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This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
AP News
December 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN and BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018. That figure includes 235 rapes across the company's 1.3 billion rides last year...
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(Chesterfield Police)
WRVA News
November 12, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Midlothian, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com)– Chesterfield Police have arrested a suspect, a Lyft driver in relation to a sexual assault that occurred on Queens Grant Drive during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 3. At about 9 a.m. on the third, Police say an adult female went to a local hospital...
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(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
AP News
October 11, 2019 - 12:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists and Syrian Kurdish officials are reporting explosions in the city of Qamishli in a Kurdish area in northeastern Syria outside a popular fast food restaurant. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosions Friday during intensive shelling by the Turkish military in...
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(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By COLLIN BINKLEY and CAROLE FELDMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is fining Michigan State University $4.5 million for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against Dr. Larry Nassar. That announcement comes from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who says the...
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(AP photo/Nick Perry)
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following a March shooting massacre is the best way to combat...
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 2:34 pm
By MIKE CATALINI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse. The Scouts have been sued in multiple states in recent months by purported abuse victims, including plaintiffs taking...
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Jeff Katz
August 27, 2019 - 11:47 am
A Portland man was beaten by two suspects at a bar on Friday night because he was wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, KPTV reports. The man suffered contusions on his nose and right eye after being attacked by a man and a woman who are now in custody and facing charges of third-degree assault...
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Jeff Katz
August 23, 2019 - 11:56 am
Wow, didn't see this coming. The Washington Post blasted CNN on Thursday for ignoring a story about political analyst April Ryan, whose bodyguard was charged with assaulting a journalist that Ryan kicked out of an event at which she was speaking. Post media critic Erik Wemple called out Ryan and...
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(Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Gregg Henson
August 20, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who authorities say killed a Utah college student this summer was charged Tuesday with sexual abuse and kidnapping of another woman in 2018. Ayoola Ajayi, 31, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met on a dating app in March 2018...
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(New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP)
Gregg Henson
August 20, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women are suing the estate of Jeffrey Epstein and others in lawsuits that cite rape and other forced sex acts while he served a Florida jail sentence and assaults that stretched to 2014. The lawsuits in Manhattan federal court were filed Tuesday on behalf of women who remained...
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