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Pope revives child abuse panel amid victim' claims against priest

Pope Francis revived a commission on child sex abuse on the same day that a man detailed his claims against a Chilean priest in a New York meeting with a Vatican sex crimes investigator. The twin Saturday events marked major ...

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Models share harrowing stories of abuse at #MeToo NYFW show

A crowded NYFW venue was blanketed in silence Friday night as a handful of models took the runway to share powerful and emotional personal stories of sexual misconduct, assault and rape. Eight women walked down a white aisle before ending ...

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A #MeToo NYFW show is letting models speak up about abuse

A room full of models was asked a question: Who has been caught off guard by a request to pose nude in a photo shoot? Every hand in the room shot up. The #MeToo movement galvanized Hollywood after sexual misconduct ...

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Mother-in-law of Sutherland Springs shooter recalls his abuse

Only in hindsight did Michelle Shields, the mother-in-law of Sutherland Springs, Tex., church killer Devin Kelley, recognize his attempt at keeping her and her daughter apart as signs of domestic abuse. Shields, who vanished from the public eye after 26 ...

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Harvey Weinstein terminated from BAFTA over sex abuse claims

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s film academy has expelled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, after suspending him last year over sexual misconduct allegations. The academy, known as BAFTA, said Friday that “following the suspension of Harvey Weinstein’s BAFTA membership in October 2017, ...

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Actress Tina Alexis Allen uncovers life of lies, abuse in memoir

Tina Alexis Allen was good at keeping secrets. The older brothers who molested her, starting when she was 9? She wouldn’t tell. The teacher who took over a couple of years later? Something else to keep locked away. Perhaps it ...

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Jackie Onassis feared her mom was a victim of elder abuse

It’s not “Fire and Fury,” but it is infuriating. A new book by Kennedy family biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli cites unearthed letters penned by Jackie Onassis alleging acts of elder abuse against her mother, Janet Auchincloss. And she blames that ...

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Larry Nassar's enablers show greed, sex abuse rooted in society

“It’s been tough to be honest with you Bob. It’s highly emotional for everybody. Including the people who are covering this. We’ve had to sit there and listen to mothers who have talked about their daughters committing suicide. The first ...

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Photographers Mario Testino, Bruce Weber accused of sexual abuse

Mario Testino and Bruce Weber, two of the biggest names in fashion photography, have come under fire for an alleged pattern of sexual abuse and exploitation by dozens of male models and assistants who said their photo shoots went way ...

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Connecticut boarding school settles sexual abuse lawsuits

A boarding school in Connecticut has made payouts to settle two lawsuits by former students alleging they were sexually abused by faculty members decades ago. They are the latest in a series of claims against the 250-student Indian Mountain School ...

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