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Tag Archives: sexual assault

Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano “exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise,” ...

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Anger Erupts in Spain Over 5 Men Cleared Of Rape Charges

PHOTO: AFP MADRID: Protests have erupted across Spain following a court’s decision to clear five men of rape charges. The men, who have been dubbed ‘La Manada’ or ‘The Wolf Pack’ by Spanish media are accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman during the 2016 San Fermin running of the ...

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Indian court convicts popular of raping teenage devotee

Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police at Jodhpur airport in Jodhpur in 2013. The verdict against 77-year-old Bapu was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan state because of fears that his followers may resort to violence. (AP) NEW DELHI: ...

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One in eight French women say they have been raped: study

PARIS: One in eight women in France have been raped at least once in their lifetime, a new report suggests, reported The Independent. Four million women have been victims of penetrative sexual violence – roughly 12 per cent of the country’s female population – according to a study by Paris-based ...

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US doctor gets 175 years in jail for abusing more than 150 girls

LANSING, Michigan: A former USA Gymnastics team doctor has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over 150 young girls under the guise of medical treatment. More than 150 women and girls accused Larry Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse dating back two decades. ...

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15-year-old Pakistani girl accuses father of repeated rape

RAWALPINDI: New Town police on Friday arrested a resident of Katarian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan for allegedly repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter. The man’s wife told the police that her husband used to rape their daughter but the young girl had kept quiet out of fear. According to the wife, she previously suspected ...

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Lincolnshire man jailed for child sexual offences

LINCOLNSHIRE: Craig Lewis, 54, of Cranwell Village, Lincolnshire, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday morning (Thursday 14 December) after being found guilty of child grooming, sexual assault and causing a child to watch a sex act. An investigation was launched into Lewis in December 2016 after an anonymous referral ...

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Builder kidnapped and raped two women

LONDON: An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard. Mujahid Arshid, 33, had planned for weeks to abduct the two “attractive” women, kill them and dump their bodies in ...

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Master of None star Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault

NEW YORK: Master of None star Aziz Ansari has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in September 2017. A Brooklyn-based photographer gave a first-person account of how her date with Ansari turned into one of her nightmares. Ansari became first Asian-American to win Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy ...

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Former Taliban hostage arrested for 15 charges including assault

MONTREAL: A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault , illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports. Joshua Boyle was freed last October along with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their ...

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