Scouts of America hit with lawsuits under Child Victims Act over secret ‘perversion files’ The Boy Scouts of America is facing a new round of allegations that it knew for years about pedophile scout leaders — but covered up the scandal with its secret “perversion files.” Lawyers across New York state filed lawsuits on Wed...
18:52, 08/14/2019

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sexual abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sexual abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light....
09:39, 07/17/2019

Child sex abuse at German campsite: How authorities failed the victims Young girls were sexually abused at a campsite in a small town in western Germany for years. Child services looked the other way and the police let evidence disappear. Now the case is up in court....
07:39, 06/26/2019

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims t...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sex abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them docume...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Lawyer for abuse victims demands New York Archdiocese release ‘predator priest’ data A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today...
21:00, 07/15/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Lawsuits: Dallas man charged in killings had more victims DALLAS (AP) — Lawsuits allege a Dallas man already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women also killed six additional elderly people, which would bring the number of his victims to 18. The six lawsuits filed Tuesday in Dallas County against The Tra...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
18:26, 08/14/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation easing restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court. The Democratic governor signed the bill Monday. The legislation allows child victims to sue ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families....
11:00, 08/08/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
11:39, 05/24/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Golfers must brace for New York attitude at Bethpage Black Ian Poulter was on the first tee at Bethpage Black on Wednesday, getting ready for his final practice round before Thursday’s official start of the PGA Championship. “Hey, Poulter, welcome to my course,” someone yelled from the grandstands behind the...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Hundreds hold vigil for shooting victims at NRA headquarters Hundreds held vigil outside the National Rifle Association's headquarters for those slain in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a sy...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged...
22:00, 06/06/2019

In his own words: Ex-Cardinal’s letters to abuse victims Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of them....
00:39, 08/07/2019

Hundreds of Bodies, One Nurse: German Serial Killer Leaves as Many Questions as Victims A nurse, Niels Högel, admitted to dozens of murders but might have killed more than 300 patients. So what prevented colleagues from stopping one of the world’s deadliest serial killers?...
20:00, 05/10/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
13:26, 05/13/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
10:39, 05/14/2019

Mom charged with child neglect after hundreds of bugs crawl out of kid’s backpack A Florida teacher alerted authorities to a neglected student after hundreds of bugs crawled out of her backpack, leading to the arrest of the girl’s mother, a report said. Jessica Stevenson, 33, of Santa Rosa County near Pensacola, was arrested last ...
12:52, 05/10/2019

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Five U.S. abuse victims sue Vatican to release names of predator priests Five U.S. men who say they were sexually abused as minors by Roman Catholic priests filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota on Tuesday against the Vatican, accusing the church of concealing the identities of thousands of predator clergy members....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers' names Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret....
00:13, 05/14/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Disgraced ex-cardinal’s letters to alleged sex abuse victims revealed VATICAN CITY — At first glance, the handwritten postcards and letters look innocuous, even warm, sometimes signed off by “Uncle T.” or “Your uncle, Father Ted.” But taken in context, the correspondence penned by disgraced ex-C...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Twitter's terms of service: Throttle the victims of leftist abuse Here's how Twitter enforces its policy on "violent threats": If you're a conservative and you "get threatened by other people," then you are in violation and can have your account suspended....
20:13, 08/09/2019

Victims of clergy abuse sue Vatican, seek names of abusers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret. Attorney Jeff Anderson plans to file his lawsuit on Tuesday....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Chelsea face huge bill as abuse victims sue the club Chelsea are facing a massive legal bill as victims of racist abuse are suing the club as well as those who were sexually abused by former chief scout Eddie Heath....
15:00, 08/07/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Hundreds remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Don’t Get Mad if a Doctor Says They Need to Screen Your Child for Abuse If a doctor notices bruising on your child, you might be surprised to find yourself accused of abuse. The real-life drama that ensues from such encounters is playing out in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms across the country. Here are some ...
19:13, 07/30/2019

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abused was busted for practicing medicine without a license, police said. Phillip Stutzman, 43, of Lakewoo...
20:13, 06/26/2019

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan...
21:39, 05/23/2019

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
05:13, 06/07/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims in French court Michael Jackson fan groups sought damages on Thursday from two of the late pop legend's alleged abuse victims for "sullying his image" in the HBO documentary "Leaving Neverland"....
14:13, 07/04/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
10:52, 07/09/2019

Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl from child's backpack: reports A Florida mother was arrested for child neglect last week after investigators reportedly found cockroaches, soiled mattresses and rancid food in her home....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
06:26, 07/14/2019

Child Victims Act brings ‘hope’ to formerly abused kids: lawyer Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made pu...
17:39, 08/15/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades....
18:13, 06/27/2019

Anonymous Child Abuse Tip Leads To Arrest Of Hazard Man PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested following an anonymous tip of possible child abuse. The Hazard Police Department received the tip Monday afternoon and responded to the home. Police say they completed a forensic interview wit...
16:52, 05/14/2019

