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  • Steve Wynn Calls on Employees to Rally Behind Him During Company Meetings

    02/02/2018 7:04:53 AM PST · by C19fan · 3 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 2, 2018 | Chris Kirkham, Elizabeth Bernstein and Rebecca Ballhaus
    In a series of meetings with his Las Vegas casino personnel in recent days, casino mogul Steve Wynn urged employees to rally to his side following sexual-misconduct allegations against him, according to audio recordings of the meetings made by participants. Mr. Wynn, the chairman and chief executive of Wynn Resorts Ltd. WYNN -2.40% , didn’t directly address the allegations against him, according to the recordings reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Instead, he stressed that he considers his employees a “family.” In difficult financial times in the past, he said, “we were a family. It wasn’t every man for himself....
  • Nevada Regulator Investigates Wynn, Raising Chance of Ouster [Bloomberg Link Only]

    01/31/2018 7:35:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 2 replies
    Bloomberg [Link in Thread Body] ^ | January 31, 2018 | Christopher Palmeri
    Click here to go to Bloomberg.
  • Can Woody Allen Work in Hollywood Again?

    01/29/2018 5:36:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 10 replies
    NY Times ^ | January 28, 2018 | Melena Ryzik and Brooks Barnes
    Hollywood says it’s done with Harvey Weinstein, James Toback, Kevin Spacey and other figures ousted for misconduct through the #MeToo movement. But what about Woody Allen? His film distributor, Amazon, the presenters of his musical “Bullets Over Broadway,” and colleagues are now grappling with renewed scrutiny of allegations that Mr. Allen molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow in 1992 when she was a child. Mr. Allen has steadfastly denied the claims and was not charged. But at a moment when women’s voices and stories have been amplified as never before, Ms. Farrow’s account carries more force — as even defenders...
  • Professor: Princes in ‘Snow White,’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ are sex offenders

    12/20/2017 9:26:51 AM PST · by C19fan · 63 replies
    College Fix ^ | December 19, 2017 | Dave Huber
    Seemingly perfect for the current atmosphere of the “#MeToo” movement, a Japanese sociology and gender theory professor says that stories such as “Snow White” and “Sleeping Beauty” feature examples of sexual assault by the male protagonists.
  • John Travolta is accused of sexual battery by a 21-year-old masseur who claims [tr]

    11/14/2017 6:02:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 14, 2017 | Valerie Edwards
    John Travolta has been named in a criminal complaint by a 21-year-old masseur who accused the actor of sexual battery that reportedly took place in 2000. According to the bombshell police report, the masseur alleged that Travolta groped his bare buttocks and indecently exposed himself during a deep body massage at the LaQuinta Hotel in Palm Springs, California. During the alleged incident, Travolta, 63, also made lewd remarks about gay fantasies while at the hotel's spa facility around 1.30am on February 15, 2000.
  • 24 Cases of Migrant Sexual Assault At Music Festival [Bremen Germany]

    07/27/2016 11:31:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27, 2016 | Chris Tomlinson
    Bremen police have admitted that they have at least 24 alleged sexual assault investigations open following a cultural festival where women say they were sexually harassed by young migrant men.
  • Mississippi State accepts Jeffery Simmons, suspends him one game [Woman Beater]

    06/03/2016 8:43:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    SI ^ | June 2, 2016 | Staff
    Five-star recruit Jeffery Simmons has been allowed to enroll at Mississippi State despite an ongoing legal process stemming from misdemeanor charges against a woman, the school announced Thursday. Simmons, a defensive end and the top recruit in the Bulldogs’ class, will be allowed to take summer classes and participate in football activities “with conditions,” the school said. He is awaiting resolution on his charges that followed a video of him striking a woman multiple times while she was on the ground.
  • Ken Starr Resigns as Chancellor of Baylor Univ

    06/01/2016 9:53:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    ESPN via Twitter ^ | June 1, 2016 | Joe Schad
    Baylor’s Ken Starr tells me he is resigning as chancellor as “a matter of conscience.” More with Starr in @SportsCenter exclusive.
  • Police records detail several more violence allegations against Baylor football players

    05/19/2016 9:11:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    ESPN ^ | May 19, 2016 | Paula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach
    As Baylor University's board of regents reviews a law firm's findings about the school's response to sexual violence allegations -- many involving its football players -- Outside the Lines has obtained documents that detail largely unknown allegations of sexual assault, domestic violence and other acts of violence involving several Baylor football players.
  • Yale basketball captain mysteriously leaves school as signs reading 'stop supporting a rapist' [tr]

    03/04/2016 6:27:55 AM PST · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 3, 2016 | Will Robinson
    Yale University's basketball captain mysteriously left the school before posters accusing the team of supporting sexual misconduct were put up on around campus. Jack Montague had led the Bulldogs to the top of Ivy League conference with two games left to play. But officials at the elite New Haven, Connecticut, school say he won't be coming back to the court in the midst of a bizarre controversy. It appears that no formal allegations have been made against him or other members of the team. According to the Yale Daily News, posters have been put up around campus saying: 'I stand...
  • Shocking attack leaves teacher unconscious in school hallway after student's MOTHER [tr]

    04/17/2015 5:06:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 93 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 17, 2015 | Joel Christie
    A middle school teacher is recovering in hospital in New York after being viciously assaulted by one of her student's mothers and the woman's 14-year-old niece. The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead. Police say the parent, Annika McKenzie, 34, walked into the building without being cleared by security and waited in the hallway for her daughter's math teacher, Catherine Engelhardt. McKenzie believed Engelhardt had 'put her hands' on her 12-year-old daughter earlier in the day, according to ABC 7.
  • CU-Boulder paying 'John Doe' $15K to settle Title IX lawsuit stemming from sexual assault case

