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May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Olympian sues USA Swimming alleging sex abuse cover-up

LOS ANGELES, California: Former Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith filed a lawsuit Monday against USA Swimming, accusing the governing body of knowing she was being sexually abused by her coach and covering it up. Kukors Smith alleged in the lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court near Los Angeles, that Sean Hutchison, her coach at a swim club near Seattle

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly

PARIS: Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from societys preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday. This was over and above those aborted simply for being female, researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal. "Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesnt 3

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Indonesia’s Aceh to stop whipping criminals in public

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: Indonesia's Aceh province will stop whipping criminals in public after a wave of international condemnation of the practice, local officials said Thursday. The conservative region on Sumatra island -- the only place in Muslim-majority Indonesia that follows Islamic law -- passed a regulation Thursday that will see criminals flogged 2

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM Trump ‘strongly’ denies Stormy Daniels affair

n star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday, insisting there was "nothing to corroborate" her claims oextramarital sex with Donald Trump. In its first response to a primetime interview watched by more than 21 million Americans, the White House questioned Daniels’ credibility and challenged her to present proof. "The president has strongly, clearly and has consistently 1

February 25, 2018 12:00 AM Philippine Catholics protest bill to legalise divorce

MANILA: Around 2,000 Roman Catholic Filipinos protested in Manila on Saturday against a push to legalise divorce, with church groups also using the "Walk for Life" march to slam President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drugs war. The pre-dawn protest was organised by church groups worried about the possible passage of a divorce bill, which is being championed 6

February 25, 2018 12:00 AM Kasur child abuse: Court acquits 12 for lack of evidence

LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday acquitted 12 accused in a child sexual abuse scandal of Kasur after the prosecution failed to prove charges against them. The accused, including Haseem Amir, Waseem Sindhi, Aleem Asif and others, have been acquitted in FIR 190/2015. ATC Judge Ilyas Ahmad announced the verdict after the witnesses failed 11

February 24, 2018 12:00 AM Sex scamAustralia’s deputy PM quits

Australia’s scandal-hit deputy leader Barnaby Joyce announced on Friday he was quitting and moving to the backbench amid claims of sexual harassment and controversy over an affair with a now-pregnant former aide. Joyce, whose National Party rules alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberals, has been front-page news in Australia for two weeks 9

February 23, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-German priest jailed on 108 counts of child sex abuse

BERLIN: A German former Catholic priest was on Thursday sentenced to eight and a half years in prison for more than 100 cases of child sexual abuse and other offences. The 53-year-old will undergo years of therapy in a closed psychiatric institution before starting his prison term, a court in the southeastern city of Deggendorf ruled. Whether he will ever be released 12

February 15, 2018 3:02 PM Saudi cleric endorses Valentine's Day as 'positive event'

A prominent Saudi cleric endorsed Valentine's Day, long forbidden in the ultra-conservative kingdom, calling it a “positive social event” that was not linked to religion. The comment from Ahmed Qassim al-Ghamdi, former chief of the religious police in the holy city of Makkah, comes as 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pursues a far-reaching 6

January 22, 2018 12:00 AM Delhi lawmakers sacked for allegedly taking illegal benefits

NEW DELHI: India’s President on Sunday sacked 20 lawmakers from the state assembly in New Delhi after they were revealed to be holding jobs in government despite laws forbidding the practice. The purge reduces by nearly a third the number of state assembly seats held by Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which still maintains a majority. It attacked 5