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September 6, 2018

Kim Jong Un says he still trusts Donald Trump, ‘never made a negative comment’

South Korean Presidential Blue House/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trust in U.S. President Donald Trump remains unchanged, according to South Korea's special envoy, who met with Kim in Pyongyang on Wednesday. "Chairman Kim emphasized that he has never made a negative comment about Trump," Chung Eui-yong, South Korea's top national security adviser, said at a media briefing on Thursday. Kim also reaffirmed his nation's commitment to ..
September 5, 2018

Asia Argento claims she was ‘sexually attacked’ by accuser Jimmy Bennett

Andreas Rentz/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Italian actress Asia Argento, who last month was accused of sexually assaulting actor Jimmy Bennett when he was a minor, is now claiming that he was the aggressor. Mark Jay Heller, Argento's new attorney, issued a lengthy statement Wednesday in which he claimed that Bennett, who reportedly met the actress when he was seven years old, forced himself on her during their alleged sexual encounter at a California hotel in 2013. Previously, Argento, a stron..
September 5, 2018

Catholic Church still officially silent after accusations by former Vatican envoy

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- Pope Benedict greeted the faithful under sunny skies in St. Peter’s square at his weekly general audience on Wednesday, but made no mention of scandals that have dominated the headlines. The church has not provided any clarification on who knew what and when about the sexual assault allegations, 10 days after the release of an 11-page report from the former Vatican Ambassador to Washington, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò. The report accused a number of high ranking chur..
September 5, 2018

UK Parliament set to vote on whether ‘upskirting’ is a hate crime

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- British lawmakers are set to vote Wednesday on whether "upskirting" constitutes a hate crime in the United Kingdom. The term “upskirting” refers to the act of taking a photograph underneath someone’s skirt or dress without prior consent. Though already illegal in Scotland, the proposed bill will make the offense punishable by a maximum sentence of two years in prison in England and Wales, according to The Guardian. Two-thirds of girls and women in the U.K. ages 14 to..