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‘I have never felt more emasculated’ – Actor & ex-NFL player Terry Crews on sexual assault

Actor and ex-NFL player Terry Crews has opened up about being the victim of alleged sexual assault by Hollywood superagent Adam Venit, becoming one of the first prominent male entertainers to share his experience during an emotional US TV interview. Crews played in the NFL from 1991 to 1997, during period which he turned out as a linebacker for the ...

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Florida police employee fired after shooting assault rifle inside HQ

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 20:50 A St. Petersburg, Florida police department employee has been fired after accidentally discharging his personal semiautomatic rifle inside the headquarters. The man will not be charged, though he violated department orders, two city rules and a state law. No one was injured in the June 2017 incident, though the bullet shattered a window across ...

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Mongolian sumo champion under investigation for beer bottle assault on fellow wrestler

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 16:34 Nine-time sumo grand champion ‘Harumafuji’ of Mongolia has been accused of attacking a lower-ranked wrestler with a bottle of beer. Harumafuji, 33, hit compatriot Takanoiwa over the head at a party for Mongolian sumo wrestlers last month, violating the strict sumo rules that prohibit wrestlers from demonstrating their emotions in public, according to Japan’s ...

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USA Today gets trolled over ‘chainsaw bayonet’ assault rifle video

USA Today got the opposite reaction it was looking for when it posted a video claiming the AR-15 rifle, used in the recent Texas church shooting, had the ability to be modified with a chainsaw bayonet. Tweeters immediately reacted with ridicule and skepticism to the publication’s claims. USA Today posted the video Wednesday morning, showing a Ruger AR-556 rifle, with ...

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UK police investigate fresh sexual assault claims against Kevin Spacey

British police are investigating fresh claims that Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey assaulted an unconscious aspiring actor more than a decade ago. The alleged victim, aged 23 at the time, claims he was sexually abused at the Oscar winner’s London home.  The fresh allegations come just a week after Spacey was accused of drunkenly assaulting ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ actor Anthony Rapp, ...

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‘Rape or Not’ – you decide! TV show stirs controversy amid #MeToo sexual assault fallout

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 22:01 A new Dutch TV panel show explores what constitutes consent, workplace harassment and rape, using actors to reenact some of the most notorious sexual assault cases ftom the country’s recent history. But many in the Netherlands are finding the premise of “Rape or Not” distasteful. “Sex is a beautiful thing, provided both people see ...

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Rape & sex assault victims still being held at Yarl’s Wood immigration center, breaching UK policy

Women who have been raped and sexually assaulted are still being routinely locked up in detention centers. That is despite the government’s policy explicitly forbidding authorities to do so. A women’s refugee organization found severely traumatized victims are still being detained in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention center for indefinite periods. Read more The detention is in breach of new ...

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Iconic movies that fail the sexual assault test: Is your favorite on there?

Hollywood is in turmoil. It turns out some of those directors we gush over and actors we idolized are actually predators and rapists. Actresses are propositioned, attacked and embarrassed, and have kept quiet for years. Meanwhile in Westminster, young staffers are knocked up by MPs, politicians are allegedly urinated on, and women are running from the creepy advances of old ...

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Canadian man beat daughter for not wearing hijab, charged with assault and ‘uttering death threats’

Published time: 29 Oct, 2017 09:33 A father in Canada is accused of beating his daughter for refusing to wear a hijab, police said, calling the incident “honor-based” violence. The alleged victim claims she was abused for over a year. The 35-year-old man was arrested in Gatineau city, Quebec on Wednesday, police said in a statement. He was later charged ...

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Legendary Kalashnikov assault rifle to make licensed video game debut

An upcoming video game by Russian and Belarusian developers will be the first to have the approval of the Kalashnikov Concern to use the likeness of its famous AK-47 assault rifle. Many popular video games such as Call of Duty, Counter-Strike and GTA use images of the AK-47 without official permission from Kalashnikov. Creators of video games now have to ...

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