“Accusation” in the news

Example collocations

accusation against
false accusation

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. But the Plan Went South.  
Reached by phone, Mr. Lodge, who has an address in Scotland, used an expletive to dismiss the accusations of violating the arms embargo, then hung up.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Why Joe Rogan's Spotify Deal Matters  
Anyone with eyes could see that her accusation against Joe Biden was treated differently by the press than the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.  Copy example sentence
· K-12 schools keep mishandling sexual assault complaints. Will new Title IX regulations help?  
In court filings this month, the district disputed the accusation that it failed to act, and said most of the offensive comments and threats from Smith and his friends, including the dildo incident, do not count as sexual harassment.  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Could Netanyahu's battle in court also be a conflict of interest?  
Worse, government experts warn, if the accusations against Netanyahu boil down to conflicts of interest, those are nothing compared with the perceived conflicts that could arise when the prime minister is simultaneously leading the nation and fighting for his freedom.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Why is Trump so restrained about the Biden sexual assault allegation?  
You know, it could be false accusations.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Exclusive: big pharma rejected EU plan to fast-track vaccines in 2017  
A global lack of preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic has already led to accusations in recent weeks that the pharmaceutical industry has failed to prioritise treatments for infectious diseases because they are less profitable than chronic medical conditions.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· China denies using virus to grow presence in South China Sea  
China’s foreign minister is dismissing claims that the country is exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to expand its footprint in the South China Sea, labeling such accusations as “sheer nonsense.”  Copy example sentence
· What now for cricket in 2020? Four key questions  
Travel restrictions could see two umpires from a home nation stand in a Test for the first time since 1994 when the ICC started moving towards neutral officials to counter accusations of bias.  Copy example sentence
· Asian shares tick up, eyes on China-US trade relations  
Sino-U.S. ties have nosedived since the outbreak of the new coronavirus, with the administrations of President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping trading barbs over the pandemic, including accusations of cover-ups and lack of transparency.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· French interior minister slams top actress over 'shameful' police criticism  
The French police union Alliance said in a statement that Jordana had made “unacceptable accusations against the police” and added it was filing a complaint with prosecutors.  Copy example sentence