Despite insisting that it’s a technology platform, not a transportation company, Uber applied for a Radio Taxi license in order to resume operations in New Delhi.
Leicestershire police confirmed to BuzzFeed News that a 51-year-old was handed a caution for harassing senior Conservative MP Caroline Nokes.
An 18-year-old football player received five years probation after being convicted of an illegal sex act with a minor, authorities said. The girl accused two other students of sexual assault, but no other charges were filed.
A judge dismissed all charges against Michael Johnson, accused of murdering 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, whose body was found in a river months after she disappeared.
Her experience left the radio host and listeners stunned.
From the series “No Seconds” by Henry Hargreaves
Robert Greenblatt, NBC’s entertainment chairman, spoke publicly for the first time on Friday about how the network’s Bill Cosby sitcom blew up.
A driver for the online cab-hailing company was charged earlier this week in India’s capital with raping the woman in December.
Sarah Tetley told ITV’s This Morning about her shocking experience.
Rolling Stone and Harper’s Bazaar both gave their February 2015 covers to the photographer long accused of sexual misconduct. It’s not just a comeback — it’s a statement.
The study highlights the need for a better approach in tackling sexual harassment and rape.
Authorities are still investigating whether Uber as a company should also face charges related to the case, which brought international attention to the issue of sexual violence in India.
The reinstatement comes after a police investigation found no substantive evidence of the allegations in the story.
No trial court has ever cleared Egyptians of charges of homosexuality in a high profile case, say human rights activists. J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report for BuzzFeed News from the courthouse in Cairo.
Video has emerged of protesters in Hamilton, Ontario being thrown out of Cosby’s stand-up show on Friday night.
In his show in London, Ontario, on Thursday night, Cosby made a joking reference to the many recent accounts by women accusing him of sexual assault.
“If Mr. Cosby’s legacy is destroyed, he has no one to blame but himself,” feminist attorney Gloria Allred said during a press conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday with three new accusers, alleging Cosby sexually assaulted them.
His alleged victim claims that Florida State University violated Title IX requirements to investigate her rape case, and deliberately hindered the Tallahassee Police Department’s investigation so Winston’s football career wouldn’t be jeopardized. It was also announced Wednesday that Winston will leave FSU to enter the NFL draft.
Of the 2,250 people required for the 150 special units, 750 will be women, to encourage victims to come forward.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gave their end of the year news conference Monday and city crime stats. BuzzFeed News highlights the takeaways and provides some context.
The men, two of whom are brothers, are suspected to be part of an organized gang known for targeting female tourists traveling alone. The 22-year-old tourist had reportedly been held hostage at gunpoint in a secluded basement for several weeks.
The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve, and the officers are currently on the run.
At the accused rapist’s request.
Police say the former UberX driver sexually assaulted a 22-year-old female passenger on Nov. 16. The woman reported passing out in the car and then waking up in a residence during the alleged assault.
Zahara Green’s recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
Judy Huth, one of about 20 women who has accused Bill Cosby sex crimes, filed a lawsuit against the comedian earlier this month.
In a statement released Monday, Camille O. Cosby blasted the media’s coverage of the rape and drugging allegations made against her husband, and cited Rolling Stone’s University of Virginia rape story in calling it unfair. “There appears to be no vetting of my husband’s accusers before stories are published or aired.”
My rapist came from the same insular Indian-American community at my university as I did. Why did that make it harder for people to believe what happened?
Police announced that the drones, likely outfitted with thermal and night-vision cameras, will patrol the north district as early as next month. The decision to deploy them was made, in part, after an Uber driver was accused of raping a woman.
“If Vonnegut could see through myths about war, why couldn’t he transcend myths about sexual violence?”