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Lawmakers Judging Kavanaugh Accuser Still Can’t Fix Their Own Harassment Policy

Lawmakers Judging Kavanaugh Accuser Still Can’t Fix Their Own Harassment PolicyWASHINGTON ― The Senate is rushing to address a sexual assault allegation



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Pope Francis Authorizes Investigation of West Virginia Bishop Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Pope Francis Authorizes Investigation of West Virginia Bishop Over Sexual Harassment ClaimsThe Pope also announced he had accepted Bishop Michael Bransfield's resignation



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Producer out as CBS cleans up after harassment claims

Producer out as CBS cleans up after harassment claimsThe executive producer of “60 Minutes,” America’s flagship investigative television news program, was out at CBS Wednesday in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct and allegedly tolerating an abusive culture. The exit of Jeff Fager comes three days after the television giant announced the departure of president, chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, whom at least 12 women had accused of sexual misconduct stretching back decades. “Jeff Fager is leaving the company effective immediately,” CBS News president David Rhodes wrote in a note to staff reported by CBS News.



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Les Moonves resigns from CBS after six more women accuse him of sexual harassment

Les Moonves resigns from CBS after six more women accuse him of sexual harassmentLeslie Moonves has resigned from his position as chairman and chief executive of CBS without severance, after six more women stepped forward on Sunday to accuse him of sexual harassment or assault going back to the 1980s. Ronan Farrow reported the new allegations in a New Yorker piece. Six other women interviewed by Farrow previously said Moonves sexually harassed or assaulted them.



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NBC accused of trying to quash Weinstein harassment probe

NBC accused of trying to quash Weinstein harassment probeNBC News tried to thwart an investigation into sexual harassment claims against former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein by calling off and even threatening its own journalists, media reports said. According to reports in The New York Times and Daily Beast, NBC sought to stop the investigation led by journalist Ronan Farrow and producer Rich McHugh. NBC denied the reports.



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US public health expert charged with harassment

US public health expert charged with harassmentTom Frieden, a leading public health expert instrumental in the US response to the Ebola crisis and to legislating against smoking, was arrested and charged with sexual harassment on Friday. The executive, who served as head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under president Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, appeared before a Brooklyn criminal court and was released without bail, prosecutors said. Judge Michael Yavinsky prohibited him from having any contact with the victim.



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Tom Frieden, Former CDC Director, Arrested And Charged With Sexual Abuse, Harassment

Tom Frieden, Former CDC Director, Arrested And Charged With Sexual Abuse, HarassmentTom Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and



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When A Warehouse Worker Won’t Give Up The Fight To Stop Harassment

When A Warehouse Worker Won’t Give Up The Fight To Stop HarassmentAnnetta Smith, a 50-year-old warehouse worker at XPO Logistics in Memphis, has



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Pixar Co-Founder To Leave Disney Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Pixar Co-Founder To Leave Disney Following Sexual Harassment AllegationsJohn Lasseter, head of animation for Disney and Pixar, said Friday that he



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Morgan Freeman 'Devastated' That Sexual Harassment Claims Could Undermine Legacy

Morgan Freeman 'Devastated' That Sexual Harassment Claims Could Undermine LegacyActor Morgan Freeman spoke out again in the wake of sexual harassment



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