sexual harassment

MADISON, Wis. | Senator seeks Air National Guard sexual misconduct probe

MADISON, Wis. — Jan 08, 2019—Sen.Tammy Baldwin has asked Air Force investigators to look into allegations of sexual assault and harassment within a Wisconsin Air National Guard unit that were brushed aside by senior officers, according to a member of the unit. The Wisconsin Democrat sent a letter to the Air Force office that handles … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Senator seeks Air National Guard sexual misconduct probe

LOS ANGELES | Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg want lighter tone at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES—Jan 03, 2019—Actress Sandra Oh says she wants to bring a lighter tone to the Golden Globes after last year’s awards show took a much more serious approach centered on the “MeToo” movement. Oh said Wednesday that she and fellow host Andy Samberg will provide a “moment of joy” at the 76th annual Golden … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg want lighter tone at Golden Globes

WASHINGTON | Women in military, female veterans shifting from GOP

WASHINGTON— It had been months since retired Lt. Cmdr. Michele Fitzpatrick paid attention to news coverage. She was turned off by President Donald Trump‘s tweetstorms and attacks on critics such as the late Republican Sen. John McCain, a war hero. But as the November midterm elections approached, she fired up her laptop. A member of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Women in military, female veterans shifting from GOP

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnian prosecutors charge 13 with war crimes against Serbs

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina— Bosnian prosecutors on Friday charged 13 former fighters in two separate cases of war crimes against Serb civilians and prisoners during the country’s 1992-95 ethnic war. The prosecutor’s office first charged eight people with torturing more than 20 Serb civilians who were unlawfully imprisoned in 1992 in the area of Lukavac, in northeastern … Continue reading SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnian prosecutors charge 13 with war crimes against Serbs

NEW YORK | Dushku says CBS agreed to monitor ‘Bull’ star’s behavior

NEW YORK  — Eliza Dushku says she struggled with her decision to keep quiet about the sexual harassment she says she endured from actor Michael Weatherly on the set of the CBS show “Bull.” The actress agreed to stay silent as part of a $9.5 million settlement reached with CBS. But Dushku says she took … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dushku says CBS agreed to monitor ‘Bull’ star’s behavior

GENEVA | UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report

GENEVA— The head of the U.N. agency focusing on AIDS says he’ll leave his post in June, an early departure announced a week after independent experts looking into sexual harassment at UNAIDS blasted its “defective leadership.” Executive director Michel Sidibe made the announcement during a UNAIDS board meeting Thursday in Geneva, said agency spokesman Mahesh … Continue reading GENEVA | UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Amnesty International says several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, including a number of women, have been beaten and tortured during interrogation. Saudi Arabia has detained at least 10 women and seven men since May on vague national security allegations related to their human rights work. Those detained include Loujain al-Hathloul, Eman … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

SAN FRANCISCO | Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO  — Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company’s original “Don’t be evil” motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. From Tokyo, Singapore and London to New York, … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google employees leave work to protest treatment of women