Sex in society

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York. New York prosecutors say the former lead police detective in Weinstein's sexual assault investigation urged one of his accusers to delete information from her phone before turning it over to prosecutors. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office detailed the alleged misconduct in a letter to Weinstein’s lawyer that was made public Wednesday, Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 17, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein's criminal sexual assault case was accused Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul's accusers to delete material from her cell phones before she handed them over to prosecutors. The...
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Dennis Hof
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October 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who gained popularity for an HBO series about his business and a Republican candidate for the state Legislature has died. Nye County sheriff Lt. David Boruchowitz (buh-ROOK'-uh-witz) said an employee at Dennis Hof's Love Ranch brothel outside of...
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October 15, 2018 - 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge S. James Otero issued the order Monday in Los Angeles. Daniels alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006 and sued him in April. The lawsuit came...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke arrives at Variety's Power of Women event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women’s Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. The groups in this first round of funding, chosen in consultation with Burke, are focused on underserved communities such as communities of color, immigrant communities and LGBTQ people. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 15, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. The groups in this first round of funding were chosen in consultation with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke. They are focused on underserved...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 1972 file photo, The Right Rev. Paul Moore Jr. arrives at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York to be installed as the 13th Episcopal bishop of New York. The Episcopal Church is acknowledging the power of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation. The church’s self-examination, which included a session at which first-person accounts of clergy abuse were read aloud by bishops, has been particularly dramatic in the Diocese of New York; it is now describing its most famous bishop, the late Paul Moore Jr., as a "serial predator." (AP Photo)
October 15, 2018 - 4:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With striking displays of candor, the Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging steps to combat it. The Protestant denomination's national convention this summer included an...
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October 14, 2018 - 8:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state employee said Sunday she was sexually assaulted by a man who went on to work in Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's administration and tried for a year to get authorities to take action but with no result. Katie Brennan told The Wall Street Journal she wants to see...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in New York. Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions seeking to dismiss some or all of a six-count indictment accusing Weinstein of rape and sexual assault. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 11, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on the account of one of his earliest accusers. With...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 10, 2018 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's interview with The Associated Press (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that if President Donald Trump decides to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his replacement won't be a Senate...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Weinstein is due in court as a New York judge weighs his bid to have some or all of his sexual assault case thrown out. A court spokesman says Judge James Burke will deliver a partial ruling on defense motions at Thursday’s hearing. The disgraced movie mogul’s next court date had been scheduled for Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 09, 2018 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is due in court as a New York judge weighs his bid to have some or all of his sexual assault case thrown out. A court spokesman says Judge James Burke will deliver a partial ruling on defense motions at Thursday's hearing. The disgraced movie mogul's next court date...
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Retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, right, ceremonially swears-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as President Donald Trump looks on, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Ashley Kavanaugh holds the Bible and daughters Margaret, left, and Liza, look on. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 08, 2018 - 10:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7:30 p.m. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh says the Supreme Court "is not a partisan or political institution," and is promising to "always be a team player on a team of nine." The Senate vote approving Kavanaugh's...
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