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TechCrunch
Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AIdraws in friends’ attention. Twitter has been widely criticized for failing to
Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AI
TechCrunch / Posted 40 minutes ago
draws in friends’ attention. Twitter has been widely criticized for failing to adequately prevent or respond to claims of harassment on its platform, and last year former CEO Dick Costolo admitted “We suck at dealing with abuse”. Twitter has yet... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Are Americans So Worried About Bathrooms?as health care. The law is essential for making sure transgender people can mov
Why Are Americans So Worried About Bathrooms?
The Atlantic / Posted 45 minutes ago
as health care. The law is essential for making sure transgender people can move through the world free from violence and harassment, and mitigating the side effects of extreme marginalization, including significantly higher rates of depression... Read more
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Slate
The Koch Brothers Don’t Like Trump—but That Doesn’t Mean They’re Sitting Out 2016That is far from criminal justice reform. They want to weaken the laws that reg
The Koch Brothers Don’t Like Trump—but That Doesn’t Mean They’re Sitting Out 2016
Slate / Posted 51 minutes ago
That is far from criminal justice reform. They want to weaken the laws that regulate companies like theirs. You faced some harassment from them. Is that in the past or are you still dealing with it? I hope it is in the past. It was very... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland police calls for May 27-31, 2016• 7:39 a.m. In the 1300 block of North Lincoln Avenue, a 42-year-old Loveland w
Loveland police calls for May 27-31, 2016
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted an hour ago
• 7:39 a.m. In the 1300 block of North Lincoln Avenue, a 42-year-old Loveland woman on suspicion of physical harassment and domestic violence. • 11:01 a.m. In the 2000 block of North Boise Avenue, a 25-year-old Loveland man on a Fort Collins Police... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man allegedly threatens neighbor over parking spotAn Easton man faces assault and harassment charges after allegedly threatening
Man allegedly threatens neighbor over parking spot
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
An Easton man faces assault and harassment charges after allegedly threatening to shoot a neighbor over a parking space. John L. Finley allegedly told Easton police that he reached for a concealed firearm tucked in his waistband following an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
2 Allentown men charged in police assaultsproperly, according to records. Police said he caused about $2,000 in damage.
2 Allentown men charged in police assaults
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
properly, according to records. Police said he caused about $2,000 in damage. He faces charges of aggravated assault, harassment and institutional damage. Pochron arraigned Merriweather Saturday morning, setting bail at $30,000. Both men are... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say woman attacks boyfriend with knife, forkwith a fork and knife, according to police. Sirena M. Tirado, of Bethlehem, fa
Police say woman attacks boyfriend with knife, fork
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
with a fork and knife, according to police. Sirena M. Tirado, of Bethlehem, faces aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment charges in connection with the early morning attack at a home in the 800 block of Fernwood Street. Tirado’s... Read more
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FOX News
Why I am speaking out about the BDS movement and standing for Israel at the UNurges college administrators to reject false narratives of the supporters of th
Why I am speaking out about the BDS movement and standing for Israel at the UN
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
urges college administrators to reject false narratives of the supporters of the BDS movement. · To avoid the continued harassment, denigration, and marginalization of Israeli supporters, the ACLJ stresses the importance of colleges and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dad, underage son get drunk; fight with rest of family, police sayto court records. Richard H. Hogen, 42, and Richard Hogen III, 19, were charge
Dad, underage son get drunk; fight with rest of family, police say
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
to court records. Richard H. Hogen, 42, and Richard Hogen III, 19, were charged with two counts of simple assault and harassment. The older Hogen was charged with two counts of furnishing alcohol to a minor and his son was charged with... Read more
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TechCrunch
Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AIdraws in friends’ attention. Twitter has been widely criticized for failing to
Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AI
TechCrunch / Posted an hour ago
draws in friends’ attention. Twitter has been widely criticized for failing to adequately prevent or respond to claims of harassment on its platform, and last year former CEO Dick Costolo admitted “We suck at dealing with abuse”. Twitter has yet... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories80 Walmart supplier factories. It says that many of the workers, particularly i
Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories
WPIX 11 New York / Posted an hour ago
80 Walmart supplier factories. It says that many of the workers, particularly in Cambodia and India, complained of sexual harassment. The report identifies specific problems in each country. For example, it says that most Cambodians in Walmart... Read more
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Quartz
H&M, Gap, and Walmart are accused of widespread worker abuseof pregnancy under any circumstances,” the company said in a statement (emphasi
H&M, Gap, and Walmart are accused of widespread worker abuse
Quartz / Posted 2 hours ago
