Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Weinstein sex assault trial to move forward rules judge

NEW YORK - Harvey Weinstein's sex assault case will move forward, a judge ruled Thursday in refusing to toss the explosive indictment against him. (New York Post)

Reality show doc, woman charged with drug rapes

LOS ANGELES - A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said Tuesday there could be many more victims. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Surgeon who appeared in reality show charged with multiple sex offences
  • Three men charged after 15-yr-old girl sexually assaulted and confined in Ottawa apartment

    Three men have been charged after a 15-year-old Ottawa girlwas allegedly lured from a mall and sexually assaulted. Police have charged Bile Mohamed, 27, Yusuf Yusuf, 30, and Ismail Moallim, 21, with sexual assault with a weapon, sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual interference and forcible confinement. (True North)

    Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

    VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

    Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

    Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

    British girl held prisoner by Muslim grooming gang for 12 years

    LONDON - Sarah's haunted face stares out under a red Islamic head-dress in her wedding photo. Beside her, guests eat cake while celebrating the marriage, conducted by the local mosque's imam at a terraced house in the Home Counties. (Daily Mail)

    Suspect in alleged sex assaults near York University facing new charges

    TORONTO - The suspect previously charged in a string of alleged sexual assaults near York University is facing two new counts after another woman came forward on Boxing Day. A sixth woman called investigators on Dec. 26 and told them she was assaulted on Dec. 19, according to police. (CBC)

    Spain ‘wolf pack’ sex attack gang not rapists say judges

    PAMPLONA - A Spanish court's controversial decision to clear five men of gang rape has been upheld by five appeal judges, and the group are now set to go to jail for a lesser offence of sexual abuse. (BBC)

    Canadian fashion mogul accused of rape, sex trafficking in class action lawsuit

    In a press release on the lawsuit released Thursday, the women state that “Nygard lured and enticed young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women with cash payments and false promises of lucrative modelling opportunities in order to assault, rape, and sodomize them. When the victims were not swayed by promises, many were drugged to force compliance with Nygard’s sexual desires.” (National Post)

    ‘Torture for five days’: Woman testifies she was raped, beaten kept for five days in walk-in closet

    A Calgary woman told court Wednesday she was beaten and forced to perform sex acts for five days in a “walk-in closet” while pregnant. (Calgary Herald)

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