Sexual Harassment

Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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Kristen Johanson
October 29, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Following the indictment of a top commander in the Philadelphia Police Department, another official, who has been accused of sexual harassment, has been removed from overseeing the Special Victims Unit. Read more here.
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James Franco at the premiere of HBO's "The Deuce" third and final season in New York.
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AP News
October 03, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets.
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Kristen Johanson
September 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A Philadelphia state representative wants to make it illegal for people to send unwanted pictures of naked body parts to another person, and it all started with a worried dad.
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Tim Jimenez
August 21, 2019 - 9:22 am
UPDATED: 11:01 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly's top cop is out. Commissioner Richard Ross has resigned due to claims, in a federal lawsuit, that he failed to act on sexual harassment complaints. One of the two officers suing says she had an affair with Ross. While there are no...
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A cyclist passes by The Kimmel Center for the Performance Arts, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation for Placido Domingo appear at its opening night concert in September.
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Tim Jimenez
August 14, 2019 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several music companies are following the Philadelphia Orchestra's lead in canceling an upcoming performance from opera star Placido Domingo, who is facing sexual harrassment allegations. The Los Angeles Opera, which Domingo has been general director of for the last...
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Placido Domingo
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August 13, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Marianne Garvey (CNN) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past." The famed opera singer, conductor and director of the Los Angeles Opera responded to a report...
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In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Michael Weatherly attends a special screening of "Doctor Strange" at AMC Empire 25 in New York.
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May 15, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is defending its handling of a sexual harassment claim against "Bull" drama series star Michael Weatherly. CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl said Wednesday that Weatherly "owned" his mistake and was apologetic and remorseful. Last year,...
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Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019.
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:47 pm
By Cathy Bussewitz, Michael Liedtke, Tom Krisher NEW YORK (AP) — After much hype leading up to the largest initial public offering in five years, Uber hit a few potholes on its first day of trading, closing down 8% and reflecting lingering doubts about its future prospects for profitability. The...
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The statue of Fearless Girl stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange before Uber, the world's largest ride-hailing service, holds its initial public offering, Friday, May 10, 2019.
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May 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By Cathy Bussewitz, Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price on an already volatile day for the markets. The ride-hailing giant sold shares in the IPO at $45...
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In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington.
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January 03, 2019 - 1:58 pm
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his chief lieutenants are offering contrition as some of his 2016 campaign staffers face allegations of sexual harassment that threaten to derail a second White House bid before it begins. Hours after a New York...
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