Child exploitation

July 19, 2017 - 5:43 am
ASH, N.C. (AP) — A police officer in North Carolina won't face charges in connection with a fatal shooting during the execution of a search warrant after a state probe found the man's fatal wound was self-inflicted. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that Maj. Laurie Watson was assisting federal...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull raises his hands as he speaks during a leaders debate hosted by Facebook Australia and News.com.au in Sydney. The Australian government on Friday, July 14, 2017, proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals. (Lukas Coch/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 14, 2017 - 3:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals. But some experts, as well as Facebook...
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July 14, 2017 - 12:01 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday proposed a new cybersecurity law to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by suspected extremists and other criminals. But some experts, as well as Facebook...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing child pornography, admitting he tried to get rid of the evidence last fall while police were investigating allegations that he had sexually assaulted young female athletes...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor, is taking a step toward resolving one of four criminal cases against him in Michigan. Nassar is due in federal court Tuesday, July 11, to plead guilty to child pornography charges. It’s separate from sexual assault charges involving women and girls who said they were molested when they sought treatment for gymnastics injuries. (Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 11, 2017 - 1:20 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a Michigan sports doctor pleading guilty to child pornography, one of four criminal cases against Larry Nassar (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. A lawyer for a Michigan sports doctor who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges says he will proceed to...
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From left, Oakland city officials including city administrator Sabrina Landreth, police chief Anne Kirkpatrick and Mayor Libby Schaaf field questions from the media after a federal court hearing, Monday, July 10, 2017, in San Francisco. Civil rights lawyers say a federal judge should consider holding Oakland, California, city and police officials in contempt of court for mishandling an internal affairs investigation of several officers alleged to have sexually exploited an underage prostitute. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 10, 2017 - 8:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland's new police chief apologized Monday in federal court for a sexual misconduct scandal involving a teenage prostitute and vowed to clean up the city's troubled police department. "This is repairable," Anne Kirkpatrick told U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson...
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From left, Oakland city officials including city administrator Sabrina Landreth, police chief Anne Kirkpatrick, and Mayor Libby Schaaf wait to talk to the media after a federal court hearing, Monday, July 10, 2017, in San Francisco. Civil rights lawyers say a federal judge should consider holding Oakland, California, city and police officials in contempt of court for mishandling an internal affairs investigation of several officers alleged to have sexually exploited an underage prostitute. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 10, 2017 - 8:23 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a summons of top Oakland, California, officials by a federal judge to discuss a report on a sexual misconduct investigation (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A federal judge who oversees the Oakland Police Department says he is optimistic that the department can...
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July 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women and girls plans to plead guilty to unrelated charges of possession of child pornography. A court document shows that Dr. Larry Nassar is due in federal court...
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July 10, 2017 - 3:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has summoned lawyers for Oakland, California, to court Monday to explain the city's mishandling of a police sexual misconduct investigation that led to the chief's resignation and implicated two dozen officers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The scandal...
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July 10, 2017 - 12:39 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge should consider holding Oakland, California, city and police officials in contempt of court for mishandling an internal affairs investigation of several officers alleged to have sexually exploited an underage prostitute, civil rights lawyers said. U.S. District...
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