Celebrities, Politicians Among Those Named in Sex Abuse Suits Filed Under NY’s Adult Survivors Act

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — For a year, New York‘s Adult Survivors Act suspended the usual legal deadlines to give sexual assault victims one last chance to file lawsuits over misconduct that occurred years or decades ago. By the time the law expired last week, more than 3,700 legal claims had been filed, with many … Read more

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Accused of Sexual Abuse by Two More Women

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Two more women have come forward to accuse Sean “Diddy” Combs of sexual abuse, one week after the music mogul settled a separate lawsuit with the singer Cassie that contained allegations of rape and physical abuse. Both of the new suits were filed Thursday on the eve of the expiration … Read more

Accuser Sues Bill Cosby for Alleged Abuse Dating to 1980s Under Expiring New York Survivors Law

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who worked as a stand-in at “The Cosby Show” in the 1980s said in a lawsuit Tuesday that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused her after offering to mentor her in her acting career. It is the latest in a string of lawsuits filed against Cosby under New … Read more

Ex-Girlfriend Drops Lawsuits Against Tiger Woods, Says She Never Claimed Sexual Harassment

[ad_1] FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods ‘ ex-girlfriend has dropped her lawsuits against the golf superstar and the trust that owns his Florida mansion, saying she never accused him of sexual harassment even though her attorney has made that claim. The attorney for Erica Herman filed a one-paragraph notice in state court last … Read more