Sex in society

FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Dakota Senate candidates, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, during a campaign stop in Grand Forks, and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer at a campaign stop in Fargo. Heitkamp and Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday, Oct. 17, 2018 after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)
October 18, 2018 - 9:59 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, calling it a "grave and horrible error...
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Summer Zervos leaves New York state appellate court, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in New York. President Donald Trump's lawyers hope to persuade an appeals court to dismiss or delay Zervos' claim that he defamed her by calling her a liar after she accused him of unwanted kissing and groping. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
October 18, 2018 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump's bid to shut down a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case? The question came up...
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Republican Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn answers questions during a campaign stop Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. Wednesday is the first day of Tennessee's early voting. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 18, 2018 - 7:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If Republican Marsha Blackburn were to win in November, the congresswoman would become the first female U.S. senator in Tennessee history. And yet women have been slow to embrace her campaign. A Vanderbilt University poll conducted Oct. 8-13 showed Blackburn trailing former...
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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2016 file photo, Indian Junior Foreign Minister M.J. Akbar is seen before a delegation level meeting with his Czech counterpart in New Delhi, India. M.J. Akbar, India's junior external affairs minister, resigned Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2018, amid accusations by 20 women of sexual harassment during his previous career as one of the country's most prominent news editors, becoming the most powerful man to fall in India's burgeoning #MeToo movement. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
October 18, 2018 - 6:37 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — M.J. Akbar, India's junior external affairs minister, resigned Wednesday amid accusations by 20 women of sexual harassment during his previous career as one of the country's most prominent news editors, becoming the most powerful man to fall in India's burgeoning #MeToo movement...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nev., is pictured during an interview during a break in the trial of Denny Edward Phillips and Russell Lee Hogshooter in Oklahoma City. Nevada authorities said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, that Hof, a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
October 17, 2018 - 4:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing his business on HBO and staging outlandish publicity stunts. Dennis Hof's fame made him an attention-grabbing figure in an otherwise quiet...
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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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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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