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Oxford professor Tariq Ramadan takes leave amid rape allegations

LONDON: Oxford University says prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has taken a leave of absence as the Paris prosecutor’s office investigates allegations of rape and sexual assault against him. The university says in a statement Tuesday that the leave was the result of mutual agreement. Ramadan categorically denies any wrongdoing. ...

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George H.W. Bush Acknowledges Groping Multiple Women

NEW YORK: Former President George H.W. Bush has acknowledged touching multiple women inappropriately in what his spokesman called “patt[ing] women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner.” Two women have reportedly accused the former president of groping them while posing for photographs with Bush in recent years. ...

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Australian model latest to accuse Weinstein

SYDNEY-An Australian model said she was “played” by Harvey Weinstein and his colleagues, in the latest accusation against the Hollywood mogul. Zoe Brock said she met Weinstein at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival when she was 23 and was seated next to him at a dinner, not realising who he ...

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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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Religious leader jailed for child sexual assault

CARDIFF: An imam who sexually touched four young girls during Quran lessons at a mosque has been jailed for 13 years. Mohammed Haji Saddique, 81, would call the pupils to sit next to him and read in Arabic from the Muslim holy book. He sexually touched the girls in front ...

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Police should have moved in earlier in Sydney siege: Coroner

Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Jieun Bae runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Police responding to the deadly hostage crisis in a Sydney cafe underestimated the gunman’s threat ...

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Chennai Express producer Karim Morani booked for rape

MUMBAI: Over the years, many Bollywood celebrities have come under the scanner for sexual assault. While Shakti Kapoor was shamed for offering aspiring actresses ‘opportunities’ in exchange for sex, Shiney Ahuja ended up in prison after a rape probe. Now, Chennai Express producer Karim Morani has been accused of rape, Indian media reported. The ...

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