Moroccan court jails journalist on abortion charge that she denies

RABAT (Reuters) – A Moroccan court on Monday sentenced a journalist to a year in prison for sex outside marriage and having an abortion, both of which she denied,... Read more »

New England Patriots release Antonio Brown, who faces rape allegation

(Reuters) – NFL star wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has been accused of rape by his former personal trainer, was released on Friday by the New England Patriots, the... Read more »

‘Leaving Neverland’ wins Emmy, Beyonce snubbed for ‘Homecoming’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson won an Emmy on Saturday while RuPaul was named best reality show host and Beyonce went... Read more »

NFL star Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit by former trainer

(Reuters) – Newly signed New England Patriots player Antonio Brown has been accused of rape and sexual assault by his former personal trainer in a federal lawsuit filed in... Read more »

Director of MIT’s Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations

(Reuters) – The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tried to conceal donations... Read more »

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than... Read more »

Official autopsy concludes Epstein’s death was suicide by hanging

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City’s chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was... Read more »

Appeals court halts Texas execution of man convicted of double homicide

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with... Read more »

New York coroner ‘confident’ Epstein’s death was suicide: New York Times

(Reuters) – New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking... Read more »

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier’s estate this week

(Reuters) – Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent... Read more »