Mason Greenwood: Crown Prosecution Service drops attempted rape charges against Manchester United forward

CNN  —  Charges of attempted rape and assault against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood were dropped on Thursday due to the withdrawal of key witnesses, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced. A charge of controlling and coercive behavior was also dropped, according to the CPS. A spokesperson in the CPS statement said, “In this case … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN  —  Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will remain in detention in Romania on allegations of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of Bucharest Police until February 27, Antena 3 … Read more

Marilyn Manson sued for allegedly sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

Marilyn Manson allegedly groomed and repeatedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in the ‘90s, according to a new bombshell lawsuit. The shock rocker allegedly first attacked the girl — named as Jane Doe in the suit, filed Monday in Nassau County Supreme Court and seen by Page Six — after inviting her on his tour … Read more

Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in the January 27 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN  —  You might get a sense of deja vu with this edition of Royal News. Long-time readers will probably recall the … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell claims Prince Andrew photo with Virginia Giuffre is ‘fake’

CNN  —  Convicted child sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell has said a decades-old photograph of Prince Andrew with his sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre is “fake,” in a series of interviews from prison. The disgraced British socialite is currently serving a 20-year sentence in US federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with her longtime … Read more

Former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden convicted of federal sex abuse charges, prosecutors say

CNN  —  A former Columbia University gynecologist accused by the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and others of sexual assault has been convicted of federal sexual abuse charges, prosecutors say. Robert Hadden, 64, was convicted of four counts of enticing and inducing individuals to travel interstate to engage in illegal sexual activity, … Read more

Roe v. Wade anniversary highlights Republican split over abortion rights

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  Sunday marks exactly 50 years since the US Supreme Court granted American women abortion rights with the Roe v. Wade ruling – and comes about seven months after the court opened … Read more

Opinion: Horrific acts of London police officer are a flashing warning light

Editor’s Note: Holly Thomas is a writer and editor based in London. She is morning editor at Katie Couric Media. She tweets @HolstaT. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  This week, an officer in London’s Metropolitan Police appeared in court and pleaded … Read more

Top Indian wrestlers demand inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against top official after days of protest in New Delhi

CNN  —  Several leading Indian wrestlers are demanding an inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), amid a days-long protest in New Delhi. The wrestlers are also calling for the president’s dismissal and the dissolution of the WFI. In a letter addressed to the president of … Read more

Kurtley Beale: Australian rugby player suspended following arrest over sexual assault allegations

CNN  —  Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs have suspended Kurtley Beale after he was arrested and charged over sexual assault allegations on Friday in Kingsford, Australia, the union announced in a statement. CNN has not been able to reach Beale or his representative for comment. Beale was arrested in connection with an incident where a … Read more