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Abortions, Sexual Abuse: Muslim Women Who Fled China Recount Ordeals

The women have found refuge from Chinese authorities across the border in Kazakhstan, their ancestral homeland. But they remain haunted by the stories of abuse they carry with them....

Abortions, Sexual Abuse: Muslim Women Who Fled China Recount Ordeals

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Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
22:14 2019-05-28

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....
18:28 2019-07-09

U.S. to Restrict Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Abuse of Muslim Minorities The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials linked to the abuse of Muslim minority groups in China’s Xinjiang region, where as many as a million people are detained in camps....
06:28 2019-10-09

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
14:56 2019-06-17

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tight...
20:00 2019-06-07

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:00 2019-05-28

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York ...
10:42 2019-06-15

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
15:56 2019-06-07

Women seek abortions out of state amid restrictions ATLANTA — At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan Lunsford began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist. Lunsford, a nurse in Alabama, knew it was serious and be...
05:14 2019-09-10

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abor...
22:14 2019-05-21

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, m...
06:14 2019-08-15

More Northern Irish women seek abortions in England and Wales Rise of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with w...
22:28 2019-06-13

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
16:56 2019-06-05

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
00:56 2019-05-29

Michigan hotel offers free room to women seeking abortions YALE, Mich. (AP) — A hotel manager in Michigan’s rural Thumb region is offering free lodging to women who come from states that have passed tough abortion restrictions to have the procedure. The Detroit Free Press reports Yale Hotel manager She...
23:42 2019-06-10

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court’s ruling that blocked Indiana abortion restrictio...
09:56 2019-05-29

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
00:56 2019-06-11

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
11:42 2019-05-29

'A haven': New York sees rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nea...
00:28 2019-07-05

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
23:56 2019-05-30

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing...
17:00 2019-08-06

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. ...
06:28 2019-07-19

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
10:00 2019-07-18

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said the all-encompassing swimsuit has "no place in France."...
02:28 2019-06-28

‘Hyde’s Days Are Numbered’: Reps. Pressley, Lee, and AOC Vow to Repeal Law That Restricts Abortions for Low-Income Women On the 43rd anniversary of the passage of the Hyde Amendment, a key piece of legislation that restricts abortion rights for Medicaid recipients, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) ...
00:00 2019-10-01

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
17:14 2019-06-08

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
03:56 2019-06-14

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
01:00 2019-08-07

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what the attorneys believe is a first of its kind case f...
04:14 2019-06-28

Former New Mexico priest gets 30 years for child sexual abuse A former Roman Catholic priest who fled to Morocco before he was returned to the United States and convicted of sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico in the 1990s was sentenced on Friday to 30 years in prison, prosecutors said....
06:56 2019-09-14

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
02:42 2019-05-31

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,” ...
07:56 2019-08-14

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 disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this mont...
08:56 2019-08-03

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
08:01 2019-05-31

Sundance co-founder sentenced again in second sexual abuse case A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s was sentenced Tuesday on a sexual abuse charge for the second time in as many weeks....
17:42 2019-07-10

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
10:56 2019-05-25

Sexual exploitation and abuse: latest UN quarterly update In the second quarter of 2019, the United Nations received 38 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) involving UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, as well as those from agencies, funds an...
00:14 2019-09-06

Muslim community shuns women released from prison, says report There is a ‘much more forgiving attitude’ towards Muslim male offenders, say former convictsThe Muslim community in Britain shuns women who have been to prison while forgiving convicted men, “no matter what they’ve done”, according to a report.Female...
18:56 2019-07-15

Woman who fled China speaks out about treatment at so-called vocational training camps Human rights groups say China has detained up to a million people in camps set up throughout Xinjiang, a region where Muslim Uighurs are the biggest ethnic group....
16:28 2019-07-19

Must Speak Out, Says Swimming Champion Who Filmed Sexual Abuse By Coach A video of a swimming coach from Bengal sexually abusing a teenaged swimmer, also from the state, in a room in Goa and the swimmer's testament has sent shockwaves on social media and the country's......
21:00 2019-09-05

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
08:14 2019-07-16

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
13:14 2019-07-11

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
16:56 2019-06-06

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
04:56 2019-05-30

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orleans Advocate reports the St. Bernard Parish Sherif...
15:28 2019-06-11

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
22:56 2019-06-08

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
03:28 2019-08-21

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....
08:42 2019-07-17

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
16:42 2019-06-08

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....
21:00 2019-07-04

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....
00:14 2019-07-05

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
14:14 2019-06-14

Greenland Calls On Denmark to Help Fight Child Sexual Abuse A former mayor of the community of Tasiilaq said, “I believe we are in a human, social and cultural death spiral if we don’t manage to stop the sexual abuse.”...
02:28 2019-09-28

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
07:42 2019-06-12

Report: FBI looking into allegations USA Swimming obstructed sexual abuse claims Olympic body’s business practices also being investigatedWall Street Journal says inquiry into affairs is ongoingUSA Swimming is being investigated by federal prosecutors over claims the organization made it harder for athletes to report allegations ...
20:56 2019-10-02

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....
17:56 2019-06-13

Save the Children concerned by reports IS-linked women, children fled camp Save the Children said it was deeply concerned by reports hundreds of women and children linked to Islamic State had fled in terror from a camp for displaced people in northern Syria after shells fell on it on Sunday....
15:00 2019-10-13

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:42 2019-07-12

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
00:28 2019-06-20

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Pott...
04:01 2019-05-30

FIFA bans former Afghan general secretary in sexual abuse enquiry The former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned for five years and fined after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of violations relating to the abuse of female players....
13:56 2019-10-11

Street Debate: How #ArewaMeToo shed light on sexual abuse in Nigeria In early 2019, activists broke the silence on sexual abuse in northern Nigeria. DW’s youth program. The 77 Percent travelled to Abuja to discuss the issue and find out what role social media played....
13:42 2019-10-07

Sexual abuse and misconduct claims in US Olympic sports rise by 55% in 2019 SafeSport faces funding questions as case load rises sharplyCenter now receiving 239 reports a month, up 55% from 2018The US Center for SafeSport is fielding 55% more reports of sex abuse and other misconduct in 2019 than it did last year, leading to...
21:42 2019-09-17

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the Internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Cro...
20:42 2019-06-06

Clergy accused of child sexual abuse still working with kids unsupervised Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious authorities or law enforcement, decades after the firs...
06:00 2019-10-05

Bestselling Tibetan Monk Accused Of Sexual Abuse Dies In Thailand A controversial Tibetan monk whose best-selling book on Buddhist wisdom was overshadowed by multiple allegations of sexual abuse has died in Thailand, his official social media account reported....
23:14 2019-08-29

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
20:00 2019-05-30

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
11:28 2019-06-13

FIFA bans former Afghan general secretary in sexual abuse inquiry Sayed Aghazada, the former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), has been banned for five years and fined after FIFA's ethics committee found him guilty of violations relating to the abuse of female players....
02:28 2019-10-12

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
16:14 2019-06-06

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
15:14 2019-06-09

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean deliveries....
15:28 2019-06-06

