Sexual Abuse
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Air Force general faces sexual misconduct accusations

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/11/19, 11:32 am

WASHINGTON—A female senior military officer has accused the nominee for the Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairmanship of sexual misconduct. The anonymous accuser told the Associated Press that Gen. John Hyten made repeated inappropriate advances toward her while she was his aide in 2017 and tried to destroy her career after she rejected him.

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Labor secretary under fire for Epstein deal

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/10/19, 11:10 am

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is facing calls for his resignation this week for his role in the once-secret plea bargain agreement that allowed billionaire Jeffrey Epstein to avoid federal prosecution and spend only 13 months in jail despite allegations that he molested numerous teenage girls. Acosta served as a federal prosecutor in South Florida in 2008 when the deal was made.

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Gambians march over rape accusations against former president

International | Commission also accuses Yahya Jammeh of financial misconduct
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/09/19, 03:36 pm

Hundreds of activists turned out last week for a solidarity march in support of three women and several witnesses who accused former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh of sexual assault and described the attacks in shocking detail.

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