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French model tycoon at heart of Epstein scandal accusations

Paris - A formerly powerful French modelling tycoon has emerged as a key figure in the scandal surrounding US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide in jail while facing charges of sexually trafficking minors.

Republican lawmaker questions if humans would have survived without rape, incest

Washington - Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur throughout history.

A$AP Rocky gets suspended sentence for Stockholm assault

Stockholm - A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and gave him a suspended sentence over a street brawl, a case that outraged fans and sparked a diplomatic spat with US President Donald Trump.

Brazil prosecutors ask judge to close Neymar rape case

S - Prosecutors in Brazil said Thursday they agree with a police finding that there is not enough evidence to prove rape allegations against Neymar and have asked a judge to close the case.

Chelsea staff 'turned blind eye' to sexual abuse

London - Young hopefuls at Premier League giants Chelsea were abused for years by a "prolific and manipulative" coach as staff at the club "turned a blind eye", an independent report said Tuesday.

Rapper A$AP Rocky back in Los Angeles from Sweden: reports

Los Angeles - US rapper A$AP Rocky has returned to Los Angeles after a Swedish court released him pending the verdict of an assault trial, US media reported Saturday.

US rapper A$AP Rocky released pending Sweden assault verdict

Stockholm - A Swedish court released US rapper A$AP Rocky on Friday pending the verdict of an assault trial that has outraged his fans, a decision that was quickly welcomed by President Donald Trump.

Witnesses to take stand in final day of A$AP Rocky assault trial

Stockholm - US rapper A$AP Rocky's trial in Sweden enters its third and final day on Friday, with witnesses taking the stand in an assault case that has stirred diplomatic tensions and outraged fans.

India's top court takes over contentious teen rape case

New Delhi - India's top court Thursday ordered a major state to pay compensation to a teenage girl accusing a prominent lawmaker of rape and moved the case to the capital, amid growing calls for authorities to properly address the long-running saga.

'Scared' US rapper A$AP Rocky testifies in Sweden assault trial

Stockholm - US rapper A$AP Rocky Thursday told a Stockholm court he felt "scared" and had tried to "walk away" before a street brawl, in an assault case that has stirred diplomatic tensions and outraged fans.

US rapper A$AP Rocky takes the stand in Sweden assault trial

Stockholm - US rapper A$AP Rocky will appear in a Stockholm court on Thursday to give his account of a June street brawl, in an assault case that has stirred diplomatic tensions and outraged fans.

Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence

S - Police in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general's office said Monday.

Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence: official

S - Police in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general's office said Monday.

No more Swedish meatballs: call-to-arms by A$AP Rocky fans

Washington - US fans of rapper A$AP Rocky have issued a call to arms, including meatball moratoriums and an end to binges at Ikea, in protest at Swedish moves to put him on trial for assault.

Trump demands rapper's freedom, 'disappointed' by Swedish PM

Washington - President Donald Trump lashed out at Sweden's prime minister and demanded freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky on Thursday after a Swedish court said the star will be tried on assault charges.

US financier Epstein found injured in cell after possible suicide attempt: media

New York - Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of trafficking underage girls for sex, was found unconscious in his New York jail cell after a possible suicide attempt, US media reported Thursday.

Swedish prosecutor says US rapper ASAP Rocky to be tried for assault

Stockholm - A Swedish prosecutor said Thursday that US rapper ASAP Rocky will be tried for assault over a June street brawl in a development likely to infuriate fans already indignant over his three weeks in custody.

Billionaire Epstein found injured in cell: media

New York - US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually assaulting underage girls, was found injured in his jail cell after a possible suicide attempt, according to sources cited in multiple media reports.

Trump rebukes Swedish PM, demands freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky

Washington - US President Donald Trump launched a new row with yet another American ally Thursday, lashing out at Sweden's prime minister while demanding freedom for US rapper A$AP Rocky who is to be tried in the country on assault charges.

Sweden drops probe of man in ASAP Rocky assault case

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors on Monday dropped an investigation into one of the men involved in a street brawl with US rapper ASAP Rocky, saying the man was acting in self defence.

Swedish court extends US rapper ASAP Rocky's detention

Stockholm - A Stockholm court on Friday ordered that US rapper ASAP Rocky should be kept in custody in Sweden for another week while an investigation is completed into an alleged assault during a street brawl.

Sister of Saudi crown prince tried in France over 'beaten workman'

Paris - A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment.

Sister of Saudi leader MBS faces verdict over 'beaten workman'

Paris - The sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia faces a verdict Tuesday in a French trial over the alleged beating of a workman who was refurbishing her ultra-luxury apartment in Paris.

Ex-UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal

Kathmandu - A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.

Vatican lifts envoy's immunity over sex assault claims: France

Paris - The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its Paris envoy who is under investigation for alleged sexual assault, the French foreign ministry said Monday.

Vatican lifts envoy's immunity over sex assault claims: France

Paris - The Vatican has lifted the diplomatic immunity of its Paris envoy under investigation for alleged sexual assault, the French foreign ministry said Monday.

US rapper ASAP Rocky appeals Sweden detention

Stockholm - American rapper ASAP Rocky, currently detained in Stockholm suspected of assault, has appealed his detention to Sweden's Supreme Court, his lawyer said Monday, as other musicians called for his release.

Lawyer for Afghan football ex-chief hits out at charges

Kabul - A lawyer for the disgraced former head of the Afghan Football Federation hit back Wednesday against sexual abuse allegations targeting his client, saying they were based on "ghost stories" fuelled by the #MeToo movement.

Norwegian man sentenced to 16 years for abusing hundreds of boys

Oslo - A Norwegian man was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday for the sexual abuse, including rape, of several hundred underage boys in what was described as the largest such case in the country's history.

Italy arrests 18 for allegedly brainwashing and selling children

Rome - Italian police have arrested 18 people including a mayor, doctors and social workers for allegedly brainwashing vulnerable children into thinking their parents had abused them so they could then be sold to foster parents.
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Brawl involving up to 20 people during a kindergarten graduation celebration in an Ohio elementary school
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A photograph of an as yet unidentified assault victim in Bromley, South East London.
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Woman punching and slapping Telemundo 62 reporter Iris Delgado
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An artist drawing depicting the act of rape.
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This grab may have led to the assault which follows.
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No, it's not "Apocalypse Now", it's the Mini-War exercise of the SANDF.

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