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South African president cleared of graft accusations

Mar 11, 2020 - 12:55 AM

Judges dismiss an investigation by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who had accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of misleading parliament over his campaign financing

CLEARED. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a media conference at the end of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg on July 27, 2018. File photo by Themba Hadebe/Pool/AFP

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration

Jan 10, 2019 - 11:14 PM

'I intend to remove this song off of iTunes and other streaming platforms and will not be working with him again,' says Lady Gaga of her song with the R&B singer

U.S. renews accusations of unfair trade practices against China

Nov 21, 2018 - 6:54 PM

A trade report says China 'has not fundamentally altered its unfair, unreasonable, and market-distorting practices'

MISTAKE. China sees new US policy a "mistake" and urges them to "correct" it. File photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP

Washington diocese names 31 former clergy accused of abuse

Oct 16, 2018 - 9:41 PM

All 31 named by the Archdiocese of Washington have been expelled from the church and 17 have died

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of the Archbishop of Washington speaks during the dedication ceremony for the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, November 17, 2017.  SAUL LOEB / AFP

Kavanaugh intensifies counter-offensive against sex accusations

Sep 25, 2018 - 2:04 PM

Brett Kavanaugh steps up his defense, saying 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, not ever. I've always treated women with dignity and respect'

TRUMP CHOICE. File photo shows Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves the room following a meeting and press availability with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Geoffrey Rush 'virtually housebound' in defamation case

Apr 09, 2018 - 5:03 PM

The 66-year-old actor is suing Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' on allegations he engaged in inappropriate behavior while working at the Sydney Theatre Company

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Geoffrey Rush attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Inaugural Emmy Nominees Night presented by American Airlines, Breguet, and Dacor at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills on September 14, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for THR/AFP

Sinon Loresca apologizes over bar altercation

Dec 30, 2017 - 10:32 PM

The social media celebrity apologizes to Drew Fernandez, who accused him of hurting his partner and Sinon's personal assistant

Miss America suspends CEO over misogynistic emails

Dec 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM

The Miss America organization suspends executive chairman and CEO Sam Haskell after he was accused of misogynistic, fat and slut-shaming language over leaked internal emails

Jeffrey Tambor quits 'Transparent' after sex assault claims

Nov 20, 2017 - 11:43 AM

'What has become clear over the past weeks, however, is that this is no longer the job I signed up for 4 years ago,' Jeffrey says

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Host Jeffrey Tambor speaks onstaged during the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on November 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP

US rapper Nelly arrested over tour bus rape allegations

Oct 08, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Nelly releases statement on Twitter after posting bail

Harden accused of planning robbery, beating in lawsuit

May 17, 2017 - 11:03 PM

The son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone claims in the suit that Harden paid 20 000 to have him beaten up

UNTRUE. James Harden denies the allegations filed against him by the son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone Jr. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/North America/AFP

Germany launches probe into 'intolerable spying' by Turkey

Mar 29, 2017 - 12:30 AM

The probe comes as a German state minister accuses Turkey of the unacceptable espionage against supporters of Fethullah Gulen blamed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a failed coup attempt last year

SPYING CLAIMS. Lower Saxony's Interior Minister Boris Pistorius holds the cover of a list with the names of alleged supporters of the Gulen movement that was handed over to Germany's Federal Intelligence Service by representatives of the Turkish intelligence service, during a press conference in Hanover, Germany, on March 28, 2017. Photo by Hauke-Christian Dittrich/AFP

EXPLAINER: What is Leila de Lima being accused of?

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Take a look at the DOJ s drug charges against Senator Leila de Lima

DUTERTE CRITIC. Senator Leila De Lima holds a press conference at the Senate on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

#PugadBaboy: Fake allegations

Apr 29, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Elton John hits back at sexual harassment claims

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:08 AM

Elton John dismisses sexual harassment claims that have been made by a former body guard as patently untrue

US police say pursuing Bill Cosby sex assault accusations

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:18 PM

We have an ongoing investigation that s unrelated to the newest revelations Los Angeles Police Department chief Charlie Beck says

Aquino belittles Napoles' credibility

May 27, 2014 - 12:26 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says the alleged mastermind of the country s biggest corruption scam in recent history is trying to muddle the issue

MOST GUILTY? President Benigno Aquino III says he thinks Janet Lim-Napoles appears to be the most guilty in the pork barrel scam. Rappler file photo

#AskMargie: Stalking tendencies

Sep 07, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Dr Margie Holmes wraps up this 3 part series by talking about recognizing stalker tendencies

Jodie Foster takes on sci-fi in 'Elysium'

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Two time Oscar winner s performance adds to her roster of powerful roles

HARD-LINER. Foster upholds the status quo in space. Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Roxas: No more presentation of suspects to public

Jan 26, 2013 - 3:06 PM

The new regulation will be formally issued on Monday January 28

Ahmadinejad slams West's nuclear 'intimidation' at UN finale

Sep 27, 2012 - 12:10 AM

Iran faces mounting international pressure over its nuclear drive which western powers say hides a bid to develop a nuclear bomb

China's Ye denies doping after questions from media, US coach

Jul 31, 2012 - 10:08 AM

China s 16 year old Olympic gold medalist Ye Shiwen is in the middle of doping accusations after breaking the world record for the 200m medley

China's Ye hits back at doping accusations

Jul 30, 2012 - 11:50 AM

China s 16 year old Olympic gold medalist Ye Shiwen is in the middle of doping accusations after breaking the world record for the 200m medley