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West and Russia clash over Russian mercenaries in CAR

Jun. 23, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States, Britain and France accused Russian mercenaries on Wednesday of operating alongside Central African Republic forces and committing human rights violations against civilians and obstructing U.N. peacekeeping -- charges immediately denied by Russia...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jun. 23, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. June 20, 2021. Editorial: WKU failing when it comes to transparency Last week, we published a report about hundreds of pages of newly released – though heavily redacted – records that documented sexual harassment...

Lindsey Boylan concedes in Manhattan borough president race

Jun. 23, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Boylan, a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was the first of multiple women to say he sexually harassed them, conceded on Wednesday in the Democratic primary for Manhattan borough president. A winner in Tuesday's primary election has not yet...

Suit: School district failed students reporting rape, abuse

Jun. 23, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

New York's top prosecutor is suing the school district in charge of a high school where dozens of students walked out in 2019 to protest the school’s response to a rape of a student by another. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James...

Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution

Jun. 22, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, for the first time, said Tuesday he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on prosecuting sexual assault cases from military commanders. In a statement, obtained by...

Pandemic hotel vouchers for about 700 homeless to end July 1

Jun. 22, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

Vermont is ending its pandemic-related emergency housing in hotels and motels for some of the homeless population because the program is not sustainable, hotel capacity is shrinking and it was never meant to be a permanent solution, said Human Services Secretary Mike Smith on Tuesday. ...

Pakistan premier criticized for comments on sexual violence

Jun. 22, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Prime Minister Imran Khan faced growing criticism at home on Tuesday after seemingly blaming a rise in sexual violence in Pakistan on women wearing “very few clothes." His comments drew nationwide condemnation from human rights activists and the...

Hungary's foreign minister defends law limiting LGBT rights

Jun. 22, 2021 06:32 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent law passed in Hungary that has been widely seen as targeting LGBT people. Speaking at a press conference...

Mets fire 2 high-ranking employees after workplace review

Jun. 21, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments on the recommendation of independent investigators hired to review the organization following allegations of sexual misconduct against former manager Mickey...

Decision day looms in NY party primaries

Jun. 21, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The final votes are set to be cast Tuesday in New York's party primaries, where mayors, prosecutors, judges and city and county legislators will be on the ballot, along with other municipal offices. The contests include one likely to decide who becomes...