A Sundance Founder Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Sterling Van Wagenen is expected to go to prison for at least six years in a case that came to light after an earlier victim confronted him and recorded his apology....
00:26, 05/01/2019

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this ...
17:52, 08/03/2019

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison longer than the minimum....
20:52, 07/03/2019

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Douglas County prosecutors charged 36-year-old Angela Hock, of Riverdale, Nebraska, on Wednesday. She did...
10:39, 07/04/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
00:13, 05/22/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Bond set for mom charged in child and animal abuse case AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a New Mexico couple can be released on bond as they await trial in an abuse case marked by allegations of child beatings and slain pets. Martha and Timothy Crouch made initial court appearances Wednesday, two...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fighting clerical abuse on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclists have staged a “die-in” protest after three cyclists were killed in a span of a week, bringing the...
18:26, 07/10/2019

‘Lolli’ exhibit sheds light on plight of child pornography victims The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is teaming up with the Ontario Provincial Police to showcase the exhibit from July 12th to the 14th at the Stackt Market....
05:39, 07/12/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
11:52, 06/03/2019

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
07:00, 06/05/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentencing in child abuse case TUCSON – A Tucson woman accused of imprisoning her three daughters in their home is expected to be sentenced on Monday. In April, Sophia Richter pleaded guilty to kidnapping and child abuse charges. Sophia Richter Richter and her husband, Fernando we...
17:52, 06/10/2019

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be released or face a retrial....
08:39, 06/03/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed in 2018, and thousands were sexually abused....
01:52, 06/07/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to reverse the ruling....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Vatican investigator of child sex abuse meets Polish bishops WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, is meeting Poland’s Catholic bishops to share his experience in tracking crimes, after the Polish church admitted knowledge of hundreds of cases of ab...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Tucson mom pleads guilty to child abuse in son’s 2016 death TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse charges in the 2016 death of her baby boy. Pima County prosecutors say Kimberly Gail Self entered her plea Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 16. Authorities s...
06:13, 08/07/2019

Fake claims of child abuse by UK elite get 18-year sentence A man who falsely claimed he was abused by members of a pedophile ring at the heart of the British government has been sentenced to 18 years in prison...
20:13, 07/26/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of ti...
14:39, 07/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
12:26, 06/05/2019

Banner Health employee arrested for allegedly possessing ‘hundreds’ of videos, images of child pornography PHOENIX (KPNX) — An employee for Banner Health was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography. John Spero, 40, was arrested at his Scottsdale home on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Acco...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Medical miracles: Child burn victims in Syria brought to US for last shot at life One moment, then 15-year-old Hamama was playing in the mountains with her farm animals in her poor family’s remote property in the Homs countryside. In the next moment all of her family, much of her memory, and almost her entire face was gone. But th...
12:39, 05/06/2019

Who Murdered My Child?: the Facebook pages keeping the memory of homicide victims alive Following their children’s death, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed c...
12:26, 08/19/2019

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in December last year, traced the account back to a 27-year...
11:52, 07/09/2019

Police hunt Oklahoma couple fleeing child abuse charges Law enforcement in Oklahoma and Missouri are hunting a man and a woman charged with multiple counts of child abuse after they fled from Oklahoma to Missouri last month....
12:39, 07/04/2019

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than 50 years ago, the Vatican's diplomatic mission in Chile said on Tuesday....
03:26, 08/21/2019

Bill For Stringent Punishment For Child Abuse Introduced In Rajya Sabha Union Minister Smriti Irani today introduced a bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that aims to make punishments more stringent and even include death......
18:00, 07/18/2019

Revealed: how Carl Beech, the serial child abuse accuser, became the accused The extraordinary story of how the man who said he was the victim of a VIP paedophile ring ended up on the run in SwedenCarl Beech made up VIP paedophile ring claims, jury findsPaedophile Carl Beech gave NSPCC talks to children about abuseOn a snowy ...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Cardinal George Pell's conviction for child sexual abuse upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death&#...
22:52, 06/12/2019

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
01:13, 07/27/2019

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
18:00, 07/10/2019

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of wo...
12:13, 06/05/2019

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just t...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Lawyer confirms Tyreek Hill audio, denies child abuse Tyreek Hill's attorney confirmed it was his client's voice in an audio recording released last week amid child abuse accusations against the Kansas City Chiefs star....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Child sex abuse victim advocates want to know why Cuomo hasn’t signed Erin’s Law ALBANY — Advocates for child sex abuse victims say Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dragging his feet on signing education legislation that could decrease future child sex abuse cases. “Erin’s Law” requires at least one hour per school year to ...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Bronx mom accused of slashing kids’ throats has history of child abuse The Bronx mom who allegedly slit her children’s throats — before turning herself in to cops covered in their blood — previously had one of those kids taken away by the city only to have custody restored, The Post has learned. Shanice Martin, 24...
07:26, 05/11/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
00:52, 07/18/2019

