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Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Posts Online Confessional Of Sexual Misconduct

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Posts Online Confessional Of Sexual Misconduct

| December 14, 2017

Spurlock, who made the 2004 Oscar-nominated Super Size Me, detailed an encounter in college that the woman viewed as rape and a sexual harassment settlement he concluded with a former employee.

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Kentucky Lawmaker Dies In Apparent Suicide Amid Accusations Of Sexual Assault

Kentucky Lawmaker Dies In Apparent Suicide Amid Accusations Of Sexual Assault

| December 14, 2017

Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead in his car of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound days after an investigative report raised past accusations of sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl.

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PBS Host Tavis Smiley Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

PBS Host Tavis Smiley Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

| December 14, 2017

Variety reports Smiley had sexual relationships with subordinates who were afraid their jobs were on the line. Smiley is the second PBS talk show host suspended in the wake of misconduct allegations.

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3 Reasons Why California’s Fire Risk Won’t Dampen Anytime Soon

3 Reasons Why California’s Fire Risk Won’t Dampen Anytime Soon

| December 13, 2017

The Thomas Fire, the fifth largest wildfire in California history, is a harbinger of things to come in the West.

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We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

| December 13, 2017

Simon Bramhall has pleaded guilty to assault in a case that a prosecutor called “without legal precedent.” He was burning his initials into human livers during transplant operations.

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After Outcry, Crowdfunding Site Patreon Backs Off Plan To Raise Fees

After Outcry, Crowdfunding Site Patreon Backs Off Plan To Raise Fees

| December 13, 2017

The site — popular with independent musicians, writers and artists — allows fans to make small, repeated payments to creators. A change in the pay structure sent shock waves through the Internet.

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3 Reasons Why California’s Fire Risk Won’t Dampen Anytime Soon

3 Reasons Why California’s Fire Risk Won’t Dampen Anytime Soon

| December 13, 2017

By Kirk Siegler The Thomas Fire, the fifth largest wildfire in California history, is a harbinger of things to come in the West. (Image credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/13/570324541/3-reasons-why-californias-fire-risk-won-t-dampen-anytime-soon

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HealthCare.gov Enrollment Ends Friday. Sign-ups Likely to Trail Last Year’s

HealthCare.gov Enrollment Ends Friday. Sign-ups Likely to Trail Last Year’s

| December 13, 2017

By Alison Kodjak A shorter enrollment period and big cuts in the federal budget for outreach are taking a toll, say those helping with health insurance sign-ups. Deadlines for most state exchanges are a little later. (Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) …read more Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/12/13/570171790/healthcare-gov-enrollment-ends-friday-sign-ups-likely-to-trail-last-years

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