Florida woman accused of helping teens use app for 'prostitution dates'

Amber Peak. 33, of Lake Worth, Fla., was arrested Sunday on charges that include sex trafficking of a minor and child abuse, officials said. (Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office) A South Florida woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly sex-trafficking teens by introducing them to a phone app to advertise themselves for prostitution, investigators said. Amber Peak, 33, was charged with human […]

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Speaker accused of ‘Poppadom Plot’ dinner with Remain Tory Ken Clarke

The ‘Poppadom Plotters’: Speaker John Bercow faces conspiracy accusations after being overheard asking arch-Remainer Ken Clarke during dinner at curry house: ‘Where do we go from here?’ Speaker John Bercow has been accused of bending Commons rules to hurt PM Mr Bercow was spotted dining with arch-Remainer Ken Clarke near Westminister Mr Clarke voted against Article 50 but has backed […]

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Jamie Vardy accused of 'shocking dive' vs Southampton by furious Jermaine Jenas

Leicester star Vardy attempted to con referee Michael Oliver into awarding a penalty as his side desperately sought an equaliser in the 2-1 defeat. But though Oliver refused to award the spot-kick, Vardy somehow escaped a booking having tried to claim he had been clipped by Saints defender Jack Stephens. And the sight of the 32-year-old making such a blatant […]

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Disney accused of 'colonialism and robbery' for trademarking 'hakuna matata' Lion King catchphrase

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition demanding the Hollywood studio drop its commercial rights to the Swalhili phrase amid outcry over alleged cultural appropriation. The expression means "no worries" in the language, which is spoken across Africa and is the national language of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Zimbabwean activist Shelton Mpala who […]

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Mother accused shooting, killing 14-year-old daughter during 911 call

Mother accused of shooting dead her 14-year-old daughter as she was on the phone to 911 because she’d ‘zip-tied her father and then tasered him’ while fighting over custody of their two children Svetlana Laurel, 52, is suspected of killing her daughter, Natalie Gulizia, 14 Svetlana was let into her ex-husband’s house by the divorced couple’s son, 12  Her ex-husband […]

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Phoenix man accused of killing wife said she'd 'become a burden' after her stroke, police say

Police say a Phoenix man, 45-year-old Jonathan Conaway, accused of killing his wife told officers his spouse had become a burden after she suffered a stroke. (Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office) Police say a Phoenix man accused of killing his wife told officers his spouse had become a burden after she suffered a stroke. They say 45-year-old Jonathan Conaway remains jailed […]

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Peer accused of sexually harassing woman RESIGNS

Peer accused of sexually harassing women’s rights campaigner in Lords RESIGNS his position ahead of bid to suspend him until 2022 Lord Lester has resigned from position after being accused of sexual harassment Inquiry found he groped Jasvinder Sanghera and offered ‘corrupt inducements’ He told The Times: ‘This investigation has taken a serious toll on my health’ A peer has resigned his […]

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Man accused of killing British backpacker appears in New Zealand court

Wellington: A man accused of killing 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane made his first appearance in a New Zealand court on Monday. The 26-year-old man stared at the ground while Judge Evangelos Thomas addressed him during the brief appearance at the Auckland District Court. The man has not yet entered a plea on murder charges and the court has temporarily […]

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Ex-Premier League star accused of stalking sister of tennis legend Kim Clijsters for past three years

The 35-year-old, who played for Southampton and Wolves, has allegedly been harassing Elke Clijsters for almost three years. Van Damme married the 33-year-old in 2008, but the pair split in 2014 before their divorce in 2016. And Elke, sister of tennis legend Kim, opened up on social media about what she has been going through. She has accused the Royal […]

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