Tag: Domestic Abuse

Robby Mook and Keith Ellison

Robby Mook: Democrats Should Stop Campaigning with Keith Ellison

Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign manager, said Thursday that Democrats should cease campaigning for Democratic National Committee deputy chairman Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) after allegations of domestic abuse surfaced against the Minnesota Attorney General candidate.

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Louisiana Dem Skips Jail after Punching ‘Side’ Chér

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – A Louisiana Democrat State Representative will not be serving jail time after he pleaded “no contest” to allegedly punching his mistress in the face at a New Orleans hotel last year.

Women's Library, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey: Women’s Library Going Digital in Nation Increasingly Hostile to Women

Turkey’s Women’s Library and Information Center Foundation plans to celebrate their 25th anniversary by preserving their priceless collection digitally. Organizers say the promotion of women’s arts is pivotal in a country with an alarming, and growing, problem of violence against women.

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Allegedly Throwing Cell Phone at Girlfriend Could Cost Player $13.2 Million

Charges by a girlfriend that he threw a cell phone and kicked her forced James Thompson IV to settle for prep school instead of South Carolina. And despite his unbelievable play at Eastern Michigan, Thompson could become first freshman ever to finish in the Value Add Basketball top 10 and not make the NBA.

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Domestic Abuser Ray Rice: ‘I’m a Rehabilitated Man’

Former Baltimore Ravens running back and domestic abuser Ray Rice spoke sat down with ESPN’s Jemele Hill to discuss his life after the crime and he claimed to be a “rehabilitated man.” The former all-pro running back was caught on camera dragging

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Uruguay Relaunches Syrian Refugee Program After Domestic Abuse Leads to Shutdown

The small Latin American nation of Uruguay has agreed to accept 72 Syrian refugees from Lebanon, relaunching a program for relocating refugees and giving them dramatically new lives that was shut down in part due to the government’s apprehension that Syrians were culturally incompatible with Uruguayans.