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
21:14 2019-07-16

R. Kelly arrives in court, expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
16:56 2019-06-06

Former Disney star Ricky Garcia sues ex-manager for sexual abuse: report A member of the boy band Forever in Your Mind claims his ex-manager sexually assaulted him for years and passed him around as a “sexual plaything” to other industry pedophiles....
21:00 2019-09-12

Leading Afghan football official banned by Fifa in relation to sexual abuse • Sayed Ali Reza Aghazada banned for five years• Aghazada failed to ‘report and prevent’ abuse of female playersThe former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation and current Asian Football Confederation executive committee member Sa...
12:00 2019-10-12

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
19:14 2019-06-08

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
13:42 2019-09-10

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
05:14 2019-06-11

FIFA bans Afghan football official for failure to act on sexual abuse scandal FIFA has banned an Afghan football official from all football-related activity for five years for failing to act over the country's sexual abuse scandal....
17:28 2019-10-11

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse lawyer who has risen to prominence in the #MeToo era, has spoken of suffering sexual abuse herself. Rel...
01:28 2019-08-26

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
11:14 2019-07-04

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victim’s 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...
23:56 2019-08-16

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...
04:42 2019-08-17

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
15:56 2019-05-28

Jonathan Van Ness reveals he's HIV positive, opens up about past sexual abuse in memoir You know Jonathan Van Ness as the sassiest, silliest groomer from "Queer Eye." Now you're going to appreciate and understand his gutsy glam even more.        ...
19:28 2019-09-22

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
03:00 2019-05-27

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
18:42 2019-07-01

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
18:00 2019-06-21

Jonathan Van Ness reveals he's HIV-positive, opens up about past sexual abuse in memoir You know Jonathan Van Ness as the sassiest, silliest groomer from "Queer Eye." Now you're going to appreciate and understand his gutsy glam even more.        ...
17:00 2019-09-23

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
16:56 2019-08-09

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
17:56 2019-06-11

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
18:00 2019-05-21

Rape trial: Push for lesser sexual abuse charge as victim 'did not fight back' Seven young men are accused of raping a 14-year-old in abandoned factory in ManresaProsecutors in the trial of seven young men accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in an abandoned factory in the Spanish town of Manresa have argued that they should on...
19:42 2019-07-03

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
04:56 2019-06-12

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
23:14 2019-08-08

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
18:14 2019-05-31

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
20:56 2019-06-11

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
21:14 2019-08-22

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
23:56 2019-08-10

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
16:00 2019-07-10

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
08:56 2019-06-12

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
21:56 2019-07-09

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
18:28 2019-06-10

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
18:56 2019-06-05

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

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...
10:14 2019-08-21

Marlon Brando confronted Michael Jackson over sexual abuse allegations: ‘He was frightened to answer me’: report A shocking conversation between acting legend Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson has surfaced in which the “Godfather” star opened up in a big way about the singer’s reaction to sexual abuse allegations levied against him in 1994....
03:42 2019-08-30

Federal Government Investigating USA Swimming Over Sexual Abuse Claims And Alleged Shady Business Practices The Wall Street Journal reported today that several federal government agencies are in the process of investigating USA Swimming, the sport’s national governing body, over a variety of alleged misdeeds, following a report last month that the U.S. Dep...
00:28 2019-10-03

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
20:42 2019-07-01

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
03:00 2019-08-10

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
10:28 2019-06-20

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
13:56 2019-06-07

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
22:28 2019-05-30

China Said It Closed Muslim Detention Camps. There’s Reason to Doubt That. Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of indoctrination centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
09:56 2019-08-10

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
22:28 2019-07-10

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
14:42 2019-05-21

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
23:28 2019-07-12

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a hate speech charge in exchange for securing his freedom, his lawyer said on Saturday....
11:00 2019-08-17

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead happy lives in China, Chinese state-media reported. ...
11:56 2019-07-06

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
01:14 2019-08-10

1,700 Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse are reportedly living freely in the US with no oversight, working in schools, and failing to register as sex offenders Deschutes County District Attorney's Office via AP Almost 1,700 Catholic priests and staff accused of child abuse live freely in the US, with negligible law enforcement or church supervision, according to an Associated Press (AP) investigation. The ...
13:28 2019-10-04

Lawmakers worry World Bank is funding China's Uighur Muslim 're-education' camps World Bank officials have issued a loan to China for the very region where Communist authorities have established mass detention camps targeting Uighur Muslims, drawing rebukes from U.S. lawmakers and analysts....
10:42 2019-08-27

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
15:14 2019-07-17

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
19:28 2019-07-31

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such i...
23:14 2019-07-15

1 in 16 Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Rape—and They Are Likely the 'Tip of the Iceberg' One in 16 American women considers her first sexual experience a forced one, according to a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, titled “Association Between Forced Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes Am...
20:28 2019-09-17

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
09:56 2019-06-19

'Domestic murderers are often likeable men – that's how they have been able to abuse women' Davina James-Hanman has spent 30 years fighting to protect survivors of domestic abuse. Now she investigates the deaths of women killed by their partners. What has she learned?Davina James-Hanman has only met one self-aware murderer. It’s not that th...
16:28 2019-10-10

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes....
19:00 2019-08-20

'Domestic murderers are often likable men – that's how they have been able to abuse women' Davina James-Hanman has spent 30 years fighting to protect survivors of domestic abuse. Now she investigates the deaths of women killed by their partners. What has she learned?Davina James-Hanman has only met one self-aware murderer. It’s not that th...
18:28 2019-10-10

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
10:42 2019-09-04

University of Iowa to probe band members' claims of verbal abuse, sexual harassment by Iowa State fans The University of Iowa has reopened an investigation into allegations by members of the school's marching band that they were verbally abused and physically assaulted during last weekend's game against rival Iowa State University....
03:42 2019-09-22

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
05:00 2019-05-23

1 in 16 US women say first sexual experience was forced, coerced: study  The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests....
23:14 2019-09-18

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
17:56 2019-07-31

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
01:14 2019-06-22

| One in 16 American women forced into first sexual encounter: study One in 16 American women were either forced or coerced into their first sexual encounter, according to a study investigating the long-term negative impacts of such "trauma" on women's health....
09:42 2019-09-18

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women was forced in their early teens, according to a new study.        ...
07:14 2019-09-17

3 More Women Sue Jeffrey Epstein's Estate Over Alleged Abuse Three more women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were recruited to provide massages for the financier and then sexually abused....
05:56 2019-08-21

The Online Abuse of Black Women Persists, and It Needs to Be Checked It can be tempting to think that social media is a veneer providing some level of protection from problematic face-to-face interactions. But on a platform known to constantly spew hostility and hatred towards black women and women of color, it is any...
22:42 2019-09-06

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
19:42 2019-06-27

New women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Weeks after The Associated Press published a story outlining allegations of harassment against opera star Placido Domingo, 11 more women have come forward to say that the star groped, harassed them or behaved inappropriately...
09:28 2019-09-05