of pregnancy under any circumstances,” the company said in a statement (emphasis theirs).Pressured to tolerate sexual harassment Allegations of sexual harassment in supplier factories for all three brands were rampant. At Gap’s supplier... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman charged with stabbing boyfriend with fork and knife, police sayMaria Tirado, 39, of the 800 block of Fernwood Street is charged with aggravate
Woman charged with stabbing boyfriend with fork and knife, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Maria Tirado, 39, of the 800 block of Fernwood Street is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. Tirado is in prison under $150,000 bail. According to police: Police identified the victim as William Brown,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Prison inmate admits assaulting guard, again10 to 15 times." In his prior case, Salley received a 3-to-18-month sentence a
Prison inmate admits assaulting guard, again
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
10 to 15 times." In his prior case, Salley received a 3-to-18-month sentence after pleading guilty to aggravated harassment by a prisoner. In it, Salley was jailed on drug charges on Oct. 9, 2014, when he threw a "piece of fecal matter"... Read more
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Anorak
Liverpool: lying police charge man in Hillsborough T-shirt with public order offenceGrange, from Worcester, was charged by West Mercia police with displaying threa
Liverpool: lying police charge man in Hillsborough T-shirt with public order offence
Anorak / Posted 2 hours ago
Grange, from Worcester, was charged by West Mercia police with displaying threatening and abusive writing likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. Any police officers been charged with, you know, treating innocent people like criminals,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Killing Dylann Roof Won’t Kill White Supremacydeprived of. I say he needs to be surrounded by Black folks just like the ones
Killing Dylann Roof Won’t Kill White Supremacy
Black Press USA / Posted 2 hours ago
deprived of. I say he needs to be surrounded by Black folks just like the ones he killed. I’m not wishing him violence or harassment, just reflection. Killing Roof won’t kill White supremacy. Keeping him miserably alive may, in fact, deter others... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently arrested and charged May 14 with aggravated harassment, according to the Daily News. “While it was going on, I was thinking I was going to die,” Diallo's wife told the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 hours ago
and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently arrested and charged May 14 with aggravated harassment, according to the Daily News. “While it was going on, I was thinking I was going to die,” Diallo's wife told the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be rapist to death, police sayincluding drugs, arson, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and assault. He was paro
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be rapist to death, police say
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
including drugs, arson, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently arrested and charged May 14 with aggravated harassment, according to the Daily News. © {YYYY} Cox Medi... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be rapist to death, police sayincluding drugs, arson, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and assault. He was paro
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be rapist to death, police say
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
including drugs, arson, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently arrested and charged May 14 with aggravated harassment, according to the Daily News. © {YYYY} Cox Medi... Read more
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The China Post
After Gamergate, female video game developers on the risegame industry is changing as more women develop games, play games and take jobs
After Gamergate, female video game developers on the rise
The China Post / Posted 3 hours ago
game industry is changing as more women develop games, play games and take jobs reviewing games. While the ongoing cyber harassment of female gamers known as "Gamergate" indicates a reluctance by some to accept the growing number of women in the... Read more
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FOX News
Kansas police say they're close to solving woman's 1989 murderthe woman, who is not in custody, but said that she "and an accomplice have bee
Kansas police say they're close to solving woman's 1989 murder
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
the woman, who is not in custody, but said that she "and an accomplice have been involved in other incidents involving the harassment and intimidation of romantic rivals." Detectives said the DeLeon case was reopened in July 2014 and helped along... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The Rev. James C. Blackburn, Episcopal priest and activist, diesto selective service. "He tolerated with grace the wiretaps on his phone as we
The Rev. James C. Blackburn, Episcopal priest and activist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
to selective service. "He tolerated with grace the wiretaps on his phone as well as government investigation and harassment of him and his acquaintances," his son wrote. "He was very involved with civil rights and the anti-war movement.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently
New York man faces manslaughter charge after beating would-be...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
and assault. He was paroled from prison on July 20, 2015. He was most recently arrested and charged May 14 with aggravated harassment, according to the Daily News. “While it was going on, I was thinking I was going to die,” Diallo's wife told the... Read more
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The Hindu
NGO questions Sirisena govt.’s resettlement recordNavy released the entire 237 acres to owners concerned, terming it a “major sec
