Child sexual exploitation

former Team USA gymnast Jeanette Antolin, right, accompanied by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to call on Congress to pass legislation that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to immediately report sex-abuse allegations to law enforcement and strengthen oversight of member gymnasiums and coaches. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2017 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In some versions of a March 24 story about the criminal conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's sentence. It was for 30 to 60 years, not 10...
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March 22, 2017 - 4:11 pm
BRITAIN-PARLIAMENT INCIDENT Four dead, police believe there was one attacker LONDON (AP) — Details of today's deadly attack in London are becoming clearer. Police now confirm that the man who ran down pedestrians with a car on Westminster Bridge is the same man who then stabbed to death an armed...
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FILE - This March 16, 2017, file photo, provided by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in Norman, Okla., shows Ralph Shortey, a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy. His attorney said Monday, March 20, 2017, that Shortey plans to resign his seat by Wednesday evening. (Cleveland County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 21, 2017 - 6:00 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator charged with child prostitution once proposed a bill to prohibit the use of human fetuses in food and spent 17 years working with a program that introduces young people to government. Sen. Ralph Shortey, who was elected to represent part of the...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, provided by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in Norman Okla., shows Ralph Shortey. The FBI in Oklahoma City confirmed Monday, March 20, 2017, it is investigating Shortey, a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy. No federal charges have been filed against Shortey. (Cleveland County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 20, 2017 - 11:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy plans to resign from his seat, his attorney said late Monday. Attorney Ed Blau said he'd recently been retained by Sen. Ralph Shortey and that it was...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-FBI FBI chief confirms probe of Russia contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI director confirms that the agency is looking into possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of Donald Trump. It's part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential...
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This undated photo provided by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office in Norman Okla., shows Ralph Shortey. Oklahoma prosecutors have filed child prostitution charges against Shortey, a Republican state senator, after police found him in a hotel room with a 17-year-old boy. Shortey, surrendered to authorities Thursday, March 16, 2017 on charges of engaging in child prostitution, transporting a minor for prostitution and engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of church. (Cleveland County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 20, 2017 - 2:27 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The FBI in Oklahoma City has confirmed it is investigating a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy. FBI spokeswoman Jessica Rice confirmed Monday that her agency served a search warrant...
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March 17, 2017 - 5:49 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has ruled that his order blocking President Donald Trump's original travel ban will not apply to Trump's revised ban. Judge James Robart says there are enough differences between...
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March 17, 2017 - 5:04 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has ruled that his order blocking President Donald Trump's original travel ban will not apply to Trump's revised ban. Judge James Robart says there are enough differences between...
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March 17, 2017 - 3:00 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS UPDATE: Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has ruled that his order blocking President Donald Trump's original travel ban will not apply to Trump's revised ban. Judge James Robart says there are enough differences...
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