Sex Crimes

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

Published 29/10/2018

(Reuters) - Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. [more…]

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct against him [more…]

Democratic senators urge voters to focus Kavanaugh anger on election

Democratic senators urge voters to focus Kavanaugh anger on election

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic senators on Sunday said voters angry that Republicans confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite allegations of sexual misconduct [more…]

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda Sarsour flew [more…]

Trump ‘100 percent’ certain Kavanaugh accuser named wrong person

Trump ‘100 percent’ certain Kavanaugh accuser named wrong person

Published 07/10/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he is “100 percent” certain that Christine Blasey Ford named the wrong person when [more…]

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell told Reuters on Saturday that the political brawl over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation will [more…]

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

Published 06/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday, the court said, after a deeply divided U.S. Senate confirmed [more…]

Kavanaugh to be sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday

Kavanaugh to be sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday

Published 06/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brett Kavanaugh will be sworn in as a justice to U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday - hours after he was confirmed by [more…]

FBI probe is the next battle in war over Kavanaugh

FBI probe is the next battle in war over Kavanaugh

Published 01/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. senators expressed concern on Sunday over reports the White House was working with Republicans to narrow the scope of an [more…]