NGO questions Sirisena govt.’s resettlement record
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
Navy released the entire 237 acres to owners concerned, terming it a “major security concern for the locals who have faced harassment and abuse at the hands of the Sri Lankan Army over the years”. However, Navy spokesperson Akram Alavi said camps... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Vandalism At 3 New England Synagogues Aims To Intimidate Community, ADL Regional Leader Saysanti-Semitic incidents since the beginning of 2016 — particularly in schools, b
Vandalism At 3 New England Synagogues Aims To Intimidate Community, ADL Regional Leader Says
The Jewish Week / Posted 4 hours ago
anti-Semitic incidents since the beginning of 2016 — particularly in schools, but also in the community — runs from harassment to graffiti. “The incidents already reported to us this year exceed all of 2015, with school-based incidents... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories80 Walmart supplier factories. It says that many of the workers, particularly i
Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 hours ago
80 Walmart supplier factories. It says that many of the workers, particularly in Cambodia and India, complained of sexual harassment. The report identifies specific problems in each country. For example, it says that most Cambodians in Walmart... Read more
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dna
Karnataka: CM Siddaramaiah warns against threatened mass leave by policemenAs lower rung police personnel plan to go on a mass leave on June 4 in protest
Karnataka: CM Siddaramaiah warns against threatened mass leave by policemen
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
As lower rung police personnel plan to go on a mass leave on June 4 in protest against alleged harassment and lesser pay, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday warned against any act of "indiscipline" by the force. Siddaramaiah chaired a... Read more
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dna
Karnataka: Policemen plan to apply for leave en masse on June 4; state govt on tenterhooksa meeting with top police officers on Tuesday evening to discuss the demands of
Karnataka: Policemen plan to apply for leave en masse on June 4; state govt on tenterhooks
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
a meeting with top police officers on Tuesday evening to discuss the demands of policemen that include poor salary, harassment by senior officers in the name of discipline, improper leave structure and other issues. Home Minister Dr G... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Twitter's Periscope Has A New Way To Deal With Trolls: Trial By JuryLike every social network, Periscope struggles with how to deal with abuse and
Twitter's Periscope Has A New Way To Deal With Trolls: Trial By Jury
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 hours ago
Like every social network, Periscope struggles with how to deal with abuse and harassment. But on the Twitter-owned live-streaming platform, the issue is especially salient, since the comments float in real time across the screen—often directly over... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man pleads guilty to racist chanting at Everton playersCumbria, pleaded guilty at Carlisle magistrates’ court to a charge of using rac
Man pleads guilty to racist chanting at Everton players
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
Cumbria, pleaded guilty at Carlisle magistrates’ court to a charge of using racially aggravated language intending to cause harassment, alarm, or distress at the match. As well as community service, he was given a five-year football banning order... Read more
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Inquirier.net
In QC, wolf whistles can land you in jailcode, also known as the anti-catcalling ordinance, which imposes a fine and jai
In QC, wolf whistles can land you in jail
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
code, also known as the anti-catcalling ordinance, which imposes a fine and jail term for acts considered as sexual harassment of women in public spaces. The law made Quezon City the first local government in the country to penalize the... Read more
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The Christian Post
In Aftermath of Rape Scandal, Baylor University to Refocus on Christian IdentityIX) and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)." After
In Aftermath of Rape Scandal, Baylor University to Refocus on Christian Identity
The Christian Post / Posted 4 hours ago
IX) and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)." After a high-level audit of all reports of sexual harassment or violence for three academic years from 2012-2013 through 2014-2015, Pepper found that Baylor's efforts to... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Another delay in efforts to remove monumentsfor submitting bids several times and making changes to the City of New Orleans
Another delay in efforts to remove monuments
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
for submitting bids several times and making changes to the City of New Orleans website to shield prospective bidders from harassment and intimidation campaigns by monument supporters, the Landrieu administration has decided to do away with its... Read more
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The Atlantic
A $1 Million Fight Against Hillary Clinton's Online Trollswith the Clinton campaign and does not engage in paid public communications. Th
A $1 Million Fight Against Hillary Clinton's Online Trolls
The Atlantic / Posted 4 hours ago
with the Clinton campaign and does not engage in paid public communications. The goal, it insisted, was to fight online harassment aimed at Clinton and her supporters by staying positive. But how exactly is the super PAC attempting to do... Read more
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USA Today
Periscope takes on abusive comments. Will it work?on Periscope to find better ways to monitor the content. Live-stream videos ar
Periscope takes on abusive comments. Will it work?
