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Lawyer: Chris Cuomo accuser was disgusted by 'hypocrisy'

Dec. 05, 2021 18:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother, her lawyer said Sunday. The...

Williamsburg nonprofit houses victims of domestic violence

Dec. 05, 2021 09:03 AM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The house, at an undisclosed location in Gloucester County, is surrounded by farmland. And that’s a good thing. The people who stay there are escaping domestic or sexual violence and need to feel safe. A federal grant is...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 20:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday less than a week after new information emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual harassment allegations earlier this year. The network had...

CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 17:38 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal.

Trustees stand by SUNY chancellor amid calls for resignation

Dec. 04, 2021 12:10 PM EST

Leaders of New York's public college system are standing behind Chancellor James Malatras, who has faced calls to resign after the release of text messages showing he mocked one of the women who later accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. “He’s...

3rd worker at federal prison charged with sexual misconduct

Dec. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal correctional officer at a women’s prison in California was charged Friday with sexually abusing an inmate, just months after the prison’s warden was arrested for similar conduct. The officer, John Russell Bellhouse, is the latest employee...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Dec. 03, 2021 16:24 PM EST

Portland Press Herald. December 1, 2021. Editorial: Some of our state’s most serious crimes go unreported The rate of offenses continues to fall in Maine, but that figure doesn’t say it all. There’s a lot to learn from...

US started inquiry into Cuomo sexual harassment claims

Dec. 02, 2021 21:55 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed Thursday. The exact nature of the inquiry and its current status was unclear. ...

Court weighs groping suit against Indiana over ex-top lawyer

Dec. 02, 2021 18:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for women who say Indiana’s former attorney general drunkenly groped them argued Thursday that a federal appeals court should allow their lawsuit against the state over his actions to go forward on the grounds that they were state employees. ...

IOC says it had 2nd video call with tennis player Peng Shuai

Dec. 02, 2021 13:21 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said it held a second video call with Peng Shuai but again didn't release any video or transcript nor make any reference to the tennis player's sexual assault allegation against a former Chinese government official. ...