United States

Prosecutors charge three with threatening women in R Kelly case

Three men have been charged with threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R Kelly of abuse.

Prosecutors charge three with threatening women in R Kelly case

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Racist, sexist, elitist: Former Fed economist blasts profession

'Economics is a disgrace,' Claudia Sahm wrote in a blog post calling out some of the field's most prominent academics.

Racist, sexist, elitist: Former Fed economist blasts profession

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Fox News and former Fox anchor sued for sexual misconduct

Lawsuit claims major stars of conservative news network engaged in culture of sexual harassement and retaliation.

Fox News and former Fox anchor sued for sexual misconduct

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Deutsche Bank hit with $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein dealings

New York said Deutsche failed to monitor Epstein's transactions despite ample evidence of his sexual misconduct.

Deutsche Bank hit with $150m fine for Jeffrey Epstein dealings

Sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct victims reach $19m settlement

Deal reached to settle two sexual misconduct lawsuits filed by multiple women against jailed former Hollywood mogul.

Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct victims reach $19m settlement

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Is this the video game industry's #MeToo reckoning?

Allegations signal #MeToo movement taking shape in $150bn video gaming industry long criticised for misogyny.

Dozens of women accuse video gaming titans of sexual misconduct

United States

Bill Cosby granted appeal in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Cosby has been in prison for nearly 2 years after being convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.

Bill Cosby granted appeal in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Europe

Diocese in Germany's Augsburg to pay abuse victims up to $84,000

Victims of sexual and physical violence at the hands of the Catholic church in Augsburg to receive one-off payments.

Diocese in Germany's Augsburg to pay abuse victims up to $84,000

Israel

Israeli court: Alleged child sex abuser to face extradition trial

Australia requested the accused's extradition in 2014 on 74 charges of child sex abuse but the case has dragged on.

Israeli court: Alleged child sex abuser to face extradition trial

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Sexual violence survivor’s journey to justice

After experiencing sexual violence, Vasilisa Komarova succeeds in getting justice through determination.

Sexual assault

Fake pastor raped over a dozen boys in DR Congo: Charity hospital

Thirty-year-old posing as pastor arrested late last month for raping 14 boys, activist tells AFP news agency.

Fake pastor raped over a dozen boys in DR Congo: Charity hospital

South Korea

New arrest amid nationwide anger over S Korea 'sextortion' case

Women call for new laws on digital sex crimes, after Nth Room case exposes vulnerability of young in wired nation.

New arrest amid nationwide anger over S Korea 'sextortion' case

Joe Biden

Tara Reade says Joe Biden should quit US presidential race

Former Senate staffer who alleged ex-vice president assaulted her in 1993 says she'll take a polygraph if he also would.

Tara Reade says Joe Biden should quit US presidential race

Sexual assault

'Bois locker room': Indian teen probed over Instagram rape chats

Delhi boy questioned following backlash over chat group where students shared photos of girls and talked of gang rape.

'Bois locker room': Indian teen probed over Instagram rape chats

Joe Biden

Biden denies ex-staffer Tara Reade's sexual assault allegation

Biden says women who 'step forward deserve to be heard', but 'their stories should be subject to appropriate scrutiny'.