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:42 2019-08-13

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women....
01:00 2019-06-22

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
14:42 2019-08-24

Women in gaming open up on Twitter about sexual assault in the industry Ever since the MeToo movement started, more and more women from across various professions and walks of life have come forward with their own stories of sexual assault and harassment. Now it appears it might just be the video game industry’s turn in ...
00:56 2019-08-28

Two more women sue Jeffrey Epstein’s estate over alleged sexual assault Two more women are suing Jeffrey Epstein’s estate, claiming in their $100 million suit that they were lured to his home under false pretenses and sexually assaulted. The women were both working as hostesses at the now-shuttered Coffee Shop in U...
18:14 2019-08-16

Two women in New Mexico, where Epstein owns a ranch, have accused him of sex abuse Two people have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse in New Mexico, where the multi-millionaire pedophile owns a sprawling ranch in the desert south of Santa Fe, a spokesperson for the state’s attorney general told The Post. The two alleged ...
01:56 2019-07-16

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate....
17:56 2019-08-16

New Report Reveals Widespread Abuse, Mistreatment of Women During Childbirth (JOHANNESBURG) — A new report says more than one-third of women in four low-income countries in Africa and Asia were slapped, mocked, forcibly treated or otherwise abused during childbirth in health centers and suggests that such mistreatment o...
14:28 2019-10-09

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
10:42 2019-06-28

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
05:28 2019-08-14

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
01:28 2019-06-19

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous ...
20:56 2019-08-13

Two Women Accuse Skyrim Composer Jeremy Soule Of Sexual Misconduct Two women, an independent game developer and a vocalist, on Monday night accused famed video game composer Jeremy Soule, best known for his musical work on games like Guild Wars and Skyrim, of sexually predatory behavior and, according to the game de...
02:14 2019-08-29

In Latin America, women turn to apps to combat sexual violence Apps that alert friends and report crime to authorities are increasingly popular in one of the world's most dangerous regions for women. However, the digital divide means fewer options for those without smartphones....
00:14 2019-10-06

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
09:42 2019-06-04

Eleven more women accuse tenor Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct Eleven more women have accused Spanish opera star Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct, allegations that the leading tenor described on Thursday as "riddled with inconsistencies."...
19:28 2019-09-05

'We need to normalise sexual desire': can a rope bondage show empower women? Everything I See I Swallow raises challenging questions about how we bring up girls. The women behind a new shibari show speak outA young woman is strung up above the stage, a delicate lattice of red ropes criss-crossing the bare skin on her thighs a...
00:28 2019-10-08

9 women sued Dartmouth for ignoring sexual misconduct. The college settled for $14M Dartmouth College has settled a federal lawsuit with nine women who sued the school over allegations that it ignored years of harassment and assault.        ...
22:42 2019-08-06

Two women accuse actor James Franco of sexual exploitation in lawsuit Two women filed a civil lawsuit against Hollywood actor James Franco on Thursday, accusing him of running a bogus film school where young women eager to advance their acting careers were duped into auditioning nude or shooting explicit sex scenes....
03:42 2019-10-05

More women accuse opera star Placido Domingo of sexual harassment One woman has stated that Placido Domingo aggressively groped her, while another said young women could not be in the same rehearsal room as him. The women also say that superiors turned a blind eye to the abuse....
05:00 2019-09-06

Brazil report charts surge in racial abuse and violence against women A total of 66,041 incidents of sexual violence were reported in 2018 against the polarising backdrop of Jair Bolsonaro’s election victoryBrazil saw an alarming rise in racial abuse, sexual assault, femicide and violence against women and LGBT people ...
16:56 2019-09-10

Disabled Bronx women get $6M in state-run group home ‘abuse’ settlement Disabled Bronx residents who say they suffered years of sickening abuse at a state-run home won a $6 million settlement Monday, according to court papers. Three residents claimed in a Manhattan federal court suit that while they lived at the “s...
23:42 2019-09-30

Afghanistan women's coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team said on Wednesday she was disgusted with FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino for not taking action earlier and more rigorously to investigate an abuse scandal that engulfed soccer there....
00:56 2019-07-04

South Korea bans men with history of abuse from marrying foreign women Legal amendment brought in after footage of man beating his Vietnamese wife sparked outcrySouth Korea is to enact legislation that will ban men with a history of domestic violence from marrying foreign women, the justice ministry has confirmed.The mi...
09:28 2019-10-11

Four new women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct in a new report published Wednesday by BuzzFeed News.        ...
17:42 2019-05-23

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct in BuzzFeed News investigation Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces new allegations of sexual misconduct in a report published by BuzzFeed News.        ...
22:14 2019-05-23

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment by multiple women Placido Domingo, one of the most successful and prolific opera singers of all time, has been accused by numerous women of sexual harassment, according to a new investigation by the Associated Press. The testimonies given by eight singers and a dancer...
19:42 2019-08-13

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
22:42 2019-06-27

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
03:00 2019-09-18

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decis...
14:31 2019-05-21

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.        ...
11:28 2019-08-13

11 more women accuse opera singer Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior After an AP story last month in which Placido Domingo was accused of sexual harassment, 11 more women have come forward with stories of encounters.        ...
19:28 2019-09-05

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies. A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, criticized...
14:32 2019-05-21

China: Prohibiting CGN from U.S. businesses is abuse of 'export control' China's Foreign Ministry condemned the United States' decision to bar China Nuclear Power Corp and three of its subsidies from doing business with U.S. companies as an abuse of export control....
18:14 2019-08-16

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
20:01 2019-05-31

The Latest: Greece’s Golden Dawn says will seek recount The extreme right Golden Dawn party says it plans to request a nationwide ballot recount after it narrowly failed to reach the 3% threshold of votes to enter parliament in Sunday’s general election...
15:56 2019-07-08

"Raped When I Was 7": Ex-Students Recount Horror At Bangladesh Madrasas Former Bangladeshi students are turning to social media to detail allegations of "rampant" sex abuse at the hands of teachers and older pupils in Islamic schools, breaking their silence on a taboo......
23:14 2019-08-29

Dodgers fans recount quake shaking stadium Fans at a baseball game in Los Angeles said they felt the earthquake that hit California on Friday night. The quake rattled Dodger Stadium in the fourth inning of the team's game against the San Diego Padres. (July 6)     &#...
18:56 2019-07-06

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
20:42 2019-05-25

Official tells Florida Democrats to expect recount in 2020 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The voter protection director for Florida Democrats tells party activists they should assume there will be a recount during next year’s presidential election. Brandon Peters told Democratic activists Saturday that ...
21:42 2019-06-08

Recount in New York City Democratic primary to begin Tuesday A recount will begin on Tuesday in the Democratic primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens, a contest that drew national attention, an official said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-05

Survivors recount Nazi massacre at Sant'Anna di Stazzema Nazi German soldiers murdered hundreds of innocent civilians in an Italian mountain village 75 years ago. Those who lived want the massacre to serve as a warning for the future....
05:00 2019-08-12

Mr Carson to recount 'Downton Abbey' tales at Highclere concert Mr Carson, the much-loved butler in hit period drama "Downton Abbey", has lived through the tales of love and tragedy that have beset the British household during its six series on television screens....
01:56 2019-05-30

Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results....
05:28 2019-05-26

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had rise...
19:56 2019-07-08

'I feel like I'm dying': West Papua witnesses recount horror of police shootings Number of dead may be higher than official death toll and unrest in Wamena may have claimed as many as 41 livesWitnesses to Monday’s deadly riots in West Papua claim Indonesian police gunned down Papuan students in the street during the unrest, and s...
05:42 2019-09-28

Heather Heyer's parents recount pain of daughter's death at U.S. neo-Nazi's sentencing The parents of a Virginia woman killed when a self-described neo-Nazi smashed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally recounted the pain of losing their daughter at the killer's sentencing hearing on Friday....
20:14 2019-06-28

‘He didn’t show no remorse’: Survivors recount confusion, horror during deadly El Paso shooting It had been a typical Saturday for many families and shoppers at Walmart before torrents of gunfire sent adults cowering behind toy machines and panicked children fleeing for their lives across a parking lot....
04:56 2019-08-05

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
15:01 2019-06-08

A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back....
02:28 2019-07-17

China rescues over 1,000 trafficked women 'sold' as wives Hundreds of women who were being sold as brides have been rescued ine one of the largest anti-trafficking operation to date in China. In some of the worst cases, women were kidnapped and taken across China's borders....
18:00 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup Live: Germany open against China On the second day of the Women's World Cup, Germany get their tournament started. They play China in a game they are expected to win, but can they do it? Follow live updates here!...
15:01 2019-06-08

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
17:14 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup: Germany snatch fortunate win over China Germany opened their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with a win, although the scoreline didn't reflect the true nature of the game. There are also concerns about injuries to Germany's team....
20:28 2019-06-08

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 9.14pm BST 54 mins: The ball bobbles into the path of Makhabane, who fires a decent effort over from 20 yards. 9.1...
22:28 2019-06-13

730,000 Rohingya Fled Myanmar. Here’s Why Only a Few Dozen Returned. Fear of what awaits them has kept the Rohingya from going home to a place where they had faced an ethnic cleansing campaign. But both Bangladesh and Myanmar have kept up the fiction that all is clear....
22:56 2019-08-22

Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 3: China in 1991 Fifa’s fears that the tournament would be a commercial failure and the players might not last 90 minutes proved unfounded at the Women’s World Championship For The M&Ms CupLike much of what is published on Fifa’s website, its account of what it calls...
16:28 2019-06-18

Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in China FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani investigations are uncovering the extent of trafficking networks that sell young women into prostitution in China after tricking them into marriage with Chinese men. Hundreds of Pakistani women and girls, mostly ...
08:00 2019-06-17

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:28 2019-06-07

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
14:42 2019-05-21

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:42 2019-06-14

Linda Hamilton Fled Hollywood, but ‘Terminator’ Still Found Her Decades after the first sequel, the 62-year-old actress hesitated to return to her iconic role: “I didn’t want my neighbors looking at me differently.”...
15:42 2019-09-03

South Africa 0-4 Germany, China 0-0 Spain: Women's World Cup – as it happened Germany have topped Group B and eliminated South Africa, while Spain finish second and China are also through after a hard-earned draw 8.21pm BST Related: Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa 8.21pm BST Related: Spain...
22:14 2019-06-17

Gwinn scores as Germany beats China 1-0 at Women's World Cup Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner Saturday as two-time champion Germany opened its Women's World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win against China       ...
18:14 2019-06-08

After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China A growing number of North Korean women are smuggled from their country and trafficked into the sex trade in China, and forced to perform sex acts online for clients....
23:56 2019-09-13

Blood smuggling in China: Pregnant women break the law to find out their babies' sex Hong Kong has become a hub for Chinese women who want to find out the sex of their unborn child by smuggling vials of blood into the city. This black market was made possible by a revolutionary test which detects fetal DNA in the mother's blood....
22:56 2019-10-14

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
10:56 2019-05-22

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the Unite...
20:01 2019-06-27

Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised Shrine honouring those who escaped to UK damaged in carefully planned attackA memorial honouring the escape of mostly Jewish children from the Nazis, organised by Sir Nicholas Winton, has been damaged in an apparently carefully planned attack.The Val...
00:28 2019-06-11

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
12:14 2019-05-28

Myanmar Announces Plan to Repatriate 3,450 of the 700,000 Rohingya Who Fled to Bangladesh (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh will soon make a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, officials from the two countries and the United Nations said F...
00:14 2019-08-17

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his t...
13:42 2019-07-09

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
14:14 2019-06-14

Princess Haya, wife of Dubai’s ruler, has fled to London Princess Haya, a wife of Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, has fled to London amid fears for her life after learning chilling details about the disappearance of one of her husband’s 23 daughters, according to reports. The British-educated Pr...
19:42 2019-07-03

Dubai's ruler battles wife in UK court after she fled emirate British government alleged to have been lobbied for return of Princess HayaA legal battle between two of the most prominent Middle Eastern royals has been launched in the London courts amid claims that the UK government has been lobbied over the case...
19:42 2019-07-01

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
21:56 2019-07-11

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
21:28 2019-07-17

Are abortions painful? Abortions are generally very safe but may cause some pain, cramping, or other side effects. Every woman’s experience is different and the level of pain depends on the type of abortion. Here, we discuss whether abortions hurt and how to manage any dis...
04:28 2019-06-29

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?...
23:00 2019-06-07

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
17:28 2019-05-21

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton...
03:56 2019-06-19

US will not grant temporary protected status to Bahamians who fled Hurricane Dorian WASHINGTON — The U.S. will not grant temporary protected status to people from the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian, an administration official told NBC News. The status would allow Bahamians to work and live in the U.S. until it is deemed safe ...
04:42 2019-09-12

Joshua Brown fled Texas to avoid testifying against Amber Guyger The Dallas man who was slain after taking the stand in killer cop Amber Guyger’s trial attempted to evade testifying by fleeing the state out of fear for his life, a lawyer claimed on Tuesday. Joshua Brown was gunned down Friday outside his Dal...
17:42 2019-10-08

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in Congo in 2009 and spending several years in a refugee camp, the Shabani family says receiving a habit...
00:28 2019-06-03

She fled North Korea for a better life. She died with her young son in an apartment in Seoul Hundreds of mourners have taken to the streets of Seoul to remember a mother and son who fled poverty in North Korea, only to die by suspected starvation in their small apartment in South Korea....
14:42 2019-09-21

U.N. Says Tens of Thousands of Syrian Civilians Have Fled Amid Turkey Attacks (BEIRUT) — Syrians are fleeing by the tens of thousands yet again, a recurring nightmare of hastily packed bags, traffic-clogged highways and an uncertain fate. Families who just a few years ago fled from an Islamic State onslaught are now runn...
06:14 2019-10-11

She threw a live snake at another woman, crashed into a vehicle, and fled on foot Greenville, South Carolina police say a 29-year-old woman was arrested following a carjacking and reckless driving incident downtown on Friday night.        ...
18:28 2019-07-09

