Sexual misconduct

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Court filings on Friday, April 5, 2019, showed that Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits in a Massachusetts case filed by seven women who said he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 05, 2019 - 2:16 pm
Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Court documents filed Friday in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last fall...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Court filings on Friday, April 5, 2019, showed that Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits in a Massachusetts case filed by seven women who said he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Filings Friday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last...
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April 05, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Filings Friday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2016 file photo, casino mogul Steve Wynn gestures during a a news conference in Medford, Mass., regarding his proposed casino complex. Women's rights advocates and business experts said Wynn Resorts has taken laudable steps to transform a workplace culture that allowed sexual misconduct complaints against Wynn, its founder, to remain hidden for decades, but still has room for improvement. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will holding public hearings the first week of April 2019 on whether the company is still suitable to hold a casino license for the multi-billion dollar Encore Boston Harbor, slated to open in June 2019 in Everett, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 04, 2019 - 3:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are questioning Wynn Resorts leaders Thursday about what they knew about allegations of sexual misconduct against company founder Steve Wynn. The state's gaming commission resumed its interrogation of new company CEO Matt Maddox, who took over after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey departs from district court after arraignment on a charge of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, Mass. On Thursday, April 4, 2019, a judge at Nantucket District Court will consider motions filed by lawyers for Spacey, charged with groping an 18-year-old man on Nantucket in 2016. The Oscar-winning actor will not be present for the hearing. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 04, 2019 - 1:09 am
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A judge will consider motions filed by lawyers for Kevin Spacey, who's charged with groping an 18-year-old man on Nantucket in 2016. The Oscar-winning former "House of Cards" actor won't be present for Thursday's hearing at Nantucket District Court. Spacey's attorneys have...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden visits with patrons over lunch at Cruisers Diner in Seaman, Ohio. Biden buddied up with bikers, posed for countless pictures at a pizza place and downed an ice cream cone at a Dairy Queen over the weekend as he toured Ohio. Biden loves Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 03, 2019 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." ''He hugs everybody." In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe Biden, several women in politics and beyond have been coming to his defense, vouching for his character and saying...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012, photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden visits with patrons over lunch at Cruisers Diner in Seaman, Ohio. Biden buddied up with bikers, posed for countless pictures at a pizza place and downed an ice cream cone at a Dairy Queen over the weekend as he toured Ohio. Biden loves Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 03, 2019 - 5:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." ''He hugs everybody." In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe Biden, several women in politics and beyond have been coming to his defense, vouching for his character and saying...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 02, 2019 - 8:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden's camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. "Join the straight-arm club," Pelosi said at a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday...
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April 02, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Political commentator Paris Dennard is seeking nearly $10 million from Arizona State University, claiming it intentionally released an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations to damage his reputation. The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday that an attorney for Dennard filed...
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FILE - This May 17, 2016 file photo shows David Blaine at the ABC 2016 Network Upfront Presentation in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating sexual assault allegations against magician Blaine, authorities confirmed on Monday, April 1, 2019. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 02, 2019 - 1:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — David Blaine denies sexual assault allegations under investigation in New York City and intends to cooperate with authorities, his publicist said in a statement Tuesday. New York police confirmed Monday that the magician is under investigation, following a Daily Beast report that...
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