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Ms. Smart, 19, a California college student who disappeared in 1996, was killed as she was being sexually assaulted, the San Luis Obispo County district attorney said.
Joel Greenberg, a former elected official in Florida, has been talking to federal investigators since last year about the conduct of Representative Matt Gaetz and others.
The assault of a 13-year-old girl in Venezuela and the arrest of her mother and a teacher who helped her end the pregnancy have forced a national debate about legalizing abortion.
The sex scandals of the present look a lot like the sex scandals of the past.
The congressman defended himself in his first major public appearance since a Justice Department inquiry came to light last week.
The rulings applied to just 13 of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing the Houston Texans quarterback of assault and sexual misconduct. But it appears unlikely that any plaintiff will be allowed to remain anonymous.
The scope of the inquiry into the Florida congressman appeared to be exceedingly broad and overlap with an ongoing Justice Department investigation.
The aide, Devin Murphy, resigned as Mr. Gaetz’s legislative director on Friday.
The associate could cooperate with prosecutors, giving them information about Mr. Gaetz’s relationships that investigators are examining for possible sex trafficking violations.
Activists have accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of “baffling ignorance” and victim-blaming after he said rape cases had risen because of “vulgarity.”
Moon Hyeong-wook, 25, was accused of luring young women with promises of high-paying jobs and then forcing them into pornography.
Since the start of the year, well-known men from diverse fields have been accused of sexual abuse and placed under investigation.
Trouble for the Florida fanboy.
Over 20 women have filed civil assault lawsuits against the quarterback anonymously, but Tuesday two of the complainants gave emotional statements describing sexual abuse.
More and more women are describing Parliament House as a sexist backwater. A staff member’s accusation of rape — in a minister’s office, no less — was the catalyst.
The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the allegations, which were brought forward by a female trainee late last month.
The accusations in the Democratic Republic of Congo came three years after the British charity’s government assistance was suspended over sexual exploitation in Haiti.
A prominent young Republican and Trump ally faces a head-spinning scandal.
The Justice Department is said to be investigating the congressman’s encounters with women recruited online for sex and whether he had sex with a 17-year-old girl.
Luis Sierra, 63, of Ozone Park, was arrested this week in the killing of Evelyn Colon, a Jersey City 15-year-old whose dismembered remains were found along a riverbank in Pennsylvania, the authorities said.
The congressman and a former official in Florida sent money to the women using cash apps, receipts showed.
Rape is being used as a weapon as fighting rages in remote parts of Tigray region. “Even if we had shouted,” one woman said, “there was no one to listen.”
Thousands of anonymous online accounts have shone a spotlight on sexual violence against young women and girls.
The state Supreme Court tossed out a man’s conviction on a third-degree sexual conduct charge because the woman he was accused of assaulting was “voluntarily intoxicated” at the time.
As the United States shifted with the anxieties of the 1980s, baseless conspiracy theories about satanic cults committing mass abuse spread around the country.
A year of isolation made me consider all the casual, unwanted touch women endure — and why it’s so hard to refuse it.
An inquiry into the Florida congressman was opened in the final months of the Trump administration, people briefed on it said.
A new indictment accuses Ms. Maxwell of paying a victim of her longtime associate Jeffrey Epstein.
The attorney general and the defense minister, tied to separate scandals, will stay in the government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.
A young woman from a modest background gets a long prison term. The powerful officials who paid her draw lighter punishment. The Chinese public has questions.
In the wake of protests from artists and activists over his ties to the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, the investor agreed not to stand for re-election in June.
Prosecutors accused Victor Rivera of enriching himself through kickbacks as he led one of the largest homeless shelter operations in New York City.
Danijela Stajnfeld included her account of being assaulted in a film that has led to contentious debate in Serbia and prompted other women to come forward to say they were sexually abused.
Did racism or religion or gender motivate the shootings in Georgia? All of the above.
Since the quarterback’s initial denial on social media, an array of civil suits have been filed that accuse him of a pattern of coercive behavior and, in two cases, sexual assault.
After a bitter feud with her predecessor, Ms. Sturgeon has been cleared by one inquiry into claims that led to calls for her resignation.
A rising movement in Britain asserts that the police are part of the problem, and seeks the recognition that violence against women must be addressed at the societal level.
Seven women have filed civil lawsuits in Texas accusing the quarterback of a pattern of coercive and lewd behavior.
“This case is about female empowerment, taking the power back,” said Tony Buzbee, who represents seven women in lawsuits accusing the Texans quarterback of sexual assault.
In a letter, one of the Canadian military’s most prominent women resigned, saying she’s “sickened” by sexual misconduct allegations.
A YouTuber famous for his prank videos has lost multiple sponsors this week.
The Los Angeles Police Department disclosed the investigation after a woman said at a news conference that Mr. Hammer had sexually assaulted her in 2017.
Three women have filed lawsuits against the Houston Texans quarterback, accusing him of sexual assault.
A lawsuit filed late Tuesday accused the Houston Texans quarterback of misconduct during a massage in March 2020. He has denied the account.
The bill, which characterizes sex between adults and minors under 15 as rape, was adopted by the National Assembly after a series of sexual abuse scandals and may become law by April.
The protests in at least 40 cities represented an outpouring of anger over the treatment of women at the highest levels of power, organizers said.
The finale of the HBO docuseries delves into the changing perception of Woody Allen and Ms. Farrow’s decision to go public with her allegations of sexual abuse.
The fallout from the Brittany Higgins rape case and other sexual assault allegations continues to reverberate in the government.
The police characterized the alleged groping by the governor of a female aide as something that may rise “to the level of a crime.”