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Teacher denies sexual assault on 3 female students

The man claimed trial to 12 counts of physical sexual assault and one non-physical sexual assault on the students in an Ampang school two years ago.

Protester alleges ‘dark room’ sexual assault by cops, HK vows to...

Sonia Ng adds she isn’t the only one to ‘suffer sexual violence’.

Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh after new revelations

Donald Trump believes Brett Kavanaugh should sue people for publishing lies about him.

Epstein accusers detail sexual abuse claims in emotional court hearing

More than a dozen women described how Jeffrey Epstein 'stole' their dreams and 'robbed' them of their innocence.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty as trial delayed to January

Harvey Weinstein is supposed to go on trial on Sept 9 but his court date has been pushed four months.

Weinstein to hear new accusations against him

Prosecutors plan to file testimony from actress Annabella Sciorra in a new  indictment against the 67-year-old former producer.

Islamic scholar Ramadan now accused of raping journalist

The woman also accuses Ramadan of issuing 'threats or acts of intimidation' aimed at dissuading her from reporting the alleged attack to the police, sources say.

Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled as suicide by hanging

Jeffrey Epstein's hanged himself with a bed sheet resulting in his death at the Metropolitan Correctional Center.

Cosby’s lawyers, claim unfair trial, seek to overturn sex assault conviction

Legal experts have said Cosby's best chance on appeal is to challenge Judge Steven O'Neill's decision permitting other alleged victims to testify.

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight

The 29-year-old was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport on July 29 and subsequently released under investigation after returning from a World Golf Championships event in Memphis.

Fake doctor held for molesting women by phone

Police say he posed as a doctor with the results of their health tests and then would give them lewd instructions.

Golf star Olesen arrested on suspicion of airplane ‘sex assault’

'This is an active police matter and therefore we have no comment,' says a European Tour spokesman.

R Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims ‘disgruntled groupies’

Gloria Allred, a lawyer representing 3 of the alleged victims in the New York case, called the filing 'unusual.'

Charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in US sex assault case

Spacey's accuser, William Little, had chosen to plead the Fifth Amendment, which allows witnesses not to testify so as not to incriminate themselves.

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, US prosecutors say

Prosecutors say Jeffrey Epstein paid off two potential witnesses hoping to sway them away from the child sex trafficking case against him.

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse

Canadian teacher and convicted sex offender Neil Bantleman is granted clemency in Indonesia, throwing a spotlight on the country's justice system.

US Air Force finds no evidence of sexual misconduct by top...

An Air Force investigation finds no evidence to support accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Let cops probe sexual assault claim against DAP man, says Nga

The Perak DAP chief responds to news reports that a state exco member had allegedly raped his Indonesian maid.

Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman, making his third change of legal representation barely two months before his trial on sexual assault charges.

Indian women’s heads shaved for ‘resisting’ rape

The world's largest democracy has an abysmal record on sexual crime against women.

Trial opens over Bangladesh teen’s grisly murder

The 16 people indicted can face the death penalty if convicted.

Lawyer lodges report claiming sexual assault by colleague

She says she told the man to stay away from her, but that he ignored her warnings and became aggressive.

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to sex assault charge

US celebrity chef Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of indecent assault and battery stemming from accusations that he groped a woman in a Boston restaurant in 2017.

Weinstein accusers poised to see first compensation as trial looms

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has reached a tentative settlement with women who filed civil suits against the disgraced film mogul for sexual harassment, but the multi-million-dollar deal will not forestall his criminal trial.