Suit: Assistant forced to take dictation from nude Weinstein

NEW YORK /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A former personal assistant for Harvey Weinstein says she was forced to clean up messes from his sexual encounters and take dictation from him while he was naked, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. Sandeep Rehal said she suffers from “severe emotional distress” because of “incessant sexual harassment” … Continue reading Suit: Assistant forced to take dictation from nude Weinstein

Beating Patriots, Brady 2 years ago gives Eagles confidence

PHILADELPHIA /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Eagles needed touchdowns on a blocked punt, interception return and punt return to beat the New England Patriots the last time the teams met in 2015. They don’t think it’ll take another set of unusual scores to win the Super Bowl. Malcolm Jenkins, Fletcher Cox, Brandon Graham, Vinny Curry, Mychal … Continue reading Beating Patriots, Brady 2 years ago gives Eagles confidence

Yemen: United Nations chief welcomes measures by Saudi-led coalition to ease access for humanitarian aid

NEW YORK (STL.News) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed news that five tankers carrying 180,000 litres of fuel reached Yemen’s northern province of Marib on Wednesday as part of the Saudi-led coalition’s wider plan to facilitate humanitarian action in the war-ravaged country. “The coalition has committed to increase humanitarian fuel deliveries to one million … Continue reading Yemen: United Nations chief welcomes measures by Saudi-led coalition to ease access for humanitarian aid

Senators call for investigation of USOC, USA Gymnastics

WASHINGTON/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Senators from both parties are calling for creation of a select committee to investigate the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics following the sentencing of a former sports doctor who admitted molesting female gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., said the Senate should review how … Continue reading Senators call for investigation of USOC, USA Gymnastics

Missouri Lawmakers Work to Raise Awareness on Human Trafficking

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) Hundreds of people gathered in the Rotunda of the Missouri State Capitol on January 23 to bring awareness to sex trafficking in our state. The annual Sex Trafficking Awareness Day included a rally with speakers from the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition and other groups.  In addition, the attorney general … Continue reading Missouri Lawmakers Work to Raise Awareness on Human Trafficking

Couple weds in courthouse bathroom after mom falls ill

FREEHOLD, N.J/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A New Jersey couple recently changed their wedding venue from a judge’s chambers to a courthouse bathroom after a relative had an asthma attack. Brian and Maria Schulz were set to tie the knot on Jan. 2 when the groom’s mother had difficulty breathing. She was taken to a women’s … Continue reading Couple weds in courthouse bathroom after mom falls ill

The sex abuse scandal is far from over at Michigan State

LANSING, Mich/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest of his life for molesting scores of young female athletes, but the scandal is far from over at Michigan State University as victims, lawmakers and a judge demand to know why he wasn’t stopped years ago. Some are … Continue reading The sex abuse scandal is far from over at Michigan State

Michigan State AD Mark Hollis may have tenuous hold on job

EAST LANSING, Mich/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Mark Hollis has built a reputation as an innovative athletic director at Michigan State over the past decade. He is now facing open calls for his ouster in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. His legacy may crumble as part of the fallout . A day … Continue reading Michigan State AD Mark Hollis may have tenuous hold on job