SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man has been charged with sexual assault and kidnapping after authorities say he hammered a tool resembling an ice pick through another man’s penis during an argument.
An ex-youth footballer claimed a former Celtic Boys Club manager stuffed hundreds of pound notes into his mouth while he abused him.
The witness, now 46, said James Torbett sexually assaulted him when he played for the under-14 team.
A white woman who called the police after claiming that a young black boy touched her behind in a Brooklyn deli drew a storm of ridicule and criticism on social media, and late on Friday she made a public apology to the child.
Critics characterized the incident as the latest example of a hypersensitive white person calling the police to report black people for dubious reasons. Many detractors imputed racist motives to the woman, Teresa Klein.
A Republican county chairman in North Carolina reportedly shared a photo that social media trolls have falsely claimed was of Christine Blasey Ford, commenting, “This is the alleged sexual assault victim. Wow.”
A Facebook executive who attended Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing said it was wrong of him not to tell company leaders he planned to to attend, according to two people familiar with an internal company town hall held Friday.