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Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

WASHINGTON: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen from recent years. Sexual assaults reported by Defense Department employees, both men and women, jumped 13 per cent ...

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Sexual assaults rise at US military academies

WASHINGTON: The number of sexual assaults at America´s military academies rose by almost 50 percent over the past two years, despite extensive efforts to combat the problem, a Pentagon report said. About 12,900 cadets attend the Army, Navy and Air Force academies that train future officers to lead America´s vast ...

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1,000 Child’s Sexually Abused By US Priests

PENNSYLVANIA: A monumental grand jury report shows that over 300 priests sexually abused over 1,000 minors in Pennsylvania for 70 years,  while the church protected perpetrators, blamed victims. A Pennsylvania grand jury released its report of a two-year investigation into sexual abuses by Catholic priests across 67 counties throughout the ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Canadian actress sues Weinstein

OTTAWA: A Canadian actress sued disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for two alleged sexual assaults in Toronto in 2000, her lawyer said. The woman, identified only as “Jane Doe” in documents filed with the Ontario Superior Court and cited by the Toronto media, is also suing Miramax, The Walt Disney ...

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France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

PARIS: A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said, as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell their stories. The legislation is being piloted by 34-year-old Marlene Schiappa, a feminist and early supporter ...

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Serial killer guilty of poisoning 3 men

LONDON: A serial killer has been found guilty of murdering three young men by poisoning them with lethal doses of a date rape drug. Stephen Port, who was also convicted of three rapes, lured the men to his London flat and secretly gave them GHB, the Old Bailey heard. The ...

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