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A North Korean traffic police woman directs vehicles at a street junction while behind her the sidewalk is decorated with flags of the ruling party, the Workers' Party on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Members of North Korea's ruling party have gathered in Pyongyang ahead of their …

Human Rights Watch Finds ‘Endemic’ Sexual Abuse by North Korean Officials

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday released a report on “endemic” sexual violence in North Korea. The report was three years in the making, due in part to the exceptional difficulty of obtaining reliable data and testimony from one of history’s most oppressive nations. HRW concluded the abuse of women has “come to be accepted as part of ordinary life” in North Korea and called for international intervention.

Uber driver Harbir Parmar accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman

Uber Driver Accused of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Woman

An Uber driver has been accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a female customer before dumping her on the side of the road. According to NBC Connecticut, 24-year-old New York Uber driver Harbir Parmar allegedly “picked up a woman in

Christine Blasey Ford (C) is flanked by her attorneys Debra Katz (L) and Michael Bromwich as she testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the …

Christine Blasey Ford Says She Met Rep. Eshoo a Week Later Than Initially Claimed

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said in her spoken testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday that she met with the staff of Rep. Anna Eshoo’s (D-CA) office July 18 and July 20 to discuss the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but her written testimony tells a different story.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, makes a point to reporters about Brett Kavanaugh's accusers as he arrives for a vote at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.

Lindsey Graham Warns Democrats: ‘You Better Watch Out for Your Nominees’

Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford testified that she believed Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was going to “accidentally” kill her during an alleged decades-old incident of sexual assault.

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Texas Border School Erupts over Alleged Sexual Assault of 5-Year-Old

Emotions ran high this week at a South Texas border school district where parents protested in response to a viral social media post that accused administrators of bungling the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl by a 14-year-old boy during the last school year.