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland ‘shocked’ by child sex abuse charges Former Yankees World Series MVP John Wetteland appeared in court Monday for the first time since being arrested in January on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child, maintaining his innocence of the horrific alleged acts. Wetteland, 52, was in...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
21:39, 07/09/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation fo...
01:26, 05/18/2019

New York man charged after king cobras, hundreds of turtles found in home, officials say A New York state man was charged after authorities seized hundreds of reptiles — including three king cobra snakes — in the "largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history."...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken by a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered as she walked home from the library nearly 40 years a...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Tyreek Hill 'categorically denies' child-abuse claims, lawyer says in letter to NFL Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill “categorically denies” child-abuse claims made by his fiancée, his lawyer said in a letter to the NFL on Thursday....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
20:52, 07/08/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
17:52, 05/01/2019

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
18:13, 07/19/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a heari...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse as it examines the growing problem of onl...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Google's Chrome plans 'risk undermining fight against online child abuse' A planned change to the Chrome web browser by Google would have a "catastrophic impact on victims of online child sexual abuse" by undermining internet filters in the UK, the government has been warned....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims....
23:13, 07/11/2019

New York Archdiocese lists 120 former clergy accused of abuse The New York Archdiocese, one of the largest in the United States, on Friday identified 120 former Roman Catholic bishops, priests and deacons who were accused of sexually abusing children....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” ...
15:13, 08/14/2019

Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted serial killer given the country’s high abortion rate....
08:26, 07/31/2019

Hundreds remember Katherine 'Kate' Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
09:39, 06/07/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors....
22:39, 05/03/2019

Melania Trump announces expansion of her 'Be Best' initiative with focus on child welfare and drug abuse First Lady Melania Trump marked the anniversary of her "Be Best" campaign on Tuesday by announcing the expansion of the initiative and another international trip for the president's wife. ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Ex-NFL running back Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 child abuse charges Former NFL running back Cierre Wood and his girlfriend were indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges Tuesday in the death of the woman’s 5-year-old daughter, officials said....
19:13, 06/26/2019

Man accused of ‘heinous’ child abuse is hospitalized after found hanging in jail cell: reports An inmate who had been jailed on suspicion of “heinous” abuse of a child in Florida was rushed to a hospital Wednesday night after authorities found him hanging in his cell, according to reports....
12:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-NFL player Cierre Wood, girlfriend indicted on murder, 20 felony child abuse charges Cierre Wood and his girlfriend have been indicted on murder and 20 felony child abuse charges in the death of the woman's 5-year-old daughter.       ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
04:13, 05/11/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill won't be suspended by NFL over child abuse allegations The NFL will not suspend Tyreek Hill, star wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, after failing to find any evidence of child abuse, the league announced Friday....
22:13, 07/19/2019

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
16:13, 07/18/2019

New York Giants' Cody Latimer helps Ohio tornado victims New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to help aid victims who were affected by a deadly tornado that swept through the area....
18:39, 05/31/2019

Syracuse, New York, diocese pays $11M to settle abuse claims SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has paid nearly $11 million to settle claims of clergy sexual abuse with 79 people, who are now prohibited from suing. The Post-Standard reports 85 of the 88 people who had applied to the I...
15:39, 05/02/2019

Alex Jones sent child pornography to Sandy Hook victims' lawyer, court documents allege Lawyers representing the families of Sandy Hook victims filed a statement alleging that they found child porn in documents sent by Jones' defense.        ...
04:13, 06/18/2019

New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: report A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplant, according to a report....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Chiefs star Tyreek Hill denies child abuse, domestic violence claims in new recording: 'I didn't do nothing' A new 11-minute audio recording of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has surfaced in which the 25-year-old Hill denies claims that he abused his fiancée and their 3-year-old son....
01:52, 07/13/2019

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill speaks for first time since child abuse allegations Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, 25, made his first comments since he was banned from team activities after an audio recording surfaced in which his ex-fiancée, Crystal Espinal, accused him of hitting their three-year-old son while telli...
03:26, 07/29/2019

Hundreds 'waiting in line' to adopt baby found alive in plastic bag, child services says Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office found the newborn, who has since been named baby India, in a plastic bag in Cumming, Georgia        ...
21:52, 06/28/2019

Charities urge Home Office 'let trafficking victims stay here longer to prevent even more abuse' Home Secretary Priti Patel was today urged to allow trafficking victims to stay in Britain for at least 30 months after being rescued to protect them from renewed exploitation....
14:00, 07/30/2019

R. Kelly faces five counts in New York for racketeering and child sex crimes Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on a federal grand jury indictment listing 13 counts including sex crimes and obstruction of justice. Kelly also faces five counts in New York for racketeering and Mann Act violations....
17:00, 07/12/2019

New York candidates can tap into campaign funds to cover child care expenses Candidates running for state or local office in New York will now be able to use campaign funds for child care expenses, according to legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday. State law authorizes candidates to use donations for expen...
06:52, 07/31/2019

Top Court Directs Setting Up Exclusive Court To Handle Child Abuse Cases The Supreme Court today issued directions for setting up of a centrally-funded exclusive court in all districts where 100 or more cases have been set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual......
10:39, 07/25/2019

