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Football Association of Ireland supports Vera Pauw over allegations of rape and abuse when she was a player

The Football Association of Ireland has given its full support to Republic of Ireland head coach Vera Pauw after her allegations of rape and sexual abuse. Former Netherlands defender Pauw, in her current role for nearly three years, has claimed in a statement on social media that she was raped by “a prominent football official” […]

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US

Woman charged with animal abuse, neglect after 53 dogs are rescued in Missouri

JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) – A woman is facing animal abuse and neglect charges after 53 dogs were rescued from a property in northwest Johnson County, Missouri. Midwest Animal ResQ, Old Drum Animal Shelter and Risen from the Ashes are caring for the dogs that were removed from the property. “They were living in deplorable […]

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Canada

Prominent Canadian lawyer to lead review of Gymnastics Canada in wake of abuse allegations | CBC Sports

Richard McLaren, who led investigations into Russian doping and corruption in the International Weightlifting Federation, will create Gymnastics Canada’s culture review roadmap after athletes spoke out about abusive practices. McLaren Global Sport Solutions, headed by Canadian law professor McLaren, said Thursday it will work with Gymnastics Canada as the national governing body seeks changes that […]

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Celebrities

R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex abuse crimes against women, girls and boys

Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly, 55, has been sentence to 30 years in prison after he was found guilty of sexually abusing women, as well as boys and girls, for decades. The former 90s star, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has been branded a “predator”. Kelly was convicted by a federal jury in […]

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Sports

F1 news LIVE: Pique faces F1 ban after Hamilton abuse, Red Bull sack star, Horner dig

Max Verstappen leads the world championship by 46 points from team-mate Sergio Perez with Charles Leclerc a further three points back. The Dutchman’s commanding championship lead is down to securing six wins from nine races, seven of which he has finished. Verstappen’s excellent consistency should give him an excellent chance to rid the demons of […]

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Finance

Code red: China’s Covid health apps govern life but are ripe for abuse

More than two years into the coronavirus pandemic, everyday life for most of China’s 1.4bn citizens hinges on the colour of a health code on a smartphone app. Entering any establishment, taking the bus, strolling in a park, or in some cities even returning home depends on the approval of health code applications that are […]

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US

Detroit mother charged with murder, child abuse, torture after boy’s body found in freezer

DETROIT – A mother is facing murder and child abuse charges after her 3-year-old son was found dead in a freezer in the basement of a Detroit home. Detroit police say they discovered a 3-year-old child’s decomposing body in the freezer at a home on Monte Vista Street, near the intersection of Grand River Avenue […]

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Entertainment

Michael Jackson’s horrifying physical reaction to his father’s abuse

This weekend, fans of Michael Jackson celebrated his life, 13 years after his tragic death on June 25, 2009. The star was found at his home in Los Angeles after suffering a cardiac arrest. Although he is remembered for his wonderful talents and performances, Michael did not always have the happiest of lives. Michael and […]

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UK

UK paedophiles watch live-streamed abuse of children in the Philippines

The crime is a major problem in the Philippines, where traffickers arrange for minors to be abused on camera, sometimes to order from paying “customers.” The NCA has not said which other two countries have made the disturbing top three ranking. “Radical” paedophiles are also seeking to normalise the behaviour and incite others to take […]

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UK

Rotherham abuse victims outraged as ZERO police officers sacked after investigation

Not a single police officer from South Yorkshire Police has been prosecuted or sacked (Image: Nigel Roddis/Getty) The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) found the South Yorkshire force “failed to protect vulnerable children and young people.” One 12-year-old was made pregnant by her abuser. But despite the IOPC investigating 47 officers, carrying out 91 […]