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Philippines: Opposition lawmaker Leila de Lima's trial a test for democracy ahead of election

Human rights organizations have called on the Philippine government to drop its case against opposition senator Leila de Lima after two key witnesses retracted their testimonies, saying that governmen...

Nevada court rejects bid to revive claim against UFC chief

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada Supreme Court panel has rejected an appeal in a legal battle between UFC President Dana White and a Las Vegas man who went to prison for trying to extort White in a sex-tape ...

Benzema still reigns in Madrid after spoiling Mbappé party

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — There was a time when Karim Benzema was jeered by Real Madrid fans for not tapping all his talent, for not scoring enough goals, for not rising to the challenge. ...

'Pam & Tommy' recaps sex tape drama through a #MeToo lens

NEW YORK (AP) — An impactful, if not cringe-worthy moment in the new Hulu series, “ Pam & Tommy, ” is when Lily James as Pamela Anderson is interviewed by Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show” and he ask...

Missed penalty, injury and burglary on same day for Benzema

MADRID (AP) — A missed penalty kick. An injury. A burglary. It wasn’t the type of day Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema had hoped for. Benzema had a tough day on t...

Taiwan legislator pushes for law amendment after experiencing dating violence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) issued a statement on Thursday (Dec. 2) to talk about her next move a day after admitting in public that sh...

Unfazed by guilty verdict, Real Madrid relying on Benzema

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema and the teams that employ him appear unfazed by his guilty verdict for having played a part in the sex tape blackmail plot against a former France teammate. ...

Benzema gets 1-year suspended sentence in sex-tape case

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema was given a one-year suspended jail sentence and a fine of 75,000 euros ($84,000) Wednesday in a sex-tape case that rocked French...

France forward Karim Benzema handed 1-year suspended jail sentence and 75,000 euros fine in sex tape case

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — France forward Karim Benzema handed 1-year suspended jail sentence and 75,000 euros fine in sex tape case.

Prosecutors seek fine for Benzema in French blackmail trial

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — A French court trying an alleged blackmail case involving Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema and four other defendants will render its verdict on Nov. 24. Be...

Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — The trial of French soccer player Karim Benzema and four others began Wednesday outside Paris, without the Real Madrid forward in attendance. Benzema, who p...

Madrid forward Benzema on trial in France for blackmail

LYON, France (AP) — Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema will stand trial outside Paris starting Wednesday after being accused of trying to blackmail former France teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex ta...

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly has long faced and denied allegations of lurid behavior and sex abuse. A jury has now found him guilty of sex trafficking in a federal trial in New York stemming from those al...

Benzema's return speeds up France's attack at Euro 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Karim Benzema’s return speeds up France’s attack and has taken some pressure off the defense. The French team will be going for a fourth consecutive clean sh...

Feud between Mbappé and Giroud escalates at Euro 2020

PARIS (AP) — A brewing feud between France strikers Kylian Mbappé and Olivier Giroud has gone public, potentially threatening team unity ahead of the opening match against Germany at the European Cham...