Sexual Abuse

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November 01, 2019 - 10:27 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spaniards are voicing outrage after five men were acquitted of rape on the grounds that their 14-year-old victim had been unconscious at the time. The Barcelona-based court ruled Thursday that the men were guilty of the lesser crime of sexual abuse and sentenced them to 10-...
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October 31, 2019 - 6:31 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations botched its investigation into accusations of sexual abuse in Central African Republic, letting down victims, according to a draft report. The report, written in 2017 but not yet made public, was leaked to The New Humanitarian and seen by The Associated...
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October 31, 2019 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America is increasing its annual youth membership fee by more than 80% as it faces a potentially ruinous wave of new sex-abuse lawsuits. The organization says the move is needed to meet rising operating costs, notably for the liability insurance. As of January,...
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October 30, 2019 - 11:09 am
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A former top gymnastics coach has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a teenage athlete he was coaching. Prince William County Police said 47-year-old Sergio Galvez of Clifton, Virginia, was arrested Monday without incident. Police said the sexual abuse happened...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Monsignor Frank Rossi stands outside Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church in Woodville, Texas. A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about consent in the #MeToo era. The Harris County District Attorney's Office had presented the case against Rossi on Monday, Oct. 21, more than a year after Laura Pontikes filed a criminal complaint with Houston police. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E File)
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October 21, 2019 - 7:32 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about consent in the #MeToo era. The Harris County District Attorney's Office had presented the case against...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom has signed a law giving child sexual assault victims more time to file lawsuits. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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October 13, 2019 - 10:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday...
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October 13, 2019 - 11:01 am
Four priests from the New York Roman Catholic Archdiocese have been placed on administrative leave following allegations of abuse of minors reaching back decades.
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. A federal judge in New York City has denied bail to the R&B singer his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on a defense motion asking for his release on bond. (Antonio Perez/ via AP Pool, File)
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October 02, 2019 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Beleaguered R&B singer R. Kelly was denied bail Wednesday in his New York City sex-abuse case after a judge agreed with prosecutors that freeing him from jail would create a risk of him fleeing or tampering with witnesses. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly denied a defense motion...
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UWS sexual abuse suspect
NYPD
Andrew Weber
October 02, 2019 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The NYPD released surveillance video Wednesday of a man wanted in the sexual abuse of a woman on the stairway leading into the subway station at West 86th Street and Broadway on Sunday. The man pushed the 32-year-old woman up against the wall and sexually abused. She fought...
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Pope Francis greets nuns during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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September 26, 2019 - 3:06 pm
ROME (AP) — A Togolese nun has successfully defended a first-ever dissertation at a Vatican-sanctioned university on the sexual abuse of nuns by priests — the latest evidence of a problem confronting the Catholic Church in the #MeToo era. Sister Makamatine Lembo was awarded summa cum laude at her...
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