Chelsea apologise for 'reprehensible' child sex abuse by former youth coach Eddie Heath Dario Gradi missed a chance to stop "dangerous and prolific child abuser" Eddie Heath from sexually assaulting youth players at Chelsea, a report has found....
16:39, 08/06/2019

Kansas City Chiefs owner 'deeply disturbed' by Tyreek Hill child abuse allegations The wide receiver has been suspended from all team-related activities after audio surfaced Wednesday in which he discusses abusing his son.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

'Hundreds of bugs' in child's backpack leads to Florida mom's arrest The home Jessica Stevenson shared with the child had roaches on "nearly every surface" and no food — except in Stevenson's bedroom, a report said.        ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Child 'afraid to go home' emails Arizona police chief about father's abuse A child reported two years of physical abuse by his father in an email to the El Mirage police chief. Officers arrested the man within hours.        ...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
13:52, 07/19/2019

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillyer, president and CEO of Great Circle Academy, was arrested Tuesday after a search of the nonprofit’s ...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Companies Brace for Higher Tariffs Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their annual forecasts....
12:52, 05/09/2019

Markets brace for crucial G20 signals Stocks eked out meager gains on Friday before a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, capping gains on the best first half for global equities since 1997....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections MADRID (AP) — Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain’s Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest must be allowed to run in this month’s Europea...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
04:00, 07/15/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
19:26, 04/28/2019

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, o...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
21:13, 07/10/2019

Traders Brace for Big Moves After GE Earnings This Week Options traders are betting on an explosive move in General Electric shares after its earnings on Tuesday, a sign that turbulence in the battered stock may not be over....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Israelis Brace for a New Election. The Real Contest May Come Later. With polls showing the major parties deadlocked, Israelis already seem to be looking past the Sept. 17 election to the bruising coalition negotiations expected to follow....
00:26, 08/02/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday, marking its biggest one-day advance since October....
03:39, 05/14/2019

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to be analyzed. “I was just curious to see if I would find anything a bit interesting,” Greenber...
23:13, 07/12/2019

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that match measures against North Korea, Iran and Cuba....
03:52, 08/07/2019

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on Sunday."...
16:13, 06/09/2019

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
22:39, 06/27/2019

A loophole could keep young terror suspects out of US courts The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local authorities in a state without anti-terrorism laws....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent. The justices are dividing 5-4 Monday in ending a long-running dispute between California officials and N...
18:13, 05/13/2019

For Donald Trump, Courts Are Another 2020 Battleground Donald Trump’s decision to release a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees in the 2016 election for a seat held open by Senate Republicans helped persuade many conservatives to support his campaign. As he heads into re-election, he is a...
23:13, 07/09/2019

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
10:52, 07/16/2019

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic player....
20:39, 06/04/2019

There Should Be Appeal Courts In All 4 Regions: Attorney General Attorney General KK Venugopal on Thursday expressed concern over the long pending criminal and civil appeals in courts and said there should be an intermediate court of appeal between the Supreme......
01:39, 08/16/2019

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and setting up talks with one of his main rivals, British political sources say....
18:52, 06/04/2019

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
20:13, 07/08/2019

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confir...
02:26, 07/03/2019

Brace for controversy: Edward Snowden has written a memoir Enlarge / This is going to go down on your permanent record. (credit: McMillan Publishers) Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor who spilled some of the deepest secrets of the US government's electronic sur...
20:00, 08/01/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package They Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future...
03:26, 07/11/2019

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
02:13, 07/15/2019

Investors brace portfolios for longer U.S.-China trade war Investors are losing faith that a U.S.-China trade deal could happen soon and are bracing their portfolios for a more prolonged battle that could hamper global growth....
06:52, 05/14/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as markets brace for Fed decision Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday, having edged higher in the previous session on a weaker dollar, as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later in the day....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Taiwan and Japan brace for potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Friday....
15:26, 08/08/2019

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastru...
23:13, 07/06/2019

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
08:26, 07/07/2019

Millions in India brace for 'very severe' cyclone Fani Cyclone Fani is expected to unleash extensive destruction when it smashes into northeastern India. Nearly a million people have been evacuated ahead of landfall....
23:52, 05/02/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amaz...
23:52, 07/15/2019

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of parliament, Peter Beyer....
03:13, 07/11/2019

Super Bowl MVP Edelman spotted with brace on thumb Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman seen wearing brace or splint on left thumb at youth camp he organized last weekend, will reportedly be limited for three weeks       ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
15:26, 07/12/2019

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause some damage to certain sectors....
19:13, 06/05/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
13:39, 07/14/2019

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New...
12:15, 08/12/2019

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on Sunday....
14:13, 06/09/2019

U.S. courts Brexit Britain with trade deal talk U.S. President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a U.S.-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser John Bolton told British officials on Monday....
19:13, 08/12/2019

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
08:39, 05/24/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
06:00, 06/20/2019

