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Elite Models ex-boss probed for alleged child rape in France

Paris - A former top boss of one of the world's biggest model agencies is to be investigated for rape and abusing an under-age girl as well as other women, French prosecutors announced on Monday.

New Vatican manual advises bishops to report sex abuse claims to police

Vatican City - The Vatican released guidelines Thursday for bishops and other senior officials on dealing with clerical child sex abuse claims, clarifying rules on tackling a decades-old scandal plaguing the church.

French consent law in the dock over sex with 11-year-olds

Paris - In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter.Not so in France, which is in the midst of a furious debate over the issue after a man in his twenties was acquitted of raping an 11-year-old girl.

France to move migrant youths from razed 'Jungle' camp

Calais - Around 1,500 unaccompanied minors living near the demolished "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais will be moved to reception centres around France starting on Wednesday, authorities said.

Ex-Subway pitchman Fogle to plead guilty to pornography charges

Indianapolis - Subway sandwich pitchman Jared Fogle faces as long as 12 years in prison after offering to plead guilty to child pornography and other sex charges.

Desperate and alone, immigrant children to be housed in Dallas

Dallas - More than 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into Texas earlier this month are on their way to shelters in Dallas, Texas.

Tanning beds now illegal for California minors

Sacramento - California became the first state in the nation to prohibit minors from using tanning facilities after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that raised the minimum age from fourteen to eighteen for those using ultraviolet tanning devices.

Blunder lets porn be sold legally to kids

Due to a government blunder from 25 years ago, retailers who sell pornography to children will not be criminally prosecuted for the next three months.

It’s now legal to sell violent video games to minors in the UK

England is the only country where it’s now 100% legal for anyone, regardless of age to buy pornography, violent video games and media content that was previously banned.

Australian State Is Banning Piercings For Minors

Within weeks teens under the age of 16 will have to get their Mum or Dad to sign off if they want to get a piercing in New South Wales.

Allegations of sexual misconduct against four priests

"A conference on Friday February 16,2007,will announce the commencement of a number of civil lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie related to the sexual abuse of minors by clergy."

Gamestop threaten to fire Employee's who sell M-rated titles to Minors

"If you plan on buying the M-rated classic, Bad Boys: Miami Take Down from your local GameStop, you might want to make sure you bring your ID and a DNA sample to prove it's actually you."

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