Sexual misconduct

FILE - In this May 15, 2013, file photo, Amit Singhal, senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., speaks at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco. Google paid former search executive Singhal $35 million in an exit package when the exec was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released Monday, March 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 11, 2019 - 8:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released Monday. Details of the exit package were revealed as part of a shareholder lawsuit...
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March 11, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Kirsten Gillibrand is standing by her Senate office's response to a former staffer who resigned over the handling of her sexual harassment claims. Politico reported Sunday that the female staffer alleged that one of Gillibrand's closest aides made...
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FILE - This Jan. 23, 2018 file photo shows state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Investigators say Mendoza likely engaged in unwanted "flirtatious or sexually suggestive" behavior with six women. He resigned in February 2018 and is a Democrat. The California Legislature says it racked up more than $1.8 million in legal costs from sexual harassment investigations during 2018 and the first month of 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
March 08, 2019 - 8:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature racked up more than $1.8 million in legal costs from sexual harassment investigations during 2018 and the first month of this year when at least nine current or former lawmakers faced allegations of misconduct, according to records obtained by...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2013, file photo, Kevin Tsujihara, poses for photos in a screening room at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 06, 2019 - 10:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday. The article includes text messages between British actress Charlotte Kirk and Tsujihara going back to...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The 20-year business partnership between celebrity chef Mario Batali and the Bastianich family of restaurateurs has been dissolved, months after the original timeline for the divestiture and more than a year after several women accused Batali of sexual harassment and assault. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
March 06, 2019 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali has given up financial stakes in all his restaurants, severing a 20-year business partnership with restaurateur Joe Bastianich, more than a year after several women accused Batali of sexual harassment and assault. The move announced Wednesday comes months...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey departs from district court after arraignment on a charge of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, Mass. Attorneys for Spacey are heading back to court in the case accusing the disgraced actor of groping an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts bar in 2016. A pretrial hearing is set for Monday, March 4, in the Nantucket District Court. The judge has said that Spacey is not required to attend, but must be available by phone. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
March 04, 2019 - 12:38 am
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Attorneys for Kevin Spacey are heading back to court in the case accusing the disgraced actor of groping an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts bar in 2016. A pretrial hearing is set for Monday in the Nantucket District Court. The judge has said that Spacey is not required to...
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This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 photo shows Mary Tromblee in the office of the Solomon Law Firm in Albany, N.Y. Tromblee, a nurse for the New York Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, is one of three women working in a small upstate office for the disabled who says they complained for years about sexual harassment by a male co-worker before anything was done. The women told The Associated Press that the man groped them, exposed himself and called them vile names, but it wasn't until he threatened to sexually assault one of the women that he was charged with harassment. (AP Photo/David Klepper)
March 01, 2019 - 4:18 pm
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — One woman says a male co-worker at her state job grabbed her head and forced it between his legs. Another woman says the same man exposed his penis to her while she worked in her cubicle. A third says the man pulled her into a small room, unzipped his pants and said, "Why...
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Protesters and state troopers stand off in the Tennessee Capitol during a demonstration calling for the removal of a bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Ku Klux Klan leader in Nashville, Tenn, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Kimberlee Kruesi)
February 28, 2019 - 9:37 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two African-American activists were arrested Thursday, the final day of Black History Month, while demanding lawmakers remove a bust from the state Capitol of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Ku Klux Klan leader. The protest followed a tense news conference...
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This undated photo provided by Paige Fiedler shows Iowa attorney Paige Fiedler. Records obtained by The Associated Press show she negotiated a $2.35 million settlement for a state employee who was sexually harassed by an agency director who was a longtime ally of Gov. Kim Reynolds after backing off a threat to file suit days before the November 2018 election. (Paige Fiedler via AP)
February 28, 2019 - 2:50 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa accelerated an unprecedented $4.15 million settlement with two sexual harassment victims after a lawyer for one of them threatened a lawsuit days before the election that would dig into Gov. Kim Reynolds' longtime association with the agency director who...
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Matt Maddox, center, CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd., attends a meeting of the Nevada Gaming Commission, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 26, 2019 - 3:12 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators have fined casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company a record $20 million for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago. The penalty announced Tuesday against Wynn Resorts Ltd. settles an...
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