Sexual Assault

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2018, file photo, Jean-Claude Arnault arrives at the district court for the start of court proceedings in Stockholm. Arnault, a French citizen who is a major cultural figure in Sweden, is at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that has tarnished the academy and forced it to take a year off in choosing who should get the prestigious literature prize. (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP, File)
October 01, 2018 - 7:59 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal in Sweden that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced Monday to two years in prison. Jean-Claude Arnault, 72, a major cultural figure in...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during a Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations hearing in Washington. The dramatic Senate testimony by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford comes as DeVos considers new guidelines that could drastically change the way allegations of sexual violence are investigated on college campuses. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
October 01, 2018 - 12:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Choking back tears, she testified that he sexually assaulted her. Defensive and angry and also choking back tears, he swore that he did not. The dramatic Senate testimony last week by Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh came as Education Secretary Betsy...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. rett Kavanaugh's fate remains uncertain, but some on the front-lines of the Republican Party's midterm battlefield fear the GOP may have already lost. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 01, 2018 - 12:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost. In the days after a divided nation watched Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey...
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FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Shireen Ghorbani, a Democratic candidate for U.S. House in Utah, attends a rally protesting U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in Salt Lake City. Ghorbani recently went public with her sexual assault as an 8-year-old. The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being attacked. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
September 30, 2018 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being...
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Kellyanne Conway
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
September 30, 2018 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says she's a victim of sexual assault. Conway made the comments on CNN while defending Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual misconduct. Arguing that Kavanaugh's opponents are wrongly politicizing his nomination...
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Kellyanne Conway
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
September 30, 2018 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Kellyanne Conway revealed she’s a victim of sexual assault during an interview Sunday. Conway, who is counselor to President Trump, was on CNN’s “State of the Union” when she made the disclosure. “I feel very empathetic frankly for victims of sexual assault and...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during a Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations hearing in Washington. The dramatic Senate testimony by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford comes as DeVos considers new guidelines that could drastically change the way allegations of sexual violence are investigated on college campuses. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
September 30, 2018 - 8:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — She choked back tears and testified that he sexually assaulted her. He angrily swore that he didn't. The dramatic Senate testimony last week by Christine Blasey (BLAH'-zee) Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh came as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (dih-VAHS') considers...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. rett Kavanaugh's fate remains uncertain, but some on the front-lines of the Republican Party's midterm battlefield fear the GOP may have already lost. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 29, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost. In the days after a divided nation watched Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa chairs a meeting of the committee, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 29, 2018 - 6:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reversing course, President Donald Trump bowed to Democrats' demands Friday for a deeper FBI investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it — a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Chilean president Sebastian Pinera, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 28, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he found the testimony by a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago to be "very compelling," but added that he'd given no consideration to the idea of nominating someone else. "Not even a...
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