Crimes against children

In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 11, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:41 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Savannah High School assistant principal has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student. The Savannah Morning News reports that 43-year-old Marvin Johnson turned himself in to police Monday. He's charged with sexual assault by persons with...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas bail bondsman was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing his 7-year-old son, who authorities say endured abuse and starvation before his remains were fed to pigs on the family's rental property. Under the sentence, Michael Jones, 46, won't be...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 2:09 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 1:19 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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Actress Priyanka Chopra is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Chopra said after visiting Zimbabwe Friday as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young girls are "asking for it." (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
May 06, 2017 - 1:02 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are "asking for it." Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern African...
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Defense attorneys David Wooten and Maria Mena speak in Rockville, Md., Friday, May 5, 2017, after charges were dropped against two Hispanic teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school restroom. The case that drew national attention after the White House cited it as an example of why the president wants to crack down on illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
May 06, 2017 - 2:29 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors are dropping charges against two Hispanic teens accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in a restroom at a suburban Washington high school, a case cited by the White House as an example of why the president wants to crack down on illegal immigration. Montgomery County...
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May 05, 2017 - 5:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers are demanding a public apology from a Republican legislator who said there are women in Alaska who try to get pregnant to get a "free trip to the city." Pressure mounted Friday on Rep. David Eastman, who has raised concerns with using state funds and Medicaid...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Florida man identified by federal prosecutors as the creator and lead administrator of what's thought to be the world's largest child-pornography website has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The FBI said in a news release Friday that 58-year-old Steven W. Chase of...
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May 02, 2017 - 3:58 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A conservative lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. The amendment from Republican Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla refers to abortion...
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