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Assange wins first stage in effort to appeal US extradition

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won the first stage of his effort to overturn a U.K. ruling that opened the door for his extradition to U.S. to stand trial on espionage charge...

Go Canada: Auger-Aliassime joins Shapovalov in quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov are enjoying quite a run in the Australian sun. For the first time, two Canadian men have reached the Australia...

UK court to rule on Assange bid to prevent US extradition

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s High Court is set to rule Monday on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can take his fight against U.S. extradition to the U.K. Supreme Court. The decisi...

UK court allows Julian Assange to appeal extradition to Supreme Court

The High Court of Justice in London on Monday ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can seek permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court. Assange is charged with publishing swaths of US milita...

Column: 'Games must go on' spiel grows weaker by the day

The Olympic Charter runs 112 pages and reads like something Gwyneth Paltrow would have written if she were in charge of the Games instead of Goop. “The goal of Olympism,” the charte...

EXPLAINER: How will U. of Michigan assault settlement work?

DETROIT (AP) — A $490 million deal to settle claims of sexual assault against a University of Michigan doctor will be handled in a similar way to the $500 million agreement worked out in 2018 by Michi...

Ghislaine Maxwell requests new trial after juror interviews

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell has formally requested a new trial, less than a month after her conviction on sex trafficking charges. In a Wednesday letter to U.S. District Judge...

Chances were missed to stop U. of Michigan sexual abuse

DETROIT (AP) — Complaints that a University of Michigan sports doctor was committing sexual assault went back decades, long before a $490 million settlement this week with victims, but no one stepped...

Robinho's 9-year rape sentence upheld by Italy's top court

MILAN (AP) — Former Brazil forward Robinho had a nine-year sentence for the rape of a young woman upheld by Italy’s top court on Wednesday. Brazil does not extradite its own citizens...

U. of Michigan settlement latest in school sex abuse payouts

A financial payout for more than 1,000 people — mostly men — who say they were sexually assaulted by former University of Michigan sports doctor Robert Anderson is the latest multimillion-dollar settl...

U. of Michigan reaches $490M settlement over sexual abuse

The University of Michigan announced a $490 million settlement Wednesday with more than 1,000 people who say they were sexually assaulted by a sports doctor during his nearly four-decade career at the...

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been denied bail and will be detained in Toronto as he awaits trial on charges in Canada. Nygard is charged with six counts of...

Do Minnesota cases show it's getting easier to convict cops?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First, it was Mohamed Noor — convicted for shooting an unarmed woman who approached his police SUV. Then it was Derek Chauvin, found guilty of murder for using his knee to pin Georg...

Former NBA great Yao Ming addresses Peng Shuai, Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA great Yao Ming said Monday he and others had a pleasant talk when they met last month with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose disappearance after making a sexual assault...

Prince Andrew, accuser seek witnesses in sex abuse lawsuit

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre have filed their initial requests for witnesses in her lawsuit accusing the British royal of sexually abusing her at age 17. ...