Sexual Harassment
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May 09, 2019 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is speaking out after Bronx city councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. interrupted a mandatory sensitivity training session on Wednesday by yelling that he'd never "rat" and report sexual harassment. De Blasio called his words "dangerous and disgraceful." "I’m not...
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Pete Buttigieg
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April 30, 2019 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Michigan college student says pro-Trump agitators recruited him to falsely claim he was raped by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, then published the smear without his permission. Hunter Kelly, a 21-year-old gay Trump supporter, said conservative activists Jacob...
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January 29, 2019 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Harvey Weinstein's lawyers said the movie mogul is not a sex trafficker, despite claims in a class-action lawsuit. The lawyers in a court filing late Monday urged U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein to toss out civil claims by women that claim Weinstein tried to coerce sex in...
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Melissa Mark-Viverito
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January 17, 2019 - 8:54 am
Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to highlight the worst workplaces for women in NYC.
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
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December 06, 2018 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The CBS investigation into former CEO Les Moonves' sexual harassment allegations "is nearing an end," the company's president and acting CEO Joseph Ianniello said in a memo to employees Thursday. News of the investigation's conclusion comes the same week that The New York...
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November 27, 2018 - 5:14 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's attorney general has unveiled new guidelines for how law enforcement should deal with sexual assault victims. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the 14 new protocols on Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says he ordered the review resulting in the new...
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November 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's accusers is urging him to donate millions of dollars left in his campaign coffers to programs that help abused women. Michelle Manning Barish, a Democratic activist and writer, reiterated her demand Tuesday on CBS. The...
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November 13, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS/AP) -- Actress Paz de la Huerta is suing Harvey Weinstein, saying the movie mogul raped her, harassed her and hurt her career. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Weinstein raped de la Huerta twice in New York in December 2010. Police said last...
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David Caplan
October 31, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A newly-expanded civil lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein reportedly claims that he sexually harassed a 16-year-old girl more than a decade ago. The unidentified then-teenager moved from Poland to the U.S. with hopes of becoming an actress, according to...
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October 04, 2018 - 6:43 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- Rutgers University announced it will change its policy on investigating sexual harassment complaints following a newspaper report that it had set a time limit on old complaints. University President Robert Barchi said Wednesday the school will immediately investigate all...
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