Latest Sexual misconduct News

Prep school says it will pay for abused alumni's therapy

Jun. 22, 2018 4:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An elite New Hampshire prep school that was hit with multiple sexual misconduct allegations spanning decades announced Wednesday that it will be starting a therapy fund for abused alumni. In a statement, Concord's St. Paul's School confirmed they're establishing an independent therapy...

Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

Jun. 22, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and the state have been dropped from a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her. Lisa Marie Cater's federal lawsuit claims the Democrat ignored her complaint that William "Sam" Hoyt harassed and groped her...

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

Jun. 21, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Spokesman William Moss said...

Audit faults University of California sex misconduct process

Jun. 21, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — University of California administrators failed to address sexual misconduct complaints in a timely manner and did not discipline faculty swiftly, state auditors said Thursday. The review, which examined a decade of cases, found staff was disciplined in 43 days on average, compared...

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

Jun. 21, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him. Ohio State...

The Latest: So far, U of Hawaii finds no complaint about doc

Jun. 21, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on several U.S. universities with ties to a now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct at Ohio State University (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. The University of Hawaii says it has found no record of complaints against a now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct at...

BBC: Former MSF staff accuse aid workers of sexual misdeeds

Jun. 21, 2018 11:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former aid workers have accused staff of charity Doctors Without Borders of using prostitutes and boasting of exchanging medicine for sex while working in Africa, the BBC reported Thursday. One woman who spoke anonymously to the broadcaster said there were cases of "abuse of power" and...

Fans at World Cup criticized for videos disrespecting women

Jun. 20, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Some Latin American fans at the World Cup are receiving strong criticism for sexist behavior and could even face workplace consequences for posting videos in which they encourage foreign women to say offensive things in languages they don't appear to understand. In one of a handful of...

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick punished over abuse finding

Jun. 20, 2018 5:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over "credible" allegations that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago, the church announced...

Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

Jun. 20, 2018 4:05 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session. The Senate has unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday amending its rules to mandate training and establish a process to expel a...