NC redistricting fight turns to state courts after ruling RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina’s district maps are putting their hopes in state courts after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts aren’t the place to settle partisan gerrymandering disputes. An election refor...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Ronaldo courts Netherlands defender De Ligt for Juventus Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt says Cristiano Ronaldo wants him to become his new teammate at Italian club Juventus       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic's bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club....
04:52, 06/26/2019

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism about his "alternative arrangements" to the Irish backstop....
07:52, 08/21/2019

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
18:26, 06/22/2019

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
01:26, 06/21/2019

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
01:52, 06/29/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
11:39, 07/18/2019

Lawsuits against renowned psychiatrist have been settled SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Several malpractice lawsuits against celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow alleging he engaged in sexual relationships with patients, inappropriately prescribed drugs and committed “boundary violations” have been sett...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Syngenta CFO says it faces no glyphosate lawsuits Chinese-owned agricultural chemical maker Syngenta has not been named in litigation involving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate that has hit German rival Bayer , the Swiss-based company's chief financial officer, Mark Patrick, said on Friday....
12:00, 07/19/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds leg brace 8 months after injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion       ...
21:26, 07/15/2019

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds bulky brace on injured right leg Redskins quarterback Alex Smith no longer requires the use of an external fixator as he continues his recovery from a right leg compound fracture.       ...
21:26, 07/15/2019

Markets brace for volatility surge as currencies enter trade war China's decision to let its yuan plunge through a previously sacrosanct level means a tit-for-tat trade conflict could morph into a currency war, injecting volatility into long-dormant foreign exchanges and piling pressure on world markets....
21:52, 08/05/2019

Barkley Scores Brace As Chelsea Down New England In Charity Game The only sour note on a straightforward assignment for Chelsea came in the second half, when Ruben Loftus-Cheek limped out of the action with what appeared to be an ankle injury....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Brace For Some Volatility Ahead Of Budget Presentation: Market Experts India Budget 2019-20: Analysts say some volatility can be expected in the run-up to Budget presentation. Many experts expect the Budget - the first full-year by the NDA government after its return to......
19:52, 07/01/2019

Argentines brace for 2 days of strikes affecting transport, services Wednesday will be a particular headache for commuters and passengers with widespread delays and cancellations expected across public and private transport....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Fans brace for Sunday's epic ending of 'Game of Thrones' When millions of viewers settle in for the epic finale of the world's most popular TV show on Sunday, they will witness the end of an eight-year cliffhanger. Will "Game of Thrones" fans be able to handle it?...
01:13, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the coming months, a senior German official said late on Tuesday, following meetings with U.S. officials and lawmakers in Washington....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Alex Smith finally ditches leg brace after gruesome injury As players around the NFL gear up for upcoming training camps, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is taking a positive step toward recovery. Announced in an Instagram post from his wife, Smith no longer needs to wear a leg brace for the season-ending in...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
11:00, 07/13/2019

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amazon’s fulfillment ...
03:00, 07/16/2019

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
08:39, 08/21/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
17:00, 05/29/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
06:26, 07/03/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
21:52, 07/17/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
13:13, 04/29/2019

Adviser to EU top court voices doubt on Polish courts' independence An adviser to Europe's top court said on Thursday that the independence of Polish courts could be at risk from changes made by the right-wing government....
11:39, 06/27/2019

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....
20:00, 08/13/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Census citizenship question fight rages in U.S. Congress, courts A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday moved to hold two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas in an inquiry into whether the administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 202...
02:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Over 2 Lakh Cases Pending In Courts For 25 years: Justice Gogoi Expressing concern over the pendency of cases, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Sunday that more than two lakh cases are in courts for 25 years, while over 1,000 cases have not been......
04:13, 08/05/2019

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
10:00, 06/03/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially benefit....
22:13, 05/07/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts. On Friday, a federa...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Wins Temporary Reprieve in the Courts A St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction that will keep the state’s only abortion clinic open. The state has until June 21 to make a decision on the facility’s license....
01:52, 06/11/2019

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts Lawmakers say President Trump’s disregard for their authority leaves them no choice but to use the courts with greater frequency, but that could have constitutional consequences....
00:52, 08/14/2019

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Windows Store purgatory, but it’s also bringing its Game Pass to PC now. That’s a previously-unforeseen ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Isner advances to final on Newport's hot grass courts Top seeded John Isner overcame extremely hot conditions and a first-set tiebreaker loss to beat fourth-seeded Ugo Humbert of France, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, Saturday and advanced to the Hall of Fame Open final.        ...
12:13, 07/21/2019

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
08:39, 07/02/2019

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
00:26, 07/06/2019

Collegium Recommends 20 Names For Appointment As Judges Of High Courts The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended to the Centre names of 20 advocates for their appointment as judges of the high courts of Calcutta, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and......
19:39, 07/25/2019

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by...
01:26, 07/10/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he...
06:39, 05/13/2019

