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Google walkout organiser quits, citing retaliation fear

Claire Stapleton believes she was marked for retaliation by department heads after co-organising the walkout late last year.

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in US with spanking pilates teacher

The charges carry a sentence of up to 30 days in jail and a US$500 fine.

Pope denies prior knowledge of US cardinal McCarrick’s sexual misconduct

Pope Francis says he would certainly not have kept quiet should he had known about Theodore McCarrick's sexual misconduct.

Biden camp rejects ‘smears’ about his physicality with women

Joe Biden's sexual misconduct with women has resulted in his 2020-campaign to be pushed back.

US Supreme Court rebuffs defamation suit against Cosby

The justices is turning away an appeal by Kathrine McKee, an actress and former Las Vegas showgirl, of a lower court ruling in Massachusetts that threw out her lawsuit.

Rocker Ryan Adams accused of abuse, sex misconduct

An expose in The New York Times details a pattern of manipulative behaviour from the 44-year-old Grammy-nominated artist.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ director blasts new sex abuse allegations

Sexual misconduct rumours have swirled around the movie director for years.

S.Korea’s top sports body apologises for sex assault cases

The country is a regional sporting power and regularly in the top 10 medal table places at summer and winter Olympics.

Netanyahu aide resigns in wake of sexual misconduct claims

The accusations date back to before Keyes took up his job in the prime minister's office in 2016.

Decision on orthopaedic HoD’s sexual misconduct case by this week

If found guilty, the man will be sacked from medical service, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Indian minister calls allegations of sexual misconduct against him “baseless”

The veteran editor has been accused of a range of inappropriate behaviour by female journalists who previously worked as his subordinates.

Nobel literature award body asks scandal-hit member to quit

This year's prize-giving was postponed after allegations of sexual misconduct, and discovery that the names of some prize-winners had been leaked.

Top Vatican cardinal accuses papal critic of ‘calumny and defamation’

Archbishop Vigano said the pope knew for years about sexual misconduct by McCarrick with adult male seminarians but did nothing about it.

Trump ‘100%’ certain Kavanaugh accuser named wrong person

A deeply divided US Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, as Republicans dismissed the sexual misconduct accusations and delivered a major victory to Trump.

Weinstein hearing moved up in NY amid possible setbacks for prosecution

The next hearing in a New York court in his sex crimes case has been moved up from November 8 to October 11 -- a possible sign that prosecutors are having difficulties making their case.

Kavanaugh intensifies counter-offensive against sex accusations

Democrats say that is all the more reason to halt the nomination process and let the FBI, which carries out background investigations for candidates to high positions, investigate them.

Kavanaugh says he was a virgin in high school, ‘never’ assaulted...

Kavanaugh has denied ever attending the parties described by the two women or even being present at gatherings where such behaviour took place.

US Democrats investigating new sexual misconduct claim against Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh denies the incident occurred, calling it 'a smear, plain and simple'.

Japan’s Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award

Murakami grateful for nomination, but says he wants to 'concentrate on writing, away from media attention'.

US Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct allegation

A spokesman for the committee’s Republican chairman, Senator Chuck Grassley said the planned committee vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation would proceed next Thursday.

Pope to meet US Church leaders after archbishop’s accusations

The accusations shook the US Church, following a report that found 301 priests in the state had sexually abused minors over the past 70 years.

Olympic taekwondo champion banned for life in abuse case

Two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez has been handed a life ban by the US Center for SafeSport following an allegation of sexual misconduct.

JD.com’s CEO was arrested on allegation of rape

Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder said on Tuesday that if there were any charges against Liu they would not be filed until completion of a criminal investigation that would not occur before Friday.

After saying #MeToo, Chinese women fight censorship to push for change

The #MeToo movement spread across the globe ever since accusations of sexual misconduct by dozens of women against a US film producer occurred last year.

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