A wide-reaching investigation into child abuse across Australia whose revelations shocked the nation has called for sweeping changes to be made, including recommending an end to mandatory celibacy in the Catholic Church.
Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 5:04 am
Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 5:01 am
The illegal trade and growing abuse of tramadol, a synthetic opioid, are destabilizing parts of West Africa, especially in the Sahel region, where it is fueling terror groups and providing revenue for them to carry out attacks, UN officials and security experts say.
Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:16 am
A dispute over North Korea has once again laid bare the apparent rift between the White House and the top US diplomat, leading to behind-the-scenes scrambling this week by aides meant to avoid mixed signals about the world's tensest standoff.
Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 12:07 am
Top Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a letter to the head of the Justice Department's press shop, quizzing her on how members of the media obtained text messages sent by a former member of the special counsel team on the eve of an appearance by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before the committee.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 11:04 pm
The New York Police Department has opened an investigation into Russell Simmons based on media reports of multiple women coming forward to accuse the music mogul of sexual misconduct, including rape, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 9:27 pm
Long waits for medical care, possible misuse of solitary confinement and inappropriate treatment of detainees were among problems inspectors found at several US immigrant detention facilities, a government watchdog says.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 8:27 pm
In the aftermath of Roy Moore's stunning Senate election loss in Alabama on Tuesday night, Republicans were quick to note that the circumstances in the state made drawing any conclusions impossible.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 6:27 pm
ABC has pulled "The Great American Baking Show" after one of the show's judges was accused of sexual misconduct.
Posted on: 14 December 2017 | 5:16 pm