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October 17, 2018 2:07 AM Uber driver kidnapped and groped a woman, prosecutors say. Then she was billed $1,047

“What’s been reported is horrible and something no person should go through,” the company said. “As soon as we became aware, we immediately removed this individual’s access to the platform.” The company said Parmar was blocked from the Uber app in February and had not provided a trip on Uber’s platform since then. Uber also said the woman’s fare was refunded 9

October 9, 2018 8:16 PM Nova Scotia university reassures students after allegations of mishandled assault case

The email was shared with students on Monday as a Canadian Press story about a Toronto-area woman’s experience reporting an alleged sexual assault to the university emerged. St. F.X. swiftly launched an investigation after the woman came forward and found the accused responsible, but then quietly set aside its decision to suspend him for the next academic 10

October 8, 2018 12:05 AM Katt Williams arrested for allegedly assaulting hired driver in Oregon

PORTLAND, ORE.—Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city. Williams, who was in jail Sunday, came to Portland to perform in Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out comedy improv show Friday night. The town car driver 14

October 5, 2018 7:50 PM Man ambushed officers coming to question adult son about child sexual assault

Lott said a special FBI team that investigated the fatal shootings of five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and deaths of 59 people and wounding of hundreds more in Las Vegas last year is helping collect evidence from the crime scene at an upscale Florence subdivision. “This is a large crime scene. This is a very large, complex puzzle that we are still 12

October 5, 2018 3:35 PM Nuns couldn’t stop Wells Fargo from making another big gun loan

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo & Co. is doubling down on the gun industry, undaunted by criticism of its deep ties to firearm companies and the National Rifle Association. The San Francisco-based bank last week issued a $40 million line of credit to gun manufacturer Sturm, Ruger & Co., according to financial filings. That’s on top of the $431 million in debt that Wells 12

October 4, 2018 4:53 AM Ex-rap mogul ‘Suge’ Knight set to get 28 years in prison

Knight had felony convictions for armed robbery and assault. He lost control of Death Row after it was forced into bankruptcy. In January 2015, he got into a fight with a longtime rival, Cle “Bone” Sloan, a consultant on the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton.” In a moment captured on surveillance video, Knight backed his truck into Sloan, who was injured 15

October 3, 2018 9:07 PM Cubs’ Addison Russell suspended 40 games for violating MLB’s domestic abuse policy

CHICAGO—Addison Russell’s future with the Cubs became more uncertain Wednesday after he accepted a 40-game suspension without pay for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. Russell’s unpaid suspension is retroactive to Sept. 21 and he has agreed not to appeal the suspension. “My office has completed 13

October 2, 2018 2:06 AM Cristiano Ronaldo being sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. The suit says the woman asked police last month to reopen the criminal case; Las Vegas police 11

October 1, 2018 8:26 PM Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, accused of another assault

Palin is in jail facing charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He appeared in court Saturday, where a judge set a $500 unsecured bond with the condition of wearing a monitoring device if released. Palin, whose mother was the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, was arrested in an assault on his father, Todd, last December 13

September 30, 2018 7:49 PM Halifax cartoonist’s response to Kavanaugh hearing goes viral

“I think it’s important that people face up to it. It is disturbing. But it’s exactly the scenario (Ford) described,” he said. “So if we don’t talk about it, if we turn away from it and pretend it isn’t there, we’re not going to solve the problem.” It’s not the first time the award-winning cartoonist has taken aim at situations to the south, but MacKinnon 10