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Men as the real victims? After Kavanaugh, #HimToo gains attention

Men as the real victims? After Kavanaugh, #HimToo gains attention

The notion that it is dangerous to be an American man in the #MeToo era took off during the angry debate over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

One year since #MeToo, Penelope Cruz remembers Weinstein as 'complicated'

One year since #MeToo, Penelope Cruz remembers Weinstein as 'complicated'

In 2009, actress Penelope Cruz won an Oscar for her role in a film produced by Harvey Weinstein and directed by Woody Allen -- two men now in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement ...

Uber driver charged with raping teen passenger in Sydney

Uber driver charged with raping teen passenger in Sydney

New South Wales Police said on Tuesday the 37-year-old man picked up three teens in the city after midnight on Sunday.

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said on Friday.

Hollywood mogul Weinstein posts $1mn cash bail

Hollywood mogul Weinstein posts $1mn cash bail

The former mogul -- once the toast of Hollywood and whose films won scores of Oscars -- grinned as he was escorted into a Manhattan court in handcuffs to face the first criminal charges posted against him.

Weinstein expected to surrender to NY authorities Friday

Weinstein expected to surrender to NY authorities Friday

Fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was expected to turn himself in to New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of assault accusations ...

Greek mayor hospitalised after 'far-right' attack

Greek mayor hospitalised after 'far-right' attack

The mayor of Greece's second city Thessaloniki was hospitalised early Sunday after an assault by suspected far-right members at a rally, officials said.

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

Ellen Barkin hits back at Terry Gilliam over #MeToo comments

The actress Ellen Barkin has hit back at Hollywood director Terry Gilliam after he said the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault has morphed into ‘mob rule.’

Syria forces ready for assault on rebel enclave

Syria forces ready for assault on rebel enclave

Syrian forces readied Sunday for a ground offensive against the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus, a monitor said, as residents of the capital braced for retaliatory shelling.

Uma Thurman details Weinstein 'attack'

Uma Thurman details Weinstein 'attack'

Actress Uma Thurman, who is indelibly linked to Harvey Weinstein's Miramax studio thanks to her iconic roles in ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Kill Bill,’ has broken her silence ...

India court orders rape victim's baby exhumed for test

India court orders rape victim's baby exhumed for test

An Indian court has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a baby born to a teenage rape survivor so that a paternity test can be conducted, police said Monday.