Tag: sexual

“Disturbing”: Austin addresses video claiming military allowed perpetrator to remain in service

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday addressed a viral TikTok video of an emotional Marine saying her "perpetrator", who admitted to misconduct, had been allowed to stay in the service. Driving the news: Austin called the video "deeply disturbing," and…

/ February 20, 2021
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Scott Morrison Under Fire After Text Suggests His Office Knew Of Rape Allegations In 2019

Newly revealed text messages undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s claim that his office only learned of former staffer Brittany Higgins’ allegation of rape at Parliament House last week, according to news reports.  In text messages obtained by The Australian and…

/ February 19, 2021
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After Desert X’s Controversial Outing in Saudi Arabia, Palm Springs Won’t Sponsor the California Biennial’s 2021 Edition

The city of Palm Springs has declined to sponsor this year’s edition of Desert X, the art biennial that stages ambitious, free, open-air art installations across California’s Coachella Valley, In a December meeting, the Palm Springs City Council authorized $30,000…

/ February 4, 2021
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Ukraine Unveils Plans for a $100 Million Interactive Holocaust Memorial, But Faces Criticism Over Director’s Proposal to Experiment on Visitors

As the world recognizes Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kiev has unveiled plans for a major—and highly unconventional—memorial and museum complex in Babyn Yar, a ravine outside the Ukrainian city where Nazis executed 100,000 people. The $100…

/ January 27, 2021
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Feeling Betrayed, Far-Right Extremists Have A New Message For Trump: ‘Get Out Of Our Way’

ILLUSTRATION: REBECCA ZISSER/HUFFPOSTFor months, President Donald Trump’s message to his supporters was clear:The election was being stolen from him, and they needed to fight to take it back.So on January 6, during a Trump-promoted rally to “Stop the Steal,” thousands…

/ January 17, 2021
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The End Of The Pussy-Grabbing President

Getty ImagesHow it started. How it's going.It began with “pussy,” and it will end with “pussy.” Four years ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly female protesters peacefully descended on Washington, DC, to register their opposition to the president of the United…

/ January 14, 2021

Street Artists Around the World Captured a Turbulent Year in Real Time—See the Beautiful and Unforgettable Works of 2020 Here

For much of the year, the best—and safest—place to see art was on the street. And perhaps more than in any other year, street art offered a real-time distillation of the events shaping our lives. Across the globe, artwork speaking…

/ December 31, 2020

Selena Gomez Slams Facebook For Allowing Spread Of Lies About COVID-19, Vaccines

Selena Gomez criticised on Facebook on Tuesday for allowing “lies about COVID and vaccines to be spread on their platforms.”The singer had been responding to a tweet from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a London-based nonprofit with the goal…

/ December 31, 2020
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Honey Boy Director Alma Har’el Speaks Out Against Shia LaBeouf Amid Abuse Allegations

Rachel Luna via Getty ImagesAlma Har'El and Shia LaBeouf attend the premiere of "Honey Boy" in November 2019.Director Alma Har’el — who helmed Shia LaBeouf’s semi-autobiographical film, “Honey Boy,” about his traumatic childhood — is speaking out in support of singer FKA twigs and…

/ December 18, 2020
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Exclusive: How a suspected Chinese spy gained access to California politics

A suspected Chinese intelligence operative developed extensive ties with local and national politicians, including a U.S. congressman, in what U.S. officials believe was a political intelligence operation run by China’s main civilian spy agency between 2011 and 2015, Axios found…

/ December 8, 2020
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The Damage Of Trump’s International Anti-Abortion Policy Won’t Be Easy To Undo

President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to pursue an “aggressive” plan to further women’s equality in the U.S. and around the world ― a sharp reversal from the Trump administration’s moves to roll back reproductive rights, sexual health and family planning. Part…

/ November 20, 2020
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The ‘Toxic’ Legal Battle Over Zaha Hadid’s $132 Million Estate Has a Silver Lining: It Will Lead to the Establishment of a New Museum

A prolonged legal battle over the estate of late architect Zaha Hadid, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack in 2016, was finally resolved in court this week. The trouble began after Hadid’s will revealed the four executors of her estate: stained glass artist Brian…

/ November 20, 2020