Sexual abuse

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, United States' Aly Raisman shows off her silver medal after the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics but now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, FIle)
November 10, 2017 - 12:47 pm
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in...
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November 10, 2017 - 9:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — A swimming instructor in southwestern Germany has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing several children, and prosecutors said Friday they fear there may be many more cases. The 33-year-old man was arrested in late September after several 5-year-old girls' parents filed...
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Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan applauds supporters as she takes to the stage at an election night party Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Seattle. Voters were picking a female mayor of the Northwest's largest city for the first time in 90 years, choosing between former U.S. attorney Durkan and community activist Cary Moon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 08, 2017 - 9:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The booming liberal city of Seattle will get its first woman mayor since the 1920s after former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan defeated urban planner Cary Moon for the office left open by a sex abuse scandal. Durkan maintained her 20-point lead Wednesday when a second batch of ballots...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 15, 2017, Britain's defense minister Michael Fallon speaks at the Romanian defense ministry in Bucharest, Romania. The scandal surrounding Britain’s political class deepened Sunday Nov. 5, 2017, with more allegations of sexual harassment, abuse of power and other misdeeds including new allegations about one of Prime Minister Theresa May’s key allies. The swirling allegations go far beyond Damian Green and former Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, who stepped down after reports of inappropriate behavior surfaced. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
November 06, 2017 - 5:19 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling for a new "culture of respect" in public life amid spreading allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in British politics. The scandal has already triggered the resignation of the country's defense secretary, an investigation of May's...
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November 05, 2017 - 5:57 am
PARIS (AP) — Prominent French filmmakers, authors and others want President Emmanuel Macron to launch an "attack plan" against sexual violence amid an upsurge in revelations about past abuses by powerful men. About 100 women issued an open letter to Macron and online petition Sunday carried in the...
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November 04, 2017 - 8:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women. The social media-driven initiative Saturday was prompted by the killing of 29-year-old Alexia Daval, who went for a run last Saturday near...
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October 29, 2017 - 11:31 am
PARIS (AP) — French women are protesting sexual abuse and harassment in 11 cities across the country under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Women's group Les Effronte-e-s has called on women to "go on the street to show ... we are...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, a wildfire burns behind a winery in Santa Rosa, Calif. Viral stories claiming a homeless man from Mexico was arrested on suspicion of arson on Oct. 15, 2017, for starting the wildfires that have left dozens dead are false. The Sonoma County sheriff's office tells the AP that the man was arrested, but the fire was a small one in a park that was quickly put out and there's no indication the fire is linked to the wildfire blazes. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
October 20, 2017 - 2:14 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Illegal Alien Charged With California Wildfire That...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. Los Angeles police said Thursday Oct. 19, 2017, that it is investigating a possible sexual assault case involving Harvey Weinstein that involves alleged conduct from 2013. The department released few details about the inquiry other than to say it has interviewed a potential victim and its inquiry is ongoing. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 7:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o says she had an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in 2011 at his home in Connecticut. Nyong'o says Weinstein invited her there to screen...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. Los Angeles police said Thursday Oct. 19, 2017, that it is investigating a possible sexual assault case involving Harvey Weinstein that involves alleged conduct from 2013. The department released few details about the inquiry other than to say it has interviewed a potential victim and its inquiry is ongoing. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
October 19, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein — the first involving the producer in the city. Police spokesman Sal Ramirez says the department has interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported an incident that...
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