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January 10, 2019 1:39 AM U.S. judge dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The judge said, however, that Judd could proceed with a defamation claim in the civil lawsuit. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual 118

January 9, 2019 9:40 AM 'Traditional masculinity' deemed harmful, could lead to sexual harassment, medical group says

The American Psychological Association for the first time in its history released guidelines concerning men and boys, saying that so-called “traditional masculinity” not only is “harmful” but also could lead to homophobia and sexual harassment. “The main thrust of the subsequent research is that traditional masculinity — marked by stoicism, competitiveness 142

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Mariah Carey settles sexual-harassment lawsuit with ex-manager: report

Mariah Carey reportedly settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused her of sexual harassment. (AP, File) Mariah Carey settled a lawsuit with her ex-manager who accused the singer of sexual harassment, alleging Carey often was nude in front of her, Page Six reported Monday. “The parties [have] reached a mutually agreed resolution to this matter 110

December 6, 2018 4:36 PM Pennsylvania couple found dead outside home with ‘Happy Transmission’ sign, officials say

Ross Woodward, 84, and Rhoda Woodward, 81, were found dead outside their home in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania. (FOX29) An elderly Pennsylvania couple -- infamous for their personal crusade against alleged "transmissions" from a nearby pharmaceutical plant -- was found dead by a U.S. postal worker outside their home on Tuesday, officials said. The bodies 93

November 26, 2018 1:59 PM California Democratic Party chair faces sexual misconduct investigation

The California Democratic Party is investigating multiple sexual misconduct allegations against its Chairman Eric Bauman. (Facebook) California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman is facing an internal investigation after multiple sexual misconduct allegations were made against him. The party decided to launch a probe after Vice Chair Daraka Larimore-Hall 181

November 15, 2018 10:12 AM Beyoncé buys out clothing venture from UK's Philip Green

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. singer Beyoncé has bought the Ivy Park fitness clothing brand launched two years ago with British retail tycoon Philip Green, who has faced allegations of sexual harassment. “After discussions of almost a year, (Beyoncé’s) Parkwood has acquired 100 percent of the Ivy Park brand,” Ivy Park said in a statement. It said Green’s Topshop 77

November 2, 2018 10:03 PM Actor Alec Baldwin charged over New York parking spot fight

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Alec Baldwin, most recently famous for his impersonations of U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said. The “30 Rock” sitcom actor, 60, “assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going for,” New York Police Department detective Sophia Mason said. Baldwin 81

October 25, 2018 8:57 PM Google sacks dozens over sexual harassment

Google has sacked 48 people including 13 senior managers over sexual harassment claims since 2016. In a letter to employees, chief executive Sundar Pichai said the tech giant was taking a "hard line" on inappropriate conduct. Mr Rubin left the company in 2014. He was given what the paper described as a "hero's farewell". Mr Pichai's letter said the New York Times 72

October 22, 2018 12:03 AM CBS interim chairman resigns from board because of ill health

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CBS Corp (CBS.N) interim chairman Richard Parsons has resigned from the board for reasons of ill health about a month after joining, the company said in a statement on Sunday. Parsons, who said he had complications from a form of cancer, will be replaced by Strauss Zelnick, who founded the media-focused private equity firm Zelnick 82

October 4, 2018 11:14 PM Steven Seagal Walks Out of Interview After Question of Rape Allegation

Steven Seagal was quick to shut down an interview after a reporter brought up a rape allegation made against the actor. Seagal appeared on BBC's Newsnight Thursday and host Kirsty Wark brought up the #MeToo movement. Wark then says, "You've been very much caught up in all the allegations of sexual harassment, you had a rape allegation against you and I wonder 86