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FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, file photo, actress Asia Argento speaks about being raped by Harvey Weinstein during the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. The New York Times reports that Argento, one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement, recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaintThe New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Architect Bob Burns, a donor to the Invisible Histories Project, speaks during an interview in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The nonprofit group has gathered volumes of information about gay life in Alabama, and it will expand in to Mississippi and Georgia this year. Organizers hope to cover the entire Southeast within a few years. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
Project uncovering South's hidden LGBTQ historyA new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Sentence for Doctor Guilty of Raping Patient Stuns LawyersA former doctor in Houston found guilty of raping a sedated patient receiving treatment for a severe asthma attack doesn't have to serve a day in prison, a jury decided Friday. Shafeeq Sheikh was instead sentenced to 10 years' probation for the 2013 assault at Ben Taub hospital, the Houston...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, members of the North Carolina House gather for a special session at the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C.   Republicans who’ve infuriated liberal activists on taxes, redistricting and social issues have surprised critics by approving a $15-per-hour minimum wage for thousands of state employees.  Lawmakers’ motives for increasing wages appear to be both economic and political.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file)
North Carolina acts deep blue with state worker minimum wageNorth Carolina Republicans who've infuriated liberal activists on taxes, redistricting and social issues have surprised critics by approving a $15-per-hour minimum wage for thousands of state employees
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Georgia police: GSU officers fired upon, suspect soughtAuthorities say police at a Georgia university were fired upon and a search for the suspect is underway
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Georgia man killed by officers responding to domestic callA Georgia man has been fatally shot by officers responding to a domestic call
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Police: Dispute leads to fatal shooting at Georgia WalmartAuthorities in Georgia say an argument between a woman and a male driver outside a Walmart in Snellville lead to a fatal shooting
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Police: 2 women hurt at Atlanta commuter rail stationGeorgia authorities say suspect in custody as they investigate whether two women were hit by an Atlanta commuter train after one was reportedly pushed in front it
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A man twirls a young child on a waterfront park as downtown Seattle disappears in a smoky haze behind, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region, forecasters and regulators said. Air quality alerts are in effect for much of Washington state through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The smoke is because of wildfires in British Columbia and the Cascade Mountains, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Smoky skies, poor air from wildfires return to NorthwestForecasters and regulators say poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Police say Chicago teen killed himself; family denies he didAuthorities say a Chicago teenager killed himself after being chased by police, but his family thinks the officers shot him and they're calling for an independent investigation
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Teen surfer bitten twice by shark off N Carolina coastOfficials say a teenage boy has been bitten by a shark along the North Carolina coast near Atlantic Beach
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FILE- In this Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, file photo Bishop David Zubik, current Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, takes questions from reporters after vocation Mass at Saints John and Paul Parish in Franklin Park, Pa. Zubik, the bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese, is pushing back against a call for his resignation and says the diocese has “followed every single step” needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse. (Michael M. Santiago/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandalsCatholics once faithful with their financial support to their churches are searching for ways to respond to the constant sex-abuse scandals that have tarnished the institution in which they believe, with back-to-back scandals in the past two months
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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