She Fled Famine in North Korea, Then Died Poor in a Prosperous Land A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished in Seoul, their bodies undiscovered for weeks. A country is asking why....
21:14 2019-09-21

Descendants of Jews who fled Nazis unite to fight for German citizenship Hundreds of applicants turned down by the government are now looking for answersA group of more than 100 descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime are challenging the German government’s rejection of their applications to restore their ...
10:42 2019-07-10

Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. The judge ruled Friday, just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic's license to perform abortions was set to expire. (May...
02:42 2019-06-01

24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, and Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Ja...
23:56 2019-05-25

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
01:14 2019-06-12

Why I Performed Abortions in Indiana I was recently asked by Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, a non-profit independent abortion provider, to provide abortion care at their new health center in South Bend, Indiana, after the city had been without abortion care since 2015. Though I currentl...
20:56 2019-09-30

The life of Princess Haya, the sixth wife of Dubai's ruler who has fled to the UK for a divorce Martin Dokoupil/AP Earlier this week, news broke that Princess Haya had fled the UAE with her two young children and sought political asylum in the UK. She is reportedly trying to divorce her husband, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktou...
01:56 2019-07-06

Harry Dunn: Anne Sacoolas, driver who fled UK, 'devastated' by fatal crash US woman who used diplomatic immunity wants to meet parents of 19-year-old Dunn to say sorry for ‘tragic accident’The US woman who used diplomatic immunity to leave the UK after the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn has been left “devastated” by the cr...
05:56 2019-10-13

My young cousin fled the bombs … only to be held in a camp alongside Isis supporters A 15-year-old girl from my family was among thousands of traumatised innocents dumped at the notorious al-Hawl displacement facility in SyriaIn April, a 15-year-old female relative of mine attempted to escape from al-Hawl camp, the displacement facil...
19:28 2019-09-14

Wayne Newton testifies he fired a shot as burglars assaulted family dog, then fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a shot to scare away two burglars that he encountered fleeing his home a year ago.        ...
04:28 2019-06-19

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
13:28 2019-06-19

Rahul Gandhi Fled Battlefield After Poll Debacle: Shivraj Singh Chauhan BJP vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi of "fleeing the battlefield" after his party faced a debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
05:14 2019-08-03

New Jersey woman, 23, allegedly stabbed mom to death in apartment, fled to hotel: authorities A 23-year-old New Jersey woman was arrested Friday at a hotel after allegedly stabbing her mom to death inside their apartment earlier that morning, authorities said....
10:42 2019-09-10

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in o...
05:42 2019-06-22

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According...
14:42 2019-07-10

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
14:42 2019-06-19

Abortions fall to new post-Roe v. Wade low Fewer unintended pregnancies helped drive the abortion rate to a new low in 2017, according to a report published Wednesday by the Guttmatcher Institute....
15:42 2019-09-18

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the count...
02:56 2019-05-29

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
18:42 2019-06-18

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
13:42 2019-06-11

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, busine...
19:42 2019-07-01

Killer who fled to Cyprus after frenzied attack in south London gym is found guilty of murder A killer who stabbed a new father to death before fleeing the country and living under a false name in northern Cyprus was today facing life in jail....
14:14 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson says Trump intervention possible in case of US diplomat's wife who fled UK after fatal crash British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday he plans to speak with the U.S. ambassador to the U.K. – and even raised the possibility of involving President Trump – after an American diplomat's wife involved in a deadly wrong-way crash fled Brita...
12:56 2019-10-08

White supremacist gang leader may have fled Arkansas jail a day before guards noticed, officials say The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to a $15,000 reward for tips leading to the capture of two inmates – one of which authorities say is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang – who possibly fled from an Arkansas jail this week more th...
00:56 2019-08-02

Horrid Conditions in Syria Camp Where ISIS Families Fled Risk Fostering Extremism The “intolerable” conditions at the Al Hol camp in Syria, set up to house families fleeing Islamic State strongholds, are fueling radicalization, according to a United Nations report....
23:56 2019-09-11

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
08:00 2019-05-29

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
04:14 2019-05-30

Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a serious relationship in 1993....
14:56 2019-08-21

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
23:14 2019-05-24

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973 NEW YORK — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a res...
18:00 2019-09-18

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they choose to go public On a frigid evening in January, Dr Katie McHugh welcomed 20 guests into her Ind...
10:28 2019-08-06

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
23:01 2019-07-03

Tens of thousands march for ban on abortions in Slovakia Tens of thousands marched in Slovakia's capital on Sunday calling for a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Catholic central European country....
18:42 2019-09-22

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at least until a licensing dispute is resolved, Planne...
07:14 2019-06-29

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion ...
22:56 2019-06-27

Australia's most populous state revamps law on abortions Legislators in Australia's most populous state voted on Thursday to decriminalize abortion after a fractious debate that threatened to divide the conservative government of New South Wales....
08:00 2019-09-26

Boxing up-and-comer Blair Cobbs learned sport in Mexico after family fled United States Blair Cobbs, an unbeaten boxer, learned the sport in Mexico after fleeing there with his on-the-run father. He's now a boxing up-and-comer.       ...
16:56 2019-08-22

First Look: Amadou Fled Mauritania and the "Highest Rate of Slavery in the Entire World" in Netflix's Living Undocumented As we witness what appears to be an immigration crisis in America, it’s important to remember the people behind the statistics and politics. They are the people you share space with every day who often live in fear that their next moment may be their...
05:42 2019-10-02

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
14:32 2019-05-21

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
12:01 2019-05-30

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:14 2019-05-21

South Carolina considers bill banning nearly all abortions COLUMBIA, SC — A small group of South Carolina senators held a daylong hearing Tuesday on whether South Carolina should join about a half-dozen other states in banning nearly all abortions, but the Southern state might not be ready to follow some of ...
00:42 2019-09-12

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
05:42 2019-06-28

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. The la...
21:42 2019-05-21

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Right...
16:14 2019-06-28

Rate of US abortions drops to lowest level since 1973 The US experienced an 8% decline in the abortion rate in three years, to the lowest recorded level since abortion was legalizedThe overall rate of abortions has dropped in the US to the lowest level since 1973, according to a new study, continuing a ...
22:00 2019-09-18

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
02:14 2019-08-15

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
17:28 2019-05-22

Battersea car attack: Police hunt driver who fled scene after ramming vehicle into group of people during altercation Police are hunting a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene after ramming a vehicle into a group of people during an altercation in south west London....
14:42 2019-07-14

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
21:14 2019-06-27

Trump court pick whose family fled persecution blasts racism accusation as ‘hurtful’ during confirmation hearing President Trump's pick for a seat on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals adamantly denied that he harbors racist beliefs or favors "racial purity" during his confirmation hearing Wednesday morning, as he responded to inflammatory accusations against ...
21:56 2019-09-11

The US diplomat whose wife is a suspect in a fatal UK car crash and fled the country may not have had full diplomatic immunity, legal expert says Sky News The wife of an American diplomat, named as Anne Sacoolas, in the UK is suspected of killing 19-year-old Briton Harry Dunn in a car crash in England in August. During police investigations Sacoolas and her family claimed diplomatic immunity ...
14:28 2019-10-09