USA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
on Periscope to find better ways to monitor the content. Live-stream videos are just the latest bastion of bullying and harassment on the Internet. The medium poses a tough challenge for moderators since it's more difficult to edit reader... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Mattawa man arrested for threatening sister with zip-gunGrizzly tracked Engle into the sagebrush and he was arrested. He was booked on
Mattawa man arrested for threatening sister with zip-gun
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
Grizzly tracked Engle into the sagebrush and he was arrested. He was booked on for investigation of violating a domestic violence protection order, felony harassment, second-degree assault, obstructing an officer and felon in possession of a firea... Read more
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The Verge
Periscope will ask "flash juries" of viewers to vote on whether comments are abusiveIn a novel step to curb harassment on its platform, Periscope said today it wou
Periscope will ask "flash juries" of viewers to vote on whether comments are abusive
The Verge / Posted 5 hours ago
In a novel step to curb harassment on its platform, Periscope said today it would ask viewers of live-streaming broadcasts to evaluate comments that other viewers report as abusive. An update rolling out today will convene "flash juries" of randomly... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Grant Co. man arrested for pointing 'zip-gun' at sisterJail without further incident. Engle is facing charges of Violation of a Prote
Grant Co. man arrested for pointing 'zip-gun' at sister
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
Jail without further incident. Engle is facing charges of Violation of a Protection Order (Domestic Violence) Felony Harassment (Domestic Violence,) Second Degree Assault (Domestic Violence,) and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. (© 2016... Read more
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dna
Gujarat BJP leader arrested for alleged molestation of minor on flightsaid inspector V R Patel of Sardarnagar police station. Makwana has been booke
Gujarat BJP leader arrested for alleged molestation of minor on flight
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
said inspector V R Patel of Sardarnagar police station. Makwana has been booked under section 354-A of IPC (sexual harassment) and sections 11 and 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The FIR lodged by the... Read more
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NBC News
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft Back EU Hate Speech Rulesthe European head of Facebook over its alleged failure to remove racist hate sp
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft Back EU Hate Speech Rules
NBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
the European head of Facebook over its alleged failure to remove racist hate speech. Read More: Tech Must Combat Hate, Harassment, Google's Eric Schmidt Says The code of conduct is largely a continuation of efforts that the companies already... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - May 31, 201633, is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence and
Bolton's 4 Most Wanted - May 31, 2016
Bolton News / Posted 5 hours ago
33, is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence and over an alleged breach of a court order for harassment. Wanted for failing to attend a drugs assessment and failing to return on police bail is Geoffrey Webb, a... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Grant Co. man arrested for pointing 'zip-gun' at sisterthe Grant County Jail without further incident. Engle is facing charges of Vio
Grant Co. man arrested for pointing 'zip-gun' at sister
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 hours ago
the Grant County Jail without further incident. Engle is facing charges of Violation of a Protection Order (Domestic Violence) Felony Harassment (Domestic Violence,) Second Degree Assault (Domestic Violence,) and Felon in Possession of a F... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fish Without Water Way of Lifetrekking replete with sufferings, which are instances of starvation, thirst, ph
Fish Without Water Way of Life
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
trekking replete with sufferings, which are instances of starvation, thirst, physical and psychological tortures, sexual harassment & abuse, fear and if things get worse, before they arrive borders, their journey could end up in death. Most... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bullying Within The Chattanooga Police Departmentvigorously ignored for others. Without any warning, and contrary to sections ou
Bullying Within The Chattanooga Police Department
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 hours ago
vigorously ignored for others. Without any warning, and contrary to sections outlined in the manual which define Ethics and Harassment policies, employees in a certain department have been placed in harms way many, many times. Management itself has... Read more
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Weston Mercury
‘Serious’ risks of laser pen attack risesAvon and Somerset Constabulary revealed four separate crimes had been reported
‘Serious’ risks of laser pen attack rises
Weston Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Avon and Somerset Constabulary revealed four separate crimes had been reported of people ‘endangering aircraft’ or ‘causing harassment’ in the past year in the district. Before July 2015, no crimes had been reported for almost two years, but they... Read more
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New Kerala
Yechury flags Raman Singh on Bastar police's 'false' complaint - newkerala.com #70560and some other villages where people are living through the conflict between th
Yechury flags Raman Singh on Bastar police's 'false' complaint - newkerala.com #70560
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
and some other villages where people are living through the conflict between the state and Maoists. People complained of harassment both by police and Maoists and told about their problems and miseries," Yechury wrote in his letter. The CPI-M... Read more
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The Mercury News
Novato cops sue lieutenant and city alleging gender, anti-gay discriminationperiod of staff turmoil at the Novato Police Department, two veteran Novato pol
Novato cops sue lieutenant and city alleging gender, anti-gay discrimination
The Mercury News / Posted 7 hours ago
period of staff turmoil at the Novato Police Department, two veteran Novato police officers have filed a discrimination and harassment lawsuit against a lieutenant and the city. Sgt. Sasha D'Amico and Officer Jeffrey Ames filed the suit this month... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat BJP leader arrested for alleged molestation of 13-old girlsaid inspector V R Patel of Sardarnagar police station. Makwana has been booke
Gujarat BJP leader arrested for alleged molestation of 13-old girl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
said inspector V R Patel of Sardarnagar police station. Makwana has been booked under section 354-A of IPC (sexual harassment) and sections 11 and 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The FIR lodged by the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Schools talk transgender bathroom issueperspective, our school staff members take the appropriate steps to investigate
Schools talk transgender bathroom issue
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 hours ago
perspective, our school staff members take the appropriate steps to investigate and address allegations of bullying, and/or harassment to ensure the safe and orderly environment of our schools." In Gladstone, only a handful of students who are... Read more
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