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Assange will not leave until assured no US extradition: lawyer

Sydney - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Assange says will leave Ecuador embassy in London 'soon'

London - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange indicated Monday he would leave Ecuador's embassy in London "soon" but his organisation played down the comment, saying he would not depart until there was an agreement with Britain's government.

Real-life Cookie Monster almost asphyxiates roommate

Decatur - In a story so bizarre it's hard to believe, a 23-year-old Illinois man — Allen Hall — has been charged with attempted murder as well as assault and battery after attacking his female roommate.

Woman reportedly stabs man after he uses their son as a shield

Clarksville - According to police reports a man used his child as a human shield in a dispute with the mother of that same child. She responded by stabbing him in his legs so as not to hit their son.

Indian protesters demand arrests in child rape case

Bangalore - Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to demand arrests in the case of a six-year-old girl allegedly raped in a school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.

Protests over alleged rape at Indian school

Bangalore - Hundreds of outraged parents stormed a top private school in the Indian city of Bangalore Thursday to protest against the alleged rape of a six-year-old pupil by two staff members, police said.

Swedish court upholds warrant against WikiLeaks founder

Stockholm - A Swedish court on Wednesday decided to uphold an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over allegations of sexual assault.

Tennessee woman charged with taking illegal drugs while pregnant

Madisonville - A 26-year-old woman is the first person to be charged under a new Tennessee law that makes a woman who takes drugs while pregnant guilty of misdemeanor assault.

TV star Rolf Harris jailed for five years over sex assaults

London - Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain and Australia for decades, was jailed for five years and nine months for a string of sexual assaults against girls.

British boxing star Amir Khan arrested for attacking teenagers

British boxing star Amir Khan has been arrested in his own community in Bolton, United Kingdom for allegedly attacking at least two teenagers who appeared to have uttered insulting words to the popular boxing champion.

TV star Rolf Harris jailed for five years over sex assaults

London - Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain and Australia for decades, was jailed Friday for five years and nine months for a string of sexual assaults against girls.

TV star Rolf Harris faces jail for sex assaults

London - Television star Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain and Australia for half a century, returned to court Friday to be sentenced for a string of indecent assaults against girls and young women.

TV star Rolf Harris guilty of sex assaults in Britain

London - Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain since the 1960s, could face jail after his conviction Monday on 12 counts of indecently assaulting girls.

Video: Couple assault officer, are grabbed and thrown from train

Union - Onlookers took cell phone video of a New Jersey (NJ) couple being grabbed by police officers and thrown off a train for refusing to leave after bringing their bikes onto the train.

UN warns Britain over child voodoo victims, sex tourists

Geneva - Hundreds of children are believed to have been kidnapped in Africa and brought to Britain for brutal voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said, urging London to do more to combat the scourge.

Egypt refers 13 to trial over Tahrir sex attacks

Cairo - Egypt's prosecution service on Saturday referred 13 men to trial for alleged sex attacks on women at Cairo's Tahrir Square, including during inaugural celebrations for new President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Banish sexual violence 'to dark ages': Kerry

London - US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was time to banish sexual violence "to the dark ages" as an international conference on rape as a weapon of war wrapped up in London.

Police seek Ohio man after brawl at kindergarten graduation

Cincinnati - Police in the Cincinnati suburb of Mt. Healthy are looking for Raymond Walker, 33, after it was alleged he punched a man during a kindergarten graduation ceremony. A brawl then erupted involving up to 20 people.

PR king Max Clifford given 8-year jail term for UK sex assaults

London - Publicity mastermind Max Clifford, the king of British tabloid kiss-and-tell exposés, was sentenced to eight years in jail on Friday for multiple sex assaults against impressionable teenagers.

FBI seeks victims of major international pedophile

Washington - The FBI was Thursday hastily seeking to identify victims of a serial paedophile who drugged and molested dozens of children over four decades teaching at international schools around the world.

Man assaults girlfriend with Easter eggs and gets arrested

A man is facing an aggravated assault charge after he assaulted his girlfriend with Easter eggs on Sunday. The incident happened while they were dyeing the eggs together.

Rash of acid attacks stir calls for change in Colombia

Bogot - A rash of acid attacks in recent weeks have horrified Colombians, provoking calls for special laws to deter a particularly fearsome form of aggression in an already violent society.

French priest charged with rape, torture during exorcisms

Versailles - A priest in an ultra-conservative Catholic sect has been charged with rape and torture for acts allegedly committed during exorcisms involving three schoolteachers.

Vatican names former victim on child abuse commission

- A former victim of sexual abuse by priests will sit on a new commission created to root out paedophilia in the Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Saturday.Pope Francis in a statement revealed the first eight names of officials who will sit on the com...

Australian police make arrest after alleged assault on Modern Family star

Police said on Friday a man has been arrested after one of the stars of the hit U.S. sitcom "Modern Family" was allegedly assaulted during a trip to Australia, where she and other cast members are filming an episode.

Police 'like' Facebook status to lure man wanted for assault

Freeland - In an increasingly digital world, law enforcement officials are turning to social networks to help solve crimes. So perhaps it's not so surprising that one Pennsylvania police investigation used Facebook to try and track down a suspect.

Indian maid, 11, tortured with chillies

Mumbai - Indian police have arrested a trader for allegedly torturing a 11-year-old maid who was forced to eat chillies which were also rubbed on her body, an official said Monday, in the latest abuse of domestic servants.

Child films security guards assaulting parents in Spain (video)

Torrevieja - A French family were on a Christmas holiday in Torrevieja in the Valencian Community of Spain when they visited a supermarket. When passing the shop's till, an alarm went off in the security barrier and they were badly assaulted by security guards.

Bible argument leads to physical altercation

Cartersville - In what could be described as a fight of biblical proportions, a man and woman were recently arrested after physically assaulting one another after arguing about the 10 Commandments.

Chicagoans demand action after girl raped near school safety zone

Chicago - Residents of the Belmont Cragin neighborhood met Thursday at the Northwest Side Housing Center to demand police protection. Two days earlier, a 15-year-old girl was raped and assaulted about one block from a school "Safe Passage" route.
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A photograph of an as yet unidentified assault victim in Bromley, South East London.
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Brawl involving up to 20 people during a kindergarten graduation celebration in an Ohio elementary s...
Brawl involving up to 20 people during a kindergarten graduation celebration in an Ohio elementary school
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No  it s not  Apocalypse Now   it s the Mini-War exercise of the SANDF.
No, it's not "Apocalypse Now", it's the Mini-War exercise of the SANDF.
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An artist drawing depicting the act of rape.
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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