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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Pat Toomey holds up child care bill to force action on background-check measure

    Pat Toomey holds up child care bill to force action on background-check measure
    – His colleagues haven't responded to his urgent requests, and now U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey has taken a legislative hostage. The Pennsylvania Republican is using a procedural maneuver to hold up a child care bill, arguing that if his legislation...
  • Arrests made after two sexual assaults at Southern Illinois University

    (Reuters) - Authorities are investigating two sexual assaults last weekend at the Carbondale campus of Southern Illinois University and have arrested a total of six students in connection with the incidents, the school said on Thursday. Four 18-year-...
  • OCA throws Iran official out of Asiad

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) apologized on Wednesday after an Iranian official was thrown out of the Asian Games in South Korea after being charged with sexual harassment. Police had charged the official...
  • UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct

    UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct
    In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...
  • Videos, written pledges suggested to curb California campus rape

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A University of California task force seeking to reduce campus sexual violence recommended on Wednesday that new students, staff and faculty sign a pledge or watch a video about such violence as part of a package of measures to...
  • UC task force unveils guidelines on fighting campus sexual misconduct

    Aiming to create a national model to combat sexual misconduct, the University of California unveiled recommendations Wednesday aimed at a more uniform, systemwide approach to preventing and responding to violence on campus. In the first of two reports, a...
  • Israeli teacher in nude Web photos to return to classroom

    A week after nude pictures of an Israeli high school teacher were posted online, the mother of two plans to return to class Tuesday as debate here swirls over issues of privacy, law and digital decorum. The woman, who teaches 12th grade at a privately...
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Vikings to reinstate special teams coach Priefer Monday

    Special teams coach Mike Priefer will be reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday after he served most of a three-game suspension. Priefer received a three-game suspension and was to donate $100,000 to gay rights charitable and educational...
  • Former exotic dancer sues Cowboys' owner Jones for sexual harassment

    DALLAS (Reuters) - A former exotic dancer has filed a harassment suit seeking at least $1 million from Jerry Jones, claiming the Dallas Cowboys owner sexually assaulted her five years ago. An attorney for Jones denied the accusations made against one...
  • Toomey child-predator bill stuck in limbo

    Toomey child-predator bill stuck in limbo
    — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey called in backup Tuesday as he pressed colleagues to approve his bill on school employee background checks before Congress wraps up this session. The child advocates standing behind him want it. Law enforcement wants it. The...