Federal judge blocks Missouri's law banning abortions after eight weeks Planned Parenthood and the ACLU sued the state last month over the law, arguing it would cause ‘significant and irreparable’ harmA federal judge has blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases...
22:56 2019-08-27

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
07:14 2019-06-20

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Maharashtra, police said on Monday....
12:28 2019-07-22

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:28 2019-05-30

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas...
15:42 2019-05-29

Michigan hotel offers free lodging to those seeking abortions The manager of a Michigan hotel has invited those from states with strict abortion laws who want the procedure done to schedule it in the Wolverine State — and to stay for free at the hotel....
17:00 2019-06-09

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
00:01 2019-05-25

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
04:01 2019-06-06

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The Republican signed the bill Friday. The legisla...
18:28 2019-05-24

Mexican activists take to streets demanding safe, legal abortions Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions, many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America....
11:42 2019-09-29

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
19:01 2019-05-24

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
20:56 2019-05-24

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Actress Alyssa Milano talked about two abortions she had when she was in her 20s during an episode of her podcast "Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry." Milano was using birth control both times she got pre...
06:00 2019-08-22

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardle...
00:56 2019-06-15

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:56 2019-06-05

Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed it Thursday, a day after the Legislature finalized the measure. The approval comes after the state...
17:28 2019-06-13

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician as...
22:42 2019-06-11

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
21:01 2019-06-11

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
12:00 2019-06-28

Princess Latifa of Dubai tried to flee the royal family, but got caught and dragged back. Here's how her doomed escape went down, according to the friend who fled with her. Supplied In February 2018, Princess Latifa of Dubai, one of the emir's 23 children, fled with her martial arts teacher, and man who says he used to be a French spy. Their escape was cut short by Emirati commandos off the coast of India, who intercep...
10:14 2019-08-04

Some people fled a crowded New York movie theater after a 'belligerent' man began cheering and applauding on-screen murders during 'Joker' Associated Press The "Joker" movie's opening weekend left some moviegoers in New York uneasy with extra layers of security, intense on-screen action and a frightening incident inside a theater. A young man who was loudly cheering and applauding on...
02:14 2019-10-06

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. ...
18:28 2019-06-06

Supreme Court won't review blocked Alabama law that bans most second-trimester abortions The Supreme Court will not hear arguments over a 2016 Alabama abortion law that outlaws the most common procedure used during a pregnancy's second trimester, the court said on Friday in an order....
16:28 2019-06-28

Rep. Seth Moulton compares need to federally-fund abortions to funding US troops Massachusetts congressman and 2020 presidential candidate Seth Moulton expressed opposition for the Hyde Amendment by comparing federally-funded abortions to funding the U.S. troops....
01:56 2019-06-07

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
04:42 2019-06-07

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
01:28 2019-06-07

Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The post Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state appeared first on LEX18....
16:14 2019-05-24

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
04:28 2019-07-04

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of drugs, the government said on Sunday....
04:14 2019-09-16

Worcester Park fire: Parents who fled devastating blaze with baby twins face rebuilding lives after all possessions were destroyed A young couple who escaped the devastating Worcester Park inferno with their twin baby daughters have been left with nothing but the clothes on their backs....
01:42 2019-09-10

The genetics of sexual orientation are about as complex as sexual orientation Enlarge / A scene from the Copenhagen Pride Parade. (credit: Ole Jensen/Getty Images) Homosexuality is widespread among animals, and it's present in every culture we've looked at. All of which suggests that it's in some way innate to the human spec...
00:14 2019-08-31

Who are the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat? The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the world's largest organized Muslim community, is celebrating its annual congress in Germany, where many of its members live. DW presents the self-described liberal Islamic organization....
14:28 2019-07-07

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward. The post Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:28 2019-05-24

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional ATLANTA (AP) — Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional. The post Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional appeared firs...
16:14 2019-06-28

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to......
08:56 2019-08-01

Halliburton To Pay $275,000 Muslim Employees For Discrimination Leading American multinational corporation Halliburton will pay USD 275,000 to two of its Muslim employees of Indian and Syrian-origins who were subjected to religious discrimination and accused of......
10:00 2019-10-09

How Mohamed Salah inspired me to become a Muslim I have gone from hating Islam to becoming a Muslim – and the Liverpool forward is the principal reason for thatMohamed Salah really and honestly inspired me. I’m a Nottingham Forest season-ticket holder, I can be myself but because I made the declara...
18:28 2019-10-03

| The Muslim looking after a Hindu shrine in India Even in the topsy-turvy world of Indian religion, Motibar Rahman stands out as a Muslim looking after a Hindu shrine, as his family has done for centuries-- on the orders of Lord Shiva himself....
16:28 2019-09-27

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
05:14 2019-06-15

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal rem...
10:42 2019-05-29

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal hear...
23:00 2019-05-24

Man 'fled on Boris bike after killing widow and setting fire to her home' The alleged killer of a retired nurse cycled away from the crime scene on a "Boris bike" after beating her to death and setting fire to her home, the Old Bailey heard....
14:28 2019-05-23

India outlaws Muslim instant divorce Indian lawmakers Tuesday outlawed the Muslim practice of "triple talaq" divorce, but some questioned why the law was needed since the country's Supreme Court had already ruled it illegal....
18:00 2019-07-31

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park,...
06:00 2019-09-14

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
16:56 2019-06-03

How the Roman Theater of Bosra Became a Muslim Citadel The Romans, along with their successors the Byzantines, occupied the Levant for almost 800 years and left many preserved remains. ...
06:28 2019-09-08

A Muslim Marine’s Trauma: I Was Set Up, Arrested and Acquitted While stationed at Quantico, I was arrested for a crime for which I was later acquitted. But the scars of that ordeal stayed with me for years after....
14:14 2019-09-04

Interfaith marriages still a rarity in the Muslim world Despite belonging to different religions, a Lebanese couple has tied the knot and shared their elaborate wedding video online. It sends a strong message celebrating their shared "humanist values and mutual respect."...
02:42 2019-09-12

As a Muslim, I can’t cook with alcohol – what can I use instead? | Kitchen aide Halal vinegar, heavily spiced stock, grape juice vinegar ... there are lots of alternatives that fit the billLots of recipes include red wine (for meat, pasta sauce etc) or white wine (chicken, fish, chicken, risotto etc), but as a Muslim, I can’t co...
16:28 2019-05-31

If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim ... | Moustafa Bayoumi Can you imagine what Trump and the media would have said if the shooters had been a Muslim instead of a white male? I canIf the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim, the entire Muslim American community would be blamed for the actions of this one person...
17:00 2019-08-06

State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months....
20:42 2019-08-19

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer abortions as well as help give women access to bi...
13:28 2019-09-05

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19:14 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand's largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out demands as a condition for any formal peace talks....
11:00 2019-08-17

Muslim pilgrims pray in Mecca as haj winds down without incident Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and escalating regional tensions....
22:28 2019-08-13

Muslim Brotherhood or el-Sissi rivals: Who is behind Egypt's protests? Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sissi has suggested Islamists are behind rare recent anti-government protests. But is that just a deflection from the underlying factors fueling unrest in the country?...
12:00 2019-09-27