    02/24/2015 11:48:08 AM PST · by C19fan · 2 replies
    Colorado Daily ^ | February 20, 2015 | Sarah Kuta
    The University of Colorado has agreed to pay a suspended male student $15,000 and will not disclose without a waiver the details of his disciplinary record — which includes convictions under the campus judicial process in a 2013 sexual assault case. The agreement was made with the CU junior known only as "John Doe," as he identified himself — with a judge's permission — when he sued the university last year under Title IX, the federal gender-equity law. The university will not reveal his identity to the public and agreed to provide John Doe with a positive reference. John Doe...
  • U-Va. sorority sisters ordered to stay home Saturday night for their own safety

    01/31/2015 11:42:22 AM PST · by C19fan · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 27, 2015 | Susan Svrluga
    Sorority sisters at the University of Virginia were ordered by their national chapters to avoid fraternity events this weekend — a mandate that many of the women said was irrational, sexist and contrary to the school’s culture. It’s not about one night of parties, several students said, but about their ability to make their own choices. And they’re not taking that lightly. The rule came after a traumatic fall semester in Charlottesville, including the violent death of a student and now-discredited allegations of a gang rape at a U-Va. fraternity. Both forced a thorough examination of campus safety, drinking culture...
  • White House Makes Sharp Pitch For Men To Fight Campus Sexual Assault

    11/13/2014 9:41:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | November 13, 2014 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    A new, sharply toned public service announcement produced for the White House’s ongoing anti-campus sexual assault campaign is aimed at men, who research shows often don’t intervene when they witness sexual violence in their midst. President Obama has tried to make fighting campus sexual crime a component of his second-term legacy. Where previous efforts have focused on empowering women to turn in perpetrators and speak up about campus violence problems, the new effort aims to teach young men to break continuing taboos about getting involved when they see other men in the process of victimizing women, according to top Obama...
  • "Drunk Girl" Video Is Latest Viral Hoax

    11/13/2014 5:14:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | November 12, 2014 | Staff
    The viral video claiming to show a series of men plotting to take advantage of a drunk Los Angeles woman was staged by the clip’s creators, who fed lines to the purported predators, dupes who thought they were appearing in a student film, The Smoking Gun has learned. The video, “Drunk Girl In Public,” is described as a “social experiment” by creator Stephen Zhang, 20, who apparently sought to ride the coattails of the 35 milllion-view Hollaback! video showing a woman being peppered with catcalls as she walked across New York City.
  • Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her

    07/21/2012 6:57:23 PM PDT · by rawhide · 188 replies
    'I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living hell': Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her. 17-year-old sexual assault victim is facing a jail sentence for tweeting the names of her attackers in anger at their light punishment. Savannah Dietrich named and shamed the boys on the social messaging site, writing: 'There you go, lock me up. I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living Hell.' The Louisville, Kentucky teen told The Courier-Journal she was frustrated by what she feels is a lenient deal for her...
  • Mystery builds around school official Taft's assault

    03/09/2010 8:47:35 AM PST · by CodeJockey · 7 replies · 153+ views
    The News & Observer Publishing Co ^ | 03/09/2010 | THOMASI MCDONALD AND ANNE BLYTHE
    RALEIGH -- Three days after a state school board member was found injured in the West Raleigh home of a Raleigh lawyer, police still are combing the crime scene for evidence and remain uncharacteristically tight-lipped about the crime. State Board of Education member Kathy A. Taft was found severely beaten inside a two-story home at 2710 Cartier Drive late Saturday morning.
  • Jones County teacher sentenced for sexual offenses (9 felonies = probation, fine, 45-day jail term)

    10/27/2009 11:41:10 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies · 1,479+ views
    Kinston ^ | 10/28/09 | Jon Dawson
    Jones County teacher sentenced for sexual offensesRajput gets probation, fine and 45-day jail term in DOC Jon Dawson Staff Writer October 28, 2009 12:00 AM On Tuesday, a Jones County physical science teacher who pled no contest to nine felonies was sentenced to 45 days in prison in Lenoir County Superior Court. On June 10, Shebana Rajput, 36, of Aaron Johnson Lane in Kinston, was charged with eight counts of sexual activity with a student and one count of sex offense with a student. She pled no contest to the charges last month. Jones County authorities contacted the Lenoir County...
  • Chris Brown Cops Plea -- No Jail Time

    06/22/2009 4:28:41 PM PDT · by Big_Monkey · 19 replies · 469+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 06/22/09 | TMZ Staff
    Chris Brown has copped a plea in his assault case. He won't do jail time, but he will spend 6 months doing things like road cleanup. He's also been ordered to stay 50 yards clear of Rihanna.He'll spend 180 days doing community labor (8 hours a day -- 1440 hours total) -- which is, in effect, hard labor. He'll do his service in Virginia which is where Brown lives. A Virginia law enforcement officer told us Brown will be picking up trash, pulling weeds and washing fire trucks. He gets 5 years probation for FELONY assault -- he pled guilty....
  • News access issues concern those covering Obama (Obama assualts a reporter)

    01/23/2009 9:38:40 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 32 replies · 903+ views
    MyWay (AP) ^ | 1/23/09 | David Bauder
    NEW YORK (AP) - News organizations that cover the White House sparred with the Obama administration on Thursday over access issues for photographers and rules for briefings. Representatives from Obama's press office held a conference call with photo editors, who are concerned that the administration prefers distributing photos taken by a White House photographer in cases where photojournalists have been permitted access in the past. It was unclear whether the two sides had reached any accommodation. The Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Presse refused to distribute photos taken by the White House of the new president on his first day...