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Takeaway.com in a crowded market....
03:39, 07/03/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over US rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference....
13:52, 07/26/2019

Shooting hoops: aerial views of basketball courts – in pictures Auckland-based photographer Petra Leary uses drones to capture aerial images of basketball courts across New Zealand. “My idea was to show the variety of styles and colours of the courts, and the geometry of the markings that people who use or pass t...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Musk courts controversy with tweets on sex video filmed in Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a series of tweets loaded with double entendre Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla operating on Autopilot....
13:13, 05/10/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference....
17:13, 07/26/2019

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
01:39, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
14:52, 06/19/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was ...
02:52, 07/09/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 bln to resolve hip implant lawsuits - Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
19:26, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits stemming from gas explosions settled for $143M LAWRENCE, Mass. — A series of class action lawsuits stemming from the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts have been settled for $143 million, the utility blamed for the disaster and lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Monday. The settlement is s...
10:52, 07/30/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
08:39, 07/22/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Bayer faces skyrocketing US lawsuits over glyphosate The number of plaintiffs in the US claiming they are contracting cancer after using the weedkiller Roundup has leapt to over 18,000. German company Bayer admits it's facing a "challenging environment."...
22:26, 07/30/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
04:39, 07/14/2019

Brekalo’s brace helps Croatia Under-21s haul England back three times • Group C: Croatia U21 3-3 England U21• Frailties exposed again as Boothroyd’s men toss away advantageEngland will not remember these European Championships fondly and they signed off in suitably chaotic fashion against Croatia. Aidy Boothroyd’s unde...
00:39, 06/25/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri town brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Soggy Midwest, battered Missouri towns brace for more storms, flooding The unyielding rain and flooding that have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest are taking their toll on the once-vibrant Missouri community of Clarksville.        ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

Markets brace for volatility after Argentine opposition upsets Macri in primary Argentine bonds fell in London trading and further volatility loomed on Monday after voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections, casting doubt on his chances of re-election in October....
15:54, 08/12/2019

Thousands in Oklahoma brace for 'worst-case scenario' as floodwaters rise Residents of Oklahoma and Arkansas near the swollen Arkansas River prepared for flooding on Wednesday, moving valuables to higher floors of their homes as Tulsa's mayor urged thousands to be ready to flee in the event of a "worst-case scenario."...
21:00, 05/29/2019

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared children and surveying the damage done to his home by S...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for more rain; Southeast gets record heat Flooded Arkansas and Oklahoma were bracing for more rain that will feed the already swollen Arkansas River, forecasters said on Monday, as Missouri deployed the National Guard in anticipation of further storms....
02:13, 05/28/2019

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight's debate – live updates Frontrunners unlikely to face as many existential questionsIt’s been more than 12 hours since Trump tweetedSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.05pm BST The Washington National Cathedral has warned Donald Trump’s words “give cover ...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Warren, Sanders brace for debate-stage attacks on their 'impossible promises' They’re standing center stage tonight in the first of two second-round Democratic primary debates. But any fireworks between Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders may be muted -- as they prepare for attacks from others on stage....
00:00, 07/31/2019

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach its highest level this week....
22:26, 06/03/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Trump Fuels Racial Disharmony, but Courts Black Voters on Facebook Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future....
17:26, 08/03/2019

All the president’s judges: how Trump can flip courts at a record-setting pace As the Senate confirms nearly 40 circuit court nominees and counting, the third circuit has already moved rightward – which can change the US for decades Mike Pence’s eyes twinkled with the applause line he was about to deliver. Speaking in Washingto...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

India courts ethical investors with calls for social stock exchange Proposal could provide cheaper funding for welfare projects, says finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but critics warn against greater government control of aidIndia’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has called for the creation of a “social st...
08:52, 07/09/2019

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of Thrones, nothing tickles the egg avatars more than turning social media into a minefield for people w...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online. Read more......
17:52, 06/26/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah district today....
19:39, 06/13/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to run normally," Cédric O, France's min...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
20:00, 07/18/2019

Centre To Begin Setting Up Special Courts For Rape Cases In October The process of setting up of over 1,000 fast-track special courts across the country to deal with pending cases of rape is likely to begin on October 2, the Law Ministry has said....
15:59, 08/12/2019

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be trialled by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoughi, a French citizen of Tunisian origin, left France for Syria in 2015, he hoped to start afresh in ...
11:39, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the United States....
15:39, 06/26/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a co...
02:52, 05/09/2019

2 federal lawsuits accuse police in Vermont of brutality BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s largest city is facing two federal lawsuits that accuse police officers of excessive force and brutality in separate episodes outside bars in September 2018. One lawsuit says Officer Jason Bellavance shoved a su...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addictive risks of its OxyContin prescription painkiller....
22:26, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
14:39, 06/04/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to ...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
00:52, 06/16/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
18:39, 05/07/2019

NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
18:00, 07/29/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. A federal judge i...
16:26, 06/25/2019

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
22:39, 08/07/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas shooting Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
17:52, 05/17/2019

