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Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 12:31 AM PDT

Outside Firm Will Head Meyer Probe; Expected to Take 2 Weeks

Outside Firm Will Head Meyer Probe; Expected to Take 2 Weeks

Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks,...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 11:32 PM PDT

Weinstein Wants Sex Assault Case Dropped, Cites New Evidence

Weinstein Wants Sex Assault Case Dropped, Cites New Evidence

Attorneys for disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein said in a court filing that they plan to seek dismissal of the sex assault case against him in New York, NBC News reported. The filing was made in...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 04:00 PM PDT

'His Slave': Ex-Lionsgate Lawyer Says Boss Assaulted Her

'His Slave': Ex-Lionsgate Lawyer Says Boss Assaulted Her

A former lawyer at the studio behind "The Hunger Games" and "Twilight" movies said a powerful boss she once viewed as a father figure demanded she be his slave and subjected her to nonconsensual sexual contact....

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 02:37 AM PDT

Judd Lawyer: Weinstein Attempt to Dismiss Suit 'Offensive'

Judd Lawyer: Weinstein Attempt to Dismiss Suit 'Offensive'

Harvey Weinstein has filed a request to dismiss Ashley Judd's defamation and sexual harassment lawsuit against him, while her attorney calls the arguments made in it "offensive."

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:45 PM PDT

Misconduct Allegations No Obstacle For Many State Lawmakers

Misconduct Allegations No Obstacle For Many State Lawmakers

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Kentucky lawmakers have become so common that the statehouse has seemed more like a frat house: Seven lawmakers have faced accusations, including four who settled...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 03:00 PM PDT

'Overwhelming' Support That Weinstein Is No Rapist: Attorney

'Overwhelming' Support That Weinstein Is No Rapist: Attorney

Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was released on bail Monday following his arraignment on charges he committed a sex crime against a third woman. The disgraced movie...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 08:11 AM PDT

Boston Beauty Queen Gives Back Crown Over #MeToo Joke

Boston Beauty Queen Gives Back Crown Over #MeToo Joke

Maude Gorman has resigned as Miss Plymouth County for the Miss Massachusetts Miss America Organization after a pageant emcee made a joke about the #MeToo movement on stage. "I really felt betrayed," Gorman...

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 08:10 PM PDT

Comedian Andy Dick Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Comedian Andy Dick Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Allegations of inappropriate behavior, some rising to the level of a criminal offense, are piling up against comedian Andy Dick.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 01:05 PM PDT

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy used his position as a uniformed officer to take advantage of a woman in a North County motel room while her 12-year-old daughter was nearby, the woman told NBC 7 Thursday....

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 07:05 AM PDT

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault in a country where rape is a widespread weapon. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for...

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