Attorney Benjamin Brafman made the remark after meeting behind closed doors with prosecutors and a New York judge Tuesday over defense concerns about whether film producer Harvey Weinstein can get a fair trial.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement, Weinstein left a Manhattan police station in handcuffs, with a strained smile, to head to court for arraignment.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
Officials from several Olympic sports will testify in a House subcommittee hearing scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
The conviction is another step toward holding the church to account for a global abuse crisis that has also engulfed Pope Francis' financial minister.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
For years, sex abuse victims have blasted the Chilean hierarchy for discrediting their claims and protecting abusers.
By Associated Press
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office has taken on a high-profile role in the fight against sexual misconduct, was physically violent with four women he was romantically involved with, according to their accounts which were published on Monday…
By Associated Press
A former gymnast filed the lawsuit against USA Gymnastics in 2013, alleging that the organization that trains Olympians received at least four warnings about coach William McCabe, who videotaped her in various states of undress.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Harvey Weinstein's former assistant says she tried to stop him abusing women two decades ago, making him sign a legal agreement that required him to seek therapy and mend his ways.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said investigators will look at "systemic issues" with how the school has dealt with such complaints. In a statement, she called Nassar's actions "unimaginable."…
By Laurie Kellman, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump White House's handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party's yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections.
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