Louis C.K. says he misused his power and ‘brought pain’
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Louis C.K. says he misused his power and ‘brought pain’

NEW YORK (AP) — With his career imploding over allegations of sexual misconduct, comedian Louis C.K. confessed Friday to masturbating in front of women and expressed remorse for wielding his influence “irresponsibly.” The comedian said in a statement that the harassment claims by five women detailed in a New York Times report published Thursday “are … Continue reading

Josh Norman trying to raise money for ‘ignored’ Puerto Rico
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Josh Norman trying to raise money for ‘ignored’ Puerto Rico

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Josh Norman doesn’t believe enough attention is being paid to the situation hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and is trying to change that. The Washington Redskins cornerback is donating $50,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs in Puerto Rico and wants to convince other athletes, celebrities, corporations and foundations to donate another $200,000. … Continue reading

Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations
Health / International News

Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations

GENEVA (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following a recent war crimes lawsuit and allegations from over 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year. The men’s anguished descriptions of their abuses come nearly a decade after Sri … Continue reading

Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct
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Weinstein’s Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in Hollywood and media have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape. A look at some of the men accused: — Producer Harvey Weinstein— Accused by dozens of women … Continue reading

US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made
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US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive U.S. report concludes the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay human’s role in climate change. The report released Friday is one of two scientific assessments required every four years.  A draft showing how warming affects the … Continue reading

The Latest: Sen. Graham disappointed in Bergdahl sentence
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The Latest: Sen. Graham disappointed in Bergdahl sentence

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he’s “incredibly disappointed” in the sentence Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl received from a military judge. The South Carolina Republican, who served as an Air Force lawyer for more than 30 years, … Continue reading

Funeral held for Malta journalist; some officials stay away
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Funeral held for Malta journalist; some officials stay away

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta’s Roman Catholic archbishop warned those who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb that they “would never escape the justice of God” and urged other journalists Friday to pursue the truth without fear. Archbishop Charles Scicluna celebrated Daphne Caruana Galizia’s funeral Mass in the church nearest to where the … Continue reading