Sexual misconduct

FILE - 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. With a $120 million severance package on the line, an investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Moonves will loom over the network's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2018 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after the scandal. CBS shareholders ratified the 11 board members, including...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2009 file photo, Italian Daniele Gatti conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra during the opening night gala of Carnegie Hall's 119th season in New York. Rome’s opera house on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 said that the theater is defending hiring conductor Gatti, who was fired by a Dutch orchestra this year over #metoo allegations. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, file)
December 07, 2018 - 1:04 pm
ROME (AP) — Rome's opera house on Friday defended hiring conductor Daniele Gatti, who was fired by an Amsterdam-based orchestra last summer over sexual misconduct allegations. Teatro dell'Opera di Roma spokesman Renato Bossa said that the theater signed Gatti this week to a contract running through...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 file photo, UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe attends a press conference, in Paris, France. Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency is plagued by “defective leadership” and should consider whether its top official must go. The group was created this year following allegations of sexual harassment by staffers and calls from critics for executive-director Michel Sidibe to resign. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, file)
December 07, 2018 - 12:33 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment at the U.N. agency that fights AIDS say it is plagued by "defective leadership," a culture of impunity, and a toxic working environment that cannot be changed unless its top official is replaced. The panel was created...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, State Rep. Michael Meredith, R-Brownsville, speaks at a Republican Party rally at Highland Stables in Bowling Green, Ky. Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored the lawmaker to his leadership position one year after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement. Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers who signed the settlement in 2017 with a woman who once worked for the House GOP Caucus. Meredith was renamed chairman of the House Local Government Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)
December 05, 2018 - 7:51 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored a state lawmaker to his leadership position more than a year after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement. State Rep. Michael Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers who signed the $110,000 settlement in 2017 with a...
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FILE - 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. The New York Times says a report by CBS lawyers to board outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves. The report alleges that Moonves destroyed evidence and misled investigators as he attempted to protect his reputation and severance payments.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 05, 2018 - 3:56 pm
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 Wednesday. A look at what's known about...
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This combination photo shows actress Aurora Perrineau in Los Angeles on Feb. 17, 2015, left, and actress-writer Lena Dunham in New York on May 29, 2018. Dunham is apologizing to Perrineau for defending a writer who Perrineau accused of sexual misconduct. Writing Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter, Dunham says she “did something inexcusable” in supporting producer and writer Murray Miller. (AP Photo)
December 05, 2018 - 11:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham is apologizing to actress Aurora Perrineau for defending a writer who Perrineau accused of sexual misconduct. Writing Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter , Dunham says she "did something inexcusable" in supporting producer and writer Murray Miller. Dunham says she...
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December 04, 2018 - 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Justice Department official sexually assaulted an employee and pressured another worker to have sex with him in exchange for a promotion, the department's inspector general said Tuesday. The official, who was not named, also sexually harassed at least two other female...
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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. Fox and National Geographic Networks said Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, they will probe sexual misconduct allegations against renowned astrophysicist Tyson. Two women accused the "Cosmos" host of acting in a sexually inappropriate manner with them. Tyson has not commented publicly and an email request for comment to his representative was not immediately returned. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 30, 2018 - 11:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against him. Patheos.com published accounts Thursday from two women who say that Tyson behaved in a sexually inappropriate...
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This photo from July 22, 2009 shows Omaha Archbishop George Lucas at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha released a list of 38 priests and other clergy members who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct after the state's top prosecutor requested the information. Archbishop Lucas said in a written statement: "We're deeply saddened so many innocent minors and young adults were harmed by the church's ministers. To victims and their families, I am sorry for the pain, betrayal and suffering you have experienced in the church." (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
November 30, 2018 - 4:25 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha released a list Friday of 38 priests and other clergy members who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct, a move prompted by a request from the state's top prosecutor. The archdiocese said 24 of the priests were under its control...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Weinstein’s lawyer says his sexual assault case has devolved into a mess of lying witnesses and hidden evidence and should be thrown out. In a court filing on Thursday, Nov. 29, lawyer Benjamin Brafman said defense investigators had turned up evidence raising doubts about Weinstein’s accusers. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 29, 2018 - 9:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest push to have Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case thrown out, the movie producer's lawyer said Thursday that a woman accusing him of a 2013 rape pressured a friend to corroborate her account, but that the friend wouldn't "make up a story." The friend told defense...
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