Girls keep out: Female video gamers face vile abuse, threats

NEW YORK (AP) — Nico Deyo, a 33-year-old e-commerce specialist from Milwaukee, used to enjoy mixing it up with players from around the world in the popular online fantasy game "World of Warcraft." Then a stalker began harassing her on the game's forums, impersonating her in the game and, later, sending her barrages of Twitter messages, some threatening her with graphic rape and murder.

  • Written by TALI ARBEL, AP Business Writer

UN adopts 1st resolution tackling sexual abuse by UN troops

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved its first-ever resolution tackling the escalating problem of sexual abuse by U.N. peacekeepers who act as predators when sent to protect vulnerable civilians in some of the world's most volatile areas.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

Police: Sisters reported as runaways were actually kidnapped

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — A pair of teenage sisters who were reported as runaways last year actually had been abducted by a family acquaintance, and a telephone tip led to their rescue this week, authorities say.


GOP candidate Trump calls off rally due to security concerns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena where he was scheduled to speak.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press, MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press