Sexual abuse

May 31, 2018 - 3:01 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to a $210 million settlement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, an attorney said Thursday, making it the second-largest U.S. payout in the priest abuse scandal...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:00 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican team of investigators who exposed wide-scale priestly sexual abuse and a cover-up in Chile's Catholic Church is going back to the country on a pastoral mission to the divided diocese of Osorno. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Thursday the visit to Osorno by...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Larry Nassar, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University appears in court in Lansing, Mich., where he pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault. Victims of childhood sexual assaults would have more time to sue, athletic trainers would be required to report suspected abuse and doctors would adhere to stricter rules for sensitive treatment under Larry Nassar-inspired legislation that cleared the Michigan House on Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign into law bills inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal, including one approved Tuesday that would give childhood sexual abuse victims more time to sue. The current cutoff to file a lawsuit in Michigan is generally a minor victim's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2017, file photo, neurologist Dr. Ricardo Cruciani walks from the center for criminal justice after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a clinic in Philadelphia. Patients of Cruciani, who is already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey, say law enforcement officials in Philadelphia are burying nearly identical accusations against him, angering and perplexing women who say they're being victimized twice — first by their doctor, now by a big-city justice system that won't hold him accountable. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 29, 2018 - 1:44 am
Patients of a neurologist already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey say law enforcement officials in Philadelphia are burying nearly identical accusations against him, angering and perplexing women who say they're being victimized twice — first by their doctor, now by a big-city...
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May 29, 2018 - 12:43 am
Patients of a neurologist already facing rape charges in New York and New Jersey say they can't get justice in Philadelphia. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani is charged with 30 criminal counts from his time as a neurologist in New York and New Jersey. In Philadelphia, patients have yet to see authorities...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves the first precinct of the New York City Police Department after turning himself to authorities following allegations of sexual misconduct, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. Police say Weinstein has been arrested on rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges for encounters with two women. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 25, 2018 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says he believes the movie mogul will ultimately be exonerated of rape and other sex charges against him in New York. Attorney Benjamin Brafman says...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves the first precinct of the New York City Police Department after turning himself to authorities following allegations of sexual misconduct, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. Police say Weinstein has been arrested on rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges for encounters with two women. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 25, 2018 - 8:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 9 a.m. Harvey Weinstein has arrived at a New York City courthouse in handcuffs to face rape, criminal sex act and other charges. The movie mogul turned himself in at a police precinct...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at the first precinct while turning himself to authorities following allegations of sexual misconduct, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 25, 2018 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement. Weinstein, 66...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at the first precinct while turning himself to authorities following allegations of sexual misconduct, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 25, 2018 - 7:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement. Weinstein, 66...
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U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 23, 2018 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tears and anger this time came from lawmakers who spent the day fuming over a growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports that leaders have taken too much time to solve while devoting too little money for the fixes. "I just hope everyone here realizes the time to talk is over...
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