sexual misconduct

Jeffrey Epstein
Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via AP, file
July 10, 2019 - 11:04 am
UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. ___ NEW YORK (AP) — A new accuser of Jeffrey Epstein said Wednesday that the wealthy financier raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15. Jennifer Araoz filed court papers seeking information from Epstein in preparation for suing him, and she aired her allegations on NBC'...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court in Nantucket, Mass. A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
July 08, 2019 - 3:21 pm
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016 asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify after being questioned by the actor's lawyer about text messages the defense claims were deleted...
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Kevin Spacey
Steven Senne/AP
July 05, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Mark Pratt and Philip Marcelo BOSTON (AP) — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor, his lawyer said Friday. Spacey still faces a criminal charge. He pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery in...
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State Sen. Daylin Leach
pabradyphoto/Getty Images; inset: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival
Tony Romeo
June 10, 2019 - 5:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State Sen. Daylin Leach remains defiant amid more calls for his resignation, following a preliminary report on an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him. At a Capitol press conference Monday, state lawmakers urged action on policies to stop...
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Kevin Spacey
Nicole Harnishfeger/The Inquirer and Mirror via AP, Pool, File
May 31, 2019 - 6:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar in 2016 deleted text messages that would support Spacey's claims of innocence, the actor's lawyer said in court documents filed Friday. Defense attorney Alan Jackson is urging the court to order prosecutors to hand over a "...
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In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures to supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo, File
May 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apology...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2013, file photo, Amit Singhal, senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., speaks at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 5:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Court documents show Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when the exec was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation. Details of the exit package were revealed as part of a shareholder lawsuit against the...
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R. Kelly
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February 27, 2019 - 1:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After R. Kelly met a girl celebrating her 16th birthday at a restaurant, it was his manager who handed her Kelly's business card with the R&B star's personal phone number on it, telling the teen that Kelly wanted her to give him a call, according to prosecutors. The 52-year-old...
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Attorney Gloria Allred, center, speaks while Latresa Scaff, right, and Rochelle Washington look on during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
Seth Wenig/ AP Photo
February 21, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. The women joined lawyer Gloria Allred...
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Bryan Adams and Ryan Adams
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February 17, 2019 - 11:59 am
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Yes, they are musicians who share the same last name and the same birthday, but Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams. This fact has become crucial in light of a report by The New York Times that includes allegations Ryan Adams engaged in sexually charged text messages and...
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