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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo, Carolina Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney speaks to the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. The NFL said in a statement Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 that “our investigation identified no evidence to support an allegation of domestic violence or similar conduct that would constitute a violation of the personal conduct policy.” (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
February 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. Hurney had been on a paid leave of absence during the investigation. He is one of four candidates who have interviewed for the team's permanent...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed in Sacramento, Calif. He has sued the state Senate for suspending him amid a sexual misconduct investigation. Mendoza is seeking reinstatement in his lawsuit filed Thursday, Feb. 15, with one of his constituents as a co-plaintiff. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, file)
February 15, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker suspended amid a sexual misconduct investigation sued the state Senate on Thursday, seeking reinstatement and arguing he's been unfairly treated by his colleagues. The lawsuit by Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia marked yet another twist in the...
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FILE - This Dec. 13, 1985 file photo shows TV sportscaster Warner Wolf. Warner Wolf, the sportscaster who popularized the phrase "Let's go to the videotape," sued radio shock jock Don Imus for age discrimination on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The lawsuit filed by the now 80-year-old charges that Imus and officials at WABC illegally fired Wolf in October 2016 and replaced him with a much younger sportscaster. (AP Photo/File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The sportscaster who popularized the phrase "Let's go to the videotape!" filed an age discrimination lawsuit on Thursday over his firing from shock jock Don Imus' radio show. Warner Wolf, who's 80 years old, charges in a lawsuit filed in state Supreme Court that he was illegally...
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February 12, 2018 - 8:20 am
MIAMI (AP) — A gay schoolteacher has been fired by a Miami Catholic school after marrying her same-sex partner in an apparent violation of church rules, church officials said. Archdiocese of Miami officials confirmed to the Miami Herald that first-grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi lost her job at Saints...
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February 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuit filed by New York's attorney general against Weinstein (all times local): 9 p.m. A lawyer for disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein says he believes a "fair investigation" by New York's attorney general will show that many of the allegations...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. New York's attorney general on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, filed a lawsuit against Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 11, 2018 - 9:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general is accusing Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein of "repeatedly and persistently" sexually harassing female employees at his film company, according to a lawsuit filed on Sunday by the state prosecutor that could impact the company's potential sale...
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Course crew are shrouded in snow as they carry ski gates after the women's giant slalom was postponed due to high winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Yongpyong Alpine Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 11, 2018 - 8:55 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. HOW TRUMP WANTS TO PAY FOR $1.5T INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN The president's blueprint to improve America's highways, ports and airports relies heavily on state and local governments for much of the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris speaks at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. The entertainment industry union SAG-AFTRA has issued a code of conduct published Saturday, Feb. 10, in an effort to protect its members from sexual harassment in the workplace. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
February 11, 2018 - 7:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The entertainment industry union SAG-AFTRA has issued a code of conduct in an effort to protect its members from sexual harassment in the workplace. The code published Saturday says that employers are obligated to provide a harassment-free workplace and must have mechanisms for...
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FILE: In this file photo dated 21/05/2013 of an Oxfam store in London as the Government is reviewing its relationship with the charity in the wake of sex allegations against some of the charity's staff. Saturday Feb. 10, 2018. The Department for International Development (DfID) took the decision after the charity denied claims it had covered up the use of prostitutes by aid workers in Haiti. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
February 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct scandal involving a British charity's aid workers in Haiti (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Two aid organizations named in a newspaper expose on sexual harassment and abuse by foreign aid workers say they have strict codes barring such conduct...
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February 09, 2018 - 12:03 am
Panthers interim general manager Marty Hurney will meet with an NFL investigator Friday to answer his ex-wife's claims of harassment. Hurney's attorney Kathleen Lucchesi said Hurney will meet with Lisa Friel, the NFL's special counsel for investigations, in Charlotte. Hurney was placed on a paid...
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