House of pain: who are the Sacklers under fire in lawsuits over opioids? The Sackler name graced some of the world’s top museums and universities. But now key family members are being sued over the US opioid crisis – and their wealth and reputation is under threatEight members of the billionaire Sackler family who own Pur...
08:13, 07/26/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
08:00, 07/01/2019

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jer...
02:13, 05/25/2019

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday....
15:13, 07/21/2019

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith ditches leg brace 8 months after gruesome injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was finally able to ditch the leg brace Monday eight months after suffering a broken tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans....
19:00, 07/16/2019

WoW Classic Fans Brace For The Arrival Of Something That Didn't Exist In 2004: Twitch Streamers World Of Warcraft Classic is kinda wild when you think about it. It’s a time capsule from 2004 that you can live inside, a swirling portal to a place many people thought they’d never get to visit again. There’s no denying, however, that times have ch...
01:26, 06/08/2019

Brace yourself, Britain, for a long stint of bad government under Boris Johnson | Rafael Behr Recent history has shown rogue leaders can win elections. Our new PM can be unfit for office but effective at staying thereIf Boris Johnson is the answer, what was the question? To the 92,153 party members who voted for him, the new Conservative lead...
01:39, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters brace for clashes with triads in Yuen Long rally Activists vow to defy a police ban and protest in Yuen Long, where protesters and commuters were attacked last SundayHong Kong residents braced for more clashes on Saturday as protesters vowed to defy police orders and hold a rally that could pit the...
08:26, 07/27/2019

Newcomer Tyler Boyd's brace powers US past Guyana in Gold Cup opener Boyd, 24, scores two after affiliation switch from New ZealandGregg Berhalter’s US win in first competitive game in 20 monthsNewcomer Tyler Boyd scored two goals to guide the United States past overmatched Guyana 4-0 to start the Concacaf Gold Cup on...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook investors brace for an update from Zuckerberg on the company's planned pivot to privacy With Facebook set to release quarterly results Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street wants to know how well the company is preparing to make money beyond ads....
20:13, 04/28/2019

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clea...
03:52, 08/09/2019

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of lif...
22:13, 08/13/2019

| Coutinho brace helps Brazil forget Neymar in winning Copa start A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America in a victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten....
11:39, 06/15/2019

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
06:52, 06/03/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a rival lies with the courts, with analysts doubting any alternative plans can succeed....
11:26, 05/09/2019

From Tennis Courts to Red Carpets: Inside Serena Williams' Rise to Fashion Royalty By now, the world probably knows that Serena Williams is more than just the greatest tennis player in the history of the sport. She is also an entrepreneur, a mother, an inspiration to......
16:26, 05/02/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted that they violated voters’ rights....
18:52, 06/27/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fi...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Theresa May clings to power after Cabinet resignation as Tories brace for European election wipeout Theresa May is clinging to power after Andrea Leadsom quit the Cabinet over her Brexit plans as the Tory party braces for a total wipeout in the European elections....
04:39, 05/23/2019

Julianne Hough Wears a Neck Brace After Getting Hit by Paula Abdul at the Billboard Music Awards Julianne Hough straight up got hit by Paula Abdul's hat. For fans who caught the iconic performer's impressive finale medley routine at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, they......
23:39, 05/02/2019

Warriors ‘brace for seismic change’ with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson free agency The Warriors are not hiding from reality. They are trying to extend their playoff run to chase a third straight championship, but also to delay the inevitable. Breakups are coming, and next year’s team may look much different than the edition that ha...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Google and Facebook sued by EU, Trump suggests lawsuits are out of line "She hates the United States perhaps worse than any person I've ever met," Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network in an apparent reference to EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager....
18:26, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump suggests EU is out of line with lawsuits against U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line bringing lawsuits against U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firms should be the purview of the Un...
15:39, 06/26/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
10:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits in U.S. A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several large U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit the supply of pork to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
23:52, 08/08/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinge on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:39, 06/30/2019

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits - U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purch...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder B...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
01:52, 08/05/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
04:26, 05/24/2019

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful Rajapaksa faces new lawsuits in U.S. court Sri Lankan torture victims have filed 10 new claims for damages in a U.S. court against wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, lawyers for the plaintiffs and a rights group said, possibly jeopardizing his plan to run for president....
13:52, 06/27/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniel...
08:13, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:52, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wr...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to pr...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Dayton shooting: Ohio’s Republican governor wants courts to take guns from people deemed dangerous Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced proposals as lawmakers across the country spar over how to prevent mass shootings and whether to tighten firearm restrictions....
20:13, 08/06/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
22:00, 05/16/2019

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts - minister Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday, adding the deal was a world first....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Stocks are plunging as traders brace for a German recession and global turmoil as US-China trade war continues Getty Images / Spencer Platt European equities and US futures dropped on Thursday, fueled by rising fears of a German recession and worrisome developments across Hong Kong, Italy, and Argentina. Asian markets rallied earlier on renewed hopes for an...
10:26, 08/16/2019

