{FD} Cowboys’ Prescott concedes that things changed minus Elliott

Cowboys’ Prescott concedes that things changed minus Elliott

{FD} Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and clarify the extent that the seal of the confession applies to evidence of child abuse.

{FD} Prominent appeals court judge to be investigated over sex misconduct claims

A federal judicial council will launch an internal investigation into a prominent judge accused of sexual misconduct on the job.

{FD} Blue Jackets hold off surge by Islanders to win 6-4

Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and Sergei Bobrovsky knocked down 21 shots as the Columbus Blue Jackets held off a rally by the New York Islanders

{FD} Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s $5M estate to be settled in court, judge says

Lawyers for some of the Las Vegas shooting victims appeared in court on Thursday to help determine how to control the $5 million estate gunman Stephen Paddock left behind, KSNV reported.

{FD} More Americans than ever will travel this holiday season

And that doesn’t mean great things for your commute time.

{FD} Japan imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Japan has announced it is freezing the assets of 19 companies to step up pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear weapons and missile development.

{FD} Ghost Ship defendants will stand trial in deadly Oakland warehouse fire, judge rules

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} Venezuelan first lady’s nephews sentenced to prison on drug charges

Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady were sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for drug conspiracy convictions by a judge who said their ineptness at their criminal craft and otherwise crimeless background earned them leniency.

{FD} Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually harassing 5 more women, some underage

Five woman came forward Thursday accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter said.

{FD} NYPD reviewing rape claims against Russell Simmons as another accuser comes forward

The New York Police Department is reviewing allegations of rape and sexual assault against Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons, an NYPD spokeswoman confirmed to Fox News late Thursday.

{FD} 9th Circuit opens sexual misconduct inquiry into famed judge

The chief judge of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has opened a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused by six women of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments.

{FD} Michigan police probe remains of 3 children found in Montana

Michigan State Police are investigating whether the remains of three children found in Montana could be linked to the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers.

{FD} Trump, Putin talk North Korea in phone call

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Thursday, reportedly discussing a range of issues.

{FD} Peru’s president faces calls to resign over murky payments

Opponents of Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski are calling on him to resign over payments he received a decade ago from a Brazilian construction company at the center of Latin America’s biggest graft scandal.

{FD} Philadelphia City Council approves bill to remove bulletproof glass from storefronts

The Philadelphia City Council voted Thursday to remove bulletproof glass from the windows of some local businesses, despite a backlash from shop owners who cited safety concerns.

{FD} Bill banning Down syndrome abortions passes in Ohio, heads to Kasich’s desk

The GOP-led Ohio state Senate on Wednesday passed a ban on abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, and Republican Gov. John Kasich has sent signals that he will soon sign the measure into law.

{FD} Sea lion attack at San Francisco Aquatic Park leaves swimmer severely injured

A swimmer was severely injured after being bit in the arm by a sea lion in the Bay on Thursday afternoon.

{FD} Charlottesville car attack suspect gets murder charge upgraded

The Ohio man accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville had his most serious charge upgraded to first-degree murder Thursday.

{FD} Mario Batali cut from ABC’s ‘The Chew’

Famed chef Mario Batali has been fired from ABC’s “The Chew” following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.