France wrestles with the line between seduction, harassment
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France wrestles with the line between seduction, harassment

PARIS (AP) — France is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been stumbling as it addresses the issue of sexual harassment and violence against women. Some have wondered if … Continue reading

The Latest: Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner
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The Latest: Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment in entertainment (all times local): 9 p.m. Warner Bros. is severing ties with Brett Ratner amid multiple sexual harassment claims made against the producer and director. A person familiar with the decision said Wednesday that Ratner’s expired first-look production deal with the studio will not be … Continue reading

Amazon Studios chief on leave following harassment claims
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Amazon Studios chief on leave following harassment claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of Amazon Studios was put on leave Thursday following sexual harassment allegations from a producer on the Amazon series “Man in the High Castle,” adding to Hollywood’s crisis over its mistreatment of women. Studio executive Roy Price is on a leave of absence effective immediately, Amazon said in a … Continue reading

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Penn State bans frat where student was fatally injured

Penn State University on Thursday permanently banned a fraternity after a pledge was fatally injured last month and announced additional steps to curb underage drinking throughout the university system. The university revoked its recognition of the school’s chapter of Beta Theta Pi after it said an investigation found “a persistent pattern” of excessive and forced … Continue reading

Venezuela opposition leader delayed by govt backers
Latin America & the Caribbean

Venezuela opposition leader delayed by govt backers

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles says he was harassed in a Margarita Island airport for four hours by armed and hooded government supporters. The tense standoff ended after midnight Wednesday when the supporters withdrew from an area close to baggage claim where they awaited Capriles and a delegation of opposition politicians … Continue reading