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13 men jailed over Bristol sex-abuse ring

Story of victims – some in care – can be told after final group of seven men is convicted of systematic abuse of teenagers<p>Thirteen men, all of Somali origin, have been jailed after being convicted of the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable girls in Bristol.<p>The victims, some of whom were in local …

From Church of Christ to Pansexual Rapper

Boyfriend used to be a devout Church of Christ member and children’s art teacher. But she gave that all up to focus on her own art—her raunchy, …

In Afghanistan, women face entrenched harassment

Twenty-nine-year-old Masouma was walking down a street in Kabul one day recently when a boy no older than 5 tried to grab her.<p>She moved to avoid him, but what he did next, she recalled, spoke volumes about attitudes toward women and girls in the Afghan capital.<p>"When I walked away he laughed, …

Shia LaBeouf: I was raped

Shia LaBeouf's arrests, altercations and attempts at art have garnered more attention than his acting in recent years, and now he's raising eyebrows, again with an accusation of sexual assault.<p>In an interview with <i>Dazed & Confused</i> magazine, he says a woman raped him during his #IAMSORRY performance …

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Deputy disciplined for pulling over bus to give son lunch: cops

The Lake County sheriff's lieutenant who reportedly pulled over a school bus while off-duty to "issue his son his lunch" has been disciplined for violating his department's regulations, Undersheriff Ray Rose said.<p>Lt. Brian Keller used his unmarked black Dodge Charger with emergency lights to …

Creed frontman says he's broke and homeless

Creed frontman Scott Stapp says he's broke.<p>The 41-year-old lead singer of the Grammy-winning band said in a rambling 15-minute-long video posted on his Facebook page Wednesday that he's living in a hotel.<p>"Right now, I'm living in a Holiday Inn, by the grace of God, because there's been a couple of …

Black Friday scuffles: 'I got a Dyson but I don’t even know if I want it'

Shoppers tell of being jostled and even stripped of their bargains as stores open at midnight offering discounts<p>Black Friday: where are the best deals? Live updates on Black Friday shopping Enjoy the Guardian’s own online Christmas gift guide<p>“I got a Dyson but I don’t even know if I want it. I just …

Ferguson Protests Spread to Britain

Several hundred people marched in London in solidarity with protestors in the U.S., condemning the decision not to charge police officer Darren …

Ferguson Protest Brings Parts Of Central London To A Standstill

Hundreds of people marched through central London in solidarity with Michael Brown, who was shot dead by police in Ferguson. BuzzFeed News reported from the protest.<p>The initial embassy event was organised by the London Black Revs, the NUS Black Students' Campaign, Black Activists Rising Against …

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson 'will quit policing'

'Darren will never be a police officer again, and he understands that', says lawyer for the officer who killed an unarmed teenager in Missouri<p>Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who fatally shot the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, will likely never return to policing, his lawyer has …

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