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FILE - In this April 22, 2017 file photo, Jeffrey Tambor arrives at the "Transparent" FYC special screening in Los Angeles. Trace Lysette, an actress on "Transparent," says the show’s star Tambor pressed his body against hers in a sexually aggressive manner during filming and made inappropriate and unwanted sexual statements. Tambor denies the allegations saying he has “never been a predator - ever.” (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
November 19, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following two allegations of sexual harassment against him, actor Jeffrey Tambor says he doesn't see how he can return to the Amazon series "Transparent." In an ambiguous statement Sunday that heavily implies, though doesn't confirm, an imminent departure from the Emmy-winning...
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This undated photo released by Spencer Segura Sr., shows tennis player Pancho Segura with his two-handed forehand. Segura, who rose from poverty to win three U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in a row and was one of the world's greatest players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., his son, Spencer Segura of Connecticut, said Sunday.(Spencer Segura Sr. via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:29 pm
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons presents the Vanguard Award on stage at the 46th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif. In a report published Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in the Los Angeles Times, Model Keri Claussen Khalighi accused Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17-years-old. Simmons, denied the allegations in a statement. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
November 19, 2017 - 6:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has come forward to accuse Def Jam Records mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17 years old. In a report Sunday in the Los Angeles Times, Khalighi says that Simmons coerced her to perform a sex act and later penetrated her...
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FILE - A Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 file photo of an activist holding a banner reading: "For him impunity, for her a life sentence" during a protest in Paris. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet provoked consternation by suggesting a legal minimum age of 13 for sexual consent "is worth considering." Activists protested in Paris to demand that the age of consent be set at 15. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — France is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been stumbling as it addresses the issue of sexual harassment...
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November 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jerome Robinson scored a season-high 25 points to lead Boston College over La Salle 82-61 on Sunday in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. Nik Popovic had 18 points for the Eagles (4-1). Ky Bowman added 13 points with seven assists and Jordan...
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In this Nov. 14, 2017, photo, Gen. Robert Kehler, USAF (Ret.) former Commander United States Strategic Command, testifies before Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on North Korea on Capitol Hill in Washington. It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America. But some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis. Kehler was asked about this at a congressional hearing. His response: “You’d be in a very interesting constitutional situation.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been overlooked. There's even a designated "safe escape" door at the nuclear-warfighting headquarters near Omaha, Nebraska...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, UCLA head coach Jim Mora walks the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, in Los Angeles. UCLA has fired football coach Jim Mora after he compiled a 46-30 record in six seasons with the Bruins. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the move Sunday, Nov. 19, after No. 12 Southern California beat crosstown rival UCLA, 28-23. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 19, 2017 - 5:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Mora's tenure at UCLA began with three years of enormous promise. It ended with the school abruptly firing the coach late in his sixth season — and on his birthday, no less. UCLA dismissed Mora on Sunday with one game left in the regular season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero...
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Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, left, speaks as Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, right, listens during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Saudi Arabia is asking fellow Arab nations to take a “serious and honest” stand against Iran, saying that showing leniency toward Tehran will only encourage it to press on with its “aggression“ and "meddling" in the internal affairs of Arab countries. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
November 19, 2017 - 4:14 pm
CAIRO (AP) — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, saying Tehran was destabilizing the region. They said they planned to "brief" the U.N. Security...
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November 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually harass and assault her, and the governor's office knew and did nothing to stop it, according to a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Cadet Simone Askew, of Fairfax, Va., who has been selected first captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the upcoming academic year, answers questions during a news conference, in West Point, NY. Askew earned another prestigious honor Sunday, Nov. 19, when she was one of 32 Americans awarded Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford University in England. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 19, 2017 - 3:36 pm
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen for post-...
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