French child rape case is another lesson about sports abuse

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — The victims' parents regarded him as a family friend, unaware of the tortures he was inflicting on their children behind closed doors. His past glories as a c...

Top Jordanian politicians arrested on corruption charges

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state security court has arrested several high-profile politicians on charges of illegal tobacco production, smuggling and bribery. State media report t...

Former swimming champ sentenced for child rape, sexual abuse

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — A former French swimming champion and ex-manager of one of the country's most successful hockey clubs has been found guilty of child rape and sexual abuse and sentenced to 12 y...

The Latest: DNA linked nurse to baby of incapacitated woman

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a suspect charged with sexual assault in the case of an incapacitated woman who gave birth at a long-term health care facility (all times local): ...

Nurse arrested in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term heal...

The Latest: Pope says fear of migration is 'making us crazy'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the pope's visit to Panama (all times local): 1 p.m. Pope Francis says fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he begins a trip ...

AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth. Forcibly separated from his wife, children and friends in America, he is i...

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT SENATORS ARE GRAPPLING WITH Side with Trump or vote ...

Amid wall debate, pope visits Panama with migration in mind

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the...

Chilean transgender school protects children from bullying

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Growing up as a transgender child in Chile, Angela was so desperate to escape the physical and verbal abuse from other students at her elementary school that she thought about t...

South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say...

Nebraska couple charged in death of malnourished infant twin

LOUISVILLE, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska couple is charged with felony child abuse in the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters. Court records show David and Ka...

Germany: director of asylum-seekers home convicted of abuse

BERLIN (AP) — The former director of an asylum-seeker home in western Germany has been convicted of abusing people in his care. The Siegen state court on Tuesday sentenced the 38-yea...

France: Ex-champ swimmer admits 'shame' at child rape trial

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — A court in southwest France has heard how a French former swimming champion who went on to manage one of France's most successful ice hockey teams wormed his way into the trust...

Vatican insists no reports of sexual abuse against Argentine

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is insisting that there were no accusations of sexual abuse against an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis when he resigned in 2017 and was promoted to a job at the ...