Sexual Abuse
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A ‘finger-in-the-eye’ strike

Education | West Virginia teachers unions may have won a battle against the state legislature, but critics argue it is parents and students who are losing the war
by Laura Edghill
Posted 2/27/19, 03:50 pm

West Virginia teachers unions celebrated a dubious win last week, returning educators and students to their classrooms after a two-day strike that temporarily shuttered 54 of the 55 public school districts in the state.

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Former campaign staffer sues Trump for unwanted kiss

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/26/19, 12:14 pm

A former campaign staffer filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his campaign on Monday, claiming he forcibly kissed her in August 2016 and his campaign discriminated against her. In the lawsuit, Alva Johnson said that Trump grabbed her hand and kissed her while exiting a recreational vehicle outside a campaign rally in Tampa, Fla.

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Singer R. Kelly jailed on abuse charges

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/25/19, 12:37 pm

R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple charges of sexual abuse of a woman and three underage girls. Kelly, 52, one of the best-selling music artists of all time, spent the weekend in jail in Chicago after his arrest Friday. A judge has set bail at $1 million and said he must not have any contact with females younger than 18 if released. Prosecutors claim they have evidence that Kelly had sex with a girl as young as 14.

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