"Deplorable": BJP's Gautam Gambhir On Attack On Muslim Man In Gurgaon The BJP's Gautam Gambhir has come out strongly against the attack on a man in Gurgaon by a gang that knocked off his skull cap and demanded that he chant "Jai Shri Ram"....
07:42 2019-05-27

They Tore My Kurta, Told Me To Say "Jai Shri Ram": Muslim Man In Gurgaon Mohammed Barakat Alam, 25, said he was returning from evening prayers when he was set upon by a gang of four to five people who ordered him to chant "jai shri Ram" slogans...
16:28 2019-05-26

"Article 370 Scrapped As J&K Is A Muslim-Dominated State": P Chidambaram Former union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday launched an attack on the BJP for abrogation of Article 370, saying the ruling party would not have "snatched away" the special status......
12:28 2019-08-12

Richard Thompson at 70: on love, loss and being a Muslim in Trump's US The master of British folk music has weathered a second divorce and lives in the US where ‘Trump has ramped up bigotry considerably’. At least ex-wife Linda has forgiven himRichard Thompson is drinking mint tea in a Hampstead coffee shop – he doesn’t...
14:28 2019-09-30

Egypt arrests 16 suspected Muslim Brotherhood members Egypt says police have arrested 16 suspected Muslim Brotherhood members for allegedly smuggling currency out of the country and plotting militant attacks in Egypt...
18:56 2019-09-10

How Canada’s far right is using anti-Muslim propaganda to target Trudeau Anti-Trudeau conspiracies are being disseminated in earnest ahead of the general election, echoing US ‘birthers’, who alleged Obama was ineligible for office or was secretly a MuslimThe video shows a bearded imam purportedly heralding a plan by Justi...
11:28 2019-10-04

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
05:14 2019-07-02

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other’s shops and went to fes...
20:56 2019-05-21

Two Muslim men from Texas allege American Airlines discriminated against them The men say American Airlines discriminated against them Saturday for appearing Muslim and Middle Eastern during a flight from Birmingham, Alabama, that was headed to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport....
09:14 2019-09-21

George Barker death: Man accused of 'merciless' knife attack on gym user fled country after murder, court told A kickboxer "brutally stabbed to death" at a south-east London gym just days after becoming a father was killed by a man who then fled the country, a court has heard....
18:28 2019-08-22

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednes...
22:14 2019-06-05

Muslim pilgrims converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devil Muslims from around the world hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Sunday, the start of the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, where hundreds died in a crush four years ago....
21:00 2019-08-11

Want Babri Masjid Restored, Muslim Petitioners Tell Supreme Court Muslim respondents in the Ayodhya case contended today that there was no claim for the title in the Ayodhya land by the Hindus until 1989. The Muslims never lost the title, the Muslim petitioners, led......
16:00 2019-10-14

Muslim MTA subway worker forced to shave beard: lawsuit Bernard Wilkerson, who started at the MTA in 2001 as a conductor before moving to construction work in 2004, was handed shaving cream and a razor and told to go shear his face in the bathroom, he charges in court papers....
09:28 2019-10-13

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims’ families blamed on bigotry. Craig Hicks was ex...
07:42 2019-06-12

Muslim hajj pilgrims perform 'stoning of the devil' ceremony On the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival, more than 2 million pilgrims attended the symbolic ritual of stoning the devil near the Saudi holy city of Mecca....
05:00 2019-08-12

US Man Gets Life In Jail For Killing Muslim Couple, Relative In 2015 A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the......
03:56 2019-06-13

| Drop 'virgin' from Muslim marriage certificates - Bangladesh court The word "virgin" must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country's top court has said, a landmark verdict after campaigners challenged the "humiliating and discriminatory" term....
12:00 2019-08-28

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands such as Marc Jacobs and ­Armani Beauty — who lives in...
02:28 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the ...
18:56 2019-07-15

Gautam Gambhir Reacted On Muslim Man's Attack In "Innocence": BJP Leader Newly-elected BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir's tweet condemning the alleged attack on a Muslim man in Gurgaon appears to have not gone down well with a section of his partycolleagues....
09:00 2019-05-28

Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to address better....
23:56 2019-09-15

Muslim woman sues Louisville over jail photo taken without her hijab Clara Ruplinger says in her lawsuit that "removing her headscarf in the presence of men with no familial relation violated her religious beliefs."        ...
05:56 2019-08-01

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
10:56 2019-07-22

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to documents obtained by The Post. Detective Abdelim “Ab...
05:56 2019-08-17

London-Educated 27-Year-Old Is BJP's Bet In Muslim-Majority Haryana Seat Twenty-seven-year-old Nauksham Chaudhary - the BJP candidate for the Punhana seat in Haryana's Mewat district - has the kind of profile that is unheard of when it comes to election contenders in......
08:42 2019-10-11

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
08:56 2019-06-04

With Ayodhya Case On Last Lap, Muslim Group Says Gift Land To Hindus As the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case reaches the final stage in the Supreme Court, a group of Muslim intellectuals has called for a negotiated settlement to the case, including the option of......
19:14 2019-10-10

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a lifetime, if health and finances permit. The ritual, k...
21:14 2019-08-22

US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Chinese Officials Over Muslim Treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the......
00:00 2019-10-09

"No Muslim Nation With Pakistan": Union Minister On Jammu And Kashmir With Pakistan trying to garner international support against India after the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir's special status, the BJP asserted on Tuesday that no major Muslim country is with......
22:56 2019-10-01

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
23:42 2019-10-08

Muslim students return to pool a year after told to leave WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of Muslim students have returned to a Delaware public pool a year after they were asked to leave because of their cotton garments. The News Journal reports the group went back to the Wilmington pool Thursday. Darul-Ama...
22:28 2019-06-29

Mass grave in Bosnia presumed to hold Muslim war victims SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The prosecutor’s office in Bosnian says a mass grave has been discovered near the capital of Sarajevo that is presumed to hold the remains of Bosnian Muslims killed during the country’s 1992-95 war. A s...
16:28 2019-06-05

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
02:14 2019-06-21

US restricts visas for Chinese officials over internment of Muslim minorities More than 1 million Uighurs and other minorities detainedMove is seen as victory for Pompeo and Pence over MnuchinThe US has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist party officials accused of being involved in the mass internmen...
01:42 2019-10-09

American Airlines accused of racially profiling two Muslim men who waved at each other Two Muslim men are accusing American Airlines of racial profiling — saying uncomfortable crew members canceled a flight partly because one of them flushed a toilet twice, they said. The men, Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh and Issam Abdallah, were flyin...
20:56 2019-09-20

Stampede kills 31 Muslim pilgrims at Ashoura procession in Iraq Panic erupted at a Muslim shrine south of Baghdad Tuesday when part of a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede that killed at least 31 people and injured 100 others....
19:14 2019-09-10

Aligarh Muslim University Student Arrested Over PM Poster On Facebook An Aligarh Muslim University student was arrested after his Facebook page showed an objectionable poster on Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried recently by anti-India protesters in London, police......
03:14 2019-08-23

