sexual misconduct

Since 1998, about 380 Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a sweeping investigation by two Texas newspapers.
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February 11, 2019 - 3:26 pm
By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor (CNN) -- Since 1998, about 380 Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a sweeping investigation by two Texas newspapers. The Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News also found that in the past...
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Denis Baupin, a prominent Green Party member and former Paris city official, takes part in a climate change demonstration in Paris, France.
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February 04, 2019 - 3:09 pm
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Six French women stood trial Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former lawmaker they accused of sexual misconduct 1½ years before the #MeToo movement. Four journalists who published allegations from the women and eight others in May 2016 also...
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This Dec. 2, 2013 file photo shows Bryan Singer at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."
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January 25, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Following an expose that claimed Bryan Singer has seduced and molested several underage men, the film production company Millennium Films on Thursday said it is staunchly supporting the director. In a statement, Avi Lerner, founder and chief executive...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
Tony Romeo
January 02, 2019 - 8:04 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct against one of its members last year, the state House has begun 2019 by approving new rules on handling such accusations. The New Year’s Day state House session was largely ceremonial, highlighted by swearing in new...
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Kevin Spacey
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December 31, 2018 - 3:52 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — A Massachusetts judge on Monday denied Kevin Spacey's request to be excused from his arraignment in Nantucket District Court next week. Judge Thomas Barrett denied the request without offering further information regarding his decision. According to a criminal...
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In this May 18, 2017, file photo, Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at the Dolby Theatre.
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December 17, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in "The Diary of a Madman" in 2010. Speaking to The New York Times , the 33-year-old said Rush danced naked in front of her in their dressing room,...
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Michael Weatherly
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December 14, 2018 - 9:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character. CBS confirmed the...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
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December 11, 2018 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With a $120 million severance package on the line, an investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom over the network's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday. But CBS officials are unlikely to say more beyond seeking to reassure...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
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December 05, 2018 - 4:12 pm
By Mae Anderson, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — An internal investigation of former CBS chief Les Moonves has turned up more evidence of sexual misconduct, as well as lying and destruction of evidence, throwing into jeopardy his $120 million severance package, The New York Times reported...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, Neil deGrasse Tyson attends a fan event celebrating the release Kelly Clarkson's album "Meaning of Life" at YouTube Space New York in New York.
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December 02, 2018 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says he will cooperate fully with an "impartial investigation" into allegations of sexual misconduct that have been leveled against him. Patheos.com recently published accounts from two women who say that Tyson behaved in a sexually...
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