Sexual misconduct

Harvey Weinstein arrives at court for his rape trial, in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 04, 2020 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after breaking down in tears under cross-examination, a key accuser at Harvey Weinstein's trial returned to a New York City courtroom on Tuesday and told jurors: “I want the jury to know that he is my rapist.” The woman was back on the witness stand for a third and final day...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court for his trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 03, 2020 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A key accuser in the the New York City rape trial of Harvey Weinstein broke down in tears on the witness stand on Monday during an exhaustive cross-examination over the nature of her relationship with the once-powerful movie mogul. The drama, which prompted the judge to send the...
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Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves Manhattan's Criminal Court after a key accuser in his rape trial testified Friday Jan. 31, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
January 31, 2020 - 8:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A key accuser in Harvey Weinstein’s trial testified Friday that he raped her twice, once bellowing, “You owe me!” as he dragged her into a bedroom. The first time, the heavyset Hollywood tycoon trapped her in a New York hotel room in March 2013, and angrily ordered her to undress as...
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Lincoln Davies, a former boyfriend of accuser Dawn Dunning, leaves court after testifying in Harvey Weinstein's trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 30, 2020 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein offered an unscripted defense Thursday of his use of private undercover investigators who allegedly tried to silence his accusers, saying he did it “for days like this.” The remark came as the former Hollywood producer left his New York City rape trial when a...
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January 29, 2020 - 8:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union that represents actors and television performers issued a series of standards and guidelines Wednesday for crew members who supervise scenes involving sex and nudity. The goal is to combat on-set sexual harassment. The framework announced by the Screen Actors Guild-...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves for the day during his trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
January 29, 2020 - 1:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One says Harvey Weinstein raped her after she let her guard down by telling herself he was only a “dirty old man.” The other claims he offered movie roles to her in exchange for joining in a threesome with him. The one-time aspiring actresses, Tarale Wulff and Dawn Dunning, are...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, Mimi Haleyi appears at a news conference in New York. Haleyi is expected to appear on the witness stand Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Weinstein's New York City trial. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
January 27, 2020 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi testified Monday that weeks after arriving in New York to work for one of his shows, she found herself fighting in vain as the once-revered showbiz honcho pushed her onto a bed and sexually assaulted her, undeterred by her kicks and pleas of, “no...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2019, file photo, State Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, speaks after a news conference at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct. New complaints filed against Lucido have brought the total number of state legislators accused of sexual misconduct during the past three years to more than 100. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
January 26, 2020 - 12:31 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A third woman in two weeks has publicly come forward with sexual harassment allegations against a Michigan state legislator, according to a published report Sunday. Melissa Osborn, who works as a regulatory affairs specialist for a trade group, told Crain's Detroit Business...
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This undated photo provided by Chain Camera Pictures shows a scene from "On the Record." Without Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary "On the Record" went ahead with its premiere Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at the Sundance Film Festival. (Omar Mullick/Chain Camera Pictures via AP)
January 26, 2020 - 4:43 am
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Without Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary “On the Record” went ahead with its premiere Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, where the women who came forward with sexual assault allegations against the hip-hop mogul received one of the festival's most roaring...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court for his rape trial, in New York, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 25, 2020 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein trundled into court this week for the start of a New York City rape trial, facing the prospect of a conviction that could put him in prison for the rest of his life. Within the first three days of the #MeToo-era trial, the once-heralded Hollywood titan whom...
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