Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 19 The Baltimore Sun on the similarities between a woman accusing Supre...

Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's trial judge is rejecting a defense motion to step down from the sex assault case before Monday's sentencing hearing in suburban Philadelphia. Mont...

Editor of The New York Review of Books out after uproar

NEW YORK (AP) — The editor of The New York Review of Books has abruptly left his post following an outcry when the magazine published an essay by a former radio host accused of sexual misconduct that ...

Gender war politics grip Senate over Kavanaugh accusation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nowhere is gender politics thicker in the election season air than in the mannerly U.S. Senate as it considers what President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavan...

Prosecutors want 89-year sentence in firefighters' deaths

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors are requesting an 89-year prison term for a woman who set fire to a nail salon resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters. Forty-six-...

3D-printed gun firm owner accused of paying for underage sex

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An affidavit accuses the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns of paying $500 cash to have sex with a female under 17. The affidavit fi...

The Latest: Anita Hill says FBI investigation needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:50 a.m. ...

Uber driver suing Bucs' QB Winston over groping incident

PHOENIX (AP) — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit ...

Colleagues of Kavanaugh accuser point to her integrity

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the...

Ford wants her Kavanaugh claim investigated before hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary ...

Factors don't favor criminal charges against Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. What they'...

Taipei MRT slasher attacks two victims within a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The woman who slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station on Monday (Sept. 17) has been found to have attacked another victim a ...

Trump says he feels 'terribly' for Court pick facing assault accusation, says Kavanaugh 'not a man that deserves this'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he feels 'terribly' for Court pick facing assault accusation, says Kavanaugh 'not a man that deserves this'

Can allegation against Kavanaugh lead to criminal charges?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been calling on the FBI to investigate a woman's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. What they'...

Prosecutor: Texas man mistaken as thief shot with hands up

DALLAS (AP) — A prosecutor says a Dallas-area man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the air and was begging not to be shot when a police officer shot ...