West Ham 3 Southampton 0: Marko Arnautovic hits brace as Hammers sign off from London Stadium in style Manuel Pellegrini ended his first season at the London Stadium on a high with a 3-0 win over Southampton in West Ham's final home game of the season as Marko Arnautovic bagged his first goal since January in possibly his final appearance for the club...
17:52, 05/04/2019

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over the weekend.  ...
17:26, 07/19/2019

Chelsea 4 Arsenal 1, Europa League Final: Eden Hazard hits brace as Blues win in Baku Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 4-1 in Baku to win the Europa League as Maurizio Sarri won the first trophy of his managerial career and condemned the Gunners to another season in Europe's second-tier competition....
01:39, 05/30/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
15:13, 06/27/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
14:52, 05/24/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a series of lawsuits filed against financial instit...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:26, 06/01/2019

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. court ruling A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several large U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit the supply of pork in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
23:52, 08/08/2019

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negoti...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Top hospital urged to drop 'predatory' lawsuits over unpaid medical bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
22:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purch...
02:39, 08/09/2019

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....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
21:00, 05/02/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
23:26, 07/02/2019

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics Rep. Chip Roy’s approach has earned him a reputation as a lawmaker unconcerned about annoying his colleagues and, in the eyes of some, about retaining his seat...
03:39, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court says federal courts have no role in policing partisan redistricting; decision could reshape US politics WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court says federal courts have no role in policing partisan redistricting; decision could reshape US politics....
16:26, 06/27/2019

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well.        ...
00:13, 07/23/2019

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Californians brace for aftershocks after pair of potent quakes; governor confident about federal commitment to assist state Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastru...
03:26, 07/07/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc , were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
22:00, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 3-Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
06:26, 06/15/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
13:52, 05/24/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
17:26, 05/07/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
02:13, 05/01/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
02:13, 07/14/2019

Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company...
18:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in Univ. of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc, were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
17:52, 06/27/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
18:52, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
02:39, 05/01/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump ad...
03:00, 06/30/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
05:13, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. App...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Tottenham 3 Aston Villa 1: Tanguy Ndombele debut goal starts fightback as Harry Kane scores late brace Harry Kane's late double and a debut goal from Tanguy Ndombele helped Tottenham come from a goal down to beat Aston Villa 3-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium....
20:39, 08/10/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:39, 05/21/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
00:52, 05/28/2019

'Excessive rainfall': Waterlogged Midwest, Plains brace for yet another soaking Heavy rainfall forecast for this week threatens further flooding in already-saturated areas of the Plains and Midwest.        ...
03:13, 05/06/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE roundups across country: 'The goal is to terrorize' Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday.        ...
20:39, 07/11/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
07:52, 05/24/2019

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
15:52, 07/08/2019

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
06:52, 06/14/2019

Ryanair to cut hundreds of jobs because it has 'too many staff' Ryanair has told its staff it is preparing to announce hundreds of job losses in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently needs....
17:39, 07/31/2019

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Hundreds Pack Downtown For Bluegrass And BBQ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Beer, bourbon, Bluegrass and barbecue all converged this weekend in Lexington. Despite the sporadic rain on both days, hundreds packed downtown for the Bluegrass BBQ Festival. The lines were full as people sampled all ...
05:39, 06/09/2019

Hundreds without power in southeast Tucson TUCSON- According to the TEP outage map, hundreds are without power on Tucson’s southeast side. The affected area is along Old Vail road between Swan and Wilmot roads. It is estimated that 365 people are without power. There has been no cause f...
09:39, 08/02/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
20:52, 07/22/2019

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviation world forever....
04:13, 05/26/2019

This $30 gadget could save you hundreds on groceries If you find yourself tossing the spinach, strawberries, and tomatoes you bought on your last grocery trip in the trash before finishing them off, you’re not alone.       ...
16:26, 07/30/2019

President Says His Phones Were Among Hundreds Hacked in Brazil The hacking scheme has called into question the fairness of high-profile prosecutions in the wide-ranging corruption investigation known as Car Wash....
00:52, 07/26/2019

Hundreds of US returnees dumped in Mexico’s Monterrey Mexico is busing hundreds of Central Americans returned from the U.S. to the northern city of Monterrey, where migrant shelters are overflowing and they being are left to their own devices...
07:00, 07/25/2019

First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, according to an internal email obtained by CNN....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Hundreds of refugees protest outside Australian Parliament Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside Parliament House highlighting the uncertain futures of many refugees since Australia replaced permanent protection visas with temporary visas...
09:39, 07/29/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.        ...
00:13, 08/10/2019

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating a sudden outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
12:00, 06/14/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
13:26, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns we...
17:26, 06/15/2019

The Huawei fallout continues: ‘Hundreds’ of US layoffs, plus yet another OS name It doesn’t seem like things will be back to normal for Huawei anytime soon, despite President Trump last month seeming warm to a reprieve for the Chinese tech giant. But not only is Huawei still shut out from buying parts it needs from the US a...
03:39, 07/15/2019