Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August... Read more »

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim,... Read more »

Minnesota student sues JD.com’s CEO Liu, company over rape allegation

(Reuters) – A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China’s e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a... Read more »

Australian media charges over Cardinal Pell trial ‘chilling’ for open justice: lawyer

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Charges against dozens of journalists and publishers in Australia over the reporting of Cardinal George Pell’s child sex abuse conviction will have a chilling effect on... Read more »

From skateboards to spying, Assange arrest followed drawn-out dispute with Ecuador

QUITO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ecuador’s decision to abruptly end Julian Assange’s seven-year asylum in its London embassy on Thursday followed a long deterioration in relations, driven in part by suspicions... Read more »

‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack pleads guilty in sex cult case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Smallville” actress Allison Mack on Monday pleaded guilty to blackmailing two women as part of an alleged New York sex cult that prosecutors called a... Read more »

NBA player Porzingis denies rape allegation: lawyer

(Reuters) – The lawyer for National Basketball Association player Kristaps Porzingis on Sunday denied an allegation that his client sexually assaulted a woman in 2018. “We are aware of... Read more »

Grindr defeats appeal over harassment on gay dating app

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. federal appeals court refused to hold Grindr liable to a New York man who said his former boyfriend used the gay dating app... Read more »

Patriots owner Kraft apologizes in first statement since arrest

Feb 17, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during the 2019 NBA All-Star Game at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) –... Read more »

Patriots owner Kraft can avoid prosecution in Florida prostitution sting: prosecutors

(Reuters) – The owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots could be spared prosecution on charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida if he agrees to community service... Read more »