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October 1, 2018 10:39 PM California Woman Withdraws Sexual-Harassment Charge Against Cisneros

After Democratic House hopeful apologizes, both sides say it was a misunderstanding WASHINGTON—A woman who had accused Democratic congressional candidate Gil Cisneros of sexual harassment withdrew her allegations Monday, with both sides citing a misunderstanding. Melissa Fazli, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully for the California state assembly this year, said Mr. Cisneros 61

October 1, 2018 2:03 PM U.S. Supreme Court snubs review of defamation suit against Cosby

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to avoid a defamation lawsuit brought by a well-known former model who said the comedian sought to destroy her reputation after she publicly accused him of rape. The justices, acting six days after Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison in Pennsylvania for a 2004 sexual 89

September 30, 2018 2:45 PM President Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway reveals she is a victim of sexual assault

"I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment and rape," she told Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union." "This is the first time I've ever heard you talk about something personal like that, and I'm really sorry," replied Tapper. Conway's comments come three days after Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of the Senate 53

September 29, 2018 11:09 PM Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

FILE - In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. On Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, Roman Catholic Church officials confirmed that the disgraced ex-cardinal who was removed from ministry amid allegations of sexual abuse has moved to a friary in remote western Kansas that is near an elementary 83

September 29, 2018 12:30 PM Egypt Sends Actress to Jail for Spreading ‘Fake News’ Over Sexual Harassment

Sentence comes after Egypt clamped down on women who complain of sexual assault CAIRO—A woman has been sentenced in Egypt to two years in prison for allegedly spreading fake news after she posted a video on Facebook decrying her experience of sexual harassment in the country. The sentencing of actress Amal Fathy comes as Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah 60

September 28, 2018 10:45 PM CBS Says It Got Subpoenas From Prosecutors Over Moonves Allegations

The network, which disclosed the inquiries in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, has retained two law firms to investigate CBS Corp. said Friday it received subpoenas from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the New York City Commission on Human Rights regarding allegations of sexual harassment by Leslie Moonves and others, in the first 63

September 27, 2018 5:37 PM Mel Watt’s Accuser Says She Felt ‘Uncomfortable and Unsafe’

Simone Grimes says FHFA director made repeated unwanted sexual advances WASHINGTON—A senior federal worker who has accused housing-finance official Mel Watt of sexual harassment on Thursday told a congressional panel that his behavior left her feeling “extraordinarily uncomfortable and unsafe.” Simone Grimes, in her first public appearance, told the House 45

September 22, 2018 4:58 PM Senate Judiciary aide resigns amid sexual harassment allegation: NBC

(Reuters) - A media adviser helping the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee respond to a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has resigned amid allegations of his own sexual misconduct, according to NBC. Garrett Ventry, 29, a communications aide to Senate Judiciary committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, was reportedly 104

September 21, 2018 11:28 AM Beyonce's ex-band member accuses singer of reported 'extreme witchcraft'

Beyoncé‘s former drummer, Kimberly Thompson, requested a restraining order against her because she claimed the singer practices “extreme witchcraft,” The Blast reported. According to the lawsuit, Beyoncé has allegedly been using her magic to run surveillance and control Thompson’s finances. Thompson also claimed that the “Lemonade” singer started a campaign 79

September 20, 2018 1:24 AM U.S. Catholic Church plans hotline for complaints of abuse by bishops

(Reuters) - Catholic bishops in the United States plan to set up a hotline to field complaints about bishops who have sexually abused or harassed children or adults, in response to a growing sexual misconduct scandal in the church’s highest ranks. The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. church 94