Domestic violence

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster (56) stands on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 23, 2018 - 11:18 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his ex-girlfriend. Judge Nona Klippen said prosecutors didn't...
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Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman leaves his apartment building, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in New York. Schneiderman resigned Monday, just hours after accounts of abuse by four women. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 09, 2018 - 6:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Detailed accusations that state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman abused women were enough to force him to resign, but are they enough to charge him with a crime? Investigators say they are just beginning to look into the allegations made by four women who told The New Yorker...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a new conference in New York. Schneiderman resigned from office after several women accused him of violently slapping and choking them. They say the abuse happened during romantic encounters, and that they were also verbally abused and threatened. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 08, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months ago, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman went before the news cameras to announce a lawsuit accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his former studio of abusing and intimidating a multitude of women. "We have never seen anything as despicable as what...
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San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch speaks to reporters at the team's football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 23, 2018 - 5:02 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco general manager John Lynch says the team will be patient through linebacker Reuben Foster's legal issues in a domestic violence case but stressed he won't remain on the 49ers if the team determines he hit a woman. Lynch spoke publicly Monday for the first...
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FILE -In this April 12, 2018 photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster appears for his arraignment at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif. Foster won't participate in the offseason program while he tends to legal matters related to his domestic violence charges. The 49ers said in a statement Sunday, April 15, 2018 that his future with the team will be "determined by the information revealed during the legal process." (Dai Sugano/San Jose Mercury News via AP, Pool)
April 15, 2018 - 10:37 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster won't participate in the offseason program while he tends to legal matters related to his domestic violence charges. The 49ers said in a joint statement Sunday from owner Jed York, coach Mike Shanahan and general manager John...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Steven Wright delivers to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy following his arrest on Dec. 8. Wright publicly apologized to his wife, Shannon, after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 23, 2018 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy following his arrest on Dec. 8. Wright publicly apologized to his wife, Shannon, after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the penalty Friday. "I...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former South Chungcheong Province Gov. Ahn Hee-jung, center, a former presidential contender whose secretary accused him of rape, arrives at the Seoul Western District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea. In patriarchal South Korea, the MeToo movement has taken off with unexpected rapidity, toppling male celebrities including a prominent politician. While allegations of sexual abuse began to take toll on reputation of men in power, whether the victims will be able to seek justice and transform the conservative and patriarchal society hinges on changing male-centered views in judicial system and workplaces. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. File)
March 22, 2018 - 1:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The #MeToo movement has taken off with surprising rapidity in South Korea, toppling male celebrities and a prominent politician in a country where men have long brushed off sexual misconduct allegations and continued with their careers. How far will it go? South Korea...
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A Pakistani acid attack victim, center, takes part in a rally to mark International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
March 08, 2018 - 7:36 pm
The Latest on International Women's Day: "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira says the hit movie is showing the world that women and men "can work shoulder to shoulder" and their abilities "are equally valued in a society." Gurira spoke at an event marking International Women's Day on Thursday at U.N...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017 file photo, former NFL football star O.J. Simpson attends his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. Fox TV will air an O.J. Simpson special including an unseen 2006 interview in which he theorizes about what happened the night his ex-wife was murdered. The two-hour special, with the provocative title "O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?" will air 8 p.m. EST Sunday, March 11. Soledad O'Brien is the host. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
March 08, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox TV is offering viewers a chance to go "inside" O.J. Simpson's head when it airs a previously unseen 2006 interview in which he theorizes about what happened the night his ex-wife was murdered. Airing Sunday, "O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession?" will include the ex-football star'...
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Thousands of demonstrators protest male violence against women and demanding an equality labour opportunities at the Paseo Sarasate Promenade, during the female general strike to commemorate International Women's Day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
March 08, 2018 - 11:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi. Spanish women were...
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