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Comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault in retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa: Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, a decisive...

Oscars’ chief denies sexual harassment allegation: report

The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the Oscars, has denied a sexual harassment allegation, Variety reported...

Franken announces to resign from US Senate after sexual misconduct claims

WASHINGTON: US Senator Al Franken said Thursday he will resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct against him, becoming the second...

Two more women accuse Senate candidate Moore of sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON: Two more women came forward on Wednesday with allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore. They are the sixth and...

Google backflips on Blogger sexual content ban

WASHINGTON: Days after announcing a ban on sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed course.

Swimming: Australia to conduct sexual misconduct review

SYDNEY: Swimming Australia said Thursday it will conduct a full review of allegations of sexual misconduct between coaches, officials and swimmers going back over previous decades.

Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault

TORONTO: A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged with sexual assault on Wednesday in a case that has grabbed headlines.

Malaysian diplomat denies sexual assault in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand accused of sexual assault denied the charge and elected a trial by jury when he appeared in court Friday.

Indian schoolgirls commit suicide over sexual harassment: report

NEW DELHI: Two teenage girls in Haryana committed suicide by drinking fruit juice laced with poison and left notes saying they were being stalked and harassed by a group of youths, the Times of India reported on Tuesday.

Egypt asks YouTube to remove video of sexual assault victim

CAIRO: Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video showing a naked woman with injuries being dragged through Cairo's Tahrir Square after being sexually...