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Jon Stewart 'stunned' by Louis C.K.'s sexual misconduct

Louis C.K. accused of sexual misconduct Jon Stewart made awkward jokes a year ago when pressed about rumors that his friend and fellow comedian Louis C.K.’s acted inappropriately toward women. Stewart no longer think it’s funny. In fact, he says he’s “stunned.” The former “Daily Show” host said Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” show that inappropriate behavior is “endemic” in the comedy community and that it is an especially harsh environment for women. He cops to the mistake of turning a blind eye to the rumors. “You always find yourself back ...

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Tesla board member leaves his firm amid misconduct allegations

Solving sexual harassment in tech: Ask these female CEOs Silicon Valley investor Steve Jurvetson has left the firm he co-founded amid allegations of misconduct. Jurvetson, a partner at prominent VC firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, is a board member and investor at Tesla and SpaceX. Jurvetson, 50, tweeted about his departure citing “personal matters, including taking legal action against those whose false statements have defamed me.” Three weeks ago, DFJ confirmed that it was investigating Jurvetson on October 25. “Earlier this summer we became aware of indirect and second-hand allegations about ...

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Bill O'Reilly 'mad at God' over sexual misconduct allegations

Bill O’Reilly on sexual misconduct: It’s all crap Bill O’Reilly has repeatedly blamed reports of sexual misconduct on a politically motivated media. On Monday, he admitted that he also blames a higher power. “You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I’m mad at him,” O’Reilly said on the latest episode of his web series, “No Spin News.” “I wish I had more protection. I wish this stuff didn’t happen. I can’t explain it to you. Yeah, I’m mad at him.” He then said that he derives perspective from the ...

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Helicopter sex film PCs cleared of misconduct

Four members of a police helicopter crew accused of filming naked sunbathers and a couple having sex have been cleared of misconduct charges. South Yorkshire Police officers Matthew Lucas, 42 and Lee Walls, 47, and pilots Matthew Loosemore, 45 and Malcolm Reeves, 64, were charged after another officer shot the footage. They were acquitted following a three week trial at Sheffield Crown Court. PC Adrian Pogmore, 50, had admitted misconduct in a public office. During the trial, the court heard a couple sitting naked by a caravan were filmed in ...

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UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

A Scots nurse who survived Ebola has been cleared of misconduct charges by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Pauline Cafferkey, 40, was infected while working in Sierra Leone in 2014. She faced charges for allegedly allowing a wrong temperature to be recorded during the screening process at Heathrow on her arrival in the UK. The conduct and competence panel dismissed the charges after hearing she had been impaired by illness. Another charge of dishonesty was withdrawn. Profile: Pauline Cafferkey What is Ebola? Afterwards, Ms Cafferkey’s lawyer, Joyce Cullen, said her ...

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New analytics can predict — and possibly prevent — police misconduct

Share This article Requiring police to wear body cameras is still controversial in some districts, but the frequency of such requirements has exploded in recent years, thanks in part to high-profile cases of misconduct recently caught on tape. In many cases, these cameras are being rolled out before policy for their use has been finalized. As in many other areas, technological capability has already taken a major step past policy. With the help of specialized data mining solutions, some jurisdictions are eyeing far more insightful measures — crucially, those that ...

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Police misconduct over 'vigilante' death

Bijan Ebrahimi: PC and PCSO guilty of misconduct 21 December 2015 From the section Bristol Image copyright PA Image caption PC Duffy (left) had denied having any personal animosity towards Mr Ebrahimi. PCSO Passmore (right) falsely told detectives he spent an hour patrolling the area on foot A PC and a community support officer have been convicted of misconduct in a public office after the “vigilante” murder of a man by his neighbour. Bijan Ebrahimi, 44, was murdered on an estate in Bristol in July 2013 amid false claims he ...

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