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DAHUK, Iraq | Iraqi minority shuns children born of IS rape, enslavement

DAHUK, Iraq — The 26-year-old Yazidi mother faces a heartbreaking choice. Her family is preparing to emigrate from Iraq to Australia and start a new life after the suffering the Islamic State group wreaked on their small religious minority. She is desperate to go with them, but there is also someone she can’t bear to … Continue reading DAHUK, Iraq | Iraqi minority shuns children born of IS rape, enslavement

PARIS | French actor Gerard Depardieu is subject of rape complaint

PARIS — A French judicial official says rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu are the subject of a preliminary investigation. The French film star denies the allegations. The official said a woman filed a complaint on Monday near the southern city of Aix-en-Provence and the case was assigned to Paris prosecutors Wednesday. … Continue reading PARIS | French actor Gerard Depardieu is subject of rape complaint

LOS ANGELES | Actor Ed Westwick won’t be prosecuted over rape allegations

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file charges against “Gossip Girl” star Ed Westwick after an investigation was conducted into rape allegations involving three women in 2014. Prosecutors released a document outlining its decision on Friday after celebrity website TMZ reported the decision involving the British actor. Westwick’s manager did not return … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Actor Ed Westwick won’t be prosecuted over rape allegations

SAN DIEGO | Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

SAN DIEGO — Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. Authorities say the 17-year-old girl was assaulted in 2003 in San Diego County. Other details haven’t been released. Winslow hasn’t entered a plea yet. The charge was added Thursday as Winslow was ordered to … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

NEW YORK  | The Latest: AP source: Weinstein charges to include rape

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 8:20 a.m. A law enforcement official says Harvey Weinstein will face criminal sex act and rape charges in a New York court. The official says the film producer will be charged with committing a criminal sex act … Continue reading NEW YORK  | The Latest: AP source: Weinstein charges to include rape

California military base psychologist accused of rape

A clinical psychologist who treated military veterans with post-traumatic stress has been charged with raping female service members who were in therapy as victims of sex assaults, officials said Tuesday. Heath J. Sommer was ordered Monday to stand trial on three felony sexual assault charges after authorities said he targeted female service members in 2014 … Continue reading California military base psychologist accused of rape

Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week

LOS ANGELES/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A scheduled deposition of Paul Haggis in a lawsuit in which the Oscar-winner is accused of rape will not go forward as planned next week. Attorneys for Haleigh Breest, a publicist who says he raped her in 2013, scheduled Haggis to give sworn testimony on Monday. But his attorney, Christine … Continue reading Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week