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February 13, 2018 3:47 AM New York City Councilman Violated Anti-Harassment Policy, Committee Finds

Andy King, who made unwanted advances to a staffer, has agreed to participate in sensitivity and ethics training New York City Councilman Andy King violated the City Council’s anti-harassment and discrimination policy when he repeatedly held the hand of a staffer and told her to smile, the body’s standards and ethics committee said Monday. Mr. King also told the staffer 54

February 9, 2018 1:58 PM Complaint: Affair affected Nashville mayor's police policy

A Nashville community group has filed an ethics complaint alleging that Mayor Megan Barry's extramarital affair with the then-head of her security detail unduly influenced her criminal justice policy. News outlets report Community Oversight Now said in its complaint filed Wednesday that Barry's relationship with Sgt. Robert Forrest led her to protect 50

January 21, 2018 1:37 AM Rep. Patrick Meehan, Facing Harassment Allegations, Is Taken Off Ethics Panel

Pennsylvania Republican denies allegations that he used taxpayer funds to settle case with former female aide over alleged romantic overtures WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an investigation into workplace harassment allegations against a Pennsylvania Republican on Saturday and removed him from the panel that investigates and adjudicates such complaints 46

January 10, 2018 8:33 PM Abbott to headline fundraiser for Davis' opponent

Texas Governor Greg Abbott will the be "special guest" at Susanna Dokupil's campaign fundraiser Thursday. He is backing Dokupil over Rep. Sarah Davis, a fellow Republican from University Place. (Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News) AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott will take his quest to unseat fellow Republican Rep. Sarah Davis a step further when he headlines 54

December 31, 2017 6:53 PM Pope Francis laments wars, injustices that 'ruined' 2017

VATICAN CITY – Bidding 2017 farewell, Pope Francis on Sunday decried wars, injustices, social and environmental degradation and other man-made ills which he said spoiled the year. Francis presided at a New Year's Eve prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica, a traditional occasion to say thanks in each year's last hours. In his homily, the pope said God gave to us a "whole 81

December 28, 2017 7:30 PM School's newest major: Social justice, with a taste of the 'real world'

Palestinian protesters burn a poster of PresidentTrump and a representation of an American flag earlier in December. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) Students can now major in social justice and receive “real-world learning in the field” at a college in Massachusetts. Merrimack College’s social justice program provides students “the chance to turn their passion 74

December 20, 2017 6:13 PM Ethics watchdog says Canada PM Trudeau broke conflict rules

OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada's federal ethics commissioner has concluded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated conflict of interest rules when he vacationed last Christmas at the private Bahamian island owned by the Aga Khan. Mary Dawson said in a report Wednesday that Trudeau's vacation broke conflict of interest laws that prohibits a minister from accepting 55

December 15, 2017 11:13 PM Female House Members to Take Bigger Roles in Judging Harassment Cases

Move comes amid growing number of accusations of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON—Congressional leaders have taken the unusual step of increasing the number of female lawmakers who can help judge cases before the House Ethics Committee as Capitol Hill contends with a growing number of sexual harassment allegations. In recent weeks, Republican 56

December 7, 2017 6:49 PM UEFA bans Dani Carvajal for intentionally earning yellow card

Dani Carvajal will miss the first leg of Real Madrid's Champions League round of 16 tie after being suspended by UEFA for deliberately seeking a yellow card. European bosses have handed Spanish defender Carvajal a two-match ban following his booking in the final minute of the 6-0 win over Apoel Nicosia on Nov. 21. He was charged by UEFA with "receiving 71

December 7, 2017 5:19 PM Report: Ohio IT administrator wrongly solicited speaking fee

Report: Ohio IT administrator wrongly solicited speaking fee The state watchdog says an Ohio technology administrator wrongly solicited a $37,000 speaking fee from a company that has received millions of dollars in state contracts. The Ohio Inspector General says Stuart Davis, the Department of Administrative Services chief information officer, requested 60