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  • New regulations seek to expose Congo conflict minerals

     
    Controversial new U.S. rules will soon require publicly traded companies that use minerals such as tin, tungsten and gold to disclose whether the minerals they buy to make cellphones, laptops and other goods may have helped bankroll conflict in the...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Heads will roll

     
    On this week's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Old Gods and the New," we get a closer look at the effect Ned Stark's life and death have had on Theon and Jon....
  • Villaraigosa walks out after 'gang rape' remark on transit tax

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa briefly walked out of a transportation committee meeting Thursday after another elected official used the term “gang rape” in a reference to a transit sales tax championed by the mayor. The dust up came...
  • Man who raped, murdered Anaheim shopkeeper gets life sentence

     
    Louis Roger Acosta Jr. 41, was found guilty in May of one felony count of special circumstances murder in the commission of rape for the assault and death of Dung Duong, the 42-year-old owner of the D&D Market in Anaheim....
  • Former Laguna Beach rug merchant accused of rape is being evicted

     
    A former Laguna Beach rug merchant who is accused of rape now faces a civil court trial for back rent on the Laguna Niguel home where he lives. Saeid Boustanabadi Maralan, 54, who is facing multiple sexual assault charges, is......
  • Judge who said rape victim 'didn't put up a fight' later apologizes

     
    A longtime Newport Beach judge who said that a rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” and that her sexual assault was only “technical” apologized for his remarks when confronted by a state agency. Superior Court Judge Derek G....
  • Judge who said rape victim should have 'put up a fight' is rebuked

     
    The state agency that monitors judicial misconduct has publicly admonished an Orange County judge, saying his remarks in a sexual assault case breached judicial ethics and created an impression of bias against the victim....
  • Judge's comments on women's bodies and rape assailed

     
    Orange County Superior Court Judge Derek G. Johnson has been admonished by the Commission on Judicial Performance for remarks in a sexual assault case. “In the commission’s view, the judge’s remarks reflected outdated, biased and...
  • Overturned rape conviction: Time for laws to be updated? [Talk back]

     
    Is a man who enters a sleeping woman's dark bedroom and tricks her into having sex by impersonating her boyfriend guilty of rape? According to a state appeals court, no. But if she had been a married woman? Yes. The......
  • Assembly speaker introduces bill to close legal loophole in rape cases

     
    Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) has joined with a Republican lawmaker to introduce legislation that would close a legal loophole that led a state appeals court to overturn the rape conviction of a California man. Citing a 19th......
  • Lawmakers vow to close legal loophole in rape cases

     
    State lawmakers are vowing to close a legal loophole cited by a state appeals court this week in a controversial ruling that overturned the rape conviction of a California man....
  • Ex-customs officer gets 6 years for raping 2 women

     
    A former U.S. customs and border protection officer charged with raping two women was sentenced Tuesday to six years in state prison....