US Pressure Targets Boxing Figure Charged with Organized Crime

The US government announced Tuesday that it is putting serious pressure on Daniel Kinahan, the accused head of an Irish organized crime group that has long been involved in boxing, including one of its biggest stars, Tyson Fury. A $5 million reward was offered for information leading to Kinahan’s arrest and conviction; her father, Christy; …

Alvin Kamara Charged with Heavy Battery After Nightclub Argument

New Orleans Saints fleeing star Alvin Kamara was arrested Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas for a grievous battery charge that caused grievous bodily harm, according to a statement from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. He was released from the Clark County Detention Center after posting a $5,000 bond later that day, and his next …

Texas Man First Charged Under New Antidoping Law in USA

A Texas man on Wednesday became the first to be charged under a new federal law that criminalizes doping in international sporting events. The man, Eric Lira, described by prosecutors as a “naturopathic therapist”, is accused of providing performance-enhancing drugs to at least two athletes, including at least one sprinter who used them to support …

US Olympic Leader: Peng Shuai Should Be Charged With Sexual Assault

Seven weeks into the start of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, leaders of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee have criticized the way China has handled recent sexual assault allegations by one of its star athletes. China’s treatment of three-time Olympian Peng Shuai, one of China’s top tennis players, has been a contentious issue …

Politically Charged Opera that Blurred the Genre Wins Best Music Award

“Orlando,” a rebellious and brazenly political opera adaptation of Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth’s novel by Virginia Woolf. made history It won the prestigious award as the first female work presented by the Vienna State Opera. Grawemeyer Award For Music Composition. Neuwirth, 53, was on the phone with another man Monday when he learned the news, …

Passengers Making Emergency Landing at La Guardia Are Not Charged

A passenger whose erratic behavior pushes pilots to take action Emergency landing at La Guardia Airport on Saturday afternoon A spokesperson for the New York and New Jersey Port Authority said he was not charged after officials determined he “made no verbal threats” and was not carrying any suspicious items. The man, who has not …

18 Former NBA Players Charged With $4M Insurance Fraud

Federal officials said Thursday that 18 former National Basketball Association players have been charged with involvement in a conspiracy to defraud an approximately $4 million NBA health plan. The plan ran from at least 2017 to last year and included the filing of false claims for reimbursement of medical and dental services that were not …

Alibaba Manager Not Charged In China’s Last #MeToo Moment

Chinese police have freed a former Alibaba executive accused of rape by a colleague after prosecutors dismissed the charge, adding fuel to an episode that has shaken the Chinese tech industry and sparked a showdown for the nascent #MeToo movement. country. Authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Jinan said late Monday that the behavior …

Former ‘Good Morning America’ Producer Charged with Sexual Assault

A producer of the ABC News program “Good Morning America” ​​accused Michael Corn, the show’s former executive producer, of sexually assaulting him and creating a toxic work environment, in a lawsuit brought against Mr Corn and ABC on Wednesday. Kirstyn Crawford said in the lawsuit that Mr. Corn sexually assaulted her while on a business …

Ken Kurson pardoned by Trump, Charged in New York

Seven months after being pardoned by President Donald J. Trump, a former editor of The New York Observer is accused of illegally spying by gaining secret access to his ex-wife’s computer. Editor Ken Kurson, a close friend of Mr. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, was charged Wednesday with wiretapping and computer trespassing in Manhattan state criminal …