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Survivors of domestic violence, child abuse could be hit next by shutdown

The Justice Department has been warning the state agencies and nonprofits that run them that it will only be able to process funding requests until Jan. 18. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Survivors [...]

Violence Surges as Yellow Vests Attack French Government Ministry

PARIS — The first Yellow Vest demonstration of the new year reached a new level of violence on Saturday as a government ministry building was attacked and the minister evacuated out the back door. What started two months ago as a [...]

Bangladesh Prime Minister Wins 3rd Term Amid Deadly Violence on Election Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling party won Bangladesh’s election with a large majority, the country’s Election Commission said early on Monday, giving Mrs. Hasina a third straight term following a vote that the opposition [...]

Bernie alumni seek meeting to address ‘sexual violence’ on ‘16 campaign

People involved in the effort said they signed the letter before Sen. Bernie Sanders officially launched a 2020 presidential bid in the hopes that it would spur real action within his campaign (if he opts to run). | Ethan Miller/Getty [...]

Trek into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

LUSEGHE, Democratic Republic of Congo — Four health workers threaded their way cautiously down a steep valley in their rubber boots, into a forest so thick and so tall that the air around them turned suddenly cool, trying to reach [...]

US, others express concern about violence in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) – The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by “credible reports” that Sudan’s security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down. In [...]

Nobel Peace Prize to honour champions of struggle against sexual violence

OtherOSLO (AFP) – Champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a former captive of jihadists, will on Monday (Dec 10) receive the Nobel Peace Prize, which this year highlights [...]

Macron to speak to France amid mounting protest violence

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership. Macron is meeting Monday morning with local and national political leaders, unions [...]

Marching to End Violence Against Women

MADRID — Thousands of people took to the streets of countries around the globe on Sunday, a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness of and to protest violence against women. It was the beginning of a 16-day campaign [...]

Mareli Miniutti files for domestic violence restraining order against Michael Avenatti: Report

An actress has reportedly taken out a restraining order against anti-Trump lawyer Michael Avenatti. “Actress Mareli Miniutti has filed for a domestic violence restraining order against attorney Michael Avenatti per court records,” Joe Concha, [...]