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Saudi king on Muslim holiday: SPA Saudi King Salman received a phone call on Sunday from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the occasion of the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha, state news agency SPA said....
23:14 2019-08-11

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to Kuwait after being convicted in Egypt, the state news agency KUNA reported....
00:28 2019-07-16

Muslim Parties Questioned On Figures Found In Disputed Ayodhya Structure The Supreme Court on Tuesday posed certain searching queries to the Muslim parties about the images of lions, birds and flowers found on the now-demolished structure at the disputed Ram......
21:14 2019-09-17

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in c...
00:14 2019-06-13

Muslim prison guards claim they were suspended for refusing to shave beards Two Muslim men are suing the State of New York and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for discrimination, claiming they were suspended by higher-ups at the Fishkill Correctional Facility for refusing to shave their beards on ...
10:14 2019-08-27

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:42 2019-06-18

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
08:00 2019-07-04

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
11:56 2019-06-13

Muslim couple deny terror-related charges in Madrid re-trial A Moroccan-born Spaniard and his Mexican wife are denying charges in their retrial that they helped recruit militants for the Islamic State group in Madrid....
14:14 2019-06-11

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
06:28 2019-08-07

IMA Scam SIT Arrests Muslim Cleric Who Was Allegedly Gifted 3 Crore House A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
10:42 2019-07-12

Ilhan Omar says Trump 'terrified' of her 'intersectionality' as a woman, immigrant, Muslim She's a woman, she's an immigrant and she's Muslim -- and that "intersectionality" of identities has President Trump "terrified," U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., claimed in a television appearance Wednesday night....
16:56 2019-10-03

Air Canada made a 12-year-old remove her hijab. A Muslim group has come to her defense Air Canada forced a 12-year-old out of her hijab, she says. Now, she and CAIR have sent a complaint to the airline asking them to make changes.       ...
06:00 2019-09-27

"Wipe Away Tragedy": Muslim Engineer Builds Chapel At 9/11 Pentagon Site Eighteen years ago on a September morning she'll never forget, Manal Ezzat fled from the burning Pentagon building in such a panicked rush that her hijab fell off....
04:14 2019-09-11

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in the United Kingdom....
22:56 2019-08-01

'Star Wars' actor Riz Ahmed says he was racially profiled: 'It's really scary to be Muslim right now' "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actor Riz Ahmed claimed he was racially profiled on a flight in April, causing him to miss a Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago....
19:14 2019-06-30

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
22:42 2019-05-31

U.S. Blacklists Chinese Artificial Intelligence Firms Over Abuses Against Muslim Minorities (WASHINGTON) — The United States is blacklisting a group of Chinese tech companies that develop facial recognition and other artificial intelligence technology that the U.S. says is being used to repress China’s Muslim minority groups. A ...
04:28 2019-10-08

As Banana Republic sells hijabs, Muslim shoppers wonder: Is it inclusion or appropriation? Major retailers have courted Muslim shoppers in recent years, with the addition of hijabs and other “modest” fashion items such as high-neck tunics and floor-length cardigans....
01:56 2019-08-01

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
02:28 2019-06-06

Mar-a-Lago Won’t Host Anti-Muslim Group’s Gala, Trump Organization Says The group, ACT for America, is considered the largest anti-Muslim group in the United States. It had planned its annual banquet at the president’s club in Florida....
00:28 2019-10-08

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated for generations....
02:28 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
00:56 2019-10-09

Lavish gala hosted by anti-Muslim group canceled at Mar-a-Lago Act for America booked Trump’s Palm Beach retreat for annual dinner, raising objections Trump was ‘profiting from bigotry’A rightwing “national security organization” with a history of anti-Muslim extremism has scrapped plans for a lavish $1,500-a-he...
00:28 2019-10-08

Muslim Worshippers Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site (JERUSALEM) — Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Palestinian medics said at least 14 people were wounded, one seriously, in the skirmish...
20:14 2019-08-11

Israeli police clash with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem holy site Violence flares at contested site at time of heightened tensions between Israel and PalestineIsraeli police have clashed with Muslim worshippers at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday.Palestinian medics said at ...
21:56 2019-08-11

Morsi's Death in Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Back in Focus Ex-President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in Egypt and beyond hope his death becomes a turning point that spurs the movement to reorganize, but the now-outlawed group faces an existential crisis....
23:42 2019-06-18

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind” western countries, an article unearthed by a...
20:42 2019-07-16

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
15:42 2019-06-10

An anti-Muslim group is hosting a $1,500-per-ticket gala at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Joe Raedle/Getty Images An anti-Muslim group is hosting a $1,500 per-head gala at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. The ACT for America event will feature controversial guest speakers, including founder Brigitte Gabriel, who said she estab...
22:42 2019-10-05

Muslim Petitioners Oppose Making "Janmbhoomi" Party In Ayodhya Case Muslim petitioners on Monday opposed in the Supreme Court the decision to make ''janmbhoomi'' (birth place) of Lord Ram as a party besides the deity in the Ayodhya case. They alleged it has been done......
23:56 2019-09-16

Angry Muslim voters clamor for Democrats’ attention at annual conference "We often hear a lot of really nice words when people like Donald Trump go after Muslim Americans,” Abdul El-Sayed told Politico. “But there’s another side to this: You have to come and listen to the things we’re asking of our government if you want ...
01:28 2019-09-01

Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Palestine a 'betrayal of the Muslim world' The U.S. plan for Middle East peace will "never materialize" and is doomed to fail, the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said....
17:28 2019-06-05

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church and some who have worked with refugees....
18:00 2019-09-01

Tech firms join Muslim groups in support of bill to end travel ban Ahead of a congressional hearing Tuesday on the Trump administration's Muslim travel ban, more than a dozen technology companies, including Twitter and Airbnb, have thrown their support behind a bill to end the ban....
23:00 2019-09-24

Echoing Trump, speaker at 9/11 ceremony questions Muslim congresswoman's patriotism A speaker at New York City's Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony on Wednesday assailed U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress who has often been the target of false slurs by President Donald Trump and right-wing media outlets....
21:28 2019-09-11

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month....
21:56 2019-08-05

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
15:28 2019-05-21

Ayub Hassan death: Teen murder accused who 'fled on Boris bike' claims he was pressured to sell hard drugs by victim A 16-year-old accused of murdering a teen behind a west London Waitrose claims he was pressured to deal class A drugs by the victim, a court has heard....
22:00 2019-08-29

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
17:56 2019-06-19

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
21:42 2019-06-12

2 Muslim men say American Airlines canceled flight after crew 'didn’t feel comfortable' Two Muslim men say American Airlines profiled them and canceled their flight after crew members said they “didn’t feel comfortable” flying with them.       ...
13:00 2019-09-21

Muslim Passengers Say American Airlines Flight Was Cancelled, FBI Called, Because Man Flushed Toilet Twice Two Muslim men are asking the Department of Transportation to investigate American Airlines and regional carrier Mesa Airlines after crew members on a Dallas-bound flight called the FBI on them....
02:42 2019-09-25