WASHINGTON: Brad Pitt is being investigated on charges of getting verbally abusive and physical with his children, reports said.
LOS ANGELES: Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard have reached an out-of-court settlement to end their 18-month marriage, reports said Tuesday, after the actress withdrew allegations that her husband physically abused her.
CALIFORNIA: Twitter Inc said Tuesday it had moved to permanently suspend a number of user accounts for abuse and harassment after Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones on Monday drew renewed attention to the issue and announced she would quit the social media site.
MUMBAI: An FIR was registered against Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya on charges of public obscenity and outraging modesty of a woman following a complaint was lodged by Aam Aadmi Party leader Preeti Sharma Menon at the Cyber Cell.
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed today with the traditional resolve to establish a drugs-free society.
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has launched a crackdown on factories violating labour laws after two teenage girls scaled a wall to escape from a spinning mill where they were forced to work 12-hour shifts and subjected to abuse, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter on Tuesday announced that it is pulling together a council of outside experts and organizations to battle abusive behavior at the one-to-many messaging service.
LONDON: An 87-year-old British parliamentarian deemed unfit to stand trial on a string of child sex abuse offences died peacefully at his home on Saturday, his family said.
PERTH: Eight men have been charged with hundreds of child sex offences against a 13-year-old girl in Australia, including her father whom police alleged Wednesday organised the horrific abuse over two years.
BEIJING: A Chinese court on Friday commuted the death sentence of a woman who killed her abusive husband, her lawyer told AFP, with a rights group labelling the move a “landmark verdict”.