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Tech leaders face threat of prison under new UK online bill

LONDON (AP) — Tech bosses face criminal prosecution if they fail to comply with proposed British rules aimed at ensuring people are safe online, the U.K. government said Thursday as it unveiled the dr...

Review: In 'X,' a 1970s porn shoot runs into trouble

In Houston 1979, a small film crew arrives to make a porn film in a rented cottage on a farm belonging to an aged couple, one of whom greets the producer at the door with a shotgun and — unaware of th...

Trump accused of breaking campaign laws by teasing 2024 run

As former President Donald Trump continues to tease a future White House bid, a pro-Democratic super PAC has accused him of violating federal campaign laws by raising and spending money for a run with...

Whitmer kidnapping trial symbol of discord in west Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Four men described by prosecutors as radicals who schemed to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are on trial in a federal courthouse named for Gerald R. Ford, a politic...

Taiwan's Cabinet approves amendments to toughen penalties for making deepfake porn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (March 30) approved four draft amendments that will introduce heavier penalties for sexual offenses including the non-consensual distribution of po...

‘Lost Daughter’ wins top prizes at Independent Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” “Drive My Car” and “Summer of Soul” were among the big winners at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards Sunday. ...

Sentencing set for Josh Duggar in federal child porn case

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A judge has set an April sentencing date for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who was convicted last year of federal child pornography charges. Duggar — ...

New Zealand man gets 21 years for child pornography

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A New Zealand man who was shot by the mother of a teenage girl when he tried to break into their home in Virginia was sentenced Friday to 21 years in prison for using the girl to ...

Column: Shiffrin's disappointment stirs lessons from Biles

BEIJING (AP) — When Mikaela Shiffrin careened off the course, another expected gold medal slipping away before she hardly got started, the announcers from NBC let her have it. “One ...

UK to require porn sites to verify users are 18 or older

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government said Tuesday all pornography websites will be legally required to verify that users are 18 or older as part of new online safety rules. Under the g...

Michael Avenatti convicted of stealing from Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of cheating porn actor Stormy Daniels out of nearly $300,000 she was supposed to get for writing a book about an alleged tryst with former Preside...

Appeals court: Inmates don't have a right to pornography

A federal appeals court has ruled that Connecticut prison inmates do not have a right to possess or view pornography in prison. The ruling Thursday from a three-judge panel of the 2n...

Lawyer Michael Avenatti convicted on charges that he stole money porn actor Stormy Daniels was owed for Trump book

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyer Michael Avenatti convicted on charges that he stole money porn actor Stormy Daniels was owed for Trump book.

Jury forges ahead on whether Avenatti cheated Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK (AP) — The jury deliberating the fate of Michael Avenatti on criminal charges that he ripped off his star client, Stormy Daniels, said on Thursday it was deadlocked on the first of two counts...

In trial closing, prosecutor says lies caught up to Avenatti

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors Wednesday in a trial's closing arguments that California lawyer Michael Avenatti told repeated lies to porn actor Stormy Daniels in 2018 to hide his theft of h...