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Controversial Indian spiritual guru sentenced to life in prison for murder

A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 murder of a journalist who helped expose the sexual abuse of women within his sect.

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Mariah Carey and ex-manager accused by ex-assistant of abuse

The singer's former assistant accuses them of subjecting her to "severe sexual harassment and discrimination".

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Timothee Chalamet stars in Beautiful Boy, the real life story of a teen's drug addiction

Beautiful Boy is the true life story of Nic Sheff and his battle with substance abuse.

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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

“U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be ...

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US Lawyer Who Represented Saudi Men Who Fled Facing Threats

The Oregon attorney who represented Saudi nationals who fled the country after their government paid their bail has temporarily closed her law ...

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Larry Nassar case: Michigan State University head John Engler resigns

The head of Michigan State University resigns over remarks on the Larry Nassar abuse scandal.

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Vatican Sources: Disgraced Former US Cardinal Could Be Defrocked

Disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is almost certain to be defrocked in the next few weeks over allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, two Vatican sources said. Last July, McCarrick became the first Catholic ...

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'I want to stand up for every woman experiencing abuse'

Model Judith Heard hopes her story of sexual abuse will prompt other women to tell their stories - and to support one another.

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Jonathan Nez Sworn In as Navajo Nation President

Jonathan Nez delivered a message of hope, resilience and change Tuesday in his inaugural address as president of the Navajo Nation, drawing from the tribe's history as a way to move forward. He and Vice President Myron Lizer took the oath of office before a large crowd at an indoor sports arena in Fort Defiance, near the tribal capital, that ...

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Baltimore Church Leaders Handing Over Files Amid Abuse Probe

The Catholic archdiocese in Baltimore has delivered over 50,000 internal files to Maryland's top law enforcement official amid an investigation into ...

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R. Kelly’s music career left uncertain and under scrutiny after sex abuse allegations

  In response to the public outcry following the showing of “Surviving R. Kelly,” RCA/Sony has allegedly decided to put his music ...

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American-Founded Liberian Academy's Investigation Looms Over Parents

Parents of students at an all-girl American academy in Liberia are anxiously awaiting an investigation into allegations that the charity failed to act on signs of a staff member’s sexual abuse.  A 2018 expose published by the U.S.-based research ...

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American-Founded Liberian Academy's Investigation Looms Over Parents

Parents of students at an all-girl American academy in Liberia are anxiously awaiting an investigation into allegations that the charity failed to act on signs of a staff member’s sexual abuse. A 2018 exposé co-published by the U.S.-based research organization ProPublica and Time magazine on the More Than Me Academy sparked public outrage over ...

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Trump's shameless use of female pain to sell his border wall

The president’s apparent concern this week for the victims of sexual assault and abuse is curious considering his actions.

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'Colourism is big in the Asian community'

British Bangladeshi vloggers Bilal and Mima say Asian people abuse each other over how dark their skin is.

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Poll: Faith in Clergy’s Honesty Tanks Among US Catholics

A Gallup poll has found that fewer than a third of U.S. Catholics rate the honesty and ethical standards of clergy as “very high” or “high,” the ...

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WATCH: 4-year-old’s plea for kidney donation for dad will give you all the feels

From the mouth of babes, a sweet four-year-old has issued a public plea to help find a kidney donation for her dear ole’ dad, Delbon Johnson, CBS 46 ...

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Courageous grandmother fights gang violence with #IAintFromNowhere campaign

Wilma Galathe, a 72-year-old grandmother, is leading an anti-gang violence campaign in Los Angeles after her grandson was killed by a gang member who asked, “where you from?” —After firestorm Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, says she stands with his sexual abuse victims— Galathe’s 15-year-old grandson Mark Leroy Tyree ...

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Hero mom battles school for ordering son’s dreadlocks be cut ‘I won’t conform to racist policies’

A mom in Texas is fighting against her six-year-old son’s school after learning that he was ordered by administrators to cut his dreadlocks off. —After firestorm Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, says she stands with his sexual abuse victims— Tiffany Brown blasted Spring Valley Elementary School in Hewitt, Texas for what ...

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Wrestler forced to cut dreadlocks still targeted over hair, lawyer says

Video of Andrew Johnson's haircut during a match last month led to a firestorm of criticism and accusations of abuse of power and racism.

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After firestorm, Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, says she stands with his sexual abuse victims

  After coming under fire for her silence on the R. Kelly docuseries, Lady Gaga is now apologizing for teaming up with the embattled R&B ...

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Miss Algeria beauty queen Khadija Ben Hamou hits back at racist abuse

Slurs about Miss Algeria's skin colour, nose and lips were made by users on Facebook and Twitter.

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‘We cannot seek justice without you’: Chicago’s top prosecutor urges R. Kelly’s victims to come forward

  Just days after Lifetime aired a scathing docuseries about unchecked sex abuse by R. Kelly at his home in Chicago, the city’s top ...

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Seriously? Trump supporter wants Joy Reid to give sworn testimony about so-called bias

  An angry Trump supporter is asking a federal judge to allow a deposition for MSNBC host Joy Reid, so she could testify about personal bias and ...

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What are you going to do about the R.Kelly in YOUR family?

Blue Telusma wants to know if the increased number of public discussions os sexual abuse will lead to more families getting real about the topic. The post What are you going to do about the R.Kelly in YOUR family? appeared first on theGrio.

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R. Kelly’s ‘Surviving Lies’ revenge page shut down by Facebook

  After the Lifetime series Surviving R. Kelly aired with testimonies from women detailing vicious beatings and sexual abuse at the hands of the disgraced musician, a Facebook page was created vowing to take down his accusers one by one. —Do Black Girls Matter? Jada Pinkett-Smith wants to know why folks still buy R.Kelly’s music— ...

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Suspect in Kalamazoo shooting spree that killed 6 pleads guilty

Dalton halted jury selection with surprise guilty pleas to six counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and eight counts of felony use of a firearm.

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