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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Seven Egyptian men sentenced to life for sex attacks, harassment

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Seven Egyptian men were jailed for life on Wednesday for attacking and sexually harassing women during rallies and celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The sentences were the longest since the president vowed to crack down on sexual...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Yahoo countersues in sexual harassment case

    Yahoo struck back with a vengeance Wednesday against a lawsuit alleging that a high-level female executive sexually harassed a software engineer, calling the accusations "outrageously false" and "simply inhumane." Yahoo is suing recently fired engineer...
  • 3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik

    3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik
    A woman accused of falsely claiming she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik's son in Los Angeles was charged Monday with conspiracy to extort one of the wealthiest men in Saudi Arabia of $20 million, prosecutors said. Leyla Ors, a 34-...
  • Female Yahoo exec sued for sexual harassment

    A high-level female Yahoo executive helping to lead the company's mobile-content efforts was named Friday in a state lawsuit filed by a woman working under her who accused the supervisor of sexually harassing her. In her complaint, Nan Shi says she was...
  • U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

    U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
    U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which...
  • Sexual Abuse Suit Against Gary Goddard Withdrawn

    Michael Egan III (pictured above), who has filed sexual abuse lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and three Hollywood execs, has dismissed his suit against Broadway producer and theme park designer Gary Goddard. The motion was filed in federal court...
  • American Apparel CEO's playboy lifestyle overshadowed successes

    American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.  In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
  • Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district

    Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district
    A man who claimed he was sexually abused by his teacher when he was 14 years old has settled his lawsuit against the Burbank Unified school district that alleged school officials failed to oversee the teacher and train employees to recognize signs of...
  • Texas couple accused of keeping son locked in garage apartment for years

    SAN MARCOS, Texas Standing outside the Hays County Courthouse on Friday, friends said that Andy and Jenifer Thyssen are loving parents to six children good, hardworking people who are active in their church. Their friends knew the Thyssens had adopted...
  • Priest abuse case headed for trial

    ST. LOUIS When the Rev. Joseph D. Ross was assigned to minister at St. Cronan Church, the other priest there already knew his secret. He heard the pastor coming to help him in 1991 had just returned from the St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, Md., a...